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The The: Dusk

On January 25, 1993, “Sony” label released “Dusk”, the fourth The The studio album. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Matt Johnson and Bruce Lampcov.

Personnel:

  • Matt Johnson – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • Johnny Marr – acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, backing vocals
  • D. C. Collard – keyboards
  • Danny Thompson – upright bass
  • James Eller – bass guitar
  • David Palmer – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Bruce Smith – drums
  • John Thirkle – trumpet
  • Chris Batchelor – trumpet
  • Guy Barker – trumpet
  • David Lawrence – flugelhorn
  • Ashley Slater – trombone
  • Paul Webb, Zeke Manyika – chorus
  • Andy Dog Johnson – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Johnson.

  1. True Happiness This Way Lies
  2. Love Is Stronger than Death
  3. Dogs of Lust
  4. This Is the Night
  5. Slow Emotion Replay
  6. Helpline Operator
  7. Sodium Light Baby
  8. Lung Shadows
  9. Bluer Than Midnight
  10. Lonely Planet

On July 11, 1989.

The_The_-_Mind_Bomb

On July 11, 1989, “Some Bizzare/Epic” label released “Mind Bomb”, the third The The studio album. It was recorded October 1988 – May 1989, and was produced by Warne Livesey, Roli Mosimannand and Matt Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Matt Johnson– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Johnny Marr– guitar, harmonica
  • James Eller –bass guitar
  • David Palmer –drums
  • Sinéad O’Connor- vocal
  • Wix– piano, keyboards, hammond organ, accordion
  • Warne Livesey– keyboards, banjo, acoustic guitar
  • Pandit Dinesh– percussion
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Pedro Haldermann– percussion
  • Chris White– saxophone
  • Philip Todd– saxophone
  • Ashley Slater– trombone
  • John Eacott- flugel horn
  • Mark Feltham– harmonica
  • Danny Thompson- upright bass
  • Sarah Homer– clarinet
  • Dai Pritchard- bass clarinet
  • Hilary Storer– oboe
  • Gavyn Wright- Arabian fiddle
  • Astarti String Section- strings

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Matt Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Good Morning, Beautiful
  2. Armageddon Days Are Here (Again)
  3. The Violence of Truth
  4. Kingdom of Rain
  5. The Beat(en) Generation
  6. August & September
  7. Gravitate to Me – Matt Johnson,Johnny Marr
  8. Beyond Love