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From: relph@net.bio.net (John M. Relph) Newsgroups: alt.music.alternative Subject: DISCOGRAPHY: Shonen Knife Message-ID: Date: 27 Jan 93 05:04:22 GMT Organization: Space CUDets Int'l Lines: 404 By John Relph Revision 2.0 (26 January 1993) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- This document is a discography of: Shonen Knife This list was compiled by John Relph. The information included is from the liner notes of the releases. Special thanks to: (in alphabetical order) Jim Allenspach, Ralph Brandi, Jun Ebihara. Shonen Knife Fan Club: Knife Collectors P.O. Box 1942 Hoboken, NJ 07030 U.S.A. Please send any additions or corrections to: John Relph relph@presto.ig.com 224 Alvarado Ave. Los Altos, CA 94022-1215 U.S.A. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Key to Abbreviations and Terms: Album Full album release, in one or more of the formats below: LP 12" vinyl long-player (33 1/3 RPM) CD Compact (digital) disc CT Cassette tape DAT DAT, digital audio tape 8T 8-track tape (obsolete) RR 1/4" reel-to-reel tape (obsolete) DCC Digital compact cassette tape MD MiniDisc, CD-like optical disc Single Single release, usually from an album, in one or more of the formats below: 7" 7" 45 RPM vinyl 10" 10" 45 RPM vinyl 12" 12" 45 RPM vinyl EP Extended play single or mini-album, usually 33 1/3 RPM CD-3 CD-3, 3" (7 cm) CD single CD-5 5" (12 cm) CD single CS Cassette single Flexi Flexi-disc, usually included with a magazine Video A video, in one or more of the formats below, that may or may not have had an official release: VHS VHS-format video tape Beta Beta-format video tape NTSC The U.S. and Japan video standard PAL The U.K. and Australia video standard CLV Video disk in Constant Linear Velocity format CAV Video disk in Constant Angular Velocity format Collection A collection of tracks by this artist, usually previously released on various albums and singles. Compilation A compilation of tracks by various artists. Soundtrack Soundtrack to a film or play released in Album format. Box Set Box set of previously released and/or unreleased material. Songbook Book of words and music. Bootleg Unauthorized release of previously unreleased material consisting of concert recordings, studio outtakes, and radio or television broadcasts. Pirate Unauthorized release of previously released material without attempting to make the album look like an original. Counterfeit Unauthorized exact copy of an officially released album. xNN Indicates multiple disc or tape release, for example, CDx2 indicates two CD release. Country Codes AA Australasia AU Austria BX BeNeLux BR Brazil CA Canada EC European Community EU Europe FR France GE Germany GR Greece IR Ireland IT Italy JA Japan NL Netherlands OZ Australia SC Scandinavia UK United Kingdom US United States WG West Germany WW Worldwide ---------------------------------------------------------------------- All singles come in a picture sleeve unless otherwise indicated. CDs come in a jewel box unless otherwise indicated. Information flagged with a question mark is not verified, if you have further information, please let me know. Most CD track times were found using a NAD 4170 compact disc player and the time on your CD player may vary slightly (+- 5-8 seconds), due to the way different machines calculate track times. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Notes: Please send me any additional information you have about these or other releases featuring Shonen Knife. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Short Discography 1983 Jul? Album Burning Farm 1983 Sep? Compilation Aura Music 1984 May? Album Yama No Attchan 1986 Album Pretty Little Baka Guy 1986? Single Stick Around for Joy 1989 Album Tater Totz: MONO! 1989 Compilation Every Band Has a Shonen Knife Who Loves Them 1990 Collection Shonen Knife 1990? Single Fruit Loop Dreams 1990 Collection Pretty Little Baka Guy + Live in Japan! 