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On November 2, 1987.

On November 2, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Bête Noire”, the seventh Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas; “Marcadet”, “Mireval”, “Var”, “Guillaume Tell” in Paris, and was produced by  Bryan Ferry, Chester Kamen and Patrick Leonard.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– lead vocals
  • Neil Hubbard, Jeff Thall – guitar
  • Lucio Hopper – bass guitar
  • Clifford Carter– keyboards
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Michelle Cobbs, Ednah Holt, Yanick Etienne– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry and Patrick Leonard, except where noted.

  1. Limbo
  2. Kiss and Tell
  3. New Town
  4. Day for Night
  5. Zamba
  6. The Right Stuff
  7. Seven Deadly Sins
  8. The Name of the Game
  9. Bête Noire

 

 

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On April 4, 2006.

On April 4, 2006, “Universal” label released “Foiled”, the fourth Blue October studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by David Castell and Justin Furstenfeld. In February 2007, the album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA” and in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Justin Furstenfeld— vocals, guitar
  • Jeremy Furstenfeld— drums
  • B. Hudson— guitar
  • Matt Noveskey— bass
  • Ryan Delahoussaye— violin, keyboards
  • Sarah Donaldson — cello
  • Zayra Alvarez— vocals
  • Imogen Heap— vocals
  • Kirk Baxley — vocals
  • Jose Alcantar — mixing
  • David Castell— mixing
  • Phil Kaffel — mixing
  • Patrick Leonard — mixing
  • Michael Perfitt — mixing
  • Chick Reed — mixing
  • Joe Spix — art direction, design
  • Paul Oakenfold— mixing
  • Carmen Rizzo— mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Furstenfeld except where noted.

  1. You Make Me Smile – Justin Furstenfeld, Matt Novesky, Sugg, C. B. Hudson
  2. She’s My Ride Home
  3. Into the Ocean
  4. What If We Could
  5. Hate Me
  6. Let It Go
  7. Congratulations
  8. Overweight
  9. X Amount of Words
  10. Drilled a Wire Through My Cheek – Justin Furstenfeld, Matt Novesky, Sugg, C. B. Hudson
  11. Sound of Pulling Heaven Down
  12. Everlasting Friend
  13. 18th Floor Balcony – Justin Furstenfeld, Matt Novesky, Sugg, C. B. Hudson

 

On October 21, 2016.

On October 21, 2016, “Columbia” label released “You Want It Darker”, the fourteenth and final Leonard Cohen studio album.  It was recorded April – July 2016, at Leonard Cohen’s house in Wilshire, Los Angeles, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen and Patrick Leonard.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen– vocals
  • Bill Bottrell– electric guitar, pedal steel guitar
  • Michael Chaves – keyboards, bass guitar, drumprogramming
  • Adam Cohen– classical guitar
  • Patrick Leonard– keyboards, organ, piano, bass synthesizer, bass guitar, percussion, drum programming
  • Brian Macleod – drums
  • Zac Rae – guitar, classical guitar, mandolin, keyboards, Mellotron, celesta, piano, Wurlitzer, floor tom, octophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. You Want it Darker – Patrick Leonard
  2. Treaty
  3. On the Level – Sharon Robinson
  4. Leaving the Table
  5. If I Didn’t Have Your Love – Patrick Leonard
  6. Traveling Light – Adam Cohen, Patrick Leonard
  7. It Seemed The Better Way – Patrick Leonard, Adam Cohen
  8. Steer Your Way – Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen
  9. String Reprise / Treaty – Leonard Cohen

 

On March 2, 2010.

smoke_and_mirrors

On March 2, 2010, “Geffen” label released “Smoke & Mirrors”, the fifth Lifehouse studio album. It was recorded 2008-2009, and was produced by Jude Cole, Lifehouse, Kevin Rudolf, and Florian Ammon.

Personnel:

  • Jason Wade— lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Rick Woolstenhulme, Jr.— drums, percussion
  • Bryce Soderberg— bass guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Ben Carey— lead guitar
  • Chris Daughtry— backing vocals
  • Mitch Lerner — piano
  • Chris Murguia — guitars, hammond organ, piano, background vocals
  • Jude Cole — guitars, background vocals, synth, keyboard, bass
  • Patrick Leonard — piano, synth, synth bass
  • Florian Ammon — synth
  • Sonus Quartet — strings
  • Chris Lord-Alge— mixing
  • Serban Ghenea — mixing
  • Florian Ammon — mixing
  • Greg Calbi — mastering

Track listing:

  1. All In – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  2. Nerve Damage – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  3. Had Enough – Jason Wade, Chris Daughtry, Richard Marx
  4. Halfway Gone – Jason Wade, Kevin Rudolf, Jacob Kasher
  5. It Is What It Is – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  6. From Where You Are – Jason Wade
  7. Smoke & Mirrors – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  8. Falling In – Jason Wade, Jude Cole, Kevin Rudolf, Jacob Kasher
  9. Wrecking Ball – Jaosn Wade, Jude Cole, Bryce Soderberg, Ricky Woolstenhulme Jr
  10. Here Tomorrow Gone Today – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  11. By Your Side – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  12. In Your Skin – Jason Wade, Jude Cole

 

On June 30, 1986.

