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Sacramento, California, United States
US alternative rock band
Cake (stylized CAKE) is an American alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. Consisting of singer John McCrea, trumpeter Vince DiFiore, guitarist Xan McCurdy, bassist Gabe Nelson and drummer Paulo Baldi, the band has been noted for McCrea's sarcastic lyrics and deadpan voice, DiFiore's trumpet parts, and their wide-ranging musical influences, including country music, Mariachi, rock, funk, Iranian folk music and hip hop. Cake was formed in 1991 by McCrea, DiFiore, Greg Brown, Frank French and Shon Meckfessel, who soon left and was replaced by Nelson.
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Thoughts on Songs with CAKE
3 years ago
I love Cake, have since I was a little kid! Most of my friends were listening to early Britney or the Spice Girls at the time but my dad had me and my sisters listening to this "weird music." The meaning is pretty obviously about betrayal from a friend, that 'friend' becomes a four letter word, AKA a curse word. Despite the sparse lyrics, they're quite poetic - for example 'End is the only part of the word that I heard"