On May 8, 2006.

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On May 8, 2006, “4AD” label released “The Drift”, the thirteenth Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded June 2004 – November 2005, at “Metropolis Studios” and “Chiswick” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, guitar, harmonica, sax, sound treatment
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • James Stevenson– guitar
  • Brian Gascoigne – keyboards, sound treatment
  • Mark Warman – keyboards,  orchestration,  conducting,  percussion,  woodwind, sound treatment
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Alasdair Malloy – drums, percussion
  • Peter Walsh – sound treatment, sitar, percussion
  • Rohan Onraet – percussion
  • Pete Long – saxophone
  • Derek Watkins– flugelhorn
  • Philip Sheppard– orchestration, conducting, cello
  • Andrew Cronshaw – woodwind, concertina
  • Thomas Bowes – violin
  • Vanessa Contenay-Quinones– vocals
  • Lucy Painter – vocals
  • Rebecca Painter – vocals
  • Ralph Warman – vocals
  • Beverly Foster – voice
  • Vaughan Oliver – artwork
  • Chris Bigg – artwork assistant
  • Marc Atkins – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker, except where noted.

  1. Cossacks Are
  2. Clara
  3. Jesse
  4. Jolson and Jones
  5. Cue
  6. Hand Me Up
  7. Buzzers
  8. Psoriatic – Scott Walker, Bob carleton
  9. The Escape
  10. A Lover Loves

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