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On April 9, 2002.

On April 9, 2002, “SideOneDummy” label released the self-titled, debut Avoid One Thing album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Sound Station Seven” in Providence, Rhode Island, and was produced by Joe Gittleman.

Personnel:

  • Joe Gittleman – lead vocals, bass
  • Paul Delano – guitar
  • Amy Griffin – guitar
  • Dave Karcich – drums
  • Tom Polce – additional musician
  • Eric Fontana – additional musician
  • Rob Pemberton – engineer
  • Matt Ferarra – assistant engineer
  • Paul Q. Kolderie – additional production
  • Carl Plaster – additional production
  • Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • Andrew Lenoski – gatefold design
  • Len Gittleman – cover art
  • Trish Miller – photography
  • Jay Hale – photography
  • Amy Archer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Gittleman.

  1. Yakisoba
  2. Backyard Joey
  3. Lean on Sheena
  4. Pulse and Picture
  5. Every Second of Every Day
  6. Take a Good Look
  7. Rip It Up It’s There
  8. Bomb-Building Songs
  9. Next Stop Batteries
  10. Slip 78
  11. Saturday

On March 4, 2003.

On March 4, 2003, “Sanctuary Records” label released “The Power to Believe”, the thirteenth King Crimson studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Tracking Room” and “Studio Belew” in Nashville, “Pat’s Garage” in Austin, “St. Peter’s Church” in Newlyn, and was produced by Machine, David Singleton, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Pat Mastelotto and Trey Gunn.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp – guitar
  • Adrian Belew – vocals, guitar
  • Pat Mastelotto – acoustic and electric drums, percussion
  • Trey Gunn – Warr touch bass
  • Tim Faulkner – voice source 
  • Ken Latchney – haiku voice recording
  • Jeff Juliano – additional engineering
  • Machine – programming, engineering, mixing
  • David Singleton – mastering
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • P. J. Crook – artwork
  • Hugh O’Donnell – sleeve design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Adrian Belew, all music by by Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto except where noted.

  1. The Power to Believe I: A Cappella
  2. Level Five
  3. Eyes Wide Open
  4. Elektrik
  5. Facts of Life: Intro
  6. Facts of Life
  7. The Power to Believe II: Power Circle
  8. Dangerous Curves
  9. Happy with What You have to Be Happy With
  10. The Power to Believe III: Deception of the Trush
  11. The Power to Believe IV: Coda

On February 24, 2003.

On February 24, 2003, “Trifekta Records” label released “Bright Yellow Bright Orange”, the eighth Go-Betweens album. It was recorded August – September 2002, at “Sing Sing Studios” in Melbourne and “Paradise Studios” in Sydney.

Personnel:

  • Robert Forster – vocals, acoustic, slide and electric guitar, Hammond organ, piano
  • Grant McLennan – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Adele Pickvance – vocals, electric and upright bass, keyboards
  • Glenn Thompson – vocals, drums, electric guitar, Farfisa organ, keyboards
  • Hope Csutoros – violin
  • Helen Mountfort – cello
  • David Chesworth – string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Grant McLennan and Robert Forster.

  1. Caroline and I
  2. Poison on the Walls
  3. Mrs. Morgan
  4. In Her Diary
  5. Too Much of One Thing
  6. Crooked Lines
  7. Old Mexico
  8. Make Her Day
  9. Something for Myself
  10. Unfinished Business

On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “Emperor Jones” label released “All Hail West Texas”, the sixth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by John Darnielle.

