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On October 2, 2015.

On October 2, 2015, “Virgin EMI” label released “Cradle to the Grave”, the fourteenth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Glenn Tilbrook and Laurie Latham.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Tilbrook– vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, percussion, handclaps
  • Chris Difford– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Lucy Shaw – bass, backing vocals
  • Stephen Large– keyboards
  • Simon Hanson– drums, backing vocals
  • John Bentley– bass
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel guitar, dulcimer
  • Mark Feltham– harmonica
  • Dennis Greaves – lead guitar
  • Laurie Latham – tambourine, assorted percussion
  • Kelly Barnes – backing vocals
  • Bryan Chambers – backing vocals
  • Miles Connolly – backing vocals
  • Carly Dexter-Fry – backing vocals
  • Nate James – backing vocals
  • Simon King – backing vocals
  • Bryan Marshall – backing vocals
  • Louise Marshall – backing vocals
  • Melanie Marshall – backing vocals
  • Leon Tilbrook – backing vocals
  • Billie Godfrey – backing vocals
  • Dominic Haddad – backing vocals
  • Jane Homer – backing vocals, handclaps
  • Suzanne Hunt – backing vocals, handclaps
  • Louis Tilbrook – backing vocals, handclaps
  • Tom Pigott-Smith, Everton Nelson, Stephanie Benedetti, Matt Ward, Calina De La Mare, Lucy Wilkins, Oli Langford, Ian Rathbone, Ian Burdge, Ben Rogerson, Kirsty Mangan, Stephanie Benedetti, Natalie Holt, Rachel Lander – strings

Track listing:

 All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

  1. Cradle to the Grave
  2. Nirvana
  3. Beautiful Game
  4. Happy Days
  5. Open
  6. Only 15
  7. Top of the Form
  8. Sunny
  9. Haywire
  10. Honeytrap
  11. Everything
  12. Snap, Crackle and Pop

On September 22, 2003.

On September 22, 2003, “4AD” label released “Spoon and Rafter”, the fourth Mojave 3 album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Mojave 3 HQ”, “The Farm II”, and was produced by Mark Van Hoen and Neil Halstead,

Personnel:

  1. Neil Halstead – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, engineer
  2. Mark Van Hoen – synthesizer, bass guitar, computer, backing vocals, engineer
  3. Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion, synthesizer, melodica, Glockenspiel, engineer
  4. Alan Forrester – piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer, noises, photography
  5. Rachel Goswell – vocals, bass guitar
  6. Simon Rowe – electric guitar, photography
  7. Melvin Duffy -pedal steel guitar, banjo
  8. Simon Wollfisch – cello
  9. Steve Rooke – mastering
  10. Victoria Collier – artwork
  11. Dave Barrow – artwork
  12. Sean Dooley – photography

Track listing:

  1. Bluebird of Happiness
  2. Starlite #1
  3. Billoddity
  4. Writing to St. Peter
  5. Battle of the Broken Hearts
  6. Hard to Miss You
  7. Tinkers Blues
  8. She’s All Up Above
  9. Too Many Mornings
  10. Between the Bars

On May 15, 2000.

On May 15, 2000, “4AD” label released “Excuses for Travellers”, the third Mojave 3 album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Fortress Studios 1 & 2” in London, and was produced by Mark Van Hoen, Alan Forrester, Ian McCutcheon, Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell and Simon Rowe.

Personnel:

  • Neil Halstead – vocals, guitar
  • Rachel Goswell – vocals, bass, tambourine
  • Simon Rowe – guitar
  • Alan Forrester – piano, organ
  • Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion
  • Kevin ‘Beef Wellington’ Wells – banjo
  • Melvin Duffy – steel guitar
  • Mark Van Hoen – synthesizer
  • Chris ‘Fortea’ Ignatiou, Dave Mercer, Gareth Parton, Nuno De Silva – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Halstead, except where noted.

  1. In Love With a View
  2. Trying to Reach You
  3. My Life in Art
  4. Return to Sender
  5. When You’re Drifting
  6. Any Day Will Be Fine
  7. She Broke You So Softly
  8. Prayer for the Paranoid
  9. Bringin’ Me Home – lyrics by Rachel Goswell, music by Alan Forrester, Ian McCutcheon, Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell, Simon Rowe
  10. Got My Sunshine – Ian McCutcheon

On January 19, 2018.

On January 19, 2018, “Columbia” label released “Ruins”, the fourth First Aid Kit studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Flora Recording & Playback” in Portland, Orgeon, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Johanna Söderberg – vocals, keyboards, autoharp, bass guitar
  • Klara Söderberg – vocals, guitar
  • Eli Moore – choir, dulcimer, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, pump organ
  • Peter Buck – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Tucker Martine – choir, drums, percussion, tambourine, noise, engineer
  • Glenn Kotche – drums, percussion
  • Steve Moore – choir, keyboards, marxophone, melodica, organ, piano, synthesizer, trombone
  • Benkt Söderberg – choir, electric guitar
  • McKenzie Smith – choir, drums, percussion
  • Justin Chase – choir, keyboards
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel
  • Paul Brainard – trumpet
  • Anna Fritz – cello
  • Eyvind Kang – viola
  • Kyleen King – viola
  • Patti King – violin
  • Isak Söderberg – choir
  • Anna Söderberg – choir
  • Michael Finn – choir
  • Laura Veirs – choir
  • Mikael Tot – choir
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • EE Storey – design, layout
  • Lauren Dukoff – photography
  • Jason Quigley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Klara Söderberg and Johanna Söderberg.

  1. Rebel Heart
  2. It’s a Shame
  3. Fireworks
  4. Postcard
  5. To Live a Life
  6. My Wild Sweet Love
  7. Distant Star
  8. Ruins
  9. Hem of Her Dress
  10. Nothing Has to Be True

On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Love Records” label released “The Knowledge”, the fifteenth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Glenn Tilbrook, Laurie Latham and Andrew Jones.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Tilbrook– vocals, guitar, keyboards, finger cymbals, handclaps
  • Chris Difford– vocals; guitar
  • Yolanda Charles – bass
  • Stephen Large– keyboards
  • Simon Hanson– drums
  • Steve Smith– percussion; backing vocal
  • Seamus Beaghen – additional keyboards
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel guitar
  • Dennis Greaves – guitar
  • Paul Jordanous – trumpet
  • Frank Mead, Chris Rand – saxophone
  • Matt Winch – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Cara McHardy – operatic vocals
  • Billie Godfrey, Bryan Chambers, Louise Marshall, Simon King – backing vocals
  • Ted Tilbrook – bass
  • Andrew Jones – bongos, handclaps
  • Louis Tilbrook – celesta
  • Chris McNally – harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

  1. Innocence in Paradise
  2. Patchouli
  3. A&E
  4. Every Story
  5. Rough Ride
  6. Departure Lounge
  7. Final Score
  8. Please Be Upstanding
  9. The Ones
  10. Albatross
  11. Elmers End
  12. Two Forks