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On March 31, 2008.

On March 31, 2008, “Epic” label released “Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock”, the twelfth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded October 2007 – 2008 at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and John Cuniberti.

  • Joe Satriani – vocals, guitar, keyboard, piano, organ, bass, talk box, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Jeff Campitelli – drums, percussion ,bongos, shaker, tambourine, cowbell, hand claps
  • John Cuniberti – tambourine, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Matt Bissonette – bass
  • ZZ Satriani – saxophone
  • Eric Caudieux – digital editing, sound design
  • Mike Boden – hand claps, digital editing, engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Musterion
  2. Overdriver
  3. I Just Wanna Rock
  4. Professor Satchafunkilus
  5. Revelation
  6. Come on Baby
  7. Out of the Sunshine
  8. Diddle-Y-A-Doo-Dat
  9. Asik Vaysel
  10. Andalusia

On March 25, 2014.

On March 25, 2014, “429 Records” label released “Circus Hero” the only Circa Zero album. It was recorded in May 2013, at “Bowl of Cherries Studios” in Venice, California, and was produced by Andy Summers and Rob Giles.

Personnel:

  • Andy Summers – guitar
  • Rob Giles – vocals. bass guitar, drums
  • Dan Epand – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Summers and Rob Giles.

  1. Levitation
  2. Underground
  3. The Story Ends Here
  4. Say Goodnight
  5. Gamma Ray
  6. Night Time Travelers
  7. Shoot Out the Stars
  8. Underwater
  9. Summer Lies
  10. No Highway
  11. Light the Fuse & Run
  12. Whenever You Hear the Rain
  13. Hot Camel

On March 3, 2017.

On March 3, 2017, “RCA” label released “Wired”, the third Mallory Knox studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “VADA Studios” in   Cookhill, Alcester, UK, and was produced by Dan Austin.

Personnel:

  • Mikey Chapman – lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Sam Douglas – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, keys, piano
  • James Gillett – rhythm and lead guitar, keys, percussion
  • Joe Savins – rhythm and lead guitar
  • Dave Rawling – drums; percussion 
  • Gethin Pearson – programming
  • Dan Austin – additional programming

Track listing:

  1. Giving It Up
  2. California
  3. Wired
  4. For You
  5. Midnight
  6. Better Off Without You
  7. Falling in Love
  8. Lucky Me
  9. Saviour
  10. Come Back Around
  11. Mother

On February 26, 2016.

On February 26, 2016, “Dirty Hit” label released “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It”, the second 1975 studio album. It was recorded January – October 2015, at “Ravenscourt” in London, “The Ranch” in Woodland Hills in California, and was produced by Mike Crossey, George Daniel and Matthew Healy.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Healy – lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, keyboards
  • George Daniel – keyboards, percussion, synthesizer, drums, synthesizer programming
  • Adam Hann – electric guitar
  • Ross MacDonald – bass guitar, upright bass
  • John Waugh – saxophone
  • Roy Hargrove – flugelhorn
  • Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – violin, viola, cello, string arrangement
  • Jamie Squire – synthesizer
  • Mike Crossey – programming
  • Jonathan Gilmore – programming
  • Jason McGee – conducting
  • Cassandra Grigsby-Chism – choir
  • Nicole King-Morgan – choir
  • Crystal Lewis – choir
  • Crystal Butler – choir
  • Sharetta Morgan-Harmon – choir
  • Quishima Dixon – choir
  • Carisa Moore – choir
  • Fallynn Oliver – choir
  • Edward Lawson – choir
  • Marquee Perkins – choir
  • James Connor – choir
  • Vernon Burris – choir
  • Derrick Evans – choir
  • Anika Weibe – choir
  • Monique Sullivan – choir
  • Jonathan Gilmore – engineering, programming
  • Mike Crossey – mixing
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Samuel Burgess-Johnson – art direction, design, photography
  • David Drake – photography
  • Edward Emberson – inlay photography

Track listing:

All tracks by George Daniel, Adam Hann, Matty Healy and Ross MacDonald.

  1. The 1975
  2. Love Me
  3. UGH!
  4. A Change of Heart
  5. She’s American
  6. If I Believe You
  7. Please Be Naked
  8. Lostmyhead
  9. The Ballad of Me and My Brain
  10. Somebody Else
  11. Loving Someone
  12. I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It
  13. The Sound
  14. This Must be My Dream
  15. Paris
  16. Nana
  17. She Lays Down

On February 14, 2020.

On February 14, 2020, “New Hulex” and “BMG” labels released “Weather”, the tenth Huey Lewis and the News studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Trout Farm Studios” in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Huey Lewis and Johnny Colla.

