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On October 11, 2019.

On October 11, 2019, “Polydor” label released “Giants of All Sizes”, the eighth Elbow studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Clouds Hill” in Hamburg, “The Dairy” in Brixton, “604 Studios” in Vancouver, “Blueprint Studios” in Salford, and was produced by Craig Potter.

Personnel:

  • Guy Garvey – vocals, string arrangements, art direction
  • Craig Potter – keyboards, mixing, art direction
  • Mark Potter – guitars, art direction
  • Pete Turner – bass guitar, art direction
  • The Plumedores (Dean Casement, Andy Hargreaves, Danny McTague, Mark Potter, Mat Skinner) – vocals
  • Nathan “Nathan Sudders” Sudders – vocals
  • Jesca Hoop – additional vocals
  • Chilli Chilton – backing vocals
  • Sarah Field – trumpet, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Alex Reeves – drums, percussion
  • Matt Robertson – string arrangement
  • Marius de Vries – string arrangements
  • Violeta Barreña – violin
  • The Hallé Orchestra – strings
    • Jonathan Heyward – conductor
    • Sarah Ewins, Nicola Clarke, Zoe Coleman, Peter Liang, Michelle Marsh, Steven Proctor – first violin
    • Rosemary Attree, Paulette Bayley, Elizabeth Bosworth, Helena Buckie, Philippa Heys, John Purton – second violin
    • Cameron Campbell, Chris Emerson, Julian Mottram, Timothy Pooley – viola
    • Dale Culliford, Jane Hallett, David Petri, Clare Rowe, Nick Trygstad, Simon Turner – cello
    • Daniel Storer, Yi Xin Salvage – double bass
  • Danny Evans – engineer
  • Tom Baird – additional engineer
  • Pedro Dzelme – assistant engineer
  • Charlie Leake – additional engineer
  • Sebastian Muxfeldt – additional engineer
  • Gary Hadfield – assistant engineer
  • Katie May – assistant engineer
  • Ollie Middleton – assistant engineer
  • Ian Stewart – assistant engineer
  • VGC – cover photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Guy Garvey, all music by Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner.

  1. Dexter & Sinister
  2. Seven Veils
  3. Empires
  4. The Delayed
  5. White Noise White Heat
  6. Doldrums
  7. My Trouble
  8. On Deronda Road
  9. Weightless

On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Geffen” label released “Release the Stars”, the fifth Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Second Story” and “Legacy” in New York City, “Brooklyn Recording” in Brooklyn, “Saal 4” in Berlin, “Strongroom” and “Angel Recording Studio” in London, and was produced by Rufus Wainwright.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – vocals, piano, acoustic and nylon guitar, percussion, string arrangement, piano arrangement, horn arrangement, orchestral arrangement
  • Neil Tennant – keyboards, synthesizer, loops, samples, vibes, breathing, backing vocals, executive producer
  • Kate McGarrigle – piano
  • John Medeski – piano
  • Jorg Sandnar – piano
  • Rob Burger – organ
  • Jason Hart – organ, backing vocals
  • Rachelle Garniez – claviola, accordion
  • Richard Thompson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jack Petruzzelli – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo,. backing vocals
  • Joan Wasser – electric guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Smokey Hormel – guitar
  • Gerry Leonard – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Julianna Raye – tambourine, backing vocals
  • Brad Albetta – bass guitar
  • Tony Scherr – upright bass
  • Jeff Hill – electric bass, bass guitar, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Larry Mullins – shaker, triangle, timpani, cymbals, tambourine, vibes, piano percussion, bass drum, tabla, bongos, bells, cowbells, castanets, woodblock, fish, marimba, glockenspiel
  • Matt Johnson – drums, percussion, recorder, backing vocals
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums
  • London Session Orchestra – strings
  • Gabriel Adorjan – violin
  • Rachel Rilling – violin
  • Raphael Sachs – viola
  • David Adorjan – cello
  • Ronith Mues – harp
  • Carl Albach – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, conducting, horn arrangement
  • Ozan Cakar – French horn
  • John Chudoba – trumpet
  • Barry Danielian – trumpet
  • Dominic Derasse – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Dave Trigg – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Florian Dorpholz – trumpet
  • Raphael Mentzen – trumpet
  • Pirmin Grehl – flute
  • Paul Shapiro – tenor saxophone 
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone 
  • Dan Levine – trombone
  • Louis Schwadron – French horn
  • Siân Phillips – spoken word
  • Anna Prohaska – vocals
  • Lucy Roche – backing vocals
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals
  • Martha Wainwright – backing vocals
  • Lygia Forrest – backing vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – backing vocals
  • Sharon Jones – backing vocals
  • Marius de Vries – programming, conducting, breathing
  • Jason Boshoff – programming
  • Tom Stephan – additional programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Do I Disappoint You
  2. Going to a Town
  3. Tiergarten
  4. Nobody’s Off the Hook
  5. Between My Legs
  6. Rules and Regulations
  7. Not Ready to Love
  8. Slideshadow
  9. Tulsa
  10. Leaving for Paris N° 2
  11. Sanssouci
  12. Release the Stars

On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Melankolic Records” label released “The Space Between Us”, the debut Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Olympic, Mayfair” and “Air Studios” in London, “Christchurch Studios” in Bristol and “Ca Va Studios” in Glasgow, and was produced by Craig Armstrong and Marius de Vries.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – piano, keyboards, orchestra arrangements, conductor, programming
  • Marius de Vries – programming
  • Richard T. Norris – programming
  • Alan Douglas, Andy Bradfield, Ben Fenner, Neil Davidge, Richard T. Norris – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield, Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • David James Associates – art direction, design
  • Malcolm Webb – photography
  • Steve Wiley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong.

  1. Weather Storm
  2. This Love
  3. Sly II
  4. After the Storm
  5. Laura’s Theme
  6. My Father
  7. Balcony Scene (Romeo and Juliet)
  8. Rise
  9. Glasgow
  10. Let’s Go Out Tonight
  11. Childhood
  12. Hymn

On July 16, 2001.

On July 16, 2001, “Virgin” label released “Song Yet to Be Sung”, the second Perry Farrell album. It was recorded in 2001 and was produced by Perry Farrell, Krish Sharma, Brenden Hawkins, Marius de Vries, Mad Professor, and Karl Leiker.

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell – vocals, guitar, harp, keyboards, drums, programming, mixing
  • Brendan Hawkins – keyboards, drums, arranger, programming, mixing
  • Lonnie Jordan – piano
  • Patrick Warren – organ, Chamberlin
  • Dave Navaro – guitar
  • Max Lavilla – guitar
  • Ray McVeigh – guitar
  • Noko – guitar
  • Joel Shearer – guitar
  • Jennifer Turner – guitar
  • Chad Bamford – bass, engineer
  • Billiken Johnson – bass
  • Martyn Lenoble – bass
  • Lonnie Marshall – bass
  • Karl Leiker – bass, drums, keyboards, programming
  • Stephen Perkins – drums
  • Carmen Rizzo – drums
  • Alex Brown – vocals, background vocals
  • Maxi Anderson – background vocals
  • Monalisa Young – background vocals
  • Dave Aron – horn
  • Michael Mattioli – horn
  • Maurice Spears – horn
  • Mark Valentine – horn
  • Willie Waldman – horn
  • Alexis Smith – programming
  • Rick Behrens – engineer
  • Tim Harkins – engineer
  • Ok Hee Kim – engineer
  • Caset McMackin – engineer
  • Douglas Robertson – engineer
  • Jeff Robinete – engineer
  • Rob Seifert – engineer
  • Michael Zanier – engineer
  • Shane Stoneback – engineer
  • Marius de Vries – engineer, programming
  • Thomas Johnson – engineer, programming
  • Mad Professor – background vocals, mixing
  • DJ Garth – mixing, programming
  • Eric James – programming, mixing
  • Greg Collins – engineer, mixing
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • Casey McMackin, Charlie Thiebaud, Doug Robertson, Jeff Robinette, Mark Valentine, Mike Zanier, Oki Kim, Rick Behrens, Shane Stoneback, Tim Harkins, Tom Biller – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Len Peltier – art direction, design
  • David LaChapelle – photography
  • Dana Pilson, Malysa Wilson – production coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Perry Farrell, except where noted.

