Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’ is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.

Track listing : 1.To All the Girls (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 01:29[sample from “Loran’s Dance” by Idris Muhammad]2.Shake Your Rump (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:19[Samples : “Holy Ghost” by the Bar-Kays.”That’s the Joint” by Funky 4+1.”8th Wonder” by the Sugarhill Gang.”Jazzy Sensation” by Afrika Bambaataa.”Good Times Bad Times” by Led Zeppelin.”Dancing Room Only” by Harvey Scales.”Funky Snakefoot” by Alphonze Mouzon.”Tell Me Something Good” by Ronnie Laws.”Unity” by James Brown and Afrika Bambaataa.”No Matter What Sign You Are” by Diana Ross and The Supremes.”6 O’Clock DJ (Let’s Rock)”, “Born to Love You”, & “Yo Yo” by Rose Royce.”Super Mellow”, by Paul Humphrey, Willie Bobo, Shelly Manne, & Louis Bellson]3.Johnny Ryall (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:00[Samples : “AJ Scratch” by Kurtis Blow.”Sharon” by David Bromberg.”Mr. Big Stuff” by Jean Knight.”One of These Days” by Pink Floyd.”Momma Miss America” by Paul McCartney.”Magnificent Sanctuary Band” by Donny Hathaway.”Military Cut (Scratch Mix)” by DJ Grand Wizard Theodore.”(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)”, & “The New Style” by the Beastie Boys]4.Egg Man (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 02:57[Samples : Aliens.”Sport” by Lightnin’ Rod.”Superfly” by Curtis Mayfield.”Pump it Up” by Elvis Costello.Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie.”Jaws Theme” by John Williams.”I’m Ready” by The Commodores.”The Murder” by Bernard Hermann, from film Psycho[1].”Drop it in the Slot” by Tower of Power.”Dance to the Music” by Sly & the Family Stone.”Bring the Noise”, & “You’re Gonna Get Yours” by Public Enemy.The lyrics in the song’s middle eight (starting with “We all dressed in black…”) are interpolated from the Beastie Boys‘ earlier punk rock song “Egg Raid On Mojo”.]5.High Plains Drifter (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 04:13[Samples : An 8-Track tape player changing tracks.”Those Shoes” by The Eagles.”Suzy Is a Headbanger” by The Ramones.”Your Momma Don’t Dance” by Loggins & Messina.”Put Your Love (In My Tender Care)” by The Fatback Band]6.The Sounds of Science (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:11[Samples : “Back in the U.S.S.R.” by The Beatles.”Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” by The Beatles.”Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)” by The Beatles.”When I’m Sixty-Four” by The Beatles.”The End” by The Beatles.”Walk from Regio’s” by Isaac Hayes.”Don’t Sniff Coke” by Pato Banton.”Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved” by James Brown.”My Philosophy” by Boogie Down Productions]7.3-Minute Rule (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:39[Samples : “Feel Good” by Fancy.”Brave and strong” by Sly & the Family Stone]8.Hey Ladies (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:47[Samples : “The Ballroom Blitz” by Sweet.”Party Time” by Kurtis Blow.”Holy Ghost” by the Bar-Kays.”Shake Your Pants” and “I Just Want to Be” by Cameo.”Pumpin’ It Up” by P-Funk All Stars.”Jungle Boogie” by Kool & the Gang.”Machine Gun” by The Commodores.”Jazzy Sensation” by Afrika Bambaataa.”Change Le Beat” by Fab 5 Freddy featuring Beeside.”Come Let Me Love You” by Jeanette “Lady” Day.”So Ruff, So Tuff” by Zapp & Roger.”Ain’t It Funky Now” and “Funky President” by James Brown.”Hey DJ” by Malcolm McLaren and the World Famous Supreme Team.”High Power Rap” by Crash Crew.”Hush” by Deep Purple]9.5-Piece Chicken Dinner (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 00:2310.Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:28[Samples : “Time” by Pink Floyd.”Mississippi Queen” by Mountain.”Last Bongo in Belgium” by the Incredible Bongo Band.”Put Your Hand in the Hand” by Ocean]11.Car Thief (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:39[Samples : .”I’ll Bet You” by Funkadelic.”The Hurdy Gurdy Man” by Donovan.”Woodstock” (Max Yasgur speech).”Drop the Bomb” by Trouble Funk.”Rien Ne Va Plus” by Funk Factory]12.What Comes Around (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 03:07[Samples : “Moby Dick” by Led Zeppelin.”It’s Hot Tonight” by Alice Cooper.”Put on Train” by Gene Harris & The Three Sounds]13.Shadrach (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 04:07[Samples : “Say What?” by Trouble Funk. “That’s the Joint” by Funky 4+1. “Do Your Dance” by Rose Royce. “Never Let ‘Em Say” by Ballin’ Jack. “Funky Drummer” by James Brown. “Hot and Nasty” by Black Oak Arkansas. “Sugarhill Groove” by the Sugarhill Gang. “Loose Booty” by Sly Stone]14.Ask for Janice (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 00:1115.B-Boy Bouillabaisse (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 12:33 – 59 Chrystie Street (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 00:56 [Samples: . “Here We Go”, by Run-DMC . “Change Le Beat/B-Side” by Fab 5 Freddy . “Burundi Black (Pt. 2)” by Burundi Black, (Barclay Records, 1971) . “Rocket In The Pocket (live)” by Cerrone, from the album Live: Paris. (Malligator Productions,1978) . “Buffalo Gals” by Malcolm McLaren, from the album Duck Rock. (Island Records, 1983) . “Are You Experienced?” by Jimi Hendrix, from the album Are You Experienced?. (MCA Records, 1967) . “My Philosophy” by Boogie Down Productions, from the album By All Means Necessary. (Jive Records, 1988)] – Get on the Mic (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 01:14 [Samples: . “At the Fever” by Lovebug Starski] – Stop That Train (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 01:58 [Samples: . “Draw Your Brakes” by Scotty, from the soundtrack to The Harder They Come[3] . “Stop That Train” by Keith & Tex] – A Year and a Day (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 02:21 [Samples: . “High Powered Rap” by Disco Dave & the Force of the Five MC’s (Crash Crew) (1980) . “Ebony Jam” by Tower of Power, from the album In the Slot. (Warner Bros. Records, 1975) . “That Lady, Pt. 1 & 2” by The Isley Brothers, from the album 3 + 3. (T Neck Records, 1973) . “When the Levee Breaks” by Led Zeppelin, from the album Led Zeppelin IV. (Atlantic Records, 1971)] – Hello Brooklyn (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 01:31 [Samples: . “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash, from the album Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar. (Sun Records, 1957)] – Dropping Names (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 01:02 [Samples: . Bob Marley interview . “Into the Night” by Sweet, from the album Desolation Boulevard. (Capitol Records, 1974) . “Hey Pocky A-Way” by The Meters, from the album Rejuvenation. (Sundazed Records, 1974) . “The Well’s Gone Dry” by The Crusaders, from the album Southern Comfort. (MCA Records, 1974)] – Lay It on Me (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 00:53 – Mike on the Mic (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 00:48 [Samples: . “At the Fever” by Lovebug Starski] – A.W.O.L. (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) – 01:45 [Samples: . “Good to Go” by Trouble Funk . “Good Times” by Chic, from the album Risque. (Atlantic Records, 1979) . “Loran’s Dance” by Idris Muhammad, from the album Power of Soul. (Kudu Records, 1974)]


