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On March 23, 2010.

On March 23, 2010, “Second Motion Records” label released “Pharmacy of Love”, the eighth Bettie Serveert studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “La Chapelle Studios” in Waimes, Belgium, and “IJland Studio” in Amsterdam.

Personnel:

  • Carol Van Dyk – vocals, guitar, mixing, artwork
  • Peter Visser – guitar, mixing
  • Martijn Blankestijn – keyboards, guitar
  • Herman Bunskoeke – bass
  • Joppe Molenaar – drums
  • Zlaya Hadic, Bettie Serveert, Jeffrey Kok – engineer
  • Remko Schouten – mixing
  • Darius van Helfteren – mastering
  • Jordan Decauwer – litography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carol Van Dyk, except where noted.

  1. Deny All
  2. Semaphore – Peter Visser
  3. Love Lee
  4. Mossie
  5. The Pharmacy
  6. Souls Travel
  7. Calling – Peter Visser
  8. Change4me – Peter Visser
  9. What They Call Love (loud version) – Peter Visser

On December 5, 2017.

On December 5, 2017, Jean-Philippe Léo Smet aka Johnny Hallyday died aged 74. He was musician (piano, guitar), singer and actor, the pioneer of the French rock and roll scene. He was called “The French Elvis”, and described as “The biggest rock star you’ve never heard of in English-speaking countries”. In 1997, he was made “Chevalier of the Legion of Honour”, and in 2001, Officer of the “Order of the Crown” in Belgium. In his more than four decades long career he worked with many famous musicians including Mick Jones, Jimmy Page, Tony Joe White, Dalida, Bon Jovi, Michael Bolton, Sylvie Vartan, Bono, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Tommy Brown, Connie Francis, and Laura Pausini. In his lifetime Hallyday released 81 studio and live albums.  

On November 5, 2012.

On November 5, 2012, “Eastworld Recordings” label released “X”, the tenth Focus studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Wedgeview Studios” in Woerdense Verlaat, Netherlands, “Fieldwork Studios” in Schoten, Belgium, “Skystudio”, “Bassbob Studios”, and was produced by Bobby Jacobs, and Geert Scheijgrond.

Personnel:

  • Thijs van Leer – spoken vocal, Hammond organ, flute, vocoder
  • Pierre van der Linden – drums, percussion
  • Menno Gootjes – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Bobby Jacobs – bass guitar, mixing
  • Ivan Lins – vocals
  • Berenice van Leer – vocals
  • Geert Scheijgrond – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Thijs van Leer, except where noted.

  1. Father Bacchus – Menno Gootjes
  2. Focus 10
  3. Victoria
  4. Amok in Kindergarten
  5. All Hens On Deck
  6. Birds Come Fly Over (Le Tango) – Thijs van Leer, Roselie Peters
  7. Hoeratio – words: Horatius, taken from “Ars Poetica” – Bobby Jacobs
  8. Talk of the Clown
  9. Message Magigue – Ben van der Linden
  10. Crossroads – Thijs van Leer, Roselie Peters

On July 20, 2004.

On July 20, 2004, “Cramboy” label released “Cabin in the Sky”, the tenth Tuxedomoon studio album. It was recorded in 2004, in Cagli, Italy, and Brussels, Belgium, and was produced by Coti, Steven Brown, Blaine L. Reininger, Peter Dachert and Luc Van Lieshout.

Personnel:

  • Blaine L. Reininger– vocals, violin, viola, guitar, synthesizer, drum programming, arrangements
  • Steven Brown– vocals, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet, keyboards, piano, arrangements
  • Peter Dachert (as Peter Principle) – bass guitar, electric guitar, drum programming, percussion, backing vocals, arrangements, recording, mixing
  • Luc Van Lieshout – trumpet, flugelhorn, harmonica, arrangements
  • Bruce Geduldig– backing vocals
  • Marc Collin– programming
  • DJ Hell– programming
  • Aksak Maboul– additional programming, mixing
  • Coti – recording, mixing
  • Marc Hollander– assistant mixing
  • Vincent Kenis– assistant mixing, mastering, engineering
  • John McEntire– mixing
  • Ian Simmonds– mixing
  • Tarwater– mixing
  • Alan Ward – mastering
  • Isabelle Corbisier – photography
  • Hanna Gorjaczkowska – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Brown, Peter Dachert, Luc Van Lieshout, and Blaine L. Reininger, except where noted.

