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In September 1979.

In September 1979, “United Artists” label released “A Different Kind of Tension”, the third Buzzcocks studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Martin Rushent.


  • Pete Shelley– guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • Steve Diggle– guitar, vocals
  • Steve Garvey– bass guitar
  • John Maher– drums
  • George Peckham – mastering
  • Malcolm Garrett– artwork
  • Kevin Cummins, Jill Furmanovsky, Peter Monks, Gervaise Soeurouge, Judith Wrightson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Shelley, except where noted.

  1. Paradise
  2. Sitting Round at Home – Steve Diggle
  3. You Say You Don’t Love Me
  4. You Know You Can’t Help It – Steve Diggle
  5. Mad Mad Judy – Steve Diggle
  6. Raison D’etre
  7. I Don’t Know What to Do with My Life
  8. Money
  9. Hollow Inside
  10. A Different Kind of Tension
  11. I Believe
  12. Radio Nine

In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Howlin’ Wind”, the debut Graham Parker and The Rumour album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Lowe.


  • Graham Parker– vocals, acoustic guitar, Fender rhythm guitar
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar, Hammond organ, backing vocals
  • Bob Andrews– Lowrey organ, Hammond organ, piano, backing vocals
  • Martin Belmont– guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Goulding– drums, backing vocals
  • Andrew Bodnar– Fender bass
  • Stewart Lynas – brass arrangement
  • Herschel Holder – trumpet
  • Dave Conners – first tenor saxophone
  • Brinsley Schwarz – second tenor saxophone
  • Danny Ellis– trombone
  • John “Viscount” Earle– saxophone
  • Paul Bailey – guitar
  • Dave Otway – drums
  • Paul Riley– bass guitar
  • Noel Brown – slide guitar, dobro
  • Dave Edmunds– guitar
  • Ed Deane– slide guitar
  • Stewart Lynas – alto saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. White Honey
  2. Nothin’s Gonna Pull Us Apart
  3. Silly Thing
  4. Gypsy Blood
  5. Between You and Me
  6. Back to Schooldays
  7. Soul Shoes
  8. Lady Doctor
  9. You’ve Got to Be Kidding
  10. Howlin’ Wind
  11. Not If It Pleases Me
  12. Don’t Ask Me Questions


On June 16, 2003.

On June 16, 2003, “Beggars Banquet” label released “The Vertigo of Bliss”, the second Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003, at “Great Linford Manor”, “Eden Studios”, “The Church Studios” and “Sanctuary Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Sheldon, Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston. The album cover art was by Milo Manara.


  • Simon Neil– vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston– bass, vocals
  • Ben Johnston– drums, vocals
  • Kimberlee McCarrick – violin
  • Martin McCarrick– cello
  • Chris Sheldon- recording, engineering
  • Phil English – engineering
  • Sam Miller – engineering
  • Chris Blair – mastering
  • Phil Lee – design
  • Stefan De Batselier – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Simon Neil; all music by Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston.

  1. Bodies in Flight
  2. The Ideal Height
  3. With Aplomb
  4. A Day Of…
  5. Liberate the Illiterate/A Mong Among Mingers
  6. Diary of Always
  7. Questions and Answers
  8. Eradicate the Doubt
  9. When the Faction’s Fractioned
  10. Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys
  11. All the Way Down: Prologue Chapter 1
  12. A Man of His Appalling Posture
  13. Now the Action Is on Fire! – features hidden track “Ewen’s True Mental You

In May 1984.

In May 1984, “F-Beat” label released “Nick Lowe and His Cowboy Outfit”, the fifth Nick Lowe studio album. It was recorded in January 1984, at “Ampro Studios” in Shepherds Bush, “Riverside Studios” in Chiswick, “Eden Studios”, “Acton Boathouse Studios” in Twickenham, and was produced by Nick Lowe, Colin Fairley, Paul Bass and Elvis Costello.


