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On October 7, 2016.

On October 7, 2016, “Fiction” label released “Stay Together”, the sixth Kaiser Chiefs studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, and was produced by Brian Higgins, Ricky Wilson, Andrew “Whitey” White, Simon Rix, Nick “Peanut” Baines and Vijay Mistry.

Personnel:

  • Ricky Wilson– lead vocals, percussion
  • Andrew “Whitey” White– guitar, backing vocals
  • Simon Rix– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Nick “Peanut” Baines– keyboards
  • Vijay Mistry – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. We Stay Together
  2. Hole in My Soul
  3. Parachute
  4. Good Clean Fun
  5. Why Do You Do It to Me?
  6. Indoor Firework
  7. Press Rewind
  8. Happen in a Heartbeat
  9. High Society
  10. Sunday Morning
  11. Still Waiting – includes the hidden track Lazor Jam

 

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On May 4, 2009.

On May 4, 2009, “Fiction” label released “Wall of Arms”, the second Maccabees studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Markus Dravs. The album’s cover art was by Boo Ritson.

  • Orlando Weeks – vocals, guitar
  • Hugo White – guitar
  • Felix White – backing vocals, guitar
  • Rupert Jarvis – bass
  • Sam Doyle – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Orlando Weeks, Hugo White, Felix White, Rupert Jarvis and Sam Doyle.

  1. Love You Better
  2. One Hand Holding
  3. Can You Give It?
  4. Young Lions
  5. Wall of Arms
  6. No Kind Words/Bag of Bones Part A
  7. Dinosaurs
  8. Kiss and Resolve
  9. William Powers
  10. Seventeen Hands
  11. Bag of Bones Part B

On January 9, 2012.

On January 9, 2012, “Fiction” label released “Given to the Wild”, the third  Maccabees studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouthshire, and was produced by Tim Goldsworthy, Bruno Ellingham, Jag Jago, Orlando Weeks, Hugo White, Felix White, Rupert Shepherd, Sam Doyle and Will White.

Personnel:

  • Orlando Weeks – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Hugo White – guitars, backing vocals
  • Felix White – guitars, backing vocals
  • Rupert Shepherd – bass
  • Sam Doyle – drums
  • Will White – keyboards, synthesizer, samplers
  • Catherine Pockson – piano, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Given to the Wild (intro)
  2. Child
  3. Feel to Follow
  4. Ayla
  5. Glimmer
  6. Forever I’ve Known
  7. Heave
  8. Pelican
  9. Went Away
  10. Go
  11. Unknown
  12. Slowly One
  13. Grew Up at Midnight

 

On August 1, 1980.

On August 1, 1980, “Fiction” label released “The Affectionate Punch”, the debut  Associates album. It was recorded 1980 – 1982, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Hedges and Chris Parry..

Personnel:

  • Billy Mackenzie– vocals
  • Alan Rankine– guitar, bass, keyboards, other instruments
  • Robert Smith– backing vocals
  • Nigel Glockler– drums
  • Mike Hedges– engineering
  • Mike Dutton – engineering assistance
  • Bill Smith – cover artwork

Track listing:

  1. The Affectionate Punch
  2. Amused as Always
  3. Logan Time
  4. Paper House
  5. Transport to Central
  6. A Matter of Gender
  7. Even Dogs in the Wild
  8. Would I… Bounce Back
  9. Deeply Concerned
  10. A

On June 3, 2011.

On June 3, 2011, “Fiction” label released “The Future Is Medieval”, the fourth Kaiser Chiefs studio album. It was recorded 2009-2011, and was produced by Tony Visconti and Ethan Johns.

Personnel:

  • Ricky Wilson– vocals
  • Andrew ‘Whitey’ White– guitar
  • Nick Hodgson– drums, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Simon Rix– bass
  • Nick “Peanut” Baines– keyboards
  • Tony Visconti– engineer
  • Ethan Johns– engineer
  • David Arnold– additional strings on several tracks
  • Tim Hodgson – additional lyrics on “If You Will Have Me”

Track listing:

All tracks by Ricky Wilson, Andrew “Whitey” White, Nick Hodgson, Simon Rix and Nick “Peanut” Baines.

  1. Little Shocks
  2. Things Change
  3. Long Way from Celebrating
  4. Starts with Nothing
  5. Out of Focus
  6. Dead or in Serious Trouble
  7. When All Is Quiet
  8. Kinda Girl You Are
  9. Man on Mars
  10. Child of the Jago
  11. Heard It Break
  12. Coming Up for Air
  13. If You Will have Me

On March 31, 2014.

On March 31, 2014, “Fiction” label released “Education, Education, Education & War”, the fifth Kaiser Chiefs studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “The Maze Studio” in Atlanta, and was produced by Ben H. Allen III.

Personnel:

  • Ricky Wilson– lead vocals, percussion
  • Andrew “Whitey” White– guitar, backing vocals
  • Simon Rix– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Nick “Peanut” Baines– keyboards
  • Vijay Mistry– drums, percussion
  • Ben H. Allen III – programming, acoustic guitar, organ, percussion, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Michael H. Brauer– mixing
  • Gavin Bush – engineering, mixing
  • Jason Kingsland – engineering
  • Sumner Jones – engineering
  • Mark Bengtson – mixing assistant, Pro-Tools
  • Richard Wilkinson – additional production
  • Joe LaPorta– mastering
  • Bill Nighy– narrator
  • Cally – art direction, design
  • Ross Neil – drawing

Track listing:

  1. The Factory Gates – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Fraser T Smith, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  2. Coming Home – Nick Barnes, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  3. Misery Company – Nick Baines, Petraglia, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  4. Ruffians on Parade – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Fraser T Smith, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  5. Meanwhile Up in Heaven – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  6. One More Last Song – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  7. My Life – Nick Baines, Ben H. Allen III, Marcus Killian, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  8. Bows & Arrows – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  9. Cannons – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Fraser T Smith, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  10. Roses – Nick Baines, Ben H. Allen III, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson

 

 

On March 10, 2014.

On March 10, 2014, “Fiction” label released “The Take Off and Landing of Everything”, the sixth Elbow studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Blueprint Studios” in Safford and”Real World Studios” in Wiltshire, and was produced by Craig Potter.

Personnel:

  • Guy Garvey– vocals, strings and horns arrangements
  • Richard Jupp – drums
  • Craig Potter– keyboards
  • Mark Potter – guitar
  • Pete Turner – bass
  • Tim Barber – trumpet
  • Katharine Curlett – trumpet
  • Jimi Goodwin– backing vocals
  • Peter McPhail – baritone saxophone, clarinet, sopranino , alto and baritone saxophone
  • Bob Marsh – trumpet
  • The Hallé Orchestra– strings
  • Chris Worsley – score

Track listing:

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

  1. This Blue World
  2. Charge
  3. Fly Boy Blue/Lunette
  4. New York Morning
  5. Real Life (Angel)
  6. Honey Sun
  7. My Sad Captains
  8. Colour Fields
  9. The Take Off and Landing of Everything
  10. The Blanket of Night