|Three Men and a Baby|
|Studio album by|
|Released||April 1, 2016|
|Recorded||1999 at Louder Studios in San Francisco, CA|
February 2015 at Sound of Sirens in Los Angeles, CA
|Genre||Sludge metal, noise rock, powerviolence|
Three Men and a Baby is a collaborative studio album by Mike Kunka and the Melvins released on April 1, 2016 through Sub Pop. The album was mostly recorded in 1999 by Tim Green, but further production was delayed for over a decade. The album was finished in 2015 with longtime Melvins associate Toshi Kasai engineering and mixing.
All songs written by Mike and the Melvins except where noted
|1.||"Chicken 'n' Dump"||3:35|
|4.||"Annalisa"||Lydon / Public Image Ltd||3:47|
|5.||"A Dead Pile of Worthless Junk"||2:51|
|6.||"Read the Label (It's Chili)"||4:40|
|8.||"Pound the Giants"||3:23|
|9.||"A Friend in Need Is a Friend You Don't Need"||2:25|
|12.||"Art School Fight Song"||2:11|
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