Ivy and the Big Apples

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Ivy and the Big Apples
Studio album by
Released14 October 1996
RecordedMarch & August 1996
Studio 301, Rockinghorse Studios
GenreAlternative rock, post-grunge, punk rock, pop punk
ProducerSpiderbait, Phil McKellar, Paul McKercher
Spiderbait chronology
The Unfinished Spanish Galleon of Finley Lake
Ivy and the Big Apples
Grand Slam
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Ivy and the Big Apples is the third album by Australian rock band Spiderbait. It became a double platinum-selling record that reached the top 10 of the albums chart in Australia and won the 1997 ARIA Award for Best Alternative Release.[2] It features the single "Buy Me a Pony", which reached number one on the Triple J Hottest 100, 1996. The second single "Calypso" achieved number 13 on the Australian singles chart[3] and was notably featured in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You, despite not being featured on the soundtrack.

Track listing[edit]

1."Chest Hair"3:28
2."Hot Water & Milk"1:56
3."Buy Me a Pony"1:44
4."When Fusion Ruled the Earth"6:20
6."Goin' Off"1:02
7."Don't Kill Nipper"2:25
8."Horschack Army"3:37
10."Joyce's Hut"3:41
13."Should Have Done What My Mum Always Told Me To"3:15
15."Hawaiian Nights"2:52
16."Driving Up the Ceiling" (The song "Driving Up the Ceiling" ends at 6:45. After one minute of silence (6:45 - 7:45) there are two hidden tracks: the first hidden track begins at 7:45 and ends at 10:45; the second hidden track begins at 10:50 and ends at 13:10.)13:10


  1. ^ Jonathan Lewis. "Ivy and the Big Apples - Spiderbait". Allmusic. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  2. ^ "1997: 11th Annual ARIA Awards". ariaawards.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2009. Retrieved 12 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Discography Spiderbait". Australian Charts Portal (Hung Medien). Retrieved 6 September 2011.

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