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On April 19, 2010.

On April 19, 2010, “Geffen” label released “My Best Friend Is You”, the second Kate Nash studio album. It was recorded 2010 -2011, at “Studio 355” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Bernard Butler, Jay Malhotra and Kate Nash.

Personnel:

  • Kate Nash– vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, keyboards, drums, synthesizers, organ, string arrangements, engineering, mixing, art direction
  • Jay Malhotra – bass, guitar, glockenspiel, ukulele, engineering, mixing
  • Bernard Butler– acoustic guitar, synthesizers, bass, bongos, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Brett Alaimo – guitar
  • Elliott Andrews – drums
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jon Jackson – guitar, bass
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Ali Dods – violin
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Sonia Slaney – violin
  • Ryan Jarman– violin
  • Sally Herbert – string arrangements
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineering
  • Robbie Nelson – engineering
  • Adie Kaye – engineering assistance
  • Chris Potter– mastering
  • Mat Maitland– art direction
  • Kate Gibb – artwork
  • Clare Nash – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kate Nash.

  1. Paris
  2. Kiss That Grrrl
  3. Don’t You Want To Share The Guilt?
  4. I Just Love You More
  5. Do-Wah-Doo
  6. Take Me To A Higher Plane
  7. I’ve Got a Secret
  8. Mansion Song
  9. Early Christmas Present
  10. Later On
  11. Pickpocket
  12. You Were So Far Away
  13. I Hate Seagulls (silence from 4:13 to 7:11 – then hidden track My Best Friend Is You begins)
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On April 14, 2014.

On April 14, 2014, “Unmade Road” label released “Hendra”, the second Ben Watt studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Eastcote Studios”, “The Square”, “Northern Heights”,  “Air Lyndhurst Hall”, and was produced by Ewan Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Ben Watt – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer, electric piano, piano, synthesizer, mellotron
  • Jim Watson – keyboards, organ, synthesizer
  • Ewan Pearson – synthesizer, mellotron, handclaps
  • Steve Pearce – upright and electric bass
  • Leo Taylor– drums
  • Bernard Butler – electric guitar
  • Martin Ditcham – tambourine, congas, shaker, drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Watt.

  1. Hendra
  2. Forget
  3. Spring
  4. Golden Ratio
  5. Matthew Arnold’s Field
  6. The Gun
  7. Nathaniel
  8. The Levels
  9. Young Man’s Game
  10. The Heart Is a Mirror

 

On October 10, 1994.

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On October 10, 1994, “Nude Records” label released “Dog Man Star”, the second  Suede studio album. It was recorded in March–July 1994, at “Master Rock Studios” in London, and was produced by Ed Buller. In October 2013, “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 31 in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Brett Anderson– vocals
  • Bernard Butler– guitar & keyboards
  • Simon Gilbert– drums
  • Mat Osman– bass guitar
  • Ed Buller– engineer
  • Gary Stout – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Phil Overhead – percussion
  • Simon Clarke – trumpet
  • Roddy Lorimer– saxophone, flute
  • Richard Edwards– trombone
  • Andrew Cronshaw – cimbalon, Ba-Wu flute
  • Tessa Niles– additional vocals
  • Children from The Tricycle Theatre Workshop – additional vocals
  • Orchestra – Sinfonia of London- arranged & conducted by Brian Gascoine

Track listing:

All lyrics by Brett Anderson; all music by Bernard Butler.

  1. Introducing the Band
  2. We are the Pigs
  3. Heroine
  4. The Wild Ones
  5. Daddy’s Speeding
  6. The Power
  7. New generation
  8. This Hollywood Life
  9. The 2 Of us
  10. Black or Blue
  11. The Asphalt World
  12. Still Life

 

On March 29, 1993.

Suede

On March 29, 1993, “Nude Records” label released the debut self-titled Suede album. It was recorded 1992–1993, at “Master Rock Studios” in London, and was produced by Ed Buller. The album won the 1993 “Mercury Music Prize”.

Personnel:

  • Brett Anderson– vocals
  • Bernard Butler– guitar, piano
  • Mat Osman– bass guitar
  • Simon Gilbert– drums
  • Shelley Van Loen – violin
  • Lynne Baker – viola
  • Caroline Barnes – violin
  • John Buller – horn arrangements
  • Trevor Burley – cello
  • Simon Clarke – baritone, saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Ed Buller– synthesizer, arranger, keyboards, engineering
  • Gary Stout – engineering
  • Tee Corinne– cover photography
  • Peter Barrett – design
  • Andrew Biscomb – design
  • Pat Pope – photography
  • Pennie Smith– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler.

  1. So Young
  2. Animal Nitrate
  3. She’s Not Dead
  4. Moving
  5. Pantomime Horse
  6. The Drowners
  7. Sleeping Pills
  8. Breakdown
  9. Metal Mickey
  10. Animal Lover
  11. The Next Life