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In May 1990.

In May 1990, “Virgin” label released “1234”, the second Propaganda studio album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Ian Stanley and Chris Hughes. The cover art is a close-up of part of the statue “Unique Forms of Continuity in Space” by Umberto Boccioni.

Personnel:

  • Betsi Miller – vocals
  • Michael Mertens – keyboards, electronics
  • Ian Stanley – Fairlight synthesizer
  • Chris Hughes – computer
  • Derek Forbes – bass guitar
  • Brian McGee – drums
  • Neil Taylor, Andy Ross, David Gilmour – guitar
  • Ross Cullum – rhythm guitar
  • David Paton, Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Jürgen Dahmen – keyboards
  • Andy Richards, Blue Weaver – Fairlight synthesizer
  • Simon Clark – Hammond organ, keyboards
  • Greg Hawkes – synthesizer
  • Mel Collins – soprano saxophone
  • Alan Lee Kirkendale – trumpet
  • Susanne Freytag – voice
  • Howard Jones, Tessa Niles – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Vicious Circle – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes, Ralf Dörper
  2. Heaven Give Me Words – Howard Jones, Ian Stanley, Michael Mertens
  3. Your Wildlife – Betsi Miller, Michael Mertens, Ian Stanley, Chris Hughes, Howard Jones
  4. Only One World – Derek Forbes, Michael Martens, Betsi Miller, Ralf Dörper
  5. How Much Love – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes
  6. Vicious (reprise) – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes, Ralf Dörper
  7. Ministry of Fear – Michael Mertens, Derek Forbes
  8. Wound in My Heart – Derek Forbes, Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Ralf Dörper
  9. La Carne, La Morte E Il Diavolo – Michael Mertens

On November 14, 1981.

On November 14, 1981, “CBS” label released “Prince Charming”, the third Adam and the Ants album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Hughes.

Personnel:

  • Adam Ant– vocals, bass, harmonica
  • Marco Pirroni– guitar
  • Merrick– drums, acoustic guitar
  • Terry Lee Miall – drums
  • Gary Tibbs– bass
  • Ross Cullum – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni.

  1. Scorpios
  2. Picasso Visita el Planeta de los Simios
  3. Prince Charming
  4. Five Guns West
  5. That Voodoo!
  6. Stand and Deliver
  7. Mile-High Club
  8. Ant Rap
  9. Mowhok
  10. E.X.
  11. The Lost Hawaiians (unlisted track)

On May 24, 1980.

On May 24, 1980, “Back Door/Phonogram” label released “Compass Kumpas”, the debut “Dalek I Love You” album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool and was produced by The Blitz Brothers, Alan Gill and Dave Hughes..

Personnel:

  • Alan Gill – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Hughes – piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Chris Hughes- additional drums, percussion, FX
  • Hugh Jones– bass, recording engineer
  • Ken Peers– drums
  • Dave Bates – additional backing vocals
  • Frazer Henry – recording engineer.

Track listing:

All tracks Alan Gill and Dave Hughes; except where noted.

  1. The World
  2. 8 Track
  3. Dalek I Love You (Destiny)
  4. A Suicide
  5. The Kiss
  6. Trapped
  7. Two Chameleons
  8. Freedom Fighters
  9. You Really Got Me
  10. Mad
  11. Good Times
  12. We’re All Actors
  13. Heat
  14. Missing 15 Minutes

 

On May 8, 2007.

On May 8, 2007, “Heads Up” label released “Prog”, the fifth Bad Plus studio album. It was recorded in September 2006, at “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Tony Plat, Orrin Evans, Reid Anderson and Dave King.

Personnel:

  • Orrin Evans – piano
  • Reid Anderson – bass
  • Dave King – drums
  1. Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Chris Hughes, Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley
  2. Physical Cities – Reid Anderson
  3. Life on Mars? – David Bowie
  4. Mint – Ethan Iverson
  5. Giant – Reid Anderson
  6. Thriftstore Jewelry – David King
  7. Tom Sawyer – Pye Dubois, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart
  8. This Guy’s in Love with You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. The World is the Same – Reid Anderson
  10. 1980 World Champion – Dave King

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “A&M” label released “Whatever’s for Us”, the debut Joan Armatrading album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Château d’Hérouville” in France, “Trident Studios” and “Marquee Studios” in London, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon. The album was collaboration between Joan Armatrading and singer-songwriter Pam Nestor.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, piano, acoustic guitar, harmonium
  • Davey Johnstone- guitars, sitar
  • Larry Steele – bass guitar
  • Chris Hughes – saxophone
  • Gerry Conway, Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Ray Cooper– percussion, vibes
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable, Ken Scott, Roy Baker, Phil Dunne – engineers
  • Del Newman – string, horns arrangements
  • Chris Hughes – brass arrangements
  • John Hays – art direction
  • Sumiko Davies – cover design
  • Derek Davies – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading and Pam Nestor, except where noted.

