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On May 5, 2008.

On May 5, 2008, “Fiction” label released “Everything’s the Rush”, the third Delays studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Youth.

Personnel:

  • Greg Gilbert – lead vocals, guitar
  • Aaron Gilbert – programming, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Colin Fox – bass
  • Rowly – drums
  • Paddy Lannigan – bass
  • Chris Laurence – bass
  • Perry Mason – strings
  • Warren Zielinski – strings
  • James McLeod – strings
  • Johnathan Rees – strings
  • Mark Berrow – strings
  • Liz Edwards – strings
  • Christopher Tombling – strings
  • Dai Emanuel – strings
  • Michael McMenemy – strings
  • Boguslav Kostecki – strings
  • Patrick Kiernan – strings
  • David Woodcock – strings
  • Tom Pigott-Smith – strings
  • Cathy Thompson – strings
  • Jackie Shave – strings
  • Rita Manning – strings
  • Julian Leaper – strings
  • Wil Malone – strings arrangements
  • Rachel Bolt – viola
  • Ivo Jan van der Werff – viola
  • George Robertson – viola
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Garfield Jackson – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Ben Chappell – cello
  • Tony Pleeth – cello
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • David Daniels – cello
  • Tim Bran – programming
  • Clive Goddard – engineer
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Cenzo Townshend – mixing
  • Neil Comber – mixing assistant
  • William Paden Hensley – digital editing, mixing assistant
  • Tim Young – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Gilbert and Aaron Gilbert, except where noted.

  1. Girl’s On Fire
  2. Hooray
  3. Love Made Visible
  4. One More Lie in
  5. Keep It Simple
  6. Pieces – Greg Gilbert
  7. Touch Down
  8. Friends Are False
  9. No Contest
  10. Silence – Greg Gilbert
  11. Jet Lag

 

On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “EMI” label released “As If to Nothing”, the second Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Craig Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – guitar, keyboards, piano, programming, orchestral arrangements, arranger
  • Bono – vocal
  • Catherine Bott – soprano vocal
  • Evan Dando – vocal
  • Antye Greie-Fuchs – vocal
  • David McAlmont – vocal
  • Swati Natekar – vocal
  • Wendy Stubbs – vocal
  • Mogwai – featured artist
  • Ali MacLeod – guitar
  • John Parricelli – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Simon Chamberlain – piano
  • Photek – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Jake Davies – keyboards, programming
  • Stephen Hilton – keyboards, arranger, programming
  • Richard Norris – keyboards, programming, engineer
  • Simon Benson – bass
  • Paul Morgan – bass
  • Mary Scully – bass
  • Chris Laurence – bass
  • Paddy Lannigan – bass
  • Leon Bosch – bass
  • Mike Brittain – bass
  • Hanif Khan – tabla
  • John Anderson Concert Orchestra – oboe
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • Rachel Allen – violin
  • Mark Berrow – violin
  • Dermot Crehan – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Benedict Cruft – violin
  • Michael McMenemy – violin
  • Alison Kelly – violin
  • Eddie Roberts – violin
  • Rita Manning – violin
  • Rebecca Hirsch – violin
  • Simon Fischer – violin
  • Antonia Fuchs – violin
  • Peter G. Hanson – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Iain King – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Katherine Shave – violin
  • Julian Leaper – violin
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Douglas Mackie – violin
  • Jackie Shave – violin
  • Pauline Lowbury – violin
  • Perry Mason – violin
  • Warren Zielinski – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • James McLeod – violin
  • Maciej Rakowski – violin
  • Boguslav Kostecki – violin
  • Bill Benham – viola
  • Laurence Power – viola
  • Kate Musker – viola
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Robert Smissen – viola
  • Timothy Grant – viola
  • Katie Wilkinson Khoroshunin – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Donald McVay – viola
  • Gustav Clarkson – viola
  • Ben Chappell – cello
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • David Daniels – cello
  • Tony Lewis – cello
  • Frank Schaefer – cello
  • Paul Kegg – cello
  • Naomi Wright – cello
  • Martin Loveday – cello
  • Sophie Harris – cello
  • Fiona Hibbert – harp
  • Andy Findon – flute
  • Nina Robertson – flute
  • Paul Archibald – trumpet
  • Andrew Crowley – trumpet
  • Lindsay Shilling – trombone
  • Richard Bissill – horn
  • Paul Gardham – horn
  • Jenny O’Grady – choir, choir coordinator
  • Cecilia Weston – conductor
  • Paul Badley – choir
  • Claire Henry – choir
  • Androcew Gray – choir
  • Michael Pearn – choir
  • David Porter Thomas – choir
  • Michael Clarke – choir
  • John Bowley – choir
  • Sarah Leonard – choir
  • Tom Pearce – choir
  • Helen Parker – choir
  • Mary Carewe – choir
  • Rosalind Waters – choir
  • Simon Preece – choir
  • Michael Dorf – choir
  • Simon Grant – choir
  • Andrew Gray – choir
  • Susan Flannery – choir
  • Steven Lindsay – background vocals
  • David Donaldson – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Geoff Allan – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield – mixing
  • Rick Guest – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong, except where noted.

