Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ (LP, US)

Mid 1989 Amphetamine Reptile ARR 89176-1
A1. Trigger, Man
A2. Pull Out
A3. Spanish Fly

B1. Dandelion
B2. Sugar Bunny
B3. Fix Me

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NOTES:
Black vinyl LP with picture sleeve and white paper inner sleeve. Initially released with stickered cover which censored the artwork (see images), copies sold in Japan had the cover censored with the offending area scratched off by hand.

Also originally issued on cassette (with alternate sleeve/images) and on vinyl in Europe with a different label design. In 2016 this was reissued on CD and vinyl with a new lino-cut cover design by Haze XXL.

The following excerpt comes from an interview in Fiz magazine (Issue #7, July/August 1993) and relates to the look of Cristina on the cover of this release:

Fiz: The first one has that real cheesecakse/pinup girl look to it. I like that kind of stuff.
Cristina: It’s supposed to be like Femlin, the party joke girl in Playboy.

Fiz: Wow, I never even equated the two. I didn’t even realize she had a name.

Cristina: Just a bit of trivia for you. But yeah, that’s what I was going for there. I actually had this make up artist there who painted my nipples black! It was really funny. Having some woman, while I’m sitting there having a cigarette, painting my nipples black.

Fiz: Why would you do that?

Cristina: (laughing) Because Femlins nipples are black! She’s just an outline. We were trying to make it as high contrast as possible, so it was like an outline with black gloves and boots, black hair and black nipples.” – Fiz Magazine

The following comes from an interview with Cristina Martinez in S&M Magazine regarding the sleeve and reaction to it:

S&M: And you know I’m gonna ask this one as well. Why did you pose naked for the first album? And I bet you’re sick of this question.

Cristina: I believe that the album cover should reflect the content of the material within the record…

S&M: Which it does

Cristina: …which it does, and it has in every case, and that’s always been important to me, and the first record was a real sort of raw exposure of myself, and a real changing point, and it was coming out for me.

S&M: I believe you got some stick off your friends for doing it?

Cristina: I did. A lot of people took it the wrong way and thought it was some sort of sexploitation-like cheap thrills, sort of shock value thing on my part, and that was not the case. It was disappointing.” – Gerry Mander / S&M Magazine

Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ [1989] (LP, US)
Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ [1989] (CASSETTE, US)
Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ [1989] (LP, GERMANY)
Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ [2016] [Mail Order Edition] (Purple/Black) (LP, US)
Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ [2016] [Tour Edition] (White/Purple) (LP, US)
Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ [2016] [Black Vinyl] (LP, US)
Boss Hog – Drinkin’, Lechin’ & Lyin’ [2016] (CD, US)

SONG CREDITS:
[Writing/Publising credits are not given]

The Boss Hog All-Stars: Cristina, Jonathan Spencer, Kurt Wolf, Jerry Teel & Charlie Ondras

A1. Trigger, Man
Recorded with Steve at his home in Chicago

A2. Pull Out
Recorded with Steve at his home in Chicago

A3. Spanish Fly
Recorded with Steve at his home in Chicago

B1. Dandelion
Recorded with Steve at his home in Chicago

B2. Sugar Bunny
Recorded with Steve at his home in Chicago

B3. Fix Me
Recorded with Steve at his home in Chicago

SLEEVE NOTES:
“Thanks Bunny, Fluss, Mia and Toad”
DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
All Nudie Pix by Hip Rock Photog Michael Lavine

BARCODE: n/a

RUN-OUT GROOVE ENGRAVING:
A: “S-22751 G-1 McM MASTERED BY CAPITOL”
B: “S-22752 G-1 McM MASTERED BY CAPITOL”

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