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On January 14, 2011.

On January 14, 2011, “Capitol” label released “The King Is Dead”, the sixth  Decemberists album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Pendarvis Farm” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy– vocals, acoustic , 12-string,  baritone and tenor guitar, harmonica, pump organ, percussion
  • Chris Funk– pedal steel, electric guitar,  banjo, bouzouki
  • Jenny Conlee–   piano,  organ,  accordion, Wurlitzer
  • Nate Query– bass guitar, cello
  • John Moen– drums, tambourine, shaker, percussion, backing vocals
  • Peter Buck– mandolin, 12-string electric, electric and baritone guitar
  • David Rawlings– backing vocals
  • Gillian Welch– backing vocals
  • Laura Veirs– backing vocals
  • Annalisa Tornfelt – violin
  • Tucker Martine– tambourine, recording, mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Rich Hipp, Clinton Welander – assistant engineer
  • Jeri Heiden for SMOG Design, Inc. – design
  • Carson Ellis – illustration, lettering
  • Autumn de Wilde – photography

Track listing:

All songs by Colin Meloy.

  1. Don’t Carry it All
  2. Calamity Song
  3. Rise to Me
  4. Rox in the Box
  5. January Hymn
  6. Down by the Water
  7. All Arise!
  8. June Hymn
  9. This is the Way We Fight
  10. Dear Avery
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On January 12, 2010.

On January 12, 2010, “Hip-O” and “UMe” labels released “Y Not”, the 16th Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Ringo Starr and Bruce Sugar.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, piano, drums, percussion
  • Steve Dudas – guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ, piano
  • Michael Bradford– bass guitar
  • Bruce Sugar – keyboards, engineer
  • Keith Allison – guitar, backing vocals
  • Don Was– bass guitar, upright bass
  • Joe Walsh– guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Stewart– guitar
  • Paul McCartney– bass guitar, additional vocals
  • Billy Squier– guitar
  • Edgar Winter– horns, tenor and alto saxophones, backing vocals
  • Joss Stone– lead vocals
  • Ben Harper– backing vocals
  • Richard Marx– backing vocals
  • Ann Marie Calhoun– violin
  • Tina Sugandh– tabla, chanting
  • Cindy Gomez– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Fill in the Blanks – Richard Starkey, Joe Walsh
  2. Peace Dream – Richard Starkey, Gary Wright, Gary Nicholson
  3. The Other Side of Liverpool – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  4. Walk with You – Richard Starkey, Van Dyke Parks
  5. Time – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  6. Everyone Wins – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  7. Mystery of the Night – Richard Starkey, Richard Marx
  8. Can’t Do It Wrong – Richard Starkey, Gary Burr
  9. Y Not – Richard Starkey, Glen Ballard
  10. Who’s Your Daddy – Richard Starkey, Joss Stone

On January 11, 2010.

On January 11, 2010, “Rough Trade” label released “Minor Love” the sixth Adam Green album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Noah Georgeson.

Personnel:

  • Adam Green – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Rodrigo Amarante – guitar, bass, bouzouki, keyboards, percussion, choir, chorus
  • Noah Georgeson – guitar, bass, drums, percussion, harpsichord, mixing
  • Greg Rogo Ve – berimbau, choir, chorus, drums, percussion
  • Jack Dishel – guitar
  • Joe Steinbrick – bass, omnichord
  • Joel Green – clarinet, oboe, choir, chorus
  • Claire Lin – design
  • Guy Eppel – photography

Track listing:

  1. Breaking Locks
  2. Give Them a Token
  3. Buddy Bradley
  4. Goblin
  5. Bathing Birds
  6. What Makes Him Act So Bad
  7. Stadium Soul
  8. Cigarette Burns Forever
  9. Boss Inside
  10. Castles and Tassels
  11. Oh Shucks
  12. Don’t Call Me Uncle
  13. Lockout
  14. You Blacken My Stay

On December 20, 2010.

On December 20, 2010, “Pink Flag” label released “Red Barked Tree”, the twelfth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at ”Resident Studios”, “Press Play Studios”, “Swim Studio” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman,

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– vocals, guitar, various, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– vocals, bass
  • Robert Grey– drums
  • Andy Ramsay– engineer
  • Sean Douglas – engineer
  • Denis Blackham– mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction, photography
  • Jannis Kounellis– artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis and Robert Grey.

  1. Please Take
  2. Now Was
  3. Adapt
  4. Two Minutes
  5. Clay
  6. Bad Worn Thing
  7. Moreover
  8. A Flat Ten
  9. Smash
  10. Down to This
  11. Red Barked Trees

On December 7, 2010.

On December 7, 2010, “Hollywood Records” label released “Wonders of the Younger”, the sixth Plain White T’s studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Ian Kirkpatrick.

Personnel:

  • Tom Higgenson – vocals, guitar, keyboards, celeste, percussion
  • De’Mar Hamilton – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dave Tirio – vocals, guitar
  • Tim G. Lopez – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Mike Retondo – vocals, bass, keyboards, celeste, accordion, horns, woodwinds
  • Dan Monahan – celeste, guitar, accordion, bouzouki, drum programming
  • Augie Schmidt – keyboards, synths, drum programming, strings, horns
  • Nick Rucker – additional instrumentation
  • Jeremy Smith – piano
  • Mike Daly – pedal steel
  • Matt Rohde – piano, organ

Track listing:

  1. Irrational Anthem – Tom Higgenson, Adam Watts, Andy Dodd
  2. Boomerang – Tom Higgenson, Jeremy Smith
  3. Welcome to Mystery – Tom Higgenson, Chris Tompkins
  4. Rhythm of Love – Tim Lopez
  5. Map of the World – Tom Higgenson, John Feldmann
  6. Killer – Tom Higgenson, Marty Dodson
  7. Last Breath – Tom Higgenson, John Feldmann
  8. Broken Record – Tom Higgenson, Zac Malloy, Chris Tompkins
  9. Our Song – Tom Higgenson, Shakur Green
  10. Airplane – Tom Higgenson, Mike Retondo
  11. Cirque Dans La Rue – Tom Higgenson, Marty Dodson
  12. Body Parts – Tim Lopez
  13. Make It Up as You Go – Tom Higgenson, Dave Tirio
  14. Wonders of the Younger – Tom Higgenson, Sean McConnell
  15. Thanks for Nothing (Bonus)
  16. Hollywood Love (Bonus)

On October 26, 2010.

On October 26, 2010, “Roadrunner” label digitally released the debut, self-titled Young the Giant album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli, Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh and François Comtois.

Personnel:

  • Sameer Gadhia – lead vocals, percussion
  • Jacob Tilley – guitar
  • Eric Cannata – guitar, backing vocals
  • Payam Doostzadeh – bass guitar
  • François Comtois – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Lars Fox, Ian Kirkpatrick – engineer
  • Michael H. Brauerin – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks written by Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh and François Comtois , except where noted.

  1. Apartment
  2. My Body
  3. I Got
  4. Cough Syrup – Ehson Hashemian, Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, François Comtois
  5. God Made Man
  6. 12 Fingers – Mike Daly, Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, François Comtois
  7. Strings
  8. Your Side
  9. Garands
  10. Walker
  11. Islands
  12. Guns Out

On October 25, 2010.

On October 25, 2010, “Virgin” label released “Olympia”, the thirteenth Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, and was produced by Bryan Ferry, Rhett Davies and Johnson Somerset.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Brian Eno– synthesizer
  • David Williams, Nile Rodgers, Oliver Thompson, Dave Stewart, Neil Hubbard, David Gilmour, Jonny Greenwood, Phil Manzanera, Chris Spedding, Merlin Ferry – guitar
  • Marcus Miller, Flea, Gary “Mani” Mounford, Andy Cato– bass
  • Colin Good, Steve Nieve– keyboards
  • Andy Newmark, Tara Ferry, Emily Dolan Davies – drums
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Aleysha Gordon, Hannah Khemoh, Sewuese Abwa, Alice Retif, Katie Turner, Ruby Turner, Me’sha Bryan, Shar White – chorus
  • John Monkman, Robin “Radar” Rimbaud, Chris Mullings – electronics
  • Anthony Pleeth– cello
  • Perry Montague-Mason, Emlyn Singleton – violin
  • Vicci Wardman – viola
  • Andy Mackay– oboe
  • Simon Willey – engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Adam Whitehead – photography
  • Kate Moss- cover model
  • John Galliano- couture

Track listing:

  1. You Can Dance – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart
  2. Alphaville – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart
  3. Heartache by Numbers – Bryan Ferry, Scissor Sisters
  4. Me Oh My – Bryan Ferry
  5. Shameless – Bryan Ferry, Andy Cato, Tom Findlay
  6. Song for the Siren – Tim Buckley, Larry Beckett
  7. No Face, No Name, No Number – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood
  8. BF Bass (Ode to Olympia) – Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  9. Reason or Rhyme – Bryan Ferry
  10. Tender Is The Night – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart