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The liner notes read:
The liner notes read:
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"Strong Bad's musical talents exist at a crossroads of a crockload of<br>
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<tt>"Strong Bad's musical talents exist at a crossroads of a crockload of</tt><br>
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sonic tenacity, lyrical ascendancy, and melodic pretendency. These raw<br>
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<tt>sonic tenacity, lyrical ascendancy, and melodic pretendency. These raw</tt><br>
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ingredients are melted down in the brainfurnace of his mind and poured<br>
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<tt>ingredients are melted down in the brainfurnace of his mind and poured</tt><br>
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at high velocity out of his fleshtangle mouth into the waiting vessel<br>
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<tt>at high velocity out of his fleshtangle mouth into the waiting vessel</tt><br>
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of your eager ears like melted cheese into that little meatbowl that<br>
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<tt>of your eager ears like melted cheese into that little meatbowl that</tt><br>
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happens when you microwave a single slice of baloney."
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<tt>happens when you microwave a single slice of baloney."</tt>
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::::&mdash; Strong Bad, talking in the mirror a few seconds ago
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::::<tt>&mdash; Strong Bad, talking in the mirror a few seconds ago</tt>
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Welcome, taut listener, to this vinyl release of Strong Bad Sings! If<br>
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<tt>Welcome, taut listener, to this vinyl release of Strong Bad Sings! If</tt><br>
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you're like me, you've spent the last 17 years of your life trying to<br>
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<tt>you're like me, you've spent the last 17 years of your life trying to</tt><br>
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get the original CD release to play on your turntable, ruining needles,<br>
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<tt>get the original CD release to play on your turntable, ruining needles,</tt><br>
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wrecking the disc, and spending many fruitless hours on the phone with<br>
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<tt>wrecking the disc, and spending many fruitless hours on the phone with</tt><br>
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Audio-Technica customer support. I even tried spray painting the CD<br>
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<tt>Audio-Technica customer support. I even tried spray painting the CD</tt><br>
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black and cut a bigger hole in the middle with a jigsaw so it'd look<br>
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<tt>black and cut a bigger hole in the middle with a jigsaw so it'd look</tt><br>
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like a seven-inch. It still didn't play (and actually made sparks this<br>
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<tt>like a seven-inch. It still didn't play (and actually made sparks this</tt><br>
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time!) but I was able to sell it to Strong Sad for 23 bucks when I<br>
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<tt>time!) but I was able to sell it to Strong Sad for 23 bucks when I</tt><br>
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wrote "UK Import" on it. The point is, this version of the album will<br>
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<tt>wrote "UK Import" on it. The point is, this version of the album will</tt><br>
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ACTUALLY work on your record player! Also Limozeen is on it! Twice!<br>
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<tt>ACTUALLY work on your record player! Also Limozeen is on it! Twice!</tt><br>
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And Taranchula! Definitely sub-woof your tweeters when those tracks<br>
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<tt>And Taranchula! Definitely sub-woof your tweeters when those tracks</tt><br>
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come on. I was kinda hoping Coach Z and Marzipan's songs would get cut<br>
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<tt>come on. I was kinda hoping Coach Z and Marzipan's songs would get cut</tt><br>
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from this release but they're still on here. But it's mostly all me and<br>
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<tt>from this release but they're still on here. But it's mostly all me and</tt><br>
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that means this record is full of train-droppers, know what I'm sayin'?<br>
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<tt>that means this record is full of train-droppers, know what I'm sayin'?</tt><br>
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So get a super long extension cord, put your record player in your<br>
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<tt>So get a super long extension cord, put your record player in your</tt><br>
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car, roll down the windows, and crank this here opus while you drive<br>
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<tt>car, roll down the windows, and crank this here opus while you drive</tt><br>
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around the cul de sac until the neighbors call the cops*!
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<tt>around the cul de sac until the neighbors call the cops*!</tt>
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How do I make #1 Jams with boxing gloves on? Drop the needle, taut<br>
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<tt>How do I make #1 Jams with boxing gloves on? Drop the needle, taut</tt><br>
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listener, and find out!
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<tt>listener, and find out!</tt>
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::::&mdash; Also Strong Bad, talking to you just now</tt>
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::::<tt>&mdash; Also Strong Bad, talking to you just now</tt>
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<tt><small>*Strong Bad not responsible for any damage to this record, your<br>
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<small><tt>*Strong Bad not responsible for any damage to this record, your</tt><br>
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turntable, your car, or your neighbors as a result of taking this advice.</small></tt>
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<tt>turntable, your car, or your neighbors as a result of taking this advice.</tt></small>
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Revision as of 21:19, 23 February 2021

Strong Bad Sings
and Other Type Hits
Now available for the first time anywhere outside his basement.
Album by Strong Bad
Released November 17, 2003
Recorded Pairadeez Productions
Mixed by Russ-T at Ruby Red Studios
Mastered by Rodney Mills at Rodney Mills Masterhouse
Genre varies
Length 40:06
Record label Harmless Junk, Inc./Cheap as Free
Producers The Brothers Chaps
Actual performers The Brothers Chaps and Missy Palmer
Y-O-U
This article is about the music album and compact disc. For the toon, see Strong Bad Sings.

