Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt

Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt is an EP by Veruca Salt released in 1996. It followed the band's hit album American Thighs (1994). The EP contains four songs, two by Nina Gordon and two by Louise Post.

Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt
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EP by
ReleasedApril 16, 1996
Recorded1996 (1996)
GenreAlternative rock
LabelDGC/Minty Fresh
ProducerSteve Albini
Veruca Salt chronology
American Thighs
Blow It Out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt
Eight Arms to Hold You
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Consumer Guide(3-star Honorable Mention)(3-star Honorable Mention)(3-star Honorable Mention)[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB[2]

The album art shows the band dressed in toilet paper. In the liner notes, bassist Steve Lack is credited under his actual name, Stephen J. Lackiewicz.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Shimmer Like a Girl" (Nina Gordon) – 4:03
  2. "I'm Taking Europe with Me" (Louise Post) – 3:45
  3. "New York Mining Disaster 1996" (Gordon) – 4:56
  4. "Disinherit" (Post) – 6:25


Usage in popular cultureEdit

"Shimmer Like a Girl" is often used as the main theme song for Shimmer Women Athletes, a Chicago-based all-female wrestling promotion.

"I'm Taking Europe with Me" was featured in the closing credits for Matthew Bright's motion picture Freeway II: Confessions of a Trick Baby.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Blow It out Your Ass It's Veruca Salt". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  2. ^ Romero, Michele (1996-05-17). "Blow It Out Your A-- It's Veruca Salt". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). "Veruca Salt". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 9780312245603.