  1. A Home Away
  2. Baron Brown – Steven Brown, Peter Dachert, Luc Van Lieshout, Blaine L. Reininger, Winston Tong
  3. Annuncialto
  4. Diario di un egoista
  5. La più bella
  6. Cagli Five-O
  7. Here ‘Til X-Mas
  8. Chinese Mike
  9. La più bella (reprise)
  10. The Island
  11. Misty Blue
  12. Luther Blisset
  13. Annuncialto Redux

On April 15, 2013.

On April 15, 2013, “Perfect Sound Forever” label released “Graceless”, the debut SULK album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “ICP Studios” in Brussels, Belgium, “Gun Factory” in London, and was produced by Ed Buller and Marc Waterman.

Personnel:

  • Jon Sutcliffe – vocals
  • Tomas Kubowicz – lead guitar
  • Andrew Needle – rhythm guitar
  • Jakub Starzyński – bass guitar
  • Bhairav Gupta – drums
  • Paul-Édouard Laurendeau – engineer
  • Antti Joas, Jonas Verwijnen – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Sleeping Beauty
  2. Flowers
  3. Diamonds In Ashes
  4. The Big Blue
  5. Marian Shrine
  6. Back In Bloom
  7. Wishes
  8. Down
  9. If You Wonder
  10. End Time

 

 

On November 18, 2016.

On November 18, 2016, “Blackened Recordings” label released “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct”, the tenth Metallica studio album. It was recorded May 2015 – August 2016, at “Metallica’s HQ” in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Greg Fidelman, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Czech Republic by “IFPI Czech Republic”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, 2 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, 2 x Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, 3 x Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”, 4 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in USA by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Robert Trujillo– bass, backing vocals
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, recording
  • Mike Gillies, Sara Lyn Killion – additional recording
  • Ken Matcke – assistant engineering
  • Dan Monti, Jim Monti,Jason Gossman – digital editing
  • Turner Duckworth – cover design
  • Herring & Herring – photography, creative direction

Track listing:

All tracks by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, except where noted.

  1. Hardwired
  2. Atlas, Rise!
  3. Now That We’re Dead
  4. Moth into Flame
  5. Dream no More
  6. Halo on Fire
  7. Confusion
  8. ManUNkind – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo
  9. Here Comes Revenge
  10. Am I Savage?
  11. Murder One
  12. Spit Out the Bone

On September 11, 2015.

On September 11, 2015, “Stylus Records” label released “Keep the Village Alive”, the ninth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2014, at “ICP Studios” in Brussels, Belgium, “Stylus Studios” in London, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Richard Jones- bass guitar
  • Adam Zindani- guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Morrison– drums
  • Sam Yapp, Javier Weyler– drums
  • Mikey Rowe – Wurly
  • Jim Lowe – additional Hammond, programming
  • Neil Cowley – additional piano
  • Tony Kirkham – additional piano, Hammond
  • Rosie Danvers – cello
  • Helen Hathorn – violin
  • Emma Owens – viola
  • David Arnoldwith Kelly Jones – orchestral arrangements
  • Nicholas Dodd – orchestration

Orchestra

  • John Bradbury – leader
  • Eos Chater, Dorina Markoff, John Bradbury, Johnathan Strange, Oli Langford, Christina Emanuel, Tom Pigott-Smith, Jackie Hartley, Peter Hanson, Ralph De Souza, Johnathan Rees, David Woodcock, Debbie Widdup, Natalia Bonner – violin section
  • Reiad Chibah, Julia Knight, Sue Dench, Nick Barr – viola section
  • Nick Cooper, Chris Worsey, Adrian Bradbury, Frank Schaefer – cello section
  • Pete Smith – tuba
  • Roger Argente – bass trombone
  • Andy Wood – tenor trombone
  • Phillip Eastop, Mike Murray, Corinne Bailey, Martin Owen – French horns
  • Daniel Newell, Jason Evans, Andy Cowley, Amos Miller – B♭ Trumpet
  • Eos Chater – violin
  • Gay-Yee Westerhoff – cello
  • Nick Barr – viola
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Paul Edouard-Laurendeau – studio assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks written by Kelly Jones.

  1. C’est la Vie
  2. White Lies
  3. Sing Little Sister
  4. I Wanna Get Lost With You
  5. Song for the Summer
  6. Fight or Flight
  7. My Hero
  8. Sunny
  9. Into the World
  10. Mr and Mrs Smith

 

On May 17, 1999.

