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On November 27, 2020.

On November 27, 2020, “Reprise” label released “No Fun Mondays”, the second Billie Joe Armstrong studio album. It was recorded March – September 2020, at “Jingletown Studios” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Billy Joe Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Billie Joe Armstrong – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums, engineer, drum mixing
  • Jason White – guitar
  • Bill Schneider – bass guitar
  • Chris Dugan – drums, engineer, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. I Think We’re Alone Now – Ritchie Cordell
  2. War Stories – Liam L’Estrange, John Martin, Terence Sharpe
  3. Manic Monday – Prince
  4. Corpus Christi – Penelope Houston, Bradley Grant Kent, Daniel J. O’Brien, James Calvin Wilsey
  5. That Thing You Do – Adam Schlesinger
  6. Amico – Don Backy, Giulio “Mogol” Rapetti, Burt Bacharach, Bob Hilliard
  7. You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory – Johnny Thunders
  8. Kids in America – Marty Wilde, Ricky Wilde
  9. Not That Way Anymore – Stephen Bator, Frank Secich
  10. That’s Rock ‘n’ Roll – Eric Carmen
  11. Gimme Some Truth – John Lennon
  12. Whole Wild World – Eric Goulden
  13. Police on My Back – Edmond Grant
  14. A New England – Billy Bragg

On November 10, 2014.

On November 10, 2014, “Roswell” label released “Sonic Highways”, the eighth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded September 2013 – July 2014, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago, “Inner Ear” in Arlington County, Virginia, “Southern Ground” in Nashville, “6A” in Austin, “Rancho De La Luna” in Joshua Tree, California, “Preservation Hall” in New Orleans, “Robert Lang” in Seattle, “The Magic Shop” in New York City, and was produced by Butch Vig, Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hwakins and Chris Shiflett.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl – lead and backing vocals, rhythm and acoustic guitar, cymbals, EBow
  • Pat Smear – rhythm and lead guitar
  • Chris Shiflett – lead guitar, devil pickin’, backing vocals
  • Nate Mendel – bass guitar
  • Taylor Hawkins – drums, backing vocals
  • Joe Walsh – lead guitar
  • Gary Clark, Jr. – lead guitar
  • Rick Nielsen – baritone guitar
  • Rami Jaffee – clavinet; organ; mellotron; piano; Wurlitzer electric piano; backing vocals, space keys
  • Charlie Gabriel – clarinet
  • Mark Braud – trumpet
  • Ben Jaffe – tuba 
  • Ronell Johnson – tuba, backing vocals
  • Freddie Lonzo – trombone 
  • Clint Maedgen – saxophone, backing vocals
  • Zac Brown – devil pickin’, backing vocals
  • Drew Hester – percussion; tambourine
  • Barrett Jones – EBow
  • Los Angeles Youth Orchestra – strings 
  • Tony Visconti – string arrangement
  • Ben Gibbard – backing vocals
  • Chris Goss – backing vocals
  • Jim Rota – backing vocals
  • Peter Stahl – backing vocals
  • Skeeter Thompson – backing vocals
  • Kristeen Young – backing vocals
  • Justin Armstrong – studio assistance
  • Brandon Bell – studio assistance
  • Charlie Bolois – studio assistance
  • Dakota Bowman – studio assistance
  • Marcel Fernandez – studio assistance
  • Kabir Hermon – studio assistance
  • John Lousteau – studio assistance
  • Matt Mangano – studio assistance
  • Greg Norman – studio assistance
  • Jon San Paolo – studio assistance
  • Matthias Schneeberger – studio assistance
  • Chris Shurtleff – studio assistance
  • Ben Simoneti – studio assistance
  • Don Zientara – studio assistance
  • James Brown – recording, mixing
  • Reuben Cohen – mastering
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Gersh Gershunoff – drums technician
  • Morning Breath, Inc. – art direction, design
  • Stephan Martiniere – cover illustration
  • Ringo – photography
  • Andrew Stuart – photography

Track listing:

  1. Something from Nothing
  2. The Feast and the Famine
  3. Congregation
  4. What Did I Do/God as My Witness
  5. Outside
  6. In the Clear
  7. Subterranean
  8. I am a River

In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Reprise” label released “Words and Music”, the second Jimmy Webb album. It was recorded in 1970, at “MCA Studios” in Universal City, California, and was produced by Jimmy Webb.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Webb – vocals, piano, organ, accordion, DeWalt FlexVolt 6in angle grinder, vibraphone, psaltery, effects
  • Fred Tackett – drums, timpani, percussion, guitar, bass, trumpet
  • Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Darrell Birch – congas, African drums
  • Susan Webb – vocals
  • Brent Albright – engineer
  • Brian Ingoldsby – console
  • Terry Brown – console
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Webb, except where noted.

