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On July 30, 2001.

On July 30, 2001, “RCA” label released “Is This It” the debut Strokes album. It was recorded March – April 2001, at “Transporterraum” in New York City, and was produced by Gordon Raphael. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 2 x Platinum in the UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Julian Casablancas– vocals
  • Nick Valensi– guitar
  • Albert Hammond Jr.– guitar
  • Nikolai Fraiture– bass
  • Fabrizio Moretti– drums
  • P. Bowersock– consultation
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Colin Lane – photography (outside of North America)

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas.

  1. Is This It
  2. The Modern Age
  3. Soma
  4. Barely Legal
  5. Someday
  6. Alone, Together
  7. Last Nite
  8. Hard to Explain
  9. New York City Cops
  10. Trying Your Luck
  11. Take It or Leave It

On July 29, 1986.

On July 29, 1986, “Family Productions” and “Columbia” labels released “The Bridge”, the tenth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “The Power Station”, “Chelsea Sound”, “RCA Studios”, in New York City and “Evergreen Studios”, in Burbank, California, and was produced by Phil Ramone. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel– lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, electric guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Ray Charles– acoustic piano, lead vocals
  • David Brown – guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Russell Javors– guitar
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums, percussion
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • Mark Rivera– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Jeff Bova– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond B3 organ
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • John McCurry– guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus– bass guitar
  • Ron Carter– acoustic bass
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Jimmy Bralower – percussion
  • Eddie Daniels– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone
  • Marvin Stamm– trumpet
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Patrick Williams– arrangements
  • Philippe Saisse– orchestration
  • Peter Hewlett – backing vocals
  • Cyndi Lauper– harmony vocals
  • Joseph D’Ambrosio – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer – engineer
  • Steve Boyer, David Dickson, Bradshaw Leigh, Fred Tenny – engineer assistant
  • Ricki Begin, Peter Bergren, Mark Betts, Steve Buller, Cary Butler, Gary Ciuzio, Ed Evans, Bruce Howell, Joe Lopes, Frank Rodriguez, Billy Rothschild, Joe Salvatto, Audrey Tanaka, Phil Vachon – technical support
  • Ted Jensen– mixing
  • Mark Larson – design
  • Brad Holland – cover painting
  • Patrick Demarchelier – photography
  • Larry Busacca, Phil Ramone, Charles Reilly – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except where noted.

  1. Running on Ice
  2. This Is the Time
  3. A Matter of Trust
  4. Modern Woman
  5. Baby Grand
  6. Big Man on Mulberry Street
  7. Temptation
  8. Code of Silence – Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper
  9. Getting Closer

On July 8, 2007.

On July 8, 2007, Bon Iver self-released “For Emma, Forever Ago”, bands debut studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – January 2007, at “Hunting Cabin” in Northwest Wisconsin, “Fairall” in Raleigh, North Carolina, and was produced by Justin Vernon. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, and Platinum in the United States by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Justin Vernon – vocals, guitar, bass, banjo, piano, keyboards, drums, percussion, recording
  • John Dehaven – trumpet
  • Randy Pingrey – trombone
  • Christy Smith – vocals, drums
  • Nick Petersen – mastering
  • Brian Moen – art direction
  • Daniel Murphy – layout
  • Griszka Niewiadomski – photography
  • Gilbert Vernon – photography
  • Deb Sorge – hand lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Vernon.

  1. Flume
  2. Lump Sum
  3. Skinny Love
  4. The Wolves (Act I and II)
  5. Blindsided
  6. Creature Fear
  7. Team
  8. For Emma
  9. Re: Stacks

 

On May 20, 1997.

On May 20, 1997, “Roswell” and “Capitol” labels released “The Colour and the Shape”, the second Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded November 1996 – February 1997, at “Bear Creek” in Woodinville, WA. “WGNS” in Washington, D.C., “Grandmaster Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gil Norton. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in USA by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead vocals, guitar, drums, art direction
  • Pat Smear– guitar, art direction
  • Nate Mendel– bass, art direction
  • William Goldsmith– drums
  • Taylor Hawkins– drums
  • Lance Bangs, Chris Bilheimer, Ryan Boesch – handclaps
  • Louise Post- backing vocals
  • Bradley Cook, Geoff Turner – engineering
  • Ryan Boesch, Todd Burke, Don Farwell, Ryan Hadlock, Jason Mauza – assistant engineering
  • Chris Sheldon– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Bradley Cook, Geoff Turner – recording technicians
  • Jeffery Fey – art direction, design
  • Tommy Steele – art direction
  • George Mimnaugh – design
  • Andy Engel – logo design
  • Josh Kessler – photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel and Pat Smear except where noted.

