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On August 13, 2002.

On August 13, 2002, “Saddle Creek” label released “Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground”, the fourth Bright Eyes album. It was recorded December 2001 – January 2002, at “Presto!”, in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst– voice, guitar, piano, rhodes, organ
  • Mike Mogis– banjos, bells, hammered dulcimer, vibraphone, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitar, dobro, pedal steel
  • Matt Focht, Clint Schnase, Mike Sweeney– drums
  • Todd Baechle, Jenny Lewis, Blake Sennett, Choir – vocal harmonies
  • Andy LeMaster– vocal harmonies, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Clark Baechle– drums, clarinet
  • Clay Leverett – drums, vocal harmonies
  • Jiha Lee– flute, vocal harmonies
  • Chris Brooks – piano
  • Gretta Cohn– cello
  • Sean Cole– harmonica
  • Julee Dunekacke– French horn
  • Margaret Fish – bassoon
  • Orenda Fink– trumpet, vocal harmonies
  • Jason Flatowicz– trombone
  • Tiffany Kowalski– violin
  • Matt Maginn, Casey Scott– bass
  • Katie Muth– oboe
  • Ted Stevens– electric guitar
  • Maria Taylor– piano, organ, vocal harmonies

Track listing:

  1. The Big Picture
  2. Method Acting
  3. False Advertising
  4. You Will. You? Will. You? Will. You? Will
  5. Lover I Don’t Have to Love
  6. Bowl of Oranges
  7. Don’t Know When But a Day Is Gonna Come
  8. Nothing Gets Crossed Out
  9. Make War
  10. Waste of Paint
  11. From a Balance Beam
  12. Laura Laurent
  13. Let’s Not Shit Ourselves (To Love and to Be Loved)

On August 17, 2009.

On August 17, 2009, “Evil Office” label released “No More Stories Are Told Today, I’m Sorry They Washed Away // No More Stories, The World Is Grey, I’m Tired, Let’s Wash Away”, the fifth Mew studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Brooklyn Recording”, “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, “Evil Office” in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Rich Costey, Jonas Bjerre, Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen and Bo Madsen.

Personnel:

  • Jonas Bjerre– electric guitars, synthesizers, harmonium, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Bo Madsen – electric guitars, acoustic guitar
  • Silas Graae – drums, percussion, African percussion, drum programming
  • Steve Coleman– alto saxophone
  • Sellasi Dewornu – African percussion
  • Marthisa Friis-Hansen – percussion, Kalimba, marimba
  • Mari Helgerlikova – additional vocals
  • Bastian Juel – bass
  • Nico Muhly– string, piano, piccolo, flute arrangements
  • Damon Tutunjian – bass
  • Nick Watts – additional keyboards
  • Choir
    • Anne Berggren
    • Anni Mogensen
    • Nanna Larsch
    • Lianna Quarshie
  • Children’s choir
    • Mia-Marie Olesen
    • Maria Bruun
    • Fannie Klint
    • Solveig Honore
    • Mathilde Lerentzen
    • Emily Piercy
    • Roselil Hansen
    • Fritjof Nørretranders
    • Sally Risell
    • Vera Kwederis
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Ari Marcopoulos- photography
  • Vlado Meller- mastering
  • M/M Paris- album cover, design
  • Charlie Stavish – engineering, mixing
  • Mark Santangelo – recording assistant
  • Alan Mintz, Will Botwin- management
  • Noah Goldstein, Ben Liscio – mixing

Track listing:

  1. New Terrain
  2. Introducing Palace Players
  3. Beach
  4. Repeaterbeater
  5. Intermezzo 1
  6. Silas the Magic Car
  7. Cartoons and Macramé Wounds
  8. Hawaii Dream
  9. Hawaii
  10. Vaccine
  11. Tricks of the Trade
  12. Intermezzo 2
  13. Sometimes Life Isn’t Easy
  14. Reprise
  15. Nervous