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UNCUT: What are you favourite songs on the album?

JOSH HOMME: We really tried to put no dogs on the record you know. It’s fast and furious and its tight, even the songs are on top of each other, because that’s of the era. I think `Battery Acid is one of the punkest songs in the last ten years.

U: Why do you call this your ‘dance record’?

JH: “Ultimately, the thing for an audience and band to create together is a party that you would be willing to do to at someone’s house, that’s what I’ve always been trying to make it. The focus for us is creating a space, what you do want.

U: Where did ‘Make It Witchu’ come from?

JH: “It’s becoming a tradition, although its not a necessity, to pull something from Desert Sessions (Homme’s “visitors welcome” desert jam band). That’s one of the best songs about fucking that I’ve ever had the pleasure

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