Now I Got Worry

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Now I Got Worry
Studio album by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Released October 15, 1996
Genre Punk blues, alternative rock
Length 45:15
Label United States Matador/Capitol
United Kingdom Mute
Australia Au Go Go
Japan Toy's Factory
Producer Jon Spencer, Jim Waters
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion chronology
A Ass Pocket of Whiskey
(1996)
Now I Got Worry
(1996)
ACME
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10)[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

Now I Got Worry is a 1996 studio album by the American punk blues band The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. The album opens up with Spencer screaming. "Fuck Shit Up" is a cover of a Dub Narcotic song.[4] The man depicted on the cover is Jon Spencer. "Wail" became a brief hit for the band and its music video was directed by "Weird Al" Yankovic.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Spencer/Explosion, except as indicated.

  1. "Skunk" – 2:39
  2. "Identify" – 1:08
  3. "Wail" – 3:09
  4. "Fuck Shit Up" (Dub Narcotic) – 3:08
  5. "2Kindsa Love" – 3:02
  6. "Love All of Me" – 1:58
  7. "Chicken Dog" (featuring Rufus Thomas) (Explosion/Thomas) – 3:01
  8. "Rocketship" – 3:14
  9. "Dynamite Lover" – 2:58
  10. "Hot Shot" – 2:09
  11. "Can't Stop" (Explosion/Mark Ramos Nishita) – 2:53
  12. "Firefly Child" – 3:24
  13. "Eyeballin" – 3:17
  14. "R.L. Got Soul" – 4:05
  15. "Get Over Here" – 2:09
  16. "Sticky" – 2:54

Personnel[edit]

  • Judah Bauer - guitar, voice
  • Russell Simins - drums
  • Jon Spencer - voice, guitar
Guests
  • Mark Ramos Nishita - clavinet on "Chicken Dog", piano on "Can't Stop", organ on "Firefly Child"
  • Rufus Thomas - voice on "Chicken Dog"
  • Justin Berry - sax on "Firefly Child"
  • Thermos Malling - bang on "2Kindsa Love" and "Sticky"

References[edit]