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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 August 4, 2009.

On August 4, 2009, “Wood Water” label released “Felt”, the debut Anchor & Braille, album. It is side project of Stephen Christian, Anberlin lead vocalist. It was recorded 2004 – 2008, and was produced by Aaron Marsh.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Christian — vocals, guitar, piano
  • Aaron Marsh — bass, guitar, piano, trombone, horn arrangements, string arrangements, mixing, guest vocals, engineer
  • Jonathan Bucklew – drums
  • Steve Jones — trumpet
  • Louis DiFabrizio — bass guitar
  • Troy Glessner — mastering
  • Ryan Clark — design

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen Christian.

  1. Rust (The Short Story of Mary Agnosia)
  2. Like Steps in a Dance
  3. Blur
  4. Introspect
  5. Summer Tongues
  6. Calm, Calm, Calm Yourself
  7. Wedding/Funeral
  8. When We Die
  9. Forget Love, I Just Want You to Make Sense to Me Tonight.
  10. Sing Out
  11. Sheet Music/Sheet Music
  12. Empires