Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water

Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water

by Limp BizkitLimp Bizkit

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Overview

It's hard to compete with the unadulterated poetry of a line like, "I did it all for the nookie, so you can take that cookie and stick it up your yeah!" from the multi-platinum album Significant Other. But Limp Bizkit thrive under pressure and relish the chance to challenge -- or at least piss off -- both fans and critics. The band's third disc, Chocolate Starfish and the Hotdog Flavored Water, quickly bursts into confrontational mode on "Hot Dog," with vocalist Fred Durst saying the "F" word more than 30 times before taking a dig at Trent Reznor. From there, Durst attacks shit-talkers, backstabbers, unfaithful women, and journalists. Even the album title sounds like a snide satire of a pompous album title like Smashing Pumpkins' Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. Durst's lyrical tirades are so fierce they threaten to obscure the music, which is pretty funkin' phat. Like Significant Other, this album is rooted in groove-laden rap-metal, but this time around the Bizkit downplay distorted bombast, focusing more on Wes Borland's galactic guitar squiggles, John Otto's hip-hop beats, and DJ Lethal's creative scratching. The caustic tracks "Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)" and "Rollin' (Urban Assault Vehicle)" are bolstered by guest raps by DMX, Method Man, and Redman, and "Getcha Groove On" benefits from an appearance by Xzibit. But it's creative cuts such as "Livin' It Up" (which samples the Eagles' "Life in the Fast Lane") and "Hold On" (which includes some unexpected CSNY-style vocal harmonies) that make The Hot Dog Flavored Water truly tasty.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/17/2000
Label: Interscope Records
UPC: 0606949075927
catalogNumber: 490759
Rank: 20205

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Limp Bizkit   Primary Artist
Redman   Vocals
DJ Lethal   DJ
DMX   Vocals
Rich Keller   Bass Guitar
Scott Weiland   Vocals
Mark Wahlberg   Vocals
Xzibit   Vocals
Stephan Jenkins   Vocals
Fred Durst   Vocals
Ben Stiller   Vocals
Rob Dyrdek   Vocals
Wes Borland   Guitar
Scott Borland   Keyboards
John Otto   Drums
Sam Rivers   Bass

Technical Credits

Joe Barresi   Engineer
DJ Lethal   Producer
Terry Date   Producer,Engineer
Scott Olson   Engineer
Rakim   Engineer
Scott Weiland   Producer
Eric B.   Engineer
Fred Durst   Composer,Producer,Liner Notes,Art Direction
Josh Abraham   Producer
Peter Katsis   Assistant Executive Producer
Ted Reiger   Engineer
Swizz Beatz   Producer
Eve Butler   Executive Producer
Jesse Gorman   Engineer
Dylan Vaughan   Engineer
Wes Borland   Composer,Cover Art
Kevin Guarnieri   Engineer
Barney Chase   Engineer
Darren Venbitti   Engineer
John Otto   Composer
Sam Rivers   Composer

