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Fog - Pneumonia



Fog Pneumonia
Fog - Pneumonia
(12"/CDS) Ninja Tune ZEN12106/ZENCDS106, 2002-01

Fog Pneumonia
Fog - Pneumonia
(12"/CDS) Ninja Tune ZEN12106/ZENCDS106, 2002-01

CDS Tracklisting:
01 Pneumonia
02 Pneumonia (Coldcut's Uptight Duck Remix)
03 Moon Repellent

12" Tracklisting:
A1 Pneumonia
A2 Moon Repellent
B1 Pneumonia (Coldcut's Uptight Duck Remix)

Links :
ninjatune.net/ninja/artist.php?id=69
fogtimewaster.com
myspace.com/fogtimewaster

Press Release :
The song kind of tells the story by itself, you know? I got pneumonia, sort of had a nervous breakdown and sat in the bathroom a lot with the shower running to clear the mucous out of my lungs. The episode was sort of the catalyst for making the Fog record, so it is a good example of something seemingly horrible turning into something positive. Ha ha, I guess I should prepare myself to tell this story over and over again, shouldn’t I? Anyway, this is usually the song where people (including my Mother) have brought up Neil Young. I guess I can only take that as a compliment. Oh, and the first scratch solo is some kind of Korean folk instrument.
As for the Coldcut remix, shit- what can I say? It’s great- the strings are lovely and I never thought I’d be on a song that made me want to dance. Weird. On a side note, when they were re-mixing "Paid in Full", I was nine.
"Moon Repellent" was recorded on a cold-ass, miserable-ass, cold, miserable Minnesota winter night when Dose came to visit some friends in Minneapolis. We recorded some stuff on my four-track. Oh, and when we did it my speakers were broken, so we had to do it all in headphones. So from upstairs, all my roommates could hear was Adam making these bizarre sounds from the basement. "Myyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy white christmas…" The only thing I had in mind for the beat was to rip off an uptempo Motown beat, like "Stop in the Name of Love." Of course, the finished product sounds nothing like that but I think it’s some new-sounding shit if I do say so myself (breaking my arm patting myself on the back as I write this).

Anyway, yeah… I don’t know. Everyone always sings me the first line of this song, when they find out I made it so that’s gotta be a good sign. Who knows- I’m not the expert on these things. Just tell whoever gets this to listen to the song- God that’s so fucking predictable, isn’t it? Just listen to the music, maaaannn…
Djouls

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