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On May 10, 2019.

On May 10, 2019, “Rogue Art” label released “Echoes of Henry Cow”, studio album by Michel Edelin Quintet. It was recorded in September 2018, at “Studio Sextan” in Malakoff, France, and was produced by Michel Dorbon.

Personnel:

  • Michel Edelin Quintet
    • Michel Edelin – flute, alto flute, bass flute, arrangements
    • Sophia Domancich – piano, Fender Rhodes
    • Sylvain Kassap – clarinet, bass clarinet
    • Stéphane Kerecki – double bass
    • Simon Goubert – drums
  • John Greaves – spoken words
  •  Vincent Mahey – recording
  • Jean-Pierre Bouquet – mastering
  • Aymeric Leroy – liner notes
  • Rogue Art – photographs
  • Max Schoendorff – cover design
  • David Bourguignon – cover realization
  • Michel Dorbon – executive producer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chris Cutler, except where noted.

  1. Half the Sky – Lindsay Cooper, Tim Hodgkinson
  2. Living in the Heart of the Beast – Tim Hodgkinson
  3. War – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
  4. After the Flood – Michel Edelin
  5. Nursery – Michel Edelin
  6. Ruins – Fred Frith
  7. Beautiful as the Moon – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  8. The Bath of Stars – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  9. Civilisation – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  10. On Suicide – Bertolt Brecht, Hanns Eisler adapted by Fred Frith, Chris Cutler

On March 20, 2020.

On March 20, 2020, “BMG” label released “I Am Not a Dog on a Chain” the thirteenth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Studio La Fabrique” in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey – vocals
  • Boz Boorer – saxophone, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, zither, clarinet, saxophone, string arrangements
  • Roger Manning – harmonium, horn, Mellotron, organ, piano, synthesizer, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Gustavo Manzur – accordion, nylon string guitar, Mellotron, piano, synthesizer, drum programming, backing vocals
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Jesse Tobias – acoustic and electric guitars, recitation, electric sitar
  • Matt Walker – drums, percussion
  • Mando Lopez – bass guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass guitar
  • Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Danny Levin – trumpet
  • David Ralicke – saxophone
  • Bridget Regan – fiddle
  • Thelma Houston – vocals
  • Joe Chiccarelli – synthesizer, drum programming, engineerMike Daly – synthesizer, drum programming
  • Daniel Cayotte – recitation
  • Sally Chae – backing vocals
  • Glendale Tab & Apple Choir – vocals
  • Karla Manzur – backing vocals
  • Rose Mary – laughing
  • Megan Sluiter – laughing
  • Miro La Gagioia – assistant engineering
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Chris Allgood – assistant mastering
  • Liam Lynch – artwork, design
  • John Fekner – photography
  • Chris Stewart – cover photo
  • Jose Vergara – photography

Track listing:

  1. Jim Jim Falls – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  2. Love Is on its Way Out – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  3. Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know? – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  4. I Am Not a Dog on a Chain – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  5. What Kind of People Live in These Houses? – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  6. Knockabout World – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  7. Darling, I Hug a Pillow – Morrissey, Mando Lopez
  8. Once I Saw a River Clean – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  9. The Truth About Ruth – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  10. The Secret of Music – Morrissey, Mando Lopez
  11. My Hunting Days Are Done – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias

On February 5, 2010.

On February 5, 2010, “Epic” label released “Soldier of Love”, the sixth Sade studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Real World Box” in UK, “El Cortijo” in San Pedro de Alcántara, Spain, and was produced by Mike Pela and Sade. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2x Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, Diamond in Poland by “ZPAV”, 2 x Platinum in Russia by “NFPF”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Sade Adu – vocals, programming
  • Stuart Matthewman – guitar, saxophone, programming
  • Andrew Hale – keyboards, programming
  • Paul S. Denman – bass
  • Tony Momrelle – vocals
  • Leroy Osbourne – vocals
  • Ila Adu – vocals
  • Clay Matthewman – vocals
  • Juan Janes – guitar
  • Sophie Muller – ukulele
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion, drums
  • Pete Lewinson – drums
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Gordon Matthewman – trumpet
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Mike Pela –engineer; mixing
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Andrew Nicholls – additional pre-production engineering 
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Sophie Muller – art direction, photography
  • Tom Hingston Studio – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sade Adu, music as noted.

  1. The Moon and the Sky – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman, Andrew Hale
  2. Soldier of Love – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  3. Morning Bird – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  4. Babyfather – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols, Stuart Matthewman
  5. Long Hard Road – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols
  6. Be That Easy – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman
  7. Bring Me Home – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  8. In Another Time – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  9. Skin – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  10. The Safest Place – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale

On January 27, 2004.

On January 27, 2004, “Duophonic” label released “Margerine Eclipse”, the eighth Stereolab studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Instant Zero” in Bordeaux, France.

Personnel:

  • Lætitia Sadier – vocals, trombone, mixing
  • Tim Gane – electric guitar, electronics, Occ. organ, mixing
  • Dominic Jeffery – organ, electric piano, harpsichord, celeste, mixing
  • Simon Johns – bass, drums, mixing
  • Andy Ramsay – drums, drum machine, mixing
  • Fulton Dingley – drum machine, synthesizer, percussion
  • Sean O’Hagan – keyboards, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jan St. Werner – “insect orchestra”
  • Fulton Dingley – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Gane and Lætitia Sadier.

  1. Vonal Declosion
  2. Need to Be
  3. …Sudden Stars
  4. Cosmic Country Noir
  5. La Demeure
  6. Margerine Rock
  7. The Man with 100 Cells
  8. Margerine Melodie
  9. Hillbilly Motobike
  10. Feel and Triple
  11. Bop Scotch
  12. Dear Marge

On November 28, 2014.

On November 28, 2014, “Columbia” label released “Rock or Bust”, the sixteenth AC/DC studio album. It was recorded May – July 2014, at “Warehouse Studio” in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”, 3 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Diamond in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”, and 4 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Brian Johnson – lead vocals
  • Angus Young – lead guitar
  • Stevie Young – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams – bass, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd – drums
  • Mike Fraser – engineering
  • Billy Bowers – additional engineering
  • Tom Syrowski – additional engineering
  • Ryan Smith – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Young and Malcolm Young.

  1. Rock or Bust
  2. Play Ball
  3. Rock the Blues Away
  4. Miss Adventure
  5. Dogs of War
  6. Got Some Rock & Roll Thunder
  7. Hard Times
  8. Baptism of Fire
  9. Rock the House
  10. Sweet Candy
  11. Emission Control

On October 28, 2016,

On October 28, 2016, “Ignition” label released “Mapping the Rendezvous”, the fifth Courteeners studio album. It was recorded in 2016, in Paris, France, and was produced by Joe Cross.

Personnel:

  • Liam Fray – vocals, guitars
  • Daniel Moores – guitars
  • Joe Cross – bass
  • Michael Campbell – drums
  • Adam Payne – keyboards
  • Ashley Neal – programming
  • Continuous – additional instrumentation

Track listing:

All tracks by Liam Fray.

  1. Lucifer’s Dreams
  2. Kitchen
  3. No One Will Ever Replace Us
  4. De La Salle
  5. Tip Toes
  6. Not for Tomorrow
  7. Finest Hour
  8. The Dilettante
  9. Modern Love
  10. Most Important
  11. The 17th

on October 9, 2009.

On October 9, 2009, “ECM” label released “Dark Eyes”, the fourth Tomasz Stanko Quintet studio album. It was recorded in April 2009, at “Studios La Buissonne” in Pernes-les-Fontaines, France, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tomasz Stańko – trumpet
  • Jakob Bro – guitar
  • Alexi Tuomarila – piano
  • Anders Christensen – bass guitar
  • Olavi Louhivuori – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tomasz Stańko except where noted.

  1. So Nice
  2. Terminal 7
  3. The Dark Eyes of Martha Hirsch
  4. Grand Central
  5. Amsterdam Avenue
  6. Samba Nova
  7. Dirge for Europe – Krzysztof Komeda
  8. May Sun
  9. Last Song
  10. Etiuda Baletowa No.3 – Krzystof Komeda

On September 28, 2010.

On September 28, 2010, “Dreyfus Records” label released “You Can Always Turn Around”, the 20th Lucky Peterson album. It was recorded in March 2010, in Woodstock, NY, and was produced by Doug Yoel, Francis Dreyfus, and Lucky Peterson. “You Can Always Turn Around” won “Grand Prix du Disque” (Best Blues Album in 2010 in France).

Personnel:

  • Lucky Peterson– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, national duolian, piano, arranger
  • Larry Campbell – acoustic and pedal steel guitar, mandolin, national duolian, arranger
  • Gary Burke – drums, arranger
  • Scott Petito – bass, octave mandolin, shaker, arranger, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Tamara Peterson – vocals
  • Doug Yoel- arranger, cover photo, liner notes
  • Beth Reineke – assistant engineer, inside photo
  • Valérie Lefebvre – package coordinator
  • Djémila Boukhlifa – package coordinator

Track listing:

  1. I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom – Robert Johnson
  2. I’m New Here – Bill Callahan
  3. Statesboro Blues – Blind Willie McTell
  4. Trouble – Ray LaMontagne
  5. Trampled Rose – Tom Waits, Katleen Brennan
  6. Atonement – Lucinda Williams
  7. Why Are People Like That – Bobby Charles
  8. Four Little Boys – Lucky Peterson, James Peterson
  9. Death Don’t Have No Mercy – Reverend Gary Davis
  10. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free- Billy Taylor, Dick Dallas
  11. Think – Curtis Mayfield

On August 22, 2014.

On August 22, 2014, “ECM” label released “Silk and Salt Melodies”, the 24th Louis Sclavis album. It was recorded in March 2014, at “Studios La Buissonne” in Pernes-Les-Fontaines, France, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Louis Sclavis– clarinet
  • Gilles Coronado – guitar
  • Benjamin Moussay – piano, keyboard
  • Keyvan Chemirani – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Louis Sclavis.

  1. Le parfum de l’éxil
  2. L’homme sud
  3. L’autre rive
  4. Sel et Soie
  5. Dance for Horses
  6. Deus feux lointains
  7. Cortège
  8. Dust and Dogs
  9. Prato Plage

On May 9, 2000.

On May 9, 2000, “Epic” label released “Open the Door”, the fourth Roger Hodgson album. It was recorded 1998 – 2000, at “Studio Arpege” in Les Sorinieres, France, “Eglise Notre Dame de Bon-Port” in Nantes, France, “Unicorn Studios” in Nevada City, California, “Barrandov Studios” in Prague, Czech Republic, and was produced by Alan Simon, Roger Hodgson.

Personnel:

  • Roger Hodgson – vocals, 12 string and electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, harmonium, pipe organ, harpsichord, church organ
  • Trevor Rabin – electric guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Claude Samard – banjo, dobroslide and pedal steel guitar, bouzouki, oud
  • Manuel Delgado – Spanish guitar, palmas
  • Dan Ar Braz – arpeggio guitar
  • Laurent Vernerey – bass guitar
  • Alan Thomson – bass guitar
  • Arnaud Dunoyer – Hammond organ
  • Olivier Rousseau – piano
  • Alan Simon – high whistle, bodhran, harmonica
  • Loïc Ponthieu – drums, wavedrum
  • Denis Banarrosh – percussion
  • Gerry Conway – drums, percussion
  • Jeff Phillips – drums
  • Jean Pierre Meneghin – Scottish drums
  • Gurvan Houdayer – Scottish drums
  • Christophe Negre – saxophone
  • Michel Gaucher – flute
  • Zdenek Rys – oboe
  • Bruno Le Rouzic – bagpipe
  • Pascal Martin – uilleann pipe
  • Jean Louis Roques – accordion
  • Marco Canepa – Morse code
  • Jean-Jacques Milteau – harmonica
  • Dominique Regef – rebec, Hurdy Gurdy
  • Didier Lockwood – violin
  • Pavel Belohlavek – cello
  • Ilana Russell (Alana Cunningham) – children’s choir
  • Sierrah Dietz – children’s chorus
  • Justine Black – children’s chorus
  • Molly Katwman – children’s chorus
  • Nikki Matheson – backing vocals
  • The Symphonic Orchestra of Prague – conducted by Mario Klemens
  • The Bulgarian Voices “Philippopolis” – conducted by Hristo Arabadjiev
  • Samples from: speech by Queen Elizabeth II, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Ronald Reagan, Sevik the wolf

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Hodgson, except where noted.

  1. Along Came Mary
  2. The More I Look
  3. Showdown
  4. Hungry
  5. The Garden
  6. Death and a Zoo
  7. Love is a Thousand Times
  8. Say Goodbye
  9. Open the Door
  10. For Every Man – Roger Hodgson, Alan Simon