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Incubus

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Biography

Incubus is a five-man alternative rock band formed in 1991, based in Calabasas, California. Members include Brandon Boyd (vocals and percussion), Mike Einziger (guitar), Ben Kenney (bass), Jose Pasillas II (drums) and DJ Chris Kilmore (turntables). Former members of the band include Gavin Koppel (a.k.a. DJ Lyfe) (turntables) and Alex Katunich (a.k.a. Dirk Lance) (bass). The band's name may seem a peculiar choice to fans, as an incubus is a type of demon that, in mythological lore, comes in the night and has sex with women while they are sleeping; it seduces them in their dreams The story behind the name is that the band needed to think of a name hours before their first show and, after a few failed choices, Mike looked in a dictionary and chose "Incubus" almost at random. Mike says that the name was chosen because it sounded silly; Brandon holds that it was chosen because they were teenagers and the definition had the word "sex" in it. "We really didn't want to rape women in their sleep. But, we were fifteen and it seemed harmless to us then, and we never changed it," says the band.

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Top Songs

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  1.  
    Lyrics
    Sometimes
    I feel the fear of
    Uncertainty stinging clear
    And I
    Can't help but ask myself how much I'll let the fear
    Drive  -  5,883,079 plays
  2.  
    Lyrics
    I dig my toes into the sand
    The ocean looks like
    A thousand diamonds
    Strewn across a blue blanket
    I lean against the wind
    Wish You Were Here  -  3,250,880 plays
  3.  
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    A cloud hangs over
    This city by the sea
    I watch the ships pass
    And wonder if she might be
    Out there and sober
    Anna Molly  -  3,988,352 plays
  4.  
    Lyrics
    Pardon me while I burst
    A decade ago
    I never thought I would be
    At twenty-three, on the verge of
    spontaneous combustion
    Pardon Me  -  2,987,139 plays
  5.  
    Lyrics
    Tonight we drink to youth
    And holding fast to truth
    I don't want to lose what I had as a boy
    My heart still has a beat
    But love is now a feat
    Love Hurts  -  3,840,305 plays
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