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On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Arista” label released the self – titled, debut and the only Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “La Frette Studios” in Paris, “AIR Studios” in Montserrat, British West Indies, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Chris Kimsey.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Bill Bruford– Tama acoustic drums, Simmons SDX electronic drums
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Steve Howe– guitars
  • Tony Levin– vocals, bass, Chapman stick
  • Matt Clifford – vocals, keyboards, programming, orchestration
  • Milton McDonald– rhythm guitar
  • The Oxford Circus Singers – Deborah Anderson, Tessa Niles, Carol Kenyon, Frank Dunnery
  • M.C. Singers – Jon, Matt, Chris
  • Emerald Isle Community Singers
  • In Seine Singers
  • Chris Kimsey– engineering
  • Chris Potter – engineering
  • Giles Sampic – engineering
  • Rupert Coulson – assistant engineering
  • George Cowen – assistant engineering
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineering
  • “Texas” Joe Hammer – percussion programming
  • Chris Ranson – group technician
  • Michael Barbiero– mixing
  • Steve Thompson – mixing
  • George Cowan – assistant mixing
  • Olivier Bloch-Laine – assistant
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Roger Dean– artwork, painting, design
  • Martyn Dean – stage design consultant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, and Bill Bruford, except where noted.

  1. Themes
    1. SoundThe
    2. Second Attention
  • Soul Warrior
  1. Fist of Fire
  2. Brother of Mine
  3. The Big Dream
  4. Nothing Can Come Between Us
  • Long Lost Brother of Mine – Geoff Downes
  1. Birthright – Max Bacon
  2. The Meaning
  3. Quartet
  4. I Wanna Learn
  5. She Gives Me Love – Ben Dowling
  • Who Was the First
  1. I’m Alive
  2. Teakbois
  3. Order of the Universe
  4. Order Theme
  5. Rock Gives Courage – Rhett Lawrence
  • It’s So Hard to Grow
    1. The Universe

On June 6, 1989.

On June 6, 1989, “Elektra” label released “World in Motion”, the ninth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Island Studios” in London, “Studio Devout” in  Paris, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Scott Thurston.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead vocals, lead, resonator and baritone guitar, piano, baritone guitar, keyboards, drum programming
  • Craig Doerge– keyboards
  • Doug Haywood – keyboards, organ, harmony vocals
  • Ray Lema– keyboards, harmony vocals
  • Jorge Strunz – acoustic gut-string guitar
  • Scott Thurston– bass, keyboards, guitar, harmony vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar, guitar
  • Kevin Dukes– guitar, acoustic and electric guitar
  • David Lindley– lap steel guitar
  • Yves N’Djock – guitar
  • Robbie Shakespeare– bass
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.– drums
  • Michael Jochum– drums, tom tom
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, drum programming
  • Alex Acuña– percussion
  • Brice Wouassy – percussion
  • Hugo Pedroza – charango, tiple
  • Salif Keita– Malian vocals
  • David Crosby– harmony vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt– harmony vocals
  • Lori B. Williams – harmony vocals
  • Drummie Zeb– harmony vocals
  • Djene Doumbouya – harmony vocals
  • Brinsley Dan Forde– harmony vocals
  • Tony Gad – harmony vocals
  • Bill Irvin – production assistant
  • James Geddes, Paul Smykle – engineer
  • Terry Becker, Jim Nipar, David Tickle, Phillippe Boisse, Roy Hendrickson – additional engineer
  • Scott Blockland, Ingmar Kiang – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax– mastering
  • Ed Wong – technical engineer
  • Dawn Patrol, Jimmy Wachtel – art direction, design
  • Annie Leibovitz – photography
  • Francisco Letelier – paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted:

  1. World in Motion – Jackson Browne, Craig Doerge
  2. Enough of the Night
  3. Chasing You into the Light
  4. How Long
  5. Anything Can Happen
  6. When the Stone Begins to Turn
  7. The Word Justice – Jackson Browne, Scott Thurston
  8. My Personal Revenge – Tomás Borge, Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy, translation by Jorge Calderón
  9. I Am a Patriot – Steven Van Zandt
  10. Lights and Virtues

 

On April 8, 1991.

