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Ritual de lo habitual (1990)

Jane's Addiction
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Alternative rock, Funk-rock, Hard rock, Alternative metal

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Ritual de lo habitual is the second full studio album (third overall) by Jane's Addiction, released on August 21, 1990 on Warner Brothers. Co-produced by Dave Jerden, it was the band's final studio album before their initial break-up in 1991. Singles from Ritual de lo habitual include "Been Caught Stealing" and "Stop!". Ritual de lo habitual is certified 3x Platinum in the U.S., by CAN gold and by BPI gold.
The album is roughly broken into two parts. Tracks 1–5 consist of unrelated hard rock style songs. The cassette tape of this album has about ten minutes of silence on side "A". Tracks 6–9, as a whole are in memoriam of singer Perry Farrell's deceased friend known as Xiola Blue, who died of a heroin-overdose in 1987 at the age of 19 ("Then She Did" also chronicles Farrell's mother's suicide when he was 4 years old). "Three Days" and "Then She Did," in particular, have a heavy progressive rock influence, while "Of Course" carries a heavy Eastern-influence, with a prominent violin throughout.
The intro segment of "Ain't No Right" features Perry Farrell singing excerpts from the song "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" by Ian Dury and the Blockheads, which Farrell eventually slurs into an

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3:03 No One's Leaving
3:36 Ain't No Right
5:57 Obvious
10:50 Three Days
7:03 Of Course
4:16 Stop!
5:07 Classic Girl
8:20 Then She Did...
3:36 Been Caught Stealing
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