Crude or Profane Language
Drug and Alcohol Content
Other Negative Elements
Isolated, hypocritical lines decry hate and regret "filthy flings." Positive, but empty.
"No Sex" approves of premarital sex providing partners keep from moving "too fast, too soon." Crass sexual slang and the f-word appear throughout. One profane cut verbally abuses fans ("Outro"), while another angrily explains how a girl--retained purely for sexual favors--broke up with the depressed singer ("Nookie"). With unbridled rage, "Break Stuff" makes malicious threats, including "rippin' someone's head off" and using a chainsaw to skin a person raw. Lead singer Fred Durst thunders about putting double-crossers "in my trunk in a sack"("Trust") and hiring a sniper to blow a man's brains out ("I'm Broke"). The mopey "Don't Go Off Wandering" equates humility with misery and alludes to masturbation. "Just Like This" features sexual bragging and talk of naked girls. Cuts rail against "teeny-boppin'" bands, yet praise raunchy acts such as Eminem, Korn and Wu-Tang Clan.
This million-seller preys on angry kids who feel confused and isolated. Durst told Guitar World, "I'm kinda scared about what's gonna happen with ["Break Stuff"] live, "but it didn't stop him from whipping the Woodstock '99 crowd into a frighteningly violent frenzy. Moral poison.