Red Hot Chili Peppers is one of the most exciting, spirited American rock bands of all time. Formed in 1983 in Los Angeles, their genre of music is funk, alternative rock, punk rock, and psychedelic rock.
The current band members are Anthony Kiedis as the lead vocalist, Michael "Flea" Balzary on piano, bass, trumpet, Chad Smith on drums and percussions, and John Frusciante as the lead guitarist and keyboardist.
The classic rock band of four has finished 11 studio albums and 12 compilation albums. Red Hot Chili Peppers was recognized with three Grammy Awards. Stock up your music collection in vinyl with four of Red Hot Chili Peppers' major albums from Amazon.
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"Californication" is a bestseller from Amazon! It is the seventh studio album of the band released on June 8, 1999, with 15 tracks on its playlist. It marked the return of guitarist John Frusciante, which paved the way for the band to re-establish their position as one of the most powerful and exciting groups in the music industry.
It is considered as the most commercially successful album release of RHCP, with 15 million sold copies around the world. Famous tracks from the album are the Grammy-winning song, "Scar Tissue," "Otherside," and the title track, "Californication." On the U.S. Billboard 200 albums charts, it reached the highest at number three. The album, as some critics said, "dares to be spiritual and epiphanic." (Photo : Amazon.com)
Most of the reviewers consider this eighth studio album as the best RHCP album. Released on July 9, 2002, "By the Way" peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album charts. One reviewer wrote it is as "presumably their first sober album" as compared to the band's signature punk-funk sound they are most known for playing. The playlist, consisting of 16 tracks are reflective more towards love and emotions of being in love - such as the released singles "By the Way," "Dosed," and "I Could Die For You." Other popular singles from the album are "Can't Stop," "Universally Speaking," and "The Zephyr Song." (Photo : Amazon.com)
The 2003 compilation album that comes is two LP features tracks from 1989 "Mother's Milk" up to 2002 "By the Way." It contains 16 all-hit tracks with two exclusive cuts, "Save the Population" and "Fortune Faded" and the Stevie Wonder cover "Higher Ground." The reviewers wrote it is as highly recommendable. Coming in double vinyl and gatefold, this album is branded as Amazon's Choice. (Photo : Amazon.com)
This ninth studio album was compiled into a double album (Jupiter and Mars) with 14 tracks per LP. It was released on May 9, 2006, which went on to land at the top spot in Billboard 200 albums chart, their first number one LP. The double album received a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album in 2007 from which five singles were extracted: "Tell Me Baby," "Snow (Hey Oh)," "Dani California," "Hump de Bump," and "Desecration Smile." It is the last recorded album with the guitarist John Frusciante. Lead vocalist Anthony Kiedis said of the album: "The best thing that we've ever done" released four years after their last album. He considered it the "most-anticipated album of the spring." Most of those who got a hold of this double LP gave it a five-star rating.
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