On May 1, 2007.

Dinosaur - Beyond

On May 1, 2007, “Fat Possum” label released “Beyond”, the eighth Dinosaur Jr. studio album. It was recorded September – December 2006, and was produced by J Mascis.

Personnel:

  • J Mascis– guitar, vocals
  • Lou Barlow– bass, vocals
  • Murph– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by J Mascis except where noted.

  1. Almost Ready
  2. Crumble
  3. Pick Me Up
  4. Back to Your heart – Lou Barlow
  5. This Is All I Came to Do
  6. Been There All the Time
  7. It’s Me
  8. We’re Not Alone
  9. I Got Lost
  10. Lightning Bulb
  11. What If I Knew
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On May 1, 2006.

Eyes Open

On May 1, 2006, “Fiction” label released “Eyes Open”, the fourth Snow Patrol studio album. It was recorded October – December 2005, at “Grouse Lodge Studios” in Ireland; “The Garage” in Kent; “The Garden” and  “Angel Studios” in London. The single “Chasing Cars” went on to sell over 5 million copies worldwide and has spent a total of 166 weeks on the UK “Singles Chart”, more than any other song in history. The album has been certified 7 x Platinum in the UK, by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lightbody– vocals, guitar, backing vocals
  • Nathan Connolly– guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Wilson– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jonny Quinn– drums, percussion
  • Tom Simpson– keyboards, samples
  • Richard Andrews – art direction
  • Iain Archer – background vocals, choir, chorus
  • Paul Archer – background vocals, choir, chorus
  • James Banbury – arranger, cello
  • Sam Bell – engineer
  • Leon Bosch – double bass
  • Adrian Bradbury – cello
  • Charlie Clark – choir, chorus
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • John Davies – mastering
  • Caroline Dearney – cello
  • Richard George – violin
  • Ursula Gough – violin
  • Janice Graham – violin, leader
  • Timothy Grant – viola
  • Ciaran Gribbin – choir, chorus
  • Hrafnhildur Halldorsdottir – choir, chorus
  • William Hawkes – viola
  • Rebecca Hirsch – violin
  • Peter Hoffman – engineer
  • Eugene Kelly – choir, chorus
  • Alastair King – choir, arranger, background vocals
  • Jacknife Lee – keyboards, programming, background vocals, producer, engineer, mixing, audio production
  • Karin Leishman – violin
  • Beatrix Lovejoy – violin
  • Pauline Lowbury – violin
  • Maya Magub – violin
  • Mat Maitland – art direction, images
  • Zoe Martlew – cello
  • Tom McFall – engineer
  • David McGinty – choir, chorus
  • Richard Milone – violin
  • Maxine Moore – viola
  • Steve Morris – violin
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Fergus Peterkin – assistant engineer
  • Steve Pryce – engineer
  • Richael Reader – choir, chorus
  • Jenny Reeve – choir, chorus
  • Ben Russell – double bass
  • Claire Scott – choir, chorus
  • Stacey Seivewright – choir, chorus
  • Charles Sewart – violin
  • Hilary Skewes – string contractor
  • Owen Skinner – mixing assistant
  • Dan Tobin Smith – photography
  • Stefano Soffia – assistant engineer
  • Matthew Souter – viola
  • Cenzo Townshend – mixing
  • Martha Wainwright – vocals
  • Simon Wakeling – assistant engineer
  • Nigel Walton – compilation
  • Paul Willey – violin
  • Lucy Williams – violin
  • Sara Wilson – choir, chorus
  • Warren Zielinski – violin

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gary Lightbody, all music by Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Tom Simpson, Paul Wilson and Jonny Quinn except where noted.

  1. You’re All I Have
  2. Hands Open
  3. Chasing Cars – Gary Lightbody
  4. Shut Your Eyes
  5. It’s Beginning to Get to Me
  6. You Could Be Happy
  7. Make This Go On Forever
  8. Set the Fire to the Third bar
  9. Headlights on Dark Roads
  10. Open Your Eyes
  11. The Finish Line

On May 1, 1996.

Nickelback-Curb

On May 1, 1996, band Nickelback self-released the debut album “Curb”. It was recorded in 1996, at “Turtle Recording Studios” in Richmond; “Crosstown Studios” in Vancouver, and was produced by Larry Anschell.

Personnel:

  • Chad Kroeger– lead vocals, guitars
  • Ryan Peake– guitars, backing vocals
  • Mike Kroeger – bass
  • Brandon Kroeger – drums
  • Ariel Watson – cello
  • Boyd Grealy – drums
  • Larry Anschell – engineering, mixing
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chad Kroeger, all music by Nickelback, except where noted.

  1. Little Friend
  2. Pusher
  3. Detangler
  4. Curb
  5. Where? – Nickelback, Jeff Boyd
  6. Falls Back On
  7. Sea Groove
  8. Fly – Nickelback, Jeff Boyd
  9. Just For
  10. Left – Nickelback, Jeff Boyd
  11. Window Shopper – Nickelback, Jeff Boyd
  12. I Don’t Have

On May 1, 1990.

