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On October 6, 2008.

On October 6, 2008, “Merge” label released “OH (Ohio)”, the tenth Lambchop album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Haptown and House of David” in Nashville, and was produced by Roger Moutenot and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ryan Norris – electronics, guitar, loops, organ, prepared piano, vibraphone
  • Tony Crow – piano, synthesizer, Wurlitzer
  • Scott Martin – drums, percussion, synthesizer
  • Jonathan Marx – electronics
  • Alex McManus – acoustic and electric guitars
  • William Tyler – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • Denis Solee – woodwind
  • Marty Slayton – background vocals
  • Roger Moutenot – engineer
  • Mark Nevers – engineer, mixing
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • Michael Peed – paintings

Track listing:

  1. Ohio
  2. Slipped, Dissolved and Loosed
  3. I’m Thinking of a Number (Between 1 and 2)
  4. National Talk Like a Pirate Day
  5. A Hold of You
  6. Sharing a Gibson with Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. Of Raymond
  8. Please Rise
  9. Popeye
  10. Close Up and Personal
  11. I Believe in You
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On August 14, 2006.

On August 14, 2006, “Merge” label released “Damaged”, the ninth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Rhonda Court” in Austin, TX, and was produced by Dave Cobb.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner– vocals, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitars
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Sam Baker – drums
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Alex McManus – guitars
  • Deanna Varagona – baritone saxophone
  • Paul Niehaus– steel guitar, electric guitar
  • Marc Trovilion – electronics
  • Jonathon Marx – electronics, sound interludes
  • Ryan Norris – keyboards, electronics, sound interludes
  • Scott Martin – drums, electronics, sound interludes
  • Roy Agee – trombones
  • Gary Tussing – cellos
  • G daddy – acoustic guitar
  • Bruce Colson – violin
  • Ames Asbell – viola
  • Ben Westney – cello
  • Doctor Matt Gorham – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Paperback Bible
  2. Prepared – Tony Crow, Kurt Wagner
  3. The Rise and Fall of the Letter P
  4. A Day Without Glasses
  5. Beers Before the Barbican
  6. I Would Have Waited Here All Day
  7. Crackers
  8. Fear
  9. Short
  10. The Decline of Country and Western Civilization

 

On February 21, 2012.

On February 21, 2012, “Merge” label released “Mr. M”, the eleventh Lambchop album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, at “The Beach House” in Nashville Tennessee, “Admiralspalast” in Berlin, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, harmonica, synthesizer, painting
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Scott Martin – drums, percussion, noises
  • Ryan Norris – organ, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitar
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Billy Contreras – fiddle
  • Roy Agee – horns, trombone
  • Denis Solee – horns, woodwind
  • Cortney Tidwell– backing vocals
  • A London String Ensemble – ensemble
  • Tosca String Quartet – ensemble
  • Jonathan Marx – noises
  • Mason Neely, Peter Stopshinski – string arrangements
  • Mark Nevers – recording engineer
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • New Formalists – design

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner.

  1. If Not I’ll Just Die
  2. 2B2
  3. Gone Tomorrow
  4. Met
  5. Gar
  6. Nice Without Mercy
  7. Buttons
  8. The Good Life (is wasted)
  9. Kind Of
  10. Betty’s Overture
  11. Never My Love

 

 

On February 9, 2004.

On February 9, 2004, “Merge” label released “Aw Cmon”, the seventh Lambchop album. It was recorded and released at the same time as the album “No You Cmon”, and both were released together as a double album pack as well as separately. It was recorded in 2003, at “The Beech House” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, juno, mixing
  • Curtiss Pernice, Willie Tyler – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – electric and steel guitar
  • Alex McManus – guitar
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Benny Martin, Sam Baker – drums
  • Jonathan Marx, Marc William Trovillion – electronics
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Deanna Varagona – vocals
  • The Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Lloyd Barry – arranger
  • Mark Nevers – engineer, mixing
  • John Kelton – editing
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • Wayne White – painting, art cover

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Being Tyler – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  2. Four Pounds in Two Days
  3. Steve McQueen
  4. The Lone Official
  5. Something’s Going On
  6. Nothing But a Blur from a Bullet Train
  7. Each Time I Bring It Up It Seems to Bring You Down
  8. Timothy B. Schmidt
  9. Women Help to Create the Kind of Men They Despise – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  10. I Hate Candy
  11. I Haven’t Heard a Word I’ve Said
  12. Action Figure

On February 8, 2000.

On February 8, 2000, “Merge” label released “Nixon”, the fifth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mark Nevers and Kurt Wagner.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, juno, mixing
  • John Delworth – piano, Hammond synth, juno, Hammond organ
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Paula James Booker – guitar
  • Alex McManus – guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – vocals, guitar, pedal steel
  • Mark Nevers – guitars, engineer, mixing
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Allen Lowrey – drums
  • Ken Coomer – percussion
  • Dennis Cronin – vocals, background vocals, cornet, trumpet, engineer
  • Jonathan Marx – vocals, background vocals, trumpet
  • Deanna Varagona – vocals, background vocals, baritone saxophone
  • The Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Lloyd Barry – string arrangements, arranger
  • Wayne White – cover painting, cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. The Old Gold Shoe
  2. Grumpus
  3. You Masculine You
  4. Up with People
  5. Nashville parent
  6. What Else Could it Be
  7. The Distance from Her to There
  8. The Book I Haven’t Read – Kurt Wagner, Curtis Mayfield
  9. The Petrified Florist
  10. The Butcher Boy – traditional

 

On March 16, 2004.

