|Ivy and the Big Apples|
|Studio album by|
|Released||14 October 1996|
|Recorded||March & August 1996|
Studio 301, Rockinghorse Studios
|Genre||Alternative rock, post-grunge, punk rock, pop punk|
|Producer||Spiderbait, Phil McKellar, Paul McKercher|
|Singles from Ivy and the Big Apples|
Ivy and the Big Apples is the third studio album by Australian rock band Spiderbait. It became a double platinum-selling record that reached the top 10 of the albums chart in Australia and won the 1997 ARIA Award for Best Alternative Release.It features the single "Buy Me a Pony", which was voted in at number one on the Triple J Hottest 100, 1996. The third single "Calypso" peaked at number 13 on the Australian singles chart and was notably featured in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You , despite not being featured on the soundtrack.
|2.||"Hot Water & Milk"||1:56|
|3.||"Buy Me a Pony"||1:44|
|4.||"When Fusion Ruled the Earth"||6:20|
|7.||"Don't Kill Nipper"||2:25|
|13.||"Should Have Done What My Mum Always Told Me To"||3:15|
|16.||"Driving Up the Ceiling" (The song "Driving Up the Ceiling" ends at 6:45. After one minute of silence (6:45 - 7:45) there are two hidden tracks: the first hidden track begins at 7:45 and ends at 10:45; the second hidden track begins at 10:50 and ends at 13:10.)||13:10|
|Australian Albums (ARIA)||3|
|Australian Albums Chart||68|
|Australian Albums Chart||37|
|Australian Artist Albums Chart||11|
|Australia (ARIA)||2× Platinum||140,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
|Australia||14 October 1996||CD, Cassette||Polydor||529155-2|
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