  1. My Family
  2. City Girl – Joan Armatrading
  3. Spend a Little Time – Joan Armatrading
  4. Whatever’s for Us, for Us
  5. Child Star
  6. Visionary Mountains
  7. It Could Have Been Better
  8. Head of the Table
  9. Mister Remember Me
  10. Gave It a Try
  11. Alice
  12. Conversation – Joan Armatrading
  13. Mean Old Man
  14. All the King’s Gardens

 

On September 15, 1986.

On September 15, 1986, “Geffen” label released “This Side of Paradise”, the second Ric Ocasek studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, “The Woolhall” and “The Town House” in London, and was produced by Ric Ocasek, Chris Hughes and Ross Cullum.

Personnel:

  • Ric Ocasek – vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards
  • Steve Stevens- guitar
  • Tom Verlaine- guitar
  • Sandy McLelland – background vocals
  • Elliot Easton- guitar
  • Greg Hawkes- bass, keyboards, background vocals
  • Chris Hughes- drums
  • Tony Levin- stick bass
  • Benjamin Orr- background vocals
  • Roland Orzabal- guitar, background vocals
  • E. Smith- guitar
  • Andy Topeka – programming, synclavier, technical maintenance
  • Ross Cullum – engineer
  • Joe Barbaria – mixing
  • Nick Egan– design
  • Arthur Eigort – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ric Ocasek except where noted.

  1. Keep on Laughin’
  2. True to You
  3. Emotion in Motion
  4. Look in Your Eyes
  5. Coming for You
  6. Mystery
  7. True Love
  8. F.J.
  9. Hello Darkness – Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes
  10. This Side of Paradise

On September 19, 1988.

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On September 19, 1988, “Warner Music” label released “Watermark”, the second  Enya studio album. It was recorded June 1987 – April 1988, at “Aigle Studios” in Dublin, and “Orinoco Studios” in London, and was produced by Nicky Ryan. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 6 x Platinum in Australia by ARIA; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; in Brazil by “ABPD”; 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 5 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; 4 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”, and 4 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Enya – keyboards, vocals, co-production, arrangement
  • Neil Buckley – clarinet
  • Chris Hughes – rototomsand African hand drum, rototoms
  • Davy Spillane– low whistle, Uillean pipes
  • Nicky Ryan– arrangement, hand percussion
  • Roma Ryan– lyrics
  • Ross Cullum– co-production, engineering, mixing
  • Jim “Jimbo” Barton – mixing
  • Pete Schwair – mixing
  • Rob Dickins– executive producer
  • David Hiscook – cover photography
  • Russel Yamy – additional photography
  • Laurence Dunmore– design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Roma Ryan; all music by Enya.

  1. Watermark
  2. Cursum Perficio
  3. On Your Shore
  4. Storms in Africa
  5. Exile
  6. Miss Clare Remembers
  7. Orinoco Flow
  8. Evening Falls
  9. River
  10. The Longships
  11. Na Laetha Geal M’óige

 

 

On June 5, 1989.

Flowers in the Dirt

On June 5, 1989, “Parlaphone” label released “Flowers in the Dirt”, the eighth Paul McCartney studio album. It was recorded September 1987 – February 1989, and was produced by Paul McCartney, Mitchell Froom, Neil Dorfsman, Elvis Costello,Trevor Horn, Steve Lipson, Chris Hughes, Ross Cullum and David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney– lead and backing vocals, guitars, bass, piano, synth, drums, tambourine, percussion, celeste, sitar, wine glasses,harmonium, hand claps, finger snaps,  mellotron,  flugelhorn, bongos, violin, keyboards, woodsaw
  • Linda McCartney– Mini Moog, backing vocals, hand claps
  • Robbie McIntosh– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Hamish Stuart– electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Chris Whitten– drums, percussion, hand claps, synth drums
  • Paul “Wix” Wickens– keyboards
  • Elvis Costello– backing and co-lead vocals, keyboards
  • David Gilmour– electric guitar
  • David Foster– keyboards
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Guy Barker– trumpet
  • Steve Lipson– computer, drum programming, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Peter Henderson – computer programming
  • Trevor Horn– keyboards, hand claps
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards
  • David Rhodes– EBow guitar
  • Judd Lander – harmonica
  • Chris Davis – saxophone
  • Chris White– saxophone
  • Dave Bishop – saxophone
  • John Taylor – cornet
  • Tony Goddard – cornet
  • Ian Peters – euphonium
  • Ian Harper – tenor horn
  • Jah Bunny – tongue styley
  • Eddie Klien – additional computer programming
  • Clare Fischer– orchestral arrangement

Track listing:

  1. My Brave Face – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  2. Rough Ride – Paul McCartney
  3. You Want Her Too – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  4. Distractions – Paul McCartney
  5. We Got Married – Paul McCartney
  6. Put it There – Paul McCartney
  7. Figure of Eight – Paul McCartney
  8. This One – Paul McCartney
  9. Don’t Be Careless Love – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  10. That Day is Done – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  11. How Many People – Paul McCartney
  12. Motor of Love – Paul McCartney