Horrible album titles that pun on the artist's name

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Spinoff from the "I've Got My Own Album to Do" thread. This should be a nearly infinite goldmine of groaners. The 70s (again) was the heyday for this, but def bonus points for any entries from the post-punk world.

Let's kick it off with a debut album whose title must cause a [url="http://www.allmusic.com/album/whole-oats-mw0000650229";]stomach-churning regret[\url] every time Daryl & John remember it.

hardcore dilettante, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 12:16 (five years ago) link

Dammit.

hardcore dilettante, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 12:21 (five years ago) link

Lalo Schifrin – There's A Whole Lalo Schifrin Goin' On
Slade – Slayed?
Miles Davis – Miles Ahead

schlep and back trio (anagram), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:00 (five years ago) link

See also: Miles in the Sky, Miles Smiles

the top man in the language department (誤訳侮辱), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:20 (five years ago) link

Nick Lowe - 16 All-Time Lowes (I love this title by the way)

frogbs, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:24 (five years ago) link

Complete discography:

1976 Greg Kihn
1977 Greg Kihn Again
1978 Next of Kihn
1979 With the naked eye (as Greg Kihn Band)
1980 Glass House Rock (as Greg Kihn Band)
1981 Rockihnroll (as Greg Kihn Band)
1982 Kihntinued (as Greg Kihn Band)
1983 Kihnspiracy (as Greg Kihn Band)
1984 Kihntagious (as Greg Kihn Band)
1985 Citizen Kihn
1986 Love And Rock And Roll
1989 Kihnsolidation: The Best of Greg Kihn
1992 Kihn of Hearts
1994 Mutiny
1996 Horror Show
2012 Kihn Family Christmas

Riga Tony (Tom D.), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:25 (five years ago) link

Split Enz - The Living Enz, The Beginning of the Enz, Enz of an Era, Oddz and Enz, Rear Enz (most of these are comps but still)

frogbs, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:26 (five years ago) link

1978	Next of Kihn	
1981 Rockihnroll
1982 Kihntinued
1983 Kihnspiracy
1984 Kihntagious
1985 Citizen Kihn
1991 Unkihntrollable (Greg Kihn Live)
1992 Kihn of Hearts
2000 True Kihnfessions
2011 Kihnplete (Post Beserkley Records)

ha dammit xp

What the hell is Kihn of Hearts supposed to mean anyway?

pplains, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:27 (five years ago) link

all 700 Conrad Schnitzler albums I guess

frogbs, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:27 (five years ago) link

King of Hearts? (xp)

Riga Tony (Tom D.), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:28 (five years ago) link

I think Kihn Family Christmas isn't a pun...

Riga Tony (Tom D.), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:28 (five years ago) link

Mickey Jupp - Juppanese

also, not an album title, but this is an ad for another of Jupp's records:

http://www.mickeyjupp.co.uk/scrapbook_images/jupp_get_2.jpg

soref, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:31 (five years ago) link

How did he never come up with Fun Kihn: White Boy?

pplains, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:32 (five years ago) link

Nick Lowe - 16 All-Time Lowes (I love this title by the way)

― frogbs, Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1:24 PM (11 minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

it seems a wasted opportunity that Lowe only ever did one of these, he could have taken it to Greg Kihn levels if he'd tried

Lowe profile (photo of Nick in profile)
Lowe and bee hold (photo of Nick holding a bee)
Aim high, shoot Lowe (Nick clutching his chest as he is shot by a stoner with a gun)
etc

soref, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:44 (five years ago) link

This should get an honorable mention:

http://i.imgur.com/JHN6ymU.jpg

pplains, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:03 (five years ago) link

Tommy Keene - Tommy Keene You Hear Me: A Retrospective 1983-2009

Fetty Wap Is Strong In Here (cryptosicko), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:22 (five years ago) link

lets not forget The Orb here

frogbs, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:32 (five years ago) link

