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Bad Religion: Against the Grain

On November 23, 1990, “Epitaph” label released “Against the Grain”, the fifth Bad Religion studio album. It was recorded in May 1990, at “Westbeach Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Greg Graffin, Brett Gurewitz, Greg Hetson, Jan Bentley and Pete Finestone.

Personnel:

  • Greg Graffin – vocals
  • Brett Gurewitz – guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg Hetson – guitar
  • Jay Bentley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Finestone – drums
  • Karat Faye – engineer
  • The Legendary Starbolt – mixing
  • Eddie Schreyer – mastering
  • Joy Aoki – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Graffin, except where noted.

  1. Modern Man
  2. Turn on the Light – Brett Gurewitz
  3. Get Off
  4. Blenderhead – Brett Gurewitz
  5. The Positive Aspect of Negative Thinking – Jay Bentley
  6. Anesthesia – Brett Gurewitz
  7. Flat Earth Society – Brett Gurewitz
  8. Faith Alone
  9. Entropy
  10. Against the Grain
  11. Operation Rescue
  12. God Song
  13. 21st Century (Digital Boy) – Brett Gurewitz
  14. Misery and Famine
  15. Unacceptable – Greg Hetson, Jay Bentley
  16. Quality or Quantity
  17. Walk Away – Brett Gurewitz

The Waterboys: Room to Roam

On October 2, 1990, “Ensign” label released “Room to Roam”, the fifth Waterboys (The) studio album. It was recorded February – June 1990, at “Spiddal House” in Galway, Ireland, and was produced by Barry Beckett and Mike Scott.

Personnel:

  • Mike Scott – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Colin Blakey – whistle, flute, Hammond organ, piano
  • Anthony Thistlethwaite – saxophone, mandolin
  • Steve Wickham – vocals, fiddle, Hammond organ
  • Sharon Shannon – accordion, fiddle
  • Trevor Hutchinson – bass guitar, bouzouki
  • Noel Bridgeman – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Barry Beckett – piano
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet
  • J. Neil Sidwell – trombone
  • Kieran Wilde – clarinet
  • Ken Samson – didjeridu
  • John “Turps” Burke – backing vocals
  • Seamus Begley – backing vocals
  • Eileen Begley – backing vocals
  • Diarmuid O’Suilleabhan – backing vocals
  • Tim Martin – engineer
  • Annie Siggins – sleeve design
  • Simon Fowler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Scott, except where noted.

  1. In Search of a Rose
  2. Song from the End of the World
  3. A Man Is in Love – Mike Scott / Kaliope House – Dave Richardson
  4. Bigger Picture – Mike Scott, Anthony Thistlethwaite
  5. Natural Bridge Blues – traditional, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman
  6. Something That Is Gone
  7. The Star and the Sea
  8. A Life of Sundays
  9. Islandman
  10. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy – traditional, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman
  11. How Long Will I Love You?
  12. Upon the Wind and Waves – Steve Wickham
  13. Spring Comes to Spiddal
  14. The Trip to Broadford – Kieran Donnellan
  15. Further Up, Further In – traditional, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman, lyrics by Mike Scott
  16. Room to Roam – George MacDonald, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman
  17. The Kings of Kerry – Mike Scott, Sharon Shannon, Steve Wickham

Dread Zeppelin: Un-Led-Ed

On July 24, 1990, “I.R.S.” label released “Un-Led-Ed”, the debut Dread Zeppelin album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Jah Paul Jo and Rasta Li-Mon.

Personnel:

  • Carl Jah – guitars, maharishi, backing vocals
  • Jah Paul Jo – guitars, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Put-Mon – bass, backing vocals
  • Tortelvis – lead vocals, drums
  • Ed Zeppelin – conga, percussion, toast
  • Cheese – drums, percussion
  • Fresh Cheese ‘n’ Cheese – drums
  • I-Lar-E Treadwell – telephone harmonic convergence
  • “Colonel” Ron Kane – spoken introduction
  • Bun-E Slopes – blues harp
  • The Memphis Hornies (Saxwell, Raji, Spam Acid) – horn section
  • The Dreadettes – backing vocals
  • Michael Jordanaires – background vocals
  • Rasta Li-Mon – engineer
  • Plant ‘n’ Paige – mastering
  • Bryant Fernandez, Hugh Brown – art direction
  • Bruce Fernandez, Andy Castro, Fred Davis – photography

Track listing:

  1. Black Dog – John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant / Hound Dog – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  2. Heartbreaker (At the End of Lonely Street) – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant / Heartbreak Hotel – Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley
  3. Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman) – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  4. Your Time Is Gonna Come – John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page
  5. Bring It on Home – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  6. Whole Lotta Love – John Bonham, Willie Dixon, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  7. Black Mountain Side – Jimmy Page
  8. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon
  9. Immigrant Song – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  10. Moby Dick – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page

Magnum: Goodnight L.A.