On April 8, 1991, “Virgin” label released the self – titled, and the only “Rain Tree Crow” album. It was a reunion project by the members of the band Japan. It was recorded1989 -1990, at “Miravel Studios” in Le Val, France, “Condulmer Studio Zerman di Mogliano” in Italy, “Marcus Studios”, “Eel Pie Studios” and “Air Studios” in London, “The Wool Hall” in Bath, Somerset, UK, “Ropewalk Studio in Dublin, Ireland, “Mega Studios” in Paris, and was produced by David Sylvian, Mick karn, Steve Jensen and Richard Barbieri.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian – vocal, electric guitar, Hammond organ, electric piano, treatments, treatments, organ, percussion, Indian drum, harmonium, shortwave radio, horn arrangement, mixing, art director
  • Mick Karn– bass, saxophone, brass, pipes, wine glasses, horn arrangement
  • Richard Barbieri– synthesizer, water wheel
  • Steve Jansen– drums, Moroccan clay drum, fan drums, marimba, ceramic drums, tambourine, percussion, Hammond organ
  • Bill Nelson– guitar, blue guitar
  • Phil Palmer – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Michael Brook – bass conga
  • Djene Doumbouya – vocal
  • Djanka Djabate – vocal
  • Johnny Thirkell– trumpet, flugelhorn (as Phantom Horns)
  • Gary Barnacle– saxes (as Phantom Horns)
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophones (as Phantom Horns)
  • Johnny Thirkell– trumpet, flugelhorn (as Phantom Horns)
  • Brian Gascoigne – orchestration
  • Steve Nye– mixing
  • Pat McCarthy – mixing engineer
  • Tim Martin – engineer
  • Paonlo Carrer – assistant
  • Rupert Coulson – assistant
  • Louise McCormick – assistant
  • Bruce Davies – assistant
  • Paul Stevens – assistant
  • Richard Chadwick – co-ordinato
  • Shinya Fujiwara– cover photography
  • Russell Mills– design
  • Yuka Fujii – art director

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian.

  1. Big Wheels in Shanty Town
  2. Every Colour You Are
  3. Rain Tree Crow
  4. Red Earth (As Summertime Ends)
  5. Pocket Full of Change
  6. Boat’s for Burning
  7. New Moon at Red Deer Wallow
  8. Black Water
  9. A Reassuringly Dull Sunday
  10. Blackcrow Hits Shoe Shine City
  11. Scratchings on the Bible Belt
  12. Cries and Whispers

 

On February 14, 1990.

On February 14, 1990, “WEA International” label released “The City”, the 15th Vangelis studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Hotel de la Ville” in Rome and “Mega Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis – synthesizers, drum machines, arrangements
  • Roman Polanski– narrative
  • Emmanuelle Seigner – narrative
  • Kathie Hill – voices
  • Kimura Reiko – voices
  • Mixamo Yuko – voices
  • Red Tiger! – art direction, design
  • Stathis Zalikis – photography
  • Vassilis Markis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis.

  1. Dawn
  2. Morning Papers
  3. Nerve Centre
  4. Side Streets
  5. Good to See You
  6. Twilight
  7. Red Lights
  8. Procession

On November 23, 1981.

On November 23, 1981, “Albert” label released “For Those About to Rock” (We Salute You), the eight Australian and the seventh international AC/DC album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Mobile One Studios” in Paris, “HIS Studios”, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. The album was certified 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI” and 4 Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Brian Johnson– lead vocals
  • Angus Young– lead guitar
  • Malcolm Young– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson.

  1. For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
  2. Put the Finger on You
  3. Let’s Get Up
  4. Inject the Venom
  5. Snowballeed
  6. Evil Walks
  7. O.D,
  8. Breaking the Rules
  9. Night of the Long Knives
  10. Spellbound

On July 5, 2005.

