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The Boxer Rebellion: The Cold Still

On February 7, 2011, “Absentee Recordings” label released “The Cold Still”, the third Boxer Rebellion (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Real World Studios”, and was produced by Ethan Johns.

Personnel:

  • Nathan Nicholson – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Andrew Smith – guitar
  • Adam Harrison – bass guitar
  • Piers Hewitt – drums
  • Dom Monks – engineer
  • Andy Kitchen – engineer assistant
  • Ethan Johns – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jonas Valtysson – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Nathan Nicholson, Andrew Smith, Adam Harrison and Piers Hewitt.

  1. No Harm
  2. Step out of the Car
  3. Locked in the Basement
  4. Cause for Alarm
  5. Caught by the Light
  6. Organ Song
  7. Memo
  8. Both Sides are Even
  9. The Runner
  10. Doubt

Young Guns: Ones and Zeros

On June 8, 2015, “Virgin EMI” and “Wind-up Records” labels released “Ones and Zeros”, the third Young Guns studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2015, at “Real World Studios” in Bath, England, and was produced by Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Gustav Wood – vocals
  • Fraser Taylor – lead guitar
  • John Taylor – rhythm guitar
  • Simon Mitchell – bass guitar
  • Ben Jolliffe – drums
  • Adrian Bushby – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Rising Up
  2. I Want Out
  3. Infinity
  4. Memento Mon
  5. Lullaby
  6. Daylight
  7. Speaking in Tongues
  8. Colour Blind
  9. Gravity
  10. Die on Time
  11. Ones and Zeros

On February 17, 2003.

On February 17, 2003, “Heavenly Records” label released “From Every Sphere”, the second Ed Harcourt studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Real World Studios” in Bath, Somerset, and was produced by Tchad Blake and Ed Harcourt.

Personnel:

  • Ed Harcourt – vocals, Piano, acoustic, slide and electric guitar, pump organ, bass, drums, clavinet, bells, percussion, harmonica, glockenspiel, fun Machine, Korg synthesizer, omnichord
  • Arnulf Lindner – electric, bowed and double bass, percussion
  • Nick Yeatman – drums, percussion
  • Hadrian Garrard – trumpet, trombone, Reed organ, percussion
  • Leo Abrahams – acoustic, slide and electric guitar, piano, triggered strings, Casio, loops, sampling, string arrangement, woodwind arrangement, orchestral arrangement
  • Jimi Goodwin – tambourine
  • Lisa Germano – viola, backing vocals
  • Dominic Kelly – oboe
  • Rowland Sutherland – flute
  • Chris Richards – clarinet
  • Jo Cackett – bassoon
  • Matt Gunner – French horn
  • Tchad Blake – percussion
  • Claire Lewis – programming

Wrecking Crew Orchestra

  • Howard Gott, Ruth Gottlieb, Lucy Wilkins, Natalia Bonner, Tim Myall, Jackie Norrie, Sally Herbert, Wendy De St Paer, Anna Morris, Alison Blunt, Gillon Cameron, Claire Raybould, Louise Peacock – violin
  • Sophie Sirota, Rob Spriggs, Vince Greene, Amanda Drummond, Naomi Fairhurst – viola
  • Sarah Willson, Oli Kraus, Andy Nice, Chris Mansell – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Ed Harcourt.

  1. Bittersweetheart
  2. All of Your Days Will Be Blessed
  3. Ghost Writer
  4. The Birds Will Sing for Us
  5. Sister Reneé
  6. Undertaker Strut
  7. Bleed a River Deep
  8. Jetsetter
  9. Watching the Sun Come Up
  10. Fireflies Take Flight
  11. Metaphorically Yours
  12. From Every Sphere

On September 17, 2012.

On September 12, 2012, “Ear Music” label released “Sounds That Can’t Be Made”, the17th Marillion studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “The Racket Club” in Buckinghamshire and “Real World Studios”, and was produced by Mike Hunter, Stave Hogarth, Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery, and Pete Trewavas.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hogarth– vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Kelly- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ian Mosley- drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Rothery- guitars, backing vocals
  • Pete Trewavas- bass guitar, guitars, backing vocals

Track listing:

All music by Stave Hogarth, Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery, and Pete Trewavas, all lyrics by Steve Hogarth except where noted.

  1. Gaza
  2. Sounds That Can’t Be Made
  3. Pour My Love – lyrics by Steve Hogarth, John Helmer
  4. Power
  5. Montréal
  6. Invisible Link
  7. Lucky Man
  8. The Sky Above the Rain

On June 23, 2017.

On June 23, 2017, “English Electric” label released “The Second Brightest Star”, the eleventh Big Big Train album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “English Electric Studios”, “Aubitt Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios”, “Ashwood Studios”, and was produced by Nick D’Virgilio, Dave Gregory, Rachel Hall, David Longdon, Danny Manners, Andy Poole, Rikard Sjöblom, and Greg Spawton. “The Second Brightest Star” contains a mix of new songs along with re-worked material from the band’s previous two albums, “Folklore” and “Grimspound”.

 Personnel:

  • David Longdon– lead vocals, flute, piano, electric guitars, mandolin, banjo, lute, celesta, synthesizers, percussion
  • Nick D’Virgilio– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory– electric guitars
  • Rachel Hall – violin, viola, cello, backing vocals
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, double bass
  • Andy Poole – acoustic guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Rikard Sjöblom – keyboards, electric guitars, backing vocals
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering
  • Rachel Hall – string arrangements

Track listing:

  1. The Second Brightest Star – David Longdon
  2. Haymaking – Rachel Hall
  3. Skylon – David Longdon, Greg Spawton, Rikard Sjöblom
  4. London Stone – Rikard Sjöblom, Danny Manners
  5. The Passing Widow – Rachel Hall
  6. The Leaden Stour – Greg Spawton
  7. Terra Australis Incognita – Greg Spawton, Danny Manners
  8. Brooklands Sequences – Greg Spawton, Danny Manners
  • On the Racing Line
  • Brooklands
  1. London Piane Sequences – Greg Spawton
  • Turner on the Thames
  • London Plane
  1. The Gentlemen’s Reprise – Greg Spawton

 

On May 27, 2016.

