The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang [Promo] (CD, UK)

8 April 2002 Mute ACDSTUMM199
01. Sweet N Sour
02. She Said
03. Money Rock ‘N’ Roll
04. Killer Wolf
05. Tore Up & Broke
06. Hold On
07. Down In The Beast
08. Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight
09. The Midnight Creep
10. Over And Over
11. Mother Nature
12. Mean Heart
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NOTES:
Promo edition in plastic case with a one-page version of the layered artwork issued with the commercial release ie. one sheet of paper printed on both sides rather three pages of differing widths on each side.

This album features guest appearances by Dr. John, Elliott Smith, Bernie Worrell and Willie Weeks.

Sweet N Sour, She Said and Shakin’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight were all released as singles.

There are many different editions of this album with alternate track listings and running orders.

VIEW: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang: Tracks / Running Order Comparison

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (2xCD, AUSTRALIA)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (CD, JAPAN)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang [Fang Pack] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang (2xLP, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang [Fang Pack] (CD, US)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – She Said (7″, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – She Said [#1] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – She Said [#2] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Ghetto Mom (7″, US)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Sweet N Sour (7″, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Sweet N Sour [#1] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Sweet N Sour [#2] (CD, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Shakin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Tonight (7″, UK)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Shakin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Tonight (CD, UK)

SONG CREDITS:
All Songs © 2001 Dirty Shirt, BMI
Writers: Spencer/Explosion Vocals/Guitar/Theremin/Stylophone/Claps/Piano: Jon Spencer
Guitars/Backing Vocals/Claps: Judah Bauer
Drums/Percussion: Russell Simins
Guitar/Drums/Piano/Backing Vocals/Percussion/Organ/Claps/Bass: Steve Jordan
Produced: Steve Jordan
Recorded/Mixed: Don Smith for Moondog Productions Inc.
Assisted by Martin Pradler (Additional Recording & Pro Tools)
Additional Pro Tools Recording: Pat Thrall
Technical Assistance: Minoru Yokoo
Guitar & Drum Tech: Artie Smith
Recorded at Oorong (Assistant: Doug Conroy)
Except: “Sweet N Sour” Recorded at the Magic Shop (Assistant: Magic Juan Garcia)
Additional Recording at The Hit Factory (Assistant: Chris Testa)
Mixed at Bay 7 (Assistant: Matt Ellingsen)
Except “Hold On” at the Hit Factory (Assistant: Chris Testa)
And “Mother Nature” at Soucerer Sound (Assistant: Tim Conklin)
Mastered at Sterling Sound by Greg Calbi
Assisted by Steve Fallone
FOH: Peter Aresenault Lights: Niko Tavernise
Legal: Loren Chodosh and Vincent Gamba
Books: Jen Czin at RZO

05. Tore Up & Broke
Vocals: Elliott Smith

06. Hold On
Guitar: Dr. John
Organ: Bernie Worrell
Claps: Willie Weeks

10. Over And Over
Moog Bass: Bernie Worrell

SLEEVE NOTES / INFORMATION:
“Jon thanks: Cristina, Charlie, Nancy, My Family, Larry, Terri, Eric, Brian, Bud, Harriette, Loren, Jen, Jesper, Chris, Shaun, Daniel, Miwa, Peter, Niko, Jackie, Kelly, Cali, Boche, Jonny, Naoki, Motor, Tannis Root, Chip, Steve, Don, Martin, Greg, Elliott, Bernie, Dr. John, Judah, & Russell …Judah: I’d like to thank Steve for showing me the power of a steady beat (Play behind the beat!) laid back …Russell for being a real brother/Soul (Have we done this before?) Jon for leading the way (Take a whiff!) …Hollis for 10 years Y Mas …Boche for leading is to where the money is, Over the next hill (Turn left at the light), Peter making us sound so good (Turn me up in the mix!) …Niko… “No Eceuentro palabras para decir” Minoru -San for the give and take (Does this sound good?) …Matt Johnson Post-Literate guidance …all the inspiration from the fans/front row dancers to the back of the halls…take a bow! –Russell Thanks: Steve Jordan for hookin’ it up! – Much respect, My friend, Don Big Heart Smith – You’re a special one. Amanda – You are the one, Brothers Blues Explosion – Judah, so grateful that you are – Jon, my favourite front man …Keepin’ us on our toes. Peter, Niko & Jackie – I’d never want another crew. Artie Smith – I want your drums. Jen Czin. Loren Chodosh. Ken Friedman. Jamey Staub. Mark Kates. Minoru Yokoo. Grand Royal. – R.I.P. Dr John – You are so cool! My mom, cause she’s cool. Brothers Simins – Rick & Robert. And my Dad, cause wherever he is, I know he’s diggin’ this. –Steve Special thanks: Meegan Voss, Loren Chodosh, Paul Zukowsky, Don Smith, Martin Pradler, Pat Thrall, Greg Calbi, Artie Smith, Niko Bolas, Jen Czin, Vincent Gamba, Jim Keltner, Timothy White, Mitch Glazer, Paul Jamison, Jon Jennings @ Royer Labs, Dr. Susan Linn, Makikio Endo, Troy Germano, Zoe Thrall, Danielle Crisafulli, and my family.”

Legal by Loren Chodosh and Vincent Gamea
Books by Jen Czen at RZO

Designed by Chip Kidd
Photo by: [no name given on artwork]

DISC: ACDSTUMM199 P 2002 JSBX Under Exclusive license to Mute Records Ltd C Mute Records 429 Harrow Rd, London, W10 4RE. LC5834 All Songs by Spencer/Explosion C 2001 Dirty Shirt, BMI. For promotional use only. Not for sale.

REAR: ACDSTUMM199 P 2002 JSBX Under Exclusive license to Mute Records Ltd C Mute Records 429 Harrow Rd, London, W10 4RE. LC5834 All Songs by Spencer/Explosion C 2001 Dirty Shirt, BMI WWW.MUTE.COM. Distributed by Vital. For promotional use only, not for sale.

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Designed: Chip Kidd
[Although sleeve states “Photo by” it doesn’t actually say who the photographer was]

BARCODE: n/a

MATRIX: “E4402 CDSTUMM 199 01 Technicolor IFPIL122”

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