HOF-worthy entry right here:

http://www.vinylhistory.com/rock/peanut_butter_consp_spreading_c.jpg

frogbs, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:34 (five years ago) link

that one is kinda good! it works on more than one level

♛ LIL UNIT ♛ (thomp), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:43 (five years ago) link

well, I admit that I like most of the album titles mentioned ITT so far

frogbs, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:50 (five years ago) link

Complete discography:

1976 Greg Kihn
1977 Greg Kihn Again
1978 Next of Kihn
1979 With the naked eye (as Greg Kihn Band)
1980 Glass House Rock (as Greg Kihn Band)
1981 Rockihnroll (as Greg Kihn Band)
1982 Kihntinued (as Greg Kihn Band)
1983 Kihnspiracy (as Greg Kihn Band)
1984 Kihntagious (as Greg Kihn Band)
1985 Citizen Kihn
1986 Love And Rock And Roll
1989 Kihnsolidation: The Best of Greg Kihn
1992 Kihn of Hearts
1994 Mutiny
1996 Horror Show
2012 Kihn Family Christmas

― Riga Tony (Tom D.), Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1:25 PM (1 hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Fuck Kihn Hell!

Turrican, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:57 (five years ago) link

Kink-Size
Kinkdom
Kink Kontroversy
Kwyet Kinks
Kink Kronikles

bodacious ignoramus, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 15:19 (five years ago) link

Less of a pun and more of shameless attempt to rip people off:
http://flashbak.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Cash-in4.jpg

MarkoP, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 15:35 (five years ago) link

Instead of "His Orchestra", they should've gone with The Pastrana Band Which Is Delicious.

pplains, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:30 (five years ago) link

Philip Glass - Glassworks

http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/f922e5621b3de59e89a57cbfb620df1b/1314310.jpg

めんどくさかった (Matt #2), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:36 (five years ago) link

Ted Nugent - Full Bluntal Nugity

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51IAg%2BjgQaL._SY300_QL70_.jpg

めんどくさかった (Matt #2), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:40 (five years ago) link

Top marks for getting a pun out of 'Nugent' there

めんどくさかった (Matt #2), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:41 (five years ago) link

The Who - Who's Next
The Who - Who are You
Pete Townsend - Who Came First

mizzell, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:47 (five years ago) link

Do tribute albums count? If so...

Deadicated - A Tribute to the Grateful Dead

http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_250/MI0002/104/MI0002104990.jpg?partner=allrovi.com

kornrulez6969, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 17:17 (five years ago) link

Little Feat - Feats Don't Fail Me Now
http://tralfaz-archives.com/coverart/L/Little_Feat/little_feat_failf.jpg

kornrulez6969, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 17:19 (five years ago) link

More Who:

Who's Last
Who's Missing
Who's Better, Who's Best

Love, Wilco (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 17:28 (five years ago) link

nilsson schmilsson

flappy bird, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 17:30 (five years ago) link

Yessongs
Yesterdays
Yesshows
Yesyears
Essentially Yes

Three Word Username, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:20 (five years ago) link

Don't forget the boxed set - In a Word...Yes.

the top man in the language department (誤訳侮辱), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:22 (five years ago) link

Speaking of the Who:

http://i.imgur.com/gmvGCle.jpg

pplains, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:34 (five years ago) link

there is no way this is not the thread winner:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51S2NPN009L.jpg

Haino Corrida (NickB), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:37 (five years ago) link

goddamn:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51S2NPN009L.jpg

Haino Corrida (NickB), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:37 (five years ago) link

Moon is another thread HOF inductee
xpost

a silly gif of awkward larping (Sparkle Motion), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:38 (five years ago) link

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8f/2pacalypse_now.jpg

Spottie, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 19:03 (five years ago) link

Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention

http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/c82c8032e61251b762a3aeed2b5779e5/2875685.jpg

kornrulez6969, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 21:14 (five years ago) link