  1. Ruthless Gravity
  2. Wake Up in New York – Craig Armstrong, Evan Dando
  3. Miracle
  4. Amber
  5. Finding Beauty
  6. Waltz – Craig Armstrong, Antye Greie – Fuchs
  7. Inhaler
  8. Hymn 2
  9. Snow
  10. Starless II with a sample from “Starless” (King Crimson- Red) – Craig Armstrong, Bill Bruford, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer-James, John Wetton
  11. Stay (Faraway, So Close!) – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  12. Niente
  13. Sea Song
  14. Let It Be Love
  15. Choral Ending

 

On January 13, 2015.

On January 13, 2015, “ECM” label released “Songs for Quintet”, the 27th Kenny Wheeler album. It was recorded in December 2013, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Steve Lake.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Wheeler— flugelhorn
  • Stan Sulzmann- tenor saxophone
  • John Parricelli- guitar
  • Chris Laurence- bass
  • Martin France- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Wheeler.

  1. Seventy-Six
  2. Jigsaw
  3. The Long Waiting
  4. Canter No. 1
  5. Sly Eyes
  6. 1076
  7. Old Time
  8. Pretty Liddle Waltz
  9. Nonetheless

On October 25, 1999.

On October 25, 1999, “Virgin” label released “As Time Goes By”, the tenth Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London, and was produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocals, synthesizer, arrangements, art direction
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Alan Barnes- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Nicholas Bucknail – clarinet
  • Wilfred Gibson – violin
  • Bob Hunt – trombone
  • Chris Laurence – bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • John Sutton – drums
  • Enrico Tomasso – trumpet
  • Hugh Webb – harp
  • Gavyn Wright– violin
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Boguslaw Kostecki – violin
  • Jose Libertella – bandoneon
  • Luis Stazo – bandoneon
  • Paul Clarvis – drums
  • Philip Dukes – viola
  • Colin Good – piano, musical director, arrangements
  • Anthony Pike – clarinet
  • Jim Tomlinson – clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Richard Jeffries – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Earle Smith – trombone
  • Abraham Leborovich – violin
  • Robert Fowler – clarinet
  • Martin Wheatley – banjo
  • Timothy Lines – clarinet
  • David White – clarinet
  • Nils Solberg – guitar
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Cynthia Millar – ondes Martenot
  • James Sanger – programming
  • Mark Tucker – engineer
  • Steve Pelluet – assistant engineer
  • Chris Dibble, Sven Taits – additional engineering
  • Robin Trower- associate producer
  • Nick de Ville – art direction
  • Bogdan Zarkowski – artwork
  • Mike Owen – photography

Track listing:

  1. As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  2. The Way You Look Tonight – Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
  3. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  4. I’m in the Mood for Love – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  5. Where or When – Rodgers and Hart
  6. When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful – Harry Woods
  7. Sweet and Lovely – Charles Daniels, Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias
  8. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  9. Time on My Hands – Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon
  10. Lover, Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein
  11. Falling in Love Again – Friedrich Hollaender, Sammy Lerner
  12. Love Me or Leave Me – Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  13. You Do Something to Me – Cole Porter
  14. Just One of Those Things – Cole Porter
  15. September Song – Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson

 

On September 6, 2013.

