Beach House on the Moon

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Beach House on the Moon
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Studio album by Jimmy Buffett
Released May 24, 1999
  • Rock
  • Gulf and Western
Length 55:33
Jimmy Buffett chronology
Don't Stop the Carnival
(1998)Don't Stop the Carnival1998
Beach House on the Moon
Far Side of the World
(2002)Far Side of the World2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link

Beach House on the Moon is the twenty-third studio album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett and was released on May 24, 1999. It is his second and last studio album released on Island Records and the last release of Margaritaville Records. It reached #8 on the Billboard 200 chart.


The song "Math Suks" caused a brief media frenzy over Jimmy Buffett's seeming disdain for math education.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Beach House on the Moon" Jimmy Buffett 6:06
2. "Permanent Reminder of a Temporary Feeling" Buffett 4:43
3. "Waiting for the Next Explosion" Buffett 5:00
4. "Pacing the Cage" Bruce Cockburn 4:43
5. "You Call It Jogging" John D. Loudermilk 3:52
6. "Flesh and Bone" Buffett, Mac McAnally, Michael Utley 5:42
7. "I Will Play for Gumbo" Buffett 4:06
8. "Math Suks" Buffett, Roger Guth, Peter Mayer 4:29
9. "Spending Money" Buffett, McAnally 2:55
10. "Semi-True Story" McAnally 3:14
11. "Lucky Stars" Guth, Mayer 3:46
12. "I Don’t Know and I Don’t Care" Buffett, Mayer 3:43
13. "Oysters and Pearls" Buffett, McAnally  
Total length: 55:33


The Coral Reefer Band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]


  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Beach House on the Moon". Allmusic. Retrieved January 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ CD Liner Notes, p.17