  1. Doll
  2. Monkey Wrench
  3. Hay, Johnny Park!
  4. My Poor Brain
  5. Wind Up
  6. Up in Arms
  7. My Hero
  8. See You
  9. Enough Space – Dave Grohl
  10. February Stars
  11. Everlong – Dave Grohl
  12. Walking After You – Dave Grohl
  13. New Way Home

On December 13, 2004.

On December 13, 2004, “Relentless Records” label released “Eye to the Telescope”, the debut KT Tunstall studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Nam Studios” in Bath, UK, and was produced by Steve Osborne, Andy Green and Martin Terefe. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 5 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • KT Tunstall – vocals, guitar, wurlitzer, pianet, Shelltone horn, piano, Doepfer bass, chimes, percussion
  • Steve Osborne– shelltone horn, bass, guitar, percussion, moog synthesizer, background vocals, audio mixing
  • Arnulf Lindner – double bass, bass guitar, baritone guitar
  • Luke Bullen– drums, percussion, cajon
  • Martin Terefe – keyboards
  • Ian Burdge – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by KT Tunstall, except where noted.

  1. Other Side of the World – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  2. Another Place to Fall
  3. Under the Weather – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  4. Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
  5. Miniature Disasters
  6. Silent Sea – KT Tunstall, Jimmy Hogarth
  7. Universe & U – KT Tunstall, Pleasure
  8. False Alarm – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  9. Suddenly I See
  10. Stoppin’ the Love – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  11. Heal Over
  12. Through the Dark – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe

On November 23, 1981.

On November 23, 1981, “Albert” label released “For Those About to Rock” (We Salute You), the eight Australian and the seventh international AC/DC album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Mobile One Studios” in Paris, “HIS Studios”, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. The album was certified 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI” and 4 Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Brian Johnson– lead vocals
  • Angus Young– lead guitar
  • Malcolm Young– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson.

  1. For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
  2. Put the Finger on You
  3. Let’s Get Up
  4. Inject the Venom
  5. Snowballeed
  6. Evil Walks
  7. O.D,
  8. Breaking the Rules
  9. Night of the Long Knives
  10. Spellbound

On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Anthem Records” label released “Presto”, the thirteenth Rush studio album. It was recorded June – August 1989, at “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, Quebec, “McClear Place” in Toronto, Ontario, and was produced by  Rupert Hine, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”.

Personnel:

  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic guitars, arrangement
  • Neil Peart– drums, electronic percussion, arrangement
  • Geddy Lee– vocals, bass guitar, synthesizers, arrangement
  • Rupert Hine– additional keyboards, backing vocals, arrangement
  • Jason Sniderman– additional keyboards
  • Stephen W. Tayler– engineer, mixing
  • Simon Pressey, Jaques Deveau, Rick Anderson – assistant recording engineer
  • Matt Howe – assistant mixing engineer
  • Everett Ravenstein – assistant pre-production engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Hugh Syme– art direction
  • Scarpati – photography
  • Andrew MacNaughtan – portraits

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. Show Don’t Tell
  2. Chain Lightning
  3. The Pass
  4. War paint
  5. Scars
  6. Presto
  7. Superconductor
  8. Anagram (For Mongo)
  9. Red Tide
  10. Hand Over Fist
  11. Available Light

On August 4, 2003.

On August 4, 2003, “Fiction” label released “Final Straw”, the third Snow Patrol studio album. It was recorded in February 2003, at “Britannia Row Studios” and was produced by Jacknife Lee. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 6 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA” and 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lightbody– vocals, guitar, glockenspiel, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Mark McClelland– bass, keyboards
  • Jonny Quinn– drums
  • Nathan Connolly– guitar, backing vocals
  • Iain Archer– background vocals
  • Bruce White – viola
  • James Banbury – piano, strings, cello
  • Fiona McCapra – violin
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Louie Teran – mastering
  • Ben Georgiades – engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gary Lightbody; all music by Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly and Jonny Quinn, except where noted.

  1. How to be Dead
  2. Wow
  3. Gleaming Auction
  4. Whatever’s Left
  5. Spitting Games
  6. Chocolate
  7. Run – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody,Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly,Jonny  Quinn
  8. Grazed Knees
  9. Ways & Means – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly, Jonny Quinn
  10. Tiny Little Fractures
  11. Somewhere a Clock Is Ticking – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody,Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly, Jonny Quinn
  12. Same

On July 17, 2006.

On July 17, 2006, “Atlantic” label released “These Streets”, the debut Paolo Nutini studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Ken Nelson, Jim Duguid, Tom Elmhirst and Andy Green. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland” and 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Paolo Nutini– lead and background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Matt Benbrook – guitar, keyboards, programming
  • Jim Duguid – double bass, drums, keyboards, percussion, piano, strings
  • Eddie Harrison – guitar
  • Vicky Hollywood – cello
  • Michael Hunter – bass guitar, double bass
  • Donny Little – acoustic guitar, slide guitar, background vocals
  • The London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Will Malone– string arrangements
  • Michael McDaid – bass guitar
  • Dave Nally – piano
  • Ken Nelson– electric guitar, piano, Hammond organ
  • Pauline Taylor– background vocals
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • Michael Brauer– mixing
  • Dean Chalkley– photography
  • Jim Duguid – A&R assistance, assistance, production
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Robert Gold – art direction
  • Andy Green – mixing
  • Paul Wesley Griggs – photography
  • Thomas Haimovici – A&R
  • Dominic Leung – cover design
  • Brendan Moon – A&R assistance, assistant
  • Gregg Nadel – product management
  • Ken Nelson– engineering, mixing, recording
  • Conor O’Mahony – A&R
  • Mark Pythian – engineering, mixing
  • Richard Skinner – creative direction
  • Richard Wilkinson – engineering
  • Julian Wilmott – assistance

Track listing:

  1. Jenny Don’t Be Hasty – Paolo Nutini, Jimmy Hogarth
  2. Last Request – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid, Matty Benbrook
  3. Rewind – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguld
  4. Million Faces – Paolo Nutini, Marty Benbrook, Pauline Taylor
  5. These Streets – Paolo Nutini, Pete Wilkinson, Sarah Erasnus
  6. New Shoes – Paolo Nutini, Matty Benbrook, Jim Duguid
  7. White Lies – Paolo Nutini, John Fortis
  8. Loving You – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid, Chris Leonard
  9. Autumn – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid
  10. Alloway Grove (includes the acoustic version of “Last Request” as a hidden track) – Paolo Nutini, Rollo Armstrong

 

On July 14, 2009.

On July 14, 2009, “RCA” label released “Leave This Town”, the second Daughtry studio album. It was recorded September 2008 – March 2009, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Howard Benson. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Chris Daughtry– lead vocals, rhythm guitars
  • Josh Steely – lead guitars, backing vocals
  • Brian Craddock – rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Josh Paul– bass guitars, backing vocals
  • Joey Barnes– drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals tracks
  • Robin Diaz – drums tracks
  • Howard Benson– additional keyboards, programming
  • Phil X– additional guitars
  • Michito Sanchez – additional percussion
  • Jamie Muhoberac – additional keyboards
  • Aubrey Haynie – additional fiddle
  • Vince Gill– backing vocals
  • Debbie Lurie – string arrangements
  • Mark Robertson – string contractor
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mixing

Track listing:

  1. You Don’t Belong – Chris Daughtry
  2. No Surprise – Chris Daughtry, Chad Kroeger, Eric Dill, Rune Westburg, Joey Moi
  3. Every Time You Turn Around – Chris Daughtry, Andy Waldeck
  4. Life After You – Chris Daughtry, Chad Kroeger, Joey Moi, Brett James
  5. What I Meant to Say – Chris Daughtry, Brian Howes
  6. Open Up Your Eyes – Chris Daughtry, Ben Moody, David Hodges
  7. September – Chris Daughtry, Josh Steely
  8. Ghost of Me – Chris Daughtry, Brian Howes
  9. Learn My Lesson – Chris Daughtry, Mitch Allan, Chris Thompson
  10. Supernatural – Chris Daughtry, Josh Paul, David Hodges
  11. Tennessee Line – Chris Daughtry, Brian Craddock
  12. Call Your Name – Chris Daughtry, Joey Barnes