History Music / Everclear

27th May '17 10:29:22 PM NWolfman
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* {{Sampling}}: The melody for "AM Radio" is based around a sample of the chorus to "Mr. Big Shot" by Jean Knight.
1st Oct '16 6:51:24 PM NWolfman
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* StepfordSmiler: The protagonist in "Wonderful," a child watching his parents divorce, sings about reassuring his friends that he's okay despite clearly not being.
1st Oct '16 6:48:16 PM NWolfman
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* DrivenToSuicide: "Santa Monica" is at least partially inspired by Alexakis's suicide attempt by throwing himself off of the Santa Monica Pier shortly after his then-girlfriend had done the same.



* WatchTheWorldDie: "Santa Monica" is the TropeNamer, though, honestly, [[LyricalDissonance the other lyrics don't seem all that apocalyptic, which only makes that chorus even more baffling]].

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* WatchTheWorldDie: "Santa Monica" is the TropeNamer, though, honestly, [[LyricalDissonance despite the none of the other lyrics don't seem all that apocalyptic, which only makes that chorus even more baffling]].being apocalyptic.
4th Nov '15 8:59:52 AM penguinist
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* PrecisionFStrike: "Local God", "Strawberry".

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* PrecisionFStrike: "Local God", "Strawberry"."Strawberry", "White Men in Black Suits".
8th Jun '15 9:20:02 AM LadyYuki
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* CallingTheOldManOut: In "Father of Mine", the singer chastises his father for not bothering to be a part of his life.
23rd May '15 9:52:12 AM VandalHeartX
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* ReasonYouSuckSpeech: "Like a California King", if rumors hold true, is one of these aimed at Alexakis, written by himself. Or Gavin Rossdale. Nobody's really sure.
30th Apr '15 3:19:35 PM BigBertha
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* DarkerAndEdgier: 2015's "Black in the New Black" is probably their hardest album yet.



* NewSoundAlbum: 2015's "Black in the New Black" is darker than the average Everclear album, especially in "American Monster".
28th Apr '15 12:52:13 PM BigBertha
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The lineup, as of 2015, is Alexakis (vocals/guitar), French (guitar), Crawley (keyboards), Freddy Herrera (bass), and Sean Winchester (drums).


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* NewSoundAlbum: 2015's "Black in the New Black" is darker than the average Everclear album, especially in "American Monster".
16th Apr '15 5:51:55 PM morenohijazo
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* WatchTheWorldDie: "Santa Monica" is the TropeNamer, though, honestly, [[LyricalDissonance the other lyrics don't seem all that apocalyptic, which only makes that chorus even more baffling]].
11th Feb '15 5:49:39 AM tenryufan
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* RealitySubtext: "Heartspark Dollarsign" was based on prejudice Art Alexakis encountered during an InterracialRomance, and "Heroin Girl" was about Art's friend's sister dying of a drug overdose.
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