"Long Progression"

The chiming opening notes on this new B side suggest a Sonic Youth jam, until the band comes in all fist pump pop-rock funky and Anthony Kiedis crows, "Been around for quite a while." Yes, he has. But by the time he hits the bit about atrophy ("Vision takes a nap, but I will put up quite a fight on"), one can't help but cheer him on.

Listen to  "Long Progression":

From The Archives Issue 1166: September 27, 2012