Tag Archives: 2008

Eeels: End Times

On January 19, 2010, “E-Works” and “Vagrant” label released “End Times”, the eighth Eels studio album. It was recorded December 2008 – August 2009, at “One Hitsville” and “Los Feliz” in California, and was produced by Mark Oliver Everett.

Personnel:

  • E – vocals, guitars, bass guitar, harmonica, piano, Optigan, Hammond B3, banjo, pump organ, Vox Continental, drums, percussion
  • Koool G Murder – bass, guitar, recording, mixing 
  • Butch – drums
  • Wayne Bergeron – French horn, horns
  • Chris Bleth – horns
  • Andy Martin – horns
  • Jim Lang – horn arrangements, recording
  • Ryan Boesch – recording, mixing
  • Robert Carranza – recording, mixing
  • Greg Collins – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by E (Mark Oliver Everett)

  1. The Beginning
  2. Gone Man
  3. In My Younger Days
  4. Mansions of Los Feliz
  5. A Line in the Dirt
  6. End Times
  7. Apple Trees
  8. Paradise Blues
  9. Nowadays
  10. Unhinged
  11. High and Lonesome
  12. I Need a Mother
  13. Little Bird
  14. On My Feet

Fever Ray: Same

On January 12, 2009, “Rabid” label released the self-titled, debut Fever Ray album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Christoffer Berg, Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid and Fever Ray.

Personnel:

  • Fever Ray – vocals, recording, mixing
  • Cecilia Nordlund – vocals
  • Hampus Lundgren – double bass
  • Christoffer Berg – recording, mixing
  • Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid – mixing, recording 
  • Henrik Jonsson – mastering
  • Martin Ander – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Fever Ray, except where noted, all music by Fever Ray.

  1. If I Had a Heart
  2. When I Grow Up
  3. Dry and Dusty
  4. Seven
  5. Triangle Walks
  6. Concrete Walls
  7. Now’s the Only Time I Know
  8. I’m Not Done
  9. Keep the Streets Empty for Me – Fever Ray, Cecilia Nordlund
  10. Coconut

Lana Del Ray: Same (a.k.a. Lizzy Grant)

On January 4, 2010, “5 Points” label released the debut, self-titled Lana Del Ray studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2008, and was produced by David Kahne.

Track listing:

All tracks by Elizabeth Grant (Lana Del Ray), except where noted.  

  1. Kill Kill
  2. Queen of the Gas Station – Elizabeth Grant, David Kahne
  3. Oh Say Can You See
  4. Gramma – Elizabeth Grant, David Kahne
  5. For K, Pt. 2
  6. Jump
  7. Mermaid Motel
  8. Raise Me Up (Mississippi South)
  9. Pawn Shop Blues – Elizbeth Grant, David Kahne
  10. Brite Lites
  11. Put Me in a Movie
  12. Smarty – Elizabeth Grant, David Kahne
  13. Yayo

Angelo Daniel Badalamenti

On December 11, 2022, Angelo Daniel Badalamenti died aged 85. He was composer and arranger, recorded songs with David Bowie, Nina Simone, Tim Booth, Shirley Bassey, Dusty Springfield, Julee Cruise, Marianne Faithfull, Siouxsie Sioux and Dolores O’Riordan, but was best known for composing film music. He collaborated with director David Lynch, notably “Blue Velvet”, the “Twin Peaks” saga, “The Straight Story” and “Mulholland Drive”. In 1990, Badalamenti received “Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance” for his “Twin Peaks Theme”. In 2008, Badalamenti received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the “World Soundtrack Awards’s Academy”, and in 2011, the “Henry Mancini Award” from the “American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers”. 

Joshua Radin: Simple Times

On September 9, 2008, “Mom + Pop” label released “Simple Times”, the second Joshua Radin album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood and was produced by Rob Schnapf.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Radin – lead vocal, guitar
  • Patty Griffin – vocal
  • Meiko – vocal
  • Erin McCarley – vocal
  • Greg Leisz – guitar, mandolin
  • Jesse Harris – mixing
  • Rob Schnapf – guitar, mixing
  • Jason Borger – piano, electric piano, mellotron
  • Jonathan Flaugher – bass
  • Joey Waronker, Vic Indrizzo – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Denny Levine – brass
  • Bill Mimms – engineer
  • Dog Boehm – mixing
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Alexa Wilkinson – art direction, design
  • Autumn DeWilde – photography

Track listing:

  1. One of Those Days
  2. I’d Rather Be with You
  3. Sky
  4. Friend Like You
  5. Brand New Day
  6. They Bring Me to You
  7. Vegetable Car
  8. Free of Me
  9. You Got Growin’ Up to Do
  10. We Are Okay
  11. No Envy, No Fear

Sixpence Non the Richer: Lost in Transition

On August 7, 2012, “Tyger Jim” label released “Lost in Transition”, the sixth Sixpence None the Richer studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2010, and was produced by Daniel Tashian and Jim Scott.

Personnel:

  • Leigh Nash – vocals
  • Matt Slocum – guitar, cello
  • Justin Cary – bass, baritone guitar
  • Will Sayles – drums, percussion, photography
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Jason Lehning – keyboards, mixing
  • Cason Cooley – keyboards
  • Jim Scott – engineer, mixing, percussion
  • John Painter – horns
  • Kevin Dean – additional engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Don Clark – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. My Dear Machine – Matt Slocum, Jamieson, Daniel Tashian
  2. Radio – Matt Slocum, Ashworth
  3. Give It Back – Matt Slocum, Leigh Nash, Fitchuk
  4. Safety Line – Matt Slocum, Shive
  5. When You Call Me – Leigh Nash, Wilson
  6. Should Not Be This Hard – Matt Slocum, Wilson
  7. Go Your Way – Matt Slocum, Ashworth
  8. Failure – Matt Slocum
  9. Don’t Blame Yourself – Matt Slocum, Ashworth
  10. Stand My Ground – Leigh Nash, Wilson
  11. Sooner than Later – Leigh Nash, Wilson
  12. Be OK – Matt Slocum, Jamieson, Daniel Tashian

Dr. Dog: Fate

On July 22, 2008, “Park the Van” label released “Fate”, the fifth Dr. Dog studio album.

Personnel:

  • Scott McMicken – vocals, lead guitar, piano
  • Frank McElroy – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Zach Miller – keyboards, piano, guitar
  • Toby Leaman – vocals, bass, upright bass
  • Juston Stens – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Tommy Bindle – percussion
  • Danny Scofield – saxophones
  • Kimbal Brown – trumpet
  • John Pettit – trumpet
  • Steve Duffy – trombone
  • Heather Fortune – flute
  • Laura Foxx – clarinet
  • Megan Smith – oboe
  • Janka Perniss – violin
  • Victoria Baltimore – cello
  • Eliza Jones – vocals
  • Brendan Cooney – string and horn arrangements
  • Bill Moriarty – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Ken Ellis – paintings
  • T. William Moriarty – production coordination
  • Kyle Pulley – production assistant, mixing assistant

Track listing:

All lyrics by Toby Leaman and Scott McMicken, all music by Frank McElroy, Juston Stens, Zach miller, Tobty Leaman and Scott McMicken.

  1. The Breeze
  2. Hang On
  3. The Old Days
  4. Army of Ancients
  5. The Rabbit, the Bat and the Reindeer
  6. The Ark
  7. From
  8. 100 Years
  9. Uncovering the Old
  10. The Beach
  11. My Friend

Ceramic Dog: Party Intellectuals

On June 24, 2008, “Pi Recordings” label released “Party Intellectuals”, the debut Ceramic Dog studio album. It was recorded in October 2007, and was produced by Joel Hamilton. 

Personnel:

  • Marc Ribot – vocals, guitar
  • Shahzad Ismaily – vocals, bass guitar, Moog synthesizer
  • Ches Smith – vocals, drum kit, percussion, electronics
  • Martín Verajano – percussion
  • Janice Cruz – vocals
  • Jenni Quilter – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Ribot, except where noted.

  1. Break On Through – John Densmore, Robbie Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison
  2. Party Intellectuals – Shahzad Ismaily, Marc Ribot, Ches Smith
  3. Todo el Mundo es Kitsch
  4. When We Were Young and We Were Freaks – Emilio Cubierto, Shahzad Ismaily, Marc Ribot, Ches Smith
  5. Digital Handshake – Shahzad Ismaily, Marc Ribot, Ches Smith, Alessandro Stefana
  6. Bateau
  7. For Malena
  8. Pinch – Shahzad Ismaily, Marc Ribot, Ches Smith
  9. Girlfriend – Shahzad Ismaily, Marc Ribot, Ches Smith
  10. Midost
  11. Shsh Shsh – Shahzad Ismaily, Marc Ribot, Jenni Quilter
  12. Never Better

Three Minutes in the Rain: Hero of Our Time

On June 2, 2008, “PMG Recordings” label released “Hero of Our Time”, the debut Three Minutes in The Rain album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Mark Purpose, Ron Ripley, Ivan Kocka and Ian Straaf.

Personnel:

  • Ron Ripley – lead vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Ivan Kocka – bass, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Ian Straaf – drums, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Elena Trpezanovska – vocal
  • Mark Purpose – arranger, engineer, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Ripley, Ivan Kocka, Ian Straaf and Mark Purpose.

  1. 7 Moist Pictures
  2. My Birth Doctor
  3. Bad Math’s Memories
  4. Thank You for the Holidays
  5. My Sweet Christine
  6. Love Is the Love
  7. Ivan
  8. Jumping Over the Board
  9. And More…Maybe
  10. Goodman & Biggerman
  11. Hero of Our Time
  12. Konec

Alanis Morissette: Flavors of Entanglement

On May 30, 2008, “Maverick” label released “Flavors of Entanglement”, the seventh Alanis Morissette studio album. It was recorded October 2007 – February 2008, and was produced by Guy Sigsworth.

Personnel:

  • Alanis Morissette – vocals
  • Andy Page – guitars, programming, mixing, mastering
  • Peter Freeman – bass guitar
  • Blair Sinta – drums
  • Fiora Cutler – string arrangement
  • Sean McGhee – programming, backing vocals, engineer
  • Guy Sigsworth – engineer
  • Andrei Maberley – engineer
  • Ben Tolliday – engineer, mastering assistant

Track listing:

All lyrics by Alanis Morissette, all music by Alanis Morissette and Guy Sigsworth.

  1. Citizen of the Planet
  2. Underneath
  3. Straitjacket
  4. Versions of Violence
  5. Not as We
  6. In Praise of the Vulnerable Man
  7. Moratorium
  8. Torch
  9. Giggling Again for No Reason
  10. Tapes
  11. Incomplete