Second Coming (Dickies album)

Second Coming is the fourth studio album by punk band The Dickies.[3] The album contained covers of "Hair" and Gene Pitney's "Town Without Pity."

Second Coming
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Studio album by
Released1989
GenrePunk rock, pop punk
LabelEnigma[1]
ProducerRon Hitchcock
The Dickies chronology
Killer Klowns From Outer Space
(1988)
Second Coming
(1989)
Idjit Savant
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]

In 2007, the album was re-released by Captain Oi!, with the Killer Klowns From Outer Space EP as bonus tracks.

Critical receptionEdit

Trouser Press wrote that "while hardly the promised resurrection, Second Coming is still a perfectly (dis)respectable showing from one of our national treasures."[4] Alternative Rock wrote that the band was "bitingly, ferociously back to (near) best."[5]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hair"Galt MacDermot/James Rado/Gerome Ragni3:40
2."Monster Island"Leonard Graves Phillips/Stan Lee/Enoch Hain2:16
3."Town Without Pity"Dimitri Tiomkin/Ned Washington3:12
4."Cross Eyed Tammy"Phillips/Lee3:04
5."Going Homo"Phillips2:54
6."Dummy Up"Phillips4:26
7."Booby Trap"Phillips4:02
8."Magoomba II"Phillips/Lee4:34
9."Caligula"Phillips6:07
10."I'm Stan"Phillips/Lee2:13
11."Monkey See, Monkey Do"Phillips4:19
Captain Oi! bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
12."Killer Klowns"Phillips4:33
13."Booby Trap" (single version)Phillips4:00
14."Jim Bowie"Phillips/Lee/Steve Hufsteter3:05
15."Magoomba"Phillips/Lee3:38
16."Eep Opp Ork (Uh, Uh)"William Hanna/Joe Barbera/Hoyt Curtain3:14

CreditsEdit

The Dickies

  • Leonard Graves Phillips - lead vocals, keyboards
  • Stan Lee - guitars, vocals
  • Enoch Hain - guitars, vocals
  • Lorenzo "Laurie" Buhne - bass, vocals
  • Cliff Martinez - drums

Additional musicians

  • Jerry Angel - drums
  • Lenny Castro - percussion
  • John "Juke" Logan - harmonica
  • Larry Klimas - flute

Production

  • Produced and Engineered by Ron Hitchcock
  • Additional Engineering by Jim Faraci, John X and Brian Fukuji
  • Cover Painting by Jeff Wong

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Popoff, Martin (September 8, 2009). Goldmine Record Album Price Guide. Penguin. ISBN 9781440229169 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/second-coming-mw0000200529
  3. ^ "The Dickies Are Back, Just as Silly, Irreverent as Ever : Punk: Band will be in Huntington Beach Saturday evening, playing at Night Moves and pushing a new album called "Second Coming."". Los Angeles Times. October 19, 1989.
  4. ^ "Dickies".
  5. ^ Thompson, Dave (June 30, 2000). Alternative Rock. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9780879306076 – via Google Books.