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On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire”, “Warner Bros” and “4AD” labels released “Lovesongs”, the debut Tanya Donelly solo album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Stacy Jones, David Lovering, David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini, Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – assistant engineers
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drum technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon
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On September 13, 1993.

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On September 13, 1993, “4AD” label released “Into the Labyrinth”, the sixth Dead Can Dance album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Brendan Perry.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Gerrard– vocals, performer
  • Brendan Perry– vocals, performer, percussions, sound samples, engineer
  • Touhami Ennadre – front cover image
  • John Sherwin – inside image
  • Ken Kavanagh – all other inside images
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry), except track 3 (words and music by Dr Robert Dwyer Joyce, traditional, arranged by Dead Can Dance) and track 11 (words by Bertolt Brecht, English translation by John Willett).

  1. Yulunga (Spirit Dance)
  2. The Ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove
  3. The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  4. The Carnival Is Over
  5. Ariadne
  6. Saldek
  7. Towards the Within
  8. Tell Me About the Forest (You Once Called Home)
  9. The Spider’s Stratagem
  10. Emmeleia
  11. How Fortunate the Man With None

 

On May 8, 2006.

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On May 8, 2006, “4AD” label released “The Drift”, the thirteenth Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded June 2004 – November 2005, at “Metropolis Studios” and “Chiswick” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh. The album artwork was by Vaughan Oliver at “v23” with assistance from Chris Bigg and photography by Marc Atkins.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, guitar, harmonica, sax, sound treatment
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Mark Warman – keyboards,  orchestration,  conducting,  percussion,  woodwind, sound treatment
  • Philip Sheppard– orchestration, conducting, cello
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion, drums
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Peter Walsh– sound treatment, sitar, percussion
  • Andrew Cronshaw – woodwind, concertina
  • James Stevenson– guitar
  • Brian Gascoigne – keyboards, sound treatment
  • Thomas Bowes – violin
  • Vanessa Contenay-Quinones– vocals
  • Beverly Foster – voice
  • Pete Long – sax
  • Rohan Onraet – percussion
  • Lucy Painter – vocals
  • Rebecca Painter – vocals
  • Ralph Warman – vocals
  • Derek Watkins– flugelhorn

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker, except “Psoriatic” by Scott Walker, Bob Carleton

  1. Cossacks Are
  2. Clara
  3. Jesse
  4. Jolson and Jones
  5. Cue
  6. Hand Me Up
  7. Buzzers
  8. Psoriatic
  9. The Escape
  10. A Lover Loves