Mommy's Little Monster

album by Social Distortion

Mommy's Little Monster is the first album by American punk rock band Social Distortion. It was released in 1983 under the label 13th Floor Records. While this album was not commercially successful, it was critically acclaimed, and is even considered one of the best selling albums ever made on an independent label. The album features their live staples "The Creeps", "Another State of Mind", "Telling Them" and the title track, which has been frequently played by KROQ, the legendary Los Angeles, California radio station.

Mommy's Little Monster
Studio album by
RecordedDecember 24, 1982 at The Casbah in Fullerton, California[1]
GenrePunk rock, skate punk, hardcore punk
Label13th Floor Records
ProducerSocial Distortion, Chaz Ramirez, Thom Wilson
Social Distortion chronology
Mommy's Little Monster 'Prison Bound
Singles from Mommy's Little Monster
  1. "Another State of Mind"
    Released: 1983

Track listingEdit

  1. "The Creeps (I Just Wanna Give You)" – 2:03
  2. "Another State of Mind" – 2:38
  3. "It Wasn't a Pretty Picture" – 3:10
  4. "Telling Them" – 3:12
  5. "Hour of Darkness" – 2:49
  6. "Mommy's Little Monster" – 3:33
  7. "Anti-Fashion" – 2:19
  8. "All the Answers" – 2:23
  9. "Moral Threat" – 5:16



  1. Mommy's Little Monster (liner notes). Social Distortion. US: Time Bomb Recordings. 1995. 70930-43500-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)