On July 24, 1990, “Polydor” label released “Goodnight L.A.”, the eighth Magnum studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, at “Goodnight L.A. Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Keith Olson.

Personnel:

  • Bob Catley — vocals
  • Tony Clarkin — guitar
  • Mark Stanway — keyboards
  • Wally Lowe — bass guitar
  • Mickey Barker — drums
  • Paulinho da Costa — percussion
  • Deric Dyer — saxophone
  • Tommy Funderburk — backing vocals
  • Michael Sadler — backing vocals

Tracking list:

All tracks by Tony Clarkin, except where noted.

  1. Rockin’ Chair – Tony Clarkin, Russ Ballard
  2. Mama
  3. Only a Memory
  4. Reckless Man
  5. Matter of Survival – Tony Clarkin, Russ Ballard
  6. What Kind of Love Is That – Tony Clarkin, Jim Vallance
  7. Heartbroke and Busted
  8. Shoot
  9. No Way Out – Tony Clarkin, Russ Ballard
  10. Cry for You – Tony Clarkin, Sue Shiffron
  11. Born to Be King

Dream Academy: A Different Kind of Weather

On June 15, 1990, “Blanco y Negro Records” label released “A Different Kind of Weather”, the third and final Dream Academy (The) studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by David Gilmour, Anthony Moore, Gilbert Gabriel, Nick Laird-Clowes and Steve Lambert.

Personnel:

  • Kate St. John – vocals, soprano saxophone, Cor Anglais, oboe
  • Nick Laird-Clowes – vocals, guitar, banjo, piano
  • Gilbert Gabriel – vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Laird-Clowes and Gilbert Gabriel, except where noted.

  1. Love – John Lennon
  2. Mercy Killing
  3. Lucy September
  4. Gaby Says
  5. Waterloo
  6. Twelve-eight Angel – Nick Laird-Clowes, David Gilmour
  7. St. Valentine’s Day
  8. It’ll Never Happen Again – Tim Hardin
  9. Forest Fire
  10. Lowlands
  11. Not for Second Prize – Nick Laird-Clowes

Devil Doll: Eliogabalus

On May 1, 1990, “Hurdy Gurdy Records” label released “Eliogabalus”, the second Devil Doll studio album. It was recorded December 1989 – January 1990, at “Tivoli Studios” in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and was produced by Roberto Dani and Mr. Doctor.

Personnel:

  • Mr. Doctor – vocals, organ, celesta, accordion, arranger
  • Edoardo Beato – piano, keyboards
  • Albert Dorigo – guitar
  • Bor Zuljan – guitar
  • Katia Giubbilei – violin
  • Rick Bosco – bass
  • Roberto Dani – drums, percussion
  • Jurij Toni – tuba
  • Paolo Zizich – backing vocals, duet
  • The Devil Chorus:
  • Marian Bunic
  • Breda Bunic
  • Polona Sever
  • Beti Roblek
  • Helena Pancur
  • Gregor Oblak
  • Jure Strencan
  • Borut Usenik
  • Valentina Blazinsek
  • Mr. Doctor
  • Marian Bunic – conductor

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mr. Doctor, all music by Mr. Doctor and Edoardo Beato.

  1. Mr. Doctor (The Black Holes of My Mind)
  2. Eliogabalus

Julian Cope: Peggy Suicide

On April 22, 1991, “Island” label released “Peggy Suicide”, the seventh Julian Cope album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Julian Cope and Donald Ross Skinner.

Personnel:

  • Julian Cope (also credited as DeHarrison and Double DeHarrison) – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, Moog synthesizer, string synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Donald Ross Skinner – bass guitar, electric guitar, keyboards, organ, piano, drums
  • Michael “Moon-Eye” Watts – electric guitar
  • Ron Fair – piano
  • Tim Bran – Hammond organ 
  • Gorby Scott Butterworth – Moog synthesizer
  • Mark “Rooster” Cosby – drums, percussion, congas
  • J.D. Hassinger – electronic and acoustic drums, tambourine
  • Mike Joyce – drums
  • Ronnie Ross – baritone saxophone 
  • Aaf Verkade – trumpet 
  • The William Stukeley Quintet – strings 
  • Dan Levett – cello
  • Lulu Chivers, Edwina Vernon, Camilla Mayer – vocals
  • Hugo Nicolson – recording, mixing
  • Ingmar Kiang – recording
  • Tim Bran – recording
  • Tony Harris – recording
  • Paul Tipler – recording
  • Darina Roche – cover painting
  • Darren Woolford – design
  • Richard Haughton – photography

Track listing:

All tracks bu Julian Cope, except where noted.

