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Weezer: Same

On January 24, 2019, “Crush Music” and “Atlantic” labels released the self-titled, twelfth Weezer studio album (known as Teal Album). It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Mark Rankin, Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Brian Bell – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Scott Shriner – bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mark Rankin – engineer, mixing
  • Jason Clark – engineer
  • Suzy Shinn – vocal engineer
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Africa – David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
  2. Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley, Chris Hughes
  3. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  4. Take on Me – Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket, Pål Waaktaar
  5. Happy Together – Alan Gordon, Garry Bonner
  6. Paranoid – Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osborne, Bill Ward
  7. Mr. Blue Sky – Jeff Lynne
  8. Np Scrubs – Kevin Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Tameka Cottle, Lisa Lopes
  9. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  10. Stand by Me – Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller

Jeffrey Deon Estus

On October 11, 2021, Jeffery Deon Estus died aged 65. He was musician (bass), singer and songwriter, member of collective Boogie Box High and band Switch, but was best known as the bass player of Wham. He recorded and performed with Marvin Gaye, George Michael, Elton John, Aaron Neville, Tina Turner, Frank Zappa, Annie Lennox, Edgar Winter and George Clinton. As leader Estus released one album.

Annie Lenox: Diva

On April 6, 1992, “RCA Records” label released “Diva”, the debut Annie Lennox album. It was recorded 1991 – 1992, at “Mayfair” and “The Church” in London, and was produced by Stephen Lipson. In 1993 “Brit Awards”, “Diva” won the “British Album of the Year”. It was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox – all vocals, keyboards
  • Stephen Lipson – guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Kenji Suzuki – guitar
  • Ed Shearmur – piano
  • Paul Moore – keyboards
  • Peter-John Vettese – keyboards, programming, recorder
  • Marius de Vries – keyboards, programming
  • Doug Wimbish – bass
  • Keith LeBlanc – drums
  • Luís Jardim – percussion
  • Steve Jansen – drum programming
  • Dave DeFries – trumpet
  • Gavyn Wright – violin
  • Heff Moraes – engineer, MIDI management
  • William O’Donovan – mixing assistance
  • Ian Silvester – digital technician
  • Ian Cooper – mastering
  • Laurence Stevens – designs
  • Satoshi – photography (front cover)
  • Anton Corbijn – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox, except where noted.

  1. Why
  2. Walking on Broken Glass
  3. Precious
  4. Legend in My Living Room – Annie Lennox, Peter John Vettese
  5. Cold
  6. Money Can’t Buy It
  7. Little Bird
  8. Primitive
  9. Stay By Me
  10. The Gift – Annie Lennox, The Blue Nile

Bob Geldof: Deep in the Heart of Nowhere

On November 28, 1986, “Mercury” label released “Deep in the Heart of Nowhere”, the debut Bob Geldof album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Rupert Hine, Jimmy Iovine and The Brothers of Doom

Personnel:

  • Bob Geldof – vocals, arranger
  • David A. Stewart – guitars, keyboards
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Brian Setzer – guitar
  • Jamie West-Oram – guitar
  • Alison Moyet – vocals
  • Maria McKee – vocals
  • Annie Lennox – vocals
  • Midge Ure
  • Omar Hakim
  • Suzie O’List
  • Clem Burke
  • Pat Seymour
  • Gill O’Donovan
  • Mint Julep
  • Jools Holland
  • Sonny Southern
  • Maria Albert
  • Lianne Davis
  • T.M. Stevens
  • Bono
  • Rupert Hine – arranger
  • Stephen W Tayler – recording, mixing
  • Andrew Scarth, Jon Bavin, Joe Chiccarelli – engineer
  • Mike Storey – art direction
  • Brian Aris – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Geldof, except where noted.

  1. This Is the World Calling – Bob Geldof, Raymond Doom
  2. In the Pouring Rain
  3. August Was a Heavy Month
  4. Love Like a Rocket – Bob Geldof, Raymond Doom
  5. I Cry Too
  6. When I Was Young
  7. This Heartless Heart
  8. The Beat of the Night
  9. Truly, True Blue
  10. Pulled Apart by Horses
  11. Words from Heaven
  12. Good Boys in the Wrong
  13. Night Turns to Day
  14. Deep in the Heart of Nowhere

On July 9, 1995.

