On June 16, 1999, “Polydor Japan” released “One for All”, the 28th Kazumi Watanabe album. It was recorded in March 1999, at “The Bottom Line” in New York City, and was produced by Koko Tanikawa and Kazumi Watanabe.
On June 3, 1999, Phish self – released “The Siket Disc”, band’s eight studio album. It was released through the band’s website and mail-order service. 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.
Trey Anastasio – guitars
Page McConnell – keyboards
Mike Gordon – bass guitar
Jon Fishman – drums
John Siket – engineer
All tracks by Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon and Page McConnell.
On May 2, 2000, “Super Ego” label released “Bachelor No. 2 or, the Last Remains of the Dodo”, the third Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Aimee Mann, Jon Brion, Mike Denneen, Buddy Judge and Brendan O’Brien.
Aimee Mann – lead and backing vocals, bass, acoustic, electric and Guitar Nashville guitar, tambourine, Bad Hi-Hat
Jon Brion – electric guitar, keyboards, drums, backing vocals
Michael Lockwood – 12 string acoustic and electric guitar, Cheesy keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
Michael Penn – slide, feedback and electric guitar, backing vocals
Clayton Scoble – electric guitar
Jennifer Trynin – electric guitar
Benmont Tench –Chamberlin, piano
Patrick Warren – keyboards, piano, Chamberlin, guitar, accordion, celeste
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.
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
All tracks by Johnny Marr and Bernard Sumner, except where noted.
On April 16, 1999, Alexander Lee “Skip” Spence died aged 52. He was musician (drums, guitar, bass), singer and songwriter, started the career as guitarist in Quicksilver Messenger, played drums on “Jefferson Airplane Takes Off”, the debut Jefferson Airplane album, but was best known as co-founder and guitar player of Moby Grape. As leader, Spence released one album.
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.
Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
Jody Porter – lead guitar, backing vocals
Adam Schlesinger – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
On March 23, 1999, “Metal Blade” album released “Day for Night”, the fourth Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Neal Morse, Alan Morse, Dave Meros, Nick D’Virgilio and Ryo Okumoto.
Neal Morse – lead vocals, piano, all synths, acoustic guitar
Alan Morse – vocals, electric guitar, Mellotron
Dave Meros – vocals, bass
Nick D’Virgilio – vocals, drums, percussion
Ryo Okumoto – Hammond organ, mellotron
John Garr – saxophone
Joy Worland – French horn
Eric Brenton, Tom Tally, John Krovoza – string section
Byron House – string bass, cello
All tracks by Neal Morse, except where noted.
Day for Night
The Distance to the Sun
Crack the Big Sky
Can’t Get It Wrong – Nick D’Virgilio, Alan Morse, Neal Morse