On April 25, 2014.

Damon Albarn-Everyday robots

On April 25, 2014, “Parlaphone” label released “Everyday Robots”, the debut Damon Albarn album. It was recorded 2011 – 2013, at “Studio 13” in Portobelo Road, and was produced by Damon Albarn, Richard Russell and Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn– lead and backing vocals, piano, guitar, Omnichord, ukulele, drum machine, bass, choir, Korg M1, synthesizer, mixing, engineering, executive production
  • Brian Eno – vocals, synthesizers
  • Richard Russell–drum programming, MIDI, drum machine, MPC, AKAI MPC 500, spoken word, mixing, sampling, Roland TR-909, engineer, executive production
  • Mike Smith– live keyboards, string arrangements
  • Simon Tong– additional guitar
  • Jeff Wootton– guitar, bass
  • Seye – live bass, live guitar
  • Pauli the PSM– live drums
  • Dan Carpenter – trumpet
  • Nicholas Hougham – French horn
  • Ollie Langford – violin
  • Demon Strings– strings
  • Isabelle Dunn – strings
  • Kris Chen – spoken word
  • Richard Buckley– voice sample, backing vocals
  • Veona Byfield-Bowen – choir, chorus
  • Margurita Edwards – choir, chorus
  • Conroy Griffiths – choir, chorus
  • Natasha Khan– backing vocals
  • Timothy Leary– voice sample, backing vocals
  • The Leytonstone City Mission Choir – choir, backing vocals
  • Celia Murphy – choir, chorus
  • Robert Morley– voice sample
  • Jerome O’Connell – steel pans
  • Kotono Sato – strings
  • Alice Pratley – strings
  • Aitor Throup– packaging, creative director
  • Patsy Walsh – choir, chorus
  • Mary Oldacre – choir, chorus
  • Antonia Pagulatos – strings
  • Stephen Sedgwick – recording, engineer, mixing
  • Ian Eason – engineer
  • Kaktus Einarsson – assistant engineer
  • John Foyle – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mixing, mastering
  • Jamie Carter – director, editor
  • Yonni Lappin – camera operator
  • Passion Pictures– CGI Production
  • Charles Moriarty – photography technician

Track listing:

All tracks by Damon Albarn.

  1. Everyday Robots
  2. Hostiles
  3. Lonely Press Play
  4. Tembo
  5. Parakeet
  6. The Selfish Giant
  7. You and Me
  8. Hollow Ponds
  9. Seven High
  10. Photographs
  11. The History of a Cheating Heart
  12. Heavy Seas of Love

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