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In June 1981.

In June 1981, “E.G.” label released “What’s THIS For…!”, the second Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded December 1980 – February 1981, at “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Launay, Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

Personnel:

  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Geordie Walker– guitar
  • Youth– bass guitar
  • Paul Ferguson– vocals, drums

 Track listing:

All tracks are by Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

  1. The Fall of Because
  2. Tension
  3. Unspeakable
  4. Butcher
  5. Follow the Leaders
  6. Madness
  7. Who Told You
  8. Exit

On January 12, 2018.

On January 12, 2018, “Vagrant Records” label released “Wrong Creatures”, the eighth Black Rebel Motorcycle Club studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2017, at “Sunset Sound”, “606” and “The Station House” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Launay, Robert Levon Been, Peter Hayes and Leah Shapiro.

Personnel:

  • Robert Levon Been – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, art direction
  • Peter Hayes – vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica
  • Leah Shapiro – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Gillian Rivers – viola, string arrangements
  • Derek Stein – cello
  • Nick Launay – engineer, mixing
  • Atom Greenspan – engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Allan – engineer
  • John Lousteau – engineer
  • Ethan Mates – engineer
  • Mark Rains – engineer
  • Alejandro Baima – engineer assistant
  • James Salter – engineer assistant
  • Morgan Stratton – engineer assistant
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Robert Columbus – drum technician
  • Brian Lauzon – art direction, artwork, design
  • Tessa Angus – photography
  • Michelle Shiers – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Levon Been, Peter Hayes and Leah Shapiro.

  1. DFF
  2. Spook
  3. King of Bones
  4. Haunt
  5. Echo
  6. Ninth Configuration
  7. Question of Faith
  8. Calling Them All Away
  9. Little Thing Gone Wild
  10. Circus Bazooko
  11. Carried from the Start
  12. All Rise

On August 31, 2018.

On August 31, 2018, “Domino” label released “Hunter”, the third Anna Calvi studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Konk”, Anna Calvi’s studio in London, “Nick Launay’s Launmower Studios” in Hollywood, Ade’s house in Bristol, and was produced by Nick Launay and Anna Calvi.

Personnel:

  • Anna Calvi– vocals, guitar, synths, bass, piano, percussion
  • Mally Harpaz – vibraphone, glockenspiel, percussion, piano
  • Alex Thomas– drums, timpani, percussion
  • Adrian Utley– Solina, Moog synthesizer, Oberheim synthesizer, EBow, Mellotron, Swarmatron
  • Martyn Casey– bass
  • Ming Vauze – bass, synths, space station FX pedals
  • Gillian Rivers – viola, violin
  • Fiona Brice– violin; string arrangements
  • Ellie Stanford – violin
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Vicky Matthews – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Anna Calvi.

  1. As a Man
  2. Hunter
  3. Don’t Beat the Girl Out of My Boy
  4. Indies or Paradise
  5. Swimming Pool
  6. Alpha
  7. Chain
  8. Wish
  9. Away
  10. Eden

On March 30, 2007.

On March 30, 2007, “Eleven” label released “Young Modern”, the fifth and the final Silverchair album. It was recorded April – November 2008, at “Seedy Underbelly Studios” in Los Angeles, “Metalworks Studios” Mississauga, Canada, and was produced by Daniel Johns and Nick Launay.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Johns– vocals, guitar
  • Ben Gillies– drums
  • Chris Joannou– bass guitar
  • Matt Appleton – brass
  • Alain Johannes– slide guitar
  • Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Michelle Rose – pedal steel guitar
  • Paul Mac– keyboards, programming
  • Yonathan Garfias – guitar
  • Elysa Gomez, Nayo Wallace– backing vocals
  • Luke Steele– guitar, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Johns, except where noted.

  1. Young Modern Station – Daniel Johns, Julian Hamilton)
  2. Straight Lines – Daniel Johns, Julian Hamilton
  3. If You Keep Losing Sleep
  4. Reflections of a Sound
  5. Those Thieving Birds (Part 1) / Strange Behaviour / Those Thieving Birds (Part 2)
  6. The Man That Knew Too Much
  7. Waiting All Day – Daniel Johns, Julian Hamilton
  8. Mind Reader – Daniel Johns, Julian Hamilton
  9. Low
  10. Insomnia
  11. All Across the World

 

On April 12, 2012.

On April 12, 2013, “Interscope” label released “Mosquito”, the fourth Yeah Yeah Yeahs studio album. It was recorded 2012-2013, at “DFA Studios”; “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, Texas, “The Square” in London, “Squeak E. Clean Studios” in Echo Park, California, and was produced by Nick Launay, James Murphy, David Andrew Sitek and Sam Spiegel.

