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On March 21, 1988.

On March 21, 1988, “Venture” and “Virgin Records” labels released “Hear No Evil”, the second Bill Laswell studio album. It was recorded in 1988, at “B.C. Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – bass guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis – guitar
  • L. Shankar – violin
  • Aïyb Dieng – percussion
  • Zakir Hussain – percussion
  • Daniel Ponce – percussion
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Martin Bisi – recording, mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Thi-Linh Le – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell.

  1. Lost Roads
  2. Bullet Hole Memory
  3. Illinois Central
  4. Assassin
  5. Stations of the Cross
  6. Kingdom Come

In February 1989.

In February 1989, “Epic” label released “Pop Said…”, the debut Darling Buds (The) album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “The Greenhouse” in London, and was produced by Pat Collier.

Personnel:

  • Andrea Lewis – vocals
  • Geriant “Harley” Farr – guitar
  • Chris McDonogh – bass
  • Richard Gray “Bloss”- drums
  • The Designers Republic – artwork, design
  • Paul Rider – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harley Farr and Andrea Lewis

  1. Hit the Ground
  2. Burst
  3. Uptight
  4. The Other Night
  5. Big Head
  6. Let’s Go Round There
  7. She’s Not Crying
  8. Shame on You
  9. You’ve Got to Choose
  10. Spin
  11. When It Feels Good
  12. Things We Do for Love

In February 1988.

In February 1988, “Virgin” label released “Accidentally on Purpose”, an album Ian Gillan and Roger Glover. It was recorded in 1988, at “Air Studio” in Monserrat, “Minot Studio” and The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Ian Gillan and Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan – lead vocals, harmonica
  • Roger Glover – bass, keyboards, guitars, programming
  • Ira Siegel, Nick Maroch – guitars
  • Lloyd Landesman – keyboards
  • Dr. John – piano
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • George Young, Joe Mennonna – saxophones
  • Randy Brecker – flugelhorn
  • Vaneese Thomas, Christine Faith, Lydia Mann, Bette Sussmann – backing vocals
  • Nick Blagona – engineer
  • Frank Oglethorpe, Carl Lever, Ken Blair – engineer assistant
  • Bruce Robbins – engineer assistant
  • Dave O’Donnell – engineer assistant
  • Peter Hodgson – engineer assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Gillan and Roger Glover, except where noted.

  1. Clouds and Rain
  2. Evil Eye
  3. She Took My Breath Away
  4. Dislocated
  5. Via Miami
  6. I Can’t Dance to That
  7. Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave – Richard Penniman
  8. Lonely Avenue – Doc Pomus
  9. Telephone Box
  10. I Thought No

In November 1988.

In November 1988, “BSO” label released “Mademoiselle chante…”, the debut Patricia Kaas album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Studio CBE” in Paris, and was produced by Joël Cartigny and Bernard Estardy. 

Personnel:

  • Patricia Kass – vocals
  • José Souc – guitar
  • Bernard Estardy – arranger
  • Alain Frappier – design
  • Gilles Cappé – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mon mec à moi – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  2. Venus des abribus – François Bernheim, Élisabeth Depardieu, Dominique Perrier
  3. D’Allemagne – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  4. Des Mensonges en musique – Didier Barbelivien, Francois Bernheim
  5. Un Dernier Blues – Didier Barbelivien
  6. Quand Jimmy dit – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  7. Souvenirs de l’Est – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  8. Elle voulait jouer cabaret – Didier Barbelivien
  9. Mademoiselle chante le blues – Didier Barbelivien, Bob Mehdi
  10. Chanson d’amour pas finie – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim

On August 28, 1988.

On August 28, 1988, “RCA” label released the self-titled, debut Caifanes studio album. It was recorded December 1987 – February 1988, and was produced by Cachorro López, Saul Hernandez, Diego Herrera, Sabo Romo and Alfonso Andre.

Personnel:

  • Saul Hernandez – vocals, guitar
  • Diego Herrera – keyboards, saxophone
  • Sabo Romo – bass
  • Alfonso Andre – drums, miscellaneous percussion
  • Gustavo Cerati – guitar
  • Cachorro Lopez – stick 

Track listing:

All tracks by Saul Hernandez, except where noted.

  1. Mátenme porque me muero
  2. Te estoy mirando
  3. La negra Tomasa – Guillermo Rodriguez Fiffe
  4. Cuéntame tu vida
  5. Será por eso
  6. Viento
  7. Nunca me voy a transformar en ti
  8. Perdí mi ojo de venado
  9. Amanece – Diego Herrera
  10. La bestia humana
  11. Nada – Diego Herrera

In August 1988.

In August 1988, “Chrysalis” label released “Sunshine on Leith”, the second Proclaimers (The) album. It was recorded January – February 1988, at “Chipping Norton Recording Studios”, and was produced by Pete Wingfield.

Personnel:

  • Craig Reid – vocals, percussion
  • Charlie Reid – vocals, acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Nico Ramsden – electric guitar
  • Gerry Hogan – steel guitar
  • Steve Shaw – violin, mandolin, piano
  • Stuart Nisbet – pennywhistle, mandolin, guitars, pedal steel guitar
  • Dave Whetstone – melodeon
  • Pete Wingfield – keyboards, organ, bass synth
  • Judd Lander – harmonica 
  • Phil Cranham – bass guitar
  • Niko Bruce – double bass 
  • Paul Townsend – bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks, Paul Robinson – drums, percussion
  • Keith Burns – drums
  • Barry Hammond – engineer
  • Beeg Al, Chris Birkett – engineer
  • Richard Hollywood – engineer
  • Gavin Evans – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Reid and Charlie Reid, except where noted.

