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On October 3, 2005.

On October 3, 2005, “Gott Discs” label released “The Quality of Mercy”, the sixth Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel studio album. It was recorded in 2005 and was produced by Steve Harley and Jim Cregan.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley – vocals, guitar
  • Robbie Gladwell – acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Barry Wickens – violin, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • James Lascelles – keyboards
  • Lincoln Anderson – bass
  • Adam Houghton – drums
  • Kerr Nice – piano
  • Tony Ryan – pedal steel
  • Mike Batt – piano, string quartet arrangement
  • Jim Cregan – guitar solo
  • Pat Grueber – recording engineer
  • Matt Butler – remix engineer, engineer
  • Steve Sale – engineer
  • Denis Blackham – mastering
  • Mick Rock – cover photo
  • Mark Scarfe – sleeve design

Track listing:

Al tracks by Steve Harley except where noted.

  1. The Last Goodbye – Steve Harley, Jim Cregan
  2. Journey’s End (A Father’s Promise) – Steve Harley, Lincoln Anderson, Robbie Gladwell, James Lascelles, Barry Wickens
  3. Saturday Night at the Fair
  4. No Rain on This Parade
  5. The Coast of Amalfi
  6. The Last Feast
  7. Save Me (From Myself)
  8. When the Halo Slips – Steve Harley, Jim Cregan
  9. A Friend for Life – Steve Harley, Jim Cregan

On May 13, 2003.

On May 13, 2003, “Elektra” label released “Out of the Vein”, the third Third Eye Blind studio album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003, at “Mourning Wood Studios” and “Skywalker Sound” in San Francisco, and was produced by Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar, Tony Fredianelli and Brad Hargreaves.

Personnel:

  • Stephan Jenkins– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, art direction
  • Arion Salazar – bass guitar, backing vocals, art direction
  • Tony Fredianelli – lead guitar, backing vocals, art direction
  • Brad Hargreaves – drums, percussion, art direction
  • Hrundi V. Bakshi
  • Sam Bass
  • Vanessa Carlton
  • DJ Flare
  • Kimya Dawson– vocals
  • Kim Shattuck– backing vocals
  • Tom Lord-Alge, Jason Carmer – mixing
  • Sean Beresford, Jason Carmer, Judy Kirschner, Dann Michael Thompson – engineer
  • Sarah Register – assistant engineer
  • Sylvia Rhone – A&R
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Mick Rock – photography

Track listing:

  1. Faster – Stephan Jenkins
  2. Blinded – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar, Tony Fredianelli
  3. Forget Myself – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar
  4. Danger – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar, Tony Fredianelli, Brad Hargreaves
  5. Crystal Baller – Stephan Jenkins
  6. My Hit and Run – Stephan Jnekins, Tony Fredianelli
  7. Misfits – Stephan Jenkins
  8. Can’t Get Away – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar
  9. Wake for Young Souls – Stephan Jenkins
  10. Palm Reader – Stephan Jenkins, Tony Fredianelli
  11. Self Righteous – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar
  12. Company – Stephan Jenkins, Tony Fredianelli
  13. Good Man / Another Life (hidden track) – Stephan Jenkins

In February 1976.

In February 1976, “EMI” label released “Timeless Flight”, the fourth Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Steve Harley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals
  • Jim Cregan- guitar, backing vocals
  • George Ford – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Duncan Mackay- keyboards, string arrangement
  • Stuart Elliott- drums, percussion
  • Lindsey Elliott – percussion
  • Patricia Paay- backing vocals
  • Yvonne Keeley, Barry St. John- backing vocals
  • Madeline Bell, Peter Clarke, Larry Steele, Liza Strike, Leroy Wiggins, Joy Yates – backing vocals
  • Peter Kelsey – engineer
  • Tony Clark – remix engineer, engineer
  • Ray Hendriksen – engineer
  • John Kurlander – engineer
  • John Leckie– engineer
  • Chris Blair – master cutter
  • Mick Rock- sleeve design, photography, art direction
  • Steve Ridgeway – art direction, lettering
  • Julie Harris – lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Harley.

  1. Red is a Mean, Mean Colour
  2. White, White Dove
  3. Understand
  4. All Men Are Hungry
  5. Black or White
  6. Everything Changes
  7. Nothing is Scared
  8. Don’t Go, Don’t Cry

 

On November 7, 2011.

