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On September 6, 2013.

On September 6, 2013, “Mute” label released “Tales of Us”, the sixth Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded April – May 2013, at “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produce by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, instruments, artwork direction
  • Will Gregory – instruments, string arrangements
  • Steve Evans – acoustic guitar, additional programming
  • Aidan Love – additional programming
  • Nick Ingman – string scoring, string conducting
  • Charlie Jones – double bass
  • Alex Lee – bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar
  • John Parricelli – guitar 
  • Ross Hughes – acoustic guitar, cavaquinho 
  • Chris Laurence – double bass 
  • Martyn Barker – Indian guitar, drums
  • Paul Cowgill – horse effects 
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • John Metcalfe – viola 
  • Louisa Fuller – violin 
  • String section –
    • Everton Nelson, Steve Morris, Emlyn Singleton, Warren Zielinski, Rita Manning, Richard George, Ian Humphries, Patrick Kiernan, Ann Morfee, Debbie Widdup, Kathy Shave, Dave Williams, Rusty Pomeroy, Boguslaw Kostecki, Tom Pigott-Smith, Mark Berrow – violin
    • Peter Lale, Bill Hawkes, Bruce White, Andy Parker, Nick Barr, Morgan Goff – viola
    • Ian Burdge, Sophie Harris, Nick Cooper, Penny Driver, Chris Allan – cello
    • Chris Laurence, Richard Pryce, Stacey Watton – double bass 
  • Martyn Barker – drums
  • John Parish – drums
  • Greg Freeman – additional engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – additional engineering, mixing assistance 
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Gary Thomas – string recording
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mat Maitland – artwork direction
  • Annemarieke van Drimmelen – photography
  • Julie Rubio – image treatments
  • Lenka Rayn H. – additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

  1. Jo
  2. Annabel
  3. Drew
  4. Ulla
  5. Alvar
  6. Thea
  7. Simone
  8. Stranger
  9. Laurel
  10. Clay

On September 11, 2015.

On September 11, 2015, “Stylus Records” label released “Keep the Village Alive”, the ninth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2014, at “ICP Studios” in Brussels, Belgium, “Stylus Studios” in London, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Richard Jones- bass guitar
  • Adam Zindani- guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Morrison– drums
  • Sam Yapp, Javier Weyler– drums
  • Mikey Rowe – Wurly
  • Jim Lowe – additional Hammond, programming
  • Neil Cowley – additional piano
  • Tony Kirkham – additional piano, Hammond
  • Rosie Danvers – cello
  • Helen Hathorn – violin
  • Emma Owens – viola
  • David Arnoldwith Kelly Jones – orchestral arrangements
  • Nicholas Dodd – orchestration

Orchestra

  • John Bradbury – leader
  • Eos Chater, Dorina Markoff, John Bradbury, Johnathan Strange, Oli Langford, Christina Emanuel, Tom Pigott-Smith, Jackie Hartley, Peter Hanson, Ralph De Souza, Johnathan Rees, David Woodcock, Debbie Widdup, Natalia Bonner – violin section
  • Reiad Chibah, Julia Knight, Sue Dench, Nick Barr – viola section
  • Nick Cooper, Chris Worsey, Adrian Bradbury, Frank Schaefer – cello section
  • Pete Smith – tuba
  • Roger Argente – bass trombone
  • Andy Wood – tenor trombone
  • Phillip Eastop, Mike Murray, Corinne Bailey, Martin Owen – French horns
  • Daniel Newell, Jason Evans, Andy Cowley, Amos Miller – B♭ Trumpet
  • Eos Chater – violin
  • Gay-Yee Westerhoff – cello
  • Nick Barr – viola
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Paul Edouard-Laurendeau – studio assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks written by Kelly Jones.

  1. C’est la Vie
  2. White Lies
  3. Sing Little Sister
  4. I Wanna Get Lost With You
  5. Song for the Summer
  6. Fight or Flight
  7. My Hero
  8. Sunny
  9. Into the World
  10. Mr and Mrs Smith

 

On July 23, 2001.

