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On June 30, 1998.

On June 30, 1998, “Geffen” label released “Miles from Our Home”, the seventh Cowboy Junkies studio album. It was recorded January 1997 – January 1998, and was produced by John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • Margo Timmins – vocals
  • Michael Timmins – guitar
  • Alan Anton – bass
  • Peter Timmins – drums
  • Jeff Bird – harmonica
  • Vince Jones – organ, piano, harmonium
  • Lewis Melville – pedal steel guitar
  • Greg Clarke – ambient guitars
  • David Houghton – percussion
  • Craig Leon – string arrangements
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • John Leckie – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastered
  • Peter Moore – sequencing
  • Robert Cobban – additional engineering
  • John Biodich, Mike Dy, Darryl Smith, Guy Massey – engineer, assistant
  • Chris Brown – string session engineer
  • Open Circle Design – design
  • David Houghton – art direction
  • Russell Monk, Douglas Walker – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Timmins except where noted.

  1. New Dawn Coming
  2. Blue Guitar – Michael Timmins, Townes Van Zandt
  3. Miles from Our Home – Michael Timmins, Greg Clarke, Brodie Lodge
  4. Good Friday
  5. Darkling Days – Michael Timmins, Greg Clarke
  6. Hollow as a Bone
  7. Someone Out There – Michael Timmins, Greg Clarke
  8. The Summer of Discontent – Michael Timmins, Greg Clarke, Brodie Lodge
  9. No Birds Today
  10. Those Final Feet
  11. At the End of the Rainbow (hidden track, starts after 35 seconds of silence)

On August 17, 2005.

On August 17, 2005, “Mute” label released “Supernature”, the third Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp– vocals, arrangements, synths, recording, art direction
  • Will Gregory– arrangements, synths, recording
  • Charlie Jones– bass
  • Adrian Utley– guitar, bass
  • Nick Batt – synth, additional programming
  • Daniel Miller– synth
  • Dave Power – additional drums
  • Ewan Pearson– additional programming
  • Nick Ingman– string orchestration, string conducting
  • Gavyn Wright– string leader
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mixing
  • Jeremy Wheatley – mixing
  • David Bascombe – mixing, vocal arrangement mixing
  • Alex Dromgoole – engineering assistance
  • David Emery – engineering assistance
  • Richard Edgeler – engineering assistance
  • Mat Bartram – engineering assistance
  • Tim Roe – engineering assistance
  • Steve Evans – additional recording engineering
  • Richard Edgeler – engineering assistance
  • Tim Roe – engineering assistance
  • Steve Evans – additional recording engineering
  • Lee Groves – additional mix programming
  • Mat Bartram – engineering assistance
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Lee Groves – additional mix programming
  • Gary Thomas – recording
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Mat Maitland– art direction, design
  • Gerard Saint – art direction
  • Ross Kirton – photography
  • Danny Emmett – digital imaging
  • Rachel Thomas – set design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, except where noted.

  1. Ooh La La
  2. Lovely 2 C U
  3. Ride a White Horse – Alison Goldfrapp, Will Gregory, Nick Batt
  4. You Never Know
  5. Let It Take You
  6. Fly Me Away
  7. Slide In
  8. Koko
  9. Satin Chic
  10. Time Out from the World
  11. Number 1

In June 1989.

In June 1989. “Mercury” label released “Avalon Sunset”, the nineteenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “The Woolhall” in Eden, Olympic, “The Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocal, guitar
  • Cliff Richard– vocal
  • Alan Barnes– baritone saxophone
  • Clive Culbertson– bass
  • Neil Drinkwater – accordion, piano, synthesizer
  • Dave Early– drums, percussion
  • Georgie Fame– Hammond organ
  • Cliff Hardie – trombone
  • Roy Jones – drums, percussion
  • Carol Kenyon– backing vocals
  • Katie Kissoon– backing vocals
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Arty McGlynn– guitar
  • Steve Pearce – bass guitar
  • Stan Sulzmann– alto saxophone
  • Gavyn Wright– string section leader

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Whenever God Shines His Light (duet with Cliff Richard)
  2. Contacting My Angel
  3. I’d Love to Write Another Song
  4. Have I Told You Lately
  5. Coney Island
  6. I’m Tired Joey Boy
  7. When Will I Ever Learn to Live in God
  8. Orangefield
  9. Daring Night
  10. These Are the Days

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 October 25, 1999.

