A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording...By Amateurs

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A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording...By Amateurs
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Compilation album by The Flaming Lips
Released September 29, 1998 (1998-09-29)
Recorded 1984–1991
Genre Indie rock
Length 64:51
Label Restless
The Flaming Lips compilation chronology
A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording...By Amateurs
(1998)
Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Consumer Guide(dud)[2]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork7.0/10[5]

A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording...By Amateurs is a compilation album by The Flaming Lips, released on September 29, 1998 (1998-09-29) on Restless Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Flaming Lips, unless otherwise noted.

No.TitleOriginal appearanceLength
1."Bag Full of Thoughts"The Flaming Lips (1984)5:38
2."Jesus Shootin' Heroin"Hear It Is (1986)7:21
3."One Million Billionth of a Millisecond on a Sunday Morning"Oh My Gawd!!! (1987)9:23
4."Chrome Plated Suicide"Telepathic Surgery (1989)5:45
5."Michael Time to Wake Up"Telepathic Surgery (1989)0:31
6."Hell's Angels Cracker Factory"Telepathic Surgery (1989)3:02
7."Unconsciously Screamin'"In a Priest Driven Ambulance (1990)3:54
8."God Walks Among Us Now"In a Priest Driven Ambulance (1990)4:45
9."Strychnine/Peace, Love, and Understanding" (Gerald Rosie/Nick Lowe)Double-A-Side with "Drug Machine" (1989)3:23
10."Death Valley '69" (Robert Bertelli, Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo)The Bob Flexi #323:04
11."Thank You" (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant)The Bob Flexi #322:30
12."Ma, I Didn't Notice"Unconsciously Screamin' single (1990)7:41
13."After the Gold Rush" (Neil Young)The Bridge: A Tribute to Neil Young (1989)4:14
14."I Want to Kill My Brother; The Cymbal Head"Guitarrorists various artists compilation (1991)3:40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording...By Amateurs". Allmusic.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. p. 105. ISBN 9780312245603.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011-05-27). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958.
  4. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian David (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon and Schuster. p. 300. ISBN 9780743201698.
  5. ^ Richard-San, Mark (1999-08-01). "Flaming Lips: A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording... By Amateurs (1984-1990): Pitchfork Record Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2017-11-17.