Bug (Dinosaur Jr. album)

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Bug
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Studio album by Dinosaur Jr.
Released October 31, 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock, noise rock
Length 35:24
Label SST (original US release)
Blast First (original UK release)
Au Go Go (original Australian release)
Producer J Mascis
Dinosaur Jr. chronology
You're Living All Over Me
(1987)
Bug
(1988)
Green Mind
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound 4.5/5[2]
Entertainment Weekly A-[3]
MusicHound 4.5/5[4]
Paste 4.5/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork 7.3/10[6]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[7]
Spin 8/10[4]
Stylus Magazine A[8]

Bug is the third album by American alternative rock band Dinosaur Jr., released in October 1988 through SST Records.

It was the last Dinosaur Jr. album with original bassist Lou Barlow until Beyond in 2007.

The album is included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. Beats per Minute ranked it the 41st best album of the 1980s.[4]

Sample of Freak Scene

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by J Mascis.

No. Title Length
1. "Freak Scene"   3:36
2. "No Bones"   3:43
3. "They Always Come"   4:37
4. "Yeah We Know"   5:24
5. "Let It Ride"   3:37
6. "Pond Song"   2:53
7. "Budge"   2:32
8. "The Post"   3:38
9. "Don't"   5:41
Total length:
35:24

Personnel[edit]

Dinosaur Jr.
Additional Personnel

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Bug". AllMusic. Retrieved August 31, 2011. 
  2. ^ Diver, Mike (March 18, 2005). "Dinosaur Jr. – Dinosaur / You're Living All Over Me / Bug / Releases / Releases // Drowned in Sound". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ Sinclair, Tom (April 11, 2005). "EW reviews the latest album reissues". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 11, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c [1]
  5. ^ Sheridan, Tim (April 1, 2005). "Dinosaur Jr.: Dinoaur Jr.: Reissues (Mergebinoa)". Paste (magazine). Retrieved December 12, 2015. 
  6. ^ Harvell, Jess (April 8, 2005). "Dinosaur Jr.: Dinosaur / You're Living All Over Me / Bug: Pitchfork review". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on June 19, 2007. Retrieved August 31, 2011. 
  7. ^ Teegarden, Lance (April 7, 2005). "Dinosaur Jr.: Bug". PopMatters. Retrieved December 13, 2015. 
  8. ^ Dale, Jon (August 2, 2005). "Dinosaur Jr.: Dinosaur / You're Living All Over Me / Bug". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved December 12, 2015.