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On May 5, 1998.

On April 5, 1998, “Arabesque” label released “Manhattan Nocturne”, the 20th  Charles McPherson album. It was recorded in April 1997, at “EastSide Sound” in New York City” and was produced by Charles McPherson and Daniel Criss.

Personnel:

  • Charles McPherson – alto saxophone
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Ray Drummond – double bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums
  • Bobby Sanabria – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles McPherson except where noted

  1. Evidence – Thelonious Monk
  2. You’re My Thrill – Jay Gorney, Sidney Clare
  3. Morning Dance
  4. Primal Urge
  5. Blue ‘n’ Boogie – Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli
  6. How Deep Is the Ocean? – Irving Berlin
  7. Manhattan Nocturne
  8. Fire Dance

On April 28, 1998.

On April 28, 1998, “Elektra” label released “A Series of Sneaks”, the second Spoon studio album, It was recorded in 1997, at “Dogland” in Cedar Creek, “Music Lane”, “The Hit Shack”, “Blue World” and “The Catacomb” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by John Croslin, Britt Daniel, Joshua Zarbo and Jim Eno.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel – vocals, guitar
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno – drums
  • John Groslin – recording, engineer, mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Giacomo Balla – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Utilitarian
  2. The Minor Tough
  3. The Guestlist/The Execution
  4. Reservations
  5. 30 Gallon Tank –Britt Daniel, Jim Eno
  6. Car Radio
  7. Metal Detektor
  8. June’s Foreign Spell
  9. Chloroform
  10. Metal School – Britt Daniel, Josh Zarbo
  11. Starting at the Board
  12. No You’re Not
  13. Quincy Punk Episode
  14. Advance Cassette

On April 20, 1998.

On April 20, 1998, “Warp” and “Skam Records” label released “Music Has the Right to Children” the debut Boards of Canada studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by Marcus Eoin and Michael Sandison.

Personnel:

  • Marcus Eoin – performer
  • Michael Sandison – performer

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Eoin and Michael Sandison.

  1. Wildlife Analysis
  2. An Eagle in Your Mind
  3. The Color of the Fire
  4. Telephasic Workshop
  5. Triangles & Rhombuses
  6. Sixtyten
  7. Turquoise Hexagon Sun
  8. Kaini Industries
  9. Bocuma
  10. Roygbiv
  11. Rue the Whirl
  12. Aquarius
  13. Olson
  14. Pete Standing Alone
  15. Smokes Quantity
  16. Open the Light
  17. One Very Important Thought

On April 14, 1997.

On April 14, 1997, “Poydor” label released “Mother Nature Calls”, the second Cast studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • John Power – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Wilkinson – backing vocals, bass
  • Liam “Skin” Tyson – guitar
  • Keith O’Neill – drums
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Pete Lewis – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Power.

  1. Free Me
  2. On the Run
  3. Live the Dream
  4. Soul Tied
  5. She Sun Shines
  6. I’m So Lonely
  7. The Mad Hatter
  8. Untitled
  9. Guiding Star
  10. Never Gonna Tell You What to Do (Revolution)
  11. Dance of the Stars

“Dance of the Stars” ends at 6:25. After 13 minutes of silence begins the hidden track “Soul Tied (Piano Loop)”.

On March 31, 1998.

On March 31, 1998, “Atlantic” label released “12 Bar Blues”, the debut Scott Weiland album. It was recorded in 1997 at Scott’s house, “Foxy Dead Girl”, “Royaltone”, “Oceanway”, “The Village”, “Master Control” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Blair Lamb, Daniel Lanois, Scott Weiland and Tracy Chishol.

Track listing:

  • Scott Weiland – lead vocals, beatbox, guitar, keyboards, piano, bass, synthesized bass, drum loops
  • Sheryl Crow – accordion
  • Brad Mehldau – piano
  • Victor Indrizzo – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, bass, drums
  • Daniel Lanois – synthesizers, additional engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Holly Reiger – guitars
  • Jeff Nolan – guitars
  • Zander Schloss – guitars
  • Peter DiStefano – guitars, bass
  • Tony Castaneda – guitars, bass
  • Martyn LeNoble – bass, cello
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Novi Novog – viola
  • Joel Derouin, Robin Lorentz – violin
  • Tracy Chisolm – theremin
  • Blair Lamb – beatbox
  • Michael Weiland – drums, percussion, drum loops
  • Tracy Chisolm – recording, engineer, mixing
  • Chad Banford – recording, engineer
  • Chris Goss – recording, engineer
  • Jason Gladden, David Nottingham, Eric Greedy, Jeff Robinson, John Sorensen, Rafa Sardina, Reid Miller – additional engineering
  • Mark Howard – mixing
  • Mark Chalecki – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Weiland, except where noted.

  1. Desperation #5
  2. Barbarella – Tony Castaneda
  3. About Nothing – Tony Castaneda
  4. Where’s the Man
  5. Divider – Victor Indrizzo, Famous Music Corp.
  6. Cool Kiss
  7. The Date
  8. Son – Victor Indrizzo, Famous Music Corp. (dedicated to Zack)
  9. Jimmy Was a Stimulator
  10. Lady, Your Roof Brings Me Down – Victor Indrizzo, Famous Music Corp.
  11. Mockingbird Girl – Jeff Nolan, Zander Schloss
  12. Opposite Octave Reaction

On March 11, 1997.

On March 11, 1997, “Touch and Go” label released “Fake Can Be Just as Good”, the third Blonde Redhead studio album. It was recorded in October 1996, at “John & Stu’s” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by John Goodmanson, Kazu Makino, Amadeo Pace , Vern Rumsey and Simone Pace.

Personnel:

  • Kazu Makino – vocals, guitar
  • Amedeo Pace – vocals, guitar
  • Vern Rumsey – bass
  • Simone Pace – drums, keyboards
  • John Goodmanson – recording, engineer
  • John Siket – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kazu Makino, Amedeo Pace and Simone Pace.

  1. Kazuality
  2. Symphony of Treble
  3. Water
  4. Ego Maniac Kid
  5. Bipolar
  6. Pier Paolo
  7. Oh James
  8. Futurism vs. Passéism

On February 25, 1997.

On February 25, 1997, “Thirsty Ear” label released “Slush”, the debut OP8 album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Wavelab” in Tucson, Arizona, and was produced by Lisa Germano, Howe Gelb, Joey Burns and John Corventino.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Germano – vocals, guitar, piano, accordion
  • Howe Gelb – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Joey Burns – bass, cello, guitar, mandolin, vocals, accordion
  • John Corventino –  drums, vibes, marimba, guitar, accordion

Track listing:

  1. Sand – Lee Hazlewood
  2. Lost In Space – Joey Burns
  3. If I Think Of Love – Lisa Germano
  4. Leather – Howe Gelb
  5. It’s A Rainbow – Lisa Germano
  6. OP8 – Howe Gelb, John Convertino, Joey Burns
  7. Cracklin’ Water – Howe Gelb
  8. Never See It Coming – Joey Burns, Howe Gelb
  9. Tom, Dick & Harry – Lisa Germano
  10. The Devil Loves L.A. – Howe Gelb
  11. Round And Round – Neil Young

On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Capricorn Records” label released “Dose”, the second Gov’t Mule studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Michael Barbiero.

Personnel:

  • Warren Haynes – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Allen Woody – bass, mandolin
  • Matt Abts – drums, percussion
  • Michael Barbiero – tambourine 

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Haynes except where noted.

  1. Blind Man in the Dark
  2. Thorazine Shuffle – Warren Haynes, Matt Abts
  3. Thelonious Beck
  4. Game Face
  5. Towering Fool – Warren Haynes, Matt Abts
  6. Birth of the Mule – Warren Haynes, Allen Woody, Matt Abts
  7. John the Revelator
  8. She Said Said She Said – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Larger Than Life
  10. Raven Black Night
  11. I Shall Return

On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Melankolic Records” label released “The Space Between Us”, the debut Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Olympic, Mayfair” and “Air Studios” in London, “Christchurch Studios” in Bristol and “Ca Va Studios” in Glasgow, and was produced by Craig Armstrong and Marius de Vries.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – piano, keyboards, orchestra arrangements, conductor, programming
  • Marius de Vries – programming
  • Richard T. Norris – programming
  • Alan Douglas, Andy Bradfield, Ben Fenner, Neil Davidge, Richard T. Norris – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield, Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • David James Associates – art direction, design
  • Malcolm Webb – photography
  • Steve Wiley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong.

  1. Weather Storm
  2. This Love
  3. Sly II
  4. After the Storm
  5. Laura’s Theme
  6. My Father
  7. Balcony Scene (Romeo and Juliet)
  8. Rise
  9. Glasgow
  10. Let’s Go Out Tonight
  11. Childhood
  12. Hymn

On february 23, 1998.

On February 22, 1998, “Mercury” label released “Undiscovered Soul”, the second Richie Sambora studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at “Ocean Way Recording”, “Record One”, “Record Plant”, and “Voodoo Lounge”, and was produced by Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Richie Sambora – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, handclaps, arranger
  • Don Was – bass, wurlitzer, handclaps
  • Pino Palladino – fretless bass
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar, handclaps
  • Wayne Hood – guitar, strings arrangement
  • David Paich – electric piano, synthesizer
  • Greg Phillinganes – piano, background vocals
  • Chuck Leavell – piano, electric piano
  • Steven Tyler – harmonica
  • Rami Jaffee – Hammond b3 organ, accordion, handclaps
  • Billy Preston – Hammond b3 organ, background vocals
  • Robbie Buchanan – synthesizer
  • Jamie Muhoberac – synthesizer programming
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – background vocals, bass, handclaps
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums, percussion, handclaps
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Myrna Smith, Portia Griffin, Isabella Lento, Sweet Pea Atkinson, Harry Bowens, Hook – background vocals
  • Ed Cherney, Rail Jon Rogut, Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Chris McCann, Dan Chavkin, Greg Allen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Sambora and Richard Supa, except where noted.

  1. Made in America
  2. Hard Times Come Easy
  3. Fallen From Graceland – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  4. All That Really Matters
  5. You’re Not Alone – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda
  6. In It For Love
  7. Chained – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda, Ernie White
  8. Harlem Rain
  9. Who I Am – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  10. Downside of Love – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa