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On October 31, 2005.

On October 31, 2005, “Umbrello” label released “Syndestructible”, the second  Syn album. It was recorded in Metropolis, London, and was produced by Paul Stacey and Gerard Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Nardelli- lead vocals
  • Chris Squire- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Stacey – guitar, backing vocals, mixing, engineering
  • Gerard Johnson- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jeremy Stacey – drums
  • Chris Harrison – assistant production
  • Jamie Selway – assistant production
  • Henry Philpotts – assistant production
  • Ian Cooper – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Breaking Down Walls – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey
  2. Some Time, Some Way – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey, Gerard Johnson
  3. Reach Outro – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey, Gerard Johnson
  4. Cathedral of Love – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Gerard Johnson, Hamish Brewer
  5. City of Dreams – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire
  6. Golden Age – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire
  7. The Promise – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey, Gerard Johnson

 

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On September 28, 2005.

On September 28, 2005, “Domino” label released “You Could Have It So Much Better”, the second Franz Ferdinand studio album. It was recorded in 2005 in New York City and Scotland, and was produced by Rich Costey, Alex Kapranos, Nick McCarthy, Bob Hardy and Paul Thomson. The cover design is modeled on Alexander Rodchenko’s 1924 portrait of Lilya Brik.

Personnel:

  • Alex Kapranos– lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards
  • Nick McCarthy– vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Bob Hardy– bass
  • Paul Thomson– drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Kapranos, Nick McCarthy, Bob Hardy and Paul Thomson.

  1. The Fallen
  2. Do You Want To
  3. This Boy
  4. Walk Away
  5. Evil and a Heathen
  6. You’re the Reason I’m Leaving
  7. Eleanor Put Your Boots On
  8. Well That Was Easy
  9. What You Meant
  10. I’m Your Villain
  11. You Could Have It So Much Better
  12. Fade Together
  13. Outsiders

On September 26, 2005.

On September 26, 2005, “Lost Highway” label released “Jacksonville City Nights”, the seventh Ryan Adams studio album. It was recorded in 2005, in Nashville, TN, and in New York City, and was produced by Tom Schick.

Personnel:

The Cardinals

  • Ryan Adams – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • P. Bowersock – electric guitars
  • Catherine Popper – bass, piano, background vocals
  • Brad Pemberton – drums, percussion
  • Jon Graboff – pedal steel, background vocals

Other musicians:

  • Claudia Chopek – violin.
  • David Gold – violin, viola.
  • Bob Hoffnar – pedal steel
  • Byron Isaacs – background vocals.
  • Norah Jones – vocals, piano
  • Julia Kent – cello.
  • Joe McGinty – piano
  • Michael Panes – violin
  • Johnny T – drums
  • Glenn Patscha – piano, background vocals

The Nashville String Machine

  • Bergen White – arranger, conductor
  • Carl Gorodetsky, Pamela Sixfin, Conni Ellisor, Allan Umstead, David Angell, Cathy Umstead, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale – violin
  • Kris Wilkinson, Gary Vanosdale, Jim Grosjean – viola
  • Carole Rabinowitz, Bob Mason – cello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ryan Adams, all music by Ryan Adams, J.P. Bowersock, Pemberton, Catherine Popper and Jon Graboff, except where noted.

  1. A Kiss Before I Go
  2. The End – Ryan Adams, Michael Panes
  3. Hard Way To Fall
  4. Dear John – Ryan Adams, Norah Jones
  5. The Hardest Part
  6. Games
  7. Silver Bullets
  8. Peaceful Valley
  9. September
  10. My Heart Is Broken – Ryan Adams, Caitlin Cary
  11. Trains – Ryan Adams, Michael Panes
  12. Pa
  13. Withering Heights
  14. Don’t Fall Me Now

On August 25, 2017.

On August 25, 2017, “Castle Face” label released “Orc”, the nineteenth Oh Sees studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, TX, and was produced by Eric Bauer, Ty Segall, Enrique Tena and John Dwyer.

Personnel:

  • John Dwyer – vocals, guitar, Mellotron, synths, flute, recorder, fife, hand percussion, Wurlitzer C3, Wurlitzer electric piano, sampling
  • Tim Hellman – bass
  • Dan Rincon – drums
  • Paul Quattrone – drums
  • Brigid Dawson – vocals
  • Joe Cueto – viola, violin
  • Eric Bauer – engineering, mixing
  • JJ Golden – mastering
  • Ty Segall– engineering
  • Enrique Tena – engineering, mixing
  • Robery Beatty– artwork
  • Matthew Jones – layout

Track listing:

  1. The Static God
  2. Nite Expo
  3. Animated Violence
  4. Keys to the Castle
  5. Jettisoned
  6. Cadaver Dog
  7. Paranoise
  8. Cooling Tower
  9. Drowned Beast
  10. Raw Optics

 

On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “Nonesuch” label released “Year of Meteors”, the sixth Laura Veirs album. It was recorded in 2005, in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Laura Veirs – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Steve Moore – piano, organs, keyboards
  • Karl Blau- bass, electric guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • Tucker Martine- drums, beats, percussion
  • Eyvind Kang– viola
  • Keith Lowe- upright bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Veirs.

  1. Fire Snakes
  2. Galaxies
  3. Secret Someones
  4. Magnetized
  5. Parisian Dream
  6. Rialto
  7. Through the Glow
  8. Cool Water
  9. Spelunking
  10. Black Gold Blues
  11. Where Gravity is Dead
  12. Lake Swimming
  13. Magnetized (demo version, hidden track)

On August 16, 2005.

On August 16, 2005, “Sanctuary Records” label released “Livin’ in the City”, the fifth Fun Lovin’ Criminals studio album. It was recorded in February 2005, and was produced by Huey Morgan, Tim Latham, Frank Benbini and Brian Andrew Leiser.

Personnel:

  • Huey Morgan – vocals, guitar
  • Brian Andrew Leiser – bass, keyboards, harmonica, trumpet
  • Frank Benbini – drums
  • Gaz Birtles – flute, saxophone
  • Tim Latham – engineer, mixing, photography
  • Matt Boynton –assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Chris Petro – mixing assistant
  • Gabriel Hunter – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Huey Morgan, Frank Benbini and Brian Andrew Leiser.

  1. I Love Livin’ in the City
  2. How It Be
  3. That Ain’t Right
  4. The Preacher
  5. Ballad of NYC
  6. Is Ya Alright
  7. Gave Up on God
  8. City Boy
  9. Girl with the Scar
  10. Mi Corazon
  11. Will I Be Ready

 

On August 16, 2005.

On August 16, 2005, “Volcano Entertainment” label released “Don’t Tread on Me”, the eighth 311 album. It was recorded February – May 2005 at “The Hivein North” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ron Saint Germain,

Personnel:

  • Nick Hexum – vocals; guitar, keyboards
  • Doug A. Martinez – vocals
  • Tim Mahoney – guitar
  • Aaron P-Nut Willis – bass
  • Chad Sexton – percussion, drums
  • Ron Saint Germain – engineer, mixer
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering
  • Robert Greenidge – pans
  • Pablo Mathiason – A&R
  • Giff Tripp – assistant engineer
  • David Kahne – pre-production
  • Jason Walters – studio manager
  • Bryan Manley – studio technician
  • Shepard Fairey – artwork, design
  • Myriam Santos-Kayda – photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Tread on Me – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  2. Thank Your Lucky Stars – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez, Chad Sexton
  3. Frolic Room – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  4. Speak Easy – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  5. Solar Flare – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  6. Waiting – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  7. Long for the Flowers – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  8. Getting Through to Her – Doug A. Martinez, Giff Tripp
  9. Whiskey & Wine – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  10. It’s Getting OK Now – Doug A. Martinez, Tim Mahoney
  11. There’s Always an Excuse – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez, Aaron P-Nut Willis