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On June 19, 2001.

On June 19, 2001, “Capitol” label released “Trust No One”, the debut Dave Navarro solo album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “NRG Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, “Media Vortex” in Burbank, California, “Southern Tracks” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Dave Navarro, Rich Costey, Andrew Slater and Jimmy Boyle.
Personnel:
• Dave Navarro – lead vocals, acoustic and guitars, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, sampling
• Matt Chamberlain – drums
• Rich Costey – programming, additional guitar, synth programming, chorus guitar, , vibraphone
• Mike Elizondo – bass
• Roy Mayorga – drums, percussion
• Holly Palmer – vocals
• DJ Numark – additional production, drum programming
• Jon Brion – intro voice, slide bass, additional guitar, ring modulator guitar
• Pinky Villandry – backing vocals
• Eugene – strings
• Twiggy Ramirez – bass
• Stephen Perkins – drums
• Monet Mazur – background scream
• Danny Saber – additional production, programming, bass
• Brendan O’Brien – bass and keyboards
• Andrew Slater – executive producer
• Brendan O’Brien – mixer
• Rich Costey – mixer
• Jimmy Boyle – engineer
• Dale Lawton – assistant engineer
• Geoff Walcha – assistant engineer
• Ryan Williams – assistant engineer
• Dave Ahlert – assistant engineer
• Steve Mixdorf – assistant engineer
• Mark Plati, Dave Schiffman, Danny Saber – additional engineering
• Mastered by Eddy Schreyer and Gene Grimaldi
Track listing:
All tracks by Dave Navarro, except where noted.

1. Rexall
2. Hungry
3. Sunny Day
4. Mourning Son
5. Everything
6. Not for Nothing
7. Avoiding the Angel
8. Very Little Daylight
9. Venus in Furs – Lou Reed
10. Slow Motion Sickness

 

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On October 8, 2002.

last-dj

On October 8, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “The Last DJ” the eleventh Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Cello Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tom Petty, Mike Campbell and George Drakoulias.

Personnel:

  • Tom Petty– guitars, vocals, piano, ukulele, bass
  • Mike Campbell– guitars, bass
  • Benmont Tench– piano, organ, various keyboards
  • Scott Thurston– guitar, lap steel guitar, ukulele, background vocals
  • Steve Ferrone– drums
  • Ron Blair– bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Lindsey Buckingham– background vocals
  • Jon Brion– orchestration, conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Petty except where noted.

  1. The Last DJ
  2. Money Becomes King
  3. Dreamville
  4. Joe
  5. When a Kid Goes Bad
  6. Like a Diamond
  7. Lost Children
  8. Blue Sunday – Tom Petty,Mike Campbell
  9. You and Me
  10. The Man Who Loves Women
  11. Have Love Will Travel
  12. Can’t Stop the Sun – Tom Petty, Mike Campbell

On September 21, 1998.

blues

On September 21, 1998, “Dream Works” label released “Electro-Shock Blues”, the second Eels studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Mark Oliver Everett (E), Jim Jacobsen, Mickey Petralia and Michael Simpson.

Personnel:

  • E– vocals, guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, lyrics
  • Butch– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jon Brion– Chamberlin and Hammond organ
  • T-Bone Burnett– bass
  • Lisa Germano– violin
  • Parthenon Huxley– guitar
  • Jim Jacobsen – bass, keyboards, clarinet, arrangements
  • John Leftwich – upright bass, bowed bass
  • Elton Jones – backing vocals
  • Bill Liston – saxophone
  • Volker Masthoff – vocals
  • Cynthia Merrill – backwards cello
  • Grant-Lee Phillips– electric guitar, banjo, backing vocals
  • Stuart Wylen – ½ Rhodes, guitar, altoand bass flutes
  • Mickey Petralia– mixing
  • Greg Collins – mixing
  • Jim Lang – mixing, conduction
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Chester Brown– sleeve illustration
  • Debbie Dreschler – sleeve illustration
  • Hugh Everett III– sleeve illustration
  • Joe Matt– sleeve illustration
  • Francesca Restrepo – art direction, sleeve design
  • Scott Rusch – illustration
  • Seth– sleeve illustration
  • Adrian Tomine– sleeve illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Oliver Everett), except where noted.

  1. Elizabeth on the Bathroom Floor
  2. Going to Your Funeral Part I – E, Jim Jacobsen, Parthenon Huxley
  3. Cancer for the Cure – E, Mickey Petralia
  4. My Descent Into Madness – E, Prince Paul, Dan Nakamura, Michael Simpson
  5. 3 Speed
  6. Hospital Food – Butch, E, Jim Lang
  7. Electro-Shock Blues – E, Petralia
  8. Efils’ God – E, Simpson
  9. Going to Your Funeral Part II – E, Jacobsen
  10. Last Stop: This Town – E, Simpson
  11. Baby Genius – E, Lang
  12. Climbing the Moon
  13. Ant Farm
  14. Dead of Winter
  15. The Medication Is Wearing Off – E, Petralia
  16. S. You Rock My World

On May 19, 1988.

Rufus Wainwright

On May 19, 1988, “DreamWorks” label released the self-titled debut album by Rufus Wainwright. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, and was produced by Jon Brion and Pierre Marchand. “Rolling Stone” magazine named Wainwright the “Best New Artist of 1998”.

Personnel:

  • Jon Brion– chamberlin, accordion, marimba, vibes , bass, baritone guitar, optigan, S-6, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals , percussion, timpani, crotales, celeste, temple blocks, assorted bells, tuned toms, mandolin, drums, tack piano
  • Randy Brion – hornarrangement, conductor
  • Yves Desrosiers – guitar,slide bass
  • Glen Hollman –upright, mandolin bass
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Pierre Marchand– bass, keyboards
  • Van Dyke Parks– string arrangement, conductor
  • Ash Sood – drums , percussion
  • Benmont Tench –piano, Hammond organ
  • Martha Wainwright– background vocals
  • Rufus Wainwright– vocals, background vocals, piano, chamberlin, tack piano, acoustic guitar, castanets, half-speed piano, S-6, humming
  • Marty Grebb –alto saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Foolish Love
  2. Danny Boy
  3. April Fools
  4. In My Arms
  5. Millbrook
  6. Baby
  7. Beauty Mark
  8. Barcelona
  9. Matinee Idol
  10. Damned Ladies
  11. Sally Ann
  12. Imaginary Love

 

 

On April 18, 2000.

Elliott Smith - Figure_8

On April 18, 2000, “DreamWorks” label released “Figure 8”, the fifth Elliott Smith studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, at “Sunset Sound”, “Capitol Studios”, “Sonora Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by  Elliott Smith, Tom Rothrock and Rob Schnapf. This is the final album Smith completed before his death.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith – guitar, vocals, piano, bass, drums, organ,chamberlin, percussion, string arrangement, production
  • Sam Coomes– bass guitar
  • Pete Thomas– drums
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Jon Brion– backing vocals
  • Suzie Katayama – string conduction and orchestration
  • Matt Dunkley – string conduction and orchestration
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering
  • Paul Hicks – engineering assistance (Abbey Road Studios)
  • Charlie Paakkari – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Dann Thompson – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Jimmy Hoyson – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Steve Genewick – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Richard Baron – engineering assistance (Sonora Studios)
  • Geoff Walcha – engineering assistance (Sunset Sound Recorders)
  • Monique Mizrahi – engineering assistance (Sunset Sound Recorders)
  • Autumn DeWilde – sleeve art direction, design and photography
  • Dale Smith – sleeve art direction and design

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith.

  1. Son of Sam
  2. Somebody That I Used to Know
  3. Junk Bond Trader
  4. Everything Reminds Me of Her
  5. Everything Means Nothing to Me
  6. A.
  7. In the Lost and Found (Honky Bach)”/”The Roost
  8. Stupidity Tries
  9. Easy Way Out
  10. Wouldn’t Mama Be Proud
  11. Color Bars
  12. Happiness/The Gondola Man
  13. Pretty Mary K
  14. I Better Be Quiet Now
  15. Can’t Make a Sound
  16. Bye

 

On November 5, 2002.

Have youfed the fish

On November 5, 2002, “Twisted Nerve” label released “Have You Fed the Fish?”, studio album by Badly Drawn Boy (Damon Gough). The album was produced by Tom Rothrock and Badly Drawn Boy.

  • Badly Drawn Boy – Guitars, Vocals, Piano, Synth, Tambourine, Clavier, Percussion, Flute, Chamberlain Strings
  • Joey Waronker– Drums, Percussion
  • Sasha Kristov – Bass
  • Matt Dunkley – String Arrangement & Conducting
  • John “Gumby” Goodwin – Guitars
  • Sharon Celani – Background Vocals
  • Gia Ciambotti– Background Vocals
  • Drew Arrison – Background Vocals
  • Gemma Gough – Background Vocals
  • Danny Heifetz– Drums, Horns
  • Tom Rothrock – Drum Programming, Synth, Shaker, Skateboard
  • Probyn Gregory– Horns
  • Jon Brion– Electric Guitar, Fuzz Guitar, Bass, Casio Solo, Chamberlin, Chamberlain Strings, String Arrangement & Conducting
  • Pete Thomas– Drums, Percussion
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Background Vocals, Chorus Background Vocals
  • Clare Hewitt – Background Vocals

Track listing

All compositions by Badly Drawn Boy.

  1. Coming in to Land
  2. Have You Fed the Fish?
  3. Born Again
  4. 40 Days, 40 Fights
  5. All Possibilities
  6. I Was Wrong
  7. You Were Right
  8. Centrepeace
  9. How?
  10. The Further I Slide
  11. Imaginary Lines
  12. Using Our Feet
  13. Tickets to What You Need
  14. What Is It Now?
  15. Bedside Story