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On August 14, 2020.

On August 14, 2020, “14th Floor” label released “A Celebration of Endings”, the eighth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Lotus Easter Studio” in Santa Monica, California, “United Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” and Rockstone Studios in London, and was produced by Rich Costey and Steve Mac.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Zac Rae – additional keyboards
  • Steve Mac – additional keyboards
  • Rob Mathes – string arrangements, conducting
  • Jenny Nendick – conducting
  • Jackie Shave – concertmaster
  • Magnus Johnston – violin
  • Perry Montague-Mason – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Pete Hanson – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Debbie Widdup – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Chris Tombling – violin
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Rachel Roberts – viola
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jonathan Williams – cello
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Jonathan Allen – string recording
  • Paul Pritchard – string recording assistant
  • Neil Dawes – string recording assistant
  • KT Pipal – engineering
  • Mario Borgatta – engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – engineering
  • Cecil Barlett – engineering
  • Dann Pursey – engineering
  • Koby Merman – additional mix engineering and digital editing
  • Dalton Ricks – additional mix engineering
  • Ross Newbauer – additional mix engineering
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • James Rushent – additional production
  • Chris Laws – additional programming, engineering
  • Joe La Porta – mastering
  • Thomas Robson – cover artwork
  • Simon Neil – additional artwork, art direction
  • Richard Welland – art direction
  • Ash Reynolds – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. North of No South
  2. The Champ
  3. Weird Leisure
  4. Tiny Indoor Fireworks
  5. Worst Type of Best Possible
  6. Space – Steve Mac
  7. End Of
  8. Instant History – Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  9. The Pink Limit
  10. Opaque
  11. Cop Syrup

On March 30, 2010.

On March 30, 2010, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Non Stop Erotik” the 18th Black Francis album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, “RAK Studios” in London, “Studio G” in Brooklyn, and was produced by Eric Drew Feldman and Black Francis.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis
  • Dave Phillips
  • Eric Drew Feldman
  • Todd O’Keefe
  • Tony Maimone
  • David Henderson
  • Todd Demma
  • Jack Kidney
  • Wesley Siedman – engineer
  • Howard ‘Head’ Bullivant – engineer
  • Jonathan Sterling – assistant engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – assistant engineer
  • Helen Atkinson – assistant engineer
  • Tony Maimone – assistant engineer
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mark Lemhouse – design
  • Aaron Lucy – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Black Francis; except where noted.

  1. Lake of Sin
  2. O My Tidy Sum
  3. Rabbits
  4. Wheels – Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons
  5. Dead Man’s Curve
  6. Corrina
  7. Six Legged Man
  8. Wild Son
  9. When I Go Down on You
  10. Non Stop Erotik Cinema
  11. Star

On March 18, 2016.

On March 18, 2016, “BMG” label released “Girl at the End of the World” the 14th James studio album. It was recorded May – September 2015, at “RAK Studios” in London, “Offtape Studios” in Borehamwood, UK, and was produced by Max Dingel.

Personnel:

  • Tim Booth – lead vocals
  • Larry Gott – guitar
  • Jim Glennie – bass guitar
  • Saul Davies – guitar, violin
  • Mark Hunter – keyboards, guitar, drum programming
  • David Baynton-Power – drums
  • Andy Diagram – trumpet
  • Brian Eno – synthesizer
  • Adrian Oxaal – cello, mandolin
  • Max Dingel – synth bass, electronic drums
  • Ron Yeadon – backing vocals
  • Larion Stolk – backing vocal arranger

Track listing:

All lyrics by Tim Booth, all music by Tim Booth, Larry Gott, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies, and Mark Hunter.

  1. Bitch
  2. To My Surprise
  3. Nothing but Love
  4. Attention
  5. Dear John
  6. Feet of Clay
  7. Surfer’s Song
  8. Catapult
  9. Move Down South
  10. Alvin
  11. Waking
  12. Girl at the End of the World

on February 16, 2014.

