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On November 30, 2018.

On November 30, 2018, “Cape Road Recordings” label released “Glass Heart”, the fourth Mel Parsons album.It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Mel Parsons – vocals, guitars
  • Adam Levy- guitars
  • Kaveh Rastegar- bass
  • Ted Poor – drums
  • Mitchell Froom- keyboards
  • Josh Logan – vocals
  • Jed Parsons – vocals
  • Oliver Harmer – mastering
  • David Boucher – engineering, mixing
  • Barny Bewick – cover design
  • Lisa MacIntosh – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mel Parsons.

  1. Blame
  2. I Got the Lonely
  3. Glass Heart
  4. Just Cause You Don’t Want Me
  5. Deadwood
  6. Dream Find
  7. Breaking
  8. Come Over Lover
  9. Bottom of the Street
  10. What Would You Change

On November 9, 2018.

On November 9, 2018, “Warner Bros” label released “Simulation Theory”, the eighth Muse studio album. It was recorded January 2017 – August 2018, at “Air” studio in London, and was produced by Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback, Timbaland, Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme.

Personnel:

  • Matt Bellamy– guitars, lead vocals, keyboards
  • Dominic Howard– drums
  • Chris Wolstenholme– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • David Campbell – brass
  • Mike Elizondo– keyboard
  • Tove Lo– additional vocals
  • Laurence Anslow – assistant engineer
  • Brent Arrowood – assistant engineer
  • Tom Bailey – assistant engineer
  • Tyler Beans – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Jeremy Berman – assistant
  • Rob Bisel – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Phillip Broussard – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Adrian Bushby – assistant engineer
  • Tommaso Colliva – assistant engineer
  • Martin Cooke – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Rich Costey– engineer, mastering
  • Mike Elizondo– programmer
  • Nick Fournier – assistant producer
  • Michael Freeman – mixing
  • Pete Winfield – additional mixing
  • Chris Gehringer– mastering
  • Noah Goldstein – assistant producer
  • Sam Grubbs – assistant producer
  • Adam Hawkins– engineer, mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Aleks Von Korff – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Randy Merrill – mastering
  • Dylan Neustadter – assistant producer
  • John Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Spike Stent– mixing
  • Chris Whitemyer – assistant
  • Colin Willard – assistant, assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Bellamy, except where noted.

  1. Algorithm
  2. The Dark Side
  3. Pressure
  4. Propaganda – Matt Bellamy, Timothy Mosley, Angel Lopez, Federico Vindver
  5. Break It to Me
  6. Something Human
  7. Thought Contagion
  8. Get Up and Fight – Matt Bellamy, Johan Schuster
  9. Blockades
  10. Dig Down
  11. The Void

 

On October 26, 2018.

On October 26, 2018, “BMG Music” label released “Here If You Listen”, album by David Crosby and The Lighthouse Band. It was recorded in 2018, at “Atlantic Sound”, “Flux Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Michael League, David Crosby, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis and Fab Dupont.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby — lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, linear notes
  • Michael League — lead and backing vocals, acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, baritone and electric guitar, electric bass guitar, Arp Omni, MiniMoog
  • Becca Stevens — lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, 6 and 7 string electric guitars, hammertone guitar, charango, ukulele
  • Michelle Willis — lead and backing vocals, Arp Omni, Fender Jazz Bass, Fender Rhodes, piano, Wurlitzer organ, pump organ
  • Bill Laurence — piano
  • Fab Dupont, Josh Welshman – engineers
  • Fab Dupont – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Emilia Canas Mendes – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by David Crosby, Michael League, Becca Stevens, and Michelle Willis, except where noted.

  1. Glory
  2. Vagrants of Venice
  3. 1974
  4. Your Own Ride – David Crosby, Bill Laurence, Michael League, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis
  5. Buddha on a Hill
  6. I Am No Artists – Jane Tyson Clement, Becca Stevens
  7. 1967
  8. Balanced on a Pin
  9. Other Half Rule
  10. Janet
  11. Woodstock – Joni Mitchell

 

On September 21, 2018.

On September 21, 2018, “Warner Music UK” label released “The Blue Hour”, the eighth Suede studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Assault & Battery” in London,, and was produced by  Alan Moulder and Neil Codling.

