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On September 16, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “ECM” label released “Pelagos”, the 24th Stefano Battaglia album. It was recorded in May 2016, at “Fazioli Concert Hall” in Sacile, Italy, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Stefano Battaglia – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Stefano Battaglia.

  1. Destino
  2. Pelagos
  3. Migralia
  4. Lamma Bada Yatathanna
  5. Processional
  6. Halap
  7. Dogon
  8. Life
  9. Lampedusa
  10. Hora Mundi
  11. Lamma Bada Yatathanna
  12. Exilium
  13. Migration Mantra
  14. Horgos e Roszke
  15. Ufratu
  16. Heron
  17. Brenner Toccata

On September 2, 2016.

On September 2, 2016, “Divine Comedy Records” label released “Foreverland”, the eleventh Divine Comedy (The) studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2916, and was produced by Neil Hannon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Hannon – vocals, guitars, keyboards, mandolin, banjo, zither, harmonica, bass, drums
  • Andrew Skeet – piano
  • Simon Little – bass guitar
  • Tim Weller – drums
  • Rob Farrer – percussion
  • Ian Watson – accordion
  • Celine Saout – harp
  • Karen Glen – harpsichord
  • Jake Jackson – backing vocals, claps, whistle solo
  • David Jackson – penny whistle
  • Cathy Davey – vocals
  • Billy Cooper – piccolo trumpet
  • Rosie Jenkins – oboe
  • Jake Jackson – mixing
  • Michele G. Catri – mixing
  • Fiona Cruickshank – mixing
  • John Prestage – mixing
  • Luna Picoli-Truffaut – artwork
  • Matthew Cooper – artwork, design
  • Raphaël Neal – photography
  • John Service – packaging production
  • Natalie de Pace – executive producer 

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Hannon, except where noted.

  1. Napoleon Complex
  2. Foreverland
  3. Catherine the Great
  4. Funny Peculiar
  5. The Pact
  6. To the Rescue
  7. How Can You Leave Me on My Own
  8. I Joined the Foreign Legion (To Forget)
  9. My Happy Place
  10. A Desperate Man
  11. Other People
  12. The One Who Loves You

On August 24, 2021.

On August 24, 2021, Charles Robert Watts died aged 80. He was musician (drums) and songwriter, member of Blues Incorporated and The Charlie Watts Tentetm, but was best known as a drummer of The Rolling Stones since 1963. Watts was featured on all the Rolling Stones albums. In 2006, he was inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”, and in 2016, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at number 12 on its “100 Greatest Drummers of All Time” list. In addition to his work with The Rolling Stones, Watts has released eleventh albums.

On August 12, 2016.

On August 12, 2016, “Kscope” label released “Your Wilderness”, the eleventh Pineapple Thief (The) studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, and was produced by Bruce Soord.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Soord – vocals, guitar, arranger, engineer, 5.1 mixing
  • Steve Kitch – keyboards, arranger, engineer, mastering
  • Jon Sykes – bass guitar, arranger
  • Darran Charles – guitar
  • Gavin Harrison – drums
  • John Helliwell – clarinet
  • Geoffrey Richardson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Soord.

  1. In Exile
  2. No Man’s Land
  3. Tear You Up
  4. That Shore
  5. Take Your Shot
  6. Fend for Yourself
  7. The Final Thing on My Mind
  8. Where We Stood

On July 22, 2016.

On July 22, 2016, “Inside Out Music” label released “Dot”, the fifth Karmakanic album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Reingold Studio”, “Annanstans Studios”, “Mill House Studio”, “LBA Studios” and “Rites Of Spring Festival”, and was produced by Jonas Reingold.

Personnel:

  • Jonas Reingold – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, arranger, recording, mixing
  • Göran Edman – lead vocals 
  • Nils Erikson – lead vocals, recordings
  • Alex Reingold, Christine Lenk, Norah Reingold – vocals
  • Krister Johnson – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Andy Bartosh – electric guitar, mastering
  • Lalle Larsson – vocals, keyboards
  • Andy Tillison – keyboards
  • Morgan Agren – drums
  • Ray Aichinger – flute, saxophone
  • T Betow – recording
  • Hugh Syme – art direction, design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonas Reingold, except where noted.

