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On June 11, 2002.

On June 11, 2002, “Universal” label released “In Violet Light”, the eighth Tragically Hip (The) album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Compass Point” in Nassau, “The Bathouse” in Bath, Ontario, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Mark Vreeken, Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Gord Downie – violin
  • Paul Langlois – guitar
  • Rob Baker – guitar, design, cover painting
  • Gord Sinclair – bass
  • Johnny Fay – drums
  • Neil Symonette – percussion
  • Mark Vreeken – recording
  • Hugh Padgham – additional recording, engineer 
  • Terry Manning – engineer
  • Alex Dixon, Oswald Bowe, Aaron Holmberg, Dave Koster – engineer assistant
  • Hugh Padgham, Terry Manning – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Andrew McLachlan – design
  • Richard Beland – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay.

  1. Are You Ready
  2. Use It Up
  3. The Darkest One
  4. It’s a Good Life If You Don’t Weaken
  5. Silver Jet
  6. Throwing off Glass
  7. All Tore Up
  8. Leave
  9. A Beautiful Thing
  10. The Dire Wolf
  11. The Dark Canuck

On May 21, 1996.

On May 21, 1996, “Warner Music Canada” label released “Open Heart Symphony”, the eight Spirit of the West album. It was recorded in May 1995, at “Orpheum Theatre” and “Mushroom Studios” in Vancouver, Canada, and was produced by Cliff Jones, John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, Hugh McMillan, Vince Ditrich, Tobin Frank, J. Knutson, Matthew Harder,

Personnel:

  • John Mann – vocals, guitar
  • Geoffrey Kelly – guitars, flutes and bodhran
  • Hugh McMillan – guitars, bass, banjo, trombone, mandolins, Chapman stick, piano, keyboards
  • J. Knutson – vocals
  • Tobin Frank – bass
  • Vince Ditrich – drums
  • George Blondheim – piano
  • The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
  • George Blondheim – orchestra arrangements
  • Clyde Mitchell – conductor
  • Brian Larson, Cam Wilson – violin, fiddle
  • Charles Inkman – cello
  • Reg Quiring – viola
  • Clyde Mitchell – French horn
  • Rob Nevaleinen – monitor engineer
  • Don Harder, Greg Reely – live recordings engineer
  • Brian Chanpong, Glen Reely, John Henderson – live recordings engineer assistant
  • Pete Wonsiak – recording assistant
  • Greg Reely – recording, mixing
  • Brian K. Lee – mastering
  • John Rummen – artwork, design
  • Petra Erstenuk – violin/heart drawing
  • Dwayne Brown – cover photography
  • David Cooper – live performances photography

Track listing:

All tracks John Mann and Geoffrey Kelly, except where noted.

  1. Williamson’s Garage
  2. Daisy’s Dead
  3. Frankfurt, I’m Sorry
  4. Christmas Eve – traditional
  5. Resurrection
  6. The Miller’s Daughter – Geoffrey Kelly
  7. Bare Branches
  8. Strange Bedfellows
  9. Kiss and Tell
  10. Milk, Tea and Oranges
  11. Let the Ass Bray

On May 20, 2013.

On May 20, 2013, “Inside Out” label released “Dimensionaut”, the debut Sound of Contact album. It was recorded  2010–2012, at “Greenhouse Studios” in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was produced by Simon Collins and Dave Kerzner.

Personnel:

  • Dave Kerzner – keyboards, acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Matt Dorsey – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nordstrom – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars
  • Simon Collins – lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Hannah Stobart – vocals
  • Wells Cunningham – cello
  • Chris “Hollywood” Holmes – recording
  • Nick Davis – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen, Reuben Cohen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Sound of Contact – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner
  2. Cosmic Distance Ladder – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  3. Pale Blue Dot – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  4. I Am (Dimensionaut) – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  5. Not Coming Down – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Gene Batnett Siegel
  6. Remote View – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  7. Beyond Illumination – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom, Hannah Stobart
  8. Only Breathing Out – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  9. Realm of In-Organic Beings – Simon Colins, Dave Kerzner
  10. Closer to You – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner
  11. Omega Pint – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  12. Möbius Slip – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  13. Part One:  In the Difference Engine 
  14. Part Two:  Perihelion Continuum
  15. Part Three:  Salvation Found
  16. Part Four:  All Worlds All Times

On April 22, 2008.

On April 22, 2008, “Saddle Creek Records” label released “Elephant Shell”, the debut Tokyo Police Club album. It was recorded in December 2007, at “Chemical Sound” in Toronto, Canada and was produced by Jon Drew, Peter Katis, Chris Zane, Dave Monks, Josh Hook, Graham Wright and Greg Alsop.

Personnel:

  • Dave Monks – vocals, bass
  • Josh Hook – guitar
  • Graham Wright – keyboards
  • Greg Alsop – drums
  • Peter Katis – mixing
  • Alex Aldi – additional engineering
  • Greg Giorgio – additional engineering
  • Dean Martino – assistant engineer
  • Jay Sadlowski – assistant engineer
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering engineer
  • Jadon Ulrich – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Monks, Josh Hook, Graham Wright and Greg Alsop.

