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The The: Dusk

On January 25, 1993, “Sony” label released “Dusk”, the fourth The The studio album. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Matt Johnson and Bruce Lampcov.


  • Matt Johnson – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • Johnny Marr – acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, backing vocals
  • D. C. Collard – keyboards
  • Danny Thompson – upright bass
  • James Eller – bass guitar
  • David Palmer – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Bruce Smith – drums
  • John Thirkle – trumpet
  • Chris Batchelor – trumpet
  • Guy Barker – trumpet
  • David Lawrence – flugelhorn
  • Ashley Slater – trombone
  • Paul Webb, Zeke Manyika – chorus
  • Andy Dog Johnson – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Johnson.

  1. True Happiness This Way Lies
  2. Love Is Stronger than Death
  3. Dogs of Lust
  4. This Is the Night
  5. Slow Emotion Replay
  6. Helpline Operator
  7. Sodium Light Baby
  8. Lung Shadows
  9. Bluer Than Midnight
  10. Lonely Planet

Blood, Sweat & Tears: More Than Ever

In July 1976, “Columbia” label released “More Than Ever”, the ninth Blood, Sweat & Tears album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Bob James.


  • David Clayton-Thomas – vocals
  • Mike Stern – guitar
  • Steve Khan – guitar
  • Eric Gale – guitar
  • Larry Willis – keyboards
  • Bob James – keyboards
  • Richard Tee – keyboards
  • Hugh McCracken – guitar
  • Danny Trifan – bass
  • Gary King – bass
  • Eric Weissberg – banjo, dobro
  • Bobby Colomby – drums
  • Don Alias – percussion
  • Dave Freidman – xylophone, marimba, vibes
  • Arnie Lawrence – alto saxophone
  • Bill Tillman – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Tony Klatka – trumpet
  • Forest Buchtell – trumpet
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet
  • Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Dave Taylor – trombone
  • Dave Bargeron – trombone, tuba
  • Sid Weinberg – oboe
  • Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves, Gwendolyn Guthrie, Yolanda McCullough, Frank Lloyd, William Eaton, Zachery Sanders – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. They – David Clayton-Thomas, William Daniel Smith
  2. I Love You More Than Ever – Allan Langdon, Douglas Lenier
  3. Katy Bell – Stephen C. Foster, Bob James
  4. Sweet Sadie the Savior – Patti Austin
  5. Hollywood – David Clayton-Thomas, William Daniel Smith
  6. You’re the One – David Clayton-Thomas, William Daniel Smith
  7. Heavy Blue – Larry Willis
  8. Saved By the Grace Of Your Love – William Daniel Smith, David Palmer

On September 28, 2018.

On September 28, 2018, “Decca” and “Republic Records” labels released “Blood Red Roses”, the 30th Rod Stewart studio album. It was recorded in 2018 and was produced by Rod Stewart and Kevin Savigar.


  • Rod Stewart – vocals
  • Don Kirkpatrick– electric guitar
  • Kevin Savigar – keyboards, programming, recording engineer, mixing
  • Conrad Korsch- bass
  • Emerson Swinford – bass, guitar
  • David Palmer – drums
  • Adrianna Thuber– violin
  • J’Anna Jacoby – violin
  • Anne King – trumpet
  • Julia Thornton – tambourine
  • Jimmy Roberts – saxophone
  • Nick Lane – trombone
  • Bridget Anne Cady – vocals
  • Becca Kotte, Brent Jones, Bridget Anne Cady, Casey Shea, Darryl Phinnessee, Di Reed, Felicia Glissom, Fred White, James Carrington, Pam Olivia, Paul Freeman, Taylr Lindersmith, Will Wheaton – backing vocals
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Ryan Rogers – art direction, design
  • Daniel Egneus – cover
  • Penny Lancaster – photography
  • Rankin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart and Kevin Savigar, except where noted.

  1. Look in Her Eyes
  2. Hole in My Heart
  3. Farewell
  4. Didn’t I
  5. Blood Red Roses
  6. Grace – Frank O’Meara, Sean O’Meara
  7. Give Me Love
  8. Rest of My Love
  9. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Hambone Willie Newbern, Sunnyland Slim
  10. Julia – Rod Stewart, Jon McLaughlin, Dave Thomas Junior
  11. Honey Gold – Rod Stewart, Emerson Swinford
  12. Vegas Shuffle – Rod Stewart, Emerson Swinford
  13. Cold Old London

Ob May 25, 1993.

On May 25, 1993, “WEA” label released “Dreamland”, the fifth Aztec Camera studio album. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Roddy Frame.


  • Roddy Frame– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto
  • Rosie Ania
  • Victor Bailey
  • Steve Bernstein
  • Barry Finclair
  • Romero Lubambo
  • Sylvia Mason-James
  • David Palmer
  • Paul Powell
  • Gary Sanctuary
  • Vivian Saunders
  • Steve Sidelnyk
  • Gary Tibbs
  • Naná Vasconcelos
  • Lolly Grodner, Patrick Dillett, Paul Gomersall – engineer
  • Danton Supple, Hoover Le, Jim Caruana, Tim Leitner – engineer assistant
  • Julian Mendelsohn – mixing
  • Zana – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Frame.

  1. Birds
  2. Safe in Sorrow
  3. Black Lucia
  4. Let Your Love Decide
  5. Spanish Horses
  6. Dream Sweet Dreams
  7. Pianos and Clocks
  8. Sister Ann
  9. Vertigo
  10. Valium Summer
  11. The Belle of the Ball

Ben Harper: Both Sides of the Gun

On March 21, 2005, “Virgin” label released “Both Sides of the Gun”, the seventh Ben Harper album. It was recorded in 2004, at “The Boat Studios” in Silver Lake, California, and was produced by Ben Harper.


  • Ben Harper- vocals, slide guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, Weissenborn, bass guitar, drums, percussion, vibes
  • Marc Ford- guitar
  • Jason Mozersky- guitar
  • Danny Kalb- guitar, engineer
  • Jan Ghazi- electric guitar, backing vocals
  • David Lindley- tambura
  • Greg Kurstin- Hammond B3
  • David Palmer- keys
  • Jason Yates – keys
  • Michael Ward- guitar, bass
  • Matt Cory- bass
  • William Gus Seyffert – bass
  • Jesse Ingulls – bass
  • Juan Nelson- bass
  • Nick Sandro- bass, backing vocals
  • Jose Medeles- drums
  • JP Plunier- drums
  • Jordan Richardson – drums
  • Oliver Francis Charles- drums
  • Leon Mobley- percussion
  • Alyssa Park, Joel Pargman, Patrick Rosalez, Brett Banducci, Timothy Loo – strings
  • Charlie Musselwhite- backing vocals
  • Scott Thomas, Ellen Harper, Sue Chase, Michelle Griepentrog, Jennifer Ohrstrom, Natasha Cockrell – backing vocals
  • Danny Kalb – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Harper, except where noted.


  1. Morning Yearning
  2. Waiting for You – Ben Harper, Michael Ward
  3. Picture in a Frame – Ben Harper, Michael Ward, Juan Nelson, Oliver Charles, Jason Yates, Leon Mobley
  4. Never Leave Lonely Alone
  5. Sweet Nothing Serenade
  6. Reason to Mourn
  7. More Than Sorry – Ben Harper, Danny Kalb
  8. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Now
  9. Happy Everafter in Your Eyes


  1. Better Way
  2. Both Sides of the Gun
  3. Engraved Invitation
  4. Black Rain – Ben Harper, Jason Yates
  5. Gather ‘Round the Stone
  6. Please Don’t Talk About Murder While I’m Eating
  7. Get It Like You Like It
  8. The Way You Found Me
  9. Serve Your Soul

On May 27, 1991.

On May 27, 1991, “Factory“ label released the self-titled, debut Electronic album. It was recorded 1989 – 1991, at “Clear Studios” in Manchester, and was produced by Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr.


