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On August 1, 1973.

On August 1, 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Killing Me Softly”, the fifth Roberta Flack album. It was recorded 1972 – 1973, and was produced by Joel Dorn. “Killing Me Softly” won the 1974 “Grammy Award for Record of the Year”. In 2006, the album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack – arranger, piano, vocals
  • Deodato– conductor, string arrangements
  • William Eaton – brass arrangement
  • Alfred Ellis – brass arrangement, conductor
  • Kermit Moore – arranger, cello
  • Don Sebesky– conductor, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Eric Gale– guitar
  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Ralph MacDonald– congas, percussion, tambourine
  • Bob Liftin, Gene Paul– engineer
  • Barry Diament – mastering
  • Rod Dyer – design
  • Burt Goldblatt – photography
  • David Redfern – inside photo
  • Jack Shaw – associate producer

Track listing:

  1. Killing Me Softly with His Song – Charles Fox, Norman Gimbel
  2. Jesse – Janis Ian
  3. No Tears (In the End) – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter
  4. I’m the Girl – James Alan Shelton
  5. River – Gene McDaniels
  6. Conversation Love – Terry Plumeri, Bill Seighman
  7. When You Smile – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter
  8. Suzanne – Leonard Cohen

 

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On July 31, 2006.

On July 31, 2007, “Virgin” label released “Direction”, the third Starting Line studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Howard Benson and Luis Conti.

Personnel:

  • Brian Schmutz – keyboards, background vocals
  • Marc VanGool – guitar technician
  • Kenny Vasoli- vocals, bass
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Howard Benson – keyboards, programming
  • Luis Conti – percussion
  • Mike Golla – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Gryskiewicz – drums
  • Jamie Muhoberac – keyboards
  • Matt Watts – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Golla – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Gryskiewicz – drums
  • Justin Borucki – photography
  • Paul DeCarli – digital editing
  • Hatsukazu “Hatch” Inagaki – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Mike Joyce – artwork, design
  • Nik Karpen – mixing assistant
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Sean Mosher-Smith – creative director
  • Jon Nicholson – drum technician
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Michelle Ryang – A&R
  • Logan Waters – A&R assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Vasoli, Matt Watts, Mike Golla, Tom Gryskiewicz and Brian Schmutz.

  1. Direction
  2. 21
  3. Are You Alone
  4. Something Left to Give
  5. Hurry
  6. Something Left to Give
  7. Birds
  8. Way with Words
  9. I Could Be Wrong
  10. Somebody’s Gonna Miss Us
  11. Need to Love
  12. What You Want

On July 18, 2006.

On July 18, 2006, “DEP International” label released “Who You Fighting For?”, the fifteenth UB40 album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Astro, Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Lamont Hassan, Brian Travers and Mickey Virtue.

Personnel:

  • Astro– toasting vocals, percussion, trumpet, backing vocals
  • Jim Brown – drums
  • Ali Campbell– guitar, lead vocals
  • Robin Campbell – lead guitar, vocals
  • Earl Falconer– bass guitar, vocals
  • Norman Lamont Hassan – percussion, trombone, vocals
  • Brian Travers – saxophone
  • Mickey Virtue – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Who You Fighting For
  2. After Tonight
  3. Bling Bling
  4. Plenty More
  5. War Poem
  6. Sins of the Fathers
  7. Good Situation
  8. Gotta Tell Someone
  9. Reasons
  10. One Woman Man
  11. I’ll Be on My Way – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  12. Kiss and Say Goodbye.
  13. Things You Say You Love

 

On July 10, 2007.

On July 10, 2007, “Capitol” label released “Our Love to Admire”, the third Interpol studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – May 2007, at “Electric Lady Studios”, “The Magic Shop” in New York City, and was produced by Rich Costey, Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler, Carlos Dengler and Sam Fogarino.

Personnel:

  • Paul Banks– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Daniel Kessler– lead guitar
  • Carlos Dengler– bass, keyboards
  • Sam Fogarino– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler, Carlos Dengler and Sam Fogarino.

  1. Pioneer to the Falls
  2. No I in Threesome
  3. The Scale
  4. The Heinrich Maneuver
  5. Mammoth
  6. Pace Is the Trick
  7. All Fired Up
  8. Rest My Chemistry
  9. Who Do You Think
  10. Wrecking Ball
  11. The Lighthouse

On July 10, 2007.

