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Ciccone Youth - The Whitey Album (Remastered 2006) (320Kbps) [1988]



Album Review

The Whitey Album' is not Sonic Youth's long-rumored cover of the Beatles' entire White Album. Better than that, these New York guitar reconstructionists have come up with their own "Revolution Number 9" for '89, a dizzying collage of violently overhauled chart hits, sound-sculpture mischief, experimental riff shrapnel and art-punk gags stitched together with deviant whimsy.

Cut by Sonic Youth's Madonna-fixated alter ego, Ciccone Youth, The Whitey Album is just as jarring in its disunity and fuzzy in its focus as John Lennon's original splice 'n' dub smorgasbord. It is also compelling in its eccentricity and inspired in its trashing of the Top Forty (Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love," Madonna's "Into the Groove"). The Whitey Album – the follow-up to a 1986 Ciccone Youth EP that also featured Firehose bassist Mike Watt – is willful, fragmented nonsense that actually makes a whole lot of sense.... more@rollingstone



Album info (Discogs)
Label: Geffen Records
Catalog#: 0602498797921
Format: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Country: Europe
Released: 2006
Genre: Rock
Style: Art Rock, Indie Rock


Tracklist
01. Needle-Gun [2:27]
02. (Silence) [1:03]
03. G-Force [3:39]
04. Platoon II [4:18]
05. Macbeth [5:27]
06. Me & Jill / Hendrix Cosby [5:30]
07. Burnin' Up (Mike Watt Orig. Demo) [3:51]
Performer - Mike Watt
Written-By - Madonna
08. Hi! Everybody [0:57]
09. Children Of Satan / Third Fig [3:06]
10. Two Cool Rock Chicks Listening To Neu [2:56]
Featuring - Susanne Sasic*
Guitar - J Mascis
11. Addicted To Love [3:45]
Written-By - Robert Palmer
12. Moby-Dik [1:01]
13. March Of The Ciccone Robots [1:57]
14. Making The Nature Scene [3:14]
Written-By - Bert* , Gordon* , Ranaldo* , Moore*
15. Tuff Titty Rap [0:39]
16. Into The Groovey [4:36]
Engineer - Martin Bisi
Written-By - Madonna , Bray*
17. Macbeth (Alt. Mix) [5:17]


Credits
Artwork By [Reissue Art Direction] - Jeff Nicholas
Artwork By [Xerox] - Todd's Copy Shop, NYC
Engineer - Wharton Tiers (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 15, 17)
Producer - Ciccone Youth
Remastered By - John Golden
Written-By - Ciccone Youth (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 10, 12, 13, 15, 17)


Notes
Recorded and mixed Nov. 1987 - Jan. 1988 at Wharton's Palace of confusion, NYC.
Except: Into The Groovey rec/mix at Before Christ, Brooklyn, March 1986, Burnin' Up as done by Mike Watt in San Pedro, California, May 1986 (the original demo on 4-track cassette).
Re-mastered by John Golden at Golden Mastering, 2005.
All songs Sonik Tooth (adm. by Zomba Songs, Inc.) BMI except track 7 WB Music Corp./Blue Disque Music Co., Inc..Webo Girt Publishing, Inc. ASCAP, track 11 Bungalow Music N.V. adm. by PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. ASCAP and track 16 WB Music Corp./Bleu Disques Music Co., Inc./Webo Girt Publishing, Inc./PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. ASCAP).

Comes in a jewel case (transparent tray) with 6-page fold out poster as booklet.

℗ 2006 Geffen Records
© 2006 Geffen Records
A division of UMG Recordings Inc,
Made in the EU.
BIEM/SABAM.
Label code: LC07266
Barcode: 6 02498 79792 1
Cd matrix: 06024 987 979-2 01 * 51713835 | IFPI LV26
Cd mould: Made in Germany by EDC | B | IFPI 0126


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