Butch (album)

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Butch
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Studio album by The Geraldine Fibbers
Released July 1, 1997
Recorded December 1996
Studio The Sound Factory, Los Angeles; USA.
Genre Alternative country, alternative rock, punk rock
Length 50:49
Label Virgin
Producer Steve Fisk, The Geraldine Fibbers
The Geraldine Fibbers chronology
What Part of Get Thee Gone Don't You Understand?
(1997)
Butch
(1997)
Singles from Geraldine Fibbers
  1. "California Tuffy"
    Released: June 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
The Austin Chronicle4/5 stars[2]
Chicago Tribune2.5/4 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[4]
Los Angeles Times3.5/4 stars[5]
NME7/10[6]
Pitchfork8.5/10[7]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[8]
Spin9/10[9]

Butch is the second and final studio album by The Geraldine Fibbers, an American alternative country band. It was released on July 1, 1997.

The album was recorded in December 1996 by John Goodmanson at The Sound Factory studios, in Los Angeles, California. The recording was mixed March–April 1997 at Brooklyn Recording, Los Angeles by Sally Browder assisted by Ronnie Rivera.[10]

"California Tuffy" was released as a promotional music video and single. In the music video, Carla Bozulich uses a black cat puppet to lip synch the song while she and the band destroy furniture and set things on fire.

Spin magazine named Butch to their best albums of 1997 list.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."California Tuffy"Carla Bozulich3:17
2."Toybox"Bozulich, William Tutton, Kevin Fitzgerald, Daniel Keenan3:11
3."I Killed the Cuckoo"Bozulich, Fitzgerald, Tutton2:10
4."Trashman in Furs"Bozulich, Tutton, Jessy Greene3:43
5."Swim Back to Me"Bozulich, Fitzgerald3:25
6."Seven or in 10"Bozulich, Nels Cline2:26
7."Claudine"The Geraldine Fibbers2:19
8."Folks Like Me"Bozulich3:30
9."Pet Angel"Bozulich, Tutton, Greene3:39
10."Butch"Bozulich, Cline6:09
11."Arrow to My Drunken Eye"Bozulich, Greene6:32
12."You Doo Right"Can5:20
13."The Dwarf Song"Bozulich5:12
14."Heliotrope"Bozulich6:11

Personnel[edit]

The Geraldine Fibbers
Additional musicians

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Butch – The Geraldine Fibbers". AllMusic. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ Bertin, Michael (July 25, 1997). "The Geraldine Fibbers: Butch (Virgin)". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ Kot, Greg (July 18, 1997). "Geraldine Fibbers: Butch (Virgin)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ Brunner, Rob (July 11, 1997). "Butch". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  5. ^ Cromelin, Richard (June 29, 1997). "The Geraldine Fibbers, 'Butch,' Virgin". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  6. ^ Mulvey, John (October 11, 1997). "The Geraldine Fibbers – Butch". NME. Archived from the original on August 17, 2000. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  7. ^ Coyle, James. "Geraldine Fibbers: Butch". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on March 4, 2001. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  8. ^ Fine, Jason (August 7, 1997). "The Geraldine Fibbers: Butch". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on March 7, 2002. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  9. ^ Vowell, Sarah (August 1997). "Geraldine Fibbers: Butch". Spin. 13 (5): 112. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  10. ^ Butch (CD). The Geraldine Fibbers. Los Angeles: Virgin Records. 1997. CDVUS-133. 
  11. ^ Best Albums of 1997, Spin Magazine

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