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Beach House on the Moon is the twenty-third studio album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett and was released on May 24, 1999. It is his second and last studio album released on Island Records and the last release of Margaritaville Records. It reached #8 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Beach House on the Moon
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 24, 1999
  • Rock
  • Gulf and Western
Jimmy Buffett chronology
Don't Stop the Carnival
Beach House on the Moon
Far Side of the World
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars link



The song "Math Suks" caused a brief media frenzy over Jimmy Buffett's seeming disdain for math education.

Track listingEdit

1."Beach House on the Moon"Jimmy Buffett6:06
2."Permanent Reminder of a Temporary Feeling"Buffett4:43
3."Waiting for the Next Explosion"Buffett5:00
4."Pacing the Cage"Bruce Cockburn4:43
5."You Call It Jogging"John D. Loudermilk3:52
6."Flesh and Bone"Buffett, Mac McAnally, Michael Utley5:42
7."I Will Play for Gumbo"Buffett4:06
8."Math Suks"Buffett, Roger Guth, Peter Mayer4:29
9."Spending Money"Buffett, McAnally2:55
10."Semi-True Story"McAnally3:14
11."Lucky Stars"Guth, Mayer3:46
12."I Don’t Know and I Don’t Care"Buffett, Jim Mayer3:43
13."Oysters and Pearls"Buffett, McAnally3:14
Total length:55:33


The Coral Reefer BandEdit

Additional musiciansEdit


  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Beach House on the Moon". Allmusic. Retrieved January 15, 2012.
  2. ^ CD Liner Notes, p.17