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The B-52's

Rock Lobster (5:24)

new wave · 80s · pop · rock

"Rock Lobster" is The B-52's' first single, released in 1978 and in a longer version placed on the band's self-titled debut album, The B-52's, one year later. It has become one of their signature tunes, and it helped launch the band's success. "Rock Lobster" was the band's first single to appear on Billboard's Hot 100. Instruments used in the music include a twangy, baritone surf-style electric guitar (a Mosrite), a…

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We were at a party
His ear lobe fell in the deep
Someone reached in and grabbed it
It was a rock lobster

The B-52's - Rock Lobster Lyrics


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  • down, down..... ♥
  • Takes me back to high school...
  • I can't believe I've been listening to the single version of this my whole life. The 7 minute album version kills it!
  • Rock Lobster >>>>>>>>> Love Shack. [2]
  • Wow, so many shouts to this song. :-)
  • lOve.
  • really, truly, and honestly one of the most ingenious songs ever put to record. sooooooooooooo far ahead of its time. the fact that it topped the charts despite having some really out-there sections is a testament to how incredible this song is. not to mention it rocks SO FUCKING HARD
  • Ricky Wilson was such an underrated guitarist/songwriter
  • LIVE CRAB!!!!!!!

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