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On November 11, 1985.

On November 11, 1985, “Atco” label released “White City: A Novel”, the fourth Pete Townshend studio album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Pete Townshend – vocals; guitar
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick – keyboards
  • Tony Butler – bass guitar
  • Phil Chen – bass guitar
  • Chucho Merchan – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Steve Barnacle – bass guitar
  • Mark Brzezicki – drums
  • Simon Phillips – drums
  • Clem Burke – drums
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Peter Hope-Evans – harmonica
  • Kick Horns: Simon Clarke, Roddy Lorimer, Tim Sanders, Peter Thoms
  • Ewan Stewart – voice (spoken word)
  • Emma Townshend – backing vocals
  • Jackie Challenor – backing vocals
  • Mae McKenna – backing vocals
  • Lorenza Johnson – backing vocals
  • Justine Frischmann – backing vocals
  • Bill Price – recording
  • Chris Ludwinski – assistant engineer
  • Dave Edwards – assistant engineer
  • Jules Bowen – assistant engineer
  • Richard Evans – art direction; cover design; inner sleeve photography
  • Alex Henderson – front cover photography
  • Malcolm Heywood – inner sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. Give Blood
  2. Brilliant Blues
  3. Face the Face
  4. Hiding Out
  5. Secondhand Lover
  6. Crashing by Design
  7. I Am Secure
  8. White City Fighting
  9. Come to Mama

In February 1981.

In February 1981, “RCA” label released “From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uranus”, the second Landscape album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, and was produced by Colin Thurston, Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms and John Walters.

Personnel:

  • Richard James Burgess- vocals, computer programming, electronic drums and percussion, synthesizers and drums. Roland MC8 microcomposer, System 100 modular synths, SDS-V electronic drums, Pearl drums, claptrap, Burgess amplified percussion
  • Christopher Heaton – keyboards and vocals. Yamaha CS80 polyphonic synthesizer, grand piano, Fender Rhodes pianowith ring modulator and effects, Casiotone 201 digital keyboard, Minimoog, Roland vocoders, Roland Chorus Echo
  • Andy Pask- bass guitar, bass synthesizers and vocals. Giffin fretted and fretless basses, Yamaha CS80, Roland ProMars synthesizer
  • Peter Thoms- electronic trombone, trombone and vocals. King 3B Trombone, Barcus Berry tranducer and graphic pre-amp, Roland pitch/voltage synthesizer and Chorus Echo, MXR Blue Box
  • John Walters- computer programming, wind synthesizers and Vocals. Computone wind synthesizer driver and Lyricon 1, Roland MC8, ProMars and System 100 synthesizers and vocoder, Selmer MKVI soprano saxophone
  • John Etchells, John Hudson, Brian Tench, Hugh Padgham, Andy Jackson, Peter Walsh, Rafe McKenna, Peter Smith, Steve Rance, Graeme Jackson, Rik Walton, Dave Hunt, David Baker, Colin Thurston – engineers

Track listing:

  1. European Man – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  2. Shake the West Awake – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  3. Computer Person – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  4. Alpine Tragedy / Sisters – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  5. Face of the 80’s – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  6. New Religion – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  7. Einstein A Go-Go – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  8. Norman Bates – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  9. The Doll’s House – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  10. From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uran – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  • Beguine
  • Mambo
  • Tango

In February 1984.

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In February 1984, “EMI” label released “The Flat Earth”, the second Thomas Dolby album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, and was produced by Thomas Dolby.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Dolby -vocals, piano, effects
  • Kevin Armstrong- guitar, trumpet, backing vocals
  • Matthew Seligman- bass
  • Clif Brigden -percussion, electronic drums
  • Adele Bertei- backing vocals
  • Lesley Fairbairn – backing vocals
  • Lionel Richie- backing vocals
  • Bruce Woolley- backing vocals
  • Robyn Hitchcock- vocals (spoken)
  • Peter Thoms- trombone
  • Louise Ulfstedt -vocals
  • Matthew Salt – tins, thundersheet
  • Mike Shipley, Alan Douglas – mixing
  • Dan Lacksman – engineer
  • Wally Traugott – mastering .

