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On November 20, 1989.

On November 20, 1989,”Virgin” label released “…But Seriously”, the fourth Phil Collins studio album. It was recorded April – October 1989, at “The Farm” in Chiddingfold, Surrey, UK, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Phil Collins and Hugh Padgham. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, 7 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Diamond in France by “SNEP”, 6 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Hong Kong by “IFPI Hong Kong”, 3 x Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”, Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”,  7 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”, 5 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, 9 x Platinum in UK by “BPI and 4 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Phil Collins– vocals, drums, percussion, tambourine, keyboards, mixing
  • Daryl Stuermer– guitar
  • Leland Sklar– bass guitar
  • David Crosby– vocals
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino– bass guitar
  • Stephen Bishop– vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond organ
  • Dominic Miller- guitar
  • The Phenix Horns:
    • Don Myrick– saxophone
    • Louis Satterfield– trombone
    • Harry Kim– trumpet
    • Rhamlee Michael Davis – trumpet
  • Alex Brown, Marva King, Lynne Fiddmont – backing vocals
  • Hugh Padgham – mixing, engineer
  • Ed Goodreau, Simon Osbourne – assistant engineer
  • Tom Tom 84 – horn arrangements
  • Maurice Spears – music preparation
  • Trevor Key– photography

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Collins, except where noted.

 

  1. Hang in Long Enough
  2. That’s Just the Way It Is
  3. Find a Way to My Heart
  4. Colours
  5. Father to Son
  6. Another Day in Paradise
  7. All of My Life
  8. Something Happened on the Way to Heaven
  9. Do You Remember?
  10. I Wish It Would Rain Down
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On November 18, 1997.

On November 18, 1997, “Vertigo” and “Elektra” labels released “Reload”, the seventh Metallica studio album. It was recorded May – October 1997, at “The Plant Studios” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by James Hetfield, Bob Rock and Lars Ulrich. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, and 3 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– guitar
  • Jason Newsted– bass
  • Lars Ulrich– drums, percussion
  • Marianne Faithfull– additional vocals
  • Bernardo Bigalli – violin
  • David Miles – hurdy-gurdy
  • Jim McGillveray – percussion
  • Brian Dobbs – engineering
  • Randy Staub – engineering, mixing
  • Darren Grahn – assistant engineering, digital editing
  • Kent Matcke, Gary Winger, Bernardo Bigalli – assistant engineering
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Paul DeCarli, Mike Gillies – digital editing
  • Andie Airfix – design
  • Andres Serrano– cover design
  • Anton Corbijn– photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by James Hetfield.

  1. Fuel – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  2. The Memory Remains – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  3. Devil’s Dance – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  4. The Unforgiven II – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  5. Better Than You – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  6. Slither – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  7. Carpe Diem Baby – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  8. Bad Seed – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  9. Where the Wild Things Are – music by Lars Ulrich, Jason Newsted, James Hetfield
  10. Prince Charming – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  11. Low Man’s Lyric – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  12. Attitude – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  13. Fixxxer – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett

On November 3, 2017.

On November 3, 2017, “Capitol” label released “The Thrill of It All”, the second Sam Smith studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Steve Fitzmaurice, Brendan Grieve, Malay, Tyler Johnson, StarGate, Emile Haynie and Timbaland. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Netherland by “NVPI”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway” and 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Sam Smith – lead and background vocals
  • Lawrence Dopson – piano
  • Tyler Johnson – piano, electric guitar, bass guitar, drum loop, Moog synthesizer, programming
  • Ben Jones – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Camaron Ochs – electric guitar, background vocals
  • Jimmy Napes – piano, drums, drum programming, organ, percussion, synthesizer pads
  • Timbaland – percussion, bass, drum programming, synthesizer pads
  • Darryl Pearson – guitars
  • Malay – guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, engineer, programming
  • Reuben James – Fender rhodes, organ, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Jodi Milliner – bass, drum programming, Moog bass, Moog synthesizer
  • Dareen Heelis – bass guitar, drum programming, engineer, Moog synthesizer
  • Earl Harvin – percussion, tambourine, drum programming
  • Steve Fitzmaurice – drums, percussion, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Brendan Grieve – celeste, drum programming, engineer
  • Emile Haynie – piano, drums, percussion, programming
  • Lawrence Johnson – vocal arrangements
  • Ian Burdge, Richard George, Everton Nelson, Bruce White – string section leader
  • Simon Hale – string arrangements, string conductor
  • Ruven Afanador – cover photo
  • James Barber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Too Good at Goodbyes – Sam Smith, James Napier, Mikkel S.EriksenTor Erik Hermansen
  2. Say it First – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  3. One Last Song – Sam Smith, James Napier, Tyler Johnson
  4. Midnight Train – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  5. Burning – Sam Smith, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Dominic Jordan, Jimmy Giannos
  6. Him – Sam Smith, Brendan Grieve, Reuben James
  7. Baby, You Make Me Crazy – Sam Smith, James Napier, Emile Haynie, Dennis Ronald Thomas
  8. No Peace – Sam Smith, James Napier, Yebba Smith
  9. Palace – Smith, Tyler Johnson, Camaron Ochs
  10. Pray – Sam Smith, James Napier, Timothy Mosley, Darryl Pearson, Larrance Dopson, Jose A. Valasquez

On October 30, 2007.

