“Cocktail” is a hidden song by The Offspring from their album Ixnay On The Hombre.
Features the voice of Calvert DeForest, a.k.a. Larry “Bud” Melman — famous for his appearances on Late Night with David Letterman — giving directions on how to make a molotov cocktail.
About Ixnay On The Hombre
Ixnay On The Hombre is the fourth studio album by the American punk rock band The Offspring, released in 1997. Building on the success of their previous album Smash, Ixnay On The Hombre further cemented The Offspring’s place in the punk rock scene and showcased their evolving musical style.
The album displays a diverse range of punk-influenced tracks, exploring themes of societal issues, personal struggles, and introspection. Songs like “All I Want,” “Gone Away,” and “I Choose” showcase The Offspring’s ability to combine catchy melodies with punk rock aggression.
Ixnay On The Hombre received positive reviews from critics for its energetic and mature songwriting, showcasing the band’s growth as musicians. The album’s commercial success, fueled by the hit single “Gone Away,” further solidified The Offspring’s popularity and expanded their fan base.
With its mix of melodic hooks, driving rhythms, and introspective lyrics, Ixnay On The Hombre remains a standout album in The Offspring’s discography, showcasing their ability to create memorable punk rock anthems with a touch of introspection.
How to find “Cocktail”
On CD: Play through the last track (“Change The World”) (vinyl version only)
Listen to “Cocktail”
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