Fuck the Pain Away


The Teaches of Peaches (2000)

If the title alone wasn’t enough, the first lyric in this song goes: “Sucking on my titties like you wanted me.” Yes, Peaches is one dirty bird, and she sure knows how to get your attention. Everything about this song is dirty — not just the lyrics, but the production, the bass-line, her voice, the hammering cymbals on the chorus — all of it. It sounds like it was recorded in a basement (it probably was, actually), and is powered by raw sexual energy that is both aggressive and desperate. (Side note: This is one of only two cover songs in my short-lived musical career that I have performed live — I mashed this up with my song “Everyone Wants to Feel Something” at a concert in Brooklyn.)

(I had never seen this video until just now – don’t know if it’s the official video but it’s amazing!) 

Also check out: Do you like crude sexual references, but crave a little more melody? Try “Pussy” by Brazilian Girls.