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On March 21, 2005.

On March 21, 2005, “Sanctuary” label released “A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying Squad”, the seventh Ocean Colour Scene studio album. It was recorded March – April 2004, at “Piersie Lodge” in Kirriemuir, Scotland, “Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Simon Fowler – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Steve Cradock – guitar, bass, piano, xylophone, harmonium, tambura, percussion
  • Oscar Harrison – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Paul Weller – guitar
  • Dave Eringa – keyboards, synthesizer, arrangements, programming, mixing
  • Jools Holland – organ
  • Jacko Peake – alto and baritone saxophone
  • Dominic Glover – trumpet
  • Anne Stephenson, Gini Ball, Julia Singleton, Sally Herbert – violin
  • Claire Orsler – viola
  • John McCusker – violin, viola
  • Ian Budge – cello
  • Sally Herbert – string arrangements
  • Guy Massey – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Hyde – engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock and Oscar Harrison, except where noted..

  1. Everything Comes at the Right Time
  2. Free My Name
  3. Wah Wah – George Harrison
  4. Drive Away
  5. I Love You
  6. This Day Should Last Forever
  7. Move Things Over
  8. Waving Not Drowning
  9. God’s World
  10. Another Time to Stay
  11. Have You Got the Right
  12. Start of the Day – Anthony and Chris Griffiths  
  13. My Time – Keith Anderson

On March 3, 1991.

On March 1, 1991, “Wax Trax” label released “Love’s Secret Domain”, the third Coil studio album. It was recorded January 1988 – October 1990, and was produced by John Balance, Peter Christopherson and Danny Hyde.

Personnel:

  • John Balance – vocals, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, bass, violin
  • Peter Christopherson – keyboards, sybthesizer, cornet, sampler, electronics
  • Marc Almond – vocals
  • Annie Anxiety Bandez – vocals
  • Mike McEvoy – keyboards
  • Charles Hayward – drums
  • Juan Ramirez – Spanish guitar
  • Cyrung – didgeridoo
  • Andrew Davies – violin
  • Clive Dobbins – violin
  • Gini Ball – violin
  • Sally Herbert – violin
  • Sue Dench – viola
  • Jos Pook – viola
  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • Jane Fenton – cello
  • Julia Girdwood – oboe
  • Billy McGee – orchestra
  • Rose McDowall – backing vocals
  • Danny Hyde – programming, engineering

Track listing:

All lyrics by John Balance, all music by John Balance and Peter Christopherson.

  1. Disco Hospital
  2. Teenage Lightning
  3. Windowpane
  4. The Snow
  5. Dark River
  6. Further Back and Faster
  7. Titan Arch
  8. Chaostrophy
  9. Love’s Secret Domain

On November 7, 1988.

On November 7, 1988, “4AD” label released “Bird Wood Cage”, the third Wolfgang Press studio album. It was recorded in 1988, at “The Townhouse”, and was produced by Flood.

Personnel:

  • Michael Allen – vocals, bass
  • Mark Cox – keyboards
  • Andrew Gray – guitar, photography
  • Peter Ulrich – percussion
  • Gini Ball – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Chris Pitsillides – viola
  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • Ruby James – background vocals
  • Lorna Wright – background vocals
  • Steven Young – drum programming
  • Lincoln Fong – engineer
  • Hugo Nicholson – engineer
  • Michael Butterworth – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Allen, Mark Cox, and Andrew Gray.

  1. King of Soul
  2. Raintime
  3. Bottom Drawer
  4. Kansas
  5. Swing Like a Baby
  6. See My Wife
  7. The Holy Man
  8. Hang on Me (For Papa)
  9. Shut That Door

From the Big Sex EP.:

  1. The Wedding
  2. The Great Leveler
  3. That Heat
  4. God’s Number

On May 1, 1986.

On May 1, 1986, “4AD” label released “Standing Up Straight”, the second Wolfgang Press studio album. It was recorded January – March 1986, at “Blackwing Studios” in London, and was produced by John Fryer, Michael Allen, Mark Cox and Andrew Gray.

Personnel:

  • Michael Allen – vocals, bass
  • Mark Cox – keyboards
  • Andrew Gray – guitars
  • John Fryer – marimba, percussion, programming, engineering
  • Gini Ball – violin, viola
  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Martin McGarrick – cello
  • 23 Envelope – sleeve design, typography, photography
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve typography
  • Ruth Rowland – sleeve typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Gray, Mark Cox and Michael Allen.

  1. Dig a Hole
  2. My Life
  3. Hammer the Halo
  4. Bless My Brother
  5. Fire – Fly
  6. Ghost
  7. Rotten Fodder
  8. Forty Days, Thirty Nights
  9. I Am the Crime

 

September 19, 1988.

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On September 19, 1988, “Mute” label released “Tender Prey”, the fifth Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded August–November 1987, at “Vielklang Studios” and “Hansa Tonstudio” in Berlin; “Trident Studios” and “Strongroom Studios” in London, and was produced by Flood and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, Hammond, harmonica, piano, tambourine, vibes
  • Mick Harvey– bass, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, drums, percussion, xylophone, guitar, bass loops, piano, organ
  • Blixa Bargeld– guitar, backing vocals, slide guitar
  • Roland Wolf– piano, organ, guitar
  • Kid Congo Powers– guitar, backing vocals
  • Thomas Wydler– drums
  • Hugo Race– backing vocals, guitar
  • Gini Ball – strings
  • Audrey Riley– strings
  • Chris Tombling – strings
  • Ian Davis – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except:

  • Track 1, 9 & 11 – words Nick Cave, music Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  • Track 2 – words Nick Cave, music Nick Cave, Mick Harve,  Roland Wolf, Blixa Bargeld, Kid Congo Powers)
  • “Deanna” is loosely based on The Edwin Hawkins Singers version of the hymn”Oh Happy Day”.
  • “City of Refuge” is inspired by a Blind Willie Johnson song “I’m Gonna Run to the City of Refuge’.
  1. The Mercy Seat
  2. Jumped the Devil
  3. Deanna
  4. Watching Alice
  5. Mercy
  6. City of Refuge
  7. Slowly Goes the Night
  8. Sunday’s Slave
  9. Sugar Sugar Sugar
  10. New Morning
  • The Mercy Seat (video mix) – (CD only)

On April 14, 1992.

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On April 14, 1992, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Holy Smoke”, the fourth Peter Murphy solo studio album. It was recorded at “Maison Rouge Studios” in London; “The Stereo Society” in New York, and was produced by Mike Thorne and Peter Murphy.

Personnel:

  • Peter Murphy– vocals, production, composition, guitar, keyboards
  • Terl Bryant– drums, percussion
  • Eddie Branch – bass
  • Paul Statham – bass, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Peter Bonas – guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Gini Ball – strings
  • Jonathan Carney– strings
  • Zoe Caryl – backing vocals
  • Alison Limerick– vocals
  • Chris Pitsillides – strings
  • Audrey Riley– strings
  • Rick Shaffer – guitar
  • John Vartan – ney, zurna, tambura
  • Mike Thorne– production, synclavier
  • Jason Appleton – production assistant
  • Jack Skinner – mastering
  • Fernando Kral – engineering, mixing
  • Anton Corbijn– photography
  • Stuart Every – assistant engineer
  • Laura Janisse – production assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Murphy and Paul Statham except where noted.

  1. Keep Me From Harm
  2. Kill the Hate – Peter Murphy
  3. You’re So Close
  4. The Sweetest Drop
  5. Low Room – Peter Murphy, Eddie Branch, Peter Bonas, Teri Bryant
  6. Let Me Love You – Peter Murphy
  7. Our Secret Garden – Peter Murphy
  8. Dream Gone By
  9. Hit Song – Peter Murphy, The Hundred Man
  10. Untitled (hidden track)

On March 2, 1987.

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On March 2, 1987, “Polydor” label released “Through the Looking Glass”, a covers album by Siouxsie and the Banshees. It was recorded in August and September 1986, and was produced by Siouxsie and the Banshees and Mike Hedges.

Personnel:

  • Siouxsie Sioux- vocals
  • Steven Severin- electric bass and keyboards
  • Budgie- drums and percussion
  • John Valentine Carruthers- guitars and keyboards
  • Martin McCarrick- cello, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Jocelyn Pook– viola
  • Gini Ball – violin
  • Pete Thoms – trombone
  • Luke Tunney – trumpet
  • Martin Dobson – saxophone
  • Julie Aliss – harp

Track listing:

  1. This Town Ain’t Big Enough for the Both of Us – Ron Mael
  2. Hall of Mirrors – Ralf Hütter,Florian Schneider and Emil Schult
  3. Trust in Me – Sherman Brothers
  4. This Wheel’s on Fire – Rick Danko and Bob Dylan
  5. Strange Fruit – Lewis Allan
  6. You’re Lost Little Girl – John Densmore,Robbie Krieger, Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison
  7. The Passenger – Iggy Pop and Ricky Gardiner
  8. Gun – John Cale
  9. Sea Breezes – Bryan Ferry
  10. Little Johnny Jewel – Tom Verlaine

On February 3, 1997.

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On February 3, 1997, “Mercury” label released “White on Blonde”, the fourth Texas studio album.  It was recorded 1994 – 1997, at “Chateau De La Rouge” in France, “The Church” in London, “Abbey Road Studios” and “Parklane Studios” in London, and was produced by Sharleen Spiteri, Ally McErlaine, Johnny McElhore, Eddie Campbell, Richard Hynd, Mike Hedges, Dave Stewart and Rae Christian.“White on Blonde” was band’s first number one, and became their biggest seller. It has been certified 6x Platinum by the “British Phonographic Industry”. In 1988, the album was voted the 86th greatest album of all time by “Q” magazine readers, and it was ranked at number 34 in “Q’s” “Best 50 Albums of Q’s Lifetime.”

Personnel:

  • Sharleen Spiteri– vocals, guitar
  • Ally McErlaine– guitar
  • Johnny McElhone– bass guitar
  • Eddie Campbell – keyboards
  • Richard Hynd – drums
  • Roger Ward – guitar
  • Paul Taylor –programming
  • Alex Silva, Terry Disley– programming, keyboards
  • Martin Greene – strings arrangement
  • Claire Miles, Anne Stephenson, Sally Herbert, Claire Orsler, Susan Dench, Gini Ball, Chris Pitsillide – strings
  • Steven Granville – backing vocals

Track lsiting:

  1. 34 (Introduction) – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  2. Say What You Want – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  3. Drawing Crazy Patterns – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  4. Gallo – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  5. Put Your Arms Around Me – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri, Dave Stewart, Robert Hodgens
  6. Insane – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  7. Black Eyed Boy – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri, Eddie Campbell, Richard Hynd, Robert Hodgens
  8. Polo Mint City – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  9. White on Blonde – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  10. Postcard – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
  11. 28 (interlude)
  12. Ticket to Lie – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri, Robert Hodgens
  13. Good Advice – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri, Mark Rae, Steve Christian
  14. Breathless – Johnny McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri