Frogstomp

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Frogstomp
Studio album by Silverchair
Released 27 March 1995 (initial release)
27 March 2015 (Anniversary Edition)
Recorded 27 December 1994 – 17 January 1995 at Festival Studios in Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia.
Genre Grunge, alternative metal[1][2]
Length 44:51
Label Murmur, Epic
Producer Kevin "Caveman" Shirley
Silverchair chronology
Frogstomp
(1995)
Freak Show
(1997)
Singles from Frogstomp
  1. "Tomorrow"
    Released: 16 September 1994
  2. "Pure Massacre"
    Released: 16 January 1995
  3. "Israel's Son"
    Released: 1995
  4. "Shade"
    Released: 1995
  5. "Findaway"
    Released: 1995
20th Anniversary Edition

Frogstomp is the debut album of Australian rock band Silverchair. It was released in Australia in early 1995, when the members were only 15 years of age, by Murmur Records and reached number one on the album charts. On 20 June 1995, Frogstomp was released by Epic Records in the U.S. and has been certified double platinum by the RIAA. On March 27th, 2015 the album was remastered and re released as a two CD/DVD set to mark the twentieth anniversary of its release.[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (B-) link
Rolling Stone (not rated) link
The Village Voice C[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Daniel Johns and Ben Gillies unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Israel's Son" (Johns) – 5:18
  2. "Tomorrow" – 4:26
  3. "Faultline" – 4:19
  4. "Pure Massacre" – 4:58
  5. "Shade" – 4:01
  6. "Leave Me Out" – 3:03
  7. "Suicidal Dream" (Johns) – 3:12
  8. "Madman" (Johns) – 2:43
  9. "Undecided" – 4:36
  10. "Cicada" – 5:10
  11. "Findaway" (Johns) – 2:56


  • The LP version of the album is sold in a green vinyl with "Blind" as a bonus track limited to 3000 copies worldwide. There is also a limited cassette edition of the album.

20th Anniversary Remastered Edition Track Listing[edit]

Disc 1

  1. "Israel's Son"
  2. "Tomorrow"
  3. "Faultline"
  4. "Pure Massacre"
  5. "Shade"
  6. "Leave Me Out"
  7. "Suicidal Dream"
  8. "Madman"
  9. "Undecided"
  10. "Cicada"
  11. "Findaway"

Disc 2

  1. "Tomorrow (from Tomorrow EP)"
  2. "Acid Rain (from Tomorrow EP)"
  3. "Blind (from Tomorrow EP)"
  4. "Stoned (from Tomorrow EP)"
  5. "Madman (vocal version)"
  6. "Madman (Live At The Cambridge)"
  7. "Blind (Live At The Cambridge)"
  8. "Tomorrow (Live At The Cambridge)"
  9. "Faultline (Live At The Cambridge)"
  10. "Pure Massacre (Live At The Cambridge)"

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 1
New Zealand Albums Chart 2
Norwegian Albums Chart 30
UK Albums Chart 49
U.S. Billboard 200 9

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/frogstomp-mw0000173614
  2. ^ http://thecabbagechronicle.com/arts-music/silverchair/
  3. ^ http://www.chairpage.com/news/item/377/
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert (1995). "Turkey Shoot". The Village Voice (28 November) (New York). Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
Preceded by
Dookie by Green Day
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
9 April 1995 – 29 April 1995
Succeeded by
Three Legged Dog by The Cruel Sea