Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing including insert. The B-52's is the debut album by the Athens, Georgia based new wave band The B-52's. The album cover was designed by Tony Wright.
Produced by Chris Blackwell, The B-52's peaked at #59 on the Billboard 200, and 'Rock Lobster' reached #56 on the Hot 100.
The jerky, angular Funk was danceable. It's all great fun. Songs like 'Planet Claire', 'Dance This Mess Around' and 'Rock Lobster' illustrated that The B-52's adoration of camp culture wasn't simply affectation, it was a world view capable of turning out brilliant pop singles and, in turn, influencing mainstream pop culture.
1 Planet Claire
2 52 Girls
3 Dance This Mess Around
4 Rock Lobster
6 There's a Moon in the Sky (Called the Moon)
7 Hero Worship
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