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On February 24, 2017.

On February 24, 2017, “Wichita Recordings” label released “Sick Scenes”, the sixth Los Campesinos! studio album. It was recorded in 2016, in Fridão parish of Amarante, Portugal, and was produced by John Goodmanson and Tom Campesinos.


  • Gareth Campesinos! – vocals
  • Neil Campesinos! – guitar
  • Tom Campesinos! – guitar, brass arrangements
  • Rob Campesinos! – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Kim Campesinos! – vocals, keyboards
  • Jason Campesinos! – drums, percussion
  • Matt Campesinos! – bass, vocals
  • Kelly Pratt – brass
  • Aniela Marie Perry – cello
  • Jherek Bischoff– violin
  • Jimmy Robertson – mixing
  • Greg Calbi– mastering engineer
  • N. Taylor– artwork

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gareth David; all music by Tom Bromley.

  1. Renato Dall’Ara
  2. Sad Suppers
  3. I Broke Up in Amarante
  4. A Slow, Slow Death
  5. The Fall of Home
  6. 5 Flucloxacillin
  7. Here’s to the Fourth Time!
  8. For Whom the Belly Tolls
  9. Got Stendhal’s
  10. A Litany/Heart Swells
  11. Hung Empty




On December 8, 2009.

On December 8, 2009, “Virgin” label released “This Is War”, the third Thirty Seconds to Mars studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “The International Centre for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences of Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Flood, Steve Lillywhite, Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.


  • Jared Leto– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, synths
  • Shannon Leto– drums, percussion; guitar
  • Tomo Miličević– guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, synths, violin, programming, percussion
  • Mark Thecobrasnake – photography
  • Varnish Studio Inc, Jared Leto – art direction
  • Ryan Williams, Brian Virtue – engineering, mixing
  • Tom Biller, Rob Kirwan, Dana Nielsen, Matt Radosevich, Jamie Schefman, Sonny Diperri, Joe Wohlmut – additional engineering
  • Andre Doucette – pre-production engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend, Mike Shipley– mixing
  • Brian Wholgemuth, Neil Comber – mixing assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jared Leto, except where noted.

  1. Escape
  2. Night of the Hunter
  3. Kings and Queens
  4. This is War
  5. 100 Suns
  6. Hurricane
  7. Closer to the Edge
  8. Vox Populi
  9. Search and Destroy
  10. Alibi
  11. Stranger in a Strange Land
  12. L490 – Shannon Leto

On September 16, 2008.

On September 16, 2008, “Equal Vision” label released “Censored Colors”, the third Portugal The Man album. It w as recorded January 2008, and was produced by Kirk Huffman, Phillip Peterson, Paul Q. Kolderie and Adam Taylor.


  • John Baldwin Gourley – vocals, guitar, organ, drum machines
  • Zachary Carothers – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jason Sechrist – drums, backing vocals
  • Ryan Neighbors – organ, synthesizer, piano, vocals, Fender Rhodes
  • Kirk Huffman – engineering
  • Phillip Peterson – engineering, arranging
  • Paul Q. Kolderie– mixing
  • Adam Taylor – mixing
  • Ian Kennedy – mastering
  • Kirk Huffman – guitar, percussion, vocal
  • Thomas Hunter – slide guitar
  • Garrett Lunceford – percussion
  • Victoria Parker – violin
  • Aaron Perrino – vocals, moog synthesizer
  • Zoe Manville – vocals
  • Charles Peterson – shouts
  • Philip Peterson – synthesizer, harmonica, percussion, trombone, trumpet, accordion, cello, harp, vocals
  • Anthony Saffery – sitar
  • Ryan Sollee – vocals
  • Matt Clifford – slide guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by John Baldwin Gourley.

  1. Lay Me Back Down
  2. Colors
  3. And I
  4. Salt
  5. Created
  6. Out and In and In and Out
  7. Intermission
  8. New Orleans
  9. Never Pleased
  10. Never Pleased
  11. Hard Times
  12. Our Times
  13. All Mine
  14. 1989
  15. Our Way


On October 24, 1995.


On October 24, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness”, the third Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded March – August 1995, at “Pumpkinland”;  “Sadlands & Bugg Studios”; “Chicago Recording Company” and “The Village Recorder”, and was produced by Alan Moulder, Billy Corgan and Flood.”Rolling Stones” magazine ranked the album at number 487 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; Diamond in Canada by “CRIA”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Diamond in the US by “RIIA”.


  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, vocals
  • Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, piano, mellotron, production, mixing, string arrangement, art direction and design
  • James Iha– lead and rhythm guitar; vocals, mixing
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar, vocals
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra– orchestra
  • Greg Leisz– pedal and lap steel guitar
  • Roger Carpenter – technical assistance
  • John Craig – illustration
  • Flood– mixer
  • Andrea Giacobbe – photograph
  • Barry Goldberg – additional vocal recording, mixing assistance
  • Adam Green – technical assistance
  • Dave Kresl – string recording assistance
  • Tim “Gooch” Lougee – technical assistance
  • Guitar Dave Mannet – technical assistance
  • Jeff Moleski – technical assistance
  • Alan Moulder– mixer
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction and design
  • Claudine Pontier – recording assistance
  • Audrey Riley– string arrangement
  • Chris Shepard– recording
  • Russ Spice – technical assistance
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
  2. Tonight, Tonight
  3. Jellybelly
  4. Zero
  5. Here Is No Why
  6. Bullet with Butterfly Wings
  7. To Forgive
  8. Fuck You (An Ode to No One)
  9. Love
  10. Cupid de Locke
  11. Galapagos
  12. Muzzle
  13. Porcelina of the Vast Oceans
  14. Take Me Down
  15. Where Boys Fear to Tread
  16. Bodies
  17. Thirty – Three
  18. In the Arms of Sleep
  19. 1979
  20. Tales of a Scorched Earth
  21. Thru the Eyes of Ruby
  22. Stumbleine
  23. Y.U.
  24. We Only Come Out at Night
  25. Beautiful
  26. Lily (My One and Only)
  27. By Starlight
  28. Farewell and Goodnight


On October 10, 1980.


On October 10, 1980, “Bronze” label released “Chance”, the tenth Manfred Mann’s Earth Band album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, at “Workhouse Studios” in London, and “Casa das Flores” in Albufeira, Portugal, and was produced by Manfred Mann and Trevor Rabin.


  • Manfred Mann- keyboards, vocals
  • John Lingwood- drums
  • Pat King- bass, bass pedals
  • Mick Rogers- guitars
  • Steve Waller- guitars, vocals
  • Chris Thompson- vocals
  • Trevor Rabin– guitars
  • Robbie McIntosh– guitars
  • Geoff Whitehorn– guitars
  • Dyan Birch– vocals
  • Willy Finlayson – vocals
  • Peter Marsh – vocals
  • Carol Stocker – backing vocals
  • Barbara Thompson- saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Lies (Through the 80s) – Denny Newman
  2. On the Run – Manfred Mann, Tony Ashton, Florrie Palmer
  3. For You – Bruce Springsteen
  4. Adolescent Dream – Manfred Mann
  5. Fritz the Blank – Manfred Mann
  6. Stranded – Mike Heron, Manfred Mann
  7. Hello, I Am Your Heart – Dennis Linde
  8. No Guarantee – Manfred Mann
  9. Heart on the Street – Tom Gray


On September 12, 2008.


On September 12, 2008, “Warner Bros” label released “Death Magnetic”, the ninth Metallica studio album. It was recorded March 2007 – May 2008, at “Sound City Studios”in Los Angeles; “Shangri La Studios” in Malibu, California; Metallica’s HQ in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin. On the 51st “Grammy Awards” in 2009, Metallica won “Grammy Awards” for “Best Metal Performance” for “My Apocalypse”. Producer Rick Rubin received the award for “Producer of the Year, Non-Classical”, and art directors Bruce Duckworth, David Turner & Sarah Moffat were awarded “Best Recording Package”.” Death Magnetic” was awarded “Best Album in the 2009” at Kerrang! Awards. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”; 3 x Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”; Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”;  2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”; Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”;  2 x Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by the “BPI”; 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, and Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.


  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Robert Trujillo– bass
  • David Campbell– orchestration
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, recording
  • Andrew Scheps– mixing
  • Mike Gillies – additional recording
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Dan Monti– digital editing

Track listing:

All lyrics by James Hetfield; all music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo.

  1. That Was Just Your Life
  2. The End of the Line
  3. Broken, Beat & Scarred
  4. The Day That Never Comes
  5. All Nightmare Long
  6. Cyanide
  7. The Unforgiven III
  8. The Judas Kiss
  9. Suicide & Redemption
  10. My Apocalypse

On August 25, 1986.


On August 25, 1986, “Warner Bros” label released “Graceland”, the seventh Paul Simon solo studio. It was recorded October 1985 – June 1986, in South Africa, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Louisiana, and was produced by Paul Simon. In 1987, “Graceland” won “Grammy Award” for “Album of the Year”. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Graceland” at number 71 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album earned Paul Simon the “Best International Solo Artist” award at “The Brit Awards” in 1987. It was certified 8 x Platinum in Australia by the “ARIA”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Nederlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”;Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”; Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; 7 x Platinum in the UK by the “BPI”, and 5 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • Paul Simon– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar, Synclavier, six-string electric bass, background vocals
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, horn arrangement
  • Ray Phiri– guitar
  • Adrian Belew– guitar synthesizer, guitar
  • Demola Adepoju – pedal steelguitar
  • Daniel Xilakazi – lead, rhythm guitar
  • Sherman Robertson– guitar
  • César Rosas– guitar, backing vocals
  • David Hidalgo– guitar, accordion, backing vocals
  • Conrad Lozano– bass
  • Alonzo Johnson – bass
  • Lloyd Lelose – bass
  • Bakithi Kumalo– bass
  • Isaac Mtshali – drums
  • Vusi Khumalo – drums
  • Petrus Manile – drums
  • Alton Rubin, Jr. – drums
  • Louie Pérez– drums
  • Steve Gadd– additional drums
  • Makhaya Mahlangu – percussion
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Youssou N’Dour– percussion
  • Babacar Faye – percussion
  • Assane Thiam – percussion
  • James Guyatt – percussion
  • Lulu Masilela – tambourines
  • David Rubin – washboard
  • Alton Rubin, Sr.– accordion
  • Jonhjon Mkhalali – accordion
  • Forere Motloheloa – accordion
  • Barney Rachabane – saxophone
  • Mike Makhalemele– saxophone
  • Teaspoon Ndela – saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone
  • Earl Gardner – trumpet
  • Alex Foster – alto saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– bass and baritone saxophone
  • Jon Faddis– trumpet
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Lew Soloff– trumpet
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone
  • Kim Allan Cissel – trombone
  • Morris Goldberg– penny whistle, soprano saxophone
  • Johnny Hoyt – saxophone
  • Steve Berlin– saxophone
  • The Everly Brothers– additional vocals
  • The Gaza Sisters – vocals
  • Diane Garisto – backing vocals
  • Michelle Cobbs – backing vocals
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo– vocals
  • Joseph Shabalala– vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt– additional vocals
  • Roy Halee – engineer

Track listing:

  1. The Boy In the Bubble – Forere Motloheloa, Paul Simon
  2. Graceland – Paul Simon
  3. I Know What I Know – General MD Shirinda, Paul Simon
  4. Gumboots – Lulu Masilela, Jonhjon Mkhalali, Paul Simon
  5. Diamonds On the Soles of Her Shoes – Joseph Shabalala, Paul Simon
  6. You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon
  7. Under African Skies – Paul Simon
  8. Homeless – Joseph Shabalala, Paul Simon
  9. Crazy Love, Vol. II – Paul Simon
  10. That Was Your Mother – Paul Simon
  11. All Around the World Or the Myth of Fingerprints – Paul Simon