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On April 20, 2018.

April 20, 2018, “BMG” label released “On Eat the Elephant”, the fourth A Perfect Circle studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2018, and was produced by Dave Sardy, Billy Howerdel and Maynard James Keenan.

Personnel:

  • Maynard James Keenan– vocals
  • Billy Howerdel– guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Matt McJunkins– bass
  • Jeff Friedl – drums
  • Dave Sardy– mixing, drums, string arrangements
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums
  • Isaac Carpenter– drums
  • UZ – vinyl scratches
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Maynard James Keenan; all music by Billy Howerdel.

  1. Eat the Elephant
  2. Disillusioned
  3. The Contrarian
  4. The Doomed
  5. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
  6. Talk Talk
  7. By and Down the River
  8. Delicious
  9. DLB
  10. Hourglass
  11. Feathers
  12. Get the Lead Out
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On April 13, 2018.

On April 13, 2018, “Columbia” label released “Resistance Is Futile”, the thirteenth Manic Street Preachers album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Door to the River Studios” in Newport, Wales, “Faster Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, and was produced by Dave Eringa, Gavin Fitzjohn and Guy Massey.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead vocals, lead and acoustic guitar, keyboards, lyrics, string arrangements
  • Nicky Wire– vocals, bass guitar, baritone guitar
  • Sean Moore– drums, soundscapes, machines, sequencers, percussion, keyboards
  • The Anchoress– vocals, backing vocals
  • Vulcan String Quartet – strings
  • Gavin Fitzjohn – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Dave Eringa– keyboards, engineering, mixing
  • Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  • Guy Massey – engineering
  • Loz Williams – keyboards, engineering
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mixing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire except where noted, all music by James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore and Nicky Wire.

  1. People Give In
  2. International Blue
  3. Distant Colours – lyrics by James Dean Bradfield
  4. Vivian
  5. Dylan & Caitlin
  6. Liverpool Revisited
  7. Sequels of Forgotten Wars
  8. Hold Me Like a Heaven
  9. In Eternity
  10. Broken Algorithms
  11. A Song for the Sadness
  12. The Left Behind

 

On April 6, 2008.

On April 6, 2008, “EWorks” label released “The Deconstruction”, the twelfth Eels studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “The Compound” in Los Feliz and “The Pie” in Pasadena, California and was produced by E and Mickey Petralia.

Personnel:

  • E– vocals, guitar
  • Koool G Murder– bass guitar
  • P-Boo– guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums
  • The Deconstruction Orchestra & Choir

Track listing:

All tracks by E.

  1. The Deconstruction
  2. Bone Dry
  3. The Quandary
  4. Premonition
  5. Rusty Pipes
  6. The Epiphany
  7. Today Is the Day
  8. Sweet Scorched Earth
  9. Coming Back
  10. Be Hurt
  11. You Are the Shining Light
  12. There I Said It
  13. Archie Goodnight
  14. The Unanswerable
  15. In Our Cathedral

On March 16, 2018.

On March 16, 2018, “Capitol” label released “’ll Be Your Girl”, the eighth Decemberists studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Chris Funk – acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin
  • Nate Query – electric bass, electric upright bass, cello
  • Jenny Conlee – organ, piano, vibraphone, accordion, synthesizer
  • John Moen – drums, percussion
  • Mikaela Davis – harp
  • Gaelynn Lea – violin
  • Joe Cunningham – saxophone
  • Kelly Hogan, Nora O’Connor – backing vocals
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks  by Colin Meloy, except where noted.

  1. Once in My Life – Colin Meloy, Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
  6. Your Ghost
  7. Everything Is Awful
  8. Sucker’s Prayer
  9. We All Die Young
  10. Rusalka, Rusalka / Wild Rushes
  11. I’ll Be Your Girl

On February 23, 2018.

On February 23, 2018, “Liberation Music” label released “Nation of Two”, the second Vance Joy studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Dave Bassett, Stefan Max, Edwin White, Ryan Hadlock, Phil Ek and Simone Felice. At the “ARIA Music Awards” in 2018, “Nation of Two” won “Best Adult Contemporary Album”.

