On February 3, 1997.

White On Blonde1

On February 3, 1997, “Mercury” label released “White on Blonde”, the fourth Texas studio album. “White on Blonde” was recorded from 1994 to 1997, at “Chateau De La Rouge” in France, “The Church” in London, “Abbey Road Studios” and “Parklane Studios” in London, and was produced by Texas, Mike Hedges, Dave Stewart and Rae Christian.“White on Blonde” was band’s first number one, and became their biggest seller. It has been certified 6x Platinum by the “British Phonographic Industry”. In 1988, the album was voted the 86th greatest album of all time by “Q” magazine readers, and it was ranked at number 34 in “Q’s” “Best 50 Albums of Q’s Lifetime.”

Personnel:

  • Sharleen Spiteri– vocals, guitar
  • Ally McErlaine– guitar
  • Johnny McElhone– bass guitar
  • Eddie Campbell – keyboards
  • Richard Hynd – drums
  • Roger Ward – guitar
  • Paul Taylor –programming
  • Alex Silva – programming, keyboards
  • Terry Disley– programming, keyboards
  • Martin Greene – strings arrangement
  • Claire Miles – strings
  • Anne Stephenson – strings
  • Sally Herbert – strings
  • Claire Orsler – strings
  • Susan Dench – strings
  • Gini Ball – strings
  • Chris Pitsillide – strings
  • Steven Granville – backing vocals

Track lsiting:

  1. 34″(Introduction) – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  2. Say What You Want – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  3. Drawing Crazy Patterns – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  4. Gallo – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  5. Put Your Arms Around Me – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri, Dave Stewart and Robert Hodgens
  6. Insane – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  7. Black Eyed Boy – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri, Eddie Campbell, Richard Hynd and Robert Hodgens
  8. Polo Mint City – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  9. White on Blonde – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  10. Postcard – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri
  11. 28 (interlude)
  12. Ticket to Lie – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri and Robert Hodgens
  13. Good Advice – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri, Mark Rae and Steve Christian
  14. Breathless – Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri

 

 

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On February 3, 1997.

Earthling

On February 3, 1997, “Virgin” label released “Earthling” the twentieth David Bowie studio album. “Earthling” was recorded from March to August 1996, at “Mountain Studios” in Montreux, and at “Looking Glass Studio” in New York. This was the first album Bowie self-produced since 1974 “Diamond Dogs”, together with Reeves Gabrels and Mark Plati.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals, guitar, alto saxophone, samples, keyboards
  • Reeves Gabrels– programming, synthesisers, real and sampled guitars, vocals
  • Mark Plati– programming, loops, samples, keyboards
  • Gail Ann Dorsey– bass, vocals
  • Zachary Alford – drum loops, acoustic drums, electronic percussion
  • Mike Garson– keyboards, piano

Track listing:

All lyrics by David Bowie, all music by David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels and Mark Plati, except Track 4, 5 and 9 by David Bowie and Reeves Gabrels, Track 6 by David Bowie, Track 8 by David Bowie and Brian Eno.

  1. Little Wonder
  2. Looking for Satellites
  3. Battle for Britain (The Letter)
  4. Seven Years in Tibet
  5. Dead Man Walking
  6. Telling Lies
  7. The Last Thing You Should Do
  8. I’m Afraid of Americans
  9. Law (Earthlings on Fire)
  10. I’m Afraid of Americans

On February 2, 2013.

My_Bloody_Valentine_-_MBV

On February 2, 2013, My Bloody Valentine self-released the album “MBV”. The album was recorded from 1996 to 97 and  from 2006 to 2012, and was produced by Kevin Shields. “MBV” was the band’s first full-length release with original material since 1991’s “Loveless”.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Shields
  • Bilinda Butcher
  • Debbie Googe
  • Colm Ó Cíosóig
  • Matthew Cooper – layout
  • Debbie Googe – layout
  • Lung – booklet images
  • Anna Meldal – booklet images
  • Nicholas Pankhurst – sleeve artwork, booklet images

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Kevin Shields.

  1. She Found Now
  2. Only Tomorrow
  3. Who Sees You
  4. Is This and Yes
  5. If I Am
  6. New You
  7. In Another Way
  8. Nothing Is
  9. Wonder 2

On February 2, 1993.

Phish_Rift

On February 2, 1993, “Elektra” label released “Rift” the fourth Phish studio album. “Rift” was recorded from September to November 1992, at “White Crow Studios” in Vermont and at “The Castle” in Nashville, and was produced by Barry Beckett. Rift’ was certified gold by the “RIAA” in October 1997.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio- guitars, vocals
  • Page McConnell- keyboards, vocals
  • Mike Gordon- bass guitar, vocals
  • Jon Fishman- drums, vocals
  • Gordon Stone – pedal steel
  • David Welker – illustrations
  • David Gahr – photography
  • Mike Mills – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio and Tom Marshall, except where noted.