  1. Sleepin’ in the Daytime
  2. P.F. Sloan
  3. Love Song
  4. Careless Weed
  5. Psalm One-Five-O
  6. Songseller
  7. Dorothy Chandler Blues
  8. Jerusalem
  9. Let It Be Me – Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë
  10. Never My Love – Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi
  11. I Wanna Be Free – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  12. Once Before I Die

On October 19, 1999.

On October 19, 1999, “Interscope” label released “Antipop”, the sixth Primus studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Rancho Relaxo” in Sebastopol, California, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, ”Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Tom Morello, Stewart Copeland, Tom Waits, Matt Stone, Fred Durst, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde and Bryan Mantia.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass
  • Larry LaLonde – guitar, synthesizer
  • Bryan Mantia – drums, percussion
  • Tom Waits – vocals, Chamberlin
  • Tom Morello – lead guitar
  • James Hetfield – rhythm guitar
  • Jim Martin – additional guitar
  • Martina Topley-Bird – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Intro – Tom Waits, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  2. Electric Uncle Sam – Tom Morello, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  3. Natural Joe – Matt Stone, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  4. Lacquer Head – Fred Durst, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  5. The Artipop – Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  6. Electric Electric – Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  7. Greet the Sacred Cow – Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  8. Mama Didn’t Raise No Food – Tom Morello, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  9. Dirty Drowning Man – Stewart Copeland
  10. Ballad of Bodacious – Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  11. Power mad – Tom Morello, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  12. The Final Voyage of the Liquid Sky – Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia
  13. Coattails of a Dead Man (the song “Coattails of a Dead Man” ends at 5:17. After a minute of silence a studio version of “The Heckler” from “Suck on This” plays) – Toma Waits, Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Bryan Mantia

On October 5, 1990.

On October 5, 1990, “Giant” label released the self-titled only Hindu Love Gods album. It was recorded January – February 1987, at “Record One” in Sherman Oaks, California, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Andrew Slater and Niko Bolas.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Buck – guitar
  • Mike Mills – bass guitar
  • Bill Berry – drums
  • Niko Bolas – engineering
  • Richard Landers – engineering
  • Rail Jon Rogut – engineering
  • Bob Vogt – engineering

Track listing:

  1. Walkin’ Blues – Robert Johnson
  2. Travelin’ Riverside Blues – Robert Johnson
  3. Raspberry Beret – Prince Rogers Nelson
  4. Crosscut Saw – Fred Ingrahm, Bill Sanders
  5. Junko Pardner – Bob Shad
  6. Mannish Boy – Bo Diddley, Melvin London, Muddy Waters
  7. Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon
  8. Battleship Chains – Terry Anderson
  9. I’m a One-Woman Man – Tillman Franks, Johnny Horton
  10. Vigilante Man – Woody Guthrie

On September 12, 2011.

On September 12, 2011, “ATO Records” and “Prawn Song” labels released “Green Naugahyde”, the seventh Primus studio album. It was recorded October 2010 – April 2011, at “Rancho Relaxo” in Sebastopol, California, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass, upright bass
  • Larry LaLonde – guitar
  • Jay Lane – drums
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Zoltron – design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Les Claypool, all music as noted.

  1. Prelude to a Crawl – Les Claypool
  2. Hennepin Crawler – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  3. Last Salmon Man (Fisherman’s Chronicles, Part IV) – Les Claypool
  4. Eternal Consumption Engine – Larry La Londe
  5. Tragedy’s a’ comin’ – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  6. Eyes of the Squirrel – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  7. Jilly’s on Smack – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe
  8. Lee Van Cleef – Les Claypool
  9. Moron TV – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  10. Green Ranger – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  11. HOINFODAMAN – Larry La Londe
  12. Extinction Burst – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  13. Salmon Man – Les Claypool

On August 28, 1996.

On August 28, 1996, “Infectious Records” label released “Still Life”, the debut Paradise Motel (The) album. It was recorded in 1996, in Melbourne, and was produced by Mérida Sussex, Matt Aulich, BJ Austin, Charles Bickford, Matt Bailey and Tim O’Shannassy.

