Monday, 23 November 2009

'By The Way' comes in at no.98 in The Times 100 Greatest Pop Albums of the Decade

98. By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers (Warner, 2002)

Thanks to guitarist John Frusciante’s sense of melodic wonder it suddenly felt as if the Chilis, formerly slap-bass rock berks, could adventure in any direction they wanted: huge rock choruses, swooning balladry, strings, ska, Beach Boys harmonies and even flamenco boogie.

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