  1. Happy Birthday Jubilee – Perry Farrell, Brendan Hawkins, Karl Leiker
  2. Song Yet to Be Sung – Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins
  3. Did You Forget
  4. Shekina
  5. Our Song
  6. Say Something – Perry Farrell, Brendan Hawkins
  7. Seeds
  8. King Z
  9. To Me – Perry Farrell, Karl Leiker
  10. Nua Nua – Perry Farrel, Brendan Hawkins, Karl Leiker, Stephen Perkins
  11. Admit I – Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins, Karl Leiker
  12. Happy Birthday Jubilee (reprise) – Perry Farrell, Brendan Hawkins, Karl Leiker

On June 15, 1998.

On June 15, 1998, “Parlaphone” label released “Try Whistling This”, the debut Neil Finn studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, and was produced by Neil Finn, Tchad Blake, Marius De Vries and Jim Moginie.

Personnel:

  • Neil Finn– vocals, various instruments
  • Tony Allen– drums
  • Michael Barker– drums, percussion
  • Lyn Buchannan – additional drums
  • Marius De Vries– programming, keyboards
  • Liam Finn– drums, guitar
  • Paddy Free – programming
  • Mitchell Froom– Hammond organ
  • Jim Moginie– guitars, bass guitar, omnichord, percussion
  • Robert Moore – bass
  • Sebastian Steinberg– bass
  • Pete Thomas– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn, except where noted.

  1. Last One Standing
  2. Souvenir
  3. King Tide – Neil Finn, Robert Moore
  4. Try Whistling This – Neil Finn, Jim Moginie
  5. She Will Have Her Way
  6. Sinner – Neil Finn, Marius De Vries
  7. Twisty Bass
  8. Loose Tongue – Neil Finn, Jim Moginie
  9. Truth – Neil Finn, Jim Moginie
  10. Astro
  11. Dream Date
  12. Faster Than Light
  13. Addicted

 

On November 27, 1998.

On November 27, 1998, “IHT Records” label released “White Ladder”, the fourth David Gray studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by David Gray, Lestyn Polson and Craig McClune. The album was certified 23 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 10 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • David Gray – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Craig McClune – vocals, drums, keyboards, bass
  • Tim Bradshaw – keyboards
  • Simon Edwards – bass
  • Colm Mac Con Iomaire– violin
  • Terry Edwards – string arrangements
  • Lestyn Polson – engineer, programmer
  • Marius de Vries– additional production, programming
  • Steve Sidelnyk – additional programming
  • Dave Turner – mastering
  • Donal Dineen, Phil Knott – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Gray, except where noted.

  1. Please Forgive Me
  2. Babylon
  3. My Oh My – David Grey, Craig McClune
  4. We’re Not Right – David Gray, Craig McClune, Lestyn Poison
  5. Nightblindness
  6. Silver Lining
  7. White Ladder – David Gray, Craig McClune, Lestyn Poison
  8. This Year’s Love
  9. Sail Away
  10. Say Hello Wave Goodbye – Marc Almond, David Bail

 

On November 16, 2004.

