Push th' Little Daisies
|"Push th' Little Daisies"|
|Single by Ween|
|from the album Pure Guava|
|Format||CD single, Maxi, 12"|
|Genre||Psychedelic pop, avant-garde, experimental rock, comedy rock|
|Writer(s)||Gene Ween, Dean Ween|
|Ween singles chronology|
"Push th' Little Daisies" is a song by the rock band Ween, appearing on their third album, Pure Guava in 1992. It was released as a single in 1993. A music video was released, featuring Dean and Gene Ween eating various foods while fooling around and interspersed with them performing the song. The video and song gained exposure by being critiqued on MTV show, Beavis and Butt-head, in which a sample of Prince squealing was used to replace certain words.
The song was a hit in Australia, spending 13 weeks on the Australian singles chart and peaking at #18. It also came 40th in Triple J's annual Hottest 100 music poll in 1993. It was also successful on United States Alternative rock radio, charting at #21 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and is one of only two Ween songs–the other being "Voodoo Lady"–to chart on any Billboard chart.
The song is mentioned in the book 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, on the appendix list of 10,001 songs recommended for download.
Single track listing
- "Push th' Little Daisies" (Shitless Radio Edit – No Shit) – 2:49
- "Push th' Little Daisies" (Happier Than Shit Album Version) – 2:49
- "Ode to Rene" – 2:21
- "I Smoke Some Grass (Really Really High)" – 7:45
- "Mango Woman" – 2:23
- "Push th' Little Daisies" (Funky Drummer Mix) – 2:52
- Steffen Hung. "Ween - Push Th' Little Daisies". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2014-05-14.
- "1993 | history | triple j hottest 100 - 2008 | triple j". Abc.net.au. 2008-12-26. Retrieved 2014-05-14.
- "Ween - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-05-14.