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On April 8, 1991.

On April 8, 1991, “Virgin” label released the self – titled, and the only “Rain Tree Crow” album. It was a reunion project by the members of the band Japan. It was recorded1989 -1990, at “Miravel Studios” in Le Val, France, “Condulmer Studio Zerman di Mogliano” in Italy, “Marcus Studios”, “Eel Pie Studios” and “Air Studios” in London, “The Wool Hall” in Bath, Somerset, UK, “Ropewalk Studio in Dublin, Ireland, “Mega Studios” in Paris, and was produced by David Sylvian, Mick karn, Steve Jensen and Richard Barbieri.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian – vocal, electric guitar, Hammond organ, electric piano, treatments, treatments, organ, percussion, Indian drum, harmonium, shortwave radio, horn arrangement, mixing, art director
  • Mick Karn– bass, saxophone, brass, pipes, wine glasses, horn arrangement
  • Richard Barbieri– synthesizer, water wheel
  • Steve Jansen– drums, Moroccan clay drum, fan drums, marimba, ceramic drums, tambourine, percussion, Hammond organ
  • Bill Nelson– guitar, blue guitar
  • Phil Palmer – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Michael Brook – bass conga
  • Djene Doumbouya – vocal
  • Djanka Djabate – vocal
  • Johnny Thirkell– trumpet, flugelhorn (as Phantom Horns)
  • Gary Barnacle– saxes (as Phantom Horns)
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophones (as Phantom Horns)
  • Johnny Thirkell– trumpet, flugelhorn (as Phantom Horns)
  • Brian Gascoigne – orchestration
  • Steve Nye– mixing
  • Pat McCarthy – mixing engineer
  • Tim Martin – engineer
  • Paonlo Carrer – assistant
  • Rupert Coulson – assistant
  • Louise McCormick – assistant
  • Bruce Davies – assistant
  • Paul Stevens – assistant
  • Richard Chadwick – co-ordinato
  • Shinya Fujiwara– cover photography
  • Russell Mills– design
  • Yuka Fujii – art director

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian.

  1. Big Wheels in Shanty Town
  2. Every Colour You Are
  3. Rain Tree Crow
  4. Red Earth (As Summertime Ends)
  5. Pocket Full of Change
  6. Boat’s for Burning
  7. New Moon at Red Deer Wallow
  8. Black Water
  9. A Reassuringly Dull Sunday
  10. Blackcrow Hits Shoe Shine City
  11. Scratchings on the Bible Belt
  12. Cries and Whispers

 

On December 13, 2004.

On December 13, 2004, “Relentless Records” label released “Eye to the Telescope”, the debut KT Tunstall studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Nam Studios” in Bath, UK, and was produced by Steve Osborne, Andy Green and Martin Terefe. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 5 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • KT Tunstall – vocals, guitar, wurlitzer, pianet, Shelltone horn, piano, Doepfer bass, chimes, percussion
  • Steve Osborne– shelltone horn, bass, guitar, percussion, moog synthesizer, background vocals, audio mixing
  • Arnulf Lindner – double bass, bass guitar, baritone guitar
  • Luke Bullen– drums, percussion, cajon
  • Martin Terefe – keyboards
  • Ian Burdge – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by KT Tunstall, except where noted.

  1. Other Side of the World – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  2. Another Place to Fall
  3. Under the Weather – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  4. Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
  5. Miniature Disasters
  6. Silent Sea – KT Tunstall, Jimmy Hogarth
  7. Universe & U – KT Tunstall, Pleasure
  8. False Alarm – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  9. Suddenly I See
  10. Stoppin’ the Love – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  11. Heal Over
  12. Through the Dark – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe

On November 4, 1982.

On November 4, 1982, “Rough Trade” label released “…If I Die, I Die”, the debut Virgin Prunes album. It was recorded July – August 1982, at “Windmill Lane Studios” in Dublin, Ireland, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Dave-iD Busaras – vocals
  • Mary D’Nellon – drums
  • Dik Evans– guitar
  • Gavin Friday– vocals
  • Guggi– vocals
  • Strongman – bass guitar
  • Kevin Moloney – engineering
  • Steve Parker – engineering
  • Denis Blackham – engineering
  • BilBo – mastering
  • RX – sleeve design
  • Ursula Steiger – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave-iD Busaras, Mary D’Nellon, Dik Evans, Gavin Friday, Guggi and Strongman.

  1. Ulakanakulot
  2. Decline and Fall
  3. Sweethome Under White Clouds
  4. Bau-Dachöng
  5. Baby Turns Blue
  6. Ballad of the Man
  7. Walls of Jericho
  8. Caucasian Walk
  9. Theme for Thought

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

On August 4, 2003.

