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On February 12, 2007.

On February 12, 2007, “Matty Grooves” label released “Sense of Occasion”, the 24th Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded in November 2006, at “Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Mark Tucker, Tic Sander, Simon Nicol, Gery Conway, Dave Pegg and Chris Leslie.

Personnel:

  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Gerry Conway– vocals, drums, percussion, harmonium
  • Dave Pegg– vocals, bass guitar
  • Chris Leslie– vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, violin

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Turning the Wheel – Chris Leslie
  2. Love on a Farmboy’s Wages – Andy Partridge
  3. The Bowman’s Return – Ric Sanders
  4. South Dakota to Manchester – Chris Leslie
  5. Spring Song – Chris Leslie
  6. Polly on the Shore – music by Dave Pegg, lyrics by Dave Swarbrick, Trevor Lucas
  7. Just Dandy – Ric Sanders
  8. Tam Lin – traditional, arranged by Dave Swarbrick
  9. In Our Town – Chris Leslie
  10. Edge of the World – Chris Leslie
  11. Hawkwood’s Army – Pete Scrowther
  12. The Vision – Bob Miller, John Flanagan
  13. Your Heart and Mine – Ric Sanders
  14. Untouchable – Glenn Tilbrook, Christopher Braid
  15. Galileo’s Apology – PJ Wright
  16. Best Wishes – Steve Ashley

On August 18, 2017.

On August 18, 2017, “Caroline International” label released “To the Bone”, the fifth Steven Wilson studio album. It was recorded December 2016 – April 2017, at “Strangeways” in London, and was produced by Steven Wilson and Paul Stacey.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards
  • Ninet Tayeb– vocals, ,backing vocals
  • David Kollar– guitars
  • Paul Stacey– guitar solo
  • Nick Beggs, Robin Mullarkey – bass
  • Adam Holzman– piano, clavinet, organ, Solina strings
  • Craig Blundell, Jeremy Stacey– drums
  • Pete Eckford – percussion
  • Mark Feltham– harmonica
  • Sophie Hunger– vocals
  • Jasmine Walkes – spoken word
  • David Kilminster– backing vocals
  • Dave Stewart– string arrangements
  • The London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Synergy Vocals – choir
  • Paul Draper– sequencer
  • Paul Stacey– engineering, co-production
  • Lasse Hoile– photography, cover art, album design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except  where noted.

  1. To the Bone – music by Steven Wilson, lyrics by Andy Partridge
  2. Nowhere Now
  3. Pariah
  4. The Same Asylum as Before
  5. Refuge
  6. Permanating
  7. Blank Tapes
  8. People Who Eat Darkness
  9. Song of I
  10. Detonation
  11. Song of Unborn

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Yep Roc” label released “Olé! Tarantula”, the fifteenth Robyn Hitchcock studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Kurt Bloch. The cover image and internal cartoons were drawn by Roby Hitchcock.

Personnel:

  • Robyn Hitchcock – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Peter Buck – guitar, bass
  • Scott McCaughey – guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Bill Rieflin – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Robyn Hitchcock, except where noted.

  1. Adventure Rocket Ship
  2. Underground Sun
  3. Museum of Sex
  4. Belltown Ramble
  5. Olé! Tarantula
  6. (A Man’s Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs
  7. Red Locust Frenzy
  8. ‘Cause It’s Love (Saint Parallelogram) – lyrics:by Robyn Hitchcock; music by Robyn Hitchcock, Andy Partridge
  9. The Authority Box
  10. Y. Doll

In August 1987.

In August 1987, “Virgin” label released “Psonic Psunspot”, the second Dukes of Stratosphear studio album. It was recorded in June 1987, at “Sawmills Studios” in Fowey, and was produced by John Leckie, Sir John Johns, The Red Curtain, Lord Cornelius Plum and E.I.E.I. Owen.

Personnel:

  • Sir John Johns- singing, guitar, brain buds
  • The Red Curtain- electric bass, song stuff
  • Lord Cornelius Plum- mellotron, piano, organ, fuzz-tone guitar
  • I.E.I. Owen – drum set
  • Lily Fraser – narration

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

In Side

  1. Vanishing Girl – Colin Moulding
  2. Have You Seen Jackie
  3. Light Lighthouse
  4. You’re a Good Man Albert Brown (Curse You Red Barrel)
  5. Collideascope
  6. You’re My Drug
  7. Shiny Cage – Colin Moulding
  8. Brainiac’sDaughter
  9. The Affiliated – Colin Moulding
  10. Pale and Precious

