Tag Archives: 2017

Elbow: Little Fictions

On February 3, 2017, “Polydor” and “Concord” labels released “Little Fictions”, the seventh Elbow studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Blueprint Studios” in Salford, “Gargunnock House” in Stirling, “Elbow Rooms” in Manchester, and was produced by Craig Potter.

Personnel:

  • Guy Garvey – lead vocals, guitar
  • Craig Potter – keyboard, piano, backing vocals
  • Mark Potter – guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Turner – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Alex Reeves – drums percussion
  • The Halle Orchestra, the Halle Ancoats Community Choir, members of London Contemporary Voices

Track listing:

  1. Magnificent (She Says)
  2. Gentle Storm
  3. Trust the Sun
  4. All Disco
  5. Head for Supplies
  6. Firebrand & Angel
  7. K2
  8. Montparnasse
  9. Little Fiction
  10. Kindling

Big Wreck: Grace Street

On February 3, 2017, “Ole” and “Warner Music Canada” label released “Grace Street”, the fifth Big Wreck studio album. It was recorded July – November 2016, at “The Orange Lounge”, “The Farm Studios”, “Noble Street Studios”, and was produced by Ian Thornley and Garth Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Thornley – vocals, lead guitar, keyboards
  • Paulo Neta – lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Brian Doherty – rhythm guitar
  • David McMillan – bass guitar
  • Chuck Keeping – drums, percussion
  • Alain Johannes – cigfiddle
  • Casey Marshall – additional backing vocals
  • Tyler Tasson – additional backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Thornley, except where noted.

  1. It Comes as No Surprise
  2. One Good Piece of Me
  3. Tomorrow Down
  4. You Don’t Even Know
  5. Useless
  6. A Speedy Recovery
  7. Motionless
  8. Digging In – lyrics by Ian Thornley, Casey Marshall
  9. The Receiving End – music by Ian Thornley, Alain Johannes
  10. Floodgates
  11. The Arborist
  12. Skybunk Marche – music by Ian Thornley, Brian Doherty
  13. All My Fears on You

Jethro Tull: The Zealot Gene

On January 28, 2022, “Inside Out Music” label released “The Zealot Gene”, the 22nd Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded March 2017 – July 2021, at “Modern World Studios” in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, mandolin, whistle, harmonica, stereo mixing, artwork concept, photography
  • Florian Opahle – electric guitar
  • John O’Hara – piano, keyboards, accordion, organ
  • David Goodier – bass guitar
  • Scott Hammond – drums
  • Joe Parrish-James – guitar
  • Michael Nyandoro – engineer
  • Nick Watson – mastering
  • Jakko Jakszyk – 5.1 surround sound mixing
  • Thomas Ewerhard – artwork design
  • James Anderson – photography
  • Tim Bowness – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson.

  1. Mrs. Tibbets
  2. Jacob’s Tales
  3. Mine is the Mountain
  4. The Zealot Gene
  5. Shoshana Sleeping
  6. Sad City Sisters
  7. Barren Beth, Wild Desert John
  8. The Betrayal of Joshua Kynde
  9. Where Sid Saturday Go?
  10. Three Loves, Three
  11. In Brief Visitation
  12. The Fisherman of Ephesus

Starset: Vessels

On January 20, 2017, “Razor & Tie” label released “Vessels”, the second Starset studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Black Birch Studios” in Kennebunk, Maine, and was produced by Rob Graves.

Personnel:

  • Dustin Bates – vocals, guitars, additional programming
  • Rob Graves – guitars, programming
  • Alex Niceforo – programming
  • Igor Khoroshev – programming, strings and orchestra arrangements
  • Josh Baker – additional programming
  • Paul Trust – additional programming
  • Ron DeChant – additional backing vocals
  • Joe Rickard – drums
  • David Davidson – violin
  • David Angell – violin
  • Elizabeth Lamb – viola
  • Anthony Lamarchina – cello
  • Rob Graves – engineer
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Justin Spotswood – engineer
  • Ben Grosse – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Paul Decarli – digital editing
  • Joe Rickard – digital editing, additional pre-production
  • Josh Baker – additional pre-production
  • Sahaj Ticotin – additional pre-production
  • Paul Trust – additional pre-production

Track listing:

