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On June 7, 1993.

On June 7, 1993, “Delirium” label released “Up the Downstair”, the second Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded February 1992 – January 1993, at “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson- vocals, all other instruments
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitar
  • Richard Barbieri– electronics
  • Suzanne J. Barbieri– vocals

Track listing:

All music by Steven Wilson, all lyrics by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. What You Are Listening To…
  2. Synesthesia
  3. Monuments Burn into Moments
  4. Always Never – Alan Duffy
  5. Up the Downstairs
  6. Not Beautiful Anymore
  7. Siren
  8. Small Fish – Alan Duffy
  9. Burning Sky
  10. Fadeaway – Alan Duffy

On May 12, 1992.

On May 12, 1992, “Delirium” label released “On the Sunday of Life…”, the debut Porcupine Tree album. It compiles tracks that Steven Wilson recorded for two cassette-only releases, “Tarquin’s Seaweed Farm” (1989) and “The Nostalgia Factory” (1991). It was recorded 1988 – 1992, at “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  1. Steven Wilson – vocals, various instruments
  2. John Marshall – drums
  3. Solomon St. Jemain – voice, additional guitar
  4. Master Timothy Masters – oboe

Track listing:

All music by Steven Wilson, all lyrics by Alan Duffy except where noted.

Part 1: First Love

  1. Music for the Head
  2. Jupiter Island
  3. Third Eye Surfer
  4. On the Sunday of Love…
  5. The Nostalgia Factory

Part 2: Second Sight

  1. Space Transmission
  2. Message from a Self – Destructing Turnip
  3. Radioactive Toy – lyrics by Steven Wilson
  4. Nine Cats

Part 3: Third Eye

  1. Hymn
  2. Footprints
  3. Linton Samuel Dawson
  4. And the Swallows Dance Above the Sun
  5. Queen Quotes Crowley

Part 4: Fourth Bridge

  1. No Luck With Rabbits
  2. Begonia Seduction Scene
  3. The Long Silence
  4. It Will Rain for a Million Years

 

On September 30, 1996.

On September 30, 1996, “Delerium” label released “Signify”, the fourth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, at “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, “The Doghouse”  in Henley-on-Thames,” Katrina & the Waves’ Studio” in Cambridge, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, piano, organ, mellotron, samples, tapes, banshee guitar, drum programming, chimes, musical boxes, mixing
  • Richard Barbieri- synthesisers, Hammond organ, Prophet V/System 700 electronics, piano, tapes, texture, sequencers
  • Colin Edwin- electric bass, double bass
  • Chris Maitland- drums, cymbals, percussion, vocal harmonies, drum loops, keyboards, voices
  • Terumi – voices
  • Chris Thorpe – mastering
  • John Blackford – art, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Bornlivedie – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri
  2. Signify
  3. Sleep of No Dreaming
  4. Pagan
  5. Waiting (Phase One)
  6. Waiting (Phase Two)
  7. Sever
  8. Idiot Prayer – Steven Wilson, Colin Edwin
  9. Every Home Is Wired
  10. Intermediate Jesus – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Chris Maitland
  11. Light Mass Prayers – Chris Maitland
  12. Dark Matter (song ends at 8:10; after 19 seconds a hidden track plays)

 

 

On March 28, 2011.

On March 28, 2011, “Kscope” label released “Welcome to My DNA”, the third Blackfield studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hempstead, “Sarm West” in London, “Pluto” and “Bardo” in Tel Aviv, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Aviv Geffen and Trevor Horn.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Aviv Geffen– vocals, guitars, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Eran Mitelman – piano, keyboards
  • Seffy Efrat– bass
  • Tomer Z– drums
  • Yankale Segal – Tar lute, oud, baglama
  • Trevor Horn- additional keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Aviv Geffen except where noted.

  1. Glass House
  2. Go to Hell
  3. Rising of the Tide
  4. Waving – Steven Wilson
  5. Far Away
  6. Dissolving with the Night
  7. Blood
  8. On the Plane
  9. Oxygen
  10. Zigota
  11. DNA