|Title:||Open Up and Bleed|
|Artist:||James Williamson & Carolyn Wonderland|
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THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2014 INDIE-EXCLUSIVE ITEM!
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James Williamson and Carolyn Wonderland
Open Up and Bleed
7-inch vinyl single
'While on a break from touring this year, the members of The Stooges (sans Iggy) got together and recorded songs, which were penned by Iggy Pop and James Williamson in 1973/74. These songs were never properly recorded since the band didn't have a record deal at the time.
James Williamson has always wanted to revisit these songs and has done so with a powerhouse lineup of singers who don't disappoint on his forthcoming album entitled ''Re-Licked.'' This is the first single of the two from ''Re-Licked,'' which will be out later this year. The Stooges' James Williamson, Steve Mackay, Mike Watt & touring drummer Toby Dammit are joined on ''Gimme Some Skin'' & ''Open Up and Bleed'' by Texas blues singer Carolyn Wonderland, who adds her own forceful and soul-drenching takes on these two rarely heard gems.
This limited edition single includes ''Open Up and Bleed'' backed with a Record Store Day 2014 exclusive B-side track, a cover of The Stooges classic, ''Gimme Some Skin.''
Carolyn Wonderland: Vocals, Guitar
James Williamson: Guitars, Piano
Mike Watt (Minutemen, Dos, fIREHOSE): Bass
Toby Dammit (Swans, The Residents): Drums, Percussion, Piano, Omnichord, Mellotron
Steve Mackay (Violent Femmes): Saxes
Oliver Steck: Trumpets
Walter Daniels: Harp
Produced by: James Williamson
Format: 7'' red vinyl
Packaging: full-color artwork fold-over sleeve in polybag, stickered with RSD logo and indicating limited edition red vinyl
Limited to: 1000 copies worldwide
Promotion: PR and media campaign, promotional videos, SXSW showcase
Manufactured by: United Record Pressing
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