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On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “EMI” label released “As If to Nothing”, the second Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Craig Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – guitar, keyboards, piano, programming, orchestral arrangements, arranger
  • Bono – vocal
  • Catherine Bott – soprano vocal
  • Evan Dando – vocal
  • Antye Greie-Fuchs – vocal
  • David McAlmont – vocal
  • Swati Natekar – vocal
  • Wendy Stubbs – vocal
  • Mogwai – featured artist
  • Ali MacLeod – guitar
  • John Parricelli – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Simon Chamberlain – piano
  • Photek – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Jake Davies – keyboards, programming
  • Stephen Hilton – keyboards, arranger, programming
  • Richard Norris – keyboards, programming, engineer
  • Simon Benson – bass
  • Paul Morgan – bass
  • Mary Scully – bass
  • Chris Laurence – bass
  • Paddy Lannigan – bass
  • Leon Bosch – bass
  • Mike Brittain – bass
  • Hanif Khan – tabla
  • John Anderson Concert Orchestra – oboe
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • Rachel Allen – violin
  • Mark Berrow – violin
  • Dermot Crehan – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Benedict Cruft – violin
  • Michael McMenemy – violin
  • Alison Kelly – violin
  • Eddie Roberts – violin
  • Rita Manning – violin
  • Rebecca Hirsch – violin
  • Simon Fischer – violin
  • Antonia Fuchs – violin
  • Peter G. Hanson – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Iain King – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Katherine Shave – violin
  • Julian Leaper – violin
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Douglas Mackie – violin
  • Jackie Shave – violin
  • Pauline Lowbury – violin
  • Perry Mason – violin
  • Warren Zielinski – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • James McLeod – violin
  • Maciej Rakowski – violin
  • Boguslav Kostecki – violin
  • Bill Benham – viola
  • Laurence Power – viola
  • Kate Musker – viola
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Robert Smissen – viola
  • Timothy Grant – viola
  • Katie Wilkinson Khoroshunin – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Donald McVay – viola
  • Gustav Clarkson – viola
  • Ben Chappell – cello
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • David Daniels – cello
  • Tony Lewis – cello
  • Frank Schaefer – cello
  • Paul Kegg – cello
  • Naomi Wright – cello
  • Martin Loveday – cello
  • Sophie Harris – cello
  • Fiona Hibbert – harp
  • Andy Findon – flute
  • Nina Robertson – flute
  • Paul Archibald – trumpet
  • Andrew Crowley – trumpet
  • Lindsay Shilling – trombone
  • Richard Bissill – horn
  • Paul Gardham – horn
  • Jenny O’Grady – choir, choir coordinator
  • Cecilia Weston – conductor
  • Paul Badley – choir
  • Claire Henry – choir
  • Androcew Gray – choir
  • Michael Pearn – choir
  • David Porter Thomas – choir
  • Michael Clarke – choir
  • John Bowley – choir
  • Sarah Leonard – choir
  • Tom Pearce – choir
  • Helen Parker – choir
  • Mary Carewe – choir
  • Rosalind Waters – choir
  • Simon Preece – choir
  • Michael Dorf – choir
  • Simon Grant – choir
  • Andrew Gray – choir
  • Susan Flannery – choir
  • Steven Lindsay – background vocals
  • David Donaldson – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Geoff Allan – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield – mixing
  • Rick Guest – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong, except where noted.

  1. Ruthless Gravity
  2. Wake Up in New York – Craig Armstrong, Evan Dando
  3. Miracle
  4. Amber
  5. Finding Beauty
  6. Waltz – Craig Armstrong, Antye Greie – Fuchs
  7. Inhaler
  8. Hymn 2
  9. Snow
  10. Starless II with a sample from “Starless” (King Crimson- Red) – Craig Armstrong, Bill Bruford, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer-James, John Wetton
  11. Stay (Faraway, So Close!) – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  12. Niente
  13. Sea Song
  14. Let It Be Love
  15. Choral Ending

 

On September 11, 2015.

On September 11, 2015, “Stylus Records” label released “Keep the Village Alive”, the ninth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2014, at “ICP Studios” in Brussels, Belgium, “Stylus Studios” in London, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Richard Jones- bass guitar
  • Adam Zindani- guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Morrison– drums
  • Sam Yapp, Javier Weyler– drums
  • Mikey Rowe – Wurly
  • Jim Lowe – additional Hammond, programming
  • Neil Cowley – additional piano
  • Tony Kirkham – additional piano, Hammond
  • Rosie Danvers – cello
  • Helen Hathorn – violin
  • Emma Owens – viola
  • David Arnoldwith Kelly Jones – orchestral arrangements
  • Nicholas Dodd – orchestration

Orchestra

  • John Bradbury – leader
  • Eos Chater, Dorina Markoff, John Bradbury, Johnathan Strange, Oli Langford, Christina Emanuel, Tom Pigott-Smith, Jackie Hartley, Peter Hanson, Ralph De Souza, Johnathan Rees, David Woodcock, Debbie Widdup, Natalia Bonner – violin section
  • Reiad Chibah, Julia Knight, Sue Dench, Nick Barr – viola section
  • Nick Cooper, Chris Worsey, Adrian Bradbury, Frank Schaefer – cello section
  • Pete Smith – tuba
  • Roger Argente – bass trombone
  • Andy Wood – tenor trombone
  • Phillip Eastop, Mike Murray, Corinne Bailey, Martin Owen – French horns
  • Daniel Newell, Jason Evans, Andy Cowley, Amos Miller – B♭ Trumpet
  • Eos Chater – violin
  • Gay-Yee Westerhoff – cello
  • Nick Barr – viola
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Paul Edouard-Laurendeau – studio assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks written by Kelly Jones.

  1. C’est la Vie
  2. White Lies
  3. Sing Little Sister
  4. I Wanna Get Lost With You
  5. Song for the Summer
  6. Fight or Flight
  7. My Hero
  8. Sunny
  9. Into the World
  10. Mr and Mrs Smith