Party at Ground Zero

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"Party at Ground Zero"
Fishbone Party at Ground Zero.JPG
Single by Fishbone
from the album Fishbone
Released 1985
Format Vinyl
Recorded Sunset Sound Factory and Eldorado in 1985
Genre Alternative rock
Ska punk
Length 6:31
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) John Norwood Fisher
Kendall Jones
Angelo Moore
Producer(s) David Kahne
Fishbone singles chronology
"? (Modern Industry)"
"Party at Ground Zero"
"When Problems Arise"

"? (Modern Industry)"
"Party at Ground Zero"
"When Problems Arise"

"Party at Ground Zero" is a song by the ska band Fishbone. A demo version titled "Pink Vapor Stew" can be found on the Fishbone 101 compilation. To this day it remains one of their most popular songs. Fishbone performed the song in the movie The Tripper and was featured on the 1994 movie "Camp Nowhere"

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Party at Ground Zero" was directed by Henry Selick,[1] future director of The Nightmare Before Christmas. The video is a homage to The Masque of the Red Death, with Death bringing about a nuclear explosion when he removes his mask.

Still frames from the video are featured on the cover of the song's 12-inch single.

Track listing[edit]

A Side
  1. "Party At Ground Zero (Vapor Mix)" - 7:02
  2. "Party At Ground Zero (Visual Mix)" - 4:50
B Side
  1. "Skankin' To The Beat" - 3:11


Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
2008 97X United States "The 500 Best Modern Rock Songs of All Time" 397 [2]
"*" denotes an unordered list.


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