Men Without Pants (CD, JAPAN)

5 July 2006 Victor Entertainment VICP63419
01. Never Gonna Do That Again
02. Double Life
03. And The Girls Go
04. If You’re Thinkin’ Of Me
05. Keep On Movin’
06. Rock Show
07. Let’s Meet In Real Life
08. Right Now
09. Superfine
10. These Days
11. I Do
12. The Beginning
VIEW:
NOTES:
Issued in DigiPak with booklet (includes short biography, interview (both in Japanese) and lyrics (in English and Japanese)) and obi strip. Prior to it’s release many shops listed this album as Royal Highness.

Men Without Pants is Russell Simins and Dan The Automator. The album features many guest performers (as detailed in Song Credits).

The US release of this album is an expanded version which is re-titled; Naturally and features bonus tracks Already Bored, My Balloon, I Like the Way It Feels and Goodbye.

SONG CREDITS:
Men Without Pants is Russell Simins and Dan The Automator
All Tracks Written by Men Without Pants
Produced: Russell Simins and Dan the Automator
Recorded by Jamey Staub, Jay Braun, Phil Hernandez, Chris Maxwell, Danny Madorsky and Dan The Automator
Recorded at Empire VU NYC, 2 Berry Brooklyn, Elegant Too Recording NYC and The Glue Factory SF
Mastered by Andy Heermans at Polywog Recording Co NYC
Published: Russell Simins (BMI), Sharkman Songs (ASCAP), Negaverse Music (ASCAP), Elegant Too Music (ASCAP), Money Waters Music (BMI) and Electric Sweat (ASCAP)

[Album cover credits Dan The Automator with playing the ‘Zither’ and Russell Simins as playing Bass but neither of these are mentioned in the lyric boolet which lists the performers and instruments for each song.]

01. Never Gonna Do That Again
Drums/Vocals: Russell Simins
Beats/Synths: Dan Nakamura
Programming/Bass: Jay Braun
Guitars: Brian Waters
Guitar: Sammy James Jr
Tamb: Jesse Wallace
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 2:37

02. Double Life
Drums/Guitar/Vocals: Russell Simins
Bass/Guitar: Chris Maxwell
Mixed: Chris Shaw at Avatar NYC
Run Time: 3:56

03. And The Girls Go
Drums/Guitar/Vocals: Russell Simins
Bass/Guitar/Sounds: Rick Lee
Keys: Yuka Honda
Vocals/Percussion: Amanda Garrett
Mixed: Jamey Staub and Russell Simins at Empire VU
Run Time: 3:25

04. If You’re Thinkin’ Of Me
Drums/Guitar/Vocals: Russell Simins
Beats/Synths: Dan Nakamura
Guitar/Programming/Backing Vocals: Jay Braun
Bass: Justin Braun
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 3:41

05. Keep On Movin’
Drums/Guitar/Vocals: Russell Simins
Beats/Synths: Dan Nakamura
Guitar/Programming/Backing Vocals: Jay Braun
Bass: Justin Braun
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 2:57

06. Rock Show
Drums/Guitar/Vocals: Russell Simins
Beats/Synths: Dan Nakamura
Guitar/Programming/Backing Vocals: Jay Braun
Bass: Justin Braun
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 1:19

07. Let’s Meet In Real Life
Drums/Piano: Russell Simins
Guitar: Nick Zinner
(Nick Zinner appears courtesy of Interscope Records)
Loops: Rick Lee
Bass: Tada Hirano
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 2:33

08. Right Now
Drums/Guitar/Vocals: Russell Simins
Guitar: Nick Zinner
(Nick Zinner appears courtesy of Interscope Records)
Loops/Guitar/Bass: Rick Lee
Mixed: Jamey Staub and Russell Simins at Empire VU
Run Time: 3:13

09. Superfine
Drums/Guitar/Vocals/Percussion: Russell Simins
Guitars: Chris Maxwell
Drums/Synths: Phil Hernandez
Background Vocals: Amanada Garrett
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 3:50

10. These Days
Drums/Vocals: Russell Simins
Beats/Synths: Dan Nakamura
Guitar: Chris Maxwell
Bass: Phil Hernandez
Bass/Programming: Jay Braun
Guitar: Chris Issem
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 2:34

11. I Do
Drums/Guitar/Vocals/Percussion: Russell Simins
Bass: Rick Lee
Backing Vocals: Amanda Garrett
Mixed: Russell Simins and Danny Madorsky at Empire VU
Run Time: 3:57

12. The Beginning
Drums/Guitar/Vocals: Russell Simins
Beats/Synths: Dan Nakamura
Guitar/Programming: Jay Braun
Bass: Justin Braun
Mixed: Jay Braun and Russell Simins at 2 Berry
Run Time: 2:45

SLEEVE INFORMATION:
Cover Art: Jonathan Krop
Design: Davy Demo
Photo: Karin Partin
A&R: Takashi Udono
Legal: Loren Chodosh
Psychic Advisor: Toni Isabella

DISC: (p) & © 2006 Men Without Pants. All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved. Unauthorized copying, public performance, broadcasting, renting and making transmittable of this record prohibited. Victor entertainment, Inc. STEREO JASRAC VICP-63419

REAR: (p) & © 2006 Men Without Pants Manufactured and distributed by Victor Entertainment, Inc., Japan, Stereo JASRAC. 06.7.5. http://www.jvcmusic.co.jp/

BOOKLET: Includes Biography in Japanese with links to various myspace.com pages (all listed at the bottom of the page) and lyrics in English and Japanese.

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Cover Art: Jonathan Krop
Design: Davy Demo
Photo: Karin Partin

BARCODE: 4 988002 502943

MATRIX: “VICP-63419-1 1W V IFPI L244”

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