Love Shack

~ Recording by The B‐52’s

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B-52s Reprise Records R1-25854
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B-52s Reprise Records 9 25854-4
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B‐52’s Reprise Records 9 25854-2
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B‐52’s Reprise Records 925 854-2
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B‐52’s Reprise Records CD 25854
1.4 Love Shack 5:22 Cosmic Thing The B‐52’s Reprise Records 7599-25854-2
1.4 Love Shack 5:22 Cosmic Thing The B‐52’s Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases), Reprise Records W2 25854
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B-52s Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases), Reprise Records 775114T, W2 25854
1.4 Love Shack 5:22 Cosmic Thing The B‐52’s Reprise Records 9 25854-2
1.2 Love Shack 5:20 Deadbeat Club The B-52s
2.1 Love Shack 5:21 Beat of the 80's, Volume 2 Various Artists Eurostar 398 1030 2
7.5 Love Shack 5:24 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music A-23707/R102-34, A-23708/R102-34, A-23709/R102-34, A-23710/R102-34, OPCD-2692/R102-34, OPCD-2693/R102-34, OPCD-2694/R102-34, R102-34
7.5 Love Shack 5:24 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music OPCS-2692, OPCS-2693, OPCS-2694, PT-23707, PT-23708, PT-23709, PT-23710, R102-33
2.9 Love Shack 5:23 Metropol: En epok i radio 1982-1991 Various Artists
1.6 Love Shack 5:23 Pop & Wave, Volume 3: Lots More Hits of the 80’s Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 473862 2
1.11 Love Shack 5:24 Sounds of the Eighties: The Rockin' Eighties Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-2733, R988-01
2.1 Love Shack 5:23 25 Years: Greatest Hits Various Artists
1.4 Love Shack 5:21 100% Summer 95 Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2777
1.10 Love Shack 5:24 Decade of Number One Hits (1985-1995) Various Artists
2.18 Love Shack 5:23 The Best Summer Album in the World…Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 140
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B-52s Reprise Records, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. 9 25854-2, D 114742
1.13 Love Shack 5:22 Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation The B‐52’s Reprise Records 9 46920-2
1.9 Love Shack 5:22 Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation The B‐52’s Reprise Records 9362-46995-2
2.3 Love Shack 5:22 Pop & Wave, Volume 3 Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM 473862 9
1.2 Love Shack 5:24 Chorus Girl 2 Various Artists
1.3 Love Shack (album version) 5:22 Love Shack 99 The B-52s Reprise Records 9362 44575 2, W0461CD
1.15 Love Shack 5:22 Tijdloze honderd, Volume 4 Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Nederland B.V.) 565.667-2
1.13 Love Shack 5:22 Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation The B‐52s Rhino (reissue label)
1.13 Love Shack 5:22 Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation The B‐52’s Reprise Records W2 46920
1.4 Love Shack (album version) 5:21 (At the) Love Shack The B‐52’s meet DJ Tonka Warner Music Germany (Don't use this as release label!) 9362-44583-2
1.15 Love Shack 5:20 Instant Party Disc: Regular Strength Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 75706
1.14 Love Shack 5:22 The All Time Greatest Pop Album Various Artists
1.17 Love Shack 5:24 All Time Greatest Pub Anthems Various Artists Startel Entertainment STELCD0094
2.6 Love Shack 5:25 Modern Rock: Dance Various Artists Time-Life Music R828-05
1.15 Love Shack 5:22 Les Années New Wave Various Artists Warner Music France
2.9 Love Shack 5:23 Nude on the Moon: The B‐52’s Anthology The B‐52’s Rhino (reissue label) R2 78357
1.19 Love Shack 5:21 The Ultimate Hen Night Party Album Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing WSMCD103
2.1 Love Shack 5:23 Best Ever Bonking Songs Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
1.10 Love Shack 5:21 Party Animal Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing United Kingdom WSMCD 114
1.17 Love Shack 5:22 The Best Summer Album 2002 Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing United Kingdom WSMCD084
2.11 Love Shack 5:21 Hairbrush Divas Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing WSMCD152
2.14 Love Shack 5:23 The World's Absolute Best Ever Beer Songs, Volume 2 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
1.1 Love Shack 5:23 The 80's: 14 Greatest Hits Various Artists c90eba0e
1.12 Love Shack 5:22 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Various Artists
1.14 Love Shack 5:21 Vh1: I Love the 80s Various Artists
2.14 Love Shack 5:21 Ultimate Girls Night In Various Artists Sony Music TV 82876652652
1.6 Love Shack 5:23 School Reunion: The Disco Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 657
2.7 Love Shack 5:23 Big Shiny '80s Various Artists EMI Music Canada 7243 8 63738 2 3