  • Nick Lowe- vocals, bass guitar, guitar
  • Martin Belmont- guitar
  • Paul Carrack- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bobby Irwin – drums, backing vocals
  • Billy Bremner- guitar
  • Bobby Valentino- fiddle
  • TKO Horns- Jeff Blythe – saxophone; Jimmy Paterson – trombone; Dave Plews – trumpet; Paul Speare – saxophone
  • Colin Phillips, Tony Phillips, Chris Ludwinski – engineering assistant
  • String Arrangements by Robert Kirby– string arrangements
  • Elvis Costello– horn arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe except where noted.

  1. Half a Boy and Half a Man
  2. Breakaway – Tom Springfield
  3. You’ll Never Get Me Up in One of Those – Mickey Jupp
  4. Love Like a Glove – Carlene Carter, James Eller
  5. The Gee and The Rick and The Three Card Trick
  6. (Hey Big Mouth) Stand Up and Say That
  7. Awesome – Nick Lowe, Profile
  8. God’s Gift to Women
  9. Maureen
  10. A.F.S.
  11. Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young – Joe Allison


In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Radar Records” label released “Jesus of Cool” the debut Nick Lowe solo album. It was recorded 1976-1977, at “Chalk Farm Studios” in London, “Eden Studios”; “Jackson Studios” in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, and “Pathway Studios” in Stoke Newington, and was produced by Nick Lowe. The album cover was designed by Barney Bubbles.


  • Nick Lowe– vocals, bass, guitars, piano
  • Billy Bremner– guitars
  • Dave Edmunds– guitars, vocals
  • John Turnbull– lead guitar
  • John McFee– guitar
  • Andrew Bodnar– bass
  • Norman Watt-Roy– bass
  • Terry Williams– drums
  • Steve Goulding– drums
  • Pete Thomas– drums
  • Charley Charles – drums
  • Bob Andrews– piano, organ
  • Steve Nieve– piano
  • Roger Bechirian– tambourine, backing vocals, organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe except where noted.

  1. Music for Money
  2. I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass – Nick Lowe, Andrew Bodnar, Steve Goulding
  3. Little Hitler – Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds
  4. Shake and Pop
  5. Tonight
  6. So It Goes
  7. No Reason
  8. 36 Inches High – Jim Ford
  9. Marie Provost
  10. Nutted by Reality
  11. Heart of the City

On November 3, 1978.


On November 3, 1978, “Polydor” label released “All Mod Cons”, the third Jam album. It was recorded July – August 1978, at “RAK” and “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven and Chris Parry. In 2000,  “Q”  magazine  ranked “All Mod Cons” at number 50 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”, in 2013, “NME” magazine ranked it at number 219 in its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Paul Weller – guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals
  • Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  • Rick Buckler – drums, percussion
  • Gregg Jackman, Roger Bechirian, Vic Coppersmith-Heaven – soundboard engineer
  • Peter Schierwade, Phil Thornalley- assistant engineer
  • Peter “Kodick” Gravelle – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. All Mod Cons
  2. To Be Someone (Didn’t We Have a Nice Time)
  3. Clean
  4. David Watts – Ray Davies
  5. English Rose
  6. In the Crowd
  7. Billy Hunt
  8. It’s Too Bad
  9. Fly
  10. The Place I Love
  11. ‘A’ Bomb in Wardour Street
  12. Down in the Tube Station at Midnight

On July 18, 1980.

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On July 18, 1980, “Korova” label released “Crocodiles”, the debut Echo & the Bunnymen album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Eden Studios” in London and “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Bill Drummond, David Balfe in Ian Broudie. The album cover photograph was by Brian Griffin. In 1993, “NME” ranked “Crocodiles at number 28 on its list of the “50 Greatest Albums of the 1980s”; in 2006, “Uncut” magazine ranked the album at number 69 on its list of the “100 Greatest Debut Albums”


  • Ian McCulloch– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Will Sergeant– lead guitar
  • Les Pattinson– bass
  • Pete de Freitas– drums
  • David Balfe– keyboards
  • Rod Houison– engineer
  • Dan Hersch – remastering
  • Bill Butt – insert photography

Track listing:.

All tracks by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson and Pete de Freitas except where noted.

  1. Going Up
  2. Stars Are Stars
  3. Pride
  4. Monkeys
  5. Crocodiles
  6. Rescue
  7. Villiers Terrace
  8. Pictures on My Wall – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson
  9. All That Jazz
  10. Happy Death Men