House

Babes in Toyland

About House

"House" is the second single by American punk band Babes in Toyland. Released by Sub Pop Records and limited to 3,500 copies, 1,500 were released on black vinyl for the Sub Pop Singles Club, and the remaining 2,000 on special gold (yellow) vinyl. This is the band's first non-album single. It features the b-side "Arriba."


Year:
1991
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Stubbed my toe running to your house
Broke my leg running to your house
Lost my head running to your house
Broke my crown running to your house

Oh my God
Is this what it feels like to be in love?
Is this what it feels like?
Oh my love
It feels like God

Just you shut my mouth
Just try and shut my mouth

Stubbed my toe running to your house
Broke my leg running to your house
Lost my head running to your house
Broke my crown running to your house

Well, oh my God
Is this what it feels like to be in love?
Is this what it feels like?
Oh my love
It feels like God

Just you shut my mouth
Just try and shut my mouth
Mad pilot fly
Just try and shut my mouth
Mad pilot fly

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Babes in Toyland

Babes in Toyland was an American alternative rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1987. The band was formed by Oregon native Kat Bjelland (lead vocals and guitar), with Lori Barbero (drums) and Michelle Leon (bass), who was later replaced by Maureen Herman in 1992. Courtney Love had a very brief stint in the band in 1987 as a bass player, before being kicked out and forming Hole in 1989. more »

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Written by: BERNIE TAUPIN, ELTON JOHN

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Band Formation
"Babes in Toyland" is an American punk rock band which was formed in 1987 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Debut Album
"House" by "Babes in Toyland" appears on the band's debut album, "Spanking Machine," released in 1990.
Label
The album "Spanking Machine", which includes the song "House," was initially released under the independent record label Twin/Tone Records.
Musical Genre
"Babes in Toyland", including their song "House", is known for punk-rock music, but they also played a significant role in the Riot grrrl movement, dedicated to feminism and female empowerment.
Lead vocalist and guitarist
Kat Bjelland served as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the band and is known for her distinctive screaming vocal style.
Song Lyrics
Much like other songs by "Babes in Toyland", the lyrics of "House" carry powerful, emotionally-charged sentiments and abrasive, gritty sounds.
Live performances
The band were well-known for their anarchic live shows, often including performances of "House".
Reunion
"Babes in Toyland" reunited in 2014, reviving fan favorites like "House" in their live shows.
Influence
The band had a significant influence on other bands formed in the late 1980s and 1990s, and the song "House" is often recognized as a key part of their pioneering sound.
Music Industry Recognition
Despite their underground status, "Babes in Toyland" has been mentioned by several renowned music publications, including "Rolling Stone," underlining the impact the band and songs like "House" had on the music industry.

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