Gorilla Biscuit

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Gorilla Biscuit
Gorilla Biscuit.jpg
Compilation album by Hoodoo Gurus
Released September 1992
3 July 1996
Genre Rock
Length 71:01
Label RCA Records/BMG
Mushroom Records
Producer Hoodoo Gurus
Hoodoo Gurus chronology
Kinky
(1991)Kinky1991
Gorilla Biscuit
(1992)
Crank
(1994)Crank1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Gorilla Biscuit a.k.a. Gorilla Biscuit: B Sides and Rarities is a compilation album by iconic[2][3] Australian rock group Hoodoo Gurus.[4] It was also released as a 2-CD set with Electric Soup.[4] The 1993 ARIA Award for 'Best Cover Art' was awarded to Paul McNeil & Richard All for Electric Soup / Gorilla Biscuit[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dave Faulkner unless otherwise noted.[6]

  1. "Spaghetti Western" - 3:33 (B-Side to "Axegrinder", 1989)
  2. "I Think You Know" - 3:30 (B-Side to "1000 Miles Away", 1991)
  3. "Cajun Country" - 4:03 (B-Side to "Come Anytime", 1989)
  4. "Hayride To Hell" - 3:02 (Unreleased version recorded for Stoneage Romeos, 1984)
  5. "Hayride To Hell pt.2 (The Showdown)" - 3:46 (B-Side to "In the Middle of the Land", 1988 - recorded live at Air Studios, London for BBC Radio)
  6. "Who Do You Love?" (Ellas Otha Bates a.k.a. Bo Diddley) - 2:05 (B-Side to "I Want You Back", 1983 - recorded live at Sydney Trade Union Club by 2JJJ)
  7. "Turkey Dinner" - 4:23 (B-Side to "Death Defying", 1986)
  8. "Lover For A Friend" - 3:56 (B-Side to "Another World", 1989)
  9. "Death Ship" (Faulkner, Roddy Radalj, Alan Sharples) - 2:38 (B-Side to 12" version of "Poison Pen" recorded live at Selinas, Sydney, 1986)
  10. "Teenage Head" (Roy Loney, Cyril Jordan) - 3:04 (B-Side to "Poison Pen" - recorded live at Selinas, Sydney, 1986)
  11. "Rock'n'Roll pt.2" (Gary Glitter, Mike Leander) - 5:13 (recorded live at Selinas, Sydney, 1986)
  12. "The Wedding Song" - 3:51 (Unreleased demo, 1986)
  13. "Heart Of Darkness" - 3:10 (B-Side to "What's My Scene?", 1987)
  14. "Stomp the Tumbarumba" (Johnny Devlin, Joy Inman) - 3:01 (B-Side to "Miss Freelove '69", 1991)
  15. "Little Drummer Boy (Up The Khyber)" (Katherine K. Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone) - 2:18 (B-Side to "Castles In The Air", 1991 - recorded for A Lump of Coal (1991 Christmas Compilation album by various artists)
  16. "Bring The Hoodoo Down" - 3:59 (B-Side to "Like Wow - Wipeout!")
  17. "Leilani pt.2" - 3:59 (B-Side to "Leilani", 1982)
  18. "Jungle Bells" - 3:36 (B-Side to "The Generation Gap", 1988 and "Castles In The Air", 1992)
  19. "Be My Guru" (Faulkner, James Baker - 2:40 (B-Side to "My Girl")
  20. "The Doctor Is In" - 6:04 (B-Side to "A Place In The Sun")

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "ARIA Awards 2007: About Hall of Fame". ARIA Awards. Archived from the original on 2008-02-02. Retrieved 2007-11-20. 
  3. ^ Pope, Mark (2007-05-07). "ARIA presents the 2007 ARIA Hall of Fame" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-30. Retrieved 2008-01-22. 
  4. ^ a b Holmgren, Magnus; Georgieff, Didier; Hartung, Stephan. "Hoodoo Gurus". Passagen.se. Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "1993: 7th Annual ARIA Awards". ARIA. Archived from the original on 2009-05-12. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  6. ^ APRA database Archived 2008-05-08 at the Wayback Machine. at the Australasian Performing Right Association website (search each song title)