Personnel:

  • Karen O– vocals, bass, keyboards, design concept
  • Nick Zinner– mixing; guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals
  • Brian Chase– drums, cymbal, percussion, vocal
  • Atom – assistant engineering
  • Debra Barsha – choir vocal arrangement
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Manuel Calderon – assistant engineering; engineering
  • Danielle Chambers – choir
  • Shayna Cook – choir
  • Rudyard Lee Cullers – assistant engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – mixing assistant
  • Bradley Dean – choir
  • Laura Dean – choir
  • Abby Echiverri – engineering ; mixing
  • Nathan Eldridge – assistant engineering
  • Wes Fontenot – engineering, mixing
  • Matt Foster – assistant engineering
  • Lucia Giannetta – choir
  • Charles Godfrey – assistant engineering
  • Renee Goldsberry – choir
  • Tanesha Gray – choir
  • Danielle L. Greaves – choir
  • Julian Gross – design, layout
  • Marva Hicks– choir
  • Zonya Johnson – choir
  • Chelsea Krombach – choir
  • Nick Launay– engineering, recording
  • Adriane Lenox – choir
  • Money Mark– keyboards
  • Dan Martensen – back cover photo
  • Lisa Lynne Mathis – choir
  • Michael McElroy – choir leader
  • Travis Morin – choir
  • James Murphy– engineering, recording
  • Jesse Nager – choir
  • Octagon– vocals
  • John Eric Parker – choir
  • Desiree Rodriguez – choir
  • Eliseo Roman – choir
  • Michael Seelbach – choir
  • Beomsik Shimbe Shim – artwork
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • David Andrew Sitek– bass, engineering, recording
  • Zeph Sowers – engineering, recording
  • Sam Spiegel– engineering, recording
  • Matt Thornley – assistant engineering
  • Virginia Woodruff – choir

Track listing:

All tracks by Karen O, Nick Zinner and Brian Chase.

  1. Sacrilege
  2. Subway
  3. Mosquito
  4. Under the Earth
  5. Slave
  6. These Paths
  7. Area 52
  8. Buried Alive
  9. Always
  10. Despair
  11. Wedding Song

In March 1987.

In March 1987, “WEA Records” label released “Men and Women”, the second Simply Red album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Alex Sadkin, Mick Hucknall and Yvonne Ellis.

Personnel:

  • Mick Hucknall- lead and backing vocals
  • Chris Joyce- drums and percussion
  • Tony Bowers- bass guitar and percussion
  • Tim Kellett- keyboards, trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion, live backing vocals
  • Fritz McIntyre- keyboards and backing vocals
  • Sylvan Richardson- guitars
  • Janette Sewell – backing vocals
  • Ian Kirkham- tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Derek Wadsworth- trombone
  • Eleanor Morris – cello
  • Steve Rainford – keyboard programming
  • Engineered by Barry Mraz, Yvonne Ellis
  • Assistant engineer: Chris Dickie
  • Mixed by Alex Sadkin, Barry Mraz, Chris Dickie, Nick Launay, Joe Barbaria
  • Mastering engineer:Ted Jensen
  • Robert Erdmann – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Right Thing – Mick Hucknall
  2. Infidelity – Mick Hucknall, Lamont Dozier
  3. Suffer – Mick Hucknall, Lamont Dozier
  4. I Won’t Feel Bad – Mick Hucknall, Chris Joyce, Tony Bowers, Tim Kellett, Fritz McIntyre, Sylvan Richardson
  5. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter
  6. Let Me Have It All – Sylvester Stewart
  7. Love Fire – Bunny Wailer
  8. Move On Out – Mick Hucknall
  9. Shine – Mick Hucknall
  10. Maybe Someday…Mick Hucknall

On September 20, 2004.

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On September 20, 2004, “Mute” label released “Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus”, the thirteenth Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded March – April 2004, at “Studio Ferber” in Paris, and was produced by Nick Launay.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, piano, production, mixing
  • Mick Harvey– guitar, production, mixing
  • Warren Ellis– violin, mandolin, bouzouki, flute, production, mixing
  • Martyn P. Casey– bass, production
  • Conway Savage– piano, production
  • James Johnston– organ
  • Jim Sclavunos– drums , percussion, production
  • Thomas Wydler– drums, percussion, production
  • Åse Bergstrøm – backing vocals
  • Donovan Lawrence – backing vocals
  • Geo Onayomake – backing vocals
  • Lena Palmer – backing vocals
  • Stephanie Meade – backing vocals
  • Wendy Rose – backing vocals
  • Nick Launay– producer, engineer, mixing
  • Lars Fox– digital audio editor
  • Ian Cooper – mastering
  • Tom Hingston – design, artwork
  • David Hughes – photography
  • Delphine Ciampi – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave except where noted.

