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On January 11, 2012.

On January 11, 2012, “4AD” label released “Future This”, the second Big Pink studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Paul Epworth.


  • Milo Cordell – performer
  • Robbie Furze – performer
  • Victoria Smith– performer, drums
  • Zan Lyons – performer, additional viola, programming
  • Sally Herbert– additional string arrangements, violin
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jimmy Robertson – additional vocals
  • Chris Prendergast – drums
  • Tom Morris – additional drums
  • Mark Rankin– engineer
  • Joe Hartwell Jones – assistant engineer
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • John Catlin – mixing assistant
  • Tom Beard – band photograph
  • David Emery – other photography
  • Alison Fielding – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Milo Cordell and Robbie Furze, except where noted.

  1. Stay Gold – Paul Epworth
  2. Hit the Ground (Superman) – Paul Epworth, Laurie Anderson
  3. Give it Up – Paul Epworth, Earl Randle
  4. The palace – Paul Epworth
  5. 1313
  6. Rubbernecking – Paul Epworth
  7. Jump Music
  8. Lose Your Mind
  9. Future This – Daniel O’Sullivan
  10. 77

In November 1984.

In November 1984, “Disques Dreyfus” label released “Zoolook”, the seventh Jean-Michel Jarre studio album. It was recorded 1982 – 1984, and was produced by Jean-Michel Jarre.


  • Jean Michel Jarre– keyboards, Fairlight CMI
  • Laurie Anderson– vocals
  • Adrian Belew– guitars, effects
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Marcus Miller– bass guitar
  • Frederick Rousseau– additional keyboards
  • Ira Siegel – additional guitars
  • David Lord – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Michel Jarre.

  1. Ethnicolor
  2. Diva
  3. Zoolook
  4. Wooloomooloo
  5. Zoolookologie
  6. Blah Blah Café
  7. Ethnicolor II


On October 25, 1984.

On October 25, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Bright Red”, the fifth Laurie Anderson studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “The Lobby” and “Skyline Studios” in New York City and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson.


  • Laurie Anderson – vocals, keyboards
  • Brian Eno- treatments, keyboards
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Lou Reed– vocals, guitar
  • Adrian Belew- guitar
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals
  • Phillip Ballou – background vocals
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Ben Fenner – bass
  • Guy Klucevsek– accordion
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Greg Cohen– guitar, bass
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Kevin Killen – treatments
  • Neil Conti– shaker
  • Dougie Browne – drums
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen– music director
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Joe Ferla – additional basic tracks engineer
  • Ben Fenner – overdubs engineer
  • Alec Head – additional overdubs engineer
  • Hiro Ishihara, Andy Baker, Danton Supple, Miles Green – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Yolanda Cuomo – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Anderson except where noted

Bright Red

  1. Speechless (the Eagle and the Weasel)
  2. Bright Red – additional lyrics from Isaiah
  3. The Puppet Motel – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. Speak My Language
  5. World Without End
  6. Freefall
  7. Muddy River – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno


  1. Beautiful Pea Green Boat – additional lyrics from “The Owl and the Pussycat” by Edward Lear
  2. Love Among the Sailors
  3. Poison – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. In Our Sleep – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, music by Laurie Anderson
  5. Night in Baghdad
  6. Tightrope – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  7. Same Time Tomorrow

On May 19, 1986.

Peter_Gabriel - So

On May 19, 1986, “Charisma” label released “So”, the fifth Peter Gabriel album. It was recorded February – December 1985, at “Ashcombe House” in Bath, and was produced by Peter Gabriel and Daniel Lanois. “So” was certified 3 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI’ and 5 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 187 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Peter Gabriel– lead and backing vocals, Fairlight CMI, Sequential Circuits Prophet-5  piano, Linn LM-1, synthesizer, percussion, Yamaha CS-80, LinnDrum , Synclavier
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar , drumstick bass guitar
  • David Rhodes– guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, drumstick bass guitar
  • Manu Katché– drums, percussion, talking drum
  • Chris Hughes– Linn Drum programming
  • Stewart Copeland– hi-hat, drums
  • Daniel Lanois– guitar, tambourine, surf guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet, cornet
  • Mark Rivera– tenor saxophone processed saxophone,  alto and baritone saxophone
  • Don Mikkelsen –trombone
  • P. Arnold– backing vocals
  • Coral Gordon – backing vocals
  • Dee Lewis – backing vocals
  • Richard Tee– piano
  • Simon Clark –Yamaha CS-80 chorus effect, Hammond, Fairlight CMI and bass
  • Kate Bush– vocals
  • Shankar– violin
  • Larry Klein– bass guitar
  • Youssou N’Dour– vocals
  • Michael Been– backing vocals
  • Jim Kerr– backing vocals
  • Ronnie Bright– bass vocals Jimmy Bralower – Linn Drum kick
  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar (
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • Laurie Anderson– vocals
  • Djalma Correa –surdo, congas and triangle

Track lsiting:

All tracks by Peter Gabriel, except where noted.

