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Main Offender" is a song from The Hives' second album, , as the fourth track. It was released again on the compilation Veni Vidi Vicious . The song is essentially a rewrite of the song Your New Favourite Band Have Love, Will Travel by The Sonics. Nicholaus Arson notes the song as a favorite. [2 ]
The song reached number 24 in the
UK Singles Chart in May 2002. This was a re-release, the single having failed to chart when it was originally released in 2000. [3 ]
The song was also featured in a commercial for the lingerie-brand
Agent Provocateur, which showed Kylie Minogue riding an electric bull in her underwear, with Main Offender playing in the background.
The song is featured as a playable track in
music video game , and was performed on stage by Rock Band Harmonix Music Systems employees while showcasing the game at the 2007 E3 convention.
Track listing [ edit ]
"Lost and Found"
"Howlin' Pelle Talks to the Kids"
The music video is shot in black and white, in harmony with their recurring theme, and involves them and some evil clones of them and a wooden horse. Early on in the video, mysterious manager Randy Fitzsimmons' hand is seen signing some sort of contract.
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