On August 4, 2003, “Fiction” label released “Final Straw”, the third Snow Patrol studio album. It was recorded in February 2003, at “Britannia Row Studios” and was produced by Jacknife Lee. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 6 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA” and 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lightbody– vocals, guitar, glockenspiel, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Mark McClelland– bass, keyboards
  • Jonny Quinn– drums
  • Nathan Connolly– guitar, backing vocals
  • Iain Archer– background vocals
  • Bruce White – viola
  • James Banbury – piano, strings, cello
  • Fiona McCapra – violin
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Louie Teran – mastering
  • Ben Georgiades – engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gary Lightbody; all music by Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly and Jonny Quinn, except where noted.

  1. How to be Dead
  2. Wow
  3. Gleaming Auction
  4. Whatever’s Left
  5. Spitting Games
  6. Chocolate
  7. Run – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody,Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly,Jonny  Quinn
  8. Grazed Knees
  9. Ways & Means – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly, Jonny Quinn
  10. Tiny Little Fractures
  11. Somewhere a Clock Is Ticking – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody,Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly, Jonny Quinn
  12. Same

On July 17, 2006.

On July 17, 2006, “Atlantic” label released “These Streets”, the debut Paolo Nutini studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Ken Nelson, Jim Duguid, Tom Elmhirst and Andy Green. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland” and 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Paolo Nutini– lead and background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Matt Benbrook – guitar, keyboards, programming
  • Jim Duguid – double bass, drums, keyboards, percussion, piano, strings
  • Eddie Harrison – guitar
  • Vicky Hollywood – cello
  • Michael Hunter – bass guitar, double bass
  • Donny Little – acoustic guitar, slide guitar, background vocals
  • The London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Will Malone– string arrangements
  • Michael McDaid – bass guitar
  • Dave Nally – piano
  • Ken Nelson– electric guitar, piano, Hammond organ
  • Pauline Taylor– background vocals
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • Michael Brauer– mixing
  • Dean Chalkley– photography
  • Jim Duguid – A&R assistance, assistance, production
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Robert Gold – art direction
  • Andy Green – mixing
  • Paul Wesley Griggs – photography
  • Thomas Haimovici – A&R
  • Dominic Leung – cover design
  • Brendan Moon – A&R assistance, assistant
  • Gregg Nadel – product management
  • Ken Nelson– engineering, mixing, recording
  • Conor O’Mahony – A&R
  • Mark Pythian – engineering, mixing
  • Richard Skinner – creative direction
  • Richard Wilkinson – engineering
  • Julian Wilmott – assistance

Track listing:

  1. Jenny Don’t Be Hasty – Paolo Nutini, Jimmy Hogarth
  2. Last Request – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid, Matty Benbrook
  3. Rewind – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguld
  4. Million Faces – Paolo Nutini, Marty Benbrook, Pauline Taylor
  5. These Streets – Paolo Nutini, Pete Wilkinson, Sarah Erasnus
  6. New Shoes – Paolo Nutini, Matty Benbrook, Jim Duguid
  7. White Lies – Paolo Nutini, John Fortis
  8. Loving You – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid, Chris Leonard
  9. Autumn – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid
  10. Alloway Grove (includes the acoustic version of “Last Request” as a hidden track) – Paolo Nutini, Rollo Armstrong

 

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “Kscope” label released “The Optimist”, the eleventh Anathema album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “Attica Audio” in Donegal, Ireland, “Castle Of Doom Studios” in Glasgow, Scotland, and was produced by Tony Doogan. The Optimist won “Album of the Year” at the 2017 “Progressive Music Awards.”

Personnel:

  • Daniel Cavanagh– guitars, vocals, keyboards, bass
  • Vincent Cavanagh– vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming, bass
  • Jamie Cavanagh – bass
  • John Douglas – drums, keyboards, programming
  • Lee Douglas – vocals
  • Daniel Cardoso– drums

Track listing:

  1. 63n 117.14w (intro) – Daniel Cavanagh, Vincent Cavanagh, John Douglas
  2. Leaving it Behind – Vincent Cavanagh, John Douglas
  3. Endless Ways – Daniel Cavanagh
  4. The Optimist – Daniel Cavanagh
  5. San Francisco – Daniel Cavanagh, Vincent Cavanagh
  6. Springfield – Daniel Cavanagh
  7. Ghosts – Daniel Cavanagh
  8. Can’t Let Go – Vincent Cavanagh, John Douglas
  9. Close Your Eyes – Daniel Cavanagh
  10. Wildfires – Daniel Cavanagh
  11. Back to the Start (ends at around 7:30, a hidden songbegins after 3 minutes of silence) – Vincent Cavanagh, John Douglas