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In May 1983.

In May 1983, “Bronze” label recorded “Head First”, the 15th Uriah Heep studio album. It was recorded January-March 1983, at “the Manor Studio” in Oxfordshire, “The Roundhouse” in London, and was produced by Ashley Howe.

Personnel:

  • Mick Box– guitars, vocals
  • Bob Daisley- bass
  • Peter Goalby- vocals
  • Lee Kerslake- drums, percussion, vocals
  • John Sinclair– keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
  • Frank Ricotti- percussion

Track listing:

  1. The Other Side of Midnight – Mick Box, Bob Daisley, Peter Goalby, Lee Kerslake, John Sinclair
  2. Stay on Top – Tom Jackson
  3. Lonely Nights – Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance
  4. Sweet Talk – Mick Box, Bob Daisley, Peter Goalby, John Sinclair, Lee Kerslake, Linda Sinclair
  5. Love is Blind – Richie Zito, Joey Carbone
  6. Roll-Overture – Mick Box, Bob Daisley, Peter Goalby, John Sinclair
  7. Red Lights- Mick Box, Bob Daisley, Peter Goalby, John Sinclair
  8. Rollin’ the Rock – Mick Box, Bob Daisley, Peter Goalby, John Sinclair
  9. Straight Through the Heart – Mick Box, Bob Daisley, Peter Goalby, John Sinclair, Lee Kerslake
  10. Weekend Warriors – Mick Box, Bob Daisley, Peter Goalby, John Sinclair, Lee Kerslake

 

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On May 25, 2012.

On May 25, 2012, “Infectious Music” label released “An Awesome Wave”, the debut Alt-J studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Iguana Studio” in London, and was produced by Charlie Andrew and Mark Bishop. The album certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Rachael Lander – cello
  • Kirsty Mangan – string arrangements; violin
  • St Ronan’s Chamber Choir– additional vocals
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • European Space Agency– cover photo provider

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, Gwilym Sainsbury and Thom Green.

  1. Intro
  2. ❦ [The Ripe & Ruin]
  3. Tessellate
  4. Breezeblocks
  5. ❦ [Guitar]
  6. Something Good
  7. Dissolve Me
  8. Matilda
  9. Ms
  10. Fitzpleasure
  11. ❦ [Piano]
  12. Bloodflood
  13. Taro (ends at 5:04; hidden track Hand-Made starts at 10:04 following 5:00 of silence)

In May 1982.

In May 1982, “A&M” label released “Sweets from a Stranger”, the fifth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Ramport Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil McDonald, Chris Difford, Glen Tilbrook, John Bentley, Don Snow and Gilson Lavis.

Personnel:

  • Chris Difford– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Glenn Tilbrook– lead guitar, keyboards, lead & backing vocals
  • John Bentley– bass, backing vocals
  • Don Snow– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Gilson Lavis– drums
  • Elvis Costello- backing vocals
  • Del Newman- string arrangements
  • Paul Young- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

  1. Out of Touch
  2. I Can’t Hold On
  3. Points of View
  4. Stranger Than the Stranger on the Shore
  5. Onto the Dance Floor
  6. When the Hangover Strikes
  7. Black Coffee in Bed
  8. I’ve Returned
  9. Tongue Like a Knife
  10. His House Her Home
  11. The Very First Dance
  12. The Elephant Ride

 

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Chrysalis” label released “Lights Out”, the sixth UFO studio album. It was recorded February-March 1977, at “Air Studios” in London and was produced by Ron Nevison. Magazine “Kerrang!” ranked “Lights Out” at number 28 on the list of the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Phil Mogg- vocals
  • Michael Schenker- lead guitar
  • Paul Raymond- rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Pete Way- bass
  • Andy Parker– drums
  • Alan McMillan – horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Hipgnosis- cover art

Track listing:

  1. Too Hot to Handle – Pete Way, Phil Moog
  2. Just Another Suicide – Phil Moog
  3. Try Me – Michael Schenker, Phil Moog
  4. Lights Out – Michael Schenker, Andy Parker, Phil Moog, Pete Way
  5. Getting’ Ready – Michael Schenker, Phil Moog
  6. Alone Again Or – Bryan MacLean
  7. Electric Phase – Pete Way, Phil Moog, Michael Schenker
  8. Love to Love – Michael Schenker, Phil Moog

 

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Island” label released “Rendezvous”, the fourth Sandy Denny album. It was recorded April-June 1976, at “Island Studios”, “CBS Studios”, Strawberry Studios” and Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Trevor Lucas.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Jerry Donahue- electric guitar
  • Junior Murvin- electric guitar
  • Richard Thompson- electric guitar
  • Bob Weston- electric guitar
  • Trevor Lucas – acoustic guitar
  • John (Rabbit) Bundrick- organ, synthesizer, piano
  • Steve Winwood- organ, clavinet, piano, electric piano
  • John Gillespie – piano
  • Pat Donaldson- bass
  • Dave Pegg- bass
  • Dave Mattacks- drums, tambourine
  • Timi Donald – drums
  • Brother James – congas
  • Dick Cuthell- flugelhorn
  • Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle, Sue Glover, Sunny Leslie, Kay Garner, Clare Torry, The Ladybirds – backing vocals
  • The Silver Band: John Hudson, Alan Holmes, Ray Grand, Gordon Bland, David White, Robert Richards, Peter Lockett & Philip Goodwin
  • Harry Robinson- orchestral arrangements
  • Steve Gregory- brass arrangements
  • Robert Kirby- silver band arrangement
  • Engineered – John Wood
  • Mastering – John Marino, Sterling Sounds
  • Sleeve Design – Bloomfield/Travis

Track listing:

All tracks by Sandy Denny except where noted.

  1. I Wish I Was a Fool For You (For Shame of Doing Wrong) – Richard Thompson
  2. Gold Dust
  3. Candle in the Wind – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  4. Take Me Away
  5. One Way Donkey Ride
  6. I’m a Dreamer
  7. All Our Days
  8. Silver Threads and Golden Needles – Jack Rhodes, Dick Reynolds
  9. No More Sad Refrains

 

In May 1976.

In May 1976, “Chrysalis” label released “No Heavy Petting”, the fifth UFO studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Leo Lyons.

Personnel:

  • Phil Mogg- vocals
  • Michael Schenker- guitar
  • Danny Peyronel- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Pete Way- bass
  • Andy Parker– drums
  • Mike Bobak – engineer
  • Hipgnosis- cover art

Track listing:

  1. Natural Thing – Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg, Pete Way
  2. I’m a Loser – Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg
  3. Can You Roll Her – Danny Peyronel, Phil Mogg, Andy Parker
  4. Belladonna – Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg
  5. Reasons Love – Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg
  6. Highway Lady – Danny Peyronel
  7. On with the Action – Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg, Danny Peyronel
  8. A Fool in Love – Frankie Miller, Andy Fraser
  9. Martian Landscape – Phil Mogg, Danny Peyronel, Andy Parker

On May 16, 2014.

On May 16, 2014, “Parlaphone” label released “Ghost Stories”, the sixth Coldplay studio album. It was recorded 2013-2014 at “The Bakery and “The Beehive “in London, and was produced by Avicii, Paul Epworth, Daniel Green, Jon Hopkins, Rik Simpson, Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin.

Personnel:

  • Guy Berryman- bass guitar, synthesizer, piano
  • Jonny Buckland- electric guitar, slide guitar, synthesizer, piano
  • Will Champion- drum pad, percussion, reactable, backing vocals
  • Chris Martin- lead vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, synthesizer
  • Timbaland– extra drums
  • Apple Martin, Moses Martin, Mabel Krichefski – additional vocals
  • John Metcalfe – strings arrangement, conductor
  • Davide Rossi– individual arrangement and strings
  • Tim Bergling(Avicii) – piano
  • Mila Fürstová – artwork
  • Tappin Gofton – design, art direction
  • Phil Harvey– photography
  • Daniel Green – mixing
  • Rik Simpson– mixing
  • Jon Hopkins– extra magic
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mixing
  • Geoff Swan – assistant
  • Mike Dean– extra magic
  • Madeon– extra magic
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Olga Fitzroy – engineering
  • Matt Wiggins – engineering
  • Jaime Sickora – engineering
  • Chris Owens – engineering
  • Joe Visciano – engineering
  • Tom Bailey – additional studio assistance
  • Fiona Cruickshank – additional studio assistance
  • Nicolas Essig – additional studio assistance
  • Jeff Gartenbaum – additional studio assistance
  • Christian Green – additional studio assistance
  • Joseph Hartwell Jones – additional studio assistance
  • Pablo Hernandez – additional studio assistance
  • Neil Lambert – additional studio assistance
  • Matt McGinn – additional studio assistance
  • Adam Miller – additional studio assistance
  • Roxy Pope – additional studio assistance
  • John Prestage – additional studio assistance
  • Bill Rahko – additional studio assistance
  • Kyle Stevens – additional studio assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, and Chris Martin, except A Sky Full of Stars co-written by Tim Bergling.

  1. Always in My Head
  2. Magic
  3. Ink
  4. True Love
  5. Midnight
  6. Another’s Arm
  7. Oceans
  8. A Sky Full of Stars
  9. O (Fly On)