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On November 26, 1996.

On November 26, 1996, “EMI” label released “Broken China” the second and the final Richard Wright solo album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Studio Harmonie” in  France; “Whitfield Street Studios”, “RAK Studios” and “The Astoriain London, and was produced by Richard Wright, Anthony Moore and Laurie Latham.

Personnel:

  • Richard Wright– vocals, keyboards, programming
  • Anthony Moore– computer programming, arrangements, ‘telephone vocal’
  • Sinéad O’Connor– lead vocals
  • Tim Renwick, Dominic Miller, Steven Bolton – guitars
  • Pino Palladino– bass guitar
  • Manu Katché– drums, percussion
  • Sian Bell – cello
  • Kate St. John– oboe, cor anglais
  • Maz Palladino – backing vocals
  • Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon- sleeve design
  • Tony May – photography
  • Jason Reddy – computer
  • Julien Mils, Finlay Cowan – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Wright, except where noted.

  1. Breaking Water – Richard Wright, Anthony Moore
  2. Night of a Thousand Furry Toys – Richard Wright, Anthony Moore
  3. Hidden Fear – Richard Wright, Gerry Gordon
  4. Runaway
  5. Unfair Ground
  6. Satellite
  7. Woman of Custom
  8. Interlude
  9. Black Cloud
  10. Far from the Harbour Wall – Richard Wright, Anthony Moore
  11. Drowning
  12. Reaching for the Rail – Richard Wright, Anthony Moore
  13. Blue Room in Venice – Richard Wright, Gerry Gordon
  14. Sweet July
  15. Along the Shoreline – Richard Wright, Anthony Moore
  16. Breakthrough – Richard Wright, Anthony Moore
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On November 10, 1978.

On November 10, 1978, “EMI” label released “Germfree Adolescents”, the debut X-Ray Spex album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Essex Studios”, and was produced by Falcon Stuart, Poly Styrene, Paul Dean, Rudy Thomson and B.P. Hurding.

Personnel:

  • Poly Styrene– vocals
  • Jak Airport – guitar
  • Paul Dean – bass
  • Rudi Thomson – saxophone
  • P. Hurding – drums
  • Ted Bunting, Lora Logic– saxophone
  • John Mackenzie Burns – engineer
  • Andy Pearce – assistant engineer
  • Nick Webb – mastering
  • Falcon Stuart– cover concept
  • Trevor Key – photography
  • Cooke Key – sleeve

Track listing:

All tracks by Poly Styrene.

  1. Art-I-Ficial
  2. Obsessed with You
  3. Warrior in Woolworths
  4. Let’s Submerge
  5. I Can’t Do Anything
  6. Identity
  7. Genetic Engineering
  8. I Live Off You
  9. I Am a Poseur
  10. Germ Free Adolescents
  11. Plastic Bag
  12. The Day the World Turned Dayglo

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “EMI” label released “Sanctuary”, the eighth J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Longview Farms” in North Brookfield, Massachusetts, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Seth Justman and Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf– vocals
  • John Geils– guitar
  • Magic Dick– harmonica
  • Seth Justman– vocals, keyboards
  • Danny Klein– bass
  • Stephen Bladd – vocals, drums
  • Paula Bisacca – layout design
  • David Brown, David Hewitt, Jon Mathias, Kooster McAllister, Frank Pavlich, David Thoener – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Jon Mathias – assistant engineer
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Joe Brescio, Elliot Federman – mastering
  • Mike Ragogna – project director
  • David Richman – production coordionator
  • Seth Justman – arranger
  • Alen MacWeeney, Rob Van Petten – photography
  • John Tobler – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Seth Justman and Peter Wolf, except where noted.

  1. I Could Hurt You
  2. One Last Kiss
  3. Take it Back
  4. Sanctuary
  5. Teresa
  6. Wild Man
  7. I Can’t Believe You
  8. I Don’t Hang Around Much Anymore
  9. Just Can’t Stop Me

On October 17, 2000.