On July 23, 2001, “Epic” label released “Rings Around the World”, the fifth Super Furry Animals studio album. It was recorded April – September 2000, at “Monnow Valley Studios” in Rockfield, Monmouthshire, and “Bearsville Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Shaw, Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Leuan. “Mojo” magazine voted “Rings Around the World” album of year 2001.

Personnel:

  • Gruff Rhys– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Huw Bunford– lead guitar, backing vocals, pedal steel
  • Guto Pryce– bass guitar
  • Cian Ciaran– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dafydd Leuan – drums, backing vocals
  • Howard Gott, Harriet Harris, Sally Herbert, Steven Hussey, Jackie Norrie – violin
  • Sonia Slany, Lucy Theo, Brian Wright – violin
  • Nick Barr, Sophia Sirota, Clare Smith – viola
  • Nick Cooper, Sophie Harris – cello
  • Matt Sibley – saxophone
  • Gary Alesbrook – trumpet
  • Tony Robinson – trumpet, flugel horn, trombone
  • Beti Rhys – harp
  • John Telfer – flute
  • John Cale– piano
  • Osian Gwynedd – piano
  • Kris Jenkins – percussion
  • Anna Smith – backing vocals
  • Paul McCartney– carrot and celery 

    Track listing:

    All tracks by Chris Shaw, Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Guto Pryce, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Leuan, except where noted.

    1. Alternate Route to Vulcan Street
    2. Sidewalk Serfer Girl
    3. (Drawing) Rings Around the World
    4. It’s Not the End of the World?
    5. Receptacle for the Respectable
    6. (A) Touch Sensitive – contains a sample of “Ann” by Dave Alexander
    7. Shoot Doris Day
    8. Miniature
    9. No Sympathy
    10. Juxtapozed with U
    11. Presidential Suite
    12. Run! Christian, Run!
    13. Fragile Happiness

On September 11, 2000.

felt-mountain

On September 11, 2000, “Mute” label released “Felt Mountain”, the debut Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded September 1999 – February 2000, in Wiltshire, England, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp– keyboards, production, sleeve design, vocals, whistling
  • Will Gregory– brass arrangements, keyboards, production, string arrangements
  • Alexander Bălănescu– violin
  • Nick Barr – viola
  • David Bascombe – additional mixing
  • Nick Batt – additional engineering, bass synthesiser, additional programming, additional mixing, metal percussion
  • Andy Bush – trumpet, flugelhorn solo
  • Steven Claydon– synthesiser
  • Nick Cooper – cello
  • John Cornick – trombone
  • Andy Davis – baritoneukulele, koto, melodica
  • Clive Deamer– brushes
  • Stuart Gordon – viola, violin, tremoloviolins, violin solo
  • Günter Gräfenhain – landscape photography
  • Bill Hawkes – viola
  • David Lord – additional engineering
  • Steve MacAllister – French horn
  • Mute Male Voices – humming
  • Jacqueline Norrie – violin
  • Rowan Oliver – percussion
  • Tony Orrell – drums
  • John Parish– drums, bass guitar, tremolo guitar
  • Kevin Paul – additional engineering, additional mixing
  • L. Schmidt – landscape photography
  • Mary Scully – double bass
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Adrian Utley– bass guitar, synthesiser, tremolo bass guitar
  • Ben Waghorn – tenor saxophone
  • Chris Weston – additional programming
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Joe Dilworth– inside photo of Will Gregory, photography
  • Flowers Band – brass band
  • Anna Fox– inside photo of Alison Goldfrapp
  • Luke Gordon – additional engineering(all tracks); additional programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, except where noted.

  1. Lovely head
  2. Paper Bag
  3. Human – Tim Norfolk, Bob Locke, Alison Goldfrapp, Will Gregory
  4. Pilots
  5. Deer Stop
  6. Felt Mountain
  7. Oompa Radar
  8. Utopia
  9. Horse Tears