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In February 1981.

In February 1981, “Johanna Kustannus” label released “Bangkok Shocks, Saigon Shakes, Hanoi Rocks”, the debut Hanoi Rocks album. It was recorded in February 1981, at “Park Studio” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Andy McCoy and Michael Monroe (The Muddy Twins).


  • Michael Monroe– vocals, piano, saxophone, harmonica
  • Andy McCoy– guitars, backing vocals
  • Nasty Suicide– guitars, backing vocals
  • Sam Yaffa– bass
  • Gyp Casino– drums
  • Seppo Johansson – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCoy, except where noted.

  1. Tragedy
  2. Village Girl
  3. Stop Cryin’
  4. Don’t You Ever Leave Me
  5. Lost in the City
  6. First Timer
  7. Cheyenne
  8. 11th Street Kids
  9. Walking with My Angel – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  10. Pretender

In February 1973.

In February 1973, “Jugoton” label released “Dnevnik jedne ljubavi” (Diary of a Love), the debut Josipa Lisac album. It was recorded in February 1973, and was produced by Karlo Metikoš and K. Klemenčić. In 1998, the album was ranked at number 9 on the list of “YU 100: The Best albums of Yugoslav pop and rock music”.


  • Brane “Lambert” Živković – flute, piano, el.piano, arranger
  • Slobodan “Bobo”Kovačević – acoustic guitar
  • Vedran Božić – guitar
  • Tihomir “Pop” Asanović – Hammond organ
  • Mario Mavrin – Fender bass
  • Jože “Braco” Doblekar – congas
  • Dado Topić – tambourine
  • Ratko “Rale” Divjak – drums
  • Miroslav Sedak-Benčić, Boris Frančišković – tenor saxophone
  • Maks Johan – baritone saxophone
  • Radmilo Maslovarić – trombone
  • Marijan Domić – trumpet
  • Ivan Kuzmić, Silvio Orlando – violin
  • Ante Živković – viola
  • Josip Stojanović – cello
  • Nenad Marinović – oboe
  • Stjepan Obadić – horn
  • Konstantin Iskra – bassoon
  • Zdenka Kovačiček, Dubravka Zubović, Ksenija Erker, Adica Dobrić – backing vocals
  • Franjo Berner – engineer
  • Jozo Ćetković – photography
  • Ivica Krajač – artwork

Track listing:

All music by Karlo Metikoš; all lyrics by Ivica Krajač.

  1. O jednoj mladosti
  2. Srela sam se s njim
  3. Sreća
  4. Po prvi put
  5. Plačem
  6. Jedna kratka vijest
  7. Ležaj od suza
  8. Ne prepoznajem ga
  9. Vjerujem ti sve
  10. Kao stranac



In January 1980.

In January 1980, “Crammed Discs” label released “Un Peu de l’Âme des Bandits” (English: A Little of the Bandit Spirit), the second Aksak Maboul studio album. It was recorded February – August 1979, at “Sunrise Studio” in Kirchberg, Switzerland, and was produced by Marc Hollander, Frank Wuyts, Michael Berckmans, Denis van Hecke, Catherine Jauniaux, Fred Frith and Chris Cutler.


  • Marc Hollander– organ, piano, clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, drum machine, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, dumbeg, samples, xylophone, percussion
  • Frank Wuyts– drums, pinball machine flipper, recorder, piano, synthesizer, percussion, choir
  • Michel Berckmans– bassoon, oboe, choir
  • Denis van Hecke– acoustic cello, electric cello, voice, rhythm guitar
  • Catherine Jauniaux– voice, pinball machine flipper
  • Fred Frith– guitar, violin, viola, bass guitar, prepared guitar
  • Chris Cutler– drums, percussion, radio
  • Mixed by Etienne Conod, Fred Frith, assisted by Aksak Maboul
  • Pat Andrea – front cover design
  • M.C. Octave – back cover design, layout

Track listing:

  1. A Modern Lesson- Bo Diddley – Marc Hollander, arr. Fred Frith, Marc Hollander, Catherine Jauniaux
  2. Palmiers en Pots
  • Trio (from Nuits D’Argentine) – Verchuren
  • Tango – Frank Wuyts, Marc Hollander
  1. Geistige Nacht (Rondo) – Fred Frith, arr. Fred Frith
  2. I Viaggi Formano la Gioventú (Truc Turc) – Turkish folk song arr. Kenis, Aksak Maboul
  3. Inoculating Rabies (Pogo) – Dennis van Hecke, Frank Wuyts
  4. Cinema (Knokke)
  • Ce Qu’On Peut Voir Avec Un Bon Microscope – Marc Hollander, Frank Wuyts, Aksak Maboul
  • Alluvions – Marc Hollander, Frank Wuyts, arr. Kenis, Aksak Maboul
  • Azinou Crapules – Marc Hollander, Frank Wuyts
  • Age Route Brra! (Radio Sofia) – Aksak Maboul

On January 25, 2011.