Personnel:

  • Merida Sussex – vocals
  • Matt Aulich – guitars
  • BJ Austin – organ, pedal steel
  • Charles Bickford – guitar, organ, percussion
  • Matt Bailey – bass
  • Tim O’Shannassy – drums

Track listing:

  1. Bad Light
  2. California
  3. Circles
  4. Calling You
  5. Dead Skin
  6. Men Who Loved Her (Grew Sadder)
  7. Historical
  8. John
  9. F Heart
  10. Stones

On August 14, 2020.

On August 14, 2020, “14th Floor” label released “A Celebration of Endings”, the eighth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Lotus Easter Studio” in Santa Monica, California, “United Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” and Rockstone Studios in London, and was produced by Rich Costey and Steve Mac.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Zac Rae – additional keyboards
  • Steve Mac – additional keyboards
  • Rob Mathes – string arrangements, conducting
  • Jenny Nendick – conducting
  • Jackie Shave – concertmaster
  • Magnus Johnston – violin
  • Perry Montague-Mason – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Pete Hanson – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Debbie Widdup – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Chris Tombling – violin
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Rachel Roberts – viola
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jonathan Williams – cello
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Jonathan Allen – string recording
  • Paul Pritchard – string recording assistant
  • Neil Dawes – string recording assistant
  • KT Pipal – engineering
  • Mario Borgatta – engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – engineering
  • Cecil Barlett – engineering
  • Dann Pursey – engineering
  • Koby Merman – additional mix engineering and digital editing
  • Dalton Ricks – additional mix engineering
  • Ross Newbauer – additional mix engineering
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • James Rushent – additional production
  • Chris Laws – additional programming, engineering
  • Joe La Porta – mastering
  • Thomas Robson – cover artwork
  • Simon Neil – additional artwork, art direction
  • Richard Welland – art direction
  • Ash Reynolds – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. North of No South
  2. The Champ
  3. Weird Leisure
  4. Tiny Indoor Fireworks
  5. Worst Type of Best Possible
  6. Space – Steve Mac
  7. End Of
  8. Instant History – Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  9. The Pink Limit
  10. Opaque
  11. Cop Syrup

On August 7, 2020.

On August 7, 2020, “earMUSIC” label released “Whoosh!”, the twenty-first Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “The Tracking Room”, “Anarchy Studios” and “Ocean Way” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Noble Street Studios” in Toronto, Canada, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan – vocals
  • Steve Morse – guitars
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Saam Hashemi – programming
  • Ayana George, Tiffany Palmer – backing vocals
  • Bob Ezrin – percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • John Metcalf – orchestra arrangements
  • Alan Umstead – conductor
  • Julian Shank – engineer, mixing
  • Alex Krotz, Jaime Sickora – engineer
  • Zach Pepe – engineer assistant
  • Nick Spezia – orchestra recording
  • Justin Cortelyou – mixing, tracking
  • Jason Elliott, Justin Francis – mixing
  • Bryce Robertson – tracking assistant
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • Jekyll & Hyde – cover art, design
  • Ben Wolf – band photography
  • Elena Saharova – landscape photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Don Airey, Roger Glover, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin, except where noted.

  1. Throw My Bones
  2. Drop the Weapon
  3. We’re All the Same in the Dark
  4. Nothing at All
  5. No Need to Shout
  6. Step by Step
  7. What the What
  8. The Long Way Round
  9. The Power of the Moon
  10. Remission Possible
  11. Man Alive
  12. And the Address – Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord
  13. Dancing in My Sleep (bonus track)

On August 1, 2014.

On August 1, 2014, “EMI Music Australia” label released the self-titled, third Angus & Julia Stone album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Shangri-La Studios” in Malibu, California, “The Complex”, “Grand Street Recording”, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Angus Stone and Julia Stone.

Personnel:

  • Angus Stone – vocals, guitar, mandolin, banjo, piano, bass
  • Julia Stone – vocals, guitar, mandolin, piano, trumpet
  • Jordan Power, Ken Rich, Tomek Miernowski – recording
  • Ryan Hewitt – recording, mixing
  • Adam Fuller, Jason Gossman, Sean Oakley – editing
  • Billy Bush – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jennifer Stenglein – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Stone and Julia Stone.

  1. A Heartbreak
  2. My Word for It
  3. Grizzly Bear
  4. Heart Beats Slow
  5. Wherever You Are
  6. Get Home
  7. Death Defying Acts
  8. Little Whiskey
  9. From the Stalls
  10. Other Things
  11. Please You
  12. Main Street
  13. Crash and Burn