  1. Get Ready for Love – Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martyn P. Casey, Jim Sclavunos
  2. Cannibal’s Hymn
  3. Hiding All Away
  4. Messiah Ward
  5. There She Goes, My Beautiful World
  6. Nature Boy – Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martin P. Casey,Jim Sclavunos
  7. Abbatoir Blues – Nick Cave, Warren Ellis
  8. Let the Bells Ring – Nick Cave, Warren Ellis
  9. Fable of the Brown Ape
  10. The Lyre of Orpheus – Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martin P. Casey,Jim Sclavunos
  11. Breathless
  12. Babe, You Turn Me On
  13. Easy Money
  14. Supernaturally
  15. Spell – Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martin P. Casey,Jim Sclavunos
  16. Carry Me
  17. O Children

On May 10, 1982.

Birthday Party Junkyard

On May 10, 1982, “Missing Link” label released “Junkyard”, the third Birthday Party studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “A.A.V. Studio 2” in Melbourne and “Matrix Studios” in London, and was produced by Richard Mazda, Tony Cohen and Nick Launay. “Missing Link” was the group’s last full-length studio recording.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave- lead vocals
  • Mick Harvey- guitar, percussion, drums, saxophone, bass guitar
  • Rowland S. Howard- guitar
  • Tracy Pew- bass guitar
  • Phill Calvert– drums
  • Barry Adamson- bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. She’s Hit – Nick Cave, Tracy Pew
  2. Dead Joe – Anita Lane, Nick Cave
  3. The Dim Locator – Rowland S. Howard
  4. Hamlet (Pow Pow Pow) – Nick Cave, Rowland S.Howard
  5. Big Jesus Trash Can – Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  6. Kiss Me Black – Anita Lane, Nick Cave
  7. “6” Gold Blade – Nick Cave,Mick Harvey
  8. Kewpie Doll – Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  9. Junkyard – Nick Cave, Rowland S.Howard

On April 20, 1993.

Midnight Oil_Earth Sun Moon

On April 20, 1993, “Columbia” label released “Earth and Sun and Moon”, album by Midnight Oil. It was recorded in 1993, at “Megaphon Studios” in Sydney, and was produced by Nick Launay and Midnight Oil.

Personnel:

  • Peter Garrett– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Bones Hillman– bass guitar, vocals
  • Rob Hirst– drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Martin Rotsey– guitar
  • Brent Clark, Nick Launay – engineer
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Nick Launay – mixing
  • Kevin Wilkins, Craig Simmons, Midnight Oil – design

Track listing:

  1. Feeding Frenzy – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  2. My Country – Rob Hirst
  3. Renaissance Man – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  4. Earth and Sun and Moon – Jim Moiginie
  5. Truganini – Rob Hirst, Jim Moiginie
  6. Bushfire – Peter Garrett, Jim Moiginie
  7. Drums of Heaven – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moiginie
  8. Outbreak of Love – Rob Hirst
  9. In the Valley – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moiginie
  10. Tell Me the Truth – Peter Garrett, Jim Moiginie
  11. Now or Never Land – Peter Garrett, Jim Moiginie

On March 11, 1985.

Behind the Sun

On March 11, 1985, “Duck” label released “Behind the Sun”, the ninth Eric Clapton, studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Ted Templeman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – guitars, vocals, Roland guitar synthesizer
  • Lindsey Buckingham– guitar
  • Phil Collins– synthesizer, percussion, drums, background vocals, Fender Rhodes, Simmons drums
  • James Newton Howard– synthesizer
  • Marcy Levy, Jerry Lynn Williams– background vocals
  • Lenny Castro, Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass
  • Nathan East– bass, background vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Shaun Murphy– background vocals
  • Michael Omartian– synthesizer
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums, background vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • Greg Phillinganes – synthesizer, background vocals
  • John “J.R.” Robinson– drums
  • Peter Robinson– synthesizer
  • Chris Stainton– synthesizer, piano, organ, Fender Rhodes
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • Lee Herschberg, Nick Launay– engineer

Track listing:

  1. She’s Waiting – Eric Clapton, Peter Robinson
  2. See What Love Can Do – Jerry Lynn Williams
  3. Same Old Blues – Eric Clapton
  4. Knock on Wood – Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper
  5. Something’s Happening – Jerry Lynn Williams
  6. Forever Man – Jerry Lynn Williams
  7. It All Depends – Eric Clapton
  8. Tangled in Love – Marcy Levy, Richard Feldman
  9. Never Make You Cry – Eric Clapton, Phil Collins
  10. Just Like a Prisoner – Eric Clapton
  11. Behind the Sun – Eric Clapton