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

13 September 1999 Mute CDSTUMM184
01. Wait a Minute
02. Get Down Lover
03. Confused
04. Magical Colors (31 Flavors)
05. Not Yet
06. Get Old
07. Bacon
08. Blue Green Olga (Remix)
09. Heavy (Remix)
10. Lap Dance
11. Right Place, Wrong Time
12. Leave Me Alone So I Can Rock Again
13. Soul Trance
14. Electricity
15. New Year
16. Chowder
17. T.A.T.B. (For the Saints and the Sinners Remix)
18. Hell
19. I Wanna Make It All Right (Zebra Ranch)
[20. Secret Track/Radio Advert for Acme]
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Acme Plus (CD, UK) - Cover
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NOTES:
UK issue of Acme Plus in DigiLok sleeve with two-panel fold-out cover and clear tray. Limited copies issued in sweet wrapper style bag (also issued on vinyl in the UK).

The secret track is titled “Shhh” on the UK promo CD edition.

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

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

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

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

04. 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

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

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

07. 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

08. 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

09. 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

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

11. 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]

12. 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

13. 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

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

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

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

17. 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))

18. 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

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

20. Unlisted Track/Radio Advert for Acme
Writers: [unknown]
Published: [unknown]

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

BARCODE: 5 016025 611843

MATRIX: “CDSTUMM184 :: MASTERED BY DOCDATA IFPI LA31”

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