Tag Archives: 1996

On April 3, 2000.

On April 3, 2000, “Heavenly Records” label released “Lost Souls”, the debut Doves studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 2000, at “Frank Bough Sound II (VIBE Recording Studios)” in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, and was produced by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams and Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams– acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals, programming
  • Jimi Goodwin– vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, samples
  • Andy Williams– vocals, drums, harmonica, samples
  • Martin Rebelski– piano
  • Stuart Warburton – harmonica
  • Richard Wheatley – piano, Rhodes
  • Kate Evans, Jane Coyle, Barbara Grunthal, Wendy Edison – strings
  • Steve Osborne- mixing
  • Rick Meyers – art direction, design
  • Richard Mulhearn – photography
  • Mary Scanlon, Matthew Norman, Roger Sargent – band photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams.

  1. Firesuite
  2. Here It Comes
  3. Break Me Gently
  4. Sea Song
  5. Rise
  6. Lost Souls
  7. Melody Calls
  8. Catch the Sun
  9. The Man Who Told Everything
  10. The Cedar Room
  11. Reprise
  12. A House

On March 25, 1997.

On March 25, 1997, “Alligator” label released “Reckless”, the 22nd Luther Allison album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Jim Gaines.

Personnel:

  • Luther Allison – vocals, guitar
  • Marla Glen – vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Luther Allison and James Solberg, except where noted.

  1. Low Down and Dirty – Bernard Allison
  2. You Can Run but You Can’t Hide – Paul Butterfield, Henry Glover
  3. Living in the House of the Blues – Jerry Williams
  4. You Can, You Can
  5. Will It Ever Change?
  6. Just As I Am
  7. There Comes a Time
  8. Drowning at the Bottom
  9. Playin’ a Losin’ Game – Bernard Allison, Luther Allison
  10. It’s a Blues Thing
  11. Cancel My Check
  12. Pain in the Streets
  13. You’re Gonna Make Me Cry – Deadric Malone
  14. I’m Back

On March 11, 1997.

On March 11, 1997, “Thirsty Ear Recordings” label released “York (First Exit to Brooklyn)”, album by The Foetus Symphony Orchestra featuring Lydia Lunch. It was recorded on July 18, 1996, at “The Anchorage” in New York City, and was produced by J. G. Thirlwell.

Personnel:

  • G. Thirlwell– vocals, conch, tin whistle illustrations
  • Steve Bernstein – trumpet, slide trumpet
  • Oren Bloedow– guitar, electric Oud
  • Brian Emrich– bass guitar, EBow, keyboard bass
  • Lydia Lunch– spoken word
  • David Ouimet– trombone
  • Marcus Rojas– tuba, didgeridoo
  • Vinnie Signorelli– drums
  • Rob Sutton – engineering
  • Kurt Wolf – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by J. G. Thirlwell.

  1. Black Adonis
  2. Crumpled City
  3. Puddlin’ Doorway
  4. Egomaniacs With Insecurity Problems
  5. Arschficken

On February 23, 1998.

On February 23, 1998, “ECM” label released “The Sea II”, the 19th Ketil Bjørnstad album. It was recorded in December 1996, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ketil Bjørnstad – piano
  • Terje Rypdal – guitar
  • David Darling – cello
  • Jon Christensen – drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Ketil Bjørnstad except where noted.

  1. Laila
  2. Outward Bound
  3. Brand
  4. The Mother
  5. Song for a Planet
  6. Consequences – David Darling, Jon Christensen, Ketil Bjørnstad, Terje Rypdal
  7. Agnes
  8. Mime
  9. December
  10. South

On February 20, 1996.

On February 20, 1996, “Arabesque” label released “The Nearness”, the eight Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded in July 1995, at “Power Station Studio B” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom– soprano saxophone
  • Kenny Wheeler– flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Julian Priester– trombone, bass trombone
  • Fred Hersch– piano
  • Rufus Reid– bass
  • Bobby Previte– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted

  1. Nearly Summertime – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
  2. Midnight Round/’Round Midnight – Jane Ira Bloom, Thelonious Monk
  3. 6 Bop
  4. Midnight’s Measure/In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – Jane Ira Bloom, David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  5. Painting Over Paris
  6. Wing Dinning
  7. Panosonic
  8. White Tower
  9. It’s a Corrugated World
  10. Monk’s Tale/The Nearness of You – Jane Ira Bloom, Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  11. Lonely House – Kurt Weill, Langston Hughes
  12. The All-Diesel Kitchen of Tomorrow
  13. Yonder

On February 16, 1998.

On February 16, 1998, “Universal Records” label released “Come Clean”, the third Curve studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – September 1997, and was produced by Tim Simenon and Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Dean Garcia – bass, guitar, drums, programming, engineer
  • Toni Halliday – vocals, engineer
  • Sally Herbert – violin
  • Alan Moulder – guitar
  • Jason Welch – drums
  • Oskar Paul – Moog synthesizer, engineer
  • Tim Simenon – arranger
  • Steve Osborne – arranger
  • Ben Hillier – engineer
  • Darren Nash – assistant engineer
  • Tom Rixton – assistant engineer
  • Richard Harrington – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dean Garcia and Toni Halliday.

  1. Chinese Burn
  2. Coming Up Roses
  3. Something Familiar
  4. Dog Bone
  5. Alligators Getting Up
  6. Dirty High
  7. Killer Baby
  8. Sweetback
  9. Forgotten Sanity
  10. Cotton Candy
  11. Beyond Reach
  12. Come Clean
  13. Recovery

On January 30, 1996.

On January 30, 1996, “Merge” label released “How I Quit Smoking”, the second Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Your Starry Eyes.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocal, acoustic, classical and electric guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – guitar
  • Steve Goodhue – guitar
  • Deanna Varagona – vocal, alto and baritone saxophone
  • John Delworth – Hammond organ, Farfisa organ
  • Jonathan Marx – vocals, alto saxophone, cornet, clarinet
  • Allen Lowrey – drums
  • Pamela Sixfin – violin
  • Hank Tilbury – banjo
  • Mike Doster – string bass
  • Robb Earls – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. For Which We Are Truly Thankful
  2. The Man Who Loved Beer – Kurt Wagner, Donald Charles Book “Unknown Egyptian, c. 1990 B.C.”
  3. The Militant
  4. We Never Argue
  5. Life’s Little Tragedy
  6. Suzieju
  7. All Smiles and Mariachi
  8. The Scary Caroler
  9. Smuckers
  10. The Militant (reprise)
  11. Garf
  12. Your Life as a Sequel
  13. Theöne – Kurt Wagner, Elton John, Bernie Taupin