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Ixnay On The Hombre

the Offspring Audio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews)
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1. Disclaimer
2. The Meaning Of Life
3. Mota
4. Me & My Old Lady
5. Cool To Hate
6. Leave It Behind
7. Gone Away
8. I Choose
9. Intermission
10. All I Want
11. Way Down The Line
12. Don't Pick It Up
13. Amazed
14. Change The World

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Every generation of high schoolers needs a band to express the angst and agony specific to 14-to-18-year-olds. At present, that band is the Offspring. Their songs are aimed squarely at a younger crowd, from "The Meaning of Life" to "Leave It Behind" to "I Choose," and especially "All I Want" and "Change the World". Their occasionally insightful lyrics are anything but obscure, which is actually refreshing; there's real pain behind "Gone Away," and "Way Down the Line" taps into the common fear among the younger crowd of turning out just like our parents. Musically, the Offspring are hardly complex, but then complexity isn't a requirement. This is music to play at full volume, bang your head to, and annoy your neighbors. Cool. -- Genevieve Williams

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5.0 out of 5 stars ~~Simply Irresistible~~ June 15 2004
By Michael
Format:Audio CD
The Offspring is my favorite band. This is probably their best album. Yeah Americana had a few good songs and so did Smash but this album is a true gem. This CD as usual with Offspring CD's has some sort of positive message in their song but without sounding cheesey. Sometimes you even forget the message and just want to rock out to the song. Here is a track by track review.
Disclaimer (3/5)-This is usual for an Offspring intro and I sorta agree with what he says about "if it offends you then don't listen to it". It sets up the next song very nicely
The Meaning Of Life (5/5)-One of my favorite songs with a really good beat and a nice message about following your own path and not someone else's.
Mota (4.5/5)-I actually really like this song. It opens nicely with a drum solo. The song is very catchy and it's about smoking "mota" and being a pothead and throwing your life away.
Me And My Old Lady (4/5)-A comedic song talking about his girlfriend. Kind of reminds me of "Why Don't You Get A Job" from Americana except much heavier. About how his "old lady" give him grief all the time. I like the bass line at the beginning
Cool To Hate (3/5)-I used to LOVE this song but now it's kinda old. It's about being outcast and hating everyone at school. A very fast upbeat song. Nice chorus
Leave It Behind (3.8/5)-Kind of a filler song but I still really like it. I can kind of just lay back and listen to this song. Pretty cool.
Gone Away (3.5/5)-This is where the album kinda slows down. The song is very emotional. I can hear the emotion in the song. It's about the world being gone away.
I Choose (4.5/5)-This song is great. I love it. Very catchy.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Daniel's Review May 29 2004
Format:Audio CD
I think this is one of the Offsprings best(might even be the best).I'm going to write a song by song review with a short description of why the song got what.
Intro:Nothing really,it's alright(I guess) 5/10
Meaning of Life:Good way to start off the album,good lyrics and great riffs.8/10
Mota:Another good song,funny lyrics but strong.8/10
Me & my old Lady:My least favourite song on the album,the only good thing is the cool bass line at the beginning.4/10
Cool to hate:Fast,Wicked,Sneering punk.I'm glad this is on the
Leave it behind:Kind of boring,it's alright.6/10
Gone Away:One of there best songs ever,also one of there darkest.9/10
I choose:A good song,one of the happier of this album.7/10
Intermission:The best thing since sliced bread.10/10
All I want:Amazing,fast,drop dead Punk with wicked lyrics to back it up.A very memorable song.9/10
Way down the line:Good, fast, beat,great lyrics.8/10
Don't pick it up:Alright,get's tired fast.6/10
Amazed:A slower song like "Gone Away" but more heavy.I actually didn't like this song at first but it grew on me.8/10
Change the world:One of the best songs ever.Amazing drum beat at the beginning nice,fast punk as the song goes on.Amazing end to the album.11/10
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2.0 out of 5 stars Amazed May 27 2004
Format:Audio CD
Ixnay on the Hombre can be grouped along Ignition and Smash as The Offspring's absolute best. Ixnay finds band at their catchiest, with their most accessible and appealing songs in all the glory the tunes deserve. Naturally, different songs stand out to different people, but I'm sure you'll enjoy at least a few of them if you like catchy rock music in any way, shape, or form. The great thing about this record is that there's a hook in every song (unlike The Offspring's tone-deaf self-titled debut where there are nearly no solos, no "whoas", and no call-and-respond choruses). After stupidly giving this gem of a CD away with other albums I had grown out of and hated hearing (die, Green Day, die), I finally heard Ixnay again for the first time since 1998. It's such a refreshing alternative to the crap that other bands (and sadly, The Offspring) are playing these days. These four guys from sunny So-Cal have severely lost their touch since Ixnay, and it is truly the last great thing the band did. Not one song on any album after Ixnay is nearly as good as what's found here. No, The Offspring didn't sell out, they wore out. But no matter how much more The Offspring continue to sink their own career, we'll still have songs like these to remember their once-greatness by:
1.) "Gone Away" (right on par with "Dirty Magic" in terms of beauty)
2.) "Amazed"
3.) "All I Want"
4.) "Change the World" (the drum beat was taken from their own tribal-sounding song "The Blurb" from 1990 and used here!)
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Best offspring album theyve done!!! April 4 2004
Format:Audio CD
This one doesn't have any unsuccessful songs. They're all awesome. here they are:
1. Disclaimer - 9/10 The best intro they have done. hilarious.
2. Meaning Of Life - 10/10 as most of their intros sets the mood for their album and is pretty impressive with good lyrics.
3. Mota - 12/10 my favorite. hilarious, with good meaning, and fast song.
4. Me And my Old Lady - 11/10 an outstanding song. i didn't like it from the beginning but later on i liked the arabic melody elements put into it.
5. Cool To Hate - 12/10 my favorite fast song of theirs. it is fast brutal and just an awesome song over all
6. Leave it Behind - 10/10 just nice. no comments.
7. Gone Away - 9/10 a good song but it sets the album off track with its tempo.
8. I Choose - 9/10 a good pop punk song.
9. Intermission - 10/10 gives you kind of good rest from all of the bambam!!! on the album
10.All I Want - 10/10 a good fast teen anthem about life. nice lyrics
11.Way Down The Line - 11/10 an awesome song. good lyrics, just hilarious as always.
12.Don't pick It Up - 11/10 a funny ska song. I don't remember offspring having even one bad ska song. very successful.
13.Amazed - 9/10 nahh. slow again sets the thing off track.
14.Change the World - 10/10 an awesome final song. impressive. especially funny is the hidden track when dexter says "you guys have to try heavy metal. kiss my ass!"
an incredible album overall. the best they've done
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Album Is Old... The Music Is Awsome!
This album was my first Offspring album... i thought it was pretty recent and then i found out it was made in 1997!!! Amzazing becuz it sounds so modern!!!! Read more
Published on July 22 2005 by Ramzter
5.0 out of 5 stars One of kind album!!!! By The Offspring.
First of all I have to say it's a one of kind album. One of the best they made in the 90's. When I first listened to the Tape
( didn't have a CD Walkman at the lol! Read more
Published on April 14 2005 by ComicbookMaster1
5.0 out of 5 stars still better than the new
through the years, the offspring have tried a number of sounds. smash was their angerier album, americana was the upbeat album and splinter was their rock/pop album. Read more
Published on April 2 2004 by Maekail Bawkher
4.0 out of 5 stars Worthy follow up to Smash
This is a great Offspring album. It is most definitely a worthy follow up to Smash. It is not as punk sounding as their earlier efforts. Read more
Published on Feb. 3 2004 by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars another brilliant album
very good album by a very good band. some awesome songs. buy it now!!!
Published on Feb. 2 2004 by richy
3.0 out of 5 stars An OK Offspring CD, which completely got mixed reviews
Ixnay on the Hombre got mixed opinions, frankly. Some said it was their last good CD, some said that it was boring. Read more
Published on Jan. 30 2004 by A Reviewer
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!
I have Smash on to Splinter of the Offspring. This album is true punk, and is their Columbia debut that went multi-platinum. Read more
Published on Jan. 20 2004 by Jake
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome.
I first heard The Offspring about four years ago after picking up Crazy Taxi for the Dreamcast (great game, by the way). Read more
Published on Jan. 9 2004 by A. Nonymous
3.0 out of 5 stars Some songs are good, Some songs are garbage
After 1994's amazing effort "Smash", The Offspring decided to make a move to a major label (because of complicated reasons mind you), and eventually landed on Columbia... Read more
Published on Dec 24 2003 by LeftManOut
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