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On July 14, 2017.

On July 14, 2017, “Dead Oceans” label released “Soft Sounds from Another Planet”, the second Japanese Breakfast studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Craig Hendrix and Michelle Zauner.


  • Michelle Zauner– vocals, guitars
  • David Bartler – saxophone
  • Asher Brooks – trumpet
  • Jorge Elbrecht – mixing
  • David Hartley– engineer
  • Todd Schied – engineer
  • Craig Hendrix – engineer
  • Michael Johnson – engineer
  • Heba Kadry – mastering
  • Craig Scheihing – photography
  • Nathaniel David Utesch – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Michelle Zauner.

  1. Diving Woman
  2. Road Head
  3. Machinist
  4. Planetary Ambience
  5. Soft Sounds from Another Planet
  6. Boyish
  7. 12 Steps
  8. Jimmy Fallon Big!
  9. The Body Is a Blade
  10. Till Death
  11. This House
  12. Here Come the Tubular Bells

On August 3, 1999.

On August 3, 1999, “Rounder” label released “Forget About It”, the eighth Alison Krauss studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Emerald Sound Studios” and “Seventeen Grand Recording” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Alison Krauss and Union Station.


  • Alison Krauss– vocals, harmony vocals, fiddle
  • Viktor Krauss– bass
  • Barry Bales– bass, harmony vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Kenny Malone– drums
  • Pat Bergeson– guitar
  • Ron Block– guitar, harmony vocals
  • Sam Bush– mandolin, slide mandolin, harmony vocals
  • Lyle Lovett, Evelyn Cox, Sidney Cox, Suzanne Cox, Dolly Parton– harmony vocals
  • Jerry Douglas– dobro, lap steel guitar
  • Joey Miskulin– accordion
  • Matt Rollings– piano
  • Dan Tyminski– guitar, harmony vocals
  • Gary Paczosa– engineer, mixing
  • Doug Sax– mastering
  • Sandy Jenkins – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Thomas “Snake” Johnson – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Tim Waters – assistant engineer
  • Chuck Turner, Tracy Martinson – digital editing
  • Matthew Barnes – photography
  • Nancy Given – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Stay – Larry Byrom, Allyson Taylor
  2. Forget About It -Robert Lee Castleman
  3. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference – Todd Rundgren
  4. Maybe – Gordon Kennedy, Phil Madeira
  5. Empty Hearts – Michael McDonald, Michael Johnson
  6. Never Got Off the Ground – Danny O’Keefe
  7. Ghost in This House – Hugh Prestwood
  8. It Don’t Matter Now – Michael McDonald
  9. That Kind of Love – Pat Bergeson, Michael McDonald
  10. Could You Lie – Ron Block
  11. Dreaming My Dreams With You – Allen Reynolds

On September 29, 1986.


On September 29, 1986, “Factory” label released “Brotherhood” the fourth New Order studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Jam” in London; “Windmill Lane” in Dublin; “Amazon” in Liverpool, and was produced by New Order. The album sleeve was created by Peter Saville.


  • Bernard Sumner– vocals, electric guitar, synthesizers, programming
  • Peter Hook– bass guitar, electronic percussion, backing vocals
  • Stephen Morris– drums, synthesizers, programming
  • Gillian Gilbert– synthesizers, programming, guitars, backing vocals
  • Michael Johnson –engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by New Order; except where noted.

  1. Paradise
  2. Weirdo
  3. As It Is When It Was
  4. Broken Promise
  5. Way of Life
  6. Bizarre Love Triangle
  7. All Day Long
  8. Angel Dust
  9. Every Little Counts


On August 16, 2011.

Slave Ambient

On August 16, 2011, “Secretly Canadian” label released “Slave Ambient”, the second War on Drugs studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2011, and was produced by Jeff Zeigler and Adam Granduciel.  The album artwork features photography by founding member Adam Granduciel, taken in Zaragoza,  Spain, in July 2009.


  • Adam Granduciel– lead vocals, electric guitars, acoustic guitars, animator guitars, harmonica , Siel OR400, samplers, organ , harmonizer, tapes,  cassettes, ARP Omni , bass guitar, keyboards, Tom Thumb piano, Farfisa, Korg, Mono/Poly, Eventide, Moogerfooger, Voyager, synthesizer,  percussion, drum machine, filters, dubs, drums, recording
  • Dave Hartley– bass guitar, electric guitar, Nashville guitar, twelve-string guitar, Voyager, Roland Juno-60, drums, electric autoharp, additional engineering
  • Robbie Bennett – piano, acoustic guitar,ARP Omni II, percussion
  • Mike Zanghi – drums, percussion,Hayman, Mu-Tron Bi-Phase
  • Kurt Vile– electric guitar
  • Steven Urgo – drums
  • Jeff Zeigler – drum programming,harmonizers, patch bay, SPX90
  • Michael Johnson –Eventide, modular Moog treatments,  hamonizer settings, drums, additional engineering
  • Jeff Ryan – drums
  • Chad Stockslager– upright piano
  • Jesse Trbovich– saxophone
  • Kim Roney – piano
  • John Ashley –Voyager
  • Jeff Zeigler – production, recording
  • John Ashley – recordin
  • John Congleton – additional engineering
  • Brian McTear – mixing
  • Daniel Murphy – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Granduciel, except where noted.

