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On October 18, 2016.

On October 18, 2016, “Blackened Recordings” label released “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct”, the tenth Metallica studio album. It was recorded May 2015 – August 2016, at “Metallica’s HQ” in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Greg Fidelman, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Czech Republic by “IFPI Czech Republic”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, 2 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, 2 x Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, 3 x Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”, 4 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in USA by “RIAA”.


  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Robert Trujillo– bass, backing vocals
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, recording
  • Mike Gillies, Sara Lyn Killion – additional recording
  • Ken Matcke – assistant engineering
  • Dan Monti, Jim Monti,Jason Gossman – digital editing
  • Turner Duckworth – cover design
  • Herring & Herring – photography, creative direction

Track listing:

All tracks by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, except where noted.

  1. Hardwired
  2. Atlas, Rise!
  3. Now That We’re Dead
  4. Moth into Flame
  5. Dream no More
  6. Halo on Fire
  7. Confusion
  8. ManUNkind – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo
  9. Here Comes Revenge
  10. Am I Savage?
  11. Murder One
  12. Spit Out the Bone

On August 28, 2015.

On August 28, 2015, “Transagressive Records” label released “What Went Down”, the fourth Foals studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, at “La Fabriue” in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, and was produced by James Ford.


  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Jack Bevan – drums
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar, keyboards
  • Walter Gervers – bass, backing vocals
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboards, backing vocals
  • James Ford– additional keyboards, guitar, percussion
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineer
  • Damien Arlot – studio assistant
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix assistant
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Daisuke Yokota – artwork, additional photogray
  • Neil Krug – additional photography
  • Mike Lythgoe – design

Track listing:

  1. What Went Down
  2. Mountain All My Gates
  3. Birch Tree
  4. Give It All
  5. Albatross
  6. Snake Oil
  7. Night Swimmers
  8. London Thunder
  9. Lonely Hunter
  10. A Knife in the Ocean

On July 9, 2002.

On July 9, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “By the Way”, the eighth Red Hot Chili Peppers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – May 2002, at “Cello Studios” and “Chateau Marmont” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin.  Album paintings, photography and art direction is credited to Julian Schnabel, Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”, 2 x Platinum in Brazil by “Pro-Música Brasil”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPISwitzerland”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Anthony Kiedis– lead vocals
  • John Frusciante– guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, modular synthesizer, bass
  • Michael “Flea” Balzary– bass, trumpet, harmonica, backing vocals, double bass, guitar
  • Chad Smith– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Ryan Hewitt – engineer
  • Marc Mann– arranger
  • Ethan Mates – recording engineer
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Rick Rubin– engineering
  • Jim Scott – mix engineer, recording engineer
  • Jason Wormer – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith

  1. By the Way
  2. Universal Speaking
  3. This is the Place
  4. Dosed
  5. Don’t Forget Me
  6. The Zephyr Song
  7. Can’t Stop
  8. I Could Die for You
  9. Midnight
  10. Throw Away Your Television
  11. Cabron
  12. Tear
  13. Oh Mercury
  14. Minor Thing
  15. Warm tape
  16. Venice Queen

On May 17, 1999.

On May 17, 1999, “Mute” and “V2” labels released “Play”, the fifth Moby studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at Moby’s home studio in Manhattan, New York, and was produced by Moby. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Diamond in France by “SNEP”, 7 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI” and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Moby – vocals, engineering, mixing, production, writing, instruments
  • Pilar Basso, Nikki D, Reggie Matthews, The Shining Light Gospel Choir – additional vocals
  • Graeme Durham – mastering
  • I Monster, Mario Caldato Jr.– mixing
  • Corinne Day – photography
  • Ysabel Zu Innhausen Und Knyphausen – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Moby, except where noted.

  1. Honey – Moby, Bessie Jones, Alan Lomax
  2. Find My Baby – Moby, Willie Jones
  3. Porcelain
  4. Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
  5. South Side
  6. Rushing
  7. Bodyrock – Moby, Gabriel Jackson
  8. Natural Blues – Moby, Vera Hall, Alan Lomax
  9. Machete
  10. 7
  11. Run On
  12. Down Slow
  13. If Things Were Perfect
  14. Everloving
  15. Inside
  16. Guitar Flute & String
  17. The Sky Is Broken
  18. My Weakness

On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Heinz Records” label released “Hey Eugene!”, the third Pink Martini album. It was recorded December 2005 – December 2006, and was produced by Thomas Lauderdale, China Forbes and Phil Baker. The album was certified Platinum in France by UPFI.


  • China Forbes – vocals
  • Timothy Nishimoto – vocals, percussion
  • Gavin Bondy – trumpet
  • Robert Taylor – trombone, trumpet
  • Nicholas Crosa, Paloma Griffin – violin
  • Pansy Chang, Brant Taylor – cello
  • Dan Faehnle – guitar
  • Phil Baker – guitar, upright bass
  • Maureen Love – harp
  • Brian Davis, Derek Rieth – congas, percussion
  • Martin Zarzar – cavaquinho, drums, percussion
  • Thomas Lauderdale – piano

Track listing:

  1. Everywhere – China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale
  2. Tempo Perdido – Ataulfo Alves
  3. Mar Desconocido – Martin Zarzar, includes an excerpt of “Waltz in C#-minor” by Frédéric Chopin
  4. Taya Tan – Taku Izumi, Michio Yamagami
  5. City of Night – China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale
  6. Ojalá – Thomas Lauderdale, Luisa Quiñoy, Timothy Nishimoto, Daniel Lemay, China Forbes
  7. Bukra Wba’do – Mounir Mourad, Fatehi Qorah
  8. Cante e Dance – Phil baker
  9. Hey Eugene – China Forbes
  10. Syracuse – Henri Salvador, Bernard Dimey
  11. Dosvedanya Mio Bombino – China Forbes, Maya Forbes,
    includes an excerpt of “The Happy Wanderer” by Friedrich-Wilhelm Möller
  12. Tea for Two – Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar


On May 12, 2008.

On May 12, 2008, “Kscope” label released “Schoolyard Ghosts”, the sixth No-Man studio album. It was recorded August–September 2007, January–March 2008, in UK, France Sweden and US, and was produced by Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson.


  • Tim Bowness– vocals, musical box, mellotron, piano, chime guitars, vocal loops.
  • Steven Wilson– piano, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, keyboards,  glockenspiel, harmony vocals, musical box, electric piano, organ,,harmonium, percussion, drum programming, harp.
  • Theo Travis– flute, soprano sax
  • Peter Chilvers– samples from ‘surfacing’.
  • Colin Edwin– fretless acoustic bass
  • Rick Edwards – percussion
  • Marianne De Chastelaine – cello
  • Pat Mastelotto– drums, percussion
  • Fabrice Lefebvre – yang t’chin
  • Andy Booker – electronic percussion , drum loop
  • Bruce Kaphan – pedal steel guitar
  • Pete Morgan – bass
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Dave Stewart– strings arrangements
  • London Session Orchestra – strings.

Track listing:

All lyrics written by Tim Bowness.

  1. All Sweet Things – Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson
  2. Beautiful Songs You Should Know – Tim Bowness, Giancarlo Erra
  3. Pigeon Drummer – Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson
  4. Truenorth – Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson
  5. Wherever There is Light – Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson
  6. Song of the Surf – Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson, Alistair Murphy
  7. Streaming – Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson
  8. Mixtaped – Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson

On April 5, 1988.

On April 5, 1988, “Epic” label released “Stronger Than Pride”, the third Sade studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas; “Studio Marcadet” in Paris, and “Studio Miraval” in Le Val, France, and was produced by Mike Pela, Ben Rogan, Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman and Paul S. Denman.


  • Sade Adu– vocals
  • Andrew Hale – keyboards
  • Stuart Matthewman– guitar, saxophone
  • Paul S. Denman– bass
  • James McMillan – trumpet
  • Leroy Osbourne – vocals
  • Gavyn Wright– solo violin
  • Martin Ditcham– drums, percussion
  • Gordon Hunte – guitar
  • Jake Jacas – trombone
  • Nick Ingman– string arrangements
  • Olivier de Bosson, Alain Lubrano, Vince McCartney, Melanie West – assistant engineering
  • Mike Pela– co-production, engineering
  • Herb Powers, Jr. – mastering
  • Ben Rogan – co-production, engineering
  • Franck Segarra – assistant engineering
  • Jean-Christophe Vareille – assistant engineering
  • Levon Parian – cover photograph
  • Toshi Yajima – inlay photograph
  • Graham Smith – artwork, design

Track listing:

  1. Love Is Stronger Than Pride – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  2. Paradise – Sade Adu. Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S.Denman
  3. Nothing Can Come Between Us – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  4. Haunt Me – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman
  5. Turn My Back on You – Sade Adu. Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  6. Keep Looking – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale
  7. Clean Heart – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  8. Give It Up – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  9. I Never Thought I’d See the Day – Sade Adu, Leroy Osbourne
  10. Siempre Hay Esperanza – Sade Adu, Leroy Osbourne, Stuart Matthewman