Butthole Surfers discography

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Studio albums[edit]

Butthole Surfers
Label: Alternative Tentacles
Released: July 1983
Other information: Also known as Pee Pee the Sailor and Brown Reason to Live. Reissued on Latino Buggerveil in 2003 with Live PCPPEP and four bonus tracks.

Psychic... Powerless... Another Man's Sac
Label: US: Touch and Go Records
UK: Fundamental Records
Released: US: December 1984
UK: July 1985
Other information: CD releases in the UK include the Cream Corn from the Socket of Davis EP as bonus tracks. Reissued on Latino Buggerveil in 1999.

Rembrandt Pussyhorse
Label: US: Touch and Go Records
UK: Red Rhino Europe
Released: April 18, 1986
Other information: CD releases in the US include the Cream Corn from the Socket of Davis EP as bonus tracks. Reissued on Latino Buggerveil in 1999.

Locust Abortion Technician
Label: US: Touch and Go Records
UK: Blast First
Released: March 1987
Other information: Reissued on Latino Buggerveil in 1999.

Hairway to Steven
Label: US: Touch and Go Records
UK: Blast First
Released: US: February 29, 1988
UK: April 1988
Other information: Reissued on Latino Buggerveil in 1999.

piouhgd
Label: Rough Trade Records
Released: April 1991
Other information: Reissued on Capitol Records in 1992. Reissued on Latino Buggerveil in 2007 with Widowermaker EP.

Independent Worm Saloon
Label: Capitol Records
Released: March 23, 1993

Electriclarryland
Label: Capitol Records
Released: May 6, 1996

After the Astronaut
Label: Capitol Records
Released: Set release date was February 2, 1998 or April 4, 1998, but went unreleased.

Weird Revolution
Label: Hollywood Records/Surfdog Records
Released: August 28, 2001

Studio EPs and singles[edit]

Cream Corn from the Socket of Davis
Label: US: Touch and Go Records
Label: UK: Fundamental Records
Released: US: January 1986
Released: UK: October 1985
Other information: Re-released on CD in the US with Rembrandt Pussyhorse and with Psychic... Powerless... Another Man's Sac in the UK.

Widowermaker
Label: US: Touch and Go Records
Label: UK: Blast First
Released: September 6, 1989

The Hurdy Gurdy Man (EP)
Label: Rough Trade Records
Released: 1990

Chewin' George Lucas' Chocolate (The FLY Bag) (10" EP)
Label: Capitol
Released: 1993
Other information: Shipped in a sealed silver foil mylar bag with a large house fly printed on it. The cover art consisted of some of the same pictures used on their "fanzine" Strange VD.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
Air

[1]
US
Alt

[2]
US
Main

[3]
UK
1990 "The Hurdy Gurdy Man" 98 piouhgd
1993 "Who Was in My Room Last Night?" 24 Independent Worm Saloon
1994 "Dust Devil"
"Good King Wencenslaus"/"The Lord is a Monkey" Electriclarryland
1996 "Pepper" 26 1 19 59
"Jingle of a Dog's Collar"
2001 "The Shame of Life" 24 Weird Revolution
2002 "Dracula From Houston"
"—" denotes singles that did not chart.

Compilations[edit]

The Hole Truth... and Nothing Butt
Label: Trance Syndicate
Released: March 27, 1995
Other information: A compilation of live songs, demos and an interview. This is an official release of a bootleg initially released on the Totonka Records bootleg label.

Humpty Dumpty LSD
Label: Latino Buggerveil
Released: July 11, 2002
Other information: A compilation of rare and unreleased studio recordings.

Butthole Surfers/Live PCPPEP
Label: Latino Buggerveil
Released: January 28, 2003
Other information: A compilation of the first two EPs with four bonus tracks.

Compilation and soundtrack contributions[edit]

Year Title Track(s) Label
1983 Cottage Cheese from the Lips of Death
  • "I Hate My Job"
Ward-9
1984 International P.E.A.C.E. Benefit Compilation
  • "100 Million People Dead"
R Radical
1984 Rat Music for Rat People Vol. 2
  • "Butthole Surf Theme Song"
CD Presents
1985 Tellus #10: All Guitars
  • "U.S.S.A." (Live)
Harvestworks
1986 God's Favorite Dog
  • "Eindhoven Chicken Masque"
  • "The Legless Eye"
Touch and Go
1987 A Texas Trip
  • "All Day"
  • "Flame Grape"
Caroline
1987 Smack My Crack
  • "Boiled Dove"
Giorno Poetry Systems
1989 Nothing Short of Total War
  • "Jimi" (Live)
Blast First
1990 Where the Pyramid Meets the Eye: A Tribute to Roky Erickson
  • "Earthquake"
Sire
1993 Volume Eight
  • "Who Was In My Room Last Night?" (Tate Or Tot Mix)
Volume magazine
1993 Son in Law: From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • "Who Was In My Room Last Night"
Hollywood
1994 Brainscan: Music From The Motion Picture
  • "Leave Me Alone"
Ruffhouse/Columbia
1994 Love & A .45: Music From The Motion Picture
  • "Who Was In My Room Last Night?"
Epic Soundtrax
1994 Dumb And Dumber: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack RCA
1995 Saturday Morning
  • "Underdog"
MCA
1995 ¡Cinco Años!
  • "The Lord Is A Monkey" (Remix)
Trance Syndicate
1996 Original Soundtrack From Fox Hunt
  • "The Colored F.B.I. Guy"
Rhino
1996 Music From And Inspired By John Carpenter's Escape From L.A.
  • "Pottery"
Lava
1996 William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: Music From The Motion Picture
  • "Whatever (I Had A Dream)"
Capitol
1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • "The Lord Is A Monkey" (Rock Version)
Geffen
1997 Spawn: The Album
  • "Tiny Rubberband" (with/feature. Moby)
Immortal/Epic/Sony
1997 subUrbia: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • "Human Cannonball"
Geffen
1998 Cult Rockers: Rebels
  • "Alcohol"
1999 M.O.M., Vol. 3: Music for Our Mother Ocean Surfdog/Hollywood
2000 Mission: Impossible II (soundtrack)
  • "They Came In"
Hollywood
2002 Music from Scrubs Hollywood
2003 Laurel Canyon: Original Soundtrack Hollywood
2004 Left of the Dial: Dispatches from the '80s Underground
  • "Moving To Florida"
Rhino
2004 Step Into Liquid: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Surfdog

Live albums[edit]

Live PCPPEP
Label: Alternative Tentacles
Released: September 20, 1984
Other information: The band's first live release. Reissued on Latino Buggerveil in 2003 with the Butthole Surfers MLP and four bonus tracks.

Double Live
Label: Latino Buggerveil
Released: June 1989
Other information: An independently released live double album. Initially limited to 10,000 LPs, 7,500 cassettes and 4,750 CDs, although the album is freely available for download in MP3 form on the band's official website.

The band also recorded a show at the Kentish Town Forum, London on the July 26, 2008. It was available to buy at the show and featured artwork by Paul Leary.

Video[edit]

Music videos[edit]

  • "Cherub" (1984)
  • "The Hurdy Gurdy Man" (1990)
  • "Who Was in My Room Last Night" (1993)
  • "Dust Devil" (1993)
  • "Pepper" (1996)
  • "The Shame of Life" (2001)

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