Tag Archives: Canada

On February 15, 2011.

On February 15, 2011,”Dangerbird” label released “Degeneration Street”, the fifth The Dears studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Sound Factory Studio B” in Hollywood, CA, “Studio Mixart” in Montreal, QC, Canada, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.


  • Murray Lightburn– vocals, guitars, other
  • Natalia Yanchak– vocals, keyboards
  • Rob Benvie– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Patrick Krief– vocals, guitars
  • Robert Arquilla – vocals, bass guitar
  • Jeff Luciani – drums, percussion
  • Mélanie Bélair – violin
  • Bojana Milinov – viola
  • François Pilon – violin
  • Sheila Hannigan – cello
  • Chris Seligman – French horn
  • Evan Cranley– trombone
  • Liam O’Neil – baritone saxophone
  • Maia Davies + Anna Ruddick – “Ooh/Aahs”
  • Tony Hoffer – mastering
  • Cameron Lister, Marie Lewis – assistance
  • “Big Bass” Brian Gardener – mastering
  • David Shiffman – recording
  • Pierre-Philippe Boulay – assistance
  • Patrick Francis Guay, Rory Wilson, The Dears – art, layout
  • Richmond Lam – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Murray Lightburn, Natalia Yanchak, Rob Benvie, Patrick Krief, Robert Arquilla and Jeff Luciani.

  1. Omega Dog
  2. 5 Chords
  3. Blood
  4. Thrones
  5. Lamentation
  6. Torches
  7. Galactic Tides
  8. Yesteryear
  9. Stick With Me Kid
  10. Tiny Man
  11. Easy Suffering
  12. Unsung
  13. 1854
  14. Degeneration Street

On January 22, 2016.

On January 22, 2016, “Jagjaguwar” label released “A Coliseum Complex Museum”, the fifth Besnard Lakes album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Breakglass Studios” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.


  • Jace Lasek – vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion, synthesizer, engineer, mixing
  • Olga Goreas – vocals, bass, synthesizer, engineer
  • Sheenah Ko – keyboards, vibraphone
  • Robbie MacArthur – guitar
  • Richard White – guitar
  • Kevin Lang – drums
  • Ryan Morey – mastering
  • Christopher Campbell Gardiner – cover art
  • Todd Stewart – sleeve art
  • Nathaniel David Utesch – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.

  1. The Bray Road Beast
  2. Golden Lion
  3. Pressure of Our Plans
  4. Towers Sent Her to Sheets of Sound
  5. The Plain Moon
  6. Necronomicon
  7. Nightingale
  8. Tungsten 4 – The Refugee

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Dunhill” label released “The Grass Is Greener”, the third Colosseum album (released only in US and Canada). It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.


  • Dave Greenslade– vocals, organ, keyboards
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophone
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass
  • James Litherland – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jumping Off the Sun – Mike Taylor, Dave Tomlin
  2. Lost Angeles – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  3. Elegy – James Litherland
  4. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  5. Rope Ladder to the Moon – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bolero – Maurice Ravel
  7. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland
  8. The Grass is Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman

On January 14, 1980.

On January 14, 1980, “Anthem” label released “Permanent Waves”, the seventh Rush studio album. It was recorded September – October 1979, at “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, Quebec, Canada, and was produced by Terry Brown, Gaddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart.


  • Geddy Lee– lead vocals, bass guitar, Oberheim polyphonic, Minimoog, Taurus pedal synthesizer, OB-1
  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic six- and twelve-string guitars, Taurus pedals
  • Neil Peart– drums, timpani, timbales, orchestra bells, tubular bells, wind chimes, bell tree, triangle, crotales, cover concept
  • Erwig Chuapchuaduah – steel drums
  • Hugh Syme– piano, art direction, design, cover concept
  • Deborah Samuel – photography
  • Fin Costello – photography
  • Flip Schulke – photography
  • Terry Brown– arranger, mixing
  • Paul Northfield– engineer
  • Robbie Whelan – assistant engineer
  • Craig Milliner – mixing assistant
  • Adam Moseley – mixing assistant
  • Ray Staff– mastering
  • Paula Turnbull – cover girl
  • Robert Gage – hairdresser to the cover girl

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, except where noted, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. The Spirit of Radio
  2. Freewill
  3. Jacob’s Ladder
  4. Entre Nous
  5. Different Strings – lyrics by Geddy Lee
  6. Natural Science

I: Tide Pools

II: Hyperspace

III: Permanent Waves

On November 24, 1992.

On November 24, 1992, “Columbia” label released “The Future”, the ninth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded January – June 1992, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Steve Lindsey, Bill Ginn, Leanne Ungar, Rebecca De Mornay and Yoav Goren. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.


  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, programming, saxophone, violin
  • Bob Metzger, Paul Jackson Jr., Dean Parks, Dennis Herring – guitar
  • Freddie Washington, Bob Glaub, Lee Sklar– bass
  • Steve Lindsey, Greg Phillinganes, Jeff Fisher, Randy Kerber, John Barnes, James Cox, Mike Finnigan, Stephen Croes – keyboards
  • Steve Meador, James Gadson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Ed Greene– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Brandon Fields, Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Bob Furgo – violin
  • Anjani Thomas, Jacquelyn Gouche-Farris, Tony Warren, Valerie Pinkston-Mayo, Julie Christensen, Perla Batalla, David Morgan, Jennifer Warnes, Edna Wright, Jean Johnson, Peggi Blu – backing vocals
  • The A. Mass Choir– choir; directed by Donald Taylor
  • David Campbell – orchestral and background vocal arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. The Future
  2. Waiting for the Miracle – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  3. Be for Real – Frederick Knight
  4. Closing Time
  5. Anthem
  6. Democracy
  7. Light as the Breeze
  8. Always – Irving Berlin
  9. Tacoma Trailer

On November 20, 2006.

On November 20, 2006, “Quinlan Road” and “MRA” labels released “An Ancient Muse”, the seventh Loreena McKennitt studio album. It was recorded June – August 2005, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.


  • Loreena McKennitt– vocals, keyboards, accordion, harp, percussion, piano
  • Steáfán Hannigan – Turkish clarinet, vocal drone, uilleann pipes
  • Brian Hughes– electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, vocal drone, oud, Celtic bouzouki, nylon string guitar
  • Charlie Jones: acoustic bass
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Tal Bergman – drums, percussion
  • Stuart Bruce – vocal drone, percussion
  • Clive Deamer– drums
  • Panos Dimitrakopoulos – kanoun
  • Nigel Eaton– hurdy-gurdy
  • Ben Grossman – hurdy-gurdy
  • Ed Hanley – tabla, udu drum
  • Jason Hann– percussion
  • Georgios Kontogiannis – Greek bouzouki
  • Tim Landers– bass
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Annbjørg Lien– nyckelharpa
  • Hugh Marsh– violin
  • Marco Migliari – vocal drone
  • Donald Quan– viola, vocal drone
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Sokratis Sinopoulos – lyra
  • Haig Yazdjian– oud
  • Choristers of Westminster Abbey; Alex Pott, Elliot Thompson, Nicholas Morris – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt except where noted.

  1. Incantation
  2. The Gates of Istanbul
  3. Caravanserai
  4. The English Ladye and the Knight – lyrics by Sir Walter Scott
  5. Kecharitomene
  6. Penelope’s Song
  7. Sacred Shabbat (Kâtibim) – Loreena McKennitt
  8. Beneath a Phrygian Sky
  9. Never Ending Road (Amhrán Duit)

On November 20, 1989.

On November 20, 1989,”Virgin” label released “…But Seriously”, the fourth Phil Collins studio album. It was recorded April – October 1989, at “The Farm” in Chiddingfold, Surrey, UK, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Phil Collins and Hugh Padgham. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, 7 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Diamond in France by “SNEP”, 6 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Hong Kong by “IFPI Hong Kong”, 3 x Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”, Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”,  7 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”, 5 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, 9 x Platinum in UK by “BPI and 4 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Phil Collins– vocals, drums, percussion, tambourine, keyboards, mixing
  • Daryl Stuermer– guitar
  • Leland Sklar– bass guitar
  • David Crosby– vocals
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino– bass guitar
  • Stephen Bishop– vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond organ
  • Dominic Miller- guitar
  • The Phenix Horns:
    • Don Myrick– saxophone
    • Louis Satterfield– trombone
    • Harry Kim– trumpet
    • Rhamlee Michael Davis – trumpet
  • Alex Brown, Marva King, Lynne Fiddmont – backing vocals
  • Hugh Padgham – mixing, engineer
  • Ed Goodreau, Simon Osbourne – assistant engineer
  • Tom Tom 84 – horn arrangements
  • Maurice Spears – music preparation
  • Trevor Key– photography


Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Collins, except where noted.


  1. Hang in Long Enough
  2. That’s Just the Way It Is
  3. Find a Way to My Heart
  4. Colours
  5. Father to Son
  6. Another Day in Paradise
  7. All of My Life
  8. Something Happened on the Way to Heaven
  9. Do You Remember?
  10. I Wish It Would Rain Down