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On July 28, 2017.

On July 28, 2017, “Sonovox Records” label released “Everything Now”, the fifth  Arcade Fire studio album. It was recorded September 2016 – April 2017, at “Boombox” in New Orleans, “Sonovox” in Montreal and “Gang” in Paris, and was produced by Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury  , Jeremy Gara, Thomas Bangalter, Steve Mackey, Markus Dravs, Geoff Barrow and Eric Heigle.

Personnel:

  • Win Butler– vocals, bass guitar, electric guitar, string arrangements
  • Régine Chassagne– vocals, piano, keyboards, keytar, string arrangements
  • Richard Reed Parry– electric guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • William Butler– keyboards, bass guitar, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Tim Kingsbury– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Jeremy Gara– drums, string arrangements
  • Owen Pallett– string arrangements, piano, strings
  • Sarah Neufeld– string arrangements, strings
  • Daniel Lanois– pedal steel
  • Thomas Bangalter – synthesizer, programming
  • Geoff Barrow – synthesizer
  • Mark Lawson – MPC
  • Stuart Bogie– saxophone, flute
  • Matt Bauder, Charlie Gabriel– saxophone
  • Patrick Bebey – pygmy flute
  • Willonson Duprate, Jean “Diol Kidi” Edmond – congas
  • Korey Richey – drum machine
  • Rebecca Crenshaw, Helen Gillet – strings
  • Harmonistic Praise Crusade Choir
  • Akia Nevills, Kayla Jasmine – choir vocals, Tracci Lee, Jelly Joseph – choir vocals
  • Eric Heigle – recording
  • Mark Lawson, Iain Berryman, Korey Richey, Florian Lagatta – additional recording
  • Craig Silvey– mixing
  • Max Prior – mixing assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • JR– artwork
  • Marc Azoulay, Camille Pajot, Guillaume Cagniard – artwork assistance
  • Ping Pong Ping – album graphic design
  • Anton Corbijn– band portrait

Track listing:

All tracks by Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

  1. Everything_Now (Continued)
  2. Everything Now – contains elements from “The Coffee Cola Song” written by Francis Bebey
  3. Signs of Life
  4. Creature Comfort
  5. Peter Pan
  6. Chemistry
  7. Infinite Content
  8. Infinite Content
  9. Electric Blue
  10. Good God Damn
  11. Put Your Money on Me
  12. We Don’t Deserve Love
  13. Everything Now (Continued)
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On May 29, 2000.

On May 29, 2000, “EMI” label released “Brave New World”, the twelfth Iron Maiden studio album. It was recorded July 1999 – April 2000, at “Guillaume Tell Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Kevin Shirley and Steve Harris.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Dickinson– lead vocals
  • Dave Murray– guitar
  • Adrian Smith– guitar
  • Janick Gers– guitar
  • Steve Harris– bass, keyboards
  • Nicko McBrain– drums
  • Kevin Shirley– engineer, mixing
  • Denis Caribaux – second engineer
  • Nicolas Meyer, Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Bova– orchestration
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Derek Riggs, Steve Stone– sleeve illustration
  • Peacock – sleeve design, sleeve concept
  • Dean Karr– photography

Track listing:

  1. The Wicker Man – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  2. Ghost of the Navigator – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  3. Brave New World – Dave Murray, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  4. Blood Brothers – Steve Harris
  5. The Mercenary – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  6. Dream of Mirrors – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  7. The Fallen Angel – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris
  8. The Nomad – Dave Murray, Steve Harris
  9. Out of the Silent Planet – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  10. The Thin Line Between Love and Hate – Dave Murray, Steve Harris

On April 5, 1988.

On April 5, 1988, “Epic” label released “Stronger Than Pride”, the third Sade studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas; “Studio Marcadet” in Paris, and “Studio Miraval” in Le Val, France, and was produced by Mike Pela, Ben Rogan, Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman and Paul S. Denman.

Personnel:

  • Sade Adu– vocals
  • Andrew Hale – keyboards
  • Stuart Matthewman– guitar, saxophone
  • Paul S. Denman– bass
  • James McMillan – trumpet
  • Leroy Osbourne – vocals
  • Gavyn Wright– solo violin
  • Martin Ditcham– drums, percussion
  • Gordon Hunte – guitar
  • Jake Jacas – trombone
  • Nick Ingman– string arrangements
  • Olivier de Bosson, Alain Lubrano, Vince McCartney, Melanie West – assistant engineering
  • Mike Pela– co-production, engineering
  • Herb Powers, Jr. – mastering
  • Ben Rogan – co-production, engineering
  • Franck Segarra – assistant engineering
  • Jean-Christophe Vareille – assistant engineering
  • Levon Parian – cover photograph
  • Toshi Yajima – inlay photograph
  • Graham Smith – artwork, design

Track listing:

  1. Love Is Stronger Than Pride – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  2. Paradise – Sade Adu. Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S.Denman
  3. Nothing Can Come Between Us – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  4. Haunt Me – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman
  5. Turn My Back on You – Sade Adu. Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  6. Keep Looking – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale
  7. Clean Heart – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  8. Give It Up – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  9. I Never Thought I’d See the Day – Sade Adu, Leroy Osbourne
  10. Siempre Hay Esperanza – Sade Adu, Leroy Osbourne, Stuart Matthewman

In January 1958.

