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In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Shelter Records” label released “Sincerely”, the debut Dwight Twilley Band album. It was recorded 1974 – 1976, and was produced by Dwight Twilley and Phil Seymour.

Personnel:

  • Dwight Twilley – lead and harmony vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica
  • Phil Seymour – lead and harmony vocals, bass, drums, percussion
  • Bill Pitcock IV – lead guitar
  • Roger Linn – lead guitar, bass
  • Leon Russell – piano, bass
  • Johnny Johnson – bass
  • Jerry Naifeh – drums
  • Jim Barth, Roger Harris, Roger Linn, Robin Cable, Ted Sharp, Bob Schaper, John Harkin – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dwight Twilley.

  1. I’m on Fire
  2. Could Be Love
  3. Feeling in the Dark
  4. You Were So Warm
  5. I’m Losing You
  6. Sincerely
  7. TV
  8. Release Me
  9. Three Persons
  10. Baby Let’s Cruise
  11. England
  12. Just Like the Sun

On July 7, 2014.

On July 7, 2014, “Hypertension” label released “Fragile”, the sixth Midge Ure studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Environment Studio” in Bath, England, and was produced by Midge Ure.

Personnel:

  • Midge Ure – vocals, various instruments, mixing
  • Moby – keyboards, programming
  • Russell Field – drum samples
  • Robbie Bronnimann – mastering
  • Fuego / Friedel Muders – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Midge Ure, except where noted.

  1. I Survived
  2. Are We Connected
  3. Let It Rise – Midge Ure, Christopher von Deylen
  4. Become
  5. Star Crossed
  6. Wire and Wood
  7. Dark, Dark Night – Midge Ure, Richard M. Hall
  8. For All You Know
  9. Bridges
  10. Fragile

In April 1974.

In April 1974, “Transatlantic” label released “Midnight Mushrumps”, the second Gryphon album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” in Chipping Norton, England, and was produced by Graeme Taylor, Richard Harvey, Philip Nestor, Brian Gulland and Dave Oberlé.

Personnel:

  • Graeme Taylor – vocals, acoustic, semi acoustic, classical, twelve string and electric guitars
  • Richard Harvey – vocals, recorder, crumhorn, harmonium, organ, grand piano, harpsichord, electric piano, toy piano, glockenspiel, mandolin
  • Brian Gulland – vocals, keyboards, bassoon, crumhorn, recorder
  • Philip Nestor – vocals, bass guitars
  • Dave Oberlé – lead vocals, drums, timpani, percussion
  • Dave Grinsted – engineer
  • Ann Sullivan – art direction
  • Richard Rockwood – design
  • Clive Boursnell – photography

Track listing:

  1. Midnight Mushrumps – Richard Harvey
  2. The Ploughboy’s Dream – traditional
  3. The Last Flash of Geberdine Taylor – Graeme Taylor
  4. Gulland Rock – Brian Gulland
  5. Dubbel Dutch – Graeme Taylor
  6. Ethelion – Graeme Taylor, Richard Harvey, Philip Nestor, Brian Gulland, Dave Oberlé.

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Mute” label released “Silver Eye”, the seventh Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded July 2015 – December 2016, in Dallas, Texas, and London, England, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, instruments, engineer
  • Will Gregory – instruments, engineer
  • Leo Abrahams – guitar 
  • Charlie Jones – bass guitar 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops 
  • Robert Brian – drums 
  • Andy Savours – programming
  • David Wrench – additional programming
  • John Congleton – additional drum programming
  • Nick Batt – additional drum programming 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops recording
  • Mark Frith – drum recording 
  • Iain Berryman – additional engineering
  • Alessandro Baldessari – additional engineering
  • Pete Hutchings – additional engineering
  • Marco Migliari – additional engineering
  • David Wrench – mixing
  • Marta Salogni – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • The Haxan Cloak – co-production
  • John Congleton – co-production 
  • Leo Abrahams – additional production
  • Andy Savours – additional production
  • Alison Goldfrapp – art direction, photography
  • Mat Maitland – album design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, except where noted.