Mark Lanegan-The Winding Sheet

On May 1, 1990, “Sub Pop” label released “The Winding Sheet”, the first Mark Lanegan solo studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Jack Endino, Mike Johnson and Mark Lanegan.

Personnel:

  • Mark Lanegan- lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Kurt Cobain- electric guitar, background vocal
  • Krist Novoselic- bass
  • Jack Endino– bass, second electric guitar
  • Mike Johnson- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Mark Pickerel- drums
  • Steve Fisk– organ, piano
  • Justin Williams – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Lanegan and Mike Johnson except where noted.

  1. Mockingbirds
  2. Museum
  3. Undertow
  4. Ugly Sunday
  5. Down in the Dark
  6. Wild Flowers – Mark Lanegan
  7. Eyes of a Child
  8. The Winding Sheet
  9. Woe – Mark Lanegan
  10. Ten Feet Tall
  11. Where Did You Sleep Last Night – traditional
  12. Juarez – Mark Lanegan, Steve Fisk
  13. I Love You Little Girl – Mark Lanegan

On May 1, 1990.

Charmed_Life

On May 1, 1990, “Chrysalis” label released “Charmed Life”, the fourth Billy Idol studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by Keith Forsey.The album has been certified Platinum in the US by the “RIAA” and Silver in UK by the “BPI”.

Track listing:

  • Billy Idol – vocals, guitar, horn arrangement
  • Mark Younger-Smith – guitar, bass guitar
  • Phil Soussan– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– bass guitar
  • Phil Shenale – bass guitar, programming
  • Vito – bass guitar
  • Arthur Barrow – keyboards, programming
  • Greg Mathieson – keyboards
  • Mike Baird– drums
  • Keith Forsey– drums

Track listing:

  1. The Loveless – Billy Idol, Mark Younger-Smith
  2. Pumping on Steel – Billy Idol, Mark Younger-Smith
  3. Prodigal Blues – Billy Idol
  4. L.A. Woman – Densmore, Krieger, Manzarek, Morrison
  5. Trouble with the Sweet Stuff – Billy Idol, Mark Younger-Smith, Keith Forsey, Dave Concors
  6. Cradle of Love – Billy Idol, David Werner
  7. Mark of Caine – Billy Idol
  8. Endless Sleep – Dolores Nance, Jody Reynolds
  9. Love Unchained – Billy Idol
  10. The Right Way – Billy Idol
  11. License to Thrill – Keith Forsey, Billy Idol

On May 1, 1988.

The_First_of_a_Million_Kisses

On May 1, 1988, “RCA” label released “The First of a Million Kisses”, the debut Fairground Attraction album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Fairground Attraction and Kevin Maloney. The album cover photo “Magnum” photographer Elliot Erwitt. In 1989, “The First of a Million Kisses”, won the award for best album at the “Brit Awards” and was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Eddi Reader- lead vocals
  • Mark E. Nevin- guitars
  • Simon Edwards- guitarrón
  • Ray Dodds- drums & percussion
  • Kim Burton -accordion, tiny harp, piano
  • Roger Beaujolais -vibes, glockenspiel
  • Anthony Thistlethwaite- mandolin
  • Steve Forster – mandolin
  • Ian Shaw – backing vocals
  • Will Hasty -clarinet

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark E. Nevin, except track 11 by Eddi Reader

  1. A Smile in a Whisper
  2. Perfect
  3. Moon on the Rain
  4. Find My Love
  5. Fairground Attraction
  6. The Wind Knows My Name
  7. Clare
  8. Comedy Waltz
  9. The Moon Is Mine
  10. Station Street
  11. Whispers
  12. Allelujah

 

On May 1, 1975.

James_Taylor_-_Gorilla

On May 1, 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “Gorilla”, the sixth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded March – April, 1975 at “Warner Bros. Studios” in North Hollywood and “The Burbank Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – acoustic guitar, vocals, electric guitar, high-string acoustic guitar, ukulele
  • Arthur Adams – electric guitar
  • George Bohannon – trombone
  • David Crosby- vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – organ, strings, accordion
  • Victor Feldman- percussion
  • Chuck Findley- trumpet
  • Lowell George- slide guitar, vocals
  • Valerie Carter- vocals
  • David Grisman- mandolin
  • Milt Holland- percussion, wind chimes
  • Jules Jacob – clarinet, oboe
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Danny Kortchmar- electric guitar
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, percussion, shaker, tambourine, congas
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Clarence McDonald – piano, ARP String Ensemblesynthesizer, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Graham Nash- vocals
  • Randy Newman- hornorgan
  • Andy Newmark- drums
  • Al Perkins- pedal steel guitar
  • David Sanborn- saxophone
  • Carly Simon- vocals
  • Lee Sklar- bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Mexico
  2. Music
  3. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) – Holland/Dozier/Holland
  4. Wandering – Traditional; arrangement and additional lyrics by James Taylor
  5. Gorilla
  6. You Make It Easy
  7. I Was a Fool to Care
  8. Lighthouse
  9. Angry Blues
  10. Love Songs
  11. Sarah Maria