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On August 30, 2007.

On August 30, 2007, “English Electric Recordings” label released “The Difference Machine”, the fifth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded in 2007 at “Aubitt Studios” in Southampton, Hampshire, and was produced by Andy Poole.


  • Sean Filkins – lead vocals
  • Gregory Spawton – guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Andy Poole – bass
  • Steve Hughes – drums
  • Becca King – viola
  • Tony Wright – alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute
  • Nick D’Virgilio- drums, backing vocals
  • Dave Meros– bass
  • Pete Trewavas- bass
  • Rob Aubrey – recording, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregory Spawton, except where noted.

  1. Hope This Finds You
  2. Perfect Cosmic Storm
  3. Breathing Space
  4. Pick Up If You’re There – Gregory Spawton, Andy Poole, Sean Filkins
  5. From the Wide Open Sea – Gregory Spawton, Andy Poole
  6. Salt Water Falling on Uneven Ground – Gregory Spawton, Andy Poole, Sean Filkins
  7. Summer’s Lease – Gregory Spawton, Andy Poole

On August 28, 2007.

On August 28, 2007, “Virgin” label released “Lifeline”, the eight Ben Harper album (Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals). It was recorded in 2006 at “Gang Studios” in Paris and was produced by Ben Harper.


  • Ben Harper– vocals, guitars
  • Juan Nelson – bass
  • Oliver Charles – drums
  • Michael Ward- guitar
  • Jason Yates – keyboards
  • Leon Mobley- percussion
  • Michelle Haynes, Rovleta Fraser – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, except where noted.

  1. Fight Outta You
  2. In the Colors
  3. Fool for a Lonesome Train
  4. Needed You Tonight
  5. Having Wings
  6. Say You Will
  7. Younger Than Today
  8. Put It on Me
  9. Heart of Matters
  10. Paris Sunrise #7 – Ben Harper
  11. Lifeline – Ben Harper

On August 28, 2007.

On August 28, 2007, “CAM Jazz” label released “Migration”, the debut studio Antonio Sánchez studio album. It was recorded in January 2007, at “Sear Sound Studio” in New York City, “Mad Hatter East Studios” in Clearwater, FL, and was produced by Ermanno Basso.


  • Antonio Sánchez– drums
  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Pat Metheny– guitar
  • Chris Potter– soprano and tenor saxophone
  • David Sánchez– tenor saxophone
  • Scott Colley– double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Antonio Sánchez except where noted.

  1. One for Antonio – Chick Corea
  2. Did You Get It?
  3. Arena (Sand) – Pat Metheny
  4. Challenge Within
  5. Ballade
  6. Greedy Silence
  7. Inner Urge – Joe Henderson
  8. Solar – Miles Davis

On August 21, 2017.

On August 21, 2017, “Last Gang Records” label released “Challengers”, the fourth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “The Seaside Lounge” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Phil Palazzolo, John Collins, and A. C. Newman.


  • C.Newman– vocals, guitar, piano, Wurlitzer, Casio, mandolin, percussion, bass melodion, bass
  • Blaine Thurier– Fender Rhodes, sampler
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, shakers, guitar, piano
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitars, Casio, tambourine
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Kurt Dahle– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Todd Fancey– guitars, banjo, mandolin
  • Alan Hampton – double bass
  • Benjamin D. Calb – cello
  • Brendan Ryan – accordion, French horn, trumpet
  • Eileen Gannon – harp
  • Leslie Kubicka – flute, piccolo
  • Marla Hansen – viola
  • Olivier Manchon – violin
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin
  • Phil Palazzolo – guitar
  • Howard Redekopp- mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. My Rights Versus Yours
  2. All the Old Showstoppers
  3. Challengers
  4. Myriad Harbour – Dan Bejar
  5. All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth
  6. Failsafe
  7. Unguided
  8. Entering White Cecilia – Dan Bejar
  9. Go Places
  10. Mutiny, I Promise You
  11. Adventures in Solitude
  12. The Spirit of Giving – Dan Bejar



On August 10, 2007.

On August 10, 2007, Anthony Howard Wilson died aged 57. He was radio and television presenter, a journalist for Granada Television and the BBC, nightclub manager (Haçienda), manager of bands A Certain Radio and Durutti Column, best known as one of the co-founders of “Factory Records” (Happy Mondays, Joy Division and New Order). Wilson was known as “Mr. Manchester”, for his work in the promotion of the culture of Manchester.


On August 7, 2007.

On August 7, 2007, “Jagjaguwar” label released “The Stage Names”, the fourth Okkervil River studio album. It was recorded in 2007, in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Brian Beattie.


  • Will Sheff – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, xylophone
  • Scott Brackett – coronet, Hammond organ, synthesizer, mellotron, percussion
  • Brian Cassidy – vocals, electric guitar, pedal steel, xylophone
  • Jonathan Meiburg – vocals, piano, Wurlitzer, pump organ, mellotron, electric guitar
  • Travis Nelsen – drums, maracas, tambourine, shells
  • Patrick Pestorius – bass, piano, woodblocks
  • Zachary Thomas – mandolin
  • Caitlin Bailey – cello
  • Scott Jackson – violin
  • Katie Nott – viola
  • Kathleen Pittman – violin
  • Sarah Pizzicheni – violin
  • Frances Smith – French horn, clarinet
  • Will Thothong – viola
  • Tammy Vo – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sheff.

  1. Our Life Is Not a Movie or Maybe
  2. Unless It’s Kicks
  3. A Hand to Take Hold of the Scene
  4. Savannah Smiles
  5. Plus Ones
  6. A Girl in Port
  7. You Can’t Hold the Hand of a Rock and Roll Man
  8. Title Track
  9. John Allyn Smith Sails

On August 6, 2004.

On August 6, 2004, James Ambrose Johnson Jr. aka Rick James died aged 56. He was a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer, known as “The King of Punk-Funk”. He was a member of few bands, before starting a successful recording career after signing with Motown’s “Gordy Records”. James released twelve studio albums, plus one released posthumously in 2007. As a songwriter and producer, he worked with Smokey Robinson, the Temptations, Teena Marie, The Mary Jane Girls, and Eddie Murphy.

On July 24, 2007.

On July 24, 2007, “Rubber Jungle Records” label released “The Horseshoe Curve”, the sixth Trey Anastasio studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2006, at “The Barn” in Burlington, Vermont, and was produced by Trey Anastasio.


  • Trey Anastasio– vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Andy Moroz- trombone
  • Cyro Baptista- percussion
  • Dave Grippo– alto and baritone saxophone
  • Jennifer Hartswick- trumpet
  • Peter Apfelbaum– tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Russell Remington- tenor saxophone, flute
  • Ray Paczkowski- keyboards
  • Russ Lawton- drums
  • Tony Markellis- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, except where noted.

  1. Sidewalks of San Francisco – Trey Anastasio, Tony Markellis, Russ Lawton
  2. Olivia – Trey Anastasio, Cyro Baptista
  3. Burlap Sack & Pumps – Trey Anastasio, Tony Markellis, Russ Lawton, Kevin Hoffman
  4. The 5th Round – recorded live at “Tweeter Center” in Waterfront, Camden, NJ
  5. The Horseshoe Curve – Trey Anastasio, Tony Markellis, Russ Lawton – recorded live at “Amphitheatre” at Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA
  6. Noodle Rave
  7. Tube Top Tony
  8. Porters Pyramids

On July 22, 2007.

On July 22, 2007, “Virgin” label released “Teenager”, the third Thrills studio album. It was recorded in 2007 and was produced by Tony Hoffer.


  • Conor Deasy – vocals, harmonica, acoustic guitar
  • Daniel Ryan – guitars, bass, mandolin, banjo, backing vocals
  • Pádraic McMahon – bass, guitars, backing vocals
  • Kevin Horan – piano, organ, backing vocals
  • Ben Carrigan – drums, percussion
  • Tony Hoffer– mixing
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Deasy, Kevin Horan, Pádraic McMahon, Daniel Ryan, and Ben Carrigan.

  1. The Midnight Choir
  2. This Year
  3. Nothing Changes Around Here
  4. Restaurant
  5. I Came All This Way
  6. Long Forgotten Song
  7. I’m So Sorry
  8. No More Empty Words
  9. Teenager
  10. Should’ve Known Better
  11. There’s Joy to Be Found … The Boy Who Caught All the Breaks

On July 21, 2009.

On July 21, 2009, “Coalition Entertainment” label released “Burn Burn” the seventh Our Lady Peace studio album. It was recorded February 2007 – June 2009, at “King Noise Recorder”, and was produced by Raine Madia.


  • Raine Maida– lead vocals, engineer, design concept
  • Steve Mazur– guitar, piano, percussion, backing vocals, design concept
  • Duncan Coutts– bass, backing vocals, design concept
  • Jeremy Taggart– drums, percussion, backing vocals, design concept
  • Eladio Reyes – backing vocals
  • Dusty Schaller – editing
  • Bob Boyd – mastering
  • Andrew Scheps, Paul Hagar – mixing
  • End Creative, Richard Misener – design
  • Dustin Rabin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Duncan Coutts, Jeremy Taggart, and Steve Mazur, except where noted.

  1. All You Did Was Save My Life – Zac Maloy
  2. Dreamland
  3. Monkey Brains
  4. The End Is Where We Begin – Raine Maida, Rune Westberg
  5. Escape Artist
  6. Refuge
  7. Never Get Over You
  8. White Flags
  9. Signs of Life
  10. Paper Moon