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On September 15, 1986.

On September 15, 1986, “Geffen” label released “This Side of Paradise”, the second Ric Ocasek studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, “The Woolhall” and “The Town House” in London, and was produced by Ric Ocasek, Chris Hughes and Ross Cullum.

Personnel:

  • Ric Ocasek – vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards
  • Steve Stevens- guitar
  • Tom Verlaine- guitar
  • Sandy McLelland – background vocals
  • Elliot Easton- guitar
  • Greg Hawkes- bass, keyboards, background vocals
  • Chris Hughes- drums
  • Tony Levin- stick bass
  • Benjamin Orr- background vocals
  • Roland Orzabal- guitar, background vocals
  • E. Smith- guitar
  • Andy Topeka – programming, synclavier, technical maintenance
  • Ross Cullum – engineer
  • Joe Barbaria – mixing
  • Nick Egan– design
  • Arthur Eigort – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ric Ocasek except where noted.

  1. Keep on Laughin’
  2. True to You
  3. Emotion in Motion
  4. Look in Your Eyes
  5. Coming for You
  6. Mystery
  7. True Love
  8. F.J.
  9. Hello Darkness – Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes
  10. This Side of Paradise
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In March 1987.

In March 1987, “WEA Records” label released “Men and Women”, the second Simply Red album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Alex Sadkin, Mick Hucknall and Yvonne Ellis.

Personnel:

  • Mick Hucknall- lead and backing vocals
  • Chris Joyce- drums and percussion
  • Tony Bowers- bass guitar and percussion
  • Tim Kellett- keyboards, trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion, live backing vocals
  • Fritz McIntyre- keyboards and backing vocals
  • Sylvan Richardson- guitars
  • Janette Sewell – backing vocals
  • Ian Kirkham- tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Derek Wadsworth- trombone
  • Eleanor Morris – cello
  • Steve Rainford – keyboard programming
  • Engineered by Barry Mraz, Yvonne Ellis
  • Assistant engineer: Chris Dickie
  • Mixed by Alex Sadkin, Barry Mraz, Chris Dickie, Nick Launay, Joe Barbaria
  • Mastering engineer:Ted Jensen
  • Robert Erdmann – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Right Thing – Mick Hucknall
  2. Infidelity – Mick Hucknall, Lamont Dozier
  3. Suffer – Mick Hucknall, Lamont Dozier
  4. I Won’t Feel Bad – Mick Hucknall, Chris Joyce, Tony Bowers, Tim Kellett, Fritz McIntyre, Sylvan Richardson
  5. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter
  6. Let Me Have It All – Sylvester Stewart
  7. Love Fire – Bunny Wailer
  8. Move On Out – Mick Hucknall
  9. Shine – Mick Hucknall
  10. Maybe Someday…Mick Hucknall

On August 3, 1979.

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On August 3, 1979, “Sire” label released “Fear of Music”, the third Talking Heads studio album. It was recorded April and May 1979, at Chris Frantz’s and Tina Weymouth’s loft in Long Island City; “The Hit Factory”, “Atlantic Studios”,  “RPM Sound Studios” and “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Brian Eno and Talking Heads.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne – lead vocals, guitar
  • Jerry Harrison – guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Tina Weymouth – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Frantz – drums
  • Brian Eno – electronic treatments, backing vocals
  • The Sweetbreaths – backing vocals
  • Julie Last – backing vocals
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Ari – congas
  • Gene Wilder – congas
  • Hassam Ramzy – surdo
  • Abdou M’Boup – djembe, talking drum
  • Assane Thiam – percussion
  • Joe Barbaria – engineer
  • Rod O’Brian – engineer
  • Neil Teeman – engineer
  • Tom Heid – assistant engineer
  • Julie Last – assistant engineer
  • Chris Martinez – assistant engineer
  • Phil Gitomer – engineering crew
  • Dave Hewitt – engineering crew
  • Booster McAllister – engineering crew
  • Fred Ridder – engineering crew
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jerry Harrison – cover art, artwork assistant
  • David Byrne – artwork
  • Jimmy Garcia – thermograph photography
  • Philip Strax – thermograph assistant

Track listing:

  1. I Zimbra – David Byrne, Brian Eno, Hugo Ball
  2. Mind
  3. Paper
  4. Cities
  5. Life During Wartime – David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth
  6. Memories Can’t Wait – David Byrne, Jerry Harrison
  7. Air
  8. Heaven – David Byrne, Jerry Harriosn
  9. Animals
  10. Electric Guitar
  11. Drugs – David Byrne, Brian Eno