Tag Archives: Ed Harcourt

On March 23, 2015.

On March 23, 2015, “Republic Records” label released “Chaos and the Calm”, the debut James Bay album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jacquire King. The album was certified Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark” and 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • James Bay – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Eli Beaird – bass
  • Eric Darken– percussion
  • Ian Fitchuk – drums, keyboards, percussion
  • Jonathan Yudkin– cello, viola

Track listing:

  1. Craving – James Bay, Iain Archer
  2. Hold Back the River – James Bay, Iain Archer
  3. Let It Go – James Bay, Paul Barry
  4. If You Ever Want to Be in Love – James Bay, Jimmy Hogarth, Steve McEwan
  5. Best Fake Smile – James Bay, Iain Archer
  6. When We Were on Fire – James Bay, Jon Green
  7. Move Together – James Bay, Jamie Hartman
  8. Scars – James Bay
  9. Collide – James Bay, Thomas EP Hull
  10. Get Out While You Can – James Bay, Ed Harcourt
  11. Need the Sun to Break – James Bay, Joel Pott
  12. Incomplete – James Bay, Jake Gosling, Chris Leonard
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On June 13, 2014.

On June 13, 2014, “Polydor” label released “Ultraviolence”, the third Lana Del Rey studio album. It was recorded 2013-2014, and was produced by Dan Auerbach, Lana Del Rey, Rick Novels, Blake Stranathan, Paul Epworth, Lee Foster, Daniel Heath and Rick Nowels.

Personnel:

  • Lana Del Rey– lead and background vocals
  • Dan Auerbach– background vocals, claps; electric guitar, shaker, 12–string acoustic guitar, synthesizer, mixing
  • Seth Kauffman – background vocals, synthesizer, claps, electric guitar, omnichord, percussion
  • Alfreda McCrary Lee – background vocals
  • Ann McCrary – background vocals
  • Regina McCrary – background vocals
  • Collin Dupuis – drum programming, synthesizer, engineering, mixing
  • Brian Griffin – drums
  • Ed Harcourt– piano
  • Tom Herbert– bass guitar
  • Nikolaj Torp Larsen– philicorda, mellotron
  • Leon Michaels – claps, synthesizer, piano, mellotron, tambourine, percussion, tenor saxophone
  • Nick Movshon– claps, bass guitar, upright bass, drums, piano
  • Rick Nowels– piano
  • Russ Pahl – pedal steel guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Blake Stranathan – guitar
  • Pablo Tato – guitar
  • Leo Taylor– drums
  • Kenny Vaughan– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, mellotron
  • Maximilian Weissenfeldt – claps, drums
  • Julian Burg – additional engineering
  • Vira Byramji – assistant engineer
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Milton Gutiérrez – engineering
  • Daniel Heath – arrangement
  • Phil Joly – engineering, tracking engineer, mixing
  • Greg Kurstin– mixing
  • Russ Pahl – pedal steel guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Blake Stranathan – guitars
  • Neil Krug – photography
  • Mat Maitland– design
  • Matthew McGaughey – orchestration
  • Kieron Menzies – vocal engineering
  • Alex Pasco – additional engineering
  • Robert Orton– mixing
  • Myan Soffia – additional photographs
  • Matt Wiggins – engineering
  • Andy Zisakis – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Cruel World – Lana Del Rey, Blake Stranathan
  2. Ultraviolence – Lana Del Rey, Daniel Heath
  3. Shades of Cool – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  4. Brooklyn Baby – Lana Del Rey, Barrie O’Neill
  5. West Coasts – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  6. Sad Girl – Lana Del Rey – Rick Nowels
  7. Pretty When You Cry – Lana Del Rey, Blake Stranathan
  8. Money Power Glory – Lana Del Rey, Greg Kurstin
  9. Fucked My Way Up to the Top – Lana Del Rey, Daniel Heath
  10. Old Money – Lana Del Rey, Daniel Heath, Robbie Fitzsimmons
  11. The Other Woman – Jessie Mae Robinson

On January 20, 2014.

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On January 20, 2014, “EBGB’s” label released “Wanderlust”, the fifth studio Sophie Ellis-Bextor studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “State of the Ark” in London, and was produced by Ed Harcourt.

Personnel:

  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor– vocals
  • Seton Daunt– guitar
  • Dirty Pretty Strings – strings
  • Ed Harcourt– backing vocals, guitar, keyboards, piano, samples, synth; arrangement, conducting
  • Richard Jones– bass
  • Amy Langley – cello
  • Gita Langley – violin
  • Rosie Langley – violin
  • Arnulf Lindner – double bass
  • London Bulgarian Choir– choir
  • Michael Nash Associates – art direction
  • Sophie Muller– photography
  • Miles Showell – mastering
  • Wallace Productions – management
  • Phil Wilkinson – drums, percussion
  • Polly Wiltshire – viola
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Ed Harcourt.

  1. Birth of an Empire
  2. Until the Stars Collide
  3. Runaway Daydreamer
  4. The Deer & the Wolf
  5. Young Blood
  6. Interlude
  7. 13 Little Dolls
  8. Wrong Side of the Sun
  9. Love Is a Camera
  10. Cry to the Beat of the Band
  11. When the Storm Has Blown Ove

On September 13, 2004.

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On September 13, 2004, “Heavenly Records” released “Strangers”, the third Ed Harcourt studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Aerosol Grey Machine Studios” and “Atlantis Studios”, and was produced by Jari Haapalainen, Hadrian Garrard and Ed Harcourt.

Personnel:

  • The Bear – maracas
  • Hadrian Garrard – trumpet, bells, chimes, backing vocals, megaphone, snare drum, timpani, triangle, claps, handclaps
  • Jari Haapalainen – percussion, drums, 6 string acoustic guitar, 12 string acoustic guitar, electric guitar, 12 string electric guitar, lead guitar, bass, feedback, bass drum, snare drum, Hi Hat, bell, maracas, claves, handclaps
  • Ed Harcourt – vocals, piano, bass, guitar, Wurlitzer organ, acoustic guitar, Hammond organ, lead vocals, clavinet, backing vocals, electric tremolo guitar, organ, pump organ, synthesiser, solina string machine, kazoo, snare drum, Handclaps
  • Gita Langley – violin, backing vocals
  • Leo Abrahams – lead guitar
  • Ellekari Larsson – vocals
  • Andy Young – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ed Harcourt, except where noted.

  1. The Storm Is Coming
  2. Born in the ’70s
  3. This One’s for You
  4. Strangers
  5. Let Love Not Weigh Me Down
  6. Something to Live For
  7. The Trapdoor
  8. The Music Box
  9. Loneliness
  10. Open Book
  11. Kids (Rise from the Ashes)
  12. Black Dress