Only in Amerikah! The land of dope and glory! A land that walks around like it owns the joint….enough pun action, let’s cut to the chainsaw wielding chase…
This debut single 'I'm a Hippie' (shouldn't that be Hippy??) sounds like it’s been ripped, teared and brutalised straight from ‘Screamadelica’ era Primal Scream when they were sounding all summer-anthemy like the Happy Mondays(ask someone in a faded adidas tracksuit, oh the stories they will tell..). To keep it sounding nu and street, they’ve borrowed a few Fat Boy Slim samples and rocked it to us in a b-boy styleee. Is this the next generation of baggy? God forbid!
It has to be said, you’ve gotta admire SPEK(that is his name!?!?) because this tune will wander onto daytime radio and shake, shake, shake an obsese yanky-doodle-dandy bootie! Then da kidz will be struttin and a-giggling, whilst Spek is embarassingly stood at customs with a goofy looking bloke, wearing washing up gloves, rummaging through his case full of money. This is today's Andy Warhol...NOT!!!!!
Picture the fans: Dope is like, kewl, man. Yeah, yeah and like, da words “rasta..bohemian..ironic…hippie” like, totally rock, bitch! Spek, really like knows what it’s like, without using any words I don’t know. He's just like me, or the me I wanna be.. shit I'm sounding clever, erm, YOU WHORE CUNT YOU LOOKIN' AT ME!!
**Alternative chorus: I’m a fuck up, but I don't give a.. I’m a dope-fiend and I’ve got bleached hair. I’m a wigga but cus I’ve got issues, yeah! My mums a mare. I’m Eminem and I fooled you, yeah?
1Sean Adams's Score