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On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “EMI” label released “As If to Nothing”, the second Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Craig Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – guitar, keyboards, piano, programming, orchestral arrangements, arranger
  • Bono – vocal
  • Catherine Bott – soprano vocal
  • Evan Dando – vocal
  • Antye Greie-Fuchs – vocal
  • David McAlmont – vocal
  • Swati Natekar – vocal
  • Wendy Stubbs – vocal
  • Mogwai – featured artist
  • Ali MacLeod – guitar
  • John Parricelli – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Simon Chamberlain – piano
  • Photek – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Jake Davies – keyboards, programming
  • Stephen Hilton – keyboards, arranger, programming
  • Richard Norris – keyboards, programming, engineer
  • Simon Benson – bass
  • Paul Morgan – bass
  • Mary Scully – bass
  • Chris Laurence – bass
  • Paddy Lannigan – bass
  • Leon Bosch – bass
  • Mike Brittain – bass
  • Hanif Khan – tabla
  • John Anderson Concert Orchestra – oboe
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • Rachel Allen – violin
  • Mark Berrow – violin
  • Dermot Crehan – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Benedict Cruft – violin
  • Michael McMenemy – violin
  • Alison Kelly – violin
  • Eddie Roberts – violin
  • Rita Manning – violin
  • Rebecca Hirsch – violin
  • Simon Fischer – violin
  • Antonia Fuchs – violin
  • Peter G. Hanson – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Iain King – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Katherine Shave – violin
  • Julian Leaper – violin
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Douglas Mackie – violin
  • Jackie Shave – violin
  • Pauline Lowbury – violin
  • Perry Mason – violin
  • Warren Zielinski – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • James McLeod – violin
  • Maciej Rakowski – violin
  • Boguslav Kostecki – violin
  • Bill Benham – viola
  • Laurence Power – viola
  • Kate Musker – viola
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Robert Smissen – viola
  • Timothy Grant – viola
  • Katie Wilkinson Khoroshunin – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Donald McVay – viola
  • Gustav Clarkson – viola
  • Ben Chappell – cello
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • David Daniels – cello
  • Tony Lewis – cello
  • Frank Schaefer – cello
  • Paul Kegg – cello
  • Naomi Wright – cello
  • Martin Loveday – cello
  • Sophie Harris – cello
  • Fiona Hibbert – harp
  • Andy Findon – flute
  • Nina Robertson – flute
  • Paul Archibald – trumpet
  • Andrew Crowley – trumpet
  • Lindsay Shilling – trombone
  • Richard Bissill – horn
  • Paul Gardham – horn
  • Jenny O’Grady – choir, choir coordinator
  • Cecilia Weston – conductor
  • Paul Badley – choir
  • Claire Henry – choir
  • Androcew Gray – choir
  • Michael Pearn – choir
  • David Porter Thomas – choir
  • Michael Clarke – choir
  • John Bowley – choir
  • Sarah Leonard – choir
  • Tom Pearce – choir
  • Helen Parker – choir
  • Mary Carewe – choir
  • Rosalind Waters – choir
  • Simon Preece – choir
  • Michael Dorf – choir
  • Simon Grant – choir
  • Andrew Gray – choir
  • Susan Flannery – choir
  • Steven Lindsay – background vocals
  • David Donaldson – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Geoff Allan – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield – mixing
  • Rick Guest – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong, except where noted.

  1. Ruthless Gravity
  2. Wake Up in New York – Craig Armstrong, Evan Dando
  3. Miracle
  4. Amber
  5. Finding Beauty
  6. Waltz – Craig Armstrong, Antye Greie – Fuchs
  7. Inhaler
  8. Hymn 2
  9. Snow
  10. Starless II with a sample from “Starless” (King Crimson- Red) – Craig Armstrong, Bill Bruford, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer-James, John Wetton
  11. Stay (Faraway, So Close!) – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  12. Niente
  13. Sea Song
  14. Let It Be Love
  15. Choral Ending

 

On September 7, 2011.

On September 7, 2011, “Static Tongues” and “Mom + Pop” labels released “Era Extraña”, the second Neon Indian studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, at “45 Kalevankatu” in Helsinki, “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga in New York, and was produced by Alan Palomo and Dave Fridmann.

Personnel:

  • Alan Palomo– performer, arrangements
  • Jezy Gray – guitar
  • Joshua McWhirter – guitar
  • Adam Corbesmeyer – bass
  • Jason Faries – percussion
  • Dave Fridmann– mixing
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – mixing
  • Aaron Brown – album art
  • Rob Carmichael – design, layout
  • Ben Chappell – album art

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Palomo, except where noted.

  1. Heart Attack
  2. Polish Girl
  3. The Blindside Kiss – Alan Palomo, Joshua McWhirter
  4. Hex Girlfriend
  5. Heart Decay
  6. Fallout
  7. Era Extraña
  8. Halogen (I Could Be a Shadow)
  9. Future Sick
  10. Suns Irrupt
  11. Heart: Release
  12. Arcade Blues

On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Domino” label released “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”, the sixth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2018, at “La Frette” in Paris, “Vox” and “Lunar Surface” in Los Angeles,  various studios in London, and was produced by Alex Turner and James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, electric, baritone and acoustic guitar, bass, synthesiser,  dolceola, harpsichord, drums, orchestron, engineering, artwork
  • Jamie Cook– electric, lap steel, acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Nick O’Malley– bass, electric and baritone guitar
  • Matt Helders– drums, rotary timpani, synthesisers, Farfisa, backing vocals
  • James Ford– synthesiser, drums, percussion, Orchestron, vibraphone, pedal steel,  baritone and acoustic guitar, piano, Farfisa, RMI Rocksichord, harpsichord, synthesiser programming, rotary timpani, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rowley– electric, fuzz, baritone and acoustic guitar, electric, acoustic and baritone guitar solo, piano
  • Zach Dawes– baritone guitar, piano
  • Tyler Parkford– piano, Farfisa
  • Evan Weiss– acoustic guitar
  • Loren Humphrey– drums
  • James Righton– Wurlitzer
  • Josephine Stephenson – piano
  • Cam Avery– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering
  • Nico Quéré – engineering
  • Anthony Cazade – engineering
  • Jonathan Ratovoarisoa – engineering
  • Michael Harris – engineering
  • Loren Humphrey – engineering
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Zackery Michael – photography
  • Ben Chappell – band portraits, additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Turner.

  1. Star Treatment
  2. One Point Perspective
  3. American Sports
  4. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  5. Golden Trunks
  6. Four Out of Five
  7. The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
  8. Science Fiction
  9. She Looks Like Fun
  10. Batphone
  11. The Ultracheese

 

 

On August 7, 2011.

On September 7, 2011, “Static Tongues” and “Mom + Pop Music” labels released “Era Extraña”, the second Neon Indian studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, at “45 Kalevankatu” in Helsinki, “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Alan Palomo and Dave Fridmann.

Personnel:

  • Joshua McWhirter, Jezy Gray – guitar
  • Adam Corbesmeyer – bass
  • Jason Faries – percussion
  • Alan Palomo– arrangement, performer
  • Dave Fridmann– additional production, mixing
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – mixing
  • Aaron Brown – album art
  • Rob Carmichael – design, layout
  • Ben Chappell – album art

Track listing:

All tracks Alan Palomo, except where noted.

  1. Heart Attack
  2. Polish Girl
  3. The Blindside Kiss – Alan Palomo, Joshua McWhirter
  4. Hex Girlfriend
  5. Heart Decay
  6. Fallout
  7. Era Extraña
  8. Halogen (I Could Be a Shadow)
  9. Future Sick
  10. Suns Irrupt
  11. Heart Release
  12. Arcade Blues

On April 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Domino” label released “Everything You’ve Come to Expect”, the second Last Shadow Puppets album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Shangri La Studios” in Malibu, CA, and was produced by James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Miles Kane– lead and backing vocals; electric and acoustic guitar; saxophone
  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals; acoustic, electric, twelve-string, and baritone guitars; keyboards; percussion
  • Zach Dawes– bass guitar; percussion; guitar; keyboards
  • James Ford– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Matt Helders– backing vocals
  • Owen Pallett– string arrangements, conducting
  • Alwyn Wright, Amy Wickman, Chris Bautista, Chris Woods, Daphne Chen, Eric Gorfrain, Gina Kronstadt, Leah Katz, Marisa Kuney, Nick Daley – violin
  • Rodney Wirtz – viola
  • John Krovoza, Peggy Baldwin, Richard Dodd – cello
  • Ian Walker – contrabass
  • Sara Andon – flute
  • Stephanie O’Keefe – French horn
  • Sean Oakley – engineering
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Ross Hogarth – orchestra recording
  • Matt Helders, Taylor Bagley, Zackery Michael, Ben Chappell – booklet photography
  • Jack Robinson – cover photography
  • Matthew Cooper – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Alex Turner and Miles Kane, except where noted; all musi by Miles Kane, Alex Turner, Zach Daves and James Ford, except where noted.

  1. Aviation
  2. Miracle Aligner – Alex Turner, Alexandra Savior
  3. Dracula Teeth
  4. Everything You’ve Come to Expect
  5. The Element of Surprise
  6. Bad Habits
  7. Sweet Dreams, TN
  8. Used to Be My Girl
  9. She Does the Woods
  10. Pattern
  11. The Dream Synopsis