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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Geffen” label released “Release the Stars”, the fifth Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Second Story” and “Legacy” in New York City, “Brooklyn Recording” in Brooklyn, “Saal 4” in Berlin, “Strongroom” and “Angel Recording Studio” in London, and was produced by Rufus Wainwright.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – vocals, piano, acoustic and nylon guitar, percussion, string arrangement, piano arrangement, horn arrangement, orchestral arrangement
  • Neil Tennant – keyboards, synthesizer, loops, samples, vibes, breathing, backing vocals, executive producer
  • Kate McGarrigle – piano
  • John Medeski – piano
  • Jorg Sandnar – piano
  • Rob Burger – organ
  • Jason Hart – organ, backing vocals
  • Rachelle Garniez – claviola, accordion
  • Richard Thompson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jack Petruzzelli – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo,. backing vocals
  • Joan Wasser – electric guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Smokey Hormel – guitar
  • Gerry Leonard – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Julianna Raye – tambourine, backing vocals
  • Brad Albetta – bass guitar
  • Tony Scherr – upright bass
  • Jeff Hill – electric bass, bass guitar, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Larry Mullins – shaker, triangle, timpani, cymbals, tambourine, vibes, piano percussion, bass drum, tabla, bongos, bells, cowbells, castanets, woodblock, fish, marimba, glockenspiel
  • Matt Johnson – drums, percussion, recorder, backing vocals
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums
  • London Session Orchestra – strings
  • Gabriel Adorjan – violin
  • Rachel Rilling – violin
  • Raphael Sachs – viola
  • David Adorjan – cello
  • Ronith Mues – harp
  • Carl Albach – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, conducting, horn arrangement
  • Ozan Cakar – French horn
  • John Chudoba – trumpet
  • Barry Danielian – trumpet
  • Dominic Derasse – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Dave Trigg – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Florian Dorpholz – trumpet
  • Raphael Mentzen – trumpet
  • Pirmin Grehl – flute
  • Paul Shapiro – tenor saxophone 
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone 
  • Dan Levine – trombone
  • Louis Schwadron – French horn
  • Siân Phillips – spoken word
  • Anna Prohaska – vocals
  • Lucy Roche – backing vocals
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals
  • Martha Wainwright – backing vocals
  • Lygia Forrest – backing vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – backing vocals
  • Sharon Jones – backing vocals
  • Marius de Vries – programming, conducting, breathing
  • Jason Boshoff – programming
  • Tom Stephan – additional programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Do I Disappoint You
  2. Going to a Town
  3. Tiergarten
  4. Nobody’s Off the Hook
  5. Between My Legs
  6. Rules and Regulations
  7. Not Ready to Love
  8. Slideshadow
  9. Tulsa
  10. Leaving for Paris N° 2
  11. Sanssouci
  12. Release the Stars

On October 25, 1984.

On October 25, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Bright Red”, the fifth Laurie Anderson studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “The Lobby” and “Skyline Studios” in New York City and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Laurie Anderson – vocals, keyboards
  • Brian Eno- treatments, keyboards
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Lou Reed– vocals, guitar
  • Adrian Belew- guitar
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals
  • Phillip Ballou – background vocals
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Ben Fenner – bass
  • Guy Klucevsek– accordion
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Greg Cohen– guitar, bass
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Kevin Killen – treatments
  • Neil Conti– shaker
  • Dougie Browne – drums
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen– music director
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Joe Ferla – additional basic tracks engineer
  • Ben Fenner – overdubs engineer
  • Alec Head – additional overdubs engineer
  • Hiro Ishihara, Andy Baker, Danton Supple, Miles Green – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Yolanda Cuomo – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Anderson except where noted

Bright Red

  1. Speechless (the Eagle and the Weasel)
  2. Bright Red – additional lyrics from Isaiah
  3. The Puppet Motel – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. Speak My Language
  5. World Without End
  6. Freefall
  7. Muddy River – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno

Tightrope

  1. Beautiful Pea Green Boat – additional lyrics from “The Owl and the Pussycat” by Edward Lear
  2. Love Among the Sailors
  3. Poison – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. In Our Sleep – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, music by Laurie Anderson
  5. Night in Baghdad
  6. Tightrope – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  7. Same Time Tomorrow

On December 24, 2002.

On December 24, 2002, “Columbia” label released “What If It All Means Something”, the third Chantal Kreviazuk album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Gregg Wattenberg.

