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Front cover of "Wormwood".

“Wormwood” is an album released by The Residents. The songs are based off of various stories from The Bible. It was released in 1998, and had a tour that lasted through all of 1999.

Track Listing[]

- In the Beginning

- Fire Fall

- They are the Meat

- Melancholy Lumps

- How to get a Head

- Cain and Abel

- Mr. Misery

- Tent Pigs in the Temple 

- God's Magic Finger

- Spilling the Seed

- Dinah and the Unclean Skin

- Bathsheba Bathes

- Bridegroom of Blood

- Hanging by his Hair

- The Seven Ugly Crows

- Burn Baby Burn

- Kill him!

- I Hate Heaven

- Judas Saves

- Revelation


- The first 5,000 copies came with a limited edition sticker. 

- "Burn Baby Burn" has a music video, and was performed live on the "Icky flix" tour.

- "I Hate Heaven" was released on a single of the same name, along with "God's Magic Finger" and "Judas Saves".