TRASHMEN, THE : Surfin'Bird ( The Best Of)
Album Surfin'Bird ( The Best Of)
Format CD
Label Garrett Records
Year 2019
Genre 60's Instro, Surf, Rock'n Roll, Garage

TRASHMEN, THE : Surfin'Bird ( The Best Of)

The ostentatiously self-proclaimed “Surfin’ sound of the mid-west” the Trashmen shot back into public consciousness when the single “Surfin’ Bird” narrowly missed the number one slot in the UK singles chart in 2010 after a massively successful online movement which arose from the use of the song in an episode of the popular cartoon Family Guy. “Surfin’ Bird” has also been recorded by numerous artists including the Ramones, The Cramps and the thrash metal band Sodom as well as being used in movies and television shows including Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Full Metal Jacket’. ‘Surfin’ Bird - The Very Best of the Trashmen’ also proves that they were more than a one-hit novelty act, as it features an ace cover of Dick Dale’s “Misirlou”, made famous by Quentin Tarantino’s classic cult movie Pulp Fiction, a selection of well-executed surf instrumentals, slightly surf-inflected covers of “It’s So Easy” and “Money,” and some specially commissioned surf and hot-rod songs


Tracklist :

01. Surfin' Bird
02. King Of The Surf
03. Henrietta
04. Misirlou
05. Malaguena
06. It's So Easy
07. Tube City
08. My Woodie
09. Bird Bath
10. Kuk
11. Money (that's what I want) 12. Sleeper
13. Bird Dance Beat
14. Bad News
15. On The Move 16. Whoa Dad! 17. A-Bone
18. Peppermint Man
19. New Generation
20. Real Live Doll
21. Walkin' My Baby
22. Dancin' With Santa

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