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On May 20, 2013.

On May 20, 2013, “Inside Out” label released “Dimensionaut”, the debut Sound of Contact album. It was recorded  2010–2012, at “Greenhouse Studios” in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was produced by Simon Collins and Dave Kerzner.

Personnel:

  • Dave Kerzner – keyboards, acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Matt Dorsey – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nordstrom – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars
  • Simon Collins – lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Hannah Stobart – vocals
  • Wells Cunningham – cello
  • Chris “Hollywood” Holmes – recording
  • Nick Davis – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen, Reuben Cohen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Sound of Contact – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner
  2. Cosmic Distance Ladder – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  3. Pale Blue Dot – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  4. I Am (Dimensionaut) – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  5. Not Coming Down – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Gene Batnett Siegel
  6. Remote View – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  7. Beyond Illumination – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom, Hannah Stobart
  8. Only Breathing Out – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  9. Realm of In-Organic Beings – Simon Colins, Dave Kerzner
  10. Closer to You – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner
  11. Omega Pint – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  12. Möbius Slip – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  13. Part One:  In the Difference Engine 
  14. Part Two:  Perihelion Continuum
  15. Part Three:  Salvation Found
  16. Part Four:  All Worlds All Times

On September 25, 1989.

On September 25, 1989, “EMI” label released “Seasons End”, the fifth Marillion studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Hookend Recording Studios” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Nick Davis, Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, and Ian Mosley.

Personnel:

Marillion:

  • Steve Hogarth – vocals
  • Steve Rothery – guitars
  • Mark Kelly – keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas – bass
  • Ian Mosley – drums
  • Phil Todd – saxophone
  • Jean-Pierre Rasle – pipes
  • Nick Davis – engineer
  • Bill Smith Studio – design
  • Bill Smith, Douglas Brothers – photography

Track listing:

  1. The King of Sunset Town – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  2. Easter – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  3. The Uninvited Guest – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  4. Seasons End – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  5. Holloway Girl – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  6. Berlin – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  7. Hooks in You – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  8. The Space – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, John Helmer, Geoff Dugmore, Harper, Colin Woore

 

On February 23, 2018.

On February 23, 2018, “BMG Records” label released “Five”, the sixth Tony Banks studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Angel Studios” in London, “CNSO Studio Gallery 1” in Prague, Czech Republic, and was produced by Nick Davis and Tony Banks.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– piano, celesta, liner notes
  • Czech National Symphony Orchestraand choir
  • Nick Ingman– conductor, orchestrations
  • John Barclay – cornet, trumpet
  • Martin Robertson – saxophone, duduk
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Skaila Kanga– harp
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Steve Price – engineer
  • Tom Mitchell – mixing
  • Nick Davis– mixing
  • Miles Showell – mastering
  • Stefan Knapp– artwork
  • Ryan Art – sleeve design
  • Emily Banks – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. Prelude to a Million Years
  2. Reveille
  3. Ebb and Flow
  4. Autumn Sonata
  5. Renaissance

On September 11, 1995.

On September 11, 1995, “Virgin” label released the self – titled, “Strictly Inc.” album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “The Farm” in Surrey, and was produced by Tony Banks and Nick Davis.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– keyboards, bass
  • Jack Hues– vocals, guitars
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Daryl Stuermer– guitars
  • John Challis – cover illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Turn Your Back on Me
  2. Walls of Sound
  3. Only Seventeen
  4. The Serpent Said
  5. Never Let Me Know
  6. Charity Balls
  7. Something to Live For
  8. A Piece of You – lyrics by Jack Hues
  9. Strictly Incognito – lyrics: Jack Hues
  10. An Island in the Darkness

On March 25, 1988.

On March 25, 1988, “Geffen” label released “To the Power of Three”, the debut 3 album. It was recorded in 1987, at “E-Zee Studios”, “West Side Studios” in London, and was produced by Carl Palmer and Robert Berry.

