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On February 10, 2017.

On February 10, 2017, Oleta Adams self released “Third Set”, her tenth album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Firehouse Studios”, and was produced by Oleta Adams.

Personnel:

  • Oleta Adams – vocals, piano, keyboards, arranger
  • James Harrah – guitar
  • John Cushon – drums, cajon
  • John Peña – bass
  • Matt O’Connor – percussion
  • Sadaharu Yagi, Josh Lewis – engineer
  • Bernie Becker – mastering
  • Les D. Cooper – mixing, engineer
  • Chevy Nash – art direction
  • Erin Edwards – graphic art
  • Chevy Nash, Robert Kopchak, Steven Frazier – design

Track listing:

  1. It’s Alright With Me – Cole Porter
  2. Only the Lone – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  3. Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow – Joni Mitchell
  4. River – Joni Mitchell
  5. Do I Move You – Nina Simone
  6. Evolution (Acoustic) – Brock Walsh, Ivan Lins
  7. Rhythm Of Life (Acoustic) – Nicky Holland, Roland Orzabal
  8. Blowin’ In The Wind – Bob Dylan
  9. Wilted Roses – Oleta Adams, Raina Bundy
  10. His Loving Eyes – Oleta Adams
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On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Virgin” label released “Beauty”, the eighth Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Take One Studio”, “Zero Studio”, “Onkio Haus”, “Sound Inn Studio” in Tokyo, “Platinum Island Recording Studio”, “Right Tracks Studio”, “Bear Tracks”, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by  Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto– vocals, mixing, engineering, arranger, keyboards, piano
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals, rap
  • Brian Wilson– vocals
  • Kazumi Tamaki, Misako Koja – vocals, shamisen
  • Nicky Holland – vocals
  • Yoriko Ganeko – vocals, shamisen, castanets
  • Youssou N’Dour, Laura Shaheen, Robert Wyatt, Jill Jones– vocals
  • Alex Brown, Angel Rogers, Anita Sherman – backing vocals
  • Kirk Crumpler – keyboards, programmer
  • Carlos Lomas, Bun Itakura, Dali Kimoko-N’Dala, Robbie Robertson– guitar
  • Eddie Martinez– guitar, soloist
  • Pino Palladino, Mark Johnson, Larry White – bass
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Pandit Dinesh– tabla
  • Naná Vasconcelos, Paco Yé, Seidou “Baba” Outtara, Sibiri Outtara – percussion
  • Magatie Fall – talking drum
  • Milton Cardona– shekere
  • Shankar– double violin
  • Sang Won Park– zither
  • Sham Guibbory – string section leader
  • Jiang Jian Huo – erhu
  • Greg Calbi, Jason Corsaro – engineer, mixing
  • Ikuo Honma, Kinji Yoshino, Mark Lynette, Naoto Shibuya, Roger Moutenot, Yutaka Arai – engineer
  • Carmen Rizzo– engineer, mixing, programmer
  • Dan Gellert, Douglas Rose, Gary Solomon, John Herman, Junichi Yamazaki , Michael White, Seiichi Yoritomi, Tetsuya Ishizuka, Yuuki Mizutani, Darin Prindle, Kevin Casey, Sylvia Massy– assistant engineer
  • Masaya Nishida, Jeff Bova, Bill Seery – programming
  • Yuji Suguyama – programming, computer operation
  • Shingo Take – sampling

Track listing (Japanese version):

All tracks by Ryuchi Sakamoto.

  1. Calling from Tokyo
  2. A Rose
  3. Asadoya Yunta
  4. Futique
  5. Amore
  6. We Love You
  7. Diabaram
  8. A Pile of Time
  9. Romance
  10. Chinsagu No Hana
  11. Adagio

In February 1983.

In February 1983, “Chrysalis” label released “Waiting”, the second and the final Fun Boy Three studio album. It was recorded October – December 1982, at “Wessex Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by David Byrne.

Personnel:

  • Terry Hall- vocals
  • Neville Staple- percussion, vocals
  • Lynval Golding- guitar, vocals
  • David Byrne- guitar, mixing
  • Nicky Holland – keyboards, vocals, arranger
  • Ingrid Schroeder – vocals
  • Bethan Peters – bass guitar, vocals
  • June Miles-Kingston- drums, vocals
  • Dick Cuthell– cornet
  • Annie Whitehead– trombone
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • Geraldo d’Arbilly – percussion
  • Jeremy Green – engineer, mixing
  • David Storey – design
  • Mike Owen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding, except where noted.

  1. Murder She Said – Ron Goodwin
  2. The More I See (The Less I Believe)
  3. Going Home
  4. We’re Having All The Fun
  5. The Farmyard Connection
  6. The Tunnel of Love
  7. Our Lips Are Sealed – Terry Hall, Jane Wiedlin
  8. The Pressure of Life (Takes the Weight Off the Body)
  9. Things We Do
  10. Well Fancy That!

 

On October 26, 1987.

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On October 26, 1987, “Polydor” label released “Mainstream”, the third and final Lloyd Cole and the Commotions album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Ian Stanley.

Personnel::

  • Lloyd Cole– guitar, vocals
  • Neil Clark– guitar
  • Blair Cowan– keyboards
  • Lawrence Donegan– bass
  • Stephen Irvine – drums
  • Jon Hassell– trumpet
  • Nicky Holland – backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Tony Jackson – backing vocals
  • John Sloman– backing vocals
  • Fraser Speirs– harmonica
  • Tracey Thorn– vocals
  • Tommy Willis – lap steel guitar
  • Femi Jiya – engineer
  • Alastair Thain – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Clark, Lloyd Cole, Blair Cowan, Lawrence Donegan and Stephen irvine , except where noted.

  1. My Bag
  2. From the Hip – Neil Clark, Cole, Blair Cowan, Lawrence Donegan, Stephen Irvine, McKillop
  3. 29
  4. Mainstream
  5. Jennifer She Said
  6. Malcontent
  7. Sean Penn Blues
  8. Big Snake – lyrics Lloyd Cole, music Ian Stanley
  9. Hey Rusty
  10. These Days