Blues Explosion – Hot Gossip [Promo] [#3] (CD, UK)

15 November 2004 Mute RCDMUTE332

01. Hot Gossip
Promotional CD in card sleeve. This promo was issued in a card slip-case with finished artwork, some issued with information sticker (see images).

This particular promo is factory-made and has it’s own catalogue number unlike the other CDR promos of Hot Gossip.

This was only commercially released as a red vinyl 7″ single.

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

Hot Gossip appears on the album Damage. This track was commercially released in the UK as a 7″ single and issued as several different promo editions; a two track CDR version (+ another 2 track CDR variation), one track with finished artwork with factory made CD and a two track promo DVD (with Burn It Off).

01. 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
REAR SLEEVE: “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

0724381661925/RCDMute332 LC5834 Printed in the EU”

DISC: ‘For promotional use only, not for sale. All rights of the producer and of the owner of this recorded work reserved. Unauthorised copying, public performance, broadcasting, hiring or rental of this recording prohibited”.

INFORMATION STICKER: “The Blues Explosion (Jon Spencer, Judah Bauer and Russell Simins) release Hot Gossip, the second single to be take from their new album Damage. Hot Gossip features Public Enemy’s outspoken rapper Chuck D, and will be released as a limited, coloured 7″ only. The signle comes backed with another special track – Meet Me In The City. the track, a cover of blues legend Junior Kimbrough’s, features, on guitar, the late Elliott Smith in one of his last recording sessions. Unmissbale live, the Blues Explosion return to the UK with four live dates in October – 20th – London; 22nd Manchester Academy; 23rd Glasgow QMU; 24th October – Bristol Academy” “

Design: Chip Kidd
Photography: Ashkan Sahihi


MATRIX: “MEDIAMOTION 8166192 @ 1 010102-NL IFPI LW02”