There are a shitload of jazz records like this, wouldn't get any more work done before I leave if I start posting them.

on entre O.K. on sort K.O. (man alive), Tuesday, 27 October 2015 21:25 (five years ago) link

http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_400/MI0002/754/MI0002754030.jpg?partner=allrovi.com

Mael Intuition - The Best of the Sparks 1974-76

soref, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 22:44 (five years ago) link

I quite like that one - as well as continuing the 'mael' pun, I guess the fan could be seen as a callback to the cover of 'Kimono My House' (which much be their best known album in UK by some margin)?

soref, Tuesday, 27 October 2015 22:49 (five years ago) link

Lowe profile (photo of Nick in profile)
Lowe and bee hold (photo of Nick holding a bee)
Aim high, shoot Lowe (Nick clutching his chest as he is shot by a stoner with a gun)

Escalation of absurdity causes IRL LOLZ, news at 11

hardcore dilettante, Wednesday, 28 October 2015 01:15 (five years ago) link

third time worked.

nickn, Monday, 25 June 2018 17:47 (two years ago) link

R. Stevie Moore:

Stevie Moore Often
Stevie Moore or Less
Want Moore?
Moore Stuff
Stevedore

Hideous Lump, Tuesday, 26 June 2018 04:28 (two years ago) link

one month passes...

Jimmy Nail - The Nail File

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91riCLuF2WL._SL1417_.jpg

Category: Animist Rock (Matt #2), Sunday, 5 August 2018 13:14 (two years ago) link

four months pass...

spotted "Tip of the Weisberg" in the wild yesterday, as well as this groaner

Christopher Milk "Some People Will Drink Anything"
https://proxy.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fcovers4.hosting-media.net%2Fjpgr295%2Fu0603497904105.jpg&f=1

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 2 January 2019 17:47 (one year ago) link

can't find a bigger image but the joke there is that he is holding a ridiculously oversized odd-colored drink with smoke coming out of it

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 2 January 2019 17:47 (one year ago) link

Also works on the other thread, well done

Scam jam, thank you ma’am (Sparkle Motion), Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:08 (one year ago) link

also features the classic shirtless + overalls + fedora combo, when is that gonna come back into style (and where the fuck did it come from in the first place)

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:15 (one year ago) link

Christopher Milk was John Mendelsohn's band ('60s-'70s freelance writer for RS, Creem, a few others, mostly famous for shitting on the first two Zep records).

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:31 (one year ago) link

wait so that's not *actually* a dude's name? lame

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:33 (one year ago) link

I think they may have been known as The Christopher Milk at one point. Which is somehow a much worse name.

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:39 (one year ago) link

Listening to them now for the first time. Not terrible, but it sounds exactly how you'd imagine a band led by a Kinks- and Move-obsessed American anglophile rock critic in the early '70s to sound.

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:42 (one year ago) link

I'm sold.

Never Turn Your Back On Virginia Woolf (Tom D.), Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:56 (one year ago) link

https://cloud10.todocoleccion.online/musica-cds/tc/2018/01/26/23/110683183.jpg
Joe Sample - Sample This

I guess it's not so horrible, really... I mean, with a name and a career like his, it was almost inevitable he'd release an album with this title.

Tuomas, Thursday, 3 January 2019 11:32 (one year ago) link

that is killing me for some reason

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Tuesday, 15 January 2019 19:07 (one year ago) link

five months pass...
two months pass...

plz tell me he has a free jazz album called Eaton Out

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 25 September 2019 00:03 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

Paul Gurvitz - Rated PG

https://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_500/MI0000/717/MI0000717212.jpg

living in the heart of the beat (Matt #2), Saturday, 12 October 2019 10:31 (one year ago) link

three months pass...

That one has always confused me... Is "Dukey treats" a pun on some pre-existing term, or did he simply add his name as a qualifier, like in his song from the '70s, "Dukey Stick"?

