Tag Archives: 2004

The Ark: State of the Ark

On December 27, 2004, “Emi / Virgin Records” label released “State of the Ark”, the third Ark (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Jens Andersson, Nathan Larson, Ola Salo and Per Sunding.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Jepson – lead guitar
  • Martin Axén – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Lars “Leari” Ljungberg – bass
  • Sylvester Schlegel – drums, backing vocals
  • Ola Salo – lead vocals, percussion, keyboards
  • Jens Andersson – additional percussion, keyboards, engineer
  • Åsa Håkansson – strings
  • Mattias Rodrick – strings
  • Anna Rocén – strings
  • Erika Lilja – backing vocals
  • Maria Lilja – backing vocals
  • Erik Hjärpe – voice synthesizing

Track listing:

All tracks by Ola Salo, except where noted.

  1. This Piece of Poetry Is Meant to Do Harm
  2. Rock City Wankers
  3. Clamour for Glamour
  4. One of Us Is Gonna Die Young
  5. Let Me Down Gently
  6. Hey Kwanongoma!
  7. The Others
  8. Girl You’re Gonna Get ‘Em (Real Soon)
  9. Deliver Us from Free Will
  10. No End – lyrics by Ola Salo, music by Lars Ljungberg
  11. Trust Is Shareware

The Cribs: Same

On December 8, 2004, “Wichita Recordings” label released the self-titled, debut Cribs (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Toe Rag Studios” in London, and was produced by Bobby Conn and Ed Deegan. In 2005, the album was awarded the “American Society of Composers”, “Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) College Award”.

Personnel:

  • Ryan Jarman – vocals, guitar
  • Gary Jarman – vocals, bass
  • Ross Jarman – drums
  • Ed Deegan – recording
  • Noel – mastering
  • Jason Rosenberg – artwork, design
  • Richard Morgan, Ami Barwell, Bob Taylor – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryan Jarman, Gary Jarman and Ross Jarman.

  1. The Watch Trick
  2. You Were Always the One
  3. The Lights Went Out
  4. You & I
  5. Things You Should Be Knowing
  6. Another Number
  7. What About Me
  8. Learning How to Flight
  9. Tri’elle
  10. Baby Don’t Sweat
  11. Direction
  12. Third Outing

Trey Anastasio: Shine

On November 1, 2005, “Columbia” label released “Shine”, the fourth Trey Anastasio studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Brendan O’Brien – keyboards, bass, drums, backing vocals
  • Karl Egsieker – keyboards
  • Ray Paczkowski – keyboards
  • Peter Chwazik – bass
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, except where noted.

  1. Shine – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  2. Tuesday
  3. Invisible – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  4. Come as Melody
  5. Air Said to Me
  6. Wherever You Find It – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  7. Sweet Dreams Melinda – Trey Anastasio, Lawton, Markellis
  8. Love Is Freedom
  9. Sleep Again – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  10. Spin – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  11. Black
  12. Love That Breaks All Lines

Jerry Lee Lewis

On October 28, 2022, Jerry Lee Lewis died aged 87. He was musician (piano), singer and songwriter, nicknamed “the Killer”, He was a pioneer of rock and roll and rockabilly music, described as “Rock and roll’s first great wild man and one of the most influential pianists of the 20th century. Lewis won four “Grammy Awards”, including a “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award” and two “Grammy Hall of Fame Awards”. He was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, the “Rockabilly Hall of Fame”, “Memphis Music Hall of Fame” and “Country Music Hall of Fame”. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked his box set “All Killer, No Filler: The Anthology”, at number 242 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”, in 2004, the same magazine ranked him at number 24 of its list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”. A movie about his life, “Great Balls of Fire”, was released in 1989, starring Dennis Quaid. As leader, Lewis released 40 studio and 8 live albums.

Boards of Canada: The Campfire Headphase

On October 17, 2005, “Warp Records” label released “The Campfire Headphase”, the third Boards of Canada studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2004, and was produced by Michael Sandison and Marcus Eoin.

Personnel:

  • Marcus Eoin – performer, design
  • Mike Sandison – performer, design
  • Natasha Morton – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Eoin and Mike Sandison.

  1. Into the Rainbow Vein
  2. Chromakey Dreamcoat
  3. Satellite Anthem Icarus
  4. Peacock Tail
  5. Dayvan Cowboy
  6. A Moment of Clarity
  7. 84 Pontiac Dream
  8. Sherbet Dream
  9. Oscar See Through Red Eye
  10. Ataronchronon
  11. Hey Saturday Sun
  12. Constants Are Changing
  13. Slow This Bird Down
  14. Tears from the Compound Eye
  15. Farewell Fire

Craig Armstrong: Piano Works

On October 5, 2004, “Sanctuary Records” label released “Piano Works”, the third Craig Armstrong album. It contains solo piano pieces from different soundtracks played by himself.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong.

  1. In My Own Words
  2. Heatmiser 2
  3. Hidden
  4. Gentle Piece
  5. Weather Storm
  6. Diffuse
  7. Leaving Paris
  8. Fugue
  9. Theme from Orphans
  10. 1st Waltz
  11. Satine’s Theme
  12. Morning Breaks
  13. Laura’s Theme
  14. Glasgow Love Theme
  15. Delay
  16. Hymn 3
  17. Angelina
  18. Childhood 2
  19. Sunrise
  20. Be Still My Soul (bonus track)

Hazen Street: Same

On July 20, 2004, “DC Flag” label released the debut, self-titled Hazen Street album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Howard Benson.