  1. The Order – Dustin Bates
  2. Satellite – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard
  3. Frequency – Dustin Bates, Paul Trust, Rob Graves
  4. Die for You – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin
  5. Ricochet – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard
  6. Starlight – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin
  7. Into the Unknown – Dustin Bates, Mitch Marlow
  8. Gravity of You – Dustin Bates, Josh Baker, Rob Graves
  9. Back to Earth – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard
  10. Last to Fall – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin, Rob Graves
  11. Bringing it Down – Dustin Bates, Paul Trust, Rob Graves
  12. Unbecoming – Dustin Bates, Josh Baker
  13. Monster – Dustin Bates, Johnny Andrews, Rob Graves
  14. Telepathic – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin, Jeff Halavacs, Rob Graves
  15. Everglow – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard, Rob Graves

Sean Danielsen: Production of Isolation

On January 13, 2017, “God Hates Me Music” label released “Production of Isolation”, the third Sean Danielsen album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Sean Danielsen.

Personnel:

  • Sean Danielsen – vocal, guitar, various instruments, programming, engineer
  • Eddie Wohl – programming, mixing
  • Matt Dalton – mastering
  • Chris Sehenuk – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Sean Danielsen.

  1. Scattered Ashes
  2. Still
  3. The Light
  4. Back to Sleep
  5. Skin
  6. Tennessee
  7. All This Talk
  8. Parasite
  9. Is It Wrong
  10. Wedding Song

The Teskey Brothers: Half Mile Harvest

On January 12, 2017, “Half Mile Harvest Recordings” label released “Half Mile Harvest”, the debut Teskey Brothers (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Half Mile Recording Studios” in Melbourne, Australia, and was produced by Sam Teskey and Brendon Love.

Personnel:

  • Sam Teskey – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • John Teskey – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Brendon Love – bass, guitar percussion, backing vocals
  • Liam Gough – drums, percussion
  • Reuben Lewis – trumpet
  • Nathaniel Sametz – trombone
  • Joseph Carra – mastering
  • CDALTRON – lacquer cut
  • John Fish – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Teskey, John Teskey, Brendon Love and Liam Gough, except where noted.

  1. Crying Shame
  2. I Love a Woman – Billy Myles
  3. Pain and Misery
  4. Shiny Moon
  5. Reason Why
  6. Louisa
  7. Love Her with a Feeling
  8. Til’ the Sky Turns Black
  9. Hard Feeling
  10. Honeymoon

One Ok Rock: Ambitions

On January 11, 2017, “A-Sketch” label released “Ambitions”, the eighth One Ok Rock. It was recorded in 2016, at “Foxy Studios” in Los Angeles, “The Hideout Studios” in Las Vegas, and was produced by Colin Brittain, John Feldmann, Dan Lancaster, Andrew Goldstein, Kane Churko, CJ Baran, Takahiro Moriuchi, Toru Yamashita, Ryota Kohama and Tomoya Kanki.

Personnel:

  • Takahiro “Taka” Moriuchi – vocals
  • Toru Yamashita – guitar
  • Ryota Kohama – bass
  • Tomoya Kanki – drums
  • Avril Lavigne – vocal
  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Ben Sabin – piano, additional engineering, digital editing
  • Nolan Sipe – additional vocals
  • Aimer – backing vocals
  • Nick Long – backing vocals, additional instruments
  • Colin Brittain – programming, recording, mixing, engineer, editing 
  • John Feldmann – recording
  • Dan Lancaster – engineer, mixing
  • Jonathan Gerring – programming, additional production
  • Neil Avron – mixing
  • Zakk Cervini – programming, engineer, mixing, editing, additional production
  • Matt Pauling – programming, engineer, editing, additional production
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Mitch McCarthy – mixing
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Kane Churko – engineer, mixing, mastering 
  • Mike Shinoda – additional production
  • Florian Ammon – additional vocal recording, engineer
  • Tyler Carter – vocal direction
  • Chris Baseford – vocal production
  • Phil Threlfall – vocal recording
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Bruno Agra – drum tech
  • Kazuaki Seki – art direction
  • Daichi Shiono – design

Track listing:

  1. Ambitions (introduction) – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Bruno Agra
  2. Bombs Away – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Bruno Agra
  3. Taking Off – Takahiro Moriuchi, Dan Lancaster, Nick Long
  4. We Are – Toru Yamashita, Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  5. 20/20 – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  6. Always Coming Back – Takahiro Moriuchi, Totu Yamashita, John Feldmann
  7. Bedroom Warfare – Takahiro Moriuchi, Nolan Sipe, Andrew Goldstein
  8. Lost in Tonight – Takahiro Moriuchi, Kame Churko
  9. I Was King – Takahiro Moriuchi, John Feldmann, Simon Wilcox, Colin Brittain
  10. Listen – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  11. One Way Ticket – Takahiro Moriuchi, CJ Baran, Nick Long
  12. Bon Voyage – Toru Yamashita, Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain
  13. Start Again – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  14. Take What You Want – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long

You Me at Six: Night People

On January 6, 2017, “Infectious” label released “Night People”, the fifth You Me at Six studio album. It was recorded February – June 2016, at “Black Bird” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jacquire King.

