Song Name: Gut Feeling
- DEVO Live: The Mongoloid Years - 8/77 (1992), Live at Max's Kansas City - 11/15/77 (2014), DEV-O Live - 8/16/80 (expanded 1999 release), DEVO Live: 1980 - 8/17/1980 (2005 CD/DVD), New Traditionalists: Live 1981 Seattle, Now It Can Be Told, Devo At The Palace 12/9/88 (1989), Live in Central Park - 7/23/04 (2005), Live at the Observatory, Santa Ana, CA - 5/13/2012 (2012), Hardcore Devo Live! - 6/28/14 (2015 CD/DVD)
Run Time: 4:54 (album version, including "Slap Your Mammy")
Year Released: 1978 (album version)
Years Performed: 1977 to present
Writing Credits: Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh
Sung By: Mark Mothersbaugh
- (Slap Your Mammy) (segue).
Trivia / Info:
- "Gut Feeling" segued into "Slap Your Mammy" in live performances from 1977 to 1980, and from 1996 to present. From 1981 to 1988, however, "Gut Feeling" song was performed on its own
- Bob Casale played the long, slowly building guitar intro
- Appears in the Wes Anderson film "The Life Aquatic"
- Mark often spits after singing "makes me want to clear my throat"
- something about the way you taste
- makes me want to clear my throat
- there's a method to your movements
- that really gets my goat
- I looked for sniffy linings
- but you're rotten to the core
- I've had just about all I can take
- you know I can't take it no more
- got a gut feeling
- centred 'round a long time ago
- on your ability to torment
- then you took your tongs of love
- and stripped away my garment
- got a gut feeling.
Video: N/A DEVO made no music video for "Gut Feeling/Slap Your Mammy." Live Video: "Gut Feeling" appears on Devo: "Live 1980", Devo: "Live" (2004), (Devo: "Live in the Land of the Rising Sun" (2004), "Live at the Observatory, Santa Ana, CA" (2012), Devo - Hardcore Live (2015)
- "Gut Feeling / Satisfaction (I Can Get Me No)" - Discogs
- "Gut Feeling / Satisfaction (I Can Get Me No)" - 45cat
- "Gut Feeling / (Slap Your Mammy)" - MusicBrainz
- "Gut Feeling / (Slap Your Mammy)" (overview) - AllMusic