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Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 84 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Limp Bizkit is probably one of the worst bands ever, and either this or their newest one could rate as worst album. None of the band members have any talent whatsoever, everything just revolves around their pathetic, sellout white rapper wannabe frontman. It's truly hard to believe how low metal has sunk in a single generation.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Limp bizcit is one of the coolest artists out in the world right now.His music is very good.his new song is the best.he's butter.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This album kicks major butt. The song called My Way and Livin it Up are really good. Also Getcha Groove on and Hot Dog are tight as well
Guest More than 1 year ago
Don't get me wrong, I love Limp Bizkit's old stuff but i'm most certainly not a fan of their new stuff. Their new stuff is weak, they've gone against everything they used to talk about and kissed some posterior. They also denied the hand that feeds them by dissing on koRn, they would be nothing without them. I also want to say that Fred Durst is NOT the most beautiful man on this earth, he's a short, bald man and if you like the music cause you think that the lead singer is ''hot'' then you need to make some reconsiderations. Bands should be appreciated for the music they make, NOT their looks. Limp Bizkit is way over rated and their not worth the one star I did give them.
Guest More than 1 year ago
WOW! This cd rocks. its possibly their best one yet.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you like Limp bizkit then buy this straight away. It's top quality with my favourite song 'Rollin''. I should of just put AMAZING!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The day had to come, Mr. Fred Durst took the leap from being "cool" to be what fans call a "sell-out". With this cd, Limp Bizkit will probably loose their old fans and gain more new ones. The lyrics that before was looked upon as rap-off, is now complete rubbish. the only thing that makes the cd worth listening to is the rest of the guys in the band.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This album kicks major azz!! The song called livin it up and my way are the bomb. Hot Dog and Getcha Groove on are also way dope. You must get this CD!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
in 97 when limp bizkit brought theyre first cd out they were the most popular rock band in 98 they brouht out significant other which was theyre worst cd yet and 2000 Chocolate Starfish And The Hotdog Flavored Water is there best cd yet it has a mix of rap and rock which i think will be good for the music industry
Guest More than 1 year ago
They've come a long way. But Rollin is a song that seems to have been put together in a matter of minutes. The beat is catchy, wes plays great as usual. But don't expect a lot out of this record folks.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Limp Bizkit is awesome! I am one of the many people who limp with da Bizkit! Hot dog, which has 48 curses (I counted), My generation which Fred Durst expresses his seriousness over his generation, full nelson when he gets tired of when someone talks behind his back, and all the other songs especially my way and rolling which are da bomb! In track 15, Ben Stiller even likes it! If Ben Stiller likes it, ya better like it! The money is worth it if ya family can't get on napster, cause napster sux after taking off the copyrighted songs, so go on this site and get Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog flavored water! That name is so cool!Plus ya all will like the cover, it's fat! So keep rolling, rolling on barnesandnoble.com and get this album today! Ya won't regret it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
they are my fav band. I think Fred Durst looks good and they deserve 5 stars. I'm obcessed with Limp Bizket. Hope they have the best of luck!
Guest More than 1 year ago
First cd that I couldn't say has a best song. All the Songs kick. I bought this cd the second the store opened. My cd player has been playing non-stop Bizkit ever since I bought this cd. In fact I am listening to it right now. I have ran out of batteries four times since I bought the cd.(Two days ago!) If you buy this cd, it won't leave your cd FOREVER!
Guest More than 1 year ago
this CD is one of the best ive listened to in a long time, if your down with the bizkit or if you just like hard rock this is a must buy, you cant help but laugh at the lyrics, well written and while being funny put across a serious message only discovered on track 15, well worth the money
Guest More than 1 year ago
The cd is great. If you feel their tone, you will really like the new album. It is a good mix, and I'm so glad they added the MI:2 theme song ''Take a Look Around.'' I'll tell you, I wasn't really into Limp Bizkit before, but the new CD has really gotten me into it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i think that the song ;my generation is a hiped up song that makes me want to go out and BMX with my friends and create may hem i also like the song RoLlIn. the song has hard beats and i can brake to it. ineed to do sompthing crazy every time i hear a LiMp BiZkIT song. This basically guts the record, especially ''Hot Dog'' where ''f*****-up'' is used upwards of 50 times, but parents should be reassured that there's this option on the market. But they should consider this -- not one profanity is used sexually, it's all an expression of rage or slang. After a while, the cursing isn't even noticeable, since it's so consistant it winds up signifying nothing. thanx rm
Guest More than 1 year ago
It was totally awesome, if you like hard core you will love this
Guest More than 1 year ago
Durst has once again proven that he and the rest of Limp Bizkit don't plan to fade away yet. Many thought after ''Signifigant Other'' that Bizkit would fade away for awhile yet ''Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Water'' proves that these guys are here to stay!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I LOVE this cd!! It's the bomb! I LOVE Fred and the boyz too. This cd is the one that EVERYONE should own.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This CD kicks major butt! This Cd is compiled with awesome guest appearences by DMX and others and should be a CD remembered for a long time. Although ''Significant Other'' was their only other major smash, Limp Bizkit should keep kicking butt in the music industry.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Limp Bizkit Freak!!! they are one of the kind... the best rapcore... and the best industrial rock band!!! and i think Fred Durst is the sexiest artist alive!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I Think Limp Bizkit rules! ever since thier first hit FAITH I'v been hooked on them!! i think thier new CD is going to be the best! so far it already has two hits!!! and the rule! i cant wait till i hear the whole CD.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Best Limp Bizkit CD made yet. It tramples the other two, and spits on the Marshal Mathers LP. Anyone who doesn't like this CD needs to seek professional help immediately. YOU JUST CAN'T TOP IT!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is by far the best album of all time. Fred Durst is the hottest guy in the world.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is a tight cd the first day it came out all my friends and i bought it and if you look in my cd player its always in there i always listen to it when ever i can