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Weezer: OK Human

On January 29, 2021, “Crush Music” and “Atlantic” labels released “OK Human”, the fourteenth Weezer studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2020, and was produced by Jake Sinclair.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – lead vocals, piano
  • Brian Bell – piano, acoustic guitar, organ, backing vocals
  • Scott Shriner – bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson – drums, backing vocals
  • Tara Helen O’Connor – flute, piccolo
  • Keisuke Ikuma – English horn, oboe
  • Pavel Vinnitsky – clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Dan Shelly – bassoon
  • Erik Ralske – French horn
  • Anne Sharer – French horn
  • Tony Kadleck – trumpet
  • Ray Riccomini – trumpet
  • Ryan Keberle – trombone
  • Sasha Romero – trombone
  • Lisa Kim – concert master, violin
  • Peter Bahng – violin
  • Ann Lehmann – violin
  • Matt Lehmann – violin
  • Joanna Maurer – violin
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Jung Sun Yoo – violin
  • Will Frampton – viola
  • Joel Noyes – viola
  • Michael Roth – viola
  • Becky Young – viola
  • Alan Stepansky – cello
  • Rob Mathes – arranger, horn conductor, string conductor, woodwind arrangement
  • Jonathan Allen – engineer
  • Perry Margouleff – engineer
  • Paul Pritchard – engineer
  • Suzy Shinn – engineer, vocal producer
  • Maureen Sickler – engineer
  • William Carroll – engineer
  • Zach Fisher – engineer
  • Brian Fombona – engineer
  • Rachel White – engineer
  • William Wittman – engineer
  • Karl Wingate – assistant engineer
  • Lazaro Zarate – assistant engineer
  • Andy Maxwell – assistant engineer
  • Branko Presley – assistant engineer
  • Lawton Burris – engineer assistant
  • John Sinclair – mixing
  • Pete Lyman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Rivers Cuomo, except where noted.

  1. All My Favorite Songs – Rivers Cuomo, Ashley Gorley, Ben Johnson, Ilsey Juber
  2. Aloo Gobi
  3. Grapes of Wrath
  4. Numbers
  5. Playing My Piano
  6. Mirror Image
  7. Screens
  8. Bird with a Broken Wind
  9. Dead Roses
  10. Everything Happens for a Reason
  11. Here Comes the Rain
  12. La Brea Tar Pits

Eels: Extreme Witchcraft

On January 28, 2022, “E Works” and “PIAS” label released “Extreme Witchcraft”, the fourteenth Eels studio album. It was recorded March – October 2021, and was produced by E and John Parish.

Personnel:

  • E (Mark Oliver Everett) – vocals, guitar, recording, mixing
  • John Parish – guitar, recording, mixing
  • Koool G Murder – bass guitar, recording, mixing
  • P-Boo – drums, recording, mixing
  • Ryan Bosch – recording, mixing
  • Don Hersch – mastering 
  • Philip Beaudreau – design
  • Gus Black – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by E (Mark Oliver Everett) and John Parish, except where noted.

  1. Amateur Hour
  2. Good Night on Earth
  3. Strawberries & Popcorn
  4. Steam Engine – Mark Oliver Everett, Kelly Logsdon
  5. Grandfather Clock Strikes Twelve – Mark Oliver Everett
  6. Stumbling Bee
  7. The Magic
  8. Better Living Through Desperation
  9. So Anyway
  10. What It Isn’t – Mark Oliver Everett, Kelly Logsdon
  11. Learning While I Lose – Mark Oliver Everett, Mike Sawitzke
  12. I Know You’re Right – Mark Oliver Everett, Kelly Logsdon

Manic Street Preachers: The Ultra Vivid Lament

On September 10, 2021, “Columbia” label released “The Ultra Vivid Lament”, the fourteenth Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded 2020 – 2021, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Nicky Wire – bass, design concept, photography
  • Sean Moore – drums, percussion
  • Julia Cumming – vocal
  • Mark Lanegan – vocal
  • Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  • Gavin Fitzjohn – additional guitar, additional keyboards
  • Dave Eringa – additional keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Cat Southall – backing vocals
  • Wayne Murray – additional backing vocals
  • Jack Boston, Jake Faber, Loz Williams, Tony O’Flaherty – additional engineering
  • Bernard Kane – strings arrangements
  • David Wrench – mixing, additional programming
  • Matt Colton – lacquer cut, mastering
  • Black Finch Design, James Isaacs – design

Track listing:

All tracks by James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire and Sean Moore.

