The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Xtra Acme USA (CD, US)

14 September 1999 Matador Records OLE 376-2
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. Leave Me Alone So I Can Rock Again
12. Soul Trance
13. Electricity
14. New Year
15. Lovin’ Machine (Automator)
16. Chowder
17. T.A.T.B. (For the Saints and the Sinners Remix)
18. Hell
19. Calvin (Zebra Ranch)
[20. Unlisted Track/Radio Advert for Acme]
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Xtra Acme USA (CD, US) - Cover
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NOTES:
Xtra Acme USA CD album issued sealed in cellophane with info sticker and barcode stuck on the outside with clear tray (sleeve behind tray is plain blue), also issued on vinyl.

Also features an unlisted radio advert for Acme as track 20.

The tracks from this album were released as Ura Acme (vinyl) and Extra Acme (CD) in Japan with Extra Acme also being issued as a promo vinyl album.

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

In The Red 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. 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

12. 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

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

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

15. Lovin’ Machine (Automator)
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. Calvin (Zebra Ranch)
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Calvin Johnson
Mixed: Jim Dickinson
Horn Section: Brass Monkey
Special Guest: Othar Turner

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

SLEEVE INFORMATION:
“Photography: Evan Bernard
Design: David Warner
Blues Explosion: Judah Bauer, Russell Simins, Jon Spencer
Thank You: Giovanni Ribissi, John C Riley, Winona Ryder
DISC: OLE 376-2
625 Broadway, NYC 10012
Manufactured by WEA Mfg.
www.matador.recs.com jsbx99”

STICKER INFO: “The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Xtra-Acme USA
ACME UNCUT!
A diverse selection of musical treats left off the Acme album, including remixes by David Holmes and Dante Ross, and featuring the talents of Andre Williams, Othar Turner, Calvin Johnson, Moby, Jim Dickinson and Money Mark, among other illuminaries. 74 Minutes. OLE 376-1/2”

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Photography: Evan Bernard
Design: David Warner

BARCODE: 7 44861 03762 0

MATRIX: “wea mfg. Olyphant ifpi L902 X9068 LN OLE 376-2 01 M1S1”

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