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On August 14, 2006.

On August 14, 2006, “Merge” label released “Damaged”, the ninth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Rhonda Court” in Austin, TX, and was produced by Dave Cobb.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner– vocals, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitars
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Sam Baker – drums
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Alex McManus – guitars
  • Deanna Varagona – baritone saxophone
  • Paul Niehaus– steel guitar, electric guitar
  • Marc Trovilion – electronics
  • Jonathon Marx – electronics, sound interludes
  • Ryan Norris – keyboards, electronics, sound interludes
  • Scott Martin – drums, electronics, sound interludes
  • Roy Agee – trombones
  • Gary Tussing – cellos
  • G daddy – acoustic guitar
  • Bruce Colson – violin
  • Ames Asbell – viola
  • Ben Westney – cello
  • Doctor Matt Gorham – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Paperback Bible
  2. Prepared – Tony Crow, Kurt Wagner
  3. The Rise and Fall of the Letter P
  4. A Day Without Glasses
  5. Beers Before the Barbican
  6. I Would Have Waited Here All Day
  7. Crackers
  8. Fear
  9. Short
  10. The Decline of Country and Western Civilization

 

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On May 7, 2013.

On May 7, 2013, “Merge” label released “Volume 3”, the fourth She & Him studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by M. Ward.

Personnel:

  • Zooey Deschanel– lead and harmony vocals, percussion, keyboards, piano, tambourine, vibraphone, taropatch ukulele
  • M. Ward– guitars, backing vocals, lead vocals, piano, organ, percussion, horns arrangements
  • Scott McPherson– drums
  • Joey Spampinato, Tyler Tornfelt, Mike Watt, Pierre de Reeder– bass
  • Tom Hagerman– violin
  • Amanda Lawrence– viola
  • Tilly and the Wall– gang vocals
  • Art Baron– trombone
  • J. Camerieri – trumpet
  • Doug Wieselman – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Zooey Deschanel, except where noted.

  1. I’ve Got Your Number, Son
  2. Never Wanted Your Love
  3. Baby – George Morton, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  4. I Could’ve Been Your Girl
  5. Turn to White
  6. Somebody Sweet to Talk To
  7. Something’s Haunting You
  8. Together
  9. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me – Harry Noble
  10. Snow Queen
  11. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  12. London
  13. Shadow of Love
  14. Reprise (I Could’ve Been Your Girl)

On March 8, 2011.

On March 8, 2011, “Merge” label released “Civilian”, the third Wye Oak studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by John Congleton, Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack.

Personnel:

  • Jenn Wasner– vocals, guitar, bass, keys
  • Andy Stack– drums, bass, guitar, keys, electronics

Track listing:

All tracks by Jenn Wasner.

  1. Two Small Deaths
  2. The Alter
  3. Holy Holy
  4. Dogs Eyes
  5. Civilian
  6. Fish
  7. Plains
  8. Hot as day
  9. We Were Wealth
  10. Doubt

On February 21, 2012.

On February 21, 2012, “Merge” label released “Mr. M”, the eleventh Lambchop album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, at “The Beach House” in Nashville Tennessee, “Admiralspalast” in Berlin, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, harmonica, synthesizer, painting
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Scott Martin – drums, percussion, noises
  • Ryan Norris – organ, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitar
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Billy Contreras – fiddle
  • Roy Agee – horns, trombone
  • Denis Solee – horns, woodwind
  • Cortney Tidwell– backing vocals
  • A London String Ensemble – ensemble
  • Tosca String Quartet – ensemble
  • Jonathan Marx – noises
  • Mason Neely, Peter Stopshinski – string arrangements
  • Mark Nevers – recording engineer
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • New Formalists – design

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner.

  1. If Not I’ll Just Die
  2. 2B2
  3. Gone Tomorrow
  4. Met
  5. Gar
  6. Nice Without Mercy
  7. Buttons
  8. The Good Life (is wasted)
  9. Kind Of
  10. Betty’s Overture
  11. Never My Love

 

 

On February 20, 2001.

On February 20, 2001, “Merge” label released “Girls Can Tell”, the third Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Britt Daniel, Jim Eno and Mike McCarthy.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel– vocal, guitar, keyboards
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno– drums
  • Conrad Keely – mellotron
  • Laura Phelan – vibraphone
  • Lee Spencer – harpsichord
  • Ames Asbell – viola

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Everything Hits at Once
  2. Believing is Art
  3. Me and the Bean – John Clayton
  4. Lines in the Suit
  5. The Fitted Shirt
  6. Anything You Want
  7. Take a Walk
  8. 10:20 AM
  9. Take the Fifth
  10. This Book Is a Movie
  11. Chicago at Night

On February 19, 2008.

On February 19, 2008, “Merge” label released “The Golden Age”, the ninth American Music Club studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Kingsize Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dave Trumfio.

Personnel:

  • Mark Eitzel – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Mark “Vudi” Pankler – guitars, accordion, keyboards
  • Sean Hoffman – bass guitar, backing vocals, guitar
  • Steve Didelot – drums, percussion, backing vocals, guitar
  • Danny Levin – horns
  • Jason Borger – keyboards
  • Leyla Akdogan – additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Eitzel.

  1. All My Love
  2. The John Berchman Victory Choir
  3. The Decibels and the Little Pills
  4. The Sleeping Beauty
  5. The Stars
  6. All the Lost Souls Welcome You to San Francisco
  7. Who You Are
  8. The Windows on the World
  9. One Step Ahead
  10. The Dance
  11. I Know That’s Not Really You
  12. On My Way
  13. The Grand Duchess of San Francisco

On February 9, 2004.

On February 9, 2004, “Merge” label released “Aw Cmon”, the seventh Lambchop album. It was recorded and released at the same time as the album “No You Cmon”, and both were released together as a double album pack as well as separately. It was recorded in 2003, at “The Beech House” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, juno, mixing
  • Curtiss Pernice, Willie Tyler – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – electric and steel guitar
  • Alex McManus – guitar
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Benny Martin, Sam Baker – drums
  • Jonathan Marx, Marc William Trovillion – electronics
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Deanna Varagona – vocals
  • The Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Lloyd Barry – arranger
  • Mark Nevers – engineer, mixing
  • John Kelton – editing
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • Wayne White – painting, art cover

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Being Tyler – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  2. Four Pounds in Two Days
  3. Steve McQueen
  4. The Lone Official
  5. Something’s Going On
  6. Nothing But a Blur from a Bullet Train
  7. Each Time I Bring It Up It Seems to Bring You Down
  8. Timothy B. Schmidt
  9. Women Help to Create the Kind of Men They Despise – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  10. I Hate Candy
  11. I Haven’t Heard a Word I’ve Said
  12. Action Figure