 

David Byrne Grown Backwards

On March 16, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “Grown Backwards”, the sixth David Byrne album. It was recorded in 2003, at  “Kampo Studios”, “Loveshack Studio”, “Avatar”, “Skyline”, “RPM Studio”, “Sound on Sound” in New York, “Tequila Mockingbird” in Austin, “CaVa Sound Workshops” in Glasgow, “Cheeba Central” in London, and was produced by David Byrne and Patrick Dillett.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne –vocals, nylon-string guitar, electric guitar, dobro. Rhodes, programming
  • David Hilliard– hi-hat
  • Mauro Refosco– marimba, percussion
  • Jane Scarpantoni– cello
  • Elaine Barber– harp
  • Paul Frazier– bass guitar
  • Mike Maddox– accordion
  • Freddie Mendoza– trombone, euphonium
  • John Mills– clarinet, bass clarinet, flute
  • The Tosca Strings:
  • Ames Asbell– viola
  • Jamie Desautels– violin
  • Douglas Harvey –cello
  • Leigh Mahoney– violin
  • Sara Nelson– cello
  • Tracy Seeger– violin
  • Stephen Barber– prepared piano
  • Tom Burritt– marimba, tympani
  • Pamelia Kurstin– theremin
  • Rufus Wainwright– vocals
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Alex Foster– tenor saxophone
  • Earl Gardner– trumpet
  • Vincent Herring– alto saxophone
  • Karen Mantler– organ
  • Keith O’Quinn– trombone
  • Bob Routch– French horn
  • Gary Smulyan– baritone saxophone
  • Lew Soloff– trumpet
  • Bob Stewart– tuba
  • Steve Swallow– bass guitar
  • Lisa Aferiat– violin
  • Georgia Boyd– viola
  • Barry Burns– spacey guitar, Rhodes
  • Donald Gillan– cello
  • Robert Irvine– cello
  • Greg Lawson– violin
  • Una McGlone– bass
  • Johnny Quinn– drum kit
  • Fiona Stephen– violin
  • Joe Cooper– percussion
  • Paul Godfrey– sequencing
  • Ross Godfrey– keyboards
  • Andy Waterworth– bass guitar
  • Jon Blondell– trombone
  • Steve Williams– drum kit
  • Jon Spurney – keyboards
  • Kenny Wollesen– drum kit
  • Jon Blondell – trombone
  • Kenny Wollesen – drum kit
  • Alan Ford– vacuum cleaner
  • Pamelia Kurstin –theremin
  • David Creswell– viola
  • Katherine Fong– violin
  • Soo Hyun Kwon– violin
  • Dawn Hannay– viola
  • Philip Myers– French horn
  • Mark Nuccio– clarinet
  • Sandra Park– violin
  • John Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Alan Stepansky– cellos
  • Jeremy Turner– cellos
  • Jon Vercesi– Rhodes
  • Shelly Woodworth– oboe, English horn
  • Sharon Yamada– violin
  • Patrick Dillett– background vocals

Track listing,

All tracks by David Byrne, except where noted.

  1. Glass, Concrete & Stone
  2. The Man Who Loved Beer – Donald Charles Book, Kurt Wagner
  3. Au fond du Temple Saint Georges Bizet,Eugène Cormon, Michel Carré
  4. Empire
  5. Tiny Apocalypse
  6. She Only Sleeps
  7. Dialog Box
  8. The Other Side of this Life
  9. Why
  10. Pirates
  11. Civilization
  12. Astronaut
  13. Glad
  14. Un Dì, Felice, Eterea – Giuseppe Verdi
  15. Lazy – David Byrne/X-Press 2

 

 

On February 19, 2010.

Lambchop-Is_A_Woman

On February 19, 2010, “Merge” label released “Is a Woman”, the sixth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded January -July 2001 in Nashville, and was produced by Mark Nevers and Kurt Wagner.

Personnel:

  • Allan Lowrey – percussion, drums
  • Scott Chase – percussion
  • Tony Crow – piano, acetone, juno, homo machine
  • Alex McManus– electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Jonathan Marx – juno, sampler
  • Marky Nevers – space guitar, noise guitar, acetone
  • William Tyler – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, acetone
  • Paul Burch jr.– vibes, snare, shaker, brushed snare
  • Kurt Wagner – vocal, guitar, moog, acetone, casio
  • Marc Trovillion – bass
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Paul Niehaus – electric guitar, steel guitar
  • Rob Stanley – acoustic guitar
  • Terry Baker – drums, percussion
  • Tammy Pierce – background vocals
  • Lisa Crabtree – background vocals
  • John Delworth – acetone, juno
  • Deanna Varagona – baritone saxophone
  • Curtiss Pernice – acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except “Caterpillar” written by D.C. Book and Kurt Wagner.

  1. The Daily Growl
  2. The New Cobweb Summer
  3. My Blue Wave
  4. I Can Hardly Spell My Name
  5. Autumn’s Vicar
  6. Flick
  7. Caterpillar
  8. Scott Parsley
  9. Bugs
  10. The Old Matchbook Trick
  11. Is a Woman