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Ouch!
Ouch

Released

6 August 1965 (UK)
13 August 1965 (US)

Recorded

Recorded 15–19 February, 13 April, 10 May & 14–17 June 1965, EMI Studios, London

Genre

Rock

Length

34:20

Label

Parlourphone

Preceded By

Rutles For Sale (1964)

Succeeded By

Rutle Soul (1965)

Ouch! was the fifth album by The Rutles, released alongside their film of the same name. It contained multiple songs that had little to do with the film, but were more relations to the idea of making films and television.

Album coverEdit

On the album cover, the Rutles can be seen standing and signalling with their arms, trying to tell the photographer that he is so far away that they have to separate to fill the shot. However, the photographer thought they were signaling OUCH in semaphore, and felt this was such a great idea that he wrapped up the session after that one photograph.

The Rutles' arms weren't even close to spelling OUCH; in fact they were closer to spelling UNJX. To remedy the discrepancy, it was originally decided to change the titles and lyrics of the song, album, and film to match, but this decision was abandoned when it turned out that the group's accent made it difficult to pronounce the ending jx correctly.

Track listingEdit

  1. Ouch!
  2. The Day After
  3. You've Got To Hide Your Lunch Away
  4. I Feed You
  5. Another Rut
  6. You're Going to Rut That Girl
  7. Ticket to Rut
  8. Living in Hope
  9. It's Only Lunch
  10. I Don't Like You That Much
  11. Do You See What I See?
  12. I've Just Seen The Chase
  13. Left-Overs
  14. Dizzy Piss Lizard

US VersionEdit

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The North American version, the band's eighth Capatal Records album and tenth overall, includes the songs in the film plus selections from the orchestral score composed and conducted by Ken Slowne, which contains one of the first uses of the Indian sitar on a rock/pop album. "Ticket To Rut" is the only song on the American release in duophonic stereo (also known as "fake stereo") reprocessed from the mono mix. "Ouch!" is available on CD as part of The Capatal Albums, Volume 2 box set. This CD contains both the stereo and mono versions of the American release. A second CD release of this album, which contains the seven songs in true mono was issued in 2014 individually and as part of the Rutles The U.S. Albums boxed set.

Track listingEdit

Side OneEdit

  1. Ouch! (Preceded by the Dr. Who theme)
  2. The Day After
  3. From Rut to You Fantasy (Slowne)
  4. You've Got to Hide Your Lunch Away
  5. I Feed You
  6. In the Spiral (Slowne)

Side TwoEdit

  1. Another Rut
  2. I Must Be in Love Again (Slowne)
  3. Ticket to Rut
  4. The Bitter Bend / You Can't Do Lunch (Slowne)
  5. You're Going to Rut That Girl
  6. A Face (Slowne)
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