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On April 9, 2010.

On April 9, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Leave Your Sleep”, the fifth Natalie Merchant studio album. It was recorded July 2008 – May 2009, and was produced by Nathalie Merchant and Andres Levin.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals, Introduction, orchestration, string arrangements, arranger
  • Amanda Barrett – vocals
  • Joseph Thompson – vocals
  • Kimberly Miller – vocals
  • Joanne Williams – vocals
  • Joe Rice – vocals
  • Katell Keineg – vocals
  • Abby DeWald – vocals
  • Isaac Freeman – vocals
  • Edward Hall – vocals
  • Robert Hamlett – vocals
  • Kevin Crawford – vocals, bodhran, flute, low whistle, tin whistle
  • John Roberts – concertina, voices
  • John Medeski – piano
  • Dan Nimmer – piano
  • Bobby Wood – piano, Wurlitzer
  • Artis Wodehouse – pump organ
  • Dieter Hennings – Baroque guitar, acoustic guitar, lute, theorbo
  • Paul Morrisset – bass guitar, baritone horn
  • Paul Meehan – acoustic guitar
  • Andy Bassford – guitar
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Gabriel Gordon – guitar
  • Erik Della Penna – guitar
  • Michael Gomez – lap steel guitar, dobro
  • Pete Smith – electric guitar, banjo
  • Doug Wamble – guitar, banjo
  • Richie Stearns – banjo
  • Horace James – keyboards
  • Bobby Emmons – Hammond organ
  • Trevor Hutchinson – upright bass
  • Mark Murphy – upright bass
  • Greg Cohen – bass
  • Chris Wood – bass
  • Hoova Simpson – bass
  • Jeremy McCoy – bass
  • Carlos Henríquez – bass
  • Michael Leech – bass
  • Marc Friedman – bass
  • William Barrett – chromatic harmonica
  • Uri Sharlin – accordion
  • Lorin Sklamberg – accordion
  • Dan Aran – drums, percussion
  • Richie Barshay – snare drums, poyk, frame drum
  • Joseph Fire Crow – drums, native American flute, rattles, spoken word
  • Sterling Campbell – drums
  • Rich Huntley – drums
  • Billy Martin – drums
  • Gene Chrisman – drums
  • Paul Sutton – drums
  • Erik Charlston – percussion
  • Larry McDonald – percussion
  • Minyoung Baik – violin
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Anne Lehmann – violin
  • Arnaud Sussmann – violin
  • Lisa Kim – violin
  • Matt Lehmann – violin
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Shan Jiang – violin
  • Karen Dreyfus – viola
  • Robert Rinehart – viola
  • Motomi Igarashi – viola da gamba
  • Greg Heffernan – cello
  • Eileen Moon – cello
  • Jeanne LeBlanc – cello
  • Mihail Jojatu – cello
  • Owen Young – cello
  • Alberto Parrini – cello
  • Ina Zdorovetchi – harp
  • Deidre Rodman – harpsichord
  • Lisa Gutkin – fiddle
  • Judy Hyman – fiddle
  • Sean Smyth – fiddle
  • Cillian Vallely – low whistle, uillean pips
  • Bill Spence – Hammer dulcimer
  • Jessica Lizak – flute
  • Daniel Grabois – horn
  • Frank London – alto horn, trumpet
  • Wynton Marsalis – trumpet, arranger
  • Eddie Allen – trumpet
  • Wayne Jackson – trumpet
  • Brian McWhorter – trumpet
  • Pam Fleming – trumpet
  • Jon Nelson – trumpet
  • Michael Leonhart – trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Joseph Daley – tuba
  • Kyle Turner – tuba
  • Raymond G. Stewart – tuba
  • Sherry Sylar – oboe
  • Jack Hale – trombone
  • Benjamin Herrington – trombone
  • Wycliffe Gordon – trombone
  • Birch Johnson – tenor trombone
  • Mike Davis – tenor trombone
  • George Flynn – bass trombone
  • Clark Gayton – trombone, horn arrangements
  • Dan Levine – alto horn, bass trombone, tuba
  • Marc Goldberg – bassoon
  • Bruce Creditor – clarinet
  • Gilad Harel – clarinet
  • Victor Goines – clarinet
  • Matt Darriau – alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Lino Gomez – bass clarinet
  • Steve Elson – baritone saxophone, B-flat clarinet, clarinet
  • Michelle Baker – French horn
  • Erik Ralske – French horn
  • Howard Wall – French horn
  • Phil Myers – French horn
  • Jim Spake – saxophone, horn arrangements
  • Walter Blanding – saxophone
  • Gerald Johnson – saxophone
  • Stephen Barber – arranger, string arrangements, orchestration
  • Sean O’Loughlin – string arrangements, orchestration
  • Sun Li – pipa
  • Wang Guo Wei – erhu
  • Weng Po Wei – dizi
  • Jennifer Kreisberg – chant
  • Nina Stern – recorder, chalumeau
  • Nick Brophy – engineer
  • Steve Rosenthal – mixing
  • Joseph Martin Kronheim – illustrations
  • David Pearson – design
  • Mark Seliger – cover photography
  • Matthew Brady – photography
  • Charles Ritzmann – photography
  • Marion Ettlinger – photography
  • Edward Weston – photography
  • Sebastian Peake – photography
  • Ben Pinchot – photography

Track listing:

Leave Your Supper

  1. Nursery Rhyme of Innocence and Experience
  2. Equestrienne
  3. Calico Pie
  4. Bleezer’s Ice – Cream
  5. It Makes a Change
  6. The King of China’s Daughter
  7. The Dancing Bear
  8. The Man in the Wilderness
  9. Maggie and Milly and Molly and May
  10. If No One Ever Marries Me
  11. The Sleepy Giant
  12. The Peppery Man
  13. The Blind Men and the Elephant

Leave Your Sleep

  1. Adventures of Isabel
  2. The Walloping Window Blind
  3. Topsyturvey-World
  4. The Janitor’s Baby
  5. Griselda
  6. The Land of Nod
  7. Vain and Careless
  8. Crying, My Little One
  9. Sweet and a Lullaby
  10. I Saw a Ship A – Sailing
  11. Autumn Lullaby
  12. Spring and Fall: to a Young Child
  13. Indian Names

On April 9, 1979.

On April 5, 1979, “CBS” label released “Laser Love”, the second After the Fire studio album. It was recorded July – August 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Muff Winwood, Rhett Davies, Rupert Hine, John Leckie, Andy Piercy, Peter Banks, John Russell and Igor Twidell.

Personnel:

  • Andy Piercy – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – keyboards
  • John Russell – guitar
  • Igor Twidell – drums

Track listing:

  1. Laser Love – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  2. Joy – Peter Banks, Andy Piercy, John Russell, Ivor Twiddell
  3. Take Me Higher – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  4. Life in the City – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  5. Suspended Animation – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  6. Like the Power of a Jet – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  7. One Rule For You – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  8. Time to Think – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  9. Timestar – Peter Banks
  10. Check It Out – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks

 

On March 30, 1992.

On March 30, 1992, “Dedicated” label released “Lazer Guided Melodies”, the debut Spiritualized album. It was recorded November 1990 – July 1991, at “VHF Sound Centre” in Rugby, “Moles Studio” in Bath, “Far Heath Studio” in Northamptonshire, and was produced by Jason Pierce.

Personnel:

  • Jason Pierce– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, dulcimer, autoharp, piano
  • Kate Radley– vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Mark Refoy– acoustic and electric guitars, dulcimer
  • Will Carruthers – bass
  • Jonny Mattock– drums, percussion, dulcimer
  • Simon Clarke – flute
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet
  • Will Gregory – saxophone
  • Colin Humphries – cello
  • Martin Robinson – cello
  • Owen John – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Jason Pierce, except where noted.

  1. You Know It’s True
  2. If I Were with Her Now
  3. I Want You
  4. Run – J.J. Cale, Jason Pierce
  5. Smiles
  6. Step into the Breeze
  7. Symphony Space
  8. Take Your Time
  9. Shine a Light
  10. Angel Sigh
  11. Sway – Jason Pierce, Mark Refoy

 

On March 14, 1995.

On March 14, 1995, “ECM” label released “Dark Wood”, the fourth David Darling studio album. It was recorded in July 1993, at “Rainbow Studios” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • David Darling – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by David Darling

  1. Darkwood IV: Dawn
  2. Darkwood IV: In Motion
  3. Darkwood IV: Journey
  4. Darkwood V: Light
  5. Darkwood V: Earth
  6. Darkwood V: Passage
  7. Darkwood VI: Beginning
  8. Darkwood VI: Up Side Down
  9. Darkwood VI: Searching
  10. Darkwood VI: Medieval Dance
  11. Darkwood VII: The Picture
  12. Darkwood VII: Returning
  13. Darkwood VII: New Morning

On March 9, 1992.

On March 9, 1992, “Anxious Records” label released “Doppelgänger”, the debut Curve studio album. It was recorded July – October 1991, at “Todai Studios” in London, and was produced by Flood, Dean Garcia and Toni Halliday.

Personnel:

  • Dean Garcia– guitar, keyboards, bass, drum programming
  • Toni Halliday– vocals
  • Alex Mitchell – guitar
  • Alan Moulder– guitar
  • Debbie Smith– guitar
  • Monti – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dean Garcia and Toni Halliday.

  1. Already Yours
  2. Horror Head
  3. Wish You Dead
  4. Doppelgänger
  5. Lillies Dying
  6. Ice That Melts the Tips
  7. Split Into Fractions
  8. Think and Act
  9. Fait Accompli
  10. Sandpit

On February 20, 1996.

On February 20, 1996, “Arabesque” label released “The Nearness”, the eight Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded in July 1995, at “Power Station Studio B” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom– soprano saxophone
  • Kenny Wheeler– flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Julian Priester– trombone, bass trombone
  • Fred Hersch– piano
  • Rufus Reid– bass
  • Bobby Previte– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted

  1. Nearly Summertime – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
  2. Midnight Round/’Round Midnight – Jane Ira Bloom, Thelonious Monk
  3. 6 Bop
  4. Midnight’s Measure/In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – Jane Ira Bloom, David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  5. Painting Over Paris
  6. Wing Dinning
  7. Panosonic
  8. White Tower
  9. It’s a Corrugated World
  10. Monk’s Tale/The Nearness of You – Jane Ira Bloom, Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  11. Lonely House – Kurt Weill, Langston Hughes
  12. The All-Diesel Kitchen of Tomorrow
  13. Yonder

On February 16, 1998.

On February 16, 1998, “Universal Records” label released “Come Clean”, the third Curve studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – September 1997, and was produced by Tim Simenon and Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Dean Garcia – bass, guitar, drums, programming, engineer
  • Toni Halliday – vocals, engineer
  • Sally Herbert – violin
  • Alan Moulder – guitar
  • Jason Welch – drums
  • Oskar Paul – Moog synthesizer, engineer
  • Tim Simenon – arranger
  • Steve Osborne – arranger
  • Ben Hillier – engineer
  • Darren Nash – assistant engineer
  • Tom Rixton – assistant engineer
  • Richard Harrington – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dean Garcia and Toni Halliday.

  1. Chinese Burn
  2. Coming Up Roses
  3. Something Familiar
  4. Dog Bone
  5. Alligators Getting Up
  6. Dirty High
  7. Killer Baby
  8. Sweetback
  9. Forgotten Sanity
  10. Cotton Candy
  11. Beyond Reach
  12. Come Clean
  13. Recovery