a! is the second studio album by the punk rock band, Screeching Weasel. It was released in December of 1988. It is the only album to feature Warren Fish on bass, and is the final album to feature drummer, Steve Cheese. It is their best selling album, and is known for its mixture of melodic punk rock and hardcore punk. Producers Ben Weasel & John Pierson. More Screeching Weasel albums. First World Manifesto. Show all albums by Screeching Weasel.
Screeching Weasel is the self-titled debut studio album by the Chicago-based punk rock band Screeching Weasel. It was originally released on vinyl with a limited pressing of 1,000 copies in September 1987 through local independent label Underdog Records and was the band's only album with bassist Vinnie Bovine, who was fired the next year. Screeching Weasel documents the group's early years as a hardcore punk band, with the music being heavily influenced by bands such as Adrenalin .
a! is the second studio album by the Chicago-based punk rock band Screeching Weasel. The album was originally released on vinyl in December 1988 through Roadkill Records. It was the group's only album to feature Fish on bass and the last with Steve Cheese on drums, both leaving the band shortly after the album's release. Although still influenced by hardcore punk, the album also shows hints of the band's later Ramones-inspired sound.
Screeching Weasel – a! Label: Roadkill Records (3) – RDK-001. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Records with an altered cover (different background color and had the band and album name on the front, unlike the original). Included lyric sheet (2 double-sided pages). First 200 copies came with a poster of the band bowling in the nude. First pressing consisted of 2000 copies. According to Ben Weasel, a second pressing consisted of 176 copies and was done to fill extra jackets. All non-Roadkill versions of this LP were remixed. Recorded October 8, 9, 15, and 16 at Solid Sound.
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This album has an average beat per minute of 129 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 0/197 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. BPM Profile a! Album starts at 138BPM, ends at 131BPM (-7), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Screeching Weasel. Baby Fat: Act 1. 2015.
Tracklist Hide Credits
|A4||This Aint Hawaii|
Written-By – Fish
|A7||Stupid Over You|
Written-By – Del Shannon, Max Crook
|A9||I Hate Led-Zeppelin|
|A13||I Wanna Be Naked|
|B4||Mad At The Paper Boy|
|B5||I Love To Hate|
Written-By – Fish
Written-By – Fish
|B12||I Believe In UFO's|
- Recorded At – Solid Sound Studios, Hoffman Estates, IL
- Mastered At – Sonic Iguana Studios
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Monona Music LLC
- Copyright (c) – Monona Music LLC
- Published By – Yahara Music
- Published By – Mole Hole Music
- Published By – Appoline Avenue Music
- Published By – Belton Street Music
- Artwork [Jacket Art] – Paul Russel
- Bass – Fish
- Drums – Steve Cheese
- Engineer – Phil Bonnet
- Guitar, Backing Vocals – Jughead
- Liner Notes – Ben Weasel, Jim Testa, Jughead
- Mastered By – Mass Giorgini
- Producer – Ben Weasel, Jughead
- Vocals, Guitar – Ben Weasel
- Written-By – Ben Weasel (tracks: A1 to A7, A9 to B5, B7 to B10, B12, B13), Jughead (tracks: A3, A5, B8, B9, B13)
NotesLike all different reissues of this album, this one has slightly altered cover artwork. This artwork is similar to the artwork on the 2005 CD reissue on Asian Man Records, but the text has been removed (similar to the original release on Roadkill Records). Comes in a gatefold sleeve with lyrics printed on the inner gatefold. Also comes with the same song-by-song notes from Ben and Jughead that accompanied the Asian Man CD reissue.
3rd Pressing on Blue vinyl. Limited to 500 copies.
Published by Yahara Music (ASCAP).
"Runaway" published by Mole Hole Music (BMI)/Appoline Avenue Music (BMI)/Belton Street Music (BMI), administered by Bug.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: RECESS # 111 - A
- Matrix / Runout: RECESS # 111- B
- Rights Society: ASCAP
- Rights Society: BMI
|RDK-001||Screeching Weasel||Boogadaboogadaboogada! (LP, Album)||Roadkill Records||RDK-001||US||1988|
|WETLP005||Screeching Weasel||Boogadaboogadaboogada! (LP, Album)||Wetspots Records||WETLP005||UK||1988|
|Recess #111||Screeching Weasel||Boogadaboogadaboogada! (LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, RP, Red)||Recess Records||Recess #111||US||2008|
|Recess #111||Screeching Weasel||Boogadaboogadaboogada! (LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, RP, Whi)||Recess Records||Recess #111||US||2009|
|EFA-16814-26||Screeching Weasel||Boogadaboogadaboogada! (CD, Album, Unofficial)||Nate Starkman & Son||EFA-16814-26||Germany||1991|