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On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “Arion Records” and “Sound Resources” labels released “The Inconsolable Secret”, the eighth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005 and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Walter Moore – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead vocals
  • Fred Schendel – vocals, keyboards, electric and steel guitars
  • Steve Babb – vocals, keyboards, bass
  • Matt Mendians – drums
  • Sarah Snyder – vocals
  • Flo Paris – vocals
  • Eric Parker – acoustic guitar
  • Kamran Alan Shikoh – classical and electric guitar
  • David Wallimann, Johnny Bruhns – electric guitar
  • Donna Curry – flute
  • The Adonia String Trio
    • Rebecca James – violin
    • Susan Hawkins-Whitacre – viola
    • Rachel Hackenberger – cello
  • Bethany Warren – backing vocals, choir
  • Stephanie Rumpza – recorder, choir
  • Mike Rumpza – choir arrangements
  • Haley McGuire, Summer Hullender, Elimy Hammett and Natalie Pittman – choir
  • Tom Hammett – vocals
  • Laura Lindstrom – vocals
  • David Carter – lead guitar
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Roger Dean – cover art
  • Sound Resources – layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

  1. A Maker of Crowns
  2. The Knight of the North
  3. Long and Long Ago
  4. The Morning She Woke
  5. Lirazel
  6. The High Place
  7. Morrigan’s Song
  8. Walking Toward Doom
  9. Mog Ruith
  10. Through a Glass Darkly
  11. The Lady Waits
  12. The Mirror Cracks
  13. Having Caught a Glimpse

 

On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “ANTI” label released “Belladonna”, the eleventh Daniel Lanois album. It was recorded in 2005, in Toronto, Canada, and was produced by Daniel Lanois.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Lanois- pedal steel guitar
  • Malcolm Burn- keyboards, guitar
  • Aaron Embry- piano, guitar
  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Bill Dillon – guitar
  • Daryl Johnson- bass
  • Brian Blade- drums
  • Victor Indrizzo- drums
  • Gilbert Castellanos – trumpet
  • Michael Dessen – trombone
  • Adam Samuels – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Lanois.

  1. Two Worlds
  2. Sketches
  3. Oaxaca
  4. Agave
  5. Telco
  6. Desert Rose
  7. Carla
  8. The Deadly Nightshade
  9. Dusty
  10. Frozen
  11. Panorama
  12. Flametop Green
  13. Todos Santos

On July 1, 2005.

On July 1, 2005, Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. died aged 54. He was a singer, songwriter, and record producer who worked as a background vocalist for different artists including Todd Rundgren, Judy Collins, Chaka Khan, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Ben E. King, and Donna Summer. He was a member and lead singer of the band Change, and had a successful solo career, recorded sixteen albums and won four “Grammy Awards”.

On July 1, 2005.

On July 1, 2005, Renaldo “Obie” Benson died aged 69. He was singer and songwriter, best known as a founding member and the bass singer of the Four Tops, a band that sold over 50 million records and had hits including “Reach Out (I’ll be There)” and “I Can’t Help Myself”. In 1971 Benson co-wrote “What’s Going On” for Marvin Gaye and song that “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked at no. 4 on their list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”.

On July 1, 2016.

On July 1, 2016, “Right Honourable Records” label released “Focus 8.5 / Beyond the Horizon”, the twelve Focus studio album. It is credited to “Focus and Friends featuring Marvio Ciribelli”, and was recorded in 2005, in Brazil, and was produced by Marvio Ciribelli and Geert Scheijgrond.

Personnel:

  • Thijs van Leer– vocals, Hammond organ, flute
  • Pierre van der Linden– vocals, drums, palms
  • Jan Dumée– vocals, guitars, palms
  • Arthur Maia – bass
  • Sérgio Chiavazzoli – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Marvio Cribelli – keyboard, chorus, piano, rhodes, Hammond organ
  • Marcio Lott – vocals
  • Mylena Cribelli – vocals, chorus
  • Thaís Motta – vocals, chorus
  • Marcio Bahia – vocals, drums
  • Marcelo Martins – flute
  • Amaro Júnior – drums, percussion
  • Flavio Santos – percussion, palms
  • Fabiano Segalote – vocals, trombone
  • Adalberto Miranda – palms
  • Rogério Fernandes – bass
  • David Ganc & Mário Séve – flute

Track listing:

  1. Focus Zero – Thijs van Leer, Pierre van der Linden
  2. Hola, Cómo estás? – Thijs van Leer
  3. Rock 5 – Marvio Ciribelli
  4. Millennium – Jan Dumée
  5. Înaltă – Marvio Ciribelli
  6. Talkin Rhythms – Pierre van der Linden, Marcio Bahia
  • Conversation of Drums
  • Conversation of Drummers
  1. Surrexit Christus – Thijs van Leer, Clemens Non Papa

On June 29, 2006.

