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On October 18, 1983.

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On October 18, 1993, “Capitol” label released “Together Alone”, the fourth Crowded House studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, at “Karekare Beach” in New Zealand, and “Periscope Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Youth and Crowded House. The album cover art was by
the band’s bassist Nick Seymour.

Personnel:

  • Neil Finn – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, keyboards
  • Nick Seymour – bass, backing vocals
  • Paul Hester – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Mark Hart – keyboards, electric guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Eddie Rayner– keyboards
  • Noel Crombie– percussion
  • Geoffrey Hales – percussion
  • Tim Finn – background vocals
  • Sharon Finn – background vocals
  • Dror Erez – accordion
  • Te Waka Huia Cultural Group Choir – vocals
  • Joe, Tereo, Martie, Jamee, Benjamin – log drummers
  • Clyde Dixon, Stephen Bremner, Laura Astridge, David Bremner, Shaun Jarret – brass band
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixer
  • Greg Hunter– engineer
  • Nick Morgan, Graeme Myre, Angus Davidson, Chris Corr, Kalju Tonuma – additional engineering
  • Dugald McAndrew – equipment and additional engineering
  • Matt Austin – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn, except where noted:

  1. Kare Kare – Crowded House
  2. In My Command
  3. Nails in My Feet
  4. Black & White Boy
  5. Fingers of Love
  6. Pineapple Head
  7. Locked Out
  8. Private Universe
  9. Walking on the Spot
  10. Distant Sun
  11. Catherine Wheels – Neil Finn, Tim Finn, Nick Seymour
  12. Skin Feeling – Paul Hester
  13. Together Alone – Neil Finn, Mark Hart, Ngapo ‘Bub’ Wehi

On July 2, 1991.

Crowded_House-Woodface

On July 2, 1991, “Capitol” label released “Woodface”, the third Crowded House studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1991, at “A&M Studios”; “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, “Periscope Studio”, Platinum Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Mitchell Froom and Neil Finn. In 2010, the album was ranked at number three in the book “100 Best Australian Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Neil Finn – guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • Tim Finn – piano, guitar, vocals
  • Paul Hester – drums, vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Nick Seymour – bass guitar, vocals
  • Ricky Fataar – drums, percussion
  • Chris Wilson– harmonica
  • Peter Bucknell– violin
  • Vince Parsonage – viola
  • Alex Acuna– percussion
  • Geoffrey Hales – percussion
  • Jack Mack – brass
  • David Hidalgo– accordion
  • Jorge Callendrelli – conductor, string arranger
  • Sharon Finn – backing vocals
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards
  • Mark Hart – additional keyboards
  • Stuart Ellison – additional keyboards
  • Tchad Blake– engineer
  • Paul Kosky – engineer
  • Rob Jaczko – second engineer
  • Max Garcia – second engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Nick Seymour, Tommy Steele – art direction
  • Nick Seymour – cover painting
  • Dennis Keeley – photography
  • Stephen Walker – design
  • Timothy Eames – letter construction

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn and Tim Finn, except where noted.

  1. Chocolate Cake
  2. It’s Only Natural
  3. Fall at Your Feet – Neil Fin
  4. Tall Trees
  5. Weather with You
  6. Whispers and Moans – Neil Finn
  7. Four Seasons in One Day
  8. There Goes God
  9. Fame Is – Neil Finn
  10. All I Ask
  11. As Sure as I Am – Neil Finn
  12. Italian Plastic – Paul Hester
  13. She Goes On – Neil Finn
  14. How Will You Go / I’m Still Here – Paul Hester

On June 4, 1942.

Capitol Records

On June 4, 1942, “Capitol Records” was founded by Johnny Mercer, Buddy DeSylva, and Glenn Wallichs. Over the decades, the label became home to artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Bobby Darin, Glen Campbell, Steve Miller, Dr. Hook, Bob Seger, Tina Turner, Heart,  Nat King Cole, the Four Knights, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Stan Kenton, June Christy, Louis Prima, Keely Smith, the Louvin Brothers, Judy Garland, the Andrews Sisters, Harry James, Andy Griffith, Shirley Bassey, the Kingston Trio, Dean Martin, The Four Freshmen, Helen Reddy, Anne Murray, April Wine, Blondie, Bloodrock, Burning Spear, Buzzcocks, David Bowie, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, Max Webster, Lee Clayton, Natalie Cole, The Goose Creek Symphony, Sammy Hagar, The Knack, Maze, Mink DeVille, Juice Newton, Raspberries, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Sweet, The Specials, The Sylvers, Ten Wheel Drive, The Stranglers, Tavares, George Thorogood, Triumvirate, Little River Band, Wings, The Persuasions, Richard Marx, The Motels, Billy Squier, Crowded House, Peter Blakeley, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, The Doobie Brothers, Willie Dixon, Glass Tiger, Katrina & The Waves, Grace Jones, Lloyd Cole, Pet Shop Boys, Sawyer Brown, Queen, Roxette, Brian Setzer,The Smithereens, Spandau Ballet, The Tubes, Paul Westerberg, Butthole Surfers, Concrete Blonde, Billy Idol, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Megadeth, Exodus, W.A.S.P., Poison, Iron Maiden, Queensrÿche,  Beastie Boys, King Tee, Mantronix, Mellow Man Ace, Robbie Robertson, Dave Koz, Ashford and Simpson, Freddie Jackson, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Skinny Puppy and others.