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On July 20, 1999.

On July 20, 1999, “4AD” label released “Sky Motel” the fourth Kristin Hersh studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Kingsway USA” in New Orleans, and was produced by Kristin Hersh and Trina Shoemaker.

Track listing:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, all instruments
  • Carlo Nuccio – drums, drums loop
  • David Narcizo – drums loop
  • Ethan Allen – recording engineer, mixing
  • Trina Shoemaker – recording engineer, mixing
  • Joe Hollier, Philip Broussard – engineer assistant
  • Joe Gastwart – mastering
  • Ramon Breton – mastering assistant
  • V23 – design
  • Jim Friedman – photography
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh.

  1. Echo
  2. White Trash Moon
  3. Fog
  4. Costa Rica
  5. A Cleaner Light
  6. San Francisco
  7. Cathedral Heat
  8. Husk
  9. Caffeine
  10. Spring
  11. Clay Feet
  12. Faith

On July 13, 1999.

On July 13, 1999, “Eagle” label released “Portraits of Bob Dylan”, the ninth Steve Howe album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Langley Studios” in Devon, England, “Dinemec Studios” in Geneva, Switzerland, “Mountain Studios” in Montreux, Switzerland, and was produced by Steve Howe.

Personnel:

  • Steve Howe – lead and backing vocals, guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, piano, organ, keyboards
  • Dylan Howe– drums
  • Geoff Downes– keyboards
  • Anna Palm – violin
  • Nathalie Manser – cello
  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Annie Haslam– lead vocals
  • Max Bacon– lead vocals
  • P. Arnold– lead vocals
  • Dean Dyson – lead vocals
  • Keith West– lead vocals
  • Phoebe Snow– lead vocals
  • Allan Clark– lead vocals
  • Paul Sutin – engineer
  • Christophe Suchet – engineer
  • Dave Richards – engineer
  • Kris Fredriksson – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan, except where noted.

  1. Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
  2. Mama, you’ve Been on My Mind
  3. It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
  4. Going, Going, Gone
  5. Just Like a Woman
  6. Well, Well, Well – Bob Dylan, Danny O’Keefe
  7. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
  8. Lay Lady Lay
  9. One Too Many Mornings
  10. I Don’t Believe You
  11. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
  12. Buckets of Rain

 

On July 3, 1999.

On July 3, 1999, “Elektra” label released “The Siket Disc”, the eighth Phish studio album. It was recorded March – October 1997, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon, and Jon Fishman.

Personnel:

  1. Trey Anastasio– guitars
  2. Page McConnell– keyboards
  3. Mike Gordon– bass guitar
  4. Jon Fishman– drums
  5. John Siket– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon, and Jon Fishman.

  1. My Left Toe
  2. The Name Is Slick
  3. What’s the Use
  4. Fish Bass
  5. Quadrophonic Toppling
  6. The Happy Whip and Dung Song
  7. Insects
  8. Title Tracks
  9. Albert

On June 12, 1999.

On June 12, 1999, “Fat Cat” and “Smekkleysa” labels released “Ágætis byrjun”, the second Sigur Rós studio album. It was recorded August 1998 – April 1999, and was produced by Ken Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Jón Þór Birgisson– vocals, guitar
  • Kjartan Sveinsson– keyboard
  • Georg Hólm– bass guitar
  • Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jón Þór Birgisson, Kjartan Sveinsson, Georg Hólm and Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson.

  1. Intro
  2. Svefn – g – englar
  3. Starálfur
  4. Flugufrelsarinn
  5. Ny batteri
  6. Hjarta hamastð (bamm bamm bamm)
  7. Viðrar vel til loftárása
  8. Olsen Olsen
  9. Ágætis byrjun
  10. Avalon

On June 9, 1999.

On June 9, 1999, “ECM” label released “Open Land”, the 26th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in September 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Kenny Wheeler– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Dan Wall– Hammond organ
  • Adam Nussbaum– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie except where noted.

  1. Just in Tune
  2. Pen Land
  3. Spring Song
  4. Gimme Five
  5. Speak Easy
  6. Little Booker
  7. Free Piece Suit(e) – John Abercrombie, Adam Nussbaum, Dan Wall, Joe Lovano, Kenny Wheeler, Mark Feldman
  8. Remember When
  9. That’s for Sure

 

On June 8, 1999.

On June 8, 1999, “EMI Music Canada” label released “Triptych”, the fifth Tea Party fifth album. It was recorded in October 1998 – March 1989, at “Alkemical Studios” in Montreal, “Le Studio” in Morin-Heights, Quebec, “Metalworks Studios” in Mississauga, ON, and was produced by Jeff Martin.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Martin– vocals, guitar, steel guitar, sitar, keyboards, piano, percussion, recording, mixing
  • Stuart Chatwood– bass, guitar, keyboards, harmonium, percussion, cover, conception
  • Jeff Burrows – drums, percussion, table, djembe

String quartet

  • Ligia Paquin – viola
  • François Pilon – violin
  • Benoit Loiselle – cello
  • Stéphanie Meyer – cello
  • Don Hachey – engineering
  • Nick Blagona – mixing
  • Nick Blagona – mastering
  • Antonie Moonen – design
  • James St Laurent – cover photography
  • David Giammarco– special thanks

Track listing:

  1. Touch
  2. Underground
  3. Great Big Life
  4. Heaven Coming Down
  5. The Halcyon Days
  6. The Messenger – Daniel Lanois
  7. Samsara
  8. A Slight Attack
  9. Taking Me Away
  10. These Living Arms
  11. Chimera
  12. Gone
  13. Untitled (hidden track)

 

On June 8, 1999.

