Red Hot Chili Peppers: Dani California Meaning
Song Released: 2006
Dani California Lyrics
PAPA WAS A COPPER
AND MAMA WAS A HIPPIE
IN ALABAMA SHE WOULD SWING A HAMMER
PRICE YOU GOT TO PAY WHEN YOU BREAK THE PANORAMA
SHE NEVER KNEW THAT THERE WAS
ANYTHING MORE THAN POOR
WHAT IN THE...
Tlk2themaninchrj Aug 10th, 2007 8:20pm report
I think Dani was a real girl but also a metaphor for California. "California rest in peace" maybe saying California is just dying because of what it's come to. The music video goes there all these different genres who are supposedly supposed to be real bands that Anthony hates. He might be saying California is being taken over by all these stupid bands, which I agree with.
It definitely sounds like the life of a girl though.
anonymous May 21st, 2007 5:51am report
Dani is a representation of all of the girls in Anthony's life. The film clip for Dani California is not meant to be particular bands just genres as flea has said!
anonymous Apr 1st, 2007 4:42pm report
Uhm, John Frusciante said in an interview, that the band that everyone (including me) was the beatles is the monkees.. And then I understood the next part as being the beatles in the time of their lonely hearts club band-era. But I see it fit at hendrix, but this is just my point of view. And I'm pretty sure that it's the misfits, unknown one. Hugs :)
anonymous Mar 1st, 2007 3:52am report
It's Hendrix not Prince. Why would Prince be in the 70's? It's also Motley Crue not Poison. The blue neck band and the point to the camera with the drum stick was vintage Tommy Lee from the Home Sweet Home video.It's also Danzig with Misfits influence look at the stance with the mike stand pure Glen. Also Beatles with some Freddie and the Dreamers influnce.Also Bowie with some New York Dolls influence. All in all a great vid with a lot of cool references. Love the P Funk with Bootsie Collins glasses and the mother ship and all. Trivia Question time what album did George Clinton produce for the RHCP?
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