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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 23, 2003.

On February 23, 2003, Howard Norman Epstein died aged 47. He was musician (bass), member of the bands MHB Experience, Egz, Winks, Forearm Smash, and The Craze. He also worked with Bob Dylan, Blue Stingrays, Del Shannon, Stevie Nicks, Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash, but was best known as the bass player with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

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 16, 2014.

On February 16, 2004, “Rough Trade” label released “The Runaway Found” the debut Veils album. It was recorded 2001 – 2003, at “Great Linford Manor”, “2 kHz”, “Parr Street”, “The Garden” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Matthew Ollivier, Bernard Butler and Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Finn Andrews – vocals, guitar
  • Oli Drake – guitar
  • Adam Kinsella – bass guitar
  • Ben Woollacott – drums
  • Dina Beamish – cello, strings arrangement
  • Claire Orsler – viola
  • Anne Stevenson – violin
  • Gina Ball – violin
  • Brian Wright – violin
  • Jackie Norrie – violin
  • Sally Herbert – strings arrangement
  • Ellie Gray – backing vocals
  • Iron John – handclaps

Track listing:

All tracks by Finn Andrews, except where noted.

  1. The Wild Son
  2. Guiding Light
  3. Lavinia
  4. More Heat Than Light – Finn Andrews, Marsh
  5. The Tide That Left and Never Came Back
  6. The Leavers Dance
  7. Talk Down the Girl
  8. The Valleys of New Orleans
  9. Vicious Traditions
  10. The Nowhere Man

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 January 28, 2003.

On January 28, 2003, “Justin Time” label released “Now Is Another Time”, the 87th David Murray album, credited to David Murray’s Latin Big Band. It was recorded April 2001 – June 2002, at “Sound On Sound Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Valerie Malot and David Murray.

Personnel:

  • David Murray – tenor saxophone
  • Cesar Lopez Martinez, Ernesto Varona Rodriguez German, German Fermin, Roman Feliu O’Reilly, Valazco Urdeliz, Velasco Urdeliz – alto saxophone
  • Irvin Luichel Acao Sierra, Orlando Sanchez Soto – tenor saxophone
  • Hamiet Bluiett, Moises Marquez Loyva – baritone saxophone
  • Jose Luis Cortez, Kahil-Ikshr Smith – flute 
  • Hugh Ragin, Alexander Brown Cabrera, Bacilio Bernardo Marquez, Carmelo Andres, Cristobal Ferrer, Elpidio Chappotin Elgado, Rafael Gavilan – trumpet
  • Craig Harris, Amaury Perez Rodriguez, Boris Sarmiento, Denis Cuni Rodriguez, Heikel Fabian Triminio, Leonardo Alarcon Henville, Sergio Ricardo Luna Longchamp – trombone
  • Carcasses Colon, Emilio Morales, Luis Manuel Guerra Crespo, Miguel Angel De Armas, Roberto Julio, Tony Perez – piano
  • Feliciano Arango Noa, Narciso Jorge, Reyes Hernandez – bass
  • Giraldo Piloto, Olivier Valdes Rey – drums
  • Jorge Luis Guerra – guiro
  • Adel Gonzales Gomez, Evelio Ramos Delfin, Tomas Ramos Ortiz – congas
  • Jose Luis Quintana Fuerte “Changuito” – timbales
  • Dany Gignoux – booklet, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Murray

  1. Crystal
  2. Aerol’s Change
  3. Blue Muse
  4. Break Out
  5. Mambo Dominica
  6. Giovanni’s Mission
  7. Sad Kind of Love

On January 27, 2004.

On January 27, 2004, “Duophonic” label released “Margerine Eclipse”, the eighth Stereolab studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Instant Zero” in Bordeaux, France.

Personnel:

  • Lætitia Sadier – vocals, trombone, mixing
  • Tim Gane – electric guitar, electronics, Occ. organ, mixing
  • Dominic Jeffery – organ, electric piano, harpsichord, celeste, mixing
  • Simon Johns – bass, drums, mixing
  • Andy Ramsay – drums, drum machine, mixing
  • Fulton Dingley – drum machine, synthesizer, percussion
  • Sean O’Hagan – keyboards, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jan St. Werner – “insect orchestra”
  • Fulton Dingley – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Gane and Lætitia Sadier.

  1. Vonal Declosion
  2. Need to Be
  3. …Sudden Stars
  4. Cosmic Country Noir
  5. La Demeure
  6. Margerine Rock
  7. The Man with 100 Cells
  8. Margerine Melodie
  9. Hillbilly Motobike
  10. Feel and Triple
  11. Bop Scotch
  12. Dear Marge