Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs With the Best Bass

It doesn't take a genius to figure out that Flea is one of the best bassists ever. But which songs does he play best on?

The Top Ten

1 Aeroplane Aeroplane

Dave Navarro's guitar can't even compare with the sounds Flea's bass is making! - GuitarZero

My first contact with the red hot. An amazing bass solo from the beginning to the end!

2 Soul to Squeeze Soul to Squeeze V 2 Comments
3 Dark Necessities Dark Necessities

The bass on the first single from The Getaway blew me away!

This bassline is pure love! so catchy and overall one of the best songs on this album.

4 Coffee Shop Coffee Shop

Best bass solo in history! Pure magic! - GuitarZero

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5 Me and My Friends Me and My Friends
6 Higher Ground

This track proves that Flea is on much higher ground than any other bassist! - GuitarZero

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7 Walkabout

This is what my dreams sound like...

8 Tell Me Baby Tell Me Baby V 1 Comment
9 Can't Stop V 1 Comment
10 Behind the Sun Behind the Sun

The Newcomers

? Give It Away Give It Away

It's a bit hard to notice but when you do notice it, it's awesome! - GuitarZero

? Around the World Around the World

It fools you at the start. You go "what the hell is Flea doing" and then it gets into the fast part and your like "being Flea, that's what he's doing! " - GuitarZero

That bass


The Contenders

11 Readymade Readymade
12 True Men Don't Kill Coyotes True Men Don't Kill Coyotes
13 Californication Californication

This is the best and melodic bass line ever

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14 Otherside

Incredible bass one of the best parts of the song!

15 Salute to Kareem Salute to Kareem

Exquisite solos by everyone in this energetic instrumental. I was blown away when I listened to it.

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16 Naked in the Rain Naked in the Rain
17 By the Way By the Way
18 Nobody Weird Like Me Nobody Weird Like Me

The intro has the fattest bass slapping intro I've ever heard in my life. There funkiest song by far - wolphert

19 The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie

I so damn love the intro of this song

20 Sir Psycho Sexy Sir Psycho Sexy
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