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On May 3, 1988.

On May 3, 1988, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut When in Rome album. It was recorded in 1987, and produced by Michael Brauer, Ben Rogan and Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Clive Farrington – vocals
  • Andrew Mann – vocals
  • Michael Floreale – keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • J.J. Belle – guitar
  • Michael Thompson – guitar
  • Phil Spalding – bass
  • Richard James Burgess – keyboards
  • Mike Timoney – keyboards
  • David Ervin – keyboards, drum programming
  • Preston Heyman – drums
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Robin Jones – percussion
  • Tony Charles – steel drums
  • Mark Chandler, Richard Edwards, Kevin Robinson – brass
  • Ian Gardiner – brass arrangements
  • Nick Ingman – string arrangements
  • Larry Stabbins – saxophone
  • Maxi Anderson – backing vocals
  • Rose Stone – backing vocals
  • Chris Fuhrman, Teri Reed – engineer
  • Martin Horenburg, Alex Rodriquez – assistant engineer
  • Michael Bauer – mixing
  • Tom Baker, Dan Hersch – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Clive Farrington, Michael Floreale and Andrew Mann..

  1. The Promise
  2. Heaven Knows
  3. Something Going On
  4. I Can’t Stop
  5. If Only
  6. Sight of Your Tears
  7. Wide, Wide Sea
  8. Child’s Play
  9. Total Devotion
  10. Everything

On April 26, 1999.

On April 26, 1999, “Parlaphone” label released “Twisted Tenderness”, the third and final Electronic studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr and Arthur Baker.

Personnel:

  • Bernard Sumner – vocals, guitars, bass
  • Johnny Marr – vocals, guitars, bass, harmonica
  • Jimi Goodwin – bass, backing vocals
  • Ged Lynch – drums, percussion
  • Phil Spalding – bass
  • Arthur Baker – scratches, harmonica, keyboards
  • Merv de Peyer – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Mac Quayle – keyboards, programming
  • Fridge – beats, effects
  • Jason Mad Doctor X – scratches
  • Lindsay Reed – backing vocals
  • Astrid Williamson – backing vocals
  • James Spencer – engineer
  • Darren Allison – engineer
  • James Spencer – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Marr and Bernard Sumner, except where noted.

  1. Make It Happen
  2. Haze
  3. Vivid
  4. Breakdown
  5. Can’t Find My Way Home – Steve Winwood
  6. Twisted Tenderness
  7. Like No Other
  8. Late at Night
  9. Prodigal Son
  10. When She’s Gone
  11. Flicker

On May 27, 1983.

Crisis

On May 27, 1983, “Virgin” label released “Crises”, the eighth Mike Oldfield album. It was recorded November 1982 – April 1983, and was produced by Mike Oldfield and Simon Phillips. The album’s cover art was by Terry Ilott.

Personnel:

  • Mike Oldfield – guitars, Fairlight CMI, Roland string synthesizer,Oberheim OB-Xa synthesizer; Farfisa organ, piano, Prophet 5 synthesizer; bass guitar; acoustic bass guitar; mandolin; banjo; electronic drums; bells, tambourine, shaker, Oberheim DMX drum machine, Oberheim DSX digital polyphonic sequencer, Quantec Room Simulator reverb unit; vocals
  • Maggie Reilly– vocals
  • Jon Anderson– vocals
  • Roger Chapman– vocals
  • Simon Phillips– acoustic drums, special effects, shaker, finger-snaps, bells & tambourine, boots
  • Ant (Ant Glynne) – guitars
  • Rick Fenn– guitar
  • Phil Spalding– bass guitar
  • Pierre Moerlen– vibraphone

Track listing:

  1. Crises – Mike Oldfield
  2. Moonlight Shadow – Mike Oldfield
  3. In High Places – Mike Oldfield, Jon Anderson
  4. Foreign Affair – Mike Oldfield, Maggie Reilly
  5. Taurus 3 – Mike Oldfield
  6. Shadow on the Wall – Mike Oldfield