The Presidents of the United States of America release self-titled debut album

The Presidents of the United States of America is the debut album by The Presidents of the United States of America, released in 1995 via PopLlama Records.

Columbia Records signed the band shortly after its release to handle increased distribution for the album.

Released a year after the grunge and punk music breakthrough, the album produced four singles — "Kitty", "Lump", "Peaches" and "Dune Buggy" — that helped the group gain mainstream popularity, and "Lump" can be found on the band's 2000 compilation album with the same title. The album received positive reviews. Since its release, The Presidents of the United States of America has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.