Can't Repeat (3:26)

Cover of Greatest Hits

From Greatest Hits and 4 other releases

“Can’t Repeat” is a single by American punk rock band The Offspring. It is the first track on their compilation album, Greatest Hits, and the only original track on the album (not including the hidden track, Next to You). It was released on June 20, 2005.

Dexter Holland is said to have written this song while flying solo around the world. Speaking about its inclusion on “Greatest Hits”, he said ‘the way the world works now, if you really want people to hear about a greatest hits record, you need that new song

The music video for the song simply featured the band playing in a derelict room, and it received little airtime on MTV. An alternate version was made showing actors looking back on photographs and memories, reflecting the song’s subject matter, though this was very rarely shown. It was the second and final video to feature Atom Willard playing the drums.

The original music video starts with Kriesel playing the opening melody with his special, “k-covered” bass, hence to his nickname of Greg K, then Willard comes in, and finally Holland and Noodles. The melody stays about the same throughout the song.


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  • Matthy13

    This Song brings back so much good memories, incredible. [4]

    28 Apr 2:11am Reply
  • Teppichrasen

    This Song brings back so much good memories, incredible. [3]

    19 Aug 2014 Reply
  • jaska138

    This Song brings back so much good memories, incredible. (2)

    16 Jan 2014 Reply
  • karckrac

    :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D THE BEST...

    27 Jul 2013 Reply
  • theoffspring91

    The best Offspring song ever;) (2)

    5 Jul 2013 Reply
  • ozzy_chemistry

    The best Offspring song ever;)

    27 Jun 2013 Reply
  • goku_utd

    Time rolls on, life goes on, scrobbles blow on.

    16 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Chrysobalex

    Big thanks to The Offspring. This song fits my life and gives me some comfort

    3 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Whippet21

    Are there any pictures where Dexter isnt wearing sunglasses?

    26 Sep 2012 Reply
  • dex665

    This Song brings back so much good memories, incredible.

    2 Apr 2012 Reply
  • rezikcrash

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    12 Nov 2011 Reply
  • BluePrankster

    love like the song goes on after the short break at 2:51 !!! (2)

    9 Nov 2011 Reply
  • GarethFireXX

    This is similar to The Kid's Aren't Alright

    3 Nov 2011 Reply
  • toucan1ce

    need offspring back with new music!!

    25 Sep 2011 Reply
  • FooVines

    love like the song goes on after the short break at 2:51 !!!

    3 Sep 2011 Reply
  • FooVines

    A Perfect song, the drumming is very cool in this and the chorus is perfect. the whole song is one of the best i ever heard !!!!! ;-)

    3 Sep 2011 Reply
  • tloring80

    greatist hits?

    4 Jul 2011 Reply
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