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In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Charisma” label released “The Fugitive”, the second Tony Banks album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “The Farm” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Tony Banks.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– lead vocals and background vocals, keyboards, synth bass, Linn LM-1
  • Daryl Stuermer– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Mo Foster– bass guitars
  • Tony Beard – drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd– drums, percussion
  • Andy Duncan – drums
  • Stephen Short – assistant producer
  • Geoff Callingham – technical assistant

Tracklisting:

All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. This Is Love
  2. Man of Spells
  3. And the Wheels Keep Turning
  4. Say You’ll Never Leave Me
  5. Thirty Three’s
  6. By You
  7. At the Edge of the Night
  8. Charm
  9. Moving Under

 

On June 30, 1983.

On June 30, 1983, “Vertigo” label released “Sound Elixir”, the fourteenth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Manny Charlton.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- lead vocals
  • Manny Charlton- guitars
  • Billy Rankin- guitars, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Pete Agnew- bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Sweet- drums, percussion
  • Calum Malcolm- engineer, keyboards
  • Arthur Ward – art direction
  • Matthew Curtis – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet, Billy Rankin.

  1. All Nite Radio
  2. Milk and Honey
  3. Whippin’ Boy
  4. Rain on Window
  5. Backroom Boys
  6. Why Don’t You Read the Book
  7. I Rain
  8. Rags to Riches
  9. Local Still
  10. Where Are You Now

On May 16, 1983.

On May 16, 1983, “Polydor” label released “Ring of Changes”, the twelfth Barclay James Harvest studio album. It was recorded January – March 1983, at “Far Studios” in Frankfurt, Germany, and was produced by Pip Williams.

Personnel:

  • Les Holroyd– vocals, bass, keyboards, guitars
  • John Lees– vocals, guitars
  • Mel Pritchard– drums, percussion
  • Bias Boshell – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Kevin McAlea – keyboards
  • Henry Morris – keyboards
  • New World Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David Katz
  • Pip Williams – orchestration
  • Gregg Jackman – engineer
  • Chris Dickie – assistant engineer
  • Melvyn Abrahams – mastering
  • David Walker – design
  • Alwyn Clayden – design, art direction, photography
  • Tony Latham, Bob Norris – photography
  • Main Titles Associates – artwork, creative assistance
  • Wade Wood – retouching

 Track listing:

  1. Fifties Child – John Lees
  2. Looking from the Outside – Les Holroyd
  3. Teenage Heart – John Lees
  4. High Wire – Les Holroyd
  5. Midnight Drug – John Lees
  6. Waiting for the Right Time – Les Holroyd
  7. Just a Day Away (Forever Tomorrow) – John Lees
  8. Paraiso Dos Cavalos – John Lees
  9. Ring of Changes – Les Holroyd

 

On May 13, 1983.

On May 13, 1983, “Rough Trade” label released “Variations on a Theme”, the second David Thomas studio album. It was recorded in March 1983, at “Suma Recording” in Painesville, OH, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas – vocals
  • Jim Jones– guitar
  • Jack Monck– guitar
  • Richard Thompson– guitar
  • Paul Hamann – bass guitar, engineering
  • Anton Fier– drums
  • Chris Cutler– drums
  • Lindsay Cooper– bassoon
  • Ken Hamann – engineering
  • Adam Kidron– engineering
  • Robert Vogel – engineering
  • Mary Thomas – cover art, illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by David Thomas.

  1. A Day at the Botanical Gardens – mucis by David Thomas
  2. Pedestrian Walk – music by David Thomas, Eddie Thorton
  3. Bird Town – music by Richard Thompson
  4. The Egg & I – Anton Fier
  5. Who Is It – Lindsay Cooper, Chris Cutler
  6. Song of Hoe – David Thomas
  7. Hurry Back – Jim Jones
  8. The Rain – Chris Cutler, Anton Fier
  9. Semaphore – Lindsay Cooper, Chris Cutler, Jack Monck

 

On May 11, 1983.

On May 11, 1983, “Bearsville” label released “Zig-Zag Walk”, the twelfth Foghat studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Nick Jameson (as Franz Leipkin).

Personnel:

  1. Erik Cartwright – lead and slide guitar
  2. Lonesome Dave – lead and backing vocals, guitar, illustration
  3. Eli Jenkins – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  4. Roger (Itemard) Earl – drums
  5. Kurt Wenzler – mastering
  6. John Heiden – design

Track listing:

  1. That’s What Love Can Do – Dave Peverett
  2. Zig-Zag Walk – Dave Peverett
  3. Choo Choo Ch’Boogie – Denver Darling, Milt Gabler, Vaughn Horton
  4. Jenny Don’t Mind – Erik Cartwright
  5. Three Wheel Cadillac – Dave Peverett
  6. It’ll Be Me – Jack Clement
  7. Silent Treatment – Dave Peverett
  8. Down the Road a Piece – Don Raye
  9. Seven Day Weekend – Dave Peverett
  10. Linda Lou – Jon Jelmer

On April 29, 1983.

