Song Saturday: “I Throw My Toys Around”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back at No Doubt’s appearance alongside legend Elvis Costello for a special track that was featured on The Rugrats Movie soundtrack, “I Throw My Toys Around”. The song was written by Elvis Costello and C. O’ Riordan and appears as the second track on the soundtrack. […]

Song Saturday: “Oi To The World”

In honor of No Doubt performing tomorrow night’s KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas, we’re looking back at their classic Christmas cover of “Oi To The World” for this week’s Song Saturday, originally written and recorded by The Vandals. While touring in India, No Doubt filmed a music video for “Oi To The World” with Sophie Muller. […]

Song Saturday: “What You Waiting For?”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday and in honor of Love.Angel.Music.Baby‘s 10th anniversay tomorrow, we’re looking back at Gwen’s Grammy nominated debut solo single and fan favorite, “What You Waiting For?” After meeting in 2003, co-writer of the single Linda Perry confronted Gwen and expressed how much she wanted to work together for her […]

Song Saturday: “Big City Train”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back at a classic old school track that transitioned a few times over the years and was including on No Doubt’s debut album, “Big City Train”. A song that is said to be heavily influenced by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Big City Train” features writing […]

Song Saturday: “Simple Kind of Life”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back at one of No Doubt’s most cherished tracks and second single from Return of Saturn, “Simple Kind of Life”. The song was written alone by Gwen in a last minute recording session in 1999 while writing the band’s fourth studio album. After spending the day […]

Song Saturday: “Crash”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back at Gwen’s final single from her debut album, “Crash”. As far as the story goes, Tony had been working on music beforehand on his own and invited Gwen over to his home studio to hear the track. Gwen was hesitant to work with Tony on […]

Song Saturday: “Rich Girl”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back at Gwen’s second solo single and Grammy nominated hit, “Rich Girl”. The track most notably samples “If I Were a Rich Man” from the world renown Fiddler On The Roof production. “Rich Girl” is also an updated remake of Louchie Lou & Michie One’s version […]

Song Saturday: “Sixteen”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back at “Sixteen”, a catchy song detailing teen adolescence included on 1995’s Tragic Kingdom. Written by Gwen and Tony, not much is known about the origins of this upbeat song that clocks in at 3:21 (with a lead-in to “Sunday Morning” on the album). Reviewer David […]

Song Saturday: “Bathwater”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re featuring one of the band’s most unique singles to date and fourth and final single from Return of Saturn, “Bathwater”. Revealed and teased as a song title for their upcoming album in October of 1999, “Bathwater” was written in only ten minutes and credits Gwen, Tony and […]

Song Saturday: “4 In The Morning”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re featuring a standout ballad and third single from Gwen’s second solo album, “4 In The Morning”. Based on a melody that Gwen and Tony had been working on previously for Love.Angel.Music.Baby., the pair wrote “4 In The Morning” together shortly after her first solo tour wrapped up […]

Song Saturday: The Specials Covers

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back at a batch of loved and rare covers from The Specials by No Doubt. Its a well known fact that both Eric and Gwen Stefani grew up listening to The Specials and drew huge inspiration from them while forming No Doubt in 1987. The band […]

Song Saturday: “By The Way”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re featuring a special track performed notably acoustically a few times from their independent release, “By The Way”. Written by Tom and Gwen in late 1992-1993, the song tells a story about a girl that was a love interest of Tom’s. With catchy and melodic verses, the song […]

Song Saturday: Sublime Covers

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re featuring No Doubt’s stellar and popular covers of Sublime’s “DJs” and “Pawn Shop”. No Doubt first worked and toured with Sublime in the early 90s and still continues to pay tribute to them, and the late Bradley Nowell, so many years later. Tragically, Sublime lead singer, collaborator […]

Song Saturday: “In My Head”

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re looking back and featuring one of No Doubt’s most unique tracks from 2001’s Rock Steady, “In My Head”. Produced by Nellee Hooper and written by Gwen, Tony and Tom, “In My Head” is a heavy-synth driven song with a catchy guitar riff and electronic drums throughout. It […]

Song Saturday: “Trapped In A Box” (Updated)

For this week’s edition of Song Saturday, we’re featuring No Doubt’s first (and only) single from their debut album, “Trapped In A Box”, released back on February 25, 1992. The song was inspired by a poem written by Tom for school about being addicted to watching television and how it can control one’s life and […]