Son of a Gun (EP)

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Son of a Gun
Son Of A Gun (The Vaselines album - cover art).jpg
EP by
Released14 August 1987
RecordedMarch 1987, Berkeley Street Studios, Glasgow
Genreindie pop, jangle pop, indie rock
Label53rd & 3rd
ProducerStephen Pastel
The Vaselines
The Vaselines chronology
Son of a Gun
Dying for It

Son of A Gun is the debut extended play single by Glasgow alternative rock group The Vaselines. The title-song of this EP came to a wider audience after a Nirvana Peel session version of it, along with "Molly's Lips", was released on their compilation album Incesticide. "You Think You're A Man" is a cover of a song written by the cult-film actor Divine, while the other two were written by Frances McKee and Eugene Kelly.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Kelly and McKee except where noted.

Side A[edit]

  1. "Son of a Gun"
  2. "Rory Rides Me Raw"

Side B[edit]

  1. "You Think You're a Man" (Geoff Deane)


Additional personnel[edit]

  • Aggi Wright — keyboards on "Son of A Gun"
  • Stephen Pastel - Producer, Additional guitar on "You Think You're A Man"
  • Gordon Rintoul — engineer


A reggae version of the title track was released on the Little Roy album Battle for Seattle in 2011.