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On September 20, 2020.

On September 20, 2020, “100% Records” label released “History of Modern”, the eleventh Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2010, at “Motor Museum” in Liverpool, and was produced by Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphries, Martin Cooper and Malcolm Holmes.

Personnel:

  • Andy McCluskey – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Paul Humphreys – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Martin Cooper – keyboards
  • Malcolm Holmes – drums, percussion programming
  • Stuart Kershaw – piano, string arrangement
  • Hannah Peel – organ, samples, backing vocals
  • Mike Gould – percussion
  • Jessica Stavely-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Jessica Samuel – backing vocals
  • Monika Blomeid – backing vocals
  • Jennifer John – backing vocals
  • Lucy Styles – backing vocals
  • Doreen Edwards – backing vocals
  • Szhirley Rokahaim – backing vocals
  • Anna Ord – backing vocals
  • Abigail Clancy – backing vocals
  • Guy Katsav – additional programming, co-production

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCluskey, except where noted.

  1. New Babies, New Toys
  2. If You Want It – Andy McCluskey, Tracey Carmen
  3. History of Modern (Part I)
  4. History of Modern (Part II) – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  5. Sometimes
  6. RFWK
  7. New Holy Ground – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  8. The Future, The Past, and the Forever After
  9. Sister Marie Says
  10. Pulse – Andy McCluskey, Remee, Ali Tennant, Mich Hansen, Joseph Balmaati
  11. Green – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  12. Bondage of Fate – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Hannah Peel
  13. The Right Side – Andy McCluskey, Simon Leonard, David Baker

On April 30, 2021.

On April 30, 2021, “Modern Sky UK” label released “Coral Island”, the tenth Coral (The) studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “Parr Street Studios” in Liverpool, and Ian Murray’s house in Merseyside, and was produced by Chris Taylor, James Skelly, Paul Duffy, Paul Molloy, Nick Power and Ian Skelly.

Personnel:

  • James Skelly – lead vocals, guitar, recording, mixing
  • Paul Molloy – guitar, piano, recording, mixing
  • Nick Power – keyboards, recording, mixing
  • Paul Duffy – bass, recording, mixing
  • Ian Skelly – drums, recording, mixing
  • Ian Murrary – narration
  • Phil McKinnell – slide guitar, guitar
  • Chris Taylor – stylophone 
  • Jack Prince – shaker
  • Fiona Skelly – backing vocals
  • Niamh Rowe – backing vocals
  • Chris Taylor – recording, mixing
  • Richard Turvey – recording
  • Liam Power – narration recording
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Edwin Burdis – artwork
  • Mark El-khatib – design
  • Gabriella Jackson – photography
  • Simon Cardwell – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Welcome to the Coral Island – James Skelly, Nick Power
  2. Lover Undiscovered – James Skelly
  3. Change Your Mind – James Skelly, Rich Turvey
  4. Mist on the River – James Skelly
  5. Pavilions of the Mind – Nick Power, Paul Duffy
  6. Vacancy – James Skelly, Nick Power
  7. My Best Friend – James Skelly, Nick Power
  8. Arcade Hallucinations – Nick Power
  9. The Game She Plays – James Skelly
  10. Autumn Has Come – James Skelly
  11. The End of the Pier – Nick Power
  12. The Ghost of the Coral Island – Nick Power, Ian Skelly, Paul Duffy, Phil McKinnell
  13. Golden Age – James Skelly, Ian Skelly
  14. Faceless Angel – James Skelly
  15. The Great Lafayette – Nick Power
  16. Strange Illusions – James Skelly, Nick Power
  17. Take Me Back to the Summertime – James Skelly, Ian Skelly
  18. Telepathic Waltz – Nick Power, Ian Skelly
  19. Old Photographs – James Skelly, Nick Power
  20. Watch You Disappear – James Skelly
  21. Late Night at the Borders – Nick Power
  22. Land of the Lost – James Skelly
  23. The Calico Girl – Paul Molloy
  24. The Last Entertainer – Nick Power

On January 25, 1993.