Personnel:

  • Keith Emerson– keyboards
  • Robert Berry– vocals, guitars, bass
  • Carl Palmer– drums
  • Suzie O’List – backing vocals
  • Kim Liatt J. Edwards – backing vocals
  • Lana Williams – backing vocals
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Steve McNeill – engineering
  • Ian Remmer – engineering
  • Peter Jones – engineering
  • Nick Davis– engineering
  • Greg Fulginiti– mastering
  • The Cream Group, London – art direction
  • Mike Smallcombe – photography

Track listing:

  1. Talkin’ Bout – Robert Berry
  2. Lover to Lover – Keith Emerson, Robert Berry, Carl Palmer
  3. Chains – Sue Shifrin, Bob Marlette
  4. Desde la Vida
  • (I) La Vista – Keith Emerson, Robert Berry, Carl Palmer
  • (II) Frontera – Keith Emerson
  • (III) Sangre de Toro – Keith Emerson, Carl Palmer
  1. Eight Miles High – Gene Clark, Roger McGuinn, David Crosby
  2. Runaway – Robert Berry
  3. You Do or You Don’t – Robert Berry
  4. On My Way Home – Keith Emerson

 

On June 24, 1995.

On June 24, 1995, “EMI” label released “Afraid of Sunlight”, the eighth Marillion studio album. It was recorded January – March 1995, at “The Racket Club” in Buckinghamshire, England, and was produced by Dave Meegan, Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas and Ian Mosley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hogarth– vocals, additional keyboards, percussion
  • Steve Rothery– guitar
  • Mark Kelly– keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas– bass, backing vocals
  • Ian Mosley– drums, percussion
  • Barbara Lezmy, Wendy Paige, Hannah Stobart – additional backing vocals
  • Dave Meegan– engineering, mixing
  • Nick Davis, Michael Brauer– mixing
  • Bill Smith Studio – design
  • Paul Cox – front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley and John Helmer, except where noted.

  1. Gazpacho
  2. Cannibal Surf Babe
  3. Beautiful – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  4. Afraid of Sunrise
  5. Out of This World
  6. Afraid of Sunlight
  7. Beyond You – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  8. King

On June 7, 2004.

On June 7, 2004, “Virgin” label released “Rewired”, the sixth Mike + The Mechanics  studio album. It was recorded 2003-2004 at “Fisher Lane Farm Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Mike Rutherford and  Peter Van Hooke.

Personnel:

  • Mike Rutherford– guitar, bass guitar, programming
  • Paul Carrack– vocals, keyboards, guitar, drums
  • Robbie McIntosh– guitar
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Neil Wilkinson – drums
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • Sharon Woolf, Lisa Law, Paul McGee, Owen Paul McGee, Ricky Hanley, Rupert Cobb, Andrea Hunnisett – backing vocals
  • Will Bates – programming, additional production
  • Rupert Cobb, Ashley Clarke – programming
  • Mixes engineered by Graham Bonnett
  • Vocals engineered by Nick Davis
  • Mastered by Tim Young, Ian Cooper

Track listing:

  1. One Left Standing – Paul Carrack, Mike Rutherford, Sharon Woolf
  2. If I Were You – Paul Carrack, A. Robertson, Mike Rutherford
  3. Perfect Child – Paul Carrack, A. Robertson, Mike Rutherford
  4. Rewired – Will Bates, Paul Carrack, Mike Rutherford
  5. I Don’t Want It All – Paul Carrack, Mike Rutherford
  6. How Can I? – Paul Carrack, Mike Rutherford
  7. Falling – Paul Carrack, Mike Rutherford, Sharon Woolf
  8. Somewhere Along The Line – Paul Carrack, A. Robertson, Mike Rutherford
  9. Underscore – Will Bates, Paul Carrack, Mike Rutherford

 

On May 31, 1999.

