Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud

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Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 24, 2009 (2009-11-24)
Genre Hip hop
Label Househusband
Producer ?uestlove, James Poyser, MF Doom, Memory Man, Casual-T, Jean-Michel Bernard, Prince Paul, DJ Pocket, Phofo, Michel Gondry, Mofo Snot, Max Anomalous, MC Paul Barman, The JBeez
MC Paul Barman chronology
Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud
Echo Chamber
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Robert Christgau A− [2]
Washington City Paper favorable [3]

Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud is the second studio album by American hip hop musician MC Paul Barman. [4] It was released in 2009. [5]

Paul Nathaniel Barman, better known by his stage name MC Paul Barman, is an American rapper. He resides in Manhattan, New York. In 2012, LA Weekly placed him at number 14 on the "Top 20 Whitest Musicians of All Time" list.


Track listing

1."Props" ?uestlove, James Poyser 3:20
2."Go Sane" MF Doom 2:24
3."Hairy Moth Owl"Memory Man3:25
4."The Moon" (featuring Masta Ace, Del the Funky Homosapien, and C-Rayz Walz)Memory Man4:56
5."Owl Pellets"Memory Man2:00
6."Allahu Akbar" Casual-T 3:52
7."Losing a Puppy" (featuring Kimiko Ono-Bernard)Jean-Michel Bernard1:52
8."Get Along Song" Prince Paul 2:59
9."Lidgeon"DJ Pocket, Phofo, Michel Gondry 3:09
10."Back on a White Horse"Memory Man2:14
11."Science" (featuring The Old Codger)Memory Man2:25
12."Hot Guacamole" (featuring MF Doom)Prince Paul1:44
13."Power"Memory Man3:48
14."Sampling Law"Mofo Snot1:47
15."For Skins" 0:25
16."Circumcision" (featuring Warm DJ Orange Alert)Memory Man4:01
17."A.I.D.S." (featuring Dr. Joyce Wallace)Memory Man, Max Anomalous2:40
18."Get Help" MC Paul Barman, The JBeez1:51
19."Drug Casual-T"Memory Man3:12
20."Ask Your Mama"Casual-T3:53
21."Divorce"Michel Gondry3:41
22."It Can All Be Taken Away"Michel Gondry3:32

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