On May 17, 1999, “Mute” and “V2” labels released “Play”, the fifth Moby studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at Moby’s home studio in Manhattan, New York, and was produced by Moby. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Diamond in France by “SNEP”, 7 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI” and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Moby – vocals, engineering, mixing, production, writing, instruments
  • Pilar Basso, Nikki D, Reggie Matthews, The Shining Light Gospel Choir – additional vocals
  • Graeme Durham – mastering
  • I Monster, Mario Caldato Jr.– mixing
  • Corinne Day – photography
  • Ysabel Zu Innhausen Und Knyphausen – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Moby, except where noted.

  1. Honey – Moby, Bessie Jones, Alan Lomax
  2. Find My Baby – Moby, Willie Jones
  3. Porcelain
  4. Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
  5. South Side
  6. Rushing
  7. Bodyrock – Moby, Gabriel Jackson
  8. Natural Blues – Moby, Vera Hall, Alan Lomax
  9. Machete
  10. 7
  11. Run On
  12. Down Slow
  13. If Things Were Perfect
  14. Everloving
  15. Inside
  16. Guitar Flute & String
  17. The Sky Is Broken
  18. My Weakness

On February 26, 2002.

On February 26, 2002, “Blue Note” label released “Come Away with Me”, the debut Norah Jones album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Sorcerer Sound” in New York City, “Allaire Studios”, in Shokan, New York, and was produced by Jay Newland, Arif  Mardin, Craig Street and Norah Jones. The album won “Grammy Awards” for “Album of the Year”, “Best Pop Vocal Album, “Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical”. The song “Don’t Know Why” won “Song of the Year” and “Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 11 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, Platinum in Brazil by “PRO Musica Brazil”, Diamond in Canada by “Music Canada”, 3 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Diamond in France by “SNEP”, 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 3 x Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”, 11 Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 3 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, 8 x Platinum in UK by “BPI’ and Diamond in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Norah Jones – vocals, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Kevin Breit– acoustic guitar, National guitar, electric guitar
  • Bill Frisell– electric guitar
  • Jesse Harris, Adam Levy– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • Tony Scherr– slide and acoustic guitar
  • Rob Burger– pump organ, accordion
  • Sam Yahel– Hammond B-3 organ
  • Lee Alexander– bass guitar
  • Jenny Scheinman– violin
  • Brian Blade– drums, percussion
  • Kenny Wollesen– drums
  • Jay Newland,  Husky Höskulds – engineers
  • Mark Birkey, Dick Kondas, Brandon Mason, Todd Parker – assistant engineers
  • Arif Mardin, Jay Newland – mixing
  • Todd Parker – mixing assistant
  • Jay Newland – remixing
  • Ted Jensen, Mark Wilder – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Know Why – Jesse Harris
  2. Seven Years – Lee Alexander
  3. Cold Cold Heart – Hank Williams
  4. Feelin’ the Same Way – Lee Alexander
  5. Come Away with Me – Norah Jones
  6. Shoot the Moon – Jesse Harris
  7. Turn Me On – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Lonestar – Lee Alexander
  9. I’ve Got to See You Again – Jesse Harris
  10. Painter Song – Lee Alexander, JC Hopkins
  11. One Flight Down – Jesse Harris
  12. Nightingale – Norah Jones
  13. The Long Day Is Over – Norah Jones, Jesse Harris
  14. The Nearness of You – Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington

On January 5, 1999.

On January 5, 1999, “Griffin Music” label released “Hawkwind in Your Area”, the twenty-second Hawkwind album. Album had two sides, studio and live one. The studio side was recorded in 1998, at “Earth Studios”, and the live one was recorded in November 1997, at “Ancienne Belgique”,in  Brussels, Belgium, and was produced by  Dave Brock, Jerry Richards, Ron Tree and Richard Chadwick.

Personnel:

  • Dave Brock– electric guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jerry Richards – electric guitar
  • Ron Tree– vocals, bass guitar
  • Richard Chadwick – drums
  • Captain Rizz – vocals
  • Crum (Julian Crimmins) – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Brainstorm – Nik Turner / Hawkwind In Your Area – Dave Brock, Captain Rizz / Alchemy – Jerry Richards, Richard Chadwick
  2. Love in Space – Dave Brock
  3. Rat Race – Dave Brock, Captain Rizz
  4. Aerospace Age Inferno – Robert Calvert
  5. First Landing on Medusa – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  6. I Am the Reptoid – Ron Tree
  7. The Nazca – Dave Brock
  8. Hippy – Ron Tree, Jerry Richards
  9. Prairie – Ron Tree, Jerry Richards
  10. Your Fantasy – Ron Tree, Dave Brock, Richard Chadwick, Jerry Richards
  11. Luxotica – Ron Tree, Richard Chadwick, Jerry Richards
  12. Diana Park – Dave Brock