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On October 26, 1998.

On October 26, 1998, “4AD” label released “Murder, Misery and Then Goodnight”, the third Kristin Hersh album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Kristin Hersh, Billy O’Connell and Steve Rizzo.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Ryder James O’Connell – piano, backing vocals
  • Steve Rizzo – engineer, mixing
  • David Narcizo – artwork, design
  • John Patrick Salisbury – photography

Track listing:

All tracks Appalachian folk songs, except where noted.

  1. Down in the Willow Garden – Charlie Monroe
  2. I Will Never Marry – A. P. Carter
  3. Sweet Roseanne
  4. Poor Ellen Smith – Molly Davis
  5. Pretty Polly
  6. Little Birdy
  7. Mama’s Gonna Buy
  8. Fly Around My Blue Eyed Girl
  9. Banks of the Ohio
  10. Three Nights Drunk
  11. What’ll We Do With the baby-o
  12. Whole Heap of Little Horses,

On October 16, 1995.

On October 16, 1995, “4AD” label released “Ask Me Tomorrow”, the debut Mojave 3 studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “EMI Publishing Studio”, “Blackwing Studios”, Mojave 3’s home studio, and was produced by Paul Tipler, Neil Halstead and Ian McCutcheon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Halstead – vocals, guitar
  • Rachel Goswell – vocals
  • Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion
  • Christopher Andrews – piano
  • Simon Rowe – guitar
  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • Laura Boussieau – engineer
  • Paul Tipler – engineer
  • Vaughan Oliver, Chris Bigg – design
  • Colin Gray – cover photography
  • Mike Folliot – portrait photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Halstead.

  1. Love Songs on the Radio
  2. Sarah
  3. Tomorrow’s Taken
  4. Candle Song 3
  5. You’re Beautiful
  6. Where is the Love
  7. After All
  8. Pictures
  9. Mercy

On September 22, 2003.

On September 22, 2003, “4AD” label released “Spoon and Rafter”, the fourth Mojave 3 album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Mojave 3 HQ”, “The Farm II”, and was produced by Mark Van Hoen and Neil Halstead,

Personnel:

  1. Neil Halstead – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, engineer
  2. Mark Van Hoen – synthesizer, bass guitar, computer, backing vocals, engineer
  3. Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion, synthesizer, melodica, Glockenspiel, engineer
  4. Alan Forrester – piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer, noises, photography
  5. Rachel Goswell – vocals, bass guitar
  6. Simon Rowe – electric guitar, photography
  7. Melvin Duffy -pedal steel guitar, banjo
  8. Simon Wollfisch – cello
  9. Steve Rooke – mastering
  10. Victoria Collier – artwork
  11. Dave Barrow – artwork
  12. Sean Dooley – photography

Track listing:

  1. Bluebird of Happiness
  2. Starlite #1
  3. Billoddity
  4. Writing to St. Peter
  5. Battle of the Broken Hearts
  6. Hard to Miss You
  7. Tinkers Blues
  8. She’s All Up Above
  9. Too Many Mornings
  10. Between the Bars

On August 7, 2001.

On August 7, 2001, “4AD” label released “Someday My Blues Will Cover the Earth”, the sixth His Name Is Alive album. It was recorded 1998 – 2000 and was produced by Steve King and Warn Defever.

Personnel:

  • Warn Defever – various instruments
  • Fred Thomas – acoustic guitar, bass
  • Steve King – bass
  • Zach Wallace – upright bass
  • Scott Goldstein – drums
  • Brett Lyman – drums, congas
  • Lovetta Pippen – vocals
  • Ida Pearl – violin
  • Jake Danziger – violin
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Vaughan Oliver – art direction, design
  • Lucien Rudaux – images

Track listing:

All tracks by Warn Defever.

  1. Nothing Special
  2. Interlude
  3. Happy Blues
  4. Solitude
  5. Write My Name in the Groove
  6. Your Cheating Heart
  7. Our Last Affair
  8. One Year
  9. Interlude
  10. Karin’s Blues
  11. Are We Still Married?
  12. Someday My Blues Will Cover the Earth
  13. Last Time

 

On August 1, 1983.

On August 1, 1983, “4AD” label released “The Burden of Mules”, the debut Wolfgang Press studio album. It was recorded May 1982 – June 1983 and was produced by Mark Cox and Michael Allen.

Personnel:

  • Michael Allen – vocals, drums, percussion, bass guitar, synthesizer, piano, organ, drum loops, cymbal, saxophone
  • Mark Cox – synthesizer, percussion, clarinet, “noises”, pixiephone and chimes, piano, organ, “scratches”, whistling, bass guitar
  • Andrew Gray – guitar, percussion, drums, sleeve photography
  • David Steiner – drums
  • Richard Thomas – drums, flute, piano

Track listing:

  1. Lisa (The Passion) – Andrew Gray, Mark Cox, Michael Allen
  2. Prostitute I – Mark Cox, Michael Allen
  3. The Burden of Mules – Andrew Gray, Mark Cox, Michael Allen
  4. Complete and Utter – Mark Cox, Michael Allen
  5. Prostitute II – Mark Cox, Michael Allen
  6. Slow as a Child – Mark Cox, Michael Allen
  7. Journalists – Andrew Gray, Mark Cox, Michael Allen, David Steiner
  8. Give It Back – Mark Cox, Michael Allen
  9. On the Hill – Mark Cox, Michael Allen

On July 20, 1999.

On July 20, 1999, “4AD” label released “Sky Motel” the fourth Kristin Hersh studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Kingsway USA” in New Orleans, and was produced by Kristin Hersh and Trina Shoemaker.

Track listing:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, all instruments
  • Carlo Nuccio – drums, drums loop
  • David Narcizo – drums loop
  • Ethan Allen – recording engineer, mixing
  • Trina Shoemaker – recording engineer, mixing
  • Joe Hollier, Philip Broussard – engineer assistant
  • Joe Gastwart – mastering
  • Ramon Breton – mastering assistant
  • V23 – design
  • Jim Friedman – photography
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh.

  1. Echo
  2. White Trash Moon
  3. Fog
  4. Costa Rica
  5. A Cleaner Light
  6. San Francisco
  7. Cathedral Heat
  8. Husk
  9. Caffeine
  10. Spring
  11. Clay Feet
  12. Faith

On June 22, 1998.

On June 22, 1998, “4AD” label released “Ft. Lake” (Fort Lake), the fifth His Name Is Alive album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998 and was produced by Steve King, Chad Gilchrist, Erika Hoffmann, Karin Oliver, Lovetta Pippen, Scott Goldstein, Trey Many and, Warn Defever.

Personnel:

  • Chad Gilchrist – performer
  • Erika Hoffmann – performer
  • Karin Oliver – performer
  • Lovetta Pippen – performer
  • Scott Goldstein – performer
  • Trey Many – performer
  • Warn Defever – performer
  • Andy Krieger – performer
  • Dara – performer
  • Jake – performer
  • Zack – performer
  • Vaughan Oliver – art direction, design
  • Timothy O’Donnell – design
  • Dominic Davies – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chad Gilchrist, Erika Hoffmann, Karin Oliver, Lovetta Pippen, Scott Goldstein, Trey Many and Warn Defever.

  1. Don’t Glue the World
  2. Everything Takes Forever
  3. The Waitress
  4. No Hiding Place Down Her
  5. Can’t Always Be Loved
  6. Wish I Had a Wishing Ring
  7. Red Haired Girl
  8. Spirit Needs a Spirit Tool
  9. Up Your Legs Forever
  10. How It’s Gotta Be
  11. Always Turn Me On
  12. Rock & Roll Girl from Rock & Roll City
  13. Last American Blues

 

On June 19, 2006.

On June 10, 2006, “4AD” label released “Puzzles Like You”, the fifth and final Mojave 3 studio album. It was recorded in 2006 at “The Farms”, and was produced by Alan Forrester, Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell, and Ian McCutcheon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Halstead – vocals, guitar
  • Alan Forrester – piano, Hammond organ, keyboards
  • Rachel Goswell – vocals, bass
  • Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion
  • Dave Naughton – engineer
  • Victor Van Vugt – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Halstead.

  1. Truck Driving Man
  2. Puzzles Like You
  3. Breaking the Ice
  4. Running with Your Eyes Closed
  5. Most Days
  6. Big Star Baby
  7. Ghostship Waiting
  8. Kill the Lights
  9. You Said It Before
  10. To Hold Your Tiny Toes
  11. Just a Boy
  12. The Mutineer

On May 29, 1990.

On May 29, 1990, “4AD” label released “Pod”, the debut Breeders album. It was recorded in January 1990, at “Palladium” in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was produced by Steve Albini.

Personnel:

  • Kim Deal– lead vocals, guitar
  • Tanya Donelly– guitar, backing vocals
  • Britt Walford(Shannon Doughton) – drums, backing vocals
  • Josephine Wiggs– Spanish guitar, bass, backing vocals
  • Michael Allen – backing vocals
  • Carrie Bradley– violin
  • Steve Albini– engineer
  • Vaughan Oliver/ V23 – sleeve design
  • Kevin Westenberg – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kim Deal, except where noted.

  1. Glorious – Kim Deal, Ray Halliday
  2. Doe – Kim Deal, Ray Halliday
  3. Happiness Is a Warm Gun- John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. Oh
  5. Hellbound
  6. When I Was a Painter
  7. Fortunately Gone
  8. Iris
  9. Opened
  10. Only in 3’ s – Kim Deal, Tanya Donelly
  11. Lime House
  12. Metal Man – Kim Deal, Josephine Wiggs

On May 15, 2000.

On May 15, 2000, “4AD” label released “Excuses for Travellers”, the third Mojave 3 album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Fortress Studios 1 & 2” in London, and was produced by Mark Van Hoen, Alan Forrester, Ian McCutcheon, Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell and Simon Rowe.

Personnel:

  • Neil Halstead – vocals, guitar
  • Rachel Goswell – vocals, bass, tambourine
  • Simon Rowe – guitar
  • Alan Forrester – piano, organ
  • Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion
  • Kevin ‘Beef Wellington’ Wells – banjo
  • Melvin Duffy – steel guitar
  • Mark Van Hoen – synthesizer
  • Chris ‘Fortea’ Ignatiou, Dave Mercer, Gareth Parton, Nuno De Silva – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Halstead, except where noted.

  1. In Love With a View
  2. Trying to Reach You
  3. My Life in Art
  4. Return to Sender
  5. When You’re Drifting
  6. Any Day Will Be Fine
  7. She Broke You So Softly
  8. Prayer for the Paranoid
  9. Bringin’ Me Home – lyrics by Rachel Goswell, music by Alan Forrester, Ian McCutcheon, Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell, Simon Rowe
  10. Got My Sunshine – Ian McCutcheon