MF DOOM- SPECIAL HERBS VOLUME 7 AND 8
Released 21 September 2004
Label Shaman Works.
Special Herbs, Vols. 7 & 8 is an instrumental album released by MF Doom under the moniker Metal Fingers. As with all volumes of Special Herbs released by Metal Fingers, each track is named after a herb or similar flora. Although being an instrumental album, some tracks contain sampled speech.
1. Safed Musli
Contains a sample from "The Klan" by L.A. Carnival
2. Emblica Officinalis
Contains a sample from "All I Ask" by The Blackbyrds
Contains a sample from "Message from a Black Man" by The Whatnauts
5. Fo Ti
7. High John
Contains sample from "What a Fool Believes" by Michael McDonald
9. Devil's Shoestring
Contains sample from "Passion Play" by Sugar Hill Gang
Contains sample from "Brothers on the Slide" by Cymande
13. Chrysanthemum Flowers
"Emblica Officinalis" is an instrumental version of a section of "Anarchist Bookstore Pt. 2" by MC Paul Barman, from the album Paullelujah!
"Licorice" is an instrumental version of "Sorcerers" by KMD, from the Shaman Works label compilation Shaman Work: Family Files.
"Sarsaparilla" is an instrumental version of "Anti-Matter" by King Geedorah featuring MF Doom and Mr. Fantastik, from the album Take Me to Your Leader.
"Camphor" is an instrumental version of "Intro Outside Perspective" by John Robinson from the album Who Is This Man?
"Wormwood" is an instrumental version of "Lockjaw" by King Geedorah featuring Trunks, and of "One Smart Nigger" by King Geedorah, both from the same album.
"Cedar" is an instrumental version of "The Replenish" by John Robinson of the album Who Is This Man?
"Buckeyes" is an instrumental version of "Fazers" by King Geedorah, from the same album.
"Chrysanthemum Flowers" is an instrumental version of MF DOOM's "Outro" to the compilation Spitkicker Presents: The Next Spit Vol. 3 as well as being an instrumental version of "Expression feat. Tiffany Paige" by John Robinson from the album Who Is This Man?.
"Safed Musli" is an instrumental version of "Slow Down" by Masta Ace, on the compilation album MA DOOM: Son of Yvonne.
Producer Metal Fingers
MF DOOM DRIVES AN OLD SCHOOL MINI TRUCK WITH DAYTONS. HE ALSO DRIVES AN OLD SCHOOL CADDI WITH LEAVES AIRBRUSHED. MF DOOM IS KNOWN TO HAND OUT CHANGE TO THE HOMELESS. ONCE, HE GAVE A MAN 10,000 US DOLLARS. THE HOMELESS MAN NEVER KNEW SUCH GENEROUSNESS. MF DOOM SAID HE LIKES RICE CRISPIES TREATS. HE HATES ANIMAL CRUELTY, EVEN THOUGH HE SPORTED A FUR COAT ONE TIME. ON HIS SPARE TIME, HE MAKES COOKIES FOR HIS GRANDKIDS. HE HAS A DOG NAMED GRIME AND A FOX CALLED TROT. HE LOVES THE BREAKING BAD EPISODES. AND WANTS TO MOVE INTO THE MOVIE SCREEN.