What's The Frequency, Kenneth?" from . s 1994 album "Monster".
What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" is a song by the American alternative rock band . from their 1994 album Monster. It was the first single taken from the album, which was released three weeks later. It peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 9 on the UK Singles Chart, and was the first song to debut at number one on Billboard Modern Rock Tracks.
What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" Released: September 5, 1994. Bang and Blame" Released: October 31, 1994. began recording their ninth album. Pre-production took place at Kingsway Studio in New Orleans under the supervision of Mark Howard, who had worked on Automatic for the People. Guitarist Peter Buck said that the band wrote 45 songs, including "a whole album's worth of acoustic stuff" which they demoed.
After this song came out, "What's the frequency, Kenneth" became a catchphrase and was a running joke on The David Letterman Show (for a short time, "Kenneth" also became a term used for a clueless person). Rather had a good sense of humor about it and later appeared on the show, singing this with . backing him. Peter Buck remembered the experience in the liner notes for In Time: The Best of . 1988–2003: "I like Dan Rather. This single was the first piece of music to be released by . that included a lyric sheet. album to include printed lyrics was Up, from 1999. The music video, directed by Peter Care, shows the band performing this song under multicolored flashing lights and is notable for debuting new looks for Michael Stipe, who shaved his head, and Mike Mills, who grew out his hair and decked himself out in a rhinestone suit borrowed from Gram Parsons.
What's The Frequency, Kenneth?" from .
What's the frequency, Kenneth?" is your Benzedrine, uh-huh Butterfly decal, rear-view mirror, dogging the scene You smile like the cartoon, tooth for a tooth You said that irony was the shackles of youth You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh I never understood the frequency, uh-huh. You wore our expectations like an armored suit, uh-huh I couldn't understand You said that irony was the shackles of youth, uh-huh I couldn't understand You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh I couldn't understand I never understood, don't fuck with me, uh-huh. What's The Frequency, Kenneth?" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
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From that album, they released a loud (but still melodic, as pretty much anything with Mike Mills contributing will be) rock song called What’s the Frequency, Kenneth? An. he lyrics simply don’t work. At times, he comes close to following through on that message. It’s a point I’m willing to entertain, but maybe we could get some examples or something? And why is the unusual phrase uttered by Rather’s assailant your Benzedrine ? A phrase spit out by a rather confused person is mistakenly used to stereotype a generation, with some sort of old-school amphetamine randomly tossed in?
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