Tag Archives: Propaganda

In May 1990.

In May 1990, “Virgin” label released “1234”, the second Propaganda studio album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Ian Stanley and Chris Hughes. The cover art is a close-up of part of the statue “Unique Forms of Continuity in Space” by Umberto Boccioni.

Personnel:

  • Betsi Miller – vocals
  • Michael Mertens – keyboards, electronics
  • Ian Stanley – Fairlight synthesizer
  • Chris Hughes – computer
  • Derek Forbes – bass guitar
  • Brian McGee – drums
  • Neil Taylor, Andy Ross, David Gilmour – guitar
  • Ross Cullum – rhythm guitar
  • David Paton, Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Jürgen Dahmen – keyboards
  • Andy Richards, Blue Weaver – Fairlight synthesizer
  • Simon Clark – Hammond organ, keyboards
  • Greg Hawkes – synthesizer
  • Mel Collins – soprano saxophone
  • Alan Lee Kirkendale – trumpet
  • Susanne Freytag – voice
  • Howard Jones, Tessa Niles – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Vicious Circle – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes, Ralf Dörper
  2. Heaven Give Me Words – Howard Jones, Ian Stanley, Michael Mertens
  3. Your Wildlife – Betsi Miller, Michael Mertens, Ian Stanley, Chris Hughes, Howard Jones
  4. Only One World – Derek Forbes, Michael Martens, Betsi Miller, Ralf Dörper
  5. How Much Love – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes
  6. Vicious (reprise) – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes, Ralf Dörper
  7. Ministry of Fear – Michael Mertens, Derek Forbes
  8. Wound in My Heart – Derek Forbes, Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Ralf Dörper
  9. La Carne, La Morte E Il Diavolo – Michael Mertens

On November 9, 2018.

On November 9, 2018, “Warner Bros” label released “Simulation Theory”, the eighth Muse studio album. It was recorded January 2017 – August 2018, at “Air” studio in London, and was produced by Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback, Timbaland, Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme.

Personnel:

  • Matt Bellamy– guitars, lead vocals, keyboards
  • Dominic Howard– drums
  • Chris Wolstenholme– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • David Campbell – brass
  • Mike Elizondo– keyboard
  • Tove Lo– additional vocals
  • Laurence Anslow – assistant engineer
  • Brent Arrowood – assistant engineer
  • Tom Bailey – assistant engineer
  • Tyler Beans – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Jeremy Berman – assistant
  • Rob Bisel – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Phillip Broussard – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Adrian Bushby – assistant engineer
  • Tommaso Colliva – assistant engineer
  • Martin Cooke – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Rich Costey– engineer, mastering
  • Mike Elizondo– programmer
  • Nick Fournier – assistant producer
  • Michael Freeman – mixing
  • Pete Winfield – additional mixing
  • Chris Gehringer– mastering
  • Noah Goldstein – assistant producer
  • Sam Grubbs – assistant producer
  • Adam Hawkins– engineer, mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Aleks Von Korff – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Randy Merrill – mastering
  • Dylan Neustadter – assistant producer
  • John Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Spike Stent– mixing
  • Chris Whitemyer – assistant
  • Colin Willard – assistant, assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Bellamy, except where noted.

  1. Algorithm
  2. The Dark Side
  3. Pressure
  4. Propaganda – Matt Bellamy, Timothy Mosley, Angel Lopez, Federico Vindver
  5. Break It to Me
  6. Something Human
  7. Thought Contagion
  8. Get Up and Fight – Matt Bellamy, Johan Schuster
  9. Blockades
  10. Dig Down
  11. The Void

 

On November 11, 1974.

On November 11, 1974, “Island” label released “Propaganda”, the fourth Sparks album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Muff Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Ron Mael- keyboards
  • Russell Mael- vocals
  • Trevor White – guitar
  • Ian Hampton – bass
  • Norman “Dinky” Diamond- drums
  • Adrian Fisher– guitar
  • Richard Digby-Smith, Robin Black, Bill Price – recording engineers
  • Bill Price – remix engineer
  • Monty Coles – art concept, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael, except where noted.

  1. Propaganda
  2. At Home, At Work, At Play
  3. Reinforcements – Ron Mael, Russell Mael
  4. B. C.
  5. Thanks But No Thanks – Ron Mael, Russell Mael
  6. Don’t Leave Me Alone with Her
  7. Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
  8. Something for the Girl with Everything
  9. Achoo
  10. Who Don’t Like Kids
  11. Bon Voyage