Give It Back!

Not If You Were the Last Dandy on Earth
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The Brian Jonestown Massacre

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Give It Back! is the sixth studio album by American psychedelic rock band The Brian Jonestown Massacre, released in 1997 by record label Bomp!.
The Brian Jonestown Massacre recorded their sixth album, Give It Back!, in 1997 after relocating to Los Angeles from San Francisco.

Peter Hayes (musician)

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Notably, this is the only album that features Peter Hayes, who later founded the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
Examples of his playing can be heard on the group's Give It Back! album.

Matt Hollywood

On the DVD commentary for Dig!, Matt Hollywood claims that he wrote the song in a tongue-in-cheek manner towards The Dandy Warhols, and goes on to discuss how Anton even borrowed elements of The Dandy Warhols' sound.

Joel Gion

His image is also on the cover of the Brian Jonestown Massacre album Thank God For Mental Illness (and a very distended image of him can be seen on Give It Back!).

Broken Flowers

"Not If You Were the Last Dandy on Earth"" was featured on the soundtrack to Jim Jarmusch's 2005 film Broken Flowers.

Psychedelic rock

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Give It Back! is the sixth studio album by American psychedelic rock band The Brian Jonestown Massacre, released in 1997 by record label Bomp!.

Bomp! Records

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Give It Back! is the sixth studio album by American psychedelic rock band The Brian Jonestown Massacre, released in 1997 by record label Bomp!.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

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Notably, this is the only album that features Peter Hayes, who later founded the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

Dig!

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On the DVD commentary for Dig!, Matt Hollywood claims that he wrote the song in a tongue-in-cheek manner towards The Dandy Warhols, and goes on to discuss how Anton even borrowed elements of The Dandy Warhols' sound. The sessions for the record were filmed for the documentary Dig!.

DVD

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Though only a couple of minutes of these sessions appear in the film, the second disc of the double-disc DVD features more footage from the sessions, including the recording of "Not If You Were the Last Dandy on Earth", the guitar track for "Servo", and the vocals for "Super-Sonic".

Sampling (music)

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The latter song includes a sample of The Dandy Warhols' song "Be-In", the opening track from their ...The Dandy Warhols Come Down album.

The Dandy Warhols

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The latter song includes a sample of The Dandy Warhols' song "Be-In", the opening track from their ...The Dandy Warhols Come Down album.

...The Dandy Warhols Come Down

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The latter song includes a sample of The Dandy Warhols' song "Be-In", the opening track from their ...The Dandy Warhols Come Down album.

Not If You Were the Last Junkie on Earth

The stand-out single on the album, "Not If You Were the Last Dandy on Earth", is best known for being a sardonic reply to The Dandy Warhols' single "Not If You Were the Last Junkie on Earth", which was itself directed at The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Audio commentary

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On the DVD commentary for Dig!, Matt Hollywood claims that he wrote the song in a tongue-in-cheek manner towards The Dandy Warhols, and goes on to discuss how Anton even borrowed elements of The Dandy Warhols' sound.

AllMusic

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AllMusic reviewer Richie Unterberger wrote of the album: "about half of this is run-of-the-mill pseudo-'60s garage/psych with too many indulgent guitar breaks. They get a lot more interesting when they slow things down to a wasted quasi-junkie folk-rock mode".

Garage rock

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AllMusic reviewer Richie Unterberger wrote of the album: "about half of this is run-of-the-mill pseudo-'60s garage/psych with too many indulgent guitar breaks. They get a lot more interesting when they slow things down to a wasted quasi-junkie folk-rock mode".

Folk rock

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AllMusic reviewer Richie Unterberger wrote of the album: "about half of this is run-of-the-mill pseudo-'60s garage/psych with too many indulgent guitar breaks. They get a lot more interesting when they slow things down to a wasted quasi-junkie folk-rock mode".

Jim Jarmusch

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"Not If You Were the Last Dandy on Earth"" was featured on the soundtrack to Jim Jarmusch's 2005 film Broken Flowers.