The Chipmunks ‎– Chipmunk Punk

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This release was effectively a relaunch of The Chipmunks—whose last album of original material had been released in 1969—and could be considered a new incarnation of the Chipmunks "band", featuring new voice talent, including that of Ross Bagdasarian Jr., having taken over the business following the 1972 death of his father, Chipmunks creator and original voice talent Ross Bagdasarian Sr. (also known as David Seville). Later albums used different voice talent for songs, opting for professional singers.

Tracklist

Let's Go
Good Girls Don't
How Do I Make You
Refugee
Frustrated
Call Me
You May Be Right
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
My Sharona

Versions (16)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
XLP-6008 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) Excelsior XLP-6008 US 1980 Sell This Version
XMT-6008 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(8-Trk, Album) Excelsior XMT-6008 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version
XLT-6008 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(8-Trk, Album) Excelsior XLT-6008 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version
NA 555 C The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(Cass) K-tel NA 555 C Australia 1980 Sell This Version
XLC-6008 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(Cass, Album) Excelsior XLC-6008 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version
XLC-6008 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(Cass, Album) Excelsior, Pickwick XLC-6008 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
FIF-0006 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) Fif FIF-0006 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
XLP-6008 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) Excelsior XLP-6008 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version
6302 064 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) Mercury 6302 064 UK 1980 Sell This Version
NA 555 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) K-tel, K-Tel International (NZ) Ltd. NA 555 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
6302 064 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) Mercury 6302 064 Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong 1980 Sell This Version
6302 064 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) Mercury 6302 064 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
XLP-6008, XLP 6008 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album) Excelsior, Excelsior XLP-6008, XLP 6008 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
NA 555 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(LP, Album, Ltd) K-tel NA 555 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
none The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(CD) Chipmunk Records none US 2005 Sell This Version
RC 3378 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Punk(Cass, Album, Unofficial) RC RC 3378 Unknown Sell This Version

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Totaltunes

Totaltunes

June 3, 2020
referencing Chipmunk Punk, LP, Album, XLP-6008
This is awesome on 16rpm!! Most turntables don't go that slow, but gladly, Sludgefest have gone to the trouble....:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TU-MYe0SL9Q&t=2459s
Unfussyvoyage6

Unfussyvoyage6

October 28, 2019
referencing Chipmunk Punk, LP, Album, XLP-6008
Chimpunks on 16 Speed is a Stoner Masterpiece, a must have lmao
AssInvader

AssInvader

August 3, 2019
referencing Chipmunk Punk, LP, Album, XLP-6008
It’s kind of crazy that this record has THREE songs written by The Knack on it, especially since “Good Girls Don’t” is one of them and this record is for kids!
sc7700

sc7700

July 24, 2019
referencing Chipmunk Punk, LP, Album, XLP-6008
So this is the source material for Chipmunks at 16 speed. Holy shit.
msr042377

msr042377

January 27, 2016
referencing Chipmunk Punk, LP, Album, XLP-6008
As a middle-aged man I wasn't expecting much from a Chipmunks album. Having been exposed to the Chipmunks throughout most of my youth I am quite aware of how they are supposed to sound. I am rather disappointed with this album because the quality of the singing is very much lacking and it's very hard to make sense out of anything they sing. Unless you already have the lyrics to all of these songs memorized, you likely won't understand anything they say. The band is forgettable but at least they play the songs well enough. On the positive note, the song selection for this album is rather creative for the era. Tom Petty's Refugee is a great song that they squeak through rather well. Blondie's Call Me is also a great 1980's period selection for these wretched rodents to sing and they're not too far from Debby Harry's voice.