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On January 28, 2013.

On January 28, 2013, “14th Floor” label released “Opposites”, the sixth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Garth “GGGarth” Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil– lead vocals, guitars, co-producer
  • James Johnston– backing vocals, bass, co-producer
  • Ben Johnston– drums, backing vocals, percussion, co-producer
  • Ben Bridwell- additional vocals
  • Mike Vennart– additional guitar, additional vocals
  • David Campbell- string, brass, choir and bagpipe arrangements
  • Eric Rigler- bagpipes
  • Alex Orosa – violin
  • Garth Richardson– additional editing
  • Ryan Williams, Ben Kaplan – recording
  • Steve Churchyard, JP Reid, Nick Rowe – additional engineering
  • James Rushent – additional production, programming
  • Ted Jensen- mastering engineer
  • Storm Thorgerson – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil.

  1. Different People
  2. Black Chandelie
  3. Sounds Like Balloons
  4. Opposite
  5. The Joke’s on Us
  6. Biblical
  7. A Girl and His Cat
  8. The Fog
  9. Little Hospitals
  10. The Thaw
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On November 9, 2014.

On November 9, 2009, “14th Floor” label released “Only Revolutions”,  the fifth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded May – September 2009, at “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Garth “GGGarth” Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil– lead vocals, guitars, piano, theremin
  • James Johnston– vocals, bass guitar
  • Ben Johnston– backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Josh Homme- additional guitar
  • Jamie Muhoberac- keyboards, programming
  • Ben Kaplan – additional keyboards, programming
  • Garth Richardson– additional editing
  • Ben Kaplan – recording, additional editing
  • David Schiffman – recording
  • Andy Wallace– mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Nick Rowe – additional editing
  • Wesley M.Seidman – assistant engineer
  • Julia Sundström – general assistant

Orchestra

  • David Campbell- strings, brass and woodwind arrangements, conductor
  • Joel Derouin – violin
  • Roberto Cani – violin
  • Julian Hallmark – violin
  • Tammy Hatwan – violin
  • Gerardo Hilera – violin
  • Natalie Leggett – violin
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Sara Parkins – violin
  • Vladamir Polimatidi – violin
  • Philip Vaiman – violin
  • John Wittenberg – violin
  • Ken Yerke – violin
  • Liam Brennan – violin
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • Erika Duke – cello
  • George Kim Scholes – cello
  • Rudolph Stein – cello
  • Rick Baptist – trumpet
  • Wayne Bergeron – trumpet
  • Alan Kaplan – trombone
  • Steve Holtman – trombone
  • Jonathan Sacdalan – bass clarinet
  • Julie Feves – bass clarinet
  • Joe Meyer – french horn
  • Douglas Tornquist – tuba
  • Christian Hughes – Chai Wallah
  • Alex Orosa – Violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil.

  1. The Captain
  2. The Golden Rule
  3. Bubbles
  4. God & Satan
  5. Born on a Horse
  6. Mountains
  7. Shock Shock
  8. Many of Horror
  9. Booooom, Blast & Ruin
  10. Cloud of Stink
  11. Know Your Quarry
  12. Whorses