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In May 1989.

In May 1989, “Fontana” label released “Cloudland”, the seventh Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Paul Hamann, Stephen Hague and Daniel Miller.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas – vocals
  • Jim Jones – guitar, backing vocals
  • Allen Ravenstine – EML synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Tony Maimone – bass, backing vocals
  • Chris Cutler – drums
  • Scott Krauss – drums
  • Stephen Hague – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Breath
  2. Race the Sun
  3. Cry
  4. Why Go It Alone?
  5. Waiting for Mary
  6. Ice Cream Truck
  7. Bus Called Happiness
  8. Monday Night
  9. Love Love Love
  10. Lost Nation Road
  11. Fire
  12. Nevada!
  13. The Wire
  14. Flat
  15. The Waltz
  16. Pushin’

On September 19, 2006.

On September 19, 2006, “Smog Veil” label released “Why I Hate Women”, the thirteenth Pere Ubu album. It was recorded in 2006 and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas- vocals
  • Keith Moliné- guitar, bass, backing vocals
  • Robert Wheeler – EML synthesizer, theremin
  • Michele Temple – lead vocals, bass
  • Steve Mehlman – drums, clave
  • Rodolphe Burger – stylophone
  • Robert Kidney – lead guitar
  • Jack Kidney – harp, tenor saxophone
  • Andy Diagram- trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Two Girls (One Bar)
  2. Babylonian Warehouses
  3. Blue Velvet
  4. Caroleen
  5. Flames Over Nebraska
  6. Love Song
  7. Mona
  8. My Boyfriend’s Back
  9. Stolen Cadillac
  10. Synth Farm
  11. Texas Overture

On August 19, 1995.

On August 19, 1995, “Tim/Kerr” label released “Ray Gun Suitcase”, the tenth Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1995 and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas- vocals, melodeon, musette, auto-cans, ray gun
  • Jim Jones- guitar, keyboard bass, keyboards, spike, sleigh bells, backing vocals
  • Robert Wheeler – EML synthesizers, Ensoniq EPS, theremin
  • Michele Temple – bass guitar, slide bass, guitar, lute
  • Scott Benedict – drums
  • Scott Krauss– drums
  • Garo Yellin – electric cello
  • Paul Hamann – bass guitar, swirl bells

 Track listing:

  1. Folly of Youth – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  2. Electricity – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  3. Beach Boys – Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, Garo Yellin
  4. Turquoise Fins – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  5. Vacuum in My Head – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  6. Memphis – Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, Garo Yellin
  7. Three Things – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  8. Horse – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  9. Don’t Worry – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  10. Ray Gun Suitcase – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  11. Surfer Girl – Brian Wilson
  12. Red Sky – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  13. Montana – Wayne Johnson, Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Garo Yellin
  14. My Friend Is a Stooge for the Media Priests – Paul Hamann, Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas
  15. Down by the River LL – Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Garo Yellin

On July 19, 2019.

On July 19, 2019, “Hajanga Records” label released “Djesse Vol. 2”, the second album in the “Djesse” series by Jacob Collier. It was recorded in 2019 and was produced by Jacob Collier.

Personnel:

  • Jacob Collier – arrangements, recording, mixing
  • Kathryn Tickell – Northumbrian pipes
  • Steve Vai – electric guitar
  • Guimba Kouyate – acoustic guitar
  • Josh Arcoleo – tenor saxophone
  • Robin Mullarkey – bass
  • Pino Palladino – electric bass
  • Chris Thile – mandolin
  • James Maddren – drums
  • Sophie Collier, Suzie Collier, Becca Stevens, MARO, Hammadi Rencurrell, Barak Schmool, Bill Bland, Dave Pattman, Fabio De Oliveira – vocals
  • Adam Fell, Aleigha Durand, Alessandro Melchior, Allayna O’Quinn, Alvin Chea, Andrea Haines, André Smith, Arend Liefkes, Asya Bookal, Avery Wilson, Barak Schmool, Barney Smith, Beardyman, Becca Stevens, Ben Bloomberg, Blake Morgan , Brian Mayton, Briana Marshall, Catherina Lagredelle, Celine Sylvester, Chad Lupoe, Charlie Puth, Chesroleeysia Bobb, Chris Martin, Chris Thile, Chris Wardle, Christian Euman, Claude McKnight, Claudio Somigli, Cleavon Davis, Clyde Lawrence, Cole Henry, Cory Henry, Daniel Caesar, Danielle Cornwall, Darwin Deez, David Crosby, David Thomas , Dodie, Ellen Cockerham, Eric Whitacre, Ewa Zbyszynska, Frederick Harris, Jr., Gareth Lockrane, Genevieve Artadi, Gracie Lawrence, Greg Phillinganes, Gwilym Simcock, Haley Flemons, Hamid El Kasri, Hans Zimmer, Herbie Hancock, Holland Sampson, Jack Conte, Jake Sherman, James Maddren, James Wright, Jamie Cullum, Jason Max Ferdinand, Jason Rebello, Jasper van Rosmalen, JoJo, JoPaul Scavella, Joel Kibble, Jonah Nilsson, Jonathan Dove, Jonathan Pacey, Jordan Cohen, Jose Ortega, Josh Helfferich, Jourdan Bardo, Jules Buckley, June Lee, Kashaé Whyte, Kathryn Tickell, Keviez Wilson, Khristian Dentley, Kimbra, Kobe Brown, Kristin Hall, Laura Mvula, Leo Janssen, Leonard Brown, Lianne La Havas, Lincoln Liburd, Louis Cleare, MARO, Maia Foster, Malik George, Malik McHayle, Marissa Wright, Mark Kibble, Matthew Celia, Matthew Cordner, Merrill Garbus, Michael LaTorre, Michael League, Michael Peha, Mischa Stevens, Murk Jiskoot, Mykel Inez, Naomi Parchment, Nataly Dawn, Natrickie Louissaint, Nick Smart, Nicola Hadley, Nikki Yanofsky, Noah Simon, Oumou Sangare, Patricia Williams , Pedro Martins, Pete Churchill, Quincy Jones, Rob Clark, Robert Watts, Robin Mullarkey, Rocky Borders, Roddley Point-du-Jour, Ruben Margarita, Sam Amidon, Sam Dressel, Sam Wilkes, Samella Carryl, Sophie Collier, Steve Mulligan, Steve Vai, Sumner Becker, Suzie Collier, Tank, Terell Francis-Clarke, Thomas Gould, Tom Cawley, Tom Misch, Tori Kelly, Ty$, Umar Hossain, Zaren Bennett – choir (Moon River)
  • Caroline Dearnley, David Cohen, Magnus Johnston, Max Baillie, Ruth Gibson, Thomas Gould – strings
  • Fiona Cruickshank – engineer
  • James Yost – engineer
  • Aviv Cohen – engineer
  • Tom Chichester-Clark – engineer
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Joe Zook – mixing
  • Ben Bloomberg – mixing
  • Astrig Akseralian – artwork
  • Brock Lefferts – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jacob Collier, except when noted.

  1. Intro
  2. Sky Above
  3. Bakumbe
  4. Make Me Cry
  5. Moon River – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
  6. Feel
  7. A Noite (interlude)
  8. Lua
  9. I Heard You Singing
  10. I Don’t Matter
  11. Here Comes the Sun – George Harrison
  12. Dun Dun Ba Ba – interlude
  13. Nebaluyo
  14. Do You Feel Love
  15. Outro
  16. Time to Rest Your Weary Head

On May 13, 1983.

On May 13, 1983, “Rough Trade” label released “Variations on a Theme”, the second David Thomas studio album. It was recorded in March 1983, at “Suma Recording” in Painesville, OH, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas – vocals
  • Jim Jones– guitar
  • Jack Monck– guitar
  • Richard Thompson– guitar
  • Paul Hamann – bass guitar, engineering
  • Anton Fier– drums
  • Chris Cutler– drums
  • Lindsay Cooper– bassoon
  • Ken Hamann – engineering
  • Adam Kidron– engineering
  • Robert Vogel – engineering
  • Mary Thomas – cover art, illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by David Thomas.

  1. A Day at the Botanical Gardens – mucis by David Thomas
  2. Pedestrian Walk – music by David Thomas, Eddie Thorton
  3. Bird Town – music by Richard Thompson
  4. The Egg & I – Anton Fier
  5. Who Is It – Lindsay Cooper, Chris Cutler
  6. Song of Hoe – David Thomas
  7. Hurry Back – Jim Jones
  8. The Rain – Chris Cutler, Anton Fier
  9. Semaphore – Lindsay Cooper, Chris Cutler, Jack Monck

 

On March 2, 1998.

