So the records were slick — big deal. In my mind, I thought it was fine to be into this sugar-pop band with unbelievable songs. I held onto those records and kept loving them. Lucas' affection for radio ear candy extends to current pop queens Katy Perry and Rihanna, and he counts himself as an admirer of Madonna's early work, as well. I agree that Borderline is a great song, so there you go. On the following pages, Lucas counts down and discusses his not-so-guilty pleasures, albums that aren't necessarily in his wheelhouse, but they're ones which he dutifully defends. This album was a key influence on me.
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The members all met in high school in and founded Local H three years later. They are known for their unorthodox two-piece setup. After Sparkman's departure in and Garcia's departure in , Local H signed a record contract with Island Records in as a duo, where they would go on to release three albums. They became best known for their radio hit " Bound for the Floor ", a single from the album As Good as Dead which peaked at No. The album As Good As Dead was also certified gold. Daniels was replaced by Brian St.
It is widely considered to be the band's most popular single, reaching No. The song's angst-driven lyrics deal with a lack of confidence and frustration which is strongly reflected in the overall performance. Like many of Local H's songs, the guitar tuning is a half step down from standard.