On January 25, 1993, “Reprise” and “Sire” labels released “Star”, the debut Belly studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Sound Emporium Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Tracy Chisolm, Gil Norton, Tanya Donelly, Fred Abong, Chris Gorman and Thomas Gorman.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly – vocals, guitar
  • Fred Abong – bass
  • Chris Gorman – drums, percussion
  • Thomas Gorman – guitar, organ
  • Chick Graining – guitar, slide guitar, vocals
  • Tracy Chisholm – engineer
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Chris Gorman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly, except where noted.

  1. Someone to Die For
  2. Angel
  3. Dusted
  4. Every Word
  5. Gepetto
  6. Witch
  7. Slow Dog
  8. Low Red Moon
  9. Feed the Tree
  10. Full Moon, Empty Heart
  11. White Belly – Tanya Donelly, Fred Abong
  12. Untogether
  13. Star
  14. Sad Dress
  15. Stay

On September 29, 1986.

On September 29, 1986, “Virgin” label released “The Pacific Age”, the seventh Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “Studio De La Grande Armée” in Paris, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Stephen Hague.

Personnel:

  • Paul Humphreys– vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Andy McCluskey– vocals, keyboards, bass guitar
  • Malcolm Holmes– drums, percussion
  • Martin Cooper– keyboards, saxophone
  • Graham Weir – trombone, keyboards, guitar
  • Neil Weir – trumpet, bass
  • Stephen Hague– keyboards, guitar
  • Kamil Rustam– guitar
  • Aliss Terrell, Yvonne Jones, Carole Fredericks– background vocals

 Track listing:

  1. Stay (The Black Rose and the Universal Wheel) – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  2. (Forever) Live and Die – Paul Humphreys, Graham Weir, Neil Weir
  3. The pacific Age – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  4. The Dead Girls – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  5. Shame – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Graham Weir, Neil Weir
  6. Southern – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Graham Weir, Neil Weir
  7. Flame of Hope – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  8. Goddess of Love – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  9. We Love You – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stephen Hague
  10. Watch Us Fall – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stephen Hague

On June 14, 1993.

On June 14, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Liberator”, the ninth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark album. It was recorded in 1993, at “The Pink Museum” and “The Ministry” in Liverpool, and was produced by Andy McCluskey, Phil Coxon, and Barry White.

Personnel:

  • Andy McCluskey– programming
  • Phil Coxon– programming
  • Beverly Reppion – backing vocals
  • Nathalie James – backing vocals
  • Doreen Edwards – backing vocals
  • Stuart Boyle – guitar
  • Nigel Ipinson– piano, arrangement
  • Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares– a sample from “Bezrodna Nevesta” is used in track 7
  • Mark Phythian – engineer
  • Paul Butcher – assistant engineer
  • Ian Collins – assistant engineer
  • Pat O’Shaughnessy – assistant engineer
  • Mike Hunter – assistant engineer
  • Andrea Wright – assistant engineer
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Gregg Jackman – mixing
  • Niall Flynn – assistant mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCluskey, except where noted.

  1. Stand Above Me – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw, Lloyd Massett
  2. Everyday – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Stuart Kershaw
  3. King of Stone
  4. Dollar Girl
  5. Dream of Me (Based on Love’s Theme) – Andy McCluskey, Barry White
  6. Sunday Morning – Lou Reed, John Cale
  7. Agnus Day – Andy McCluskey, Christopher Tye, Shopsko
  8. Love and Hate You
  9. Heaven Is
  10. Best Years of Our Lives – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  11. Christine – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  12. Only Tears – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw

On April 5, 2013.

On April 5, 2013, “100%”, “BMG” labels released “English Electric”, the twelfth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2103 at “Motor Museum Studio” in Liverpool, “Bleepworks” in London, and was produced by Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Martin Cooper and Malcolm Holmes.

