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On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Slash” and “Reprise” labels released “The Real Thing”, the third Faith No More studio album. It was recorded December 1988 – January 1989, at “Studio D” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Matt Wallace, Mike Bordin, Roddy Bottum, Bill Gould, James Martin and Mike Patton.

Personnel:

  • Mike Patton – vocals
  • James Martin – guitars
  • Roddy Bottum – keyboards
  • Mike Bordin – drums
  • Bill Gould – bass
  • Matt Wallace – engineer
  • Jim “Watts” Vereecke – assistant engineer
  • Craig Doubet – assistant engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Jeff Price – artwork
  • Terry Robertson – CD design
  • Lendon Flanagon – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mike Patton, all music by Bill Gould and Roddy Bottum, except where noted.

  1. From Out of Nowhere
  2. Epic – Bill Gould, Roddy Bottun, James Martin, Mike Bordin
  3. Falling to Pieces – Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum, James Martin
  4. Surprise! You’re Dead! – lyrics by Mike Patton, James Martin, music by James Martin
  5. Zoombie Easters – music by Mike Patton, Bill Gould, James Martin, Mike Bordin
  6. The Real Thing –  lyrics by Mike Patton, Bill Gould, music by Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum
  7. Underwater Love
  8. The Morning After – music by Bill Gould, James Martin, Roddy Bottum
  9.  Woodpecker from Mars – music by James Martin, Roddy Bordin

On June 19, 2006.

On June 19, 2006, “Parlaphone” label released “Victory for the Comic Muse”, the ninth Divine Comedy (The) studio album. It was recorded in December 2005, and was produced by Neil Hannon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Hannon – vocals, keyboards, acoustic and electric guitar, banjo
  • Ian Watson – accordion
  • Andrew Skeet – piano, harpsichord
  • John Evans – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Dougie Payne – electric bass
  • Simon Little – electric bass, double bass
  • Tim Weller – drums
  • Rob Farrer – percussion
  • Charlotte Glasson – baritone and tenor saxophone
  • Chris Richards – clarinet
  • Eliza Marshall – flute
  • Matthew Gunner – French horn
  • Ilid Jones – oboe, cor anglais
  • Mike Kearsey – trombone
  • Daniel Newell – trumpet
  • Alison Dods – violin
  • Andrew Haveron – violin
  • Anna Kirkpatrick – violin
  • Calina De La Mare – violin
  • Gillon Cameron – violin
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Rick Koster – violin
  • Ruth Rogers – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • John Metcalfe – viola
  • Reiad Chibah – viola
  • Chris Worsey – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Camilla Pay – harp
  • Celine Saout – harp

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Hannon except where noted.

  1. To Die a Virgin
  2. Mother Dear
  3. Diva Lady
  4. A Lady of a Certain Age
  5. The Light of Day
  6. Threesome
  7. Party Fears Two – Billy Mackenzie, Alan Rankine
  8. Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World
  9. The Plough
  10. Count Grassi’s Passage Over Piedmont
  11. Snowball in Negative

On June 2, 1972.

On June 2, 1972, “Deram” label released “Space Shanty”, the only Khan album. It was recorded December 1971 – March 1972, at “Command Studios”, “Olympic Studios” and “Tollington Park Studios” in London, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hillage – vocals, guitars
  • Dave Stewart – organ, piano, celesta, marimbas
  • Nick Greenwood – bass guitar
  • Eric Peachey – drums
  • Pete Booth – engineer
  • George Chkiantz – engineer
  • Dave Grinstead – remixing
  • Derek Varnals – engineer, remixing
  • David Anstey – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hillage, except where noted.

  1. Space Shanty (Including The Cobalt Sequence and March of the Sine Squadrons)
  2. Stranded (Including Effervescent Psycho Novelty No. 5)
  3. Mixed Up Man of the Mountains – Nick Greenwood
  4. Driving to Amsterdam
  5. Stargazers
  6. Hollow Stone (Including Escape of the Space Pilots)

On June 1, 1977.

On June 1, 1977, “Arista” label released “I Robot”, the second Alan Parsons Project (The), studio album. It was recorded December 1976 – March 1977, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons. The album cover photo features Storm Thorgerson’s assistants in the escalator tubes of the circular Terminal 1 building of the “Charles de Gaulle Airport” outside of Paris

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – keyboards, vocoder, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, engineer
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • B.J. Cole – steel guitar
  • Eric Woolfson – keyboards, vocoder, backing vocals
  • Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • John Leach – cimbalom, kantele
  • David Paton – bass, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Stuart Tosh – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Lenny Zakatek, Allan Clarke, Steve Harley, Jack Harris, Peter Straker, Jaki Whitren, Dave Townsend, the English Chorale, the New Philharmonia Chorus – vocals
  • Hilary Western – backing vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – backing vocals
  • Tony Rivers, John Perry and Stu Calver – backing vocals
  • Andrew Powell – choir and orchestra arrangements
  • Eric Woolfson – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson, except where noted.

  1. I Robot
  2. I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You
  3. Some Other Time
  4. Breakdown
  5. Don’t Let it Snow
  6. The Voice
  7. Nucleus
  8. Day After Day (The Show Must Go On)
  9. Total Eclipse – Andrew Powell
  10. Genesis Ch. 1V. 32

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Harvest” label released “Oora”, the fifth Edgar Broughton Band (The) album. It was recorded June – December 1972, at “Olympic Studios” and  “Morgan Studios” in London, “The Manor Studios” in Shipton-on-Cherwell, UK, and was produced by Edgar Broughton, Arthur Grant, Steve Broughton and Victor Unitt.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Broughton – lead vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Victor Unitt – lead and backing vocals, electric andf Spanish guitar, piano
  • Arthur Grant – bass guitar, guitar
  • Steve Broughton – vocals, drums, percussion, guitars, tubular bells, tambourine
  • David Bedford – piano
  • Madeline Bell – backing vocals
  • Doris Troy – backing vocals
  • Lisa Strike – backing vocals
  • Maggie Thomas – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Edgar Broughton, except where noted.

  1. Hurricane Man / Rock ‘n’ Roller
  2. Roccococooler
  3. Eviction – Steve Broughton
  4. Oh You Crazy Boy! – Victor Unitt
  5. Things on My Mind – Steve Broughton
  6. Exhibits from a New Museum / Green Lights
  7. Face from a Window / Pretty / Hi-Jack Boogie / Slow Down – Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant, Victor Unitt
  8. Capers – Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant, Victor Unitt

On May 20, 2013.

On May 20, 2013, “Virgin” label released “Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams”, the fourth Thirty Seconds to Mars studio album. It was recorded April – December 2012, at “The International Centre for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences of Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jared Leto and Steve Lillywhite.

Personnel:

  • Jared Leto – vocals, guitar, mixing, art direction, design, photography
  • Tomislav Miličević – guitar
  • Solon Bixler – vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Matt Watcher – bass
  • Shannon Leto – drums
  • Deepak – vocals
  • Knights of the White Shadow – additional vocals
  • Zhu Zhu – additional vocals
  • Michael Joyce – additional programming
  • Morgan Kibby – additional programming
  • Patrick Nissley – additional programming
  • Jacob Plant – additional programming
  • Cory Enemy – additional programming
  • Jamie Reed Schefman – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Lillywhite – mixing
  • Manny Marroquin – mixing
  • Tony Hoffer – mixing
  • Clay Blair – mixing
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Delbert Bowers – mixing assistant
  • Chris Galland – mixing assistant
  • Cameron Lister – mixing assistant
  • Dan Gerbarg – mastering
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Damien Hirst – art direction, design
  • Alexandra Morton – art direction, design
  • Bartholomew Cubbins – photography
  • David Devlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jared Leto, except where noted.

  1. Birth
  2. Conquistador
  3. Up in the Air
  4. City of Angels
  5. The Race
  6. End of All Days
  7. Pyres of Varanasi
  8. Bright Lights
  9. Do or Die
  10. Convergence – Shannon Leto
  11. Northern Lights
  12. Depuis le début

On May 9, 2011.