  1. Pristeen
  2. Double Vegetation
  3. East Easy Rider
  4. Promised Land
  5. Hanging Out & Hung Up on the Line
  6. Safesurfer
  7. If You Loved me at All – Julian Cope, Donald Ross Skinner
  8. Drive, She Said
  9. Soldier Blu – Julian Cope, Donald Ross Skinner
  10. You
  11. Not Raving But Drowing
  12. Head
  13. Leperskin – Julian Cope, Donald Ross Skinner
  14. Beautiful Love
  15. Western Front 1992 CE
  16. Hung Up & Hanging Out To Dry – Julian Cope, Donald Ross Skinner, Double DeHarrison, J.D. Hassinger
  17. The American Lite – Julian Cope Donald Ross Skinner
  18.  Las Vegas Basemant

Alanis Morissette: Alanis

On April 6, 1991, “MCA Records Canada” label released “Alanis”, the debut Alanis Morissette album. It was recorded September – December 1990, at “Distortion Studios” in Ottawa, Canada, and was produced by Leslie Howe.

Personnel:

  • Alanis Morissette – lead and backing vocals
  • Leslie Howe – guitar, additional keyboards, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Serge Côté – keyboards
  • Frank “Fish” Levin – keyboards, strings arrangement
  • Chad Morissette – backing vocals
  • Wade Morissette – backing vocals
  • Tyley Ross – backing vocals
  • John & Peter (The Burn Bros.) – backing vocals
  • Tom “Sloppy” Saidak – backing vocals
  • Kevin “Iceman” Little – backing vocals
  • Dan “Capt. Pin” – backing vocals
  • Deane Josh Lovejoy – backing vocals
  • Sean Daley – backing vocals
  • Jenny “Frank #1” Parlier – backing vocals
  • Mr. Fish – backing vocals
  • Sal – backing vocals
  • Rick “Slick” Kumar – backing vocals
  • Martin Soldat – art direction, design
  • Dimo Safari – photography

Track listing:

  1. Feel Your Love – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  2. Too Hot – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  3. Plastic – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe, Serge Côté
  4. Walk Away – Alanis Morissete, Leslie Howe, Louise Reny, Frank Levin
  5. On My Own – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe, Serge Côté
  6. Superman – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  7. Jealous – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe, Serge Côté
  8. Human Touch – Alanis Morissete, Leslie Howe, Louise Reny, Frank Levin
  9. Oh Yeah – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  10. Party Boy – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe

Toyah Willcox: Ophelia’s Shadow

In February 1991, “E.G.” label released “Ophelia’s Shadow”, the fourth Toyah Willcox studio album. It was recorded in 1990, at “Courthouse Studio” in Manchester, and was produced by Tony Arnold and Toyah Willcox.

Personnel:

  • Toyah Willcox – vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Tony Geballe – guitar, computer, engineer
  • Trey Gunn – stick, keyboards, engineer
  • Paul Beavis – drums, percussion
  • Robert Fripp – guitar, mixing
  • Keith Tippett – keyboards
  • Gordon Haskell – keyboards
  • Tony Arnold – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Ophelia’s Shadow – Trey Gunn, Toyah Willcox, Tony Geballe, Paul Beavis
  2. The Shaman Says – Tony Geballe, Toyah Willcox
  3. Brilliant Day – Toyah Willcox, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, Paul Beavis
  4. Prospect – Tony Geballe, Toyah Willcox
  5. Turning Tide – Tony Geballe, Toyaj Willcox
  6. Take What You Will – Paul Beavis, Tony Geballe, Trey Gunn, Toyah Willcox
  7. Ghost Light – Trey Gunn, Toyah Willcox, Tony Geballe, Paul Beavis
  8. The Woman Who Had an Affair with Herself – Tony Geballe, Toyah Willcox
  9. Homeward – Tony Geballe, Toyah Willcox
  10. Lords of the Never Known – Toyah Willcox, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, Paul Beavis

Hindu Love Gods: Same

On October 5, 1990, “Giant” label released the self-titled only Hindu Love Gods album. It was recorded January – February 1987, at “Record One” in Sherman Oaks, California, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Andrew Slater and Niko Bolas.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Buck – guitar
  • Mike Mills – bass guitar
  • Bill Berry – drums
  • Niko Bolas – engineer
  • Richard Landers – engineer
  • Rail Jon Rogut – engineer
  • Bob Vogt – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Walkin’ Blues – Robert Johnson
  2. Travelin’ Riverside Blues – Robert Johnson
  3. Raspberry Beret – Prince Rogers Nelson
  4. Crosscut Saw – Fred Ingrahm, Bill Sanders
  5. Junko Pardner – Bob Shad
  6. Mannish Boy – Bo Diddley, Melvin London, Muddy Waters
  7. Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon
  8. Battleship Chains – Terry Anderson
  9. I’m a One-Woman Man – Tillman Franks, Johnny Horton
  10. Vigilante Man – Woody Guthrie