On March 2, 1998, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Pennsylvania”, the eleventh Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, organ, virtual voices
  • Tom Herman – guitar, bass, tack piano, snare
  • Jim Jones– guitar, bass, organ
  • Robert Wheeler – EML & digital synthesizers, theremin, organ
  • Michele Temple – bass, guitar, organ, piano
  • Steve Mehlman – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Woolie Bullie
  2. Highwaterville
  3. TXT
  4. Urban Lifestyle
  5. Silent Spring
  6. Mr Wheeler
  7. Muddy Waters
  8. Slow
  9. Drive
  10. Indiangiver
  11. Monday Morning
  12. Perfume
  13. Fly’s Eye
  14. The Duke’s Saharan Ambitions
  15. Wheelhouse

 

 

On January 7, 2013.

On January 7, 2013, “Fire Records” label released “Lady from Shanghai”, is the fourteenth Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas− vocals, piano, synthesizers, keyboards, organ
  • Keith Moliné− guitar, bass
  • Robert Wheeler − synthesizers
  • Gagarin − piano, organ, synthesizers
  • Michele Temple − bass, guitar, bells
  • Steve Mehlman – vocals, drums, organ
  • Darryl Boon − clarinet

Track listing:

All tracks by David Thomas, Keith Moliné, Robert Wheeler, Gagarin, Micele Temple, Steve Mehlman and Darry Boon.

  1. Thanks
  2. Free White
  3. Feuksley Ma’am, the Hearing
  4. Mandy
  5. And Then Nothing Happened
  6. Musicians Are Scum
  7. Another One
  8. The Road Trip of Bipasha Ahmed
  9. Lampshade Man
  10. 414 Seconds
  11. The Carpenter Sun

 

On November 17, 1978.

On November 17, 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Dub Housing”, the second Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded August – September 1978, and was produced by Ken Hamann, David Thomas, Tom Herman, Tony Maimone, Allen Ravenstein and Scott Krauss. “Trouser Press” described the album as one of the most important post-punk recordings.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, organ, EQ, mastering
  • Tom Herman – guitar, bass, organ
  • Tony Maimone– bass, guitar, piano
  • Allen Ravenstine– EML synthesizers, saxophone
  • Scott Krauss– drums
  • Ken Hamann – recording, engineering, EQ, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Thomas, Tom Herman, Tony Maimone, Allen Ravenstine  and  Scott Krauss.

  1. Navvy
  2. On the Surface
  3. Dub Housing
  4. Caligari’s Mirror
  5. Thriller!
  6. I, Will Wait
  7. Drinking Wine Spodyody
  8. Pa) Ubu Dance Party
  9. Blow Daddy-O
  10. Codex

 

In June 1980.

In June 1980, “Rough Trade” label released “The Art of Walking”, the fourth Pere Ubu album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Ken Hamann, David Thomas, Mayo Thompson, Allen Ravenstine, Tony Maimone and Scott Krauss.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– lead vocals, Vox Continental Baroque organ, drums
  • Mayo Thompson– guitar, backing and lead vocals, piano
  • Allen Ravenstine– EML synthesizers
  • Tony Maimone– bass, piano, organ
  • Scott Krauss– drums, horn, piano, drum machine

Track listing:

All tracks by David Thomas, Mayo Thompson, Allen Ravenstine, Tony Maimone and Scott Krauss, except where noted.

  1. Go
  2. Rhapsody in Pink
  3. Arabia
  4. Young Miles in the Basement
  5. Misery Goats
  6. Loop
  7. Rounder
  8. Birdies
  9. Lost in Art
  10. Horses – Mayo Thompson
  11. Crush This Horn

In March 1988.

In March 1988, “Fontana” label released “The Tenement Year”, the sixth Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Paul Hammann.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, trombone, spike
  • Jim Jones– guitar, backing vocals
  • Allen Ravenstine– EML synthesizer, sax, backing vocals
  • Tony Maimone– bass, backing vocals
  • Chris Cutler– drums, percussion
  • Scott Krauss– drums
  • John Kirkpatrick– Melodeon

Track listing:

  1. Something’s Gotta Give
  2. George Had a Hat
  3. Talk to Me
  4. Busman’s Honeymoon
  5. Say Goodbye
  6. Universal Vibration
  7. Miss You
  8. Dream the Moon
  9. Rhythm King
  10. The Hollow Earth
  11. We Have the Technology