Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt

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Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt
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EP by Veruca Salt
Released April 16, 1996
Recorded 1996 (1996)
Genre Alternative rock
Length 19:08
Label DGC/Minty Fresh
Producer Steve Albini
Veruca Salt chronology
American Thighs
(1994)American Thighs1994
Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt [EP]
Eight Arms to Hold You
(1997)Eight Arms to Hold You1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Consumer Guide (3-star Honorable Mention)[3]
Entertainment Weekly B[2]

Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt is an EP by Veruca Salt released in 1996. It followed the band's hit album American Thighs (1994). The EP contains four songs, two by Nina Gordon and two by Louise Post.

The album art shows the band dressed in toilet paper. In the liner notes, bass guitarist Steve Lack is credited as Stephen J. Lackiewicz, which is his actual name.

The EP is now out of print, but the songs can still be found on sites like YouTube.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shimmer Like a Girl" (Nina Gordon) – 4:03
  2. "I'm Taking Europe with Me" (Louise Post) – 3:45
  3. "New York Mining Disaster 1996" (Gordon) – 4:56
  4. "Disinherit" (Post) – 6:25


Usage in popular culture[edit]

"Shimmer Like A Girl" is often used as the main theme song for Shimmer Women Athletes, a Chicago-based all-female wrestling promotion.

"I'm Taking Europe with Me" was featured in the closing credits for Matthew Bright's motion picture Freeway II: Confessions of a Trick Baby.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Blow It out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-01-24. 
  2. ^ Romero, Michele (1996-05-17). "Blow It Out Your A-- It's Veruca Salt". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2018-01-24. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). "Veruca Salt". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 9780312245603.