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On May 30, 1995.

On May 30, 1995, “RCA” label released “What’s Inside”, the fourteenth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded 1994 -1995, at “A&M Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, “Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, California, “Kiva Recording Studios” in Memphis. Tennessee, and was produced by Joan Armatrading and David Tickle.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, e-bow guitar, arrangements
  • Hojah Farah – acoustic guitar
  • B. J. Cole – slide guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Todd Cochran – keyboards
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Manu Katché – drums
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Memphis Horns – horns
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra – strings
  • Kronos Quartet – strings
  • Boz Burrell – tin whistle
  • K. La – backing vocals
  • Ray Williams – backing vocals
  • Terry Evans – backing vocals
  • Willie Green, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Caroline Dale – arrangements, orchestration
  • Dana Brayton – arrangements
  • Wolfgang Amadeus – engineer
  • Malcolm Springer – engineer
  • Tom Luekens – engineer
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Chad Munsey – second engineer
  • David Tickle, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Andy Brown – musical director
  • Sherri Maxwell – design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. In Your Eyes
  2. Everyday Boy
  3. Merchant of Love
  4. Shapes and Sizes
  5. Back on the Road
  6. Lost The Love
  7. Songs
  8. Would You Like to Dance
  9. Recommend My Love
  10. Beyond The Blue
  11. Can’t Stop Loving You
  12. Shape of a Pony
  13. Trouble

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “River North” label released “Always Never the Same”, the thirteenth Kansas studio album. This album consists of new songs and covers of the band’s previous work, re-recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded September 1997 – February 1998, at “Southern Tracks”, “Electric Landlady” and “Tree Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Ehart, Rich Williams and Trammell Starks.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Robby Steinhardt – lead and backing vocals, violin
  • Rich Williams – guitars
  • Billy Greer – vocals, bass
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • The London Symphony Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Larry Baird
  • Russ Fowler, James Majors, Jim “Z” Zumpano – engineer
  • Peter Cobbin – orchestra recordings engineer
  • Jeff Glixman – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Brian Jobson, James Majors – digital editing
  • Trammell Starks – digital editing
  • Michael Allen – copyist
  • Pennie Moore, Conni Treantafeles – art direction, design
  • Marti Griffin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Dust in the Cover- Kerry Livgren
  3. Preamble (orchestral) – Larry Baird
  4. Song for America – Kerry Livgren
  5. In Your Eyes – Steve Walsh
  6. Miracles Out of Nowhere – Kerry Livgren
  7. Hol On – Kerry Livgren
  8. The Sky Is Falling – Steve Walsh
  9. Cheyenne Anthem – Kerry Livgren
  10. Prelude & Introduction (medley) – Phil Ehart, Billy Greer, Robby Steinhardt, Steve Walsh, Rich Williams, Larry Baird
  11. The Wall – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  12. Need to Know – Steve Walsh

On March 3, 2017.

On March 3, 2017, “La Ouache Production” label released “Plates Coutures”, the fifth Matmatah studio album. It was recorded in August 2016, at “ICP Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Bruno Green, Emmanuel Baroux, Éric Digaire, Benoît Fournier and Tristan Nihouarn.

Personnel:

  • Emmanuel Baroux – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Éric Digaire – vocals, bass, guitars, keyboards, percussions
  • – drums, percussion, guitars, piano
  • Tristan Nihouarn – vocals, guitars, keyboards, harmonica, percussion, flute
  • Bruno Green – keyboards, guitars, percussions
  • Gaëlle Kerrien – choirs
  • Gaëlle Bellaunay – choirs
  • Morgane Mercier – choirs director, choirs
  • Ghislaine Bachelier, Odile Guillarmou, Nadia Le Goff, Grand Palladium – choirs
  • Dana Colley – voice, bass clarinet, saxophones, flute
  • Sebastien Blanchon – trumpet
  • David Dupuis – trombone
  • Jacopo Costa – cimbalum 

Track listing:

 All tracks by Tristan Nihouarn.

  1. Nous y sommes
  2. Lésine pas
  3. Petite frappe
  4. Marée haute
  5. Toboggan
  6. Retour à la normale
  7. Ô ma beauté
  8. Entre en lignes
  9. Overcom
  10. Margipop
  11. Peshmerga

On February 22, 2008.