  1. Red Rain
  2. Sledgehammer
  3. Don’t Give Up
  4. That Voice Adain – Peter Gabriel, David Rhodes
  5. In Your Eyes
  6. Mercy Street
  7. Big Time
  8. We Do What We’re Told (Milgram’s 37)
  9. This is the Picture (Excellent Birds)



On April 19, 1982.

Laurie Anderson_Big Science

On April 19, 1982, “Warner Bros” label released “Big Science”, the debut Laurie Anderson album. Laurie Anderson had previously recorded one side of a 2-LP set titled “You’re the Guy I Want to Share My Money With”, a collaboration released on Giorno Poetry Systems with William S. Burroughs and John Giorno. It was recorded at “You’re the Guy I Want to Share My Money With, and was produced by Laurie Anderson and Roma Baran.


  • Laurie Anderson– vocals, vocoder, farfisa organ,  percussion, Oberheim OB-Xa, sticks,  violins,  electronics, keyboards, handclaps, whistling, marimba
  • Roma Baran– farfisa bass, glass harmonica, sticks, handclaps, casiotone, accordion, whistling
  • Perry Hoberman– bottles and sticks, handclaps,  flute, sax, piccolo, backing vocals
  • Bill Obrecht– alto sax
  • Peter Gordon– clarinet, tenor sax
  • David Van Tieghem– drums, rototoms, timpani, marimba, percussion
  • Rufus Harley– bagpipes
  • Chuck Fisher– alto sax, tenor sax
  • Richard Cohen– b-flat clarinet, e-flat clarinet, bass clarinet,  bassoon o, bari sax
  • Leanne Ungar– backing vocals
  • George Lewis– trombones

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Anderson.

  1. From the Air
  2. Big Science
  3. Sweaters
  4. Walking & Falling
  5. Born, Never Asked
  6. O Superman (for Massenet)
  7. Example #22
  8. Let X=X/It Tango – (Let X=X; It Tango)

On April 4, 2000.


On April 4, 2000, “Sire” label released “Ecstasy”, the eighteenth Lou Reed album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Sear Sound” in NYC, and was produced by Lou Reed and Hal Willner. The cover photography is by Reed.


  • Lou Reed- vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Mike Rathke- guitar
  • Fernando Saunders- bass, background vocals
  • Tony “Thunder” Smith- drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Don Alias- percussion
  • Laurie Anderson- electric violin
  • Steven Bernstein- trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Doug Wieselman – baritone and tenor saxophone
  • Paul Shapiro- tenor saxophone
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed

  1. Paranoia Key of E
  2. Mystic Child
  3. Mad
  4. Ecstasy
  5. Modern Dance
  6. Tatters
  7. Future Farmers of America
  8. Turning Time Around
  9. White Prism
  10. Rock Minuet
  11. Baton Rouge
  12. Like a Possum
  13. Rouge
  14. Big Sky

On February 20, 1996.


On February 20, 1996, “Sire” label released “Set the Twilight Reeling”, the seventeenth Lou Reed album. It was recorded in 1995 at “The Roof” in New York, and was produced by Lou Reed. The album  song “Finish Line” was Reed’s tribute to Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison, who had died in 1995.


  • Lou Reed – vocals, guitars
  • Fernando Saunders- fretless and fret electric bass, acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Tony “Thunder” Smith- drums, background vocals
  • Oliver Lake, D. Parran, Russell Gunn, Jr. – horns
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Mino Cinelu- percussion
  • Laurie Anderson- background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed

  1. Egg Cream
  2. NYC Man
  3. Finish Line
  4. Trade In
  5. Hang On To Your Emotions
  6. Sex With Your Parents (Motherfucker), Pt. 2
  7. Hookywooky
  8. The Proposition
  9. Adventurer
  10. Riptide
  11. Set The Twilight Reeling