Take a look below for our list of 10 of the funniest and clever album titles.
1. You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can’t Tuna Fish – Reo Speedwagon
You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can’t Tuna Fish is the seventh studio album by REO Speedwagon, released in 1978. It was their first album to be co-produced by lead singer Kevin Cronin and lead guitarist Gary Richrath. The album was REO’s first to make the Top 40, peaking at No. 29. The album sold over 2 million copies in the US, which led it to being certified 2× Platinum.
2. Aliens Ate My Buick – Thomas Dolby
Aliens Ate My Buick is the third studio album by English new wave/synth-pop musician Thomas Dolby, released in 1988.
3. Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone? – The Unicorns
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone? is the second and final studio album by Canadian indie rock band the Unicorns. It features several re-arranged versions of songs from their earlier self-released album Unicorns Are People Too.
4. Chocolate Starfish And The Hotdog Flavored Water – Limp Bizkit
Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water (stylised as Chocolate St★rfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water) is the third studio album by American band Limp Bizkit, released on October 17, 2000, by Flip and Interscope Records.
5. Kisses On The Bottom – Paul McCartney
Kisses on the Bottom is the fifteenth solo studio album by Paul McCartney, consisting primarily of covers of traditional pop music and jazz. Released in February 2012 on Starbucks’ Hear Music label, it was McCartney’s first studio album since Memory Almost Full in 2007. The album was produced by Tommy LiPuma and includes just two original compositions by McCartney: “My Valentine” and “Only Our Hearts”. The former features jazz drummer Karriem Riggins. Kisses on the Bottom peaked at number 3 on the UK Albums Chart and number 5 on the US Billboard 200, while also topping Billboard magazine’s Jazz Albums chart.
6. Trout Mask Replica – Captain Beefheart
Trout Mask Replica is the third studio album by the American rock band Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band, released as a double album on June 16, 1969, by Straight Records. The music was composed by Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet) and arranged by drummer John “Drumbo” French. Combining elements of R&B, garage rock, and blues with free jazz, avant-garde approaches, and other genres of American music, the album is regarded as an important work of experimental music and art rock.
7. Eat A Peach – The Allman Brothers Band
Eat a Peach is a 1972 double album by American rock band the Allman Brothers Band, containing a mix of live and studio recordings. Following their artistic and commercial breakthrough with the release of the live album At Fillmore East (1971), the Allman Brothers Band got to work on their third studio album. Many in the band were struggling, however, with heroin addictions, and checked into rehab to confront these problems.
On October 29, 1971, group leader and founder Duane Allman was killed in a motorcycle accident in the band’s hometown of Macon, Georgia, making it the final album to feature the guitarist. Produced by Tom Dowd, the album was released on February 12, 1972, in the United States by Capricorn Records. It was the band’s fourth album since their debut The Allman Brothers Band in 1969, and is their third studio album and second live album.
8. Big Willie Style – Will Smith
Big Willie Style is the debut solo album by American hip hop recording artist Will Smith. It was released on November 25, 1997, by Columbia Records. The album was primarily produced by Poke & Tone, with other contributors including L.E.S. and Smith’s former collaborator DJ Jazzy Jeff. The album was the first to be released by Smith since 1993’s Code Red, the last by the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince. Five singles were released, including Smith’s first US Billboard Hot 100 number one, “Gettin’ Jiggy wit It”.
9. Weasels Ripped My Flesh – Frank Zappa
Weasels Ripped My Flesh is the seventh studio album by the American rock group the Mothers of Invention, and the tenth overall by Frank Zappa, released in 1970. It is the second album released after the Mothers disbanded in 1969, preceded by Burnt Weeny Sandwich. In contrast to its predecessor, which almost entirely focused on studio recordings of arranged compositions, Weasels Ripped My Flesh consists of a combination of live and studio recordings and features more improvisation.
10. Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy – Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy is the ninth studio album by Elton John. The album is an autobiographical account of the early musical careers of Elton John (Captain Fantastic) and his long-term lyricist Bernie Taupin (the Brown Dirt Cowboy). It was released in May 1975 by MCA in America and DJM in the UK and was an instant commercial success.