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On September 22, 2017.

On September 22, 2017, “Palmetto Records” label released “On a Distant Shore”, the 40th Leon Russell album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Thirty Seventeen Studio” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Mark Lambert and Leon Russell.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – vocals, bass, keyboards
  • Coco Bridges – vocal, cover painting
  • Sugaree Noel Bridges – vocals
  • Mike Brignardello – bass
  • Ray Goren – various instruments
  • Larry Hall  – guitar, horn, keyboards, orchestral arrangements, strings
  • Tony Harrell – keyboards
  • Drew Lambert – bass
  • Mark Lambert  – guitar, liner notes, engineer, mixing
  • Chris Leuzinger – guitar
  • Greg Morrow – drums
  • Russ Pahl – steel guitar
  • Andre Reiss – guitar
  • Eddie Kramer – engineer, mixing
  • Shawn Davies – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Leon Russell.

  1. On a Distant Shore
  2. Love This Way
  3. Here Without You by Matt Harris and Leon
  4. This Masquerade
  5. Black and Blue
  6. Just Leaves and Grass
  7. On the Waterfront
  8. Easy to Love
  9. Hummingbird
  10. The One I Love Is Wrong
  11. Where Do We Go From Here
  12. A Song for You

On September 15, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “RCA” label released “Concrete and Gold”, the ninth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded December 2016 – May 2017, at “EastWest Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Greg Kurstin.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, percussion
  • Chris Shiflett– guitar, percussion
  • Pat Smear– guitar, percussion
  • Nate Mendel– bass, percussion
  • Taylor Hawkins– lead and background vocals, drums, percussion
  • Rami Jaffee– piano, synthesizer, Mellotron, Casio SK-1, organ, percussion, Farfisa organ, ARP String Ensemble, clavinet, Reface, Wurlitzer, vibraphone, harmonium and pump organ, B3 organ, Moog
  • Greg Kurstin– piano, synthesizer, vibraphone, ARP String Ensemble, bass synth
  • Taylor Greenwood – background vocals
  • Justin Timberlake– background vocals
  • Alison Mosshart– background vocals
  • Shawn Stockman– background vocals
  • Inara George– background vocals
  • Kinga Bacik – cello
  • Thomas Lea – viola
  • Ginny Luke – violin
  • Dave Koz– saxophone
  • Jessy Greene– violin, cello
  • Greg Sierpowski – Optigan
  • Paul McCartney– drums
  • Darrell Thorp— mixing, engineering, mastering
  • Alex Pasco — engineering
  • Julian Burg — engineering
  • Samon Rajabnik — engineering
  • Brendan Dekora — engineering
  • Chaz Sexton — assistant engineer
  • David Ives — mastering

Track listing:

All music is composed by Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, and Rami Jaffee.

  1. T-Shirt
  2. Run
  3. Make It Right
  4. The Sky is a Neighborhood
  5. La Dee Da
  6. Dirty Water
  7. Arrows
  8. Happy Ever After (Zero Hour)
  9. Sunday Rain
  10. The Line
  11. Concrete and Gold

On September 1, 2017.

On September 1, 2017, “White Noise” label released “The Punishment of Luxury”, the thirteenth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Bleepworks” and “Northern Electric”, and was produced by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys.

Personnel:

  • Andy McCluskey– vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, engineer, recording
  • Paul Humphreys– vocals, keyboards, mixing, engineer, recording
  • Martin Cooper– keyboards
  • Stuart Kershaw– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey.

  1. The Punishment of Luxury
  2. Isotype
  3. Robot Man
  4. What Have We Done
  5. Precision & Decay
  6. As We Open, So We Close
  7. Art Eats Art
  8. Kiss, Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang, Bang
  9. On More Time
  10. La Mitrailleuse
  11. Ghost Star
  12. The View from Here

On September 1, 2017.

On September 1, 2017, “EMI” label released “Out of Silence”, the fourth Neil Finn album. It was recorded in August 2017, at “Roundhead Studios” in Auckland, New Zealand, and was produced by Neil Finn and Liam Finn.

Personnel:

  • Neil Finn: vocals, piano
  • Tim Finn: acoustic guitar, harmony vocals
  • Elroy Finn: drums, percussion, guitar
  • The Infinity Orchestra: strings
  • Amelia Murray, Don McGlashan, EJ Barnes, Harper Finn, Hollie Fullbrook, James Milne, Jimmy Metherell, Reb Fountain, Samuel Flynn Scott, Sandy Mill, Sean Donnelly – choir
  • Victoria Kelly: string arrangements
  • David Squire: choir director
  • Sharon Finn: artwork
  • Anna Taylor – design
  • Steve Dykes: photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn, except where noted.

  1. Love Is Emotional
  2. More Than One of You
  3. Chameleon Days
  4. Independence Day
  5. Alone – Tim Finn, Mervyn Peake
  6. Widow’s Peak – Sharon Finn
  7. Second Nature
  8. The Law Is Always on Your Side
  9. Terrorise Me
  10. I Know Different

 

On August 25, 2017.

On August 25, 2017, “Matador” label released “Villains”, the seventh Queens of the Stone Age studio album. It was recorded January – March 2017 and was produced by Mark Ronson and Mark Rankin.

Personnel:

  • Josh Homme– lead vocals, guitars
  • Troy Van Leeuwen– guitars, keys, backing vocals
  • Dean Fertita– keys, guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Shuman– bass guitar, vocals
  • Jon Theodore– drums
  • Nikka Costa– background vocals
  • Matt Sweeney– background vocals
  • Fred Martin – background vocals
  • Tai Phillips – background vocals
  • Faith Matovia – background vocals
  • The Section Quartet– strings
  • James King– saxophone
  • Mark Rankin– engineering
  • Wesley Seidman – engineering assistant
  • Justin Smith – engineering assistant
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix engineering
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen– mastering
  • Reuben Cohen – mastering
  • Boneface – design, illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by Josh Homme, all music by Josh Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen, Dean Fertita, Michael Shuman and Jon Theodore.

  1. Feet Don’t Fall me
  2. The Way You Used to Do
  3. Domesticated Animals
  4. Fortress
  5. Head Like a Haunted House
  6. Un-Reborn Again
  7. Hideaway
  8. The Evil Has Landed
  9. Villains of Circumstances

On August 21, 2017.

On August 21, 2017, “Last Gang Records” label released “Challengers”, the fourth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “The Seaside Lounge” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Phil Palazzolo, John Collins, and A. C. Newman.

Personnel:

  • C.Newman– vocals, guitar, piano, Wurlitzer, Casio, mandolin, percussion, bass melodion, bass
  • Blaine Thurier– Fender Rhodes, sampler
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, shakers, guitar, piano
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitars, Casio, tambourine
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Kurt Dahle– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Todd Fancey– guitars, banjo, mandolin
  • Alan Hampton – double bass
  • Benjamin D. Calb – cello
  • Brendan Ryan – accordion, French horn, trumpet
  • Eileen Gannon – harp
  • Leslie Kubicka – flute, piccolo
  • Marla Hansen – viola
  • Olivier Manchon – violin
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin
  • Phil Palazzolo – guitar
  • Howard Redekopp- mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. My Rights Versus Yours
  2. All the Old Showstoppers
  3. Challengers
  4. Myriad Harbour – Dan Bejar
  5. All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth
  6. Failsafe
  7. Unguided
  8. Entering White Cecilia – Dan Bejar
  9. Go Places
  10. Mutiny, I Promise You
  11. Adventures in Solitude
  12. The Spirit of Giving – Dan Bejar

 

 

On August 18, 2017.

On August 18, 2017, “Thirty Tigers” label released “Not Dark Yet”, an album by Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer. It was recorded in 2016 and was produced by Teddy Thompson.

Personnel:

  • Shelby Lynne– lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Allison Moorer– lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Val McCallum– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Davey Faragher– bass guitar
  • Ben Peeler – electric and pedal steel guitar
  • Doug Pettibone– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Taras Prodaniuk – bass
  • Benmont Tench– keyboard, organ, piano, wurlitzer
  • Teddy Thompson– bass, drums, acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Erik Deutsch – organ, piano
  • Don Heffington – drums, percussion
  • Michael Jerome– drums, percussion
  • Scott Campbell– engineer
  • Mark Howard– mixing, special sound
  • Russ Allen – assistant
  • Peter Lyman– mastering
  • Sarah Ellison Lewis – photography

 Track listing:

  1. My List – Brandon Flowers
  2. Every Time You Leave – C. Louvin, I. Louvin
  3. Not Dark Yet – Bob Dylan
  4. I’m Looking For Blue Eyes – Townes Van Zandt
  5. Lungs – Townes Van Zandt
  6. The Color of a Cloudy Day – J. Isbell, A. Shires
  7. Silver Wings – Merle Haggard
  8. Into My Arms – Nick cave
  9. Lithium – Kurt Cobain
  10. It’s Too Much – Allison Moorer, Shelby Lynne

 

On August 4, 2017.

