Tag Archives: 1999

Rikki Rockett: Glitter 4 Your Soul

On January 7, 2003, “Slave To the Rhythm Productions, Inc” label released “Glitter 4 Your Soul”, the debut Rikki Rockett studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2003, at “The Hit Shed” in Santa Clarita, California and was produced by Rikki Rockett.

Personnel:

  • Rikki Rockett – vocals, drums, percussion, additional engineering, mixing
  • Bret Michaels – vocal
  • Jizzy Pearl – vocal
  • John Corabi – vocal
  • Gina Shock – vocal
  • Cliff Calabro – vocal
  • David Isaacs – vocal
  • Lucy Levinsohn – vocal
  • Eleanor Academia – vocal
  • Dick Swagger – vocal
  • Blues Saraceno – guitar
  • Christy Calabro – guitar
  • John Linn – additional guitar
  • Stu Simone – keyboards
  • Jeremy Rubolino – keyboards
  • Chuck Garric – bass
  • C.C. Deville – backing vocals
  • Christy Calabro – backing vocal
  • Mark Castrillon – backing vocal
  • Jeremy Rubolinobacking vocal
  • Cliff Calabro – backing vocal, engineer, mixing, co-producer

Track listing:

  1. Action – Sweet cover
  2. Fame – David Bowie cover
  3. Do You Wanna Touch Me – Gary Glitter cover
  4. Tear It Down – Starz cover
  5. Elected – Alice Cooper cover
  6. Trash – New York Dolls cover
  7. All the Way from Memphis – Mott The Hoople cover
  8. Rock On – David Essex cover
  9. Can You Feel It – Angel cover
  10. Life’s a Gas – T. Rex cover
  11. Star Star – The Rolling Stones cover

Ani DiFranco: To the Teeth

On November 16, 1999, “Righteous Babe” released “To the Teeth”, the tenth Ani DiFranco studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Ani DiFranco.

Personnel:

  • Ani DiFranco – vocals, organ, acoustic, tenor and baritone guitar, banjo, bass, piano, drums, electric guitar, triangle, steel drums, bells, megaphone, mixing
  • Prince – vocals
  • Julie Wolf – vocals, organ, piano, accordion, clavinet, melodica, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer
  • Kurt Swinghammer – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jason Mercer – banjo, upright and electric bass
  • Daren Hahn – drums, turntables
  • Maceo Parker – flute, saxophone
  • Irvin Mayfield – trumpet
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Brian Wolf – trombone, trumpet, tuba
  • Corey Parker – rapping
  • Kingsway Clap, Stomp Corps – clapping
  • Goat Boy – engineer, photography
  • Ethan Allen – engineer assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Cheryl Neary – design
  • Patty Wallace – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ani DiFranco.

  1. To the Teeth
  2. Soft Shoulder
  3. Wish I May
  4. Freakshow
  5. Going Once
  6. Hello Birmingham
  7. Back Back Back
  8. Swing
  9. Carry You Around
  10. Cloud Blood
  11. The Arrivals Gate
  12. Providence
  13. I Know This Bar

Tony MacAlpine: Master of Paradise

On November 2, 1999, “Shrapnel Records” label released “Master of Paradise”, the eighth Tony MacAlpine studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Clear Lake Audio” in Los Angeles, “Allen Street Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Tony MacAlpine.

Personnel:

  • Tony MacAlpine – vocals, guitar, keyboards, engineer
  • Larry Dennison – bass
  • Atma Anur – drums
  • Brian Levi – engineer, mixing
  • Albert Law – editing, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony MacAlpine, except where noted.

  1. Maker Is King
  2. Tears of Darkness
  3. Live to Die
  4. Circus
  5. Still
  6. Master of Paradise
  7. Time
  8. Imagination
  9. Final Hour
  10. All bord d’une source – Franz List

Bright Eyes: Every Day and Every Night

On November 1, 1999, “Saddle Creek Records” label released “Every Day and Every Night”, an EP by Bright Eyes. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mike Moggis.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst – vocals, guitar, sampling, keyboards, bass
  • Eric Bemberger – electric guitar
  • Mike Mogis – organ, pedal steel, vibraphone, keyboards, percussion
  • Matt Maginn – bass
  • Joe Knapp – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Tim Kasher – backing vocals
  • AJ Mogis – piano, loops
  • Angelina Mullikin – violin

Track listing:

  1. A Line Allows Progress, a Circle Does Not
  2. A Perfect Sonnet
  3. On My Way to Work
  4. A New Arrangement
  5. Neely O’Hara

Hefner: The Fidelity Wars

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

Randy Newman: Bad Love

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

Bill Laswell: Hashisheen: The End of the Law

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

Mickey Hart: Spirit into Sound

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 – illustration
  • Michael Quinn – 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

Steve Hackett: Darktown

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

Beth Orton: Central Reservation

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)