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On June 21, 2005.

On June 21, 2005, “Reprise” label released “The Future Embrace”, the debut Billy Corgan album. It was recorded October 2004 – March 2005, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Bjorn Thorsrud and Bon Harris.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan – vocals, guitar, drum machine, synth, programming, mixing
  • Emilie Autumn – vocals, violin
  • Robert Smith – vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Chamberlin – drums
  • Bon Harris – programming
  • Brian Liesegang – additional programming
  • Matt Walker – additional programming
  • Bjorn Thorsrud – engineer, mixing
  • Paul PDub Walton – recording
  • Todd Brodie – engineer assistance
  • Nikola Dokic – engineer assistance
  • John Maschoff – engineer assistance
  • Dave Rieley – engineering assistance
  • Ron Lowe – mixing
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Roger Lian – digital editing
  • P. R. Brown – design, sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. All Things Change
  2. Mina Loy (M.O.H.)
  3. The Camera Eye
  4. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  5. A100 – Billy Corgan, Bon Harris
  6. DIA
  7. Now (And Then)
  8. I’m Ready
  9. Walking Shade
  10. Sorrows (In Blue)
  11. Pretty, Pretty Star
  12. Strayz

On June 19, 2006.

On June 19, 2006, “Parlaphone” label released “Victory for the Comic Muse”, the ninth Divine Comedy (The) studio album. It was recorded in December 2005, and was produced by Neil Hannon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Hannon – vocals, keyboards, acoustic and electric guitar, banjo
  • Ian Watson – accordion
  • Andrew Skeet – piano, harpsichord
  • John Evans – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Dougie Payne – electric bass
  • Simon Little – electric bass, double bass
  • Tim Weller – drums
  • Rob Farrer – percussion
  • Charlotte Glasson – baritone and tenor saxophone
  • Chris Richards – clarinet
  • Eliza Marshall – flute
  • Matthew Gunner – French horn
  • Ilid Jones – oboe, cor anglais
  • Mike Kearsey – trombone
  • Daniel Newell – trumpet
  • Alison Dods – violin
  • Andrew Haveron – violin
  • Anna Kirkpatrick – violin
  • Calina De La Mare – violin
  • Gillon Cameron – violin
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Rick Koster – violin
  • Ruth Rogers – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • John Metcalfe – viola
  • Reiad Chibah – viola
  • Chris Worsey – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Camilla Pay – harp
  • Celine Saout – harp

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Hannon except where noted.

  1. To Die a Virgin
  2. Mother Dear
  3. Diva Lady
  4. A Lady of a Certain Age
  5. The Light of Day
  6. Threesome
  7. Party Fears Two – Billy Mackenzie, Alan Rankine
  8. Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World
  9. The Plough
  10. Count Grassi’s Passage Over Piedmont
  11. Snowball in Negative

On June 13, 2006.

On June 13, 2006, “Sire” label released “Begin to Hope”, the fourth Regina Spektor album. It was recorded in 2005, at “See Squared Studio” and “New York Noise Studios” in New York City, and was produced by David Kahne and Regina Spektor.

Personnel:

  • Regina Spektor – vocals, piano, guitar, percussion
  • Nick Valensi – guitar
  • David Kahne – bass
  • Shawn Pelton – drums
  • Zhao Gang – erhu
  • Ralph U. Williams – saxophone
  • Rachel Beth Egenhoefer – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Regina Spektor.

  1. Fidelity
  2. Better
  3. Samson
  4. On the Radio
  5. Field Below
  6. Hotel Song
  7. Après Moi
  8. 20 Years of Snow
  9. That Time
  10. Edit
  11. Lady
  12. Summer in the City

On June 13, 2005.

On June 12, 2005, “Hannibal Records” label released “Another Day on Earth”, the twenty-third Brian Eno album. It was recorded 2001 – 2005, at “Wilderness Studio” in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno – vocals, various instruments, loops, cover design, front photography
  • Jon Hopkins – keyboards
  • Peter Schwalm – piano, synthesizer, loops, drums
  • Leo Abrahams – guitars
  • Steve Jones – guitars
  • Willie Green – drums
  • Duchess Nell Catchpole – violin
  • Brad Laner – loops
  • Dino – effects
  • Barry Anddrews – effects
  • Inge Zalaliene, Aylie Cooke – spoken vocal
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • Sarah Vermeersch – layout, design
  • Qin Siyuan – back photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno, except where noted.

  1. This
  2. And Then So Clear
  3. A Long Way Down
  4. Going Unconscious
  5. Caught Between – co-lyrics by Danny Hillis, Eck Ogilvie-Grant
  6. Passing Over
  7. How Many Worlds – co-lyrics by Michel Faber
  8. Bottomliners
  9. Just Another Day – additional music by Peter Schwalm
  10. Under
  11. Bone Bomb

In May 2006.

In May 2006, “Ropeadope Records” label released “The Coalition of the Willing”, the 24th Bobby Previte album. It was recorded July – September 2005, at “Frank Booth Studio” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Bobby Previte.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Previte – drums, percussion
  • Charlie Hunter – electric guitars, electric basses
  • Stew Cutler – harmonica, slide guitar
  • Jamie Saft – organ, mellotron, Moog, electric guitars, electric basses
  • Skerik – tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Steve Bernstein – trumpet, slide trumpet
  • Stanton Moore – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Previte.