On May 9, 2011, “Favorite Gentlemen Recordings” label released “Simple Math” the third Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded August – December 2010, at “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, TN, “Favorite Gentlemen” in Atlanta, GA, and was produced by Dan Hannon, Andy Hull, Robert McDowell, Jonathan Corley and Christopher Freeman.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hull — lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboard, lyrics
  • Robert McDowell — lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Corley — bass, backing vocals
  • Christopher Freeman — percussion, organ, piano, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Eddie Horst — conductor
  • Ben Talmi — string arrangements
  • Greg Martin — additional string arranging
  • Justin Burns — violin
  • Joy A. Christy — violin
  • Kenn Wagner — violin
  • Sheela Iyengar — violin
  • Olga Shpitko — violin
  • Sou-Chun Su — violin
  • Wesley P. Collins — viola
  • Tania Maxwell — viola
  • Joli Wu — viola

Manchester Orchestra String ensemble

  • Karen Freer — cello
  • Charae Krueger — cello
  • Daniel Laufer — cello
  • Len Clark — drums
  • Benjamin Homola — drums
  • Timothy Very — drums
  • Daniel Dewitt — trombone
  • Brad Fisher — trumpet

School choir

  • Lyndsey Laborde — choir vocals
  • Eli Hannon — choir vocals
  • Jake Hannon — choir vocals
  • Emily Ammons — choir vocals
  • Grace Ammons — choir vocals
  • Lowell Reynolds — engineering
  • Brad Fisher — engineering
  • Billy Hume — additional engineering
  • Graham Hope — mixing assistant
  • Joe Chiccarelli — mixing
  • Vlado Meller — mastering
  • Brian Manley — design, layout
  • Carson Donnelly, Jay Harren — A&R

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. Deer
  2. Mighty
  3. Pensacola
  4. April Fool
  5. Pale Black Eye
  6. Virgin
  7. Simple Man
  8. Leave It Alone
  9. Apprehension
  10. Leaky Breaks

On May 4, 2004.

On May 4, 2004, “Saddle Creek Records” label released “fulfilled/complete”, the second Broken Spindles studio album. It was recorded December 2003 – January 2004, at “Presto! Recording Studios” in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Joel Petersen – vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, artwork
  • Nate Walcott – piano, string arrangements
  • Geraldine Vo – vocals, artwork
  • Donna Carnes – violin
  • Kim Salistean – violin
  • Cindy Ricker – viola
  • Tracy Sands – cello
  • Mike Mogis – engineer, mixing
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering
  • Jadon Ulrich – layout

Track Listing:

All tracks by Joel Petersen.

  1. Induction
  2. Fall In and Down On
  3. Song No Song
  4. To Die, For Death
  5. Move Away
  6. Practice, Practice, Preach
  7. Italian Wardrobe
  8. Events & Affairs
  9. Harm
  10. The Dream

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Deram” label released “Swaddling Songs”, the only Mellow Candle album. It was recorded in December 1971, and was produced by David Hitchcock.

Personnel:

  • Clodagh Simonds – lead and backing vocals, piano, harpsichord, mellotron
  • Alison Williams – lead and backing vocals
  • David Williams – guitar, backing vocals
  • Frank Boylan – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • William Murray – drums, percussion
  • Derek Varnals – engineer
  • Kevin Fuller – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Clodagh Simonds, except where noted.

  1. Heaven Heath – Alison Williams
  2. Sheep Season – Clodagh Simonds, Alison Williams, David Williams
  3. Silversong
  4. The Poet and the Witch
  5. Messenger Birds – Alice Williams
  6. Dan the Wing
  7. Reverend Sisters
  8. Break Your Token
  9. Buy or Beware – David Williams
  10. Vile Excesses – David Williams, William Murray
  11. Lonely Man
  12. Boulders on My Grave

In April 1968.

In April 1968, “Atlantic” label released “Tones for Joan’s Bones”, the debut Chick Corea album. It was recorded November – December, 1966, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Herbie Mann.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Steve Swallow – double bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

  1. Litha – Chick Corea
  2. This is New – Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin
  3. Tones for Joan’s Bones
  4. Straight Up and Down