On February 22, 2008, “Mute” label released “Seventh Tree”, the fourth Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, “Home Studio” in Somerset, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp, Will Gregory and Flood.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, synthesizers, recording, mixing, art direction, owl drawing
  • Will Gregory – synthesizers, recording, mixing
  • Richard Evans – guitars
  • Steve Evans – acoustic guitar
  • Alex Lee – acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar, bass
  • Kit Morgan – acoustic guitar
  • Andrew Murphy – acoustic guitar
  • Simon Rogers – Indian guitar 
  • Adrian Utley – fuzz guitar, fuzz bass
  • Flood – keyboards, guitar, mixing
  • Aidan Love – keyboards, additional programming
  • Chris Goulstone – guitars, drum samples
  • Tony Hoffer – bass, overdub engineer, mixing
  • Charlie Jones – bass, twang bass
  • Mary Scully, Paddy Lannigan – double bass
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – bass 
  • Damon Reece – drums, percussion
  • Denny Weston Jr. – drums 
  • Nick Batt – additional drum programming
  • Max Dingle – additional drum programming
  • Everton Nelson, Jackie Shave, Boguslaw Kostecki, Ann Morfee, Chris Tombling, Mark Berrow, Cathy Thompson, Debbie Widdup, Alexander Bălănescu, Stephen Morris, Chris Clad, Tom Pigott-Smith, Dermot Crehan, Sonia Slany, Joanathan Rees, Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Jon Thorne, Peter Lale, Andy Parker, Katie Wilkinson, Chris Pitsilides – viola
  • David Daniels, Cathy Giles, Chris Worsey, Melissa Phelps, Robin Firman, Paul Kegg – cello
  • Nick Ingman – string orchestration, string conducting
  • Everton Nelson – string leader
  • Ruth Wall – harp samples
  • Metro Voices – choir
  • Jenny O’Grady – choir master
  • Will Gregory – recording, mixing 
  • Bill Mims – overdub engineer, mixing assistant
  • Tim Oliver – additional engineer, additional recording
  • Jonathan Allen – strings recording
  • Stephen Marshall – strings recording assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Mat Maitland – art direction, design
  • Cathy Edwards – art direction
  • Serge Leblon – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

  1. Clowns
  2. Little Bird
  3. Happiness
  4. Road to Somewhere
  5. Eat Yourself
  6. Some People
  7. A&E
  8. Cologne Cerrone Houdini
  9. Caravan Girl
  10. Monster Love

On October 17, 1994.

On October 17, 1994, “White Water Records” label released “The Mind’s Eye”, the debut Stiltskin studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Water Music Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Lawlor.

Personnel:

  • Ray Wilson – vocals
  • Peter Lawlor – acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, bass guitar, Wurlitzer piano, Hammond organ, drums, backing vocals, arranger, recording, engineer
  • James Finnigan – bass, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer piano
  • Ross McFarlane – drums, percussion
  • Sian Bell – cello
  • Ambrosian Singers – choral opening
  • Tessa Sturridge – backing vocals
  • James Finnigan – engineer assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Lawlor.

  1. Intro
  2. Scared of Ghosts
  3. Horse
  4. Rest in Peace
  5. Footsteps
  6. Sunshine and Butterflies
  7. Inside
  8. An Illusion
  9. America
  10. When My Ship Comes In
  11. Prayer Before Birth

On October 10, 1995

On October 10, 1995, “Cherry Red” label released “Dirty Laundry”, the eighth Ian Hunter studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Björn Nessjö.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – vocals, guitars
  • Casino Steel (Stein Groven) – vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Honest John Plain (John Splain) – vocals, guitar
  • Darrell Bath – vocals, guitar
  • Torstein Flakne – guitar
  • Glen Matlock – bass
  • Steve “Vom” Ritchie – drums
  • Blue Weaver – keyboards
  • Lasse Hafreager – piano, organ
  • Mitt Gamon – harmonica
  • Angela Clemmons-Patrick, Bård Svendsen, James Williams, Torstein Flakne, Vaneese Thomas – backing vocals
  • Rune Nordal – technician
  • Wolfgang Guerster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Dancing on the Moon – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  2. Another Fine Mess – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  3. Scars – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  4. Never Trust a Blonde – Darrell Bath
  5. Psycho Girl – John Plain
  6. My Revolution – Casino Steel, Matt Dangerfield, Ian Hunter
  7. Good Girls – John Plain
  8. Red Letter Day – Ian Hunter
  9. Invisible Strings – Ian Hunter
  10. Everyone’s a Fool – Darrell Bath, Roig
  11. Junkee Love – Andrew Matheson, Casino Steel
  12. The Other Man – Ian Hunter

On August 14, 2020.

On August 14, 2020, “14th Floor” label released “A Celebration of Endings”, the eighth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Lotus Easter Studio” in Santa Monica, California, “United Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” and Rockstone Studios in London, and was produced by Rich Costey and Steve Mac.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Zac Rae – additional keyboards
  • Steve Mac – additional keyboards
  • Rob Mathes – string arrangements, conducting
  • Jenny Nendick – conducting
  • Jackie Shave – concertmaster
  • Magnus Johnston – violin
  • Perry Montague-Mason – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Pete Hanson – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Debbie Widdup – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Chris Tombling – violin
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Rachel Roberts – viola
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jonathan Williams – cello
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Jonathan Allen – string recording
  • Paul Pritchard – string recording assistant
  • Neil Dawes – string recording assistant
  • KT Pipal – engineering
  • Mario Borgatta – engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – engineering
  • Cecil Barlett – engineering
  • Dann Pursey – engineering
  • Koby Merman – additional mix engineering and digital editing
  • Dalton Ricks – additional mix engineering
  • Ross Newbauer – additional mix engineering
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • James Rushent – additional production
  • Chris Laws – additional programming, engineering
  • Joe La Porta – mastering
  • Thomas Robson – cover artwork
  • Simon Neil – additional artwork, art direction
  • Richard Welland – art direction
  • Ash Reynolds – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. North of No South
  2. The Champ
  3. Weird Leisure
  4. Tiny Indoor Fireworks
  5. Worst Type of Best Possible
  6. Space – Steve Mac
  7. End Of
  8. Instant History – Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  9. The Pink Limit
  10. Opaque
  11. Cop Syrup

On August 8, 2011.