The sole audio CD sold in the Store, Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits (also called Strong Bad Sings) is a compilation album including twenty songs by Strong Bad and other various artists from the Homestar Runner body of work, as well as a "Secret Song" sung by Homestar Runner himself. The title of the album is based on the toon Strong Bad Sings, a commercial for a fake Strong Bad album, and many of the songs named in the toon can be heard in full here.

The current price of the CD is $15.00 USD, not including shipping, handling, promotions or other discounts. On September 11, 2019, the album was uploaded for streaming and download onto Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and more. On February 23, 2021, the album was released as a vinyl record, priced at $25.00 USD, along with a promotional video.

The UPC of the CD is "8 80485 41002 6", and the EAN is "0 880485 410026".

Contents

Track Listing

Number Title Artist Length BPM
1 Trogdor Strong Bad 1:39 128.89 BPM
2 The System is Down Strong Bad 1:46 139.85 BPM
3 Strong Badia National Anthem Strong Bad (feat. Ms. Partsmatter's 1st grade class) 2:12 124.14 BPM
4 Oh Yeah Yeah Marzipan 1:09 101.44 BPM
5 Because, It's Midnite Limozeen 2:13 147.79 BPM
6 Circles The Kinda Long-Haired Band 2:13 160.93 BPM
7 Let's Get Started on Doing All Those Awesome Things I Suggested Strong Bad 0:48 144.02 BPM
8 Moving Very Slowly Taranchula 4:06 140.36 BPM
9 Sweet Cuppin' Cakes Theme Song Unknown 0:56 161.01 BPM
10 I Think I Have a Chance With This Guy What's Her Face 0:56 125.02 BPM
11 It's Like It Was Meant to Be Strong Bad 1:05 123.65 BPM
12 Nite Mamas Limozeen 2:27 82.91 BPM
13 Sensitive To Bees Marzipan feat. Strong Bad and Homestar Runner 1:54 102.15 BPM
14 You've Got an Ugly & Stupid Butt Strong Bad 0:32 130.97 BPM
15 These Peoples Try to Fade Me Coach Z 2:11 124.91 BPM
16 The Ladies in My Town All Know My Name Strong Bad 0:34 146.17 BPM
17 The Theme from Dangeresque II Strong Bad 1:30 126.74 BPM
18 Somebody Told Me (Now I Believe Them) Strong Bad 0:47 122.08 BPM
19 The Cheat Is Not Dead Strong Bad 3:02 153.31 BPM
20 Everybody to the Limit (Live) (Live from West Rekjavik) Strong Bad 3:51 (song), 7:56 (whole track) 103.53 BPM
20½ Secret Song (A hidden track) Homestar Runner 1:28 (starts at 6:20 on track 20) 107.68 BPM

CD Packaging Details

Part Description
CD It looks like a home-burned CD-R of the Videlectrix Media brand (which parodies the appearance of many CD-Rs), with a capacity of "70 jg". The title looks like it was hand-written with a permanent marker. On the underside of the CD, the word "Homestar" is laser-etched into the outer part of the middle.
Cover The front of the CD jacket has a blue ballpoint pen illustration of Strong Bad with blaring amps for feet, lightning bolts for arms, and two electric guitars sticking out of his head like gigantic horns.
Inside Cover Trogdor is burninating a modern-day city and fending off a jet, helicopter, tank, and some infantrymen. A defeated pig-man, possibly the Kerrek, is also shown. There is also a pouch-like slit to hold the booklet and sticker.
Sticker A rectangular sticker with the Limozeen logo in white on a black background.
Booklet The front has a color version of the illustration from the jacket. The next two pages feature three promotional posters:
Strong Bad
[Illustration of SB saying "26 Bucks!"]
Live in West Rekjavik
Wednesday the 3rd
Bring some ladies!


The Kinda Long-Haired Band
is playing in
the lounge at Dobble Hall!
(Hey, its free!)
[Photo of guitarist holding a Cold One]
YOU SHOULD GO!!!
After Party @ Wild's Pizza!


LIMOZEEN
$8
[Limozeen photo from monster truck]
18 and over
At the Iron Rock Tavern
WEAR YOUR BOOTS!
w/ special Guest Firehorse (up from Dempsey)


On page four, there is a Taranchula album cover, featuring a sinister-looking rocker-type flexing his biceps, with a black background and glowing white skin. The Limozeen album cover for "Zeenin' Into the Night" is seen on page five, and features the members of Limozeen in silhouette, standing atop a limousine at sunset and assuming rocker poses.

The last two pages contain the drawings behind the credits and acknowledgments appear to be "prototype" drawings of some of the characters, including Teen Girl Squad and Eh! Steve!. A fat Strong Sad, a The S is for Sucks prototype and a Stinkoman without any blue hair can also be seen. A character that looks a bit like Homeschool Winner can be seen on the far right side. There are also a few pictures from Exaggerations.

