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On August 18, 2017.

On August 18, 2017, “RCA” label released “Painted Ruins”, the fifth Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2017, at “Allaire Studios” in Ulster County, New York, “Terrible Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chris Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Christopher Bear – vocals, drums, percussion, synths, drum programming, wurlitzer, pedal steel
  • Edward Droste– vocals
  • Daniel Rossen– vocals, guitars, piano, synths, organ, cello
  • Chris Taylor– vocals, bass, saxophones, clarinet, flute, bass harmonica, synths, drum programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Grizzly Bear.

  1. Wasted Acres – Daniel Rossen
  2. Mourning Sound – Edward Droste, Daniel Rossen
  3. Four Cypresses – Daniel Rossen
  4. Three Rings – Edward Droste
  5. Losing All Sense – Edward Droste, Daniel Rossen
  6. Aquarian – Daniel Rossen
  7. Cut – Out – Edward Droste, Daniel Rossen
  8. Glass Hillside – Daniel Rossen
  9. Neighbors – Edward Droste
  10. Systole – Chris Taylor
  11. Sky Took Hold – Edward Droste

 

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On November 9, 2004.

On November 9, 2004, “Kanine” label released “Horn of Plenty”, the debut Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded 2002 – 2004, and was produced by Ed Droste.

Personnel:

  • Ed Droste- vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, percussion
  • Christopher Bear- drums, composition, vocals
  • Jared Barron – drums
  • Jamie Reeder – violin
  • Artwork: Edward Droste, Jordan Mattos, Josh Faught, Patryce Bak

Track listing:

  1. Deep Sea Diver
  2. Don’t Ask
  3. Alligator
  4. Campfire
  5. Shift
  6. Disappearing Act
  7. Fix It
  8. Merge
  9. A Good Place
  10. Showcase
  11. La Duchess Anne
  12. Eavesdropping
  13. Service Bell
  14. This Song

 

On September 5, 2006.

On September 5, 2006, “Warp” label released “Yellow House”, the second Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded in July 2006, and was produced by Chris Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Christopher Bear– drums, vocals, xylophone, lap steel, glockenspiel
  • Edward Droste– vocals, keyboard, autoharp, guitar
  • Daniel Rossen– vocals, guitars, banjo, piano, autoharp
  • Chris Taylor– clarinet, flute, saxophone, vocals, keyboard, bass, electronics and treatments
  • Lucas Crane – tapes
  • Owen Pallett- strings, string arrangements
  • John Marshman – strings
  • Chris Taylor– recording, mixing
  • Chris Coady – mixing
  • Patryce Bak– photography
  • Ben Tousley- design

Track listing:

All tracks by Christopher Bear, Edward Droste, Daniel Rossen, Chris Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Easier
  2. Lullabye
  3. Knife
  4. Central and Remote
  5. Little Brother – lyrics by Fred Nicolaus
  6. Plans
  7. Marla – co-written by Marla Forbes
  8. On a Neck, On a Spit
  9. Reprise
  10. Colorado

 

On May 26, 2009.

On May 26, 2009, “Warp” label released “Veckatimest”, the third Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Allaire Studios” in the Catskill Mountains, New York, and was produced by Chris Taylor. The album cover drawing was by William O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Rossen– vocals, guitar, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Ed Droste– vocals, guitar, keyboards, omnichord
  • Chris Taylor– bass guitar, woodwinds, backing vocals
  • Christopher Bear– drums, backing vocals
  • Victoria Legrand- backing vocals
  • Brooklyn Youth Choir – backing vocals
  • Acme String Quartet – strings
  • Nico Muhly- choral arrangements
  • Chris Taylor- engineer
  • Gareth Jones – co-mixing engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Falone – mastering assistant
  • Ben Wilkerson Tousley – design
  • Amelia Bauer – hand drawn text

Track listing:

All tracks by Ed Droste, Daniel Rossen, Chris Taylor and Christopher Bear.

  1. Southern Point
  2. Two Weeks
  3. All We Ask
  4. Fine for Now
  5. Cheerleader
  6. Dory
  7. Ready, Able
  8. About Face
  9. Hold Still
  10. While You Wait for the Others
  11. I Live With You
  12. Foreground