Puffy – Splurge EP (12″, JAPAN)

2 August 2006 Sony Music Japan SYUM0330
A1. Call Me What You Like (If You Like Rock-n-Roll)
A2. Security Blanket

B1. Tokyo I’m On My Way
B2. Go Baby Power Now
B3. Basket Case

Vinyl edition with stickered cover of Splurge by Puffy (Puffy AmiYumi).

This version includes Go Baby Power Now, the English-language version of Onna Machin Gan, by Jon Spencer.

The Japanese version of Go Baby Power Now and was titled Onna Machin Gan (English translation: Girl Machine Gun) with lyrics written by Seiji of Guitar Wolf (who were covered by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion on I Love Guitar Wolf…Very Much).

Go Baby Power Now also features Matt Verta-Ray of Heavy Trash along with Simon Chardiet, Daniel Jodocy and Phil Hernandez (who all performed on the Going Way Out With Heavy Trash album) and Chris Maxwell.

Chris Maxwell and Phil Hernandez make-up The Elegant Too who have worked with Men Without Pants, Tiny Masters of Today, Blues Explosion (Damage) and the Hot Fuzz soundtrack with Jon Spencer.

In the US Puffy are known as Puffy AmiYumi and the Japanese and US editions of Splurge featured the different versions of this track.

A1. Call Me What You Like (If You Like Rock-n-Roll)
Words & Music: Butch Walker
Produce & Arrangement: Butch Walker
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy AmiYumi
Guitar & Bass: Butch Walker
Drums: Darren Dodd
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Russ-T Cobb
Recorded at Ruby Red Studios, Little Bach Studio
Mixed at Ruby Red Studios

A2. Security Blanket
Words: Onuki
Music: Yokoyama Ken
Produce, Arrangement, Guitar & Harmony: Yokoyama Ken
(Pizza of Death Records)
Vocal & Harmony: Onuki Ami
Bass & Harmony: Serge Verkhovsky
Drums & Harmony: Duncan Redmonds
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Oikawa Tsutomu (CURVA NORD)
Recorded & Mixed at CURVA NORD

B1. Tokyo I’m On My Way
Words & Music: Dexter Holland
Arrangement: Kameda Seiji
Vocal & Harmony: Puffy
Guitar: Konagawa Takahiro (from Charcoal Filter)
by the courtesy of Nippon Crown Co., Ltd.
Bass: Kameda Seiji
Drums: Muraishi Masayuki
Recording Mixing Engineer: Sata Masahiko
Recorded & Mixed at Hitokuchi-zaka Studios

B2. Go Baby Power Now
Words / Music: Jon Spencer
Produce & Arranged: Jon Spencer
Vocal: Puffy
Shout: Seiji
Acoustic/Electric Guitar & Percussion: Jon Spencer
Guitar (swamp and rockabilly): Matt Verta Ray
Guitar: Chris Maxwell
Double Bass: Simon Chardiet
Drums & Percussion: Phil Hernandez
Box: Daniel Jodocy
Pre-production: the Elegant 2.
Recording Engineer: Rudyard Lee Culler
Vocals Recording Engineer: Hatagoshi Hideyasu
Mixing Engineer: Don Smith
Recorded at Stratosphere Sound, NYC, Sony Music Studios Tokyo
Mixed at Capitol Records

B3. Basket Case
Words: Billy Armstrong
Music: Billy Armstrong, Michael Pritchard, Frank Wright
Vocal: Puffy
Guitar: Yanagisawa Fumio, Tsuji Takeshi
Bass: Kinoshita Hiroharu
Drums: Furuta Takashi
Keyboards: Fujimoto Junichi
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Uramoto Masashi (Aobadai Studio)

Photography: Nomura Koji
Hair & Make-Up: Yamaguchi Hisakatsu (ROND.)
Styling: Kitazawa Hisashi (KiKi.)

BARCODE: 4 518575 803309

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