1991 Album 712 1991 Single Neon Zebra 1991 Dec Single Space Christmas 1992 Single Riding on the Rocket 1992 Nov? Album Let's Knife ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Full Discography 1983 Jul? Burning Farm Parallel Woman Twist Barbie Elephant Pao Pao Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaner's Theme Animal Song A Day of the Factory Burning Farm LP JA Zero 0-0783 CT US K ? (1985) 1984 May? Yama No Attchan An Angel Has Come Cycling is Fun Elmar Elevator Banana Leaf Chinese Song Flying Jelly Attack Cannibal Papaya Dali's Sunflower Insect Collector Bye Bye LP JA Zero 0-0584 1986 Pretty Little Baka Guy Bear Up Bison Summertime Boogie I Wanna Eat Choco Bars Public Bath Devil House Antonio Baka Guy Ice Cream City Ah Singapore Riding on the Rocket Kappa Ex. LP JA Zero ? LP? JA TK-WAX TKCA-30337 (reissue?) 1986? Stick Around for Joy 7"? JA CO COCY-9486 1986 Pretty Little Baka Guy + Live In Japan Collection album. Bear Up Bison Summertime Boogie I Wanna Eat Choco Bars Public Bath Devil House Antonio Baka Guy Ice Cream City Ah Singapore Riding on the Rocket Kappa Ex. Live in Osaka Japan (21 Jan 1990): Lazybone Ice Cream City Baggs Kappa Ex. Antonio Baka Guy LP includes bonus tracks. Bonus tracks unknown. LP US Rockville (Gasatanka) ROCK-6053 CD includes different bonus tracks: Live in Osaka Japan (17 Apr 1982): Spider Secret Dance I'm a Realist CD US Rockville (Gasatanka) ROCK-6053-2 1990 Shonen Knife Collection album. Watchin' Girl Banana Fish Miracles Parallel Woman Twist Barbie Elephant Pao Pao Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaner's Theme Animal Song A Day of the Factory Burning Farm An Angel Has Come Cycling is Fun Elmar Elevator Banana Leaf Chinese Song Flying Jelly Attack Cannibal Papaya Dali's Sunflower Insect Collector Bye Bye Parrot Polynesia LP? JA TK-WAX TKCA-30336 LP US Positive 6047? CD US Gasatanka/Giant GRI-6047-2 (JC 9010) 1990? Fruit Loop Dreams 7"? JA? 1991 712 Includes Rain and Luck of the Irish from MONO! Shonen Knife Lazybone Diet Run Blue Oyster Cult Rain The Luck of the Irish My Favorite Town Osaka Faith Healer Redd Kross White Flag Superstar Expo '90 Fruit Loop Dreams The Moon World Baggs LP JA Zero? CD US Rockville (Gasatanka) ROCK6065-2 1991 Neon Zebra 7" US Sub-Pop ? 1991 Dec Space Christmas Space Christmas Bear Up Bison Christmas Message '91 7" UK Seminal Twang TWANG 9 CD-5 UK Seminal Twang TWANG 9 CD (slimline jewel box) 1992 Riding on the Rocket Riding on the Rocket Milky Way Burning Farm (long version) Riding on the Rocket (reprise) 7" UK August (Creation) ? CD-5 UK August (Creation) CAUG 001 CD (digipak) 1992 Nov? Let's Knife Track order unknown. Riding on the Rocket Get The Wow Bear Up Bison Twist Barbie Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaners Theme (Sea Turtle) Antonio Baka Guy Ah Singapore Flying Jelly Attack Black Bass Cycling is Fun Watchin' Girl I am a Cat Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaners Theme (Green Turtle) Devil House Insect Collector Milky Way Burning Farm CD JA ? CD US Capitol 86638? (Jan 1993) 1992 Nov? Let's Knife Riding on the Rocket Bear Up Bison Twist Barbie Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaners Theme (Sea Turtle) Antonio Baka Guy Ah Singapore Flying Jelly Attack Black Bass Cycling is Fun Watchin' Girl I am a Cat Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaners Theme (Green Turtle) Devil House Insect Collector Burning Farm CD UK August (Creation) RUST 001 CD Limited Edition Includes Bonus Karaoke CD. August Records presents 5 karaoke versions for you to Singalongknife to. Standard width double jewel box, and cover sticker. Ah, Singapore Devil House Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaners Theme (Sea Turtle) I am a Cat Insect Collector CD+CD-5 UK August (Creation) RUST 001 CDL (RUST 001 CD/BCD) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Other Collaborations and Compilations Only information for tracks featuring Shonen Knife is included. 1983 Sep? Aura Music Compilation album. Full track listing unknown. Watchin' Girl Banana Fish Parrot Polynesia LP JA Zero 0-0983 1989 Tater Totz: MONO! Rain Luck of The Irish LP US Giant ? 1989 Every Band Has a Shonen Knife Who Loves Them Tribute compilation album. Other bands cover Shonen Knife songs. CD US Positive 6036? ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Rumoured Releases and Future Projects [none] ---------------------------------------------------------------------- End of Shonen Knife discography -- Funk pop a roll consumes you whole Gulping in your opium so copiously from a disco Everything you eat is waste But swallowing is easy when it has no taste -- XTC

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