The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Acme Plus (2xLP, UK)

13 September 1999 Mute STUMM184
1.1. Wait a Minute
1.2. Get Down Lover
1.3. Confused
1.4. Magical Colors (31 Flavors)
1.5. Not Yet

2.1. Get Old
2.2. Bacon
2.3. Blue Green Olga (Remix)
2.4. Heavy (Remix)
2.5. Lap Dance

3.1. Right Place, Wrong Time
3.2. Leave Me Alone So I Can Rock Again
3.3. Soul Trance
3.4. Electricity
3.5. New Year

4.1. Chowder
4.2. T.A.T.B. (For the Saints and the Sinners Remix)
4.3. Hell
4.4 I Wanna Make It All Right (Zebra Ranch)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Acme Plus (2xLP, UK) - Cover
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NOTES:
Heavy black vinyl in gatefold sleeve with white paper die-cut inner sleeves. The vinyl edition does not include the unlisted radio advert featured at the end of the CD release.

In comparison to the US release of Xtra Acme USA this edition replaces Calvin (Zebra Ranch) and Lovin’ Machine (Automator) with Right Place, Wrong Time and I Wanna Make It Alright (Zebra Ranch).

Right Place, Wrong Time is a cover of a Dr John song (RELEASE / LYRICS) was originally recorded for and appeared in the feature film Scream 2, also released on the soundtrack album.

A different version of Hell (titled Give Ya Some Hell) was issued on the 7″ single release of Heavy.

In The Records released a two track remix Lapdance 12″ and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion recorded two songs for the album Andre Williams is The Black Godfather.

In 2010 Shove! / Shout! Factory released a two-disc expanded edition of Acme + Acme Plus.

SONG CREDITS:
Studios: Drama, Electrical, RPM, Greene Street, Waterworks, Dub Narcotic, Big House, Ardent, Zebra Ranch
Mastering: Andy VanDette and Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk

1.1. Wait a Minute
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed: Moby
Clavinet /Saw: Jeremy Jacobson
Percussion/Bass: Moby

1.2. Get Down Lover
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed with Nick Sansano
Trumpet: Mark Pender
Saxophone: Jerry Vivino

1.3. Confused
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed: Jim Dickinson

1.4. Magical Colors (31 Flavors)
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed with Greg Talenfeld
Piano and Organ: Jeremy Jacobson
Backing Vocals: Talenfeld

1.5. Not Yet
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed with Greg Talenfeld
Piano and Organ: Jeremy Jacobson
Backing Vocals: Talenfeld

2.1. Get Old
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded/Mixed: Calvin Johnson

2.2. Bacon
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Suz Dyer
Mixed with Nick Sansano and by Chris Shaw
Violins: Ralph Farris & Krisztof Witek
Cello: Garo Yellin
String Arrangement: Kurt Hoffman

2.3. Blue Green Olga (Remix)
Writers: Cunniff/Explosion
Published: EMI April Music Inc./Grand Royal Music/Luscious Jackson Music, ASCAP/Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recored: Suz Dyer
Remixed: Jim Waters, Scott Benzel and Jack Dangers
Backing Vocals: Jill Cunniff
Organ: Joel Diamond

2.4. Heavy (Remix)
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recored: Suz Dyer
Remixed: Dante Ross and John Gamble, the Stimulated Dummies for SD50 inc.
Mixed: Stimulated Dummies and Jamey Staub
Guitar, Piano, Bass: Gabby Abulruch
Backing Vocals: Dexter Conyers, Lee ‘Scout’ Ford, Jerome ‘Rome’ Cohen and Jason Powell

2.5. Lap Dance
Writers: Williams/Explosion
Published: June 16th, BMI/Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed with Greg Talenfeld
Vocals: Andre Williams

3.1. Right Place, Wrong Time
Writer: Mac Rebennack
Published by Walden Music, Inc./Cauldron Music, admin. by WB Music Corp., ASCAP
Recorded: Suz Dyer
Mixed with Dan The Automator
Studio: R.P.M.
Dinner Reservations: Marty Diamond

[The sleeve to Scream 2 soundtrack album credits Dan The Automator as the Producer and Suz Dyer and Steve Reitte as Engineers]

3.2. Leave Me Alone So I Can Rock Again
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini and Greg Talenfeld
Mixed with Greg Talenfeld
Harmonica: Talenfeld

3.3. Soul Trance
Writers: Garfielf/Harding/Explosion
Published: BMI/Broadway Sol Goodman ltd., ASCAP/Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini, Scott Harding and Greg Talenfeld
Mixed with Scott Harding
Human Beatbox: Filet o’ Fresh

3.4. Electricity
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed with Nick Sansano

3.5. New Year
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed with Greg Talenfeld

4.1. Chowder
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed with Greg Talenfeld

4.2. T.A.T.B. (For the Saints and the Sinners Remix)
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Suz Dyer, Calvin Johnson and Greg Talenfeld
Remixed: David Holmes with Tim Goldsworthy, Darren Morris and Phil Mossman
Contains elements from “Looking For A Bargain Part 1” by Rev. W. Leo Daniels. Used by courtesy of MCA Records under license from Universal Music Special Markets Inc. (administered by MCA-Duchess Music Corporation (BMI))

4.3. Hell
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini at Electrical, Chicago
Mixed: Jim Dickinson at Zebra Ranch, Coldwater, MS
Sitar: Luther Dickinson
Washboard: Cody Dickinson
Farfisa: Jim Dickinson

4.4. I Wanna Make It All Right (Zebra Ranch)
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Steve Albini
Mixed: Jim Dickinson

SLEEVE NOTES:
n/a
DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Photos: Joe Dilworth/Hiroshi Nirai
Design: David Warner

BARCODE: 5 016025 311842

A: “STRUMM – 184-A – 1 – 1 – MASTERDISK N O8 52385 20 |A|”
B: “STRUMM – 184-B = 1 – 1 – MASTERDISK O8 52385 20 |B|”
C: “STRUMM – 184-C -1-1- | MASTERDISK N 08 52385 20 |C|”*
D: “STRUMM – 184-D-1-1- MASTERDISK N 08 052385 20 |D|”

*All four-sides originally had the catalogue number written as ‘STRUMM184’ but only side three has the rouge ‘R’ crossed through.

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