True_Blue

On June 30, 1986, “Sire” label released “True Blue”, the third Madonna studio album. It was recorded December 1985–April 1986, at “Channel Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Madonna, Stephen Bray and Patrick Leonard. “True Blue” was global commercial success, reaching number one in record-breaking 28 countries worldwide, spending 34 consecutive weeks at the top of the “European Top 100 Albums” chart, longer than any other album in history. It became the world’s top-selling album of 1986,and the best-selling album of the 1980s by a female artist. In 1986, as recognition of her impact on the popular culture, Madonna became the first female artist to receive the “Video Vanguard Award” at the 1986 “MTV Video Music Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Madonna – lead and background vocals
  • Paulinho da Costa– percussion
  • Bruce Gaitsch – guitars
  • Siedah Garrett– background vocals
  • Dann Huff– guitar
  • Jackie Jackson– background vocals
  • Paul Jackson, Jr.– guitar
  • Dave Boroff – saxophone
  • Stephen Bray– music programming, drums, keyboards, drum programming
  • Keithen Carter – background vocals
  • Edie Lehmann – background vocals
  • John Putnam – guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • David Williams – background vocals, guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Fred Zarr – keyboards
  • Patrick Leonard– drum programming, drums, keyboards, programming
  • Richard Marx– background vocals
  • Billy Meyers – string arrangements
  • Jonathan Moffett – background vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dan Nebenzal – mixing, mixing assistant
  • Michael Hutchinson – engineer
  • Michael Verdick – engineer, mixing
  • Ted Jensenat Sterling Sound, NYC – mastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – art direction
  • Jeri McManus – art direction, design
  • Herb Ritts– photography

Track listing:

  1. Papa Don’t Preach – Brain Elliot, Madonna
  2. Open Your Heart – Madonna, Gardner Cole, Peter Rafelson
  3. White Heat – Patrick Leonard, Madonna
  4. Live to Tell – Patrick Leonard, Madonna
  5. Where’s the Party – Madonna, Stephen Bray, Patrick Leonard
  6. True Blue – Madonna, Stephen Bray
  7. La Isla Bonita – Madonna, Patrick Leonard, Bruce Gaitsch
  8. Jimmy Jimmy – Madonna, Stephen Bray
  9. Love Makes the World Go Round – Madonna, Patrick Leonard

 

 

On March 21, 1989.

Like_a_Prayer

On March 21, 1989, “Sire” label released “Like a Prayer”, the fourth Madonna studio album. It was recorded September 1988 – January 1989, at “D&D Recording” in New York City, “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Madonna, Patrick Leonard, Stephen Bray and Prince. In 2003, magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked the album at number 239 of its list of “500 greatest album of all time”. In 2006, magazine “Q” ranked the album at number 14 in its list of “40 Best Albums of the ’80s”. In 2012, “Slant Magazine” ranked the album at number 20 on its list of “Best Albums of the 1980s”. “Like a Prayer” was certified quadruple platinum by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Madonna, Niki Haris, Marilyn Martin, Donna DeLory, Ali Nadirah, Lynne Fiddmont, Rose Banks, Marcos Loya, The Andrae Crouch Choir – vocals
  • Jonathan Moffett, Jeff Porcaro, John Robinson – drums
  • Luis Conte, Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Guy Pratt, Randy Jackson – bass
  • Chester Kamen, David Williams, Dann Huff, Bruce Gaitsch – guitar
  • Marcos Loya – requinto
  • Patrick Leonard, Jai Winding, Stephen Bray, Madonna – synthesizer
  • Patrick Leonard – acoustic piano, B3 organ, clavinet
  • Joe Porcaro – marimba
  • Sandra Crouch – tambourine
  • Chuck Findley, David Boruff, Steven Madaio, Dick Hyde – brass section
  • Joseph Mayer, Richard Todd – French horns
  • Larry Corbett – solo cello
  • Chuck Findley – horn arrangements
  • Bill Meyers – strings arranged and conducted
  • Suzie Katayama – concertmaster
  • Bill Bottrell, Eddie Miller, Stephen Shelton, Heidi Hanschu – engineers
  • Michael Vail Blum, Robert Salcedo, Stacy Baird, Joe Schiff – additional engineers
  • Bill Bottrell – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Herb Ritts – photography
  • Jeri Heiden – art design

Track listing:

All tracks by Madonna, except where noted.

  1. Like a Prayer – Madonna and Patrick Leonard
  2. Express Yourself – Madonna and Stephen Bray
  3. Love Song – Madonna, Prince and Roger Nelson
  4. Till Death Do Us part
  5. Promise to Try
  6. Cherish
  7. Dear Jessie
  8. Oh Father
  9. Keep It Together – Madonna and Stephen Bray
  10. Spanish Eyes
  11. Art of Contrition

On January 31, 2012.

Leonard Cohen Old Ideas

On January 31, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Old Ideas”,the twelfth Leonard Cohen studio album.  It was recorded in 2011, at Cohen’s own studio at his house in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ed Sanders and Patrick Leonard.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen- vocals, arranging, programming, guitar
  • Patrick Leonard- music, programming
  • Ed Sanders- vocals, guitar
  • Sharon Robinson- vocals, synth bass
  • The Webb Sisters- vocals
  • Dana Glover- vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes- backing vocals
  • Neil Larsen – Hammond B3, piano, synth bass, percussion, cornet
  • Robert Korda – violin
  • Chris Wabich – drums
  • Jordan Charnofsky – guitar
  • Bela Santeli – violin

Track listing:

  1. Going Home – Leonard Cohen, Patrick Leonard
  2. Amen – Leonard Cohen
  3. Show Me the Place – Leonard Cohen, Patrick Leonard
  4. Darkness – Leonard Cohen
  5. Anyhow – Leonard Cohen, Patrick Leonard
  6. Crazy to Love You – Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas
  7. Come Healing – Leonard Cohen, Patrick Leonard
  8. Banjo – Leonard Cohen
  9. Lullaby – Leonard Cohen
  10. Different Sides – Leonard Cohen