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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Arista” label released “Sky 2”, the second Sky album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Studio 3” and “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Haydn Bendall, Tony Clark, John Williams, Francis Monkman, Herbie Flowers, Tristan Fry and Kevin Peek.

Personnel:

  • John Williams– classical guitars
  • Francis Monkman– keyboards, synthesizers, harpsichord, piano, left-hand channel electric guitar
  • Herbie Flowers– bass guitar, tuba
  • Tristan Fry– drums, tuned percussion (drumkit, vibraphone, marimba, bass marimba, tympani & xylophones), trumpet
  • Kevin Peek– electric & classical guitars

Track listing:

  1. Hotta – Kevin Peek, Herbie Flowers
  2. Dance of the Little Fairies – Herbie Flowers
  3. Sahara – Kevin Peek
  4. Fifo – Francis Monkman
  5. Adagio – Francis Monkman
  6. Watching the Aeroplanes – Francis Monkman
  7. Tuba Smarties – Herbie Flowers
  8. Ballet-Volta – Praetorius, arr. John Williams
  9. Gavotte&Variations – Rameau
  10. Andante – Vivaldi, arr. John Williams
  11. Tristan’s Magic Garden – Tristan Fry
  12. El Cielo – traditional, arr. Williams
  13. Vivaldi – Darryl Way
  14. Scipio – Herbie Flowers
  15. Toccata – Bach, arr. Kevin Peek, Holmes

 

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In March 1981.

In March 1981, “EMI” label released “Solid Gold” the second Gang of Four album. It was recorded in January 1981, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Douglass, Dave Allen, Hugo Burnham, Andrew Gill and Jon King.

Personnel:

  • Dave Allen- bass, vocals
  • Hugo Burnham- drums, vocals
  • Andy Gill- guitar, vocals
  • Jon King- vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon King, all music by Gang of Four, except where noted.

  1. Paralysed – Andy Gill, Jon King
  2. What We All Want
  3. If I Could Keep it for Myself
  4. Outside the Trains Don’t Run on Time
  5. Why Theory – lyrics Andy Gill, Jon King
  6. Cheeseburger – lyrics Andy Gill, Jon King
  7. The Republic – music Andy Gill
  8. In the Ditch
  9. A Hole in the Wallet – music Andy Gill
  10. He’d Send in the Army – lyrics Andy Gill, Jon King

On February 25, 2015.

chasing_yesterday

On February 25, 2015, “Sour Mash” label released “Chasing Yesterday”, the Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Strangeways” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Noel Gallagher and Amorphous Androgynous.

Personnel:

  • Noel Gallagher– vocals, electric guitars, acoustic guitars,  bass,  mellotron, piano, keyboards, percussion, electric washboard, production, artwork concept
  • Paul Stacey– electric guitars, bass, mellotron, keyboards, recording
  • Jeremy Stacey– drums
  • Mike Rowe – keyboards
  • The Wired Strings – strings
  • Matt Howe – strings recording
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jim Hunt – saxophoneand bass clarinet
  • Beccy Byrne – backing vocals
  • Vula Malinga– backing vocals
  • Joy Rose – backing vocals
  • Garry Cobain– backing vocals
  • Johnny Marr– electric guitar
  • Rosie Danvers – string arrangements
  • Matthew Cooper – layout design
  • Lawrence Watson – photography
  • Jen Stacey – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Noel Gallagher.

  1. Riverman
  2. In the Heat of the Moment
  3. The Girl With X0Ray Eyes
  4. Lock All the Doors
  5. The Dying of the Light
  6. The Right Stuff
  7. While the Song Remains the Same
  8. The Mexican
  9. You Know We Can’t Go Back
  10. Ballad of the Mighty I

 

In February 1984.

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In February 1984, “IRS Records” label released “Declaration” the debut Alarm studio album. It was recorded in November 1983, at “Abbey Road Studios” and “Good earth Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Shacklock.

Personnel:

  • Mike Peters— vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Dave Sharp— acoustic and electric guitars, vocals
  • Eddie Macdonald — bass, guitar, vocals
  • Twist — drums, percussion, vocals
  • Chris Porter — engineer
  • Michael Ross, Simon Adamcewski — artwork
  • Robert Mason — illustrations
  • Stephen Oliver — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Macdonald and Mike Peters, except where noted.

