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The Crybaby

The Crybaby
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 7, 2000
Recorded1999-2000
GenreSludge metal, alternative metal, alternative rock, country
Length73:03
LabelIpecac
ProducerThe Melvins, Tim Green, Tool, Ryeland Allison, Vince DeFranco
Melvins chronology
The Bootlicker
(1999)
The Crybaby
(2000)
The Trilogy Vinyl
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
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
6."Spineless"Sanko4:01
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

Personnel

Guests

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

References

  1. ^ "The Crybaby - Melvins". Allmusic.
  2. ^ [pitchfork.com]