Personnel:

  • Huey Lewis – lead vocals, harmonica
  • Johnny Colla – vocals, guitar, saxophone, sequencing
  • Stef Burns – vocals, guitar
  • James Harrah – vocals, guitar
  • Sean Hopper – vocals, keyboards
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Bill Gibson – vocals, drums
  • Jeffrey Babko – piano
  • Ric Wilson – guitar
  • John McFee – steel guitar
  • Chris Barnes – trumpet
  • Johnnie Bamont – baritone saxophone
  • Marvin McFadden – trumpet
  • Rob Sudduth – tenor saxophone
  • Bryan Dyer – backing vocals
  • Lorin Rowan – backing vocals
  • Niko Ellison – backing vocals
  • Karl Perazzo – percussion

Track listing:

  1. While We’re Young – John Colla, Huey Lewis, John Pierce
  2. Her Love Is Killin’ Me – John Colla, Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis
  3. I Am There for You – John Colla, Huey Lewis
  4. Hurry Back Baby – Bill Gibson, Huey Lewis
  5. Remind Me Why I Love You Again – John Colla, Bill Gibson, Chris Hayes
  6. Pretty Girls Everywhere – Eugene Church, Thomas Williams, John Colla
  7. One of the Boys – John Colla, James Harrah, Huey Lewis

On February 14, 2011.

On February 14, 2011, “Sub Pop” label released “Dynamite Steps”, the fifth Twilight Singers album. It was recorded in 2010, in Los Angeles, Joshua Tree and Arcadia in California, New Orleans and Bogalusa, Louisiana, and was produced by Greg Dulli, Mathias Schneeberger, Dave Rosser, Steve Nalepa, Eric Weaver, and Tommaso Colliva.

Personnel:

  • Greg Dulli – vocals, guitars, piano, synth bass, mellotron, bass, drums, Rhodes, prophet
  • Joseph Arthur – vocals, harmonica
  • Ani DiFranco – vocals
  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Leta Lucy – vocals
  • Carina Round – vocals
  • Chris Jordan – piano
  • Dave Rosser – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Nick McCabe – guitar
  • Mathias Schneeberger – guitar, bass
  • Jon Skibic – guitar, bass
  • Steve Nalepa – synth, strings
  • Amy Farris – violin, viola, cello
  • Rick G. Nelson – violin, cello
  • Petra Haden – vocals, violin
  • Scott Ford – vocals. bass
  • Joshua Blanchard – dobro
  • Greg Wieczorek – drums, percussion
  • Cully Symington – drums
  • Gene Trautmann – drums
  • David Henderson – drums
  • Mike Napolitano – timpani

Track listing:

  1. Last Night in Town
  2. Be Invited
  3. Waves
  4. Get Lucky
  5. On the Corner
  6. Gunshots
  7. She Was Stolen
  8. Blackbird and the Fox
  9. Never Seen No Devil
  10. The Beginning of the End
  11. Dynamite Steps

On February 8, 2010.

On February 8, 2010, “Sire” label released “Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice, Chapters 1–13”, the seventh HIM strudio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “The Lair Studios” and “NRG Studios” in Los Angeles, California, and was produced by Matt Squire.

Personnel:

  • Ville Valo − lead vocals, artwork, art direction
  • Mikko “Linde” Lindström − guitar
  • Mikko “Mige” Paananen − bass
  • Janne “Burton” Puurtinen − keyboards
  • Mika “Gas Lipstick” Karppinen − drums
  • Travis Huff − engineer
  • Steve Tippeconnic − recording assistant
  • Tate Hall − recording assistant
  • Dave Colvin – recording assistant
  • Neal Avron − mixing
  • Nicholas Fournier – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Craig Aaronson – A&R
  • Larry Goetz – programming
  • David Roemer – photography
  • Matt Taylor – artwork
  • Varnish Studio Inc – art direction
  • 2Rabbits Studios – screen prints

Track listing:

All tracks by Ville Valo.

  1. In Venere Veritas
  2. Scared to Death
  3. Heartkiller
  4. Dying Song
  5. Disarm Me (With Your Loneliness)
  6. Love, the Hardest Way
  7. Katherine Wheel
  8. In the Arms of Rain
  9. Ode to Solitude
  10. Shatter Me with Hope
  11. Acoustic Funeral (For Love in Limbo)
  12. Like St. Valentine
  13. The Foreboding Sense of Impending Happiness

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “A&M” label released “Detours”, the sixth Sheryl Crow studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Hit Farm” in Nashville, “Odditorium Recorders” in California, “Sage and Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, “The Pass Studios” in Los Angeles, “2 Seas Records” in Bahrain, and was produced by Bill Bottrell.

