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On February 12, 2007.

On February 12, 2007, “Matty Grooves” label released “Sense of Occasion”, the 24th Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded in November 2006, at “Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Mark Tucker, Tic Sander, Simon Nicol, Gery Conway, Dave Pegg and Chris Leslie.

Personnel:

  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Gerry Conway– vocals, drums, percussion, harmonium
  • Dave Pegg– vocals, bass guitar
  • Chris Leslie– vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, violin

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Turning the Wheel – Chris Leslie
  2. Love on a Farmboy’s Wages – Andy Partridge
  3. The Bowman’s Return – Ric Sanders
  4. South Dakota to Manchester – Chris Leslie
  5. Spring Song – Chris Leslie
  6. Polly on the Shore – music by Dave Pegg, lyrics by Dave Swarbrick, Trevor Lucas
  7. Just Dandy – Ric Sanders
  8. Tam Lin – traditional, arranged by Dave Swarbrick
  9. In Our Town – Chris Leslie
  10. Edge of the World – Chris Leslie
  11. Hawkwood’s Army – Pete Scrowther
  12. The Vision – Bob Miller, John Flanagan
  13. Your Heart and Mine – Ric Sanders
  14. Untouchable – Glenn Tilbrook, Christopher Braid
  15. Galileo’s Apology – PJ Wright
  16. Best Wishes – Steve Ashley

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “Barsuk” label released “Lucky”, the fifth Nada Surf album. It was recorded March – August 2007 at the “Robert Lang Studios” in Seattle, and was produced by John Goodmanson and Tom Beaujour.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Caws – vocals, guitar
  • Daniel Lorca – bass, backing vocals
  • Ira Elliot – drums
  • Ed Harcourt – piano
  • Phil Wandscher- guitar
  • Martin Wenk – horns
  • Coralie Clément – high vocals
  • Louie Lino – piano, keyboards
  • Joe McGinty – organ
  • Lianne Smith – vocals
  • Juliana Hatfield- vocals
  • John Roderick- vocals
  • Sean Nelson – vocals
  • Ben Gibbard – vocals
  • Juliette Cezzar – art direction, design
  • Jeremy Zilar – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot, except where noted.

  1. See These Bones
  2. Whose Authority
  3. Beautiful Beat
  4. Here Goes Something
  5. Weightless
  6. Are You Lightning?
  7. I Like What You Say
  8. From Now On
  9. Ice on the Wing
  10. The Fox
  11. The Film Did Not Go ‘Round – Greg Peterson

On February 4, 2008.

On February 4, 2008, “You Are Here” label released “Neptune” the second Duke Spirit album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Chris Goss.

Personnel:

  • Liela Moss – vocals, piano, harmonica, organ, percussion
  • Luke Ford – vocals, guitar, photography
  • Dan Higgins – autoharp, guitar, omnichord, Hammond organ, background vocals
  • Toby Butler – bass, guitar, Vox organ, background vocals, horn arrangements
  • Travis Shettel – piano
  • Olliver Bets – drums, percussion, glockenspiel, piano, background vocals
  • Chris Bautista – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Dave Catching – Crumar
  • Chris Goss – vocals
  • Rosie Wolfenden – vocals
  • Harriet Vine – vocals
  • David Ralicke – tenor and baritone saxophone, trombone
  • Josie Willey – illustrations, design
  • George Fok – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Liela Moss and Toby Butler except where noted.

  1. I Do Believe – Liela Moss
  2. Send a Little Love Token
  3. The Step and the Walk – Luke Ford, Liela Moss
  4. Dog Roses – Dan Higgins, Liela Moss
  5. Into the Fold
  6. This Ship Was Built to Last
  7. Wooden Heart – Luke Ford
  8. You Really Wake Up the Love in Me – Luke Ford, Liela Moss
  9. My Sunken Treasure
  10. Lassoo
  11. Neptune’s Call – Dan Higgins, Liela Moss
  12. Sovereign – Dan Higgins, Liela Moss

On February 4, 2008.

On February 4, 2008, “Virgin” label released (download) “Alas, I Cannot Swim”, the debut Laura Marling studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Charlie Fink.

Personnel:

  • Laura Marling– vocals, guitar
  • Marcus Mumford– accordion, percussion
  • Tom “Fiddle” Hobden – string arrangement
  • Pete Roe – banjo, keyboards
  • Ted Dwane – double bass
  • Joe Ichinose – fiddle
  • Guy Davie – mastering
  • Guy Katsav – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Marling.

