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On July 12, 1999.

On July 12, 1999, “Too Pure” label released “The Fidelity Wars”, the second Hefner studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Roadhouse Studios” in London.

Personnel:

  • Darren Hayman – vocals, guitar
  • Jack Hayter – flute, stylophone, pedal steel
  • John Morrison – bass guitar
  • Antony Harding – drums
  • Gina Birch – vocals
  • Peter Astor – guitar
  • Martin Slattery – organ, tenor saxophone
  • Neil Yates – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Matt Coleman – trombone
  • Christopher Andrews – scratching
  • Miti Adhikari – engineer, mixing
  • Simon Askew – engineer assistant
  • Sean Doherty – engineer assistant
  • Jeremy Gill – engineer assistant
  • Simon Morris – engineer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Darren Hayman.

  1. The Hymn for the Cigarettes
  2. May God Protect Your Home
  3. The Hymn for the Alcohol
  4. I Took Her Love for Granted
  5. Every Little Gesture
  6. Weight of the Stars
  7. I Stole a Bride
  8. We Were Meant to Be
  9. Fat Kelly’s Teeth
  10. Don’t Flake Out on Me
  11. I Love Only You

On June 1, 1999.

On June 1, 1999, “Dreamworks” label released “Bad Love”, the ninth Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1999, at “Sunset Sound”, “Sound Factory”, “Capitol” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mitchell Froom and Tchad Blake.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano, arranger, conductor
  • Steve Donnelly – guitar
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen – bass
  • Pete Thomas – drums
  • Brandon Fields – saxophone
  • Martin Krystall – saxophone
  • Jack Nimitz – saxophone
  • Brian Scanlon – saxophone
  • Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Stu Blumberg – trumpet
  • Oscar Brashear – trumpet
  • Bruce Fowler – trombone
  • George Thatcher – trombone
  • James Self – tuba
  • Carmen Carter, Donna Davidson, Linda Harmon, Scottie Haskell, Luana Jackman, Teresa James, Melissa Mackay, Kate Markowitz, Bobbi Page, Sally Stevens-Eskew, Carmen Twillie, Terry Wood, Herb Pedersen – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. My Country
  2. Shame
  3. I’m Dead (But I Don’t Know It)
  4. Every Time It Rains
  5. The Great Nations of Europe
  6. The One You Love
  7. The World Isn’t Fair
  8. Big Hat, No Cattle
  9. Better Off Dead
  10. I Miss You
  11. Going Home
  12. I Want Everyone to Like Me

On May 25, 1999.

On May 25, 1999, “Sub Rosa” label released “Hashisheen: The End of Law”, the 23rd Bill Laswell album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Peter Backer and Janet Rienstra.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – bass guitar, effects, musical arrangements
  • Jah Wobble – bass guitar, keyboards, spoken word
  • Helios Creed – guitar, effects
  • Nicky Skopelitis – guitar 
  • Oliver Ray – guitar 
  • Paul Schütze – instruments 
  • Techno Animal – instruments 
  • Anton Fier – drums
  • Jaki Liebezeit – drums
  • Neville Murray – bendir, congas
  • Hakim Bey – spoken word
  • Nicole Blackman – spoken word
  • William S. Burroughs – spoken word
  • Anne Clark – spoken word
  • Ira Cohen – spoken word
  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux – spoken word
  • Sussan Deyhim – spoken word
  • Umar Bin Hassan – spoken word
  • Percy Howard – spoken word
  • Genesis P-Orridge – spoken word
  • Iggy Pop – spoken word
  • Patti Smith – spoken word
  • Janet Rienstra – musical arrangements
  • Hugo Scholten – engineer
  • Peter Becker – engineer
  • Mark Ferda – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

  1. First Reading
  2. The Old Man of the Mountain
  3. The Western Lands
  4. The Spilled Cup
  5. Marco Pol’s Tale
  6. Pilgrimage to Cairo
  7. Freya Stark at Alamut
  8. Castles
  9. Hashish Poem
  10. Sinan’s Post
  11.  Assassinations
  12. The Mongols Destroy Alamut
  13. The Divine Self
  14. Morning High
  15. A Quick Trip to Alamut
  16. Slogans
  17. Book of the Highest Initiation
  18.  The Lord of Resurrection
  19. The Assassins
  20. Tale of the Caliph Hakem
  21. The Assassins
  22. Last Reading

On May 21, 1999.