Tuomas, Monday, 20 January 2020 06:32 (ten months ago) link

Dog treats -> "doggy treats" -> Dukey treats?

Tuomas, Monday, 20 January 2020 06:34 (ten months ago) link

Wasn't the first thing that came to my mind...

nickn, Monday, 20 January 2020 07:12 (ten months ago) link

I mean, it's even made of chocolate.

nickn, Monday, 20 January 2020 07:13 (ten months ago) link

That's not chocolate...

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Monday, 20 January 2020 11:51 (ten months ago) link

I'm afraid it's a pun on dookie (in the American sense).

pomenitul, Monday, 20 January 2020 11:53 (ten months ago) link

Guy spent too much time in Frank Zappa bands obviously.

Frozen Mug (Tom D.), Monday, 20 January 2020 11:55 (ten months ago) link

No doubt

We Jam von Economo (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 20 January 2020 13:34 (ten months ago) link

He even has a certain kind of grin on the cover.

nickn, Monday, 20 January 2020 17:17 (ten months ago) link

two weeks pass...
two months pass...

Buddy Rich, "Buddy & Soul"
+1 for one of the better puns in the Jazz pun subgenre
-10 for not actually doing Body & Soul on the record

https://img.discogs.com/WZBNUkGQ3S0AmyfEQZ9jOwROT14=/fit-in/600x597/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(90)/discogs-images/R-2661442-1295464428.jpeg.jpg

justice 4 CCR (Sparkle Motion), Friday, 10 April 2020 21:08 (seven months ago) link

Kaleidoscope - When Scopes Collide

BrianB, Friday, 10 April 2020 21:33 (seven months ago) link

King Promise has a bright future - you could say he's showing a lot of potential

https://miro.medium.com/max/800/1*o1tQ3EJ9jzEOM-6cWTxwPQ.jpeg

sbahnhof, Thursday, 23 April 2020 09:28 (seven months ago) link

Very good album tho! If you have never listened to “My Lady” you should rectify asap.

No mean feat. DaBaby (breastcrawl), Thursday, 23 April 2020 17:04 (seven months ago) link

one month passes...

Nigeria’s latest breakout star Omah Lay just dropped his first EP:

https://www.swiftloaded.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Omah-Lay-Get-LayD-Album.jpg

No mean feat. DaBaby (breastcrawl), Tuesday, 9 June 2020 20:09 (five months ago) link

blargh
(though I look forward to checking it out!)

dip to dup (rob), Tuesday, 9 June 2020 20:46 (five months ago) link

one month passes...
four months pass...

Yeah that's pretty bad, gotta hahnd it to him.

mirostones, Monday, 16 November 2020 02:07 (one week ago) link

Pete Best - Best of the Beatles. You will note the cunning lack of his actual name on the front cover.

https://www.popsike.com/pix/20160121/161953497014.jpg

fire up the curb your enthusiasm theme music (again) (Matt #2), Saturday, 21 November 2020 22:08 (one week ago) link

not an album, but deserves a mention:

https://blackwells.co.uk/jacket/l/9780008429973.jpg

mahb, Thursday, 26 November 2020 16:22 (two days ago) link

Secombe one is IMPRESSIVE

Doctor Casino, Thursday, 26 November 2020 16:35 (two days ago) link

Agreed! Also, that Pete Best cover is legally actionable.

yes m!ch!gan - the feeling's forever (morrisp), Thursday, 26 November 2020 16:43 (two days ago) link

yeah the secombe one is great.

visiting, Thursday, 26 November 2020 16:51 (two days ago) link

At first glance, I thought Secombe was carrying a sawn-off shotgun.

Vanishing Point (Chinaski), Thursday, 26 November 2020 19:09 (two days ago) link

Comme se, comme saw

Doctor Casino, Thursday, 26 November 2020 23:42 (two days ago) link


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