On August 4, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Dark Matter”, the 11th Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded in 2017 and was produced by David Boucher, Mitchell Froom, and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman– vocals, piano
  • Blake Mills– guitar
  • David Piltch– bass
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums
  • Mitchell Froom– additional keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. The Great Debate
  2. Brothers
  3. Putin
  4. Lost Without You
  5. Sonny Boy
  6. It’s a Jungle Out There
  7. She Chose Me
  8. On the Beach
  9. Wandering Boy

On June 29, 2018.

On June 29, 2018, “Virgin EMI” label released “High as Hope”, the fourth Florence and the Machine studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Beacon House” in Los Angeles, “123” in London, and was produced by Emile Haynie, Florence Welch, Brett Shaw, Thomas Bartlett, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Personnel:

  • Florence Welch– vocals, drums, percussion, piano, additional synths, drawing
  • Emile Haynie– synths, drums
  • Brett Shaw – Rhodes, synths, programming, bass, additional drums, additional percussion
  • Thomas Bartlett– piano, Mellotron, organ, synths, bass, keyboards
  • Andrew Wyatt– bass, piano, Mellotron, additional synths
  • Jonathan Wilson– guitars, additional drums
  • Rob Ackroyd – guitars, ukelele
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Carla Azar– drums
  • Tom Monger – harp
  • Kamasi Washington– tenor saxophone, horns arrangement
  • Jamie xx– drums, synths
  • James Gadson– additional drums
  • Jasper Randall – vocal contracting
  • Angela Parrish – backing vocals
  • Leslie Stevens – backing vocals
  • Sampha Sisay– piano
  • Tobias Jesso Jr.– additional keyboards, piano
  • Josh Tillman– additional guitar
  • Nathan Willett– backing vocals
  • Lu Lu McJunkins – cello
  • Emile Haynie – recording
  • Brett Shaw – recording
  • Tim Montague – additional recording
  • Morgan Stratton – additional recording
  • Michael Harris – additional recording
  • Keith Gretlein – additional recordingZachary Zajdel – assistant engineering
  • Christopher Cerullo – assistant engineering
  • Derrick Stockwell – assistant engineering
  • Matt Mysko – assistant engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Sally Herbert – arrangements, conducting
  • Tom Bailey – recording
  • John Prestage – assistant engineering
  • Olli Cunningham – score supervision
  • Isobel Griffiths – contracting
  • Amy Stewart – assistant contracting
  • Everton Nelson – leading
  • Brian Roettinger – art direction
  • Tom Beard – photography 

Track listing:

All tracks by Florence Welch, except where noted.

  1. June
  2. Hunger – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr., Emile Haynie
  3. South London Forever – Florence Welch, Brett Shaw
  4. Big God – Florence Welch, Jamie Smith
  5. Sky Full of Song – Florence Welch, Emilie Hayine, Thomas Bartlett
  6. Grace – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  7. Patricia – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Thomas Bartlett
  8. 100 Years
  9. The End of Love – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  10. No Choir – Florence Welch, Emile Hayine, Andrew Wyatt

On June 28, 2017.

On June 28, 2017, “Warner Music Japan” label released “Mellow Waves”, the sixth Cornelius (Keigo Oyamada) album. It was recorded in 2017 and was produced by Cornelius.

Personnel:

  • Cornelius (Keigo Oyamada) – main performer
  • Tohru Takayama – mixing
  • Toyoaki Mishima – recording, programming
  • Masakazu Kitayama – the design concept
  • Tadayoshi Nakabayashi – artwork
  • Masayoshi Sukita – photography
  • Ichiro Oka, Kazuyuki Kobayashi – executive producer
  • Ryoma Suzuki – supervision
  • Tadashi Matsuyama – production coordination
  • Leo Imai – translation

Track listing:

All tracks by Cornellius (Keigo Oyamada), except where noted.

  1. あなたがいるなら (If You’re Here) – Cornellius, Shintaro Sakamoto
  2. いつか / どこか (Sometime/Someplace)
  3. 未来の人へ (Dear Future Person) – Cornellius, Shintaro Sakamoto
  4. Surfing on Mind Wave Pt. 2
  5. 夢の中で (In a Dream)
  6. Helix/Spiral
  7. Mellow Yellow Feel
  8. The Spell of a Vanishing Loveliness – Cornellius, Miki Berenyi
  9. The Rain Song
  10. Crépuscule