Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid

Infobox Album |
Name = Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid
Type = Compilation album
Artist = The Flaming Lips


Released = October 1 2002
Recorded = 1984 - 1989
Genre = Indie rock
Length =
Label = Restless Records
Producer = The Flaming Lips, Paul Avery
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|2.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:hm3zefrk3gf3 link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|4|5 [http://rollingstone.com/artists/theflaminglips/albums/album/88623/review/5946762/finally_the_punk_rockers_are_taking_acid_198388 reviewed with "Egg" compilation]
Chronology = Flaming Lips compilation
Last album = "A Collection of Songs Representing an Enthusiasm for Recording...By Amateurs"
(1998)
This album = "Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid"
(2002)
Next album = "The Day They Shot a Hole in the Jesus Egg"
(2002)

"Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid" is a compilation album by The Flaming Lips, collecting their first three studio albums ("Hear It Is", "Oh My Gawd!!!" and "Telepathic Surgery") alongside their self-titled debut EP "The Flaming Lips", and previously unreleased material and demo recordings.

It is the first of two releases archiving the band's Restless Records releases, and is followed by "The Day They Shot a Hole in the Jesus Egg".

Track listing

Disc one

This disc contains all of the tracks from "The Flaming Lips" and "Hear It Is" (omitting the bonus track, "Summertime Blues," found on some releases of "Hear It Is"), plus four bonus tracks. The tracklist for this disc is misprinted, switching "Garden of Eyes/Forever is a Long Time" and "Scratchin' the Door."
# "Bag Full of Thoughts" – 5:39
# "Out for a Walk" – 3:20
# "Garden of Eyes/Forever Is a Long Time" – 7:12
# "Scratchin' the Door" – 5:29
# "My Own Planet" – 4:11
# "With You" – 3:39
# "Unplugged" – 2:14
# "Trains, Brains & Rain" – 3:39
# "Jesus Shootin' Heroin" – 7:19
# "Just Like Before" – 3:22
# "She Is Death" – 4:05
# "Charlie Manson Blues" – 4:22
# "Man From Pakistan" – 3:59
# "Godzilla Flick" – 4:06
# "Staring at Sound/With You" – 5:06
# "Killer on the Radio" (bonus track) – 2:57
# "Batman Theme" (bonus track) – 1:46
# "Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere" (bonus track) – 2:30
# "Handsome Johnny" (bonus track) – 2:57

Disc two

This disc contains all of the tracks from "Oh My Gawd!!!" as well as five bonus tracks.
# "Everything's Explodin'" – 4:44
# "One Million Billionth of a Millisecond on a Sunday Morning" – 9:21
# "Maximum Dream for Evil Knievel" – 2:51
# "Can't Exist" – 2:48
# "Ode to C.C. (Part 1)" – 0:44
# "The Ceiling Is Bendin'" – 3:45
# "Prescription: Love" – 6:10
# "Thanks to You" – 3:56
# "Can't Stop the Spring" – 4:11
# "Ode to C.C. (Part 2)" – 1:50
# "Love Yer Brain" – 7:43
# "Groove Room" (bonus track) – 6:09
# "Jesus Shootin' Heroin" (bonus track) – 7:05
# "Trains, Brains & Rain" (bonus track) – 3:19
# "Communication Breakdown" (bonus track) – 3:50
# "One Million Billionth of a Millisecond on a Sunday Morning" (live, bonus track) – 9:12

Disc three

This disc contains all of the tracks from "Telepathic Surgery" as well as seven bonus tracks.
# "Drug Machine in Heaven" – 2:11
# "Right Now" – 3:57
# "Michael, Time to Wake Up" – 0:29
# "Chrome Plated Suicide" – 5:43
# "Hari-Krishna Stomp Wagon" – 3:47
# "Miracle on 42nd St." – 2:52
# "Fryin' Up" – 2:44
# "Hell's Angel's Cracker Factory" (edit) – 3:02
# "U.F.O. Story" – 6:39
# "Redneck School of Technology" – 2:57
# "Shaved Gorilla" – 2:56
# "The Spontaneous Combustion of John" – 0:53
# "P.H.Y. Year 2049 (Drop It)" - 4:20
# "Last Drop of Morning Dew" – 1:58
# "Begs and Achin'" – 4:14
# "Death Valley '69" (bonus track) – 3:04
# "Thank You" (bonus track) – 2:27
# "Can't Stop the Spring" (bonus track) – 4:27
# "Jesus Shooting Heroin" (live, bonus track) – 8:14
# "My Own Planet" (live, bonus track) – 7:37
# "After the Gold Rush" (bonus track) – 4:11
# "Death Tripping at Sunrise" (bonus track) – 4:32


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