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|7 A1||Don't Drink Poison
Mandolin, Drums, Percussion – Brendon McNicholVocals – Chris GossVocals, Drums, Bass – Slamantha*Vocals, Piano, Drums, Saxophone [Marxophone] – Joshua Homme*
|7 A2||Hanging Tree
Backing Vocals [Background Verse] – Fred DrakeBass, Backing Vocals [Backgrounds] – Joshua Homme*Drums – Samantha MaloneyGuitar [All], Chorus, Harmony Vocals – Alain JohannesVocals – Mark Lanegan
Performer [Performed By] – Winners (3)
|7 B1||Polly Wants A Crack Rock
Bass – Brendon*Drums, Backing Vocals [Backups], Gong [Banged A] – Josh*Guitar – Al*Vocals – Nick ElDorado
|7 B2||Up In Hell
Bass, Drums, Cymbal – Slamantha*Bass, Drums, Guitar – Joshua*Drone [Tuvan Drone] – Big Al*Drums [Drum Kit], Saxophone [Marxophone] – Fred*Handclaps [The Clap] – Thai Boys ChoirMusician [Porkchop- Barks (1St Take)] – Brendon "One Take Little Pants" McNichol*Recorded By [Handclaps] – Tony MasonVocals – Natasha Schneider*Vocals, Bass – Chris Goss
Drums, Handclaps, Lead Guitar [Lead Ax] – Joshua The Mildly Entertaining*Guitar [L] – Alain The Mighty*Guitar [R], Handclaps [Clap] – Goss The Oblivious*Vocals [Foreign], Keyboards [Bass Keys], Electric Piano [Rhoades], Other [Stuff] – Natasha The Great*
|8 A2||The Idiots Guide
Bass – Goss*Clavinet, Backing Vocals [Backups] – Al*Guitar [Electric Acoustic Nylon], Tambora [Tomboura] – Brendon McNichol
|8 A3||Interpretive Reading
Choir – Vienna Girls Boy ChoirNarrator – Nigel Thistlewaityourturner IIIPiano, Other [Contaaito] – Francesco SordiniSaxophone [Sax] – Cole Jontrane
Musician [Everything] – Fred Drake
|8 B2||Cold Sore Superstars
Drums [Del La Ringo] – Fred "Dollar Drink Night" Drake*Guitar [Indian Waterfall Chopstick Tweeker Type Guitar] – Brendon "Mandolin Too Long" McNasty*Piano, Bass, Chorus – Josh "Yeah? What?" Homm*Piano, Drums [De La Jazz] – Samantha "Darling"*Saxophone [Sacks-A-Phone] – Alain "Niala Sennahoj" Johannes*Vocals, Other [Tension] – Nick "Meth McMasters" ElDordado*
|8 B3||Making A Cross
Balalaika – Brendypants*Bass, Bass [Slide] – Sam*Drums, Harmony Vocals [Hi-Harmonies] – Josh*Harmony Vocals [Harmonies] – Fred*Vocals, Guitar [Guitars], Udu, Harmonium, Fiddle – Al*
Volume 7 is pressed on black vinyl; Volume 8 is pressed on white marble vinyl.
Each online order from Southern Lord shortly after the record came out came with a free poster.
This is the first release on Josh Homme's record label, Rekords Rekords.
Written & recorded in six days @ The Rancho De La Luna/Joshua Tree, CA.
Mixed @ 11AD Studios, Alainville, CA.
The Desert Session Players endorse the
Fernandez Dental Group, Joshua Tree, CA.
Tape Courtesy of the previous Recordings:
Curveballs provided by the Starlight Shooters.
Mastered at Digi-Prep, Hollyhodge, CA.
songs: Channel this music ASCAP/Von Sexron Music
Ascap./JS Bond Music Ascap
Exclusively distributed by Southern Lord
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (A-side etchings): RR1/SUNN12 SESSIONS 7· A Knc@ATM
- Matrix / Runout (B-side etchings): RR1/SUNN12 - SESSIONS 7· B KC@ATM
- Matrix / Runout (C-side etchings): RR1/SUNN12 - SESSIONS 8 - A KG@ATM
- Matrix / Runout (D-side etchings): RR1/SUNN12 - SESSIONS 8· B KG@ATM
Other Versions (5 of 7) View All
|REK001||The Desert Sessions||Volumes 7 & 8 (LP, Unofficial)||Rekords Rekords||REK001||Europe||2013||Sell This Version|
|RR1, SUNN12, rr1, sunn 12||Desert Sessions*||Desert Sessions 7 & 8 (CD, Album)||Rekords Rekords, Southern Lord, Rekords Rekords, Southern Lord||RR1, SUNN12, rr1, sunn 12||2001||Sell This Version|
|RR1, SUNN12||The Desert Sessions||Desert Sessions 7 & 8 (CD, Album)||Rekords Rekords, Southern Lord||RR1, SUNN12||US||2001||Sell This Version|
|RR1, SUNN12, rr1, sunn 12||Desert Sessions*||Desert Sessions 7 & 8 (CD, Album)||Rekords Rekords, Southern Lord, Rekords Rekords, Southern Lord||RR1, SUNN12, rr1, sunn 12||Germany, Austria, & Switzerland||2001||Sell This Version|
|RR1, SUNN12||Desert Sessions*||Desert Sessions 7 & 8 (CD, Album)||Rekords Rekords, Southern Lord||RR1, SUNN12||Unknown||Sell This Version|