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In June 1978.

In June 1978, “Virgin” label released “Real Life”, the debut Magazine studio album. It was recorded March – April 1978, at “Virgin Mobile” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by John Leckie and Mick Glossop. The album artwork and mono print were by Linder. In 1986, “Sounds” magazine ranked “Real Life” at number 89 in its list “100 Best Albums of All Time”; in 2006, “Uncut” magazine ranked the album at number 37 on its list of the “100 Greatest Debut Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Howard Devoto– vocals
  • John McGeoch– guitar, saxophone
  • Barry Adamson– bass guitar
  • Dave Formula– keyboards
  • Martin Jackson– drums
  • John Leckie- engineer
  • Hayden Bendall – assistant engineer
  • Adrian Boot – photographs

Track listing:

All tracks by Howard Devoto.

  1. Definitive Gaze – Howard Devoto, John McGeoch
  2. My Tulpa – Howard Devoto, John McGeoch
  3. Shot by Both Sides – Howard Devoto, Pete Shelley
  4. Recoll – Howard Devoto, John McGeoch
  5. Burst – Howard Devoto
  6. Motorcade – Howard Devoto, Bob Dickinson
  7. The Great Beautician in the Sky – Howard Devoto, John McGeoch
  8. The Light Pours Out of Me – Howard Devoto, John McGeoch, Pete Shelley
  9. Parade – Barry Adamson, Dave Formula
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In May 1980.

In May 1980, “Virgin” label released “The Correct Use of Soap”, the third Magazine album. It was recorded in 1980, and Martin Hannett.

Personnel:

  • Howard Devoto– vocals
  • John McGeoch– guitar
  • Barry Adamson– bass guitar
  • Dave Formula– keyboards
  • John Doyle– drums
  • Laura Teresa – additional backing vocals
  • Raphael Ravenscroft – saxophone
  • Malcolm Garrett(Aesthetic Images) – record sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Adamson, Howard Devoto, John Doyle, Dave Formula and John McGeoch, except where noted.

  1. Because You’re Frightened
  2. Model Worker
  3. I’m a Party
  4. You Never Knew Me
  5. Philadelphia
  6. I Want to Burn Again
  7. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) – Sylvester Stewart
  8. Sweetheart Contract
  9. Stuck
  10. A Song from Under the Floorboards

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Polydor” label released “The Anvil”, the second Visage studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Mayfair Studios” in London, and was produced by Midge Ure, Steve Strange, Dave Formula, Billy Currie and Rusty Egan. The album’s front cover photograph was taken by Helmut Newton.

Personnel:

  • Steve Strange– lead vocals
  • Midge Ure– guitars, backing vocals, synthesizer
  • Dave Formula– synthesizer
  • Billy Currie– electric violin, synthesizer
  • Rusty Egan– drums, backing vocals, electronic drums
  • Barry Adamson– bass
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophone
  • Perri Lister– backing vocals
  • Lorraine Whitmarsh – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Currie, Rusty Egan, Dave Formula, Steve Strange and Midge Ure.

  1. The Damned Don’t Cry
  2. Anvil (Night Club School)
  3. Move Up
  4. Night Train
  5. The Horseman
  6. Look What They’ve Done
  7. Again We Love
  8. Wild Life
  9. Whispers

 

On June 18, 1984.

From Here to Eternity

On June 18, 1984, “Mute” label released “From Her to Eternity”, the debut Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album. It was recorded September – October 1983, at “The Garden”, and March 1984, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Flood and Mick Harvey.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, Hammond, harmonica
  • Blixa Bargeld– guitar, backing vocals
  • Hugo Race– guitar, backing vocals
  • Barry Adamson– bass, backing vocals
  • Mick Harvey– drums, piano, vibes, backing vocals
  • Flood- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. Avalanche – Leonard Cohen
  2. Cabin Fever – Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld
  3. Well of Mystery
  4. From Here to Eternity – Nick Cave, Anita Lane, Blixa Bargeld,Hugo Race, Barry Adamson, Mick Harvey
  5. Saint Huck
  6. Wings Off Flies – Nick Cave, Peter Sutcliffe,Jim Thirlwell
  7. A Box for Black Paul

On June 3, 1985.

