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In October 1983.

In October 1983, “Lamborghini Records” released “Bay of Kings”, the seventh Steve Hackett studio album. It was recorded 1980 – 1983, and was produced by John Acock and Steve Hackett.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett – guitar, keyboards
  • Nick Magnus – synthesizer, keyboards
  • John Hackett – flute, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hackett.

  1. Bay of Kings
  2. The Journey
  3. Kim
  4. Marigold
  5. St. Elmo’s Fire
  6. Petropolis
  7. Second Chance
  8. Cast Adrift
  9. Horizons
  10. Black Light
  11. The Barren Land
  12. Calmaria

On October 24, 1980.

On October 24, 1980, “CBS” label released “80-f”, the third album After the Fire studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Utopia Studios” in London, and was produced by Mack and Tony Mansfield.

Personnel:

  • Peter “Memory” Banks – vocals, keyboards, synthesizers
  • John Russell – vocals, guitars
  • Andy Piercy – vocals, bass guitar
  • Pete King – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. 1980-F – Peter Banks
  2. Love Will Always Make You Cry – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  3. Can You Face It – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  4. Who’s Gonna Love You (When You’re Old and Fat and Ugly) – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  5. Starfight – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  6. Wild West Show – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  7. Billy Billy – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  8. It’s High Fashion – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks, John Russell
  9. Why Can’t We Be Friends? – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks, John Russell, Pete King
  10. Joanne – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks

On October 24, 1980.

On October 24, 1980, “Dindisc” label released “Organisation”, the second Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Ridge Farm” in Rusper, England, “Advision” in London, and was produced by Mike Howlett.

Personnel:

  • Paul Humphreys – vocals, synthesizers, electronic organ, electronic and acoustic piano, rhythm programming, acoustic and electronic percussion
  • Andy McCluskey – vocals, synthesizer, bass guitar, electronic organ, treated acoustic piano, rhythm programming, acoustic and electronic percussion
  • Malcolm Holmes – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Enola Gay – Andy McCluskey
  2. 2nd Thought – Andy McCluskey
  3. VCL XI – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  4. Motion and Heart – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  5. Statues – Andy McCluskey
  6. The Misunderstanding – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  7. The More I See You – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  8. Promise – Paul Humphreys
  9. Stanlow – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey

On October 3, 1981.

On October 3, 1981, “Warner Music Group” released “Law and Order”, the debut Lindsey Buckingham album. It was recorded 1980 – 1981, at “Larrabee Sound Studio” and “Wally Heider’s Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham and Richard Dashut.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • George Hawkins – bass
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums
  • Carol Ann Harris – vocals
  • Christine McVie – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsey Buckingham, except where noted.

  1. Bwana
  2. Trouble
  3. Mary Lee Jones
  4. I’ll Tell You Now
  5. If Was I – Gary Paxton
  6. September Song – Maxwell Anderson, Kurt Weill
  7. Shadow of the West
  8. That’s How We Do It in L.A.
  9. Johnny Stew
  10. Love from Here, Love from There
  11. A Satisfied Mind – Red Hayes, Jack Rhodes

On September 23, 1986.

On September 23, 1986, “MCA” label released “Third Stage”, the third Boston studio album. It was recorded 1980 – 1986, at “Hideaway Studio”, and was produced by Tom Scholz.

Personnel:

  • Brad Delp – lead and harmony vocals
  • Tom Scholz – guitars, organs, piano, bass guitar, drums, percussion
  • Jim Masdea – drums, percussion
  • Sib Hashian – drums, percussion
  • Gary Pihl – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Scholz, except where noted.

  1. Amanda
  2. We’re Ready
  3. The Launch
  4. Countdown
  5. Ignition
  6. Third Stage Separation
  7. Cool the Engines – Tom Scholz, Fran Sheehan, Brad Delp
  8. My Destination
  9. A New World – Jim Masdea
  10. To Be a Man
  11. I Think I Like It – Tom Scholz, Jon English (Jon DeBrigard)
  12. Can’tcha Say (You Believe in Me)/Still in Love – Gerry Green, Tom Scholz, Brad Delp
  13. Hollyann

In July 1980.

In July 1980, “Kirshner” label released “Seeds of Change” the debut Kerry Livgren album. It was recorded February – March 1980, at “Axis Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Kerry Livgren and Brad Aaron.

