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On July 6, 1987.

On July 6, 1987, “WEA” label released the fifth, self-titled Echo & the Bunnymen studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Conny’s Studio” in Cologne,  “ICP” in Brussels, “The Workhouse” in London, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Laurie Latham, Gil Norton, Ian McCulloch, Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson and Pete de Freitas.


  • Ian McCulloch– lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Will Sergeant– guitar
  • Les Pattinson– bass guitar
  • Pete de Freitas– drums
  • Henry Priestman– keyboards
  • Jake Brockman– keyboards
  • Ray Manzarek– keyboards
  • Stephen Morris– drums
  • Bruce Lampcov – mixing
  • Alex Haas – mixing assistant
  • Don Rodenbach – mixing assistant
  • Paul Gomersall, Stuart Barry – engineering
  • Brian Gardner– mastering
  • Anton Corbijn– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch and Les Pattinson except where noted.

  1. The Game
  2. Over You
  3. Bedbugs and Ballyhoo – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  4. All in Your Mind – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  5. Bombers Bay
  6. Lips Like Sugar
  7. Lost and Found
  8. New Direction
  9. Satellite – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  10. All My Life



On June 19, 2006.

On June 19, 2006, “B-Unique” label released “Not Accepted Anywhere”, the debut Automatic album. It was recorded October 2005 – January 2006, at “Stir Studio” in Cardiff, “Elevator Studio” in Liverpool, “The Chapel” in South Thoresby, “The Peace Rooms” in Hammersmith, and was produced byStephen Harris, Richard Jackson and Ian Broudie.The cover and album booklet artwork were by Richard Stockton. The  “BBC” ranked “Not Accepted Anywhere” amongst the top 10 greatest Welsh albums of the 2000s (decade).


  • Robin Hawkins- lead vocals, bass guitar
  • James Frost- guitar, vocals
  • Alex Pennie- synthesisers, keyboards, percussion, vocals
  • Iwan Griffiths- drums, percussion
  • D*Face – artwork

Track listing:

  1. That’s What She Said
  2. Raoul
  3. You Shout You Shout You Shout You Shout
  4. Recover
  5. Monster
  6. Lost at Home
  7. Keep Your Eyes Peeled
  8. .. I Hate You Guys
  9. On the Campaign Trail
  10. Team Drama
  11. By My Side
  12. Rats

On November 8, 1981.


On November 8, 1981, “Dindisc” label released “Architecture & Morality”, the third Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark album. It was recorded 1980–1981, at “The Gramophone Suite” in Liverpool and “The Manor Studio” in, Shipton-on-Cherwell, and was produced by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Richard Manwaring and Richard Manwaring .


  • Paul Humphreys– synthesisers, piano,  mellotron,  acoustic  and electronic percussion, organ, rhythm programming, radios, melodica and vocals
  • Andy McCluskey– synthesisers, mellotron, guitar, bass, rhythm programming, acoustic and electronic percussion, reed horns, organ and vocals
  • Malcolm Holmes– drums, electronic and acoustic percussion, bass synthesiser
  • Martin Cooper– saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys, except where noted.

  1. The New Stone Age – Andy McCluskey
  2. She’s Leaving
  3. Souvenir – Paul Humphreys, Martin Cooper
  4. Sealand
  5. Joan of Arc – Andy McCluskey
  6. Joan of Arc (Maid of Orleans) – Andy McCluskey
  7. Architecture and Morality
  8. Georgia
  9. The Beginning and the End


On September 29, 1986.


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


  • Paul Humphreys– keyboards, percussion, vocals
  • 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– additional 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, Graham Weir, Neil Weir, Graham Weir
  6. Southern – Paul Humphreys, Graham Weir, Neil Weir, Graham 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 September 29, 1986.


On September 29, 1986, “Factory” label released “Brotherhood” the fourth New Order studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Jam” in London; “Windmill Lane” in Dublin; “Amazon” in Liverpool, and was produced by New Order. The album sleeve was created by Peter Saville.


  • Bernard Sumner– vocals, electric guitar, synthesizers, programming
  • Peter Hook– bass guitar, electronic percussion, backing vocals
  • Stephen Morris– drums, synthesizers, programming
  • Gillian Gilbert– synthesizers, programming, guitars, backing vocals
  • Michael Johnson –engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by New Order; except where noted.

  1. Paradise
  2. Weirdo
  3. As It Is When It Was
  4. Broken Promise
  5. Way of Life
  6. Bizarre Love Triangle
  7. All Day Long
  8. Angel Dust
  9. Every Little Counts


On August 29, 1994.

Oasis - Definitely Maybe

On August 29, 1994, “Creation Records” released “Definitely Maybe”, the debut Oasis studio album.It was recorded December 1993– April 1994, at “Clear Studios” in Manchester and “The Pink Museum” in Liverpool, and was produced by Oasis, Mark Coyle, Owen Morris and David Batchelor. The album front cover photography was taken, by photographer Michael Spencer Jones, in guitarist Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs’ house. In June 2006, “NME” magazine conducted a readers’ poll in which “Definitely Maybe” was voted the greatest album of all time. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; 7 x Platinum in the UK by the “BPI, and Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”


  • Liam Gallagher– vocals, tambourine, production
  • Noel Gallagher– lead guitar, backing vocals, production, bass, piano
  • Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs– rhythm guitar, piano
  • Paul “Guigsy” McGuigan– production
  • Tony McCarroll– drums, production
  • Anthony Griffiths– backing vocals
  • Mark Coyle – production, mixing
  • Owen Morris– additional mixing
  • Barry Grint– mastering
  • Anjali Dutt – engineering
  • Dave Scott – engineering, mixing
  • Roy Spong – engineering
  • Brian Cannonfor Microdot – sleeve concept, design, art direction
  • Michael Spencer Jones – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Noel Gallagher.

  1. Rock ‘n’ Roll Star
  2. Shakermaker
  3. Live Forever
  4. Up in the Sky
  5. Columbia
  6. Supersonic
  7. Bring It On Down
  8. Cigarettes & Alcohol
  9. Digsy’s Dinner
  10. Slide Away
  11. Married with Children

On June 17, 1985.


On June 17, 1985, “Virgin” label released “Crush”, the sixth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark album. It was recorded 1984–1985, at “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Stephen Hague.


  • Paul Humphreys– vocals, electronic keyboards, piano
  • Andy McCluskey– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, electronic keyboards
  • Malcolm Holmes– drums, electronic and acoustic percussion
  • Martin Cooper– vocals, saxophone, electronic keyboards
  • Kyle Green – additional vocals, piano, electronic keyboards
  • Stephen Hague– electronic keyboards, guitar
  • Graham Weir – trombone, electric guitar
  • Neil Weir – trumpet
  • Maureen Humphreys – additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by OMD, except where noted.

  1. So in Love – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stephen Hague
  2. Secret
  3. Bloc Bloc Bloc
  4. Women III
  5. Crush
  6. 88 Seconds in Greensboro
  7. The Native Daughters of the Golden West
  8. Le Femme Accident
  9. Hold You
  10. The Lights are Going Out