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On October 6, 2003.

On October 6, 2003, “Rough Trade” label released “Dear Catastrophe Waitress”, the sixth Belle & Sebastian studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Sarm West Studios” in London, Sarm Hook End” in Checkendon, Oxfordshire, “Berkeley Street Studios” in Glasgow, “Parkgate Studios” in Catsfield, and “Angel Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Horn.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Murdoch – vocals, arrangements
  • Stevie Jackson – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Chris Keddes – keyboards, arrangements
  • Sarah Martin – violin, arrangements
  • Bob Kildea – bass, guitar, arrangements
  • Dave McGowan – bass, arrangements
  • Mary Scully – double bass
  • Richard Colburn – drums, arrangements
  • Frank Ricotti – percussion
  • Sue Bohling – cor anglaise
  • Jamie Talbot – alto saxophone
  • Philip Todd – alto saxophone
  • Stan Sulzman – alto saxophone
  • Philip Todd – tenor saxophone 
  • Chris Davis – tenor saxophone
  • Jeff Daly – baritone saxophone
  • Derek Watkins – trumpet
  • John Barclay – trumpet
  • Mike Lovatt – trumpet 
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Barnaby Dickinson – tenor trombone
  • Chris Dean – tenor trombone
  • Jeremy Price – tenor trombone
  • Richard Edwards – bass trombone
  • Chris Cowie – oboe
  • Nigel Black – French horn
  • Richard Berry – French horn
  • Helen Keen – flute
  • Kathleen Stevenson – piccolo flute
  • Perry Montague-Mason, Benedict Cruft, Boguslaw Kostecki, Chris Tombling, David Woodcock, Everton Nelson, Gavyn Wright, Jackie Shave, Julian Leaper, Kathy Shave, Patrick Kiernan, Warren Zielinski – violin
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello 
  • David Daniels – cello
  • Martin Loveday – cello
  • Trevor Horn – arrangements
  • Nick Ingman – arrangements
  • Steve Price – recording
  • Julian Mendelsohn – recording
  • Mat Bartram – recording
  • Tim Lambert – additional engineering
  • Phil Tyreman – engineer assistant
  • Dan Vickers – mixing
  • Julian Mendelsohn – mixing
  • Robert Orton – mixing
  • Tony Doogan – additional mixing
  • Michael Bannister – mixing assistant
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Divine Inc. – design
  • Stuart David – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Step into my Office, Baby
  2. Dear Catastrophe Waitress
  3. If She Wants Me
  4. Piazza, New York Catcher
  5. Asleep on a Sunbeam
  6. I’m a Cuckoo
  7. You Don’t Send Me
  8. Wrapped Up in Books
  9. Lord Anthony
  10. If You Find Yourself Caught in Love
  11. Roy Walker
  12. Stay Loose

On September 26, 2003.

On September 26, 2003, Robert Allen Palmer died aged 54. He was musician (guitar, vocal), songwriter and music producer, member of bands Joe Vinegar and The Power Station. He had powerful, distinctive, gritty, soulful voice and sartorial elegance, his music combined soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae and blues elements. Palmer had successful solo career, received a number of awards, including “ASCAP Pop Music Award” for “Most Performed Songs” (1986 and 1990), two “Grammy Awards” for “Best Male Rock Vocal Performance” (1989), “MTV Video Music Award” (1986), “Pollstar Concert Industry Awards” for “Small Hall Tour Of The Year” (1987). As leader Palmer released 15 albums.

On September 16, 2003.

On September 16, 2003, “Myth America Records” label released “The House Carpenter’s Daughter”, the fourth Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded July 2002 – May 2003, at “Bearsville Studios Woodstock” in New York, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals
  • Erik Della Penna – guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Gabriel Gordon – guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Elizabeth Steen – organ, piano, accordion
  • Judy Hyman – fiddle
  • Richie Stearns – banjo
  • Allison Miller – drums

Track listing:

  1. Sally Ann – Jeff Claus, Judy Hyman, Dirk Powell
  2. Which Side Are You On? – Florence Reece
  3. Crazy Man Michael – Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick
  4. Diver Boy – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  5. Weeping Pilgrim – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  6. Soldier, Soldier – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  7. Bury Me under the Weeping Willow – A. P. Carter
  8. House Carpenter – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  9. Owensboro – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  10. Down on Penny’s Farm – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  11. Poor Wayfaring Stranger – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant

On June 10, 2003.