The back of the booklet contains a photo of Dangeresque-like sunglasses under a spotlight.

Under the CD Illustration of Dangeresque's "cool glasses".
Back of Case A hand-written track listing and copyright notice:
  1. TROGDOR
  2. The System is down
  3. Strong Badia National Anthem - featuring Ms. Partsmatter's 1st grade class
  4. Oh Yeah Yeah - Marzipan
  5. Because, It's Midnite - Limozeen
  6. Circles - The Kinda Long Haired Band
  7. Let's get started on doing all those awesome things I suggested
  8. Moving Very Slowly - Taranchula
  9. Sweet Cuppin Cakes Theme Song
  10. i think i have a chance with this guy - whats her face
  11. It's like it was meant to be
  12. NITE MAMAS - Limozeen
  13. Sensitive to Bees - Marzipan featuring Strong Bad
  14. You've got an Ugly & Stupid BUTT
  15. These peoples try to fade me - Coach Z
  16. The ladies in my Town all know my name
  17. The theme from DANGERESQUE II: This time, it's not Dangeresque I
  18. Somebody Told Me (Now I Believe Them)
  19. THE Cheat is NOT DEAD
  20. EVERYBODY TO THE LIMIT (Live)

© ® 2003 Harmless Junk, Inc. All rights reserved

The Cheap as Free logo is present.

Vinyl Details

The Fangamer store description reads:

For years, he's thrilled and captivated himself with his music. And now, it's your turntable.

Now available at Fangamer on one intimidating red-and-black vinyl record, zero CDs, zero cassettes, or zero 8-track tapes, you might expect to pay almost $20 for this remastered-for-vinyl collection, featuring beautiful art by Lee Petty and all-new liner notes from Strong Bad himself. But it's all yours for just one easy installment of $25.

Side A

1. Trogdor
2. The System Is Down
3. Strong Badia National Anthem
4. Oh Yeah Yeah
5. Because, It's Midnite
6. Circles
7. Let's Get Started on Doing All Those Awesome Things I Suggested
8. Moving Very Slowly
9. Sweet Cuppin' Cakes Theme Song
10. I Think I Have a Chance With This Guy
11. It's Like It Was Meant To Be

Side B

12. Nite Mamas
13. Sensitive To Bees
14. You've Got an Ugly & Stupid Butt
15. These Peoples Try to Fade Me
16. The Ladies In My Town All Know My Name
17. Theme from Dangeresque II: This Time, It's Not Dangeresque I
18. Somebody Told Me (Now I Believe Them)
19. The Cheat Is Not Dead
20. Everybody To the Limit (Live From West Rekjavik)

The liner notes read:

"Strong Bad's musical talents exist at a crossroads of a crockload of
sonic tenacity, lyrical ascendancy, and melodic pretendency. These raw
ingredients are melted down in the brainfurnace of his mind and poured
at high velocity out of his fleshtangle mouth into the waiting vessel
of your eager ears like melted cheese into that little meatbowl that
happens when you microwave a single slice of baloney."
— Strong Bad, talking in the mirror a few seconds ago

Welcome, taut listener, to this vinyl release of Strong Bad Sings! If
you're like me, you've spent the last 17 years of your life trying to
get the original CD release to play on your turntable, ruining needles,
wrecking the disc, and spending many fruitless hours on the phone with
Audio-Technica customer support. I even tried spray painting the CD
black and cut a bigger hole in the middle with a jigsaw so it'd look
like a seven-inch. It still didn't play (and actually made sparks this
time!) but I was able to sell it to Strong Sad for 23 bucks when I
wrote "UK Import" on it. The point is, this version of the album will
ACTUALLY work on your record player! Also Limozeen is on it! Twice!
And Taranchula! Definitely sub-woof your tweeters when those tracks
come on. I was kinda hoping Coach Z and Marzipan's songs would get cut
from this release but they're still on here. But it's mostly all me and
that means this record is full of train-droppers, know what I'm sayin'?
So get a super long extension cord, put your record player in your
car, roll down the windows, and crank this here opus while you drive
around the cul de sac until the neighbors call the cops*!

How do I make #1 Jams with boxing gloves on? Drop the needle, taut
listener, and find out!

— Also Strong Bad, talking to you just now
{Strong Bad's signature}

*Strong Bad not responsible for any damage to this record, your
turntable, your car, or your neighbors as a result of taking this advice.

Easter Eggs

  • At 6 minutes and 20 secs into the last track, Homestar Runner sings a hidden track, Secret Song.
  • The CD contains the music video directed by The Cheat for "These peoples try to fade me". While video should auto-start in a Windows-based computer, it will not auto-start on a Mac OS-based computer. However, it can be viewed on either system, regardless of whether it starts itself automatically. The name of the CD when it is in the drive is "SUPER_SECRETS".

Fun Facts

Inside References

  • The album title is an example of the use of the word "type".

Real-World References

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