Cake

Cake

Cake

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The Distance
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Short Skirt / Long Jacket
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Never There
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Ruby Sees All
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Rock 'n' Roll Lifestyle

Albums

  • The Unreleased Master Tapes

    May 2021 • 4 songs

  • Moon

    Jul 2020 • 1 song

  • Sinking Ship

    Oct 2018 • 1 song

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Cake

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Best-known for their ubiquitous hit "The Distance," Cake epitomized the postmodern, irony-drenched aesthetic of '90s geek rock. Their sound freely mixed and matched pastiches of widely varying genres -- white-boy funk, hip-hop, country, new wave pop, jazz, college rock, and guitar rock -- with a particular delight in the clashes that resulted. Their songs were filled with lyrical non-sequiturs, pop-culture references, and smirky satire, all delivered with bone-dry detachment by speak/singing frontman John McCrea. Cake's music most frequently earned comparisons to Soul Coughing...
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