The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (CD, JAPAN)

27 March 2002 Toy’s Factory TFCK-87280
01. Sweet N Sour
02. She Said
03. Money Rock ‘N’ Roll
04. Ghetto Mom
05. Alex
06. Hold On
07. Over And Over
08. Then Again I Will
09. Down In The Beast
10. Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight
11. The Midnight Creep
12. Like A Bat
13. Killer Wolf
14. Mean Heart
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NOTES:
Japanese edition includes obi-strip, fold-out insert (with biography in Japanese and lyrics in both English and Japanese) and some copies were issued with sticker listing tour-dates on outside of cellophane-wrapping. Features bonus tracks and an alternate running order

nb. Images show centre of retail disc and a promotional/sample copy.

This version includes Ghetto Mom, Alex, Then Again I Will and Like A Bat which are not on the UK version but ommits Tore Up & Broke and Mother Nature.

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

She Said, Ghetto Mom, Sweet ‘N’ Sour and Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight were released as singles.

There are many different editions of this album with alternate track listings 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)
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

04. Ghetto Mom
Piano: Dr. John

05. Alex
Maracas and Tambourine: Steve Jordan

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

07. Over And Over
Moog Bass: Bernie Worrell

12. Like A Bat
Clavinet: Dr. John
Congas: Bashiri Johnson

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: 4 988061 872803

MATRIX: “IFPI L261 TFCK-87280 MT A01”

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