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On December 9, 2016.

On December 9, 2016, “Flower Moon Records” label released “In the Next Life” the sixth Maria Taylor studio album. It was recorded in 2016, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nik Freitas and Maria Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Maria Taylor– lead vocals, guitar, piano, drums
  • Nik Freitas– guitar, keys, drums, bass, vocals, tambourine
  • Macey Taylor – vocals, bass, piano, banjo, guitar
  • Tiffany Osborn – violin, viola, glockenspiel
  • Conor Oberst, Louis Schefano, Joshua Radin, Ryan Dwyer, Morgan Nagler– vocals
  • Jake Bellows– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Bloom– lap steel
  • Nik Freitas– recording, engineer, mixing
  • Andy LeMaster, Mike Bloom– mixing
  • Louis Schefano– additional recordings

Track listing:

All tracks by Maria Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Home
  2. Free Song – Nik Freitas
  3. If Only
  4. There’s Only Now – Maria Taylor, Morgan Nagler
  5. While the Rest of Me Is Waking Up
  6. A Good Life
  7. It Will Find Me
  8. Just Once
  9. Flower Moon
  10. Pretty Scars
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On November 24, 2017.

On November 24, 2017, “One Little Indian” label released “Utopia”, the ninth Björk studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Björk, Arca and Rabit.

Personnel:

  • Björk– vocals, digital flute, flute arrangements, vocal arrangements, choir arrangements, cello arrangements, creative direction, cover character
  • Arca– electronics, synth melodies, beats
  • Melkorka Ólafsdóttir, Áshildur Haraldsdóttir.Berglind María Tómasdóttir – solo
  • Steinunn Vala Pálsdóttir
  • Björg Brjánsdóttir
  • Þuríður Jónsdóttir
  • Pamela De Sensi
  • Sigríður Hjördís Indriðadóttir
  • Emilía Rós Sigfúsdóttir
  • Dagný Marinósdóttir
  • Sólveig Magnúsdóttir
  • Berglind Stefánsdóttir
  • Hafdís Vigfúsdóttir
  • Katie Buckley – harp
  • Hamrahlíðarkórinn– choir
  • Þorgerður Ingólfsdóttir – choir conduction
  • Júlia Mogensen – cello
  • Hávarður Tryggvason – contra bass
  • Heba Kadry– mixing
  • Marta Salogni– mixing, vocal mixing
  • Bergur Þórisson – engineering, flute recording engineering, choir recording engineering, harp recording engineering
  • Bart Migal – engineering
  • Chris Elms – engineering, harp recording engineering
  • Mandy Parnell– mastering
  • Jesse Kanda– creative direction, cover art, photography
  • James Merry – creative direction, facepiece
  • Raphael Salley – hair
  • Hungry – make-up
  • Ken Kohl – avian fetus photography
  • M/M Paris– creative direction, typography, digital illumination
  • Robin Carolan– the fifth ear

Track listing:

All tracks by Björk, except where noted.

  1. Arisen My Senses – Björk, Arca
  2. Blissing Me – Björk
  3. The Gate – Björk, Arca
  4. Utopia – Björk
  5. Body Memory – Björk
  6. Features Creatures – Björk, Sarah Hopkins
  7. Courtship – Björk
  8. Losss – Björk
  9. Sue Me – Björk, Arca
  10. Tabula Rasa – Björk
  11. Claimstaker – Björk, Arca
  12. Paradisisa – Björk
  13. Saint – Björk
  14. Future Forever – Björk, Arca

 

 

 

 

 

On November 11, 2016.

On November 11, 2016, “Caroline International” label released “Acoustic”, the seventeenth Simple Minds studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Gorbals Studio” in Glasgow, Scotland, and was produced by Gavin Goldberg and Andy Wright. The album features  acoustic studio recordings of previously released songs.

Personnel:

  • Jim Kerr – vocals
  • Gordy Goudie – guitar, harmonica, arranger
  • Lewis Chapman – percussion, programming
  • Charlie Burchill – guitar, accordion, arranger, programming
  • Ged Grimes – bass, background vocals
  • Cherisse Osei – percussion
  • KT Tunstall – vocal
  • Sarah Brown – background vocals
  • Gavin Goldberg – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Crouch – art direction, design
  • Ruth Rowland – hand lettering
  • Paul Cox, Paul Khera, Eric Misko, Alan Wild – photography

Track listing:

  1. The American
  2. Promised You a Miracle
  3. Glittering Prize
  4. See the Lights
  5. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)
  6. Someone Somewhere in Summertime
  7. Waterfront
  8. Sanctify Yourself
  9. Chelsea Girl
  10. Alive and Kicking
  11. Don’t You (Forget About Me)
  12. Long Black Train

 

On November 11, 2016.

On November 11, 2016, “Cherrytree”, “Interscope” and “A&M” labels released 57th & 9th, the twelfth Sting studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Martin Kierszenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Sting– vocals, bass guitar, guitar, piano, percussion
  • Dominic Miller– twelve-string guitar, shaker
  • Vinnie Colaiuta, Zach Jones, Josh Freese– drums
  • Rhani Krija – percussion
  • Martin Kierszenbaum– Hammond organ, piano, mellotron, keyboards
  • Rob Mathes– piano
  • Lyle Workman, Jean-Baptiste Moussarie – guitar
  • Jerry Fuentes – backing vocals, vocals, guitar
  • Diego Navaira – backing vocals, vocals, bass guitar
  • Derek James – backing vocals
  • Razan Nassreddine – sitar, additional vocals
  • Marion Enachescu – violin
  • Salam Al Hassan, Accad Al Saed – percussion
  • Thabet Azzawi, Nadim Sarrouh – oud
  • Nabil Al Chami – clarinet

Track listing:

  1. I Can’t Stop Thinking About You – Sting
  2. 50,000 – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  3. Down, Down, Down – Sting, Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta
  4. One Fine Day – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  5. Pretty Young Soldier – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  6. Petrol Hea – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  7. Heading South on the Great North Road – Sting
  8. If You Can’t Love Me – Sting, Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta
  9. Inshallah – Sting
  10. The Empty Chair – Sting, J. Ralph

 

On October 28, 2016.

