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On May 7, 2007.

On May 7, 2007, “Columbia” label released “Send Away the Tigers”, the eighth Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Grouse Lodge” in Westmeath, Ireland, “Stir Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Strongroom”  in London, England, and was produced by Dave Eringa, Greg Haver and Loz Williams.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Nicky Wire – bass, occasional vocals
  • Sean Moore – drums, percussion
  • Nina Persson – second lead vocals
  • Sean Read – keyboards
  • Sally Herbert – violin, string arrangement
  • Andrew Waters – first violin, string arrangements
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Lucy Morgan – viola
  • Howard Scott – violin
  • Morgan Goff – viola
  • Ian Burdge – cello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire; all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.

  1. Send Away the Tigers
  2. Underdogs
  3. Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
  4. Indian Summer
  5. The Second Great Depression
  6. Rendition
  7. Autumnsong
  8. I’m Just a Patsy
  9. Imperial Bodybags
  10. Winterlovers (includes hidden track Working Class Hero by John Lennon)

On October 10, 2007.

On October 10, 2007, “V2” label released “Pull the Pin”, the sixth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded December 2006 – August 2007, at “Grouse Lodge” in Ireland, “Real World Studios” and “Eden Studios” in UK, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones– vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Richard Jones– bass guitar, art direction
  • Javier Weyler– drums, art direction
  • Lowe – engineer
  • Mark ‘Spike’ Stent – mixing
  • Dario Dendi, Alex Dromgoole, Marco Migliari, Rowen Rossiter – engineer assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Miles Aldridge – lips design
  • Graham Rounthwaite – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks are by Kelly Jones, except where noted.

  1. Soldiers Make Good Targets
  2. Pass the Buck
  3. It Means Nothing
  4. Bank Holiday Monday
  5. Daisy Lane
  6. Stone
  7. My Friends
  8. I Could Lose Ya – Richard Jones, Javier Weyler
  9. Bright Red Star
  10. Ladyluck
  11. Crush
  12. Drowning