On June 10, 2003, “S-Curve Records” label released “Welcome Interstate Managers”, the third Fountains of Wayne studio album, It was recorded in 2003, at “Stratosphere Sound” and “The Clubhouse Rhinebeck” in New York, “Q Division” in Somerville, Massachusetts, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger, Chris Collingwood and Mike Denneen.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jody Porter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam Schlesinger – bass guitar, synthesizers, backing vocals, engineering, mixing
  • Brian Young – drums
  • Ronnie Buttacavoli – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Iha – guitar
  • Robert Randolph – pedal steel
  • Jen Trynin – guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Denneen – engineering
  • Richard Furch – engineering
  • Rudyard Lee Cullers – assistant engineering
  • Matt Beaudoin – assistant engineering
  • John Holbrook – mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge – mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction and design
  • Rafi Sofer – assistant engineering
  • Collection of The New-York Historical Society – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. Mexican Wine
  2. Bright Future in Sales
  3. Stacy’s Mom
  4. Hackensack
  5. No Better Place
  6. Valley Winter Song
  7. All Kinds of Time
  8. Little Red Light
  9. Hey Julie
  10. Halley’s Waitress
  11. Hung Up on You
  12. Fire Island
  13. Peace and Love
  14. Bought for a Song
  15. Supercollider
  16. Yours and Mine

On June 9, 2003.

On June 9, 2003, “Frontier Records” label released “Songs in the Key of Rock”, the ninth Glenn Hughes studio album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Jeff Kollman and Glen Hughes.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Hughes – vocals, bass
  • JJ Marsh – guitars
  • Jeff Kollman – guitar
  • Ed Roth – keyboards
  • Gary Ferguson – drums
  • Chad Smith – drums
  • Alex Ligertwood – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. In My Blood – Glenn Hughes, JJ Marsh
  2. Lost in the Zone – Glenn Hughes, Jeff Kollman, JJ Marsh
  3. Gasoline – Glenn Hughes, JJ Marsh
  4. Higher Places (Song for Bonzo) – Glenn Hughes, Jeff Kollman
  5. Get You Stoned – Glenn Hughes, Jeff Kollman
  6. Written All Over Your Face – Glenn Hughes, JJ Marsh
  7. Standing on the Rock – Glenn Hughes, Jeff Kollman
  8. Courageous – Glenn Hughes
  9. Secret Life – Glenn Hughes, JJ Marsh
  10. The Truth – Glenn Hughes
  11. Wherever You Go – Glenn Hughes, JJ Marsh
  12. Higher Places (reprise) – Glenn Hughes, Jeff Kollman

On May 13, 2003.

On May 13, 2003, “V2” label released “Sumday”, the third Grandaddy studio album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Jason Lytle.

Personnel:

  • Jason Lytle – lead vocals, guitar, various instruments, engineering
  • Jim Fairchild – guitar
  • Tim Dryden – keyboards
  • Kevin Garcia – bass guitar
  • Aaron Burtch – drums
  • Lucky Lew – engineering
  • Michael H. Brauer – mixing
  • Nathaniel Chan – mixing assistant
  • Rick Chavarria – mixing assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Shinzou Maeda – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jason Lytle.

  1. Now It’s On
  2. I’m on Standby
  3. The Go in the Go-for-it
  4. The Group Who Couldn’t Say
  5. Lost on Yer Merry Way
  6. El Caminos in the West
  7. ‘Yeah’ Is What We Had
  8. Saddest Vacant Lot in All the World
  9. Stray Dog and the Chocolate Shake
  10. O.K. with My Decay
  11. The Warming Sun
  12. The Final Push to the Sum

May 13, 2003.