On October 28, 2016, “Lucky 7 Records” label released “Can’t Touch Us Now”, the eleventh Madness studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Toe Rag Studios” and “Iguana Studio” in London, and was produced by Clive Langer, Liam Watson, Charlie Andrew, Graham McPharson, Mike Barson, Chris Foreman, Mark Bedford, Lee Thompson and Daniel Woodgate.

Personnel:

  • Suggs(Graham McPherson) – lead and backing vocals, tambourine, brass and string arrangements
  • Mike Barson– upright piano, organ, harpsichord, electric piano,  glockenspiel,  celesta, Mellotron, guitar, saw, backing vocals, string, brass and string arrangements
  • Chris Foreman– guitar, Mellotron, Roland Juno-60, brass and string arrangements
  • Mark Bedford– bass, double bass, tuba, string arrangements
  • Lee Thompson– lead and backing vocals, saxophone, Jew’s harp, brass arrangements
  • Daniel Woodgate– drums, programming, brass and string arrangements
  • Mike Kearsey – trombone, brass arrangements
  • Steve Hamilton – baritone saxophone, brass arrangements
  • Joe Auckland – trumpet, banjo, brass arrangements
  • Mez Clough – percussion
  • Ade Omotayo, Spider J., London Community Gospel Choir, Elise De Villaine – backing vocals
  • Jo Archard – violin
  • Kirsty Mangan– violin, string arrangements
  • Amy May, Sarah Chapman – viola
  • Rachael Lander– cello
  • Charlie Andrew– mixing, electric piano
  • Katie Earl – assistant mixing engineer
  • Paul Agar – design, layout
  • Perou– photography

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Touch Us Now – Chris Foreman, Lee Thompson
  2. Good Times – Daniel Woodgate, Nick Woodgate
  3. Apples – Graham McPherson
  4. I Believe – Mike Barson, Lee Thompson
  5. Grandslam – Chris Foreman, Graham McPherson
  6. Blackbird – Chris Foreman, Graham McPherson
  7. You Are My Everything – Mike Barson
  8. Another Version of Me – Daniel  Woodgate, Nick Woodgate
  9. Mumbo Jumbo – Keith Finch, Lee Thompson
  10. Herbert – Mike Barson, Graham McPharson
  11. Don’t Leave the Past Behind You – Daniel Woodgate, Nick Woodgate
  12. (Don’t Let Them) Catch You Crying – Chris Foreman, Lee Thompson
  13. Pam the Hawk – Mike Barson, Graham McPharson
  14. Given the Opportunity – Chris Foreman, Lee Thompsn
  15. Soul Denying – Mike Barson, Lee Thompson
  16. Whistle in the Dark – Mike Barson, Lee Thompson

On October 28, 2016.

On October 28, 2016, “Ignition Records” label released “Mapping the Rendezvous”, the fifth Courteeners studio album. It was recorded in 2016 in Paris, and was produced by Joe Cross.

Personnel:

  • Liam Fray – vocals, guitars
  • Daniel Moores – guitars
  • Michael Campbell – drums
  • Joe Cross – bass
  • Adam Payne – keyboards
  • Continuous – additional instrumentation

Track listing:

All tracks by Liam Fray.

  1. Lucifer’s Dreams
  2. Kitchen
  3. No One Will Ever Replace Us
  4. De La Salle
  5. Tip Toes
  6. Not for Tomorrow
  7. Finest Hour
  8. The Dilettante
  9. Modern Love
  10. Most Important
  11. The 17th

On October 27, 2017.

On October 27, 2017, “Stylus Records” label released “Scream Above the Sounds”, the tenth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Stylus Studios” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones– lead vocals, guitar, piano, vocal beatbox, glockenspiel, mixing
  • Richard Jones– bass guitar
  • Adam Zindani– guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Morrison– drums, percussion
  • Jim Lowe – keyboards, piano, Hammond, programming, synthesizer, mixing, engineering
  • Jim Abbiss– synthesizer, programming
  • Sam Yapp – drums
  • Tony Kirkham – piano, add. piano, Hammond, keyboards
  • Gavin Fitzjohn – trumpet, flugelhorn, saxophone
  • Mikey Rowe – Harmonium
  • Dieter Limbourg – saxophone
  • UK Gospel Choir
  • Javier Weyler– drums
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Duncan Fuller – recording studio assistant
  • Nathanael Graham – mixing studio assistant
  • Dick Beetham – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks written Kelly Jones, except where noted.

 Caught by the Wind

  1. Taken a Tumble – music co-written by Adam Zindani
  2. What’s All the Fuss About?
  3. Geronimo
  4. All in One Night
  5. Chances Are
  6. Before Anyone Knew Our Name
  7. Would You Believe?
  8. Cryin’ in Your Beer
  9. Boy on a Bike
  10. Elevators