On February 16, 2004, “Rough Trade” label released “The Runaway Found” the debut Veils album. It was recorded 2001 – 2003, at “Great Linford Manor”, “2 kHz”, “Parr Street”, “The Garden” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Matthew Ollivier, Bernard Butler and Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Finn Andrews – vocals, guitar
  • Oli Drake – guitar
  • Adam Kinsella – bass guitar
  • Ben Woollacott – drums
  • Dina Beamish – cello, strings arrangement
  • Claire Orsler – viola
  • Anne Stevenson – violin
  • Gina Ball – violin
  • Brian Wright – violin
  • Jackie Norrie – violin
  • Sally Herbert – strings arrangement
  • Ellie Gray – backing vocals
  • Iron John – handclaps

Track listing:

All tracks by Finn Andrews, except where noted.

  1. The Wild Son
  2. Guiding Light
  3. Lavinia
  4. More Heat Than Light – Finn Andrews, Marsh
  5. The Tide That Left and Never Came Back
  6. The Leavers Dance
  7. Talk Down the Girl
  8. The Valleys of New Orleans
  9. Vicious Traditions
  10. The Nowhere Man

On November 15, 2019.

On November 15, 2019, “Lucky Dog Recordings” label released “No Treasure but Hope”, the twelfth Tindersticks studio album. it was recorded April – May 2019, at “Midlive” in Paris, “Rak Studios”, and “Eastcote Studios” in London, and was produced by Stuart A. Staples.

Personnel:

  • Stuart A. Staples – vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar,artwork
  • David Boulter – vibraphone, organ, piano
  • Neil Fraser – electric guitar
  • Dan McKinna – double bass, backing vocals, piano, string and horn arrangements
  • Earl Harvin – percussion, backing vocals
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Calina de la Mare – violin
  • Alison Dods – violin
  • Terry Edwards – saxophone
  • Adam Goldsmith – bouzouki
  • Howard Gott – violin
  • Matt Gunner – horns
  • Rick Coster – violin
  • Laura Melhuish – violin
  • Andy Nice – cello
  • Kate Robinson – violin
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Tom Rumsby – horns
  • Sophie Sirota – viola
  • Rob Spriggs – viola
  • Richard Steggall – horns
  • Stanley Staples – acoustic rhythm guitar
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Sarah Willson – cello
  • Richard Dumas – artwork
  • Côme Jalibert – field recording
  • Suzanne Osborne – artwork

Track listing:

All track by Stuart A. Staples except where noted.

  1. For the Beauty – Dan McKinna, Stuart A. Staples
  2. The Amputees – Dan McKinna, Stuart A. Staples
  3. Trees Fall
  4. Pinky in the Daylight
  5. Carousel
  6. Take Care in Your Dreams – Dan McKinna, David Boulter, Neil Fraser, Stuart S. Staples
  7. See My Girls
  8. The Old Mans Gait – David Boulter, Stuart A. Staples
  9. Tough Love – David Boulter, Stuart A. Staples
  10. No Treasure but Hope

On May 8, 1995.

On May 8, 1995, “Fontana” label released “Tilt”, the twelve Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “RAK Studios” and “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Walsh and Scott Walker. The album is the first installment of a “trilogy” with The Drift (2006) and Bish Bosch (2012).

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, guitar, whistles
  • Ian Thomas – drums, military bass drum and cymbals
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Brian Gascoigne – keyboards
  • David Rhodes– guitars
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion
  • Louis Jardim– percussion
  • Jonathan Snowden – flutes
  • Andy Findon – bass flute
  • Jim Gregory – bass flute
  • Roy Jowitt – clarinet
  • Roy Carter – oboe
  • Peter Walsh– prog bass drum, whistles
  • Andrew Cronshaw – horns, reeds, concertina, Ba-wu flute
  • Elizabeth Kenny – chitarrone
  • Brian Gascoigne – woodwind orchestration ,organ and celeste of the Methodist Central Hall
  • Colin Pulbrook – Hammond organ
  • Greg Knowles – cimbalom
  • Jonathan Snowden – piccolo
  • John Barclay – trumpets
  • Strings of Sinfonia of London, arranged and conducted by Brian Gascoigne

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker (N. S. Engel) .

  1. Farmer in the City (Remembering Pasolini)
  2. The Cockfighter
  3. Bouncer See Bouncer…
  4. Manhattan
  5. Face on Breast
  6. Bolivia ‘95
  7. Patriot (A single)
  8. Tilt
  9. Rosary

On May 5, 2017.

On May 5, 2017, “Columbia” label released “For Crying Out Loud”, the sixth Kasabian studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “The Sergery” in Leicester, “RAK Studios” and “The Strongroom” in London, and was produced by Sergio Pizzorno and Tim Carter.

