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On February 14, 1990.

On February 14, 1990, “WEA International” label released “The City”, the 15th Vangelis studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Hotel de la Ville” in Rome and “Mega Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis – synthesizers, drum machines, arrangements
  • Roman Polanski– narrative
  • Emmanuelle Seigner – narrative
  • Kathie Hill – voices
  • Kimura Reiko – voices
  • Mixamo Yuko – voices
  • Red Tiger! – art direction, design
  • Stathis Zalikis – photography
  • Vassilis Markis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis.

  1. Dawn
  2. Morning Papers
  3. Nerve Centre
  4. Side Streets
  5. Good to See You
  6. Twilight
  7. Red Lights
  8. Procession

On January 23, 1989.

On January 23, 1989, “4AD” and “Sire” labels released “Hunkpapa”, the third Throwing Muses album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Fort Apache Studios”, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was produced by Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar
  • Leslie Langston – vocals, bass guitar
  • David Narcizo– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Bernie Worrell– keyboards
  • Russ Gershon– tenor saxophone
  • Tom Halter – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Russell Jewell – trombone
  • Guy Yarden – violin
  • Steve Haigler – engineering
  • Matt Lane – engineering assistance
  • Phil Magnotti – engineering assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh, except where noted.

  1. Devil’s Roof
  2. Bea
  3. Dizzy
  4. No Parachutes
  5. Dragonhead – Tanya Donelly
  6. Say Goodbye
  7. Fall Down
  8. I’m Alive
  9. Angel – Tanya Donelly
  10. Mania
  11. The Burrow
  12. Take

 

On January 15, 1990.

On January 15, 1990, “Big Cat” label released “101 Damnations”, the debut Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Important Notice Studios” in Mitcham, Surrey, England, and was produced by Simon Painter, Jim Bob, Lee Carter and Fruit Bat.

Personnel:

  • Jim Bob– vocals
  • Lee Carter – guitars, sleeve design
  • Fruit Bat– vocals, guitar
  • Rob Sheridan – piano solo
  • Simon Painter – engineer
  • Carter – sleeve design
  • Dee Eff – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Bob and Lee Carter.

  1. The Road to Domestos
  2. Everytime a Churchbell Rings
  3. Twenty-Four Minutes from Tulse Hill
  4. An All American National Sport
  5. Sheriff Fatman
  6. The Taking of Peckham 123
  7. Crimestoppers A’ Go Go
  8. Good Grief Charlie Brown
  9. Midnight on the Murder Mile
  10. A Perfect Day to Drop the Bomb
  11. I. Blues

On January 1, 1989.

On January 1, 1989, “Celluloid Records” label released “A Dead Horse”, the fourth Golden Palominos album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Platinum Island Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Bova– keyboards, programming
  • Aïyb Dieng– percussion
  • Anton Fier– drums, additional production
  • Robert Kidney – guitar
  • Amanda Kramer– vocals
  • Bill Laswell– bass violon
  • Chuck Leavell– keyboards
  • Larry Saltzman – guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis– guitar
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Bernie Worrell– Hammond organ
  • Oz Fritz – engineering, mixing, recording
  • Steve Rinkoff – mixing, recording
  • William Garrett – recording
  • John Herman – recording
  • Robert Musso – recording
  • Steve Klatz – drum technician
  • Robert Longo – design, photography
  • Christiane Mathan – design
  • Frank W. Ockenfels– photography

Track listing:

  1. Wild River – Robert Kidney
  2. Shattered Image – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  3. Angel of Death – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  4. Lucky – Robert Kidney
  5. Darklands – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. A Letter Back – Robert Kidney
  7. Over – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis

On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Anthem Records” label released “Presto”, the thirteenth Rush studio album. It was recorded June – August 1989, at “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, Quebec, “McClear Place” in Toronto, Ontario, and was produced by  Rupert Hine, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”.

Personnel:

  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic guitars, arrangement
  • Neil Peart– drums, electronic percussion, arrangement
  • Geddy Lee– vocals, bass guitar, synthesizers, arrangement
  • Rupert Hine– additional keyboards, backing vocals, arrangement
  • Jason Sniderman– additional keyboards
  • Stephen W. Tayler– engineer, mixing
  • Simon Pressey, Jaques Deveau, Rick Anderson – assistant recording engineer
  • Matt Howe – assistant mixing engineer
  • Everett Ravenstein – assistant pre-production engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Hugh Syme– art direction
  • Scarpati – photography
  • Andrew MacNaughtan – portraits

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. Show Don’t Tell
  2. Chain Lightning
  3. The Pass
  4. War paint
  5. Scars
  6. Presto
  7. Superconductor
  8. Anagram (For Mongo)
  9. Red Tide
  10. Hand Over Fist
  11. Available Light

On October 3, 1989.

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On October 3, 1989, “Epic” label released “A Question of Time”, the ninth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Jack Bruce and Joe Blaney.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce – vocals, bass, keyboards, piano, cello, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, harmonica
  • Jimmy Ripp, Vernon Reid, Albert Collins, Vivian Campbell, Malcolm Bruce – guitar
  • Paul Barrere- slide guitar
  • Allan Holdsworth- guitar, SynthAxe
  • Bernie Worrell- piano, keyboards, Melodica, Hammond organ, synth, Clavinet, backing vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins, Jonas Bruce – piano
  • Dougie Bowne, Ginger Baker, Tony Williams – drums
  • Mark Nauseef- Ghanaian drums, percussion
  • Zakir Hussain– tablas
  • Steve Jordan– percussion
  • The Savage Horns – John Abernathy saxophone
  • Gary “Bone” Cooper – backing vocals
  • The Golden Gate Boys Choir, The SoMa Footlights Chorus – choir

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Bruce.

  1. Life on Earth
  2. Make Love
  3. No Surrender
  4. Flying
  5. Hey Now Princess
  6. Blues You Can’t Lose
  7. Obsession
  8. Kwela
  9. Let Me Be
  10. Only Playing Games
  11. A Question of Time
  12. Grease the Wheels

On September 24, 1991.

On September 24, 1991, “Geffen” label released “Pop Pop”, the sixth Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Skyline Recording” in Topanga, California, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones and David Was.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones, vocals; acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford- acoustic guitar
  • Charlie Haden – acoustic bass
  • John Leftwich – acoustic bass
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.- bongos, shakers
  • Bob Sheppard- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Dino Saluzzi– bandoneon
  • Charlie Shoemake– vibraphone
  • Steven Kindler – violin
  • Michael O’Neill – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Greiner – hurdy-gurdy
  • April Gay, Arnold McCuller, David Was, Donny Gerrard, Terry Bradford – backing vocals
  • Pascal Nabet Meyer – executive producer
  • Greg Penny, John Eden, Jon Ingoldsby – engineer
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Guy Wood, Robert Mellin
  2. Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  3. Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo – Bronisław Kaper, Helen Deutsch
  4. Up from the Skies – Jimi Hendrix
  5. The Second Time Around – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  6. Dat Dere – Bobby Timmons, Oscar Brown, Jr.
  7. I’ll Be Seeing You – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain
  8. Bye Bye Blackbird – Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson
  9. The Ballad of the Sad Young Men – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  10. I Won’t Grow Up – Carolyn Leigh, Mark Charlap
  11. Love Junkyard – David Weiss, John Keller
  12. Comin’ Back to Me – Marty Balin