On September 6, 2013, “Mute” label released “Tales of Us”, the sixth Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded April – May 2013, at “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

All tracks written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp– vocals, instruments, art direction
  • Will Gregory– string arrangements, instruments
  • Steve Evans – additional programming; acoustic guitar
  • Aidan Love – additional programming
  • Nick Ingman– string scoring, string conducting
  • Charlie Jones– double bass
  • Alex Lee– bass guitar; acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar
  • Martyn Barker– drums (track 3)
  • John Parish– drums
  • John Parricelli– guitar
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • John Metcalfe– viola
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Martyn Barker– Indian guitar, drums
  • Paul Cowgill – horse effects
  • Ross Hughes – acoustic guitar, cavaquinho
  • Chris Laurence– double bass
  • String section
  • Everton Nelson, Steve Morris, Emlyn Singleton, Warren Zielinski, Rita Manning, Richard George, Ian Humphries, Patrick Kiernan, Ann Morfee, Debbie Widdup, Kathy Shave, Dave Williams, Rusty Pomeroy, Boguslaw Kostecki, Tom Pigott-Smith, Mark Berrow – violin
  • Peter Lale, Bill Hawkes, Bruce White, Andy Parker, Nick Barr, Morgan Goff – viola
  • Ian Burdge, Sophie Harris, Nick Cooper, Penny Driver, Chris Allan – cello
  • Chris Laurence, Richard Pryce, Stacey Watton – double bass
  • Greg Freeman – additional engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – additional engineering , mixing assistance
  • Mat Maitland– artwork direction
  • Annemarieke van Drimmelen – photography
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Gary Thomas – string recording
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Julie Rubio – image treatments
  • Lenka Rayn H. – additional photography

Track listing:

  1. Jo
  2. Annabel
  3. Drew
  4. Ulla
  5. Alvar
  6. Thea
  7. Simone
  8. Stranger
  9. Laurel
  10. Clay

On October 30, 1970.

On October 30, 1970, “DJM” label released “Tumbleweed Connection”, the third Elton John studio album. It was recorded March 1970, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon.

Personnel:

  • Elton John – lead and backing vocals, piano, Hammond organ
  • Madeline Bell, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Tony Hazzard, Tammi Hunt, Dusty Springfield, Heather Wheatman, Yvonne Wheatman – backing vocals
  • Paul Buckmaster– arrangement, conductor, orchestration
  • Brian Dee– Hammond organ
  • Ian Duck – harmonica
  • Lesley Duncan– backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Mike Egan – acoustic guitar
  • Herbie Flowers, Dave Glover, Chris Laurence – bass guitar
  • Gordon Huntley – steel guitar
  • Karl Jenkins– oboe
  • Robin Jones – congas, tambourine
  • Skaila Kanga– harp
  • Barry Morgan– drums
  • Dee Murray– backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Nigel Olsson– backing vocals, drums
  • Roger Pope – drums, percussion
  • Caleb Quaye– lead guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Les Thatcher – acoustic guitar, twelve-string acoustic guitar
  • Johnny Van Derek – violin
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable – engineer
  • Gus Skinas – editing
  • David Larkham – art direction, design, cover design, artwork, photography
  • Barry Wentzell, Ian Digby-Ovens – photography
  • John Tobler– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, except where noted.

  1. Ballad of a Well-Known Gun
  2. Come Down in Time
  3. Country Comfort
  4. Son of Your Father
  5. My Father’s Gun
  6. Where to Now St. Peter?
  7. Love Song – Lesley Duncan
  8. Amoreena
  9. Talking Old Soldiers
  10. Burn Down the Mission

 

On November 1, 1973.

roxy_music-stranded

On November 1, 1973,”Island” label released “Stranded”, the third Roxy Music” album. It was recorded September 1973, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The gatefold cover photograph was taken by Karl Stoecker and styled by Antony Price, and shows Bryan Ferry’s then girlfriend and 1973 “Playmate of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– vocals, piano, electric piano, harmonica
  • John Gustafson– bass guitar
  • Eddie Jobson– synthesizers, keyboards, electric violin
  • Andy Mackay(as Andrew Mackay) – oboe, saxophone, treatments
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar, treatments
  • Paul Thompson– drums, timpani
  • Chris Laurence– string bass
  • The London Welsh Male Choir – chorus
  • Chris Thomas- bass
  • Nicolas de Ville – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Ferry, except where noted.

