Groovie Ghoulies - Born In The Basement LP

Groovie Ghoulies - Born In The Basement LP

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Born in the Basement is the second album by the Sacramento, California punk rock band the Groovie Ghoulies, released in 1994 by Green Door Records. It was recorded at Egg Studios in Seattle with producer Conrad Uno and engineer Mark Guenther. The album's artwork is credited to The Poison Pen, with a band photo taken by Curt Doughty. The opening track, "Blood Intro", is an instrumental version of "Blood Beach" from the band's preceding album Appetite for Adrenochrome. Like Appetite for Adrenochrome, Born in the Basement includes five cover versions of songs from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. "Hello Hello" was written by Wes Farrell and Tony Romeo and originally performed by The Partridge Family on Shopping Bag (1971). "Levitation" was written by Tommy Hall and Stacy Sutherland of the 13th Floor Elevators and originally appeared on their album Easter Everywhere (1967). "A Message to Pretty" was written by Arthur Lee for his band Love and originally appeared on their eponymous 1966 album. "Walk Out in the Rain" was written by Bob Dylan and Helena Springs, arranged by Dan Janisch, and originally performed by Eric Clapton on Backless (1978). "Hell Time" was written and originally performed by Dylan as "Band of the Hand", sometimes known as "Band of the Hand (It's Hell Time Man)", for the 1986 film Band of the Hand.