  1. Centennial
  2. In a Cave
  3. Graves
  4. Juno
  5. Tessellate
  6. Sixties Remake
  7. The Harrowing Adventures Of…
  8. Nursery, Academy
  9. Your English is Good
  10. Listen to the Man
  11. The Baskervilles

On April 3, 2020.

On April 3, 2020, “I Oh You” and “Pure Noise” labels released “Everything Is A-OK”, the fifth Violent Soho studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at “The Grove Studios” in Sydney, and was produced by Greg Wales.

Personnel:

  • Luke Boerdam — vocals, guitar
  • James Tidswell — guitar
  • Luke Henery — bass, photography
  • Michael Richards — drums
  • Will Yip — mixing
  • Ryan Smith — mastering
  • Rick Froberg — artwork
  • Ian Laidlaw — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Luke Boerdam, James Tidswell, Luke Henery and Michael Richards.

  1. Sleep Year
  2. Vacation Forever
  3. Pick It Up Again
  4. Canada
  5. Shelf Life
  6. Slow Down Sonic
  7. Lying on the Floor
  8. Easy
  9. Pity Jar
  10. A-Ok

On March 15, 1993.

On March 15, 1993, “Chrysalis” label released “Amazing Things” the eight Runrig studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Castlesound Studios” in Pentcaitland, Scotland, and was produced by Chris Harley.

Personnel:

  • Malcolm Jones – guitars, banjo, mandolin, accordion, pipes, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Donnie Munro: lead vocals
  • Peter Wishart: keyboards
  • Rory Macdonald – vocals, bass guitar, accordion
  • Iain Bayne – drums, percussion
  • Calum Macdonald – percussion, spoken vocals

Track listing:

  1. Amazing Things
  2. Wonderful
  3. The Greatest Flame
  4. Move a Mountain
  5. Pòg Aon Oidhche Earraich (A Kiss One Spring Evening)
  6. Dream Fields
  7. Song of the Earth
  8. Forever Eyes of Blue
  9. Sràidean na Roinn-Eòrpa (Streets of Europe)
  10. Canada
  11. Àrd (High)
  12. On the Edge

On February 20, 2007.

On February 20, 2007, “Jagjaguwar” label released “The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse”, the second Besnard Lakes studio. It was recorded in 2006, at “The Breakglass Studios” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.

Personnel:

  • Olga Goreas – vocals, bass, organ, synthesizer, glockenspiel, drums
  • Jace Lasek – vocals, guitar, organ, piano, Rhodes, synthesizer, lap steel guitar, tambourine, drums
  • Kevin Laing – drums
  • Nicole Lizée – string, horn, flute, saxophone arrangements, bass, synthesizer
  • The Fifth String Liberation Singers Choir – vocals
  • Steve Raegele – vocals, guitar
  • Jonathan Cummins – guitar
  • Jerimiah Bullied – guitar
  • Eric LaRock – bass
  • George Donoso III – drums
  • Jean-Paul Perron – drums
  • Heather Schnarr – violin 
  • Sophie Trudeau – violin
  • Chris Seligman – French horn
  • Billy Boufford – flute, soprano saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Olga Goreas, Jace Lasek and Nicole Lizee.

  1. Disaster
  2. For Agent 13
  3. And You Lied to Me
  4. Devastation
  5. Because Tonight
  6. Rides the Rails
  7. On Bedford and Grand
  8. Cedric’s War

On February 5, 2010.

On February 5, 2010, “Epic” label released “Soldier of Love”, the sixth Sade studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Real World Box” in UK, “El Cortijo” in San Pedro de Alcántara, Spain, and was produced by Mike Pela and Sade. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2x Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, Diamond in Poland by “ZPAV”, 2 x Platinum in Russia by “NFPF”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Sade Adu – vocals, programming
  • Stuart Matthewman – guitar, saxophone, programming
  • Andrew Hale – keyboards, programming
  • Paul S. Denman – bass
  • Tony Momrelle – vocals
  • Leroy Osbourne – vocals
  • Ila Adu – vocals
  • Clay Matthewman – vocals
  • Juan Janes – guitar
  • Sophie Muller – ukulele
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion, drums
  • Pete Lewinson – drums
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Gordon Matthewman – trumpet
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Mike Pela –engineer; mixing
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Andrew Nicholls – additional pre-production engineering 
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Sophie Muller – art direction, photography
  • Tom Hingston Studio – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sade Adu, music as noted.

  1. The Moon and the Sky – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman, Andrew Hale
  2. Soldier of Love – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  3. Morning Bird – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  4. Babyfather – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols, Stuart Matthewman
  5. Long Hard Road – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols
  6. Be That Easy – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman
  7. Bring Me Home – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  8. In Another Time – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  9. Skin – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  10. The Safest Place – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale

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