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On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Love Records” label released “The Knowledge”, the fifteenth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Glenn Tilbrook, Laurie Latham and Andrew Jones.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Tilbrook– vocals, guitar, keyboards, finger cymbals, handclaps
  • Chris Difford– vocals; guitar
  • Yolanda Charles – bass
  • Stephen Large– keyboards
  • Simon Hanson– drums
  • Steve Smith– percussion; backing vocal
  • Seamus Beaghen – additional keyboards
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel guitar
  • Dennis Greaves – guitar
  • Paul Jordanous – trumpet
  • Frank Mead, Chris Rand – saxophone
  • Matt Winch – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Cara McHardy – operatic vocals
  • Billie Godfrey, Bryan Chambers, Louise Marshall, Simon King – backing vocals
  • Ted Tilbrook – bass
  • Andrew Jones – bongos, handclaps
  • Louis Tilbrook – celesta
  • Chris McNally – harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

  1. Innocence in Paradise
  2. Patchouli
  3. A&E
  4. Every Story
  5. Rough Ride
  6. Departure Lounge
  7. Final Score
  8. Please Be Upstanding
  9. The Ones
  10. Albatross
  11. Elmers End
  12. Two Forks

 

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On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Matador”, “Marathon Artists” and “Milk! Records” labels released “Lotta Sea Lice” studio album by Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile. It was recorded January 2016 – March 2017, at “Newmarket Studios” in Melbourne.

Personnel:

  • Courtney Barnett – leadand backing vocals, guitars, tambourine, piano, cover art
  • Kurt Vile – lead and backing vocals, guitars. banjo, synthesizers
  • Mick Harvey– guitar, keyboards
  • Rob Laakso– electric bass, VI bass, baritone guitar, keyboards
  • Alex Landragin – guitar
  • Jade McInally – backing vocals
  • Stella Mozgawa– drums
  • Dave Mudie – drums, backing vocals
  • Jess Ribeiro – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bones Sloane – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Turner– guitar
  • Jim White– drums
  • Callum Barter – mixing, engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Tristan Ceddia – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Over Everything – Kurt Vile
  2. Let It Go – Courtney Barnett
  3. Fear Is Like a Forest – Jen Cloher
  4. Outta the Woodwork – Courtney Barnett
  5. Continental Breakfast – Kurt Vile
  6. On Script – Courtney Barnett
  7. Blue Cheese – Kurt Vile
  8. Peepin’ Tom – Kurt Vile
  9. Untogether – Tanya Donelly

 

On October 6, 2017.

On October 6, 2017, “Warner Bros” label released “As You Were”, the debut Liam Gallagher solo album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Greg Kurstin, Dan Grech-Marguerat and Andrew Wyatt. Producer Greg Kurstin won the 2018 “Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical”.

Personnel:

  • Liam Gallagher– lead vocals (all tracks), acoustic guitar, art direction, design
  • Greg Kurstin– bass, drums, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, percussion, mellotron, piano, organ, tanpura
  • Dan Grech-Marguerat– programming
  • Davey Badiuk – programming
  • Mike Moore – electric guitar, bass
  • Dan McDougall – drums, bass, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Martin Slattery – keyboards, saxophone
  • Ben Edwards – trumpet
  • Mark Brown – saxophone
  • Mike Kearsey – trombone
  • Sally Herbert – violin, string arrangement, brass arrangement
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Tom Pigott Smith – violin
  • Andrew Wyatt– acoustic guitar, drum programming, piano, bass, synth, additional guitar, backing vocals
  • Drew McConnell – bass
  • Jay Mehler– acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Christian Madden – keyboards
  • Michael Tighe– acoustic guitar
  • Bridget Sarai, Vicky Akintola – backing vocals
  • Greg Kurstin – engineering, mixing
  • Dan Grech-Marguerat – engineering, mixing
  • Iain Archer– original song production
  • Alex Pasco, Julian Burg, Joseph Rogers, Joe Rodgers – engineering
  • Ben Mclusky – engineering, engineering assistance
  • Joel Davies, Charles Haydon Hicks, Matt Mysko – engineering assistance
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mixing
  • Richard Woodcraft – brass section recording
  • Julian Simmons – brass section recording
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Hedi Slimane– cover shot, photography
  • Richard Welland – art direction, design
  • Pixie Higson – photography commissioning

Track listing:

  1. Wall of Glass – Liam Gallagher, Greg Kurstin, Andrew Wyatt, Michael Tighe, Andrew Sidney Fox
  2. Bold – Liam Gallagher
  3. Greedy Soul – Liam Gallagher, Simon Jons
  4. Paper Crown – Andrew Wyatt, Michael Tighe
  5. Foe What It’s Worth? – Liam Gallagher, Simon Jons
  6. When I’m in Need – Liam Gallagher, Grech-Marguerat Archer
  7. You Better Run – Liam Gallagher
  8. I Get By – Liam Gallagher
  9. Chinatown – Andrew Wyatt, Michael Tighe
  10. Come Back to Me – Laim Gallagher, Greg Kurstin, Andrew Wyatt
  11. Universal Dream – Liam Gallagher
  12. I’ve All I Need – Liam Gallagher

 

On October 6, 2017.