Personnel:

  • Chantal Kreviazuk – piano, keyboards, vocals, arranger
  • Jeff Allen – bass guitar
  • Sherrod Barnes – acoustic guitar, guitar, electric guitar
  • Michelle Branch- background vocals
  • Jamie Edwards – acoustic guitar, guitar, electric guitar, keyboards
  • John Kalodner – voices
  • Ralph Farris- conductor, viola
  • David Gold, Adam Hyman, Conway Kuo – viola
  • Victor Lawrence, Dorothy Lawson, Adam Grabois – cello
  • Gerry Leonard – guitar, electric guitar
  • Shawn Pelton- percussion, drums
  • Gregg Wattenberg- guitar, mandolin, electric guitar
  • Mary Whitaker, Krystof Witek, Paul Woodiel, Mary Rowell, Todd Reynolds, Joyce Hammann, Conrad Harris – violin Avril Brown, Cenovia Cummins, Sylvia Davanzo – violin
  • Ross Petersen, Brian Scheuble, Gregg Wattenberg, Chuck Zwicky – engineers
  • Assistant engineers: Peter Doris, Ricardo Fernandez, Femio Hernández, Claudius Mittendorfer, Ross Petersen
  • Mixing: Tom Lord-Alge, Brian Malouf
  • Mastering: Dave Donelly
  • A&R: Mike Roth
  • Programming: Shawn Pelton
  • Guitar technician: Art Smith
  • Arrangers:Gerald Eaton, Jamie Edwards, Ralph Farris, Brian West
  • Score: Ralph Farris
  • Orchestra contractor: Victor Lawrence
  • Art direction: Gail Marowitz
  • Design: Michelle Holme
  • Photography: Raphael Mazzucco

Track listing:

  1. In This Life – Chantal Kreviazuk
  2. Time – Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida, Gregg Wattenberg
  3. What If It All Means Something – Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida
  4. Julia – Chantal Kreviazuk, J. O’Brien
  5. Flying Home (Brenda’s Song) – Chantal Kreviazuk
  6. Weight of the World – Chantal Kreviazuk
  7. Waiting – Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida
  8. Ready for Your Love – Chantal Kreviazuk, Gerald Eaton, Prophet B.W. West
  9. Morning Light – Chantal Kreviazuk
  10. Miss April – Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida
  11. Turn the Page – Chantal Kreviazuk

On November 16, 2004.

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On November 16, 2004, “Geffen” label released “Want Two”, the fourth Rufus Wainwright album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, NYC, and was produced by Marius de Vries and Rufus Wainwright.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – voice, piano, additional vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • Sophie Solomon – violin
  • Pit Hermans – cimbalom
  • Marius de Vries– keyboards, vibraphone, programming, orchestral arrangements
  • Isobel Griffiths – orchestra contractor, horn contractor
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestral leader
  • Martha Wainwright– additional vocals, violin
  • Gerry Leonard– electric guitar, guitars
  • Charlie Sexton– electric guitar
  • Jeff Hill – bass, additional vocals
  • Levon Helm– drums
  • Roberto Rodriguez – percussion
  • Sterling Campbell – drums
  • Matt Johnson – drums
  • Kate McGarrigle– additional vocals, banjo
  • Anna McGarrigle– additional vocals, accordion
  • Lily Lanken – additional vocals, recorder
  • Brad Albetta – bass
  • Maxim Moston – violin, concertmaster, orchestral arrangements
  • Antoine Silverman – violin
  • Joan Wasser– violin, viola
  • Julianne Klopotic – violin
  • Vivienne Kim – violin
  • Fiona Murray – violin
  • Cenovia Cummins – violin
  • Christopher Cardona – violin
  • Danielle Farina – viola
  • Alison Gordon – viola
  • Eric Hammelman – viola
  • Kathryn Lockwood – viola
  • Anja Wood – cello
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Julia Kent – cello
  • Carlo Pellettieri – cello
  • Troy Rinker Jr – bass
  • Alexandra Knoll – oboe
  • David Sapadin – clarinet
  • Daniel Shelly – bassoon
  • Teddy Thompson– additional vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – additional vocals
  • Suzzy Roche– additional vocals
  • Leona Naess – additional vocals
  • David Theodore – oboe
  • Rob Burger – Hammond organ
  • Gina Gershon – Jew’s harp
  • Antony– voice
  • Julianna Raye – additional vocals
  • Roger Greenawalt – ukulele, banjo
  • Steven Wolf– djembe, tambourine, additional programming
  • Alexis Smith – programming
  • Van Dyke Parks– orchestral arrangements
  • Jack McKeever – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Agnus Dei
  2. The One You Love
  3. Peach Trees
  4. Little Sister
  5. The Art Teacher
  6. Hometown Waltz
  7. This Love Affair
  8. Gay Messiah
  9. Memphis Skyline
  10. Waiting for a Dream
  11. Crumb by Crumb
  12. Old Whore’s Diet

On September 23, 2003.

