Special Herbs, Vols. 7 & 8

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Special Herbs, Vols. 7 & 8
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Studio album by Metal Fingers
Released 21 September 2004
Recorded Various dates
Genre Hip hop, instrumental hip hop
Length 44:40
Label Shaman Works
Producer Metal Fingers
Metal Fingers chronology
Special Herbs, Vols. 5 & 6
(2004)
Special Herbs, Vols. 7 & 8
(2004)
Special Herbs, Vols. 9 & 0
(2005)
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Special Herbs, Vols. 7 & 8 is an instrumental album released by MF Doom under the moniker Metal Fingers. As with all volumes of Special Herbs released by Metal Fingers, each track is named after a herb or similar flora. Although being an instrumental album, some tracks contain sampled speech.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Safed Musli" – 3:15
  2. "Emblica Officinalis" – 4:50
  3. "Licorice" – 3:05
  4. "Sarsaparilla" – 3:39
  5. "Fo Ti" – 2:49
  6. "Camphor" – 1:50
  7. "High John" – 4:31
  8. "Mandrake" – 2:34
  9. "Devil's Shoestring" – 4:25
  10. "Wormwood" – 3:19
  11. "Cedar" – 3:35
  12. "Buckeyes" – 3:04
  13. "Chrysanthemum Flowers" – 3:54

Other versions[edit]

  • "Emblica Officinalis" is an instrumental version of a section of "Anarchist Bookstore Pt. 2" by MC Paul Barman, from the album Paullelujah!
  • "Licorice" is an instrumental version of "Sorcerers" by KMD, from the Shaman Works label compilation Shaman Work: Family Files.
  • "Sarsaparilla" is an instrumental version of "Anti-Matter" by King Geedorah featuring MF Doom and Mr. Fantastik, from the album Take Me to Your Leader.
  • "Camphor" is an instrumental version of "Intro Outside Perspective" by John Robinson from the album Who Is This Man?
  • "Wormwood" is an instrumental version of "Lockjaw" by King Geedorah featuring Trunks, and of "One Smart Nigger" by King Geedorah, both from the album Take Me to Your Leader.
  • "Cedar" is an instrumental version of "The Replenish" by John Robinson from the album Who Is This Man?
  • "Buckeyes" is an instrumental version of "Fazers" by King Geedorah, from the album Take Me to Your Leader.
  • "Chrysanthemum Flowers" is an instrumental version of MF DOOM's "Outro" to the compilation Spitkicker Presents: The Next Spit Vol. 3 as well as being an instrumental version of "Expressions" featuring Tiffany Paige by John Robinson from the album Who Is This Man?.
  • "Safed Musli" is an instrumental version of "Slow Down" by Masta Ace, on the compilation album MA DOOM: Son of Yvonne.
  • "Fo Ti" is an instrumental version of "Coming For You" by NehruvianDOOM, from their self-titled album.

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