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On March 4, 1989.

On March 4, 1989, “London” label released “The Big Area”, the second Then Jerico album. It was recorded in 1988, at “The Manor”, “Olympic” “Abbey Road” “Townhouse” and “Air” in UK, “Sunset Sound”, “Westlake”, Summa”, “Sound Castle” and “The Hit Factory” in USA, and was produced by Rhett Davies and Peter Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Mark Shaw – vocals
  • Chris Youdell – keyboards
  • Robert Downes – guitar
  • Scott Taylor – rhythm guitar
  • Jason Stainthorpe – bass guitar
  • Steve Wren – drums, percussion
  • Belinda Carlisle – background vocals
  • Charles Judge – keyboards
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangements
  • John Brough – engineer
  • Peter Henderson – engineer
  • Richard Sullivan – engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mark Shaw, all music by Mark Shaw, Chris Youdell, Robert Downes, Scott Taylor, Jason Stainthorpe and Steve Wren, except where noted.

  1. Big Area
  2. What Does It Takes – Sandy Stuart, David Munday
  3. You Ought to Know
  4. Song for the Brokenhearted
  5. Darkest Hour – Mark Shaw, Scott Taylor, Chris Youdell
  6. Reeling
  7. Where You Lie
  8. Sugar Box
  9. Helpless
  10. Under Fire

On February 27, 2009.

On February 27, 2009, “Island” and “Mercury” labels released “No Line on the Horizon”, the twelfth U2 studio album. It was recorded March – December 2008, at “Riad El Yacout” in Fez, “Hanover Quay” in Dublin, “Platinum Sound” in New York City, “Olympic” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, and Steve Lillywhite.

Personnel:

  • Bono – lead vocals, guitar
  • The Edge – guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Adam Clayton – bass guitar
  • Larry Mullen Jr. – drums, percussion
  • Brian Eno – vocals, rhythm loop, programming, synthesizers
  • Daniel Lanois – vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Terry Lawless – additional piano, Fender Rhodes, keyboards
  • Sam O’Sullivan – percussion
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Louis Watkins – boy soprano
  • Richard Watkins – French horn
  • will.i.am – vocals, keyboards
  • Steve Lillywhite – mixing
  • Richard Rainey – engineering, mixing
  • Declan Gaffney – engineering, mixing
  • CJ Eiriksson – engineering, mixing
  • Carl Glanville – engineering, mixing
  • Tony Mangurian – engineering
  • Dave Emery – engineering
  • Florian Ammon – additional engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend – additional engineering, mixing
  • Chris Heaney – engineering assistance
  • Tom Hough – engineering assistance
  • Kevin “Kevo” Wilson – engineering assistance
  • Dave Clauss – engineering assistance
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Cheryl Engels – audio post production, coordination, quality control

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bono except where noted, all music as noted.

  1. No Line on the Horizon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Magnificent – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, music by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Moment of Surrender – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Unknown Caller – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Get on Your Boots – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Stand Up Comedy – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Fez – Being Born – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • White as Snow – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, music traditional, arranged by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Breathing – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Cedars of Lebanon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois

On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Melankolic Records” label released “The Space Between Us”, the debut Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Olympic, Mayfair” and “Air Studios” in London, “Christchurch Studios” in Bristol and “Ca Va Studios” in Glasgow, and was produced by Craig Armstrong and Marius de Vries.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – piano, keyboards, orchestra arrangements, conductor, programming
  • Marius de Vries – programming
  • Richard T. Norris – programming
  • Alan Douglas, Andy Bradfield, Ben Fenner, Neil Davidge, Richard T. Norris – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield, Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • David James Associates – art direction, design
  • Malcolm Webb – photography
  • Steve Wiley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong.

  1. Weather Storm
  2. This Love
  3. Sly II
  4. After the Storm
  5. Laura’s Theme
  6. My Father
  7. Balcony Scene (Romeo and Juliet)
  8. Rise
  9. Glasgow
  10. Let’s Go Out Tonight
  11. Childhood
  12. Hymn

In June 1989.

In June 1989. “Mercury” label released “Avalon Sunset”, the nineteenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “The Woolhall” in Eden, Olympic, “The Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocal, guitar
  • Cliff Richard– vocal
  • Alan Barnes– baritone saxophone
  • Clive Culbertson– bass
  • Neil Drinkwater – accordion, piano, synthesizer
  • Dave Early– drums, percussion
  • Georgie Fame– Hammond organ
  • Cliff Hardie – trombone
  • Roy Jones – drums, percussion
  • Carol Kenyon– backing vocals
  • Katie Kissoon– backing vocals
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Arty McGlynn– guitar
  • Steve Pearce – bass guitar
  • Stan Sulzmann– alto saxophone
  • Gavyn Wright– string section leader

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Whenever God Shines His Light (duet with Cliff Richard)
  2. Contacting My Angel
  3. I’d Love to Write Another Song
  4. Have I Told You Lately
  5. Coney Island
  6. I’m Tired Joey Boy
  7. When Will I Ever Learn to Live in God
  8. Orangefield
  9. Daring Night
  10. These Are the Days

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Chrysalis” label released “Getting to This”, the second Blodwyn Pig album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Olympic” and “Trident Studios”, and was produced by Andy Johns.

Personnel:

  • Mick Abrahams– guitar, vocals, seven-string guitar, tenor guitar
  • Jack Lancaster– flute, violin, electric violin, tenor sax, baritone sax, soprano sax, phoon horn, cornet
  • Andy Pyle– electric bass, six-string bass
  • Ron Berg– drums, tympani
  • Graham Waller – piano

Track listing:

  1. Drive Me” – Mick Abrahams
  2. Variations on Nainos – Mick Abrahams
  3. See My Way – Mick Abrahams
  4. Long Bomb Blues – Mick Abrahams
  5. The Squirreling Must Go On – Mick Abrahams, Andy Pyle
  6. San Francisco Sketches – Jack Lancaster
  • Beach Scape
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Telegraph Hill
  • Close the Door, I’m Falling Out of the Room
  1. Worry – Andy Pyle
  2. Toys – Mick Abrahams
  3. To Rassman – Ron Berg
  4. Send Your Son to Die – Mick Abrahams