Big Lizard in My Backyard

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Big Lizard in My Backyard
Studio album by The Dead Milkmen
Released June 1985
Recorded 1985
Genre Punk rock
Length 42:14
Label Restless
Producer The Dead Milkmen & John Wicks
The Dead Milkmen chronology
Big Lizard in My Backyard
(1985)
Eat Your Paisley
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Big Lizard in My Backyard is the debut album by The Dead Milkmen, released by Restless Records in 1985.

Although the album yielded no singles, it achieved enough notoriety to create a fan base for the band. Five tracks from the 1997 compilation Death Rides a Pale Cow: The Ultimate Collection are from the album, as well as four tracks from the 1998 compilation Cream of the Crop.

Track list[edit]

All tracks written by The Dead Milkmen

  1. "Tiny Town" - 1:45
  2. "Beach Song" - 2:00
  3. "Plum Dumb" - 1:56
  4. "Swordfish" - 1:31
  5. "V.F.W. (Veterans of a Fucked up World)" - 1:48
  6. "Rastabilly" - 1:07
  7. "Serrated Edge" - 1:59
  8. "Lucky" - 2:10
  9. "Big Lizard in my Backyard" - 1:59
  10. "Gorilla Girl" - 1:33
  11. "Bitchin' Camaro" - 3:01
  12. "Filet of Sole" - 1:57
  13. "Spit Sink" - 2:01 (Produced By Mike Ace & Jonny Earthshore)
  14. "Violent School" - 1:58
  15. "Takin’ Retards to the Zoo" - 0:48 (Produced By Mike Ace & Jonny Earthshore)
  16. "Junkie" - 0:52
  17. "Right Wing Pigeons" - 2:21
  18. "Dean’s Dream" - 1:49
  19. "Laundromat Song" - 1:47
  20. "Nutrition" - 2:17
  21. "Tugena" - 5:27 (instrumental)

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