On May 21, 1999, “Grateful Dead Records” label released “Spirit into Sound”, album by Mickey Hart. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mickey Hart.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart – drums, percussion
  • Rebeca Mauleón – vocals, drums, percussion, flutes, bass, prepared piano
  • Zakir Hussain – drums
  • Bob Weir – acoustic guitar 
  • Rahsaan Fredricks – bass
  • Ustad Sultan Khan – sarangi 
  • Bobi Céspedes – vocals
  • Haroon Tahir – forest zone
  • Haroon Tahir – computer programming
  • Roy Finch – computer programming
  • Matt Jepsen – computer programming
  • Tom Fly – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Jeffrey Norman – mixdown engineer, mastering
  • Kevin Sellers – Pro Tools operator
  • Jack Crymes – technical support
  • Howard Cohen – production management, package design
  • Margie Nelte – package design
  • Chris Pinkerton – cover illustration
  • Michael Quinn – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Hart and Rebeca Mauleón, except where noted. 

  1. Amazon Nguni
  2. Sueño Tropicale
  3. Cloud Moss
  4. Funky Peru
  5. Shambolaya
  6. Lizard Dance
  7. Nature Talk
  8. Elephant Walk
  9. Chroma
  10. Hidden Beach
  11. Native Sun
  12. Indian Night – Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan

On May 4, 1999.

On May 4, 1999, “InsideOut Music” label released “Darktown”, the 14th Steve Hackett studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, and was produced by Steve Hackett and Roger King.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett – vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, strings, violin, choir, chorus, 12 string guitar, woodwind, rainstick, sequencing, orchestration, 12-string bass guitar, nylon string guitar, voiceover
  • Bob Fenner – guitar, recorder
  • Aron Friedman – piano, keyboards
  • Julian Colbeck – keyboards
  • Doug Sinclair – bass, fretless bass
  • John Wetton – bass samples
  • Roger King – bass, drums, flageolet, keyboards, woodwind, wood
  • Hugo Degenhardt – drums
  • Ben Fenner – mellotron
  • Jim Diamond – vocals
  • Ian McDonald – saxophone
  • Billy Budis – cello
  • John Hackett – flute, pan pipes
  • Jerry Peal – strings, bells, woodwind
  • Jamie McKena – choir coordinator
  • Richard Buckland – engineer, ambience
  • Billy Budis – engineer, mixing
  • Lippa Pearce – design
  • Paul Cox – photography
  • Harry Pearce – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hackett, except where noted.

  1. Omega Metallicus
  2. Darktown
  3. Man Overboard
  4. The Golden Age of Steam
  5. Days of Long Ago – Steve Hackett, Jim Diamond
  6. Dreaming with Open Eyes
  7. Twice Around the Sun
  8. Rise Again
  9. Jane Austen’s Door
  10. Darktown Riot
  11. In Memoriam

On March 9, 1999.

On March 9, 1999, “Heavenly Records” label released “Central Reservation”, the second Beth Orton studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “The Church”, “September Sound”, “RAK”, “Olympic”, “Little Joey’s” and “The Garden Shed”, and was produced by Victor Van Vugt, Ben Watt, Mark Stent, Beth Orton, Dr. Robert and David Roback. The album won Beth Orton the “Best British Female Artist” at the 2000 “BRIT Music Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Beth Orton – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ted Barnes — acoustic, slide and electric guitar, bouzouki
  • Dr. Robert — guitar
  • Ben Harper — electric guitar
  • Ben Watt — guitar, keyboards, noise, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Dr. John — piano
  • Sean Read — piano, keyboards
  • Henry Olsen — bass
  • Ali Friend — bass
  • Andy Waterworth — double bass
  • Will Blanchard — drums
  • Lascelles Gordon — percussion
  • David Friedman — vibraphone
  • Calina de la Mare — violin
  • Beki Doe — violin
  • Howard Gott — violin
  • Ruth Gottlieb — violin
  • Lucy Wilkins — violin
  • Becca Ware — viola
  • Sara Wilson — cello
  • Oliver Kraus — cello
  • Terry Callier — background vocals
  • Giles Hall — engineer
  • Dick Meaney — engineer
  • Trevor Smith — engineer
  • Victor Van Vugt — engineer
  • John Wood — engineer
  • Peter Hill — engineer assistant
  • Andy Bradfield — mixing
  • Dr. Robert — mixing
  • Beki Doe — mixing
  • Oliver Kraus — mixing
  • David Roback — mixing
  • Paul Walton — mixing assistant
  • Tim Young — mastering
  • Sam Harris — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Beth Orton except where noted. 