Personnel:

  • Sheryl Crow – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano, accordion, handclapping
  • Bill Bottrell – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, synthesizer, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, acoustic bass, synthesizer bass, percussion, pedal steel, drums, marimba, pipe, mellotron, acoustic bass, string arrangements, drum programming, wurlitzer, engineer, mixing,
  • Doyle Bramhall II – electric guitar
  • Mike Elizondo – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeff Trott – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, vocals, choir, chorus, slide guitar
  • Brian MacLeod – percussion, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeremy Stacey – piano, drums, timbales, vocals, kalimba
  • Ben Harper – vocals
  • Marva Soogrim – vocals
  • Rosanna Arquette – vocals
  • Ahmed AlHirmi – vocals
  • Abdulla AlKhalifa – vocal arrangement, vocal producer
  • Matt Butler – cello
  • Wyatt Crow – noise
  • Greg d’Augelli – brass
  • Mike Rowe – flute sample
  • Eric Fritsch – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Alex Pavlides – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Zeph Sowers – assistant engineer
  • Ken Takahashi – assistant engineer
  • David Allen Young – assistant engineer
  • Adrián Agustin – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Teresa Bustillo – assistant
  • Chris Hudson – production coordination
  • Julian Peploe – art direction, package design
  • Catherine Berclaz – art direction, creative director
  • Norman Jean Roy – photography
  • Shari Sutcliffe – contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Sheryl Crow, except where noted.

  1. God Bless This Mess
  2. Shine over Babylon – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Shery Crow, Bill Bottrell, Brian MacLeod, Eric Schermerhorn
  3. Love Is Free – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  4. Peace Be Upon Us – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  5. Gasoline – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  6. Out of Our Heads – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Bill Bottrell
  7. Detours
  8. Now That You’re Gone
  9. Drunk with the Thought of You
  10. Diamond Ring – Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
  11. Motivation – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  12. Make It Go Away (Radiation Song)
  13. Love Is All There Is – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Jeff Trott
  14. Lullaby for Wyatt

On January 15, 2002.

On January 15, 2002, “Manifesto” label released “Group Therapy”, the seventh Concrete Blonde album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Cherokee Studios”, “The House” in Thousand oaks, California, and was produced by Harry Rushakoff, James A. Mankey, and Johnette Napolitan.

Personnel:

  • Johnette Napolitano – vocals, bass, mixing, design concept
  • Jim Mankey – bass, guitar, mixing
  • Harry Rushakoff – drums, mixing
  • Earle Mankey – recording, mixing
  • The Robb Brothers – recording
  • Valente Torrez – recording assistant
  • David Schultz – mastering
  • Lisa Sutton – art direction
  • Sunshine Day Design – art direction
  • Edward Colver – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Rushakoff, James A. Mankey, and Johnette Napolitan.

  1. Roxy
  2. Violent
  3. When I Was a Fool
  4. True, Pt. 3
  5. Tonight
  6. Valentine
  7. Your Llprona
  8. Take Me Home
  9. Inside/Outside
  10. Fried
  11. Angel
  12. Memory

On December 9, 2003.

On December 9, 2003, “Island” label released “Reason”, the second Hoobastank studio album. It was recorded March – August 2003, at “Bay 7 Studios”, “Valley Village Studios”, “Sparky Dog Studios” in Calabasas, California, and was produced by Howard Benson. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2 x Platinum in the USA by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Doug Robb – lead and background vocals 
  • Dan Estrin – acoustic and electric guitar 
  • Markku Lappalainen – bass guitar 
  • Chris Hesse – drums 
  • Michael Valerio – upright bass 
  • Howard Benson – keyboards
  • Mark Robertson – violin, string contractor
  • Sam Fisher – violin
  • Rene Mandel – violin
  • Simon Oswell – viola
  • Shanti Randall – viola
  • Evan Wilson – viola
  • Victor Lawrence – cello
  • David Low – cello
  • Deborah Lurie – string arrangements
  • David Mergen – cello
  • Jamie Oliver – group vocals 
  • Ian Watkins – group vocals
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Mike Plotnikoff – mixing
  • Louis Marino – art direction, design, illustrations
  • Danny Clinch – band photography
  • RJ Muna – cover photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Doug Robb; all music by Daniel Estrin.

  1. Same Direction
  2. Out of Control
  3. What Happened to Us
  4. Escape
  5. Just One
  6. Lucky
  7. From the Heart
  8. The Reason
  9. Let It Out
  10. Unaffected
  11. Never There
  12. Disappear