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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Geffen” label released “Release the Stars”, the fifth Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Second Story” and “Legacy” in New York City, “Brooklyn Recording” in Brooklyn, “Saal 4” in Berlin, “Strongroom” and “Angel Recording Studio” in London, and was produced by Rufus Wainwright.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – vocals, piano, acoustic and nylon guitar, percussion, string arrangement, piano arrangement, horn arrangement, orchestral arrangement
  • Neil Tennant – keyboards, synthesizer, loops, samples, vibes, breathing, backing vocals, executive producer
  • Kate McGarrigle – piano
  • John Medeski – piano
  • Jorg Sandnar – piano
  • Rob Burger – organ
  • Jason Hart – organ, backing vocals
  • Rachelle Garniez – claviola, accordion
  • Richard Thompson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jack Petruzzelli – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo,. backing vocals
  • Joan Wasser – electric guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Smokey Hormel – guitar
  • Gerry Leonard – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Julianna Raye – tambourine, backing vocals
  • Brad Albetta – bass guitar
  • Tony Scherr – upright bass
  • Jeff Hill – electric bass, bass guitar, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Larry Mullins – shaker, triangle, timpani, cymbals, tambourine, vibes, piano percussion, bass drum, tabla, bongos, bells, cowbells, castanets, woodblock, fish, marimba, glockenspiel
  • Matt Johnson – drums, percussion, recorder, backing vocals
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums
  • London Session Orchestra – strings
  • Gabriel Adorjan – violin
  • Rachel Rilling – violin
  • Raphael Sachs – viola
  • David Adorjan – cello
  • Ronith Mues – harp
  • Carl Albach – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, conducting, horn arrangement
  • Ozan Cakar – French horn
  • John Chudoba – trumpet
  • Barry Danielian – trumpet
  • Dominic Derasse – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Dave Trigg – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Florian Dorpholz – trumpet
  • Raphael Mentzen – trumpet
  • Pirmin Grehl – flute
  • Paul Shapiro – tenor saxophone 
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone 
  • Dan Levine – trombone
  • Louis Schwadron – French horn
  • Siân Phillips – spoken word
  • Anna Prohaska – vocals
  • Lucy Roche – backing vocals
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals
  • Martha Wainwright – backing vocals
  • Lygia Forrest – backing vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – backing vocals
  • Sharon Jones – backing vocals
  • Marius de Vries – programming, conducting, breathing
  • Jason Boshoff – programming
  • Tom Stephan – additional programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Do I Disappoint You
  2. Going to a Town
  3. Tiergarten
  4. Nobody’s Off the Hook
  5. Between My Legs
  6. Rules and Regulations
  7. Not Ready to Love
  8. Slideshadow
  9. Tulsa
  10. Leaving for Paris N° 2
  11. Sanssouci
  12. Release the Stars

On march 17, 1986,

On March 17, 1986, “Mute” label released “Black Celebration”, the fifth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded November 1985 – January 1986, at “Westside Studios” and “Genetic Studios” in London, “Hansa Mischraum” in Berlin and was produced by Gareth Jones, Daniel Miller, Alan Wilder, Andrew Fletcher, David Gahan and Martin Gore. The album was certified Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”.

Personnel:

  • David Gahan – vocals
  • Martin Gore – vocals, guitars, piano, melodica, synthesizer, bass, sampler
  • Alan Wilder – piano, keyboards, samples
  • Andrew Fletcher – keyboards, synthesizer, sampler, bas
  • Dave Allen – recording
  • Phil Tennant – recording assistance
  • Richard Sullivan – engineering assistance
  • Peter Schmidt – engineering assistance
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Martyn Atkins – design
  • David A. Jones – design
  • Mark Higenbottam – design
  • Brian Griffin – photography
  • Stuart Graham – photography assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin L. Gore.

  1. Black Celebration
  2. Fly on the Windscreen – Final
  3. A Question of Lust
  4. Sometimes
  5. It Doesn’t Matter Two
  6. A Question of Time
  7. Stripper
  8. Here is the House
  9. World Full of Nothing
  10. Dressed in Black
  11. New Dress

On October 4, 2019.

On October 4, 2019, “Ghosteen Ltd” label released “Ghosteen”, the seventeenth Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Woodshed” in Malibu, “NightBird” in West Hollywood, “Retreat” in Brighton, “Candy Bomber” in Berlin, “Air” in London, and was produced by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave – lead and backing vocals, piano, synthesiser, mixing, sleeve design
  • Warren Ellis – synthesiser, loops, flute, violin, piano, backing vocals
  • Thomas Wydler – drums
  • Martyn Casey – bass
  • Jim Sclavunos – vibraphone, percussion
  • George Vjestica – guitar
  • Augustin Viard – ondes Martenot
  • Kaushlesh “Garry” Purohit – tablas
  • Ben Foster – string arrangement, conducting
  • Sam Thompson – string arrangement assistance
  • Tom Pigott-Smith – leading
  • Steve Morris – leading of seconds
  • Bruce White – first viola
  • Nick Cooper – first cello
  • Mary Scully – first double bass
  • Warren Ellis – mixing
  • Lance Powell – recording, mixing
  • Kevin Paul – recording
  • Ben Thackeray – recording
  • Jake Jackson – recording
  • Alex Csak – recording assistance
  • Kaushlesh “Garry” Purohit – recording assistance
  • Richard Biethan – recording assistance
  • Ingo Krauss – recording assistance
  • Oliver Klemp – recording assistance
  • John Prestage – recording assistance
  • Andrew Dominik – mixing
  • John Armstrong – mixing assistance
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering, lacquer cutting
  • Tom duBois – cover art
  • Matthew Thorne – photography
  • Hingston Studio – sleeve design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nick Cave, all music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

  1. Spinning Song
  2. Bright Horses
  3. Waiting for You
  4. Night raid
  5. Sun Forest
  6. Galleon Ship
  7. Ghosteen Speaks
  8. Leviathan
  9. Ghosteen
  10. Fireflies
  11. Hollywood

On September 25, 1989.

On September 25, 1989, “EMI” label released “Seasons End”, the fifth Marillion studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Hookend Recording Studios” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Nick Davis, Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, and Ian Mosley.

Personnel:

Marillion:

  • Steve Hogarth – vocals
  • Steve Rothery – guitars
  • Mark Kelly – keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas – bass
  • Ian Mosley – drums
  • Phil Todd – saxophone
  • Jean-Pierre Rasle – pipes
  • Nick Davis – engineer
  • Bill Smith Studio – design
  • Bill Smith, Douglas Brothers – photography

Track listing:

  1. The King of Sunset Town – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  2. Easter – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  3. The Uninvited Guest – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  4. Seasons End – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  5. Holloway Girl – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  6. Berlin – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  7. Hooks in You – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  8. The Space – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, John Helmer, Geoff Dugmore, Harper, Colin Woore

 

On September 16, 2013.

On September 16, 2013, “Columbia” label released “Rewind the Film”, the eleventh Manic Street Preachers album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Faster Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouthshire, Wales, “Hansa Studios” in Berlin, Germany, and was produced by Alex Silva, Loz Williams, James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, and Sean Moore.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead vocals, lead, and rhythm guitar
  • Nicky Wire– bass guitar, vocals
  • Sean Moore– drums
  • Cate Le Bon– lead vocals
  • Lucy Rose– vocal
  • Loz Williams – keyboards, engineering, mixing
  • Gavin Fitzjohn– horn arrangement, baritone and tenor saxophone, trumpet
  • John Rey – piano
  • Richard Hawley– lead vocals, Hawaiian guitar
  • Andy Walters, Joanna Walters – violin
  • Barnard Kane – viola
  • Nathan Stone – cello
  • Tim Tautorat – celeste, string arrangement, violin, keyboards
  • Sean Read – horn arrangement, trumpets, saxophone
  • Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  • Dave Eringa– mixing
  • Guy Massey – mixing
  • Tim Young – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by James Dean Bradfield, Nick Jones, Sean Moore except where noted.

  1. This Sullen Welsh Heart
  2. Show Me the Wonder
  3. Rewind the Film – James Dean Bradfield, Nick Jones, Sean Moore, David Axelrod
  4. Builder of Routines
  5. 4 Lonely Roads
  6. (I Miss the) Tokyo Skyline
  7. Anthem for a Lost Cause
  8. As Holy as the Soil (That Buries Your Skin)
  9. 3 Ways to See Despair
  10. Running Out of Fantasy
  11. Manorbier
  12. 30-Year War

On July 7, 2014.

On July 7, 2014, “Columbia” label released “Futurology”, the twelfth Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Faster Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Hansa Studios” in Berlin, and was produced by Alex Silva and Loz Williams.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead vocals, lead and acoustic guitars, drums, bass, keyboards, percussion, vision
  • Nicky Wire– vocals, bass guitar, baritone guitar, electric and acoustic guitars, omnichord, drum programming, percussion, noise
  • Sean Moore– drums, soundscapes, machines, guitar, sequencers, percussion, tympani, technology
  • Loz Williams – keyboards
  • Cian Ciaran– keyboards
  • Cate Le Bon– backing vocals
  • Gavin Fitzjohn– backing vocals
  • Hawkline– backing vocals
  • Nina Hoss– vocals
  • Georgia Ruth– lead vocals, harp
  • Green Gartside– vocals
  • Nick Naysmith – keyboards
  • Rich Beak – tambourine
  • Berliner Kneipenchor – choral vocals
  • Tim Young – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Futurology
  2. Walk Me to the Bone
  3. Let’s Go to War
  4. The Next Jet to Leave Moscow
  5. Europa Geht Durch Mich
  6. Divine Youth
  7. Sex, Power, Love and Money
  8. Dreaming a City (Hughesovka)
  9. Black Squire
  10. Between the Clock and the Bed
  11. Misguided Missile
  12. The View from Stow Hill
  13. Mayakovsky

On May 2, 2008.

