I Am the Messiah

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I Am the Messiah
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Studio album by MC Honky
Released November 4, 2002 (2002-11-04)
Recorded Summer 2000[1]
Genre Dance
Length 46:37
Label Liberation (Australia)/B Unique (Europe)/Imperial (Japan)/SpinART (United States)
Producer Wally Gagel and MC Honky
MC Honky chronology
Souljacker
(2001)
I Am the Messiah
(2002)
Blinking Lights and Other Revelations
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars link
Mojo 3/5 stars[2]
Spin favorable[3]

I Am the Messiah is a self-produced album recorded by, MC Honky—thought to be E of the band Eels. Other guests on the album include Eels drummer Butch, Eels bassist Koool G Murder, and Joey Waronker.[4] An animated music video was made for "Sonnet No. 3 (Like a Duck)" and included on the enhanced CD.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sonnet No. 3 (Like a Duck)" (Sir Rock-a-Lot and Sir Whacks-a-Lot) – 4:25
  2. "Hung Up" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Sir Whacks-A-Lot) – 3:41
  3. "The Object" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Playboy Gigolo Bandit) – 3:20
  4. "A Good Day to Be You" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Sir Whacks-A-Lot) – 3:39
  5. "Baby Elephant Rock-A-Bye" (Wally Gagel and Sir Rock-A-Lot) – 4:28
  6. "What a Bringdown" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Playboy Gigolo Bandit) – 3:50
  7. "Only a Rose Pt. I" (Rudolf Friml and Brian Hooker) – 2:24
  8. "My Bad Seed" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Playboy Gigolo Bandit) – 3:36
  9. "The Devil Went Down to Silverlake" (Gagel and Sir Rock-A-Lot) – 3:28
  10. "Soft Velvety 'Fer"(L'il Fer, Sir Rock-A-Lot, and Sir Whacks-A-Lot) – 3:53
  11. "The Baby That Was You" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Sir Whacks-A-Lot) – 3:44
  12. "3 Turntables & 2 Microphones" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Sir Whacks-A-Lot) – 4:09
  13. "Only a Rose Pt. II" (Friml and Hooker) – 2:00
Japanese edition bonus 7" single
  1. "The Object" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Playboy Gigolo Bandit) – 3:25
  2. "What a Bringdown" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Playboy Gigolo Bandit) – 3:51
  3. "Hung Up" (Sir Rock-A-Lot and Sir Whacks-A-Lot) – 4:05

The Japanese release includes an unplugged set recorded for Xfm radio.

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Production

Release history[edit]

  • November 4, 2002 (Australia)
  • March 31, 2003 (Europe)
  • April 8, 2003 (US)
  • June 25, 2003 (Japan)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ [1] EELS biography 2006
  2. ^ MOJO magazine, page 100, 4/2003.
  3. ^ Spin magazine, page 111, 7/2003.
  4. ^ [2] NME.com, 2003

External links[edit]