Songs That Kill: Chumbawamba, “Tubthumping”

Chumbawamba, the self-described “anarchist collective” from the U.K. had a surprise hit in the 1990s with the pub crawl anthem “Tubthumping” and spent the better time after that, seemingly, purporting they could not care less. Or, at the very least, they were ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 14

Bottom Feeders takes a look back at every song that hit the Billboard Hot 100 charts, but only if they didn’t crack the top 40. It’s not meant to be a comprehensive review of each tune or each artist, but ...

Lost in the ’90s: Chumbawamba, “Amnesia”

Anyone who’s ever worked at a record store that buys and sells used CDs can tell you what titles they see over and over again.  Jagged Little Pill, Cracked Rear View, the entire Cranberries catalog … these are discs ...

Chartburn: 7/18/08


Mainstream Rock: The Tubes, “She’s a Beauty” (1983)

Michael: I like this song a lot. I like “White Punks on Dope” even better. I still remain confused that the same band is ...