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On October 12, 2004.

On October 12, 2004, “Deep Fried” label released “Songs of the Unforgiven”, the seventh Crash Test Dummies album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Sacred Heart Studios” in Duluth, Minnesota, and was produced by Scott Harding.


  • Brad Roberts- vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ellen Reid- backing vocals
  • Dan Roberts- bass guitar
  • Suzzy Roche- vocals
  • Chris Brown- pipe organ, pump organ, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, accordion, harmonium
  • Scott Harding – acousticand electric guitars, cymbals, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Andrew Hall – upright bass
  • Drew Glackin – acoustic guitar, lap steel guitar, bass guitar, resonator guitar, tremolo bass
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello
  • David Mansfield- banjo, violin
  • Mimi Parker- drums
  • Alan Sparhawk- electric guitar
  • Todd McMillon – church bell

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Roberts except where noted.

  1. Prelude – Chris Brown, Dan Roberts
  2. Sonnet 1 (And When the Sun Goes Down)
  3. And So Will Always Be
  4. The Unforgiven Ones
  5. Interlude 1
  6. Come Down to the Sinkhole
  7. Is the Spell Really Broken?
  8. Everlasting Peace
  9. Sonnet 2 (And Back in Ages Past)
  10. The Beginning of the End
  11. Interlude 2
  12. You’ve Had Your Run
  13. There Is No Final Winner
  14. You’ve Done It Once Again
  15. Sonnet 3 (The Cold Is Here)
  16. The Wicked and the Evil
  17. Postlude – Chris Brown, Dan Roberts




On August 9, 1993.

On August 9, 1993, “4AD” label released “Perfect Teeth”, the seventh and final Unrest studio album. It was recorded in March 1993, at “Pachyderm Studios” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota.


  • Bridget Cross – bass guitar, lead vocals, backing vocals, guitar
  • Phil Krauth – drums, piano, guitar, lead vocals
  • Mark Robinson – lead vocals, guitar
  • Brian Paulson– engineering, recording, mixing
  • Brent Sigmeth – assistant recording

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mark Robinson, except “Light Command” and “Stylized Ampersand” by Bridget Cross and “West Coast Love Affair” by Phil Krauth; all music Bridget Cross, Phil Krauth and Mark Robinson.

  1. Angel I’ll Walk You Home
  2. Cath Carroll
  3. So Sick
  4. Light Command
  5. Food & Drink Synthesizer
  6. Soon It Is Going to Rain
  7. Make Out Club
  8. Breather X.O.X.O.
  9. West Coast Love Affair
  10. Six Layer Cake
  11. Stylized Ampersand


On June 14, 2011.

On June 14, 2011, “Universal Republic” label released “All Things Bright and Beautiful”, the third Owl City studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Sky Harbor Studios”, Owatonna, Minnesota, and was produced by Adam Young and Steve Bursky.


  • Adam Young – vocals, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, guitars, bass, drums, programming, percussion, glockenspiel, marimba, accordion, engineer, art direction, audio mixer
  • Breanne Düren– additional vocals
  • Shawn Chrystopher– additional vocals
  • Lights– additional vocals
  • Joan Young – backing vocals
  • Matthew Thiessen– backing vocals
  • Laura Musten – violin
  • Hannah Schroeder – cello
  • Daniel Jorgensen – vibraphone
  • Steve Bursky – management, hand claps
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • StudioAKT – art direction
  • Jack Joseph Puig– audio mixer
  • Joe Corey – audio mixer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Young, except where noted.

  1. The Real World
  2. Deer in the Headlights
  3. Angels
  4. Dreams Don’t Turn to Dust
  5. Honey and the Bee
  6. Kamikaze
  7. January 28, 1986 (Intro to Galaxies)
  8. Galaxies
  9. Hospital Flowers
  10. Alligator Sky – Adam Young, Shawn Chrystopher
  11. The Yacht Club
  12. Plant Life – Adam Young, Matthew Thiessen


On September 21, 1993.


On September 21, 1993, “DGC Records” label released “In Utero”, the third and the final Nirvana studio album. It was recorded February 12–26, 1993, at “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Steve Albini and Scott Litt. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “In Utero” at number 435 on its list of the “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 6 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; 3 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”; and 5 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.


  • Kurt Cobain- guitar, lead vocals, art direction, design, photography
  • Krist Novoselic- bass guitar
  • Dave Grohl- drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Albini – engineer
  • Robert Fisher – art direction, design, photography
  • Alex Grey– illustrations
  • Adam Kasper – second engineer
  • Michael Lavine– photography
  • Scott Litt– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– audio mastering
  • Karen Mason – photography
  • Charles Peterson– photography
  • Kera Schaley – cello
  • Neil Wallace – photography
  • Bob Weston– technician

Track listing:

  1. Serve the Servants –Kurt Cobain
  2. Scentless Apprentice – Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic
  3. Heart-Shaped Box – Kurt Cobain
  4. Rape Me – Kurt Cobain
  5. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle – Kurt Cobain
  6. Dumb – Kurt Cobain
  7. Very Ape – Kurt Cobain
  8. Milk It – Kurt Cobain
  9. Pennyroyal Tea – Kurt Cobain
  10. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter – Kurt Cobain
  11. tourette’s – Kurt Cobain
  12. All Apologies – Kurt Cobain


On May 4, 1993.