On May 2, 2008, “Big Store” and “City Slang” labels released “The Devil, You + Me”, the sixth Notwist album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Alien Research Center” and        “Teldex Studio” in Berlin, and was produced by Olaf Opal, Markus Acher, Micha Acher, Andi Haberi, Max Punktezahl and Martin Gretschmann.

Personnel:

  • Markus Acher – vocals, guitar
  • Micha Acher – bass
  • Andi Haberl – drums, melodica
  • Max Punktezahl – guitar, effects
  • Martin Gretschmann – programming
  • Kalle Zeier – guitar
  • Florian Steinleitner – MC
  • Andi Waelti – double bass
  • Carl Oesterhelt – organ, percussion
  • Saam Schlamminger – goblet drum
  • The Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra
  • Johannes Schleiermacher – baritone saxophone
  • Sophie Bernado – bassoon
  • Daniel Glatzel – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Gerhard Gschlössl – trombone
  • Aki Sebastian Ruhl, Fidelis Hentze – trumpets
  • Oliver Roth – flute
  • Marta Masini – alto flute
  • Gabriel Insuasty – oboe
  • Karl Ivar Refseth – vibraphone
  • Emmanuel Hahn, Josa Gerhard, Magdalena Brune, Matthew Lonson – violin
  • Martin Stupka – viola
  • Isabelle Klemt, Katie Lonson – cello
  • Anna Viechtl – harp
  • Daniel Glatzel – arrangements
  • Tobias Lehmann – recording engineer
  • Oliver Zülch – engineer
  • Olaf Opal – mixing
  • Mario Thaler – mixing
  • Sean Magee – mastering
  • Yokoland – cover, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Markus Acher, all music by Markus Acher, Micha Acher, Andi Haberi, Max Punktezahl and Martin Gretschmann.

  1. Good Lies
  2. Where In This World
  3. Gloomy Planets
  4. Alphabet
  5. The Devil, You + Me
  6. Gravity
  7. Sleep
  8. On Planet Off
  9. Boneless
  10. Hands On Us
  11. Gone Gone Gone

On February 8, 2019.

On February 8, 2019, “Merge” label released “Sunshine Rock”, the 13th Bob Mould album. It was recorded in 2018 at “Tiny Telephone” in Oakland, “Tiny Telephone B” in San Francisco, “Granary Music” in San Francisco and “Granary Music” in Berlin, and was produced by Bob Mould.

Personnel:

  • Bob Mould– vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion, orchestral arrangements
  • Jason Narducy– bass, backing vocals
  • Jon Wurster– drums, percussion
  • Alison Chesley – cello, orchestral score transcriptions
  • Prague TV Orchestra – cellos, violas, violins
  • Paul Martens – transcription consultant
  • Mikel Toms – orchestra conductor
  • Jan Košulič – orchestra engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Mould, except where noted.

  1. Sunshine Rock
  2. What Do You Want Me to Do
  3. Sunny Love Song
  4. Thirty Dozen Roses
  5. The Final Years
  6. Irrational Poison
  7. I Fought
  8. Sun King
  9. Lost Faith
  10. Camp Sunshine
  11. Send Me a Postcard – Robbie van Leeuwen
  12. Western Sunset

On March 3, 2014.

On March 3, 2014, “Jazz Life” label released the self titled, fourth Blood Red Shoes album. It was recorded in 2013, in Berlin, and was produced by Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell.

Personnel:

  • Laura-Mary Carter – vocals, guitar, engineer
  • Steven Ansell – viola, engineer, mixing
  • Kris Jones – brass
  • Ian Clement, Margarita Louca– vocals
  • Mike Lord – engineer
  • Greg Calbi, Robin Schmidt – mastering
  • John Agnello – mixing
  • We Three Club – artwork
  • Nima Elm, Steve Glashier, Format 34, Anton Coene – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell. .

  1. Welcome Home
  2. Everything All At Once
  3. An Animal
  4. Grey Smoke
  5. Far Away
  6. The Perfect Mess
  7. Behind A Wall
  8. Stranger
  9. Speech Coma
  10. Don’t Get Caught
  11. Cigarettes in the Dark
  12. Tightwire

 

 

On February 21, 2012.

On February 21, 2012, “Merge” label released “Mr. M”, the eleventh Lambchop album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, at “The Beach House” in Nashville Tennessee, “Admiralspalast” in Berlin, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, harmonica, synthesizer, painting
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Scott Martin – drums, percussion, noises
  • Ryan Norris – organ, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitar
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Billy Contreras – fiddle
  • Roy Agee – horns, trombone
  • Denis Solee – horns, woodwind
  • Cortney Tidwell– backing vocals
  • A London String Ensemble – ensemble
  • Tosca String Quartet – ensemble
  • Jonathan Marx – noises
  • Mason Neely, Peter Stopshinski – string arrangements
  • Mark Nevers – recording engineer
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • New Formalists – design

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner.

  1. If Not I’ll Just Die
  2. 2B2
  3. Gone Tomorrow
  4. Met
  5. Gar
  6. Nice Without Mercy
  7. Buttons
  8. The Good Life (is wasted)
  9. Kind Of
  10. Betty’s Overture
  11. Never My Love