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In June 1981.

In June 1981, “T Records” label released “A Product of…”, the debut Thompson Twins studio album. It was recorded in April 1981 and was produced by Dennis Bovell, Tom Bailey, Joe Leeway, Chris Bell, Jane Shorter, Peter Dodd, John Roog, and Mike Howlett.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey– lead vocals, bass, keyboards, percussion, reeds, mixing
  • Chris Bell – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Peter Dodd – guitar, percussion, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Joe Leeway– congas, percussion, backing vocals
  • John Roog – guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jane Shorter – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Dewey – engineer, mixing
  • Alan O’Duffy, John Hade – mixing
  • Jonathan Phipps – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Bailey, Joe Leeway, Chris Bell, Jane Shorter, Peter Dodd, John Roog, and Mike Howlett, except where noted

  1. When I See You
  2. Politics
  3. Slave Trade
  4. Could Be Her…Could Be You
  5. Make Believe
  6. Don’t Go Away
  7. The Price
  8. Oumma Aularesso (Animal Laugh) – traditional from Sierra Leone; arranged by Tom Bailey
  9. Anything Is Good Enough
  10. A Product Of…
  11. Perfect Game
  12. Vendredi Saint – traditiional Gregorian chant; arranged by Tom Bailey

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “T Records” label released “A Product of … ”, the debut Thompson Twins album.  It was recorded in April 1981, and was produced by Dennis Bovell, Mike Howlett, Tom Bailey, Chris Bell, Peter Dodd, Joe Leeway, John Roog and Jane Shorter.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey– bass, lead vocals, keyboards, percussion, reeds
  • Chris Bell – drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Peter Dodd – guitar, backing vocals, percussion, saxophone
  • Joe Leeway– congas, backing vocals, percussion
  • John Roog – guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • Jane Shorter – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Dewey – engineer, mixing
  • Alan O’Duffy, John Hade, Tom Bailey – mixing
  • Jonathan Phipps – cover art

Track listing:

All the tracks by Tom Bailey, Chris Bell, Peter Dodd, Joe Leeway, John Roog and Jane Shorter, except where noted.

  1. When I See You
  2. Politics
  3. Slave Trade
  4. Could Be Her…Could Be You
  5. Make Believe
  6. Don’t Go Away
  7. The Price
  8. Oumma Aularesso (Animal Laugh) – traditional, arranged by Tom Bailey
  9. Anything Is Good Enough
  10. A Product Of…
  11. Perfect Game
  12. Vendredi Saint – traditiional; arranged by Tom Bailey

 

 

On May 8, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, “Dangerbird” label released “Neck of the Woods”, the third  Silversun Pickups studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Brian Aubert – lead vocals, guitar
  • Nikki Monninger – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Joe Lester – keyboards, sound manipulation
  • Christopher Guanlao – drums
  • Jacknife Lee – keyboards, mixing, programming
  • Lawrence Azerrad – design
  • Sam Bell – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Bishop – assistant engineer, editing
  • Jeff Castelaz – A&R
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Todd Hido – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Joe Lester and Christopher Guanlao.

  1. Skin Graph
  2. Make Believe
  3. Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)
  4. Busy Bees
  5. Here We Are (Chancer)
  6. Mean Spirits
  7. Simmer
  8. The Pit
  9. Dots and Dashes (Enough Already)
  10. Gun-Shy Sunshine
  11. Out of Breath

 

On May 10, 2005.

Make Believe

On May 10, 2005, “DGC” label released “Make Believe”, the fifth Weezer studio album. It was recorded February 2002 – February 2005, at “Cello Studios”, “Grandmaster Recorders”, “Henson Studios”, and Rick Rubin’s home studio in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo– vocals, guitar, keyboards, talk box
  • Brian Bell– guitar, backing vocals, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Scott Shriner– bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Rivers Cuomo.

  1. Beverly Hills
  2. Perfect Situation
  3. This is Such a Pity
  4. Hold Me
  5. Peace
  6. We Are All on Drugs
  7. The Damage in Your Heart
  8. Pardon Me
  9. My Best Friend
  10. The Other Way
  11. Freak Me Out
  12. Haunt You Every Day