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California (Warner Bros., 1999)
California (1999)

This is Mr. Bungle's third album. The title, California, describes the moods of the state. And it is once again their first album after a four years hiatus. Unfortunately, this record also meant the depature of alto saxophonist and keyboardist, Theo Lengyel who was one of the original members.

1. Sweet Charity [5:06]
2. None Of Them Knew They Were Robots [6:04]
3. Retrovertigo [4:58]
4. The Air Conditioned Nightmare [3:54]
5. Ars Moriendi [4:09]
6. Pink Cigarette [4:56]
7. Golem II: The Bionic Vapour Boy [3:34]
8. The Holy Filament [4:04]
9. Vanity Fair [2:58]
10. Goodbye Sober Day [4:29]

©1999 Warner Bros. Records
Beat Me Up Lord Music, ASCAP

Songwriting Credits:
1 - music / lyrics: Patton
2 - music: Spruance, Patton, Heifetz / lyrics: Spruance
3 - music / lyrics: Dunn
4 - music: Patton, McKinnon / lyrics: Patton
5 - music / lyrics: Patton
6 - music: Spruance, Patton / lyrics: Patton
7 - music / lyrics: Spruance
8 - music / lyrics: Dunn
9 - music: Dunn, Patton / lyrics: Patton
10 - music: Patton, McKinnon / lyrics: Patton

Recorded at: Coast Recorders, San Francisco - 2nd engineer: Justin Phelps
Division Hi-Fi, San Francisco - 2nd engineer: Josh Heller
Forking Paths Studio, San Francisco - engineer: Trey Spruance
Different Fur, San Francisco - 2nd engineer: Adam Munoz

Mixed at: Coast Recorders - assisted by Gibbs Chapman
Different Fur - assisted Adam Munoz
Sound Castle, Los Angeles - assisted by Rob Worthington

Digitally edited at: Different Fur - assisted by Adam Munoz
Mastered at: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley - George Horn
Produced by Mr. Bungle
Engineered by Billy Anderson
Production strategy and additional engineering: Trey Spruance
Layout and Graphic Design by Mackie Osborne
Artwork concept by Mike Patton & Trevor Dunn

Additional Musicians:
Bill Banovetz - English horn
Sam Bass - cello
Ben Barnes - violin, viola
Henri Duscharme - accordian
Timb Harris - trumpet
Marika Hughes - cello
Eyvind Kang - violin, viola
Carla Kihlstedt - violin, viola (appears courtesy of Angel Records)
Michael Peloquin - harmonica
David Phillips - pedal steel guitar
Larry Ragent - French horn
Jay Steebley - cymbalom
Aaron Seeman - piano on 6
William Winant - tympani, mallets, tam tam, bass drum

Format: CD Jewel Case
Release Date: 07/13/1999

© 1999  Warner Bros. Records Inc.
CDW 47447

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