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On December 4, 2015.

On December 4, 2015, “Republic Records” and “Wicked Awesome” label released “Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven”, the fifth Kid Cudi studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was recorded by Kid Cudi, Patrick Reynolds and Plain Pat.

Personnel:

  • Kid Cudi – vocals, guitars, bass, art direction, creative art, executive producer
  • Oladipo Omishore – bass
  • Iain Findlay, Anthony Kilhoffer – engineer, mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Dennis Cummings – executive producer
  • Sandy Brummels – creative art
  • Kyledidthis – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Kid Cudi, except where noted.

  1. Edge of the Earth / Post Mortem Boredom
  2. Confused!
  3. Man in the Night – Scott Mescudi, Mike Judge
  4. Screwed
  5. Fade 2 Red
  6. Adventures – Scott Mescudi, Mike Judge
  7. The Nothing
  8. Amen
  9. Handle with Care – Scott Mescudi, Mike Judge
  10. Judgemental Cunt
  11. Séance Chaos
  12. Fairy Tale Remains
  13. Wedding Tux
  14. Angered Kids
  15. Red Sabbath – Scott Mescudi, Mike Judge
  16. Fuchsia Butterflies
  17. Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven
  18. Embers
  19. Anomaly (rehearsal demo)
  20. The Return of Chip Douglas (demo)
  21. Trauma
  22. Wait! (rehearsal demo)
  23. Insides Out
  24. Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven (acousticdemo)
  25. Worth
  26. Melting
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On December 4, 1994.

On December 4, 1994, “FAX +49-69/450464” label released “Outer Dark”, the third Bill Laswell album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell– effects
  • Robert Musso– engineering, effects
  • Layng Martine – assistant engineer
  • Thi-Linh Le – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell.

  1. Chakra
  2. Ananta (Passing Dream)

 

In January 1958.

In January 1958, “Fontana” label released “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”, album by Miles Davis. It was recorded on December 4 and 5, 1957, at “Le Poste Parisien Studio” in Paris. The album features the musical cues for the 1958 Louis Malle film “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Barney Wilen– tenor saxophone
  • René Urtreger– piano
  • Pierre Michelot– bass
  • Kenny Clarke– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Générique
  2. L’ Assassinat de Carala
  3. Sur L’Autoroute
  4. Julien Dans L’Ascenseur
  5. Florence Sur Les Champs Élysées
  6. Dîner au Motel
  7. Évasion De Julien
  8. Visite Du Vigile
  9. Au Bar du Petit Bac
  10. Chez Le Photographe Du Motel

On December 4, 2015.

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On December 4, 2015, “Parlaphone” label released “A Head Full of Dreams”, the seventh Coldplay studio album. It was recorded  2014 – 2015, at “Henson Recording Studio” in Hollywood; “AIR Studios” and “The Bakery and The Beehive” in London, and was produced by Rik Simpson, Stargate and Daniel Green. The artwork was created by Argentine artist Pilar Zeta in collaboration with the band. “A Head Full of Dreams” was the eighth best-selling album of 2015 worldwide. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”; 3 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 2 x Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”; 3 x Platinum in Italy by “IFMI”; Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”; Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland” and 3 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Chris Martin- lead vocals, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Jonny Buckland- electric guitar
  • Guy Berryman- bass guitar
  • Will Champion- drums, drum pad, percussion, backing vocals
  • Davide Rossi– strings
  • Tim Bergling– additional programming
  • Regiment Horns – brass
  • Beyoncé– vocals
  • Gwyneth Paltrow– vocals
  • Merry Clayton– vocals
  • Tove Lo– vocals
  • Khatia Buniatishvili– piano
  • Coleman Barks– narration
  • Barack Obama– vocals
  • Annabelle Wallis– vocals
  • Noel Gallagher– guitar
  • Moses Martin– tambourine
  • Rik Simpson– vocals, additional instruments
  • Mikkel S Eriksen– additional instruments
  • Tor Erik Hermansen– additional instruments
  • Pilar Zeta, Coldplay – design, art direction
  • Phil Harvey, Ultramajic – photography

