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    I think it was 2011 when Offspring played festival in Holland, NOFX played couple of hours before Offspring who headlined, and there was interview with Fat Mike who said he's looking forward to the Offspring show and they are friends of them...but i am personally not a NOFX fan, nothing against them some of their albums(later ones..) are not bad, but i don't like their sense of humour... otherwise who said Days Go By was last album released on Columbia?, as far as i remember, Splinter was already supposed to be the last one...

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    Days Go By was their last album on their contract with Colombia. This was confirmed when Dexter and Noodles let a handful of our members interview them for a BBS Podcast.
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    Or what? Or you'll leave as soon as someone returns your rudeness and delete all your posts? I'm so scared.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Lost_ View Post
    Days Go By was their last album on their contract with Colombia. This was confirmed when Dexter and Noodles let a handful of our members interview them for a BBS Podcast.
    OK i didn't know that, i listened to it but probably overheard this part..:/

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    I don't care where the Offspring go, I'm just interested in seeing what direction they go in musically when they don't have a major label breathing down their necks. I have a strong feeling songs like Cruising California and Worst Hangover Ever exist because of label influence, but that is just my silly personal speculation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Outerspaceman21 View Post
    I don't care where the Offspring go, I'm just interested in seeing what direction they go in musically when they don't have a major label breathing down their necks. I have a strong feeling songs like Cruising California and Worst Hangover Ever exist because of label influence, but that is just my silly personal speculation.
    Y'all, just because you don't like a song they did doesn't mean there's a major label somewhere responsible for it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Miss_1565 View Post
    Y'all, just because you don't like a song they did doesn't mean there's a major label somewhere responsible for it.
    True, but those songs, especially Worst Hangover Ever, feel really lazily written. When you compare it to other tracks from Splinter, I wonder why they wrote that song and how much effort into actually making it. Like I said, it's silly fan theory that doesn't have much evidence to back it up. Although, I really am interested in seeing where they go from here and how much that affects their next album. I often wonder if they wrote a song, but for some reason couldn't include it because of label influence, or wrote a song a certain way and had to change it. It's little things like those that I'm curious about and, now that they are free agents, I wonder if their next album will be dramatically different because of it or will stay more or less the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Outerspaceman21 View Post
    True, but those songs, especially Worst Hangover Ever, feel really lazily written. When you compare it to other tracks from Splinter, I wonder why they wrote that song and how much effort into actually making it. Like I said, it's silly fan theory that doesn't have much evidence to back it up. Although, I really am interested in seeing where they go from here and how much that affects their next album. I often wonder if they wrote a song, but for some reason couldn't include it because of label influence, or wrote a song a certain way and had to change it. It's little things like those that I'm curious about and, now that they are free agents, I wonder if their next album will be dramatically different because of it or will stay more or less the same.
    "Silly fan theory" like this needlessly smears people who don't have much to do with the creative process. Sometimes, bands write songs you don't like. Sometimes, they even write bad songs. That's it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Outerspaceman21 View Post
    I don't care where the Offspring go, I'm just interested in seeing what direction they go in musically when they don't have a major label breathing down their necks. I have a strong feeling songs like Cruising California and Worst Hangover Ever exist because of label influence, but that is just my silly personal speculation.
    A label definitely could've affected the song's final production, made it the single, or even given it a spot on the album... but sorry, the Offspring still wrote it, regardless of the label.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Llamas View Post
    A label definitely could've affected the song's final production, made it the single, or even given it a spot on the album... but sorry, the Offspring still wrote it, regardless of the label.
    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Miss_1565 View Post
    "Silly fan theory" like this needlessly smears people who don't have much to do with the creative process. Sometimes, bands write songs you don't like. Sometimes, they even write bad songs. That's it.
    You both are right. I sometimes let myself get carried away with my stupid theories when I don't work for a couples days :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Miss_1565 View Post
    Y'all, just because you don't like a song they did doesn't mean there's a major label somewhere responsible for it.
    You're right, Columbia Music was in no way responsible for Original Prankster being the exact same style as Pretty Fly.

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