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On April 6, 2009.

On April 6, 2009, “Heavenly Recordings” label released “Kingdom of Rust” the fourth Doves studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2009, at “Frank Bough Sound III” in Cheshire, “Green Gates” in Eyam, “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, “Moolah Rouge” Stockport, Manchester, and was produced by Jez Williams, Jim Goodwin, Andy Williams, Dan Austin and John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams – vocals, guitar, synthesiser, bass, piano, organ, banjo, percussion, mixing
  • Jim Goodwin – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Andy Williams – vocals, drums
  • Martin Rebelski.- piano
  • Belinda Hammond – violin
  • Oliver Morris – violin
  • Alexandra Fletcher – viola
  • Elinor Gow – cello
  • Baluji Shrivastav – dilruba
  • Tom Rowlands – arrangements
  • Dan Austin – engineer
  • Adam Whittaker – engineer
  • Will Hensley – Pro tools engineer, mix assistant
  • Michael H. Brauer – mixing
  • Zac Froud – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Rick Myers – design
  • Deirdre O’Callaghan – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams.

  1. Jetstream
  2. Kingdom of Rust
  3. The Outsiders
  4. Winter Hill
  5. 10:03
  6. The Greatest Denier
  7. Birds Flew Backwards
  8. Spellbound
  9. Compulsion
  10. House of Mirrors
  11. Lifelines

On August 10, 2007.

On August 10, 2007, Anthony Howard Wilson died aged 57. He was radio and television presenter, a journalist for Granada Television and the BBC, nightclub manager (Haçienda), manager of bands A Certain Radio and Durutti Column, best known as one of the co-founders of “Factory Records” (Happy Mondays, Joy Division and New Order). Wilson was known as “Mr. Manchester”, for his work in the promotion of the culture of Manchester.

 

On April 3, 2000.

On April 3, 2000, “Heavenly Records” label released “Lost Souls”, the debut Doves studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 2000, at “Frank Bough Sound II (VIBE Recording Studios)” in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, and was produced by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams and Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams– acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals, programming
  • Jimi Goodwin– vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, samples
  • Andy Williams– vocals, drums, harmonica, samples
  • Martin Rebelski– piano
  • Stuart Warburton – harmonica
  • Richard Wheatley – piano, Rhodes
  • Kate Evans, Jane Coyle, Barbara Grunthal, Wendy Edison – strings
  • Steve Osborne- mixing
  • Rick Meyers – art direction, design
  • Richard Mulhearn – photography
  • Mary Scanlon, Matthew Norman, Roger Sargent – band photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams.

  1. Firesuite
  2. Here It Comes
  3. Break Me Gently
  4. Sea Song
  5. Rise
  6. Lost Souls
  7. Melody Calls
  8. Catch the Sun
  9. The Man Who Told Everything
  10. The Cedar Room
  11. Reprise
  12. A House

On June 15, 2018.

On June 15, 2018, “New Voodoo” label released “Call the Comet”, the third Johnny Marr album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “The Crazy Face Factory” in Manchester, and was produced by Johnny Marr and Doviak.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Marr– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Doviak – keyboards, vocals
  • Iwan Gronow– bass guitar, vocals
  • Jack Mitchell – drums
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – mixing
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Sonny Marr – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Marr.

  1. Rise
  2. The Tracers
  3. Hey Angel
  4. Hi Hello
  5. New Dominions
  6. Day In Day Out
  7. Walk Into the Sea
  8. Bug
  9. Actor Attractor
  10. Spiral Cities
  11. My Eternal
  12. A Different Gun

 

 

On May 27, 1991.

On May 27, 1991, “Factory“ label released the self-titled, debut Electronic album. It was recorded 1989 – 1991, at “Clear Studios” in Manchester, and was produced by Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr.

Personnel:

  • Bernard Sumner– vocals, keyboards, programming
  • Johnny Marr– guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Neil Tennant– vocals
  • Chris Lowe– keyboards
  • Donald Johnson – drums, percussion
  • David Palmer – drums
  • Denise Johnson – vocals
  • Helen Powell – oboeon
  • Andrew Robinson – additional programming
  • Owen Morris – engineer
  • Johnson/Panas (Trevor Johnson) – cover art, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr, except where noted.

  1. Idiot Country
  2. Reality
  3. Tighten Up
  4. The Patience of a Saint – Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr, Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe
  5. Getting Away with It – not on the original release with the red cover. First appeared on the re-release with the black cover
  6. Gangster
  7. Soviet
  8. Get the Message
  9. Try All You Want
  10. Some Distant Memory
  11. Feel Every Beat

On April 29, 2002.