On July 9, 1995, “Arista” label “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?”, the thirtieth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – May 1995,at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, “The Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, “Right Track Recording” and “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, David A. Stewart and  Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards
  • Preston Glass– backing vocals, keyboards, keyboard vibes
  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals
  • Nat Adderley Jr.– keyboards
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer
  • Annie Lennox– lead vocals, keyboards
  • David A. Stewart– keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ
  • Corrado Rustici– guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Ray Gomez – guitar solo
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Randy Jackson– synth bass, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, percussion, acoustic piano, keyboards
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Shelly Yakus – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Gigi Gonaway– tambourine
  • The Santana Rhythm Section– percussion
  • Andy Narell – steel drums
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Paul Riser– string arrangements
  • Dizzy Gillespie– trumpet solo
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin– backing vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap– backing vocals
  • Vicki Randle– backing vocals
  • Sylvester– backing vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – backing vocals
  • Martha Wash– backing vocals
  • Laundon Von Hendricks – backing vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – choir
  • Craig Thomas – backing vocals
  • Karen Benington – backing vocals
  • Sandra Feva – backing vocals
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Sephra Herman – production coordination
  • Clive Davis– executive producer
  • Don Smith – engineer, mixing
  • Josh Abbey – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Adam Williams – engineer
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Moira Marquis – second engineer
  • Ray Pyle – second engineer
  • Paul Hamingson – second engineer
  • Gordon Logan – second engineer
  • Dominick Celani – assistant engineer
  • Dana Chappelle – second engineer
  • Tim Crich – second engineer
  • Maureen Droney – second engineer
  • Michael Brauer – additional mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Stephen Marcussen– original mastering
  • David A. Stewart – mixing
  • John Pinderhughes – photography
  • Donn Davenport – art direction
  • Artis Lane – painting

Track listing:

  1. Freeway of Love – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  2. Another Night – Beppe Cantarelli, Roy Freeland
  3. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  4. Who’s Zoomin’ Who – Aretha Franklin, Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  5. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  6. Until You Say You Love Me – Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  7. Ain’t Nobody Ever Loved You – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  8. Push – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  9. Integrity – Aretha Franklin

In February 1984.

In February 1984, “Atlantic” label released “Parting Should Be Painless”, the fifth Roger Daltrey studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Mike Thorne.

Personnel:

  • Roger Daltrey – lead and backing vocals; harmonica
  • Chris Spedding– guitars
  • Mick Gallagher– keyboards
  • Mike Thorne– synthesizers
  • Norman Watt-Roy– bass guitar
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • David Tofani – clarinet
  • Robert Medici – marimba
  • Billy Nicholls– backing vocals
  • James Biondolillo – string and horn arrangements
  • Harvey Goldberg, John Brand, Don Wershba, Lincoln Clapp – engineer
  • Graham Hughes – photography

Track listing:

  1. Walking in My Sleep – Jack Green, Leslie Adey
  2. Parting Should Be Painless – Kit Hain
  3. Is There Anybody Out There? – Nicky Chinn, Steve Glen
  4. Would a Stranger Do? – Steve Andrews, Simon Climie
  5. Going Strong – Bryan Ferry
  6. Looking for You – Kit Hain
  7. Somebody Told Me – Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart
  8. One Day – Gerald Milne
  9. How Does the Cold Wind Cry – Colin Towns
  10. Don’t Wait on the Stairs – Steve Swindells

On November 14, 1983.

eurythmics_-_touch

On November 14, 1983, “RCA” label released “Touch”, the third Eurythmics studio album. It was recorded in 1983. at “The Church” in London, and was produced by David A. Stewart. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 493 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox- vocals, flute, percussion, keyboard, arranger
  • Dave Stewart- vocals, dulcimer, bass, guitar, drum programming, keyboard, xylophone, sequencing, arranger
  • Dean Garcia – bass
  • Dick Cuthell- trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn
  • Martin Dobson -baritone saxophone
  • Michael Kamen- conductor
  • British Philharmonic– strings
  • Jon Bavin – engineer
  • Michael Kamen – string arrangements
  • Laurence Stevens – art direction, design
  • Andrew Christian – design
  • Brian Aris, Pete Ashworth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart.