On July 10, 2007, “Reprise” label released “Zeitgeist”, the seventh Smashing Pumpkins album. It was recorded August 2006 – February 2007, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, Terry Date and Roy Thomas Bake. The cover design was by Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant).

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, percussion, production
  • Roy Thomas Baker– recording , mixing
  • Terry Date– recording
  • Bruce Dickson, Justin Corrigan – photo shoot art supervision
  • Amber Griffin – photo shoot hair, makeup
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Cynthia Obsenares – photo shoot costume design
  • Chris Owens, Kevin Mills, Alex Pavlides, Zephyrus Sowers, Bo Joe, Davey Rieley – assistant engineering
  • Vanessa Parr, Noel Zancanella – mix assistance, assistant engineering
  • Matt Taylor– package art direction
  • Bjorn Thorsrud– recording , mix assistance
  • Christina Wagner – photo shoot producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. Doomsday Clock
  2. 7 Shades of Black
  3. Bleeding the Orchid
  4. That’s the Way (My Love Is)
  5. Tarantula
  6. Starz
  7. United States
  8. Neverlost
  9. Bring the Light
  10. (Come On) Let’s Go!
  11. For God and Country
  12. Pomp and Circumstances

On July 6, 2006.

On July 6, 2006, “4AD” label released “Return to Cookie Mountain”, the second TV on the Radio studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by David Andrew Sitek.

Personnel:

  • Kyp Malone – vocals, bass, guitar
  • David Bowie, Kazu Makino, Omega “C Taylor” Moon, Katrina Ford, Shanina Robinson – vocals
  • David Andrew Sitek – samples, guitars, bass, flute, keys, synth, magic
  • Gerard Smith – piano, drums, bass, electric sitar
  • Jaleel Bunton – drums, guitars, piano, percussion, Rhodes
  • Jeremy Wilms – cello
  • Martin Perna – baritone saxophone
  • Tunde Adebimpe – vocals, percussion
  • Choir – Jaleel Bunton, Akwetey & Aku Orraca-Tetteh, Devang Shah, Aaron Aites, Tunde Adebimpe, Gerard Smith
  • Akwetey, Aku, Devang Shah (Dragons of Zynth) – percussion
  • Martin Perna, Chris Taylor – horns
  • Stuart D. Bogie – bass harmonica, bass clarinet
  • Chris Taylor – clarinet, horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. I Was a Lover – Kyp Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  2. Hours – Tunde Adebimpe
  3. Province – Kip Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  4. Playhouses – Kip Malone
  5. Wolf Like Me – Tunde Adebimpe
  6. A Method – Tunde Adebimpe
  7. Let the Devil In – Kip Malone
  8. Dirtywhirl – Tunde Adebimpe
  9. Blues from Down Here – Kip Malone
  10. Tonight – Tunde Adebimpe
  11. Wash the Day – Kip Malone, David Andrew Sitek, Tunde Adebimpe

Samples used:

  • Teardrop by Massive Attack
  • Lou Reed’s 1975 album Metal Machine Music

 

On June 26, 2007.

On June 26, 2007, “Lava” label released “Modern Minds and Pastimes”, the second  Click Five studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Mike Denneen.

Personnel:

  • Kyle Patrick – lead vocals
  • Joe Guese – guitar
  • Ethan Mentzer – bass
  • Ben Romans – keyboards
  • Joey Zehr – drums

Track listing:

  1. Flipside – Ben Romans, Kristian Lundin, Carl Falk
  2. Jenny – Ben Romans, Chris Braide
  3. Happy Birthday – Ben Romans, Chris Braide
  4. Addicted to Me – Ethan Mentzer, Ben Romans
  5. I’m Getting Over You – Ethan Mentzer, Ben Romans, Chris Braide
  6. When I’m Gone – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer
  7. Headlight Disco – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer
  8. The Reason Why – Ben Romans, Nate Campany
  9. All I Need Is You – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer, Nate Campany
  10. Long Way to Go – Ethan Mentzer
  11. Mary Jane – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer, Andreas Carlsson
  12. Empty – Ben Romans, Kyle Patrick