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On December 15, 2008.

On December 15, 2008, “English Electric” label released “The Underfall Yard”, the sixth Big Big Train album.


  • Nick D’Virgilio– drums, backing vocals
  • David Longdon – lead vocals, flute, keyboards, guitars
  • Andy Poole – bass, keyboards
  • Gregory Spawton – keyboards, guitars, bass
  • Dave Gregory– guitars, electric sitar
  • Francis Dunnery– guitar
  • Jem Godfrey– synthesizer solos
  • Rich Evans – cornet
  • Dave Desmond – trombone
  • Jon Foyle – cello
  • Nick Stones – french horn
  • Jon Truscott – tuba

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregory Spawton.

  1. Evening Star
  2. Master James of St. James
  3. Victorian Brickwork
  4. Last Train
  5. Winchester Diver
  6. The Underfall Yard




On April 28, 2017.

On April 28, 2017, “English Electric” label released “Grimspound”, the tenth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “English Electric Studios”, “Aubitt Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios” and “Ashwood Studios”, and was produced by Nick D’Virgilio, Dave Gregory, Rachel Hall, David Longdon, Danny Manners, Andy Poole, Rikard Sjöblom and Greg Spawton.


  • Nick D’Virgilio– backing and co-lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dave Gregory– electric guitars
  • Rachel Hall – backing and co-lead vocals, violin, viola, cello
  • David Longdon– lead and backing vocals, flute, piano, electric guitars, mandolin, banjo, lute, celesta, synthesisers, percussion
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, double bass
  • Andy Poole – backing vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Rikard Sjöblom – backing vocals, keyboards, electric guitar
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals
  • Judy Dyble– vocals
  • Philip Trzebiatowski – cello
  • Rachel Hall – string arrangements
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Brave Captain – David Longdon
  2. On the racing Line – Danny Manners, Greg Spawton
  3. Experimental Gentlemen – Greg Spawton
  4. Meadowland – Greg Spawton, Rikard Sjöblom, David Longdon
  5. Grimspound – David Longdon, Greg Spawton
  6. The Ivy Gate – David Longdon
  7. A Mead Hall in Winter – Greg Spawton, Rikard Sjöblom, David Longdon
  8. As the Crow Flies – Greg Spawton

On May 27, 2016.

On May 27, 2016, “English Electric” label released “Folklore”, the ninth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “English Electric Studios”, “Aubitt Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios”, “Ashwood Studios”, “Regal Lane Studios”, and was produced by Danny Manners, David Longdon, Rachel Hall, Rikard Sjöblom, Nick D’Virgilio, Greg Spawton, Andy Poole and Dave Gregory.


  • David Longdon- lead and backing vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, mandolin, percussion
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, double bass
  • Rachel Hall – violin, voila, cello, backing vocals
  • Rikard Sjöblom – keyboards, guitars, accordion, backing vocals
  • Nick D’Virgilio- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Greg Spawton – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, bass pedals, backing vocs
  • Andy Poole – acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory– guitars

Track listing (CD release):

  1. Folklore – David Longdon
  2. London Plane – Greg Spawton
  3. Along the Ridgeway – Greg Spawton
  4. Salisbury Giant – Greg Spawton
  5. The Transit of Venus Across the Sun – Greg Spawton
  6. Wassail – David Longdon
  7. Winkie – David Longdon
  8. Brooklands – Greg Spawton
  9. Telling the Bees – David Longdon

On February 27, 2015.


On February 27, 2015, “Kscope” released “Hand. Cannot. Erase”, the fourth Steven Wilson solo studio album. It was recorded in September 2014, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Steven Wilson.


  • Steven Wilson– lead vocals,  mellotron,  keyboards,  guitars ,  bass,  banjo, hammered dulcimer, programming, shaker, effects,  composition, arrangements, artwork design
  • Guthrie Govan– guitar, lead guitar
  • Nick Beggs– bass, Chapman Stick, backing vocals
  • Adam Holzman– piano, Hammond organ, celesta, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer , Moog Voyager synthesizer
  • Marco Minnemann– drums
  • Dave Gregory– guitars
  • Chad Wackerman– drums
  • Ninet Tayeb– vocals
  • Theo Travis– flute and baritone saxophone
  • Katherine Jenkins– spoken word
  • Leo Blair – solo vocal
  • Schola Cantorum of the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School – choir
  • London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Dave Stewart— arrangements, conduction, transcription
  • Steve Price – string engineer
  • Laurence Anslow – engineer
  • Steve Orchard – engineer
  • Lasse Hoile— artwork, photography, film director
  • Hajo Mueller — illustrations
  • Carl Glover – design, layout

Track listing:

  1. First Regret
  2. 3 Years Older
  3. Hand Cannot Erase
  4. Perfect Life
  5. Routine
  6. Home Invasion
  7. Regret #9
  8. Transience

On October 27, 1986.