  1. Best Night
  2. Brothers – Adam Granduciel, Dave Hartley, Mike Zanghi, Robbie Bennett
  3. I Was There
  4. Your Love Is Calling My Name
  5. The Animator
  6. Come to the City – Adam Granduciel, Dave Hartley
  7. Come for It
  8. It’s Your Destiny – Adam Granduciel, Robbie Bennett
  9. City Reprise #12
  10. Baby Missiles
  11. Original Slave
  12. Black Water Falls

On July 18, 1980.

Joy Division - Closer

On July 18, 1980, “Factory” label released “Closer”, the second and final Joy Division studio album.It was released following the May 1980 suicide of lead singer Ian Curtis. “Closer” was recorded in March 1980, at “Britannia Row Studios” in London, and was produced by Martin Hannett. “NME” ranked the album at number 72 on its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”; “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Closer” at number 157 on its list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”; in 2006, “Q” magazine ranked the album at number 8 on its list of the “Best Albums of the 1980s”, and “Slant” magazine ranked it at number 7 on its list of the “Best Albums of the 1980s”.


  • Ian Curtis– lead vocals, guitar, melodica
  • Bernard Sumner – guitar, bass guitar, synthesizers
  • Peter Hook– bass guitar, guitar, six-string bass guitar
  • Stephen Morris– drums, electronic drums, percussion
  • Martin Hannett– engineering
  • Michael Johnson – engineering assistance
  • John Caffery – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Bernard Sumner.

  1. Atrocity Exhibition
  2. Isolation
  3. Passover
  4. Colony
  5. A Means to an End
  6. Heart and Soul
  7. Twenty Four Hours
  8. The Eternal
  9. Decades


On May 2, 1983.

NewOrder - Power,Corruption&Lies

On May 2, 1983, “Factory” label releases “Power, Corruption & Lies”, the second New Order studio album. It was recorded in November 1982, at “Britannia Row” in Islington, and was produced by New Order. “Rolling Stone” magazine included “Power, Corruption & Lies” in the list of the top 100 albums of the 1980s.


  • Bernard Sumner– vocals, guitars, melodica, synthesizers and programming
  • Peter Hook– 4- and 6-stringed bass, electronic percussion
  • Stephen Morris– drums, synthesizers and programming
  • Gillian Gilbert– synthesizers and programming, guitars
  • Michael Johnson – engineering
  • Barry Sage and Mark Boyne – assistants

Track listing:

All tracks by New Order, except where noted.

  1. Age of Consent
  2. We All Stand
  3. The Village
  4. 586
  5. Your Silent Face
  6. Ultraviolence
  7. Ecstasy
  8. Leave Me Alone

On February 6, 2012.

Paul_McCartney - Kisses_on_the_bottom

On February 6, 2012, “Hear Music Label” released “Kisses on the Bottom”, the fifteenth Paul McCartney studio album. It was recorded in March 2010, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma. The album won a “Grammy” award for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” at the 2013 Grammy Awards.


  • Paul McCartney– vocals, acoustic guitar, whistling
  • Diana Krall– piano, rhythm arrangements
  • Karriem Riggins– drums
  • Robert Hurst– bass
  • John Pizzarelli– guitar
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone
  • London Symphony Orchestra:
    • Alan Broadbent– orchestra conductor, orchestra arrangement
    • Roman Simovic – concertmaster
  • Bucky Pizzarelli– guitar
  • Andy Stein– violin
  • Eddie Karam – orchestra conductor
  • Assa Drori – concertmaster
  • Johnny Mandel– orchestra arrangement, orchestra conductor, rhythm arrangement
  • John Clayton– bass
  • Jeff Hamilton– drums
  • Anthony Wilson– guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Joe Walsh– guitar
  • Eric Clapton– guitar
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Christian McBride– bass
  • Chloe Arzy, Evyn Johnson, Makiah Johnson, Michael Johnson, Delany Meyer, Ilsey Moon, Sabrina Walden, Sasha Walden – children’s choir
  • Scottie Haskell – children’s choir conductor
  • Stevie Wonder– harmonica
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Chuck Berghofer– bass
  • John Chiodini – guitar
  • Tamir Hendelman– piano
  • Mary McCartney– cover photo
  • MJ Kim – additional photographer
  • John Hammel– images
  • Jonathan Schofield – art conception
  • Matthew Cooper – design

Track listing:

  1. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter – Fred E. Ahlert, Joe Young
  2. Home (When Shadows Fall) – Peter van Steeden, Jeff Clarkson, Harry Clarkson
  3. It’s Only a Paper Moon – Harold Arlen,  Y. Harburg, Billy Rose
  4. More I Cannot Wish You – Frank Loesser
  5. The Glory of Love – Billy Hill
  6. We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me) – Sammy Mysels, Dick Robertson, Nelson Cogane
  7. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  8. My Valentine – Paul McCartney
  9. Always – Irving Berlin
  10. My Very Good Friend the Milkman – Harold Spina, Johnny Burke
  11. Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon
  12. Get Yourself Another Fool – Haywood Henry, Monroe Tucker
  13. The Inch Worm – Frank Loesser
  14. Only Our Hearts – Paul McCartney