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On April 2, 2009.

On April 2, 2009, “The Echo Label” and “Parlaphone” labels released “Two Suns”, the second Bat for Lashes (Natasha Khan) studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009 in California, New York City, London, Brighton and Wales,  and was produced by Natasha Khan and David Kosten.

Personnel:

  • Natasha Khan– lead and backing vocals, synths, drum programming, guitar, piano,harmonium, hands, percussion, string machine, drums, bass synth, vibraphone, organ, engineering, art direction, booklet artwork, concept
  • Ben Christophers– Marxophone, pianochord, synths, guitar, phonofiddle
  • Caroline Weeks – backing vocals, synths, bells, flute, handclaps, percussion
  • Kath Mann – backing vocals, saw, violin, viola
  • Alex Thomas– drums, percussion, timpani
  • David Kosten– drum programming, synths, percussion, synth drone, toms, fingers
  • Abi Fry– viola
  • Adem– sampled wine glasses
  • Ira Wolf Tuton– bass
  • Chris Keating– drum programming
  • Devin Maxwell – timpani
  • Devon Dunaway – backing vocals
  • Robert Roseberry Jr. – backing vocals
  • David Kosten – engineering, mixing
  • David Wrench– engineering
  • Mark Eastwood – mixing assistance
  • Brian Thorn – engineering assistance
  • Mike Nesci – engineering
  • Matt Boynton – engineering
  • Tim Bader – engineering assistance
  • Tom Asselin – engineering
  • Matt Lawrence – vocal recording (Scott Walker’s vocals)
  • David Benjamin Sherry– cover photography
  • Tony Hornecker – set desig
  • Andrew Murabito – graphic design
  • Dan Sanders – photographic production 

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Natasha Khan, except where noted.

  1. Glass
  2. Sleep Alone
  3. Moon and Moon
  4. Daniel
  5. Peace of Mind
  6. Siren Song
  7. Pearl’s Dream
  8. Good Love
  9. Two Planets
  10. Travelling Woman
  11. The Big Sleep

 

On January 14, 2008.

On January 14, 2008, “Rough Trade” label released “Do You Like Rock Music?” the third British Sea Power studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Graham Sutton, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson and Matthew Wood.

Personnel:

  • Jan Scott Wilkinson – vocals, guitar, string arrangements, recording, mixing, packaging, photos
  • Martin Noble – guitar, string arrangements, recording, packaging, photos
  • Neil Hamilton Wilkinson – vocals, bass, guitar, string arrangements, recording, packaging, photos
  • Matthew Wood – drums, string arrangements, recording, packaging, photos
  • Abi Fry– viola, string arrangements
  • Becky Foon – cello, string arrangements, choir
  • Eamon Hamilton– harmonium
  • Phil Sumner– cornet
  • Graham Sutton– additional keys, programming
  • Basia Bulat– choir
  • Bobby Bulat – choir
  • Holly Rancher – choir
  • Howard Bilerman– choir
  • Jo Israel – choir
  • Laura Kennison – choir
  • Lisa Lindley-Jones – choir
  • Vicky Oag – choir
  • Graham Sutton– mixing
  • Howard Bilerman– recording
  • Efrim Menuck– recording
  • Milos Hajicek – assistant engineering
  • Laurence Aldridge – assistant engineering
  • Luke Joyse – assistant engineering
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Stuart Hawkes – mastering
  • Alison Fielding – packaging, photos
  • David Taylor – packaging, photos
  • The Outlying Station – sleeve notes

Track listing:

  1. All in It – Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood
  2. Lights Out for Darker Skies – Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood
  3. No Lucifer – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Matthew Wood
  4. Waving Flags – Martin Noble, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood
  5. Canvey Island – Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood
  6. Down on the Ground – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Matthew Wood
  7. A Trip Out – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble
  8. The Great Skua – Martin Noble, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood
  9. Atom – Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood
  10. No Need to Cry – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble
  11. Open the Door – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood, Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble
  12. We Close Our Eyes – Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood

 

 

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Golden Chariot” label released “Let the Dancers Inherit  the Party”, the seventh British Sea Power album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Brighton Electric Recording Studios” in Brighton, and was produced by Cam Blackwood.