Personnel:

  • James Keogh (Vance Joy) – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, guitalel, ukulele, banjo, illustrations
  • Edwin White – cello, keyboards, drums, percussion, synth, harmonium, vibraphone, strings arrangements, backing vocals
  • Dave Bassett – lead and backing vocals, electric guitar, electric bass, piano, organ, harmonium, mellotron, engineer
  • Brad Gordon – bass, brass arrangements
  • Jeremy Lightfoo – bass
  • Phil Sparks – bass
  • Tom Dziekonski – violin, viola
  • Victoria Parker – violin
  • Chris Carmichael – strings
  • Phil Peterson – cello
  • Dave Baron – double bass, synth, programming, engineer
  • Tobijah Rogers, Dave Shiffman, Taylor Carroll, Ryan Hadlock – engineer
  • Pete Hanlon, Phil Ek – engineer, mixing
  • Tobijah Rogers, Morgan Stratton, Peter Hanlon, Cameron Nicklaus, David Hagon – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi, Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • John O’Mahony, Michael Brauer, John Castle, Ryan Hewitt – mixing
  • Pat Fox – art direction, design, illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Call If You Need Me – James Keogh
  2. Lay It on Me – James Keogh
  3. We’re Going Home – James Keogh, Dan Wilson
  4. Saturday Sun – James Keogh, Dave Bassett
  5. Take Your Time – James Keogh, Dave Bassett
  6. I’m with You – James Keogh
  7. Like Gold – James Keogh, Dan Wilson
  8. Alone With Me – James Keogh
  9. Crashing Into You – James Keogh
  10. One of These Days – James Keogh, Justin Parker
  11. Little Boy – James Keogh
  12. Bonnie & Clyde – James Keogh
  13. Where We Start – James Keogh, Mikky Ekko

On February 16, 2018.

On February 16, 2018, “eOne Music” label released the self-titled, fifth Pop Evil album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Sound Emporium” in Nashville, and “Sphere Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kato Khandwala.

Personnel:

  • Leigh Kakaty – lead vocal
  • Nick Fuelling – guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Grahs – guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt DiRito – bass, backing vocals
  • Hayley Cramer – drums

Track listing:

  1. Waking Lions – Leigh Kakaty, Drew Fulk, Josh Strock
  2. Colors Bleed – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  3. Ex Machina – Leigh Kakaty, Drew Fulk, Josh Strock
  4. Art of War – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  5. Be Legendary – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Dave Bassett
  6. Nothing But Thieves – Leigh Kakaty, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  7. A Crime to Remember – Leigh Kakaty, Dave Bassett
  8. God’s Dam – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  9. When We Were Young – Leigh Kakaty, Dave Bassett
  10. Birds of Prey – Leigh Kakaty, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer, Shaun Lichtenstein
  11. Rewind – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Dave Bassett

On January 26, 2018.

On January 26, 2018, “J&R Adventures”, “Mascot Label Group” labels released “Black Coffee”, the third Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa covers album. It was recorded in August 2016, and was produced by Kevin Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Joe Bonamassa– guitar
  • Beth Hart– vocals
  • Rob McNelley – rhythm guitar
  • Michael Rhodes– bass guitar
  • Anton Fig– drums, percussion
  • Reese Wynans– keyboards
  • Paulie Cerra – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Ron Dzuibla – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Jade Macreae – backing vocals
  • Juanita Tippins – backing vocals
  • Mahalia Barnes – backing vocals
  • Rob Katz – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Jaramiah Rios – engineering assistance
  • Kevin Luu – engineering assistance
  • Roy Weisman – executive production
  • Lowell Reynolds – recording
  • Ben Rodgers – recording
  • Ron Dziubla – recording

Track listing:

  1. Give It Everything You Got – Edgar Winter, Jerry LaCroix
  2. Damn Your Eyes – Barbara Wyrick, Stephen Bogard
  3. Black Coffee – Ike Turner, Tina Turner
  4. Lullaby of the Leaves – Bernice Petkere, Joseph Young
  5. Why Don’t You Do Right – Kansas Joe McCoy
  6. Saved – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  7. Sitting on the Top of the World – Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon
  8. Joy – Lucinda Williams
  9. Soul on Fire – Ahmet Ertegun, Gerald Wexler, LaVern Baker
  10. Addicted – Eva Engel, Klaus Waldeck