Top 10 Ween Songs

Ween Songs

Our Top 10 Ween Songs list presents the best Ween songs including “Transdermal Celebration,” “Buckingham Green,” and many more. Ween is an American alternative rock band that was formed in 1984 by two high school friends named Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo who would take on the personas of Gene and Dean Ween. Ween originated out of the city of New Hope, Pennsylvania. The band Ween began with a very heavy punk rock sound, later shifting towards alternative rock and experimental music. The band has released ten studio albums and is best known for its eclectic style which combines elements of alternative rock, punk rock, metal, country music, and soul music. In this article, we will take a look at the 10 best Ween songs of all time.

# 9 – Ocean Man

“Ocean Man,” is a song about a sea captain who has lost his way. The song is written in the first person and tells the story of how the captain tries to find his way back home. The song is sung in a high-pitched voice and has a catchy melody that will stay with you long after you’ve heard it. While Ween is known for its sense of humor, this song is a great example of the band’s ability to write a serious and moving song. The song was from the album The Mollusk and was released as a single in 1997. The song reached number one on the Billboard Modern Rock chart and is one of the band’s most well-known songs. It has been used in many movies and TV shows like The Spongebob Squarepants Movie and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

# 8 – Tried And True

“Tried And True,” is a song about the band’s love for the road. The song is full of energy and excitement, and it’s clear that the band loves what they do. The lyrics are simple but effective, and the song is catchy and fun. The song is also notable for its use of auto-tune, which was used sparingly on Ween’s early albums but became more prominent in their later work. It was released in 2003 on the album Quebec. This song did well reaching number two on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. It has also been featured in many movies and TV shows like The OC, American Pie Presents Band Camp and more.

# 7 – It’s Gonna Be A Long Night

In the number seven spot on our top 10 Ween Songs list is the great track “It’s Gonna Be A Long Night.” This is another song in the album Quebec. It was written by Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo. The song is about a man who is trying to get over a break-up. He is at a bar, drinking and trying to find someone to take his mind off of the woman he just lost. He is ready to move on and finds comfort in the company of others. The song is upbeat and has a catchy chorus. The lyrics are clever and the subject matter is relatable. The song reached number four on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. It has also been used as a soundtrack in the movie, The Hangover.

# 6 – Gabrielle

Gabrielle is a song off of Ween’s 2005 album, The MolluskShinola, Vol. 1. The song is a slow, sultry ballad that features beautiful guitar work and Ween’s trademark quirkiness. The lyrics are both sweet and funny, making Gabrielle a perfect example of Ween’s unique style. The song was written by Dean Ween and was produced by Chris Shaw. This song reached number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in 2006. It has also been used as a soundtrack in a few episodes of the show, Burn Notice.

# 5 – Bananas and Blow

“Bananas and Blow,” is another beautiful song by Ween. It is a song about a man who is in love with a woman who is in love with someone else. The lyrics are incredibly poetic and the music is very catchy. This is one of those songs that you can listen to over and over again and never get tired of it. This song was written by Aaron Freeman and was released on Ween’s third studio album, White Pepper. The song did well ranking at number 16 on the Billboard charts. It has also been featured in several tv shows and movies like The Simpsons, How I Met Your Mother, Lost and more. A live version was released on the band’s album White Pepper Live in 2005.

# 4- Waving My D**k in the Wind

This is another great song by Ween. It is about a man who is trying to make his way home after a night of drinking and partying. The song talks about how he has been with every woman he knows, and each one seemed like the last one that he would ever love. The song has a very sly sense of humor that you can’t help but enjoy. This song was written by Aaron Freeman and is included in the album The Mollusk in 1997. It did amazing reaching number seven on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. It has also appeared in several tv shows like The Sopranos, The Wire, and more.

# 3- Voodoo Lady

“Voodoo Lady,” is another song by Ween off of the album Chocolate and Cheese in the year 1994. This song is about a man who is infatuated with this mysterious woman. He has been following her, and he can’t help but stare at her in awe. He wants everything that she has, and he wants to do whatever it takes to have her. The song is very catchy and fast-paced, which makes it one of the band’s most popular songs. It was quite popular at the time of its release reaching number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It has also been used in many movies and TV shows such as “The Real World” and more.

# 2 – Buckingham Green

“Buckingham Green,” is a great song off of the album The Mollusk. This song is about a man who is dreaming about his night with one special girl. He has seen her in his dreams countless times before, and now it’s finally time for him to be with her in real life. It was released in 1997 and did very well reaching number 29 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. It has also been featured in many video games such as Guitar Hero and more.

# 1 – Transdermal Celebration

Released in the year 2003, “Transdermal Celebration,” is one of Ween’s most popular songs. This is one of those classic tracks that just simply defines the term alternative. There are echoes of The Replacements, Husker Du and many other 90s alternative superstar bands heard in this song.  The song is about how people get to enjoy themselves during their ‘last day on earth before they depart to heaven. The song was released on the album entitled Quebec. The album was released in 2003.”Transdermal Celebration,” was the second single released from the album.

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