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On April 1, 2014.

On April 1, 2014, “Universal Records” label released “Life Journey”, the 37th Leon Russell album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – lead and background vocals, piano, liner notes
  • Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • John Clayton- bass, conductor, arranger
  • Dixieland Band
  • William Cantos – background vocals
  • Alvin Chea– background vocals
  • Perry Morgan – background vocals
  • Louis Price– background vocals
  • Graham Dechter – acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Anthony Wilson– guitar
  • Chris Simmons- slide guitar
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel, pedal steel guitar
  • Hugh McCracken- guitar, soloist
  • Larry Goldings- Hammond B3
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Lee Callet – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Owens – tenor saxophone
  • Rickey Woodard– tenor saxophone
  • Keith Fiddmont – alto saxophone
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Ryan Porter – trombone
  • Maurice Spears – bass trombone
  • Bijon Watson – trumpet
  • Gilbert Castellanos– trumpet
  • Clay Jenkins – trumpet
  • Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • James Ford – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard- flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Jeff Clayton- clarinet, alto saxophone
  • James Gordon – clarinet
  • Christoph Luty – bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Jeff Hamilton- drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Elena Barere – concert master
  • Alan Broadbent- string arrangements
  • Jill Dell’Abate – string contractor
  • Elton John- executive producer
  • Shari Sutcliffe – music contractor, production coordination
  • Chandler Harrod – engineer, Pro-Tools
  • Mark Lambert – piano engineer, vocal engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner- string engineer
  • Al Schmitt- engineer, mixing
  • Doug Saks – mastering
  • Ryan Roth – design, photography
  • Mike Diehl – design

Track listing:

  1. Come On in My Kitchen – Robert Johnson
  2. Big Lips – Leon Russell
  3. Georgia on My Mind- Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  4. That Lucky Old Sun- Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith 4:09
  5. Fever- Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
  6. Think of Me – Mike Reid
  7. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)- Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  8. The Masquerade Is Over – Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel
  9. I Really Miss You – Paul Anka
  10. New York State of Mind- Billy Joel
  11. Fool’s Paradise -Johnny Fuller, Bob Geddins, Dr. David Rosenbaum
  12. Down in Dixieland – Leon Russell

On March 6, 2006.

On March 6, 2006, “679 Recordings” label released “Making Dens”, the debut Mystery Jets album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by James Ford, Kai Fish, Blaine Harrison, Henry Harrison and William Rees.

Personnel:

  • Blaine Harrison – vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Kai Fish – bass
  • Henry Harrison – guitar
  • William Rees – guitar
  • James Ford – flute, engineer, mixing
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineer, mixing
  • Justin Underhill – engineer
  • Cenzo Townshend – mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Everett Botasius – artwork
  • Marcus Clackson – photography

All tracks by Blaine Harrison, Kai Fish, Henry Harrison and William Rees.

  1. Intro
  2. You Can’t Fool Me Denis
  3. Purple Prose
  4. Soluble in Air
  5. The Boy Who Ran Away
  6. Summertime Den
  7. Horse Drawn Cart
  8. Zoo Time
  9. Little Bag of Hair
  10. Diamonds in the Dark
  11. Alas Agnes
  12. Making Dens

On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Domino” label released “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”, the sixth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2018, at “La Frette” in Paris, “Vox” and “Lunar Surface” in Los Angeles,  various studios in London, and was produced by Alex Turner and James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, electric, baritone and acoustic guitar, bass, synthesiser,  dolceola, harpsichord, drums, orchestron, engineering, artwork
  • Jamie Cook– electric, lap steel, acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Nick O’Malley– bass, electric and baritone guitar
  • Matt Helders– drums, rotary timpani, synthesisers, Farfisa, backing vocals
  • James Ford– synthesiser, drums, percussion, Orchestron, vibraphone, pedal steel,  baritone and acoustic guitar, piano, Farfisa, RMI Rocksichord, harpsichord, synthesiser programming, rotary timpani, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rowley– electric, fuzz, baritone and acoustic guitar, electric, acoustic and baritone guitar solo, piano
  • Zach Dawes– baritone guitar, piano
  • Tyler Parkford– piano, Farfisa
  • Evan Weiss– acoustic guitar
  • Loren Humphrey– drums
  • James Righton– Wurlitzer
  • Josephine Stephenson – piano
  • Cam Avery– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering
  • Nico Quéré – engineering
  • Anthony Cazade – engineering
  • Jonathan Ratovoarisoa – engineering
  • Michael Harris – engineering
  • Loren Humphrey – engineering
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Zackery Michael – photography
  • Ben Chappell – band portraits, additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Turner.