On May 13, 2003, “Vagrant” label released “Good Mourning”, the fourth Alkaline Trio studio album. It was recorded November 2002 – January 2003, at “Cello Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Joe McGrath and Jerry Finn.

Personnel:

  • Matt Skiba – guitar, vocals, layout, design
  • Dan Andriano – bass, vocals, layout, design
  • Derek Grant – drums, layout, design
  • Keith Morris – backing vocals
  • Jerry Finn – backing vocals
  • Joe McGrath – recording
  • Jerry Finn – mixing
  • Christopher Holmes – assistant engineer
  • Jason Gossman – assistant engineer
  • Robert Reed – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fasano – drum tech
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Keath Moon – artwork, layout, design
  • Jay Blakesberg – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Skiba, Dan Andriano and Derek Grant.

  1. This Could Be Love
  2. We’ve Had Enough
  3. One Hundred Stories
  4. Continental
  5. All on Black
  6. Emma
  7. Fatally Yours
  8. Every Thug Needs a Lady
  9. Blue Carolina
  10. Donner Party (All Night)
  11. If We Never Go Inside
  12. Blue in the Face

On May 4, 2004.

On May 4, 2004, “Saddle Creek Records” label released “fulfilled/complete”, the second Broken Spindles studio album. It was recorded December 2003 – January 2004, at “Presto! Recording Studios” in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Joel Petersen – vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, artwork
  • Nate Walcott – piano, string arrangements
  • Geraldine Vo – vocals, artwork
  • Donna Carnes – violin
  • Kim Salistean – violin
  • Cindy Ricker – viola
  • Tracy Sands – cello
  • Mike Mogis – engineer, mixing
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering
  • Jadon Ulrich – layout

Track Listing:

All tracks by Joel Petersen.

  1. Induction
  2. Fall In and Down On
  3. Song No Song
  4. To Die, For Death
  5. Move Away
  6. Practice, Practice, Preach
  7. Italian Wardrobe
  8. Events & Affairs
  9. Harm
  10. The Dream

On April 28, 2003.

On April 28, 2003, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Slideling”, the third Ian McCulloch album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Cenzo Townshend and Ian McCulloch.

Personnel:

  • Ian McCulloch – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Peter Byrne – lead guitar
  • Chris Martin – piano, backing vocals
  • John Simm – electric guitar
  • Jonny Buckland – electric guitar
  • Ceri James – piano, keyboards
  • Peter Wilkinson – bass, backing vocals
  • Simon Finley – drums
  • Barriemore Barlow – percussion
  • Malcolm Johnston – viola
  • Kate Evans – violin
  • Martin Richardson – violin
  • Ian Bracken – cello
  • Cenzo Townshend – engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Tom Stanley – Pro Tools

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian McCulloch.

  1. Love in Veins
  2. Playgrounds and City Parks
  3. Sliding
  4. Baby Hold On
  5. Arthur
  6. Seasons
  7. Another Train
  8. High Wires
  9. She Sings (All My Life)
  10. Kansas
  11. Stake Your Claim

On April 27, 2004.

On April 27, 2004, “Alligator” label released “Watch Your Back”, the sixth  Guitar Shorty (David Kearney) studio album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Brian Brinkerhoff and Jesse Harms.

Personnel:

  • Guitar Shorty – vocals, guitar
  • Sweet William Bouchard – bass
  • Electric Vic Johnson – rhythm guitar
  • Alvino Bennett — drums, percussion
  • Jesse Harms — piano, engineer, mixing
  • Dan Stout — mastering
  • Marc Lipkin — liner notes
  • Kevin Niemiec — design
  • Dan Monick — photography

Track listing:

  1. Old School – Jesse Harms
  2. Story of My Life – Jesse Harms, Truitt
  3. I’m Gonna Leave You – Truitt
  4. What She Don’t Know – Truitt
  5. I’ve Been Working – Van Morrison
  6. Get Busy – Jesse Harms
  7. Let My Guitar Do the Talking – Jesse Harms, O’Keefe
  8. It Ain’t the Fall That Kills You – Jesse Harms
  9. Right Tool for the Job – Truitt