Blues Explosion – Hot Gossip (7″, UK)

15 November 2004 Mute MUTE332
A. Hot Gossip
B. Meet Me In The City
Only commercially available as a limited red vinyl 7″ with stickered sleeve although several different promo versions issued on CD. Hot Gossip appears on the Blues Explosion album Damage.

Meet Me In The City features Elliott Smith which is a Junior Kimbrough cover (RELEASE / LYRICS) and appeared on the Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough compilation.

The original version of Hot Gossip appears on the album Damage. This track was issued as several different promo editions; a two track CDR version (+ another 2 track CDR variation), two track with alternate artwork, one track with finished artwork with factory made CD and a two track promo DVD (with Burn It Off).

A. Hot Gossip
Writers: Blues Explosion/Carlton Ridenour
Published: Dirty Shirt (BMI)/Terrordome Music Publishing, LLC and administered by Reach Global, Inc.
Guitars: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Vocals/Guitar/Piano/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Fender Rhodes/Clav: Steve Jordan
Vocals: Chuck D
Produced: Steve Jordan
Recorded: Don Smith at Globe
(Assistant: Miles Levit)
Engineered: Don Smith
Mixed: Russell Elevado at Electric Lady
(Assistants: Steef Van De Gevel & Ben Kane)
Remixed: Chris Shaw at Stratosphere
(Assistant: Rudyard Lee Cullers)
Pro Tools Engineering: Danny Madorsky

B. Meet Me In The City
Writer: Junior Kimbrough
Published: Mockingbird Publishing (BMI)
Vocals/Guitar: Jon Spencer
Guitar: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Acoustic Guitar: Elliott Smith
Recorded at New Monkey by Elliott Smith
Mixed: Bruce Watson and Matthew Johnson at the Money Shot, Water Valley, MS.

REAR: “Blues Explosion by Judah Bauer, Russell Simins, Jon Spencer
‘Hot Gossip’ features on the new Blues Explosion album ‘Damage’ (Stumm236).

Design: Chip Kidd
Photography: Ashkan Sahihi

0724381683279/Mute332 LC5834 Printed in the EU Distributed by Vital”

STICKER INFORMATION: “Limited Edition Red Vinyl 7″ Featuring Chuck D & Elliott Smith”

Design: Chip Kidd
Photography: Ashkan Sahihi

BARCODE: 0 724381 683279

A: “MUTE 332 A 58421H1/A”
B: “MUTE 332 B 58421H2/A”