Californication (album)

1999 studio album by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Californication is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was released on June 8, 1999 on record label Warner Bros. Records. The producer was Rick Rubin. On Californication, John Frusciante returned to Red Hot Chili Peppers. He had appeared on Mother's Milk and Blood Sugar Sex Magik, but Dave Navarro was the guitarist on the band's last album, One Hot Minute. The band's sound was very different because of Frusciante's return.[1]

Studio album by
ReleasedJune 8, 1999
RecordedDecember 1998 – March 1999
StudioCello Studios, Los Angeles, California
GenreAlternative rock
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerRick Rubin
Red Hot Chili Peppers chronology
One Hot Minute
By the Way
Singles from Californication
  1. "Scar Tissue"
    Released: May 25, 1999
  2. "Around the World"
    Released: September 14, 1999
  3. "Otherside"
    Released: January 11, 2000
  4. "Californication"
    Released: June 19, 2000
  5. "Road Trippin'"
    Released: 2000


  1. Tate, Greg. "Californication review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2007-04-20.