JELLO BIAFRA with NOMEANSNO - The Sky Is Falling and I Want my Mommy - 12" Vinyl LP Album

"The Sky Is Falling and I Want My Mommy" is a collaborative punk rock album by Jello Biafra and Nomeansno that was released in 1991." This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

 

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Summary:

"The Sky Is Falling and I Want My Mommy" is a collaborative album by Jello Biafra and Nomeansno, released in 1991. The album was recorded at Profile Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by Biafra and Nomeansno. The album was released on Alternative Tentacles Records.

The album features a mix of punk rock, hardcore punk, and experimental rock. The lyrics are often political and satirical, and they address a variety of topics, including war, environmental destruction, and corporate greed.

The album was met with positive reviews from critics. AllMusic gave the album a four-star rating, and called it "a powerful and challenging album that is sure to please fans of both Biafra and Nomeansno". The album was also a commercial success, reaching number 12 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.

"The Sky Is Falling and I Want My Mommy" is considered to be one of the most important albums of the 1990s. It helped to solidify Biafra's reputation as one of the most important figures in punk rock, and it introduced Nomeansno to a wider audience. The album is still considered to be a classic today, and it is still enjoyed by fans of punk rock and experimental music.

Music Genre:

  Punk 
Production:  Recorded at Profile Studios, Vancouver, Canada 

Album Packaging / Information:

  Includes insert with lyrics

Record Label Information:

  Alternative Tentacles Virus 85

Media Format:

  12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 

Year & Country:

  1991 Made in England
Band Members and Musicians on: JELLO BIAFRA NOMEANSNO The Sky Is Falling and I Want my Mommy
Track Listing of: JELLO BIAFRA NOMEANSNO The Sky Is Falling and I Want my Mommy
    Side One:
  1. The Sky is Falling and I Want my Mommy (Falling Space Junk)
  2. Jesus was a Terrorist
  3. Bruce's Diary
  4. Ride the Flume
    Side Two:
  1. Chew
  2. Sharks in the Gene Pool
  3. The Myth is Real - Let's Eat
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Band Description:

  NOMEANSNO is a punk rock band from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The band was formed in 1979 by brothers Rob and John Wright, who played bass and drums, respectively. Over the years, NOMEANSNO has become known for their unique blend of punk rock, jazz, and funk music, as well as their often politically charged lyrics.

One of the defining characteristics of NOMEANSNO's music is their use of complex time signatures and unconventional song structures. This is evident in songs like "The Tower" and "It's Catching Up", which feature intricate bass lines and rhythm changes that challenge traditional punk rock conventions. The band's use of jazz-influenced chord progressions and improvisation also sets them apart from many of their punk rock contemporaries.

NOMEANSNO's lyrics often deal with social and political issues, with a focus on topics like inequality, consumerism, and the environment. Their song "Humans" is a scathing critique of the way humans treat the planet and each other, while "Victory" takes aim at the way society values power and status over human connection.

Over the years, NOMEANSNO has released a number of critically acclaimed albums, including "Wrong" (1989), which is often cited as one of the best punk rock albums of all time. The album's opening track, "It's Catching Up", has become a classic of the genre, and its influence can be heard in the work of many other punk and alternative rock bands.

In addition to their music, NOMEANSNO has also been known for their energetic live shows. The band's performances are characterized by their raw intensity and their willingness to experiment and push boundaries.

Despite their significant influence on the punk rock genre, NOMEANSNO has remained relatively unknown outside of Canada and the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. However, their dedicated fan base and critical acclaim ensure that their music will continue to be celebrated for years to come.

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