On June 8, 1999, “Warner Bros” label released “Elegiac Cycle”, the tenth Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded in February 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brad Mehldau and Michael Davenport.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano, liner notes
  • Bernie Kirsch – recording
  • Alisha Chamberlain – assistant engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – art direction, design
  • Michael Davenport – executive producer
  • John Clark – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau

  1. Bard
  2. Resignation
  3. Memory’s Tricks
  4. Elegy for William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg
  5. Lament for Linus
  6. Trailer Park Ghost
  7. Goodbye Storyteller (for Fred Myrow)
  8. Rückblick
  9. The Bard Returns

On June 8, 1999.

On June 8, 1999, “Rykodisc” label released “Change”, the debut Origin studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Chick Corea and Ron Moss.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, marimba, handclapping, mixing, executive producer
  • Avishai Cohen– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums, handclapping
  • Bob Sheppard– bass clarinet, flute, baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Steve Wilson– clarinet, flute, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Eric Seijo – assistant engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Darren Wong – design
  • Lourdes Delgado – photography
  • Tom Legoff – photography
  • Karen Miller – photography
  • Ron Moss – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea, except where noted.

  1. Wigwam
  2. Armando’s Tango
  3. Little Flamenco
  4. Early Afternoon Blues
  5. Before Your Eyes
  6. A. Scenes
  7. Home
  8. The Spinner
  9. Compassion – Jeff Ballard
  10. Night (Lyla) – Avishai Cohen
  11. Awakening

On May 30, 2000.

On May 30, 2000, “Roadrunner” label released “Groovin’”, the third Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Bill Wyman and Terry Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Bill Wyman– bass, arrangements
  • Terry Taylor– lead, rhythm and acoustic guitar
  • Graham Broad– drums
  • Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Albert Lee– lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Martin Taylor–lead guitar
  • Mick Taylor– lead and slide guitar
  • Andy Fairweather Low– lead-guitar
  • Tommy Emmanuel– lead, slide, acoustic and rhythm guitar
  • Georgie Fame– lead vocals, organ, piano
  • Dave Hartley – piano lead vocals,
  • Nick Payn – harmonica, horns
  • Frank Mead – horns
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Jerry Portnoy– harmonica
  • Chris Hall – accordion
  • Gerry Hogan – pedal steel guitar
  • Anthony Kerr– vibraphone
  • Eddie Hession – accordion
  • Beverley Skeete – lead and backing vocals
  • Adrian Byron Burns – lead vocals
  • Anita Kelsey, Sara Skeete, Janice Hoyte, Keeley Coburn, Melanie Redmond, Susie Webb, Zoe Nicholas – backing vocals
  • Nick Payn – horn arrangements
  • Brian Tench – mixing
  • Stuart Epps – engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Russ Kane – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Tell You a Secret – Bill Wyman, Terry Taylor
  2. Groovin’ – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  3. Rough Cut Diamond – Bill Wyman, Terry Taylor
  4. Mood Swing – Keith Sewell, Nial Toner, Wendy Buckner
  5. Hole in the Wall – Bull Wyman, Terry Taylor
  6. Can’t Get My Rest at Night – J. David Ray
  7. I Put a Spell on You – Jay Hawkins
  8. Tomorrow Night – Bill Wyman
  9. I Want to Be Evil – Judson, Taylor
  10. Rhythm King – Georgie Fame
  11. Daydream – John Sebastian
  12. Oh! Baby – Barbara Linda Ozen
  13. Streamline Woman – Bill Wyman, Terry Taylor
  14. Yesterdays – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach

On May 22, 2000.

On May 22, 2000, “Snapper” label released “Lightbulb Sun”, the sixth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded November 1999 – January 2000, at “Foel Studio” in Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, Welshpool, “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hampstead, UK, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, piano, mellotron, hammered dulcimer, samples, banjo, harp, arrangements
  • Richard Barbieri– synthesizers, Hammond organ, Fender Rhodes, clavinet, mellotron, arrangements
  • Colin Edwin– bass, drum machine, guimbri, arrangements
  • Chris Maitland– drums, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Stuart Gordon – violin, viola
  • Nick Parry – cello
  • Eli Hibit – backup rhythm guitar

The Minerva String Quartet

  • Katy Latham – violin
  • Lisa Betteridge – violin
  • Sarah Heines – viola
  • Emmeline Brewer – cello
  • Chris Blair – mastering
  • John Foxx– cover photograph, additional photography
  • Luigi Colasanti Antonelli – group portraits, other photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson except where noted.

  1. Lightbulb Sun
  2. How Is Your Life Today?
  3. Four Chords That Made a Milion
  4. Shesmovedon
  5. Last Chance to Evacuate Planet Earth Before It Is Recycled
  6. The Rest Will Flow
  7. Hatesong – Colin Edwin, Steven Wilson
  8. Where we Would Be
  9. Russia on Ice – Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Chris Maitland, Steven Wilson
  10. Feel So Low