On May 2, 2000, “Super Ego” label released “Bachelor No. 2 or, the Last Remains of the Dodo”, the third Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Aimee Mann, Jon Brion, Mike Denneen, Buddy Judge and Brendan O’Brien.
Aimee Mann – lead and backing vocals, bass, acoustic, electric and Guitar Nashville guitar, tambourine, Bad Hi-Hat
Jon Brion – electric guitar, keyboards, drums, backing vocals
Michael Lockwood – 12 string acoustic and electric guitar, Cheesy keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
Michael Penn – slide, feedback and electric guitar, backing vocals
Clayton Scoble – electric guitar
Jennifer Trynin – electric guitar
Benmont Tench –Chamberlin, piano
Patrick Warren – keyboards, piano, Chamberlin, guitar, accordion, celeste
On March 31, 2017, “SuperEgo” label released “Mental Illness”, the ninth Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Paul Bryan. On January 28, 2018, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Folk Album”.
Aimee Mann– lead vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, percussion
Ted Leo– background vocals
Paul Bryan– bass, background vocals
Jonathan Coulton– acoustic guitar, background vocals
On May 14, 1996, “Warner Bros” label released “All This Useless Beauty”, the seventeenth Elvis Costello studio album. It was recorded 1990 – 1995, and was produced by Geoff Emerick and Elvis Costello. It was Costello’s final album with his backing band “The Attractions”.
Elvis Costello (Declan Patrick MacManus) – vocals, guitars, bass, piano, other instruments
Steve Nieve– piano, keyboards, drum programming
Bruce Thomas– bass
Pete Thomas– drums, percussion, acoustic guitar
Peter Whyman –bass clarinet
Roy Babbington– double bass
Brodsky Quartet– string quartet
Ruth Causey –clarinet
Brian Eno– gadgets
The Fairfield Four– vocals
Larry Knechtel– piano
Matt MacManus –Fender bass, drum loop
Danny Goffey – drums
Ned Douglas – sample control
All tracks by Elvis Costello, except where noted.
The Other End of the Telescope – Elvis Costello, Aimee Mann