On May 4, 1993, “Island” label released “Rid of Me”the second PJ Harvey studio album. It was recorded December 1992 at “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Steve Albini. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 406 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • PJ Harvey– vocals, guitar, organ, cello, violin, producer (6)
  • Steve Vaughan – bass
  • Rob Ellis– drums, percussion, backing vocals, arrangement
  • Steve Albini– engineering, mixing
  • Head – producer, engineer
  • John Loder– mastering
  • Maria Mochnacz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Polly Jean Harvey, except where noted.

  1. Rid of Me
  2. Missed
  3. Legs
  4. Rub ’til It Bleeds
  5. Hook
  6. Man-Size Sextet
  7. Highway 61 Revisited – Bob Dylan
  8. 50ft Queenie
  9. Yuri-G
  10. Man-Size
  11. Dry
  12. Me-Jane
  13. Snake
  14. Ecstasy


On April 22, 1985.

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On April 22, 1985, “Paisley Park Records” label released “Around the World in a Day”, the seventh Prince studio album. It was recorded January–December 1984, at “Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse” in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, “Mobile Audio Studio”, “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Prince.


  • Prince– vocals and various instruments
  • David Coleman – cello, oud, fingercymbals, darbuka, background vocals, cello
  • Jonathan Melvoin– tambourine and background vocals
  • Wendy Melvoin– background vocals, guitars, vocals
  • Lisa Coleman– background vocals, keyboards
  • Susannah Melvoin– background vocals
  • Novi Novog– violin
  • Bobby Z.– drums and percussion
  • Brown Mark– bass guitar and background vocals
  • Fink– keyboards
  • Brad Marsh – tambourine
  • Sheila E.– drums
  • Eddie M. – saxophone
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Sid Page – violiin
  • Marcy Dicterow-Vaj – violin
  • Denyse Buffum – viola
  • Laury Woods – viola
  • Tim Barr – stand-up bass
  • Annette Atkinson – stand-up bass
  • Taja Sevelle– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Prince except where noted.

  1. Around the World in a Day – Prince, John L. Nelson, David Coleman
  2. Paisley Park
  3. Condition of the Heart
  4. Raspberry Beret
  5. Tamborine
  6. America – Prince and the Revolution
  7. Pop Life
  8. The Ladder – Prince, John L. Nelson
  9. Temptation

On March 12, 1991.


On March 12, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released “Out of Time”, the seventh R.E.M. studio album. “Out of Time” was recorded in September 1990, at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, “John Keane Studios”, “Soundscape Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Prince’s Paisley Park Studios” in Chanhassen, Minnesota, and was produced by Scott Litt and R.E.M. “Out of Time” has sold over four and a half million copies in the U.S. and over 18 million copies worldwide. In 1992, the album won three “Grammy Awards” – “Best Alternative Music Album”, and two for the first single, “Losing My Religion.”


  • Michael Stipe- lead vocals, bass melodica and arrangement, backing vocals, packaging; photography
  • Peter Buck- electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
  • Mike Mills- bass guitar; backing vocals; organ, piano ; harpsichord, percussion, lead vocals, keyboards
  • Bill Berry- drum, percussion, congas, bass guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • David Arenz – violin
  • Ellie Arenz – violin
  • Mark Bingham– string arrangements
  • David Braitberg – violin
  • Andrew Cox – cello
  • Reid Harris – viola
  • Peter Holsapple– bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ralph Jones – double bass
  • Kidd Jordan– baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, bass clarinet
  • John Keane– pedal steel guitar
  • Dave Kempers – violin
  • KRS-One– rapping
  • Scott Litt– echo-loop feed
  • Elizabeth Murphy – cello
  • Paul Murphy – lead viola
  • Kate Pierson– vocals
  • Jay Weigel– orchestral liaison
  • Cecil Welch – flugelhorn
  • Ben Katchor– illustrations
  • Frank Ockenfels – photography
  • Tom Recchion – packaging
  • Ed Rogers – illustrations
  • Karina Santo – photography
  • Doug Starn – photography
  • Mike Starn – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe.

  1. Radio Song
  2. Losing My Religion
  3. Low
  4. Near Wild Heaven
  5. Endgame
  6. Shiny Happy People
  7. Belong
  8. Half a World Away
  9. Texarkana
  10. Country Feedback
  11. Me in Honey