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Production Credits:

Just a Test Click for Lyrics

First Appearance: Hello Nasty LP, 14 July 1998
Written by: Beastie Boys
Performed by: Beastie Boys
Production Notes: Produced by Beastie Boys and Mario Caldato. Engineered by Mario Caldato. Recorded at G-Son Studios (Los Angeles, CA), The Dungeon (New York, NY), The Tree House (New York, NY), Ted Diamond's House of Hits (New York, NY), Soho Music Studios (New York, NY), Dessau Studios (New York, NY), RPM Studios (New York, NY). Second engineers: Steve Revitte and Sue Dyer at RPM Studios, mixed at RPM Studios (New York, NY). Mastered by Howie Weinberg and Andy van Dette at Masterdisk (New York, NY)

Behind the Beats and Lyrics...

Samples

  • Excerpts from The Pair Extraordinare by The Pair Extraordinare

Commentary:

Press

"...the Beasties ponder how to use technology without becoming its prisoner" - The Worcester Phoenix, July 1998

"...as hip-loosening as any song the group has ever recorded" - Boston Globe, July 1998

"...the randy self-aggrandizement of [Just a Test] keeps the 22 cuts [of Hello Nasty] from getting stale" - Pulse, August 1998

 

Released Versions:

Just a Test
Just a Test (Acapella)
Just a Test (Instrumental)

Live:

No Known Performances in Concert.

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