The Choir

  • Nico Berryman
  • Jonah Buckland
  • Violet Buckland
  • Blue Ivy Carter
  • Ava Champion
  • Juno Champion
  • Marianna Champion
  • Rex Champion
  • Aubrey Costall
  • Harvey Costall
  • Brian Eno
  • Elise Eriksen
  • Hege Fossum Eriksen
  • Selma Eriksen
  • Jacob Green
  • Sophia Green
  • Daniel Grollo
  • Finn Grollo
  • Kat Grollo
  • Mathilda Grollo
  • Max Harvey
  • Rofi Harvey
  • Idil Hermansen
  • Isak Hermansen
  • Apple Martin
  • Moses Martin
  • Rik Simpson– mixing
  • Phil Tan– mixing
  • Daniel Green – mixing, additional engineering
  • Digital Divide – additional production
  • Emily Lazar– mastering
  • Merlin Watts – mastering
  • Bill Rahko – engineering
  • Miles Walker – engineering
  • Daniela Rivera – engineering
  • Tom Bailey – additional engineering
  • Robin Baynton – additional engineering
  • Jaime Sickora – additional engineering
  • Aleks von Korff – additional engineering
  • Laurence Anslow – additional studio assistance
  • Fiona Cruickshank – additional studio assistance
  • Nicolas Essig – additional studio assistance
  • Coleman Barks– narration
  • Barack Obama– vocals
  • Annabelle Wallis– vocals
  • Noel Gallagher– guitar
  • Moses Martin– tambourine
  • Rik Simpson– vocals, additional instruments
  • Mikkel S Eriksen– additional instruments
  • Tor Erik Hermansen– additional instruments
  • Olga Fitzroy – additional studio assistance
  • Jeff Gartenbaum – additional studio assistance
  • Christian Green – additional studio assistance
  • Pablo Hernandez – additional studio assistance
  • Phil Joly – additional studio assistance
  • Miguel Lara – additional studio assistance
  • Matt McGinn – additional studio assistance
  • Chris Owens – additional studio assistance
  • Roxy Pope – additional studio assistance
  • John Prestage – additional studio assistance
  • Kyle Stevens – additional studio assistance
  • Derrick Stockwell – additional studio assistance
  • Matt Tuggle – additional studio assistance
  • Ryan Walsh – additional studio assistance
  • Joachim Berose – additional studio assistance
  • Will Wetzel – additional studio assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion.

  1. A Head Full of Dreams
  2. Birds
  3. Hymn for the Weekend
  4. Everglow
  5. Adventure of a Lifetime
  6. Fun
  7. Kaleidoscope
  8. Army of One
  9. Amazing Day
  10. Color Spectrum
  11. Up & Up

 

On December 4, 1978.

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On December 4, 1978, “Industrial” label released “D.o.A: The Third and Final Report”, the second Throbbing Gristle studio album. It was recorded September 1977 – May 1978, and was produced by Genesis P-Orridge, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter and Peter Christopherson.

Personnel:

  • Genesis P-Orridge– vocals, bass guitar, violin, effects
  • Cosey Fanni Tutti– lead guitar, effects, tape
  • Chris Carter– synthesizer, electronics, tape
  • Peter Christopherson– tape, electronics
  • Robin Banks – voice
  • Simone Estridge – voice

Track listing:

All tracks by Genesis P-Orridge, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter, Peter Christopherson,  except where noted.

  1. B.M.
  2. Hit By a Rock
  3. United
  4. Valley of the Shadow of Death – Peter Christopherson
  5. Dead on Arrival
  6. Weeping – Genesis P-Orridge, Ewa Zajac
  7. Hamburger Lady – Al Ackerman
  8. Hometime – Cosey Fanni Tutti
  9. AB/7A – Chris Carter
  10. Death Threats
  11. Walls of Sound
  12. Blood on the Floor

On December 4, 1993.

Frank Zappa

On December 4, 1993, Frank Vincent Zappa died aged 52.  He was musician, composer, producer, actor and filmmaker. In a career spanning more than 30 years, with The Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist, Zappa released  more than 60 albums, working most of the time as an independent artist. His work gained critical acclaim worldwide; magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked him at No. 71 on its list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”, and in 2011 at No. 22 on its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. In 1995, Zappa was posthumously inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” and in 1997 he was posthumously awarded with the “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”.