The Bad Touch

Album: Hooray For Boobies (1999)
Charted: 4 52

Songfacts®:

  • The lyrics to this song are a continuous stream of sexual innuendoes, climaxing in a throbbing orgy of metaphors, transforming even the most sterile of items (a coffee maker, hashbrowns, the children's game Battleship) into objects of arousal. The chorus calls forth the Discovery Channel, where it is sometimes possible to see animals mating.
  • The music is based on the Pet Shop Boys song "In The Night."
  • The title is not part of the lyrics, and the song is often referred to as "Discovery Channel" or "Mammals." The phrase "Bad Touch" is something children are told to shout to avoid being sexually molested.

Comments: 11

  • George from Vancouver, CanadaDoze ears, doe!
  • Dan from Middleboro, MaThe music video was filmed in the summer of 1999 at various locations in Paris including Place de l'Estrapade, Avenue de Saxe, and Champ de Mars.
  • Dan from Middleboro, MaI wonder what the people that appeared in the music video are thinking when they see it today!
  • Caitlyn from Royersford, Pai remeber seeing some of the bnd members(jimmy pop and evil jared) a few times on viva la bam. Just like in their songs they're hilarious in real life too. Jimmy pop had me crying i was laughing so hard!
  • Stuart from Liverpool, United KingdomY'know, I didn't find out until recently what the title of this song was.

    At first, I thought it was just another piece of sexual innuendo, but reading what the title actually
    meant, above, the whole song all of a sudden just seems a little sinister.........Perhaps it's just me.
  • Janey from Mw, BelgiumI love this song! I love the soundeffects too, though dirty, the song is very poetic
  • Dekkun from Anonymous-ville, HiI've been taking AP Brit Lit since July, and our teacher has been having us dissect writing to pick out the metaphors and such.

    When I heard this song, I thought it was genius! I never knew there were so many innuendos possible. They have proven me wrong!
  • Austin from Seminole, FlThis song reminds me of Big balls by AC DC! i love this song though and im only 12
  • Roger from Waterford, MiIt's kinda funny that this song in on here. Think it's pretty obvious what this song is about. Most Bloodhound Gang songs are about this.
  • Devon from Bethlehem, Nmwow daniel i hate you just leave it at that
  • Shelby from Long Island, NyHa, you can always count on The Bloodhound Gang for a good laugh.
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