Under the sometimes rough, strange, and absurd persona of the band lie hearts of a few Humanists, who are superb rock musicians. RHCP is the best band coming out of L.A. since The Doors.
Californication (1999) exposes the influence of Hollywood culture throughout the world.
Dani California ( Stadium Arcadium 2006) Notice the video shows the band dressing in the styles of various performers and bands( Presly; the Beatles; Nirvana…)
John Frusciante’s guitar palying is more ‘Rock’ than his previous ‘Punk’ style.
Give it away is from Blood Sex Sugar Magik (1991)
Snow from Stadium Arcadium