  • Bernard Sumner– vocals, keyboards, programming
  • Johnny Marr– guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Neil Tennant– vocals
  • Chris Lowe– keyboards
  • Donald Johnson – drums, percussion
  • David Palmer – drums
  • Denise Johnson – vocals
  • Helen Powell – oboeon
  • Andrew Robinson – additional programming
  • Owen Morris – engineer
  • Johnson/Panas (Trevor Johnson) – cover art, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr, except where noted.

  1. Idiot Country
  2. Reality
  3. Tighten Up
  4. The Patience of a Saint – Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr, Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe
  5. Getting Away with It – not on the original release with the red cover. First appeared on the re-release with the black cover
  6. Gangster
  7. Soviet
  8. Get the Message
  9. Try All You Want
  10. Some Distant Memory
  11. Feel Every Beat

On July 21, 2017.

On July 21, 2017, “Polydor” and “Interscope” labels released “Lust for Life”, the fifth Lana Del Rey studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid, Benny Blanco, Boi-1da, Emile Haynie, Tim Larcombe, Sean Ono Lennon, Max Martin, Metro Boomin, Mighty Mike and Jahaan Sweet.


  • Lana Del Rey– vocals
  • The Weeknd– vocals
  • ASAP Rocky– vocals
  • Playboi Carti– vocals
  • Stevie Nicks– vocals, backing vocals
  • Sean Ono Lennon– vocals, shaker, timpani, electric upright bass, acoustic and electric guitar, celesta, harpsichord, glass harmonica, Mongolian bells, Mellotron
  • Rick Nowels– bass, Mellotron, vibraphone, keyboards, synth pads, piano, strings, celesta, organ, acoustic guitar, flute, 808 bass, solina, synth bass, electric piano, choir
  • Kieron Menzies – drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizer, synth pads, tape loops, bass, strings, modem, piano, engineering, mixing
  • Dean Reid – electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, drums, percussion, bass guitar, synth bass, vocoder, flute, Mellotron, brass, effects, engineering, mixing
  • Zac Rae – synthesizer, strings, harpsichord, drums, percussion, bass guitar, electric guitar, piano, organ, Mellotron, guitar
  • Patrick Warren – harmonium, synthesizer, waterphone, tack piano, strings, piano, organ, bassoon, flute
  • Mighty Mike – bongos, drums, percussion, keyboards, percussion
  • David Levita – electric guitar
  • Trevor Yasuda – engineering, keyboards
  • Aaron Sterling– live drums, tambourine, percussion
  • Tim Larcombe – electric guitar, drums, Mellotron
  • Metro Boomin– drums, percussion, synth bass
  • Benny Blanco– drums, keyboards, mixing
  • Max Martin– Juno bass
  • Ali Payami– drum programming
  • Dan Heath– orchestra overture
  • David Palmer– synthesizer
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • T-Minus– cello, synth
  • Boi-1da– drums, bass
  • Jahaan Sweet – piano
  • Andrew Joseph Gradwohl Jr. – synthesizer
  • Berkay Birecikli – percussion
  • Hector Delgado – engineering, effects
  • Emile Haynie– drums, synthesizer, mixing
  • Gary Ferguson – live drums
  • Chris Garcia, Jordan Stilwell, Matthew Cullen – engineering, mixing
  • Adam Ayan, Mike Bozzi – mastering
  • Chuck Grant, Neil Krug – photography
  • Mat Maitland, Markus Bagå – design

Track listing:

  1. Love – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Benjamin Levin, Emile Haynie
  2. Lust for Life – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Abel Tesfaye, Max Martin
  3. 13 Beaches – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  4. Cherry – Lana Del Rey, Tim Larcombe
  5. White Mustang – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  6. Summer Bumme – Lana Del Rey, Matthew Samuels, Rakim Mayers, Jordan Carter, Tyler Williams, Jahaan Sweet, Andrew Joseph Gradwohl Jr.
  7. Groupie Love – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Rakim Mayers
  8. In My Feelings – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  9. Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  10. God Bless America – and All the Beautiful Women in It – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  11. When the World Was at War We Kept Dancing – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Dean Reid
  12. Problems – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Justin Parker, Stevie Nicks
  13. Tomorrow Never Came – Lana Del Rey, Sean ono Lennon, Rick Nowels
  14. Heroin – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  15. Change – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  16. Get Free – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid


In November 1972.