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On November 16, 2004, “Geffen” label released “Want Two”, the fourth Rufus Wainwright album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, NYC, and was produced by Marius de Vries and Rufus Wainwright.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – voice, piano, additional vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • Sophie Solomon – violin
  • Pit Hermans – cimbalom
  • Marius de Vries– keyboards, vibraphone, programming, orchestral arrangements
  • Isobel Griffiths – orchestra contractor, horn contractor
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestral leader
  • Martha Wainwright– additional vocals, violin
  • Gerry Leonard– electric guitar, guitars
  • Charlie Sexton– electric guitar
  • Jeff Hill – bass, additional vocals
  • Levon Helm– drums
  • Roberto Rodriguez – percussion
  • Sterling Campbell – drums
  • Matt Johnson – drums
  • Kate McGarrigle– additional vocals, banjo
  • Anna McGarrigle– additional vocals, accordion
  • Lily Lanken – additional vocals, recorder
  • Brad Albetta – bass
  • Maxim Moston – violin, concertmaster, orchestral arrangements
  • Antoine Silverman – violin
  • Joan Wasser– violin, viola
  • Julianne Klopotic – violin
  • Vivienne Kim – violin
  • Fiona Murray – violin
  • Cenovia Cummins – violin
  • Christopher Cardona – violin
  • Danielle Farina – viola
  • Alison Gordon – viola
  • Eric Hammelman – viola
  • Kathryn Lockwood – viola
  • Anja Wood – cello
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Julia Kent – cello
  • Carlo Pellettieri – cello
  • Troy Rinker Jr – bass
  • Alexandra Knoll – oboe
  • David Sapadin – clarinet
  • Daniel Shelly – bassoon
  • Teddy Thompson– additional vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – additional vocals
  • Suzzy Roche– additional vocals
  • Leona Naess – additional vocals
  • David Theodore – oboe
  • Rob Burger – Hammond organ
  • Gina Gershon – Jew’s harp
  • Antony– voice
  • Julianna Raye – additional vocals
  • Roger Greenawalt – ukulele, banjo
  • Steven Wolf– djembe, tambourine, additional programming
  • Alexis Smith – programming
  • Van Dyke Parks– orchestral arrangements
  • Jack McKeever – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Agnus Dei
  2. The One You Love
  3. Peach Trees
  4. Little Sister
  5. The Art Teacher
  6. Hometown Waltz
  7. This Love Affair
  8. Gay Messiah
  9. Memphis Skyline
  10. Waiting for a Dream
  11. Crumb by Crumb
  12. Old Whore’s Diet

On September 26, 1994.

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On September 26, 1994, “Circa” label released “Protection” the second Massive Attack album. It was recorded 1993–1994, at “Wild Bunch Studios” in London; “Massive Attack” and “Antenna Studios” in Bristol, and was produced by Massive Attack and Nellee Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Massive Attack – mixing, programming, artwork
  • Nellee Hooper– mixing
  • Marius De Vries, Andy Wright, The Insects, Nick Warren– programming
  • Robert “3d” Del Naja, Grant “Daddy G” Marshall, Tricky, Tracey Thorn, Horace Andy, Nicolette– vocals
  • Craig Armstrong– piano
  • Chester Kamen– guitar
  • Rob Merril – drums
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mix engineer
  • Jim Abbiss – mix engineer
  • Jeremy “Jim Bob” Wheatley – additional Engineering
  • Al Stone – additional engineering
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Michael-Nash Assoc. – artwork
  • Matthew Donaldson, Jean Baptiste Mondino, Eddie Monsoon – photography

Personnel:

  1. Protection” (sampled “The Payback” by James Brown) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Thorn
  2. Karmacoma – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Tricky/Norfolk/Locke
  3. Three – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Suwoton
  4. Weather Storm” (sampled “It’s Time for Love” by Pieces of a Dream)) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Armstrong/Harmon/Napoleon/Lloyd/Murray
  5. Spying Glass” (sampled “Chapter 3” by Joe Gibbs & the Professionalsand “Shaft in Africa” by Johnny Pate – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Andy
  6. Better Things” (sampled “Never Can Say Goodbye” by James Brown) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Thorn/Watt/Brown
  7. Eurochild” (sampled “Cheetah” by Startled Insects) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Tricky/Norfolk/Locke
  8. Sly” (sampled “Africa Talks to You ‘The Asphalt Jungle'” by Sly and the Family Stone) – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/Suwoton/Goldman
  9. Heat Miser – Vowles/Del Naja/Marshall/Hooper/de Vries
  10. Light My Fire” (live) (sampled “Light My Fire” by Jackie Wilson) – The Doors

 

On September 23, 2003.

