Weird Revolution


Weird Revolution
Weird Revolution
Studio album by Butthole Surfers
Released August 28, 2001
Genre Avant-garde, hardcore, psychedelia
Length 45:14
Label Surfdog/Hollywood
Producer Paul Leary, Rob Cavallo
Butthole Surfers chronology
After the Astronaut
(1998)
Weird Revolution
(2001)
Humpty Dumpty LSD
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (0.4/10)[3]
Piero Scaruffi 6.5/10 stars[4]

Weird Revolution is the eighth studio album by the alternative rock band Butthole Surfers, released in 2001 on Surfdog Records and Hollywood Records.

The initial release of this album featured a lenticular cover and jewel case that shows the baby's limbs moving and shooting a beam at other planes on the cover. The song "They Came In" was featured on the soundtrack to Mission: Impossible II.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "The Weird Revolution" (Butthole Surfers)– 3:36
  2. "The Shame of Life" (Butthole Surfers, Gibson J. Haynes, Robert J. Ritchie) – 3:54
  3. "Dracula from Houston" (Nathan Calhoun, Haynes)– 3:42
  4. "Venus" (Butthole Surfers) – 3:55
  5. "Shit Like That" (Butthole Surfers) – 3:18
  6. "Mexico" (Butthole Surfers) – 3:50
  7. "Intelligent Guy" (Haynes) – 3:04
  8. "Get Down" (Butthole Surfers) – 5:29
  9. "Jet Fighter" (Butthole Surfers) – 2:57
  10. "The Last Astronaut" (Butthole Surfers) – 4:07
  11. "Yentel" (Haynes) – 3:22
  12. "They Came In" (Butthole Surfers, Haynes) – 22:23

Personnel

Butthole Surfers

Additional personnel

  • Rob Cavallo – producer (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 8), A&R
  • Michael Bradford – engineering (Tracks 1, 2, & 7), additional production (Track 2)
  • Stuart Sullivan – engineering (Tracks 1, 4–7, & 9–12), mixing (Track 11)
  • Allen Sides – engineering (Tracks 2, 3, & 8)
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing (Tracks 1–10 & 12)
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Nathan Calhoun – bass (Tracks 2, 3, 7, & 8)
  • Chris Vrenna – additional drum programming (Track 9)
  • Cheryl Jenets – A&R coordination

Charts

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2001 The Billboard 200 130

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2001 "The Shame of Life" Modern Rock Tracks 24

References

  1. ^ Kennedy, Patrick. "allmusic ((( Weird Revolution > Review )))". Allmusic. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r546996. Retrieved March 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan. "Butthole Surfers". The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. November 2004. pg. 123, cited March 17, 2010
  3. ^ DiCrescenzo, Brent. "Weird Revolution". pitchfork.com. August 2001, Retrieved on March 17, 2010.
  4. ^ Scaruffi, Piero. "Butthole Surfers". pieroscaruffi.com (Italian). Retrieved on March 17, 2010.

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