Written by: Alex Green
Redd Kross’ Neurotica is set for an expanded 35th anniversary edition.
Out June 24th on Merge, the 2xLP reissue will include the original album along with extensive demos. The gatefold reissue will find the original album pressed on translucent turquoise vinyl, while the demos will be pressed on translucent orange vinyl.
Originally put out by Big Time Records in 1987 and produced by ex-Ramones drummer Tommy Erdelyi, Neurotica featured a song about Mackenzie Phillips (“Mackenzie”) and its dreamy sixties pop number “Love Is You” was used in the 1987 film The Allnighter.
Neurotica was the Southern California band’s sophomore album and the follow-up to their 1984 EP Teen Babes From Monsanto.
02 Play My Song
03 Frosted Flake
04 Janus, Jeanie, and George Harrison
05 Love Is You
06 Pink Piece of Peace
07 It’s the Little Things
08 Peach Kelli Pop
10 Tatum O’Tot and the Fried Vegetables
11 Ballad of a Love Doll
12 What They Say
13 Ghandi Is Dead (I’m the Cartoon Man)
14 Beautiful Bye-Byes
15 Neurotica (Demo)
16 Play My Song (Demo)
17 Pink Piece of Peace (Demo)
18 All of the Things (Demo)
19 Janus, Jeanie, and George Harrison (Demo)
20 McKenzie (Demo)
21 What They Say (Demo)
22 Peach Kelli Pop (Demo)
23 Tatum O’Tot and the Fried Vegetables (Demo)
24 Love Is You (Demo)
25 Ghandi Is Dead (I’m the Cartoon Man) (Demo)
26 Beautiful Bye-Byes (Demo)