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On September 11, 2015.

On September 11, 2015, “Stylus Records” label released “Keep the Village Alive”, the ninth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2014, at “ICP Studios” in Brussels, Belgium, “Stylus Studios” in London, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Richard Jones- bass guitar
  • Adam Zindani- guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Morrison– drums
  • Sam Yapp, Javier Weyler– drums
  • Mikey Rowe – Wurly
  • Jim Lowe – additional Hammond, programming
  • Neil Cowley – additional piano
  • Tony Kirkham – additional piano, Hammond
  • Rosie Danvers – cello
  • Helen Hathorn – violin
  • Emma Owens – viola
  • David Arnoldwith Kelly Jones – orchestral arrangements
  • Nicholas Dodd – orchestration

Orchestra

  • John Bradbury – leader
  • Eos Chater, Dorina Markoff, John Bradbury, Johnathan Strange, Oli Langford, Christina Emanuel, Tom Pigott-Smith, Jackie Hartley, Peter Hanson, Ralph De Souza, Johnathan Rees, David Woodcock, Debbie Widdup, Natalia Bonner – violin section
  • Reiad Chibah, Julia Knight, Sue Dench, Nick Barr – viola section
  • Nick Cooper, Chris Worsey, Adrian Bradbury, Frank Schaefer – cello section
  • Pete Smith – tuba
  • Roger Argente – bass trombone
  • Andy Wood – tenor trombone
  • Phillip Eastop, Mike Murray, Corinne Bailey, Martin Owen – French horns
  • Daniel Newell, Jason Evans, Andy Cowley, Amos Miller – B♭ Trumpet
  • Eos Chater – violin
  • Gay-Yee Westerhoff – cello
  • Nick Barr – viola
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Paul Edouard-Laurendeau – studio assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks written by Kelly Jones.

  1. C’est la Vie
  2. White Lies
  3. Sing Little Sister
  4. I Wanna Get Lost With You
  5. Song for the Summer
  6. Fight or Flight
  7. My Hero
  8. Sunny
  9. Into the World
  10. Mr and Mrs Smith

 

In June 1984.

In June 1984, “2 Tone Records” label released “In the Studio” the third The Specials AKA (The Specials) album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, and was produced by Jerry Dammers.

Personnel:

  • Stan Campbell – vocals
  • Rhoda Dakar– vocals
  • Jerry Dammers– organ, piano, vocals
  • Gary McManus – bass guitar
  • John Shipley – lead guitar
  • John Bradbury– drums
  • Dick Cuthell– flugelhorn
  • Claudia Fontaine– backing vocals
  • Edgio Newton – vocals, percussion
  • Horace Panter– bass guitar
  • Roddy Radiation– lead guitar, vocals
  • Nigel Reeve – saxophone
  • Caron Wheeler– backing vocals
  • Adrian Thrills – sleeve notes
  • David Storey– album cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerry Dammers except where noted.

  1. Bright Lights – John Bradbury, Stan Campbell, Dick Cuthell, Jerry Dammers
  2. The Lonely Crowd – Stan Campbell, Jerry Dammers, John Shipley
  3. What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend
  4. Housebound
  5. Night on the Tiles – Jerry Dammers, John Shipley
  6. (Free) Nelson Mandela
  7. War Crimes
  8. Racist Friend – John Bradbury, Dick Cuthell, Jerry Dammers
  9. Alcohol
  10. Break Down the Door – John Bradbury, Dick Cuthell, Jerry Dammers

On August 25, 1986.

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On August 25, 1986, “Parlaphone” label released “Press to Play”, the sixth Paul McCartney studio album. It was recorded March–May 1985, at McCartney’s “Sussex studios” and October–December 1985 at McCartney’s Scottish studios, and was produced by Paul McCartney, Hugh Padgham and Phil Ramone. The album cover’s photograph was taken by George Hurrell, using the same box camera that he used in Hollywood in the 1930s and the 1940s, for his photographs of movie stars of the 1930s and 1940s like Clark Gable and Greta Garbo,

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney– lead vocals, bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Eric Stewart– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Pete Townshend– electric guitars
  • Carlos Alomar– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Eddie Rayner– keyboards
  • Nick Glennie-Smith– keyboards
  • Simon Chamberlain – piano
  • Linda McCartney– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Phil Collins– drums, percussion
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, percussion
  • John Bradbury– drums, percussion
  • Graham Ward– drums, percussion
  • Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Dick Morrissey– tenor saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett– alto and tenor saxophone
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophone
  • Gavyn Wright– violin solo
  • Kate Robbins– harmony vocals
  • Ruby James – harmony vocals
  • James McCartney– spoken word
  • Steve Jackson– spoken word
  • Eddie Klein – spoken word
  • John Hammel – spoken word
  • Matt Howe – spoken word
  • Tony Visconti– orchestral arrangements
  • Anne Dudley– orchestral arrangements
  • Hugh Padgham – engineer
  • Tony Clark– assistant engineer
  • Jon Kelly– assistant engineer
  • Peter Mew– assistant engineer
  • Matt Howe – assistant engineer
  • Steve Jackson – assistant engineer
  • Haydn Bendall– assistant engineer
  • Hugh Padgham – mixer except “Press” mixed by Bert Bevans and Steve Forward; and “It’s Not True” mixed by Julian Mendelsohn

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul McCartney and Eric Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Stranglehold
  2. Good Times Coming/Feel the Sun – Paul McCartney
  3. Talk More Talk – Paul McCartney
  4. Footprints
  5. Only Love Remains – Paul McCartney
  6. Press – Paul McCartney
  7. Pretty Little Head
  8. Move Over Busker
  9. Angry
  10. However Absurd