These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Contemptible Cover: Averted as they changed their name. If they kept "The Sex Maggots", many of their albums wouldn't be sold inside record shops.
Covered Up: Younger fans of the band or casual listeners to pop radio might not realize that "Give a Little Bit" was originally by Supertramp.
Their less-known cover, "Slave Girl", was originally by the Lime Spiders.
Ear Worm: Many people have gotten "Iris" stuck in their heads just because the song was so overplayed.
Let Love In can be described as a 42-minute Ear Worm, the title track especially.
"Slide", "Name", "Rebel Beat" and "Sympathy" are also Ear Worms.
Face of the Band: John Rzeznik was this in the 90s, but now that the band has slowly become less popular, most people would have a hard time recognizing even him. He's still much better known in most circles than Robby or Mike.
Signature Song: If you don't recognize "Iris", you were probably hiding under a rock in the late 90s. "Name" and "Slide" apply to a lesser extent.
"Already There". A song about childhood and learning everything is changing when getting older.
What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: During the early punk rock period. Rzeznik and Takac have admitted they were so drunk and high during the recording of the first album that they hardly remember recording it.