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On May 16, 1983.

On May 16, 1983, “Polydor” label released “Ring of Changes”, the twelfth Barclay James Harvest studio album. It was recorded January – March 1983, at “Far Studios” in Frankfurt, Germany, and was produced by Pip Williams.

Personnel:

  • Les Holroyd– vocals, bass, keyboards, guitars
  • John Lees– vocals, guitars
  • Mel Pritchard– drums, percussion
  • Bias Boshell – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Kevin McAlea – keyboards
  • Henry Morris – keyboards
  • New World Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David Katz
  • Pip Williams – orchestration
  • Gregg Jackman – engineer
  • Chris Dickie – assistant engineer
  • Melvyn Abrahams – mastering
  • David Walker – design
  • Alwyn Clayden – design, art direction, photography
  • Tony Latham, Bob Norris – photography
  • Main Titles Associates – artwork, creative assistance
  • Wade Wood – retouching

 Track listing:

  1. Fifties Child – John Lees
  2. Looking from the Outside – Les Holroyd
  3. Teenage Heart – John Lees
  4. High Wire – Les Holroyd
  5. Midnight Drug – John Lees
  6. Waiting for the Right Time – Les Holroyd
  7. Just a Day Away (Forever Tomorrow) – John Lees
  8. Paraiso Dos Cavalos – John Lees
  9. Ring of Changes – Les Holroyd

 

On April 29, 1983.

On April 29, 1983, “Zomba Records” label released “Listen”, the second A Flock of Seagulls studio album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “Conny Plank’s Studio” in Neunkirchen, Germany, and was produced by Mike Howlett, Bill Nelson, Dave Hutchins, Conny Plank and Mike Score.

Personnel:

  • Mike Score– lead vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Paul Reynolds– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Frank Maudsley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ali Score – drums
  • Dave Hutchins – engineer
  • Pete Watson – sleeve design, art direction
  • Eric Watson – photography
  • Martin Pretorius – make-up

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Score, Ali Score, Frank Maudsley and Paul Reynolds.

  1. Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)
  2. Nightmares
  3. Transfer Affection
  4. What Am I Supposed to Do
  5. Electrics
  6. The Travellersss
  7. 2:30
  8. Over the Border
  9. The Fall
  10. (It’s Not Ne) Talking

On April 15, 1971.

On April 15, 1971, “ECM” label released “A.R.C.”, the eight Chick Corea album. It was recorded in January 1971, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano
  • David Holland– bass
  • Barry Altschul– drums, percussion
  • Kurt Rapp – engineer
  • B & B Wojirsch – design

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter
  2. Ballad for Tillie – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, David Holland
  3. R.C.
  4. Vedana – Dave Holland
  5. Thanatos
  6. Games

 

On April 7, 1992.

On April 7, 1992, “Verve” label released “Qué Alegría”, the seventh John McLaughlin album. It was recorded November 29 – December 3 1991, at “Studio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin– acoustic guitar, Photon Midi interface
  • Trilok Gurtu– percussion
  • Dominique Di Piazza– 4 string and 5 string bass guitars
  • Kai Eckhardt– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin except where noted.

  1. Belo Horizonte
  2. Baba – Trilok Gurtu
  3. Reincarnation
  4. 1 Nite Stand
  5. Marie – Dominique Di Piazza
  6. Hijacked
  7. Mila Repa
  8. Qué Alegría
  9. 3 Willows

On April 1, 1976.

On April 1, 1976, “ECM” label “Balladyna”, the fifth Tomasz Stanko album. It was recorded in December 1975, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tomasz Stańko – trumpet
  • Tomasz Szukalski – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Dave Holland – bass
  • Edward Vesala – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tomasz Stanko, except where noted.

  1. First Song
  2. Tale – Dve Holland, Tomasz Stanko, Edward Vesala
  3. Num – Edward Vesala
  4. Duet – Dave Holland, Tomasz Stanko
  5. Balladyna
  6. Last Song
  7. Nenaliina

 

On March 29, 1982.

On March 29, 1982, “Atlantic” label released “Angst in My Pants”, the eleventh Sparks studio album. It was recorded in 1981 at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, Germany, and was produced by Mack.

Personnel:

  • Russell Mael- vocals
  • Ron Mael- keyboards, synthesizers, cover concept
  • Leslie Bohem- bass guitar, additional background vocals
  • Bob Haag – guitar, additional background vocals
  • David Kendrick – drums
  • James Goodwin – synthesizers
  • Mack- production, engineering, synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael and Russell Mael.

  1. Angst in My Pants
  2. I Predict
  3. Sextown U.S.A.
  4. Sherlock Holmes
  5. Nicotina
  6. Mickey Mouse
  7. Moustache
  8. Instant Weight Loss
  9. Tarzan and Jane
  10. The Decline and Fall of Me
  11. Eaten by the Monster of Love

On March 1, 1988.

On March 1, 1988, “Venture” label released “Plight & Premonition”, the first of two collaborative albums by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Can Studio” in Cologne, Germany,, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian – electric guitar, keyboards, piano, vibraphone, harmonium
  • Holger Czukay – organ, piano, shortwave radio, treatments
  • Jaki Liebezeit– infra sound
  • Karl Lippegaus– radio tuning
  • Yuka Fujii – design, photography (assisted by Icon, London)
  • Mekon – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

  1. Plight (The Spiralling of Winter Ghosts)
  2. Premonition (Giant Empty Iron Vessel)