Mystical Shit & Fluting on the Hump

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Mystical Shit & Fluting on the Hump
Mystical Shit & Fluting on the Hump (King Misile compilation) cover art.jpg
Compilation album by King Missile
Released 1990; rereleased September 7, 2004
Recorded Noise New York
Genre Avant-garde
Length 65:57
Label Shimmy Disc (original release); Instinct Records (2004 rerelease)
Producer Kramer
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Mystical Shit & Fluting on the Hump is a compilation of avant-garde band King Missile's third album, Mystical Shit, and first album, Fluting on the Hump. The package was first released in 1990 and rereleased on September 7, 2004.

Fluting on the Hump was initially released exclusively in LP format. This compilation constitutes its only release on CD.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by John S. Hall (except "Love You More," a Buzzcocks cover).

Mystical Shit

  1. "Title Track" (Hall, Dave Rick) – 3:09
  2. "Rock-n-roll Will Never Die" (Hall, Chris Xefos) – 1:54
  3. "No Point" (Hall, Rick) – 3:35
  4. "Gary & Melissa" (Hall, Rick) – 2:18
  5. "Frightened & Freezing" (Hall, Xefos) – 2:09
  6. "How to Remember Your Dreams" (Dogbowl, Hall) – 3:06
  7. "The Fish That Played the Ponies" (Hall, Rick) – 2:36
  8. "Jesus Was Way Cool" (Hall, Xefos) – 2:42
  9. "Open" (Freeman, Hall) – 4:36
  10. "The Sandbox" (Hall, Rick) – 1:44
  11. "The Neither World" (Dogbowl, Hall) – 3:35
  12. "She Didn't Want" (Hall, Rick) – 2:47
  13. "Cheesecake Truck" (Hall, Rick) – 1:10
  14. "Equivalencies" (Hall, Rick) – 3:14
  15. "Love You More" (Pete Shelley) – 1:45
  16. "Fourthly" (Hall, Xefos) – 3:24

Fluting on the Hump

  1. "Lou" (Dogbowl, Hall) – 1:53
  2. "At Dave's" (Dogbowl, Hall) – 1:59
  3. "Muffy" (Alex DeLaszlo, Dogbowl, Hall) – 2:28
  4. "Take Stuff from Work" (Hall, King Missile) – 2:12
  5. "Sensitive Artist" (Dogbowl, Hall) – 2:38
  6. "Wuss" (Hall, King Missile) – 1:42
  7. "Heavy Holy Man" (DeLaszlo, Dogbowl, Hall) – 2:12
    • On the LP version of the album, a short instrumental called "Pygmies and Drums" appears between "Heavy Holy Man" and "Fluting on the Hump." Producer Kramer disliked the track and removed it from the CD compilation.
  8. "Fluting on the Hump" (Hall, King Missile) – 2:26
  9. "Dick" (DeLaszlo, Dogbowl, Hall) – 2:17
  10. "That Old Dog" (Dogbowl, Hall) – 2:13

Personnel[edit]

Mystical Shit

Fluting on the Hump