  1. Still Snowing in Sapporo
  2. Orwellian
  3. The Secret He Had Missed
  4. Quest for Ancient Colour
  5. Don’t Let the Night Divide Us
  6. Diapause
  7. Complicated Illusions
  8. Into the Waves of Love
  9. Blank Diary Entry
  10. Happy Bored Alone
  11. Afterending

The Waterboys: Good Luck, Seeker

On August 21, 2020, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Good Luck, Seeker”, the fourteenth Waterboys (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2020, and was produced by Puck Fingers and Brother Paul.

Personnel:

  • Mike Scott – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, bass, archeology
  • Paul Brown – Hammond organ, piano, keyboards, archeology, programming
  • Steve Wickham – acoustic and electronic fiddle
  • Aongus Ralston – bass
  • Ralph Salmins – drums, percussion
  • Gavin Ralston – sonic guitar
  • James Hallawell – organ, keyboards, sonics, backing vocals, additional production
  • Peadar O’Riada – organ, tin whistle
  • David Hood – bass
  • Mark Smith – bass
  • Jeremy Stacey – drums
  • Justin Hallawell – distant drums
  • Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band, The Unthanks – horns, sonics
  • Jess Kavanagh, Zeenie Summers – backing vocals
  • Blaine Harrison – backing vocals
  • Irakli Gabriel – street voice
  • Chris O’Brien – additional engineering
  • Dave Montuy – additional engineering
  • Tim Martin, Jack Power – additional engineering
  • John Cornfield – additional engineering
  • Lester Salmins – drum recording
  • Don Jackson – mastering
  • Puck Fingers, Brother Paul – mixing
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • B.C. Nowlin – cover painting (Taoseno Sky, oil on canvas)
  • Mike Scott – front cover concept, design, photography
  • Ian Ross – design
  • Pixabay, Creative Commons, Engin Akyurt – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Soul Singer – Mike Scott
  2. (You’ve Got To) Kiss a Frog or Two – Mike Scott, Paul Brown
  3. Low Down in the Brown – traditional
  4. Dennis Hopper – Mike Scott, Paul Brown
  5. Freak Street – Mike Scott
  6. Sticky Fingers – Mike Scott, James Hallawell
  7. Why Should I Love You – Kate Bush
  8. The Golden Work – Mike Scott, Aongus Ralston, Charles Williams
  9. My Wanderings in the Weary Land – Mike Scott, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Jim Keltner
  10. Postcard from the Celtic Dreamtime – Mike Scott, James Hallawell
  11. Good Luckm Seeker – Mike Scott, Adrian McNally, Rachel Unthank, Becky Unthank, Niopha Keegan, Chris Price, Sandy Smith, Dion Fortune
  12. Beauty in Repetition – Mike Scott, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Jim Keltner
  13. Everchanging – Mike Scott, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Jim Keltner
  14. The Land of Sunset – Mike Scott, Peadar O’Riada

Joan Armatrading: What’s Inside

On May 30, 1995, “RCA” label released “What’s Inside”, the fourteenth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded 1994 -1995, at “A&M Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, “Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, California, “Kiva Recording Studios” in Memphis. Tennessee, and was produced by Joan Armatrading and David Tickle.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, e-bow guitar, arrangements
  • Hojah Farah – acoustic guitar
  • B. J. Cole – slide guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Todd Cochran – keyboards
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Manu Katché – drums
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Memphis Horns – horns
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra – strings
  • Kronos Quartet – strings
  • Boz Burrell – tin whistle
  • K. La – backing vocals
  • Ray Williams – backing vocals
  • Terry Evans – backing vocals
  • Willie Green, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Caroline Dale – arrangements, orchestration
  • Dana Brayton – arrangements
  • Wolfgang Amadeus – engineer
  • Malcolm Springer – engineer
  • Tom Luekens – engineer
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Chad Munsey – second engineer
  • David Tickle, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Andy Brown – musical director
  • Sherri Maxwell – design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. In Your Eyes
  2. Everyday Boy
  3. Merchant of Love
  4. Shapes and Sizes
  5. Back on the Road
  6. Lost The Love
  7. Songs
  8. Would You Like to Dance
  9. Recommend My Love
  10. Beyond The Blue
  11. Can’t Stop Loving You
  12. Shape of a Pony
  13. Trouble

The Black Sorrows: Certified Blue

On April 4, 2014, “Head Records” label released “Certified Blue”, the fourteenth Black Sorrows (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Woodstock Studios”, and was produced by Joe Camilleri and John McAll.