On October 25, 1999, “Virgin” label released “As Time Goes By”, the tenth Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London, and was produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocals, synthesizer, arrangements, art direction
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Alan Barnes- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Nicholas Bucknail – clarinet
  • Wilfred Gibson – violin
  • Bob Hunt – trombone
  • Chris Laurence – bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • John Sutton – drums
  • Enrico Tomasso – trumpet
  • Hugh Webb – harp
  • Gavyn Wright– violin
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Boguslaw Kostecki – violin
  • Jose Libertella – bandoneon
  • Luis Stazo – bandoneon
  • Paul Clarvis – drums
  • Philip Dukes – viola
  • Colin Good – piano, musical director, arrangements
  • Anthony Pike – clarinet
  • Jim Tomlinson – clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Richard Jeffries – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Earle Smith – trombone
  • Abraham Leborovich – violin
  • Robert Fowler – clarinet
  • Martin Wheatley – banjo
  • Timothy Lines – clarinet
  • David White – clarinet
  • Nils Solberg – guitar
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Cynthia Millar – ondes Martenot
  • James Sanger – programming
  • Mark Tucker – engineer
  • Steve Pelluet – assistant engineer
  • Chris Dibble, Sven Taits – additional engineering
  • Robin Trower- associate producer
  • Nick de Ville – art direction
  • Bogdan Zarkowski – artwork
  • Mike Owen – photography

Track listing:

  1. As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  2. The Way You Look Tonight – Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
  3. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  4. I’m in the Mood for Love – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  5. Where or When – Rodgers and Hart
  6. When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful – Harry Woods
  7. Sweet and Lovely – Charles Daniels, Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias
  8. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  9. Time on My Hands – Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon
  10. Lover, Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein
  11. Falling in Love Again – Friedrich Hollaender, Sammy Lerner
  12. Love Me or Leave Me – Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  13. You Do Something to Me – Cole Porter
  14. Just One of Those Things – Cole Porter
  15. September Song – Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson

 

On December 6, 1994.

On December 6, 1994, “Trauma” and “Interscope” labels released “Sixteen Stone”, the debut Bush studio album. It was recorded in January 1994, at “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley, Gavin Rossdale, Nigel Pulsford, Dave Parsons and Robin Goodridge.

Personnel:

  • Gavin Rossdale– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, engineer
  • Nigel Pulsford– lead guitar, backing vocals, engineer
  • Dave Parsons– bass, engineer
  • Robin Goodridge – drums, engineer
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Gavyn Wright– violin, viola
  • Vincas Bundza – harmonica
  • Jasmine Lewis – backing vocals
  • Alessandro Vittorio Tateo, Winston – backing vocals
  • Clive Langer– engineer, mixing
  • David J. Holman, Paul Palmer – mixing
  • Danton Supple – assistant engineer
  • Robert Vosgien – mastering
  • Alan Winstanley– engineer, mixing
  • Debra Burley, Jackie Holland – co-ordination
  • Paul Cohen – photography, cover photo
  • Mark Lebon – photography
  • Gillian Spitchuk – paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Gavin Rossdale.

 Everything Zen

  1. Swim
  2. Bomb
  3. Little Things
  4. Comedown
  5. Body
  6. Machinehead
  7. Testosterone
  8. Monkey
  9. Glycerine
  10. Alien
  11. X-Girlfriend

On November 19, 2002.