Personnel:

  1. Jan Scott Wilkinson – vocals, guitar
  2. Martin Noble – guitar
  3. Neil Hamilton Wilkinson – vocals, guitar, bass
  4. Matthew Wood – drums
  5. Phil Sumner – cornet, keyboards
  6. Abi Fry – viola
  7. Grace Wilcock – background vocals
  8. Cam Blackwood – drum programming, engineer, mixing
  9. Josh ‘Hoagie’ Harrison, Liam Thorne – engineer
  10. Nick Watson – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood, Phil Sumner and Abi Fry.

  1. Intro
  2. Bad Bohemian
  3. International Space Station
  4. What You’re Doing
  5. The Voice of Ivy Lee
  6. Keep on Trying (Sechs Freunde)
  7. Electrical Kittens
  8. Saint Jerome
  9. Praise for Whatever
  10. Want to Be Free
  11. Don’t Let the Sun Get in the Way
  12. Alone Piano

On April 4, 2005.

Open Season

On April 4, 2005, “Rough Trade” label released “Open Season”, the second British Sea Power album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Kore Studios” in London, and “Rockfield Studios” in South Wales, and was produced by Mads Bjerke  and Graham Sutton.

Personnel:

  • Yan– vocals, guitar, piano, organ
  • Hamilton– vocals, bass, guitar, piano, organ, backing vocals
  • Noble– guitar, piano, backing vocals, organ
  • Wood– drums
  • Abi Fry– viola
  • Phil Sumner– cornet
  • Graham Sutton– string arrangements and additional programming
  • Axl – miniature Italian greyhound

Track listing:

  1. It Ended on an Oily Stage – Hamilton, Noble, Wood, Yan
  2. Be Gone – Yan
  3. How Will I Ever Find My Way Home? – Hamilton
  4. Like a Honeycomb – Yan
  5. Please Stand Up – Yan
  6. North Hanging Rock – Yan
  7. To Get to Sleep – Hamilton, Noble, Wood, Yan
  8. Victorian Ice – Yan
  9. Oh Larsen B – Yan
  10. The Land Beyond – Hamilton
  11. True Adventures – Hamilton

 

 

On January 10, 2011.

British_Sea_Power_Vahalla_Dancehall

On January 10, 2011, “Rough Trade” label released “Valhalla Dancehall”, the fourth British Sea Power studio album. It was recorded in 2010, in South East England and on the Isle Of Skye, and produced by Graham Sutton, Yen Scott Wilkinson, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood, Phil Sumner and Abi Fry.

Personnel:

  • Yan Scott Wilkinson – vocals, guitar
  • Martin Noble – guitar
  • Neil Hamilton Wilkinson – bass guitar, vocals, guitar
  • Matthew Wood – drums
  • Phil Sumner- cornet, keyboards
  • Abi Fry– viola

Track listing:

  1. Who’s In Control – Martin Noble, Yan Scott Wilkinson
  2. We Are Sound – Martin Noble, Yan Scott Wilkinson
  3. Georgie Ray – Yan Scott Wilkinson
  4. Stunde Null – Yan Scott Wilkinson
  5. Mongk II – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  6. Luna – Yan Scott Wilkinson
  7. Baby – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  8. Living Is So Easy – Martin Noble, Yan Scott Hamilton, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  9. Observe the Skies – Martin Noble, Yan Scott Hamilton, Phil Sumner
  10. Cleaning Out the Rooms – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  11. Thin Black Sail – Martin Noble, Yan Scott Hamilton
  12. Once More Now – Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  13. Heavy Water – Yen Scott Wilkinson, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood, Phil Sumner, Abi Fry