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On December 8, 2009.

On December 8, 2009, “Virgin” label released “This Is War”, the third Thirty Seconds to Mars studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “The International Centre for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences of Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Flood, Steve Lillywhite, Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Jared Leto– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, synths
  • Shannon Leto– drums, percussion; guitar
  • Tomo Miličević– guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, synths, violin, programming, percussion
  • Mark Thecobrasnake – photography
  • Varnish Studio Inc, Jared Leto – art direction
  • Ryan Williams, Brian Virtue – engineering, mixing
  • Tom Biller, Rob Kirwan, Dana Nielsen, Matt Radosevich, Jamie Schefman, Sonny Diperri, Joe Wohlmut – additional engineering
  • Andre Doucette – pre-production engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend, Mike Shipley– mixing
  • Brian Wholgemuth, Neil Comber – mixing assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jared Leto, except where noted.

  1. Escape
  2. Night of the Hunter
  3. Kings and Queens
  4. This is War
  5. 100 Suns
  6. Hurricane
  7. Closer to the Edge
  8. Vox Populi
  9. Search and Destroy
  10. Alibi
  11. Stranger in a Strange Land
  12. L490 – Shannon Leto
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In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Harvest” label released “Flow Motion”, the eighth Can studio album. It was recorded in June 1976, at “Inner Space Studio” in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit and Irmin Schmidt.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay – bass, djin, backing vocals, recording engineer
  • Michael Karoli– guitars, slide guitar, electric violin, bağlama, background noise, lead vocals and vocals
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboard, Alpha 77, lead vocals
  • René Tinner– recording engineer
  • Manfred Schunke – mixing at Delta Acoustic Studio, Wilster, Germany

Track listing:

  1. I Want More – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  2. Cascade Waltz – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  3. Laugh Till You Cry, Live Till You Die – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  4. …And More – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  5. Babylonian Pearl – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  6. Smoke (E.F.S. No. 59) – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  7. Flow Motion – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt

In October 1975.

In October 1975, “Kling Klang” label released “Radio-Activity” (Radio-Aktivität in German), the fifth Kraftwerk studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Kling Klang Studio” in Düsseldorf, Germany, and was produced by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider.

Personnel:

  • Ralf Hütter– voice, synthesizer, Minimoog, Vako Orchestron model A, drum machine, electronics.
  • Florian Schneider– voice, vocoder, votrax, synthesizer,
  • Karl Bartos– electronic percussion.
  • Wolfgang Flür– electronic percussion.
  • Peter Bollig – technical engineer
  • Walter Quintus– sound mix engineer .
  • Robert Franke – photography.
  • Emil Schult– artwork.

Track listing:

  1. Geiger Counter (Geigerzähler) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider
  2. Radioactivity(Radioaktivität) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  3. Radioland – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  4. Airwaves (Ätherwellen) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  5. Intermission (Sendepause) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider
  6. News (Nachrichten) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider
  7. The Voice of Energy (Die Stimme der Energie) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  8. Antenna (Antenne) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  9. Radio Stars (Radio Sterne) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  10. Uranium (Uran) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  11. Transistor – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider
  12. Ohm Sweet Ohm – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider

 

On October 2, 2007.

On October 2, 2007, “Fantasy” label released “Revival”, the seventh John Fogerty solo album. It was recorded in 2007, at “NRG Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “G Studio Digital” and “Studio City” in California, and “Sound Studio” in Frankfurt, Germany, and was produced by John Fogerty.

Personnel:

  • John Fogerty– vocals, guitar, lyrics, arrangement
  • Hunter Perrin – guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond B-3 organ, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • David Santos – bass guitar
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums, percussion
  • Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters – backing vocals
  • Recorded by Jim Scott, Seth Presant, Ryan Freeland
  • Assistant engineers: Keven Dean, Dave Colvin
  • Mixedby Jim Scott , John Fogerty
  • Masteredby Robert Ludwig

Track listing:

All songs written by John Fogerty.

  1. Don’t You Wish It Was True
  2. Gunslinger
  3. Creedence Song
  4. Broken Down Cowboy
  5. River Is Waiting
  6. Long Dark Night
  7. Summer of Love
  8. Natural Thing
  9. It Ain’t Right
  10. I Can’t Take It No More
  11. Somebody Help Me
  12. Longshot

 

On September 12, 2006.