On July, 2005, “DDB Records” label released “J’ai Deux Amours”, the fifteen Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded October – November 2004, at “Studio Plus XXX” in Paris, and was produced by Jean Marie Durand and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocals
  • Marc Berthoumieux – accordion
  • Louis Winsberg – guitar
  • Patrick Manougian – guitar
  • Ira Coleman– double bass
  • Minino Garay – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. J’ai deux amours (Two Loves Have I) – Georges Koger, John Murray, Vincent Scotto, Barry Trivers, Henri Eugene Vantard
  2. La mer – Albert Lasry, Jack Lawrence, Charles Trenet
  3. Ne me quitte pas – Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen
  4. Mon homme (My Man) – Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain
  5. Et maintenant (What Now My Love) – Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë, Carl Sigman
  6. Que reste-t-il de nos amours (I Wish You Love) – Charles Trenet, Lee Wilson
  7. Dansez sur moi (Girl Talk) – Neal Hefti, Claude Nougaro, Bobby Troup
  8. La belle vie (The Good Life) – Jean Broussolle, Sacha Distel, Jack Reardon
  9. Avec le temps (About the Time) – Léo Ferré, McKuen
  10. La vie en rose (You’re Too Dangerous, Chérie) – Mack David, Louiguy, Édith Piaf
  11. Les feuilles mortes (Autumn Leaves) – Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert

 

On May 21, 2002.

On May 21, 2002, “Verve” label released “This is New”, the 14th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded November – December 2001, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, “Plus XXX Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Dee Dee Bridgewater. The album was dedicated to Kurt Weill’s music.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocals
  • André Ceccarelli – drums
  • Ira Coleman- double bass
  • Thierry Eliez – Hammond organ, piano
  • Minino Garay – percussion
  • Antonio Hart- flute, alto saxophone
  • Daniele Scannapieco – saxophone
  • Denis Leloup – trombone
  • Juan José Mosalini – bandoneon
  • Louis Winsberg – guitar
  • Bernie Arcadio – string Arrangements
  • Cecil Bridgewater – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All music by Kurt Weill.

  1. This Is New – lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  2. Lost in the Stars – lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
  3. The Bilbao Song – lyrics by Michael Feingold, Frank McGuinness
  4. My Ship – lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  5. Alabama Song – lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
  6. The Saga of Jenny – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  7. Youkali – lyrics by Roger Fernay
  8. I’m a Stranger Here Myself – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  9. Speak Low – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  10. September Song – lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
  11. Here I’ll Stay – lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

 

On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Domino” label released “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”, the sixth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2018, at “La Frette” in Paris, “Vox” and “Lunar Surface” in Los Angeles,  various studios in London, and was produced by Alex Turner and James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, electric, baritone and acoustic guitar, bass, synthesiser,  dolceola, harpsichord, drums, orchestron, engineering, artwork
  • Jamie Cook– electric, lap steel, acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Nick O’Malley– bass, electric and baritone guitar
  • Matt Helders– drums, rotary timpani, synthesisers, Farfisa, backing vocals
  • James Ford– synthesiser, drums, percussion, Orchestron, vibraphone, pedal steel,  baritone and acoustic guitar, piano, Farfisa, RMI Rocksichord, harpsichord, synthesiser programming, rotary timpani, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rowley– electric, fuzz, baritone and acoustic guitar, electric, acoustic and baritone guitar solo, piano
  • Zach Dawes– baritone guitar, piano
  • Tyler Parkford– piano, Farfisa
  • Evan Weiss– acoustic guitar
  • Loren Humphrey– drums
  • James Righton– Wurlitzer
  • Josephine Stephenson – piano
  • Cam Avery– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering
  • Nico Quéré – engineering
  • Anthony Cazade – engineering
  • Jonathan Ratovoarisoa – engineering
  • Michael Harris – engineering
  • Loren Humphrey – engineering
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Zackery Michael – photography
  • Ben Chappell – band portraits, additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Turner.

  1. Star Treatment
  2. One Point Perspective
  3. American Sports
  4. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  5. Golden Trunks
  6. Four Out of Five
  7. The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
  8. Science Fiction
  9. She Looks Like Fun
  10. Batphone
  11. The Ultracheese

 

 

On April 19, 2010.

On April 19, 2010, “Geffen” label released “My Best Friend Is You”, the second Kate Nash studio album. It was recorded 2010 -2011, at “Studio 355” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Bernard Butler, Jay Malhotra and Kate Nash.

Personnel:

  • Kate Nash– vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, keyboards, drums, synthesizers, organ, string arrangements, engineering, mixing, art direction
  • Jay Malhotra – bass, guitar, glockenspiel, ukulele, engineering, mixing
  • Bernard Butler– acoustic guitar, synthesizers, bass, bongos, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Brett Alaimo – guitar
  • Elliott Andrews – drums
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jon Jackson – guitar, bass
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Ali Dods – violin
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Sonia Slaney – violin
  • Ryan Jarman– violin
  • Sally Herbert – string arrangements
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineering
  • Robbie Nelson – engineering
  • Adie Kaye – engineering assistance
  • Chris Potter– mastering
  • Mat Maitland– art direction
  • Kate Gibb – artwork
  • Clare Nash – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kate Nash.

  1. Paris
  2. Kiss That Grrrl
  3. Don’t You Want To Share The Guilt?
  4. I Just Love You More
  5. Do-Wah-Doo
  6. Take Me To A Higher Plane
  7. I’ve Got a Secret
  8. Mansion Song
  9. Early Christmas Present
  10. Later On
  11. Pickpocket
  12. You Were So Far Away
  13. I Hate Seagulls (silence from 4:13 to 7:11 – then hidden track My Best Friend Is You begins)

On April 17, 2017.

On April 17, 2007, “Universal/DDB Records/EmArcy Records” labels released “Red Earth”, the 16th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded August – November 2006, at “Studio Bogolan” in Bamako, Mali, and “Studio Davout” in Paris, and was produced by Jean Marie Durand, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Cheick Tidiane Seck.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater- vocals
  • Ira Coleman- nass
  • Minino Garay – cajon, caxixi, cymbals, drums, percussion
  • Cheick Tidiane Seck- calebasse, Fender rhodes, karignan, Hammond organ, background vocals
  • Baba Sissoko- background vocals
  • Edsel Gomez – piano
  • Lansiné Kouyaté – balafon
  • Habib “Dia” Sangaré – bolon
  • Alou Kouloubali – calebasse
  • Lassy “King” Massassy – rap vocals
  • “Petit” Adama Diarra – djembe
  • Cheick “Sékou” Oumar – djembe
  • Djifli Mamadou Sanogo – djembe
  • Moussa Sissikho – djembe, soloist
  • Maré Sanogo – doum-doum
  • Lamine Tounkara – doum-doum
  • Aly Wagué – flute
  • Gabriel Durand – guitar
  • Modibo Kouyaté – guitar
  • Jacob Soubeiga – guitar
  • Djelimady Tounkara- guitar, soloist
  • Benogo Diakite – kamalngoni, soloist
  • Mamadou Diabaté – kora
  • Cherif Samano – kora
  • Yakhoba Sissokho – kora, soloist
  • Adama Tounkara – ngoni
  • Moriba Koïta – ngoni, soloist
  • Bassekou Kouyate- ngoni, soloist
  • “Pepito” Sekouba Kouyaté – tamav
  • Moussa Sissoko – tama
  • Ramata Diakité- vocals
  • Oumou Sangare- vocals
  • Fatou- background vocals
  • Mamani Keïta- vocals, background vocals
  • Fatoumata Kouyaté – vocals, background vocals
  • Kabiné Kouyaté – vocals, background vocals
  • Amy Sacko – vocals, background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Dee Dee Bridgewater, except where noted.

  1. Afro Blue – Oscar Brown, Jr., Mongo Santamaría
  2. Bad Spirits
  3. Dee Dee – Dee Dee Bridgewater, Baba Sissoko
  4. Mama Don’t Ever Go Away
  5. Long Time Ago – Dee Dee Bridgewater, Wayne Shorter
  6. Children Go ‘Round
  7. The Griots
  8. Oh My Love
  9. Four Women – Nina Simone
  10. No More
  11. Red Earth
  12. Meanwhile – Dee Dee Bridgewater, Edsel Gomez
  13. Compared to What – Lassy “King” Massassy, Gene McDaniels