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On March 19, 2021.

On March 19, 2021, “Interscope” and “Polydor” labels released “Chemtrails Over the Country Club”, the seventh Lana Del Rey studio album. It was produced 2015 – 2016, 2019 – 2020, at “Conway” in Los Angeles, “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels and Jack Antonoff.

Personnel:

  • Lana Del Rey – vocals
  • Jack Antonoff – piano, guitar, bass, Mellotron, keyboards, twelve-string acoustic guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, slide guitar, synthesizers, Model B synth-bass, Hammond B3, organ, Rhodes, drums, percussion, programming
  • Rick Nowels – acoustic guitar, keyboards, Mellotron, bass
  • Mikey Freedom Hart – pedal steel, piano, guitar, Mellotron
  • Aaron Sterling – drums, percussion
  • Evan Smith – horns, accordion 
  • Daniel Heath – strings
  • Trevor Yasuda – sound effects
  • Nikki Lane – additional vocals
  • Weyes Blood – additional vocals
  • Zella Day – additional vocals 
  • Laura Sisk – engineer, mixing 
  • Kieron Menzies – engineer, mixing
  • Dean Reid – engineer, mixing 
  • Trevor Yasuda – engineer
  • John Fee – engineer
  • John Rooney – engineer assistant 
  • Jon Sher – engineer assistant
  • Jack Antonoff – mixing 
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Will Quinnell – mastering assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Lana Del Rey and Jack Antonoff, except where noted.

  1. White Dress
  2. Chemtrails Over the Country Club
  3. Tulsa Jesus Freak
  4. Let Me Love You Like a Woman
  5. Wild at Heart
  6. Dark but Just a Game
  7. Not All Who Wander Are Lost
  8. Yosemite – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  9. Breaking Up Slowly – Lana Del Rey, Nikki Lane
  10. Dance Till We Die
  11. For Free – Joni Mitchell

In November 1982.

In November 1982, “Polydor” label released “Rip It Up”, the second Orange Juice album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Berwick Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Martin Hayles.

Personnel:

  • Edwyn Collins – vocals, guitar, violin
  • Malcolm Ross – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • David McClymont – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Zeke Manyika – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Martin Hayles – piano, synthesizer
  • Gavyn Wright – violin
  • Paul Quinn – vocals
  • Dick Morrissey – saxophone
  • Martin Drover – flugelhorn
  • Mel Gaynor – percussion
  • Louise Waddle – handclaps
  • Danny Cummings – percussion
  • Gwyn Mathias – additional engineering
  • Orange Juice – sleeve design
  • Eric Watson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rip It Up – Edwyn Collins, David McClymont, Malcolm Ross, Zeke Manyika
  2. A Million Pleading Faces – Zeke Manyika
  3. Mud in Your Eye – Edwyn Collins
  4. Turn Away – Malcolm Ross
  5. Breakfast Time – Edwyn Collins
  6. I Can’t Help Myself – Edwyn Collins, David McClymont
  7. Flesh of My Flesh – Edwyn Collins
  8. Louise Louise – Edwyn Collins
  9. Hokoyo – Edwyn Collins, David McClymont, Malcolm Ross, Zeke Manyika, Zop Cormorant
  10. Tenterhook – Edwyn Collins

On October 11, 2019.

On October 11, 2019, “Polydor” label released “Giants of All Sizes”, the eighth Elbow studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Clouds Hill” in Hamburg, “The Dairy” in Brixton, “604 Studios” in Vancouver, “Blueprint Studios” in Salford, and was produced by Craig Potter.

Personnel:

  • Guy Garvey – vocals, string arrangements, art direction
  • Craig Potter – keyboards, mixing, art direction
  • Mark Potter – guitars, art direction
  • Pete Turner – bass guitar, art direction
  • The Plumedores (Dean Casement, Andy Hargreaves, Danny McTague, Mark Potter, Mat Skinner) – vocals
  • Nathan “Nathan Sudders” Sudders – vocals
  • Jesca Hoop – additional vocals
  • Chilli Chilton – backing vocals
  • Sarah Field – trumpet, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Alex Reeves – drums, percussion
  • Matt Robertson – string arrangement
  • Marius de Vries – string arrangements
  • Violeta Barreña – violin
  • The Hallé Orchestra – strings
    • Jonathan Heyward – conductor
    • Sarah Ewins, Nicola Clarke, Zoe Coleman, Peter Liang, Michelle Marsh, Steven Proctor – first violin
    • Rosemary Attree, Paulette Bayley, Elizabeth Bosworth, Helena Buckie, Philippa Heys, John Purton – second violin
    • Cameron Campbell, Chris Emerson, Julian Mottram, Timothy Pooley – viola
    • Dale Culliford, Jane Hallett, David Petri, Clare Rowe, Nick Trygstad, Simon Turner – cello
    • Daniel Storer, Yi Xin Salvage – double bass
  • Danny Evans – engineer
  • Tom Baird – additional engineer
  • Pedro Dzelme – assistant engineer
  • Charlie Leake – additional engineer
  • Sebastian Muxfeldt – additional engineer
  • Gary Hadfield – assistant engineer
  • Katie May – assistant engineer
  • Ollie Middleton – assistant engineer
  • Ian Stewart – assistant engineer
  • VGC – cover photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Guy Garvey, all music by Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner.