  1. The Ministry of Truth
  2. Airstrip One
  3. Versificator
  4. The Ministry of Love
  5. Oceania
  6. The Inner Party
  7. Memory Hole
  8. Anthem for Andrea

On May 24, 2005.

On May 24, 2005, “Sanctuary” label released “Twenty”, the 15th Robert Cray album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Sound City Recording Studios” in Van Nuys, CA, and was produced by Robert Cray and James Pugh.

Personnel:

  • Robert Cray – vocals, guitar
  • Karl Sevareid – acoustic and electric bass
  • James Pugh – keyboards
  • Kevin Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Cray; except where noted.

  1. Poor Johnny
  2. That Ain’t Love
  3. Does It Really Matter – Scott Mathews, James Pugh
  4. Fadin’ Away
  5. My Last Regret – James Pugh
  6. It Doesn’t Show
  7. I’m Walkin’ – Chris Hayes, Kevin Hayes
  8. Twenty
  9. I Know You Will – John Hanes, James Pugh
  10. I Forgot to Be Your Lover – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  11. Two Steps from the End – James Pugh

On May 24, 2005.

On May 24, 2005, “SPV” label released “Warriors of the Rainbow Bridge”, the eleventh Molly Hatchet studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Rockfarm Studio Claus Kramer” in Diemelsee, Germany, and was produced by Bobby Ingram.

Personnel:

  • Phil McCormack – lead vocals, harmonica
  • Bobby Ingram – electric and acoustic guitar, backing vocals, editor
  • Dave Hlubek – guitars, backing vocals
  • John Galvin – keyboards, piano, programming
  • Tim Lindsey – bass, backing vocals
  • Shawn Beamer – drums, percussion
  • Rich DelFalvo – keyboards, piano
  • Nikolo Kotzev – engineer, mixing
  • Rainer Hänsel – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Ingram and Phil McCormack, except where noted.

  1. Son of the South
  2. Moonlight Dancin’ on the Bayou
  3. I’m Ready for You
  4. Roadhouse Boogie
  5. Time Keeps Slipping Away – John Galvin, Bobby Ingram, Phil McCormack
  6. Get in the Game
  7. Flames Are Burning
  8. Hell Has No Fury
  9. Gone in Sixty Seconds
  10. Behind the Bedroom Door – John Galvin, Bobby Ingram, Phil McCormack
  11. No Stranger in the Darkness
  12. Rainbow Bridge

On April 19, 2005.

On April 19, 2005, “Sovereign Records” label released “Here Come the Choppers”, the 17th Loudon Wainwright III album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Loudon Wainwright III – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz – mandolin, pedal steel, electric and lap steel guitar
  • David Piltch – acoustic and electric bass
  • Coco Love Alcorn – vocals
  • Chris Gestrin – Wurlitzer
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Shawn Pierce – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Vance – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Loudon Wainwright III.

  1. My Biggest Fan
  2. No Sure Way
  3. Had to Be Her
  4. Hank and Fred
  5. Half Fist
  6. To Be on TV
  7. God’s Country
  8. Make Your Mother Mad
  9. When You Leave
  10. Nanny
  11. Here Come the Choppers
  12. Things

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Fat Possum” label released “Bitter Tea”, the fifth Fiery Furnaces studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Matthew Friedberger.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Friedberger – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, keyboards
  • Eleanor Friedberger – vocals, drums
  • Andy Knowles – drums
  • Michael Parker – human beatbox, engineer
  • Bill Skibbe – tape, recording, mixing
  • Mike Reddy – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Friedberger.

  1. In My Little Thatched Hut
  2. I’m in No Mood
  3. Black-Hearted Boy
  4. Bitter Tea
  5. Teach Me Sweetheart
  6. I’m Waiting to Know You
  7. The Vietnamese Telephone Ministry
  8. Oh Sweet Woods
  9. Borneo
  10. Police Sweater Blood Vow
  11. Nevers
  12. Benton Harbor Blues
  13. Whistle Rhapsody
  14. Nevers (Reprise) (unlisted)
  15. Benton Harbor Blues (reprise) (unlisted)

On April 14, 2005.

On April 14, 2005, “Captains of Industry” label released “The Magnificent Duke” the debut Marmaduke Duke studio album.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – vocals, guitars, piano
  • JP Reid (John Paul Reid) -vocals, guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil and JP Reid.

  1. The Red and the Number
  2. An Egyptian and an Imposter
  3. Fridge and Fromage
  4. The Kill and the Knife
  5. A Fox and a Cake
  6. Piggery and Peccary
  7. The Kiss and the Consonant
  8. An Imposter and a Magician
  9. Paul and Alexander
  10. The False and the Cinematic
  11. Coast and Guard
  12. The Human and the Jigsaw
  13. A Conspiracy and a Devil
  14. Village and Minotaur
  15. The Beaver and the Rabbit
  16. A Curse and Coyote
  17. Blunder and Haggis