Loco

Album: Coal Chamber (1997)
Charted: 81

Songfacts®:

  • A track from the first Coal Chamber album, "Loco" became the Metal band's most popular song, thanks in large part to a manic video directed by Nathan "Karma" Cox, who would later direct clips for Queens of the Stone Age, Disturbed and Linkin Park.
  • "Loco" is Spanish for "crazy," and this song is about a guy who is losing his mind. In our interview with lead singer Dez Fafara, who wrote the lyrics, he explained that it was inspired by the music scene in Los Angeles, which he felt had gone stagnant.

    "That's about living in Los Angeles and just wanting to do something different," he said. "And having a persona around myself where people think I'm a little nuts, but really I'm crazy for music."

Comments: 1

  • Zero from The Abyss, NjI wonder if this song inspired Static-X...
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