On November 19, 2002, “Nonesuch” label released “Travelogue”, the 18th Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein. The album features orchestral recordings of songs from throughout her career. The composer of the orchestral arrangements Vince Mendoza, won a 2004 “Grammy Award” for “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist” for the arrangement of the track “Woodstock”.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – vocals
  • Larry Klein– bass, musical direction
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Billy Preston– Hammond B3 organ
  • Chuck Berghofer– double bass
  • Paulinho da Costa– percussion
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone
  • Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Wheeler– flugelhorn
  • Gavyn Wright– orchestra leader
  • Vince Mendoza– conductor, arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell; except where noted.

  1. Otis and Marlena
  2. Amelia
  3. You Dream Flat Tires
  4. Love
  5. Woodstock
  6. Slouching Toward Bethlehem – based on a poem by  B. Yeats
  7. Judgement of the Moon and Stars (Ludwig’s Tune)
  8. The Sire of Sorrow (Job’s Sad Song)
  9. For the Roses
  10. Trouble Child
  11. God Must Be a Boogie Man
  12. Be Cool
  13. Just Like This Train
  14. Sex Kills
  15. Refuge of the Roads
  16. Hejira
  17. Chinese Café / Unchained Melody – Alex North, Hy Zaret
  18. Cherokee Louise
  19. The Dawntreader
  20. The Last Time I Saw Richard
  21. Borderline
  22. The Circle Game

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.

Personnel:

  • 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

In May 1984.

In May 1984, “London” label released “Mange Tout”, the second Blancmange album. It was recorded August-November 1983, at “Marcus Music”, “Sarm East” and “Island Studios” in London and “Sigma Sound” in New York City, and was produced by John Luongo, Peter Collins, John Owen Williams, Neil Arthur and Stephen Luscombe.

Personnel:

  • Neil Arthur- voice, drums, clarinet
  • Stephen Luscombe- electric keyboards, piano, trumpet
  • Pandit Dinesh- tabla, mada, percussion
  • Deepak Khazanchi -sitar
  • Bobby Collins -bass guitar
  • David Rhodes, Malcolm Ross- guitars
  • Blair Cunningham -Hi-Hat
  • The Uptown Horns -horns
  • Deepak Khazanchi –santoor
  • Valerie Ponomoren -trumpet solo
  • Neil Jason, David McClymont – bass guitar
  • Bashira Johnson -percussion
  • Dolette McDonald, Brenda Jay Nelson, Jocelyn Brown, Tawaitha Agee, Brenda White, Vernice, Michelle Cobbs, Janice Pendarvis- background voices
  • Gavyn Wright, Roy Gillard -violins
  • Garf Jackson -viola
  • Nigel Warren Green -cello
  • Andy Findon -flute
  • Bashira Johnson -bells, percussion
  • Jerry Marotta – percussion
  • Tawaitha Agee, Brenda White, Vernice – background vocals
  • Joe Mosello – trumpet
  • Vinnie Della-Rocca, Jim Clouse -saxophones
  • Keith O’Quinn, Jack Gale -trombone
  • James Biondolillo -maestro
  • Arranged by Linton Naiff
  • Remixed by Dennis Weinrich, John Owen Williams
  • Engineered by Jay Mark, Richard Digby-Smith, Julian Mendlesohn, James Docherty, Michael Hutchinson, John Potaka
  • Assisted by Femi Jiya, Matthew Wallis, Steve Street, Linda Randazzo, Jimmy Santis, Elisa Gura, Melanie West, Glenn Rosenstein
  • Atkins & Marcx, Town & Country Planning – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Arthur and Stephen Luscombe, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Tell Me
  2. Game Above My Head
  3. Blind Vision
  4. Time Became The Tide
  5. That’s Love, That It Is
  6. Murder
  7. See the Train
  8. All Things Are Nice
  9. My Baby
  10. The Day Before You Came – Andersson, Ulvaeus

 

 

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

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