  1. Anymore
  2. Systemagic
  3. Tigerman
  4. Become the One
  5. Faux Suede Drifter – Alsion Goldfrapp, Will Gregory, Bobby Krlic
  6. Zodiac Black
  7. Beast That Never Was
  8. Everything Is Never Enough
  9. Moon In Your Mouth
  10. Ocean

On February 19, 2021.

On February 19, 2021, “Rock Action Records” label released “As the Love Continues” the tenth Mogwai studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Vada Studios” in Alcester, England, and was produced by Dave Fridmann. On 23 October 2021, the album won the “Scottish Album of the Year Award”.

Personnel:

  • Barry Burns – vocals, piano, synthesizer, guitar
  • Stuart Braithwaite – vocals, guitar
  • Dominic Aitchison – bass guitar
  • Martin Bulloch – drums
  • Tony Doogan – recording
  • Dave Fridmann – mixing
  • Dave Thomas – artwork

Track listing:

  1. To the Bin My Friend, Tonight We Vacate Earth
  2. Here We, Here We, Here We Go Forever
  3. Dry Fantasy
  4. Ritchie Sacramento
  5. Drive the Nail
  6. Fuck Off Money
  7. Ceiling Granny
  8. Midnight Flit
  9. Pat Stains
  10. Supposedly, We Were Nightmares
  11. It’s What I Want to Do, Mum

On December 18, 2020.

On December 18, 2020, “Capitol” label released “McCartney III”, the 18th Paul McCartney album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Hogg Hill Mill” in Sussex, England, and was produced by Paul McCartney.

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney – vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar, double bass, acoustic piano, harpsichord, mellotron, harmonium, Fender Rhodes, synthesizers, Wurlitzer electric piano, drums, percussion, recorder
  • Rusty Anderson – electric guitar
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. – drums
  • Steve Orchard – engineer
  • Alex Pasco – engineer
  • Bob Kraushaar – engineer
  • Keith Smith – assistant engineer
  • Randy Merrill – mastering
  • Greg Kurstin – co-producer
  • George Martin – co-producer
  • Nick Steinhardt – art direction, design
  • Ed Ruscha – cover art typography
  • Mary McCartney – cover portrait, photography
  • Sonny McCartney – photography
  • Brian Clarke – stained glass

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul McCartney.

  1. Long Tailed Winter Bird
  2. Find My Way
  3. Pretty Boys
  4. Women and Wives
  5. Lavatory Lil
  6. Slidin’
  7. Deep Deep Feeling
  8. The Kiss of Venus
  9. Seize the Day
  10. Deep Down
  11. Winter Bird / When Winter Comes

On October 24, 1980.

On October 24, 1980, “Dindisc” label released “Organisation”, the second Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Ridge Farm” in Rusper, England, “Advision” in London, and was produced by Mike Howlett.

Personnel:

  • Paul Humphreys – vocals, synthesizers, electronic organ, electronic and acoustic piano, rhythm programming, acoustic and electronic percussion
  • Andy McCluskey – vocals, synthesizer, bass guitar, electronic organ, treated acoustic piano, rhythm programming, acoustic and electronic percussion
  • Malcolm Holmes – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Enola Gay – Andy McCluskey
  2. 2nd Thought – Andy McCluskey
  3. VCL XI – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  4. Motion and Heart – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  5. Statues – Andy McCluskey
  6. The Misunderstanding – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  7. The More I See You – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  8. Promise – Paul Humphreys
  9. Stanlow – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey

On October 19, 1987.

On October 19, 1987, “Caroline” label released “Children of God”, the fifth Swans studio album. It was recorded February – March 1987, at “Sawmills Studios” in Golant, England, and was produced by Rico Conning and Michael Gira.

Personnel:

  • Michael Gira – vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar, album cover concept and design
  • Jarboe – vocals, backing vocals, piano, keyboards
  • N. Westberg – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Algis Kizys – bass
  • Theodore Parsons – drums, percussion
  • Simon Fraser – flute
  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • Lindsay Cooper – oboe
  • Wilton Barnhardt – piano
  • Rico Conning – engineering
  • John Cornfield – engineering
  • Laura Levine – sleeve photography
  • Paul White/Me Company – sleeve artwork

Track listing:

  1. New Mind – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Ted Parsons
  2. In My Garden – Algis Kizys, Jarboe, Michael Gira
  3. Our Love Lies – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  4. Sex, God, Lies – Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  5. Blood and Honey – Jarboe, Michael Gira
  6. Like a Drug (Sha La La La) – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Ted Parsons
  7. You’re Not Real, Girl – Michael Gira
  8. Beautiful Child – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Ted Parsons
  9. Blackmail – Jarboe, Michael Gira
  10. Trust Me – Jarboe, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  11. Real Love – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  12. Blind Love – Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  13. Children of God – Jarboe, Michael Gira

On July 3, 2020.

On July 3, 2020, “Polydor” label released “On Sunset”, the fifteenth Paul Weller studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Black Barn Studios” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Jan Kybert and Paul Weller.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, electric sitar, bass, piano, Rhodes, synths, mellotron, mellotron vibes, mellotron strings, Hammond organ, percussion, claps, Wurly, monotron, samples
  • Steve Brookes – lead and electric guitar
  • Steve Cradock – acoustic and electric guitar, Moog
  • Josh McClorey – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Steve Pilgrim – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jan Stan Kybert – drum programming, keys programming, glockenspiel, sound effects, claps, loops, synth bass, Yak, synths, bells, bass synths, canon, drum fills
  • Mick Talbot – Hammond organ
  • Tom Van Heel – piano, drum fills, backing vocals
  • Charles Rees – eminent organ, Moog, Mad Hammond, Ambient FX
  • Jim Jupp – synths
  • Andy Crofts – bass, Moog, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Ben Gordelier – drums, percussion, drum programming, electric guitar
  • Paraorchestra – orchestra
  • Ca Julie Gros – lead and backing vocals
  • Camilla Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Emily Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Jessica Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Col3trane – additional vocal
  • Dave Boraston – trumpet
  • Steve Trigg – trumpet
  • Chris Storr – trumpet, flugel, post horn
  • John Thirkell – trumpet, flugel
  • Lee Thompson – saxophone solo
  • Anthony Gaylard – tenor saxophone
  • Jessamy Holder – baritone saxophone
  • Phil Veacock – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet
  • Alistair White – trombone, bass trombone, euphonium
  • Andy Ross – flute, backward flute
  • Paul Speare – flute
  • Jim Lea – violin
  • Antonio Pagulatos – violin, backing vocals
  • Kotono Sato – violin, backing vocals
  • Stella Page – viola, backing vocals
  • Izzi Dunn – cello, backing vocals
  • Magic Mod – claps

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller.

  1. Mirror Ball
  2. Baptiste
  3. Old Father Tyme
  4. Village
  5. More
  6. On Sunset
  7. Equanimity
  8. Walkin’
  9. Earth Beat
  10. Rockets

On June 22, 2015.

On June 22, 2015, “RCA Victor” label released “Get to Heaven”, the third Everything Everything studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Angelic Studios” in Northampton, “Crotch Int.” in Gilsland, “Making Do” in Manchester, “Eve Studios” in Bredbury, “Distillery” in Wiltshire, (all in England), and was produced by Stuart Price.

Personnel:

  • Jonathan Higgs – vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming, engineer, recording
  • Alex Robertshaw – guitar, keyboards, programming, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Jeremy Pritchard – bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Michael Spearman – drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Stuart Price – programming, mixing
  • Tom A.D. Fuller – engineer, additional production
  • Martin King – engineer
  • Harry Broadhead – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Phil Parsons – engineer
  • Ian Dowling – additional engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend – mixing
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Jim Abiss – additional production
  • Luke Gibbs – recording assistant
  • Andrew Archer – cover illustration
  • Johnny Costello – layout, typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alex Robertshaw, and Michael Spearman.

  1. To the Blade
  2. Distant Past
  3. Get to Heaven
  4. Regret
  5. Spring / Sun / Water / Dread
  6. The Wheel (Is Turning Now)
  7. Fortune 500
  8. Blast Doors
  9. Zero Pharaoh
  10. No Reptiles
  11. Warm Healer