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On August 14, 2006.

On August 14, 2006, “Merge” label released “Damaged”, the ninth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Rhonda Court” in Austin, TX, and was produced by Dave Cobb.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner– vocals, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitars
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Sam Baker – drums
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Alex McManus – guitars
  • Deanna Varagona – baritone saxophone
  • Paul Niehaus– steel guitar, electric guitar
  • Marc Trovilion – electronics
  • Jonathon Marx – electronics, sound interludes
  • Ryan Norris – keyboards, electronics, sound interludes
  • Scott Martin – drums, electronics, sound interludes
  • Roy Agee – trombones
  • Gary Tussing – cellos
  • G daddy – acoustic guitar
  • Bruce Colson – violin
  • Ames Asbell – viola
  • Ben Westney – cello
  • Doctor Matt Gorham – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Paperback Bible
  2. Prepared – Tony Crow, Kurt Wagner
  3. The Rise and Fall of the Letter P
  4. A Day Without Glasses
  5. Beers Before the Barbican
  6. I Would Have Waited Here All Day
  7. Crackers
  8. Fear
  9. Short
  10. The Decline of Country and Western Civilization

 

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On February 20, 2001.

On February 20, 2001, “Merge” label released “Girls Can Tell”, the third Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Britt Daniel, Jim Eno and Mike McCarthy.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel– vocal, guitar, keyboards
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno– drums
  • Conrad Keely – mellotron
  • Laura Phelan – vibraphone
  • Lee Spencer – harpsichord
  • Ames Asbell – viola

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Everything Hits at Once
  2. Believing is Art
  3. Me and the Bean – John Clayton
  4. Lines in the Suit
  5. The Fitted Shirt
  6. Anything You Want
  7. Take a Walk
  8. 10:20 AM
  9. Take the Fifth
  10. This Book Is a Movie
  11. Chicago at Night

On March 16, 2004.

 

David Byrne Grown Backwards

On March 16, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “Grown Backwards”, the sixth David Byrne album. It was recorded in 2003, at  “Kampo Studios”, “Loveshack Studio”, “Avatar”, “Skyline”, “RPM Studio”, “Sound on Sound” in New York, “Tequila Mockingbird” in Austin, “CaVa Sound Workshops” in Glasgow, “Cheeba Central” in London, and was produced by David Byrne and Patrick Dillett.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne –vocals, nylon-string guitar, electric guitar, dobro. Rhodes, programming
  • David Hilliard– hi-hat
  • Mauro Refosco– marimba, percussion
  • Jane Scarpantoni– cello
  • Elaine Barber– harp
  • Paul Frazier– bass guitar
  • Mike Maddox– accordion
  • Freddie Mendoza– trombone, euphonium
  • John Mills– clarinet, bass clarinet, flute
  • The Tosca Strings:
  • Ames Asbell– viola
  • Jamie Desautels– violin
  • Douglas Harvey –cello
  • Leigh Mahoney– violin
  • Sara Nelson– cello
  • Tracy Seeger– violin
  • Stephen Barber– prepared piano
  • Tom Burritt– marimba, tympani
  • Pamelia Kurstin– theremin
  • Rufus Wainwright– vocals
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Alex Foster– tenor saxophone
  • Earl Gardner– trumpet
  • Vincent Herring– alto saxophone
  • Karen Mantler– organ
  • Keith O’Quinn– trombone
  • Bob Routch– French horn
  • Gary Smulyan– baritone saxophone
  • Lew Soloff– trumpet
  • Bob Stewart– tuba
  • Steve Swallow– bass guitar
  • Lisa Aferiat– violin
  • Georgia Boyd– viola
  • Barry Burns– spacey guitar, Rhodes
  • Donald Gillan– cello
  • Robert Irvine– cello
  • Greg Lawson– violin
  • Una McGlone– bass
  • Johnny Quinn– drum kit
  • Fiona Stephen– violin
  • Joe Cooper– percussion
  • Paul Godfrey– sequencing
  • Ross Godfrey– keyboards
  • Andy Waterworth– bass guitar
  • Jon Blondell– trombone
  • Steve Williams– drum kit
  • Jon Spurney – keyboards
  • Kenny Wollesen– drum kit
  • Jon Blondell – trombone
  • Kenny Wollesen – drum kit
  • Alan Ford– vacuum cleaner
  • Pamelia Kurstin –theremin
  • David Creswell– viola
  • Katherine Fong– violin
  • Soo Hyun Kwon– violin
  • Dawn Hannay– viola
  • Philip Myers– French horn
  • Mark Nuccio– clarinet
  • Sandra Park– violin
  • John Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Alan Stepansky– cellos
  • Jeremy Turner– cellos
  • Jon Vercesi– Rhodes
  • Shelly Woodworth– oboe, English horn
  • Sharon Yamada– violin
  • Patrick Dillett– background vocals

Track listing,

All tracks by David Byrne, except where noted.

  1. Glass, Concrete & Stone
  2. The Man Who Loved Beer – Donald Charles Book, Kurt Wagner
  3. Au fond du Temple Saint Georges Bizet,Eugène Cormon, Michel Carré
  4. Empire
  5. Tiny Apocalypse
  6. She Only Sleeps
  7. Dialog Box
  8. The Other Side of this Life
  9. Why
  10. Pirates
  11. Civilization
  12. Astronaut
  13. Glad
  14. Un Dì, Felice, Eterea – Giuseppe Verdi
  15. Lazy – David Byrne/X-Press 2