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On April 19, 2013.

On April 19, 2013, “Rune Grammofon” label released “Innocence Is Kinky”, the second Jenny Hval studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by John Parish.


  • Jenny Hval– lead and backing vocals, drum machine, guitar, keyboards, sampling, arranger, engineer
  • Chris Kaus – quotation author
  • Kyrre Laastad – drum machine, drums, keyboards, percussion, arranger
  • Ole Henrik Moe– string arrangements, viola, violin
  • John Parish– banjo, bass, guitar, keyboards, trombone, mixing
  • Espen Reinertsen– saxophone
  • Kari Rønnekleiv – violin
  • Håvard Volden – arranger, drum machine, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • Ali Chant – engineer, mixer
  • Stefan Hambrook – engineer
  • John Dent – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jenny Hval.

  1. Innocence Is Kinky
  2. Mephisto in the Water
  3. I Called
  4. Osio Oedipus
  5. Renée Falconetti of Orléans
  6. Give Me That Sound
  7. I Got No Strings
  8. Is There Anything on me That Doesn’t Speak?
  9. Amphibious, Androgynous
  10. Death of the Author
  11. The Seer

On March 7, 2000.

On March 7, 2000, “Thrill Jockey” label released “Chore of Enchantment”, the 15th Giant Sand album. It was recorded in 1999, in Tucson, New York City and Memphis, and was produced by John Parish, Jim Dickinson and Kevin Salem.


  • Howe Gelb– vocals, guitar, piano
  • John Convertino– drums
  • Joey Burns – bass, cello, guitar, backing vocals
  • Juliana Hatfield– backing vocals
  • Sofie Albertsen Gelb – backing vocals
  • Jim Dickinson– mellotron, piano, organ
  • John Parish– piano, pump organ, door shutter
  • Kevin Salem – guitar, acoustic guitar, mellotron
  • Susan Marshall-Powell – backing vocals
  • Jackie Johnson – backing vocals
  • William Brown – backing vocals
  • Rich Mercurio – drums
  • John Abbey – bass
  • Rob Arthur – mellotron, organ
  • Nick Luca – piano
  • Neil Harry – pedal steel
  • Alan Bezozi – drum loop
  • Scott Loder – bass
  • David Mansfield– pedal steel, banjo
  • Lydia Kavanaugh – backing vocals
  • Paula Brown – bass, backing vocals
  • Rainer Ptacek– slide guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Howe Gelb.

  1. Overture
  2. (Well) Dusted (For the Millennium)
  3. Punishing Sun
  4. X-Tra Wide
  5. 1972
  6. Temptation of Egg
  7. Raw
  8. Wolfy
  9. Shiver
  10. Dirty from the Rain
  11. Astonished (In Memphis)
  12. No Reply
  13. Satellite
  14. Bottom Line Man
  15. Way to End the Day
  16. Shrine

On September 6, 2013.

On September 6, 2013, “Mute” label released “Tales of Us”, the sixth Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded April – May 2013, at “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

All tracks written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.


  • Alison Goldfrapp– vocals, instruments, art direction
  • Will Gregory– string arrangements, instruments
  • Steve Evans – additional programming; acoustic guitar
  • Aidan Love – additional programming
  • Nick Ingman– string scoring, string conducting
  • Charlie Jones– double bass
  • Alex Lee– bass guitar; acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar
  • Martyn Barker– drums (track 3)
  • John Parish– drums
  • John Parricelli– guitar
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • John Metcalfe– viola
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Martyn Barker– Indian guitar, drums
  • Paul Cowgill – horse effects
  • Ross Hughes – acoustic guitar, cavaquinho
  • Chris Laurence– double bass
  • String section
  • Everton Nelson, Steve Morris, Emlyn Singleton, Warren Zielinski, Rita Manning, Richard George, Ian Humphries, Patrick Kiernan, Ann Morfee, Debbie Widdup, Kathy Shave, Dave Williams, Rusty Pomeroy, Boguslaw Kostecki, Tom Pigott-Smith, Mark Berrow – violin
  • Peter Lale, Bill Hawkes, Bruce White, Andy Parker, Nick Barr, Morgan Goff – viola
  • Ian Burdge, Sophie Harris, Nick Cooper, Penny Driver, Chris Allan – cello
  • Chris Laurence, Richard Pryce, Stacey Watton – double bass
  • Greg Freeman – additional engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – additional engineering , mixing assistance
  • Mat Maitland– artwork direction
  • Annemarieke van Drimmelen – photography
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Gary Thomas – string recording
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Julie Rubio – image treatments
  • Lenka Rayn H. – additional photography

Track listing:

  1. Jo
  2. Annabel
  3. Drew
  4. Ulla
  5. Alvar
  6. Thea
  7. Simone
  8. Stranger
  9. Laurel
  10. Clay

On October 15, 2002.