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Venice in Peril” label released “The Golden Age of Wireless” the debut Thomas Dolby album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Thomas Dolby and Tim Friese-Greene.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Dolby – vocals, drum programs, wave computer, backing vocals, synthesizer, piano, monk voice, kalimba
  • James Allen – backing vocals
  • Kevin Armstrong– guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Birch – guitar, monk voice
  • Bosco – percussion
  • Les Chappel – backing vocals
  • Judy Evans – backing vocals
  • Lesley Fairbairn – backing vocals
  • Mark Heyward-Chaplin – bass guitar
  • Justin Hildreth – drums
  • Simon House– violin
  • Tim Kerr – violin
  • Mutt Lange– backing vocals
  • Simon Lloyd – leadline brass, flute
  • Lene Lovich– backing vocals
  • John Marsh – shipping forecast
  • Daniel Miller– synthesizer
  • Guido Orlando – Chilean translations, distress, grace
  • Andy Partridge– harmonica, percussion
  • Magnus Pyke– voiceover
  • Matthew Seligman– Moog bass
  • Miriam Stockley – backing vocals
  • Bruce Woolley– backing vocals, monk voice
  • Akiko Yano– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Dolby, except where noted.

  1. Flying North
  2. Commercial Breakup – Thomas Dolby, Tim Kerr
  3. Weightless
  4. Europa and the Pirate Twins
  5. Windpower
  6. The Wreck of The Fairchild
  7. Airwaves
  8. Radio Silence
  9. Cloudburst at Shingle Street

On October 27, 1986.

skylurking

On October 27, 1986, “Virgin” label released “Skylarking”, the ninth XTC studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Utopia Sound Studios” in Woodstock, NY; “The Sound Hole Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Andy Partridge– vocals, guitar
  • Colin Moulding– vocals, bass, and bonfire
  • Dave Gregory– vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer, Chamberlin, string arrangement, the odd tiple
  • Prairie Prince– “the part of the time bomb” (i.e., drums)
  • Beech Avenue Boys (i.e., XTC) – backing vocals
  • Todd Rundgren– orchestral arrangements, computer programming, melodica,  keyboards and backing vocals
  • Mingo Lewis – percussion
  • John Tenney – violin
  • Emily Van Valkenburgh – violin
  • Rebecca Sebring – viola
  • Teressa Adams – cello
  • Charlie McCarthy – alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • Bob Ferreira – tenor saxophone, piccolo, bass clarinet
  • Dave Bendigkeit – trumpet
  • Dean Hubbard – trombone
  • Jasmine Veillette – vocals
  • Engineered by Todd Rundgren
  • Additional engineering by Kim Foscatoand, George Cowan
  • Mastered by Greg Fulginiti

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. Summer’s Cauldron
  2. Grass – Colin Moulding
  3. The Meeting Place – Colin Moulding
  4. That’s Really Super, Supergirl
  5. Ballet for a Rainy Day
  6. 1000 Umbrellas
  7. Season Cycle
  8. Earn Enough for Us
  9. Big Day
  10. Another Satellite
  11. Mermaid Smiled
  12. The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul
  13. Dying – Colin Moulding
  14. Sacrificial Bonfire – Colin Moulding

 

 

On October 6, 1978.

go_2

On October 6, 1978, “Virgin” label released “Go 2” the second XTC studio album. It was recorded August–September, 1978, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by John Leckie. The album’s cover was designed by Hipgnosis

Personnel:

  • Andy Partridge- guitars and vocals
  • Colin Moulding- bass and vocals
  • Barry Andrews- crumar group 49 cheesy organ, farfisa organ, lawrence electric piano, wurlitzer e-piano,  minimoog,  clavinet, steinway grand piano, vocals and saxophone
  • Terry Chambers- drums and vocals
  • John Leckie –  engineer
  • Martin Rushent- associate producer
  • Haydn Bendall- assistant engineer
  • Pete James- assistant engineer
  • Andy Llewelyn- assistant engineer
  • Jess Sutcliffe- assistant engineer
  • Dave Eagle – photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. Meccanik Dancing (Oh We Go!)
  2. Battery Brides (Andy Paints Brian)
  3. Buzzcity Talking – Colin Moulding
  4. Crowded Room – Colin Moulding
  5. The Rhythm – Colin Moulding
  6. Are You Receiving Me?
  7. Red
  8. Beatown
  9. Life Is Good in the Greenhouse
  10. Jumping In Gomorrah
  11. My Weapon – Barry Andrews
  12. Super-Tuff – Barry Andrews
  13. I’m the Audience – Colin Moulding