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In April 1989.

In April 1989, “CBS” label released “When the World Knows Your Name”, the second Deacon Blue studio album. It was recorded January-May 1988, and was produced by Warne Livesey, David Kahne, Ricky Ross, Lorraine McIntosh, James Prime, Ewen Vernal, Graeme Kelling and Dougie Vipond.


  • Ricky Ross– vocals, guitar, piano, keyboard
  • Lorraine McIntosh– vocal
  • James Prime– keyboard
  • Ewen Vernal– bass
  • Graeme Kelling– guitar
  • Dougie Vipond– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ricky Ross, except where noted:

  1. Queen of the New Year – Ricky Ross, James Prime
  2. Wages Day
  3. Real Gone Kid
  4. Love and Regret
  5. Circus Lights
  6. This Changing Light – Ricky Ross, James Prime
  7. Sad Loved Girl
  8. Fergus Sings the Blues – Ricky Ross, James Prime
  9. The World Is Lit By Lightning – Ricky Ross, James Prime
  10. Silhouette
  11. One Hundred Things
  12. Your Constant Heart
  13. Orphans – Ricky Ross, Ewen Vernal

On April 27, 2015.

On April 27, 2015, “Parlaphone” label released “The Magic Whip”, the eighth Blur studio album. It was recorded May 2013-November 2014-January 2015, at “Avon Studios” in Hong Kong and “Studio 13” in London, and was produced by Stephen Street, Graham Coxon and Damon Albarn.


  • Damon Albarn– vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, iPad, acoustic guitar
  • Graham Coxon– electric guitar, backing vocals, co-lead vocals
  • Alex James– bass guitar
  • Dave Rowntree– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Stephen Street– programming, percussion, drum machine, saxophones
  • James Dring – programming
  • Demon Strings– orchestration

Track listing:

All tracks by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree.

  1. Lonesome Street
  2. New World Towers
  3. Go Out
  4. Ice Cream Man
  5. Thought I Was a Spaceman
  6. I Broadcast
  7. My Terracotta Heart
  8. There Are Too Many of Us
  9. Ghost Ship
  10. Pyongyang
  11. Ong Ong
  12. Mirrorball

In April 1983.

In April 1983, “Red Rhino” label released “It”, the debut Pulp album. It was recorded August 1982 – January 1983, at “Input Studio”; “Victoria Studios” and “Southern Studios”, and was produced by Simon Hinkler.  The album was originally released as a limited vinyl mini-LP of 2000 copies.


  • Peter Boom
  • Jarvis Cocker
  • Wayne Furniss
  • Beefy Garryo
  • David Hinkler
  • Simon Hinkler
  • Mister Barry Thompson
  • Jill Taylor
  • Saskia Cocker
  • Jon Short
  • Joanne, Julie and Alison

Track listing:

All tracks by Jarvis Cocker, except where noted.

  1. My Lighthouse – Jarvis Cocker, Simon Hinkler
  2. Wishful Thinking
  3. Joking Aside
  4. Boats and Trains
  5. Blue Girls
  6. Love Love
  7. In Many Ways


In April 1982.

In April 1982, “Mushroom” label released “Time and Tide”, the seventh Split Enz album. It was recorded January-February in Sydney, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Noel Crombie, Nigel Griggs and Eddie Rayner.


  • Tim Finn– vocals, piano
  • Neil Finn– vocals, guitar
  • Noel Crombie– drums, percussion, cover design, photos
  • Nigel Griggs– bass
  • Eddie Rayner– percussion, keyboards
  • Engineered by Hugh Padgham. assisted by David Price
  • Mixed by Hugh Padgham, Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Noel Crombie, Nigel Griggs, Eddie Rayner
  • Mastered by Ian Cooper, Howard Grey
  • Jeff Ayeroff – art direction:

Track listing:

  1. Dirty Creature – Neil Finn, Tim Finn, Nigel Griggs
  2. Giant Heartbeat – Neil Finn, Nigel Griggs
  3. Hello Sandy Allen – Neil Finn
  4. Never Ceases to Amaze Me – Tim Finn
  5. Lost for Words – Neil Finn, Tim Finn, Nigel Griggs
  6. Small World – Tim Finn
  7. Take a Walk – Neil.Finn
  8. Pioneer – Eddie Rayner
  9. Six Months in a Leaky Boat – Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Noel Crombie, Nigel Griggs, Eddie Rayner
  10. Haul Away – Tim Finn
  11. Log Cabin Fever – Neil Finn
  12. Make Sense of It – Noel Crombie, Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Nigel Griggs, Eddie Rayner

In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Arista” label released “Growing Up in Public”, the tenth Lou Reed album. It was recorded in January 1980, at “Air Studios” in Montserrat, and was produced by Michael Fonfara and Lou Reed.


  • Lou Reed – guitar, vocals
  • Michael Fonfara- keyboards, guitar
  • Chuck Hammer- guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Michael Suchorsky – drums
  • Ellard “Moose” Boles – bass, background vocals
  • Stuart Heinrich – guitar, background vocals
  • Engineered by Corky Stasiak
  • Photography by Mick Rock

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed and Michael Fonfara

  1. How Do You Speak to an Angel?
  2. My Old Man
  3. Keep Away
  4. Growing Up in Public
  5. Standing on Ceremony
  6. So Alone
  7. Love Is Here to Stay
  8. The Power of Positive Drinking
  9. Smiles
  10. Think It Over
  11. Teach the Gifted Children

In April 1979.

In April 1979, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Replicas”, the second and final Tubeway Army album. It was recorded December 1978-January 1979, at “Gooseberry Studios” in London, and was produced by Gary Numan.


  • Gary Numan– keyboards, guitars, vocals, producer, mixing
  • Paul Gardiner– bass guitar
  • Jess Lidyard– drums
  • John Caffery – engineering, mixing
  • Rikki Sylvan– mixing
  • Geoff Howes – photographer
  • Mary Vango – make-up
  • Tony Escott – illustrator
  • Malti Kidia – art director


Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Numan.

  1. Me! I Disconnect from You
  2. Are ‘Friends’ Electric?
  3. The Machman
  4. Praying to the Aliens
  5. Down in the Park
  6. You Are in My Vision
  7. Replicas
  8. It Must Have Been Years
  9. When the Machines Rock
  10. I Nearly Married a Human