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On September 13, 2013.

On September 13, 2013, “Mercury” label released “The Diving Board”, the twenty-ninth Elton John studio album. It was recorded January 2012 – January 2013, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by T-Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Elton John– piano, vocals
  • Jack Ashford– tambourine
  • Jay Bellerose– drums
  • George Bohanon– baritone horn, trombone, euphonium
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar
  • Keefus Ciancia– keyboards
  • Chuck Findley– flugelhorn
  • Bruce Fowler– trombone
  • Larry Goldings– Hammond organ B3
  • Darrell Leonard– horn arrangements, flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Bill Maxwell – BGV arrangements
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • David Plitch, Raphael Saadiq– bass guitar
  • Louis Price, Rose Stone, Perry Morgan, Judith Hill, Carmel Echols, Bill Cantos, Alvin Chea– backing vocals
  • William Roper – tuba
  • Luka Šulić, Stjepan Hauser– cello
  • Jason Wormer – recording, mixing
  • Jeff Gartenbaum, Chris Owens, Vanessa Parr – second engineer
  • Zachary Dawes, Chris Owens – assistant mixing engineer.
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering.
  • Zachary Dawes – equipment technician
  • Carl Lieberman – piano technician
  • Mat Maitland – art direction
  • Tim Barber – photography
  • Tony King – creative director

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bernie Taupin, all music by Elton John.

  1. Oceans Away
  2. Oscar WildeGets Out
  3. A Town Called Jubilee
  4. The Ballad of Blind Tom
  5. Dream #1
  6. My Quicksand
  7. Can’t Stay Alone Tonight
  8. Voyeur
  9. Home Again
  10. Take This Dirty Water
  11. Dream #2
  12. The New Fever Waltz
  13. Mexican Vacation (Kids in the Candlelight)
  14. Dream #3
  15. The Diving Board
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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 August 15, 2014.

On August 15, 2014, “Warner Bros” label released “The Golden Echo”, the second  Kimbra studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Keefus Ciancia, Taylor Graves, John Hill, Kimbra Johnson, Major Dudes, Mystery Skulls, M-Phazes, Al Shux, Surahn Sidhu, Dave Tozer and Fagan Wilcox. The album photographs were by Thom Kerr.

Personnel:

  • Kimbra Johnson- vocals
  • Matt Bellamy- guitar
  • John “JR” Robinson, Sonny J. Mason – drums
  • Bilal- featured artist
  • Mario Borgatta – assistant
  • Rich Costey – executive producer; mixing
  • Nicolas Fournier, Bo Hill, John Hill, Martin Cooke – engineer
  • Thom Kerr – artwork
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Alex Tenta – design, layout
  • Lenny Waronker, Nick Haussling – A&R

Track listing:

  1. Teen Heat – Kimbra Johnson, Daniel Johns
  2. 90s Music – Kimbra Johnson, Mark Foster, Timon Martin, Stephen McQuinn, Matt Morris
  3. Carolina – Kimbra Johnson, Keith Ciancia, Zachary Dawes, Tyler Parkford, Michael Shuman
  4. Goldmine – Kimbra Johnson, Fraser T. Smith
  5. Miracle – Kimbra Johnson, Stephen Bruner, Daniel Johns
  6. Rescue Him – Kimbra Johnson, Surahn Sidhu
  7. Madhouse – Kimbra Johnson, S. Bruner, Joel Whitley, Ron Bruner
  8. Everlovin’ Ya – Kimbra Johnson, Taylor Graves
  9. As You Are – Kimbra Johnson, Daniel Johns
  10. Love in High Places – Kimbra Johnson, Ciancia, Sonny J Mason, Matt Morris, Kaveh
  11. Nobody But You – Kimbra Johnson, John Legend, Surahn Sidhu, Dave Tozer
  12. Waltz Me to the Grave – Kimbra Johnson, Fagan Wilcox

 

On February 10, 2015.

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On February 10, 2015, “Sub Pop” label released “I Love You, Honeybear”, the second Joshua Tillman aka Father John Misty, studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by Jonathan Wilson and Joshua Tilman.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Tillman– art direction, composer, horn arrangements, primary artist, string arrangements
  • Elizabeth Bacher – violin
  • Sasha Barr – art direction
  • Arnie Barrera – trumpet
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jorge Cardenas – violin
  • Paul Cartwright – arrangement, mandolin, mandolin arrangement, string arrangements, strings, violin
  • Hector Castro – violin
  • Daphne Chen – violin
  • Keefus Ciancia– primary artist
  • Claire Courchene – cello
  • Phil Ek– mixing
  • Bryce Gonzales – engineering
  • Fred Herrera – horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Javier Rodriguez – trumpet
  • Benji Lysaght – primary artist, guitar
  • Alethea Mills – vocals
  • Gabriel Noel – bass, string arrangements, strings
  • Alia Penner – artwork
  • Andres Renteria – conga
  • Stacey Rozich – paintings
  • Farmer Dave Scher – lap steel guitar
  • Chavonne Stewart – vocals
  • Thomas Lea – viola
  • Emma Elizabeth Tillman – photography
  • Brian Walsh – clarinet
  • Jonathan Wilson– mixing, primary artist, production

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Tillman.

  1. I Love You Honeybear
  2. Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)
  3. True Affection
  4. The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apt.
  5. When You’re Smiling and Astride Me
  6. Nothing Good Ever Happens at the Goddamn Thirsty Crow
  7. Strange Encounter
  8. The ideal Husband
  9. Bored in the USA
  10. Holy Shit
  11. I Went to the Store One Day