Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid

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Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid
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Compilation album by The Flaming Lips
Released October 1, 2002
Recorded 1984–1989
Genre Alternative rock, punk rock
Label Restless
Producer The Flaming Lips, Paul Avery
The Flaming Lips compilation chronology
A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording...By Amateurs
(1998)
Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid
(2002)
The Day They Shot a Hole in the Jesus Egg
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[2]

Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid is a compilation album by The Flaming Lips, collecting their first three studio albums (Hear It Is, Oh My Gawd!!! and Telepathic Surgery) alongside their self-titled debut EP The Flaming Lips, and previously unreleased material and demo recordings.

It is the first of two releases archiving the band's Restless Records releases, and is followed by The Day They Shot a Hole in the Jesus Egg.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

This disc contains all of the tracks from The Flaming Lips and Hear It Is (omitting the bonus track, "Summertime Blues," found on some releases of Hear It Is), plus four bonus tracks. The tracklist for this disc is misprinted, switching "Garden of Eyes/Forever is a Long Time" and "Scratchin' the Door."

No. Title Length
1. "Bag Full of Thoughts"   5:39
2. "Out for a Walk"   3:20
3. "Garden of Eyes/Forever Is a Long Time"   5:29
4. "Scratchin' the Door"   7:12
5. "My Own Planet"   4:11
6. "With You"   3:39
7. "Unplugged"   2:14
8. "Trains, Brains & Rain"   3:39
9. "Jesus Shootin' Heroin"   7:19
10. "Just Like Before"   3:22
11. "She Is Death"   4:05
12. "Charlie Manson Blues"   4:22
13. "Man From Pakistan"   3:59
14. "Godzilla Flick"   4:06
15. "Staring at Sound/With You"   5:06

Disc two[edit]

This disc contains all of the tracks from Oh My Gawd!!! as well as five bonus tracks.

No. Title Length
1. "Everything's Explodin'"   4:44
2. "One Million Billionth of a Millisecond on a Sunday Morning"   9:21
3. "Maximum Dream for Evil Knievel"   2:51
4. "Can't Exist"   2:48
5. "Ode to C.C. (Part 1)"   0:44
6. "The Ceiling Is Bendin'"   3:45
7. "Prescription: Love"   6:10
8. "Thanks to You"   3:56
9. "Can't Stop the Spring"   4:11
10. "Ode to C.C. (Part 2)"   1:50
11. "Love Yer Brain"   7:43

Disc three[edit]

This disc contains all of the tracks from Telepathic Surgery as well as seven bonus tracks.

No. Title Length
1. "Drug Machine in Heaven"   2:11
2. "Right Now"   3:57
3. "Michael, Time to Wake Up"   0:29
4. "Chrome Plated Suicide"   5:43
5. "Hari-Krishna Stomp Wagon"   3:47
6. "Miracle on 42nd St."   2:52
7. "Fryin' Up"   2:44
8. "Hell's Angel's Cracker Factory" (Edit) 3:02
9. "U.F.O. Story"   6:39
10. "Redneck School of Technology"   2:57
11. "Shaved Gorilla"   2:56
12. "The Spontaneous Combustion of John"   0:53
13. "Last Drop of Morning Dew"   1:58
14. "Begs and Achin'"   4:14

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