Personnel:

  • Brett Anderson– vocals
  • Richard Oakes– guitar, arrangement
  • Simon Gilbert– drums
  • Mat Osman– bass guitar
  • Neil Codling– synthesiser, piano, arrangement
  • City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Guy Protheroe– conducting
  • Lucie Švehlová – concertmaster
  • Oli Langford – arrangement
  • Craig Armstrong– arrangement
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Caesar Edmunds – engineering
  • Richie Kennedy – engineering assistance
  • Tom Herbert – engineering assistance
  • Geoff Pesche – mastering
  • Vitek Kral – recording engineerin
  • Michael Hradiský – assistant engineering

Track listing:

  1. As One – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes, Neil Codling
  2. Wastelands – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  3. Mistress – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  4. Beyond – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  5. Chalk Circles – Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
  6. Cold Hands – Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
  7. Life Is Golden – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes, Neil Codling
  8. Roadkill – Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
  9. Tides – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  10. Don’t Be Afraid If Nobody Loves You – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  11. Dead Bird – Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
  12. All the Wild Places – Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
  13. The Invisibles – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes, Neil Codling
  14. Flytipping – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes, Neil Codling

On September 15, 2019.

On September 15, 2019, Richard Theodore Otcasek aka Ric Ocasek died aged 75. He was singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and painter, best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and songwriter for the band the Cars. In 2018, he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as a member of the Cars. Ocasek released seven solo albums.

On August 31, 2018.

On August 31, 2018, “Domino” label released “Hunter”, the third Anna Calvi studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Konk”, Anna Calvi’s studio in London, “Nick Launay’s Launmower Studios” in Hollywood, Ade’s house in Bristol, and was produced by Nick Launay and Anna Calvi.

Personnel:

  • Anna Calvi– vocals, guitar, synths, bass, piano, percussion
  • Mally Harpaz – vibraphone, glockenspiel, percussion, piano
  • Alex Thomas– drums, timpani, percussion
  • Adrian Utley– Solina, Moog synthesizer, Oberheim synthesizer, EBow, Mellotron, Swarmatron
  • Martyn Casey– bass
  • Ming Vauze – bass, synths, space station FX pedals
  • Gillian Rivers – viola, violin
  • Fiona Brice– violin; string arrangements
  • Ellie Stanford – violin
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Vicky Matthews – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Anna Calvi.

  1. As a Man
  2. Hunter
  3. Don’t Beat the Girl Out of My Boy
  4. Indies or Paradise
  5. Swimming Pool
  6. Alpha
  7. Chain
  8. Wish
  9. Away
  10. Eden

On August 24, 2018.

On August 24, 2018, “Inertia” label released “Lightsleeper”, the first collaborative album by father and son duo Neil Finn and Liam Finn. It was recorded in 2018, at “Roundhead Studios” in Auckland, New Zealand, and was produced by Neil Finn and Liam Finn.

Personnel:

  • Neil Finn – vocals, piano, Wurlitzer, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, ARP strings, synth, slide guitar, mellotron, beats, drum synthesizer, drums
  • Liam Finn – vocals, electric guitar, bass, beats, drums, acoustic guitar, synth, sound effects, samples, loops
  • Elroy Finn – drums, percussion, slide guitar
  • Sharon Finn – vocals, bass
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Connan Mockasin– electric guitar, choir
  • Elias Dendias – bouzouki
  • Spiros Anemogianis – accordion
  • Barnes Family – choir
  • Devo Finns – choir
  • Jimmy Metherrell – choir
  • Elliot Finn – vocals
  • Harper Finn – whisper
  • Matthew Eccles – percussion
  • Kody Neilson – drums
  • Victoria Kelly – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn and Liam Finn, except where noted.

  1. Island of Peace Prelude – Neil Finn
  2. Meet Me in the Air – Nei Finnl, Sharon Finn, Liam Finn, Elroy Finn
  3. Where’s My Room
  4. Anger Plays a Part – Liam Finn
  5. Listen – Neil Finn
  6. Any Other Way
  7. Back to Life
  8. Hiding Place
  9. Ghosts
  10. We Know What It Means
  11. Hold Her Close