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On May 8, 2016.

On May 8, 2016, Radiohead digitally released “A Moon Shaped Pool”, band’s ninth studio album.  CD and LP releases followed in June 2016 on “XL Recordings”. Through its website, the band also sold a special edition containing two extra tracks and additional artwork. The album material was recorded 2014-2016, at “La Fabrique Studios”, in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Nigel Godrich, Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Philip Selway and Thom Yorke. “A Moon Shaped Pool” was voted album of the year by “Exclaim”, “Slant Magazine” and “The Sunday Times”.

Personnel:

  • Colin Greenwood
  • Jonny Greenwood
  • Ed O’Brien
  • Philip Selway
  • Thom Yorke – artwork, design
  • Hugh Brunt– conductor
  • Clive Deamer– additional drums
  • London Contemporary Orchestra and Choir– strings, choir
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing, engineering
  • Maxime LeGuil – assistant engineering
  • Sam Petts-Davies – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Stanley Donwood – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Philip Selway and Thom Yorke.

  1. Burn the Witch
  2. Daydreaming
  3. Decks Dark
  4. Desert island Disk
  5. Ful Stop
  6. Glass Eyes
  7. Identikit
  8. The Numbers
  9. Present Times
  10. Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor Rich Man Poor Man Beggar Man Thief
  11. True Love Waits

 

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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 8, 2006.

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On May 8, 2006, “4AD” label released “The Drift”, the thirteenth Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded June 2004 – November 2005, at “Metropolis Studios” and “Chiswick” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh. The album artwork was by Vaughan Oliver at “v23” with assistance from Chris Bigg and photography by Marc Atkins.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, guitar, harmonica, sax, sound treatment
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Mark Warman – keyboards,  orchestration,  conducting,  percussion,  woodwind, sound treatment
  • Philip Sheppard– orchestration, conducting, cello
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion, drums
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Peter Walsh– sound treatment, sitar, percussion
  • Andrew Cronshaw – woodwind, concertina
  • James Stevenson– guitar
  • Brian Gascoigne – keyboards, sound treatment
  • Thomas Bowes – violin
  • Vanessa Contenay-Quinones– vocals
  • Beverly Foster – voice
  • Pete Long – sax
  • Rohan Onraet – percussion
  • Lucy Painter – vocals
  • Rebecca Painter – vocals
  • Ralph Warman – vocals
  • Derek Watkins– flugelhorn

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker, except “Psoriatic” by Scott Walker, Bob Carleton

  1. Cossacks Are
  2. Clara
  3. Jesse
  4. Jolson and Jones
  5. Cue
  6. Hand Me Up
  7. Buzzers
  8. Psoriatic
  9. The Escape
  10. A Lover Loves

On May 8, 2001.

Into the Eyball_

On May 8, 2001, “Virgin” label released “Look into the Eyeball”, album by David Byrne. It was recorded at “The Cutting Room Studio” and “Sound on Sound Studio” in New York, and was produced by Michael Mangini.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne– vocals and guitar, keyboards, Mellotron,  timpani
  • Thom Bell– Rhodes
  • Herb Besson – trombone
  • Virgil Blackwell – clarinet
  • Kysia Bostic – backing vocals
  • Paulo Braga – percussion
  • Vinicius Cantuaria– percussion
  • Bob Carlisle – French horn
  • Tara Chambers – cello
  • Vivian Cherry – backing vocals
  • Greg Cohen– upright bass
  • Imani Coppola– backing vocals
  • Nick Cords – viola
  • Michael Davis– trombone
  • Larry Etkin – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Bruno Eicher – violin
  • Arlen Fast – bassoon
  • Paul Frazier – bass guitar
  • Robert Funk – trombone
  • Karen Griffin – piccolo
  • Dawn Hannay – viola
  • Jim Hayes – trumpet
  • Birch Johnson– trombone
  • Bradley Jones – bass, baby bass
  • Rodd Kadleck – trumpet
  • Vivek Kamath – viola
  • Lisa Kim – violin
  • Judy Leclair – bassoon
  • Ken Lewis– bass, keyboards
  • Eileen Moon – cello
  • Kristina Mosso – violin
  • Maxim Moston – violin
  • Nrü (a.k.a. Rubén Isaac Albarrán Ortega)– vocals
  • Suzanne Ornstein – violin
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Rajnhidur Pejursdottir – violin
  • Shawn Pelton– drum kit, percussion
  • Susan Pray – viola
  • Dan Reed – violin
  • Mauro Refosco– percussion
  • Robert Rinehart – viola
  • Stewart Rose – French horn
  • Roger Rosenberg – baritone saxophone
  • Marlon Saunders– backing vocals
  • Laura Seaton – violin
  • Sarah Seiver – cello
  • Fiona Simon – violin
  • Alan Stepanksy – cello
  • John Vercesi – Rhodes
  • Shelley Woodworth – English horn
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • Stephen Doyle – photography
  • Ken Lewis – engineering, mixing
  • Doyle Partners – artwork

Track listing:

  1. B. Jesus
  2. The Revolution
  3. The Great Intoxication
  4. Like Humans Do
  5. Broken Things
  6. The Accident
  7. Desconocido Soy
  8. Neighborhood
  9. Smile
  10. The Moment of Conception
  11. Walk on Water
  12. Everyone’s in Love with You

On May 8, 2001.

