Five Legged Dog

Cat No: IPC238CD

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CD Release: 15/10/21

4 LP Release: 8/4/22

The Melvins announce their most ambitious project yet: Five Legged Dog (Oct. 15, Ipecac Recordings), a 36-song newly recorded, acoustic collection featuring a career-spanning collection of songs, from 1987s Gluey Porch Treatments to 2017s A Walk With Love & Death, the entire gamut of the legendary bands catalogue is represented.

I knew I wanted to do something ridiculously big, explains Buzz Osborne of the bands first ever acoustic offering. 36 songs reimagined by us acoustically is certainly ridiculous but it works. The magic of the songs is still there regardless of it being acoustic. Since we werent touring we had the time to do something of this size. Im very excited about this record. Dale and Steven did a fantastic job on this. I think its a very special record. I cant think of anyone else whos done something like this.

The band previews the impressive offering with the release of Night Goat. Dale Crover noted: I think people will be surprised that we can do an acoustic version of a song like Night Goat without losing any of the heaviness. We also worked hard on the vocal arrangements. People are going to freak out!

Five Legged Dog also features acoustic versions of several rarities from the influential bands overflowing discography including a cover of Redd Kross Charlie (from the limited-edition Escape From LA single), Outside Chance, a Turtles cover from the Slithering Slaughter single and new interpretations of The Rolling Stones Sway, Brainiacs Flypaper, and Fred Neils Everybodys Talking (popularised by Harry Nilsson)Butthole Surfer Jeff Pinkus lends his vocals (and banjo) to Dont Forget to Breathe and Everybodys Talking.

1.     Edgar The Elephant (A Walk With Love & Death)

2.     Up The Dumper (The Bootlicker)

3.     Hung Bunny/Roman Dog Bird (Lysol)

4.     Hooch (Houdini)

5.     Billy Fish (Nude With Boots)

6.     Shevil (Stoner Witch)

7.     Charlie (Redd Kross cover from Escape From LA single)

8.     A Growing Disgust (Freak Puke)

9.     Eye Flys/Woman (Gluey Porch Treatments  Woman is a Free cover)

10.  Pitfalls In Serving Warrants (Honky)

11.  Outside Chance (The Turtles cover from Slithering Slaughter single)

12.  Evil New War God (The Bride Screamed Murder)

13.  The Bloated Pope (Pigs of the Roman Empire)

14.  Bad Move (from Dale Crovers solo album, The Fickle Finger of Fate)

15.  With Teeth (Lysol)

16.  Halo of Flies (Alice Cooper cover from Sieg Howdy!)

17.  Oven (Ozma)

18.  Sway (Rolling Stones cover previously unrecorded by the Melvins)

19.  Anaconda (Bullhead)

20.  Lovely Butterfly (Honky)

21.  Boris (Bullhead)

22.  Its Shoved (Bullhead)

23.  Honey Bucket (Houdini)

24.  We Are Doomed (The Bulls & The Bees)

25.  Flypaper (Brainiac cover – previously unrecorded by the Melvins)

26.  Let God Be Your Gardener (Ozma)

27.  At The Stake (Stoner Witch)

28.  Night Goat (Houdini)

29.  Queen (Stoner Witch)

30.  Everybodys Talking (Fred Neil cover previously unrecorded by the Melvins)

31.  Revolve (Stoner Witch)

32.  Suicide In Progress (Nude With Boots)

33.  Prig (The Bootlicker)

34.  The Bit (Stag)

35.  Civilized Worm ((A) Senile Animal)

36.  Dont Forget to Breathe (Pinkus Abortion Technician)


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Ipecac Recordings

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