Beach House on the Moon

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Beach House on the Moon
Studio album by Jimmy Buffett
Released 24 May 1999
Genre Rock/gulf and western
Label Margaritaville/Island
Producer Russell Kunkel, Michael Utley, Mac McAnally, Tony Brown
Jimmy Buffett chronology
Don't Stop the Carnival
Beach House on the Moon
Far Side of the World
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [2]

Beach House on the Moon is the twenty second studio album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett and was released in May 1999. It is his second and last studio album released on Island Records and the last release of Margaritaville Records. It reached #8 on the Billboard 200 chart.


The song "Math Suks" caused a brief media frenzy over Jimmy Buffett's seeming disdain for math education.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Beach House on the Moon" (Jimmy Buffett) — 6:06
  2. "Permanent Reminder of a Temporary Feeling" (Jimmy Buffett) — 4:43
  3. "Waiting for the Next Explosion" (Jimmy Buffett) — 5:00
  4. "Pacing the Cage" (Bruce Cockburn) — 4:43
  5. "You Call It Jogging" (John D. Loudermilk) — 3:52
  6. "Flesh and Bone" (Jimmy Buffett, Mac McAnally, Michael Utley) — 5:42
  7. "I Will Play for Gumbo" (Jimmy Buffett) — 4:06
  8. "Math Suks" (Jimmy Buffett, Roger Guth, Peter Mayer) — 4:29
  9. "Spending Money" (Jimmy Buffett, Mac McAnally) — 2:55
  10. "Semi-True Story" (Mac McAnally) — 3:14
  11. "Lucky Stars" (Roger Guth, Peter Mayer) — 3:46
  12. "I Don’t Know and I Don’t Care" (Jimmy Buffett, Peter Mayer) — 3:43
  13. "Oysters and Pearls" (Jimmy Buffett, Mac McAnally) — 3:14


The Coral Reefer Band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]


  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Beach House on the Moon". Allmusic. Retrieved January 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ CD Liner Notes, p.17