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Red Hot Chili Peppers "Zephyr Song"

"The Zephyr Song": The Chili Peppers bring a light touch to "The Zephyr Song". It's in the tradition of classic California songs of escapism like those produced by the Beach Boys in the 1960s. The second half of the chorus even features '60s-style backing vocals. The speaker encourages his love interest to "Fly away on my zephyr... and in this perfect weather, we'll find a place together". Unlike many of the Chili Peppers' escapist tracks, though, this one has a certain gentleness and innocence about it. Whereas Kiedis often writes about losing himself in sex and drugs, this time it seems to be all about the healing power of nature and human connections.

This live, exclusive concert for the U.K. release of the song was held at the Hollywood Center Studios in Hollywood, California and was produced in association with Warner Bros. Records.

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