1.9 Love Shack 5:23 Happy Songs Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 712
1.1 Love Shack 5:21 Hi Five The B-52s
3.8 Love Shack 5:21 Drivetime Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing United Kingdom WSMCD215
1.19 Love Shack 5:23 My Generation: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, Part 1 Various Artists EMI Music Australia (not for release label use!)
2.7 Love Shack 5:23 Dance 'til You Drop 2 Various Artists 0828767471822
3.13 Love Shack 5:21 Magic: The Album Various Artists Warner Special Marketing WSMCD231
1.6 Love Shack 5:22 Office Party Various Artists Warner Music New Zealand 5101-11511-2
1.1 Love Shack 5:23 Driving Songs Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD785
1.2 Love Shack 5:21 Dad Dancing: The Ultimate Party Album Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 9844762
1.16 Love Shack 5:21 Floorfillers: The Ultimate Party Album Various Artists EMI Music Argentina (not an imprint, and may actually refer to EMI-Odeon S.A.I.C.) 0946 3572402 8
5.5 Love Shack 5:21 Never Forget: The Ultimate 90s Collection Various Artists EMI TV 88697202602
1.7 Love Shack 5:23 Housework Songs Various Artists EMI Music Australia (not for release label use!) 0946030694760204
2.5 Love Shack 5:24 One Shot 1990 Various Artists Universal Music (plain logo: "Universal Music") 984 740-7
2.9 Love Shack 5:24 O melhor dos anos 80 Various Artists Farol Música
5.16 Love Shack 5:22 Ultimate Collection: 80s School Days Various Artists Union Square Music
1.1 Love Shack 5:23 The New Year's Party Album Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMCD508
1.9 Love Shack 5:23 All New Housework Songs (disc 1) Various Artists
1.9 Love Shack 5:21 Floorfillers: The Ultimate Collection Various Artists EMI Music Australia (not for release label use!)
1.9 Love Shack 5:23 Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation The B-52s Reprise Records 8122798259
1.4 Love Shack 5:21 Cosmic Thing The B-52s Audio Fidelity AFZ 077
1.4 Love Shack 5:22 De rouille et d'os Alexandre Desplat
1.3 Love Shack 5:22 De rouille et d'os Alexandre Desplat
5.4 Love Shack 5:21 Original Album Series The B‐52’s Rhino (reissue label) R2 532052
1.3 Love Shack 5:22 Rust and Bone Alexandre Desplat Why Not
6.4 Love Shack 5:22 The Complete Studio Album Collection 1979-1992 The B-52s Rhino (reissue label), Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)
3.4 Love Shack 5:22 Party: The Collection Various Artists Rhino UK (a division of Warner Music UK Ltd.)
1.17 Love Shack 5:21 Top 100 90S Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) [none]
1.4 Love Shack 5:24 Cosmic Thing The B‐52’s Rhino (reissue label)
1.1 Love Shack 5:22 Car‐aoke Various Artists Rhino (reissue label)
1.9 Love Shack 5:23 '90's Party Various Artists
1.12 Love Shack 5:22 80's Summer Various Artists
1.3 Love Shack 5:23 100 Solid Gold Hits 2 Various Artists
2.3 Love Shack 5:22 Platinum 80s Rock Various Artists
2.7 Love Shack 5:23 Super 80 Various Artists
1.1 Love Shack 5:23 Then Various Artists
Promotion
1.4 Love Shack 5:23 Summergroove Various Artists News of the World (UK newspaper), Warner Strategic Marketing United Kingdom WSMSPCD020
1.18 Love Shack 5:22 Sheer Idiocy 2002 House Mix 2 Various Artists
1.12 Love Shack 5:25 Zoom-Zoom-Zoom Various Artists
Bootleg
1.18 Love Shack 5:22 YTMND Soundtrack, Volume 16 Various Artists YTMND
1.6 Love Shack 5:21 Gilmore Girls: The Ultimate Soundtrack, Volume 3 Various Artists
1.10 Love Shack 5:21 20 Years on MTV: 1989 Various Artists
(unknown)
1.14 Love Shack 5:22 Driving Anthems Various Artists Warner Music UK Ltd. (not for release label use!) 5051442801620
1.8 Love Shack 5:22 Mum Rocks! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 950
2.4 Love Shack 5:23 Girls Night Out Various Artists
1.5 Love Shack 5:22 Never Forget: The Best of the 90's Various Artists

Relationships

guitar: Keith Strickland
keyboard: Kate Pierson
assistant engineer: Martin Kunitz
engineer: Dave Cook
guest bass guitar: Sara Lee (UK bassist, singer & songwriter)
guest drums: Charley Drayton
guest horn: Uptown Horns
mixer: Tom Durack
producer: Nile Rodgers
Don Was
vocals: Kate Pierson
Fred Schneider
Cindy Wilson
mixed at: Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village, New York, New York, United States
Skyline Studios in New York, United States
recorded at: Dreamland Studios (NY) in Ulster County, New York, United States
mash-ups: Galactic Love Shack (B-52's vs. The World Domination vs. Adam Sky) by ElectroSound
remixes: Jungle Love Shack by Agent Graves
Love Shack (DJ Tonka remix) by The B-52s
Love Shack (Vivada remix) by The B-52s
sampled by: 2gether by Far East Movement & Roger Sanchez feat. Kanobby
part of: The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 243)
recording of: Love Shack

Love Shack

writer: Kate Pierson
Fred Schneider
Keith Strickland
Cindy Wilson
later parody versions: (Lick My) Nut Sack (parody recorded for Robin Quivers)
Meshach
referred to in medleys: Polka Your Eyes Out