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Dolby, except where noted.

  1. Dissidents – Thomas Dolby, Kevin Armstrong,Matthew Seligman
  2. The Flat Earth
  3. Screen Kiss
  4. White City
  5. Mulu the Rain Forest
  6. I Scare Myself – Dan Hicks
  7. Hyperactive!

On November 6, 1989.

the_creatures_boomerang

On November 6, 1989, “Polydor” label released “Boomerang”, the second Creatures album. It was recorded May 1989, in Andalusia, Spain, and was produced by Mike Hedges and The Creatures.

Personnel:

  • Siouxsie Sioux- voice, instruments
  • Budgie- Drums, percussion, other instruments
  • Peter Thoms – trombone
  • Gary Barnacle- saxophone
  • Nico Tomasso – trumpet
  • Martin McCarrick- accordion

Track listing:

  1. Standing There
  2. Manchild
  3. You!
  4. Pity
  5. Killing Time
  6. Willow
  7. Pluto Drive
  8. Solar Choir
  9. Speeding
  10. Fury Eyes
  11. Fruitman
  12. Untiedundone
  13. Simoom
  14. Strolling Wolf
  15. Venus Sands
  16. Morriña

On June 15, 1987.

Radio Kaos

On June 15, 1987, “EMI” label released “Radio K.A.O.S.”, the second Roger Waters studio album. It was recorded October – December 1986, at the “Billiard Room” in London, and was produced by Roger Waters, Ian Ritchie, and Nick Griffiths.

Personnel:

  • Roger Waters– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, shakuhachi
  • Graham Broad– percussion, drums
  • Mel Collins– saxophones
  • Nick Glennie-Smith– DX7 and Emu
  • Matt Irving– Hammond organ
  • John Lingwood– drums
  • Andy Fairweather Low– electric guitars
  • Suzanne Rhatigan– main background vocals
  • Ian Ritchie– piano, keyboards, tenor saxophone, Fairlight programming, drum programming
  • Jay Stapley– electric guitars
  • John Phirkell – trumpet
  • Peter Thoms – trombone
  • Katie Kissoon, Doreen Chanter, Madeline Bell, Steve Langer, Vicki Brown– background vocals
  • Clare Torry– vocals
  • Paul Carrack– vocals
  • Paul Batchelor – assistant engineer
  • Noel Davis – choirmaster
  • Kate Hepburn – cover design
  • Eric Jones – choir arrangement
  • Chris Sheldon– engineer
  • Kevin Whyte – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Waters.

  1. Radio Waves
  2. Who Needs Information
  3. Me or Him
  4. The Powers That Be
  5. Sunset Strip
  6. Home
  7. Four Minutes
  8. The Tide is Turning

 

On January 17, 1995.

Siouxsie_&_the_Banshees-The_Rapture

On January 17, 1995, “Polydor” label released “The Rapture”, the eleventh and final Siouxsie and the Banshees studio album. It was recorded in 1993 and 1994, at the “Studio Du Manoir” in Léon,  France, “Wessex” in London, and was produced by John Cale, Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin, Budgie, Martin McCarrick and Jon Klein.

Personnel:

  • Siouxsie Sioux- vocals
  • Steven Severin- electric bass
  • Budgie- drums and percussion
  • Martin McCarrick- cello, keyboards and accordion
  • Jon Klein– guitars
  • Renaud Pion – woodwind
  • Knox Chandler- guitar
  • Gary Barnacle, Peter Thoms, Luke Tunney and John Thirkell – brass section

Track listing:

All tracks by Siouxsie Sioux, except where noted.

  1. O Baby
  2. Tearing Apart
  3. Stargazer
  4. Fall from Grace – Steven Severin
  5. Not Forgotten
  6. Sick Child – Budgie
  7. The Lonely One
  8. Falling Down
  9. Forever
  10. The Rapture
  11. The Double Life – Steven Severin
  12. Love Out Me