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On November 30, 1984.

On November 30, 1984, “HME” label released “Black Cars”, the eighth Gino Vannelli album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Larkfield Recording Studio”, “Westwind Studio”, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli and Ross Vannelli.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli – lead and backing vocals, drums, drum programming, percussion, arranger, engineer
  • Mike Miller – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Vannelli – synthesizers, synth bass, acoustic and electric piano, drum programming, arranger, engineer
  • Ross Vannelli – bass guitar, drum programming, percussion, backing vocals, arranger, engineer
  • Jimmy Haslip – bass guitar
  • David Garibaldi – drums
  • Mark Craney – drums
  • John Messerschmidt – backing vocals
  • Lori Lieberman – backing vocals
  • Ron Capone – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Michael Hodgson – art direction, design
  • Moshea Brakha – photography
  • Shirley Klein – album coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Black Cars – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  2. The Other Man – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  3. It’s Over – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  4. Here She Comes
  5. Hurts To Be in Love
  6. Total Stranger – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland, Bill LaBounty
  7. Just a Motion Away – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  8. Imagination
  9. How Much

On November 10, 2014.

On November 10, 2014, “Roswell” label released “Sonic Highways”, the eighth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded September 2013 – July 2014, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago, “Inner Ear” in Arlington County, Virginia, “Southern Ground” in Nashville, “6A” in Austin, “Rancho De La Luna” in Joshua Tree, California, “Preservation Hall” in New Orleans, “Robert Lang” in Seattle, “The Magic Shop” in New York City, and was produced by Butch Vig, Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hwakins and Chris Shiflett.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl – lead and backing vocals, rhythm and acoustic guitar, cymbals, EBow
  • Pat Smear – rhythm and lead guitar
  • Chris Shiflett – lead guitar, devil pickin’, backing vocals
  • Nate Mendel – bass guitar
  • Taylor Hawkins – drums, backing vocals
  • Joe Walsh – lead guitar
  • Gary Clark, Jr. – lead guitar
  • Rick Nielsen – baritone guitar
  • Rami Jaffee – clavinet; organ; mellotron; piano; Wurlitzer electric piano; backing vocals, space keys
  • Charlie Gabriel – clarinet
  • Mark Braud – trumpet
  • Ben Jaffe – tuba 
  • Ronell Johnson – tuba, backing vocals
  • Freddie Lonzo – trombone 
  • Clint Maedgen – saxophone, backing vocals
  • Zac Brown – devil pickin’, backing vocals
  • Drew Hester – percussion; tambourine
  • Barrett Jones – EBow
  • Los Angeles Youth Orchestra – strings 
  • Tony Visconti – string arrangement
  • Ben Gibbard – backing vocals
  • Chris Goss – backing vocals
  • Jim Rota – backing vocals
  • Peter Stahl – backing vocals
  • Skeeter Thompson – backing vocals
  • Kristeen Young – backing vocals
  • Justin Armstrong – studio assistance
  • Brandon Bell – studio assistance
  • Charlie Bolois – studio assistance
  • Dakota Bowman – studio assistance
  • Marcel Fernandez – studio assistance
  • Kabir Hermon – studio assistance
  • John Lousteau – studio assistance
  • Matt Mangano – studio assistance
  • Greg Norman – studio assistance
  • Jon San Paolo – studio assistance
  • Matthias Schneeberger – studio assistance
  • Chris Shurtleff – studio assistance
  • Ben Simoneti – studio assistance
  • Don Zientara – studio assistance
  • James Brown – recording, mixing
  • Reuben Cohen – mastering
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Gersh Gershunoff – drums technician
  • Morning Breath, Inc. – art direction, design
  • Stephan Martiniere – cover illustration
  • Ringo – photography
  • Andrew Stuart – photography

Track listing:

  1. Something from Nothing
  2. The Feast and the Famine
  3. Congregation
  4. What Did I Do/God as My Witness
  5. Outside
  6. In the Clear
  7. Subterranean
  8. I am a River

On November 2, 1999.

On November 2, 1999, “Shrapnel Records” label released “Master of Paradise”, the eighth Tony MacAlpine studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Clear Lake Audio” in Hollywood, “Allen Street Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Tony MacAlpine.

Personnel:

  • Tony MacAlpine – vocals, guitar, keyboard, engineer
  • Larry Dennison – bass
  • Atma Anur – drums
  • Brian Levi – engineer, mixing
  • Albert Law – editing, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony MacAlpine, except where noted.

  1. Maker is King
  2. Tears of Darkness
  3. Live to Die
  4. Circus
  5. Still
  6. Master of Paradise
  7. Time
  8. Imagination
  9. Final Hour
  10. Au bord d’une source – Franz List

On October 11, 2019.

