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Sex Type Thing - Stone Temple Pilots - Core


1992
Label: Atlantic - 7567 824 8 4 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Indonesia • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
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The song spawned a music video which received moderate rotation on MTV at the height of the early s grunge music scene. Scott Weiland wrote the lyrics after a girl he was dating was raped by three high school football players after a party. Weiland has stated the song is an anti-rape statement, not a song simply about sex, saying:. This song is really not about sex at all.

It's about control, violence and abuse of power. Over the years, "Sex Type Thing" became the band's traditional closer at live shows. During some performances from until STP's break-up, the band would extend the song's ending into a jam session where Weiland would strip naked in front of the audience and then wrap his lower body in an American flag. During the grunge explosion of the s, the music video for "Sex Type Thing" is usually denoted as the single factor that drove Stone Temple Pilots into the scene.

The video itself hosts a very dark motif, showing the band performing in a dungeon chamber, with singer Scott Weiland having bleached his hair blond, interspersed between clips of a dancer swinging on a chain and a woman surrounded by a ring of fire.

This video is rather distinctive because it is the first to showcase Scott Weiland's trademark "dance". In a interview with Rolling StoneWeiland expressed his frustration with the song's reception by saying "It was, 'All right, the " Enter Erupt - Griver / The Exploder - A Split Twelve Inch Killer " controversy's dead, let's try to find something else' I never thought that people would ever seriously think that I was an advocate Sex Type Thing - Stone Temple Pilots - Core date rape.

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  1. About “Sex Type Thing”. It’s about control, violence and abuse of power. According to guitarist Dean DeLeo, the song “In the Light” by Led Zeppelin had a direct influence on the main riff in “Sex Type Thing”. In an October interview in Seconds magazine, Glenn Danzig mentions the similarity of the main riff to the Danzig song “Snakes of Christ”.
  2. Sex Type Thing is a track by Stone Temple Pilots from the album Core. "Sex Type Thing" was the debut single released by the rock band Stone Temple Pilots in off their debut album Core.

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