On September 12, 2006, “Sound Grammar” label released “Sound Grammar”, the 50th Ornette Coleman album as a band leader. It was recorded live on October 14, 2005, in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and was produced by Ornette Coleman and  Michaela Deiss. In 2007, the album won the 2007 “Pulitzer Prize for Music”.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman- alto saxophone, violin, trumpet
  • Denardo Coleman- drums, percussion
  • Gregory Cohen- bass
  • Tony Falanga – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. Intro – (MC’s spoken introduction)
  2. Jordan
  3. Sleep Talking – (a.k.a. “Sleep Talk” from Of Human Feelings)
  4. Turnaround – (a.k.a. “Turnabout” from Tomorrow Is the Question!)
  5. Matador – (a.k.a. “Picolo Pesos” from Sound Museum)
  6. Waiting for You – (a.k.a. “House of Stained Glass” from Colors)
  7. Call to Duty – (has been performed live under the title “Crying Without Tears”)
  8. Once Only – (a.k.a. “If I Only Knew as Much About You” from Tone Dialing)
  9. Song X – (from Song X)

On August 10, 1993.

On August 10, 1993, “Columbia” label released “River of Dreams”, the twelve Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at The Boathouse at the “Island Boatyard” in Shelter Island, NY, “Cove City Sound Studios” in Glen Cove, NY and “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Billy Joel, Danny Kortchmar, Joe Nicolo and David Thoener. The album cover was a painting by Christie Brinkley (Joel’s then-wife). The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada; Platinum in Germany by “BMVI”; 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”; and 5 x Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel: lead vocals, clavinet, Hammond organ, background vocals, piano, organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Zachary Alford: – drums
  • Phillip Ballou, Katreese Barnes, Dennis Collins, Will Downing, Frank Floyd, Diane Garisto, Stephanie James, Devora Johnson, Corliss Stafford, Brenda White-King – choir vocals
  • Tommy Byrnes: guitar
  • Richie Cannata: tenor sax
  • Schuyler Deale: bass
  • Lewis Del Gatto: orchestra manager
  • Liberty DeVitto: drums
  • Laurence Etkin: trumpet
  • Wrecia Ford: background vocals
  • Arno Hecht: baritone sax
  • Lonnie Hillyer: bass
  • Jeff Jacobs: synthesizer, additional programming
  • Color Me Badd: backing vocals
  • Jeff Lee Johnson: bass
  • Steve Jordan: drums
  • Curtis Rance King, Jr.: choir conductor and contractor
  • Danny Kortchmar: guitar
  • Andy Kravitz: percussion
  • Osvaldo Melindez: trombone
  • Ira Newborn: orchestration
  • Jim Saporito: percussion
  • Marlon Saunders: choir vocals, background vocals
  • Frank Simms, George Simms: background vocals
  • M. Stevens: bass
  • Crystal Taliefero: vocal arrangement, background vocals
  • Chuck Treece: bass
  • Mike Tyler: guitar
  • Leslie West: guitat
  • David Witworth: background vocals
  • A&R – Don DeVito
  • Art, commerce – Jeff Schock
  • Art direction – Christopher Austopchuk
  • Design – Sara Rotman
  • Engineers – Carl Glanville, Joe Nicolo, Phil Nicolo, Dick Grobelny
  • Engineer – Dan Hetzel
  • Engineer – Brian Vibberts
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen
  • Mixed by Niko Bolas, David Thoener, Joe Nicolo, Phil Nicolo
  • Photography – Glen Erler
  • Production coordinator – Bill Zampino
  • Recorded by Bob Thrasher, Bradshaw Leigh, Dave Wilkerson, Jay Healy.
  • Technical Support – Andrew Baker*, Artie Smith, Courtney Spencer, Dave Hofbauer, David Hewitt, Doug Kleeger, Greg Garland, Howie Mendelson, Jon “J.D.” Dworkow*, Larry DeMarco, Laura Delia, Lester Baylinson, Peter Goodrich, Steve Bramberg.

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel.

  1. No Man’s Land
  2. The Great Wall of China
  3. Blonde Over Blue
  4. A Minor Variation
  5. Shades of Grey
  6. All About Soul
  7. Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
  8. The River of Dreams
  9. Two Thousand Years
  10. Famous Last Words

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Jet” label released “Time”, the ninth ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, Germany, and “Polar Studios” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Jeff Lynne. The album was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne– lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, piano, synthesizers, vocoder
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Richard Tandy– acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizers, vocoder, guitars
  • Kelly Groucutt– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bottrell– engineer
  • Mack– engineer
  • Strings conducted by Rainer Pietsch

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lynne.

  1. Prologue
  2. Twilight
  3. Yours Truly 2095
  4. Ticket to the Moon
  5. The Way Life’s Meant to Be
  6. Another Heart Breaks
  7. Rain is Falling
  8. From the End of the World
  9. The Lights Go Down
  10. Here Is the News
  11. 21st Century Man
  12. Hold on Tight
  13. Epilogue