On January 25, 2011, “Downtown” label released “Mine Is Yours”, the third Cold War Kids studio album. It was recorded February – March 2010 at “Ocean Way Studios”, “House of David”, “The Smoakstack” and “The LBT” in Nashville, Tennessee;  August 2010 at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jacquire King.


  • Nathan Willett – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Jonathan Russell – lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Matthew Aveiro – drums, percussion
  • Matthew Maust – bass guitar
  • Maust – design
  • Lucy Hamblin – photography
  • Jacquire King– recording, mixing
  • Brad Bivens – additional recording engineer
  • Morgan Stratton, Joe Martino, Adam Bednarik, Justin March – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Nathan Willett.

  1. Mine Is Yours
  2. Louder Than Ever
  3. Royal Blue
  4. Finally Begin
  5. Out of the Wilderness
  6. Skip the Charades
  7. Sensitive Kid
  8. Buldozer
  9. Broken Open
  10. Cold Toes on the Cold Floor
  11. Flying Upside Down

On January 21, 2014.

On January 21, 2014, “Fueled by Ramen” label released “Mind Over Matter”, the second Young the Giant studio album. It was recorded February 2012 – January 2014, and was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen.


  • Sameer Gadhia – lead and backing vocals, percussion, piano, organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Jacob Tilley – guitar, mellotron, synthesizer
  • Eric Cannata – guitar, backing vocals
  • Payam Doostzadeh – bass guitar, synthesizer
  • François Comtois – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Carlos de la Garza – percussion
  • Jessica Ramseier – vocals
  • Steven Aho – orchestration
  • Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. – conducting, string arrangements
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– engineering, programming
  • Carlos de la Garza, David Schwerkolt – engineering
  • Mike Schuppan– engineering, engineering assistant
  • Dave Schwerkolt – engineering assistant
  • Rich Costey– mixing
  • Martin Cooke, Nicolas Fournier, Bo Hill – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Mike Liguori – A&R
  • Mark Obriski – art direction, design
  • Matt Wisniewski– collage, cover collage
  • David Vincent Wolf – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh and François Comtois, except where noted.

  1. Slow Dive
  2. Anagram
  3. It’s All About Time
  4. Crystallized
  5. Mind Over Matter
  6. Daydreamer
  7. Firelight
  8. Camera
  9. In My Home
  10. Eros – Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, François Comtois and Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
  11. Teachers
  12. Waves
  13. Paralysis



In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Polydor” label released “The Payback”, the 40th James Brown studio album. It was recorded February – October 1973, and was produced by James Brown.


  • James Brown – lead vocals, electric piano
  • Clair Pinckney- tenor saxophone, flute
  • Maceo Parker- alto saxophone, flute
  • Darryl “Hasaan” Jamison, Jerone “Jasaan” Sanford, Isiah “Ike” Oakley – trumpet
  • Fred Wesley- trombone
  • Hearlon “Cheese” Martin – guitar
  • Jimmy Nolen- guitar
  • Fred Thomas – bass
  • John Starks – drums
  • John Morgan – percussion

Track listing.

All tracks by James Brown, Fred Wesley and Charles Bobbit; except where noted.

  1. The Payback – James Brown, Fred Wesley, John “Jabo” Starks
  2. Doing the Best I Can
  3. Take Some…Leave Some
  4. Shoot Your Shot – James Brown
  5. Forever Suffering
  6. Time Is Running out Fast
  7. Stone to the Bone – James Brown
  8. Mind Power

In November 1965.

In November 1965, “Impulse” label released “Dear John C.” the fourth Elvin Jones album. It was recorded in February 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Bob Thiele.


  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Charlie Mariano- alto saxophone
  • Roland Hanna,Hank Jones – piano
  • Richard Davis– bass

Track listing:

  1. Dear John C.- Hammer, Bob Thiele
  2. Smoke Rings – Gifford, Washington
  3. Love Bird – Charlie Mingus
  4. Feeling Good – Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse
  5. Anthropology – Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
  6. This Love of Mine – Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra
  7. Fantazm – Duke Ellington
  8. Ballade – Hammer
  9. Everything Happens to Me – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis