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Broke [Explicit Lyrics]

(Hed) PeAudio CD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)


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While California-based hardcore pioneers (hed) p.e. have enjoyed successful albums, and even registered a Top 30 Modern Rock single, they are now embraced as one of the top underground acts on the independent scene.
“When I first started making records, I was mostly writing party music, and some subject matter with social commentary,” says frontman Jared, referring to his ... Read more in Amazon's (Hed) Pe Store

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  • Audio CD (August 22, 2000)
  • Original Release Date: August 22, 2000
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • Label: Jive
  • ASIN: B00004WFMG
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #75,833 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Killing Time
2. Waiting To Die
3. Feel Good - Hed P.E.-Feat.Serj Tankian
4. Bartender
5. Crazy Legs
6. Pac Bell
7. I Got You
8. Boom (How You Like That)
9. Swan Dive
10. Stevie
11. Jesus (Of Nazareth)
12. The Meadow

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From a band worthy of worship by Korn, Limp Bizkit, and Papa Roach fans, (hed)'s second album is a dozen-song collection that's personal, versatile, and eminently listenable. Much of Broke's dark yet surprisingly melodic and memorable charm lies in the portentous and chaotic musical climate the band creates. The well-crafted tunes explore a gamut of styles within the loosely defined hip-hop/metal genre, moving from the primal groove of "Killing Time" to the lively, Van Halen-inspired "Feel Good." The sextet includes a turntablist in DJ Product c. 1969, plus two guitarists, allowing the lineup to create a massive sound rife with subtle textures. From the psychotic vocals of "Pac Bell" to the epic rock chorus and hip-hop verses of "Bartender," (hed) seamlessly weave close-to-the-bone angst with commensurate musicality. This on-the-rise Orange Country band have definitely delivered the goods with this one. --Katherine Turman

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Media Type: CD
Artist: HED P.E.
Title: BROKE
Street Release Date: 08/22/2000
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Genre: ROCK/POP

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I'M BROKEN August 22, 2000
By Dahruma
Format:Audio CD
ive been listening to this cd for about two monthes now because a friend of mine hooked me up and its a pretty damn good sophomore release,not quite as good as the first but its definatley still hed (planet earth) theres no doubt about that.mcud uses his voice with alot more range displaying his vocal ability better than on the first which is very evident on such tracks as feel good (with serj from SOAD and morgan from kittie singing together in the chorus) where mcud goes from a really laid back style of rapping into a furious scream or on pac bell where he sings in the most demented tone ive ever heard him use.also on crazy legs they do a cover of the chorus from hypnotize,an old notorious big song with a twist on it in the traditional hed pe flavor.hopefully this will get hed a little more exposure and recognition because they deserve it alot more than some other bands who recieve more coverage,but i know this cd wont go unnoticed or ignored because its too good for that.if you liked hed pe's last cd or just like rapcore then i definately recommend this to you and also be on the look out for linkin park,a good upcoming rapcore band-later
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Censored? Are you serious? September 24, 2012
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
Note: This review is for the censored MP3 album.

