Extra Width

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Extra Width
John spencer extra width.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 24, 1993
RecordedJuly – December 1992
  • Easley Recording (Memphis, TN)
  • Water Works Studio (New York, NY)
ProducerJon Spencer
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion chronology
Crypt Style
Extra Width
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Mojo4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3/5 stars[4]
Spin Alternative Record Guide8/10[5]
Uncut5/5 stars[6]

Extra Width is the third album by the punk blues group The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and was released in 1993.

Track listing[edit]

2."History of Lies"3:42
3."Back Slider"3:00
4."Soul Letter"2:49
5."Soul Typecast"6:06
6."Pant Leg"2:27
7."Hey Mom"3:00
8."Big Road"3:59
9."Train #2"2:25
10."Inside the World of the Blues Explosion"3:27
11."The World of Sex"3:46

The album was re-released by Mute Records in the year 2000 with the Mo' Width album as bonus tracks (on one single CD). The cover looks the same and the original front cover and track listing of Mo' Width is added as a cardboard paper.


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Extra Width – The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion". AllMusic. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  2. ^ Chick, Stevie (January 2011). "The big bang". Mojo (206): 112.
  3. ^ Deusner, Stephen M. (August 23, 2010). "The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Year One / Extra Width/Mo' Width [Deluxe]". Pitchfork. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  4. ^ Appleford, Steve (2004). "Jon Spencer Blues Explosion". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. p. 767. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  5. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 0-679-75574-8.
  6. ^ Watts, Peter (January 2011). "The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Extra Width". Uncut (164): 103.

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