Personnel:

  • Toby Morse – vocals
  • Freddy Cricien – vocals
  • David Kennedy – guitar
  • Hoya – bass
  • Mackie Jason – drums
  • Chad Gilbert – additional guitar
  • Benji Madden – backing vocals
  • Joel Madden – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Toby Morse, Freddy Cricien, David Kennedy, Hoya, Mackie Jason and Chad Gilbert.

  1. Are You Ready?
  2. Fool the World
  3. Written
  4. Sorry
  5. Trouble
  6. In Memory Of
  7. Tomorrow
  8. All That
  9. Back Home
  10. Crossroads
  11. Stick Up Kid
  12. Hazen (Outro)

Jackie Greene: Sweet Somewhere Bound

On July 20, 2004, “Dig Music” label released “Sweet Somewhere Bound”, the third Jackie Greene studio album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Jackie Green and David Houston.

Personnel:

  • Jackie Green – vocals, guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackie Green.

  1. About Cell Block #9
  2. Honey I Been Thinking About You
  3. Sweet Somewhere Bound
  4. Miss Madeline (3 Ways to Love Her)
  5. A Thing Called Rain
  6. Write a Letter Home
  7. I Don’t Care About My Baby
  8. Alice on the Rooftop
  9. Seven Jealous Sisters
  10. Emily’s in Heaven
  11. Sad to Say Goodbye
  12. Everything to Me
  13. Don’t Mind Me, I’m Only Dying Slow

Carly Simon: Moonlight Serenade

On July 19, 2005, “Columbia” label released “Moonlight Serenade”, the fourth Carly Simon album of standards (19th album overall). It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Fox Force Five” in Hollywood, “Reagan’s Garage” and “Westlake Recorders” in Los Angeles, “The Cutting Room” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – vocals
  • Vin D’Onofrio – guitars, guitar solo
  • Michael Thompson – acoustic piano, synth strings, arrangements, additional synthesizers, synth vibraphone, Fender Rhodes
  • Jim Cox – acoustic piano
  • Andy Chukerman – synth strings, additional synthesizers, arrangements
  • Alex Navarro – synth strings, additional synthesizers
  • Chris Golden – bass
  • John Ferraro – drums
  • Sammy Merendino – drum programming, percussion
  • Doug Webb – saxophone, clarinet, sax solo, clarinet solo, “stritch” sax solo, flute, arrangements
  • Tom Evans – sax
  • Lee Thornburg – trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Larry Lunetta – trumpet
  • William Galison – harmonica
  • Sam Fischer, Samuel Formicola, Alyssa Park, Mark Robertson and Shalini Vijayan – violin
  • Danny Seidenberg – viola
  • Victor Lawrence – cello
  • Richard Perry – arrangements
  • Lauren Wild – arrangements
  • Michael Thompson – arrangements
  • Alex Navarro – arrangements
  • Bobby Ginsburg – recording, mixing
  • Carter William Humphrey – recording
  • Dylan Margerum – recording
  • Marcos González – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Jimmy Paar – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Jeff Phurrough – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Nick Sample – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Phil Carbo – engineer assistant
  • Anthony Gallo – engineer assistant
  • Cesar Ramirez – engineer assistant
  • Robert Hadley – mastering
  • Lauren Dooreck Camara – art direction, design
  • Ben McCarthy – production coordinator
  • Shauna Krikorian – production assistant
  • Bob Gothard – photography
  • Lauren Wild – associate producer

Track listing:

  1. Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish
  2. I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Cole Porter
  3. I Only Have Eyes for You – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  4. Moonglow – Eddie DeLange, Will Hudson, Irving Mills
  5. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  6. In the Still of the Night – Cole Porter
  7. The More I See You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  8.  Where or When – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  9. My One and Only Love – Robert Mellin, Guy Wood
  10. All the Things You Are – Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael
  11. How Long Has This Been Going On? – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

String Forces: Silkyway

On June 13, 2006, “Profundus” label released “Silkyway”, the third String Forces album. It was recorded October 2004 – April 2005, at “Profundus Studio” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Dorian Jovanović.

Personnel:

  • Dorian Jovanović – stick, oud, electronics, backing vocal
    Aleksandra Mangarovska Milićević – vocal, flute, bamboo flute
    Allfrida Tozieva – vocal, viola
  • Aleksandar Stojanov-Zorin – vocal
  • Ivica Jankulovski – programming, samples, engineer
  • Blagojče Penov, Risto Solunčev, Miško Parušev, Dejan Teodosievski, Vladmir Pop Hrsitov, Erhan Šukri, Mihajlo Kufojanakis, Milica Petruševska – guest
  • Milčo Serafimovski – design

Track listing:

  1. Eter
  2. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E
  3. Žar, sixt mode
  4. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 2
  5. Ako nikoj ne sviri, sixth mode
  6. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 3
  7. Boli rana, first mode
  8. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 5
  9. Etida br. 2, d-mol
  10. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 7
  11. Iljada boi, fourth mode legetos
  12. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 11
  13. Eden zdiv, eight mode chromatic
  14. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 13
  15. Skriena ubavino
  16. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 17
  17. Jas sum ti, sixth mode
  18. 85° 45′ 20″ S 65° 46′ 30″ E, movement 19
  19. Do ezerata