Three Men and a Baby (album)

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Three Men and a Baby
Melvins-ThreeMenAndBaby.jpg
Studio album by Mike & The Melvins
Released April 1, 2016
Recorded 1999 at Louder Studios in San Francisco, CA
February 2015 at Sound of Sirens in Los Angeles, CA
Genre Sludge metal, noise rock, powerviolence
Length 36:55
Label Sub Pop
Melvins chronology
Hold It In
(2014)Hold It In2014
Three Men and a Baby
(2016)
Basses Loaded
(2016)Basses Loaded2016
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(66/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media(7.0/10)[3]
PopMatters(7/10)[4]

Three Men and a Baby is a collaborative studio album by Mike Kunka and the Melvins released on April 1, 2016 through Sub Pop. The album was mostly recorded in 1999 by Tim Green, but further production was delayed for over a decade. The album was finished in 2015 with longtime Melvins associate Toshi Kasai engineering and mixing.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mike and the Melvins except where noted

No.TitleWriterLength
1."Chicken 'n' Dump" 3:35
2."Limited Teeth" 3:48
3."Bummer Conversation" 3:33
4."Annalisa"Lydon / Public Image Ltd3:47
5."A Dead Pile of Worthless Junk" 2:51
6."Read the Label (It's Chili)" 4:40
7."Dead Canaries" 2:37
8."Pound the Giants" 3:23
9."A Friend in Need Is a Friend You Don't Need" 2:25
10."Lifestyle Hammer" 1:47
11."Gravel" 2:09
12."Art School Fight Song" 2:11

Personnel[edit]

Production
  • Tim Green - engineer
  • Toshi Kasai - engineer, mixing
  • John Golden - mastering
  • Mackie Osborne - art

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Three Men and a Baby - Mike & the Melvins". Metacritic. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  2. ^ Deming, Mark. "Mike & the Melvins: Three Men and a Baby". Allmusic. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  3. ^ Reyes-Kulkarni, Saby (March 30, 2016). "Mike and the Melvins: Three Men and a Baby". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  4. ^ Paul, John (April 7, 2016). "Mike and the Melvins: Three Men and a Baby". PopMatters. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  5. ^ "Three Men and a Baby by Mike & The Melvins on Sub Pop Records". Retrieved March 17, 2016.