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On June 6, 2006.

On June 6, 2006, “Big 3” label released “Rockford”, the fifteenth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005 in Rockford, Illinois, and was produced by Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Peterson, Bun E. Carlos, Jim “Pinky Beeman, Julian Raymond, Jack Douglas, Steve Albini and Chris Shaw.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander– vocals, additional guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Nielsen– guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson– bass guitars, additional guitar, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos– drums, backing vocals
  • Damon Fox, Kim Bullard– keyboards
  • Robin Taylor Zander – backing vocals
  • Jack Douglas– shaker
  • Bryan Cook, Chris Shaw, Jack Douglas, Jim “Pinky” Beeman, Jimmy Johnson, Linda Perry, Roger Moutenot, Steve Albini, Steve Thompson, Tommy Jamin – engineers
  • Andrew Chavez, Bill Synan, Eric Hunter, Kevin Churko, Mike Mang, Tommy Jamin – assistant engineers
  • Richie “Britley” Hughes – art direction
  • John Johnson – cover art

Track listing:

  1. Welcome to the World – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  2. Perfect Stranger – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Linda Perry
  3. If it Takes a Lifetime – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Julian Raymond
  4. Come On Come On Come On – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  5. O Claire – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  6. This Time You Got It – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  7. Give It Away – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  8. One More – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  9. Every Night and Every Day – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  10. Dream the Night Away – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Bill Lloyd
  11. All Those Years – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Julian Raymond
  12. Decal – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
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On March 16, 2009.

On March 16, 2009, “Rough Trade” label released “Dark Days/Light Years”, the ninth Super Furry Animals studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2009, at “Faster Recording Studio” in Cardiff, and was produced by Chris Shaw, Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Leuan.

Personnel:

  • Gruff Rhys- vocals, guitar, electric saz, vocoder, keyboard
  • Huw Bunford- guitar, bass guitar, electric saz, vocals
  • Guto Pryce- bass guitar
  • Cian Ciaran- keyboards, electronics, guitar, vocals
  • Dafydd Leuan- drums, vocals
  • Nick McCarthy- spoken word
  • Kris Jenkins – percussion
  • Jessica Rochman – strings
  • Chris Shaw – mixing, engineering
  • Dave Newfeld– recording
  • Stuart Hawkes – mastering
  • Keiichi Tanaami, Pete Fowler- artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Leuan, except where noted.

  1. Crazy Naked Girls
  2. Moped Eyes
  3. Inaugural Trams – Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Leuan, Alex Ragnew
  4. Inconvenience
  5. Cardiff in the Sun
  6. The Very Best of Neil Diamond
  7. Helium Hearts
  8. White Socks/Flip Flops
  9. Where Do You Wanna Go?
  10. Lliwiau Llachar
  11. Pric

On July 23, 2001.

On July 23, 2001, “Epic” label released “Rings Around the World”, the fifth Super Furry Animals studio album. It was recorded April – September 2000, at “Monnow Valley Studios” in Rockfield, Monmouthshire, and “Bearsville Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Shaw, Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Leuan. “Mojo” magazine voted “Rings Around the World” album of year 2001.

Personnel:

  • Gruff Rhys– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Huw Bunford– lead guitar, backing vocals, pedal steel
  • Guto Pryce– bass guitar
  • Cian Ciaran– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dafydd Leuan – drums, backing vocals
  • Howard Gott, Harriet Harris, Sally Herbert, Steven Hussey, Jackie Norrie – violin
  • Sonia Slany, Lucy Theo, Brian Wright – violin
  • Nick Barr, Sophia Sirota, Clare Smith – viola
  • Nick Cooper, Sophie Harris – cello
  • Matt Sibley – saxophone
  • Gary Alesbrook – trumpet
  • Tony Robinson – trumpet, flugel horn, trombone
  • Beti Rhys – harp
  • John Telfer – flute
  • John Cale– piano
  • Osian Gwynedd – piano
  • Kris Jenkins – percussion
  • Anna Smith – backing vocals
  • Paul McCartney– carrot and celery 

    Track listing:

    All tracks by Chris Shaw, Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Leuan, except where noted.

    1. Alternate Route to Vulcan Street
    2. Sidewalk Serfer Girl
    3. (Drawing) Rings Around the World
    4. It’s Not the End of the World?
    5. Receptacle for the Respectable
    6. (A) Touch Sensitive – contains a sample of “Ann” by Dave Alexander
    7. Shoot Doris Day
    8. Miniature
    9. No Sympathy
    10. Juxtapozed with U
    11. Presidential Suite
    12. Run! Christian, Run!
    13. Fragile Happiness

On June 22, 2004.