Personnel:

  • Alex Newport – sequencing
  • John Vanderslice – sequencing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton
  2. Fall of the Star High School Running Back
  3. Color in Your Cheeks
  4. Jenny
  5. Fault Lines
  6. Balance
  7. Pink and Blue
  8. Riches and Wonders
  9. The Mess Inside
  10. Jeff Davis County Blues
  11. Distant Stations
  12. Blues in Dallas
  13. Source Decay
  14. Absolute Lithops Effect

On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “4AD” label released “Beautysleep”, the second Tanya Donelly studio album. It was recorded 2000-2001, and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Matthew Ellard and Dean Fisher.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly – vocals, organ, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, organ, keyboards, wind, e-bow
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic and electric guitar, bass, drums, organ, keyboards, Moog synthesizer, shaker, triangle
  • Rich Gilbert – autoharp, electric and slide guitar, organ, keyboards
  • David Narcizo – drums, tambourine
  • Gracie Bee – glockenspiel
  • Elizabeth Steen – accordion
  • Mark Sandman – vocals
  • Chris Toppin – vocals
  • Hilken Mancini – vocals
  • Poppy Ellard – vocals
  • Chris Toppin – vocal arrangements
  • Brian Brown – engineer
  • Matthew Ellard – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – design, illustrations
  • Dana Tynan – portraits

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly, except where noted

  1. Life Is but a Dream
  2. The Storm
  3. The Night You Saved My Life – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  4. Keeping You
  5. Moonbeam Monkey
  6. Wrap-Around Skirt
  7. Another Moment
  8. Darkside – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  9. So Much Song
  10. The Wave – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  11. The Shadow – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  12. Head for Math – hidden track starts 5:57 in to The Shadow

On February 18, 2003.

On February 18, 2003, “Sanctuary” and “CMC International” labels released “Cyclorama”, the fourteenth Styx studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Tommy Shaw, James “JY” Young and Gary Loizzo.

Personnel:

  • Lawrence Gowan – vocals, keyboards
  • Tommy Shaw – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • James “JY” Young – vocals, electric guitars
  • Glen Burtnik – vocals, bass
  • Chuck Panozzo – bass, backing vocals
  • Todd Sucherman – drums
  • Brian Wilson – vocal
  • Jude Cole – vocal
  • Gary Loizzo – vocal, guitar
  • Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass) – vocal
  • Billy Bob Thornton – vocal, drums
  • John Waite – vocal, guitar
  • Gary Loizzo, Charlie Pakaari, Craig Williams, Mark Linnett, Plinky Giglio, Dave Yackoboskie, Jimmy Hoyson, Jim Mitchell, Bruce Monical – engineer
  • Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman, Glen Burtnik – associate producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Glen Burtnik, Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw, Todd Sucherman, and James “JY” Young, except where noted.

  1. Do Things My Way
  2. Waiting for Our Time
  3. Fields of the Brave
  4. Bourgeois Pig
  5. Kiss Your Ass Goodbye
  6. These Are the Times
  7. Yes I Can – Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, Lawrence Gowan, Glen Burtnik, James Young, Todd Sucherman
  8. More Love for the Money
  9. Together
  10. Fooling Yourself (Palm of Your Hands) – Tommy Shaw
  11. Captain America
  12. Killing the Thing That You Love – Glen Burtnik, Tommy Shaw, Lawrence Gowan, James Young, Todd Sucherman, Bob Burger
  13. One with Everything
  14. Genki Desu Ka (with hidden Tenacious D skit and track The Chosen One)

On February 18, 2003.

On February 18, 2003, “Matador” label released “You Are Free”, the sixth Cat Power album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Chan Marshall.

Personnel:

  • Chan Marshall – vocals, guitars, piano
  • Warren Ellis – violin
  • Dave Grohl – bass, drums
  • Eddie Vedder – vocals
  • David Campbell – string arrangement
  • Maggie & Emma – vocals
  • Adam Kasper – recording, mixing
  • Rick Fisher – mastering
  • Mark Borthwick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chan Marshall, except where noted.

  1. I Don’t Blame You
  2. Free
  3. Good Woman
  4. Speak for me
  5. Werewoll – Michael Hurley
  6. Fool
  7. He War
  8. Shaking paper
  9. Babydoll
  10. Maybe Not
  11. Names
  12. Half of You
  13. Keep on Runin’ – John Lee Hooker
  14. Evolution

On February 17, 2003.

On February 17, 2003, “Heavenly Records” label released “From Every Sphere”, the second Ed Harcourt studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Real World Studios” in Bath, Somerset, and was produced by Tchad Blake and Ed Harcourt.

Personnel:

  • Ed Harcourt – vocals, Piano, acoustic, slide and electric guitar, pump organ, bass, drums, clavinet, bells, percussion, harmonica, glockenspiel, fun Machine, Korg synthesizer, omnichord
  • Arnulf Lindner – electric, bowed and double bass, percussion
  • Nick Yeatman – drums, percussion
  • Hadrian Garrard – trumpet, trombone, Reed organ, percussion
  • Leo Abrahams – acoustic, slide and electric guitar, piano, triggered strings, Casio, loops, sampling, string arrangement, woodwind arrangement, orchestral arrangement
  • Jimi Goodwin – tambourine
  • Lisa Germano – viola, backing vocals
  • Dominic Kelly – oboe
  • Rowland Sutherland – flute
  • Chris Richards – clarinet
  • Jo Cackett – bassoon
  • Matt Gunner – French horn
  • Tchad Blake – percussion
  • Claire Lewis – programming

Wrecking Crew Orchestra

  • Howard Gott, Ruth Gottlieb, Lucy Wilkins, Natalia Bonner, Tim Myall, Jackie Norrie, Sally Herbert, Wendy De St Paer, Anna Morris, Alison Blunt, Gillon Cameron, Claire Raybould, Louise Peacock – violin
  • Sophie Sirota, Rob Spriggs, Vince Greene, Amanda Drummond, Naomi Fairhurst – viola
  • Sarah Willson, Oli Kraus, Andy Nice, Chris Mansell – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Ed Harcourt.

  1. Bittersweetheart
  2. All of Your Days Will Be Blessed
  3. Ghost Writer
  4. The Birds Will Sing for Us
  5. Sister Reneé
  6. Undertaker Strut
  7. Bleed a River Deep
  8. Jetsetter
  9. Watching the Sun Come Up
  10. Fireflies Take Flight
  11. Metaphorically Yours
  12. From Every Sphere

On February 8, 2003.

On February 8, 2003, “The Militia Group” label released “Calendar Days”, the debut Rocket Summer album. It was recorded July – August 2002, at “Red House Recording” in Eudora, KS, and was produced by Bryce Avary.

Personnel:

  • Bryce Avary – vocals, guitar, bass, drums, piano, keyboard
  • Adrian Hulet – backing vocals
  • The 02-03 Colleyville Middle School 6th Grade Concert Girls’ Choir – vocals
  • Duane Deering – mixing
  • Darrell LaCour – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryce Avary.

  1. Cross My Heart
  2. Skies So Blue
  3. This Is Me
  4. Saturday
  5. She’s My Baby
  6. That’s You
  7. Mean Thoughts and Cheap Shots
  8. Movie Stars and Super Models
  9. What We Hate, We Make
  10. TV Family

On February 1, 2002.

On February 1, 2002, “14th Floor” label released “O”, the debut Damien Rice studio album. It was recorded in 2001 and was produced by Damien Rice and Mark Kelly.

Personnel:

  • Damien Rice – vocals, piano, guitar, percussion, clarinet
  • Lisa Hannigan – lead and backing vocals, piano
  • Vyvienne Long – cello
  • Mark Kelly – electric guitar
  • Shane Fitzsimons – bass guitar
  • Tom Osander aka Tomo – percussion, drums
  • Caroline “Caz” Fogerty – djembe
  • Doreen Curran – mezzo-soprano vocals
  • Nicholas Dodd – conducting
  • Colm Mac Con Iomaire – violin
  • Conor Donovan – timpani, percussion
  • Jean Meunier – improvisation, piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Damien Rice, except where noted.

  1. Delicate
  2. Volcano – Damien Rice, Brian Cosby, David Geraghty, Paul Noonan, Dominic Philips
  3. The Blower’s Daughter
  4. Cannonball
  5. Older Chests
  6. Amie
  7. Cheese Darlin
  8. Cold Water
  9. I Remember
  10. Eskimo (hidden tracks)