Ricky Powell

Musicians : . Beastie Boys – . Michael “Mike D” Diamond – Vocals, drums . Adam “MCA” Yauch – Vocals, bass . Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz – Vocals, guitar). .

Production . Produced by Beastie Boys / The Dust Brothers / Mario Caldato, Jr. . Allen Abrahamson – Assistant Engineer . Mario Caldato Jr. – Engineer . Mike Simpson – Producer, Turntables, Ensemble . Matt Dike – Ensemble .

Packaging : . Ricky Powell asterisques RVM – Photography . Jeremy Shatan – Photography . Nathaniel Hörnblowér – Photography . Dominick Watkins – Photography .

Recorded 1988–1989 at Mario C’s (Los Angeles), The Opium Den, The Record Plant (New York City) .

Released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.

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Pitchfork
After Paul’s Boutique failed to move units, it wasn’t entirely out of the realm of possibility that the Beasties would wind up like the protagonist of “Johnny Ryall”– with “a platinum voice/ But only gold records,” reduced to obscurity while their most ambitious work faded into cutout-bin purgatory. As it turned out, they created an album we’ll probably never hear the likes of again– good thing it’s deep enough to live in forever. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
As busy-sounding as these mash-ups were, the Beastie Boys and the Dust Brothers managed to create an incredible kaleidoscope of sound where several seemingly random sounds are pieced together perfectly to create an amazing album. […]

Paste
Hovering atop this wall of sound were lyrics unlike anything the Boys had attempted to date—a party-hopping, science-dropping orgy of pop culture that bobbed and weaved between anything from a daytime TV reference to local politics. […]

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