The Cramps discography

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The Cramps discography

The Cramps performing in Belgium in 2006; original members Lux Interior and Poison Ivy pictured.
Releases
Studio albums 9
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 4
Singles 24
Music videos 8
Soundtracks 1

American punk rock band The Cramps was active from 1976 until 2009. Its discography consists of nine studio albums, two live albums, four compilations, and 24 singles. The band also produced eight music videos.

Albums and EPs[edit]

Album Title Year Record Label UK Chart UK Indie US Chart
Gravest Hits EP 1979 Illegal Records/I.R.S. Records
  • Released: June 1979
  • Catalogue number: ILS 12013
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Songs the Lord Taught Us 1980 Illegal Records
  • Released: March 1980
  • Catalogue number: ILP 005
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Psychedelic Jungle 1981 I.R.S. Records
  • Released: April 1981
  • Catalogue number: IRS SP 70016
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...Off the Bone 1983 Illegal Records
  • Released: May 1983
  • Catalogue number: ILP 012
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Smell of Female 1983 Big Beat Records
  • Released November 1983
  • Catalogue number NED 6
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Bad Music for Bad People 1984 I.R.S. Records
  • Released: 1984
  • Catalogue number: IRS SP 70042
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A Date with Elvis 1986 Big Beat Records
  • Released: February 1986
  • Catalogue number: WIKA 46
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Rockin n Reelin in Auckland New Zealand XXX 1987 Vengeance Records
  • Released: September 1987
  • Catalogue number: Vengeance 669
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Stay Sick! 1990 Enigma Records
  • Released: February 1990
  • Catalogue number: ENVLP 1001
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Look Mom No Head! 1991 Big Beat Records
  • Released: 1991
  • Catalogue number: PDWIKD 101
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Blues Fix EP 1992 Big Beat Records
  • Released: 1992
  • Catalogue number: CDNST 136
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Flamejob 1994 The Medicine Label
  • Released 1994
  • Catalogue number: 24592
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Big Beat from Badsville 1997 Epitaph
  • Released: 1997
  • Catalogue number: 86516-2
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Fiends of Dope Island 2003 Vengeance Records
  • Released 2003
  • Catalogue number Vengeance 675
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How to Make a Monster 2004 Vengeance Records
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The Secret Life of the Cramps 2006 Australian Only
  • Released 2006
  • Catalogue number CLSC-001
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Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
Billboard Hot 100 US Modern Rock US Mainstream Rock UK Singles Chart
1978 "Surfin Bird" / "The Way I Walk" (US)
  • Vengeance 666
            Gravest Hits
"Human Fly" / "Domino" (US)
  • Vengeance 668
1980 "Fever" / "Garbageman" (UK)
  • ILS 0017
Songs The Lord Taught Us
"Garbageman" / "TV Set" (Fr)
  • CBS 8401
"Garbageman" / "Drug Train" (US)
  • IR 9014
"Drug Train" / "Love Me" "I Can't Hardly Stand It"
  • ILS 021
Off The Bone
1981 "Goo Goo Muck" / "She Said"
  • IR 9021
Psychedelic Jungle
"The Crusher" / "Save It" "New Kind of Kick"
  • PFSX 1008
1984 "Faster Pussycat" / "You Got Good Taste"
  • New28
Smell of Female
"I Ain't Nuthin' But a Gorehound" / "Weekend on Mars"
  • NEW33
1985 "Can Your Pussy Do the Dog?" / "Blue Moon Baby"
  • NS 110
#68 A Date With Elvis
1986 "What's Inside a Girl?" / "Give Me a Woman"
  • NS 115
  
"Kizmiaz" / "Give Me a Woman"
  • NEW 71
"Get Off the Road" (Sweden)   
1989 "Bikini Girls with Machine Guns" / "Jackyard Backoff"
  • Enigma
#10 #35 Stay Sick
"All Women Are Bad" /"Teenage Rage"
  • ENV 19
   
"The Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon" / "Jailhouse Rock"
  • Enigma
1991 "Eyeball in My Martini" / "Wilder Wilder Faster Faster"
  • NS 135
Look Mom, No Head!
1992 "Blues Fix EP" "Hard Workin' Man" "It's Mighty Crazy" / "Jelly Roll Rock" "Shombalor"
  • CDNST 136
     
1994 "Lets Get Fucked Up" / "How Come You Do Me"
  • Medicine Label 7-1804 5
      Flame Job
"Ultra Twist" / "Confessions of a Psycho Cat"
  • CRE 180
1995 "Naked Girl Falling Down the Stairs" "Lets Get Fucked Up"
  • CRE 196
2003 "Like a Bad Girl Should" / "I Walked All Night"
  • LC 256
Big Beat From Badsville
"Big Black Witchcraft Rock" / "Butcher Pete"
  • Vengeance 676
Fiends of Dope Island

Videos[edit]

  • "Human Fly" (1978)
  • "Garbageman" (1979)
  • "Tear It Up" (live) - from the movie Urgh! A Music War (1982)
  • "Bikini Girls with Machine Guns" (1990)
  • "Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon" (1990)
  • "Ultra Twist" (1994)
  • "Naked Girl Falling Down the Stairs" (1994)
  • "Like a Bad Girl Should" (1997)

Bootleg Albums[edit]

This is an incomplete list of bootlegs, which can or may never satisfy any subjective standard for completeness. Revisions and additions are welcome.

Album Notes
Transylvanian Tapes Side A produced by Chris Spedding December 1978

Side B Live at Max's Kansas City New York 1978

Most Exaltet (sic) Potentates of Trash 45 RPM Mini-LP
Voodoo Rythm (sic) Tracks 1–4 Studio Outtakes

Tracks 5–8 Soundchecks
Tracks 9–12 Live at CBGB's 1982

Live at Harry's Recorded at Harry's Hideaway Toronto 14 June 1982
Fetischism (sic) Vol 2 Live in France 1980
Black Leather Live in San Francisco 13 March 1980
A Date with the Cramps Recorded at the Free Wheels Festival Cunlhat France 19 August 1995
After Dark Recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon 14 March 1986
All Tore Up Recorded in 1979 (same recordings as the Ohio Demos)
Beyond the Valley of the Cramps Recorded at the Ritz New York 1983 and the Lyceum London 1980
Booze Party Recorded at the Ritz New York 1989
Bikini Girls with Machine Guns are searching the

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Recorded at Docks Hamburg 13 March 1990
CBGB's Recorded 10 June 1977
Creatures from the Black Leather Lagoon Recorded in Offenbach am Main Germany 1990
Demons of the Swamp Vol 1
Demons of the Swamp Vol 2 Recorded at Max's Kansas City New York 1978
Don't Pummel & You Won't Pogo.

They Ooze & You'll Throb

Recorded in Hamburg 1986
Electric Cheese Tracks 1 -8 Brixton Academy London 25 February 1990

Tracks 3–5 (Side B) – MTV Europe 2 February 1995
Track 6 (Side B) – Montreal 16 May 1984

Exorcism Night Recorded at Club 57 N.Y.C. 18 August 1979
Faster Pussycat Recorded at the Hammersmith Palais London 28 May 1984
Frank Further and the Hot Dogs Recorded at CBGB's 13 January 1978
Haunt of The Cramps Tracks 1–8 Radio Broadcasts from KFAT Palo Alto CA February 1979

Tracks 9–13 Studio Outtakes 1979

Hot Club Recorded at the Hot Club Philadelphia 1977
Human Fly Recorded at the Gigant, Apeldoorn, Netherlands 12 June 1981
Kizmiaz Recorded in Frankfurt, Germany 17 April 1986
Live Venus Recorded at The Venue[disambiguation needed], 19 April 1980
N*zibilly Werewolfen, N'ont Pas De Bausparvertrag Recorded in Palo Alto, California in 1979
No More Cramped For Space Recorded in New Orleans 4 December 1979
Persecuted Prophets With B Movie Soul Track 1–4 Smell of Female Rehearsal

Track 5–8 Studio Demos with Terry Graham on Drums

Psychedelic Safari Recorded in Seattle 20 May 1982
Rock'N'Roll Monster Bash Recorded at The Edge, Toronto 18 July 1980
Sex & Cramps & Rock'N'Roll ! Recorded at Markthalle Hamburg Germany 18 April 1986
Songs The Cramps Taught Us 2! Recorded in Offenbach am Main Germany 1990
These Pussies Can Do The Dog Recorded in Amsterdam 3 April 1986
Totally Destroy Seattle !! Recorded in Seattle 20 May 1982
Voodoo Idols Recorded in Indianapolis 1981
Wild Psychotic Teen Sounds, Ohio Demos 1979 Studio Demos from Akron, Ohio, 1979
Demon Seeds & Dastardly Deeds Recorded at Toads Place, New Haven, CT 20 February 1992
Last Time For Nick In Paris Recorded at Elysee Montmartre, Paris 6 March 1990