In November 1972, “ABC” label released “Can’t Buy a Thrill”, the debut Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded in 1972 at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz. The album cover features a photomontage by Robert Lockart.


  • David Palmer – lead and backing vocals
  • Donald Fagen– acoustic and electric pianos, plastic (YC-30) organ, lead and backing vocals
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– guitar, pedal steel guitar, spoken word
  • Denny Dias– guitar, electric sitar
  • Walter Becker – electric bass, dual lead and backing vocals
  • Jim Hodder– drums, percussion, lead vocal, backing vocals
  • Elliott Randall– lead guitar
  • Jerome Richardson– tenor saxophone
  • Snooky Young– flugelhorn
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews– backing vocals
  • Engineer: Roger Nichols
  • Assistant engineer: Tim Weston

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker.

  1. Do It Again
  2. Dirty Work
  3. Kings
  4. Midnite Cruiser
  5. Only a Fool Would Say That
  6. Reelin’ in the Years
  7. Fire in the Hole
  8. Brooklyn (Owes the Charmer Under Me)
  9. Change of the Guard
  10. Turn That Heartbeat Over Again

Cake: Prolonging the Magic

On October 6, 1998, “Capricorn” label released “Prolonging the Magic”, the third Cake studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by John McCrea. In 1999 the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.


  • John McCrea– vocals, guitar, piano, organ, Moog, arrangements, design
  • Vince DiFiore – trumpet, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Gabe Nelson – bass, mandolin, guitar, piano, arrangements
  • Todd Roper – drums, percussion, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Xan McCurdy, Rusty Miller – electric guitar
  • Tyler Pope, Chuck Prophet, Jim Campilongo – electric guitar, arrangements
  • Ben Morss – piano, arrangements
  • David Palmer– keyboards
  • Greg Vincent – pedal steel guitar
  • Mark Needham – additional percussion, engineering, mixing
  • Richard Lyman – musical saw
  • Joe Johnston, Jay Bowman, Gabriel Shepard,Justin Phelps, Scott Reams, Rafael Serrano – engineering
  • Kirt Shearer, Craig Long – engineering, mixing
  • Greg Brown – arranging
  • Keara Fallon – design
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John McCrea, except where noted.

  1. Satan Is My Motor – John McCrea, Gabriel Nelson, Tyler Pope
  2. Mexico
  3. Never There
  4. Guitar
  5. You Turn the Screws
  6. Walk On By
  7. Sheep Go to Heaven
  8. When You Sleep
  9. Hem of Your Garment
  10. Alpha Beta Parking Lot
  11. Let Me Go
  12. Cool Blue Reason
  13. Where Would I Be? – John McCrea, Gabriel Nelson, Joe Snook

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “ABC” label released “Countdown to Ecstasy”, the second Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz. The cover painting was by Dorothy White.


  • Donald Fagen– acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizer, lead vocals
  • Walter Becker– electric bass, harmonica, background vocals
  • Denny Dias– electric guitar, mixing
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– electric and pedal steel guitars
  • Jim Hodder– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Ray Brown– string bass
  • Ben Benay– acoustic guitar
  • Rick Derringer– slide guitar
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone, marimba, percussion
  • Ernie Watts, Johnny Rotella, Lanny Morgan, Bill Perkins– saxophones
  • Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, James Rolleston, Michael Fennelly– background vocals
  • Engineer: Roger Nichols
  • Assistant engineer: Miss Natalie
  • Album design: Dotty of Hollywood
  • Photography: Ed Caraeff

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

  1. Bodhisattva
  2. Razor Boy
  3. The Boston Rag
  4. Your Gold Teeth
  5. Show Biz Kids
  6. My Old School
  7. Pearl of the Quarter
  8. King of the World