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In February 1980.

In February 1980, “Polydor” label released “Gradually Going Tornado”, the fourth Bruford album. It was recorded October – November 1979, at “Surrey Sound Studios” in Surrey, UK, and was produced by Bill Bruford and Ron Malo.

Personnel:

  • Bill Bruford– drums
  • Dave Stewart– keyboards
  • John Clark – guitar
  • Jeff Berlin– vocals, bass
  • Georgie Born– cello
  • Amanda Parsons, Barbara Gaskin– choir
  • Ron Malo – engineer
  • Pete Buhlman – tape operator
  • Martin Moss – engineer, second engineer
  • Paul Neagu– art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Age of Information – Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart
  2. Gothic 17 – Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart
  3. Joe Frazier – Jeff Berlin
  4. E.D. – Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart
  5. The Sliding Floor – Jeff Berlin, Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart
  6. Palewell Park – Bill Bruford
  7. Plans for J.D. – Bill Bruford
  8. Land’s End – Dave Stewart

 

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 January 14, 2003.

On January 14, 2003, “Sensory” label released “Emergent”, the second Gordian Knot  studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Wolf Studios” in London, “Knotwork Studios” in Oregon, “Beall Concert Hall” in Eugene, and was produced by Scott Burns, Sean Malone and Mark Prator.

Personnel:

  • Sean Malone– vocals, bass guitar, Chapman stick, fretless guitar, keyboards, e-bow, echoplex, loops
  • Paul Masvidal – vocals, guitars
  • Bob Brunin – vocals, guitars, fretless guitars
  • Jason Göbel – guitars
  • Jim Matheos – acoustic guitars
  • Steve Hackett – guitars
  • Sean Reinert- drums, v-drums, percussion
  • Bill Bruford – drums
  • Sonia Lynn – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Arsis
  2. Muttersprache
  3. A Shaman’s Whisper
  4. Fischer’s Gambit
  5. Grace (live)
  6. Some Brighter Thing
  7. The Brook the Ocean
  8. Singing Deep Mountain

In January 1978.

In January 1978, “EG” and “Polydor” labels released “Feels Good to Me”, the debut Bill Bruford album. It was recorded in August 1977, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Robin Lumley and Bill Bruford.

Personnel:

  • Bill Bruford– drums, percussion
  • Allan Holdsworth– electric guitar
  • Dave Stewart– keyboards
  • Jeff Berlin– bass
  • Kenny Wheeler– flugelhorn
  • Annette Peacock– vocals
  • John Goodsall– additional guitar
  • John Clark – additional guitar
  • Neil Murray– additional bass
  • John Brand, Colin Green, Stephen Short – tape operators
  • Stephen W Tayler – engineer
  • Peter Revill, Mick Rossi – equipment technicians

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Bruford except where noted.

  1. Beelzebub
  2. Back to the Beginning
  3. Seems Like a Lifetime Ago (Part One)
  4. Seems Like a Lifetime Ago (Part Two)
  5. Sample and Hold – Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart
  6. Feels Good to Me
  7. Either End of August
  8. If You Can’t Stand the Heat…- Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart
  9. Springtime in Siberia – Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart
  10. Adios a la pasada (Goodbye to the Past) – Bill Bruford, Annette Peacock

On November 22, 1979.

On November 22, 1979, “Atlantic” label released “The Steve Howe Album”, the second Steve Howe album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Steve Howe.

Personnel:

  • Steve Howe – acoustic, electric, bass, Spanish, Danelectro sitar and pedal steel guitar, mandolin, six-string banjo, Moog synthesizer, string ensembl
  • Claire Hamill– vocals
  • Ronnie Leahy– Korg & ARP synthesizers, Hammond organ
  • Patrick Moraz– piano
  • Alan White– drums
  • Bill Bruford– drums
  • Clive Bunker– percussion
  • Graham Preskett – violin
  • 59 piece classical orchestra arranged and conducted by Andrew Jackman

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Howe except where noted.

  1. Pennants
  2. Cactus Boogie
  3. All’s a Chord
  4. Diary of a Man Who Vanished
  5. Look Over Your Shoulder
  6. Meadow Rag
  7. The Continental – Con Conrad, Herb Magidson
  8. Surface Tension
  9. Double Rondo – music by Steve Howe, orchestrated by Andrew Jackman
  10. Concerto In D (Second Movement) – Antonio Vivaldi, arranged by Steve Howe

On February 27, 2001.

On February 27, 2001, “Summerfold Records” label released “The Sound of Surprise”, the seventh Bill Bruford’s Earthworks album. It was recorded in November 2000, at “Livingston Studios” in London, and was produced by Bill Bruford.

Personnel:

  • Bill Bruford– drums
  • Patrick Clahar – saxophones
  • Steve Hamilton – piano
  • Mark Hodgson – bass
  • Mark Chamberlain – engineer
  • David Singleton- mastering
  • Dave McKean – illustration, design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Revel Without a Pause – Bill Bruford, Steve Hamilton
  2. Triplicity – Bill Bruford, Steve Hamilton
  3. Shadow of a Doubt – Bill Bruford, Steve Hamilton
  4. Teaching Vera to Dance – Bill Bruford
  5. Half Life – Bill Bruford
  6. Come to Dust – Bill Bruford, Steve Hamilton
  7. Cloud Cuckoo Land – Bill Bruford
  8. Never the Same Way Once – Bill Bruford
  9. The Wooden Man Sings, and the Stone Woman Dances – Bill Bruford

In June 1975.

In June 1975, “Harvest” label released “HQ”, the eighth Roy Harper studio album. It was recorded in March 1975 at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner. The album artwork was by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, guitar
  • David Gilmour– guitar
  • John Paul Jones– bass
  • Steve Broughton –drums
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Bill Bruford– drums
  • Dave Cochran –bass
  • TheGrimethorpe Colliery Band – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper

  1. The Game (Parts 1–5)
  2. he Spirit Lives
  3. Grown Ups Are Just Silly Children
  4. Referendum (Legend)
  5. Forget Me Not
  6. Hallucinating Light
  7. When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease