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On June 29, 2018.

On June 29, 2018, “Virgin EMI” label released “High as Hope”, the fourth Florence and the Machine studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Beacon House” in Los Angeles, “123” in London, and was produced by Emile Haynie, Florence Welch, Brett Shaw, Thomas Bartlett, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Personnel:

  • Florence Welch– vocals, drums, percussion, piano, additional synths, drawing
  • Emile Haynie– synths, drums
  • Brett Shaw – Rhodes, synths, programming, bass, additional drums, additional percussion
  • Thomas Bartlett– piano, Mellotron, organ, synths, bass, keyboards
  • Andrew Wyatt– bass, piano, Mellotron, additional synths
  • Jonathan Wilson– guitars, additional drums
  • Rob Ackroyd – guitars, ukelele
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Carla Azar– drums
  • Tom Monger – harp
  • Kamasi Washington– tenor saxophone, horns arrangement
  • Jamie xx– drums, synths
  • James Gadson– additional drums
  • Jasper Randall – vocal contracting
  • Angela Parrish – backing vocals
  • Leslie Stevens – backing vocals
  • Sampha Sisay– piano
  • Tobias Jesso Jr.– additional keyboards, piano
  • Josh Tillman– additional guitar
  • Nathan Willett– backing vocals
  • Lu Lu McJunkins – cello
  • Emile Haynie – recording
  • Brett Shaw – recording
  • Tim Montague – additional recording
  • Morgan Stratton – additional recording
  • Michael Harris – additional recording
  • Keith Gretlein – additional recordingZachary Zajdel – assistant engineering
  • Christopher Cerullo – assistant engineering
  • Derrick Stockwell – assistant engineering
  • Matt Mysko – assistant engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Sally Herbert – arrangements, conducting
  • Tom Bailey – recording
  • John Prestage – assistant engineering
  • Olli Cunningham – score supervision
  • Isobel Griffiths – contracting
  • Amy Stewart – assistant contracting
  • Everton Nelson – leading
  • Brian Roettinger – art direction
  • Tom Beard – photography 

Track listing:

All tracks by Florence Welch, except where noted.

  1. June
  2. Hunger – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr., Emile Haynie
  3. South London Forever – Florence Welch, Brett Shaw
  4. Big God – Florence Welch, Jamie Smith
  5. Sky Full of Song – Florence Welch, Emilie Hayine, Thomas Bartlett
  6. Grace – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  7. Patricia – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Thomas Bartlett
  8. 100 Years
  9. The End of Love – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  10. No Choir – Florence Welch, Emile Hayine, Andrew Wyatt

On April 7, 2017.

On April 7, 2017, “Bella Union” label released “Pure Comedy”, the third Josh Tillman album, under his pseudonym Father John Misty. It was recorded in March 2016 at “United Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jonathan Wilson and Josh Tillman. In its choice of the “100 Best Albums of the Year”, “The Sunday Times” ranked “Pure Comedy” at number one.

Personnel:

  • Josh Tillman– vocals, horn and vocal arrangement, mixing, art direction
  • Jonathan Wilson– performance, mixing
  • Thomas Bartlett, Elijah Thomson, Daniel Bailey, Keefus Ciancia, Kyle Flynn – performance
  • Gavin Bryars– horn arrangement
  • James King– horn arrangement
  • Paul Jacob Cartwright, Tom Lea, Nico Muhly– string arrangement
  • Gavin Bryars – string arrangement, vibraphone
  • Chavonne Stewart – vocal arrangement, additional vocals
  • George Potts Young, De’Ante Duckett, Ryan Stewart, Tiffanie Cross, Vanessa Grundy, Shanika Bereal, Celeste Young, Dominique Dubose – additional vocals
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel, lap steel
  • Kelsey Lu – cello
  • Trevor Spencer – mixing, engineering
  • Vira Byramji, Dave Cerminara, Rouble Kapoor, Bryce Gonzales – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Ed Steed – illustrations, art direction
  • Sasha Barr – art direction, additional art, designs

Track listing:

All tracks by Josh Tillman.

  1. Pure Comedy
  2. Total Entertainment Forever
  3. Things It Would Have Been Helpful to Know Before the Revolution
  4. Ballad of the Dying Man
  5. Birdie
  6. Leaving LA
  7. A Bigger Paper Bag
  8. When the God of Love Returns There’ll Be Hell to Pay
  9. Smoochie
  10. Two Wildly Different Perspectives
  11. The Memo
  12. So I’m Growing Old on Magic Mountain
  13. In Twenty Years or So

On May 3, 2011.

On May 3, 2011, “Sub Pop”, released “Helplessness Blues”, the second Fleet Foxes studio album. It was recorded 2009–2010, at “Reciprocal Recording”, “Dreamland Recording”, “Bear Creek Recording”, “Avast Recording”, and was produced by Phil Ek, Robin Pecknold, Skyler Skjelset, Casey Wescott, Josh Tillman, Christian Wargo  and Morgan Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Robin Pecknold– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, fiddle, mandolin, hammer dulcimer, harmonium, Moog, lever harp, Prophet
  • Skyler Skjelset – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, water harp
  • Casey Wescott – piano, pump organ, Marxophone, music box, Crumarbass, Moog, Tremoloa, tibetan singing bowls, harmonium, harpsichord, Mellotron, additional vocal harmony arrangements
  • Josh Tillman– vocals, drum kit, percussion
  • Christian Wargo– vocals, electric bass
  • Morgan Henderson– double bass, woodwinds
  • Alina To – violin
  • Bill Patton – pedaland lap steel
  • Hanna Benn – string arrangements
  • Phil Ek– production, engineering, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold.

  1. Montezuma
  2. Bedouin Dress
  3. Sim Sala Bim
  4. Battery Kinzie
  5. The Plains / Bitter Dancer
  6. Helplessness Blues
  7. The Cascades
  8. Lorelai
  9. Someone You’d Admire
  10. The Shrine / An Argument
  11. Blue Spotted Tail
  12. Grown Ocean

On April 30, 2012.

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On April 30, 2012, “Sub Pop” label released “Fear Fun”, the debut Josh Tillman aka Father John Misty studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Jonathan Wilson and Josh Tillman.

Personnel:

  • Josh Tillman– vocals, guitar, drums, percussion, various instruments
  • Jonathan Wilson– electric guitar , bass guitar, piano, organ, 12-string guitar , mandolin , wurlitzer, acoustic guitars , trumpet, baritone guitar
  • Keefus Green– piano , synthesizers, mellotron
  • Gabriel Noel – strings, upright bass
  • Casey Wescott– bass guitar, harpsichord, piano
  • Wylie Gelber– bass guitar
  • Leslie Stevens – backing vocals
  • Zach Tillman – bass guitar
  • Ben Peeler – pedal steel
  • Hugo Nicolson– omni-chord program
  • Sara Watkins– fiddle
  • Jonathan Wilson– producer, engineer
  • Hugo Nicolson– engineer
  • Wylie Gelber– assistant engineer
  • Phil Ek– mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Dimitri Drjuchin – cover painting, interior artwork
  • Emma Garr – insert photograph
  • Jeff Kleinsmith – design
  • Sasha Barr – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Josh Tilman.

  1. Funtimes in Babylon
  2. Nancy from Now On
  3. Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
  4. I’m writing a Novel
  5. O I Long to Feel Your Arms Around Me
  6. Misty’s Nightmares 1&2
  7. Only Son of the Ladiesman
  8. This is Sally Hatchet
  9. Well, You Can Do Without Me
  10. Now I’m Learning to Lobe the War
  11. Tee Pees 1-12
  12. Everyman Needs a Companion