Animal Boy:The Ramones
Animal Boy is the ninth studio album by the American punk band the Ramones. It featured the songs "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg)", written as a protest of President Ronald Reagan's visit to the Bitburg cemetery in West Germany; "Somebody Put Something in My Drink", written by Richie Ramone, the band's drummer from 1983 to 1987; and "Love Kills", Dee Dee Ramone's ode to deceased friend Sid Vicious.
- 2 Covers
- 3 Personnel
- 4 Charts
- 5 References
|1.||"Somebody Put Something in My Drink"||Richie Ramone||3:23|
|2.||"Animal Boy"||Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone||1:50|
|3.||"Love Kills"||Dee Dee Ramone||2:19|
|4.||"Apeman Hop"||Dee Dee Ramone||2:02|
|5.||"She Belongs to Me"||Dee Dee Ramone, Jean Beauvoir||3:54|
|6.||"Crummy Stuff"||Dee Dee Ramone||2:06|
|7.||"My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg)"||Joey Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Jean Beauvoir||3:55|
|8.||"Mental Hell"||Joey Ramone||2:38|
|9.||"Eat That Rat"||Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone||1:37|
|10.||"Freak of Nature"||Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone||1:32|
|11.||"Hair of the Dog"||Joey Ramone||2:19|
|12.||"Something to Believe In"||Dee Dee Ramone, Jean Beauvoir||4:09|
- Swedish rock band Sator recorded a cover version of "Mental Hell" for the 2002 tribute album, The Song Ramones the Same.
- Finnish melodic death metal band Children of Bodom recorded a cover of "Somebody Put Something In My Drink" for the American release of their 2005 album, Are You Dead Yet?
- American punk band Trashlight Vision recorded a cover version of "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg)" for their 2006 debut album,Alibis and Ammunition.
- The vocalist/bassist Nick Oliveri recorded a cover of "Mental Hell" for his 2007 album "Dead Planet: SonicSlowMotionTrails" with his punk rock-stoner rock band Mondo Generator.
- Joey Ramone – lead vocals
- Johnny Ramone – Lead guitar
- Dee Dee Ramone – bass guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals on "Love Kills" and "Eat That Rat"
- Richie Ramone – drums, backing vocals
- Walter Lure - extra guitar (on some tracks)
- Jean Beauvoir - Producer, Co-Mixer
- Jorge Esteban- Engineer
- Grant Gillett- Assistant Engineer
- Anders Oredson- Co-Mixer