Personnel:

  • Josh Franceschi – lead vocals
  • Chris Miller – lead guitar
  • Max Helyer – rhythm guitar
  • Matt Barnes – bass guitar
  • Dan Flint – drums
  • Jacquire King – programming
  • Andrew Scheps – mixing
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • Studio Juice – art direction
  • Alex Page – photography
  • David East – photography
  • Max Fairlough – photography
  • Matt Salacuse – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Josh Franceschi, all music by Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes and Dan Flint, except where noted.

  1. Night People
  2. Plus One – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes, Dan Flint, Crispin Hunt
  3. Heavy Soul
  4. Take on the World – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes, Dan Flint, Iain Archer
  5. Brand New
  6. Sweat
  7. Make Your Move
  8. Can’t Hold Back – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes and Dan Flint, Crispin Hunt
  9. Spell it Out
  10. Give

Morrissey: Low in High School

On November 17, 2017, “BMG” label released “Low in High School”, the eleventh Morrissey studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Forum Studios” in Italy, “La Fabrique Studios” in France, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey – lead vocals
  • Boz Boorer – guitars
  • Mando Lopez – bass guitar
  • Jesse Tobias – guitars
  • Gustavo Manzur – keyboards
  • Matthew Ira Walker – drums
  • Roger Joseph Manning – string and horn arrangement
  • Steve Aho – orchestration
  • Andy Martin – trombone
  • Fred Simmons – trombone
  • H.E.R. – violin
  • Songa Lee – violin
  • Kathleen Sloan – violin
  • Erik Arvinder – viola
  • Gustavo Manzur – backing vocals
  • Davide Dell’Amore – engineer
  • Damien Arlot – engineer
  • Samuel Wahl – engineer
  • Morgane Myollet – engineer
  • Miro Lagioa – technical assistant

Track listing:

  1. My Love, I’d Do Anything for You – Morrissey, Mando Lopez
  2. I Wish You Lonely – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  3. Jacky’s Only Happy When She’s Upon the Stage – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  4. Home Is a Question Mark – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  5. Spent the Day in Bed – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  6. I Burry the Living – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  7. In Your Lap – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  8. The Girl from Tel Aviv Who Wouldn’t Kneel – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  9. All the Young People Must Fall in Love – Morrissey, Boz Boreer
  10. When You Open Your Legs – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  11. Who Will Protect Us from the Police – Morrissey, Boz Boreer
  12. Israel – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur

Barenaked Ladies: Fake Nudes

On November 17, 2017, “Vanguard” label released “Fake Nudes”, the 16th Barenaked Ladies album. It was recorded January – February 2017, at “Noble Street Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Gavin Brown.

Personnel:

  • Ed Robertson – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Kevin Hearn – lead and backing vocals, piano, synthesizers, keyboards, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Jim Creeggan – lead and backing vocals, bass
  • Tyler Stewart – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bill Dillon – additional guitars
  • Steve Berlin – saxophone
  • Michael Ray – trumpet
  • Jim Cuddy – additional vocals
  • Alan Doyle – additional vocals
  • Tanya Tagaq – additional vocals
  • Patrick Hearn – spoken word
  • Lenny DeRose – recording
  • David Mohacsi – additional engineering, Pro Tools engineer
  • Alex Krotz – additional engineering, engineer assistant
  • Ryan Thiessen, Shaddy Roman, Christian Fedel – digital edoting
  • Howie Beck – mixing
  • Stewart Whitmore, Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Antoine Moonen – package design
  • Matt Barnes – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Hearn, except where noted.

  1. Canada Dry – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  2. Bringing It Home – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  3. Invisible Fence
  4. Lookin Up’ – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  5. Sunshine – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin, Sam Hollander
  6. Dusty Rooms
  7. We Took the Night – Jim Creeggan
  8. Navigate – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  9. Flying Dreams
  10. Nobody Better – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  11. Bag of Bones
  12. You + Me vs. the World – Ed Robertson
  13. 20 / 20 Hindsight
  14. The Township of King