  1. Ghosts
  2. Old Stone
  3. Tap at My Window
  4. Failure
  5. You’re No God
  6. Cross Your Fingers
  7. (interlude) Crawled Out of the Sea
  8. My Manic and I
  9. Might Terror
  10. The Captain and the Hourglass
  11. Shine
  12. Your Only Doll (Dora) – includes the hidden track “Alas, I Cannot Swim”

On January 29, 2007.

On January 29, 2007, “Rune Grammofon” label released “Grindstone”, the fourth Shining studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Kåre Chr. Vestrheim.

Personnel:

  • Jørgen Munkeby – vocals, tenor saxophone, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet, guitar, keyboards
  • Andreas Hessen Schei – piano, keyboards
  • Morten Strøm – bass
  • Torstein Lofthus – drums
  • Kristoffer Myre Eng – organ
  • Danny Young – gong
  • Askild Skiri Refsdal – vocal
  • Jonas Howden Sjøvaag – engineer
  • Kim Hiorthoy – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Jørgen Munkeby, except where noted.

  1. In the Kingdom of Kitsch You Will Be a Monster
  2. Winterreise
  3. Stalemate Longan Runner – Andreas Hessen Schei
  4. To Be Proud of Crystal Colors is to Live Again
  5. Moonchild Mindgames
  6. The Red Room
  7. ASA NISI MASA
  8. To Be Proud of Crystal Colors is to Live Again
  9. Psalm
  10. -… .- -.-. ….
  11. 1:4:9
  12. Fight Dusk with Dawn

On January 23, 2007.

On January 23, 2007, “Yep Roc Records” label released “Learn to Sing Like a Star”, the seventh Kristin Hersh album. It was recorded in 2006 and was produced by Kristin Hersch.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersch – vocals, guitar
  • Martin McCarrick – cello, string arrangements
  • Kimberlee McCarrick – violin
  • David Narcizo – drums
  • Steve Rizzo – engineer, mixing
  • Mike Paragone – mixing
  • William Sender – mixing
  • Trina Shoemaker – mixing
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering
  • Dina Douglass – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh

  1. In Shock
  2. Nerve Endings
  3. DayGlo
  4. Christian Hearse
  5. Ice
  6. Under The Gun
  7. Piano 1
  8. Sugarbaby
  9. Peggy Lee
  10. Piano 2
  11. Vertigo
  12. Winter
  13. Wild Vanilla
  14. The Thin Man

 

On January 22, 2007.

On January 22, 2007, “Parlophone”, “Honest Jon’s”, “EMI” and “Virgin” labels released the self-titled, debut The Good, the Bad & the Queen album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “Studio 13” and “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Danger Mouse.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn– lead vocals, keyboards, back cover
  • Paul Simonon– bass, backing vocals, illustrations
  • Simon Tong– guitar
  • Tony Allen– drums
  • Danger Mouse– percussion, synthesizers, additional drum programming
  • Harry Christophers, Julia Doyle, Grace Davidson, Kirsty Hopkin, Charlotte Mobbs, Andrew Olleson, Ian Aitkenhead, David Clegg, Christopher Royall, Adrian Lowe, Ben Rayfield, Mark Dobell, Simon Berridge, James Holliday, Julian Empett, Sam Evans – choir
  • Eslam Jawaad– additional vocals
  • Antonia Pagulatos – violin
  • Sally Jackson – violin
  • Alice Pratley – violin
  • Gillon Cameron – violin
  • Stella Page – viola
  • Amanda Drummond – viola
  • Emma Owens – viola
  • Izzi Dunn – cello
  • Al Mobbs – double bass
  • Emma Smith – double bass
  • Jason Cox – recording, mixing
  • James Dring – drum programming, programming
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Jamie Hewlett– back cover
  • Pennie Smith – photography
  • Thomas Shotter Boys – painting
  • Will Bankhead – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Damon Albarn.

  1. History Song
  2. 80’s Life
  3. Northern Whale
  4. Kingdom of Doom
  5. Herculean
  6. Behind the Sun
  7. The Bunting Song
  8. Nature Springs
  9. A Soldier’s Tale
  10. Three Changes
  11. Green Fields
  12. The Good, the Bad & the Queen

 

Sample credits

  • “Northern Whale” contains a sample of “As Tears Go By”, written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richardsand Andrew Oldham