The Mollusk

Ween - The Mollusk
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 141 ratings
1997 Ratings: #13
June 24, 1997 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra / Label
Andrew Weiss / Producer
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CRITIC REVIEWS

97
Pitchfork

A good friend of mine has compared Ween to the Beatles and how the Beatles took all sorts of pop music and turned it on its ear. You kow, after listening to The Mollusk, it's not hard to imagine what kind of White Album these crazy motherfuckers from Pennsylvania could crank out one of these days.

amw100
78
wtf did i just listen to and why did i like it?
exception
93
Reviewing albums like this is one of the hardest things to do for me because there really isn't much I can say about it. Ween made an album so weird but so musically appealing that it works out. Different voices used on songs like The Blarney Stone and Ocean Man make the album stand out even more from the rest of the alt rock from this time period. And even on the more accessible tracks, Ween shows some very impressive skills on the guitar and drums, along with really clean and psychedelic ... read more
Tacorillaz
94
A magical trip through the ocean

Personal Track Ranking:
14. I'm Dancing In The Show Tonight
13. Pink Eye (On My Leg)
12. The Blarney Stone
11. Polka Dot Tail
10. Cold Blows The Wind
9. I'll Be Your Johnny On The Spot
8. Waving My Dick In The Wind
7. The Mollusk
6. Ocean Man
5. She Wanted To Leave
4. The Golden Eel
3. It's Gonna Be (Alright)
2. Mutilated Lips
1. Buckingham Green

Going through this album feels like discovering Atlantis. It's such a weird experience, but so beautiful and ... read more
BradTasteMusic
91
The Mollusk is ... well actually I recorded a first reaction that I will put on youtube. Needless to say I am excited to input the score.

Youtube: Brad Taste In Music
MarkCooper
91
Original Score: 84

There are plenty of fun albums out there, and then there's The Mollusk

Favorite Tracks: The Blarney Stone, The Mollusk, Polka Dot Trail, Buckingham Green, Mutilated Lips, The Golden Eel

Least Favorite: Never really saw a point in including Pink Eye (On My Leg)
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#41/Consequence of Sound

Track List

  1. I'm Dancing in the Show Tonight
  2. The Mollusk
  3. Polka Dot Tail
  4. I'll Be Your Jonny on the Spot
  5. Mutilated Lips
  6. The Blarney Stone
  7. It's Gonna Be (Alright)
  8. The Golden Eel
  9. Cold Blows the Wind
  10. Pink Eye (On My Leg)
  11. Waving My Dick in the Wind
  12. Buckingham Green
  13. Ocean Man
  14. She Wanted to Leave / (Reprise)
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Added on: June 30, 2013