Personnel:

  • Andy McCluskey– vocals, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Paul Humphreys– vocals, keyboards, mixing
  • Martin Cooper– keyboards
  • Malcolm Holmes– drums, additional programming
  • David Watson– backing vocals
  • Claudia Brücken– machine voice
  • Fotonovela– additional programming
  • James Watson – additional programming
  • Guy Katsav– additional production
  • Abbey Lincoln– sample performer
  • Charles Reeves– Chinese recording
  • Mike Spink – additional engineering
  • Innes Marlow – photography
  • Peter Saville– art direction
  • Tom Skipp – sleeve design

Track listing:

  1. Please Remain Seated – Andy McCluskey
  2. Metroland – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys
  3. Night Café – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys
  4. The Future Will Be Silent – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys
  5. Helen of Troy – Andy McCluskey, Bitzenis, Geranois
  6. Our System – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys
  7. Kissing the Machine – Andy McCluskey, Karl Bartos
  8. Decimal – Andy McCluskey
  9. Stay With Me – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, James Watson
  10. Dresden – Andy McCluskey
  11. Atomic Ranch – Andy McCluskey
  12. Final Song – Andy McCluskey, Kurt Weill, Langston Hughes

On September 2, 2013.

On September 2, 2013, “Dirty Hit” label released the self-titled, debut The 1975 album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at the “Motor Museum” in Liverpool, and was produced by Mike Crossey, Matthew Healy, Adam Hann, George Daniel and Ross MacDonald.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Healy – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Adam Hann – guitar
  • George Daniel – drums, programming, synthesizers, photography
  • Ross MacDonald – bass guitar
  • John Waugh– saxophone
  • Mike Crossey– mixing, additional programming
  • Mike Spink – engineering
  • Jonathan Gilmore – Pro-Toolsengineering, additional programming
  • Robin Schmidt – mastering
  • Samüel Johnson – design
  • David Drake – photography
  • David Ma – photography
  • Jamie Oborne – A&R

Track listing:

All tracks by George Daniel, Matthew Healy, Adam Hann and Ross MacDonald.

  1. The 1975
  2. The City
  3. O.N.E.Y.
  4. Chocolate
  5. Sex
  6. Talk
  7. An Encounter
  8. Heart Out
  9. Settle Down
  10. Robbers
  11. Girls
  12. 12
  13. She way Out
  14. Menswear
  15. Pressure
  16. Is There Somebody Who Can Watch You?

On July 28, 2003.

On July 28, 2003, “Deltasonic” label released “Magic and Medicine”, the second  Coral studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Elevator Studio” in Liverpool, and was produced by Ian Broudie.

Personnel:

  • James Skelly – vocals, guitar, co-producer
  • Lee Southall – guitar, backing vocals, co-producer
  • Bill Ryder-Jones– guitar, co-producer
  • Paul Duffy – bass guitar, backing vocals, co-producer
  • Nick Power – organ, piano, backing vocals, co-producer
  • Ian Skelly – drums, co-producer, artwork
  • Andy Frizell – brass
  • Simon James – brass
  • Martin Smith – brass
  • Olline Brindley – double bass
  • Louis Baccino – flute
  • Andy Brindley – harmonica
  • Megan Childs – violin
  • Jon Gray – engineer
  • Gary Butler – mastering
  • Arthur Janssen – photography
  • Jonathan Worth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Skelly, except where noted.

  1. In the Forest – James Skelly, Nick Power
  2. Don’t Think You’re the First
  3. Liezah – James Skelly, Nick Power
  4. Talkin’ Gypsy Market Blues
  5. Secret Kiss
  6. Milkwood Blues
  7. Bill McCai
  8. Eskimo Lament – Nick Power
  9. Careless Hands – James Skelly, Bill Ryder – Jones
  10. Pass It On
  11. All of Our Love – James Skelly, Nick Power
  12. Confessions of A.D.D.D.

On May 24, 1980.

On May 24, 1980, “Back Door/Phonogram” label released “Compass Kumpas”, the debut Dalek I Love You album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool and was produced by The Blitz Brothers, Alan Gill and Dave Hughes..

Personnel:

  • Alan Gill – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Hughes – piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Hugh Jones– bass, recording
  • Chris Hughes- additional drums, percussion
  • Ken Peers– drums
  • Dave Bates – additional backing vocals
  • Frazer Henry – recording

Track listing:

All tracks Alan Gill and Dave Hughes, except where noted.

  1. The World
  2. 8 Track
  3. Dalek I Love You (Destiny)
  4. A Suicide
  5. The Kiss
  6. Trapped
  7. Two Chameleons
  8. Freedom Fighters
  9. You Really Got Me
  10. Mad
  11. Good Times
  12. We’re All Actors
  13. Heat
  14. Missing 15 Minutes