The_Firstborn_Is_Dead

On June 3, 1985, “Mute” label released “The Firstborn Is Dead”, the second Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded November – December 1984, at “Hansa Studios, in Berlin,and was produced by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Flood. The album cover photography is by Jutta Heinglein.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Blixa Bargeld- guitar, backing vocals, slide guitar, piano
  • Barry Adamson- bass, backing vocals, guitar, organ, drums
  • Mick Harvey– drums, backing vocals, guitar, organ, piano, bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. Tupelo – Barry Adamson, Mick Harvey)
  2. Say Goodbye to the Little Girl Tree – Mick Harvey
  3. Train Long-Suffering –  Nick Cave
  4. Black Crow King – Blixa Bargeld, NickCave
  5. Knockin’ on Joe –  Nick Cave
  6. Wanted Man – Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash
  7. Blind Lemon Jefferson – Barry Adamson, Blixa Bargeld, Mick Harvey, Nick Cave

On May 10, 1982.

Birthday Party Junkyard

On May 10, 1982, “Missing Link” label released “Junkyard”, the third Birthday Party studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “A.A.V. Studio 2” in Melbourne and “Matrix Studios” in London, and was produced by Richard Mazda, Tony Cohen and Nick Launay. “Missing Link” was the group’s last full-length studio recording.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave- lead vocals
  • Mick Harvey- guitar, percussion, drums, saxophone, bass guitar
  • Rowland S. Howard- guitar
  • Tracy Pew- bass guitar
  • Phill Calvert– drums
  • Barry Adamson- bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. She’s Hit – Nick Cave, Tracy Pew
  2. Dead Joe – Anita Lane, Nick Cave
  3. The Dim Locator – Rowland S. Howard
  4. Hamlet (Pow Pow Pow) – Nick Cave, Rowland S.Howard
  5. Big Jesus Trash Can – Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  6. Kiss Me Black – Anita Lane, Nick Cave
  7. “6” Gold Blade – Nick Cave,Mick Harvey
  8. Kewpie Doll – Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  9. Junkyard – Nick Cave, Rowland S.Howard

On April 2, 2001.

No-More-Shall-We-Part

On April 2, 2001, “Mute” label released “No More Shall We Part”, the eleventh Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded in September and October 2000, at “Abbey Road Studios” and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Tony Cohen.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, piano
  • Mick Harvey– guitar, string arrangement, drums
  • Blixa Bargeld– guitar
  • Conway Savage– organ
  • Warren Ellis– violin, string arrangement
  • Martyn P. Casey– bass
  • Thomas Wydler– drums
  • All male backing vocals by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
  • Jim Sclavunos– drums, percussion
  • Kate & Anna McGarrigle– vocals
  • Gavyn Wright, Patrick Kiernan, Jackie Shave, Simon Fischer, Rebecca Hirsch – violins
  • Bruce White, Gustav Clarkson – violas
  • Frank Schaefer, Lionel Handy, Naomi Wright – cellos
  • Paul Morgan, Leon Bosch – basses
  • Engineered by Tony Cohen and Kevin Paul
  • Assistant Engineers: Mirek Stiles (Abbey Road) and Mark Bishop (Westside)
  • Mixed by Tony Cohen, Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld and Mick Harvey at Westside Studios
  • Mastered by Ray Staffat Whitfield Street, London

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. As I Sat Sadly by Her Side
  2. And No More Shall We Part
  3. Hallelujah – Nick cave and Warren Ellis
  4. Love Letter
  5. Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow
  6. God Is in the House
  7. Oh My Lord
  8. Sweetheart Come – Nick Cave and Barry Adamson
  9. The sorrowful Wife
  10. We Came Along This Road
  11. Gates to the Garden
  12. Darker with the Day – Nick Cave and Warren Ellis