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

27 March 2002 Toy’s Factory PRT-912 / 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
NOTES:
Japanese promo CD issued in slim-line case with track-listing printed on the disc and no other artwork. Features bonus tracks and an alternate running order.

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

The text on the disc states that the recording is “Licensed from Jon Spencer” and features the incorrect spelling of “Shaken’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight”.

Toy’s Factory also issued Sweet N Sour [Promo] (CD, JAPAN) as a one-track promo for this album.

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

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:
“The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. 2002.3.27 On Sale! Stereo/(p)2002/Manufactured by Toy’s Factory, Tokyo, Japan. Licensed from Jon Spencer/PRT-912/TFCK-87280. Plastic Fang”
DETAILS:
ARTWORK: Designed by Chip Kidd

BARCODE: n/a

MATRIX: “PRT-912 MT A02”

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