Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Spencer Gets It Lit (CD, JAPAN)

6 April 2022 Sony Music Japan International SICX-180 + SHOV35
01. Junk Man
02. Get It Right Now
03. Death Ray
04. The Worst Facts
05. Primary Baby
06. Worm Town
07. Bruise
08. Layabout Track
09. Push Comes To Shove
10. My Hit Parade
11. Rotting Money
12. Strike 3
13. Get Up & Do It
14. Germ Vs. Jerk
15. The Devil’s Ice Age
16. Wilderness (Live)
17. Fake (Live)
18. Time 2 Be Bad (Live)
19. Tough Times In Plastic Land (Live)
20. New Breed (Live)
21. Hornet (Live)
22. Can’t Polish A Turd (Live)

Japanese CD edition of Jon Spencer & the HITmakers – Spencer Gets It Lit with 7 bonus tracks from Shimane JETT Fes 2020 / La Rodia, Besançon, France (8 November 2019) along with “Atsushi Shikano X Jon Spencer Special Dialogue Included as Liner Notes”.

Recorded at Key Club Recording, Benton Harbor, MI (July / August 2021) with The HITmakers line-up of Bob Bert, Sam Coomes and M. Sord.

Japanese language artist / title: “ジョン・スペンサー・アンド・ザ・ヒット・メイカーズ – スペンサー・ゲッツ・イット・リット”

Spencer Gets It Lit is available on Black, Clear / Frosted White, Eco Mix, Pink vinyl, CD with 2 bonus tracks and CD with an additional 7 bonus tracks

05.02.2022: Jon Spencer posted the Katie Skelly artwork shown here along the hashtags #SpencerGetsItLit and #ITR367 (

07.02.2022: Jon Spencer posted a second illustration by Katie Skelly shown here along the hashtags #SpencerGetsItLit and #BR65 (

14.02.2022: Jon Spencer posts the ‘fire’ photo by Michael Lavine (

15.02.2022: Artwork, track listing, info, release date, European pre-order, Junk Man video and April / May US tour dates all posted online.


10.03.2022: post short feature about the Sony Music Japan release and confirm tracklisting with seven songs from La Rodia, Besançon, France (8 November 2019) / Shimane JETT Fes 2020.


21.04.2022: Pre-ordered copies arrived via mail order.

29.04.2022: Official release date in the UK


Bob Bert – trash
Sam Coomes – synth & vocal
M. Sord – drum
Jon Spencer – vocal & guitar

All songs by Jon Spencer (Patricia Ann Music, BMI)

Produced by Bill Skibbe & Jon Spencer at Key Club Recording Co.,
Benton Harbor MI, July – August 2021
Assisted by Brian Fox
Mastered by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic
Stunt Coordinator – Todd Hanson

PHOTOGRAPHY: Michael Lavine
ARTWORK: Katie Skelly

BARCODE: 4 547366 554762

MATRIX: [unknown]

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