  1. Dexter & Sinister
  2. Seven Veils
  3. Empires
  4. The Delayed
  5. White Noise White Heat
  6. Doldrums
  7. My Trouble
  8. On Deronda Road
  9. Weightless

On August 15, 1988.

On August 15, 1988, “Polydor” label released “The Eight Legged Groove Machine”, the debut Wonder Stuff album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Pat Collier.

Personnel:

  • Miles Hunt – vocals, guitars
  • Malc Treece – vocals, guitars
  • Rob “The Bass Thing” Jones – bass
  • Martin Gilks – drums
  • Jessica Corcoran – engineer
  • Martyn Strickland – photography

Track listing:

All tracks composed by Miles Hunt, Malc Treece, Rob Jones and Martin Gilks.

  1. Red Berry Joy Town
  2. No, for the 13th Time
  3. It’s Yer Money I’m After, Baby
  4. Rue the Day
  5. Give, Give, Give Me More, More, More
  6. Like a Merry Go Round
  7. The Animals and Me
  8. A Wish Away
  9. Grin
  10. Mother and I
  11. Some Sad Someone
  12. Ruby Horse
  13. Unbearable
  14. Poison

In July 1978.

In July 1978, “Polydor” label released “Get Up Offa That Thing”, the 43rd James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals, arrangements
  • Patricia Dryden – cover illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Deanna Brown, Deirdre Brown and Yamma Brown, except where noted.

  • Get Up Offa That Thing / Release the Pressure
  • You Took My Heart – Deanna Brown, Deirdre Brown, St. Clair Pinckney, Yamma Brown
  • I Refuse to Lose
  • Can’t Take it with You
  • Home Again
  • This Feeling

On July 3, 2020.

On July 3, 2020, “Polydor” label released “On Sunset”, the fifteenth Paul Weller studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Black Barn Studios” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Jan Kybert and Paul Weller.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, electric sitar, bass, piano, Rhodes, synths, mellotron, mellotron vibes, mellotron strings, Hammond organ, percussion, claps, Wurly, monotron, samples
  • Steve Brookes – lead and electric guitar
  • Steve Cradock – acoustic and electric guitar, Moog
  • Josh McClorey – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Steve Pilgrim – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jan Stan Kybert – drum programming, keys programming, glockenspiel, sound effects, claps, loops, synth bass, Yak, synths, bells, bass synths, canon, drum fills
  • Mick Talbot – Hammond organ
  • Tom Van Heel – piano, drum fills, backing vocals
  • Charles Rees – eminent organ, Moog, Mad Hammond, Ambient FX
  • Jim Jupp – synths
  • Andy Crofts – bass, Moog, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Ben Gordelier – drums, percussion, drum programming, electric guitar
  • Paraorchestra – orchestra
  • Ca Julie Gros – lead and backing vocals
  • Camilla Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Emily Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Jessica Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Col3trane – additional vocal
  • Dave Boraston – trumpet
  • Steve Trigg – trumpet
  • Chris Storr – trumpet, flugel, post horn
  • John Thirkell – trumpet, flugel
  • Lee Thompson – saxophone solo
  • Anthony Gaylard – tenor saxophone
  • Jessamy Holder – baritone saxophone
  • Phil Veacock – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet
  • Alistair White – trombone, bass trombone, euphonium
  • Andy Ross – flute, backward flute
  • Paul Speare – flute
  • Jim Lea – violin
  • Antonio Pagulatos – violin, backing vocals
  • Kotono Sato – violin, backing vocals
  • Stella Page – viola, backing vocals
  • Izzi Dunn – cello, backing vocals
  • Magic Mod – claps

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller.

  1. Mirror Ball
  2. Baptiste
  3. Old Father Tyme
  4. Village
  5. More
  6. On Sunset
  7. Equanimity
  8. Walkin’
  9. Earth Beat
  10. Rockets

In June 1979.