On October 30, 2007, “Eagles Recording Company II” and “Lost Highway Records” label released “Long Road Out of Eden”, the seventh Eagles studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2007, at “The Doghouse” in Los Angeles,”Samhain Sound” in Malibu, “O’Henry Studios” in Burbank, California, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Mooselodge” in Calabasas, California, “The Panhandle House” in  Denton, Texas, “Luminous Sound” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, Steuart Smith, Richard F.W. Davis, Scott Crago and Bill Szymczyk. In 2009, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Pop Instrumental Performance”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “Media Control”, 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI”, Platinum in Germany by “Media Control”, Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RIANZ”, Platinum in Poland by “OLIS”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 7 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Frey– vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, orchestration
  • Don Henley– vocals, drums, percussion, guitars, horns arrangements
  • Joe Walsh– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Timothy B. Schmit– vocals, bass guitar
  • Steuart Smith– guitar, keyboards, mandolin
  • Scott Crago– drums, percussion
  • Richard F.W. Davis – keyboards, programming
  • Michael Thompson – keyboards, accordion, trombone
  • Will Hollis – keyboards
  • Al Garth – alto saxophone, violin
  • Bill Armstrong – trumpet
  • Chris Mostert– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Lenny Castro, Luis Conti– percussion
  • Richard F.W. Davis – orchestration
  • Greg Smith – hornsarrangements
  • Chris Bell, Mike Terry, Jim Nipar, Mike Harlow – engineer
  • Andy Ackland – additional engineering
  • Elliot Scheiner- mixing
  • Blade – digital editing
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Nick Steinhardt / SMOG Design, Inc – logo
  • Olaf Heine – photography

Track listing:

  1. No More Walks in the Wood – Don Henley, Steuart Smith, John Hollander
  2. How Long – J. D. Souther
  3. Busy Being Fabulous – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  4. What Do I Do with My Heart – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  5. Guilty of the Crime – Frankie Miller, Jerry Lynn Williams
  6. I Don’t Want to Hear Any More – Paul Carrack
  7. Waiting in the Weeds – Don Henley, Steuart Smith
  8. No More Cloudy Days – Glenn Frey
  9. Fast Company – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  10. Do Something – Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit, Steuart Smith
  11. You Are Not Alone – Glenn Frey
  12. Long Road Out of Eden – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. Schmit
  13. I Dreamed There Was No War – Glenn Frey
  14. Somebody – Jack Tempchin, John Brannen
  15. Frail Grasp on the Big Picture – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  16. Last Good Time in Town – Joe Walsh, J. D. Souther
  17. I Love to Watch a Woman Dance – Larry John McNally
  18. Business as Usual – Don Henley, Steuart Smith
  19. Center of the Universe – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Steuart Smith
  20. It’s Your World Now – Glenn Frey, Jack Tempchin

On October 29, 2001.

On October 29, 2001,“Playground Music” label released “Into (Enthusiasm)”, the fourth Rasmus studio album. It was recorded May – December 2000, and in 2001, at “Nord Studios” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Mikael Nord and Martin Hansen. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Finland by Musiikkituottajat,

Personnel:

  • Lauri Ylönen– vocals
  • Pauli Rantasalmi – guitar
  • Eero Heinonen – bass
  • Aki Hakala– drums
  • Jörgen Ingeström – strings
  • Martin Hansen, Mikael Nord – keyboards, additional sounds, recording, programming
  • Leif Allansson – mixing
  • Claes Persson – mastering
  • Henrik Walse – design
  • Jeanette Fredenburg, Lars Tengroth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lauri Ylönen, Pauli Rantasalmi, Eero Heinonen and Aki Hakala, except where noted.

  1. Madness
  2. Bullet
  3. Chill
  4. F-F-F-Falling
  5. Heartbreaker
  6. Smash
  7. Someone Else
  8. Small Town
  9. One & Only
  10. Last Waltz

 

On November 18, 2016.

On November 18, 2016, “Blackened Recordings” label released “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct”, the tenth Metallica studio album. It was recorded May 2015 – August 2016, at “Metallica’s HQ” in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Greg Fidelman, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Czech Republic by “IFPI Czech Republic”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, 2 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, 2 x Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, 3 x Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”, 4 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in USA by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Robert Trujillo– bass, backing vocals
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, recording
  • Mike Gillies, Sara Lyn Killion – additional recording
  • Ken Matcke – assistant engineering
  • Dan Monti, Jim Monti,Jason Gossman – digital editing
  • Turner Duckworth – cover design
  • Herring & Herring – photography, creative direction

Track listing:

All tracks by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, except where noted.

  1. Hardwired
  2. Atlas, Rise!
  3. Now That We’re Dead
  4. Moth into Flame
  5. Dream no More
  6. Halo on Fire
  7. Confusion
  8. ManUNkind – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo
  9. Here Comes Revenge
  10. Am I Savage?
  11. Murder One
  12. Spit Out the Bone

On July 9, 2002.

On July 9, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “By the Way”, the eighth Red Hot Chili Peppers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – May 2002, at “Cello Studios” and “Chateau Marmont” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin.  Album paintings, photography and art direction is credited to Julian Schnabel, Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”, 2 x Platinum in Brazil by “Pro-Música Brasil”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPISwitzerland”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Anthony Kiedis– lead vocals
  • John Frusciante– guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, modular synthesizer, bass
  • Michael “Flea” Balzary– bass, trumpet, harmonica, backing vocals, double bass, guitar
  • Chad Smith– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Ryan Hewitt – engineer
  • Marc Mann– arranger
  • Ethan Mates – recording engineer
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Rick Rubin– engineering
  • Jim Scott – mix engineer, recording engineer
  • Jason Wormer – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith

  1. By the Way
  2. Universal Speaking
  3. This is the Place
  4. Dosed
  5. Don’t Forget Me
  6. The Zephyr Song
  7. Can’t Stop
  8. I Could Die for You
  9. Midnight
  10. Throw Away Your Television
  11. Cabron
  12. Tear
  13. Oh Mercury
  14. Minor Thing
  15. Warm tape
  16. Venice Queen