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On April 16, 2007.

On April 16, 2007, “Roadrunner” label released “Fear of a Blank Planet”, the ninth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded October – December 2006, in London and Tel Aviv, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison. In 2007, “Fear of a Blank Planet” won the “Album of the Year” award at “Classic Rock” magazine awards. In 2015, “Rolling Stone”  ranked it at number 39 on its list of the “Best Progressive Rock Albums of all Time.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards, mixing, audio mastering, string arrangements
  • Richard Barbieri– keyboards and synthesizers
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitars
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Alex Lifeson– guitar solo
  • Robert Fripp– soundscapes
  • John Wesley– backing vocals
  • Orchestra – London Session Orchestra
  • Dave Stewart– string arrangements
  • Steve Price – engineer
  • Lasse Hoile– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Fear of a Blank Planet
  2. My Ashes – music by Richard Barbier, Steven /Wilson
  3. Anesthetize
  4. Sentimental
  5. Way Out of Here – music by Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson
  6. Sleep Together
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On November 26, 2008.

On November 26, 2008, “Headphone Dust” label released “Insurgentes”, the first Steven Wilson solo album. It was recorded December 2007 – August 2008, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson: vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, acoustic & electric pianos, keyboards, synthesizers, harmonium, mellotron, bass guitar, percussion, drum & keyboard programming, ambient noise, loops, mixing
  • Gavin Harrison– drums , cymbals
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Mike Outram – electric guitar
  • Dirk Serries– guitar drones
  • Jordan Rudess– piano
  • Clodagh Simonds– vocals
  • Sand Snowman – acoustic and processed acoustic guitars, recorders
  • Theo Travis– wah-flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • Michiyo Yagi– 17-string bass koto, 21-string koto
  • Steve Price, Maki Sasaki – engineer
  • Mark Prator, John Wesley – guitars engineer
  • Bert Baldwin – piano engineer
  • Andy VanDette – mastering
  • Lasse Hoile – cover design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by Steven Wilson.

  1. Harmony Korine
  2. Abandoner
  3. Salvaging
  4. Veneno para las hadas
  5. No Twilight Within the Courts of the Sun
  6. Significant Other
  7. Only Child
  8. Twilight Coda
  9. Get All You Deserve
  10. Insurgentes