Psychedelic Jungle

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Psychedelic Jungle
Psychedelic Jungle.jpg
Studio album by The Cramps
Released May 1981
Recorded January 1981
Studio A&M Studios, Hollywood, California
Genre Garage punk, psychobilly
Label I.R.S. (original US/UK release)
Illegal (original Australian/New Zealand release)
Zonophone (1998 European CD reissue)
ViNiLiSSSiMO (2011 Spanish vinyl reissue)
Producer The Cramps
The Cramps chronology
Songs the Lord Taught Us
(1979)Songs the Lord Taught Us1979
Psychedelic Jungle
Smell of Female
(1983)Smell of Female1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B[2]

Psychedelic Jungle is the second album by the American garage punk band the Cramps.[1] It was released in May 1981 on I.R.S. Records. It was engineered by Paul McKenna and recorded in January 1981 at A&M Studios. It was self-produced by the Cramps. The photo on the back cover of the album was taken by the noted photographer and director Anton Corbijn.

Single "Goo Goo Muck" later appeared on the soundtrack to the 1986 film Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Lux Interior and Poison Ivy Rorschach; except where indicated.

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Green Fuz" Les Dale, Randy Alvey 2:09
2. "Goo Goo Muck" Ronnie Cook 3:06
3. "Rockin' Bones" Don Carter, Dub Nalls, Jack Rhodes 2:48
4. "Voodoo Idol"   3:39
5. "Primitive" The Groupies, Steve Venet 3:32
6. "Caveman"   3:51
7. "The Crusher" Bobby Nolan 1:47
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Don't Eat Stuff off the Sidewalk"   2:04
2. "Can't Find My Mind"   3:01
3. "Jungle Hop" Kip Tyler 2:07
4. "The Natives Are Restless"   3:00
5. "Under the Wires"   2:44
6. "Beautiful Gardens"   3:59
7. "Green Door" Bob Davie, Marvin Moore 2:35


The Cramps
  • Paul McKenna - engineer
  • Donna Santisi - front cover photography
  • Anton Corbijn - back cover photography

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Raggett, Ned. "The Cramps: Psychedelic Jungle > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved September 10, 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "The Cramps: Psychedelic Jungle". Robert Retrieved January 17, 2014.