On October 11, 2019, “Polydor” label released “Giants of All Sizes”, the eighth Elbow studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Clouds Hill” in Hamburg, “The Dairy” in Brixton, “604 Studios” in Vancouver, “Blueprint Studios” in Salford, and was produced by Craig Potter.

Personnel:

  • Guy Garvey – vocals, string arrangements, art direction
  • Craig Potter – keyboards, mixing, art direction
  • Mark Potter – guitars, art direction
  • Pete Turner – bass guitar, art direction
  • The Plumedores (Dean Casement, Andy Hargreaves, Danny McTague, Mark Potter, Mat Skinner) – vocals
  • Nathan “Nathan Sudders” Sudders – vocals
  • Jesca Hoop – additional vocals
  • Chilli Chilton – backing vocals
  • Sarah Field – trumpet, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Alex Reeves – drums, percussion
  • Matt Robertson – string arrangement
  • Marius de Vries – string arrangements
  • Violeta Barreña – violin
  • The Hallé Orchestra – strings
    • Jonathan Heyward – conductor
    • Sarah Ewins, Nicola Clarke, Zoe Coleman, Peter Liang, Michelle Marsh, Steven Proctor – first violin
    • Rosemary Attree, Paulette Bayley, Elizabeth Bosworth, Helena Buckie, Philippa Heys, John Purton – second violin
    • Cameron Campbell, Chris Emerson, Julian Mottram, Timothy Pooley – viola
    • Dale Culliford, Jane Hallett, David Petri, Clare Rowe, Nick Trygstad, Simon Turner – cello
    • Daniel Storer, Yi Xin Salvage – double bass
  • Danny Evans – engineer
  • Tom Baird – additional engineer
  • Pedro Dzelme – assistant engineer
  • Charlie Leake – additional engineer
  • Sebastian Muxfeldt – additional engineer
  • Gary Hadfield – assistant engineer
  • Katie May – assistant engineer
  • Ollie Middleton – assistant engineer
  • Ian Stewart – assistant engineer
  • VGC – cover photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Guy Garvey, all music by Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner.

  1. Dexter & Sinister
  2. Seven Veils
  3. Empires
  4. The Delayed
  5. White Noise White Heat
  6. Doldrums
  7. My Trouble
  8. On Deronda Road
  9. Weightless

On October 10, 1995

On October 10, 1995, “Cherry Red” label released “Dirty Laundry”, the eighth Ian Hunter studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Björn Nessjö.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – vocals, guitars
  • Casino Steel (Stein Groven) – vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Honest John Plain (John Splain) – vocals, guitar
  • Darrell Bath – vocals, guitar
  • Torstein Flakne – guitar
  • Glen Matlock – bass
  • Steve “Vom” Ritchie – drums
  • Blue Weaver – keyboards
  • Lasse Hafreager – piano, organ
  • Mitt Gamon – harmonica
  • Angela Clemmons-Patrick, Bård Svendsen, James Williams, Torstein Flakne, Vaneese Thomas – backing vocals
  • Rune Nordal – technician
  • Wolfgang Guerster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Dancing on the Moon – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  2. Another Fine Mess – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  3. Scars – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  4. Never Trust a Blonde – Darrell Bath
  5. Psycho Girl – John Plain
  6. My Revolution – Casino Steel, Matt Dangerfield, Ian Hunter
  7. Good Girls – John Plain
  8. Red Letter Day – Ian Hunter
  9. Invisible Strings – Ian Hunter
  10. Everyone’s a Fool – Darrell Bath, Roig
  11. Junkee Love – Andrew Matheson, Casino Steel
  12. The Other Man – Ian Hunter

On September 27, 2019.

On September 27, 2019, “Concord” label released “In the Morse Code of Brake Lights”, the eighth New Pornographers (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by A. C. Newman.

Personnel:

  • A.C. Newman – vocals, guitar
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Todd Fancey – lead guitar
  • Kathryn Calder – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Simi Stone – violin, vocals, percussion
  • John Collins – bass
  • Joe Seiders – drums, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman except where noted.

  1. You’ll Need a Backseat Driver
  2. The Surprise Knock
  3. Falling Down the Stairs of Your Smile
  4. Colossus of Rhodes
  5. Higher Beams
  6. Dreamlike and On the Rush
  7. You Won’t Need Those Where You’re Going
  8. Need Some Giants – A.C. Newman, Dan Bejar
  9. Opening Ceremony
  10. One Kind of Solomon
  11. Leather on the Seat

On September 17, 2013.

On September 17, 2013, “Vagrant Records” and “Heavenly Records” labels released “Imitations”, the eighth Mark Lanegan studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Martin Feveyear.

Personnel:

  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Billy Stover – piano
  • Mike Johnson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Alain Johannes – cigfiddle, mellotron, acoustic and ebo guitar
  • Jeff Fielder – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Andrew Joslyn – violin, viola
  • Rebecca Filice – cello
  • Mark Hoyt – backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jason Staczek – harpsichord
  • Eric Padget – trumpet
  • Tom Yoder – trombone
  • Drew Church – bass
  • Duff McKagan – bass
  • Barrett Martin – vibraphone, tambourine, drums, percussion
  • Bill Rieflin – drums, percussion, pump organ, mellotron
  • Mark Pickerel – drums

Track listing:

  1. Flatlands – Chelsea Wolve
  2. She’s Gone – Vern Gosdin
  3. Deepest Shade – Greg Dulli
  4. You Only Live Twice – Leslie Bricusse, John Barry
  5. Pretty Colors – Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor
  6. Brompton Oratory – Nick Cave
  7. Solitaire – Neil Sedaka, Phil Cody
  8. Mack the Knife – Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht (English lyrics by Manheim – Willett)
  9. I’m Not the Loving Kind – John Cale
  10. Lonely Street – Carl Belew, Kenny Sowder, W.S.Stevenson
  11. Élégie Funèbre – Gérard Manset
  12. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert (English lyrics by Johnny Mercer)

On August 28, 2001.

On August 28, 2001, “Surfdog Records” and “Hollywood Records” label released “Weird Revolution”, the eighth Butthole Surfers studio album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Paul Leary and Rob Cavallo.

Personnel:

  • Gibby Haynes – vocals
  • Paul Leary – guitar, mixing
  • King Coffey – drums
  • Nathan Calhoun – bass
  • Chris Vrenna – additional drum programming
  • Michael Bradford – engineer, additional production
  • Stuart Sullivan – engineer, mixing
  • Allen Sides – engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Actionfigure – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Weird Revolution
  2. The Shame of Life
  3. Dracula from Houston
  4. Venus
  5. Shit Like This
  6. Mexico
  7. Intelligent Guy
  8. Get Down
  9. Jet Fighter
  10. The Last Astronaut
  11. Yentel
  12. They Came In (“They Came In” ends at minute 4:02. After 17 minutes and 50 seconds of silence, at minute 21:52 begins a hidden track: it’s a reprise of the song “The Last Astronaut”

On August 23, 2019.

On August 23, 2019, “Thrill Jockey” label released “Guild of the Asbestos Weaver” the eighth Alexander Tucker studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Holy Mountain Studios”, “Third Guild”, and was produced by Misha Hering and Alexander Tucker. The album was inspired by Ray Bradbury’s novel “Fahrenheit 451”, and references H. P. Lovecraft and Alan Moore.

Personnel:

  • Alexander Tucker – vocals, bass, cello, synthesizers, electronics, effects, artwork 
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • Nik Void – design, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Alexander Tucker.

  1. Energy Alphas
  2. Artificial Origin
  3. Montag
  4. Precog
  5. Cryonic

On August 14, 2020.

On August 14, 2020, “14th Floor” label released “A Celebration of Endings”, the eighth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Lotus Easter Studio” in Santa Monica, California, “United Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” and Rockstone Studios in London, and was produced by Rich Costey and Steve Mac.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Zac Rae – additional keyboards
  • Steve Mac – additional keyboards
  • Rob Mathes – string arrangements, conducting
  • Jenny Nendick – conducting
  • Jackie Shave – concertmaster
  • Magnus Johnston – violin
  • Perry Montague-Mason – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Pete Hanson – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Debbie Widdup – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Chris Tombling – violin
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Rachel Roberts – viola
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jonathan Williams – cello
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Jonathan Allen – string recording
  • Paul Pritchard – string recording assistant
  • Neil Dawes – string recording assistant
  • KT Pipal – engineering
  • Mario Borgatta – engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – engineering
  • Cecil Barlett – engineering
  • Dann Pursey – engineering
  • Koby Merman – additional mix engineering and digital editing
  • Dalton Ricks – additional mix engineering
  • Ross Newbauer – additional mix engineering
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • James Rushent – additional production
  • Chris Laws – additional programming, engineering
  • Joe La Porta – mastering
  • Thomas Robson – cover artwork
  • Simon Neil – additional artwork, art direction
  • Richard Welland – art direction
  • Ash Reynolds – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. North of No South
  2. The Champ
  3. Weird Leisure
  4. Tiny Indoor Fireworks
  5. Worst Type of Best Possible
  6. Space – Steve Mac
  7. End Of
  8. Instant History – Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  9. The Pink Limit
  10. Opaque
  11. Cop Syrup