  1. Street Life
  2. Just Like You
  3. Amazona – Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay
  4. Psalm
  5. Serenade
  6. A Song for Europe – Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay
  7. Mother of Pearl
  8. Sunset

 

 

 

 

On September 16, 1977.

rough-mix

On September 16, 1977, “Polydor” label released “Rough Mix”,album by Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane.It was recorded 1976 – 1977, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Lane, Pete Townshend – vocals, guitars, electric guitars, mandolins, bass guitars, banjos, ukuleles
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Edwin Astley– orchestrations
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– organ, Fender Rhodes
  • Boz Burrell– bass guitar
  • Mel Collins– saxophones
  • Eric Clapton– guitars, dobro
  • Julian Diggle – percussion
  • John Entwistle– horns, vocal help
  • Peter Hope Evans– harmonica
  • Benny Gallagher– accordion
  • Tony Gilbert – orchestral leader
  • Chris Green – principal cello
  • Charlie Hart – violin
  • Chris Laurence – principal bass
  • Graham Lyle– twelve-string guitar
  • Dave Marke – double bass
  • Billy Nicholls– vocal help
  • Steve Shingles – principal viola
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Charles Vorsanger – principal second violin

Track listing:

  1. My Baby Gives It Away – Pete Townshend
  2. Nowhere to Run – Ronnie Lane
  3. Rough Mix – Pete Townshend, Ronnie Lane
  4. Annie – Ronnie Lane, Kate Lambert, Eric Clapton
  5. Keep Me Turning – Pete Townshend
  6. Catmelody – Ronnie Lane, Kate Lambert
  7. Misunderstood – Pete Townshend
  8. April Fool – Ronnie Lane
  9. Street in the City – Pete Townshend
  10. Heart to Hang Onto – Pete Townshend
  11. Till the Rivers All Run Dry – Don Williams, Wayland Holyfield

On March 6, 2006.

David_Gilmour_On_An_Island

On March 6, 2006, “EMI” label released “On an Island”, the third David Gilmour solo album. It was recorded 2001 – 2005, and was produced by David Gilmour, Phil Manzanera and Chris Thomas. It was Gilmour’s first solo album in twenty two years since 1984’s  “About Face”.

Personnel:

  • David Gilmour – guitars, lead vocals, lap steel guitars, electric piano, percussion, bass guitar, piano, alto saxophone,  cümbüş, bass harmonica, Hammond organ
  • Guy Pratt- bass guitar
  • Richard Wright- Hammond organ, lead vocals
  • David Crosby- vocals
  • Graham Nash- vocals
  • Rado Klose- guitar
  • Chris Stainton- Hammond organ
  • Andy Newmark- drums, percussion
  • Jools Holland- piano
  • Polly Samson- piano, backing vocals
  • Phil Manzanera- guitar
  • Leszek Możdżer- piano
  • Ged Lynch- drums
  • Caroline Dale- cello
  • Chris Laurence- double bass
  • Ilan Eshkeri- programming
  • Georgie Fame- Hammond organ
  • BJ Cole- Weissenborn guitar
  • Robert Wyatt- cornet, percussion, vocals
  • Willie Wilson- drums
  • Alasdair Malloy – glass harmonica
  • Lucy Wakeford – harp
  • Chris Thomas- keyboards
  • Zbigniew Preisner- orchestration
  • Paul “Wix” Wickens- Hammond organ

Track listing:

  1. Castellorizon – David Gilmour
  2. On an Island – David Gilmour, Polly Samson
  3. The Blue – David Gilmour, Polly Samson
  4. Take a Breath – David Gilmour, Polly Samson
  5. Red Sky at Night – David Gilmour
  6. This Heaven – David Gilmour, Polly Samson
  7. Then I Close My Eyes – David Gilmour
  8. Smile – David Gilmour, Polly Samson
  9. A Pocketful of Stones – David Gilmour, Polly Samson
  10. Where We Start – David Gilmour