On June 22, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “A Ghost Is Born”, the fifth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2003 – March 2004 in New York City, and was produced by Jim O’Rourke, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Leroy Bach and Mikael Jorgensen. In 2005, “A Ghost Is Born” won “Grammy Awards”  for “Best Alternative Music Album” and “Best Recording Package”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • John Stirratt– bass, guitar, piano, backing vocals, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, hammered dulcimer, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Leroy Bach– piano, organ, guitar, bass, vibes, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, rocksichord, Farfisa, organ, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer
  • Jim O’Rourke– piano, guitar, bass, ARP 2600, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer, mixing
  • Frankie Montuoro – hammered dulcimer, production assistant, technical assistance
  • Karen Waltuch –viola
  • Tim Barnes – percussion
  • Steve Rooke –mastering
  • Chris Shaw – engineer
  • TJ Doherty, Tim Iseler – assistant engineers
  • Stan Doty, Daniel Herbst, Deborah Miles Johnson, Haydn Johnston, Matt Zivich – production assistants, technical assistance
  • Dan Nadel –graphic design
  • Peter Smith – graphic design,photography
  • Mike Schmelling – photography
  • Gladys Nilsson– drawing
  • Ken Waagner – digital supervisor

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy except where noted.

  1. At Least That’s What You Said
  2. Hell Is Chrome – Jeff Tweedy,Mikael Jorgensen
  3. Spiders (Kidsmoke)
  4. Muzzle of Bees
  5. Hummingbird
  6. Handshake Drugs
  7. Wishful Thinking – Jeff Tweedy,Glenn Kotche
  8. Company in My Back
  9. I’m a Wheel
  10. Theologians – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen, Chris Girard
  11. Less Than You Think – Jeff Tweedy,John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Mikael Jorgensen,Leroy Bach, Jim O’Rourke
  12. The Late Greats

On June 14, 1999.

On June 14, 1999, “Creation” label released “Guerrilla”, the third Super Furry Animals studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Real World Studios” in Withsire, UK, and was produced by Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Clan Claran and Dafydd Leuan.

Personnel:

  • Gruff Rhys– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, mixing
  • Huw Bunford– lead guitar, backing vocals, samplers, mixing
  • Guto Pryce– bass guitar, mixing
  • Cian Ciaran– keyboards, electronics, steel drums, drums, guitar, backing vocals, mixing
  • Dafydd Leuan– drums, percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • Marcus Holdaway –cello
  • Katie Wilkinson –viola
  • Jaqueline Norrie –violin
  • Julia Singleton – violin
  • Steve Waterman –trumpet
  • A D Gibson – trumpet
  • Andrew Robinson –trombone
  • Euros Wyn –flute
  • Kris Jenkins – percussion
  • Michael Brennan Jnr. – engineering, mixing
  • Nick Addison – engineering
  • Claire Lewis – assistant engineering
  • Chris Shaw – mixing
  • Patrick McGovern – assistant mixing
  • Jon Collyer – assistant mixing
  • Ray Mascarenes – assistant mixing
  • Paul Reed – assistant mixing
  • Ceri Collier – technical help
  • Howie Weinberg –mastering
  • Pete Fowler– sleeve models and paintings
  • Artificial Environments – other imagery and graphics
  • Simon Corkin – design
  • Matthew Donaldson – model photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Clan Claran and Dafydd Leuan.

  1. The Citizen’s Band (Pregap hidden track)
  2. Check It Out
  3. Do or Die
  4. The Turning Tide
  5. Northern Lights
  6. Night Vision
  7. Wherever I Lay My Phone (That’s My Home)
  8. A Specific Ocean
  9. Some Things Come from Nothing
  10. The Door To This House Remains Open
  11. The Teacher
  12. Fire in My Heart
  13. The Sound of Life Today
  14. Chewing Chewing Gum
  15. Keep the Cosmic Trigger Happy” (includes hidden track “Chewing Chewing Gum – reprise)

On September 11, 2001.

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On September 11, 2001, “Columbia” label released “Love and Theft”, the thirty-first Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded in May 2001, and was produced by Jack Frost (Bob Dylan). In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Love and Theft” at number 385 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. At the 44th “Annual Grammy Awards”, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Contemporary Folk Album”.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan— vocals, guitar, piano, record production
  • Larry Campbell— guitar, banjo, mandolin, violin
  • Charlie Sexton— guitar
  • Augie Meyers— accordion, Hammond B3 organ, Vox organ
  • Tony Garnier— bass
  • David Kemper— drums
  • Clay Meyers —bongos
  • Chris Shaw —engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum
  2. Mississippi
  3. Summer Days
  4. Bye and Bye
  5. Lonesome Day Blues
  6. Floater (Too Much to Ask)
  7. High Water (For Charley Patton)
  8. Moonlight
  9. Honest With Me
  10. Po’ Boy
  11. Cry a While
  12. Sugar baby