  1. I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
  2. Cap in Hand
  3. Then I met You
  4. My Old Friend the Blues – Steve Earle
  5. Sean
  6. Sunshine on Leith
  7. Come on Nature
  8. I’m on My Way
  9. What Do You Do
  10. It’s Saturday Night
  11. Teardrops
  12. Oh Jean

On August 24, 1988.

On August 24, 1988, “Enigma” label released “Last Days of the Century”, the eleventh Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded March – April 1988, at “Capitol Studio B” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals
  • Peter White – acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, accordion
  • Tim Renwick – electric guitar
  • Steve Farris – electric guitar
  • Steve Recker – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tim Landers – bass
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Steve Chapman – drums, percussion
  • Dave Camp – flute, saxophones
  • Phil Kenzie – saxophones
  • Lee R. Thornburg – trumpet
  • Robin Lamble – background vocals
  • Tori Amos – background vocals
  • Carroll Sue Hill – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Last Days of the Century – Al Stewart, Peter White
  2. Real and Unreal – Al Stewart
  3. King of Portugal – Al Stewart, Peter White
  4. Red Toupée – Al Stewart, Peter White
  5. Where Are They Now – Al Stewart, Peter White
  6. Bad Reputation – Al Stewart, Peter White
  7. Josephine Baker – Al Stewart, Peter White
  8. License to Steal – Al Stewart
  9. Fields of France – Al Stewart
  10. Antarctica – Al Stewart, Peter White
  11. Ghostly Horses of the Plain – Al Stewart, Steve Recker

On August 15, 1988.

On August 15, 1988, “Polydor” label released “The Eight Legged Groove Machine”, the debut Wonder Stuff album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Pat Collier.

Personnel:

  • Miles Hunt – vocals, guitars
  • Malc Treece – vocals, guitars
  • Rob “The Bass Thing” Jones – bass
  • Martin Gilks – drums
  • Jessica Corcoran – engineer
  • Martyn Strickland – photography

Track listing:

All tracks composed by Miles Hunt, Malc Treece, Rob Jones and Martin Gilks.

  1. Red Berry Joy Town
  2. No, for the 13th Time
  3. It’s Yer Money I’m After, Baby
  4. Rue the Day
  5. Give, Give, Give Me More, More, More
  6. Like a Merry Go Round
  7. The Animals and Me
  8. A Wish Away
  9. Grin
  10. Mother and I
  11. Some Sad Someone
  12. Ruby Horse
  13. Unbearable
  14. Poison

On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Slash” and “Reprise” labels released “The Real Thing”, the third Faith No More studio album. It was recorded December 1988 – January 1989, at “Studio D” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Matt Wallace, Mike Bordin, Roddy Bottum, Bill Gould, James Martin and Mike Patton.

Personnel:

  • Mike Patton – vocals
  • James Martin – guitars
  • Roddy Bottum – keyboards
  • Mike Bordin – drums
  • Bill Gould – bass
  • Matt Wallace – engineer
  • Jim “Watts” Vereecke – assistant engineer
  • Craig Doubet – assistant engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Jeff Price – artwork
  • Terry Robertson – CD design
  • Lendon Flanagon – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mike Patton, all music by Bill Gould and Roddy Bottum, except where noted.

  1. From Out of Nowhere
  2. Epic – Bill Gould, Roddy Bottun, James Martin, Mike Bordin
  3. Falling to Pieces – Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum, James Martin
  4. Surprise! You’re Dead! – lyrics by Mike Patton, James Martin, music by James Martin
  5. Zoombie Easters – music by Mike Patton, Bill Gould, James Martin, Mike Bordin
  6. The Real Thing –  lyrics by Mike Patton, Bill Gould, music by Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum
  7. Underwater Love
  8. The Morning After – music by Bill Gould, James Martin, Roddy Bottum
  9.  Woodpecker from Mars – music by James Martin, Roddy Bordin

On June 20, 1988.

On June 20, 1988, “Polydor” label released “Confessions of a Pop Group”, the fourth Style Council album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Paul Weller and Mick Talbot.

Personnel:

  1. Paul Weller – vocals, guitars, synthesizers, drum programs
  2. Mick Talbot – piano forte, Hammond organ, clavinet, synthesizers
  3. Dee C. Lee – vocals
  4. Camelle Hinds – bass 
  5. Paul Morgan – contra bass
  6. Steve White – drums
  7. Nick Brown – drums
  8. Little Joo Ruocco – percussion
  9. Dick Morrissey – flute
  10. Chris Lawrence – trombone
  11. Frank Ricotti – vibraphone
  12. Rupert Parker – harp
  13. The Swingle Singers – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. It’s a Very Deep Sea
  2. The Story of Someone’s Shoe
  3. Changing of the Guard
  4. The Little Boy in a Castle (A) / A Dove Flew Down From the Elephant (B) – Mick Talbot
  5. The Gardener of Eden (A Three Piece Suite) / I In the Beginning / II  The Gardener of Eden / III Mourning the Passing of Time
  6. Life at a Top People’s Health Farm
  7. Why I Went Missing
  8. How She Threw It All Away
  9. Iwasadoledadstoyboy
  10. Confessions 1, 2, & 3
  11. Confessions of a Pop-Group