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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Storm In A Teacup Meaning

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Come on come on baby
Let me show you what I'm talking about
You try to be a lady
But your walkin' like a sour kraut
Looka looka lika lika
Like you want to get some
If you never tell a lie
Then you never have to play dumb

Dirty baby time...

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    anonymous
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    Oct 21st, 10:28pm report


    A storm in a teacup by definition is something small that is blown out of proportion. Someone is being dramatic... now take that definition and the sexual meanings along with a mix of other RHCP themes and run with it.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 17th, 2011 4:13pm report


    Every thing is perfect and then you meet a guy and everything in your little perfect world... or "teacup" comes crashing down.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 18th, 2009 11:25am report


    It's a song about windy seas in a teacup. (yum)

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Jun 13th, 2008 6:52am report


    This is just my opinion, and I'm probably not the only one here like this but I pretty much ONLY listen to RHCP, and I really think about the meanings when listening to the songs and I get an almost completely sexual vibe from this one, because of his many sexual exploits when he was young, you should all read scar tissue, its an amazing book



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    anonymous
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    Nov 15th, 2007 11:53am report


    Could be a reference to rough days ahead? There is a practice performed by gypsies and psychics, they look at tea leaves left over in a tea cup and predict your future. much like palm reading and all that other garbage.....who knows



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    anonymous
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    Dec 24th, 2006 12:59am report


    haha it kinda sounds like a sexual thing to me. A tiny storm in your teacup......teacup representing their vagina and him doing them.

    idk it could be possible



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    anonymous
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    Nov 15th, 2006 11:45pm report


    My interpretation of this is to do with helen of troy! Not "heavens to murgatroid" but heavens to murder troy. A huge battle over one chick - a storm in a teacup.



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    mz.Kiedis
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    Nov 14th, 2006 11:13am report


    Not sure about this, but...
    Early on in the song, anthony kiedis says "heavens to murgatroid!", which is a catch phrase of cartoon character snagglepuss.
    Despite contrary belief that the lyrics are "wu tang, wu tang, it's a kinda cool thang", the actual lyrics for that section are "rootay wootay gitta gotta gootay", according to the official guitar tablature book .
    Since kiedis' singing style has now changed from rapping to singing, he is reported to dislike playing this song live, and it is rumoured to be released as a single.




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