Badfish (song)

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Sublime Badfish.jpg
Single by Sublime
from the album 40oz. to Freedom
ReleasedJanuary 1993
Recorded1991-1992 at Mambo in Long Beach, California
GenreSka, reggae fusion
LabelSkunk, Gasoline Alley/MCA
Songwriter(s)Bradley Nowell

"Badfish" is a song by the ska-punk group Sublime from their first album, 40oz. to Freedom (1992). The song was originally released on the band's 1991 demo tape, Jah Won't Pay the Bills[1] and appeared again on the band's 1997 compilation album Second-hand Smoke and Greatest Hits album. It is one of the band's most popular songs. The melody of the song is heavily inspired by "All the Fun That We Missed" by The Ziggens. The song is in the key of A mixolydian.

Badfish EP[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Badfish"
  2. "Don't Push" (Original)
  3. "Untitled Dub" (Live)
  4. "We're Only Gonna Die" (Live)
  5. "Roots of Creation"


  1. ^ "Sublime to Mark 25th Anniversary With Reissue, Authorized Documentary". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2018-03-29.

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