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On September 6, 2013.

On September 6, 2013, “Mute” label released “Tales of Us”, the sixth Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded April – May 2013, at “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

All tracks written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp– vocals, instruments, art direction
  • Will Gregory– string arrangements, instruments
  • Steve Evans – additional programming; acoustic guitar
  • Aidan Love – additional programming
  • Nick Ingman– string scoring, string conducting
  • Charlie Jones– double bass
  • Alex Lee– bass guitar; acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar
  • Martyn Barker– drums (track 3)
  • John Parish– drums
  • John Parricelli– guitar
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • John Metcalfe– viola
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Martyn Barker– Indian guitar, drums
  • Paul Cowgill – horse effects
  • Ross Hughes – acoustic guitar, cavaquinho
  • Chris Laurence– double bass
  • String section
  • Everton Nelson, Steve Morris, Emlyn Singleton, Warren Zielinski, Rita Manning, Richard George, Ian Humphries, Patrick Kiernan, Ann Morfee, Debbie Widdup, Kathy Shave, Dave Williams, Rusty Pomeroy, Boguslaw Kostecki, Tom Pigott-Smith, Mark Berrow – violin
  • Peter Lale, Bill Hawkes, Bruce White, Andy Parker, Nick Barr, Morgan Goff – viola
  • Ian Burdge, Sophie Harris, Nick Cooper, Penny Driver, Chris Allan – cello
  • Chris Laurence, Richard Pryce, Stacey Watton – double bass
  • Greg Freeman – additional engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – additional engineering , mixing assistance
  • Mat Maitland– artwork direction
  • Annemarieke van Drimmelen – photography
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Gary Thomas – string recording
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Julie Rubio – image treatments
  • Lenka Rayn H. – additional photography

Track listing:

  1. Jo
  2. Annabel
  3. Drew
  4. Ulla
  5. Alvar
  6. Thea
  7. Simone
  8. Stranger
  9. Laurel
  10. Clay

On September 11, 2015.

On September 11, 2015, “Stylus Records” label released “Keep the Village Alive”, the ninth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2014, at “ICP Studios” in Brussels, Belgium, “Stylus Studios” in London, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Richard Jones- bass guitar
  • Adam Zindani- guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Morrison– drums
  • Sam Yapp, Javier Weyler– drums
  • Mikey Rowe – Wurly
  • Jim Lowe – additional Hammond, programming
  • Neil Cowley – additional piano
  • Tony Kirkham – additional piano, Hammond
  • Rosie Danvers – cello
  • Helen Hathorn – violin
  • Emma Owens – viola
  • David Arnoldwith Kelly Jones – orchestral arrangements
  • Nicholas Dodd – orchestration

Orchestra

  • John Bradbury – leader
  • Eos Chater, Dorina Markoff, John Bradbury, Johnathan Strange, Oli Langford, Christina Emanuel, Tom Pigott-Smith, Jackie Hartley, Peter Hanson, Ralph De Souza, Johnathan Rees, David Woodcock, Debbie Widdup, Natalia Bonner – violin section
  • Reiad Chibah, Julia Knight, Sue Dench, Nick Barr – viola section
  • Nick Cooper, Chris Worsey, Adrian Bradbury, Frank Schaefer – cello section
  • Pete Smith – tuba
  • Roger Argente – bass trombone
  • Andy Wood – tenor trombone
  • Phillip Eastop, Mike Murray, Corinne Bailey, Martin Owen – French horns
  • Daniel Newell, Jason Evans, Andy Cowley, Amos Miller – B♭ Trumpet
  • Eos Chater – violin
  • Gay-Yee Westerhoff – cello
  • Nick Barr – viola
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Paul Edouard-Laurendeau – studio assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks written by Kelly Jones.

  1. C’est la Vie
  2. White Lies
  3. Sing Little Sister
  4. I Wanna Get Lost With You
  5. Song for the Summer
  6. Fight or Flight
  7. My Hero
  8. Sunny
  9. Into the World
  10. Mr and Mrs Smith