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On May 31, 1999, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, fifth Mike & The Mechanics studio album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “Fisher Lane Farm Studios” in Surrey, and was produced by Mike Rutherford. This was band’s last studio album with Paul Young, who died the year after its release.

Personnel:

  • Mike Rutherford– guitar, bass guitar
  • Paul Carrack– vocals, keyboards, guitar, drums
  • Paul Young– vocals, percussion
  • Gary Wallis– drums, programming
  • Sharon Woolf – backing vocals
  • Simon Hale– conductor, string arrangements
  • Nick Davis– engineer, mixing
  • Steve Pigott – programming
  • Matthew Vaughan – programming

Track listing:

  1. Whenever I Stop – Mike Rutherford,Paul Carrack
  2. Now That You’ve Gone – Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack
  3. Ordinary Girl – Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack,Paul Young
  4. All The Light I Need – Mike Rutherford,A. Robertson
  5. What Will You Do When I’m Gone – Mike Rutherford, B.A. Robertson
  6. My Little Island – Mike Rutherford, B.A. Robertson
  7. Open Up – Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack
  8. When I Get Over You – Mike Rutherford,Christopher Neil
  9. If Only – Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack
  10. Asking (For The Last Time) – Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack
  11. Always Listen To Your Heart – Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack, Neil Young
  12. Did You See Me Coming – Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack
  13. Look Across at Dreamland – Mike Rutherford, B.A. Robertson

On May 23, 2000.

Wasp Star Apple Venus 2

On May 23, 2000, “Cooking Vinyl / Idea Records” label released “Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2)”, the fourteenth and final XTC studio album. It was recorded April–December 1999, at “Idea Studios” in Wiltshire and “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Nick Davis.

Personnel:

  • Colin Moulding– vocals, bass guitar, harmonica on, guitar
  • Andy Partridge– vocals, guitar
  • Caroline Dale– cello
  • Simon Gardner – flugelhorn
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Holly Partridge – backing vocals
  • Prairie Prince– drums
  • Chuck Sabo – drums
  • Kate St. John– oboe
  • Matt Vaughn – programming
  • Gavin Wright– violin
  • Haydn Bendall– recording engineering
  • Nick Davis – keyboards, mixing, recording engineering
  • Simon Dawson – mix engineer
  • Alan Douglas – recording engineering
  • Barry Hammond – recording engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Leonard B. Johnson – A&R Coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. Playground
  2. Stupidly Happy
  3. In Another Life – Colin Moulding
  4. My Brown Guitar
  5. Boarded Up – Colin Moulding
  6. I’m the Man Who Murdered Love
  7. We’re All Light
  8. Standing in for Joe – Colin Moulding
  9. Wounded Horse
  10. You and the Clouds Will Still be Beautiful
  11. Church of Women
  12. The Wheel and the Maypole

On February, 17, 1999.

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On February 17, 1999, “Idea Records” label released “Apple Venus Volume 1”, the thirteenth XTC studio album. “Apple Venus Volume 1” was recorded from January to August 1998, and was produced by Haydn Bendall and Nick Davis. It was the first album on the band’s own “Idea Records” label.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gregory– piano, keyboards, keyboard programming, guitars, backing vocals
  • Colin Moulding– vocals, bass guitar
  • Andy Partridge– vocals, guitars, keyboard programming
  • Mike Batt– orchestral arrangements
  • Haydn Bendall– keyboards
  • Guy Barker– trumpet and flugelhorn
  • Nick Davis– keyboards
  • Prairie Prince– drums, percussion
  • Steve Sidwell– trumpet solo
  • All arrangements played by The London Sessions Orchestra under their leader Gavin Wright

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. River of Orchids
  2. I’d Like That
  3. Easter Theatre
  4. Knights in Shining Karma
  5. Frivolous Tonight – Colin Moulding
  6. Greenman
  7. Your Dictionary
  8. Fruit Nut
  9. I Can’t Own Her
  10. Harvest Festival
  11. The Last Balloon