Butter 08 – Butter (CD, JAPAN)

7 August 1996 Toshiba-EMI / Grand Royal TCCP-8939

01. 9MM
02. Shut Up
03. Butter Of 69
04. Dick Serious
05. How Do I Relax
06. It’s The Rage
07. Mono Lisa
08. What Are You Wearing
09. Sex Symbol
10. Degobrah
11. Hard To Hold
12. Butterfucker
13. Butterfucker [Limousine Mix]
14. Butterfucker [Stretch Limo Mix]
Japanese version with two bonus tracks. Issued in standard album case with white tray, Obi strip and 14 page booklet titled Butter Issue Summer of 96 which features biography information, family tree diagram, photos and lyrics in English and Japanese.

There is an official video for this Butter of 69 directed by Evan Bernard which can be seen on youtube.com.

This album is frequently referred to as being Butter 08 by Butter 08, untitled and eponoymous but the promo CD of this album and Butter of 69 promo both refer to this album as Butter which is actually the one and only word on the cover (even imprinted on a block of butter).

In the US Grand Royal is issued a one track promo CD of Butter of 69 and promo album both with band photos not on the commercial release. The album was available on CD (w/card or plastic sleeve), vinyl and on CD in Japan with bonus tracks.

All Songs by BUTTER 08
Vocals/Piano/Organ/Drums: Miho Hatori
Farfisa/Hammond B3/Juno 60/Piano/DJ-70/Guitars/Bkgrnd Vocals: Yuka Honda
Guitar/Bass/Percussion/Samples: Rick Lee
Bass Guitar/Bkgrnd Vocals: Mike Mills
Drums/Vocals/Guitar/Bass: Russell Simins
Produced: Russell Simins, Jamey Straub and Yuka Honda.
Recorded/Mixed with Jamey Staub at GREENE STREET RECORDING
Mastered: Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk

[additional credits detailed below]

04. Dick Serious
Trombone: Josh Roseman
Trumpet: Ravi Best

05. How Do I Relax
Contains a sample from “Summer Samba” performed by Walter Wanderley (Marcos Valle & Paulo Sergio Valle) published by Duchess Music Coporation (BMI) Performed by Walter Wanderly, Under License from Polygram Special Markets, A Division of Polygram Group Distribution, INC.

06. It’s The Rage
Keyboard Solo: Sean Lennon
Drums: Timo Ellis

10. Degobrah
And Introducing: Evan Bernard – Vocals

13. Butterfucker [Limousine Mix]
14. Butterfucker [Stretch Limo Mix]
[no remix credits given]

“Thanks! Natalie Carlson, Mike Diamond, Chavez, Greene Street Recording, Tom Harrington, Josh Wertheimer, Phil Painson, Dave Harrington, Danny Madorsky, Dougie Bowne, The Chocolate Genius, Boche, Peter Arsenault, Joey At Jemtone, Ben Wheelock, The Odessa, Bouley, The Hat, The East Village, Grand Royal, Jenna and Roy The King of Limousines!”

Band Photos – Michael Lavine
Cover Photos – Joe Wittkop
REAR: Tracklisting, production credits and “(p) © 1996 Grand Royal, P.O. Box 26689, L.A., CA 90026
All Rights Reserved
[Grand Royal and EQU logos]”

COVER BOOKLET: Includes song credits and ‘Thanks!’ section as detailed above and even a credit for the “New York Skyline Photo” which is not used on the artwork of this version. Rear of Cover Booklet repeats information on rear sleeve and adds “Toshiba-EMI Limited Made In Japan”.

DISC: Butter 08
TOCP-8939 (TOCP-8939)
(p)© 1996 Grand Royal P.O. Box 26689 L.A., CA 90026 All rights reserved. MFD. by Toshiba EMI Ltd. In Japan.

BUTTER ISSUE SUMMER OF 96 BOOKLET: Mostly Japanese language. Features song credits, photos from Bottom of The Hill – San Francisco (6/15/1996), Short biography on each member of the band, a family tree-style diagram and information about albums linked to this band, the lyrics in English and Japanese and credits for this booklet which are as follows.

Butter 08 ‘Butter’ Issue Summer of 96
Editor/Art Director: Satoshi Kurihara
Assistant Editor: Tamami Yamaguchi
Contributor: (Headz) Atsushi Sasaki/(Headz) Masaaki Hara/(Front)Yoshiaki Takahasi/Toshiya Ono
Photographer: Michael Lavine/Marina Chavez (PO3)
Translator: Kazuhiko Yashima
A&R: Shoe

Band Photos: Michael Lavine
Cover Photos: Joe Wittkop
Editor/Art Director (Butter 08 ‘Butter’ Issue): Satoshi Kurihara

BARCODE: 4 988006 719699

MATRIX: “IFPI L151 TOCP-8939 1”