The Doubble Donkey Disc

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The Doubble Donkey Disc
The Doubble Donkey Disc cover
Studio album by Ozma
Released January 30, 2001
Recorded December 2000-January 2001
Genre Indie pop
Geek rock
Power pop
Label Tornado Records (2001)
Kung Fu Records (2002)
Professional reviews
Ozma chronology
Rock and Roll Part Three
(2000)
The Doubble Donkey Disc
(2001)
Spending Time on the Borderline
(2003)

The Doubble Donkey Disc is the second studio album by American rock band Ozma. The album was originally released in 2001 on Ozma's own Tornado Records before their contract with Kung Fu Records. While even the band is confused about the exact release date of the album, they know it was sometime in early 2001. Confronted about the release date, the band only knows the date on which they first selling CDs to the public, which was February 21, 2001. For the sake of no one truly knowing, the date has been honorarily set as January 30, the day after the recording blog ended.

Writing and Recording

The Doubble Donkey Disc was two concept EP's strung together to create one full-length LP. The first of which was the Russian Coldfusion EP which consisted of the first 5 songs. Included on this EP was a cover of Korobeiniki, which is a traditional Russian folk song that was popularized as the theme song to the Nintendo Entertainment System game, Tetris. The second half of the album was the Bootytraps EP where each song was named after a member of the band's alter ego. The idea for this came from the original booty song, Flight of the Bootymaster. Their alter egos were as follows:

During the recording of the album, Joe Escalante visited them in the studio to discuss signing the band to his record label, Kung Fu Records.

Once again, during the recording sessions, a daily blog was kept on their website with quotes and pictures of the day's work. To read this blog, please see Ozma recording blogs - 1999-2001.

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Ozma, except Korobeiniki, a traditional Russian folk song. 
Russian Coldfusion EP
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Flight of Yuri Gagarin"  Daniel Brummel/Jose Galvez/Ryen Slegr 2:24
2. "No One Needs to Know"  Brummel 4:06
3. "Korobeiniki"    2:18
4. "You Know the Story"  Brummel/Galvez/Slegr 3:20
5. "Landing of Yuri Gagarin"  Brummel/Galvez/Slegr 3:04
Total length:
17:12
Bootytraps EP
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
6. "The Business of Getting Down (Flight of the Bootymaestro)"  Brummel 4:56
7. "Maybe in an Alternate Dimension (Flight of the Bootymetronome)"  Slegr 4:50
8. "Immigration Song (Flight of the Bootymechanic)"  Galvez 4:59
9. "Flight of the Bootymaster (Flight of the Bootymaster)"  Slegr 4:18
10. "Continental Drift (Flight of the Bootymademoiselle)"  Brummel 5:57
Total length:
40:12

Personnel

  • Daniel Brummel – vocals, bass, balalaika
  • Pat Edwards – drums
  • Jose Galvez – guitar, vocals
  • Ryen Slegr – vocals, guitar, balalaika
  • Star Wick – keys, flute

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