On October 27, 1986, “Virgin” label released “Skylarking”, the ninth XTC studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Utopia Sound Studios” in Woodstock, NY; “The Sound Hole Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.


  • Andy Partridge– vocals, guitar
  • Colin Moulding– vocals, bass, and bonfire
  • Dave Gregory– vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer, Chamberlin, string arrangement, the odd tiple
  • Prairie Prince– “the part of the time bomb” (i.e., drums)
  • Beech Avenue Boys (i.e., XTC) – backing vocals
  • Todd Rundgren– orchestral arrangements, computer programming, melodica,  keyboards and backing vocals
  • Mingo Lewis – percussion
  • John Tenney – violin
  • Emily Van Valkenburgh – violin
  • Rebecca Sebring – viola
  • Teressa Adams – cello
  • Charlie McCarthy – alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • Bob Ferreira – tenor saxophone, piccolo, bass clarinet
  • Dave Bendigkeit – trumpet
  • Dean Hubbard – trombone
  • Jasmine Veillette – vocals
  • Engineered by Todd Rundgren
  • Additional engineering by Kim Foscatoand, George Cowan
  • Mastered by Greg Fulginiti

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. Summer’s Cauldron
  2. Grass – Colin Moulding
  3. The Meeting Place – Colin Moulding
  4. That’s Really Super, Supergirl
  5. Ballet for a Rainy Day
  6. 1000 Umbrellas
  7. Season Cycle
  8. Earn Enough for Us
  9. Big Day
  10. Another Satellite
  11. Mermaid Smiled
  12. The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul
  13. Dying – Colin Moulding
  14. Sacrificial Bonfire – Colin Moulding



On September 12, 1980.


On September 12, 1980, “Virgin” label released “Black Sea”, the fourth XTC studio album. It was recorded June–July 1980, at “The Town House” in London, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite.


  • Terry Chambers- Tama drums, Tama Snyper drum synthesiser, free form vocals
  • Dave Gregory- guitars, synth, piano, vox humana
  • Colin Moulding- vocals, Epiphone Newport bass
  • Andy Partridge- vocals, guitar, synth

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. Respectable Street
  2. Generals and Majors – Colin Moulding
  3. Living Through Another Cuba
  4. Love at First Sight – Colin Moulding
  5. Rocket from a Bottle
  6. No Language in Our Lungs
  7. Towers of London
  8. Paper and Iron (Notes and Coins)
  9. Burning with Optimism’s Flames
  10. Rock (Is Going to Help Me)
  11. Travels in Nihilon

On May 23, 1980.


On May 23, 1980, “Charisma” label released the self-titled, third Peter Gabriel album. It was recorded 1979–1980, at “Bath” and “Townhouse” in London, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite. The album is referred to as Melt owing to its cover photograph by Hipgnosis.


  • Peter Gabriel– lead and backing vocals, piano, synthesizer, bass synthesizer, drum pattern, whistles
  • Kate Bush– backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • David Rhodes– guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Weller– guitar
  • Larry Fast– synthesizer, processing, bass synthesizer, bagpipes
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Tony Levin– Chapman stick
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, percussion
  • Phil Collins– drums, drum pattern, snare drum , surdo
  • Dick Morrissey– saxophone
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • Dave Ferguson– screeches
  • Steve Lillywhite– whistles
  • Hugh Padgham- engineer; whistles

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Gabriel.

  1. Intruder
  2. No Self Control
  3. Start
  4. I Don’t Remember
  5. Family Snapshot
  6. And Through the Wire
  7. Games Without Frontiers
  8. Not One of Us
  9. Lead a Normal Life
  10. Biko