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The Crybaby

The Crybaby
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 7, 2000
GenreSludge metal, alternative metal, alternative rock, country
ProducerThe Melvins, Tim Green, Tool, Ryeland Allison, Vince DeFranco
Melvins chronology
The Bootlicker
The Crybaby
The Trilogy Vinyl
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

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

  • 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. ^ []