  1. Star Treatment
  2. One Point Perspective
  3. American Sports
  4. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  5. Golden Trunks
  6. Four Out of Five
  7. The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
  8. Science Fiction
  9. She Looks Like Fun
  10. Batphone
  11. The Ultracheese

 

 

On September 27, 2013.

On September 27, 2013, “Polydor” label released “Days Are Gone”, the debut Haim studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by James Ford, Ludwig Göransson, Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim and Ariel Rechtshaid.

Personnel:

  • Este Haim – vocals, bass, percussion, production
  • Danielle Haim– vocals, drums, guitar, percussion, production
  • Alana Haim – guitar, keyboards, percussion, piano, production, synthesizer
  • James Ford– guitar, keyboards, percussion,
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Ariel Rechtshaid– backing vocals, guitar, mbira, noises, programming, synthesizer, engineering
  • Will Canzoneri – clavinet, Rhodes
  • Jamie Muhoberac– additional keyboards
  • Chris Kasych, David Schiffman, Morgan Stratton, Jimmy Robertson, Martin Cooke – engineering
  • Nicolas Fournier, Bo Hill – assistant engineering
  • Nick Rowe – additional engineering
  • Heiko Huebschmann, Manny Marroquin, Spike Stent, Rich Costey, Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Ben Baptie, Delbert Bowers, Geoff Swan, Dave Emery, Chris Galland – mixing assistant
  • Emily Lazar– mastering
  • Rich Morales – assistant mastering
  • Pierre Auroux, Tom Beard – photography
  • Marek Polewski – design

Track listing:

  1. Falling – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, Morgan Nagler
  2. Forever – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim
  3. The Wire – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim
  4. If I Could Change Your Mind – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, James Ford
  5. Honey & I – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim
  6. Don’t Save Me – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim
  7. Days Are Gone – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, Jessie Ware, Tom Hult
  8. My Song 5 – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, Ariel Rechtshaid
  9. Go Slow – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim
  10. Let Me Go – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim
  11. Running If You Call My Name – Este Haim, Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, Ariel Rechtshaid

On August 28, 2015.

On August 28, 2015, “Transagressive Records” label released “What Went Down”, the fourth Foals studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, at “La Fabriue” in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, and was produced by James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Jack Bevan – drums
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar, keyboards
  • Walter Gervers – bass, backing vocals
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboards, backing vocals
  • James Ford– additional keyboards, guitar, percussion
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineer
  • Damien Arlot – studio assistant
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix assistant
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Daisuke Yokota – artwork, additional photogray
  • Neil Krug – additional photography
  • Mike Lythgoe – design

Track listing:

  1. What Went Down
  2. Mountain All My Gates
  3. Birch Tree
  4. Give It All
  5. Albatross
  6. Snake Oil
  7. Night Swimmers
  8. London Thunder
  9. Lonely Hunter
  10. A Knife in the Ocean

On April 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Domino” label released “Everything You’ve Come to Expect”, the second Last Shadow Puppets album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Shangri La Studios” in Malibu, CA, and was produced by James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Miles Kane– lead and backing vocals; electric and acoustic guitar; saxophone
  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals; acoustic, electric, twelve-string, and baritone guitars; keyboards; percussion
  • Zach Dawes– bass guitar; percussion; guitar; keyboards
  • James Ford– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Matt Helders– backing vocals
  • Owen Pallett– string arrangements, conducting
  • Alwyn Wright, Amy Wickman, Chris Bautista, Chris Woods, Daphne Chen, Eric Gorfrain, Gina Kronstadt, Leah Katz, Marisa Kuney, Nick Daley – violin
  • Rodney Wirtz – viola
  • John Krovoza, Peggy Baldwin, Richard Dodd – cello
  • Ian Walker – contrabass
  • Sara Andon – flute
  • Stephanie O’Keefe – French horn
  • Sean Oakley – engineering
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Ross Hogarth – orchestra recording
  • Matt Helders, Taylor Bagley, Zackery Michael, Ben Chappell – booklet photography
  • Jack Robinson – cover photography
  • Matthew Cooper – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Alex Turner and Miles Kane, except where noted; all musi by Miles Kane, Alex Turner, Zach Daves and James Ford, except where noted.

