following is a list of known songs that were not used on any Crash Test
Dummies album to date. They are a combination of b-sides, and other
song is available to you in either Mp3 or Real Audio.
during the GSHF era, and was released on the Afternoons & Coffeespoons
single. One of the few XTC cover tunes done by the dummies.
and performed by Brad Roberts. He wrote the song for his girlfriend
"Angela" for her birthday a few years ago. Brad played the song
once in public during the Fish Aid Festival held in Nova Scotia in August
as one of the 15 songs produced for the GYAH album. It didn't make it to
the albums tracklist, but was put on the Keep A Lid On Things single as a
Have Fun On Sundays
cover tune done during the dummies earlier performances. Featuring the
lead vocals of Ellen Reid. It was one of the songs on the dummies original
demo tape, but not picked up for the first album.
Get You In The
remix version of Get You In The Morning, from the Give Yourself A Hand
album. Featuring the lead sexy vocals of Ellen Reid. It was released on
the Get You In The Morning single, along with a radio edit version.
A Hand Guitar
slight remix of the title track of the Give Yourself A Hand album. Showing
not much difference from its album version, it was just cleaned up with a
funkyer tune for radio stations.
during the GYAH album period. It was put on the Keep A Lid On Things
single as a b-side, along Filter Queen.
He Liked To Feel
remix of the album version of He Liked To Feel It, found on the A Worm's
Life album. It presents a more cheerful melody than that of the album
Hit Me One More
cover tune performed by the dummies during the Give Yourself A Hand tour,
at the encore. Originally the song is performed by pop star Britney
If I Had My Way
by Ellen Reid in the further past of the dummies career, and was also
brought back during the God Shuffled His Feet tour.
of the earlier songs the dummies were known for playing back in the late
80's. Clearly a cover tune, and when performed, vocals were by Ellen, and
Brad with backup.
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
smash hit Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm with a twist ending. During the time that Brad
wrote the tune, there were a couple left over verses. During some live
performances he uses the alternate verse at the end. As heard in the clip
b-side produced during the time of the Give Yourself A Hand album. This
song was put on the Get You In The Morning single.
Bud And A Slice
duet between Brad Roberts and Joe Jackson. Released on one of Joe's discs
where he performs with a number of artists. It's an unusual 6 minute song,
with catchy lyrics.
Row Bullies Row
song was performed in the late 80's by the dummies. Later it was put on
their 2nd demo tape, but was not picked up for the album.
Sick Bed Of Cuchulainn
one of the series of songs played in the late 80's. Played in such places
as the Blue Note Cafe - a landmark area of dummy creation.
Soap, Soup &
in the late 80's, and was never recorded by the dummies.
old tune, where Ellen takes lead vocals.
The Ballad Of
XTC cover tune done by the dummies, with vocals by Ellen Reid. The dummies
began playing this song during the God Shuffled His Feet tour. While
playing it one night in Chicago, some record company people heard Ellen
sing it, and it became part of the Dumb & Dumber movie soundtrack.
The First Noel
only Christmas tune heard from the dummies. Recorded just after the
release of their first album. It became a single, and a music video was
also made. You can see a clip of the music video here.
The Rocky Road
old Irish traditional song picked up by the dummies. It was played back in
the 80's by the band, and Brad has also performed in on a few acoustic
one of those older tunes. Ellen takes lead vocals. Performed in the 80's,
and never again.