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On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Loma Vista Records” label released “Masseduction”, the fifth St. Vincent studio album. It was in 2017 at “Electric Lady” in New York, “Rough Consumer” in Brooklyn, “Compound Fracture” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent. At the 61st “Annual Grammy Awards”, “Masseduction” won the award for “Best Recording Package” and “Best Rock Song” for its title track.

Personnel:

  • Annie Clark – vocals, bass, guitar, synthesizers, additional engineering
  • Jack Antonoff – piano, synthesizers, bass, bass, drums, mellotron, programming, string arrangements, additional engineering
  • Thomas Bartlett – piano, synthesizers
  • Bobby Sparks – keyboards 
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel 
  • Rich Hinman – pedal steel 
  • Tuck Andress – guitar
  • Daniel Mintseris – synthesizers
  • Lars Stalfors – synthesizers, programming 
  • Mike Elizondo – bass 
  • Pino Palladino – bass 
  • Evan Smith – saxophone 
  • Kamasi Washington – saxophone 
  • Margot – strings 
  • Philip A. Peterson – cello 
  • Timothy Garland – violin
  • Patti Andress – vocals
  • Jenny Lewis – vocals
  • Kid Monkey – vocals
  • Toko Yasuda – vocals
  • Sounwave – programming
  • Adam Pickrell – programming
  • Lars Stalfors – co-production
  • John Congleton – additional production
  • Laura Sisk – engineering
  • Sean Cook – additional engineering
  • Brent Arrowood – additional engineering
  • Alonzo Lazaro – additional engineering
  • Miro Mackie – additional engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Catherine Marks – mixing
  • Brandon Boost – mix engineering
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix engineering
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Willo Perron & Associates – creative direction
  • NONOT – package design
  • Nedda Afsari – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hang on Me – Annie Clark
  2. Pills – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff, Mark Anthony Spears
  3. Masseduction – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  4. Sugarboy – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  5. Los Angeles – Annie Clark
  6. Happy Birthday, Johnny – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  7. Savior – Annie Clark
  8. New York – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  9. Fear the Future – Annie Clark
  10. Young Lover – Annie Clark
  11. Dancing with a Ghost – Annie Clark
  12. Slow Disco – Annie Clark, Joy Williams
  13. Smoking Section – Annie Clark

On January 31, 2014.

On January 31, 2014, “Columbia” label released “After the Disco”, the second  Broken Bells studio album. It was recorded October 2012 – November 2013, at “Mondo Studio” and “Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, California, “Firehouse Studios” in Pasadena, California, and was produced by Danger Mouse (Brian Burton).

Personnel:

  • Brian Burton– drums, organ, piano, synthesizer, percussion, bass, guitar
  • James Mercer– vocals, guitar, bass, organ, synthesizer, percussion
  • Elizabeth Berg, Heather Porcaro, Myla Balugay, Rebecca Ann Stark- backing vocals

Orchestra

  • The Angel City String Orchestra – strings

Daniele Luppi – conductor, string arrangement

Anton Riehl – score

Peter Kent – concertmaster, violin

Chris Tedesco – contractor

  • Carolyn Osborn – violin
  • Erika Walczak – violin
  • Jennifer Walton – violin
  • Judy Yoo – violin
  • Julie Beavers – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Shari Zippert – violin
  • Sharon Jackson – violin
  • Susan Chatman – violin
  • Vladimir Polimatidi – violin
  • Alisha Bauer – cello
  • Stefanie Fife – cello
  • Vanessa Freebairn-Smith – cello
  • Adrianna Zoppo – viola
  • Brianna Bandy – viola
  • Jessica Van Velzen – viola

 

  • Kamasi Washington – tenor saxophone
  • David Ralicke – trombone
  • Nathaniel Walcott- trumpet
  • Brian Burton – programmer
  • Kennie Takahashi – programmer, mixing, recording, engineer
  • Todd Monfalcone – recording
  • Jeff Peters – recording strings
  • Jacob Dennis – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Michele Harrison – management
  • Chris Kahn – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Todd Monfalcone – mixing, second engineer
  • Ian Montone – management
  • Geoff Neal – assistant mixing
  • Amy Schmalz – management
  • Laura Sisk – second engineer
  • Jeremy Underwood – assistant engineer strings
  • Jacob Escobedo – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by James Mercer and Brian Burton.

  1. Perfect World
  2. After the Disco
  3. Holding On for Life
  4. Leave it Alone
  5. The Changing Lights
  6. Control
  7. Lazy Wonderland
  8. Medicine
  9. No Matter What You’re Told
  10. The Angel and the Fool

On May 2, 2014.

On May 2, 2014, “LL Recordings” label released “I Never Learn”, the third Lykke Li studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Ingrid”, “Studio Spegeln”, ”Music & Words”, “Decibel Studios” in Stockholm, Sweden, “Echo Studio”, “Sonora Recorders” in Los Angeles, California, “The Green Building”  in Santa Monica, California, and was produced by Greg Kurstin, Lasse Mårtén, Lykke Li and Björn Yttling.

Personnel:

  • Lykke Li– vocals, harmonies, production
  • Erik Arvinder – violin
  • Vincent Brantley – choir
  • Katherine Dancy – choir
  • Sean Dancy – choir
  • Yolanda Dancy – choir
  • Conny Lindgren – violin
  • John Eriksson– percussion
  • Andreas Forsman – violin
  • Brandon Hampton – choir
  • Erik Holm – viola
  • Greg Kurstin– bass, drums, electric guitar, guitar, keyboards,  Mellotron, Orchestron, organ, percussion, piano, recording
  • Bjorn Yttling– acoustic guitar, electric bass, Mellotron, percussion, piano, production, recording, sitar, Taurus, zither
  • Leo Svensson – cello
  • Andrea Thomas – choir
  • Thomas Tjärnkvist – electric guitar
  • Mariam Wallentin – vocals
  • Cecilia Linné – cello
  • Talitha Manor – choir
  • Lasse Mårtén – drum programming, mixing, percussion, recording
  • Amanda Hollingby Matsson– additional vocals
  • Rick Nowels– acoustic guitar, recording
  • Christopher Öhman – viola
  • Calle Olsson – synthesizer
  • Anders Pettersson – electric guitar, steel guitar
  • Lars Skoglund – drums, percussion
  • Ketil Solberg – violin
  • Laura Sisk – recording
  • Kieron Menzies – recording
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Julian Burg – recording
  • Alex Pasco – recording
  • Nille Perned – recording
  • Gustav Lindelöw – recording
  • Karl Lindman – art direction
  • Hans Stenlund – recording
  • Trevor Yasuda – recording
  • Brendan Dunne – design
  • Josh Olins – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Lykke Li; all music by Lykke Li and Björn Yttling except where noted.

  1. I Never Learn
  2. No Rest for the Wicked
  3. Just Like a Dream
  4. Silver Line – Lykke Li, Rick Nowels, Bjorn Yttling, Greg Kurstin
  5. Gunshot – Lykke Li, Rick Nowels, Bjorn Yttling
  6. Love Me Like I’m Not Made of Stone – Lykke Li, Rick Nowels, Bjorn Yttling
  7. Never Gonna Love Again
  8. Heart of Steel – Lykke Li, Rick Nowels, Bjorn Yttling
  9. Sleeping Alone