The Crybaby

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The Crybaby
Studio album by Melvins
Released February 7, 2000
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Sludge metal, alternative metal, alternative rock, country
Length 73:03
Label Ipecac
Producer The Melvins, Tim Green, Tool, Ryeland Allison, Vince DeFranco
Melvins chronology
The Bootlicker
(1999)The Bootlicker1999
The Crybaby
The Trilogy Vinyl
(2000)The Trilogy Vinyl2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media(6.7/10)[2]

The Crybaby is the 12th studio album by the Melvins, released in 2000 through Ipecac Recordings. It is the last part of a trilogy preceded by The Maggot & The Bootlicker. The trilogy was later released on vinyl by Ipecac Recordings (The Trilogy Vinyl. IPC-011, November 27, 2000), although "Divorced" was edited down and the last four tracks were excluded.

Track listing[edit]

1."Smells Like Teen Spirit"Nirvana5:01
2."Blockbuster"Jesus Lizard3:09
3."Ramblin' Man"Williams3:14
4."G.I. Joe"Patton, Rutmanis3:59
5."Mine Is No Disgrace"Osborne, Thirlwell8:21
7."Divorced"Crover, Melvins14:42
8."Dry Drunk" (with Interlude by Godzik Pink)Osborne, Yow4:03
9."Okie from Muskogee"Haggard2:10
10."The Man with the Laughing Hand Is Dead"Osborne, Blood11:26
11."Moon Pie"Osborne, Sharp12:44



Additional personnel[edit]

  • Tim Green - producer, engineer (1 [drums only], 4 & 5), mixing (6)
  • Billy Howerdel - mixing (1), guitar & bass engineer (1)
  • Roderick Kohn - engineer (6)
  • Vince DeFranco - producer (7)
  • Ryeland Allison - producer (7)
  • Sir David Scott Stone - engineer (8 ["Interlude"])
  • Kurt Wolf - engineer (10)
  • Mackie Osborne - art


  1. ^ "The Crybaby - Melvins". Allmusic.
  2. ^