Personnel:

  • Kerry Livgren – guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, clavinet, mongo drums
  • Jeff Pollard – lead and backing vocals
  • Ronnie James Dio – lead vocal
  • Steve Walsh – lead vocal
  • Davy Moire – lead vocal
  • David Pack – lead vocal
  • Bobby Campo – tambourine, horns, trumpet, percussion
  • Darryl Kutz – harmonica
  • Gary Gilbert – bass
  • Paul Goddard – bass
  • John Thompson – drums
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • Barriemore Barlow – drums
  • Robby Steinhardt – violin
  • John Thompson – gong
  • Mylon LeFevre, Brad Aaron, Steve Venezia, John Fristoe, Joey Jelf, Donna Williams, Victoria Livgren – backing vocals
  • The Moaning Multitudes – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kerry Livgren

  1. Just One Way
  2. Mask of the Great Deceiver
  3. How Can You Live
  4. Whiskey Seed
  5. To Live for the King
  6. Down to the Core
  7. Ground Zero

On June 20, 1980.

On June 20, 1980, “A&M” label released “Rise Up”, the eight Peter Frampton album. It was recorded in November 1980, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • Bos Sabino – keyboards
  • Bob Mayo – keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Billy Alessi – Yamaha CP 70, Korg ES 50
  • Elliot Randall – backing guitar
  • John Regan – bass guitar
  • Stanley Sheldon – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Gary Mallaber – drums 
  • Jamie Oldaker – drums
  • Anton Fig – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. You Kill Me
  2. I Don’t Wanna Let You Go
  3. Rise Up – Alessi Brothers
  4. Breaking All The Rules – Peter Frampton, Keith Reid
  5. Wasting The Night Away
  6. Midland Maniac – Steve Winwood, lyrics reworked by Peter Frampton
  7. I Can’t Stand It (Live)
  8. I’m in You (Live)

On April 14, 1981.

On April 14, 1981, “Fiction Records” label released “Faith”, the third Cure studio album. It was recorded September 1980 – March 1981, at “Morgan Studio” in London, and was produced by Mike hedges, Robert Smith, Simon Gallup and Lol Tolhurst.

Personnel:

  • Robert Smith – vocals, guitars, keyboards, six-string bass
  • Simon Gallup – bass guitar
  • Lol Tolhurst – drums
  • Mike Hedges – engineering
  • Graham Carmichael – engineering
  • David Kemp – engineering
  • Martyn Webster – engineering assistance
  • Porl Thompson – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Robert Smith, all music by Robert Smith, Simon Gallup and Lol Tolhurst.

  1. The Holy Hour
  2. Primary
  3. Other Voices
  4. All Cats Are Grey
  5. The Funeral Party
  6. Doubt
  7. The Drowning Man
  8. Faith

On March 26, 1980.

On March 25, 1980, “ECM” label released “Swimming with a Hole in My Body” the fifth Bill Connors album. It was recorded in August 1979, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Bill Connors – acoustic guitar
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Barbara Wojirsch – design
  • Dieter Rehm – design
  • Isio Saba – photography
  • Joel Meyerowitz – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Connors

  1. Feet First
  2. Wade
  3. Sing and Swim
  4. Frog Stroke
  5. Surrender to the Water
  6. Survive
  7. With Strings Attached
  8. Breath

On january 11, 2014.

On January 11, 2012, “4AD” label released “Future This”, the second Big Pink (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Paul Epworth.

Personnel:

  • Milo Cordell – performer
  • Robbie Furze – performer
  • Victoria Smith – performer, drums
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jimmy Robertson – additional vocals
  • Sally Herbert – additional string arrangements, violin 
  • Zan Lyons – additional viola, performer, programming
  • Chris Prendergast – drums 
  • Tom Morris – additional drums
  • Mark Rankin – engineer
  • Joe Hartwell Jones – assistant engineer
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • John Catlin – mixing assistant
  • Alison Fielding – design
  • Tom Beard – band photograph
  • David Emery – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Milo Cordell and Robbie Furze, except where noted.

  1. Stay Gold – Paul Epworth
  2. Hit the Ground (Superman) – Paul Epworth, Laurie Anderson
  3. Give It Up – Paul Epworth, Earl Randle
  4. The Palace – Paul Epworth
  5. 1313
  6. Rubbernecking – Paul Epworth
  7. Jump Music
  8. Lose Your Mind
  9. Future This – Daniel O’Sullivan
  10. 77

“Lose Your Mind” contains a sample from Siouxsie and the Banshees’ 1980 song “Happy House”

“Hit the Ground (Superman)” contains a sample from The Documentary 2005 song “Westside Story” by rappers The Game and 50 Cent and from “O Superman” by Laurie Anderson