Tag Archives: 1995

Julian Cope: 20 Mothers

On August 28, 1995, “Echo” label released “20 Mothers” the twelfth Julian Cope album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Julian Cope and Ed Stasium.

Personnel:

  • Julian Cope – vocals, guitar, bass, mellotron
  • Michael “Moon Eye” Watts – guitar
  • Ed Stasium – 12-string guitar, mixing
  • Thighpaulsandra – synthesizer,  piano,  string arrangements, recording, mixing
  • Danny Thompson – double bass 
  • James Eller – bass, Moog synthesizer 
  • Dorian Cope (credited asMavis Grind) – second lead vocals
  • Donald Ross Skinner – omnichord 
  • Mark “Rooster” Cosby – drums, percussion
  • Steve Ferrera – drums, bongos 
  • Terry Edwards – saxophones, trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Martin Schellard – conductor
  • Shaun Harvey – additional recording
  • Jill Furmanovsky – photography
  • Bruce and Mark @ Design by Green Ink – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Cope, except where noted.

  1. Wheelbarrow Man
  2. I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud
  3. Try Try Try
  4. Stone Circles ‘n’ You
  5. Queen Mother
  6. I’m Your Daddy
  7. Highway to the Sun
  8. 1995
  9. By the Light of the Silbury Moon
  10. Adam and Eve Hit the Road
  11. Just Like Poor Bear
  12. Girl Call
  13. Greedhead Detector
  14. Don’t Take Roots
  15. Senile Get
  16. The Lonely Guy
  17. Cryingbabiessleeplesnights
  18. Leli B
  19. Road of Dreams
  20. When I Walk through the Land of Fear

John Hicks: Piece for My Peace

On August 8, 1995, “Landmark” label released “Piece for My Peace”, the 27th John Hicks album.

Personnel:

  • John Hicks – piano
  • Vincent Herring – tenor sax, alto sax
  • Bobby Watson – alto sax
  • Elise Wood – flute
  • Curtis Lundy – bass
  • Cecil Brooks III – drums
  • Annalee Valencia – art direction, design
  • Paul Anthony – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Faith – Bobby Watson
  2. Piece for My Peace – John Hicks
  3. Mood Swings – Cecil Brooks III
  4. Diane – Charles Mingus
  5. Mudd’s Mode – Mickey Bass
  6. Don’t Let It Go – Vincent Herring
  7. So in Love – Cole Porter
  8. I Should Care – Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston
  9. My Shining Hours – Harrold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  10. Star-Crossed Lovers – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn

Jawbox: Same

On July 2, 1996, “TAG Recordings” label released the self-titled, fourth Jawbox album. It was recorded December 1995 – March 1996, at “Water Studios” in Hoboken, New Jersey, and was produced by John Agnello, J. Robbins, Bill Barbot, Kim Coletta and Zach Barocas.

Personnel:

  • J. Robbins – vocals, guitar, Hammond organ
  • Bill Barbot – vocals, guitar, Hammond organ, saxophone
  • Kim Coletta – vocals, bass
  • Zach Barocas – drums
  • John Agnello – engineer, mixing
  • Wayne Dorrell, Juan Garcia, Jeff Gatens – engineer assistant
  • Jason Farrell – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by J. Robbins, Bill Barbot, Kim Coletta and Zach Barocas, except where noted.

  1. Mirrorful
  2. Livid
  3. Iodine
  4. His Only Trade
  5. Chinese Fork Tie
  6. Won’t Come Off
  7. Excandescent
  8. Spoiler
  9. Desert Sea
  10. Empire of One
  11. Mule/Stall
  12. Nickle Nickle Millionaire
  13. Capillary Life
  14. Absenter – contains the hidden track Cornflake Girl – Tori Amos

Psychedelic Warriors: White Zone

On June 20, 1995, “Essential” label released “White Zone”, album by Psychedelic Warriors, side project of the Hawkwind members, and is considered the nineteenth Hawkwind album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Dave Brock, Alan Davey, Richard Chadwick and Dave Charles.

  • Dave Brock – guitar, keyboards
  • Alan Davey – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Richard Chadwick – drums
  • Dave Charles – sampler, OSCI

Track listing:

  1. Am I Fooling – Dave Brock, Alan Davey, Richard Chadwick
  2. Frenzzy – Dave Brock
  3. Pipe Dreams – Dave Brock
  4. Heart Attack – Dave Brock
  5. Time And Space – Dave Brock, Alan Davey
  6. The White Zone – Dave Brock
  7. In Search of Shangrila – Dave Brock
  8. Bay of Bengal – Dave Brock
  9. Moonbeam – Richard Chadwick
  10. Window Pane – Alan Davey
  11. Love in Space – Alan Davey

