The Residents

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Anonymous Fab Four of the Avant-Garde whose absurd musical deconstructions have alternated between experimentalism and accessibility.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Meet the Residents
1974 Meet the Residents East Side Digit
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The Third Reich 'N Roll
1976 The Third Reich 'N Roll Cryptic Corporation / MVD Audio
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Fingerprince (Tourniquet of Roses)
1977 Fingerprince (Tourniquet of Roses) East Side Digit
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Not Available
1978 Not Available ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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Duck Stab
1978 Duck Stab East Side Digit
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Please Do Not Steal It! 1979 Please Do Not Steal It! Ralph Records
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Nibbles 1979 Nibbles Virgin
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Eskimo
1979 Eskimo East Side Digit
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The Commercial Album
1980 The Commercial Album East Side Digit
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Diskomo 1980 Diskomo East Side Digit
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Mark of the Mole
1981 Mark of the Mole ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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The Tunes of Two Cities
1982 The Tunes of Two Cities ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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Intermission [Mole Trilogy]
1982 Intermission [Mole Trilogy] ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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Title in Limbo
1983 Title in Limbo Klanggalerie / Music Video Distribution
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The Mole Show: Live in Holland, June 6, 1983
1983 The Mole Show: Live in Holland, June 6, 1983 East Side Digit
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The Big Bubble: Pt. 4 of the Mole Trilogy
1983 The Big Bubble: Pt. 4 of the Mole Trilogy East Side Digit / Mute
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Vileness Fats 1984 Vileness Fats Ralph Records
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Whatever Happened to Vileness Fats? 1984 Whatever Happened to Vileness Fats? Ralph Records
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Ralph Before '84, Vol. 1 1984 Ralph Before '84, Vol. 1
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George & James
1984 George & James Euroralph
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Assorted Secrets 1984 Assorted Secrets Ralph Records
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Census Taker [Original Soundtrack] 1985 Census Taker [Original Soundtrack] Episode
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Pal TV LP 1985 Pal TV LP DoubleVision
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Stars & Hank Forever: The American Composers Series, Vol. II
1986 Stars & Hank Forever: The American Composers Series, Vol. II ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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13th Anniversary Show: Live in Tokyo
1986 13th Anniversary Show: Live in Tokyo East Side Digit
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13th Anniversary Show: Live in the U.S.A.
1986 13th Anniversary Show: Live in the U.S.A. ESD (East Side Digital) / Klanggalerie / Music Video Distribution
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The Snakey Wake
1987 The Snakey Wake UWEB (The Residents' label)
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For Elsie 1987 For Elsie Cryptic Corporation
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God in Three Persons
1988 God in Three Persons ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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The King & Eye
1989 The King & Eye Enigma Records
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Buckaroo Blues/Black Barry 1989 Buckaroo Blues/Black Barry Ralph Records
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Cube E: Live in Holland (The History of American Music in 3 EZ Pieces)
1990 Cube E: Live in Holland (The History of American Music in 3 EZ Pieces) Restless Records
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Liver Music 1990 Liver Music UWEB (The Residents' label)
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Freak Show
1991 Freak Show East Side Digit
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Hunters
1995 Hunters Milan
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Gingerbread Man
1995 Gingerbread Man ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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Bad Day on the Midway 1996 Bad Day on the Midway Discovery
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Have a Bad Day
1996 Have a Bad Day East Side Digit
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The Mole Show Live at the Roxy
1998 The Mole Show Live at the Roxy Ralph Records
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Wormwood
1998 Wormwood ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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Roadworms: The Berlin Sessions
2000 Roadworms: The Berlin Sessions Euroralph / Cryptic Corporation
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Dot.Com
2000 Dot.Com Klanggalerie
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Demons Dance Alone
2002 Demons Dance Alone ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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WB:RMX
2004 WB:RMX Cryptic Corporation
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The King & Eye: RMX
2004 The King & Eye: RMX Euroralph
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Icky Flix
2004 Icky Flix ESD (East Side Digital) / East Side Digit
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The 12 Days of Brumalia
2004 The 12 Days of Brumalia Cryptic Corporation / MVD Audio / Wienerworld
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Animal Lover
2005 Animal Lover Mute
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Cube E Box Set
2006 Cube E Box Set Ralph Records
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The River of Crime: Episodes 1-5 - Instrumental Soundtrack
2006 The River of Crime: Episodes 1-5 - Instrumental Soundtrack Cordless Records
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Tweedles!
2006 Tweedles! Cryptic Corporation
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The River of Crime: Episodes 1-5
2006 The River of Crime: Episodes 1-5 Cordless Records
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The Voice of Midnight
2007 The Voice of Midnight Mute
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The Bunny Boy
2008 The Bunny Boy Santa Dog Records
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Postcards from Patmos
2008 Postcards from Patmos Santa Dog Records
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Ten Little Piggies
2009 Ten Little Piggies Cryptic Corporation / MVD Audio
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The Ughs!
2009 The Ughs! Cryptic Corporation / Music Video Distribution / MVD Audio
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Arkansas
2009 Arkansas
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Lonely Teenager
2011 Lonely Teenager MVD Audio / Radio Fried / Ralph
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Coochie Brake
2011 Coochie Brake Cryptic Corporation
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Mush-Room
2013 Mush-Room Cryptic Corporation
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Ten Two Times
2013 Ten Two Times Cryptic Corporation
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The Wonder of Weird
2014 The Wonder of Weird Cryptic Corporation
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Roman De La Rose (The Pink Romance): A Charles Bobuck Contraption
2014 Roman De La Rose (The Pink Romance): A Charles Bobuck Contraption Cryptic Corporation / MVD / Wienerworld
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Marching to the See: The Wonder of Weird Tour
2014 Marching to the See: The Wonder of Weird Tour Wienerworld
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Shadowland: Part 3 of the Randy, Chuck & Bob Trilogy
2015 Shadowland: Part 3 of the Randy, Chuck & Bob Trilogy Cryptic Corporation / MVD Audio
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The Ghost of Hope
2017 The Ghost of Hope MVD / Cryptic Corporation
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Buster & Glen Buster & Glen
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