Californication

Label
Warner Bros.
Release date
20 Mar 2006
Running length
15 tracks
Running time
56:17

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Tracklist

    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Around the World 3:58 720,146
2 Parallel Universe 4:30 738,166
3 Scar Tissue 3:37 1,229,666
4 Otherside 4:15 1,214,124
5 Get on Top 3:18 475,322
6 Californication 5:21 1,405,078
7 Easily 3:51 521,645
8 Porcelain 2:43 436,449
9 Emit Remmus 4:00 404,879
10 I Like Dirt 2:37 399,767
11 This Velvet Glove 3:45 435,493
12 Savior 4:52 376,200
13 Purple Stain 4:13 396,389
14 Right on Time 1:52 384,174
15 Road Trippin' 3:25 648,891

About this album

Californication is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, released on June 8, 1999 on Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Rick Rubin, Californication marked the return of John Frusciante, who had previously appeared on Mother’s Milk and Blood Sugar Sex Magik, to replace Dave Navarro as the band’s guitarist. Frusciante’s return was credited with changing the band’s sound altogether. The record was a notable shift in style from what was produced with Navarro. The album’s subject material incorporated various sexual innuendos commonly associated with the band, and introduced themes of lust, death, contemplations of suicide, and drugs.

Californication produced several hits for the band, including “Otherside”, “Californication” and the Grammy Award-winning “Scar Tissue”. Californication peaked at number three on the U.S. Billboard 200. It is the Chili Peppers’ most commercially successful album to date, selling more than fifteen million copies worldwide; a revitalization in comparison to their previous album, One Hot Minute. The record marked a change in style for the band; Rolling Stone’s Greg Tate noted that “while all previous Chili Peppers projects have been highly spirited, Californication dares to be spiritual and epiphanic.”

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  • RomanPinochet

    It's funny that I don't really like the singles but the other songs are so good that it became one of my favorite albums. It's quite impressive that there isn't a one weak track here

    10 Nov 5:29am Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    v Hmmmm I guess I could try that.

    12 Oct 8:21am Reply
  • OcellatedGod

    You mean *in* flac, as in the popular lossless file format? I'd suggest finding a player that works, because lossless music in general is greatly preferable to lossy formats like mp3. Almost any common player (winamp, foobar, VLC , clementine, etc.....) can play flac just fine. It's also really easy to convert it to another format using a free program like Dbpoweramp .

    10 Oct 5:10pm Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    V I've tried downloading some albums on flac, they don't seem like they wanna play.

    3 Oct 12:13am Reply
  • OcellatedGod

    Why don't you want it in flac?

    25 Sep 1:06am Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    Does anybody had a decent fan master edition of it? Like someone literally making the music less compressed? Because it's impossible to find the 2012 vinyl edition when it ISN'T on FLAC.

    22 Sep 5:23am Reply
  • Chel3000

    Masterpiece

    29 Aug 11:40am Reply
  • sdaffis

    Ashamed to admit I only recently discovered this great album. Have to agree about the loudness though, it's awful.

    20 Aug 7:05am Reply
  • Feeeeeeellzinho

    Hinário.

    19 Aug 6:16pm Reply
  • werty36

    Look for 2014 unofficial remaster. It's pretty good. The way album should sound from the begining.

    19 Aug 12:40pm Reply
  • TylerSymes

    If the mastering wasn't so bad this would have more plays from me/a higher RYM raiting.

    13 May 1:37am Reply
  • VadiushaKomarov

    rating 10/10

    24 Apr 5:54am Reply
  • minoesj

    Thanks to my brother, this was my first introduction to rock music. Great record, containing some undisputable classics!

    18 Apr 11:57am Reply
  • Killtecc

    the louder the better, so shut up

    4 Apr 11:07pm Reply
  • eric_montana

    And to think there is more than 15 million copies of this album circulating around with it being so poorly produce. -______-

    18 Feb 12:25am Reply
  • golova2yxa

    the best!!!

    19 Jan 7:03pm Reply
  • AnAgeAmongThem

    The production on this is bad but still a fab album.

    29 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Vincent____Vega

    Masterpiece.

    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Arthur_Dent_42

    http://dr.loudness-war.info/ Database about the dynamic range of thousands of albums. Who's fallen casualty to and who survived the so called Loudness War? Find out for yourself. ;) Some brilliant and essential educational stuff on that for every musiclover important topic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Gmex_4hreQ and http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/LoudnessWar

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • sls

    I long for the day when someone will take one of the most awesome albums ever released and transfer it properly off the tapes... too bad MFSL doesn't exist anymore

    13 Nov 2013 Reply
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