On November 7, 2011, “4AD” label released “Parallax”, the third Atlas Sound studio album. It was recorded in June 2011, at “Rare Book Room Studios” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by Bradford Cox and Nicolas Vernhes.

Personnel:

  • Bradford Cox – bass, drums , guitars,   instrumentation,  keyboards,  organ, percussion, piano, rhythm box, sequencers, synthesizer, synthesizer bass, tapes, vocal drone, vocals, Wurlitzer, engineer, programming
  • Paul McPherson – cabasa, Hi-hat, wood block
  • Carrie-Anne Murphy – saxophone
  • Andrew VanWyngarden- organ, piano, background vocals
  • Nicolas Vernhes- engineer, mixing, programming
  • Mick Rock- cover photo, photography
  • Liz Vao – photo production

Track listing:

All tracks by Bradford Cox.

  1. The Shakes
  2. Amplifiers
  3. Te Amo
  4. Parallax
  5. Modern Aquatic Nightsongs
  6. Mona Lisa
  7. Praying Man
  8. Doldrums
  9. Angel is Broken
  10. Terra Incognita
  11. Flagstaff
  12. Lightworks

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “EMI” label released “Love’s a Prima Donna”, the fifth and the last Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel studio album. It was recorded June – September 1976, and was produced by Steve Harley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals, electric guitar
  • Jim Cregan- lead guitar
  • Duncan Mackay- keyboards
  • George Ford – bass guitar
  • Stuart Elliott– drums
  • Lindsey Elliott – percussion
  • Jo Partridge – guitar, backing vocals
  • Tony Rivers- backing vocals, backing vocal arrangement
  • John G. Perry, Stuart Calver, Yvonne Keeley- backing vocals
  • English Chamber Choir- choir
  • Wilf Gibson- choir arrangements, string section score, orchestral arrangement
  • Tony Clark – engineer
  • Pat Stapley – assistant engineer
  • Ken Perry – mastering
  • Julie Harris – outer sleeve art direction for Splash Studios
  • Mick Rock- inner bag art direction
  • John Harwood – front sleeve colouring

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Harley, except where noted.

  1. Seeking a Love
  2. I. Valentine
  3. Finally a Card Came
  4. Too Much Tenderness
  5. (Love) Compared with You
  6. (I Believe) Love’s a Prima Donna
  7. Sidetrack II
  8. Seeking a Love, Pt. 2
  9. If This Is Love (Give Me More)
  10. Carry Me Again
  11. Here Comes the Sun – George Harrison
  12. Innocence and Guilt
  13. Is It True What They Say?

In August 1974.

In August 1974, “RCA” label released “Sally Can’t Dance”, the fourth Lou Reed solo album. It was recorded March – April 1974, at “Electric Lady Studios” in Greenwich Village, and was produced by Steve Katz and Lou Reed.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Danny Weis– guitar, tambourine, background vocals, horn arrangement
  • Paul Fleisher – saxophone
  • David Taylor, Lou Marini, Trevor Koehler, Jon Faddis, Alan Rubin, Alex Foster, Lew Soloff– horns
  • Steve Katz– harmonica, horn arrangement
  • Michael Fonfara– piano, keyboards, mellotron
  • Prakash John– bass, background vocals
  • Doug Yule– bass
  • Ritchie Dharma, Pentti “Whitey” Glan– drums
  • Doug Bartenfeld – guitar
  • Michael Wendroff, Joanne Vent – background vocals
  • Horn arrangements: Lew Soloff, Martin Sheller
  • Mike Stone – recording engineer
  • Ralph Moss – remix engineer
  • Dennis Katz – cover concept
  • Acy Lehman – art direction
  • David Byrd – artwork
  • Mick Rock- front cover illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Ride Sally Ride
  2. Animal Language
  3. Baby Face
  4. Y. Stars
  5. Kill Your Sons
  6. Ennui
  7. Sally Can’t Dance
  8. Billy

In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Arista” label released “Growing Up in Public”, the tenth Lou Reed album. It was recorded in January 1980, at “Air Studios” in Montserrat, and was produced by Michael Fonfara and Lou Reed.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – guitar, vocals
  • Michael Fonfara- keyboards, guitar
  • Chuck Hammer- guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Michael Suchorsky – drums
  • Ellard “Moose” Boles – bass, background vocals
  • Stuart Heinrich – guitar, background vocals
  • Engineered by Corky Stasiak
  • Photography by Mick Rock

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed and Michael Fonfara

  1. How Do You Speak to an Angel?
  2. My Old Man
  3. Keep Away
  4. Growing Up in Public
  5. Standing on Ceremony
  6. So Alone
  7. Love Is Here to Stay
  8. The Power of Positive Drinking
  9. Smiles
  10. Think It Over
  11. Teach the Gifted Children

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “EMI” label released “The Best Years of Our Lives”, the third Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel album. It was recorded November-December 1974, and was produced by Alan Parsons and Steve Harley. “The Best Years of Our Lives” was the first album that featured Harley’s name ahead of the band’s name band Cockney Rebel.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals
  • Jim Cregan- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • George Ford – bass guitar, string bass, backing vocals
  • Duncan Mackay- electric piano, grand piano, elka, clavinet, synthesizer, Hammond organ
  • Stuart Elliott- drums, percussion, marimba
  • Tina Charles– backing vocals
  • Martin Jay – backing vocals
  • Yvonne Keeley– backing vocals
  • Linda Lewis– backing vocals
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Alan Parsons– engineer, mixing
  • Gary Edwards – tape operator
  • Peter James – tape operator
  • Andrew Powell- horn and brass arrangement
  • Chris Blair – mastering
  • Mick Rock– photography, sleeve design
  • George Hardie– lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Herley.

  1. Introducing The Best Years
  2. The Mad, Mad Moonlight
  3. Raffles (Man, It Was Mean)
  4. It Wasn’t Me
  5. Panorama
  6. Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)
  7. Back to the Farm
  8. 49th Parallel
  9. The Best Years of Our Lives

On June 28, 1974.

June 1-1974

On June 28, 1974, “Island” label released “June 1, 1974”, live album by Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Brian Eno and Nico. It was recorded 1 June 1974, at “Rainbow Theatre” in London, and was produced by Richard Williams.The cover photograph was by Mick Rock.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers– vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Brian Eno– vocals, synthesizer
  • John Cale– vocals, piano, viola
  • Nico– vocals, harmonium
  • Mike Oldfield– lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ollie Halsall– piano, guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– organ , organ, piano, electric piano
  • Robert Wyatt– percussion
  • Doreen Chanter– backing vocals
  • Archie Leggatt – bass guitar
  • Eddie Sparrow – drums , bass drum, tympani
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Irene Chanter – backing vocals
  • John Wood– engineer
  • Phil Ault – assistant engineer
  • Ray Doyle – assistant engineer
  • Ian Tilbury – concert presenter

Track listing:

  1. Driving Me Backwards – Brian Eno
  2. Baby’s on Fire – Brian Eno
  3. Heartbreak Hotel – Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley
  4. The End – John Densmore, Robbie Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison
  5. May I? – Kevin Ayers
  6. Shouting in a Bucket Blues – Kevin Ayers
  7. Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes – Kevin Ayers
  8. Everybody’s Sometime and Some People’s All the Time Blues – Kevin Ayers
  9. Two Goes into Four – Kevin Ayers

On June 2, 1974.

Psychomodo

On June 2, 1974, “EMI” label released “The Psychomodo”, the second  Cockney Rebel studio album. It was recorded February – March 1974, at “Morgan Studios”, “Nova Sound Studios” and “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons and Steve Harley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley– vocals
  • Jean-Paul Crocker –electric violin, guitars
  • Milton Reame-James –keyboards
  • Paul Jeffreys– Fender bass
  • Stuart Elliott– drums, percussion
  • Peter Flanagan, Richard Dodd, Geoff Emerick, John Middleton – engineer
  • Andrew Powell– orchestral and brass arrangements
  • Chris Blair – mastering
  • Mick Rock – photography, sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Harley.

  1. Sweet Dreams
  2. Psychomodo
  3. Soft
  4. Singular Band
  5. Ritz
  6. Cavaliers
  7. Bed in the Corner
  8. Sling It
  9. Tumbling Down