Funny Vibe (song)

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"Funny Vibe"
Single by Living Colour
from the album Vivid
FormatCD, Vinyl, Cassette
Songwriter(s)Vernon Reid
Living Colour singles chronology
"Glamour Boys"
"Funny Vibe"

"Funny Vibe" is a single released by Living Colour from their 1988 debut album Vivid.[1][2][3] It features Chuck D and Flavor Flav from Public Enemy.

Rolling Stone magazine wrote about the song in a 1990 Living Colour interview, saying "The words – "No I'm not gonna hurt you/No I'm not gonna harm you/And I try not to hate you/So why you want to give me that/Funny Vibe!" – spelled out with machine-gun eloquence Reid's rage and frustration in communicating his vision to a rigid, unapologetic music industry rife with racial stereotyping and de facto discrimination."[3]


  1. ^ "Living Colour – Funny Vibe". Discogs.
  2. ^ "Funny Vibe LIVING COLOUR". Metal Music Archives.
  3. ^ a b Fricke, David (November 1, 1990). "Living Colour's Time Is Now". Rolling Stone.

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