Blues Explosion – Damage Sampler [Promo] (CD, UK)

27 September 2004 Mute n/a
01. Burn It Off
02. Fed Up and Low Down – DJ Shadow Edit
03. Crunchy
04. Spoiled
05. Mars AZ
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Printed CDR and paper wraparound-style sleeve in PVC wallet.

Promo sample issued prior to the commercial release of Damage.

Damage was released in the UK as a gatefold sleeve vinyl album with identical matchbook-style design as the UK CD/DVD edition and US enhanced CD version.

There were full promo CD editions, a five track version, a five track Radio Session (with a cover of Rocket USA) and 1 track version (Help These Blues) . The Japanese version included Grinding and The Funky Gremlin as bonus tracks not released elsewhere.

Burn It Off, Crunchy and Hot Gossip were commercially released as singles, a DFA remix of Mars, Arizona was issued as a promo CD and appeared on DFA Remixes: Chapter One.

A live version of Rattling featuring Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols was released on Snack Cracker in Japan.

SONG CREDITS:
01. Burn It Off
Writers: Blues Explosion
Published by Dirty Shirt (BMI)
Guitar/Vocals: Judah Bauer
Drums/Vocals: Russell Simins
Vocals/Guitar/Tack Piano/Claps/Stomps: Jon Spencer
Claps/Stomps/Vocals: Steve Jordan
Produced: Steve Jordan
Recorded/Mixed: Don Smith at Globe
(Assistant: Miles Levit)
Pro Tools Engineering: Danny Madorsky

02. Fed Up and Low Down – DJ Shadow Edit
Writers: Blues Explosion and DJ Shadow
Published by Dirty Shirt (BMI)/Universal/MCA Music Limited/Mo’ Wax Music
Electric Bass/Guitar/Vocals: Judah Bauer
Drums/Vocals: Russell Simins
Vocals/Guitar/Acoustic Guitar/Talk Box: Jon Spencer
DJ Shadow appears courtesy of Island Records UK
Saxophone: James Chance
Beats/Scratches: DJ Shadow
Vocals: Abe Bradshaw
Produced/Mixed: DJ Shadow (DJ Shadow would like to extend special thanks to Danny Madorsky & Dan the Automator for mix assitance)
Recorded: Danny Madorsky at Empire View

03. Crunchy
Writers: Blues Explosion/Dan Nakamura (Dan The Automator) Published by Dirty Shirt (BMI)/Sharkman Songs (ASCAP)
Electric and Acoustic Guitars: Judah Bauer
Drums/Vocals: Russell Simins
Vocals/Guitar/Bass Station: Jon Spencer
Bass/Chamberlain: Chris Shaw
Wurlitzer Piano: Moogy Klingman
Produced: Dan The Automator
Recorded: Danny Madorsky at Empire View
Mixed: Chris Shaw and Jon Spencer at Stratosphere
(Assistant: Rudyard Lee Cullers)

04. Spoiled
Writers: Blues Explosion
Published by Dirty Shirt (BMI)
Guitar: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Vocals/Acoustic Guitar/Acetone Organ: Jon Spencer
Lambs’ Testicles/Sharks’ Teeth/Lambs’ Toenails: Pete Locket
Vocals: Martina Topley-Bird
Bass: Tim Lefev
Martina Topley-Bird appears courtesy of Independiente
Producer: Free Association…David Holmes
Engineered: Steve Hilton
Mixed: Hugo Nicholson at Sear Sound (Assitant: T.J. Doherty)
Recorded by Danny Madorsky at Empire View

05. Mars AZ
Writers: Blues Explosion
Published by Dirty Shirt (BMI)
Guitars: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Vocals/Guitar/Synths: Jon Spencer
Producer: Steve Jordan
Engineered: Don Smith at Globe
(Assistant: Miles Levit)
Mixed: Alan Moulder and Jon Spencer at Sear Sound
(Assistant: T.J. Doherty)
Pro Tools Engineering: Danny Madorsky

SLEEVE NOTES:
“All tracks taken from the album ‘Damage’
Blues Explosion are Judah Bauer, Russell Simins, Jon Spencer.”

DISC INFO: “Damage Sampler, 5 Tracks.”

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Photos: Ashkan Sahihi

BARCODE: n/a

MATRIX: “CD-R 80 UG SCR39803 E03”

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