On August 8, 2011, “Decca” label released “Shine”, the debut Mary-Jess (Mary-Jess Leaverland) album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, at “The Busy Bee” in Beijing, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Ross Cullum.

Personnel:

  • Maty-Jess – vocals
  • Geoff Lawson, Pawel Bzim Zarecki – keyboards
  • Ross Cullum – keyboards, additional programming
  • Liu Teng – Chinese drums
  • Si Ri Gu Leng – fiddle
  • Ding Xiao Teng – flute
  • Chang Jing – guzheng
  • Benbrick, Emma Rohan, Liz Leaverland, Mary-Jess Leaverland*, Rich Parker, Sandy McLelland – backing vocals
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – orchestra
  • Geoff Lawson, Pawel Bzim Zarecki – string arrangements
  • Sandy McLelland – vocal arrangements
  • James McWilliam – conductor
  • Geoff Lawson, Pawel Bzim Zarecki – programming
  • Simon Changer – engineer, mixing
  • Simon Rhodes – orchestra recording
  • Paul Chessell – design
  • Michael Labica, Sandrine Dulermo – photography 

Track listing:

  1. Are You the Way Home? – Helen Boulding, Mary-Jess Leaverland, Pete Glenister
  2. Glorious – Chris Eaton, Mary-Jess Leaverland
  3. Lighthouse of Mine – Fredrik Kempe, Peter Kvint, Ginny McGrail
  4. Rising from the Fire – Emma Rohan, Matt Schwartz
  5. Beautiful Force – Duck Blackwell, Mary-Jess Leaverland, Paddy Dalton
  6. Everything Can Wait – Helen Boulding, Martin Glover, Zoe Michelle
  7. Stand As One – Emma Rohan, Mary-Jess Leaverland, Paul Carter
  8. Yue Guang Ai Ren – Tan Dun
  9. My Own Sunrise – Chris Eaton, Mary-Jess Leaverland
  10. An Angel walking – Geoff Lawson, Helen Boulding, Mary-Jess Leaverland, Ross Cullum
  11. Burning Love – Guy Farler, Helen Boulding, Mary-Jess Leaverland
  12. Heaven is Empty – Paul Carter

On June 1, 1977.

On June 1, 1977, “Arista” label released “I Robot”, the second Alan Parsons Project (The), studio album. It was recorded December 1976 – March 1977, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons. The album cover photo features Storm Thorgerson’s assistants in the escalator tubes of the circular Terminal 1 building of the “Charles de Gaulle Airport” outside of Paris

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – keyboards, vocoder, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, engineer
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • B.J. Cole – steel guitar
  • Eric Woolfson – keyboards, vocoder, backing vocals
  • Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • John Leach – cimbalom, kantele
  • David Paton – bass, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Stuart Tosh – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Lenny Zakatek, Allan Clarke, Steve Harley, Jack Harris, Peter Straker, Jaki Whitren, Dave Townsend, the English Chorale, the New Philharmonia Chorus – vocals
  • Hilary Western – backing vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – backing vocals
  • Tony Rivers, John Perry and Stu Calver – backing vocals
  • Andrew Powell – choir and orchestra arrangements
  • Eric Woolfson – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson, except where noted.

  1. I Robot
  2. I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You
  3. Some Other Time
  4. Breakdown
  5. Don’t Let it Snow
  6. The Voice
  7. Nucleus
  8. Day After Day (The Show Must Go On)
  9. Total Eclipse – Andrew Powell
  10. Genesis Ch. 1V. 32

In April 1961.

In April 1961, “Columbia” label released “Listen to Cliff!”, the third Cliff Richard studio album. It was recorded in 1960, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Norrie Paramor.

Personnel:

  • Cliff Richard – lead vocals
  • Hank Marvin – lead guitar
  • Bruce Welch – rhythm guitar
  • Jet Harris – bass guitar
  • Tony Meehan – drums
  • Malcolm Addey – engineer

Track listing:                                                       

  1. What’d I Say – Ray Charles
  2. Blue Moon – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  3. True Love Will Come to You – Peter Chester, Bruce Welch
  4. Lover – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  5. Unchained Melody – Alex North, Hy Zaret
  6. Idle Gossip – Floyd Huddleston, Joseph Meyer
  7. First Lesson in Love – Peter Chester, Bruce Welch
  8. Almost Like Being in Love – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe
  9. Beat Out Dat Rhythm on a Dream – Georges Bizet, Oscar Hammerstein II
  10. Memories Linger On – Peter Chester, Bruce Welch
  11. Temptation – Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed
  12. I Live for You – Peter Chester, Bruce Welch
  13. Sentimental Journey – Les Brown, Bud Green, Ben Homer
  14. I Want You to Know – Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  15. We Kiss in a Shadow – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers