Genre: Alternative
Label: Universal
Size: 12"
Additional Artists: Tom Waits
Format: 33RPM,


Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese 180g LP


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1991 Classic on 180-Gram Vinyl.
Includes "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver" & "Tommy the Cat"! Stunning Musicianship!

In a restoration personally overseen by Les Claypool, Primus' acclaimed Sailing the Seas of Cheese has been remastered for the first time since its 1991 debut by founding members Claypool and Larry LaLonde.

Released in May 1991 by then-fledgling Interscope Records, Sailing the Seas of Cheese was Primus' second studio album and major label debut, featuring the singles "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver," "Tommy the Cat" (with Tom Waits voicing "Tommy the Cat"), and "Those Damn Blue-Collar Tweekers." The music videos for "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver" and "Tommy the Cat" received heavy play on MTV and the album hit #2 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart, peaking at #116 on the Billboard 200.

Comprised of bassist/vocalist Claypool, guitarist LaLonde, and drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander, Primus toured extensively in 1991 and 1992, including dates with Public Enemy, Anthrax, Fishbone, Rush and U2. Sailing the Seas of Cheese was certified Gold within two years, eventually climbing to Platinum in 2001.


  • 180g Vinyl
  • New Stereo Mix by Les Claypool


Side A:

  1. Seas of Cheese
  2. Here Come the Bastards
  3. Sgt. Baker
  4. American Life
  5. Jerry Was a Race Car Driver
  6. Eleven
  7. Is It Luck?

Side B:

  1. Grandad's Little Ditty
  2. Tommy the Cat
  3. Sathington Waltz
  4. Those Damn Blue-Collar Tweekers
  5. Fish On (Fisherman Chronicles, Chapter II)
  6. Los Bastardos

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