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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 26, 1999.

On April 26, 1999, “Parlaphone” label released “Twisted Tenderness”, the third and final Electronic studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr and Arthur Baker.

Personnel:

  • Bernard Sumner – vocals, guitars, bass
  • Johnny Marr – vocals, guitars, bass, harmonica
  • Jimi Goodwin – bass, backing vocals
  • Ged Lynch – drums, percussion
  • Phil Spalding – bass
  • Arthur Baker – scratches, harmonica, keyboards
  • Merv de Peyer – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Mac Quayle – keyboards, programming
  • Fridge – beats, effects
  • Jason Mad Doctor X – scratches
  • Lindsay Reed – backing vocals
  • Astrid Williamson – backing vocals
  • James Spencer – engineer
  • Darren Allison – engineer
  • James Spencer – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Marr and Bernard Sumner, except where noted.

  1. Make It Happen
  2. Haze
  3. Vivid
  4. Breakdown
  5. Can’t Find My Way Home – Steve Winwood
  6. Twisted Tenderness
  7. Like No Other
  8. Late at Night
  9. Prodigal Son
  10. When She’s Gone
  11. Flicker

On April 20, 1999.

On April 20, 1999, “Work / SME Records” label released “Street Faërie”, the debut  Cree Summer studio album. It was recorded in 1998 and was produced by Lenny Kravitz.

Personnel:

  • Lenny Kravitz – lead and backing vocals, bass, guitar, percussion, drums, harpsichord, organ, programming, tambourine, clavinet, mellotron, cowbell, horn arrangements, mixing, finger cymbals, drum loop, cabasa, arranger
  • Craig Ross – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Cree Summer – vocals, background vocals
  • Harold Todd – flute, saxophone
  • CeCe White – background vocals
  • Kimberly Evans – background vocals
  • Terry Manning – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Knobel – Drum programming, digital engineering

Track listing:

  1. Revelation Sunshine – Greg Bell, C.S. Francks
  2. Miss Moon – C. S. Francks, Lenny Kravitz
  3. Still Heart – C.S. Francks, Lenny Kravitz, Torrel Ruffin
  4. Deliciously Down – C. S. Francks, Van Hunt
  5. Mean Sleep – C. S. Francks, Van Hunt
  6. Life Goes On – Greg Bell, C. S. Francks
  7. Fall – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin
  8. Angry Boy – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin
  9. Sweet Pain – C. S. Francks, Van Hunt
  10. Smooth My Heart – C. S. Francks, D.R. Harris
  11. Naheo – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin
  12. Soul Sister – Greg Bell, C. S. Francks
  13. Curious White Boy – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin

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 6, 1999.

On April 6, 1999, “Atlantic” label released “Utopia Parkway” the second Fountains of Wayne studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jody Porter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam Schlesinger – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Brian Young – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. Utopia Parkway
  2. Red Dragon Tattoo
  3. Denise
  4. Hat and Feet
  5. The Valley of Malls
  6. Troubled Times
  7. Go, Hippie
  8. A Fine Day For a Parade
  9. Amity Gardens
  10. Laser Show
  11. Lost in Space
  12. Prom Theme
  13. It Must Be Summer
  14. The Senator’s Daughter

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 23, 1999.

On March 23, 1999, “Elektra” label released “Inside”, the 20th David Sanborn album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Camel Island” in New Jersey, “Avatar Studios”, “Hiatus Studios”, “Sound On Sound” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Marcus Miller and David Isaac.

Personnel:

  • David Sanborn – alto saxophone
  • Marcus Miller – keyboards, Rhodes piano, guitar, bass, drums, clarinet, backing vocals, arrangements, engineer
  • Ricky Peterson – Hammond B3 organ
  • Gil Goldstein – electric piano, arrangements
  • Davis Isaac – keyboards
  • Marvin Sewell – National resaphonic guitar
  • Dean Brown – guitar
  • Bill Frisell – guitar
  • Fareed Haque – acoustic guitar
  • Gene Lake – drums
  • Don Alias – percussion
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett – tenor saxophone
  • Wallace Roney – trumpet
  • Hank Roberts – cello
  • Cassandra Wilson – lead vocals
  • Eric Benét – lead and backing vocals
  • Lalah Hathaway – lead and backing vocals
  • Sting – lead vocals
  • Davis Isaac – engineer
  • Goh Hotada – engineer, mixing
  • Paul Mitchell – engineer
  • Malcolm Pollack – engineer
  • Dean Sharenow – engineer
  • Takamasa Hondu – assistant engineer
  • John R. Reigert III – assistant engineer
  • Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Mike Tocci – assistant engineer
  • Zach Wind – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Bibi Green – production coordinator
  • Jennifer Roddie – art direction, design
  • Michael Wilson – cover photography
  • Eric Johnson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Miller, except where noted.

  1. Corners (For Herbie)
  2. Day Dreaming – Aretha Franklin
  3. Trance
  4. Brother Ray
  5. Lisa – David Sanborn
  6. When I’m With You
  7. Naked Moon
  8. Cane – Meshell Ndegeocello
  9. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  10. Miss You – David Sanborn

On March 22, 1999.

On March 22, 1999, “KScope” and “Snapper” labels released “Stupid Dream”, the fifth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded January – November 1998, at “Foel Studio” in Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, “No Man’s Land” in  Hemel Hampstead, UK, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson – vocals, guitars, piano, samples, bass
  • Richard Barbieri – analogue synthesizers, Hammond organ, mellotron, piano
  • Colin Edwin – bass guitar, double bass
  • Chris Maitland – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Theo Travis – flute, saxophone
  • East of England Orchestra – strings 
  • Nicholas Kok – conductor
  • Elliot Ness – recording engineer
  • Chris Thorpe – recording engineer
  • Dominique Brethes – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Even Less
  2. Piano Lessons
  3. Stupid Dreams
  4. Pure Narcotic
  5. Slave Called Shiver
  6. Don’t Hate Me
  7. This Is No Rehearsal
  8. Baby Dream in Cellophane
  9. Stranger NY Minute
  10. A Smart Kid
  11. Tinto Brass – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Chris Maitland
  12. Stop Swimming

On March 11, 1999.

On March 11, 1999, “re:think Records” label released “New Way to Be Human”, the second Switchfoot studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “re:think Studio” and was produced by Charlie Peacocok.

Personnel:

  • Jon Foreman – vocals, guitar, piano, trumpet
  • Tim Foreman – bass, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler – drums, percussion
  • Tony Miracle – analog synth
  • David Davidson – violin
  • Bob Mason – cello
  • Sam Levine – bass clarinet, flute
  • Mike Haynes – trumpet
  • Mark Douthit – tenor sax
  • Charlie Peacock – orchestration

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. New Way to Be Human – Jon Foreman, Douglas Kaine McKelvey
  2. Incomplete – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  3. Sooner or Later (Soren’s Song)
  4. Company Car
  5. Let That Be Enough
  6. Something More (Augustine’s Confession)
  7. Only Hope
  8. Amy’s Song
  9. I Turn Everything Over
  10. Under the Floor