They Came to Conquer... Uranus

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They Came to Conquer... Uranus
EP by Blink-182
Released February 1996[1]
Recorded 1995 at Doubletime Studios, San Diego, California
Genre Skate punk, punk rock
Length 7:06
Label Cargo Music, Grilled Cheese
Producer O
Blink-182 chronology
Cheshire Cat
(1996)
They Came To Conquer... Uranus
(1996)
Lemmings / Going Nowhere
(1996)

They Came to Conquer... Uranus is an extended play (EP) by American pop-punk band Blink-182, released in February 1996 by Cargo Music and Grilled Cheese. The 7" contains three songs recorded after the release of their debut album, Cheshire Cat (1995).

Background[edit]

The EP contains three songs — "Wrecked Him", "Waggy" and "Zulu" — recorded in 1995 at Doubletime Studios in San Diego, California. They Came to Conquer... Uranus was produced by O, guitarist of local punk band and Cargo label-mates Fluf. "Waggy" was later re-recorded for the band's second studio album, Dude Ranch, released in 1997.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Tom DeLonge, Mark Hoppus and Scott Raynor

No. Title Length
1. "Wrecked Him"   2:48
2. "Waggy"   2:54
3. "Zulu"   2:04
Total length:
7:06

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • O – producer
  • Kerry Key – cover photo
  • Scan, Boy! – layout
  • Kerry and Daniel M. – live photos

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blink-182 February 1996 Newsletter". "We are proud to announce that our 7" has finally been released."