  1. Here Comes the Rain Again
  2. Regrets
  3. Right By Your Side
  4. Cool Blue
  5. Who’s That Girl
  6. The First Cut
  7. Aqua
  8. No Fear, No Hate, No Pain (No Broken Hearts)
  9. Paint a Rumour

On September 11, 1989.

we_too_are_one

On September 11, 1989, “RCA” label released “We Too Are One”, the eighth Eurythmics album. It was recorded August 1988– May 1989, and was produced by David A. Stewart and Jimmy Iovine. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox– vocals
  • Dave Stewart– vocals, guitar
  • Pat Seymour – keyboards
  • Chucho Merchán– bass
  • Olle Romo– drums
  • Charlie Wilson– backing vocals
  • Chucho Merchán – programming
  • Manu Guiot, Bruce Lampcov, Don Smith – engineer
  • Rob Jaczko, Lee Manning, Serge Pauchard – engineer assistant
  • Bruce Lampcov, Don Smith – mixing
  • Laurence Stevens – artwork, design
  • Jean Baptiste Mondino – photography
  • Assistant producer: Tony Quinn

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

  1. We Two Are One
  2. The King and Queen of America
  3. (My My) Baby’s Gonna Cry
  4. Don’t Ask Me Why
  5. Angel
  6. Revival – Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Charlie Wilson, Patrick Seymour
  7. You Hurt Me (And I Hate You) – Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Chucho Merchan
  8. Sylvia
  9. How Long
  10. When the Day Goes Down

On June 30, 1986.

Eurythmics_-_Revenge

On June 30, 1986, “RCA” label released “Revenge”, the sixth Eurythmics album. It was recorded July 1985 – May 1986, and was produced by David A. Stewart. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox- vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Dave Stewart- vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming
  • Jon Bavin – keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Patrick Seymour– keyboards
  • Gully – synthesizer, noise
  • Jimmy “Z” Zavala- harmonica, saxophone
  • Phil Chen- bass guitar
  • John McKenzie- bass guitar
  • Jannick Top – bass guitar
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Joniece Jamison- vocals, backing vocals
  • Bernita Turner – vocals, backing vocals
  • Michael Kamen- strings, conductor, orchestration
  • Serge Pauchard – engineer assistant
  • Manu Guiot – mixing

Track Listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Missionary Man
  2. Thorn in My Side
  3. When Tomorrow Comes – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart, Patrick Seymor
  4. The Last Time
  5. The Miracle of Love
  6. Let’s Go
  7. Take Your Pain Away
  8. A Little of You
  9. In This Town
  10. I Remember You

 

On April 29, 1985.

Eurythmics_-_Be_Yourself_Tonight

On April 29, 1985, “RCA” label release “Be Yourself Tonight”, the fifth Eurythmics album. It was recorded in January 1985, and was produced by David A. Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox – vocals, keyboards, keyboard sequencers, keyboard programming
  • David A. Stewart – electric and slide guitars , 6-string octave guitar, keyboards, sequencers, bass sequencer, drum programming, mixing
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Benmont Tench– organ
  • Stevie Wonder– harmonica
  • Dean Garcia– bass guitar, wood stomping
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Olle Romo– drums, wood stomping
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Dave Plews – trumpet
  • Martin Dobson – saxophones
  • Sadie (and other uncredited performers) – gravel stomping
  • Michael Kamen– strings , celeste, keyboard
  • Aretha Franklin– vocals
  • Angel Cross – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – backing vocals, gospel choir
  • Elvis Costello– harmony vocals
  • Shelly Yakus – recording
  • Don Smith – engineer, mixing
  • Adam Williams – , drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Laurence Stevens – art direction, design
  • Paul Fortune – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Would I Lie To You
  2. There Must Be an Angel (Playing With My Heart)
  3. I Love You Like a Ball and Chain
  4. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves
  5. Conditioned Soul
  6. Adrian
  7. It’s Alright (Baby’s Coming Back)
  8. Here Comes That Sinking Feeling
  9. Better to Have Lost in Love (Than Never to Have Loved at All)