  1. Dot
  2. God The Universe and Everything Else No One Really Cares About – Part I
  3. Higher Ground
  4. Steer by the Stars – Andy Tillson, Jason Reingold
  5. Traveling Minds
  6. God The Universe And Everything Else No One Really Cares About – Part II

Live from Rosfest 2012 (DVD)

  1. Send a Message from the Heart
  2. Do You Tango
  3. Turn It Up
  4. 1969
  5. Eternally
  6. The Making of Dot
  7. Interviews

On July 14, 2017.

On July 14, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Butterfly”, the eight Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant, except where noted.  

  1. Butterfly
  2. She Devil
  3. Baby Mine
  4. Frozen Charlotte
  5. Ophelia
  6. The Worst Thing
  7. The Man in the Wilderness – Mother Goose
  8. My Skin
  9. Vain & Careless – Robert Graves
  10. Andalucia

On July 8, 2016.

On July 8, 2016, “Concord” label released “Beautiful Broken”, the sixteenth Heart studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, “Tom Tom” in Budapest, Hungary, and was produced by Dan Rothchild and Nancy Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Ann Wilson – lead and background vocals, autoharp
  • Nancy Wilson – lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bowed acoustic guitar, marxophone, autoharp, handclaps, whispers 
  • Ben Smith – drums, percussion, claps, snaps
  • Craig Bartock – acoustic and electric guitars, 12-string acoustic guitar,  percussive guitar, claps, snaps, backing vocals
  • Chris Joyner – synthesizers, piano, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3, field organ, nylon-string guitar 
  • Dan Rothchild – bass, Moog bass, upright bass, additional synthesizer, Hammond B3, additional piano, acoustic and electric guitar, , percussion, textures, handclaps
  • James Hetfield – lead and background vocals
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangement
  • Hungarian Studio Orchestra – strings
  • Péter Illényi – conducting
  • Péter Kanyurszky – concertmaster
  • Ken Sluiter – additional textures, claps, snaps
  • Billy Mims – claps, snaps
  • Dwight Mikkelsen – copyist
  • Ken Sluiter – engineering, mixing
  • Bill Mims – additional engineering
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Gentry Studer – mastering engineering assistance
  • Chris Claypool – engineering assistance
  • Geoff Neal – engineering assistance
  • Greg Fidelman – additional engineering
  • Kurina Tamás – strings recording engineering
  • Brian McGuffey – artwork
  • Nancy Wilson – art direction
  • Anna Knowlden – photography
  • Dan Rothchild – photography

Track listing:

  1. Beautiful Version – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Ben Mink, James Alan Hetfield
  2. Two – Shafer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Jesse “Corporal” Wilson, Adam “Royal Z’ Waldman
  3. Sweet Darlin – Ann Wilson
  4. I Jump – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Dan Rothchild
  5. Johnny Moon – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  6. Heaven – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  7. City’s Burning – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  8. Down on Me – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  9. One Word – Nancy Wilson
  10. Language of Love – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis

On July 8, 2016.

On July 8, 2016, “Vanguard” label released “Where the Light Shines Through”, the tenth Switchfoot studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Spot X Studio” in San Diego, California, and was produced by John Fields, Tim Foreman, Jon Foreman, Chad Butler, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley.

