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In June 1981.

In June 1981, “E.G.” label released “What’s THIS For…!”, the second Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded December 1980 – February 1981, at “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Launay, Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

Personnel:

  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Geordie Walker– guitar
  • Youth– bass guitar
  • Paul Ferguson– vocals, drums

 Track listing:

All tracks are by Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

  1. The Fall of Because
  2. Tension
  3. Unspeakable
  4. Butcher
  5. Follow the Leaders
  6. Madness
  7. Who Told You
  8. Exit

On May 31, 1972.

On May 31, 1972, “ABC” label released “Straight Shooter”, the fourth James Gang studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadrafonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Roy Kenner, Domenic Troiano, Dale Peters and Jim Fox.

Personnel:

  • Roy Kenner– lead vocals, percussion
  • Domenic Troiano– lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Dale Peters– bass guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jim Fox– drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Sheldon Kurland– violin
  • Glen Spreen – strings
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineering, remixing
  • Jim Flournoy Holmes- cover artwork
  • David Powell – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Kenner and Domenic Troiano, except where noted.

  1. Madness
  2. Kick Back Man
  3. Get Her Back Again – Dominic Troiano
  4. Looking for My Lady
  5. Getting Old – Domenic Troiano
  6. I’ll Tell You Why – Dale Peters, Domenic Troiano
  7. Happy Hypochondriac – Roy Kenner, Dale Peters, Domenic Troiano
  8. Let me Come Home – Dale Peters, Domenic Troiano
  9. My Door is Open

 

On October 29, 2001.

On October 29, 2001,“Playground Music” label released “Into (Enthusiasm)”, the fourth Rasmus studio album. It was recorded May – December 2000, and in 2001, at “Nord Studios” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Mikael Nord and Martin Hansen. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Finland by Musiikkituottajat,

Personnel:

  • Lauri Ylönen– vocals
  • Pauli Rantasalmi – guitar
  • Eero Heinonen – bass
  • Aki Hakala– drums
  • Jörgen Ingeström – strings
  • Martin Hansen, Mikael Nord – keyboards, additional sounds, recording, programming
  • Leif Allansson – mixing
  • Claes Persson – mastering
  • Henrik Walse – design
  • Jeanette Fredenburg, Lars Tengroth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lauri Ylönen, Pauli Rantasalmi, Eero Heinonen and Aki Hakala, except where noted.

  1. Madness
  2. Bullet
  3. Chill
  4. F-F-F-Falling
  5. Heartbreaker
  6. Smash
  7. Someone Else
  8. Small Town
  9. One & Only
  10. Last Waltz

 

On October 28, 2016.

On October 28, 2016, “Lucky 7 Records” label released “Can’t Touch Us Now”, the eleventh Madness studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Toe Rag Studios” and “Iguana Studio” in London, and was produced by Clive Langer, Liam Watson, Charlie Andrew, Graham McPharson, Mike Barson, Chris Foreman, Mark Bedford, Lee Thompson and Daniel Woodgate.

Personnel:

  • Suggs(Graham McPherson) – lead and backing vocals, tambourine, brass and string arrangements
  • Mike Barson– upright piano, organ, harpsichord, electric piano,  glockenspiel,  celesta, Mellotron, guitar, saw, backing vocals, string, brass and string arrangements
  • Chris Foreman– guitar, Mellotron, Roland Juno-60, brass and string arrangements
  • Mark Bedford– bass, double bass, tuba, string arrangements
  • Lee Thompson– lead and backing vocals, saxophone, Jew’s harp, brass arrangements
  • Daniel Woodgate– drums, programming, brass and string arrangements
  • Mike Kearsey – trombone, brass arrangements
  • Steve Hamilton – baritone saxophone, brass arrangements
  • Joe Auckland – trumpet, banjo, brass arrangements
  • Mez Clough – percussion
  • Ade Omotayo, Spider J., London Community Gospel Choir, Elise De Villaine – backing vocals
  • Jo Archard – violin
  • Kirsty Mangan– violin, string arrangements
  • Amy May, Sarah Chapman – viola
  • Rachael Lander– cello
  • Charlie Andrew– mixing, electric piano
  • Katie Earl – assistant mixing engineer
  • Paul Agar – design, layout
  • Perou– photography

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Touch Us Now – Chris Foreman, Lee Thompson
  2. Good Times – Daniel Woodgate, Nick Woodgate
  3. Apples – Graham McPherson
  4. I Believe – Mike Barson, Lee Thompson
  5. Grandslam – Chris Foreman, Graham McPherson
  6. Blackbird – Chris Foreman, Graham McPherson
  7. You Are My Everything – Mike Barson
  8. Another Version of Me – Daniel  Woodgate, Nick Woodgate
  9. Mumbo Jumbo – Keith Finch, Lee Thompson
  10. Herbert – Mike Barson, Graham McPharson
  11. Don’t Leave the Past Behind You – Daniel Woodgate, Nick Woodgate
  12. (Don’t Let Them) Catch You Crying – Chris Foreman, Lee Thompson
  13. Pam the Hawk – Mike Barson, Graham McPharson
  14. Given the Opportunity – Chris Foreman, Lee Thompsn
  15. Soul Denying – Mike Barson, Lee Thompson
  16. Whistle in the Dark – Mike Barson, Lee Thompson

On August 29, 2006.

On August 29, 2006, “Organik Rekords” label released  “Circadian”, the debut 5th Projekt studio album. It was recorded May 2005 – November 2005 at “Chemical Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Tara Rice,  Sködt D. McNalty, Peter Broadley and Nathan Kaye.

Personnel:

  • Tara Rice — voice, words, electric, acoustic and classical guitar, glockenspiel, keyboards, programming
  • Sködt D. McNalty —voice, words, electric, acoustic, backwards and bowed guitar, field recordings, keyboards, programming, E-Bow, Gna Gna, glockenspiel, wood blocks, pint glass programming, percussion
  • Peter Broadley — bass guitar
  • Nathan Kaye — acoustic and electronic drums, djembe, shakers, tambourine, cabasa,
  • Melanie Knight — vocals
  • James Heidebrecht — backwards piano, backwards guitar, engineer
  • Ken Andrews – mixing
  • João Carvalho – mastering
  • Strange//Attraktor – creative direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Las Ventanas – Tara Rice, Sködt D. McNalty, Peter Broadley, Nathan Kaye.
  2. In a Coma…- Sködt D McNalty
  3. Oblivion – Tara Rice
  4. Glockenspiel – Tara Rice
  5. Distracktiid – Tara Rice, Sködt D McNalty
  6. Madness – Tara Rice
  7. Spiders – Sködt D McNalty
  8. Skepticosm – Tara Rice
  9. tToDQ – Sködt D McNalty
  10. One to Throw Away – Tara Rice
  11. 3ight Word5 – Sködt D McNalty
  12. Gna Gna – Sködt D McNalty
  13. Broken Like This – Tara Rice
  14. Resistance – Tara Rice, Sködt D McNalty

 

In July 1972.

In July 1972, “ABC” label released “Straight Shooter’, the fourth James Gang studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadrafonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Roy Kenner, Domenic Trojano, Dale Peters and Jim Fox.

Personnel:

  • Roy Kenner– lead vocals, percussion
  • Domenic Troiano– guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • Dale Peters– bass guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • Jim Fox– drums, backing vocals, percussion, keyboards
  • Sheldon Kurland– violin
  • Glen Spreen – strings
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineering, remixing
  • Jim Flournoy Holmes- cover artwork
  • David Powell – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Kenner and Domenic Troiano, except where noted.

  1. Madness
  2. Kick Back Man
  3. Get Her Back Again – Domenic Trojano
  4. Looking for My Lady
  5. Getting Old – Domenic Trojano
  6. I’ll Tell You Why – Dale Peters, Domenic Trojano
  7. Hairy Hypochondriac – Roy Kenner,Dale Peters,Domenic  Troiano
  8. Let Me Come Home – Dale Peters, Domenic Trojano
  9. My Door is Open

 

On October 8, 1982.

madness-the-rise-and-fall

On October 8, 1982, “Stiff” label released “The Rise & Fall” the fourth Madness studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley. This was band’s most experimental, covering various musical styles including jazz, English music hall, and Eastern influences.

Personnel:jazz,

  • Suggs(Graham McPherson) – lead vocals
  • Mike Barson– keyboards; harmonica
  • Chris Foreman– guitars
  • Lee Thompson– saxophones
  • Daniel Woodgate(Woody) – drums
  • Mark Bedford(Bedders) – bass guitar, double bass
  • Chas Smash(Cathal Smyth) – backing vocals, trumpet; lead vocals
  • David Bedford– string arrangements
  • David Wooley – engineer
  • Jeremy Allom – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Rise and Fall – Graham McPherson, Chris Foreman
  2. Tomorrow’s (Just Another Day) – Cathal Smyth, Michael Barson
  3. Blue Skinned Beast – Lee Thompson
  4. Primrose Hill – Graham McPherson, Chris Foreman
  5. Speaker (Gets the Word) – Graham McPherson, Chris Foreman
  6. Sunday Morning – Daniel Woodgate
  7. Our House – Chris Foreman, Cathal Smyth
  8. Tiptoes – Graham McPherson, Michael Barson
  9. New Delhi – Michael Barson
  10. That Face – Graham McPherson, Chris Foreman
  11. Calling Cards – Lee Thompson, Chris Foreman
  12. Are You Coming (With Me) – Lee Thompson, Michael Barson
  13. Madness (Is All in the Mind) – Chris Foreman

 

On October 2, 1981.

7

On October 2, 1981, “Stiff” label released “7” the third Madness album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas, and was produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley.

Personnel:

  • Suggs(Graham McPherson) – lead vocals
  • Mike Barson– piano, organ, vibes, marimba, tubular bells
  • Chris Foreman– guitar, sitar
  • Mark Bedford(Bedders) – bass
  • Lee Thompson– saxophones, burps, squeaks, lead vocals
  • Daniel Woodgate(Woody) – drums, congas
  • Chas Smash(Cathal Smyth) – backing vocals, trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Cardiac Arrest – Smash, C.J. Foreman
  2. Shut Up – McPherson, C.J. Foreman
  3. Sign Of The Times – McPherson, M. Barson
  4. Missing You – McPherson, M. Barson
  5. Hutchinson – M. Barson
  6. Tomorrow’s Dream – Thompson, M. Barson
  7. Grey Day – M. Barson
  8. Pac – A – Mac – Thompson, M. Barson
  9. Promises Promises – Thompson, M. Barson
  10. Benny Bullfrog – Thompson, C.J. Foreman
  11. When Dawn Arrives – Thompson, C.J. Foreman
  12. The Opium Eaters – Barson
  13. Day On The Town – McPherson, C.J. Foreman

On September 26, 1980.

absolutely

On September 26, 1980, “Stiff” label released “Absolutely”, the 1980 second Madness album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley.

Personnel:

  • Graham McPherson(Suggs) – lead vocals; percussion
  • Mike Barson(Monsieur Barso) – piano; organ; vibraphone; marimba; harmonica
  • Chris Foreman(Chrissy Boy) – guitars; sitar; slide guitar
  • Lee Thompson(Kix) – tenor; baritone saxophones
  • Daniel Woodgate(Woody) – drums; fire extinguisher
  • Mark Bedford(Bedders) – bass guitars
  • Cathal Smyth(Chas Smash) – backing vocals; trumpet; lead vocals

Personnel:

  1. Buggy Trousers – Graham McPherson, Chris Foreman
  2. Embarrassment – Lee Thompson, Michael Barson
  3. R.N.I.E. – Graham McPherson, Chris Foreman
  4. Close Escape – Lee Thompson, Chris Foreman
  5. Not Home Today – Graham McPherson, Mark Bedford
  6. On the Beat Pete – Lee Thompson, Madness
  7. Solid Gone – Cathal Smyth
  8. Take it or Leave It – Lee Thompson, Michael Barson
  9. Shadow of Fall – Graham McPherson
  10. Disappear – Graham McPherson, Mark Bedford
  11. Overdone – Lee Thompson, Michael Barson
  12. In the Rain – Graham McPherson, Madness
  13. You Said – Graham McPherson, Michael Barson
  14. The Return of the Los Palmas 7 – Michael Barson, Daniel Woodgate, Mark Bedford

On February 20, 1984.

Keep_moving

On February 20, 1984, “Stiff” label released “Keep Moving”, the fifth Madness studio album.  It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley.

Personnel:

  • Suggs(Graham McPherson) – lead vocals
  • Mike Barson– keyboards, harmonica
  • Chris Foreman– guitar
  • Mark Bedford(Bedders) – bass guitar
  • Lee Thompson– saxophones
  • Dan Woodgate(Woody) – drums
  • Chas Smash (Cathal Smyth) – backing vocals, trumpet, lead vocals
  • Dave Wakeling, Ranking Roger– vocals
  • Afrodiziak– backing vocals
  • Luís Jardim– percussion
  • The TKO Horns: Dave Pleurs, Alan Whetton, Jim Patterson and Brian Maurice
  • String arrangements: David Bedford
  • Photography: Tony Duffy

Track listing:

  1. Keep Moving – Cathal Smyth, Chris Foreman, Graham McPherson
  2. Michael Caine – Cathal Smyth, Daniel Woodgate
  3. Turning Blue – Chris Foreman, Graham McPherson
  4. One Better Day – Graham McPherson
  5. March of the Gherkins – Lee Thompson, Michael Barson
  6. Waltz into Mischief – Cathal Smyth, Graham McPherson
  7. Brand New Beat – Lee Thompson, Michael Barson
  8. Victoria Gardens – Cathal Smyth, Michael Barson
  9. Samantha – Lee Thompson
  10. Time for Tea – Chris Foreman, Lee Thompson
  11. Prospects – Cathal Smyth, Graham McPherson
  12. Give Me a Reason – Cathal Smyth, Lee Thompson