Hole - "Malibu"
Fires in Malibu are nothing new. But tonight while procrastinating we thought we'd revisit the old Hole tune - Courtney's last really great hit(?) - and we were sorta stunned by all the fire references in the lyrics and in the video. It's something we don't remember being so prevalent even though it was on the album cover, etc. But still, it's sorta eerie seeing it today.
"Malibu" was the second single off Hole's last album, Celebrity Skin, the first being the title track. Allegedly written about Kurt's stay at a rehab facility, Courtney co-wrote the tune with guitarist Eric Erlandson, and ex-lover Billy Corgan who played a huge part on the album via co-writing other tracks and just generally adding the man's touch to the sound - sorry Eric.
Here it is, for your pleasure, and below are the lyrics. This is your Midnight Movie.