Monsters (Meat Puppets album)

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Monsters
Studio album by Meat Puppets
Released October 1989
Recorded 1987-89
Genre Alternative rock
Length 46:01 (Original)
59:46 (Reissue)
Label SST Records
Producer Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets chronology
Huevos
(1987)
Monsters
(1989)
No Strings Attached
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (A-) link

Monsters is a 1989 album by the Meat Puppets. Their last release on SST Records, it was reissued on Rykodisc in 1999 with additional bonus tracks, recording notes by Derrick Bostrom and liner notes by music journalist Mark Kemp. As an added bonus, the reissue includes an "Enhanced CD" partition for play on home computers. Monsters offers the promotional video for "Light". The clip was produced and directed by Bill Taylor and features shots of the Puppets live in concert.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Curt Kirkwood.

Original album[edit]

  1. "Attacked by Monsters" - 4:43
  2. "Light" - 4:15
  3. "Meltdown" - 3:06
  4. "In Love" - 3:50
  5. "The Void" - 6:32
  6. "Touchdown King" - 6:07
  7. "Party Till the World Obeys" - 4:20
  8. "Flight of the Fire Weasel" - 3:16
  9. "Strings on Your Heart" - 5:10
  10. "Like Being Alive" - 4:42

CD reissue[edit]

  1. "Attacked by Monsters" - 4:42
  2. "Light" - 4:18
  3. "Meltdown" - 3:09
  4. "In Love" - 3:54
  5. "The Void" - 6:25
  6. "Touchdown King" - 6:09
  7. "Party Till the World Obeys" - 4:22
  8. "Flight of the Fire Weasel" - 3:18
  9. "Strings on Your Heart" - 5:11
  10. "Like Being Alive" - 4:42
  11. "Wish Upon a Storm" - 4:27
  12. "Flight of the Fire Weasel, Pt. 1" - 4:25
  13. "Flight of the Fire Weasel, Pt. 2" - 4:44
  • Tracks 11-13 are bonus tracks on the Rykodisc reissue.