The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (2xCD, AUSTRALIA)

April 2002 Mute / Virgin AUCDSTUMM199
CD1:
01. Sweet N Sour
02. She Said
03. Money Rock ‘N’ Roll
04. Killer Wolf
05. Tore Up & Broke
06. Hold On
07. Down In The Beast
08. Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight
09. The Midnight Creep
10. Over And Over
11. Mother Nature
12. Mean Heart

CD2:
01. Point Of View
02. Do Ya Wanna Get It?
03. Maureen
04. Alex
05. She Said (The Tremelo Beer Gut Mix)
06. Over And Over (Techno Animal Mix)
07. Money Rock ‘N’ Roll (Sub Species Mix)
08. Over And Over (Barry Adamson Mix)

VIDEOS:
01. She Said (Directors Cut)
02. She Said (Live at 100 Club)
03. Sweet & Sour
04. Point Of View (Live at Brixton)
05. Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll (Live at Brixton)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Plastic Fang (2xCD, AUSTRALIA) - Cover

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NOTES:
Australian 2 CD tour edition.

Features B-sides taken from the UK Sweet ‘N’ Sour and Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight releases.

The live photo behind used on the artwork behind the tray was taken at Central Park, New York City on 4 July 1999.

This album features guest appearances by Dr. John, Elliott Smith, Bernie Worrell and Willie Weeks.

Sweet N Sour, She Said and Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight were all released as singles and the Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight CD included five audio tracks and four videos.

There are many different editions of this album with alternate tracklistings and running orders.

VIEW: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang: Tracks / Running Order Comparison

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (2xCD, AUSTRALIA)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (CD, JAPAN)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang [Fang Pack] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (2xLP, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang [Fang Pack] (CD, US)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – She Said (7″, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – She Said [#1] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – She Said [#2] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Ghetto Mom (7″, US)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Sweet N Sour (7″, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Sweet N Sour [#1] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Sweet N Sour [#2] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Shakin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Tonight (7″, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Shakin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Tonight (CD, UK)

SONG CREDITS:
All Songs © 2001 Dirty Shirt, BMI
Writers: Spencer/Explosion Vocals/Guitar/Theremin/Stylophone/Claps/Piano: Jon Spencer
Guitars/Backing Vocals/Claps: Judah Bauer
Drums/Percussion: Russell Simins
Guitar/Drums/Piano/Backing Vocals/Percussion/Organ/Claps/Bass: Steve Jordan
Produced: Steve Jordan
Recorded/Mixed: Don Smith for Moondog Productions Inc.
Assisted by Martin Pradler (Additional Recording & Pro Tools)
Additional Pro Tools Recording: Pat Thrall
Technical Assistance: Minoru Yokoo
Guitar & Drum Tech: Artie Smith
Recorded at Oorong (Assistant: Doug Conroy)
Except: “Sweet N Sour” Recorded at the Magic Shop (Assistant: Magic Juan Garcia)
Additional Recording at The Hit Factory (Assistant: Chris Testa)
Mixed at Bay 7 (Assistant: Matt Ellingsen)
Except “Hold On” at the Hit Factory (Assistant: Chris Testa)
And “Mother Nature” at Soucerer Sound (Assistant: Tim Conklin)
Mastered at Sterling Sound by Greg Calbi
Assisted by Steve Fallone
FOH: Peter Aresenault Lights: Niko Tavernise
Legal: Loren Chodosh and Vincent Gamba
Books: Jen Czin at RZO

1.6. Hold On
Guitar: Dr. John
Organ: Bernie Worrell
Claps: Willie Weeks

1.9. Over And Over
Moog Bass: Bernie Worrell

1.12. Point Of View
Farfisa: Bernie Worrell

2.1. Point Of View
Farfisa: Bernie Worrell

2.2. Do Ya Wanna Get It?
Piano: Dr. John

2.3. Maureen
Maracas and Tambourine: Steve Jordan

2.4. Alex
Maracas and Tambourine: Steve Jordan

2.6. Over And Over (Techno Animal Mix)
Produced: Techno Animal
Mixed: JK Flesh/The Bug

2.7. Money Rock ‘N’ Roll (Sub Species Mix)
Produced: Sub Species
Mixed: JK Flesh/The Bug

2.8. Over And Over (Barry Adamson Mix)
Additional Production and Remix: Barry Adamson a.k.a. The Pimp Floyd
Assisted by Steve D’Agostino : Murky World, London

VIDEOS
2.1. She Said (Directors Cut)
Directed: Flora Sigismondi
Produced: Jannie McInnies
Production Company: Revolver

2.2. She Said (Live at the 100 Club, London, 8th February 2002)
Directed: Barney Clay
Produced: Richard Wakeman
Production Company: Battle Cruiser

2.3. Sweet & Sour

2.4. Point Of View (Live at the Brixton Academy, London, 11th April 2002)
Directed: Keeron Evens
Produced: Jason Hocking
Production Company: CCLAB

2.5. Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll (Live at the Brixton Academy, London, 11th April 2002)
Directed: Keeron Evens
Produced: Jason Hocking
Production Company: CCLAB

SLEEVE NOTES:
“Jon thanks: Cristina, Charlie, Nancy, My Family, Larry, Terri, Eric, Brian, Bud, Harriette, Loren, Jen, Jesper, Chris, Shaun, Daniel, Miwa, Peter, Niko, Jackie, Kelly, Cali, Boche, Jonny, Naoki, Motor, Tannis Root, Chip, Steve, Don, Martin, Greg, Elliott, Bernie, Dr. John, Judah, & Russell …Judah: I’d like to thank Steve for showing me the power of a steady beat (Play behind the beat!) laid back …Russell for being a real brother/Soul (Have we done this before?) Jon for leading the way (Take a whiff!) …Hollis for 10 years Y Mas …Boche for leading is to where the money is, Over the next hill (Turn left at the light), Peter making us sound so good (Turn me up in the mix!) …Niko… “No Eceuentro palabras para decir” Minoru -San for the give and take (Does this sound good?) …Matt Johnson Post-Literate guidance …all the inspiration from the fans/front row dancers to the back of the halls…take a bow! –Russell Thanks: Steve Jordan for hookin’ it up! – Much respect, My friend, Don Big Heart Smith – You’re a special one. Amanda – You are the one, Brothers Blues Explosion – Judah, so grateful that you are – Jon, my favourite front man …Keepin’ us on our toes. Peter, Niko & Jackie – I’d never want another crew. Artie Smith – I want your drums. Jen Czin. Loren Chodosh. Ken Friedman. Jamey Staub. Mark Kates. Minoru Yokoo. Grand Royal. – R.I.P. Dr John – You are so cool! My mom, cause she’s cool. Brothers Simins – Rick & Robert. And my Dad, cause wherever he is, I know he’s diggin’ this. –Steve Special thanks: Meegan Voss, Loren Chodosh, Paul Zukowsky, Don Smith, Martin Pradler, Pat Thrall, Greg Calbi, Artie Smith, Niko Bolas, Jen Czin, Vincent Gamba, Jim Keltner, Timothy White, Mitch Glazer, Paul Jamison, Jon Jennings @ Royer Labs, Dr. Susan Linn, Makikio Endo, Troy Germano, Zoe Thrall, Danielle Crisafulli, and my family.”
DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Designed: Chip Kidd
[Although sleeve states “Photo by” it doesn’t actually say who the photographer was]

BARCODE: 7 24354 34060 4

MATRIX:
CD1: “D.A.T.A. IFPI 311 AUCDSTUMM19/1 A E1”
CD2: “D.A.T.A. IFPI 311 AUCDSTUMM19/2 A E1”

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