Red Hot Chili Peppers

What Hits!?

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The 2013 collection called Icon is simply a retitled, "rebranded" version of 1992's What Hits? It's a good collection of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' time at Capitol/EMI -- i.e., the years before they became superstars -- containing the early punk-funk staples "Higher Ground," "Fight Like a Brave," "True Men Don't Kill Coyotes," "Knock Me Down," and "Taste the Pain," plus "Under the Bridge" from the Warner-era Blood Sugar Sex Magik. These aren't the biggest Chili Pepper hits but they're arguably the best and most vital, and it's a good way to hear them at their earliest and nerviest.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 03:21
2 03:51
3 04:39
4 03:07
5 03:05
6 03:37
7 02:01
8 02:50
9 03:42
10 04:25
11 04:21
12 04:05
13 05:01
14 04:07
15 03:27
16 04:28
17 01:55
18 05:12
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