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On June 21, 2019.

On June 21, 2019, “Prolifica Inc.” and “PIAS Recordings” labels released “False Alarm”, the fourth Two Door Cinema Club studio album. It was recorded in “The Garage” in Topanga, California, “RAK” in London, and was produced by Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Alex Trimble – vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion
  • Sam Halliday – guitar
  • Kevin Baird – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Ben Thompson – drums
  • Jacknife Lee – keyboards, guitar, percussion, programming, mixing
  • Mokoomba
  • Open Mike Eagle
  • Matt Bishop – engineer
  • Dan Grech-Marguerat – mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Will Parton – recording assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Trimble, Sam Halliday, Kevin Baird and Garrett “Jacknife” Lee.

  1. Once
  2. Talk
  3. Satisfaction Guaranteed
  4. So Many People
  5. Think
  6. Nice to See You
  7. Break
  8. Dirty Air
  9. Satellite
  10. Already Gone

On June 13, 1970.

On June 13, 1970, “Vertigo” label released “…Very ‘Eavy …Very ‘Umble”, the debut Uriah Heep album. It was recorded July 1969 – April 1970, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London and was produced by Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • David Byron – lead vocals
  • Ken Hensley – piano, organ, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Mick Box – lead and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Paul Newton – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Alex Napier – drums
  • Nigel Olsson – drums
  • Keith Baker – drums
  • Colin Wood – keyboards and backing vocals
  • Peter Gallen – engineer, mixing
  • Peter Olliff – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Gypsy – Mick Box, David Byron
  2. Walking in Your Shadow – David Byron, Paul Newton
  3. Come Away Melinda – Fred Hellerman, Fran Minkoff
  4. Lucy Blues – Mick Box, David Byron
  5. Dreammare – Paul Newton
  6. Real Turned On – Mick Box, David Byron, Paul Newton
  7. I’ll Keep on Trying – Mick Box, David Byron
  8. Wake Up (Set Your Sights) – Mick Box, David Byron

On May 30, 1995.

On May 30, 1995, “RCA” label released “What’s Inside”, the fourteenth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded 1994 -1995, at “A&M Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, “Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, California, “Kiva Recording Studios” in Memphis. Tennessee, and was produced by Joan Armatrading and David Tickle.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, e-bow guitar, arrangements
  • Hojah Farah – acoustic guitar
  • B. J. Cole – slide guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Todd Cochran – keyboards
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Manu Katché – drums
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Memphis Horns – horns
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra – strings
  • Kronos Quartet – strings
  • Boz Burrell – tin whistle
  • K. La – backing vocals
  • Ray Williams – backing vocals
  • Terry Evans – backing vocals
  • Willie Green, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Caroline Dale – arrangements, orchestration
  • Dana Brayton – arrangements
  • Wolfgang Amadeus – engineer
  • Malcolm Springer – engineer
  • Tom Luekens – engineer
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Chad Munsey – second engineer
  • David Tickle, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Andy Brown – musical director
  • Sherri Maxwell – design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. In Your Eyes
  2. Everyday Boy
  3. Merchant of Love
  4. Shapes and Sizes
  5. Back on the Road
  6. Lost The Love
  7. Songs
  8. Would You Like to Dance
  9. Recommend My Love
  10. Beyond The Blue
  11. Can’t Stop Loving You
  12. Shape of a Pony
  13. Trouble

On May 28, 2021.

On May 28, 2021, “Gondwana Records” label released “Terrain”, the sixth Portico Quartet studio album. It was recorded in 2021, at “POHO & Fish Factory” in London, and was produced by Duncan Bellamy and Jack Wyllie.

Personnel:

  • Duncan Bellamy – vocals, electric bass, drums, hang drums, synthesizer, piano, vibraphone, sampler,mixing
  • Jack Wyllie – saxophone, piano, synthesizer, sampler, string arrangements, mixing
  • Pete Bennie – double bass
  • Francesca Ter-Berg – cello
  • Simmy Singh – violin
  • Freeman – mixing
  • John Davis – mastering, vinyl cut
  • Veil Projects – design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by Duncan Bellamy and Jack Wyllie.

  1. I
  2. II
  3. III

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “River North” label released “Always Never the Same”, the thirteenth Kansas studio album. This album consists of new songs and covers of the band’s previous work, re-recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded September 1997 – February 1998, at “Southern Tracks”, “Electric Landlady” and “Tree Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Ehart, Rich Williams and Trammell Starks.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Robby Steinhardt – lead and backing vocals, violin
  • Rich Williams – guitars
  • Billy Greer – vocals, bass
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • The London Symphony Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Larry Baird
  • Russ Fowler, James Majors, Jim “Z” Zumpano – engineer
  • Peter Cobbin – orchestra recordings engineer
  • Jeff Glixman – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Brian Jobson, James Majors – digital editing
  • Trammell Starks – digital editing
  • Michael Allen – copyist
  • Pennie Moore, Conni Treantafeles – art direction, design
  • Marti Griffin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Dust in the Cover- Kerry Livgren
  3. Preamble (orchestral) – Larry Baird
  4. Song for America – Kerry Livgren
  5. In Your Eyes – Steve Walsh
  6. Miracles Out of Nowhere – Kerry Livgren
  7. Hol On – Kerry Livgren
  8. The Sky Is Falling – Steve Walsh
  9. Cheyenne Anthem – Kerry Livgren
  10. Prelude & Introduction (medley) – Phil Ehart, Billy Greer, Robby Steinhardt, Steve Walsh, Rich Williams, Larry Baird
  11. The Wall – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  12. Need to Know – Steve Walsh