In January 1958, “Fontana” label released “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”, album by Miles Davis. It was recorded on December 4 and 5, 1957, at “Le Poste Parisien Studio” in Paris. The album features the musical cues for the 1958 Louis Malle film “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Barney Wilen– tenor saxophone
  • René Urtreger– piano
  • Pierre Michelot– bass
  • Kenny Clarke– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Générique
  2. L’ Assassinat de Carala
  3. Sur L’Autoroute
  4. Julien Dans L’Ascenseur
  5. Florence Sur Les Champs Élysées
  6. Dîner au Motel
  7. Évasion De Julien
  8. Visite Du Vigile
  9. Au Bar du Petit Bac
  10. Chez Le Photographe Du Motel

On August 3, 1987.

On August 3, 1987, “Phonogram” label released “Hysteria” the fourth Def Leppard studio album. It was recorded February 1984–January 1987, at “Wisseloord Studios” in Hilversum; “Windmill Lane Studio 2” in Dublin; “Studio Des Dames” in Paris, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. In 2004, “Hysteria” was ranked at number 464 on “Rolling Stone’s” magazine list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 10 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”; Diamond in US by the “RIIA” and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Joe Elliott – lead vocals
  • Phil Collen- guitars, backing vocals
  • Steve Clark- guitars, backing vocals
  • Rick Savage- bass, bass synthesiser, backing vocals
  • Rick Allen– drums
  • Robert John “Mutt” Lange– backing vocals
  • Rocky Newton – backing vocals
  • Philip “Art School” Nicholas – keyboards, Fairlight programming
  • Nigel Green – engineer, assistant engineer, mixing
  • Erwin Musper, Ronald Prent – engineer
  • Mike Shipley– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig, Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Ross Halfin, Laurie Lewis – photography
  • Mark Flannery – tape operator
  • Art concept, design – Andie Airfix @ Satori

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Phil Collen, Steve Clark and Mutt Lange.

  1. Women
  2. Rocket
  3. Animal
  4. Love Bites
  5. Pour Some Sugar On Me
  6. Armageddon It
  7. Gods of War
  8. Don’t Shoot Shotgun
  9. Run Riot
  10. Hysteria
  11. Excitable
  12. Love and Affection

 

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Polydor” label released “The Friends of Mr Cairo”, the second Jon and Vangelis album. It was recorded 1980 – 1981 at “Davout Studios” in Paris, and “Nemo Studios” in London, and was produced by Vangelis and Jon Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals
  • Vangelis – composer, arranger, performer
  • Dick Morrissey– saxophone, flute
  • David Coker – voices
  • Sally Grace– voices
  • Dennis Clarke – saxophone
  • Claire Hamill– backing vocals
  • Carol Kenyon– backing vocals
  • Roger Roche – engineer
  • Raine Shine – engineer
  • Alwyn Clayden – sleeve
  • Veronique Skawinska – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Friends of Mr Cairo
  2. Back to School
  3. Outside of This (Inside of That)
  4. State of Independence
  5. Beside
  6. The Mayflowe

 

In June 1972.

In June 1972, “Vertigo” label released “666”, the third and the final Aphrodite’s Child album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, at “Studio Europa Sonor” in Paris, and was produced by Vangelis Papathanassiou. The album cover art was by Gerard Fallec.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis Papathanassiou(Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou) – keyboards, organ, piano, vibraphone, bass, flute, percussion, backing vocals
  • Demis Roussos(Artemios Ventouris Roussos) – lead vocals, bass, guitar, backing vocals
  • Loukas Sideras- drums, lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Silver Koulouris(Anargyros Koulouris) – guitar, percussion
  • Harris Halkitis – bass, tenor saxophone, congas, percussion, backing vocals
  • Michel Ripoche – trombone, tenor saxophone
  • Irene Papas- vocals
  • John Forst – English narration
  • Yannis Tsarouchis- Greek narration
  • Daniel Koplowitz – narration
  • Costas Ferris– lyricist
  • Roger Roche – engineer
  • Jean-Claude Conan – assistant engineer
  • Hitoshi Takiguchi – mastering engineer
  • Hans Brethouwer – mastering
  • Gerard Fallec – production coordination, sleeve design
  • Giorgio Gomelsky- “passing by”
  • Minoru Harada – product manager
  • Kiyoshi Tokiwa – art coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis Papathanassiou and Costas Ferris.

  1. The System
  2. Babylon
  3. Loud, Loud, Loud
  4. The Four Horsemen
  5. The Lamb
  6. The Seventh Seal
  7. Aegian Sea
  8. Seven Bowls
  9. The Wakening Beast
  10. Lament
  11. The Marching Beast
  12. The Battle of the Locusts
  13. Do It
  14. Tribulation
  15. The Beast
  16. Ofis
  17. Seven Trumpets
  18. Altamont
  19. The Wedding of the Lamb
  20. The Capture of the Beast
  21. “∞” (Infinity)
  22. Hic and Nunc
  23. All the Seats Were Occupied
  24. Break