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On January 24, 2020.

On January 24, 2020, “Sub Pop” label released “Thin Mind”, the fifth Wolf Parade studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Risque Disque Records” in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada, and was produced by John Goodmanson.

Personnel:

  • Spencer Krug – vocals, keyboards
  • Dan Boeckner – vocals, guitar
  • Arlen Thompson – drums
  • John Goodmanson – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Under Glass – Dan Boeckner
  2. Julia take Your Man Home – Spencer Krug
  3. Forest Green – Dan Boeckner
  4. Out of Control – Spencer Krug
  5. The Static Age – Dan Boeckner
  6. As Kind as You Can – Spencer Krug
  7. Fall into Future – Spencer Krug
  8. Wandering Son – Dan Boeckner
  9. Against the Day – Dan Boeckner, Spencer Krug
  10. Town Square – Spencer Krug

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

On December 8, 2009.

On December 8, 2009, “Hand Drawn Dracula” label released “Mutant Message”, the ninth By Divine Right album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Operation Northwoods” in Mono, Ontario, Canada, “Hallamusic” in Toronto, Canada, “The Barn” in Collingwood, Canada, and was produced by José Miguel Contreras.

Personnel:

  • José Miguel Contreras – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, noises, tumbling dices, recording, mixing
  • Stewart Heyduk – vocals, guitar, bass, drums, recording
  • Michael Milosh – bass
  • Darcy Rego – drums
  • Randy Lee – violin
  • Alex McMaster – cello
  • Jason Nunes – vocals
  • Lily Frost – vocals
  • Darryl Neudorf – cell phone
  • Darryl Neudorf – recording
  • Joao Carvalho – mastering
  • James Mejia – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by José Miguel Contreras.

  1. I Love a Girl
  2. Que Paso
  3. Wings too Big
  4. Cupid in Oilskins
  5. Figure Me Out
  6. Kiss My Chakras
  7. Pisco Sour
  8. 2002-2003
  9. Help Me Find a Place to Land
  10. I Will Hook You Up

On November 11, 2014.

On November 11, 2014, “Metropolis Records” label released “Superstition”, the sixth Birthday Massacre studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Dire Studios”, “The Altar Studios” in Toronto, Canada, and was produced by Michael Rainbow and Michael Falcore.

Personnel:

  • Chibi – performance
  • Michael Rainbow – performance, mixing, album cover design
  • Michael Falcore – performance, mixing
  • Aaron Cunningham – design, artwork
  • Nathaniel Radmacher – additional bass
  • Nik Pesut – additional percussion
  • Dave Ogilvie – mix engineer, mixing
  • Karl Dicaire – assistant mix engineer
  • Noah Mintz – mastering 
  • Owen MacKinder – album cover design
  • Andrew Rainbow – album cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chibi, Rainbow and Michae Falcore, except where noted.

  1. Divide
  2. Diaries
  3. Superstition – co-written with Aaron Cunningham
  4. Destroyer
  5. Surrender
  6. Oceania
  7. Rain
  8. Beyond
  9. The Other Side
  10. Trinity

On August 24, 1974.

On August 24, 1974, “Elektra” label released “Verities & Balderdash”, the fourth Harry Chapin studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Connecticut Recording Studios” in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and was produced by Paul Leka. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Harry Chapin – vocals, guitar
  • John Tropea- acoustic guitar, sitar
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums
  • Don Grolnick- piano, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – synthesizer
  • Irving Spice – concertmaster
  • George Simms – background vocals
  • Frank Simms- background vocals
  • Dave Kondziela – background vocals
  • Zizi Roberts – female vocals
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – recording engineer
  • Paul Leka – mixing
  • Fred Kewley – mixing
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Shiah Grumet – design
  • Bill Hofman – illustration
  • Ruth Bernal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Chapin, except where noted.

  1. Cat’s in the Cradle- Sandy Chapin, Harry Chapin
  2. I Wanna Learn a Love Song
  3. Shooting Star
  4. 000 Pounds of Bananas
  5. She Sings Songs Without Words
  6. What Made America Famous?
  7. Vacancy
  8. Halfway To Heaven
  9. Six String Orchestra

On August 8, 2000.

On August 8, 2000, “Magna Carta” label released “Situation Dangerous”, the second Bozzio Levin Stevens studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Town Music Studios” in Toronto, Canada, and was produced by Terry Bozzio, Tony Levin, Steve Stevens, and R. Chris Murphy.

Personnel:

  • Steve Stevens– guitars, engineering
  • Tony Levin– Chapman stick, bass guitar
  • Terry Bozzio– drums, percussion
  • Marcus Nand– acoustic guitar
  • Chris Murphy – engineering
  • Annette Cisneros – engineering
  • Erich Gobel – engineering
  • David Townson – digital editing
  • Terry Brown – mixing
  • Ken Lee – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Terry Bozzio, Tony Levin, and Steve Stevens.

  1. Dangerous
  2. Endless
  3. Crash
  4. Spiral
  5. Melt
  6. Tragic
  7. Tziganne
  8. Lost

 

On July 30, 2001.