Personnel:

  • Joe Camilleri – vocals, guitar, harp, percussion
  • Claude Carranza – vocals, guitar
  • John McAll – vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Gray – vocals, bass
  • Angus Burchall – drums
  • Tim Wilson – alto saxophone, flute
  • Julien Wilson – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Clarkson – baritone saxophone
  • James Mustafa – trumpet
  • Travis Woods – trumpet
  • Ben Gillespie – trombone

Track listing:

  1. Roarin’ Town
  2. Certified Blue
  3. Can’t Give Up on You
  4. Wake Me Up in Paradise
  5. Save Me
  6. Return of the Voodoo Sheiks
  7. Righteous Blues
  8. Lovers Waltz
  9. Man of Straw
  10. The Devil Came Knockin’ on Sunday

Mucc: Kowareta Piano to Living Dead

On February 13, 2020, “Danger Crue” label released “Kowareta Piano to Living Dead”, the fourteenth Mucc studio album. It was recorded in 2019 at “MIt Studio”, “Bazooka Studio”, “Heide Chiyoda Studio”, “Heide Ishioka Studio” and “Six Inc Studio” in Tokyo, and was produced by Miya.

Personnel:

  • Tatsurou – vocals, art direction
  • Miya – guitar, backing vocals, arrangements, recording, mixing
  • Yukke – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Satochi – drums, backing vocals
  • Tooru Yoshida – keyboards, piano, organ, photography
  • Miyako – backing vocals
  • Sacchan – backing vocals
  • Sora – backing vocals
  • Yasuyuki Hara – recording
  • Soushi Kaneko, TeruKazu “Teru” Naito – engineer assistant
  • Yasuji “Yasuman” Maeda – mastering
  • Kirari – illustration
  • Taichi Nishimaki – photography
  • Masahiro Oishi – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Miya, except where noted.

  1. Kowareta Piano
  2. Psycho – lyrics by Miya, music by Miya, Yukke
  3. Iris
  4. Vampire
  5. In the Shadows – lyrics by Tatsurou, music by Miya
  6. Dekisou – Tatsurou
  7. Yuri to Tsubasa – lyrics by Tatsurou, Satochi, music by Miya, Satochi
  8. Countdown
  9. Living Dead – Tatsurou

Chuck Berry: Back Home

In November 1970, “Chess” label released “Back Home”, the fourteenth Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “Ter Mar Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Chuck Berry.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Baldori – harmonica, piano
  • Lafayette Leake – piano
  • Phil Upchurch – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Chisholm – engineer
  • Peter Amft – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Tulane
  2. Have Mercy Judge
  3. Instrumental
  4. Christmas
  5. Gun
  6. I’m a Rocker
  7. Flyin’ Home
  8. Fish and Chips
  9. Some People

Scott Walker: And Who Shall Go to the Ball? And What Shall Go to the Ball?

On October 1, 2007, “4AD” label released “And Who Shall Go to the Ball? And What Shall Go to the Ball?”, the fourteenth Scott Walker album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh.

Personnel:

  • London Sinfonietta Orchestra
  • Philip Sheppard – cello
  • Bradley Grant – saxophone, flute
  • Andy Findon – saxophone, flute
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion
  • Peter Walsh – programming, effects, sound manipulation
  • Mark Warman – orchestration, programming, effects
  • Steven Price – recording
  • Matt Paul – engineer
  • Mick Taylor – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker.

  1. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 1st Movement
  2. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 2nd Movement
  3. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 3rd Movement
  4. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 4th Movement

Todd Rundgren: No World Order

On July 6, 1993, “Rhino” label released “No World Order”, the fourteenth Todd Rundgren studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – performer
  • Danny O’Connor, Jean Lannen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren.

  1. Worldwide Epiphany
  2. No World Order
  3. Worldwide Epiphany
  4. Day Job
  5. Property
  6. Fascist Christ
  7. Love Thing
  8. Time Stood Still
  9. Proactivity
  10. No World Order
  11. Worldwide Epiphany
  12. Time Stood Still
  13. Love Thing
  14. Time Stood Still
  15. Word Made Flesh
  16. Fever Broke