On October 15, 2002, “Elektra” label released “Let It Rain”, the sixth Tracy Chapman album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Plant Studios” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Tracy Chapman and John Parish.


  • Tracy Chapman – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, clarinet, electric guitar, lead vocals, handclapping, electric banjo
  • Bill Bennet – oboe
  • Matthew Brubeck – cello
  • Jeremy Cohen – violin
  • Linda Ghidossi de Luca – viola
  • Joe Gore – acoustic guitar, piano, electric guitar, keyboard, ukulele, bazouki, gourd, lap steel guitar
  • Steve Hunter– electric guitar
  • Carla Kihlstedt – violin
  • Greg Leisz– dobro, pedal steel, electric guitar, lap steel guitar, mando-guitar, baritone guitar
  • John Parish– acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, background vocals
  • Andy Stoller – bass
  • Larry Taylor– upright bass
  • Jeanie Tracy – background vocals
  • Joey Waronker– percussion, drums, tambourine, handclapping, cajon, shaker
  • Patrick Warren – organ, piano, accordion, keyboard, bells, tack piano
  • Paul DuGre – engineer
  • Paul DuGre – mixing
  • John Cuniberti – mastering
  • Jay Blakesberg – photography
  • Jim Herrington – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Tracy Chapman.

  1. Let It Rain
  2. Another Sun
  3. You’re the One
  4. In the Dark
  5. Almost
  6. Hard Wired
  7. Say Hallelujah
  8. Broken
  9. Happy
  10. Goodbye
  11. Over in Love
  12. I Am Yours

On April 15, 2015.

In April 2015, “Island” label released “The Hope Six Demolition Project”, the ninth PJ Harvey studio album. It was recorded January-February 2015, at “Somerset House” in London, and was produced by Flood, John Parish and PJ Harvey.

  • PJ Harvey– vocals, guitar, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, violin, bass harmonica & autoharp, hand claps
  • John Parish– backing vocals, guitar, percussion, keyboards, variophon, accordion, Mellotron vibes, Baritone guitar & synth bass, autoharp, hand claps
  • Flood– backing vocals, synth bass, Sonic Maverick
  • Mick Harvey– backing vocals, percussion, Taurus pedals, slide guitar, keyboards, bass, guitar, hand claps
  • Jean-Marc Butty – backing vocals, percussion
  • Linton Kwesi Johnson– vocals
  • Terry Edwards– backing vocals, percussion, baritone saxophone, keyboards, guitar, flute & bass harmonica, saxophones, melodica
  • Mike Smith– backing vocals, baritone saxophone, piano, keyboards, saxophones, percussion, hand claps
  • James Johnston– backing vocals, keyboards, violin, guitar, organ
  • Alain Johannes– backing vocals, guitar, saxophone, keyboards, percussion, hand claps
  • Kenrick Rowe – backing vocals, percussion, hand claps
  • Enrico Gabrielli – backing vocals, percussion, bass clarinet, swanee whistle
  • Alessandro Stefana – backing vocals, guitars
  • Adam ‘Cecil’ Bartlett – backing vocals, bass
  • Flood – mixing
  • Drew Smith – mixing
  • Rob Kirwan – recording, engineering
  • Adam ‘Cecil’ Bartlett – additional engineering, mix engineering
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix engineering
  • Michelle Henning – artwork, art direction
  • Rob Crane – layout, design
  • Seamus Murphy – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by PJ Harvey.

  1. The Community of Hope
  2. The Ministry of Defence
  3. A Line in the Sand
  4. Chain of Keys
  5. River Anacostia
  6. Near the Memorials to Vietnam and Lincoln
  7. The Orange Monkey
  8. Medicinals
  9. The Ministry of Social Affairs
  10. The Wheel
  11. Dollar, Dollar


On April 6, 2012.

On April 6, 2012, “Merge” label released “A Wasteland Companion”, the seventh M. Ward studio album. It was recorded in 2012 and was produced by M.Ward,


  • Ward– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Zooey Deschanel– vocals
  • Susan Sanchez – backing vocals
  • Rachel Cox – backing vocals
  • Toby Leaman – bass
  • Tyler Tornfelt – bass
  • Mike Coykendall– percussion, bass, acoustic guitar
  • John Parish– percussion, marimba
  • Jordan Hudson – percussion
  • Steve Shelley– percussion
  • Scott McPherson – percussion
  • John Graboff – pedal steel
  • Howe Gelb– piano
  • Nathan Jr. Andersen – piano
  • Mike Mogis– organ, orchestra bells
  • Tom Hagerman– strings
  • Amanda Lawrence – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by M. Ward.

  1. Clean Slate
  2. Primitive Girl
  3. Me and My Shadow
  4. Sweetheart
  5. I Get Ideas
  6. The First Time I Ran Away
  7. A Wasteland Companion
  8. Watch the Show
  9. There’s a Key
  10. Crawl After You
  11. Wild Goose
  12. Pure Joy

On September 23, 1996.


On September 23, 1996, “Island” label released “Dance Hall at Louse Point”, the debut collaborative studio album by PJ Harvey and John Parish. It was recorded February – March 1996, at “Small World” in Yeovil, England, and was produced by PJ Harvey and John Parish.


  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mick Harvey– organ, bass, guitar, bass, drums
  • PJ Harvey – vocals
  • John Parish – engineer, all instruments

Track listing:

All tracks by PJ Harvey and John Parish; except where noted.

  1. Girl
  2. Rope Bridge Crossing
  3. City of No Sun
  4. That Was My Veil
  5. Urn with Dead Flowers in a Drained Pool
  6. Civil War Correspondent
  7. Taut
  8. Un Cercle Autour du Soleil
  9. Heela
  10. Is That All There Is? – Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
  11. Dance Hall at Louse Point
  12. Lost Fun Zone


PJ Harvey: The Hope Six Demolition Project


“The Hope Six Demolition Project” is the ninth PJ Harvey studio album. It was recorded 16 January 2015–14 February 2015, at “Somerset House” in London, and is produced by Flood, John Parish and PJ Harvey.

Label: Island

Released: April 15, 2016

Track listing:

All songs written and composed by PJ Harvey.

  1. The Community of Hope
  2. The Ministry of Defence
  3. A Line in the Sand
  4. Chain of Keys
  5. River Anacostia
  6. Near the Memorials to Vietnam and Lincoln
  7. The Orange Monkey
  8. Medicinals
  9. The Ministry of Social Affairs
  10. The Wheel
  11. Dollar, Dollar


On February 27, 1995.


On February 27, 1995, “Island” label released “To Bring You My Love”, the third PJ Harvey studio album. It was recorded September – October 1994, at “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by John Parish and PJ Harvey. “Spin” magazine ranked the album at number 3 in a list of the “Best Albums of the 90s”; in 2003,  “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “To Bring You My Love” at number 435 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”; in 2011 “Slant Magazine”, rated the album as 20th best album of the 90s.


  • PJ Harvey- vocals, guitar, piano, organ, vibraphone, marimba, chimes, percussion, bells
  • John Parish- guitar, organ, drums, percussion
  • Joe Gore – guitar, e-bow
  • Mick Harvey- bass, organ
  • Jean-Marc Butty – drums, percussion
  • Joe Dilworth – drums
  • Pete Thomas- string arrangements
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Jocelyn Pook- viola
  • Jules Singleton – viola
  • Sian Bell – cello
  • Martin Callomon – artwork, art direction
  • Valerie Phillips, Kate Garner- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by PJ Harvey.

  1. To Bring You My Love
  2. Meet Ze Monsta
  3. Working for the Man
  4. C’mon Billy
  5. Teclo
  6. Long Snake Moan
  7. Down by the Water
  8. I Think I’m A Mother
  9. Send His Love To Me
  10. The Dancer

On February 14, 2011.


On February 14, 2011, “Island” label released “Let England Shake”, the eighth PJ Harvey studio album. It was recorded April and May 2010, at “Eype Church” in Dorset, and was produced by Flood, Mick Harvey, John Parish and PJ Harvey. In September 2011 the album won the coveted “Mercury Prize”, in November 2011, won the “Uncut Music Award” and was named “Album of the Year” in the 2012 “Ivor Novello Awards”.


  • PJ Harvey– vocals, guitar, autoharp, saxophone, zither, violin, layout, design, drawings
  • John Parish– guitar, drums, percussion,  trombone,  rhodes , mellotron, xylophone, backing vocals
  • Mick Harvey– vocals, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, bass harmonica, piano, organ, rhodes, xylophone, backing vocals
  • Jean-Marc Butty – drums, backing vocals
  • Sammy Hurden – backing vocals
  • Greta Berlin – backing vocals
  • Lucy Roberts – backing vocals
  • Rob Crane –layout, design
  • Michelle Henning – cover design
  • Seamus Murphy, Cat Stevens – photography

Track listing:

All songs written and composed by PJ Harvey.

  1. Let England Shake
  2. The Last Living Rose
  3. The Glorious Land
  4. The Words That Maketh Murder
  5. All and Everyone
  6. On Battleship Hill
  7. England
  8. In the Dark Places
  9. Bitter Branches
  10. Hanging in the Wire
  11. Written on the Forehead
  12. The Colour of the Earth