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance, Not Symmetry”, is Biffy Clyro soundtrack album to the movie of the same name, co-written by the band’s frontman Simon Neil. It was recorded at 2018 – 2019, at “AIR Studios” in London, “Monnow Valley Studio” Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, “ICP Studios” in Brussels, and was produced by Adam Noble, Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitar, mandolin, keyboards, percussion, marimba, strings, clapping
  • James Johnston – bass, clapping, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, marimba, keyboards, clapping, backing vocals
  • Adam Noble – bass, keyboards, synthesizers, organ, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Jakwob – keyboards, programming
  • Fyfe Dangerfield – piano
  • Blair Mowat – programming, orchestral arrangements
  • James Hockley – programming
  • John Prestage – engineer
  • John Paul Reid – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. Balance, Not Symphony
  2. All Singing and All Dancing – John Hill
  3. Different Kind of Love – John Feldmann
  4. Sunrise
  5. Pink
  6. Colour Wheel – Stuart Price
  7. Gates of Heaven – John Feldmann
  8. Fever Dream
  9. Navy Blue
  10. Tunnels and Trees
  11. Plead
  12. The Naturals
  13. Yellow
  14. Touch
  15. Jasabiab
  16. Following Master
  17. Adored

On May 14, 2021.

On May 14, 2021, “Impulse!” label released “Black to the Future”, the fourth Sons of Kemet studio album. It was recorded in 2021, at “Livingston Studio 1” in London, and was produced by Shabaka Hutchings and Dilip Harris.

Personnel:

  • Shabaka Hutchings – tenor saxophone, woodwinds
  • Theon Cross – tuba
  • Edward Wakili-Hick – percussion
  • Tom Skinner – percussion
  • Steve Williamson – tenor saxophone
  • Joshua Idehen – vocals
  • Angel Bat Dawid – vocals
  • Moor Mother – vocals
  • D Double E – vocals
  • Kojey Radical – vocals
  • Lianne La Havas – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Field Negus
  2. Pick Up Your Burning Cross
  3. Think of Home
  4. Hustle
  5. For the Culture
  6. To Never Forget the Source
  7. In Remembrance of Those Source
  8. Let the Circle Be Unbroken
  9. Envision Yourself Levitating
  10. Black

On May 7, 2021.

On May 7, 2021, “Warp Records” label released “Bright Green Field”, the debut Squid studio album. It was recorded March – October 2020, at “Mr. Dan’s Studio” in London, and was produced by Dan Carey.

Personnel:

  • Louis Borlase – vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Anton Pearson – vocals, guitar, bass, percussion
  • Arthur Leadbetter – keyboards, strings, percussion
  • Laurie Nankivell – bass guitar, brass, percussion
  • Ollie Judge – lead vocals, drums
  • Martha Skye Murphy – vocal

Track listing:

  1. Resolution Square
  2. G.S.K.
  3. Narrator
  4. Boy Racer
  5. Padding
  6. Documentary Filmmaker
  7. 2010
  8. The Flyover
  9. Peel St.
  10. Global Groove
  11. Pamphlets

On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “ATO Records” label released “How We Operate”, the fifth Gomez studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Ian Ball – vocals, guitar
  • Ben Ottewell – vocals, guitar
  • Tom Gray – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Paul Blackburn – bass
  • Olly Peacock – drums, synths, computers
  • Fil Krohnengold – accordion, string arrangements
  • Katherine Bottherill – backing vocals
  • Adrian Bushby – engineer
  • John Dunne – Pro Tools engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – engineer assistant
  • Adrian Bushby, Gil Norton – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Love Police – design
  • Kevin Westenberg – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Ball, Ben Ottewell, Tom Gray, Paul Blackburn and Olly Peacock.

  1. Notice
  2. See the World
  3. How We Operate
  4. Hamoa Beach
  5. Girlshapedlovedrug
  6. Chasing Ghosts with Alcohol
  7. Tear Your Love Apart
  8. Charley Patton Songs
  9. Woman! Man!
  10. All Too Much
  11. Cry on Demand
  12. Don’t Make Me Laugh

In April 1974.

In April 1974, “Purple Records” label released “First of the Big Bands”, album by Tony Ashton and Jon Lord. It was recorded in November 1971 – late 1973, at “Air Studios” and “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Ashton and Jon Lord.

Personnel:

  • Tony Ashton – lead vocals, Hammond organ, piano
  • Jon Lord – Hammond organ, piano
  • Mick Clarke – guitars
  • Jim Cregan – guitars
  • Jerry Donahue – guitars
  • Peter Frampton – guitars
  • Pat Donaldson – bass
  • Carmine Appice – drums
  • Terry Cox – drums
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Cozy Powell – drums
  • Frank Ricotti – percussion, vibraphone
  • Dick Parry – saxophone
  • Howie Casey – saxophone
  • Dave Caswell – trumpet
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • John Mumford – trombone
  • Madeline Bell – backing vocals
  • Tony Ferguson – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Helms – backing vocals
  • Kenny Rowe – backing vocals
  • Graham White – backing vocals
  • Jo Ann Williams – backing vocals
  • Roger Willis – backing vocals
  • Martin Birch, Geoffrey Emerick, Alan Harris, John Middleton, John Mills, Bill Price – engineer
  • John Kosh – design
  • Peter Howe – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Ashton and Jon Lord, except where noted.

  1. We’re Gonna Make It
  2. Downside Upside Down
  3. Band of the Salvation Army (including Bringing in the Sheaves)
  4. Silly Boy
  5. Surrender Me – Tony Ashton
  6. Celebration
  7. I Been Lonely – Tony Ashton
  8. Shut Up
  9. Ballad of Mr. Giver – (including a reprise of Celebration)