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On May 25, 1996.

On May 25, 1996, “InsideOut” label released “Retropolis”, the second Flower Kings studio album. It was recorded December 1985 – March 1986, and was produced by Don Azzaro.

Personnel:

  • Roine Stolt- vocals, guitars, keyboards, engineer, mixing (by the name DexterFrank Jr.), sleeve design assistant (by the name Hippiefied Art)
  • Tomas Bodin– keyboards
  • Michael Stolt- bass guitar
  • Jaime Salazar– drums
  • Hans Bruniusson– percussion
  • Hasse Fröberg– vocals
  • Ulf Wallander- soprano saxophone
  • Per Aleskog – cover art
  • DCM – sleeve design assistan
  • Lilian Forsberg – photography
  • Tegelmann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roine Stolt, except where noted.

  1. Rhythm Of Life – Tomas Bodin
  2. Retropolis
  3. Rhythm of the Sea
  4. There Is More To This World
  5. Romancing The City – Tomas Bodin
  6. The Melting Point
  7. Silent Sorrow
  8. The Judas Kiss
  9. Retropolis by Night – Tomas Bolin
  10. Flora Majora
  11. The Road Back Home
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On May 21, 2002.

On May 21, 2002, “Verve” label released “This is New”, the 14th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded November – December 2001, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, “Plus XXX Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Dee Dee Bridgewater. The album was dedicated to Kurt Weill’s music.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocals
  • André Ceccarelli – drums
  • Ira Coleman- double bass
  • Thierry Eliez – Hammond organ, piano
  • Minino Garay – percussion
  • Antonio Hart- flute, alto saxophone
  • Daniele Scannapieco – saxophone
  • Denis Leloup – trombone
  • Juan José Mosalini – bandoneon
  • Louis Winsberg – guitar
  • Bernie Arcadio – string Arrangements
  • Cecil Bridgewater – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All music by Kurt Weill.

  1. This Is New – lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  2. Lost in the Stars – lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
  3. The Bilbao Song – lyrics by Michael Feingold, Frank McGuinness
  4. My Ship – lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  5. Alabama Song – lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
  6. The Saga of Jenny – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  7. Youkali – lyrics by Roger Fernay
  8. I’m a Stranger Here Myself – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  9. Speak Low – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  10. September Song – lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
  11. Here I’ll Stay – lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

 

On April 17, 2001.

On April 17, 2001, “Kill Rock Stars” label released “Leaves Turn Inside You”, the eighth and final Unwound studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “MagRecOne” in Olympia, Washington, and was produced by Phil Ek, Justin Trosper, Sara Lund and Vern Rumsey.

Personnel:

  • Justin Trosper– lead and background vocals, guitar, mellotron, Rhodes piano, piano, synthesizer, engineering, tape operation
  • Sara Lund – drums, percussion, background vocals, tape operation, engineerin
  • Vern Rumsey– vocals, bass, guitar, organ, piano,  tape operation, engineering
  • Brandt Sandeno – background vocals,, harpsichord, mellotron, organ, Rhodes piano, slide guitar, , vibraphone, tape operation, engineering
  • Murray W. – optiphone, dynachord
  • Janet Weiss– background vocals
  • Steve Fisk – mellotron
  • Derek Johnson – cello
  • Kip Beelman – tape operation, engineering
  • Phil Ek– tape operation, engineering
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Pat Castaldo – layout
  • Stefano Giovaninni – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Trosper, Sara Lund and Vern Rumsey.

  1. We Invent You
  2. Look a Ghost
  3. December
  4. Treachery
  5. Terminus
  6. Demons Sing Love Songs
  7. Off This Century
  8. One Lick Less
  9. Scarlette
  10. October All Over
  11. Summer Freeze
  12. Radio Gra
  13. Bellow the Salt
  14. Who Cares

 

 

On April 16, 2007.

On April 16, 2007, “Roadrunner” label released “Fear of a Blank Planet”, the ninth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded October – December 2006, in London and Tel Aviv, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison. In 2007, “Fear of a Blank Planet” won the “Album of the Year” award at “Classic Rock” magazine awards. In 2015, “Rolling Stone”  ranked it at number 39 on its list of the “Best Progressive Rock Albums of all Time.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards, mixing, audio mastering, string arrangements
  • Richard Barbieri– keyboards and synthesizers
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitars
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Alex Lifeson– guitar solo
  • Robert Fripp– soundscapes
  • John Wesley– backing vocals
  • Orchestra – London Session Orchestra
  • Dave Stewart– string arrangements
  • Steve Price – engineer
  • Lasse Hoile– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Fear of a Blank Planet
  2. My Ashes – music by Richard Barbier, Steven /Wilson
  3. Anesthetize
  4. Sentimental
  5. Way Out of Here – music by Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson
  6. Sleep Together

On April 7, 1992.

On April 7, 1992, “Blue Note” label released “Grace Under Pressure”, the 17th John Scofield album. It was recorded in December 1991, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Swallow.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – electric guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric andacoustic guitars
  • Charlie Haden- bass
  • Joey Baron- drums
  • Randy Brecker- flugelhorn
  • Jim Pugh- trombone
  • John Clark- French horn

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield

  1. You Bet
  2. Grace Under Pressure
  3. Honest I Do
  4. Scenes from a Marriage
  5. Twang
  6. Pat Me
  7. Pretty Out
  8. Bill Me
  9. Same Axe
  10. Unique New York

 

On April 5, 1994.

On April 5, 1994, “Blue Note” label released “I Can See Your House from Here”,  album by John Scofield and Pat Metheny. It was recorded in December 1993, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – electric and acoustic guitar (left stereo channel)
  • Pat Metheny – electric guitar, nylon-string acoustic guitar, guitar synthesizer(right stereo channel)
  • Steve Swallow– bass guitar
  • Bill Stewart– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny except where noted.

  1. I Can See Your House from Here – John Scofield
  2. The Red One
  3. No Matter What – John Scofield
  4. Everybody’s party – John Scofield
  5. Message to My Friend
  6. No Way Jose – John Scofield
  7. Say the Brother’s Name
  8. Quiet Rising
  9. One Way to Be
  10. You Speak My Language – John Scofield

On March 26, 2012.

On March 26, 2012, “V2” label released “In Time To Voices”, the third Blood Red Shoes album. It was recorded October – December 2011, and was produced by Mike Crossey, Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell.

Personnel:

  • Laura-Mary Carter – engineer, art direction, artwork, photography
  • Steven Ansell – performer
  • Nick Byrne – cello
  • Claire Stranger-Ford – violin
  • Heather Wallington – viola
  • Robin Schmidt – mastering
  • Mike Crossey – engineer, mixing
  • Jonathan Gilmore – technician
  • Dan Reeves – layout
  • Anton Coene – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell.

.In Time to Voices

  1. Lost Kids
  2. Cold
  3. Two Dead Minutes
  4. The Silence and the Drones
  5. Night Light
  6. Je Me Perds
  7. Stop Kicking
  8. Slip Into Blue
  9. Down Here in the Dark
  10. 7 Years