  1. Declaration
  2. Marching On
  3. Where Were You Hiding When the Storm Broke?
  4. Third Light
  5. Sixty Eight Guns
  6. We Are the Light
  7. Shout to the Devil – Eddie Macdonald, Mike Peters, David Sharp
  8. Blaze of Glory – Eddie Macdonald, Mike Peters, David Sharp
  9. Tell Me – David Sharp
  10. The Deceiver
  11. The Stand (Prophecy) – Eddie Macdonald, Mike Peters, David Sharp
  12. Howling Wind

 

On December 19, 1989.

peter_murphy-deep

On December 19, 1989, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Deep”, the third Peter Murphy solo studio album. It was recorded in 1989 at “The Wool Hall” in Somerset; “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouthshire, Wales; “Master Rock Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Simon Rogers.

Personnel:

  • Peter Murphy– vocals, lyrics, mixing, design
  • Terl Bryant– drums, percussion
  • Eddie Branch – bass
  • Paul Statham – guitar, keyboards
  • Peter Bonas – guitar
  • Gill Tingay – harp
  • Jim Williams – guitar
  • Simon Rogers– acoustic guitar; mixing
  • Ian Grimble – engineering
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Nick Rogers – mixing
  • Paul Cox – photography
  • Alastair Johnson – recording
  • Roland Herrington – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Murphy and Paul Statham; except where noted.

  1. Deep Ocean Vast Sea
  2. Shy
  3. Crystal Wrists
  4. Marlene Dietrich’s Favourite Poem
  5. Seven Veils
  6. The Line Between the Devil’s Teeth (And That Which Cannot Be Repeat – Peter Murphy
  7. Cuts You Up
  8. “A Strange Kind of Love – Peter Murphy
  9. Roll Call
  10. Roll Call – reprise

 

On November 14, 1970.

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On November 14, 1970, “Harvest” label released “Barrett”, the second and final Syd Barrett studio album. It was recorded February – July 1970, at Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by David Gilmour and Richard Wright.

Personnel:

  • Syd Barrett – guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • David Gilmour– bass guitar, organ, 12-string guitar
  • Richard Wright– piano, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Vic Saywell – tuba
  • Jerry Shirley– drums and percussion
  • John “Willie” Wilson– drums, percussion
  • Peter Bown – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Syd Barrett.

  1. Baby Lemonade
  2. Love Song
  3. Dominoes
  4. It Is Obvious
  5. Rats
  6. Maisie
  7. Gigolo Aunt
  8. Waving My Arms in the Air/I Never Lied to You
  9. Wined and Dined
  10. Wolfpack
  11. Effervescing Elephant

 

On November 9, 1970.

badfinger-no-dice

On November 9, 1970 “Apple” label released “No Dice” the second Badfinger studio album. It was recorded April – August 1970, at “Abbey Road Studios” and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Geoff Emerick and Mal Evans.

Personnel:

  • Pete Ham– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, piano, tack piano, Rhodes piano
  • Tom Evans– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Joey Molland– lead and backing vocals, rhythm and lead guitars
  • Mike Gibbins – drums, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Mike Jarrett – mixing
  • John Kurlander – engineer
  • Richard Lush – engineer
  • Keith H – session musician
  • Steve Kolanijan – liner notes, sleeve notes
  • Mike Jarratt – engineer, mixing
  • Marcia McGovern – pre-production
  • Roberta Ballard – production manager
  • Gene Mahon – design
  • Richard DiLello– design, photography

Track listing:

  1. I Can’t Take It – Peter Ham
  2. I Don’t Mind – Tome Evans, Joey Molland
  3. Love Me Do – Joey Molland
  4. Midnight Caller – Pete Ham
  5. No Matter What – Pete Ham
  6. Without You – Pete Ham, Tome Evans
  7. Blodwyn – Pete Ham
  8. Better Days – Tome Evans, Joey Molland
  9. It Had to be – Mike Gibbins
  10. Watford John – Tome Evans, Mike Gibbins, Pete Ham, Joey Molland
  11. Believe Me – Tome Evans
  12. We’re for the Dark – Pete Ham