"Favorite song: "I Burn" (though "Happyface" and "Velvet" tie for 2nd)
My thoughts on this album have already been expressed in the following lists: I was a preteen metalhead
Facts about my love for music
the giraffe added this to a list 3 years, 12 months ago
"I quit listening to the radio in 1995
You've heard this song, right?
Well, Rubberneck came out in 1994 & I bought it soon after thanks to a review in the local paper. In 1995, Interscope finally decided to start supporting the album they'd released a year earlier & "Possum Kingdom" hit the airwaves. I knew it'd be big, so I decided to give up on the radio in hopes of never growing tired of the song (as well as any other singles that would come off the album). That's not to say I've NEVER listen"
Xanadon't added this to a list 4 years, 1 month ago
This song hit radio as a single a year after the album's release. Because I loved Rubberneck so much & I realized this would earn them constant airplay, I gave up listening to the radio so I wouldn't get burned out on their music & end up hating this song. So whenever I hear it it reminds me of my decision to stop going out of my way to listen to the radio & the improvement the decision made on my musical taste.
"At the time Rubberneck came out, I was living in the Dallas area, as I had been since 1990. I was flipping through the daily newspaper in search of the comics when I stumbled upon a review of this album, in which the critic called Toadies "Fort Worth's answer to the Pixies". I then went out & bought the album, & I couldn't stop listening to it. This was 1994.
In the summer of 1995, a single from this record called "Possum Kingdom" (surely you've heard it) was finally released to radio stations."