  1. Aviation
  2. Miracle Aligner – Alex Turner, Alexandra Savior
  3. Dracula Teeth
  4. Everything You’ve Come to Expect
  5. The Element of Surprise
  6. Bad Habits
  7. Sweet Dreams, TN
  8. Used to Be My Girl
  9. She Does the Woods
  10. Pattern
  11. The Dream Synopsis

 

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Columbia” label released “Spirit”, the 14th Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded April – August 2016, at “Jungle City Studios” in New York City, “Sound Design” in Santa Barbara, California, and was produced by James Ford. The album was certified Platinum in France “SNEP” and 2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gahan– lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Martin Gore– guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Andy Fletcher– keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • James Ford- mixing, drums, pedal steel guitar
  • Matrixxman– programming
  • Kurt Uenala– programming, bass guitar
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering, mix engineering
  • Connor Long, Óscar Muñoz, David Schaeman – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Morawski – assistant engineer, mix assistant
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Daniel Miller– A&R
  • Anton Corbijn– cover, all visuals and art-direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin L. Gore, except where noted.

  1. Going Backwards
  2. Where’s the Revolution
  3. The Worst Crime
  4. Scum
  5. You Move – Martin L. Gore, Dave Gahan
  6. Cover Me – Martin L. Gore, Peter Gordeno, Christian Eigner
  7. Eternal
  8. Poison Heart – Dave Gahan, Peter Gordeno, Christian Eigner
  9. So Much Love
  10. Poorman
  11. No More (This Is the Last Time) – Dave Gahan, Kurt Uenala
  12. Fail

On June 6, 2011.

On June 6, 2011, “Xtra Mile” label released “England Keep My Bones”, the fourth Frank Turner album. It was recorded January-February 2011, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, California, and was produced by James Ford. The album’s title is taken from William Shakespeare’s play, “The Life and Death of King John”.

Personnel:

  • Frank Turner– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Ben Lloyd– electric guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Tarrant Anderson– bass guitar
  • Matt Nasir– piano, organ, keyboards, string arrangements, vocals
  • Nigel Powell– drums, percussion, mandolin, vocals
  • Franz Nicolay, Chris T-T– additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Turner, except where noted.

  1. Eulogy
  2. Peggy Sang the Blues
  3. I Still Believe
  4. Rivers
  5. I Am Disappeared
  6. English Curse
  7. One Foot Before the Other
  8. If Ever I Stray – Frank Turner, Nigel Powell
  9. Wessex Boy – Frank Turner, Nigel Powell
  10. Nights Become Days
  11. Redemption
  12. Glory Hallelujah

 

On May 4, 2015.

On May 4, 2015, “Gentlemen of the Road” label released “Wilder Mind”, the third Mumford & Sons studio album. It was recorded 2014-2015, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced b James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Marcus Mumford– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, drums
  • Ted Dwane– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Lovett– piano, keyboard, synthesiser, backing vocals
  • Winston Marshall– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • James Ford– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Tom Hobden – violin
  • Thomas Bartlett – keyboards
  • Dave Nelson – trombone
  • Aaron Dessner– keyboards
  • Benjamin Lanz – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane.

  1. Tompkins Square Park
  2. Believe
  3. The Wolf
  4. Wilder Mind
  5. Just Smoke
  6. Monster
  7. Snake Eyes
  8. Broad-Shouldered Beasts
  9. Cold Arms
  10. Ditmas
  11. Only Love
  12. Hot Gates

On September 9, 2013.

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On September 9, 2013, “Domino” label released “AM”, the fifth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded August 2012 – June 2013, at “Sage & Sound Recording” in Los Angeles; “Rancho De La Luna” in Joshua Tree, California, and was produced by James Ford and Ross Orton. The album was named the “Best Album of 2013” by “NME”  magazine, and featured at number 449 on magazine’s  list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “AM” was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA’; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and 3 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner- vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Matt Helders- vocals, drums, electronic drums, percussion
  • Jamie Cook- lead and rhythm guitar
  • Nick O’Malley- bass guitar, baritone guitar, backing vocals
  • James Ford- keyboards, tambourine
  • Josh Homme– backing vocals
  • Bill Ryder-Jones– lead guitar
  • Pete Thomas– percussion
  • Ross Orton– engineering
  • Ian Shea – engineering
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Zachery Michael – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Alex Turner, except where noted; all music by Arctic Monkeys.

  1. Do I Wanna Know?
  2. R U Mine – Alex Turner, Nick O’Malley
  3. One for the Road
  4. Arabella
  5. I Want It All
  6. 1 Party Anthem
  7. Mad Sounds – Alex Turner, Alan Smyth
  8. Fireside
  9. Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?
  10. Snap Out of It
  11. Knee Socks
  12. I Wanna Be Yours 0 John Cooper Clarke