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On February 7, 2014.

On February 7, 2014, “Lester Records” label released “Dizzy Heights”, the third Neil Finn album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Dave Fridmann and Neil Finn.


  • Neil Finn – lead vocals, guitar, clarinet, drums, keyboards, synthesizer, vibraphone,
  • Liam Finn – guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Sharon Finn – bass, backing vocals
  • Elroy Finn – drums, backing vocals
  • Victoria Kelly- string arrangements
  • Glenn Kotche- body percussion
  • Ashley Brown – cello
  • Matt Chamberlain- drums
  • Sean Donnelly – electronic drums, backing vocals
  • Will Ricketts – percussion
  • Aarahdna- backing vocals
  • Madeleine Sami- backing vocals
  • Mary Fridmann – backing vocals
  • Benjamin Knapp – whistling
  • Dave Fridmann – engineer
  • Greg Calbi- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn, except where noted.

  1. Impressions
  2. Dizzy Heights
  3. Flying In the Face of Love – Neil Finn, Sharon Finn, Sean Donnelly
  4. Divebomber
  5. Better Than TV
  6. Pony Ride – Neil Finn, Sharon Finn, Sean Donnelly
  7. White Lies and Alibis
  8. Recluse
  9. Strangest Friends

On January 19, 2018.

On January 19, 2018, “Columbia” label released “Ruins”, the fourth First Aid Kit studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Flora Recording & Playback” in Portland, Orgeon, and was produced by Tucker Martine.


  • Johanna Söderberg – vocals, keyboards, autoharp, bass guitar
  • Klara Söderberg – vocals, guitar
  • Eli Moore – choir, dulcimer, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, pump organ
  • Peter Buck – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Tucker Martine – choir, drums, percussion, tambourine, noise, engineer
  • Glenn Kotche – drums, percussion
  • Steve Moore – choir, keyboards, marxophone, melodica, organ, piano, synthesizer, trombone
  • Benkt Söderberg – choir, electric guitar
  • McKenzie Smith – choir, drums, percussion
  • Justin Chase – choir, keyboards
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel
  • Paul Brainard – trumpet
  • Anna Fritz – cello
  • Eyvind Kang – viola
  • Kyleen King – viola
  • Patti King – violin
  • Isak Söderberg – choir
  • Anna Söderberg – choir
  • Michael Finn – choir
  • Laura Veirs – choir
  • Mikael Tot – choir
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • EE Storey – design, layout
  • Lauren Dukoff – photography
  • Jason Quigley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Klara Söderberg and Johanna Söderberg.

  1. Rebel Heart
  2. It’s a Shame
  3. Fireworks
  4. Postcard
  5. To Live a Life
  6. My Wild Sweet Love
  7. Distant Star
  8. Ruins
  9. Hem of Her Dress
  10. Nothing Has to Be True

On June 23, 2017.

On June 23, 2017, “dBpm Records” label released “Together at Last”, the debut Jeff Tweedy solo album. It was recorded in January 2016, at “The Loft” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Tom Schtick.


  • Jeff Tweedy – vocals, guitar, harmonica, production
  • Tom Schtick – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jeff Tweedy, all music by Jeff Tweedy except where noted.

  1. Via Chicago
  2. Laminated Cat – Jeff Tweedy, Jim O’Rourke, Glenn Kotche
  3. Lost Love
  4. Muzzle of Bees – Jeff Tweedy, Jim O’Rourke
  5. Ashes of American Flags – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  6. Dawned on Me – Jeff Tweedy, Pat Sansone
  7. In a Future Age – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  8. I Am Trying to Break Your Heart – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  9. Hummingbird
  10. I’m Always in Love – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  11. Sky Blue Sky


On November 19, 2001.

On November 19, 2001, “Drag City” label released “Insignificance”, Jim O’Rourke studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Jim O’Rourke, Jeremy Lemos and Konrad Strauss.


  • Jim O’Rourke – guitar, bass, piano, synthesizer
  • Rob Mazurek– cornet
  • Ken Vandermark– saxophone
  • Jeff Tweedy– harmonica, guitar
  • Ken Champion – pedal steel guitar
  • Darin Gray– bass guitar
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, vibraphone
  • Tim Barnes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim O’Rourke.

  1. All Downhill from Here
  2. Insignificance
  3. Therefore, I Am
  4. Memory Lame
  5. Good Times
  6. Get a Room
  7. Life Goes Off

On November 17,2017.

On November 17, 2017, “Anti Records” label released “If All I Was Was Black”, the sixteenth Mavis Staples studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Jeff Tweedy.


  • Mavis Staples – vocals
  • Jeff Tweedy – vocals, guitar, bass, percussion
  • Spencer Tweedy – drums, percussion
  • Rick Holmstrom– guitar
  • Jeff Turnes – bass
  • Stephen Hodges- drums, percussion
  • Donny Gerrard, Kelly Hogan, Akenya – backing vocals
  • Glenn Kotche– percussion
  • Scott Ligon – clavinet, piano, organ, Wurly, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Little Bit – Jeff Tweedy
  2. If All I Was Was Black – Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staple
  3. Who Told You That – Jeff Tweedy
  4. Ain’t No Doubt About It – Jeff Tweedy
  5. Peaceful Dream – Jeff Tweedy
  6. No Time for Crying – Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staple
  7. Build a Bridge – Jeff Tweedy
  8. We go High – Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staple
  9. Try Harder – Jeff tweedy
  10. All Over Again – Jeff Tweedy

On September 27, 2011.

On September 27, 2011, “dBpm” label released “The Whole Love”, the eighth Wilco studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Jeff Tweedy, Pat Sansone and Tom Schick.


  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar
  • Nels Cline -loops, electric, slide,  electric 6 and 12 string guitars, lap steel, dobro, ukulele
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, cimbalom, siren, field recordings, kaossilator
  • Mikael Jorgensen– synthesizers, keyboards, programming, vocal processing, piano, “ah” sample, Guzheng samples, Wurlitzer, wavetable scrubbing
  • Patrick Sansone– vocals, Mellotron, acoustic guitar and, electric guitar, tambourine, piano, glockenspiel, music stand, percussion, ukulele,  string arrangement, organ, vibraphone
  • John Stirratt– vocals, bass guitar, piano
  • Matt Albert – violin, viola
  • Nick Photinos – cello

Track listing:

 All tracks by Jeff Tweedy.

  1. Art of Almost
  2. I Might
  3. Sunloathe
  4. Dawned on Me
  5. Black Moon
  6. Born Alone
  7. Open Mind
  8. Capitol City
  9. Standing O
  10. Rising Red Lung
  11. Whole Love
  12. One Sunday Morning (Song for Jane Smiley’s Boyfriend)

On June 30, 2009.

On June 30, 2009, “Nonesuch” label released the self-titled, seventh Wilco studio album. It was recorded in January 2009, at “Roundhead” studios in Auckland, New Zealand and The Wilco Loft in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Jim Scott, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt and Jeff Tweedy.


  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, 12-string electric guitar
  • Nels Cline– electric guitar, lap steel, electric “shorty” 12-string, loops, electric 12-string guitar, slide guitar
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, bowed piano, synthesizer, Hammond organ, background vocals
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, chimes, cimbalom, gunpowder
  • Pat Sansone– Wurlitzer electric piano,  harpsichord,  Fender  Rhodes,  Mellotron, dulcimer, celeste, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, field organ, Hammond organ, tambourine, pump organ, Optigan organ, background vocals
  • John Stirratt– bass, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Dave Max Crawford – trumpet
  • Leslie Feist– vocals
  • Neil Finn– background vocals
  • Jason Tobias – slide cimbalom

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy, except where noted.

  1. Wilco (The Song)
  2. Deeper Down” – Jeff Tweedy, Pat Sansone
  3. One Wing
  4. Bull Black Nova
  5. You and I
  6. You Never Know
  7. Country Disappeared
  8. Solitaire
  9. I’ll Fight
  10. Sonny Feeling
  11. Everlasting Everything


On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Sky Blue Sky”, the sixth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – January 2007, at “The Wilco Loft” in Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt and Jeff Tweedy.


  • Nels Cline– electric guitar, 12 string guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, organs, Wurlitzer
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, glockenspiel
  • Pat Sansone– organs, guitar, Chamberlin, Mellotron, Wurlitzer, harpsichord, piano, backing vocals
  • John Stirratt– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, graphic design
  • Jim O’Rourke– feedback, percussion, acoustic guitar, string arrangements
  • Karen Waltuch – viola, violin
  • TJ Doherty – recording
  • Robert Ludwig– mastering
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Jason Tobias, Tom Gloady, Kevin Dean – assistant engineering
  • Nathaniel Murphy – illustrations
  • Frack Ockenfels – photography
  • Manuel Presti – cover photograph
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy, except where noted.

  1. Either Way
  2. You Are My face – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline
  3. Impossible Germany – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  4. Sky Blue Sky
  5. Side with the Seeds – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen
  6. Shake It Off
  7. Please Be Patient With Me
  8. Hate It Here – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  9. Leave Me (like You Find Me)
  10. Walken – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  11. What Light
  12. On and On and On – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt

On March 14, 2006.

On March 14, 2006, “Sugar Hill” label released “Blinders On”, the third Sean Watkins solo album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Sean Watkins.


  • Sean Watkins- lead  and harmony vocals,  guitars,  organ,  synthesizer,  bass,  mandolin,  piano, keyboards, sampling, drum machine, drum loop, mixing, art direction
  • Sara Watkins- violin, harmony vocals
  • Gabe Witcher- fiddle
  • Benmont Tench- piano, toy xylophone, Wurlitzer, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Glenn Kotche- drums, vibes
  • Jon Foreman- harmony vocals
  • Rushad Eggleston– cello
  • Peter Sprague – engineer, mixing
  • Byron House – bass (pizzicato)
  • Jon Brion– piano
  • Mark Schatz – bass
  • Judith Ablon – viola
  • Zeneba Bowers – violin
  • Matthew Walker- cello
  • Duncan Moore – drums
  • Scott Fritz – engineer, mixing
  • Ray Kennedy – mastering
  • Ricky Chao, Glenn Pittman – assistant engineer
  • Loren Witcher – cover art, illustrations
  • Autumn de Wilde– photography
  • Wendy Stamberger – art direction, design
  • Vanessa Price – grooming

Track listing:

All tracks by by Sean Watkins, except where noted.

  1. Summer’s Coming
  2. Starve Them To Death
  3. I’m Sorry – Sean Watkins, Wilson
  4. Happy New Year
  5. ..Goodbye
  6. Run Away Girl – Sean Watkins, Wilson
  7. I Say Nothing
  8. Coffee
  9. The Sound Of My Crush
  10. No Lighted Windows
  11. Cammac
  12. Roses Never Red
  13. They Sail Away – Frizell, Sean Watkins
  14. Not That Bad/Blinders On
  15. Whipping Boy/Cherokee Shuffle (hidden track)


On June 22, 2004.

On June 22, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “A Ghost Is Born”, the fifth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2003 – March 2004 in New York City, and was produced by Jim O’Rourke, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Leroy Bach and Mikael Jorgensen. In 2005, “A Ghost Is Born” won “Grammy Awards”  for “Best Alternative Music Album” and “Best Recording Package”.


  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • John Stirratt– bass, guitar, piano, backing vocals, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, hammered dulcimer, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Leroy Bach– piano, organ, guitar, bass, vibes, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, rocksichord, Farfisa, organ, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer
  • Jim O’Rourke– piano, guitar, bass, ARP 2600, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer, mixing
  • Frankie Montuoro – hammered dulcimer, production assistant, technical assistance
  • Karen Waltuch –viola
  • Tim Barnes – percussion
  • Steve Rooke –mastering
  • Chris Shaw – engineer
  • TJ Doherty, Tim Iseler – assistant engineers
  • Stan Doty, Daniel Herbst, Deborah Miles Johnson, Haydn Johnston, Matt Zivich – production assistants, technical assistance
  • Dan Nadel –graphic design
  • Peter Smith – graphic design,photography
  • Mike Schmelling – photography
  • Gladys Nilsson– drawing
  • Ken Waagner – digital supervisor

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy except where noted.

  1. At Least That’s What You Said
  2. Hell Is Chrome – Jeff Tweedy,Mikael Jorgensen
  3. Spiders (Kidsmoke)
  4. Muzzle of Bees
  5. Hummingbird
  6. Handshake Drugs
  7. Wishful Thinking – Jeff Tweedy,Glenn Kotche
  8. Company in My Back
  9. I’m a Wheel
  10. Theologians – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen, Chris Girard
  11. Less Than You Think – Jeff Tweedy,John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Mikael Jorgensen,Leroy Bach, Jim O’Rourke
  12. The Late Greats