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On September 22, 2020.

On September 22, 2020, “Anti” label released “Shore”, the fourth Fleet Foxes studio album. It was recorded September 2019 – September 2020, at “The Long Pond” in Columbia County, New York, “Studios St. Germain” in Paris, “Vox Recording” in Los Angeles, “The Diamond Mine” in Long Island City, Queens, “Electric Lady Studios” in Greenwich Village, New York, and was produced by Robin Pecknold.

Personnel:

  • Robin Pecknold – vocals, instrumental performance, arrangements
  • Uwade Akhere – vocals
  • Daniel Rossen – acoustic and electric guitar, piano
  • Michael Bloch – classical guitar
  • Marta Sofia Honer – violin, viola
  • The Westerlies
  • Riley Mulherkar – trumpet
  • Chloe Rowlands – trumpet
  • Andy Clausen – trombone
  • Willem de Koch – trombone
  • Joshua Jaeger – drum kit, percussion
  • Christopher Bear – drum kit, percussion
  • Homer Steinweiss – drum kit
  • Meara O’Reilly – vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Tim Bernardes – vocals
  • Kevin Morby – backing vocals
  • Georgiana Leithauser – backing vocals
  • Frederika Leithauser – backing vocals
  • Juliet Butters – backing vocals
  • Faye Butters – backing vocals
  • Beatriz Artola – spoken dialog, engineering, recording, mixing
  • Jon Low – additional engineering
  • Bastien Lozier – additional engineering
  • Michael Harris – additional engineering
  • Chris Cerullo – additional engineering
  • Paul Spring – additional engineering
  • Jens Jungkurth – additional engineering
  • Lauren Marquez – additional engineering
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Ben Tousley – layout, design
  • Robin Pecknold – layout, design
  • Dino Matt – drawings
  • Hiroshi Hamaya – cover photographs
  • Kersti Jan Werdal – gatefold photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold, except where noted.

  1. Wading in Waist-High Water
  2. Sunblind
  3. Can I Believe You
  4. Jara
  5. Featherweight
  6. A Long Way Past the Past
  7. For a Week or Two
  8. Maestranza
  9. Young Man’s Game
  10. I’m Not My Season
  11. Quiet Air / Gioia
  12. Going-to-the-Sun Road – Robin Oecknold, Tim Bernardes
  13. Thymia
  14. Cradling Mother, Cradling Woman
  15. Shore

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Capitol” label released “Big Towne, 2061”, the second and final Paris studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at the “Total Experience Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Bob Hughes.

Personnel:

  • Bob Welch – vocals, guitar
  • Glenn Cornick – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Hunt Sales – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Bob Hughes – engineering
  • Steve Pouliot, Meyrick Smith – assistant engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Welch except when noted.

  1. Blue Robin
  2. Big Towne, 2061
  3. Pale Horse, Pale Rider
  4. New Orleans
  5. Outlaw Game – Bob Welch, Hunt Sales
  6. Money Love – Bob Welch, Hunt Sales
  7. Heart of Stone
  8. Slave Trader
  9. 1 in 10
  10. Janie – Bob Welch, Glenn Cornick

On June 7, 2012.

On June 7, 2012, Robert Lawrence Welch Jr. died aged 66. He was musician (vocal, guitar, bass guitar) and songwriter, member of the bands Seven Souls, Head West and Paris, but was best known as vocalist and guitarist of Fleetwood Mac (1971 – 1974). As leader Welch released seven studio albums.

On June 1, 1977.

On June 1, 1977, “Arista” label released “I Robot”, the second Alan Parsons Project (The), studio album. It was recorded December 1976 – March 1977, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons. The album cover photo features Storm Thorgerson’s assistants in the escalator tubes of the circular Terminal 1 building of the “Charles de Gaulle Airport” outside of Paris

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – keyboards, vocoder, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, engineer
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • B.J. Cole – steel guitar
  • Eric Woolfson – keyboards, vocoder, backing vocals
  • Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • John Leach – cimbalom, kantele
  • David Paton – bass, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Stuart Tosh – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Lenny Zakatek, Allan Clarke, Steve Harley, Jack Harris, Peter Straker, Jaki Whitren, Dave Townsend, the English Chorale, the New Philharmonia Chorus – vocals
  • Hilary Western – backing vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – backing vocals
  • Tony Rivers, John Perry and Stu Calver – backing vocals
  • Andrew Powell – choir and orchestra arrangements
  • Eric Woolfson – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson, except where noted.

  1. I Robot
  2. I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You
  3. Some Other Time
  4. Breakdown
  5. Don’t Let it Snow
  6. The Voice
  7. Nucleus
  8. Day After Day (The Show Must Go On)
  9. Total Eclipse – Andrew Powell
  10. Genesis Ch. 1V. 32

On March 26, 2012.

On March 26, 2012, “Honest Jon’s” label released the self-titled, debut and only Rocket Juice & the Moon album. It was recorded 2008 – 2011, at “Studio 13” in London, in Chicago, New York City and Paris.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn – vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Flea – bass guitar
  • Tony Allen – drums, percussion
  • Erykah Badu – vocals
  • Thundercat – vocals
  • Fatoumata Diawara – vocals
  • M.anifest – vocals
  • M3nsa – vocals
  • Cheick Tidiane Seck
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – horns
  • Stephen Sedgwick – recording, engineer
  • Jason Cox – recording
  • John Foyle – assistant recording
  • Boris Persikoff – recording
  • Abel Garibaldi – recording
  • Jimi Bowman – recording
  • Mark Ernestus – mixing
  • Demola Ogunajo – artwork

Track listing:

  1. 1-2-3-4-5-6
  2. Hey, Shooter
  3. Lolo
  4. Night Watch
  5. Forward Sweep
  6. Follow-Fashion
  7. Chop-Up
  8. Poison
  9. Extinguished
  10. Rotary Connection
  11. Check Out
  12. There
  13. Worries
  14. Benko
  15. The Unfadable
  16. Dam(n)
  17. Fatherless
  18. Leave-Taking

On February 26, 2016.

On February 26, 2016, “Dirty Hit” label released “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It”, the second 1975 studio album. It was recorded January – October 2015, at “Ravenscourt” in London, “The Ranch” in Woodland Hills in California, and was produced by Mike Crossey, George Daniel and Matthew Healy.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Healy – lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, keyboards
  • George Daniel – keyboards, percussion, synthesizer, drums, synthesizer programming
  • Adam Hann – electric guitar
  • Ross MacDonald – bass guitar, upright bass
  • John Waugh – saxophone
  • Roy Hargrove – flugelhorn
  • Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – violin, viola, cello, string arrangement
  • Jamie Squire – synthesizer
  • Mike Crossey – programming
  • Jonathan Gilmore – programming
  • Jason McGee – conducting
  • Cassandra Grigsby-Chism – choir
  • Nicole King-Morgan – choir
  • Crystal Lewis – choir
  • Crystal Butler – choir
  • Sharetta Morgan-Harmon – choir
  • Quishima Dixon – choir
  • Carisa Moore – choir
  • Fallynn Oliver – choir
  • Edward Lawson – choir
  • Marquee Perkins – choir
  • James Connor – choir
  • Vernon Burris – choir
  • Derrick Evans – choir
  • Anika Weibe – choir
  • Monique Sullivan – choir
  • Jonathan Gilmore – engineering, programming
  • Mike Crossey – mixing
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Samuel Burgess-Johnson – art direction, design, photography
  • David Drake – photography
  • Edward Emberson – inlay photography

Track listing:

All tracks by George Daniel, Adam Hann, Matty Healy and Ross MacDonald.

  1. The 1975
  2. Love Me
  3. UGH!
  4. A Change of Heart
  5. She’s American
  6. If I Believe You
  7. Please Be Naked
  8. Lostmyhead
  9. The Ballad of Me and My Brain
  10. Somebody Else
  11. Loving Someone
  12. I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It
  13. The Sound
  14. This Must be My Dream
  15. Paris
  16. Nana
  17. She Lays Down

On January 24, 1972.

On January 24, 1972, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, second Paul Simon album. It was recorded January – March 1971, at “CBS Studios” in san Francisco, “CBS Studios” in Los Angeles, “CBS Studios” in New York City, “Western Recorders” in Los Angeles, “Dynamic Sound Studios”, “Kingston Studio CBE” in Paris, and was produced by Paul Simon and Roy Halee.

Personnel:

  • Paul Simon – vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion,  arranger
  • Stéphane Grappelli – violin
  • Lynford “Hux” Brown – lead guitar
  • David Spinozza – acoustic guitar
  • Wallace Wilson – rhythm guitar 
  • Stefan Grossman – bottleneck guitar 
  • Jerry Hahn – electric guitar
  • Neville Hinds – Hammond organ 
  • Larry Knechtel – piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Fred Lipsius – alto saxophone
  • John Schroer – tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Steven Turre – trombone
  • Los Incas – flute, charango, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri – vibes 
  • Charlie McCoy – bass harmonica
  • Jackie Jackson – bass guitar
  • Joe Osborn – bass guitar
  • Ron Carter – double bass
  • Russell George – bass guitar
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • Winston Grennan – drums
  • Denzil Laing – percussion
  • Victor Montanez – congas 
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Cissy Houston, Von Eva Sims, Renelle Stafford and Deirdre Tuck – backing vocals
  • Roy Halee – engineer
  • Bernard Estardy – additional engineer
  • Phil Ramone – engineer
  • John Berg, Ron Coro – design
  • P.A. Harper – photography
  • Leslie Kong – contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Simon, except where noted. 

  1. Mother and Child Reunion
  2. Duncan
  3. Everything Put Together Falls Apart
  4. Run That Body Down
  5. Armistice Day
  6. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
  7. Peace Like a River
  8. Papa Hobo
  9. Hobo’s Blues – Paul Simon, Stéphane Grappelli
  10. Paranoia Blues
  11. Congratulations

On November 15, 2019.

On November 15, 2019, “Lucky Dog Recordings” label released “No Treasure but Hope”, the twelfth Tindersticks studio album. it was recorded April – May 2019, at “Midlive” in Paris, “Rak Studios”, and “Eastcote Studios” in London, and was produced by Stuart A. Staples.

Personnel:

  • Stuart A. Staples – vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar,artwork
  • David Boulter – vibraphone, organ, piano
  • Neil Fraser – electric guitar
  • Dan McKinna – double bass, backing vocals, piano, string and horn arrangements
  • Earl Harvin – percussion, backing vocals
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Calina de la Mare – violin
  • Alison Dods – violin
  • Terry Edwards – saxophone
  • Adam Goldsmith – bouzouki
  • Howard Gott – violin
  • Matt Gunner – horns
  • Rick Coster – violin
  • Laura Melhuish – violin
  • Andy Nice – cello
  • Kate Robinson – violin
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Tom Rumsby – horns
  • Sophie Sirota – viola
  • Rob Spriggs – viola
  • Richard Steggall – horns
  • Stanley Staples – acoustic rhythm guitar
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Sarah Willson – cello
  • Richard Dumas – artwork
  • Côme Jalibert – field recording
  • Suzanne Osborne – artwork

Track listing:

All track by Stuart A. Staples except where noted.

  1. For the Beauty – Dan McKinna, Stuart A. Staples
  2. The Amputees – Dan McKinna, Stuart A. Staples
  3. Trees Fall
  4. Pinky in the Daylight
  5. Carousel
  6. Take Care in Your Dreams – Dan McKinna, David Boulter, Neil Fraser, Stuart S. Staples
  7. See My Girls
  8. The Old Mans Gait – David Boulter, Stuart A. Staples
  9. Tough Love – David Boulter, Stuart A. Staples
  10. No Treasure but Hope

On October 28, 2016,

On October 28, 2016, “Ignition” label released “Mapping the Rendezvous”, the fifth Courteeners studio album. It was recorded in 2016, in Paris, France, and was produced by Joe Cross.

Personnel:

  • Liam Fray – vocals, guitars
  • Daniel Moores – guitars
  • Joe Cross – bass
  • Michael Campbell – drums
  • Adam Payne – keyboards
  • Ashley Neal – programming
  • Continuous – additional instrumentation

Track listing:

All tracks by Liam Fray.

  1. Lucifer’s Dreams
  2. Kitchen
  3. No One Will Ever Replace Us
  4. De La Salle
  5. Tip Toes
  6. Not for Tomorrow
  7. Finest Hour
  8. The Dilettante
  9. Modern Love
  10. Most Important
  11. The 17th

On September 29, 1986.

On September 29, 1986, “Virgin” label released “The Pacific Age”, the seventh Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “Studio De La Grande Armée” in Paris, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Stephen Hague.

Personnel:

  • Paul Humphreys– vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Andy McCluskey– vocals, keyboards, bass guitar
  • Malcolm Holmes– drums, percussion
  • Martin Cooper– keyboards, saxophone
  • Graham Weir – trombone, keyboards, guitar
  • Neil Weir – trumpet, bass
  • Stephen Hague– keyboards, guitar
  • Kamil Rustam– guitar
  • Aliss Terrell, Yvonne Jones, Carole Fredericks– background vocals

 Track listing:

  1. Stay (The Black Rose and the Universal Wheel) – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  2. (Forever) Live and Die – Paul Humphreys, Graham Weir, Neil Weir
  3. The pacific Age – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  4. The Dead Girls – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  5. Shame – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Graham Weir, Neil Weir
  6. Southern – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Graham Weir, Neil Weir
  7. Flame of Hope – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  8. Goddess of Love – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  9. We Love You – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stephen Hague
  10. Watch Us Fall – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stephen Hague