On April 29, 1983, “Zomba Records” label released “Listen”, the second A Flock of Seagulls studio album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “Conny Plank’s Studio” in Neunkirchen, Germany, and was produced by Mike Howlett, Bill Nelson, Dave Hutchins, Conny Plank and Mike Score.

Personnel:

  • Mike Score– lead vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Paul Reynolds– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Frank Maudsley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ali Score – drums
  • Dave Hutchins – engineer
  • Pete Watson – sleeve design, art direction
  • Eric Watson – photography
  • Martin Pretorius – make-up

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Score, Ali Score, Frank Maudsley and Paul Reynolds.

  1. Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)
  2. Nightmares
  3. Transfer Affection
  4. What Am I Supposed to Do
  5. Electrics
  6. The Travellersss
  7. 2:30
  8. Over the Border
  9. The Fall
  10. (It’s Not Ne) Talking

On April 22, 1983.

On April 22, 1983, “Jugoton” label released “Kalabalak”, the sixth Leb i Sol studio album. It was recorded February – March 1983, at “M-2 Studio” at RT Skopje, in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Vlatko Stefanovski, Bodan Arsovski and Dragoljub Đuričić.

Personnel:

  • Vlatko Stefanovski– vocal, guitar, percussion, arrangements
  • Dragoljub Đuričić – drums, percussion, arrangements
  • Bodan Arsovski – bass guitar, bass pedals, percussion, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Ana Kostovska, Goran Stefanovski – backing vocals
  • Slobodan Bobi Micev – Hammond organ, glockenspiel, backing vocals
  • Petar Kargov – tenor saxophone
  • Braco Zafirovski, Milka Gerasimova – engineer
  • Ilić – design
  • Serafimov – photography

Track listing:

  1. Pubertet vlada gradom – Bodan Arsovski
  2. Kalabalak – lyrics by Goran Stefanovski, music by Vlatko Stefanovski
  3. Bistra voda – Vlatko Stefanovski, Bodan Arsovski
  4. A. krdija – Vlatko Stefanovski
  5. Billion Air – Conditions – Vlatko Stefanovski
  6. Malo Sutra – Vlatko Stefanovski
  7. Bez reči – Bodan Arsovski
  8. Zelena fotelja doma mog – Vatko Stefanovski

On March 23, 1984.

On March 23, 1984, “PGP RTB” label released the self – titled, debut Bastion album. It was recorded in 1983, at “RT Skopje” in Skopje, Macedonia.

Personnel:

  • Kiril Dzajkovski – vocal, synthesizers, rhythm programming, rotomsi, arragements
  • Ljubomir Stojsavljevic – vocal, bass guitar, guitar, bouzouki, rotomsi, arrangements
  • Ana Kostovska – lead and backing vocals, arrangements
  • Anastas Panajotov Tashe – recording engineer
  • Slave Dimitrov – executive producer
  • Konstantin Petrovic – design
  • Vladimir Pavlevski – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kiril Dzajkovski, except where noted.

  1. Hollywood
  2. Deca sunca
  3. A Hot Day in Mexico
  4. Mesec u sholji
  5. Mister kompleks
  6. Lica u ogledalu
  7. Molitva – Ljubomir Stojsavljevic
  8. Boja – Ljubomir Stojsavljevic, Kiril Dzajkovski

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Ne! Records” label released “Pocetok i kraj”, the debut Padot na Vizantija album. Album vinyl version contains studio and live recordings, and one garage demo recording, accompanied with a bonus CD, with track versions different than the ones on the vinyl.  The album tracks were recorded 1983 – 1985, at “RTS”, “Dom  na mladi 25 Maj” and “Sala na KK Rabotnicki” in Skopje, Macedonia.

Personnel:

  • Goran Trajkovski – vocals, bass guitar
  • Klime Kovacevski – guitar
  • Shpend Ibrahim – drums
  • Zoran Dabic – guitar
  • Sami Ibrahim – bass guitar
  • Damir Grginic – remastering
  • Robert Ristic – remastering
  • Ne! Records – cover design
  • JW Design – cover design

Track listing:

Vinyl

  1. Pocetok i kraj
  2. Istata sostojba
  3. Nok nad Jugoslavija
  4. 1000 godini temnina
  5. Ne mi treba nikoj
  6. Mozebi jas
  7. Znam deka eden den ke dojdat istite luge
  8. Istata sostojba
  9. Konjanici, konjanici
  10. Pocetok i kraj