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On September 17, 2013.

On September 17, 2013, “Vagrant Records” and “Heavenly Records” labels released “Imitations”, the eighth Mark Lanegan studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Martin Feveyear.

Personnel:

  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Billy Stover – piano
  • Mike Johnson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Alain Johannes – cigfiddle, mellotron, acoustic and ebo guitar
  • Jeff Fielder – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Andrew Joslyn – violin, viola
  • Rebecca Filice – cello
  • Mark Hoyt – backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jason Staczek – harpsichord
  • Eric Padget – trumpet
  • Tom Yoder – trombone
  • Drew Church – bass
  • Duff McKagan – bass
  • Barrett Martin – vibraphone, tambourine, drums, percussion
  • Bill Rieflin – drums, percussion, pump organ, mellotron
  • Mark Pickerel – drums

Track listing:

  1. Flatlands – Chelsea Wolve
  2. She’s Gone – Vern Gosdin
  3. Deepest Shade – Greg Dulli
  4. You Only Live Twice – Leslie Bricusse, John Barry
  5. Pretty Colors – Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor
  6. Brompton Oratory – Nick Cave
  7. Solitaire – Neil Sedaka, Phil Cody
  8. Mack the Knife – Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht (English lyrics by Manheim – Willett)
  9. I’m Not the Loving Kind – John Cale
  10. Lonely Street – Carl Belew, Kenny Sowder, W.S.Stevenson
  11. Élégie Funèbre – Gérard Manset
  12. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert (English lyrics by Johnny Mercer)

On September 1, 2012.

On September 1, 2012, Harold Lane David died aged 91. He was lyricist best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach. Together they wrote and composed for Marty Robbins, Dionne Warwick, The Carpenters, Dusty Springfield, B. J. Thomas, Gene Pitney, Tom Jones and Jackie DeShannon. Some of their best known compositions are “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”, “We Have All the Time in the World”, “This Guy’s in Love with You”, “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again”, “Do You Know the Way to San Jose”, “Walk On By”, “What the World Needs Now Is Love”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me”, “One Less Bell to Answer”, “Alfie” and “Anyone Who Had a Heart”. David and Bacharach worked on soundtracks for movies “What’s New Pussycat?”, “Alfie”, “Casino Royale” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”. Their compositions “Don’t Make Me Over”, “(They Long to Be) Close to You” and “Walk On By” have been inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”. David contributed lyrics for three James Bond movies, and wrote lyrics for other composers including Morty Nevins, Albert Hammond, Sherman Edwards and Paul Hampton.

On August 29, 2012.

On August 29, 2012, “P.W. Elverum & Sun, Ltd.” label released “Ocean Roar”, the sixth Mount Eerie studio album. It was recorded January 2011 – February 2012, in Anacortes, Washington, and was produced by Phil Elverum.

Personnel:

  • Phil Elverum – vocals, guitars, bass, piano, synthesizer, drums, recording
  • Timothy Stollenwerk – mastering  
  • John Golden – mastering, lacquer cut

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Elverum, except where noted.

  1. Pale Lights
  2. Ocean Roar
  3. Ancient Times
  4. Instrumental
  5. Waves
  6. Engel Der Luft – Popol Vuh
  7. I Walked Home Beholding
  8. Instrumental

On August 20, 2012.

On August 20, 2012, “Text” label released “Pink”, the sixth Four Tet (Kieran Hebden) studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Kieran Hebden.

Personnel:

  • Kieran Hebden – performer, engineer
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • Jason Evans, Tazelaar Stevenson – artwork
  • Jeremy DeVine – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Kieran Hebden.

  1. Locked
  2. Lion
  3. Jupiters
  4. Ocoras
  5. 128 Harps
  6. Pyramid
  7. Peace for Earth
  8. Pinnacles

On July 2, 2012.

On July 2, 2012, “Snakes & Ladders” label released “Celeste”, the debut My Tiger My Timing album. It was recorded in London, and was produced by Anna Vincent, Sebastian Underhill, James Vincent, Jamie Harrison and Gary Drain.

