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On November 2, 1987.

On November 2, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Bête Noire”, the seventh Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas; “Marcadet”, “Mireval”, “Var”, “Guillaume Tell” in Paris, and was produced by  Bryan Ferry, Chester Kamen and Patrick Leonard.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– lead vocals
  • Neil Hubbard, Jeff Thall – guitar
  • Lucio Hopper – bass guitar
  • Clifford Carter– keyboards
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Michelle Cobbs, Ednah Holt, Yanick Etienne– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry and Patrick Leonard, except where noted.

  1. Limbo
  2. Kiss and Tell
  3. New Town
  4. Day for Night
  5. Zamba
  6. The Right Stuff
  7. Seven Deadly Sins
  8. The Name of the Game
  9. Bête Noire

 

 

On September 26, 1994.

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On September 26, 1994, “Circa” label released “Protection” the second Massive Attack album. It was recorded 1993–1994, at “Wild Bunch Studios” in London; “Massive Attack” and “Antenna Studios” in Bristol, and was produced by Massive Attack and Nellee Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Massive Attack – mixing, programming, artwork
  • Nellee Hooper– mixing
  • Marius De Vries, Andy Wright, The Insects, Nick Warren– programming
  • Robert “3d” Del Naja, Grant “Daddy G” Marshall, Tricky, Tracey Thorn, Horace Andy, Nicolette– vocals
  • Craig Armstrong– piano
  • Chester Kamen– guitar
  • Rob Merril – drums
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mix engineer
  • Jim Abbiss – mix engineer
  • Jeremy “Jim Bob” Wheatley – additional Engineering
  • Al Stone – additional engineering
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Michael-Nash Assoc. – artwork
  • Matthew Donaldson, Jean Baptiste Mondino, Eddie Monsoon – photography

Personnel:

  1. Protection” (sampled “The Payback” by James Brown) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Thorn
  2. Karmacoma – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Tricky/Norfolk/Locke
  3. Three – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Suwoton
  4. Weather Storm” (sampled “It’s Time for Love” by Pieces of a Dream)) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Armstrong/Harmon/Napoleon/Lloyd/Murray
  5. Spying Glass” (sampled “Chapter 3” by Joe Gibbs & the Professionalsand “Shaft in Africa” by Johnny Pate – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Andy
  6. Better Things” (sampled “Never Can Say Goodbye” by James Brown) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Thorn/Watt/Brown
  7. Eurochild” (sampled “Cheetah” by Startled Insects) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Tricky/Norfolk/Locke
  8. Sly” (sampled “Africa Talks to You ‘The Asphalt Jungle'” by Sly and the Family Stone) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Suwoton/Goldman
  9. Heat Miser – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/de Vries
  10. Light My Fire” (live) (sampled “Light My Fire” by Jackie Wilson) – The Doors

 

On June 3, 1985.

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On June 3, 1985, “E.G” label released “Boys and Girls”, the sixth Bryan Ferry studio solo album. It was recorded 1983 – 1985, at “AIR Studios”, “Sarm West Studios” in London, “Compass Point Studios” in New Providence, The Bahamas, “Effanel Mobile”, “RPM Studios”, “The Power Station” in New York, “The White House”in New South Wales,Australia, and was produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies. “Boys and Girls” was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– lead vocals, keyboards
  • Guy Fletcher– keyboards
  • David Gilmour– lead guitar
  • Omar Hakim– drums
  • Neil Hubbard– lead guitar
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Chester Kamen– lead guitar
  • Mark Knopfler– lead guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • Martin McCarrick– cello
  • Marcus Miller– bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Nile Rodgers– lead guitar
  • David Sanborn– saxophone
  • Keith Scott– lead guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass guitar
  • Anne Stephenson – strings
  • Jon Carin– keyboards
  • Virginia Hewes – backing vocals
  • Ednah Holt – backing vocals
  • Fonzi Thornton– backing vocals
  • Ruby Turner– backing vocals
  • Alfa Anderson – backing vocals
  • Michelle Cobbs – backing vocals
  • Yanick Etienne– backing vocals
  • Colleen Fitz-Charles – backing vocals
  • Lisa Fitz-Charles – backing vocals
  • Simone Fitz-Charles – backing vocals
  • Rhett Davies– recording engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– recording engineer, mixing engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– recording engineer
  • Femi Jiya – recording engineer
  • Dominick Maita – recording engineer
  • Brian McGee – recording engineer
  • Andy Lydon – recording engineer
  • Benjamin Armbrister – assistant engineer
  • Carb – assistant engineer
  • Steve Churchyard – assistant engineer
  • Randy Ezratty – assistant engineer
  • Dave Greenberg – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Killen – assistant engineer
  • Heff Moraes – assistant engineer
  • Peter Revill – assistant engineer
  • Kendal Stubbs – assistant engineer
  • Robert Ludwig– mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry.

  1. Sensation
  2. Slave to Love
  3. Don’t Stop the Dance – Bryan Ferry, Rhett Davies
  4. A waste Land
  5. Windsept
  6. The Chosen One
  7. Valentine
  8. Stone Woman
  9. Boys and Girls