On October 6, 2017, “Island” label released “Raised Under Grey Skies”, the debut JP Cooper album It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Mike Spencer, Hannah Vasanth, Crispin Hunt, Adam Bartlett, Two Inch Punch, Fred Ball, Jamie Hartman, David Pramik, Jon Hume, Hank Solo, Greg Wells and Wesley Muoria-Chaves.

Personnel:

  • JP Cooper – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, whistle
  • Adam Rust, Hannah Vasanth, Jamie Hartman – piano
  • Hannah Vasanth, Troy Miller – Hammond organ
  • Adam Rust, Crispin Hunt, Hank Solo – keyboards
  • Jon Hume – acoustic guitar
  • Math Allen – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jonathan Howard, Joseph Paul Murphy, Crispin Hunt – electric guitar
  • Adam Bartlett, Adam Rust, Crispin Hunt- bass
  • Andre Fisher, Fred Ball, Hank Solo – drums
  • Adam Bartlett, Crispin Hunt,Jonathan Howard – percussion
  • Anne Melita Beryl, Ben Cashell,Bryony James – cello
  • Dominic Moore, Emma Owens,Maxine Moore – viola
  • Anna Croad, Anna Phoebe,Charlotte Andrews- violin
  • Jonathan Howard, Joseph Paul Murphy – trumpet
  • Brenda Okioga, Ebony Frear,Elizabeth Komba– background vocals
  • Lasse Enersen – string arrangements
  • Darren Heelis, Jon Hume, Mike Spencer – drum programming

Track listing:

  1. We Were Raised Under Grey Skies – John Paul Cooper, Adriano Buffone
  2. September Song – John Paul Cooper, Teemu Brunila, Benjamin McIldowie, Jon Cobbe Hume
  3. Good Friend – John Paul Cooper, David Bayley, Andrew MacFarlane, Edmund Irwin-Singer Joe Seaward, Benjamin Ash, Frederik Ball
  4. All This Love – John Paul Cooper, Teemu Brunila
  5. The Only Reason – John Paul Cooper
  6. Passport Home – John Paul Cooper, Jamie Hartman
  7. She’s on My Mind – John Paul Cooper, Teemu Brunila, McIldowie Hume
  8. Wait – John Paul Cooper, Mark Taylor, Patrick Mascall
  9. Change – John Paul Cooper, Alex Smith
  10. Closer – John Paul Cooper, Joseph Murphy, Jonathan Howard
  11. Beneath The Streetlights And The Moon – John Paul Cooper, Greg Weels
  12. In the Silence – John Paul Cooper, Teemu Brunila
  13. Momma’s Players – John Paul Cooper, Vasanth Michael Omari Jr.

 

On October 1, 2018.

On October 1, 2018, Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian aka Charles Aznavour died aged 94. He was singer, lyricist, actor, public activist and diplomat, regarded as one of the most popular and respected French music artists. In his career long more than 70 years, he wrote and co-wrote 1000 songs, and recorded more than 1200 songs. In 1998, “CNN” named Aznavour “Entertainer of the Century”. In 2017, he was awarded star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame”.

On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “ATO Records” label released “The Desaturating Seven” the ninth Primus studio album. It was recorded at “Rancho Relaxo” in California, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass guitar, upright bass
  • Larry LaLonde – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Tim “Herb” Alexander – drums, percussion
  • Justin Chancellor – the goblin master

Track listing:

All tracks by Les Claypool.

  1. Then
  2. The Trek
  3. The Valley
  4. The Scheme
  5. The Dream
  6. The Storm
  7. The Ends?

 

On September 22, 2017.

On September 22, 2017, “Caroline” label released “Roll with the Punches”, the 37th Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison– vocals, electric guitar, harmonica, percussion, saxophone
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Mez Clough – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Laurence Cottle– electric bass, trombone
  • Ned Edwards – electric guitar, harmonica, background vocals
  • Dan Ellis– percussion
  • Georgie Fame– Hammond organ, vocals
  • Chris Farlowe– vocals
  • Colin Griffin, James Powell – drums
  • Chris Hill – double bass
  • Pete Hurley, Paul Moore – electric bass
  • Sumudu Jayatilaka, Dana Masters, Elizabeth Williams – background vocals
  • Paul Jones– harmonica, vocals
  • Dave Keary – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Stuart McIlroy, Jason Rebello– piano
  • Paul Moran – Hammond organ, trumpet
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Poppy Kavanagh, Rowan McIntosh, Phil Parsons, Patrick Phillips – assistant engineer
  • Gerry McLernon, Tristan Powell, Matt Tait, Enda Walsh – engineer, mixing
  • Will Purton – assistant, assistant engineer, engineer, mixing
  • Richard Wade – photography

Track listing:

  1. Roll With the Punches – Van Morrison, Don Black
  2. Transformation – Van Morrison
  3. I Can Tell – Ellas McDaniel, Samuel Smith
  4. Stormy Monday/ Lonely Avenue – T-Bone Walker / Doc Pomus
  5. Goin’ to Chicago – Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing
  6. Fame – Van Morrison
  7. Too Much Trouble – Van Morrison
  8. Bring It on Home to Me – Sam Cooke
  9. Ordinary People – Van Morrison
  10. How Far From God – Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  11. Teardrops from My Eyes – Rudy Toombs
  12. Automobile Blues – Samuel Hopkins
  13. Benediction – Mose Allison
  14. Mean Old World – T-Bone Walker
  15. Ride on Josephine – Ellas McDaniel