Personnel:

  • Anna Vincent– vocals, keyboards, programming
  • Sebastian Underhill – vocals, synthesizer, keyboards
  • James Vincent– bass, guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Harrison – bass, guitar, backing vocals
  • Gary Drain – drums, backing vocals

All tracks by Anna Vincent, Sebastian Underhill, James Vincent, Jamie Harrison and Gary Drain.

  1. Wasteland
  2. Written in Red
  3. The Gold Rush
  4. Let Me Go
  5. After School
  6. On My Record Player
  7. Endless Summer
  8. Honest
  9. Memories of Earth
  10. Your Way

On June 12, 2012.

On June 12, 2012, “Epitaph” and “The Boombox Generation” labels released “Go”, the fifth Motion City Soundtrack studio album. It was recorded June – October 2011, at “Flowers Studio” in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was produced by Ed Ackerson.

Personnel:

  • Justin Pierre – lead vocals, guitar
  • Joshua Cain – vocals, guitar
  • Jesse Johnson – Moog, keyboard
  • Matt Taylor – bass guitar, keyboards, programming, string arrangements
  • Tony Thaxton – drums, percussion
  • Dan Lawonn – cello
  • Erica Burton – viola
  • Josh Misner – violin
  • Zachary Scanlan – violin
  • The Laurels String Quartet
  • Chris Shaw – mixing
  • Peter Anderson – assistant engineer
  • Bradley Hale – art direction, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Justin Pierre, all music by Justin Pierre, Joshua Cain, Jesse Johnson, Matt Taylor and Tony Thaxton.

  1. Circuits and Wires
  2. True Romance
  3. Son of a Gun
  4. Timelines
  5. Everyone Will Die
  6. The Coma Kid
  7. Boxelder
  8. The Worst Is Yet to Come
  9. Bad Idea
  10. Happy Anniversary
  11. Floating Down the River

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “Atlantic” label released “Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie”, a studio album by Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie. It was recorded 2012 – 2107, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham, Mitchell Froom and Mark Needham.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham – vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, piano, synthesizer strings, programming, drums, percussion, engineer
  • Christine McVie – vocals, keyboards, organ, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • Mark Needham – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsey Buckingham, except where noted.

  1. Sleeping Around the Corner
  2. Feel About You – Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham
  3. In My World
  4. Red Sun – Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham
  5. Love Is Here To Stay
  6. Too Far Gone – Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham
  7. Lay Down for Free
  8. Game of Pretend – Christine McVie
  9. On With the Show
  10. Carnival begin – Christine McVie

On June 7, 2012.

On June 7, 2012, Robert Lawrence Welch Jr. died aged 66. He was musician (vocal, guitar, bass guitar) and songwriter, member of the bands Seven Souls, Head West and Paris, but was best known as vocalist and guitarist of Fleetwood Mac (1971 – 1974). As leader Welch released seven studio albums.

On June 5, 2012.

On June 5, 2012, “Fantasy” label released “Analog Man”, the eleventh Joe Walsh album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Joe Walsh, Jeff Lynne and Tim Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, drums
  •  Little Richard – lead vocals
  • Jeff Lynne – keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Joe Vitale – keyboards, sitar
  • Richard Davis – synthesizer, programming
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Jay Dee Maness – pedal steel guitar
  • Tim Armstrong – guitar
  • Rick Rosas – bass
  • Kenny Passarelli – bass
  • Dale Peters – bass
  • Ringo Starr – drums
  • Jim Fox – drums, background vocals
  • Steve Jay – percussion
  • Bruce Sugar – percussion, programming
  • Tommy Lee James – backing vocals
  • Graham Nash – backing vocals
  • David Crosby – backing vocals
  • Steve Jay, Bruce Sugar, John Morrical, Ken Hammon – engineer, mixing 
  • Howie Weinberg, Dan Gerbarg – mastering
  • Jeri Heiden/Smog Design, Inc. – art direction
  • Ryan Corey/Smog Design, Inc. – background photography, package design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Analog Man – Joe Walsh, Drew Hester, Gannin Arnold
  2. Wrecking Ball – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  3. Lucky That Way – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  4. Spanish Dancer
  5. Funk 50
  6. Band Played On – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  7. Family – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  8. One Day at a Time
  9. Hi – Roller Baby – Tim Armstrong
  10. India