  • Jon Foreman – lead vocals, guitar
  • Jerome Fontamillas – keyboards, guitar
  • Drew Shirley – guitar
  • Tim Foreman – bass guitar, background vocals
  • Chad Butler – drums, percussion
  • Boaz Roberts – guitar
  • Robert Randolph − pedal steel
  • Lecrae – vocals
  • Eric Owyoung – strings
  • Keith Tutt II − cello section
  • John Painter – horns
  • Sam Dark – oboe
  • Lenny Skolnik − additional production
  • Joseph Barba − additional production
  • Tanner Sparks – engineering, mixing
  • Paul David Hager – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Holy Water – Jon Foreman
  2. Float – Tim Foreman
  3. Where the Light Shines Through – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  4. I Won’t Let You Go – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  5. If the House Burns Down Tonight – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Mike Elizondo
  6. The Day That I Found Gold – Jim Foreman, Tim Foreman
  7. Shake This Feeling – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  8. Bull in a Chins Shop – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Mike Elizondo
  9. Live It Well – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  10. Looking for America – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Lecrae
  11. Healer of Souls – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  12. Hope Is the Anthem – Jon Foreman

On July 7, 2017.

On July 7m 2017, “Arts & Crafts” label released “Hug of Thunder”, the fifth Broken Social Scene studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “The Bathouse”, “Union Sound Company”, “Mixart Studios”, “Lost Tin Rooster Studio”, “Sunset Studio”, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli and Nyles Spencer.

Personnel:

  • Broken Social Scene – Amy Millan, Andrew Whiteman, Ariel Engle, Brendan Canning, Charles Spearin, David French, Emily Haines, Evan Cranley, Jimmy Shaw, Jason Collett, John Crossingham, Julia Hambleton, Justin Peroff, Kevin Drew, Leslie Feist, Lisa Lobsinger, Ohad Benchetrit, Sam Goldberg
  • Nyles Spencer – engineer
  • Charles Spearin, Joe Chiccarelli, Shawn Everett – additional engineering
  • Alex Gamble – engineer assistant
  • Shawn Everett – mixing
  • Ivan Wayman – mixing assistant
  • Justin Peroff, Kimikimo – artwork, layout, design
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Chris Allgood – mastering assistant

Track listing:

  1. Sol Luna – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Shawndra Everett
  2. Halfway Home – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Ariel Engle, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  3. Protest Song – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Emily Haines, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  4. Skyline – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  5. Stay Happy – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Ariel Engle, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  6. Vanity Pail Kids – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  7. Hug of Thunder – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Leslie Feist, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  8. Towers and Masons – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Ariel Engle, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  9. Victim Lover – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Evan Cranley Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  10. Please take Me with You – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  11. Gonna Get Better – Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, Ariel Engle, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman
  12. Mouth Guards of the Apocalypse – Brendan Canning, Evan Cranley, Jimmy Shaw, Sam Goldberg, Kevin Drew, Justin Peroff, Charles Spearin, Andrew Whiteman

On June 24, 2016.

On June 24, 2016, “Inside Out Music” label released “Invention of Knowledge”, the debut Anderson/Stolt album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, at “Fenix Studios” in Varnhem, Sweden, and in California, and was produced by Reine Stolt.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – lead and backing vocals, synthesizer, percussion
  • Roine Stolt – acoustic and electric guitars, Portuguese guitar, lap steel guitar, keyboards, dobro, percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • Tom Brislin – Yamaha C7 grand piano, Fender Rhodes piano, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizers
  • Lalle Larsson – grand piano, synthesizer
  • Jonas Reingold – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Stolt – bass guitar, Moog bass
  • Felix Lehrmann – drums
  • Daniel Gildenlöw – backing vocals
  • Nad Sylvan – backing vocals
  • Anja Obermayer – backing vocals
  • Maria Rerych – backing vocals
  • Kristina Westas – backing vocals
  • Lars Hallbäck – backing vocals recording
  • Jonas Reingold – mastering
  • Silas Toball – artwork
  • Eva Toball – artwork assistant
  • Johnny Taxen – photography
  • Per Kristianssen – photography
  • Lilian Westin – photography
  • Anders Olsson – photography
  • Hans Froberg – photography
  • Erik Edlund – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon Anderson.

  1. Invention – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  2. We Are Truth – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  3. Knowledge – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  4. Knowing – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt
  5. Chase and Harmony – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme
  6. Everybody Heals – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  7. Better by Far – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  8. Golden Light – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  9. Know – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt