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On June 19, 1984.

On June 19, 1984, “ZTT Records” label released “Who’s Afraid of the Art of Noise?”, the debut Art of Noise studio album. It was recorded in February 1983 – April 1984, and was produced by Trevor Horn, Gary Langan, Paul Morley, Anne Dudley and J.J. Jeczalik.

Personnel:

  • Trevor Horn – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drum machine
  • Anne Dudley – keyboards, arrangements
  • J. J. Jeczalik – synthesizer, programming
  • Gary Langan – keyboards, synthesizer, engineer, mixing
  • Paul Morley
  •  XL, ZTT – art direction
  • A.J. Barratt – photography
  • Anton Corbijn – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Trevor Horn, Gary Langan, Paul Morley, Anne Dudley and J.J. Jeczalik.

  1. A Time for Fear (Who’s Afraid)
  2. Beat Box (Diversion One)
  3. Snapshot
  4. Close (To the Edit)
  5. Who’s Afraid (of the Art of Noise)
  6. Moments in Love
  7. Memento
  8. How to Kill
  9. Realisation

On November 11, 1981.

On November 11, 1981, “Carrere Records” label released “Adventures in Modern Recording”, the second Buggles studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Sarm East Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and John Sinclair.

Personnel:

  • Geoff Downes– keyboards, drum programming
  • Trevor Horn– vocals, bass, guitar, drum programming
  • John Sinclair – vocals, drum programming, cymbals, guitar
  • Simon Darlow – keyboards, guitar
  • Chris Squire– sound effects
  • Anne Dudley– keyboards
  • Luís Jardim– percussion
  • Bruce Woolley– vocals
  • Danny Schogger, Rod Thompson – keyboards
  • Gary Langan, Julian Mendelsohn– engineering
  • Stuart Bruce – assistant engineering
  • Rory Kee – illustrator
  • Glenn Travis Associates – design

Track listing:

  1. Adventures in Modern Recording – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn, Bruce Woolley
  2. Beatnik – Trevor Horn
  3. Vermillion Sands – Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn
  4. I Am a Camera – Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn
  5. On TV – Trevor Horn, Bruce Wooley, Rodney Thompson
  6. Inner City – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn
  7. Lenny – Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn
  8. Rainbow Warrior – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn, John Sinclair
  9. Adventures in Modern Recording (reprise) – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn, Bruce Woolley

On November 17, 1986.

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On November 17, 1986, “Some Bizzare” label released “Infected”, the second The The album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Warne Livesey, Matt Johnson, Roli Mosimann and Gary Langan.

Personnel:

  1. Matt Johnson – vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion
  2. Neneh Cherry – vocals
  3. Warne Livesey – organ, bass, string arrangement, backing vocals, engineer, remix
  4. Steve Hogarth – piano
  5. Judd Lander – harmonica
  6. Jeff Clyne – acoustic bass
  7. Dan Brown – electric bass
  8. Steve Brown – electric bass
  9. Dave Clayton – synth bass
  10. David Palmer – drums
  11. Roli Mosimann – percussion, programming
  12. Luís Jardim – percussion
  13. Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  14. The Deaf Section – brass
  15. Philip Eastop – French horn
  16. John Edcott – trumpet
  17. Dave DeFries – trumpet
  18. Steve Aitken – trombone
  19. Pete Beachill – trombone
  20. Ashley Slater – trombone
  21. Jamie Talbot – saxophone
  22. Bob Mintzer – saxophone
  23. Andy Blake – baritone sax
  24. John Thirkell – trumpet
  25. Guy Barker – trumpet, flugel horn
  26. Andrew Poppy – brass arrangements
  27. Astarti String Orchestra (leader Gavyn Wright) – strings
  28. The Croquets – backing vocals
  29. Anna Domino – backing vocals
  30. Zeke Manyika – backing vocals
  31. Tessa Niles – backing vocals
  32. Anne Dudley – arrangements
  33. Steve Peck – engineer
  34. Mike Johnson – engineer
  35. Gary Langan – engineer
  36. Sir Barrence Clempson – engineer assistant
  37. Mini Matt – engineer assistant
  38. Barbara Milne – engineer assistant
  39. Steve Reece – engineer assistant
  40. Mark Robinson – engineer assistant
  41. Peter Woodroffe – engineer assistant
  42. Gary Mobeley – fairlight operator
  43. Andy Dog – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Infected
  2. Out of the Blue (Into the Fire)
  3. Heartland
  4. Angels of Deception
  5. Sweet Bird of Truth
  6. Slow Train to Dawn
  7. Twilight of a Champion – Matt Johnson, Roli Mosimann
  8. The Mercy Beat

On September 14, 1987.

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On September 14, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Happy?” the sixth Public Image Ltd studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “The Manor Studio” in Shipton-on-Cherwell; “Great Linford Manor Studios” in Milton Keynes, and was produced by Gary Langan and Public Image Ltd. The cover art was by Richard Evans.

Personnel:

  • John Lydon– vocals
  • John McGeoch– guitar
  • Lu Edmonds– guitar, keyboards
  • Allan Dias – bass
  • Bruce Smith– drums

Track listing:

  1. Seattle
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. The Body
  4. Save Me
  5. Hard Times
  6. Open and Revolving
  7. Angry
  8. Fat Chance Hotel / Save Me

On April 14, 1986.

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On April 14, 1986, “China” label released “In Visible Silence”, the second Art of Noise album. It was recorded in 1985 – 1986, and was produced by Anne Dudley, Gary Langan and J. J. Jeczalik.

Track listing:

  1. Opus 4
  2. Paranoimia
  3. Eye of a Needle
  4. Legs
  5. Slip of the Tongue
  6. Backbeat
  7. Instruments of Darkness
  8. Peter Gunn (featuring Duane Eddy)
  9. Camilla: The Old, Old Story
  10. The Chameleon’s Dish
  11. Beatback