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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 April 14, 2009.

On April 14, 2009, “River House” label released “House of a Thousand Guitars”, the seventh Willie Nile studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Willie Nile, Andy York, Brad Albetta, Rich Pagano, Stewart Lerman, Frankie Lee and Hirsh Gardner.

Personnel:

  • Willie Nile– vocals, guitar, piano, pump organ
  • Andy York – guitar, background vocals
  • Steuart Smith– guitar, bass, piano, pump organ, keyboard
  • Brad Albetta – bass
  • Rich Pagano – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Frankie Lee – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Brian Mitchell– piano, organ
  • Stewart Lerman– bass, guitar
  • Rob Morsberger – strings
  • Christopher Hoffman – cello
  • Charlie Elgart – organ
  • Hirsh Gardner, Tracie Gardner, Michela Gardner – background vocals
  • Rich Pagano, Rich Lamb, Stewart Lerman – engineers
  • Hirsh Gardner, Stewart Lerman – mixing
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering
  • Victoria Collier – art direction
  • Lorraine Simon – photography
  • Deborah Maniaci – creative director

Track listing:

All tracks by Willie Nile, except where noted.

  1. House of a Thousand Guitars
  2. Run
  3. Doomsday Dance – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  4. Love is a Train
  5. Her Love Falls Like Rain – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  6. Now That The War Is Over
  7. Give Me Tomorrow – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  8. Magdalena – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  9. Little Light – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  10. Touch Me – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  11. The Midnight Rose – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  12. When The Last Light Goes Out on Broadway – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee

 

On February 21, 2006.

On February 21, 2006, “Reincarnate Music” label released “Streets of New York”, the sixth Willie Nile studio album.It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Willie Nile, Rich Pagano, Andy York and Brad Albetta.

Personnel:

  • Willie Nile– vocals, guitar, piano, organ, rhodes
  • Andy York – guitar, piano, organ, mellotron, tambourine, backing vocals
  • Brad Albetta – electric and acoustic bass
  • Rich Pagano– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Frankie Lee – drums, percussion, congas, backing vocals
  • Bruce Brody– Hammond B3
  • Andy Burton – string box, organ, piano
  • Larry Campbell– mandolin, fiddle, citttern
  • Jakob Dylan, Jeff Tuel– backing vocals
  • Rob Hyman – Hammond B3, toy piano, keyboards
  • Rami Jaffee– Hammond B3
  • Stewart Lerman– electric guitar
  • Brian Mitchell – Wurlitzer
  • Eddy Nystrom – acoustic guitar
  • Fred Parcels – tin whistle, trombone
  • Brian Fulk, Brad Albetta, Rich Lamb, Rich Pagano, Stewart Lerman, Michael Golub – engineering
  • Rich Pagano, Jamey Staub, Stewart Lerman – remix
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering
  • Victoria Collier, Deborah Maniaci – art direction
  • Jeff Fasano – cover photo
  • Godis, Jeff Fasano, Luke Noonan, Bourdeau Brothers, Judy Finelly – photography
  • George Hecksher – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Welcome to My Head – Willie Nile
  2. Asking Annie Out – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  3. Game of Fools – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  4. Back Home – Willie Nile
  5. The Day I Saw Bo Diddley In Washington Square – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  6. Best Friends Money Can Buy – Willie Nile
  7. Faded Flower of Broadway – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  8. When One Stands – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  9. Whole World With You – Willie Nile
  10. On Some Rainy Day – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  11. Cell Phones Ringing (In The Pockets Of The Dead) – Willie Nile
  12. Lonesome Dark-Eyed Beauty – Willie Nile
  13. Police On My Back – Grant
  14. Streets Of New York – Willie Nile