I Bificus

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I Bificus
Bif Naked - I Bificus.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 24, 1998 (Canada)
July 27, 1999 (United States)
GenreIndie rock
Length45:58
Label
Producer
  • Glenn Rosenstein
  • Peter Karroll
  • John Webster
  • Oliver Leiber
Bif Naked chronology
Okenspay Ordway
(1997)
I Bificus
(1998)
Purge
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]

I Bificus is the third album by singer-songwriter Bif Naked, released in 1998. It features her best known songs "Moment of Weakness," "Spaceman," "Lucky," and "Chotee."

Track listing[edit]

Canadian Release – March 1998 (Her Royal Majesty's/Aquarius/EMI)[edit]

  1. "Any Day Now" – 4:17
  2. "Spaceman" – 4:21
  3. "Moment of Weakness" – 2:28
  4. "Lucky" – 4:25
  5. "Sophia" – 4:28
  6. "Chotee" – 3:51
  7. "Violence" – 4:15
  8. "The Peacock Song" – 3:02
  9. "If I" – 4:10
  10. "Anything" – 4:43
  11. "Only the Girl" – 3:34
  12. "Spaceman (Boomtang Boys Mix)" – 4:18*
  13. "Lucky (Boomtang Boys Mix)" – 4:05*

*bonus tracks included on some editions

US/UK Release – August 1999 (Lava/Atlantic)[edit]

1. "I Died" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll/Doug McCarvell) – 4:08

  • Also included on Another 5 Songs and a Poem.

2. "Any Day Now" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll) – 4:16
3. "Spaceman [Edit]" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll) – 3:42

  • The original ending of the song has been replaced by a fade-out.

4. "Moment of Weakness" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll) – 2:30
5. "Lucky [Video Edit]" (Bif Naked/Brad McGiveron) – 3:58

  • There is an additional portion of the second verse and the instrumentation features more strings and less guitar.

6. "Sophia" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll/Russ Klyne) – 4:27
7. "Chotee" (Bif Naked/Gene Poole [aka X Factor]) – 3:49
8. "Violence" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll/Brittin Karroll) – 4:12
9. "The Peacock Song" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll) – 3:03
10. "Anything [Edit]" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll/Rich Priske) – 4:04

  • The final verse has been edited out.

11. "Only the Girl" (Bif Naked/Brad McGiveron) – 3:28
12. "Twitch" (Bif Naked/Peter Karroll) – 4:21

  • Also included on Another 5 Songs and a Poem.

Enhanced CD content: a link to a website featuring a music video for "Chotee."

Personnel[edit]

  • Bif Naked – acoustic guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Randy Black – drums
  • Coco Culbertson – drums, bass guitar, background vocals
  • Peter Karroll – acoustic guitar, guitar, drums, bass, background vocals
  • Russ Klyne – acoustic guitar
  • Matt Laug – drums
  • Oliver Leiber – acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Doug McCarvell – guitar
  • Lance Morrison – bass
  • Adam Percy – keyboards, Programming
  • Rich "Rock" Priske – bass
  • Peter Rafelson – keyboards
  • Mike Sage – drums, keyboards, Programming
  • John Webster – percussion, keyboards
  • Jerry Wong – guitar
  • Daniel Yaremko – bass

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Peter Karroll, Oliver Leiber, Glenn Rosenstein, John Webster
  • Engineers: Delwyn Brooks, Johnny Potoker, Barry Rudolph, David Swope
  • Assistant engineers: Delwyn Brooks, Tara Nelson, Shaun Thingvold
  • Mixing: Delwyn Brooks, Brian Malouf, Tara Nelson, Johnny Potoker
  • Mixing assistant: Delwyn Brooks, Tara Nelson
  • Mastering: Andy VanDette
  • Digital Editing: Tal Herzberg
  • Programming: Adam Percy, Mike Sage, John Webster
  • Drum Programming: Oliver Leiber
  • Keyboard Programming: Oliver Leiber
  • Arranger: Peter Karroll
  • String Coordinator: Glenn Rosenstein
  • Layout Design: Ralph Alfonso
  • Artwork: Ralph Alfonso
  • Photo Concept: Karen Moskowitz
  • Photography: David Leyes, Karen Moskowitz
  • Liner Notes: Bif Naked
  • Illustrations: Bif Naked
  • Hand Lettering: Bif Naked
  • Drawing: Bif Naked

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[2] 42

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Rick. "Bif Naked: I Bificus > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Bif Naked Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2019.