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On July 10, 2020.

On July 20, 2020, “BMG” label released “Unfollow the Rules”, the tenth Rufus Wainwright album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – lead and backing vocals
  • Randy Kerber – piano
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Adam Levy – guitar
  • George Deoring – guitar
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • George Deoring – mandoline
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards, arranger
  • David Plitch – bass
  • Davey Faragher – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Dan Higgins – clarinet, saxophone, flute
  • Laura Brenes – French Horn
  • Nick Daley – trombone
  • Rob Moose – violin, viola
  • Gabriel Cabezas – cello
  • Petra Haden – backing vocals
  • Jennifer Ellis Kampani – backing vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Trouble in Paradise
  2. Damsel in Distress
  3. Unfollow the Rules
  4. You Ain’t Big
  5. Romantical Man
  6. Peaceful Afternoon
  7. Only the People That Love
  8. This One’s for the Ladies (That Lunge!)
  9. My Little You
  10. Early Morning Madness
  11. Hatred
  12. Alone Time

On June 30, 1998.

On June 30, 1998, “Mercury” label released “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”, the fifth Lucinda Williams studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Room and Board Studio” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Rumbo Studio” in Canoga Park, California, and was produced by Roy Bittan, Steve Earle, Ray Kennedy and Lucinda Williams. “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road: won a “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album”, and was voted “The Best album of 1998” in The Village Voice’s annual “Pazz & Jop” critics poll.

Personnel:

  • Lucinda Williams – vocals, acoustic guitar, dobro guitar
  • Gurf Morlix – electric guitar, 12 string electric guitar, electric slide guitar, acoustic slide guitar, harmony vocal
  • Buddy Miller – acoustic guitar, mando guitar, electric guitar, harmony vocal
  • Ray Kennedy – 12 string electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz – 12 string electric guitar, mandolin
  • Charlie Sexton – electric guitar, dobro guitar
  • Steve Earle – acoustic guitar, harmonica, resonator guitar, harmony vocal
  • Johnny Lee Schell – electric guitar, electric slide guitar, dobro guitar
  • Bo Ramsey – electric guitar, slide guitar
  • Richard “Hombre” Price – dobro guitar
  • Roy Bittan – Hammond B3 organ, accordion, organ
  • Micheal Smotherman – B-3 organ
  • John Ciambotti – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Donald Lindley – drums, percussion
  • Jim Lauderdale – harmony vocal
  • Emmylou Harris – harmony vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Lucinda Williams except where noted.

  1. Right in Time
  2. Car Wheels on a Grave Road
  3. 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
  4. Drunken Angel
  5. Concrete and Barbed Wine
  6. Lake Charles
  7. Can’t Let Go – Randy Weeks
  8. I Lost It
  9. Metal Firecrackers
  10. Greenville
  11. Still Looking for Your Kiss – Lucinda Williams, Duane Jarvis
  12. Joy
  13. Jackson

On June 5, 2012.

On June 5, 2012, “Fantasy” label released “Analog Man”, the eleventh Joe Walsh album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Joe Walsh, Jeff Lynne and Tim Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, drums
  •  Little Richard – lead vocals
  • Jeff Lynne – keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Joe Vitale – keyboards, sitar
  • Richard Davis – synthesizer, programming
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Jay Dee Maness – pedal steel guitar
  • Tim Armstrong – guitar
  • Rick Rosas – bass
  • Kenny Passarelli – bass
  • Dale Peters – bass
  • Ringo Starr – drums
  • Jim Fox – drums, background vocals
  • Steve Jay – percussion
  • Bruce Sugar – percussion, programming
  • Tommy Lee James – backing vocals
  • Graham Nash – backing vocals
  • David Crosby – backing vocals
  • Steve Jay, Bruce Sugar, John Morrical, Ken Hammon – engineer, mixing 
  • Howie Weinberg, Dan Gerbarg – mastering
  • Jeri Heiden/Smog Design, Inc. – art direction
  • Ryan Corey/Smog Design, Inc. – background photography, package design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Analog Man – Joe Walsh, Drew Hester, Gannin Arnold
  2. Wrecking Ball – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  3. Lucky That Way – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  4. Spanish Dancer
  5. Funk 50
  6. Band Played On – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  7. Family – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  8. One Day at a Time
  9. Hi – Roller Baby – Tim Armstrong
  10. India

On April 19, 2005.

On April 19, 2005, “Sovereign Records” label released “Here Come the Choppers”, the 17th Loudon Wainwright III album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Loudon Wainwright III – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz – mandolin, pedal steel, electric and lap steel guitar
  • David Piltch – acoustic and electric bass
  • Coco Love Alcorn – vocals
  • Chris Gestrin – Wurlitzer
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Shawn Pierce – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Vance – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Loudon Wainwright III.

  1. My Biggest Fan
  2. No Sure Way
  3. Had to Be Her
  4. Hank and Fred
  5. Half Fist
  6. To Be on TV
  7. God’s Country
  8. Make Your Mother Mad
  9. When You Leave
  10. Nanny
  11. Here Come the Choppers
  12. Things

On March 20, 2020.

On March 20, 2020, “BMG” label released “I Am Not a Dog on a Chain” the thirteenth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Studio La Fabrique” in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey – vocals
  • Boz Boorer – saxophone, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, zither, clarinet, saxophone, string arrangements
  • Roger Manning – harmonium, horn, Mellotron, organ, piano, synthesizer, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Gustavo Manzur – accordion, nylon string guitar, Mellotron, piano, synthesizer, drum programming, backing vocals
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Jesse Tobias – acoustic and electric guitars, recitation, electric sitar
  • Matt Walker – drums, percussion
  • Mando Lopez – bass guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass guitar
  • Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Danny Levin – trumpet
  • David Ralicke – saxophone
  • Bridget Regan – fiddle
  • Thelma Houston – vocals
  • Joe Chiccarelli – synthesizer, drum programming, engineerMike Daly – synthesizer, drum programming
  • Daniel Cayotte – recitation
  • Sally Chae – backing vocals
  • Glendale Tab & Apple Choir – vocals
  • Karla Manzur – backing vocals
  • Rose Mary – laughing
  • Megan Sluiter – laughing
  • Miro La Gagioia – assistant engineering
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Chris Allgood – assistant mastering
  • Liam Lynch – artwork, design
  • John Fekner – photography
  • Chris Stewart – cover photo
  • Jose Vergara – photography

Track listing:

  1. Jim Jim Falls – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  2. Love Is on its Way Out – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  3. Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know? – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  4. I Am Not a Dog on a Chain – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  5. What Kind of People Live in These Houses? – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  6. Knockabout World – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  7. Darling, I Hug a Pillow – Morrissey, Mando Lopez
  8. Once I Saw a River Clean – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  9. The Truth About Ruth – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  10. The Secret of Music – Morrissey, Mando Lopez
  11. My Hunting Days Are Done – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias

On March 7, 2005.

On March 7, 2005, “Parlaphone” label released “Warnings/Promises”, the fourth Idlewild album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Los Angeles and Sweden, and was produced by Tony Hoffer and Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble – vocals, lyrics, photography
  • Rod Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Colin Newton – drums, percussion
  • Allan Stewart – guitar
  • Gavin Fox – vocals, bass
  • Inara George – additional vocals
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Paul Maroon – piano
  • Todd Burke – engineer
  • Guy Masey – engineer
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • The Head of State – artwork
  • Jennifer Juniper Strattford – photography

Track listing:

  1. Love Steals Us from Loneliness
  2. Welcome Home
  3. I Want a Warning
  4. I Understand It
  5. As if I Hadn’t Slept
  6. Too Long Awake
  7. Not Just Sometimes but Always
  8. The Space Between All Things
  9. El Capitan
  10. Blame It on Obvious Ways
  11. Disconnected
  12. Goodnight
  13. Too Long Awake (reprise) – hidden track, an re-arranged acoustic version of the earlier track.

On February 21, 2014.

On February 21, 2014, “Capitol” label released “Morning Phase”, the twelfth Beck studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Beck.

Personnel:

  • Beck Hansen – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, organ, electric bass, sound collage, tambourine, ukulele, charango, celeste, dulcimer, harmonica, glockenspiel, orchestral arrangements
  • Joey Waronker – drums, percussion
  • Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. – piano, synthesizers, Rhodes, clavinet, B3 organ, background vocals
  • Roger Waronker – piano 
  • Matt Mahaffey – organ 
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar 
  • Cody Kilby – guitar
  • Jason Falkner – electric guitar
  • Smokey Hormel – acoustic and electric guitar, ebow
  • Fats Kaplin – banjo 
  • Stanley Clarke – upright bass, electric bass
  • Bram Inscore – electric bass
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – bass 
  • Matt Sherrod – drums
  • James Gadson – drums
  • Stephanie Bennett – harp
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • David Campbell – orchestral arrangements, orchestrations, conducting
  • David Greenbaum – engineer
  • Florian Lagatta – engineer
  • Cole M. Greif-Neill – engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – engineer
  • Darrell Thorp – engineer
  • Cassidy Turbin – engineer
  • Joe Visciano – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen.

  1. Cycle
  2. Morning
  3. Heart Is a Drum
  4. Say Goodbye
  5. Blue Moon
  6. Unforgiven
  7. Wave
  8. Don’t let Go
  9. Blackbird Chain
  10. Phase
  11. Turn Away
  12. Country Down
  13. Waking Light

on october 7, 2014.

On October 7, 2014, “Inside Recordings” label released “Standing in the Breach”, the 14th Jackson Browne studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Paul Dieter.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano
  • Aldo López-Gavilán – piano
  • Alethea Mills – harmony vocals
  • Alex Al – bass
  • Benmont Tench – organ, piano
  • Bob Glaub – bass
  • Carlos Varela – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Chavonne Stewart – harmony vocals
  • David Goodstein – loops
  • Don Heffington – drums
  • Greg Leisz – electric 12-string guitar, baritone guitar, tenor acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Griffin Goldsmith – drums, tambourine, harmony vocals
  • Jay Bellerose – snare, tambourine, cymbal, percussion
  • Jeff Young – organ
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Julio César González – bass
  • Kevin McCormick – bass
  • Kipp Lennon – harmony vocals
  • Luis Conte – udu, tambourine, djembe, shaker
  • Mark Goldenberg – electric guitar
  • Mauricio Lewak – drums
  • Mike Thompson – organ
  • Pete Thomas – drums
  • Sebastian Steinberg – bass
  • Tal Wilkenfeld – bass
  • Taylor Goldsmith – bass, harmony vocals
  • Val McCallum – electric guitar, baritone guitar, harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted.

  1. The Birds of St. Marks
  2. Yeah Yeah
  3. The Long Way Around
  4. Leaving Winslow
  5. If I Could Be Anywhere
  6. You Know the Night – lyrics by Woody Guthrie, music by Jackson Browne and Rob Wasserman
  7. Walls and Doors – Carlos Varela
  8. Which Side
  9. Standing in the Breach
  10. Here

On August 5, 2008.

On August 5, 2008, “Nonesuch” label released “Harps and Angels”, the tenth Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded 2003 – 2008, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “The Newman Stage”, “Twentieth Century Fox Studios” in Beverly Hills, and was produced by Mitchell Froom and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano, bandleader
  • Greg Cohen- bass
  • Steve Donnelly – guitar
  • Pete Thomas- drums
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel and acoustic slide guitar
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboard, organ
  • Roger Wilkie (concertmaster), Eun-Mee Ahn, Jacqueline Brand, Kevin Connolly, Joel Derouin, Julie Ann Gigante, Natalie Leggett, Helen Nightengale, Alyssa Park, Sara Parkins, Katia Popov, Rafael Rishik, Anatoly Rosinsky, Marc Sazer, Tereza Stanislav, Lisa M. Sutton, Sarah Thornblade, Irina Voloshina – violin
  • Brian Dembow (first viola), Robert Berg, Thomas Diener, Steven Gordon, Roland Kato, Darrin McCann, Victoria Miskolczy, Michael Nowak, Shanti Randall, David Walther – viola
  • Dennis Karmazyn (first cello), Antony Cooke, Steve Erdody, Christine Ermacoff, Armen Ksajikian, Andrew Shulman, David Speltz, Cecelia Tsan – cello
  • Michael Valerio (first bass violin), Drew Dembowski, Edward Meares, Susan Ranney – bass violin
  • James Walker, Norda Mullen, Geraldine Rotella, David Shostac – flute
  • Gary Boyver, Stuart Clark, Donald Foster, Marty Krystall – clarinet
  • Daniel Higgins, Gary Foster, Greg Huckins, Bill Liston, Brian Scanlon – saxophone
  • Thomas Boyd, Leslie Reed – oboe
  • Kenneth Munday, Michael O’Donovan, Judith Farmer – bassoons
  • James Thatcher, Mark Adams, Richard Todd – French horns
  • Warren Luening, Malcolm McNab, Daniel Fornero, Jon Lewis, Timothy Morrison – trumpets
  • William Booth, Bruce Fowler, Alesander Iles, William Reichenbach, George Thatcher – trombones
  • Doug Tornquist – tuba
  • Alan Estes, Gregory Goodall – percussion
  • Jo Ann Turovsky, Allison Allport – harps
  • Frank Marocco – accordion
  • Carmen Carter, Tim Davis, Luana Jackman, Steve Jackson, Rick Logan, Susan Stevens Logan, Fletcher Sheridan, Oren Waters, Terry Woods – background vocals
  • David Boucher – engineer
  • Robert C. Ludwig – mastering
  • Kathie Van Kerckhoven, Jeremy Altervain – “angry Belgians”
  • Los Amigos Locos del Este – “happy immigrants”
  • Autumn De Wilde – album photography
  • Barbara De Wilde – art direction, design
  • Robert Hurwitz – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman

  1. Harps and Angels
  2. Losing You
  3. Laugh and Be Happy
  4. A Few Words in Defense of Our Country
  5. A Piece of the Pie
  6. Easy Street
  7. Korean Parents
  8. Only a Girl
  9. Potholes
  10. Feels Like Home

On June 29, 2018.

On June 29, 2018, “Virgin EMI” label released “High as Hope”, the fourth Florence and the Machine studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Beacon House” in Los Angeles, “123” in London, and was produced by Emile Haynie, Florence Welch, Brett Shaw, Thomas Bartlett, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Personnel:

  • Florence Welch– vocals, drums, percussion, piano, additional synths, drawing
  • Emile Haynie– synths, drums
  • Brett Shaw – Rhodes, synths, programming, bass, additional drums, additional percussion
  • Thomas Bartlett– piano, Mellotron, organ, synths, bass, keyboards
  • Andrew Wyatt– bass, piano, Mellotron, additional synths
  • Jonathan Wilson– guitars, additional drums
  • Rob Ackroyd – guitars, ukelele
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Carla Azar– drums
  • Tom Monger – harp
  • Kamasi Washington– tenor saxophone, horns arrangement
  • Jamie xx– drums, synths
  • James Gadson– additional drums
  • Jasper Randall – vocal contracting
  • Angela Parrish – backing vocals
  • Leslie Stevens – backing vocals
  • Sampha Sisay– piano
  • Tobias Jesso Jr.– additional keyboards, piano
  • Josh Tillman– additional guitar
  • Nathan Willett– backing vocals
  • Lu Lu McJunkins – cello
  • Emile Haynie – recording
  • Brett Shaw – recording
  • Tim Montague – additional recording
  • Morgan Stratton – additional recording
  • Michael Harris – additional recording
  • Keith Gretlein – additional recordingZachary Zajdel – assistant engineering
  • Christopher Cerullo – assistant engineering
  • Derrick Stockwell – assistant engineering
  • Matt Mysko – assistant engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Sally Herbert – arrangements, conducting
  • Tom Bailey – recording
  • John Prestage – assistant engineering
  • Olli Cunningham – score supervision
  • Isobel Griffiths – contracting
  • Amy Stewart – assistant contracting
  • Everton Nelson – leading
  • Brian Roettinger – art direction
  • Tom Beard – photography 

Track listing:

All tracks by Florence Welch, except where noted.

  1. June
  2. Hunger – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr., Emile Haynie
  3. South London Forever – Florence Welch, Brett Shaw
  4. Big God – Florence Welch, Jamie Smith
  5. Sky Full of Song – Florence Welch, Emilie Hayine, Thomas Bartlett
  6. Grace – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  7. Patricia – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Thomas Bartlett
  8. 100 Years
  9. The End of Love – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  10. No Choir – Florence Welch, Emile Hayine, Andrew Wyatt