  1. Stole Car
  2. Sweetest Decline
  3. Couldn’t Cause Me Harm
  4. So Much More
  5. Pass in Time
  6. Central Reservation
  7. Stars All Seem To Weep
  8. Love Like Laughter – Beth Orton, Ted Barnes
  9. Blood Red River
  10. Devil Song
  11. Feel To Believe
  12. Central Reservation (The Then Again Version)

On March 9, 1999.

On March 9, 1999, “spinART Recirds” label released “Pistolero”, the second Frank Black album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Vincent.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black – vocals, guitar
  • Rich Gilbert – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • David McCaffery – bass, backing vocals
  • Scott Boutier – drums
  • Billy Joe Bowers – engineer
  • Nick Raskulinecz – engineer assistant
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Inertia – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black

  1. Bad Harmony
  2. I Switched You
  3. Western Star
  4. Tiny Heart
  5. You’re Such a Wire
  6. I Love Your Brain
  7. Smoke Up
  8. Billy Radcliffe
  9. So Hard to Make Things Out
  10. 85 Weeks
  11. I Think I’m Starting to Lose It
  12. I Want Rock & Roll
  13. Skeleton Man
  14. So. Bay

Om February 28, 2000.

On February 28, 2000, “Bagi Music” (later Bagi Communications) label released the self-titled, debut Blla Blla Blla album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Idriz Ameti, Ermal Mehmeti, Vlatko Janevski and Dimitar Petrov.

Personnel:

  • Idriz Ameti – vocals, art concept
  • Ermal Mehmeti – violin
  • Vlatko Janevski – bass
  • Dimitar Petrov – drums, art concept
  • Alen Milanov – design
  • Vlora Demiri – photography
  • Besnik Memeti – photography
  • Arben Ameti – photography
  • Arben Sulejmani – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Idriz Ameti, Ermal Mehmeti, Vlatko Janevski and Dimitar Petrov.

  1. Send i mirë
  2. O mire sa mirë
  3. Hej vasho
  4. Wolf & Dogs
  5. Bleta
  6. Babayaro
  7. Reagge për iriçin

On February 27, 2001.

On February 27, 2001, “Arkadia Jazz” label released “One Day, Forever”, the 31st Benny Golson album. It was recorded in November 1996, September 1999 and October 2000, at “Sandhausen Studios” in Germany, “Avatar Studios” and “Patrych Recording”  in New York, “39th Street Music”  in New York City, and was produced by Bob Karcy.

Personnel:

  • Benny Golson – tenor saxophone, arranger, conductor
  • Shirley Horn – vocals
  • Art Farmer – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Robert Carlisle, John Clark – French horn
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Gerard Reuter – oboe
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Geoff Keezer – piano
  • Lara Downes – piano
  • Bill Mays – keyboards
  • Clay Ruede, David Heiss, Diane Barere, Eliana Mendoza, Erik Friedlander, Eugene Moye, Frederick Zlotkin, Jeanne Leblanc, Joseph Kimura, Lanny Paykin, Maxine Neuman, Richard Locker – cello
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Dwayne Burno – bass
  • Joe Farnsworth – drums
  • Carl Allen – drums
  • Dennis Wall – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Benny Golson

  1. One Day, Forever (I Remember Miles)
  2. Blue Walk
  3. Killer Joe
  4. Are You Real?
  5. Sad to Say
  6. Out of the Past
  7. Blues Alley
  8. Along Came Betty
  9. On Gossamer Wings

On February 23, 1999.

On February 23, 1999, “Capitol” label released “Suicaine Gratifaction”, the third Paul Westerberg studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Paul Westerberg and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Paul Westerberg – vocals, guitar
  • Shawn Colvin – vocals
  • Suzie Katayama – accordion, cello
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Richard Todd – French horn
  • Don Was – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Josh Freese – drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. – drums
  • Dave Pirner – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Westerberg.

  1. It’s a Wonderful Lie
  2. Self-Defense
  3. Best Thing That Never Happened
  4. Lookin’ Out Forever
  5. Born for Me
  6. Final Hurrah
  7. Tears Rolling Up Our Sleeves
  8. Fugitive Kind
  9. Sunrise Always Listens
  10. Whatever Makes You Happy
  11. Actor in the Street
  12. Bookmark