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On April 6, 2004.

On April 6, 2004, “Polyvinyl” label released “Satanic Panic in the Attic”, the sixth Of Montreal album. It was recorded in August 2003 – January 2004, at “H. Hare Studio”, and was produced by Kevin Barnes.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Barnes – vocals, all instruments (except where noted), engineer, mixing
  • Sara Kirkpatrick – flute
  • Heather McIntosh – cello
  • James Huggins – arrangements
  • Glenn Shick – mastering
  • David Barnes – artwork
  • Nina Barnes – art inserts
  • Robbie Lowie – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Barnes, except where noted.

  1. Disconnect the Dots
  2. Lysergic Bliss
  3. Will You Come and Fetch Me
  4. My British Tour Diary
  5. Rapture Rapes the Muses
  6. Ero’s Entropic Tundra
  7. City Bird – lyrics by Dan Donahue, music by Kevin Barnes
  8. Erroneous Escape into Erik Eckles
  9. Chrissy Kiss the Corpse
  10. Your Magic is Working
  11. Climb the Ladder
  12. How Lester Lost His Wife
  13. Spike the Senses
  14. Vegan in Furs

On March 16, 2004.

On March 16, 2004, “Delmark” label released “Up Jumped Spring”, the 24th Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in August 2003, at “Riverside Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester and Jacey Falk.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Brad Goode – trumpet
  • Karl Montzka – piano
  • Larry Gray – bass
  • Stewart Miller – bass
  • Tim Davis – drums
  • Jacey Falk – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Cantaloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
  2. Up Jumped Spring – Freddie Hubbard
  3. In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
  4. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.
  5. Bags’ Groove – Milt Jackson
  6. Equinox – John Coltrane
  7. I’m Old Fashioned – Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer
  8. Alone Together – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  9. Whisper Not – Benny Golson
  10. Black Night – Jessie Mae Robinson
  11. Star Eyes – Gene de Paul, Don Raye

On March 4, 2003.

On March 4, 2003, “Arabesque” label released “Chasing Paint”, the tenth Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded April – May 2002, at “The Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone, live electronics
  • Fred Hersch – piano
  • Mark Dresser – bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted.

  1. Unexpected Light
  2. Chasing Paint
  3. The Sweetest Sounds – Richard Rodgers
  4. On Seeing JP
  5. Many Wonders
  6. Jackson Pollock
  7. Alchemy
  8. Reflections of the Big Dipper
  9. White Light

On November 11, 2004.

On November 11, 2004, “Eclipse Records” label released “Ballads of Living and Dying”, the debut Marissa Nadler album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, at “Black Hole Sound Studios”, and was produced by Myles Baer.

Personnel:

  • Marissa Nadler – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Myles Baer – accordion, backing vocals, EBow, electric guitar
  • Kendra Flowers – harmony vocals
  • Myles Baer – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Marissa Nadler, except where noted.

  1. Fifty Five Falls
  2. Hay Tantos Muertos – Marissa Nadler, Pablo Neruda
  3. Stallions
  4. Undertaker
  5. Box of Cedar
  6. Bird Song
  7. Mayflower May
  8. Days of Rum
  9. Virginia
  10. Annabelle Lee – Marissa Nadler, Edgar Allan Poe
  11. Door Slam

On November 1, 2004.

On November 1, 2004, “Sony Music UK” label released “Lifeblood”, the seventh Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded August 2003 – August 2004, at “Stir Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Looking Glass Studios” in New York, “Grouse Lodge” in Westmeath, Ireland, and was produced by Tony Visconti, Tom Elmhirst and Greg Haver.

Personnel:

  1. James Dean Bradfield – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  2. Sean Moore – drums, drum programming
  3. Nicky Wire – bass guitar
  4. Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  5. Jeremy Shaw – keyboards
  6. Greg Haver – percussion
  7. Mario J. McNulty – engineer assistance
  8. Stefano Sofia – engineer assistance
  9. Steve Davis – engineer assistance
  10. Loz Williams – engineer assistance
  11. Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  12. Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  13. Farrow Design – art direction, artwork, design
  14. John Ross – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire except where noted, all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.

  1. 1985
  2. The Love of Richard Nixon
  3. Empty Souls
  4. A Song for Departure
  5. I Live to Fall Asleep
  6. To Repel Ghosts
  7. Emily
  8. Glasnost
  9. Always/Never
  10. Solitude Sometimes Is
  11. Fragments – additional lyrics by Patrick Jones
  12. Cardiff Afterlife

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),singer, 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