Personnel:

  • Tom Meighan– vocals
  • Sergio Pizzorno– vocals, sguitars, bass guitar, synthesizers, piano, drum programming, mixing
  • Chris Edwards– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Matthews– drums, percussion
  • Tim Carter – guitar, organ, additional programming
  • Ben Kealey– piano, organ, backing vocals
  • Gary Alesbrook – trumpet
  • Trevor Mires – trombone
  • Andrew Kinsman – saxophone
  • Fay Lovsky – backing vocals, saw
  • Dirty Pretty Strings – strings
  • Ennio Pizzorno – synthesizers
  • Lucio Pizzorno – synthesizers
  • Stephen McLaughlin– engineering, mixing
  • Steph Marziano – engineering
  • Marli Wren – mixing assistant
  • Mike Stent– mixing
  • Michael Freeman- mixing assistant
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • Martin Cooke – mixing assistant
  • Nicolas Fournier – mixing assistant
  • Craig Silvey- mixing
  • Max Prior – mixing assistant
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Aitor Throup– design, art direction
  • David Marques – graphic design
  • Daft Apeth – artwork
  • Neil Bedford – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sergio Pizzorno.

  1. III Ray (The King)
  2. You’re in Love with a Psycho
  3. Twentyfourseven
  4. Good Fight
  5. Wasted
  6. Comeback Kid
  7. The Party Never Ends
  8. Are You Looking for Action?
  9. All Through the Night
  10. Sixteen Blocks
  11. Bless This Acid House
  12. Put Your Life on It

 

On May 4, 1982.

On May 4, 1982, “Fiction Records” label released “Pornography”, the fourth Cure studio album. It was recorded January – April 1982, at “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Thornalley, Robert Smith, Simn Gallup and Lol Tolhurst.

Personnel:

  • Robert Smith– vocals, guitar, keyboards, cello, engineering
  • Simon Gallup– bass guitar, keyboards
  • Lol Tolhurst– drums, keyboards
  • Mike Nocito – engineering
  • Phil Thornalley– engineering assistance
  • Ben Kelly – sleeve design
  • Michael Kostiff – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Smith, Simon Gallup and Lol Tolhurst.

  1. One Hundred Years
  2. A Short Term Effect
  3. The Hanging Garden
  4. Siamese Twins
  5. The Figurehead
  6. A Strange Day
  7. Cold
  8. Pornography

On January 10, 2006.

On January 10, 2006, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, debut Morningwood studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Rak Studios”, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Chantal Claret- vocals
  • Peter “Pedro” Yanowitz- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Japa Keenon- drums
  • Richard Steel- guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Pedro Yanowitz and Chantal Claret except where noted.

  1. Nü Rock – Chantal Claret, Timo Ellis
  2. Televisor
  3. Nth Degree – Pedro Yanowitz
  4. Jetsetter
  5. Take Off Your Clothes
  6. Body 21
  7. Easy – Pedro Yanowitz, Chantal Claret, Richard Steel, Japa Keenon
  8. Babysitter
  9. New York Girls – Pedro Yanowitz
  10. Everybody Rules – Pedro Yanowitz, Chantal Claret, Timo Ellis
  11. Ride the Lights

On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “Behind” and “Virgin EMI” labels released “I Tell a Fly”, the second Benjamin Clementine studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “RAK Studios”, “Abbey Road Studios”, “Studio 13” in London, and was produced by Benjamin Clementine.

Personnel:

  • Benjamin Clementine– vocals, artwork
  • Alexis Bossard – drums
  • Steve Sedgwick – recording engineer, mixing
  • John Davis – mastering engineer
  • Max Anstruther – recording engineer
  • Wes Maebe – recording engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – recording engineer
  • Duncan Fuller – assistant recording engineer
  • Craig Mcdean – photography
  • Akatre – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Benjamin Clementine.

  1. Farewell Sonata
  2. God Save the Jungle
  3. Better Story Than a Safe
  4. Phantom of Aleppoville
  5. Paris Cor Blimey
  6. Jupiter
  7. Ode from Joyce
  8. One Awkward Fish
  9. By the Ports of Europe
  10. Quintessence
  11. Ave Dreamer