In June 1979, “Polydor” label released “Underdog”, the eight Atlanta Rhythm Section album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Buddy Buie.

Personnel:

  • Buddy Buie – lead and background vocals
  • Ronnie Hammond – vocals
  • Barry Bailey – acoustic and electric guitar
  • James B. Cobb – guitar, percussion, background vocals
  • Dean Daughtry – keyboards
  • Paul Goddard – bass guitar, double bass
  • Roy Yeager – drums, percussion
  • Robert Nix – drums, background vocals
  • Bob Ludwig, Rodney Mills – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Do It or Die – Buddy Buie, Ronnie Hammond
  2. Born Ready – Buddy Buie, Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix
  3. I Hate the Blues – Buddy Buie, Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix
  4. Let’s Go Get Stoned – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
  5. Indigo Passion – Buddy Buie, James B. Cobb
  6. While Time is Left – Barry Bailey, Buddy Buie, Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix
  7. It’s Only Music – Buddy Buie, James B. Cobb
  8. Spooky – Buddy Buie, James B. Cobb, Middlebrooks, Shapiro
  9. My Song – Buddy Buie, Ronnie Hammond

On June 20, 1988.

On June 20, 1988, “Polydor” label released “Confessions of a Pop Group”, the fourth Style Council album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Paul Weller and Mick Talbot.

Personnel:

  1. Paul Weller – vocals, guitars, synthesizers, drum programs
  2. Mick Talbot – piano forte, Hammond organ, clavinet, synthesizers
  3. Dee C. Lee – vocals
  4. Camelle Hinds – bass 
  5. Paul Morgan – contra bass
  6. Steve White – drums
  7. Nick Brown – drums
  8. Little Joo Ruocco – percussion
  9. Dick Morrissey – flute
  10. Chris Lawrence – trombone
  11. Frank Ricotti – vibraphone
  12. Rupert Parker – harp
  13. The Swingle Singers – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. It’s a Very Deep Sea
  2. The Story of Someone’s Shoe
  3. Changing of the Guard
  4. The Little Boy in a Castle (A) / A Dove Flew Down From the Elephant (B) – Mick Talbot
  5. The Gardener of Eden (A Three Piece Suite) / I In the Beginning / II  The Gardener of Eden / III Mourning the Passing of Time
  6. Life at a Top People’s Health Farm
  7. Why I Went Missing
  8. How She Threw It All Away
  9. Iwasadoledadstoyboy
  10. Confessions 1, 2, & 3
  11. Confessions of a Pop-Group

On May 25, 2018.

On May 25, 2018, “Polydor” label released “Wildness”, the seventh Snow Patrol studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lightbody – lead and backing vocals, guitar, additional programming
  • Nathan Connolly – guitar, backing vocals
  • Johnny McDaid – piano, keyboards, guitar, programming, orchestral arrangement, backing vocals
  • Paul Wilson – bass 
  • Jonny Quinn – drums
  • Jacknife Lee – guitar, keyboards, programming, strings arrangement, bass, backing vocals
  • Davide Rossi – strings arrangement, strings quartet
  • Saran Davies – cello
  • Ben Hulme – French horn
  • Alexandra Ridout – trumpet, flugelhorn

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gary Lightbody; all music by Jacknife Lee, Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Johnny McDaid, Paul Wilson and Jonny Quinn, except where noted.

  1. Life on Earth
  2. Don’t Give In
  3. Heal Me
  4. Empress
  5. A Dark Switch
  6. What If This Is All the Love You Ever Get?
  7. A Youth Written in Fire
  8. Soon
  9. Wild Horses
  10. Life and Dead – Holger Czukay, Irmin Schmidt, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Jacknife Lee, Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Johnny McDaid, Paul Wilson, Jonny Quinn

On April 14, 1997.

On April 14, 1997, “Poydor” label released “Mother Nature Calls”, the second Cast studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • John Power – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Wilkinson – backing vocals, bass
  • Liam “Skin” Tyson – guitar
  • Keith O’Neill – drums
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Pete Lewis – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Power.

  1. Free Me
  2. On the Run
  3. Live the Dream
  4. Soul Tied
  5. She Sun Shines
  6. I’m So Lonely
  7. The Mad Hatter
  8. Untitled
  9. Guiding Star
  10. Never Gonna Tell You What to Do (Revolution)
  11. Dance of the Stars

“Dance of the Stars” ends at 6:25. After 13 minutes of silence begins the hidden track “Soul Tied (Piano Loop)”.