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Production Credits:

The Kangaroo Rat Click for Lyrics

First Appearance: The Mix-Up LP 2007
Written by: Beastie Boys & Mark Nishita
Performed by: Drums: Michael Diamond. Guitars: Adam Horovitz. Horizontal & Upright Basses: Adam Yauch. Clavinet, Rhodes, Farfisa: Mark Nishita. Percussions: Alfredo Ortiz
Production Notes: Produced by Beastie Boys. Engineered by Beastie Boys & Jon Weiner. Recorded and mixed at Oscilloscope Laboratories. Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound. Published by Brooklyn Dust Music/Universal-Polygram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)/Fido-Speaks Music (ASCAP).

Behind the Beats and Lyrics...


  • Kangaroo rat - common name for certain rodents found in North America that have storage pouches on the outside of their cheeks. A drawing of a rat can be seen in the artwork on the back of The Mix-Up LP



"...stoner fuzak" - Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone, June 2007


Released Versions:

The Kangaroo Rat


No Known Performances in Concert.
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