V/A feat. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Lost Weekend (LP, UK)

10 September 1993 Blast First BFFP93
A1. Afghan Whigs – I Keep Coming Back
A2. Band of Susans – Mood Swing
A3. Scrawl – Drunken Fool
A4. Stereolab – Crest

B1. The Afghan Whigs – Fountain & Fairfax
B2. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Afro
B3. The Hair And Skin Trading Company – Levers
B4. The God Machine – Pictures of A Bleeding Boy

V/A feat. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion -  The Lost Weekend (LP, UK) - Cover
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Compilation album with white die-cut paper inner-sleeve, issued free to “survivors” of the “Lost Weekendshows at the Astoria 2 in London, UK on September 10 and 11, 1993. Features Afro by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (from Extra Width).

Originally issued with ‘Lost Weekend’ carrier bag.

Melody Maker made copies available to the first 1,000 respondants to an offer in the September 18, 1993 issue, for £1.50, shipping. Limited edition of 3,000 copies.

SONG CREDITS:
A1. Afghan Whigs – I Keep Coming Back
Writers: Anstell/Graham (Tyrone Davis cover)
Published: Copyright Control 1970
From the album “Gentlemen” on Blast First Records
Vocals/Guitar: Greg Dulli
Lead Guitars: Rick McCollum
Bass: John Curley
Drums/Percussion: Steve Earle
Piano/Mellotron: Harold Chichester
Cell: Barbara Hunter
Recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN.
Produced: Greg Dulli
Engineered: Jeff Powell, John Hampton and John Curley.
Mixed: Jeff Powell and Greg Dulli.

A2. Band Of Susans – Mood Swing
Writers: Poss/Stenger
Published: Blessing and Curse Music (ASCAP)
From the album “Veil” on World Service Records

A3. Scrawl – Drunken Fool
Writers: Scrawl/May
Published: Scarl/Cripes Music
From the Simple Machines album “Velvet Hammer”

A4. Stereolab – Crest
Writers: Tim Gane/Laettia Sadier
Published: Complete Music
From “Transient Random Noise Bursts with Announcements” on Duophonic UHF Discs

B1. The Afghan Whigs – Fountain & Fairfax
Writer: Dulli
Published: Kali Nichta Music
From the album “Gentlemen” on Blast First Records
Vocals/Guitar: Greg Dulli
Lead Guitars: Rick McCollum
Bass: John Curley
Drums/Percussion: Steve Earle
Piano/Mellotron: Harold Chichester
Cell: Barbara Hunter
Recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN.
Produced: Greg Dulli
Engineered: Jeff Powell, John Hampton and John Curley.
Mixed: Jeff Powell and Greg Dulli.

B2. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Afro
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Copyright Control
From the album “Extra Width” on Matador Records
Recorded: Memphis at Easley Recording, Memphis/Waterworks Recording, NYC
Mixed: Waterworks, Jan ’93
Engineered: Doug Easley and Davis McCain (Memphis) and Jim Waters (NYC)
Produced by Jon Spencer.

B3. The Hair And Skin Trading Company – Levers
Writers: The Hair And Skin Trading Company
Published: Copyright Control
From the album “Over-Valence” on Beggars Banquet Records

B4. The God Machine – Pictures of A Bleeding Boy
Writers: Proper-Sheppard/Fernandez/Austin
Published: Fiction Songs LTD.
From “The Desert Song” EP on Fiction Records

SLEEVE NOTES:
“This album was given away free in 1993 by Blast First/Mute to “survivors” of the Afghan Whigs “Lost Weekend” set of shows September 10-11, 1993, at London Astoria II.

Special thanks to:
Tim Chambers (concepting)
All the bands and their labels and management (for participating)
R. T. Presents/Jivepress Ltd. (promoting)
Ute Klaphake (cover photos)
Fergus Hill (F-stop and lighting and guest guitar)
Slim Smith (design)
L. A. II (venue)

One of Three Thousand copies.”

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Cover Photos: Ute Klaphake
F-Stop/Lighting: Fergus Hill
Design: Slim Smith

BARCODE: n/a

RUN-OUT GROOVE ENGRAVING:
A: “BFFP 93 – A1 PR-M A PORKY PRIME CUT”
B: “BFFP 93 – B1 PR-M PORKY”

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