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On March 9, 1987.

On March 9, 1987, “10” and “Virgin” labels released “Wild Frontier”, the sixth Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1986 and was produced by Peter Collins, Pete Smith, James “Jimbo” Barton and Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore– lead and backing vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars
  • Neil Carter– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bob Daisley– bass
  • Roland Kerridge – drum programming
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Porter– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Over the Hills and Far Away
  2. Wild Frontier
  3. Take a Little Time
  4. The Loner
  5. Friday on My Mind – George Young, Harry Vanda
  6. Strangers in the Darkness – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  7. Thunder Rising – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  8. Johnny Boy

On September 3, 1990.

On September 3, 1990, “Columbia” label released “Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1”, the second George Michael album. It was recorded December 1988-July 1990, and was produced by George Michael. The album won the “Best British Album” award at the 1991 “BRIT Awards”. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP’; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; 4 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • George Michael – drums, percussion, guitars, bass, keyboards, horn arrangements
  • Chris Porter – mix engineer
  • Danny Cummings – drums, percussion
  • Ian Thomas – drums, percussion
  • Deon Estus– bass
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Chris Cameron – keyboards, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Anthony Patler – keyboards
  • Andy Hamilton– saxophone
  • Pete Gleadall – MIDIsequencing and programming
  • Bradford Branson – inner photography

Track listing:

All tracks by George Michael, except where noted.

  1. Praying for Time
  2. Freedom! 90
  3. They Won’t Go When I Go – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright
  4. Something to Save
  5. Cowboys and Angels
  6. Waiting for That Day – George Michael, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. Mother’s Pride
  8. Heal the Pain
  9. Soul Free
  10. Waiting (Reprise)

 

In February 1984.

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In February 1984, “IRS Records” label released “Declaration” the debut Alarm studio album. It was recorded in November 1983, at “Abbey Road Studios” and “Good earth Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Shacklock.

Personnel:

  • Mike Peters— vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Dave Sharp— acoustic and electric guitars, vocals
  • Eddie Macdonald — bass, guitar, vocals
  • Twist — drums, percussion, vocals
  • Chris Porter — engineer
  • Michael Ross, Simon Adamcewski — artwork
  • Robert Mason — illustrations
  • Stephen Oliver — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Macdonald and Mike Peters, except where noted.

  1. Declaration
  2. Marching On
  3. Where Were You Hiding When the Storm Broke?
  4. Third Light
  5. Sixty Eight Guns
  6. We Are the Light
  7. Shout to the Devil – Eddie Macdonald, Mike Peters, David Sharp
  8. Blaze of Glory – Eddie Macdonald, Mike Peters, David Sharp
  9. Tell Me – David Sharp
  10. The Deceiver
  11. The Stand (Prophecy) – Eddie Macdonald, Mike Peters, David Sharp
  12. Howling Wind

 

On September 12, 1980.

scary-monsters

On September 12, 1980, “RCA” label released “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” the fourteenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded February – April 1980, at “The Power Station” in London, and was produced by David Bowie and Tony Visconti. In 2000, “Q” magazine ranked “Scary Monsters” at number 30 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 381 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals, keyboards, backing vocals, saxophone, engineering
  • Dennis Davis– percussion
  • George Murray– bass guitar
  • Carlos Alomar– guitars
  • Chuck Hammer– guitar synthesizer
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Andy Clark– synthesizer
  • Pete Townshend– guitar
  • Tony Visconti– acoustic guitar, backing vocals, engineering
  • Lynn Maitland – backing vocals
  • Chris Porter – backing vocals
  • Michi Hirota – voice
  • Larry Alexander, Jeff Hendrickson – engineering assistance
  • Peter Mew, Nigel Reeve –mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. It’s No Game (No. 1) – music and lyrics by Bowie, Japanese translation by Hisahi Miura
  2. Up the Hill Backwards
  3. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
  4. Ashes to Ashes
  5. Fashion
  6. Teenage Wildlife
  7. Scream Like a Baby
  8. Kingdom Come – Tom Verlaine
  9. Because You’re Young
  10. It’s No Game (No. 2)

 

On September 2, 1996.

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On September 2, 1996, “Parlaphone” label released “Bilingual”, the tenth Pet Shop Boys album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, at “Bunk Junk & Genius”, “Sarm West”, “Sarm Hook End” in London; “Axis”, “Bass Hit” in New York City; “The State House of Broadcasting and Sound Recording” in Moscow, and was produced by Pet Shop Boys, Chris Porter, Danny Tenaglia and K-Klass.

Personnel:

  • Neil Tennant
  • Chris Lowe
  • Pete Gleadall – programming
  • SheBoom – drums, percussion
  • Robin Jones – percussion
  • Davide Giovanni, Joseph De Jesus, Weston Foster and Lino Rocha – additional vocals
  • Sylvia Mason-James– vocals
  • Ritchie Birkett – keyboards
  • Simon Cotsworth – programming
  • Trevor Henry/The Ignorants – scratching, additional keyboards
  • Kevin Robinson, Bud Beadle and Fayyaz Virji – brass
  • J. Belle– guitar
  • Mike Innes, Noel Langley, Richard Sidell and Andy Hamilton– brass
  • Chris Cameron – additional keyboards, string arrangement, conduction
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Aidan McGoran – additional guitar
  • Andy Hamilton– saxophone
  • Katie Kissoon– additional vocals
  • Alyosha Zolotukhin – choir arrangement
  • Graeme Perkins – choir co-ordinator
  • Victor Popov – choir director
  • The Choral Academy of Moscow – choir
  • Barbara Tucker, Karen Bernodand Carole Sylvan – additional vocals
  • Johnny Marr– guitar, additional vocals
  • Greg Bone – guitar
  • Andy Duncan – drums, percussion
  • Danny Tenaglia and Louie ‘Balo’ Guzman – drum programming
  • Pete Dao – keyboards
  • Phil Pagano – programming
  • Eddie Montilla – additional keyboards
  • Pete Gleadall – programming
  • Oli Savill and Lilliana Chacian – percussion
  • Sylvia Mason-James – additional vocals
  • Sheboom – drums and percussion
  • Robin Jones – additional percussion
  • Katie, Kisson, Davide Giovanni, Joseph De Jesus, Weston Foster, Lino Rocha – additional vocals
  • Danny Tenaglia, Louie ‘Balo’ Guzman – drum programming
  • Pete Dao – keyboards
  • Vanessa Ichak – Banji girl vocals
  • Steva Rodway/Motiv8 – additional production
  • Alyosha Zolotukhin – choir arrangement
  • Graeme Perkins – choir co-ordinator
  • Victor Popov – choir director
  • The Choral Academy of Moscow – choir
  • Throusers Enthusiasts – additional production
  • Richard Niles – orchestra arrangement, conduction
  • Photographers: Chris Heath, José Cea, Andy Earl
  • Sleeve design: Mark Farrow Design, Pet Shop Boys

Track listing:

  1. Discoteca
  2. Single-Bilingual
  3. Metamorphosis
  4. Electricity
  5. Se a vida é (That’s the Way Life Is)
  6. It Always Comes as a Surprise
  7. A Red Letter Day
  8. Up Against It
  9. The Survivors
  10. Before
  11. To Step Aside
  12. Saturday Night Forever