Joan Armatrading: What’s Inside

On May 30, 1995, “RCA” label released “What’s Inside”, the fourteenth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded 1994 -1995, at “A&M Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, “Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, California, “Kiva Recording Studios” in Memphis. Tennessee, and was produced by Joan Armatrading and David Tickle.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, e-bow guitar, arrangements
  • Hojah Farah – acoustic guitar
  • B. J. Cole – slide guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Todd Cochran – keyboards
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Manu Katché – drums
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Memphis Horns – horns
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra – strings
  • Kronos Quartet – strings
  • Boz Burrell – tin whistle
  • K. La – backing vocals
  • Ray Williams – backing vocals
  • Terry Evans – backing vocals
  • Willie Green, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Caroline Dale – arrangements, orchestration
  • Dana Brayton – arrangements
  • Wolfgang Amadeus – engineer
  • Malcolm Springer – engineer
  • Tom Luekens – engineer
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Chad Munsey – second engineer
  • David Tickle, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Andy Brown – musical director
  • Sherri Maxwell – design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. In Your Eyes
  2. Everyday Boy
  3. Merchant of Love
  4. Shapes and Sizes
  5. Back on the Road
  6. Lost The Love
  7. Songs
  8. Would You Like to Dance
  9. Recommend My Love
  10. Beyond The Blue
  11. Can’t Stop Loving You
  12. Shape of a Pony
  13. Trouble

Bill Laswell & Nicholas Bullen: Subsonic 2: Bass Terror

On March 14, 1995, “Sub Rosa” label released “Subsonic 2: Bass Terror”, album by Bill Laswell and Nicholas Bullen. It was recorded in 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios”in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Nicholas Bullen.

Personnel:

  • Nicholas Bullen – prepared bass guitar, electronics
  • Bill Laswell – instruments
  • Neil Griffiths – prepared bass guitar
  • Guy Marc Hinant – editing
  • Robert Musso – engineering 
  • Layng Martine – engineer assistant
  • Manuel Mohino – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Bass Terror Tetragrammaton – Bill Laswell
  2. Nocturnal Crawl – Nicholas Bullen
  3. Again and Again – Nicholas Bullen

Mick Harris & Bill Laswell: Somnific Flux

On March 7, 1995, “Subharmonic” label released “Somnific Flux”, album by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell. It was recorded in November 1994, at “Wall of Silence” in Birmingham, UK, in December 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Mick Harris – effects, recording, photography
  • Bill Laswell – effects, recording, mixing
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Layng Martine – engineer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell.

  1. Distal Sonority
  2. Capacious

Haruomi Hosono & Bill Laswell: Interpieces Organization

On February 21, 1996, “Baidis” label released “Interpieces Organization”, album by Haruomi Hosono and Bill Laswell. It was recorded in 1995, at “Quiet Lodge”, “Hanagebyoon Studio”, “Camouflage Studio” in Tokyo, and “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, “Meow Studio” in New York,  and was produced by Bill Laswell and Haruomi Hosono.

Personnel:

  • Tetsu Inoue – electronics
  • Miharu Koshi – voice
  • Something Wonderful – remix
  • Terre Thaemlitz – remix
  • Yoshihiro Sawasaki – remix
  • Kay Nakauama – engineer
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Bobby Hata – mastering
  • Akira Kitajime – photography
  • Osamu Yahagi – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Unfinished Screams
  2. Interpieces
  3. Coiled
  4. Jeephead Shaman
  5. Wakare Michi
  6. Y.S. Tangled in Tokyo
  7. Bush

Bettie Serveert: Lamprey

On January 24, 1995, “Brinkman Records” label released “Lamprey”, the second Bettie Serveert studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Studio 150” in Amsterdam, Netherlands, “Air Studios” in London, “Kingsway Studios” in New Orleans, and was produced by Frans Hagenaars.

Personnel:

  • Carol van Dijk – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Visser – guitar
  • Herman Bunskoeke – bass
  • Berend Dubbe – drums

Track listing:

  1. Keepsake
  2. Ray Ray Rain
  3. D. Feathers
  4. Re-feel-it
  5. 21 Days
  6. Cybor D
  7. Tell Me, Sad
  8. Crutches
  9. Something so Wild
  10. Totally Freaked Out
  11. Silent Spring

Runrig: Mara

On November 6, 1995, “Chrysalis” label released “Mara”, the ninth Runrig album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Brian Young,

Personnel:

  • Donnie Munro: lead vocals
  • Malcolm Jones: guitars, hurdy-gurdy, accordion
  • Peter Wishart: keyboards
  • Rory Macdonald: vocals, bass guitar
  • Iain Bayne: drums, percussion
  • Calum Macdonald: percussion

Track listing:

  1. Day in a Boat
  2. Nothing but the Sun
  3. The Mighty Atlantic / Mara Theme
  4. Things That Are
  5. Road and the River
  6. Meadhan Oidhche air an Acairseid (Midnight on the Harbour)
  7. The Wedding
  8. The Dancing Floor
  9. Thairis air a’ Ghleann (Beyond the Glen)
  10. Lighthouse