On October 17, 2000, “EMI” label released “Down in the Cellar”, the fourteenth Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded May – June 2000, at “Capitol B Studios” in Hollywood and “Sign of the Scorpion” in Studio City, California, and was produced by Laurence Juber.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica
  • Simon Boswell – viola
  • Jim Cox – piano, organ
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Dominic Genova – electric bass, bass
  • Jimmy Hoyson – assistant
  • David P. Jackson – accordion
  • Michael Jochum – percussion, drums
  • Laurence Juber – acoustic guitar, arranger, electric guitar, engineer
  • David Low – cello
  • Rachel Purkin – violin
  • Avi Kipper – engineer
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering
  • Ramon Breton – mastering assistant
  • Lori Stoll – photography

All tracks by Al Stewart except where noted.

  1. Waiting for Margaux
  2. Tasting History – Laurence Juber, Al Stewart
  3. Down in the Cellars
  4. Turning It into Water
  5. Soho – Bert Jansch
  6. The Night That the Band Got the Wine
  7. Millie Brown
  8. Under a Wine-Stained Moon
  9. Franklin’s Table
  10. House of Clocks
  11. Sergio
  12. Toutes les Etoiles
  13. The Shiraz Shuffle – Laurence Juber, Al Stewar

 

On October 17, 1994.

On October 17, 1994, “EMI” label released “Change We Must”, the seventh Jon Anderson album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Tim Handley.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals, orchestrations
  • Matt Clifford – keyboards, orchestration
  • Opio Singers Choir
  • Nick Ingram – orchestration
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Milton McDonald – guitar
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Toby Alington – synthesizers
  • Gwendolyn Mok – piano
  • Geoffrey Alexander – orchestration
  • Sandrine Piau – vocals
  • Tim Handley – orchestration
  • Jade Anderson– vocals
  • Christopher Warren-Green, Rosie Furness, Roger Chase, Steve Trees, Jonathan Williams – string quartet
  • Skalia Kanga – harp
  • Nadya – Sun Chant

Track listing:

  1. State of Independence – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  2. Shaker Loops – lyrics by Jon Anderson, music by John Adams
  3. Hearts – Chris Squire, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin
  4. Alive & Well – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  5. The Kiss – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  6. Chagall Duet – Jon Anderson
  7. Run On, Jon – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  8. Candle Song – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  9. A View from the Coppice – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  10. Hurry Home – Jon Anderson
  11. Under the Sun – Jon Anderson
  12. Change We Must – Jon Anderson, Vangelis

On June 25, 2006.

On June 25, 2006, Arif Mardin died aged 74. He was music arranger and producer, worked at Atlantic Records for over 30 years, before moving to EMI. Mardin worked with many famous artists including Aretha Franklin, Queen, Anita Baker, Dionne Warwick, Bette Midler, Roberta Flack, Wilson Pickett, Average White Band, The Bee Gees, Chaka Khan, Laura Nyro, Hall & Oates, Phil Collins, Barbra Streisand and Norah Jones.  Mardin won eleven “Grammy Awards”.

On June 24, 1995.

On June 24, 1995, “EMI” label released “Afraid of Sunlight”, the eighth Marillion studio album. It was recorded January – March 1995, at “The Racket Club” in Buckinghamshire, England, and was produced by Dave Meegan, Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas and Ian Mosley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hogarth– vocals, additional keyboards, percussion
  • Steve Rothery– guitar
  • Mark Kelly– keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas– bass, backing vocals
  • Ian Mosley– drums, percussion
  • Barbara Lezmy, Wendy Paige, Hannah Stobart – additional backing vocals
  • Dave Meegan– engineering, mixing
  • Nick Davis, Michael Brauer– mixing
  • Bill Smith Studio – design
  • Paul Cox – front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley and John Helmer, except where noted.

  1. Gazpacho
  2. Cannibal Surf Babe
  3. Beautiful – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  4. Afraid of Sunrise
  5. Out of This World
  6. Afraid of Sunlight
  7. Beyond You – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  8. King