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On September 23, 2003, “DreamWorks Records” label released “Want One”, the third Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “The Maid’s Room”; “Bearsville Studio A”; “Loho Studios”; “Looking Glass Studios” in New York City, and “The Strongroom” in London, and was produced by Marius de Vries. For the album, Wainwright won “Outstanding Music Artist” award at the 15th “GLAAD Media Awards”; “Best New Recording” and received a nomination for “Best Songwriter” at the “OutMusic Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright– voice, piano, fender rhodes piano,recorders, acoustic guitar, keyboards, orchestral arrangements, choral arrangements
  • Sterling Campbell– drums
  • Simon C. Clarke – alto sax, baritone sax, flute, alto flute, piccolo
  • Marius de Vries– piano, programming, vibraphone, orchestral arrangements, choral arrangements
  • Chris Elliott – orchestral arrangements
  • Isobel Griffiths – orchestra contractor
  • Adrian Hallowell – bass trombone
  • Levon Helm– drums
  • Jeff Hill – bass
  • Nick Hitchens – tuba
  • Matt Johnson – drums
  • Alexandra Knoll – oboe
  • Gerry Leonard – guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
  • The London Oratory Choir – choir
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Kate McGarrigle– banjo, accordion
  • John Holbrook, Bob Ebeling, Andy Bradfield, Marius de Vries – engineer
  • Jack McKeever – Audio Engineering Assistance to Marius de Vries, Maids Room
  • Struan Oglanby, Ian Dowling, Bill Synan, Sean Gould and Tom Gloady – Assistant Audio Engineer
  • Maxim Moston – concertmaster, orchestral arrangements
  • Jenni Muldaur – additional vocals
  • Bernard O’Neill – bass
  • Tim Sanders – tenor sax
  • David Sapadin – clarinet
  • Charlie Sexton– guitar, electric guitar
  • Daniel Shelly – bassoon
  • Alexis Smith – programming
  • Joy Smith – harp
  • Paul Spong – trumpet
  • Dave Stewart – bass trombone
  • Linda Thompson– additional vocals
  • Teddy Thompson– additional vocals
  • Martha Wainwright– additional vocals
  • Annie Whitehead– trombone
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • Jimmy Zhivago – guitar, electric guitar, piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Wainwright:

  1. Oh What a World
  2. I Don’t Know What It Is
  3. Vicious World
  4. Movies of Myself
  5. Pretty Things
  6. Go or Go Ahead
  7. Vibrate
  8. 14th Street
  9. Natasha
  10. Harvester of Hearts
  11. Beautiful Child
  12. Want
  13. 11:11
  14. Dinner at Eight

On June 11, 2002.

Heathen

On June 11, 2002, “ISO” label released “Heathen”, the twenty-second David Bowie studio album. It was recorded October 2000 – January 2002, and was produced by David Bowie, Tony Visconti, Mark Plati, Gary Miller and Brian Rawling.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie – lead and backing vocals,  keyboards,  guitars,  saxophone,  stylophone, drums
  • Tony Visconti– bass guitar, guitars,  recorders,  string  arrangements, backing vocals
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums, drum loop programming, percussion
  • David Torn– guitars, guitar loops, Omnichord
  • The Scorchio Quartet:
  • Greg Kitzis –1st violin
  • Meg Okura– 2nd violin
  • Martha Mooke –viola
  • Mary Wooten –cello
  • Carlos Alomar– guitar
  • Sterling Campbell– drums, percussion
  • Lisa Germano– violin
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Mark Plati– guitar, bass guitar
  • Jordan Rudess– keyboards
  • The Borneo Horns:
  • Lenny Pickett
  • Stan Harrison
  • Steve Elson
  • Kristeen Young– vocals, piano
  • Pete Townshend– guitar
  • Dave Grohl– guitar
  • Jonathan Barnbrook– design
  • Markus Klinko, Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri – photography
  • GK Reid– styling

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Sunday
  2. Cactus – Black Francis
  3. Slip Away
  4. Slow Burn
  5. Afraid
  6. I’ve Been Waiting for You – Neil Young
  7. I Would Be Your Slave
  8. I Took a Trip on a Gemini Spaceship – Norman Carl Odam
  9. 5:15 The Angels Have Gone
  10. Everyone Says Hi
  11. A Better Future
  12. Heathen – The Rays