Field songs

On May 8, 2001, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Field Songs”, the fifth Mark Lanegan solo album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by John Angello and Martin Feveyear.

Personnel:

  • John Agnello – recorder, vocals, mastering, mixing
  • Mark Boquist – drums
  • Allen Davis – acoustic guitar, bass
  • Martin Feveyear- Hammond organ, recorder, vocals, mastering, mixing
  • Chris Goss- synthesizer, vocals
  • Mark Hoyt – vocals
  • Mike Johnson- acoustic guitar, electric guitar, Wurlitzer organ, piano, background vocals
  • Mark Lanegan- guitar, vocals
  • Marek – piano
  • Duff McKagan- drums , Fender Rhodes
  • Wendy Rae Fowler- vocals
  • Brett Netson – acoustic guitar
  • Keni Richards – piano, drums, mellotron
  • Bill Rieflin- drums
  • Ben Shepherd- acoustic guitar , electric guitar, bass, lap steel guitar, vocals, piano
  • Chris Strother – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Lanegan except where noted.

  1. One Way Street
  2. No Easy Action
  3. Miracle
  4. Pill Hill Serenade
  5. Don’t Forget Me
  6. Kimiko’s Dream House – Jeffrey Lee Pierce, Mark Lanegan
  7. Resurrection Song
  8. Field Song
  9. Low
  10. Blues for D – Mark Lanegan, Ben Shepherd
  11. She Done Too Much
  12. Fix

 

On May 8, 1989.

Street Fighting

On May 8, 1989, “A&M” label released “Street Fighting Years”, the eighth Simple Minds album. It was recorded March 1988 – March 1989, and was produced by Trevor Horn and Stephen Lipson.

Personnel:

  • Jim Kerr– vocals
  • Charlie Burchill– acoustic & electric guitars
  • Mick MacNeil– piano, accordion, keyboards
  • John Giblin– fretted and fretless bass guitar
  • Stephen Lipson– bass guitar
  • Mel Gaynor– drums
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Stewart Copeland- drums
  • Lou Reed– vocals
  • Lisa Germano– violin
  • Lorna Bannon – backing vocals
  • Maureen Kerr – penny whistle, bodhran
  • Sidney Thiam, Abdul M’boup, Leroy Williams – percussion
  • William Lithgow, Sheena McKenzie – cellos
  • Roger Sharp – bagpipes
  • John Altman– orchestral arrangements
  • Dougie Cowan – technical master
  • Robin Hancock – engineer
  • Guido Harari – photography
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • Paul Kerr – logistics
  • Stephen Lewis – talking
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Heff Moraes – engineer
  • Martin Plant – assistant engineer
  • Steve Ralbovsky – talking
  • Willie P. Richardson – talking
  • Danton Supple – assistant engineer
  • Jane Ventom – coordination
  • Gary Wathen – talking

Track listing:

All tracks by Simple Minds except where noted.

  1. Street Fighting Years
  2. Soul Crying Out
  3. Wall of Love
  4. This is Your Land
  5. Take a Step Back
  6. Kick it In
  7. Let It All Come Down – Simple Minds, John Giblin
  8. Mandela Day
  9. Belfast Child – traditional, Simple Minds
  10. Biko – Peter Gabriel

 

On May 8, 1979.

The Cure Three Imaginary Boys

On May 8, 1979, “Fiction” label released “Three Imaginary Boys”, the debut Cure studio album. It was recorded 1978 – 1979, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Parry.

Personnel:

  • Robert Smith– guitar, lead vocals, harmonica
  • Michael Dempsey– bass, backing and lead vocals
  • Lol Tolhurst– drums
  • Porl Thompson– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • David Dragon – sleeve illustrations
  • Michael J. Dutton – assistant
  • Martyn Goddard – sleeve photography
  • Smith – sleeve photography
  • Bill Smith – sleeve design
  • Mike Hedges – engineering
  • Connie Jude – sleeve illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey and Lol Tolhurst, except where  noted.

  1. 10:15 Saturday Night
  2. Accuracy
  3. Grinding Halt
  4. Another Day
  5. Object
  6. Subway Song
  7. Foxy lady – Jimi Hendrix
  8. Meathook
  9. So What
  10. Fire in Cairo
  11. It’s not You
  12. Three Imaginary Boys
  13. Untitled – hidden track; known as The Weedy Burton