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On October 11, 2019.

On October 11, 2019, “Polydor” label released “Giants of All Sizes”, the eighth Elbow studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Clouds Hill” in Hamburg, “The Dairy” in Brixton, “604 Studios” in Vancouver, “Blueprint Studios” in Salford, and was produced by Craig Potter.

Personnel:

  • Guy Garvey – vocals, string arrangements, art direction
  • Craig Potter – keyboards, mixing, art direction
  • Mark Potter – guitars, art direction
  • Pete Turner – bass guitar, art direction
  • The Plumedores (Dean Casement, Andy Hargreaves, Danny McTague, Mark Potter, Mat Skinner) – vocals
  • Nathan “Nathan Sudders” Sudders – vocals
  • Jesca Hoop – additional vocals
  • Chilli Chilton – backing vocals
  • Sarah Field – trumpet, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Alex Reeves – drums, percussion
  • Matt Robertson – string arrangement
  • Marius de Vries – string arrangements
  • Violeta Barreña – violin
  • The Hallé Orchestra – strings
    • Jonathan Heyward – conductor
    • Sarah Ewins, Nicola Clarke, Zoe Coleman, Peter Liang, Michelle Marsh, Steven Proctor – first violin
    • Rosemary Attree, Paulette Bayley, Elizabeth Bosworth, Helena Buckie, Philippa Heys, John Purton – second violin
    • Cameron Campbell, Chris Emerson, Julian Mottram, Timothy Pooley – viola
    • Dale Culliford, Jane Hallett, David Petri, Clare Rowe, Nick Trygstad, Simon Turner – cello
    • Daniel Storer, Yi Xin Salvage – double bass
  • Danny Evans – engineer
  • Tom Baird – additional engineer
  • Pedro Dzelme – assistant engineer
  • Charlie Leake – additional engineer
  • Sebastian Muxfeldt – additional engineer
  • Gary Hadfield – assistant engineer
  • Katie May – assistant engineer
  • Ollie Middleton – assistant engineer
  • Ian Stewart – assistant engineer
  • VGC – cover photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Guy Garvey, all music by Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner.

  1. Dexter & Sinister
  2. Seven Veils
  3. Empires
  4. The Delayed
  5. White Noise White Heat
  6. Doldrums
  7. My Trouble
  8. On Deronda Road
  9. Weightless

On April 29, 2002.

On April 29, 2002, “Heavenly” label released “The Last Broadcast”, the second Doves studio album. It was recorded January 2001 – January 2002, at “Revolution” in Manchester, “Parr Street Studios” in Liverpool, “The Dairy” in Brixton, “2 kHz” in Shepherds Bush, “Real World Studios” in Bath, Somerset, “Lynch Mob Studio” in London, Under the M60 motorway flyover in Northenden and Jez Williams’ house, and was produced by Steve Osborne, Max Heyes, Jez Williams, Andy Williams and Jimi Goodwin.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams– vocals, guitar, programming, recording
  • Andy Williams– vocals, drums, programming, recording
  • Jimi Goodwin– vocals, bass, guitar, programming, recording
  • Martin Rebelski – keyboards, glockenspiel
  • Brian Madden – megaphone
  • Jay Rofe-Turner – tambourine
  • Rosie Lowdell – violin
  • Paulette Bailey, Celia Goodwin – violin
  • Jackie Norrie, Sally Herbert – violin
  • Brian Wright – violin, viola
  • Rob Shepley – viola
  • Ian Bracken – cello
  • Marcus Holdaway – cello
  • Sean O’Hagan, Marcus Holdaway – string arrangements
  • Marc Starr, Chris Davies, Billy Booth, Richard Sliwa – percussion
  • Andy Robinson, Marc Bassey – trombon
  • Steve Waterman – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Colin Crawley – tenor sax, flute
  • Duncan Ashby – clarinet
  • Sean O’Hagan, Andy Robinson – brass arrangements
  • Barrington Stewart, Fyza, Lisa Saddoo, Joanne Watson – backing vocals
  • Max Heyes – programming, recording, mixing
  • Adrian Bushby, Danton Supple – engineer
  • Andrea Wright, Darren Nash, Marco Migliari, Paul Grady – assistant engineer
  • Miles Showell – mastering
  • Rick Myers – art direction, design
  • Rich Mulhearn – photography
  • Kevin Westenberg – band photography
  • Julia Baker – artwork features.

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams, except where noted.

  1. Intro
  2. Words
  3. There Goes the Fear
  4. M62 Song – Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams, Robert Fripp, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Peter Sinfield
  5. Where We’re Calling From
  6. Y.
  7. Satellites
  8. Friday’s Dust
  9. Pounding
  10. Last Broadcast
  11. The Sulphur Man
  12. Caught by the River

On June 2, 2017.

On June 2, 2017, “Infectious Music” and “Canvasback Music” label released “Relaxer”, the third alt-J studio album. It was recorded August 2016 – January 2017, at “Iguana Studios” in Brixton,”Abbey Road Studios” in Westminster, “The Church Studios” in Crouch End, “Strongroom Studios” in Shoreditch, “Ely Cathedral” in Ely, and was produced by Charlie Andrew. The album art was taken from a video game made specifically for the band by Japanese artist Osamu Sato. It was inspired by Sato’s 1998 “PlayStation” video game LSD.

Personnel:

  • Joe Newman – guitar, vocals
  • Thom Sonny Green– drums, percussion, programming
  • Gus Unger-Hamilton – keyboards, vocals
  • Ellie Rowsell, Marika Hackman– vocals
  • Hinako Omori – background vocals
  • Ely Cathedral Boy Choristers – choir
  • London Metropolitan Orchestra– strings
  • Joe Auckland – trumpet
  • Adrian Hallowell – trombone
  • Mike Kearsey – trombone
  • Trevor Mires – trombone
  • Martin Williams – tenor saxophone
  • Charlie Andrew – mixing, engineering, programming
  • Brett Cox, Jay Pocknell – engineering
  • Stefano Civetta, Paul Pritchard, Graeme Baldwin – assistant engineering
  • Dick Beetham – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Sonny Green, except where noted.

  1. 3WW
  2. In Cold Blood
  3. House of the Rising Sun – traditional
  4. Hit Me Like That Share
  5. Deadcrush
  6. Adeline – Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, Thom Sonny Green, Hans Zimmer
  7. Last Year
  8. Pleader