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Wire: Mind Hive

On January 24, 2020, “Pinkflag” label released “Mind Hive”, the seventeenth Wire studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Rockfield Studios” in Rockfield, Wales, “Swim Studios” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman – lead vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, tenor guitar, keyboards, stylophone, mixing
  • Matthew Simms – guitar, synths, organ, effects, additional engineering
  • Graham Lewis – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, synthesizer, effects
  • Robert Grey – drums, cymbals
  • Sean Douglas – organ, engineer
  • Harald Pettersson – hurdy gurdy
  • Denis Blackham – mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft – art direction, photography

Track listing:

  1. Be Like Them
  2. Cactused
  3. Primed and Ready
  4. Off the Beach
  5. Unrepentant
  6. Shadows
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Hung
  9. Humming

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Pinkflag” label released “Silver/Lead”, the sixteenth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Rockfield Studios” in Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, “Swim Studio” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– lead vocals,  keyboards, acoustic, 12-string and electric guitar, mandola, M-Tron baritone, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, Casio SK-1, loops, samples, cover image
  • Robert Grey– drums
  • Matthew Simms – electric guitar, lap steel, mandola, modular synth, Korg MS-10, fx, autoharp
  • Tim Lewis– engineering
  • Jeroen Melchers – engineering
  • Denis Blackham– mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction

Track listing:

All lyrics by Graham Lewis, all music by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, Robert Grey and Matthew Simms.

  1. Playing Harp for the Fishes
  2. Short Elevated Period
  3. Diamonds in Cups
  4. Forever & a Day
  5. An Alibi
  6. Sonic Lens
  7. This Time
  8. Brio
  9. Sleep on the Wing
  10. Silver / Lead

On December 20, 2010.

On December 20, 2010, “Pink Flag” label released “Red Barked Tree”, the twelfth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at ”Resident Studios”, “Press Play Studios”, “Swim Studio” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman,

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– vocals, guitar, various, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– vocals, bass
  • Robert Grey– drums
  • Andy Ramsay– engineer
  • Sean Douglas – engineer
  • Denis Blackham– mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction, photography
  • Jannis Kounellis– artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis and Robert Grey.

  1. Please Take
  2. Now Was
  3. Adapt
  4. Two Minutes
  5. Clay
  6. Bad Worn Thing
  7. Moreover
  8. A Flat Ten
  9. Smash
  10. Down to This
  11. Red Barked Trees

On March 25, 2013.

On March 25, 2013, “Pink Flag” label released “Change Becomes Us”, the thirteenth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, Wales; “Swim Studio,” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– lead and backing vocals, acoustic, baritone and electric guitar, guitar fx, organ, piano, mandolin, bass guitar, handclaps, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– lead vocals, baritone electric guitar, piano, Monotron, bass guitar, handclaps
  • Robert Grey– drums, floor percussion, bottle, radiator, handclaps
  • Matt Simms– acoustic and electric guitar, guitar fx, Mellotron, handclaps
  • Sean Douglas – engineer
  • Denis Blackham– mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction, photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Graham Lewis, music by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, Robert Grey, Matt Simms

  1. Doubles & Trebles
  2. Keep Exhaling
  3. Adore Your Island
  4. Re – Invent Your Second Wheel
  5. Stealth of a Stork
  6. B/W Silence
  7. Time Lock Fog
  8. Magic Bullet
  9. Eels Song
  10. Love Bends
  11. As We Go
  12. & Much Besides
  13. Attractive Space

In May 1990.

In May 1990, “Mute” label released “Manscape”, the seventh Wire studio album. It was recorded in 1990, at “RAK Studios” and was produced by David M. Allen.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman – vocals, guitar
  • Bruce Gilbert– guitar
  • Graham Lewis – vocals, bass guitar
  • Robert Grey – drums
  • Roy Spong – engineer
  • Jon Wozencroft, Neville Brody – design

Track listing:

  1. Patterns Of Behavior
  2. Goodbye Ploy
  3. Morning Bell
  4. Small Black Reptile
  5. Torch It!
  6. Other Moments
  7. Sixth Sense
  8. What Do You See? (Welcome)
  9. Where’s The Deputation?

On January 10, 2010.

Red-barked-tree

On January 10, 2010, “Pink Flag” label released “Red Barked Tree”, the twelfth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at the “Resident Studios”, “Press Play Studios” and “Swim Studio” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– vocals, guitar
  • Graham Lewis– bass, vocals
  • Robert Grey– drums
  • Jon Wozencroft– art director, photography
  • Jannis Kounellis– artwork

All tracks by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis and Robert Grey.

  1. Please Take
  2. Now Was
  3. Adapt
  4. Two Minutes
  5. Clay
  6. Bad Worn Thing
  7. Moreover
  8. A Flat Tent
  9. Smash
  10. Dow To This
  11. Red Barked Trees