Broke by (hed) P.E. is a fantastic album. That's why I bought it and downloaded the MP3 version from Amazon. Unfortunately what Amazon doesn't tell you is that this version is CENSORED. And I don't mean it's a cleaned up version. They literally just blanked out all parts of the songs where there is cursing. So that means some songs cannot be listened to because so much of them is cut out. In my opinion that makes this otherwise wonderful album completely worthless.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Limp whoooo? December 26, 2000
By CONGO
Format:Audio CD
I'll make this short and to the point.To me none of these other so called "rapcore" bands can come close to the sound that hed has created.IT'S SO RAW!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars This Is As Good As A Mix In Rap Rock You'll Find March 7, 2001
By Calvin
Format:Audio CD
I purchased this cd "Broke" because I liked Hed (pe)'s self-titled first album. I origianally purchased the first album due to recomendations by friends and after seeing them perform live.
I must explain I am not a big fan of rap music or mixes of rap n' metal. But this cd rocks. Plenty of variance throughout the album. Hed (pe) has a formula that is not only entertaining, but sounds great. The music is metal in nature, the voice is in the rap-like styling. But it is not simply a series of bad rhymes set to metal. The singer does have a true voice and can sing, croon, and growl. All of which will visit your ears.
I cannot help but like this band. The guitars can be heavy, but not overflowing. The bass is very distinct and ambiguous. There are some very interesting bass lines keeping rhythum. The drums are at best average, but they keep the beat.
The highlight tracks are the opener Killing Time, Feel Good, Swan Dive, and the filthy and antagonizing Crazy Legs. Some of the songs were written obviously for concert situations, and lose some of thier luster recorded.
There is not much in the way of ground-breaking going on here in this gangstermetal mix, but they do much better than most. Fans of Korn should be pleased, aggresive fans of rap should be pleased, but if you can not stand the idea of rap/hiphop influences in music then stay far away.
Believe it or not this is worth your time and your money.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A flash of brilliance October 12, 2005
Format:Audio CD
Oh yes - this is the good stuff! A much more focused effort compared to their debut with some great arrangements, terrific sounds, excellent vocals and unique beats - what else could a white, middle-class, self-confessed metal-head want?! (hed) really came into their own with this album. What I particularly like are the computerised beats and sudden flourishes of human drumming over the top - really creative and, if I can get away with saying this, showing something akin to what Peter Gabriel did live with Manu Katche on the Secret World Tour. The two songs on Broke I'm referring to here are `Pac Bell' and `Jesus (of Nazareth)'. Everyone goes on about the song `Bartender', but I don't rate it as high as some other stuff on here. I can't really fault any of the tunes on `Broke' but I do particularly like `Killing Time', `Boom', `Swan Dive', `Stevie' and `Jesus'. The thing I've learned most to admire about this band is Mawk's sparse basslines. Most players would lace these songs with monstrous riffs, but his playing shows some damn fine maturity. I'd recommend this album to anyone because it's not overly obtuse, and it showcases a band that is top of their tree. To be honest, I don't think much else compares in this genre.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars diverse strong and relatively intelligent November 2, 2007
Format:Audio CD
Was completely blown away by Hed's second record (selftitled) which was extremely intelligently written, pushing the heavy/rap into a clever and diverse way and having a dramatically powerful vocal presense at all times.

At the time Broke came at first I was a little dissapointed as the sound had changed but that soon gave way to appreciation that they had gone for something a bit more diverse than before - not quite as far as say Mr. Bungle type diverse but more in that direction than the previous album - which is a lot more conventional. For me are a few time lyrically they lose the integrity of the first record but are still a lot of songs where they hang onto it.

Probably their strongest record between self titled and back to base X, definitely worth a shot if you liked those two and better than the others in the middle.

Stand out tracks for me are: "Waiting to die" Hard and Fast
"Little Stevie" clever sense of music, great timing and nearly captures the same sort of power as their classic remix of Darkie off selftitled
"I got you" greatly passionate power song with great Chorus
"feel good" apart from having Serj on it it's a clever piece of music
and a few others - generally it's really good - only negative really is the incredible record before
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars WARNING! WARNING! WARNING! EDITED! EDITED! EDITED!
I love this album. I had it when it was new years ago. I wore out the CD and I didn't even know that was possible until then. Read more
Published 1 month ago by R. P. Lester
1.0 out of 5 stars if I could give it 0 stars...
This is the biggest disappointment of my adult life. I thought in the world of MP3 downloads we didn't have to deal with explicit/censored versions of music, turns out I was wrong. Read more
Published 6 months ago by exigy
1.0 out of 5 stars WARNING: CENSORED
the album is awesome. the only problem is, from what I can tell Amazon only sells a censored version, and they don't really tell you before you purchase it. Read more
Published 11 months ago by kakos_theo
3.0 out of 5 stars Its edited!!!!!
This is one of my favorite albums, but they dont tell you this is edited. I am disappointed that i must buy it again
Published 12 months ago by J.D. Geno
1.0 out of 5 stars DONT BUY- EDITED
I lost my original copy of this cd so decided to buy it off here. Biggest mistake ever. It is completely edited. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Scarygarrie
5.0 out of 5 stars Sweet!!!
The moment I placed this album into the deck, I was back in 2000! It's great fun music, reminds me of being in school when I was younger!
Published 16 months ago by chainedlikealice
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect!
The CD arrived quick and in excellent condition! I couldn't have asked for a better seller. I would definitely buy again from this person!
Published on December 24, 2010 by cmb1780
5.0 out of 5 stars A nihilistic, hedonistic masterpiece
I remember when the first (hed) pe album came out. Boy was it a different sound! Although it was kind of a silly album and lacked focus overall, there was no denying that this... Read more
Published on April 13, 2008 by Undefinition
4.0 out of 5 stars I can feel my spirit leaving
If ever there was such a thing as a perfect union between hard rock and rap, (hed) PE surely discovered the perfect balance. Read more
Published on August 3, 2006 by Brett Corkins
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Hed P.E. CD
The title says it all. Even though I like all their cds they have yet to top this one and that will be hard to do. Read more
Published on May 4, 2006 by mernt
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