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Buddha (Promo)
Released 1994
Recorded 1994
Length 22:38
Genre Skate punk, punk rock
Label Kung Fu Records
Produced by Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, Scott Raynor
Album guide
Cheshire Cat
Short Bus

Buddha Promo is a Blink-182 promotional cassette to promote their album Buddha. The promo was released after their album Cheshire Cat to promote the re-release of the Buddha album. It is comprised of mostly a collection of old songs from Short Bus sessions. It did also contain a few early versions of songs that appeared on Cheshire Cat & would later appear on Dude Ranch.

Track listing[]

No. TitleLead vocal(s) Length
1. "Princess Leia"  Hoppus 3:28
2. "The Girl Next Door" (Screeching Weasel Cover)Hoppus 2:32
3. "Strung Out"  DeLonge 2:39
4. "Ben Wah Balls"  DeLonge 3:51
5. "Does My Breath Smell?"  DeLonge 2:34
6. "Voyeur"  DeLonge 2:06
7. "Wasting Time"  Hoppus 2:35
8. "Don't - 2:23"  Hoppus 2:23
Total length:


Tom DeLonge - Guitar, Vocals Mark Hoppus - Bass, Vocals Scott Raynor - Drums


Tom & Mark each sang the lead vocals in four songs on the demo.

Additional notes[]

  • Track 1 "Princess Leia" later appears on Dude Ranch as "A New Hope".
  • Track 2 "The Girl Next Door" was a cover of Screeching Weasel's B side to their EP Radio Blast which later featured on Kill the Musicians. Features on Kung Fu Records reissue of Buddha remastered.
  • Track 3 "Strung Out" can be found on Dude Ranch as "Enthused".
  • Tracks 4 & 5 "Ben Wah Balls" & "Does My Breath Smell" were later re-recorded for the Cheshire Cat album.
  • Track 6 "Voyeur" is an entirely different song than the song "Voyeur" from Dude Ranch.
  • Track 7 "Wasting Time" was also released on Cheshire Cat prior to the Buddha Promo release with a later recording.
  • Track 8 "Don't" features on Kung Fu Records reissue of Buddha remastered.