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The Negotiation Limerick File Click for Lyrics

First Appearance: Hello Nasty LP, 14 July 1998
Written by: Beastie Boys/Mario Caldato
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). Remix and additional production of The Negotiation Limerick File (Ganja Kru Remix) by Ganja Kru for True Playaz Productions.

Behind the Beats and Lyrics...

Samples

  • "Poor Old Trashman" by Barbara Lynn from the album Crazy Cajun Recordings (1998)
  • "In-Citement" by the Pair Extraordinaire

References

  • The five boroughs of New York City - Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
  • Post and Daily News - New York City newspapers

Sample & Reference Breakdown

  • "We're giving you the soul power, I like it sweet and sour" - Both Richard "Groove" Holmes and James Brown have a song called "Soul Power"

Commentary:

Press

"...an amazing piece of rhythmic manipulation" - Boston Globe, July 1998

 

Released Versions:

The Negotiation Limerick File
The Negotiation Limerick File (Acappella Wet)
The Negotiation Limerick File (Acappella)
The Negotiation Limerick File (Adam H. Remix)
The Negotiation Limerick File (DJ Design Acappella Remix)
The Negotiation Limerick File (DJ Design Instrumental Remix)
The Negotiation Limerick File (DJ Design Remix)
The Negotiation Limerick File (Ganja Kru Remix)
The Negotiation Limerick File (Handsome Boy Modeling School Makeover)
The Negotiation Limerick File (Instrumental)
The Negotiation Limerick File (Live)
The Negotiation Limerick File (The 41 Small Star Remix)

Live:

Performed in 7 known Concerts.

First known Performance:
07-May-1999 : Wembley Arena, London, England

Last known Performance:
22-May-1999 : Riverside Stage, Brisbane, Australia

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