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On August 3, 2018.

On August 3, 2018, “Infectious Music” label released “Living in Extraordinary Times”, is the 15th James studio album. It was recorded October – December 2017, at “Livingston” and “Iguana” in London, and was produced by Charlie Andrew and Beni Giles.

Personnel:

  • Tim Booth – lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Adrian Oxaal – guitar, cello, backing vocals
  • Mark Hunter – keyboards, percussion, drum programming
  • Jim Glennie – bass guitar, percussion
  • David Baynton-Power – drums, percussion
  • Saul Davies – percussion, guitar, violin
  • Andy Diagram – trumpet, backing vocals
  • Brian Eno – synth programming
  • Charlie Andrew – drums, percussion, congas, bells, synth programming, additional drum programming, horns arrangements
  • Beni Giles – lead guitar, drums, percussion, bells, Moog bass, harmonium, synth programming, additional drum programming, horns arrangements
  • Rick Webster – additional programming, backing vocals
  • Adam Betts – drums, percussion
  • Peter Robertson – drums, percussion
  • Katie Earl – percussion
  • Tom Archer – percussion
  • Henri Davis – additional percussion
  • Mark Brown – saxophone
  • Pat Hartley – trombone
  • Trevor Mires – trombone, bass trombone
  • Larion Stolk – backing vocals
  • Ron Yeadon – backing vocals
  • Josephine Stephenson – choir
  • Kate Huggett – choir
  • Sarah Latto – choir
  • Dan Moyler – recording
  • Billy Halliday – recording
  • Tom Archer – recording assistant
  • Henri Davis – recording assistant
  • Charlie Andrew – mixing
  • Beni Giles – mixing
  • Jay Pocknell – mixing assistant
  • Katie Earl – mixing assistant
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Magnus Gjoen – artwork
  • Studio Juice – design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Tim Booth, all music by Tim Booth, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies and Mark Hunter, except where noted.

  1. Hank
  2. Coming Home (Pt.2) – Tim Booth, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies, Mark Hunter, Larry Gott
  3. Leviathan
  4. Heads
  5. Many Faces
  6. How Hard the Day
  7. Extraordinary Times
  8. Picture of This Place
  9. Hope to Sleep
  10. Better Than That
  11. Mask
  12. What’s It All About

On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Domino” label released “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”, the sixth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2018, at “La Frette” in Paris, “Vox” and “Lunar Surface” in Los Angeles,  various studios in London, and was produced by Alex Turner and James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, electric, baritone and acoustic guitar, bass, synthesiser,  dolceola, harpsichord, drums, orchestron, engineering, artwork
  • Jamie Cook– electric, lap steel, acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Nick O’Malley– bass, electric and baritone guitar
  • Matt Helders– drums, rotary timpani, synthesisers, Farfisa, backing vocals
  • James Ford– synthesiser, drums, percussion, Orchestron, vibraphone, pedal steel,  baritone and acoustic guitar, piano, Farfisa, RMI Rocksichord, harpsichord, synthesiser programming, rotary timpani, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rowley– electric, fuzz, baritone and acoustic guitar, electric, acoustic and baritone guitar solo, piano
  • Zach Dawes– baritone guitar, piano
  • Tyler Parkford– piano, Farfisa
  • Evan Weiss– acoustic guitar
  • Loren Humphrey– drums
  • James Righton– Wurlitzer
  • Josephine Stephenson – piano
  • Cam Avery– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering
  • Nico Quéré – engineering
  • Anthony Cazade – engineering
  • Jonathan Ratovoarisoa – engineering
  • Michael Harris – engineering
  • Loren Humphrey – engineering
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Zackery Michael – photography
  • Ben Chappell – band portraits, additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Turner.

  1. Star Treatment
  2. One Point Perspective
  3. American Sports
  4. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  5. Golden Trunks
  6. Four Out of Five
  7. The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
  8. Science Fiction
  9. She Looks Like Fun
  10. Batphone
  11. The Ultracheese