  1. Rift
  2. Fast Enough for You
  3. Lengthwise – Jon Fishman
  4. Maze
  5. Sparkle
  6. Horn
  7. The Wedge
  8. My Friend, My Friend
  9. Weigh – Mike Gordon
  10. All Things Reconsidered
  11. Mound – Mike Gordon
  12. It’s Ice
  13. Lengthwise – Jon Fishman
  14. The Horse
  15. Silent in the Morning

 

On February 2, 1988.

I'm_Your_Man_-_Leonard_Cohen (1)

On February 2, 1988, “Columbia” label released “I’m Your Man”, the eighth Leonard Cohen studio album. “I’m Your Man” was recorded from August to November 1987; at the “Studio Tempo” in Montréal and “Rock Steady” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Roscoe Beck, Jean-Michel Reusser and Michel Robidoux. Pitchfork Media ranked the album at number 51 on its list “100 best albums of the 1980s”; Slant Magazine listed the album at number 29 on its list of “Best Albums of the 1980s”.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen: keyboards, vocals
  • Jude Johnson: vocals
  • Anjani Thomas: vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes: vocals
  • Mayel Assouly: backing vocals
  • Evelyine Hebey: backing vocals
  • Elisabeth Valletti: backing vocals
  • Jeff Fisher: keyboards
  • Bob Stanley: guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow: pedal steel guitar
  • Peter Kisilenko: bass
  • Tom Brechtlein: drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta: drums
  • Lenny Castro: percussion
  • Michel Robidoux: drums, keyboards
  • John Bilezikjian:oud
  • Richard Beaudet: saxophone
  • Raffi Hakopian: violin

 Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen except where noted.

  1. First We Take Manhattan
  2. Ain’t No Cure for Love
  3. Everybody Knows – Leonard Cohen and Sharon Robinson
  4. I’m Your Man
  5. Take This Waltz – Leonard Cohen, Federico Garcia Lorca
  6. Jazz Police – Leonard Cohen and Jeff Fisher
  7. I Can’t Forget
  8. Tower of song

 

On February 2, 1976.

A Trick of the Trail

On February 2, 1976, “Charisma” label released “A Trick of the Tail”, the seventh Genesis studio album. “A Trick of the Trail” was recorded in October and November 1975, at the “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by David Hentschel and Genesis. This was the first album to feature drummer Phil Collins as lead vocalist following the departure of Peter Gabriel.

Personnel:

  • Mike Rutherford– 12-string guitar, bass, bass pedals
  • Tony Banks– pianos, synthesizers, organ, Mellotron, 12-string guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Collins- drums, percussion, lead & backing vocals
  • Steve Hackett– electric guitar, 12-string guitars
  • Hipgnosis– sleeve design
  • Colin Elgie– sleeve design

Track listing:

  1. Dance on a Volcano – Mike Rutherford,Tony Banks, Steve Hackett and Phil Collins
  2. Entangled – Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks
  3. Squonk – Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks
  4. Mad Mad Moon – Tony Banks
  5. Robbery, Assault and Battery – Tony Banks and Phil Collins
  6. Ripples – Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks
  7. A trick of the Tail – Tony Banks
  8. Los Endos – Phil Collins, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks

On February 2, 1976.

GimmeBackMyBullets_LynyrdSkynyrdalbum

On February 2, 1976, “MCA” released “Gimme Back My Bullets”, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s fourth studio album. “Gimme Back My Bullets” was recorded from September to November 1975, at the “Record Plant” in Los Angeles and at Capricorn Studios, Macon, and was produce by Tom Dowd. In 1981, the album was certified Gold by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Van Zant– lead vocals, lyrics
  • Allen Collins– guitars
  • Gary Rossington– guitars
  • Billy Powell– keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson– bass, background vocals
  • Artimus Pyle– drums, percussion
  • The Honkettes- background vocals
  • Lee Freeman – harp
  • Barry Lee Harwood – dobro, mandolin

Track listing:

  1. Gimme Back My Bullets – Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant)
  2. Every Mother’s Son – Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
  3. Trust – Allen Collins, Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant
  4. (I Got the) Same Old Blues – J. J. Cale
  5. Double Trouble – Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
  6. Roll Gypsy Roll – Allen Collins, Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant
  7. Searching – Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
  8. Cry for the Bad Man – Allen Collins, Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant
  9. All I Can Do Is Write About It – Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant

 

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