Blood Sugar Sex Magik is the band's fifth studio album, released in 1991. It is the band's best-selling album in America with 7 million copies sold in the U.S. alone.

Track ListingEdit

  1. The Power of Equality – 4:03
  2. If You Have to Ask – 3:37
  3. Breaking the Girl – 4:55
  4. Funky Monks – 5:23
  5. Suck My Kiss – 3:37
  6. I Could Have Lied – 4:04
  7. Mellowship Slinky in B Major – 4:00
  8. The Righteous & the Wicked – 4:08
  9. Give It Away – 4:43
  10. Blood Sugar Sex Magik – 4:31
  11. Under the Bridge – 4:24
  12. Naked in the Rain – 4:26
  13. Apache Rose Peacock – 4:42
  14. The Greeting Song – 3:13
  15. My Lovely Man – 4:39
  16. Sir Psycho Sexy – 8:17
  17. They're Red Hot – 1:12

iTunes Deluxe Edition Bonus Tracks:

  1. Little Miss Lover - 2:40
  2. Castles Made of Sand - 3:21


B-Sides and OuttakesEdit

In addition to "Little Miss Lover" and "Castles Made of Sand" by Jimi Hendrix, the band also recorded a cover of Iggy Pop's "Search and Destroy" (which appears in the Beavis and Butthead's Experience CD) as well as three original songs that did not make the final album cut; "Soul to Squeeze" (later released as a single in 1993 for the Coneheads movie soundtrack) , "Sikamikanico" (used in the movie Wayne's World) and "Fela's Cock" (an instrumental jam). They were all released multiple times as B-sides to various singles from the album and on several compilations such as Live Rare Remix Box and The Plasma Shaft.


Extra Musicians:

  • Brendan O'Brien: Mellotron on "Breaking the Girl" and "Sir Psycho Sexy", B3 Organ on "Suck My Kiss" and "Give It Away", toy celeste on "Apache Rose Peacock"
  • Pete Weiss: Jew's Harp on "Give It Away"
  • Gail Frusciante and her friends: Choir vocals on "Under the Bridge"
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