For his latest edition of the beloved Late Late Show segment, James Corden hit the road with six-time Grammy winners, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, for a ride worthy of its late-night time slot. 

As they cruised through the bands greatest hits, including classics like "Californication," "City of Angels" and "Give It Away," the band immediately got comfortable in Corden's car, so much so that at one point, lead singer Anthony Kiedis, bass player Flea and Corden stripped out of their shirts in solidarity. 

"As soon as I took the top off, it made me feel great," the host admitted after finishing an enthusiastic solo for "The Zephyr Song."

It seems not even the band itself can avoid the mesmerizing powers of their greatest hits. "I find my greatest purpose in life when I'm completely lost in the music," Flea admitted. 

Cher, Oscars, Dresses, 1988


In addition to stripping, Corden and Kiedis also enjoyed a round of man wrestling on an unsuspecting stranger's front lawn. Spoiler alert: Kiedis was the clear winner. 

If the ride wasn't bizarre enough, the lead singer discussed his connection to a major music star, Cher—who was his babysitter for a brief time. 

"When you're 12, you don't know how old adults are, but she was fit and fine," he admitted. "I knew that and I just kind of hit that hormonal plateau

The singer described sleeping in the Oscar winner's bed as a child and peeking at her through the crack of the door while she was in the bathroom. Does she remember babysitting him as fondly as he remembers her? 

"I asked her and she was like, 'What are you talking about?" Kiedis described of his later conversation with the star. "She's just blacked it out," Corden quipped. 

Needless to say, Corden had quite the thrill ride. 

"I never expected it to be as much fun as it has been," Corden gushed to the band members. "People say don't meet your heroes, but I don't think they ever met the Red Hot Chili Peppers." 

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