Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Novocaine for the Soul
EELS 4.2 3:10
2 Soul Happy Hour
The Jazz Butcher 2:24
3 Collapsing New People
Fad Gadget 4:12
4 Nervous and Blue
Element of Crime 4:20
5 Oder Beides (feat. Sven Regener)
Lexy & K‐Paul 4:48
6 Blister in the Sun
Violent Femmes 5 2:25
7 Across the Universe
Laibach 5 4:10
8 Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 3:44
9 The HIV Song
Ween 2:11
10 Phantoms and Ghosts
Phantom/Ghost 7:12
11 Bella ciao
Anita Lane 4:59
12 The Sound of Fear
EELS 3.5 3:31
13 Buenas Tardes Amigo
Ween 3 7:09
14 I Will Survive
CAKE 4.65 5:11
15 Frontera
Calexico 4 4:19
16 Collapsing New People (Collapsing Westbam remix)
Fad Gadget 7:05
17 Sad Songs and Waltzes
CAKE 4 3:13

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Butch (drummer for Eels, real name: Jonathan Norton) (track 1)
drums and percussion:
Victor DeLorenzo (track 6)
guitar:
Gordon Gano (track 6)
guitar and Wurlitzer electric piano:
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (track 1)
bass:
Tommy Walter (track 1)
Brian Ritchie (track 6)
horn and strings arranger:
Jim Lang (track 12)
guitars and keyboard:
Mark Goldenberg (track 1)
arranger:
CAKE (US alt. rock band) (tracks 14, 17)
assistant engineer:
Scott Reams (tracks 14, 17)
background vocals:
Butch (drummer for Eels, real name: Jonathan Norton) (track 1)
Tommy Walter (track 1)
choir vocals:
Opus Dei Choir (track 7)
co-producer:
Mark Goldenberg (track 1)
composer:
John Cale (track 4)
Roger Cook (track 8)
Aaron Freeman (track 13)
Jakob Friderichs (track 4)
Gordon Gano (track 6)
Dirk von Lowtzow (track 10)
Paul Lukas (Veto) (track 4)
Richard Pappik (track 4)
Kai Paul (track 5)
Sven Regener (tracks 4–5)
Joey Burns (track 15)
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (track 12)
Alexander Gerlach (German techno producer, performing as Lexy) (track 5)
Roger Greenaway (track 8)
Michael Melchiondo (track 13)
Thies Mynther (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Willie Nelson (1964) (track 17)
conductor:
Jim Lang (track 12)
engineer:
Amir Derakh (track 1)
Jim Jacobsen (worked with Eels) (track 1)
Joe Johnston (US recording engineer) (tracks 14, 17)
Craig Long (tracks 14, 17)
Kirt Shearer (tracks 14, 17)
Matt Thorne (track 1)
Dave Young (Member of Element of Crime) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Gordon Gano (track 6)
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (track 1)
lyricist:
Roger Cook (track 8)
Aaron Freeman (track 13)
Gordon Gano (track 6)
Dirk von Lowtzow (track 10)
Kai Paul (track 5)
Sven Regener (tracks 4–5)
Joey Burns (track 15)
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (track 12)
Alexander Gerlach (German techno producer, performing as Lexy) (track 5)
Roger Greenaway (track 8)
Michael Melchiondo (track 13)
Thies Mynther (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Willie Nelson (1964) (track 17)
mastering:
Stephen Marcussen (mastering engineer) (track 1)
mixer:
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (track 12)
Mike Simpson (member of The Dust Brothers) (track 1)
John Tanner (track 6)
Wally Gagel (track 12)
performer:
Sven Regener (track 5)
producer:
Adam Askew (track 1)
John Cale (track 4)
Gareth Jones (UK producer/engineer) (track 3)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 3)
John A. Rivers (track 2)
Frank Tovey (track 3)
Mark Van Hecke (track 6)
CAKE (US alt. rock band) (tracks 14, 17)
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (tracks 1, 12)
recorded by:
Wally Gagel (track 12)
Glenn Lorbiecki (track 6)
remixer:
WestBam (track 16)
vocals:
Victor DeLorenzo (track 6)
Germania (Laibach subgroup (of only 1 member: Anja Rupel)) (track 7)
Brian Ritchie (track 6)
writer:
Nick Cash (UK drummer/percussionist) (tracks 3, 16)
Dino Fekaris (track 14)
Aaron Freeman (track 9)
Barbara Frost (tracks 3, 16)
Mark Goldenberg (track 1)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 7)
Paul McCartney (track 7)
Freddie Perren (track 14)
Dave Rogers (tracks 3, 16)
Dave Simmonds (tracks 3, 16)
Frank Tovey (tracks 3, 16)
Michael Melchiondo (track 9)
publisher:
Browndog Music (tracks 9, 13)
Longitude Music (track 1)
Maclen Music Ltd. (track 7)
Sexy Grandpa Music (tracks 1, 12)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 7)
Tree International (track 17)
recorded at:
Paradise Studios (Sacramento) in Sacramento, California, United States (tracks 14, 17)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 17) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Across the Universe (The Beatles song) (track 7)
I Will Survive (track 14)
is the basis for:
Supreme (track 14)
later parody versions:
Neun Live (track 14)
later translated versions:
BellARB (track 11)
No pasarán (track 11)
Oon voimissain (track 14)
later versions:
recording of:
Bella ciao (track 11)
Blister in the Sun (track 6)
Buenas tardes amigo (track 13)
Collapsing New People (tracks 3, 16)
Frontera (track 15)
Nervous and Blue (track 4)
Oder Beides (track 5)
Phantoms and Ghosts (track 10)
The HIV Song (track 9)
The Sound of Fear (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
No pasarán (track 11)

Release

compiler: Charlotte Goltermann
Nicole Johst
Sven Regener
Klemens Wiese
mastering: Peta Devlin
Chris von Rautenkranz
copyrighted by: Mute Tonträger (do not use as a release label! a division of EMI Music Germany GmbH & Co. KG) (2003 –)
phonographic copyright by: Mute Tonträger (do not use as a release label! a division of EMI Music Germany GmbH & Co. KG) (2003 –)
rights society: BIEM (do not use this as a release label or work publisher)
bel (Bureau Européen des Licences)
mastered at: Soundgarden Tonstudio in Hamburg, Germany
ASIN: DE: B0000C4400 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/242370 [info]