On July 30, 2001, “RCA” label released “Is This It” the debut Strokes album. It was recorded March – April 2001, at “Transporterraum” in New York City, and was produced by Gordon Raphael. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 2 x Platinum in the UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Julian Casablancas– vocals
  • Nick Valensi– guitar
  • Albert Hammond Jr.– guitar
  • Nikolai Fraiture– bass
  • Fabrizio Moretti– drums
  • P. Bowersock– consultation
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Colin Lane – photography (outside of North America)

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas.

  1. Is This It
  2. The Modern Age
  3. Soma
  4. Barely Legal
  5. Someday
  6. Alone, Together
  7. Last Nite
  8. Hard to Explain
  9. New York City Cops
  10. Trying Your Luck
  11. Take It or Leave It

On July 29, 1986.

On July 29, 1986, “Family Productions” and “Columbia” labels released “The Bridge”, the tenth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “The Power Station”, “Chelsea Sound”, “RCA Studios”, in New York City and “Evergreen Studios”, in Burbank, California, and was produced by Phil Ramone. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel– lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, electric guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Ray Charles– acoustic piano, lead vocals
  • David Brown – guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Russell Javors– guitar
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums, percussion
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • Mark Rivera– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Jeff Bova– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond B3 organ
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • John McCurry– guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus– bass guitar
  • Ron Carter– acoustic bass
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Jimmy Bralower – percussion
  • Eddie Daniels– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone
  • Marvin Stamm– trumpet
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Patrick Williams– arrangements
  • Philippe Saisse– orchestration
  • Peter Hewlett – backing vocals
  • Cyndi Lauper– harmony vocals
  • Joseph D’Ambrosio – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer – engineer
  • Steve Boyer, David Dickson, Bradshaw Leigh, Fred Tenny – engineer assistant
  • Ricki Begin, Peter Bergren, Mark Betts, Steve Buller, Cary Butler, Gary Ciuzio, Ed Evans, Bruce Howell, Joe Lopes, Frank Rodriguez, Billy Rothschild, Joe Salvatto, Audrey Tanaka, Phil Vachon – technical support
  • Ted Jensen– mixing
  • Mark Larson – design
  • Brad Holland – cover painting
  • Patrick Demarchelier – photography
  • Larry Busacca, Phil Ramone, Charles Reilly – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except where noted.

  1. Running on Ice
  2. This Is the Time
  3. A Matter of Trust
  4. Modern Woman
  5. Baby Grand
  6. Big Man on Mulberry Street
  7. Temptation
  8. Code of Silence – Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper
  9. Getting Closer

On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “ANTI” label released “Belladonna”, the eleventh Daniel Lanois album. It was recorded in 2005, in Toronto, Canada, and was produced by Daniel Lanois.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Lanois- pedal steel guitar
  • Malcolm Burn- keyboards, guitar
  • Aaron Embry- piano, guitar
  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Bill Dillon – guitar
  • Daryl Johnson- bass
  • Brian Blade- drums
  • Victor Indrizzo- drums
  • Gilbert Castellanos – trumpet
  • Michael Dessen – trombone
  • Adam Samuels – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Lanois.

  1. Two Worlds
  2. Sketches
  3. Oaxaca
  4. Agave
  5. Telco
  6. Desert Rose
  7. Carla
  8. The Deadly Nightshade
  9. Dusty
  10. Frozen
  11. Panorama
  12. Flametop Green
  13. Todos Santos

On July 6, 2004.

On July 6, 2004, “Maple Music Recordings” label released “Star Trails”, the twelve Spirit of the West album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, at “Cold Creek Studios”, “Greenhouse Studios Inc.”, “Thunder Child Studio” in Canada, and was produced by John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, Hugh McMillan, Vince R. Ditrich, Tobin ‘Gull’ Frank,

Personnel:

  • John Mann – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Geoffrey Kelly – vocals, flute, whistle, guitar, arrangements
  • Hugh McMillan – bass, mandolin, guitar, lap steel guitar, banjo, piano, arrangements, engineer, editing, mixing
  • Vince R. Ditrich – vocals, drums, percussion, arrangements, editing, mixing
  • Tobin ‘Gull’ Frank – vocals, piano, organ, accordion, arrangements
  • Oliver Schroer – violin
  • Colleen Eccleston – vocals
  • Alan Stokes, Jay Evjen, Scotte Cooke – backing vocals
  • Alec Watson – accordion, engineer
  • Steven Drake – vibraphone, engineer
  • Krischan Grohne – backing vocals, engineer
  • Chris “Professor Higgins” Hibbins – engineer
  • Ricardo Almeida – engineer, technician
  • Allan Rodger – engineer, technician
  • Andrew M. White – engineer
  • Michael Donegani – backing vocals, assistant engineer
  • Julian Bakker – assistant engineer
  • Brandon Cherrington – mixing
  • Jeff Sitar – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mann and Geoffrey Kelly.

  1. Small, Small World
  2. Waiting for Martin
  3. Come Back Oscar
  4. July
  5. The Wedding Speech (Drink and Be Merry)
  6. Out of the Boy
  7. Be a Guy
  8. Enough, Already Alright (Hello Cleveland)
  9. King of Scotland
  10. Morning in the Bath Abbey