On April 29, 2002, “Heavenly” label released “The Last Broadcast”, the second Doves studio album. It was recorded January 2001 – January 2002, at “Revolution” in Manchester, “Parr Street Studios” in Liverpool, “The Dairy” in Brixton, “2 kHz” in Shepherds Bush, “Real World Studios” in Bath, Somerset, “Lynch Mob Studio” in London, Under the M60 motorway flyover in Northenden and Jez Williams’ house, and was produced by Steve Osborne, Max Heyes, Jez Williams, Andy Williams and Jimi Goodwin.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams– vocals, guitar, programming, recording
  • Andy Williams– vocals, drums, programming, recording
  • Jimi Goodwin– vocals, bass, guitar, programming, recording
  • Martin Rebelski – keyboards, glockenspiel
  • Brian Madden – megaphone
  • Jay Rofe-Turner – tambourine
  • Rosie Lowdell – violin
  • Paulette Bailey, Celia Goodwin – violin
  • Jackie Norrie, Sally Herbert – violin
  • Brian Wright – violin, viola
  • Rob Shepley – viola
  • Ian Bracken – cello
  • Marcus Holdaway – cello
  • Sean O’Hagan, Marcus Holdaway – string arrangements
  • Marc Starr, Chris Davies, Billy Booth, Richard Sliwa – percussion
  • Andy Robinson, Marc Bassey – trombon
  • Steve Waterman – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Colin Crawley – tenor sax, flute
  • Duncan Ashby – clarinet
  • Sean O’Hagan, Andy Robinson – brass arrangements
  • Barrington Stewart, Fyza, Lisa Saddoo, Joanne Watson – backing vocals
  • Max Heyes – programming, recording, mixing
  • Adrian Bushby, Danton Supple – engineer
  • Andrea Wright, Darren Nash, Marco Migliari, Paul Grady – assistant engineer
  • Miles Showell – mastering
  • Rick Myers – art direction, design
  • Rich Mulhearn – photography
  • Kevin Westenberg – band photography
  • Julia Baker – artwork features.

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams, except where noted.

  1. Intro
  2. Words
  3. There Goes the Fear
  4. M62 Song – Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams, Robert Fripp, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Peter Sinfield
  5. Where We’re Calling From
  6. Y.
  7. Satellites
  8. Friday’s Dust
  9. Pounding
  10. Last Broadcast
  11. The Sulphur Man
  12. Caught by the River

On March 26, 2001.

On March 2, 2001, “We Love You” label released “Natural History”, the debut I Am Kloot album. It was recorded 2000 – 2001, at “Studio Studio” in Rochdale, “The Elbow Rooms” and “The Big House” in Manchester, and “Isle of Mull” in Inner Hebrides, and was produced by Guy Garvey.

Personnel:

  • Arnold Bramwell – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Jobson – background vocals, bass, slide guitar
  • Andy Hargreaves – drums, percussion
  • John Harold – vocals, guitar
  • Guy Garvey – backing vocals, percussion, sound effects, harmonica, wine glasses
  • Pete Turner, Craig Potter, Mark Potter, Richard Jupp – wine glasses
  • Craig Potter, Mark Potter – engineer
  • Stacey Manton – artwork

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Arnold Bramwell and John Bramwell.

  1. To You
  2. Morning Rain
  3. Bigger Wheels
  4. No Fear of Falling
  5. Loch
  6. Storm Warning
  7. Dark Star
  8. Stop
  9. Sunlight Hits the Snow
  10. Twist
  11. 86 TV’s
  12. Because (includes a hidden track Graffiti)

 

In December 1990.

In December 1990, “Factory” label released “Obey the Time”, the eighth Durutti Column studio album. It was recorded in 1990, in Manchester, and was produced by Vini Reilly.  The album design was by 8vo.

Personnel:

  • Paul Miller – programming, engineiring
  • Andy Robinson – programming, engineering
  • Bruce Mitchell – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Vini Reilly

  1. Vino Della Casa Bianco
  2. Hotel of the Lake 1990
  3. Fridays
  4. Home
  5. Art and Freight
  6. Spanish Reggae
  7. Neon
  8. The Warmest Rain
  9. Contra-Indications
  10. Vino Della Casa Rosso

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”

Personnel:

  • 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 February 4, 2003.

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On February 4, 2003, “Artistdirect” label released “Boomslang”, the first Johnny Marr + the Healers studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Clear” in  Manchester, and was produced by Johnny Marr.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Marr – vocals, guitar, synthesizer, organ, melodica
  • Alonza Bevan- bass guitar, electric piano, recorder, backing vocals
  • Zak Starkey- drums, percussion
  • Lee Spencer- synthesizer, effects
  • Liz Bonney, Dave Tolan – percussion
  • Jonni Musgrave – piano
  • Damien Foster, Denise Johnson- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Marr except “InBetweens”; by Zak Starkey, Alonza Bevan, Adam Gray and Johnny Marr.

  1. The Last Ride
  2. Caught Up
  3. Down On the Corner
  4. Need It
  5. You Are the Magic
  6. In Betweens
  7. Another Day
  8. Headland
  9. Long Gone
  10. Something to Shout About
  11. Bangin’ On