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The Offspring - Come Out and Play (Keep 'em Separated)
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It is punk after all. Two guitars, drums, bass and vocals. A simple power punk quartet. The intro starts off with a fairly groovy beat that kind of contradicts the rest of the song. The guitar plays a power chord in harmonics before launching into the full-blown punk rock riff. After the first measure one of the guitars switches over to a doubled power chord an octave higher before changing into a phrygian lead line that recurs throughout the song.
It is the seventh track on their third album Smash and was released as the first single from that album. Written by frontman Dexter Holland , the song was the second single to be released by the band, after " I'll Be Waiting " It is considered to be The Offspring's breakthrough song, as it received widespread radio play,   with first attention brought by Jed the Fish of KROQ-FM ,   and reached number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, bringing both the band and the punk rock genre to widespread attention. Dexter Holland said most songs on Smash "were just about whatever was happening in front of me. Gangland central.
Tom: G guitar 1 E B This is used in the chorus and verse, G -- 4 7 4 7 in the verse play some chords a few D -- 4 7 4 - 7 4 7 4 - 7 times more with some palm - muting. Please tell me if something's wrong. Intro : Drums then: 5 - 5 - 5 play the harmonics here 5 - 5 - 5 5 - 5 - 5 then: Drums then: then: B -D - F - A four times then: 7 - 7 - 7 - 10 REM:if you play with 2 guitars, the first one play B -D - F - A 4 times again. B -D - F - A 2 times E - C B -D - F -A - F B -D - F -A - B then: oriental melody until the end of the chorus then: oriental melody until end of chorus without "verses" Lyrics: You gotta keep 'em separated Like the latest fashion Like a spreading disease The kids are strappin' on their way to the classroom Getting weapons with the greatest of ease The gangs stake their own campus locales And if they catch you slippin' then it's all over pal If one guy's colors and the other's don't mix They're gonna bash it up CHORUS Hey man you talkin' back to me? Take him out You gotta keep 'em separated Hey man you disrespecting me? Take him out You gotta keep 'em separated Hey they don't pay no mind If you're under 18 you won't be doing any time Hey come out and play By the time you hear the siren It's already too late One goes to the morgue and the other to jail One guy's wasted and the other's a waste It goes down the same as a thousand before No one's getting smarter No one's learning the score Your never ending spree of death a violence and hate Is gonna tie your own rope CHORUS.
Come Out and Play (The Offspring song)
It was released as the album's first single, and was the song that gave The Offspring international fame. Thanks to the airplay on KROQ, "Come Out and Play" peaked at number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks for two consecutive weeks in the summer of , giving the band their first ever number one single and rise to popularity. The single hit 39 on the Top 40 Mainstream , and also became The Offspring's first top ten hit it on the Mainstream Rock Tracks , where it peaked at number ten.
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