On April 1, 2008.

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On April 1, 2008, “Nonesuch” label released “Attack & Release”, the fifth Black Keys studio album. It was recorded August 9–23, 2007, at “Suma Recording Studio” in Painesville, Ohio, and was produced by Danger Mouse (Brian Burton).

Personnel:

  • Dan Auerbach – vocals, guitars
  • Patrick Carney – drums, percussion
  • Danger Mouse (Brian Burton) – Hohner bass 3, Korg and Moog synthesizers, piano, organ
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Carla Monday – harmony vocals
  • Jessica Lea Mayfield– harmony vocals
  • Ralph Carney– jaw harp, contra bass clarinet, clarinet , flute, concert bass harmonica

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, except where noted.

  1. All You Ever Wanted
  2. I Got Mine
  3. Strange Times
  4. Psychotic Girl
  5. Lies
  6. Remember When (Side A)
  7. Remember When (Side B)
  8. Same Old Thing
  9. So He Won’t Break
  10. Oceans and Streams
  11. Things Ain’t Like They Used to Be – Dan Auerbach

On April 1, 2003.

Elephant

On April 1, 2003, “V2 Records” released “Elephant”, the fourth White Straps album. It was recorded November 2001 and April 2002, at “Toe Rag Studios” and “BBC Maida Vale Studios” in London, and was produced by Jack White.The album won “Grammy Awards” for “Best Alternative  Album” and “Best Rock Song” for “Seven Nation Army”. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 390, on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Channel 4” ranked “Elephant”  at number 39, on its list of the “100 Greatest Albums of All Time”. In December 2003, “NME” magazine made it their “Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Jack White– lead vocals, guitar, keyboards, mixing
  • Meg White – lead, co-lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Mort Crim– speech
  • Holly Golightly– co-lead vocals
  • Liam Watson– engineer, mixing
  • Noel Summerville – mastering
  • “The Third Man” – artwork
  • Bruce Brand – layout
  • Patrick Pantano – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack White, except where noted.

  1. Seven Nation Army
  2. Black Math
  3. There’s No Home for You Here
  4. I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  5. In the Cold, Cold Night
  6. I Want to Be the Boy to Warm Your Mother’s Heart
  7. You’ve Got Her in Your Pocket
  8. Ball and Biscuit
  9. The Hardest Button to Button
  10. Little Acorns – Mort Crim, White
  11. Hypnotize
  12. The Air Near My Fingers
  13. Girl, You Have No Faith in Medicine
  14. Well It’s True That We Love One Another

On April 1, 2002.

Release

On April 1, 2002, “Parlaphone” label released “Release”, the eighth Pet Shop Boys studio album. It was recorded September 2000 – November 2001, at “Studio PSB”, “Sony Music Studios” in London, and “Chillout” in Berlin, and was produced by Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe and Chris Zippel.

Personnel:

  • Neil Tennant – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Chris Lowe – vocals, keyboards, drum programming
  • Chris Zippel – keyboards
  • Johnny Marr– guitar
  • Little Mike – guitar, bass
  • Steve Walters – bass guitar
  • Jody Linscott– percussion
  • Pete Gleadall – programming, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe.

  1. Home and Dry
  2. I Get Along
  3. Birthday Boy
  4. London
  5. E-Mail
  6. The Samurai in Autumn
  7. Love Is a Catastrophe
  8. Here
  9. The Night I Fell in Love
  10. You Choose

On April 1, 2002.

Handcream

On April 1, 2002,” Wiiija” label released “Handcream for a Generation”, the fourth Cornershop” studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “West Orange Studios”, “Eastcote Studios”, and was produced by Tjinder Singh.

Personnel:

  • Tjinder Singh – vocals, guitar
  • Ben Ayers – keyboards, guitar, tamboura
  • Otis Clay – vocals
  • Jack Wilson – vocals
  • Kojak – vocals
  • Noel Gallagher – electric guitar
  • Ian Hooper – keyboards
  • Alan Gregson – bass, electric piano, engineer
  • Paul McGuigan – bass
  • David Chambers – drums
  • Sheema Mukherjee – sitar
  • Mick Greenwood – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Julian Arguelles – bass clarinet
  • Grace Winder, Joy Ellison, Richard Curran – violin
  • Penny Holt – cello
  • Doreen Edwards – backing vocals
  • Philip Bagenal – engineer
  • Mike Marsh – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tjinder Singh.

  1. Heavy Soup
  2. Staging the Plaguing of the Raised Platform
  3. Music Plus 1
  4. Lessons Learned from Rocky I to Rocky III
  5. Wogs Will Walk
  6. Motion the 11
  7. People Power
  8. Sounds Super Recordings
  9. The London Radar
  10. Spectral Mornings
  11. Slip the Drummer One
  12. Heavy Soup (outro)
  13. Bonus Track

On April 1, 1987.

Solitude Standing

On April 1, 1987, “A&M” label released “Solitude Standing”, the second Suzanne Vega album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, NY, and “RPM Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Addabbo and Lenny Kaye.

