On August 2, 2010.

The Suburbs

On August 2, 2010, “Merge” label released “The Suburbs”, the third Arcade Fire studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2010, and was produce by Arcade Fire and Markus Dravs. “The Suburbs” won “Album of the Year” at the 2011 “Grammy Awards”, “Best International Album” at the 2011 “BRIT Awards”, “Album of the Year” at the 2011 “Juno Awards”, and the 2011 “Polaris Music Prize” for best Canadian album. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA” and Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Will Butler
  • Win Butler
  • Régine Chassagne
  • Jeremy Gara
  • Tim Kingsbury
  • Sarah Neufeld
  • Richard Reed Parry
  • Sarah Neufeld, Owen Pallett, Richard Reed Parry, Marika Anthony Shaw – strings
  • Clarice Jensen, Nadia Sirota, Yuki Numata, Caleb Burhans, Ben Russell, Rob Moose – additional strings
  • Colin Stetson– saxophones
  • Pietro Amato– French horn
  • Arcade Fire – mixing, arrangement
  • Owen Pallett– string arrangements
  • Mark Lawson – recording
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Nick Launay– additional mixing
  • Marcus Paquin, Don Murnaghan and Noah Goldstein – additional recording
  • Brian Thorn – assistant (Magic Shop)
  • Brad Bell – assistant (Public Hi-Fi)
  • Adam Greenspan – assistant
  • Caroline Robert – artwork design
  • Vincent Morisset– art direction
  • Gabriel Jones – photography (assisted by Joey Matthews & Stephane Fiore)

Track listing:

All tracks by Sarah Neufeld, Richard Reed Parry, Jeremy Gara, Win Butler, Will Butler, Régine Chassagne & Tim Kingsbury.

  1. The Suburbs
  2. Ready to Start
  3. Modern Man
  4. Rococo
  5. Empty Room
  6. City With No Children
  7. Half Light I
  8. Half Light II (No Celebration)
  9. Suburban War
  10. Month of May
  11. Wasted Hours
  12. Deep Blue
  13. We Used to Wait
  14. Sprawl I (Flatland)
  15. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
  16. The Suburbs (continued)
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On August 2, 1989.

Cinderrela Theory

On August 2, 1989, “Paisley Park Records” released “The Cinderella Theory”, the fifth George Clinton solo studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by George Clinton.

Personnel:

  • Joseph Fiddler, David Spradley, Bill Brown, Greg Crockett – keyboards
  • Bootsy Collins, DeWayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight, Andre Foxxe, Steve Washington – bass
  • DeWayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight, Bootsy Collins, Tracey Lewis, Andre Foxxe – guitars
  • William Payne, Dean Ragland, Lelan Zales, Richie Stevens Scratchin’, Anthony Jones – – drums, drums programming
  • Eric Leeds – tenor sax
  • Atlanta Bliss – trumpet
  • Mike Fleming – flute
  • Larry Fratangelo – percussion
  • AJ – spoons
  • Pat Lewis, Sheila Washington, Jimmy Giles, Sandra Feva Dance, Lige Curry, Belita Woods, Tambra Makowsky, Navarro Berman, Pennye Ford, Patty Curry, Jennie Peters, Dean Ragland, Robert Johnson, Joe Harris, Andre Foxxe Williams, Tracey Lewis, Jessica Cleaves, Karen Foster, Anita Johnson, Louis Kabbabie, Mike Harris, Garry Shider, Daryl Johnson, Daryl Clinton, Shirley Hayden, Steve Boyd, Angela Workman, “Doe” Holiday – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Airbound – Tracey Lewis
  2. Tweakin’ – Bob Bishop, Chuck D, David Spradley, Flavor Flav
  3. Cinderella Theory – Amp Fiddler, George Clinton
  4. Why Should I Dog U Out? – Amp Fiddler, DeWayne McKnight, George Clinton
  5. Serious Slammin’ – Greg Crockett
  6. There I Go Again – Amp Fiddler, George Clinton, Joe Harris
  7. (She Got It) Goin’ On – Amp Fiddler, Shawn Clinton
  8. Banana Boat Song – Burgess, W. Attaway
  9. French Kiss – Andre Foxxe, DeWayne McKnight, George Clinton, Steve Washington
  10. Rita Bewitched – George Clinton, Tracey Lewis
  11. Kredit Kard – Clip Payne, George Clinton
  12. Airbound (Reprise) – Tracey Lewis

 

 

On August 2, 1983.

Laywers in Lovejpg

On August 2, 1983, “Asylum” label released “Lawyers in Love”, the seventh Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Greg Ladanyi.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – guitar, vocals
  • Craig Doerge– synthesizer, piano
  • Bob Glaub– bass, organ
  • Doug Haywood – organ, vocals, bass
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Billy Payne– organ
  • Rick Vito– lead guitar, vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar– arranger
  • Greg Ladanyi– engineer
  • James Geddes – engineer
  • Ed Wong – engineer
  • Brian Reed – production assistant
  • Dawn Patrol – design, art direction, cover design
  • Jimmy Wachtel– design, art direction, cover design
  • Matti Klatt – photography

Track list:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted:

  1. Lawyers in Love
  2. On the Day
  3. Cut It Away
  4. Downtown
  5. Tender Is the Night – Jackson Browne, Danny Kortchmar, Russ Kunkel
  6. Knock on Any Door – Jackson Browne, Craig Doerge, Danny Kortchmar
  7. Say It Isn’t True
  8. For a Rocker

 

On August 2, 1978.

Boston_-_Don't_Look_Back

On August 2, 1978, “Epic” label released “Don’t Look Back”, the second Boston studio album. It was recorded 1977–1978, at  “Hideaway Studio” and “Northern Studio” in Maynard, Massachusetts, and was produced by Tom Scholz. The album was certified 7 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA” and 5 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”.

Personnel:

  1. Brad Delp– lead and harmony vocals
  2. Barry Goudreau– lead guitar, slide guitar, rhythm guitar
  3. Sib Hashian– drums, percussion
  4. Tom Scholz– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass guitar, organs, piano, percussion,engineer, arranger, digital remastering, cover concept
  5. Fran Sheehan– bass guitar, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Scholz, except “Party”, co-written with Brad Delp, and “Used to Bad News” written by Brad Delp.

  1. Don’t Look Back
  2. The Journey
  3. It’s Easy
  4. A Man I’ll Never Be
  5. Feelin’ Satisfied
  6. Party
  7. Used to Bad News
  8. Don’t Be Afraid

 

On August 1, 2000.

Thirteen tales cover

On August 1, 2000, “Capitol” label released “Thirteen Tales from Urban Bohemia”, the third Dandy Warhols studio album. It was recorded December 1998 – March 1999, in Portland,  Oregon, and was produced by Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Dave Sardy and Gregg Williams. “Thirteen Tales from Urban Bohemia” was band’s breakthrough album, largely owing to the song “Bohemian Like You”.

Personnel:

  • Courtney Taylor-Taylor– vocals, guiitar, mixing
  • Peter Holmström– guitar
  • Zia McCabe– keyboards
  • Brent DeBoer– drums, backing vocals, album cover photography
  • Phil Baker – double bass
  • Meg Bobbitt – additional vocals
  • Vince DiFiore– trumpet
  • Erik Gavriluk– organ
  • Joe Kaczmarek – organ
  • Eric Matthews – trumpet
  • Anton Newcombe– guitar
  • Troy Stewart – slide guitar
  • J. Swamp – scratching
  • Steven Birch – album sleeve design and layout
  • Tchad Blake – mixing
  • Erik Gavriluk – mixing
  • Tony Lash– recording
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Alan Narmore – sleeve artwork
  • Rakin – sleeve photography
  • Dave Sardy– mixing
  • Clark Stiles – engineering, mixing, sequencing, additional recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Courtney Taylor-Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Godless
  2. Mohammed
  3. Nietzsche
  4. Country Leaver
  5. Solid
  6. Horse Pills
  7. Get Off
  8. Sleep
  9. Cool Scene
  10. Bohemian Like You
  11. Shakin
  12. Big Indian
  13. The Gospel – Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Peter Holmström

On August 1, 1995.

Ben Harper - Fight For Your Mind

On August 1, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Fight for Your Mind”, the second Ben Harper studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Ben Harper, Jean-Pierre Plunier and Bob “Stiv” Coke. it was Harper’s last solo album before adding the Innocent Criminals to his line-up.

Personnel:

  • Ben Harper – acoustic guitar, Vocals, weissenborn
  • Brett Banduci – viola
  • Danielle Charles – violin
  • Oliver Charles – drums
  • Bob “Stiv” Coke – tabla, tambourine, tamboura, sarod
  • Timothy Loo – cello
  • Leon Mobley- percussion
  • Juan Nelson – bass
  • Ervin Pope – organ, Hammond organ
  • Associate Producer: Jeff Gottlieb
  • Assistant Producer: Jeff Gottlieb
  • Engineer: Bradley Cook
  • Assistant engineers: Ryan Boesh, Todd Burke, Paul Naguna
  • Mixing: The Dub Brothers, Femi Jiya, Eric Sarafin
  • Mastering: Eddy Schreyer
  • String arrangements: Ben Harper, J.P. Plunier
  • Design: Tom Dolan
  • Art direction: Tom Dolan, J.P. Plunier
  • Photography: Bob “Stiv” Coke, Jeff Gottlieb
  • Research: Ben Elder

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Harper except where noted.

  1. Oppression
  2. Ground on Down
  3. Another Lonely Day
  4. Please Me Like You Want To
  5. Gold to Me
  6. Burn One Down
  7. Excuse Me Mr. – Ben Harper, P. Plunier
  8. People Lead
  9. Fight for Your Mind
  10. Give a Man a Home
  11. By My Side
  12. Power of the Gospel
  13. God Fearing Man
  14. One Road to Freedom

 

On August 1, 1980.

Siouxsie_&_the_Banshees-Kaleidoscope

On August 1, 1980, “Polydor” label released “Kaleidoscope”, the third Siouxsie and the Banshees  studio album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Nigel Gray and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

Personnel:

  • Siouxsie Sioux– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, finger cymbals, camera, melodica, production
  • Steven Severin– bass guitar, electric guitar, vocals, piano, synthesizer, electric sitar, production
  • Budgie– drums, harmonica, bass guitar, percussion, production
  • John McGeoch– guitar, saxophone, Farfisa organ, sitar, string synth, production
  • Steve Jones– lead guitar

Track listing:

All lyrics by Siouxsie Sioux, except “Red Light” and “Christine”, by Steven Severin, all music by Siouxsie Sioux and Steven Severin, except “Trophy”, by Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin and John McGeoch.

  1. Happy House
  2. Tenant
  3. Trophy
  4. Hybrid
  5. Clockface
  6. Lunar Camel
  7. Christine
  8. Desert Kisses
  9. Red Light
  10. Paradise Place
  11. Skin