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In February 1978.

In February 1978, “Harvest” label released “Drastic Plastic”, the fifth and the final Be-Bop Deluxe album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Chateau Saint Georges” in Juan-les-Pins, in France, and was produced by John Leckie and Bill Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Bill Nelson– lead vocals, electric, acoustic and 12-string guitars, mandolin, guitar synthesizer, piano, percussion
  • Andy Clark- keyboards and synthesizers
  • Charlie Tumahai- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Simon Fox- drums, loops

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Nelson.

  1. Electrical Language
  2. New Precision
  3. New Mysteries
  4. Surreal Estate
  5. Love in Flames
  6. Panic in the World
  7. Dangerous Stranger
  8. Superenigmatix (Lethal Appliances for the Home with Everything)
  9. Visions of Endless Hopes
  10. Possession
  11. Islands of the Dead

 

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In January 1982.

In January 1982, “Albion” label released “Repercussion”, the second dB’s album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Power Station” in New York Cit, “Ramport Studios” and “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Scott Litt.

Personnel:

  • Chris Stamey– guitar, vocals
  • Peter Holsapple– guitar, vocals
  • Gene Holder – bass guitar
  • Will Rigby– drums
  • Andy Clark– additional keyboards
  • The RumourBrass: Chris Gower – trombone, Dick Hansen – trumpet, John “Irish” Earle – saxophones

Track listing:

  1. Living a Lie – Peter Holsapple
  2. We Were Happy There – Peter Holsapple
  3. Happenstance – Chris Stamey
  4. From a Window – Chris Stamey
  5. Amplifier – Peter Holsapple
  6. Ask for Jill – Chris Stamey
  7. I Feel Good (Today) – Chris Stamey
  8. Storm Warning – Peter Holsapple
  9. Ups and Downs – Chris Stamey
  10. Nothing Is Wrong – Peter Holsapple
  11. In Spain – Chris Stamey
  12. Neverland – Peter Holsapple

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Epic” label released “Wired”, the third Jeff Beck solo album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, and was produced by George Martin, Chris Bond and Jan Hammer. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck– guitars
  • Max Middleton– clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • Jan Hammer– synthesizer, drums
  • Wilbur Bascomb– bass
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, piano
  • Richard Bailey – drums
  • Ed Greene– second drum kit
  • Pete Henderson, Dennis McKay, John Mills, John Arias –engineers
  • Geoff Emerick– mixing engineer

Track listing:

  1. Led Boots – Max Middleton
  2. Come Dancing – Narada Michael Walden
  3. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Charles MIngus
  4. Head for Backstage Pass – Wilbur Bascomb,Andy Clark
  5. Blue Wind – Jan Hammer
  6. Sophie – Narada Michael Walden
  7. Play With Me – Narada Michael Walden
  8. Love Is Green – Narada Michael Walden

In February 1976.

sunburst

In February 1976, “Harvest” label released “Sunburst Finish”, the third Be-Bop Deluxe studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by John Leckie and Bill Nelson. The cover art concept was by Mike Doud, the cover photograph was by John Thornton.

Personnel:

  • Bill Nelson- electric and 12-string guitars, lead vocals
  • Andy Clark- keyboards, synthesizer
  • Charlie Tumahai- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Simon Fox- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Nelson

  1. Fair Exchange
  2. Heavenly Homes
  3. Ships in the Night
  4. Crying to the Sky
  5. Sleep That Burns
  6. Beauty Secrets
  7. Life in the Air Age
  8. Like an Old Blues
  9. Crystal Gazing
  10. Blazing Apostles

On September 12, 1980.

scary-monsters

On September 12, 1980, “RCA” label released “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” the fourteenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded February – April 1980, at “The Power Station” in London, and was produced by David Bowie and Tony Visconti. In 2000, “Q” magazine ranked “Scary Monsters” at number 30 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 381 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals, keyboards, backing vocals, saxophone, engineering
  • Dennis Davis– percussion
  • George Murray– bass guitar
  • Carlos Alomar– guitars
  • Chuck Hammer– guitar synthesizer
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Andy Clark– synthesizer
  • Pete Townshend– guitar
  • Tony Visconti– acoustic guitar, backing vocals, engineering
  • Lynn Maitland – backing vocals
  • Chris Porter – backing vocals
  • Michi Hirota – voice
  • Larry Alexander, Jeff Hendrickson – engineering assistance
  • Peter Mew, Nigel Reeve –mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. It’s No Game (No. 1) – music and lyrics by Bowie, Japanese translation by Hisahi Miura
  2. Up the Hill Backwards
  3. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
  4. Ashes to Ashes
  5. Fashion
  6. Teenage Wildlife
  7. Scream Like a Baby
  8. Kingdom Come – Tom Verlaine
  9. Because You’re Young
  10. It’s No Game (No. 2)