Blues Explosion – Hot Gossip [#1] [Promo] (CD, UK)

15 November 2004 Mute MUTE332
01. Hot Gossip
02. Meet Me In The City
Blues Explosion - Hot Gossip [#1] [Promo] (CD, UK) - Cover
Printed CDR and two-part paper sleeve in PVC wallet issued prior to the commercial release of Hot Gossip. This is an early promo with alternate artwork made-up of two seperate pieces of heavy-weight paper as the front and back of the sleeve.

Meet Me In The City is a cover of a Junior Kimbrough song (RELEASE / LYRICS) and features Elliott Smith and was also released on the Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough compilation.

Hot Gossip appears on the album Damage. This track was commercially released in the UK as a 7″ single and issued as several different promo editions; a two track CDR version (+ another 2 track CDR variation), one track with finished artwork with factory made CD and a two track promo DVD (with Burn It Off).

The band image used on the cover was also issued by the label as a promotional photo.

01. Hot Gossip
Writers: Blues Explosion/Carlton Ridenour
Published: Dirty Shirt (BMI)/Terrordome Music Publishing, LLC and administered by Reach Global, Inc.
Guitars: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Vocals/Guitar/Piano/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Fender Rhodes/Clav: Steve Jordan
Vocals: Chuck D
Produced: Steve Jordan
Recorded: Don Smith at Globe
(Assistant: Miles Levit)
Engineered: Don Smith
Mixed: Russell Elevado at Electric Lady
(Assistants: Steef Van De Gevel & Ben Kane)
Remixed: Chris Shaw at Stratosphere
(Assistant: Rudyard Lee Cullers)
Pro Tools Engineering: Danny Madorsky

02. Meet Me In The City
Writer: Junior Kimbrough
Published: Mockingbird Publishing (BMI)
Vocals/Guitar: Jon Spencer
Guitar: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Acoustic Guitar: Elliott Smith
Recorded at New Monkey by Elliott Smith
Mixed: Bruce Watson and Matthew Johnson at the Money Shot, Water Valley, MS.

Title: Hot Gossip – LTD 7″ SINGLE
Cat No: MUTE332
Release Date: 15th November 2004

01. Hot Gossip (Featuring Chuck D)
02. Meet Me In The City (Featuring Elliott Smith)

(p) 2004 Blues Explosion © Mute Records Limited
429 Harrow Road, London, W10 4RE.”

DISC: “Cat No: MUTE332
Hot Gossip – LTD 7″ Single
2 Tracks”

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MATRIX: “CD-R 80 UG SCR39803 E01″*

*This is a generic CDR matrix number.