Personnel:

  • Suzanne Vega– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Mitch Easter– rhythm guitar
  • Steve Addabbo– guitar
  • Frank Christian– electric guitar
  • Marc Shulman –electric guitars
  • Johnny Gordon – guitar
  • Anton Sanko – synthesizers,classical guitar
  • Michael Visceglia –bass, synthesizer
  • Stephen Ferrera –drums, percussion
  • Sue Evans– percussion, drums
  • Shawn Colvin– backing vocals
  • Steve Addabbo– recording
  • Rod O’Brien – recording
  • Shelly Yakus– mixing

All tracks by Suzanne Vega, except where noted.

  1. Tom’s Diner
  2. Luka
  3. Ironbound/Fancy Poultry – Suzanne Vega, Anton Sanko
  4. In the Eye – Suzanne Vega, Marc Shulman
  5. Night Vision – Suzanne Vega, Anton Sanko
  6. Solitude Standing – Suzanne Vega, Michael Visceglia, Anton Sanko, Marc Shulman, Stephen Ferrera
  7. Calypso
  8. Language – Suzanne Vega, Michael Visceglia
  9. Gypsy
  10. Wooden Horse (Caspar Hauser’s Song) – Suzanne Vega, Michael Visceglia, Anton Sanko, Marc Shulman, Stephen Ferrera
  11. Tom’s Diner (reprise)

On April 1, 1979.

Life in a Day

On April 1, 1979, “Zoom” label released “Life in a Day”, the debut Simple Minds album. It was recorded December 1978 – January 1979, at “Rolling Stones Mobile”, “Abbey Road Studios”,”Townhouse” in London, and was produced by John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • Jim Kerr – vocals
  • Charles Burchill – vocals, guitar
  • Michael MacNeil – vocals, keyboards
  • Derek Forbes – vocals, bass
  • Brian McGee – voclas, drums, percussion

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jim Kerr, all music by Charles Burchill and Jim Kerr.

  1. Someone
  2. Life in a Day
  3. Sad Affair
  4. All for You
  5. Pleasantly Disturbed
  6. No Cure
  7. Chelsea Girl
  8. Wasteland
  9. Destiny
  10. Murder Story

On April 1, 1975.

Journey 1st

On April 1, 1975, “Columbia” label released the self – titled debut Journey album. It was recorded in November 1974, at “CBS Studios”, in San Francisco, and was produced by Roy Halee.

Personnel:

  • Neal Schon – lead guitar
  • George Tickner– guitars, bass
  • Gregg Rolie – vocals, keyboards
  • Ross Valory – bass guitar, piano
  • Aynsley Dunbar- drums

Track listing:

  1. Of a Lifetime – Gregg Rolie, George Tickner, Neal Schon
  2. In the Morning Day – Gregg Rolie, Ross Valory
  3. Kohoutek – Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie
  4. To Play Some Music – Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie
  5. Topaz – George Tickner
  6. In My Lonely Feeling/Conversations – Gregg Rolie, Ross Valory
  7. Mystery Mountain – Gregg Rolie, George Tickner, Diane Valory

On April 1, 1974.

Meet the Residents

On April 1, 1974, “Ralph Records” label released “Meet the Residents”, the debut Residents studio album. It was recorded February – October 1973, and was produced by The Residents.

Personnel:

  • The Residents – instruments, arrangements
  • Pore No Graphics – design
  • Robert Freeman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by The Residents, except where noted.

  1. Boots – Lee Hazlewood
  2. Numb Erone
  3. Guylum Bardot
  4. Breath and Length
  5. Consuelo’s Departure
  6. Smelly Tongues
  7. Rest Aria
  8. Skratz
  9. Spotted Pinto Bean
  10. Infant Tango
  11. Seasoned Greetings
  12. N-ER-GEE (Crisis Blues)

 

On April 1, 1969.

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On April 1, 1969, “Polydor” label released the debut self-titled Taste album. It was recorded in August 1968, at “De Lane Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Colton.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher – vocals, guitars, saxophone, harmonica
  • Richard “Charlie” McCracken  – bass guitar
  • John Wilson – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher, except where noted.

  1. Blister on the Moon
  2. Leavin’ Blues – Huddie Ledbetter, Rory Gallagher
  3. Sugar Mama- arr. Rory Gallagher
  4. Hail
  5. Born on the Wrong Side of Time
  6. Dual Carriageway Pain
  7. Same Old Story
  8. Catfish – arr. Rory Gallagher
  9. I’m Moving On – Hank Snow

On March 31, 1992.

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On March 31, 1992, “Columbia” label released “Human Touch”, the ninth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded September 1989 – March 1991, at “A&M Studios”, and was produced by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin and Roy Bittan.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitar, bass
  • Tim Pierce– second guitar
  • David Sancious– Hammond organ
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards
  • Randy Jackson– bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Michael Fisher – percussion
  • Sam Moore– backing vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– harmony vocals
  • Bobby King– backing vocals
  • Bobby Hatfield– harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. Human Touch
  2. Soul Driver
  3. 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On)
  4. Cross My Heart – Bruce Springsteen, Sonny Boy Williamson
  5. Gloria’s Eyes
  6. With Every Wish
  7. Roll of the Dice – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  8. Real World – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  9. All or Nothin’ at All
  10. Man’s Job
  11. I Wish I Were Blind
  12. The Long Goodbye
  13. Real Man
  14. Pony Boy – traditional