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On April 25, 2011.

On April 25, 2011, “Jester Records” / “Kscope” labels released “Wars of the Roses”, the eighth Ulver studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, and was produced by John Fryer, Jaime Gomez Arellano, Kristoffer Rygg, Tore Ylwizaker, Jørn H. Sværen and Daniel O’Sullivan.

Personnel:

  • Kristoffer Rygg- vocals, programming
  • Tore Ylwizaker – keyboards, programming
  • Jørn H. Sværen – miscellaneous
  • Daniel O’Sullivan – guitar, bass, keyboards, mixing
  • Tomas Pettersen – drums
  • Ole Aleksander Halstensgård – electronics
  • Trond Mjøen – electric and acoustic guitar, lap steel guitar, bass
  • Stian Westerhus – bowed electric guitar, electric guitar
  • Daniel Quill – violin
  • Alex Ward, Stephen Thrower- clarinet
  • Steve Noble – drums, percussion
  • Attila Csihar, Siri Stranger – vocals
  • Emil Huemer – guitar
  • Anders Møller – percussion

Track listing:

  1. February MMX
  2. Norwegian Gothic
  3. Providence
  4. September IV
  5. England
  6. Island
  7. Stone Angels

 

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On April 25, 1999.

On April 25, 1999, “Warner Music” label released “Cuando los Ángeles Lloran”  (English: When the Angels Cry) the fourth Maná studio album. It was recorded in 1994 at “Record Plant Studios” in Hollywood, “Funny Farm Studios” in Studio City, Ca and “Puerta Azul-Mobile” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and was produced by Fher Olvera and Alex González.

Personnel:

  • Fher Olvera– lead vocals, choir, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonics
  • Alex González– lead vocals, choir, drums, electric percussion
  • Juan Calleros– bass guitar
  • Sergio Vallín; acoustic and electric guitar, sitar coral
  • Juan Carlos Toribio – keyboards, piano, Hammond B-3 organ
  • Luis Conte – percussions
  • David Hidalgo – accordion
  • David Shamban – cello
  • Ramon Flores, Eric Jorgensen, Jene Burkert, Charles David – brass

Track listing:

  1. Como un Perro Enloquecido – Fher Olvera, Alex González
  2. Selva Negra – Fher Olvera
  3. Hundido En Un Rincón- Fher Olvera
  4. El Reloj Cucú- Fher Olvera
  5. Mis Ojos – Fher Olvera
  6. Ana – Fher Olvera
  7. Siembra el Amor – Fher Olvera
  8. Cuando los Ángeles Lloran – Fher Olvera
  9. Déjame Entrar – Fher Olvera
  10. No Ha Parado De Llover- Fher Olvera, Alex González
  11. Antifaz – Fher Olvera, Alex González
  12. El Borracho – Alex González

 

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Bearsville” label released “Todd Rundgren’s Utopia”, the debut Todd Rundgren’s Utopia album.  It was recorded on April 25, 1974, at “The Secret Sound” and “The Fox Theater” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren– guitar, engineer
  • Mark “Moogy” Klingman– keyboards
  • Ralph Schuckett– keyboards
  • Jean Yves “M. Frog” Labat – synthesizers
  • John Siegler – bassand cello
  • Kevin Ellman – percussion
  • David Le Sage – assistant engineer
  • Maruo Miyauchi – design, illustration at Push Pin Studios

Track listing:

  1. Utopia (live) – Mason, Todd Rundgren
  2. Freak Parade – Mark Klingman, Todd Rundgren, John Siegler
  3. Freedom Fighters – Todd Rundgren
  4. The Ikon – Mark Klingman, Todd Rundgren, Ralph Schuckett, John Siegler

On April 25, 2014.

Damon Albarn-Everyday robots

On April 25, 2014, “Parlaphone” label released “Everyday Robots”, the debut Damon Albarn solo album. It was recorded 2011 – 2013, at “Studio 13” in Portobelo Road, and was produced by Damon Albarn, Richard Russell and Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn– vocals, piano, guitar, omnichord, ukulele, backing vocals, drum machine, bass, choir, Korg M1, synthesizer, executive production, mixing, engineering
  • Richard Buckley– voice sample (tracks 1, 4 and 12), backing vocals
  • Veona Byfield-Bowen – choir, chorus
  • Dan Carpenter – trumpet
  • Jamie Carter – director and editor
  • Kris Chen – spoken word
  • Demon Strings– strings
  • Isabelle Dunn – strings
  • Margurita Edwards – choir, chorus
  • Ian Eason – audio
  • Kaktus Einarsson – assistant engineer
  • Brian Eno– guest vocals (tracks 7 and 12), backing vocals, synthesizers
  • John Foyle – assistant engineer
  • Conroy Griffiths – choir, chorus
  • Nicholas Hougham – french horn
  • Natasha Khan– guest vocals (track 6), backing vocals
  • Ollie Langford – violin
  • Yonni Lappin – camera operator
  • Timothy Leary– voice sample (track 10), backing vocals
  • The Leytonstone City Mission Choir – choir, guest vocals, backing vocals
  • Charles Moriarty – photography technician
  • Robert Morley– voice sample (track 6)
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mixing, mastering
  • Celia Murphy – choir, chorus
  • Jerome O’Connell – steel pans
  • Kotono Sato – strings
  • Stephen Sedgwick – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Seye – live bass, live guitar
  • Mike Smith– live keyboards, string arrangements
  • Aitor Throup– packaging, creative director
  • Simon Tong– additional guitar
  • Patsy Walsh – choir, chorus
  • Jeff Wootton– guitar, bass
  • Mary Oldacre – choir, chorus
  • Passion Pictures– CGI Production
  • Antonia Pagulatos – strings
  • Pauli the PSM– live drums
  • Alice Pratley – strings
  • Richard Russell– executive production, drum programming, MIDI, drum machine,MPC, AKAI MPC 500, spoken word, mixing, sampling, Roland TR-909, engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Damon Albarn.

  1. Everyday Robots
  2. Hostiles
  3. Lonely Press Play
  4. Tembo
  5. Parakeet
  6. The Selfish Giant
  7. You and Me
  8. Hollow Ponds
  9. Seven High
  10. Photographs
  11. The History of a Cheating Heart
  12. Heavy Seas of Love

 

On April 25, 2006.

Seeger

On April 25, 2006, “Columbia” label released “We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions”, the fourteenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded 1997, 2005, 2006, and was produced by Bruce Springsteen and Jon Landau. In 2007, the album won “Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album”. It was certified Gold in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, B-3 organ, and percussion
  • Sam Bardfeld – violin
  • Art Baron– tuba
  • Frank Bruno – guitar
  • Jeremy Chatzky – upright bass
  • Mark Clifford – banjo
  • Larry Eagle – drumsand percussion
  • Charles Giordano– B-3 organ, piano, and accordion
  • Ed Manion– saxophone
  • Mark Pender– trumpet, backing vocals
  • Richie “La Bamba” Rosenberg– trombone, backing vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– backing vocals
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks traditional or public domain with unknown songwriters, arranged by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. Old Dan Tucker
  2. Jesse James – Billy Gashade
  3. McGrath
  4. O Mary Don’t Know You Weep
  5. John Henry
  6. Erie Canal – Thomas S.Allen
  7. Jacob’s Ladder
  8. My Oklahoma Home – Bill and Agnes “Sis” Cunningham
  9. Eyes on the Prize – trad. additional lyrics by Alice Wine
  10. Shenandoah
  11. We Shall Overcome – Charles Tindley(lyrics); Adaptation by Guy Carawan, Frank Hamilton, Zilphia Horton, Pete Seeger
  12. Froggie Went A-Courtin

 

On April 25, 2005.

Present

On April 25, 2005, “Charisma” label released “Present”, the ninth Van der Graaf Generator studio album. It was band’s first studio album since “The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome” in 1977.

Personnel:

  • Peter Hammill– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • David Jackson– saxophone, flute
  • Hugh Banton– organ, bass
  • Guy Evans– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Every Bloody Emperor – Peter Hammill
  2. Boleas Panic – David Jackson
  3. Nutter Alert – Peter Hammill
  4. Abandon Ship! – Guy Evans, Peter Hammill
  5. In Babelsberg – Peter Hammill
  6. On The Beach – David Jackson, Peter Hammill

All the tracks bellow by Hugh Banton, Guy Evans, David Jackson, Peter Hammill

  1. Vulcan Meld
  2. Double Bass
  3. Slo Moves
  4. Architectural Hair
  5. Spanner
  6. Crux
  7. Manuelle
  8. Eavy Mate
  9. Homage To Teo
  10. The Price Of Admission

 

On April 25, 2005.

Robert_Plant_and_the_Strange_Sensation_Mighty_Rearranger

On April 25, 2005, “Sanctuary” label released “Mighty ReArranger”, the eight Robert Plant solo album, and second one with his band “Strange Sensation”. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Phil Johnstone, Robert Plant, and Mark Stent.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant– vocals, harmonica, production
  • Justin Adams– electric guitar, bendir, tehardant, lap steel guitar,bass guitar
  • John Baggott – keyboards, electronica, Moogbass guitar
  • Billy Fuller – electricand double bass
  • Clive Deamer– drums, bendir
  • Liam “Skin” Tyson– acoustic and electric guitar, lap steel guitar, bass guitar
  • Steve Evans – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Another Tribe
  2. Shine It All Around
  3. Freedom Fries
  4. Tin Pan Valley
  5. All the Kings Horses
  6. The Enchanter
  7. Takamba
  8. Dancing in Heaven
  9. Somebody Knocking
  10. Let the Four Winds Blow
  11. Mighty ReArranger
  12. Brother Ray
  13. Shine It All Around (Girls Remix)”, a hidden trackwith “Brother Ray”