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On September 23, 2003, “DreamWorks Records” label released “Want One”, the third Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “The Maid’s Room”; “Bearsville Studio A”; “Loho Studios”; “Looking Glass Studios” in New York City, and “The Strongroom” in London, and was produced by Marius de Vries. For the album, Wainwright won “Outstanding Music Artist” award at the 15th “GLAAD Media Awards”; “Best New Recording” and received a nomination for “Best Songwriter” at the “OutMusic Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright– voice, piano, fender rhodes piano,recorders, acoustic guitar, keyboards, orchestral arrangements, choral arrangements
  • Sterling Campbell– drums
  • Simon C. Clarke – alto sax, baritone sax, flute, alto flute, piccolo
  • Marius de Vries– piano, programming, vibraphone, orchestral arrangements, choral arrangements
  • Chris Elliott – orchestral arrangements
  • Isobel Griffiths – orchestra contractor
  • Adrian Hallowell – bass trombone
  • Levon Helm– drums
  • Jeff Hill – bass
  • Nick Hitchens – tuba
  • Matt Johnson – drums
  • Alexandra Knoll – oboe
  • Gerry Leonard – guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
  • The London Oratory Choir – choir
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Kate McGarrigle– banjo, accordion
  • John Holbrook, Bob Ebeling, Andy Bradfield, Marius de Vries – engineer
  • Jack McKeever – Audio Engineering Assistance to Marius de Vries, Maids Room
  • Struan Oglanby, Ian Dowling, Bill Synan, Sean Gould and Tom Gloady – Assistant Audio Engineer
  • Maxim Moston – concertmaster, orchestral arrangements
  • Jenni Muldaur – additional vocals
  • Bernard O’Neill – bass
  • Tim Sanders – tenor sax
  • David Sapadin – clarinet
  • Charlie Sexton– guitar, electric guitar
  • Daniel Shelly – bassoon
  • Alexis Smith – programming
  • Joy Smith – harp
  • Paul Spong – trumpet
  • Dave Stewart – bass trombone
  • Linda Thompson– additional vocals
  • Teddy Thompson– additional vocals
  • Martha Wainwright– additional vocals
  • Annie Whitehead– trombone
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • Jimmy Zhivago – guitar, electric guitar, piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Wainwright:

  1. Oh What a World
  2. I Don’t Know What It Is
  3. Vicious World
  4. Movies of Myself
  5. Pretty Things
  6. Go or Go Ahead
  7. Vibrate
  8. 14th Street
  9. Natasha
  10. Harvester of Hearts
  11. Beautiful Child
  12. Want
  13. 11:11
  14. Dinner at Eight

On August 27, 2001.

Vespertine

On August 27, 2001, “One Little Indian Records” label released “Vespertine”, the fourth Björk solo studio album. It was recorded 2000-2001 in San Pedro de Alcántara, Spain; Reykjavík, Iceland; New York City, and was produced by Björk, Thomas Knak, Martin Gretschmann and Marius de Vries.

Personnel:

  • Björk– arranger, programming, beat programming, basslines, strings arrangements, choir arrangements, harp arrangements, music box arrangements, vocal editing, sounds recording, field recording
  • Valgeir Sigurðsson– programming, beat programming, Pro Tools, engineer
  • Martin Gretschmann aka Console– programming
  • Jake Davies – programming, Pro Tools, engineer
  • Matthew Herbert– programming
  • Leigh Jamieson – Pro Tools
  • Thomas Knak– programming
  • Jan “Stan” Kybert – Pro Tools
  • Matmos– programming, beat programming
  • Vince Mendoza– string arrangements, choir arrangements, orchestration
  • Zeena Parkins– harp, harp arrangements
  • Jack Perron – adaptation to music box
  • Guy Sigsworth– programming, beat programming, celeste, celeste arrangements, clavichord, clavichord arrangements, choir arrangements
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mixing
  • Damian Taylor – programming, beat programming, Pro Tools
  • Caryl Thomas – harp
  • Marius de Vries– programming, beat programming
  • Patrick Gowers– composer of vocal and organ arrangements
  • Paul’s Cathedral Choir, conducted by John Scott– choir
  • M/M Paris– art direction, design, drawing
  • Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hidden Place – Björk
  2. Cocoon – Björk, Thomas Knak
  3. It’s Not Up To You – Björk
  4. Undo – Björk
  5. Pagan Poetry – Björk
  6. Frosti – Björk
  7. Aurora – Björk
  8. An Echo, a Stain – Björk, Guy Sigsworth
  9. Sun In My Mouth – Björk, E.E. Cummings, Guy Sigsworth
  10. Heirloom – Björk, Martin Gretschmann
  11. Harm of Will – Björk, Guy Sigsworth
  12. Unison – Björk