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Blink-182's "Enema Of The State" 14th Anniversary

Blink-182's breakthrough album, Enema Of The State was released 14 years ago today (June 1st, 1999).

Feeling nostalgic? Take a trip down memory lane by streaming the album in its entirety below and read what bassist Mark Hoppus had to say to commemorate the occasion.

"Wow. 14 years. Thanks for the birthday wishes. Here’s some trivia about the artwork. There are three different versions. Initial release version has the red cross on the nurse’s hat and a capital B Blink-182. We’d always preferred the lower case b, so the artwork was changed to the second version: red cross on the nurse’s hat, lower case b blink-182 (my favorite). We were then contacted by the Red Cross that, as we are in no way a medical organization (which I would debate. one time I changed a band-aid), we should not have a red cross on our artwork. If we continued using the red cross logo, we would be in violation of the Geneva Convention. (for real). Thus, the third iteration of the artwork: no red cross, lower case b blink-182.

This record changed our lives. Thanks to everyone who has supported it through these years. It still makes me happy to be onstage and hear Tom start the opening riff of What’s My Age Again. Looking forward to new music in the future.

And by the way, it’s “wore cologne,” not “walk alone.”

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