Fishbone – Modern Industry (Music Video)

Fishbone is the recording debut of alternative group Fishbone. This six-song EP was released in 1985 and captures the band at the height of their early funk/ska era. The track “Party at Ground Zero” remains one of the band’s most popular tracks. The track “V.T.T.L.O.T.F.D.G.F.” is believed to stand for “Voyage to the Land of the Freeze-Dried Godzilla Farts” […]

Fishbone

Fishbone is the recording debut of alternative group Fishbone. This six-song EP was released in 1985 and captures the band at the height of their early funk/ska era. The track “Party at Ground Zero” remains one of the band’s most popular tracks.

The track “V.T.T.L.O.T.F.D.G.F.” is believed to stand for “Voyage to the Land of the Freeze-Dried Godzilla Farts” and is about a government attempt to convince the public that Hiroshima was actually caused by Godzilla farting.

Accolades

Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
1985 Village Voice United States “Albums of the Year (EP)” 3  

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. “Ugly” Kendall Jones 2:52
2. “Another Generation” Jones 4:04
3. “? (Modern Industry)” David Kahne, Jones 4:26
4. Party at Ground Zero Jones, Angelo MooreJohn Norwood Fisher 6:31
5. “V.T.T.L.O.T.F.D.G.F.” Fisher 4:23
6. “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” Lisa R. Grant, Jones, Moore 4:16

Personnel

Additional personnel

  • Lisa Grant – vocals on “Lyin’ Ass Bitch”

Production

  • Nancy Donald – design
  • David Kahne – engineer
  • Tony Lane – design
  • David Leonard – engineer, mixing
  • John Scarpati – photography
  • Jack Skinner – mastering (Sterling Sound, New York)

 



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