The Beavis and Butt-Head Experience

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The Beavis and Butt-head Experience
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Compilation album by Various Artists
Released November 3, 1993
Genre Alternative rock, hard rock, heavy metal, hip-hop, funk rock, grunge
Length 60:00
Label Geffen
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Beavis and Butt-head Experience is a compilation album, released in 1993 by Geffen Records. The name is a reference to Jimi Hendrix's original band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience. It was one of the best selling comedy albums and has sold 1,610,000 units as of May 2014. It was certified double platinum by the RIAA in the United States.[2][3]

Overview[edit]

The album features a variety of musical genres, mostly hard rock and heavy metal bands. Many of the songs are intercut with commentary by Beavis and Butt-Head. They are joined by Cher on a cover of "I Got You Babe", the music video for which featured Beavis and Butt-Head meeting a live-action Cher in virtual reality. Beavis and Butt-Head also performed the slow jam "Come to Butt-Head".

The album contains a hidden track. After a period of silence following "I've Got You Babe", a reprise of "Come to Butt-Head" starts at 5:08, in which Beavis and Butt-Head are joined by rapper Positive K.

The album's liner notes featured drawings of Beavis and Butt-Head adapted as a variety of other characters, including hippies, old women, Hasidic Jews and Captain Picard and Commander Riker of the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The song features guitar strings, different from the original.

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In 2016 the soundtrack was re released on Picture Disc Vinyl

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Performed by Length
1. "I Hate Myself and Want to Die"   Nirvana 4:02
2. "Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun" (Originally performed by Beastie Boys) Anthrax 7:43
3. "Come to Butt-Head"   Beavis and Butt-Head (Mike Judge) 3:52
4. "99 Ways to Die"   Megadeth 4:11
5. "Bounce"   Run–D.M.C. 6:48
6. "Deuces Are Wild"   Aerosmith 3:50
7. "I Am Hell"   White Zombie 5:01
8. "Poetry and Prose"   Primus 3:48
9. "Monsta Mack"   Sir Mix-a-Lot 4:05
10. "Search and Destroy" (Originally performed by The Stooges) Red Hot Chili Peppers 4:12
11. "Mental Masturbation"   Jackyl 2:38
12. "I Got You Babe[*]"   Cher with Beavis and Butt-Head 9:23
Total length:
60:00

[*] Contains the hidden track "Come to Butt-Head (Reprise)" by Beavis and Butt-Head featuring Positive K at 5:08.

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[4] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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