Duck Stab!

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This article is about the EP. For the studio album, see Duck Stab/Buster & Glen.
Duck Stab!
Duck Stab.jpg
EP by The Residents
Released 1978
Genre Avant-garde
Length 16:10
Label Ralph, East Side Digital
The Residents chronology
Duck Stab!
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Duck Stab! was a seven-inch EP released by The Residents in 1978. The songs were later remixed and re-released (in a different order) as side one of Duck Stab/Buster & Glen.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by The Residents

Side one[edit]

  1. "Laughing Song" – 2:14
  2. "Blue Rosebuds" – 3:10
  3. "Constantinople" – 2:26

Side two[edit]

  1. "The Booker Tease" – 1:06
  2. "Sinister Exaggerator" – 3:30
  3. "Bach Is Dead" – 1:13
  4. "Elvis and His Boss" – 2:31


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

In a review for Allmusic, Kieran McCarthy concluded that although the songs on Duck Stab! were sparse and strange, the release is an "essential" part of the Residents discography.

References in popular culture[edit]

"Duck Stab!" was mentioned in the song "Whiteness Thy Name Is Meltonian" from the album This Leaden Pall by Half Man Half Biscuit.


  1. ^ McCarthy, Kieran. "Duck Stab! - The Residents". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-12-22.