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)Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media 7/10 stars[2]

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).

Track listing[edit]

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

No. Title Original appearance Length
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 #32 3:04
11. "Thank You" (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) The Bob Flexi #32 2:30
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

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