On September 6, 2013.

On September 6, 2013, “Mute” label released “Tales of Us”, the sixth Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded April – May 2013, at “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produce by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, instruments, artwork direction
  • Will Gregory – instruments, string arrangements
  • Steve Evans – acoustic guitar, additional programming
  • Aidan Love – additional programming
  • Nick Ingman – string scoring, string conducting
  • Charlie Jones – double bass
  • Alex Lee – bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar
  • John Parricelli – guitar 
  • Ross Hughes – acoustic guitar, cavaquinho 
  • Chris Laurence – double bass 
  • Martyn Barker – Indian guitar, drums
  • Paul Cowgill – horse effects 
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • John Metcalfe – viola 
  • Louisa Fuller – violin 
  • String section –
    • Everton Nelson, Steve Morris, Emlyn Singleton, Warren Zielinski, Rita Manning, Richard George, Ian Humphries, Patrick Kiernan, Ann Morfee, Debbie Widdup, Kathy Shave, Dave Williams, Rusty Pomeroy, Boguslaw Kostecki, Tom Pigott-Smith, Mark Berrow – violin
    • Peter Lale, Bill Hawkes, Bruce White, Andy Parker, Nick Barr, Morgan Goff – viola
    • Ian Burdge, Sophie Harris, Nick Cooper, Penny Driver, Chris Allan – cello
    • Chris Laurence, Richard Pryce, Stacey Watton – double bass 
  • Martyn Barker – drums
  • John Parish – drums
  • Greg Freeman – additional engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – additional engineering, mixing assistance 
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Gary Thomas – string recording
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mat Maitland – artwork direction
  • Annemarieke van Drimmelen – photography
  • Julie Rubio – image treatments
  • Lenka Rayn H. – additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

  1. Jo
  2. Annabel
  3. Drew
  4. Ulla
  5. Alvar
  6. Thea
  7. Simone
  8. Stranger
  9. Laurel
  10. Clay

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