On May 29, 2006, “679 Recordings” label released “News and Tributes”, the second Futureheads studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Warren House Farm” in Ganton, and “Miloco Studios” in London, and was produced by Ben Hillier.

Personnel:

  • Ross Millard – guitar, backup vocals
  • Barry Hyde – vocals, guitar
  • David “Jaff” Craig – bass, backup vocals
  • Dave Hyde – drums, backup vocals
  • Richard Morris – engineer
  • Catherine Marks – assistant engineer
  • Joe Hirst – mixing
  • Ben Hillier – mixing
  • Mat Maitland – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Ross Millard, Barry Hyde, David “Jaff” Craig, and Dave Hyde.

  1. Yes/No
  2. Cope
  3. Fallout
  4. Skip to the End
  5. Burnt
  6. News and Tributes
  7. The Return of the Berserker
  8. Back to the Sea
  9. Worry About It Later
  10. Favours for Favours
  11. Thursday
  12. Face

On June 27, 2006.

On June 27, 2006, “Nonesuch” label released “House on Hill” the 17th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded October 2002 – March 2005 at “Avatar Studios” in New York, NY, and was produced by Matt Pierson and Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jorge Rossy– drums
  • James Farber – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Benita Raphan – artwork
  • Lourdes Delgado – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. August Ending
  2. House on Hill
  3. Bealtine
  4. Boomer
  5. Backyard
  6. Fear and Trembling
  7. Embers
  8. Happy Tune
  9. Waiting for Eden

On May 29, 2007.

On May 29, 2007, “Columbia” label released “Ultra Payloaded”, the debut and the only Satellite Party studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2007, and was produced by Perry Farrell and Nuno Bettencourt.

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell– lead vocals, programming, string arrangement
  • Nuno Bettencourt– lead guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, organ, piano, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Kevin Figueiredo– drums
  • Etty Lau Farrell– backing vocals
  • Carl Restivo– backing vocals, additional 808 programming, bass guitar
  • Peter DiStefano– acoustic guitar
  • John Frusciante– guitar
  • Flea– bass guitar
  • Peter Hook– bass guitar
  • Fergie– backing vocals
  • Jim Morrison– vocals
  • Harry Gregson-Williams– string arrangement, conducting with The Satellite Strings Orchestra
  • Suze DeMarchi– backing vocals
  • Dan Chase – percussion
  • Joey Heredia – percussion
  • Kenneth Crouch – piano
  • Milen Kirov – piano
  • Jamie Mahoberac – keyboards
  • Tim Pierce– guitars
  • Anthony J. Resta – programming
  • Hybrid– programming
  • Thievery Corporation– programming
  • Daniel Sternbaum – engineering
  • Scott Wiley – engineering
  • Anthony “Rocky” Gallo – engineering, mixing, additional tracking

Track listing:

  1. Wish Upon a Dogstar – Perry Farrell, Healings, Hook, Truman
  2. Only Love, Let’s Celebrate – Perry Farrell, Ferakis, Zesses
  3. Hard Life Easy – Perry Farrell, John Frusciante, Flea
  4. Kinky – Perry Farrell, Healings, Hook, Truman
  5. The Solutionists – Perry Farrell, Thievery Corporation
  6. Awesome – Perry Farrell, Healings, Truman
  7. Sunshine – Perry Farrell, The Bee Gees
  8. Insanity Rains – Perry Farrell, Nuno Bettencourt
  9. Milky Ave – Perry Farrell, Flea
  10. Ultra Payloaded Satellite Party – Perry Farrell
  11. Woman in the Window – Perry Farrell

On May 24, 2005.

On May 24, 2005, “Interscope” label released “Rebel, Sweetheart”, the fifth Wallflowers album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Southern Tracks Recording” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan– lead vocals, guitars
  • Rami Jaffee– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Greg Richling – bass guitar
  • Fred Eltringham – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan.

  1. Days of Wonder
  2. The Passenger
  3. The Beautiful Side of Somewhere
  4. Here He Comes (Confessions of a Drunken Marionette)
  5. We’re Already There
  6. God Says Nothing Back
  7. Back to California
  8. I Am a Building
  9. From the Bottom of My Heart
  10. Nearly Beloved
  11. How Far You’ve Come
  12. All Things New Again

On May 24, 2005.

On May 24, 2005, “Hyena” label released “Birthright”, the 18th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Gigantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Vernon Reid. “Birthright” was voted the “Blues Album of the Year” in the “2005 Down Beat Readers’ Poll”.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar, flute

Track listing:

All tracks by James Blood Ulmer except where noted.

  1. Take My Music Back to the Church
  2. I Can’t Take It Anymore
  3. Where Did All the Girls Come From
  4. I Ain’t Superstitious – Willie Dixon
  5. White Man’s Jail
  6. High Yellow
  7. The Evil One
  8. Geechee Joe
  9. Love Dance Rag
  10. Sittin’ on Top of the World – traditional
  11. My Most Favorite Thing
  12. Devil’s Got to Burn