On May 27, 2016, “English Electric” label released “Folklore”, the ninth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “English Electric Studios”, “Aubitt Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios”, “Ashwood Studios”, “Regal Lane Studios” and was produced by David Longdon, Nick D’Virgilio, Greg Spawton, Andy Poole, Dave Gregory, Danny Manners, Rachel Hall and Rikard Sjöblom.

Personnel:

  • David Longdon- lead vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, mandolin, percussion
  • Nick D’Virgilio- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Andy Poole – acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory- electric guitars
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, double bass
  • Rachel Hall – violin, viola, cello, backing vocals
  • Rikard Sjöblom – keyboards, electric guitars, accordion, backing vocals
  • Evie Anderson – cello
  • Keith Hobday – viola
  • Lucy Curnow – violin
  • Dave Desmond – trombone, brass arrangements
  • Ben Godfrey – trumpet, cornet
  • John Storey – euphonium
  • Nick Stones – French horn
  • Sotos Yiasimi – recording engineer
  • Mark Hornsby – recording engineer
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering
  • Sarah Louise Ewing – paintings
  • Andy Poole – design
  • Simon Hogg – photography

Track listing:

  1. Folklore – David Longdon
  2. Along the Ridgeway – Greg Spawton
  3. Salisbury Giant – Greg Spawton
  4. London Plane – Greg Spawton
  5. Mudlarks – Greg Spawton
  6. Lost Rivers of London – Greg Spawton
  7. The Transit of Venus Across the Sun – Greg Spawton
  8. Wassail – David Longdon
  9. Winkie – David Longdon
  10. Brooklands – Greg Spawton
  11. Telling the Bees – David Longdon

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “English Electric” label released “Grand Tour”, the twelfth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “English Electric Studios”, “Abbey Road Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios” in UK, and was produced by David Longdon and Greg Spawton.

Personnel:

  • Nick D’Virgilio– co – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, additional keyboards, guitars
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals, additional 12-string guitars, string and brass arrangements
  • Dave Gregory– 6-string and 12-string guitars
  • Rachel Hall – violin, backing vocals
  • David Longdon– lead vocals, flute, additional keyboards, guitars
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Rikard Sjöblom – 6-string and 12-string guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering
  • Rachel Hall – string arrangements
  • Dave Desmond – brass arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Novum Organum – lyrics by Greg Spawton, music by Nick D’Virgilio, Greg Spawton
  2. Alive – David Longdon
  3. The Florentine – David Longdon
  4. Roman Stone – Greg Spawton
  5. Pantheon – Nick D’Virgilio
  6. Theodora in Green and Gold – lyrics by Greg Spawton, music by Nick D’Virgilio, David Longdon
  7. Ariel – David Longdon
  8. Voyager – Greg Spawton
  9. Homesong – Greg Spawton

On April 28, 2017.

On April 28, 2017, “English Electric” label released “Grimspound”, the tenth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “English Electric Studios”, “Aubitt Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios”, “Ashwood Studios”, and was produced by Nick D’Virgilio, Dave Gregory, Rachel Hall, David Longdon, Danny Manners, Andy Poole, Rikard Sjöblom and Greg Spawton.

Personnel:

  • Nick D’Virgilio– co – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dave Gregory– electric guitars
  • Rachel Hall – co – lead and backing vocals, violin, viola, cello
  • David Longdon– lead and backing vocals, flute, piano, electric guitars, mandolin, banjo, lute, celesta, synthesisers, percussion
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, double bass
  • Andy Poole – acoustic guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Rikard Sjöblom – keyboards, electric guitars, backing vocals
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals
  • Judy Dyble– vocals
  • Philip Trzebiatowski – cello
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering
  • Rachel Hall – string arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Brave Captain – David Longdon
  2. On the Racing Line – Danny Manners, Greg Spawton
  3. Experimental Gentlemen – Greg Spawton
  4. Meadowland – lyrics by Greg Spawton, music by Rikard Sjöblom, David Longdon
  5. Grimspound – lyrics by David Longdon, music by Greg Spawton
  6. The Ivy Gate – David Longdon
  7. A Mead Hall in Winter – Greg Spawton, Rikard Sjöblom, David Longdon
  8. As the Crow Flies – Greg Spawton

On October 10, 2007.

On October 10, 2007, “V2” label released “Pull the Pin”, the sixth Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded December 2006 – August 2007, at “Grouse Lodge” in Ireland, “Real World Studios” and “Eden Studios” in UK, and was produced by Kelly Jones and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones– vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Richard Jones– bass guitar, art direction
  • Javier Weyler– drums, art direction
  • Lowe – engineer
  • Mark ‘Spike’ Stent – mixing
  • Dario Dendi, Alex Dromgoole, Marco Migliari, Rowen Rossiter – engineer assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Miles Aldridge – lips design
  • Graham Rounthwaite – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks are by Kelly Jones, except where noted.

  1. Soldiers Make Good Targets
  2. Pass the Buck
  3. It Means Nothing
  4. Bank Holiday Monday
  5. Daisy Lane
  6. Stone
  7. My Friends
  8. I Could Lose Ya – Richard Jones, Javier Weyler
  9. Bright Red Star
  10. Ladyluck
  11. Crush
  12. Drowning