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On September 6, 2013.

On September 6, 2013, “Mute” label released “Tales of Us”, the sixth Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded April – May 2013, at “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produce by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, instruments, artwork direction
  • Will Gregory – instruments, string arrangements
  • Steve Evans – acoustic guitar, additional programming
  • Aidan Love – additional programming
  • Nick Ingman – string scoring, string conducting
  • Charlie Jones – double bass
  • Alex Lee – bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar
  • John Parricelli – guitar 
  • Ross Hughes – acoustic guitar, cavaquinho 
  • Chris Laurence – double bass 
  • Martyn Barker – Indian guitar, drums
  • Paul Cowgill – horse effects 
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • John Metcalfe – viola 
  • Louisa Fuller – violin 
  • String section –
    • Everton Nelson, Steve Morris, Emlyn Singleton, Warren Zielinski, Rita Manning, Richard George, Ian Humphries, Patrick Kiernan, Ann Morfee, Debbie Widdup, Kathy Shave, Dave Williams, Rusty Pomeroy, Boguslaw Kostecki, Tom Pigott-Smith, Mark Berrow – violin
    • Peter Lale, Bill Hawkes, Bruce White, Andy Parker, Nick Barr, Morgan Goff – viola
    • Ian Burdge, Sophie Harris, Nick Cooper, Penny Driver, Chris Allan – cello
    • Chris Laurence, Richard Pryce, Stacey Watton – double bass 
  • Martyn Barker – drums
  • John Parish – drums
  • Greg Freeman – additional engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – additional engineering, mixing assistance 
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Gary Thomas – string recording
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mat Maitland – artwork direction
  • Annemarieke van Drimmelen – photography
  • Julie Rubio – image treatments
  • Lenka Rayn H. – additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

  1. Jo
  2. Annabel
  3. Drew
  4. Ulla
  5. Alvar
  6. Thea
  7. Simone
  8. Stranger
  9. Laurel
  10. Clay

On June 7, 2019.

On June 7, 2019, “Divine Comedy” label released “Office Politics”, the twelfth Divine Comedy studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2019, and was produced by Neil Hannon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Hannon – vocals, guitar, piano, artwork
  • Richard Pryce – bass
  • Andrew Skeet – conductor, orchestration
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Gillon Cameron – violin
  • Richard George – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Alison Dods – violin
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Reiad Chibah – viola
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Chris Worsey – cello
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Warren Zielinski – cello
  • Max Spiers – oboe
  • David Pyatt – French horn
  • John Ryan – French horn
  • Richard Edwards – trombone
  • Mark Templeton – trombone
  • Owen Slade – tuba
  • Martin Robertson – clarinet
  • Richard Skinner – bassoon
  • Jake Jackson – engineer
  • Ber Quinn – engineer
  • Kevin Callanan – assistant engineer
  • Tom Leach – assistant engineer
  • John Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Matthew Cooper – artwork
  • Ben Meadows – photography
  • Lucy Whalley – orchestra contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Hannon, except where noted.

All tracks are written by Neil Hannon, except where noted.

  1. Queuejumper
  2. Office Politics
  3. Norman and Norma
  4. Absolutely Obsolete
  5. Internal Machines
  6. You’ll Never Work in This Town Again – Neil Hannon, Marion Sunshine, Obdulio Morales, Julio Blanco Leonard
  7. Psychological Evaluation
  8. The Synthesiser Service Centre Super Summer Sale – Neil Hannon, Tosh Flood, Ian Watson, Andrew Skeet, Simon Little, Tim Weller
  9. The Life and the Soul of the Party
  10. A Feather in Your Cap
  11. I’m Stranger Here
  12. Dark Days Are Here Again
  13. Phillip and Steve’s Furniture Removal Company
  14. Opportunity’ Knox
  15. After the Lord Mayor’s Show
  16. When the Working Day Is Gone

 

On November 3, 2017.

On November 3, 2017, “Capitol” label released “The Thrill of It All”, the second Sam Smith studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Steve Fitzmaurice, Brendan Grieve, Malay, Tyler Johnson, StarGate, Emile Haynie and Timbaland. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Netherland by “NVPI”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway” and 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Sam Smith – lead and background vocals
  • Lawrence Dopson – piano
  • Tyler Johnson – piano, electric guitar, bass guitar, drum loop, Moog synthesizer, programming
  • Ben Jones – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Camaron Ochs – electric guitar, background vocals
  • Jimmy Napes – piano, drums, drum programming, organ, percussion, synthesizer pads
  • Timbaland – percussion, bass, drum programming, synthesizer pads
  • Darryl Pearson – guitars
  • Malay – guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, engineer, programming
  • Reuben James – Fender rhodes, organ, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Jodi Milliner – bass, drum programming, Moog bass, Moog synthesizer
  • Dareen Heelis – bass guitar, drum programming, engineer, Moog synthesizer
  • Earl Harvin – percussion, tambourine, drum programming
  • Steve Fitzmaurice – drums, percussion, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Brendan Grieve – celeste, drum programming, engineer
  • Emile Haynie – piano, drums, percussion, programming
  • Lawrence Johnson – vocal arrangements
  • Ian Burdge, Richard George, Everton Nelson, Bruce White – string section leader
  • Simon Hale – string arrangements, string conductor
  • Ruven Afanador – cover photo
  • James Barber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Too Good at Goodbyes – Sam Smith, James Napier, Mikkel S.EriksenTor Erik Hermansen
  2. Say it First – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  3. One Last Song – Sam Smith, James Napier, Tyler Johnson
  4. Midnight Train – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  5. Burning – Sam Smith, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Dominic Jordan, Jimmy Giannos
  6. Him – Sam Smith, Brendan Grieve, Reuben James
  7. Baby, You Make Me Crazy – Sam Smith, James Napier, Emile Haynie, Dennis Ronald Thomas
  8. No Peace – Sam Smith, James Napier, Yebba Smith
  9. Palace – Smith, Tyler Johnson, Camaron Ochs
  10. Pray – Sam Smith, James Napier, Timothy Mosley, Darryl Pearson, Larrance Dopson, Jose A. Valasquez

On May 7, 2007.

On May 7, 2007, “Epic” label released “The Boy with No Name”, the fifth Travis studio album. It was recorded December 2004-January 2007, at “British Grove Studios”, “The Hospital”, “Kensaltown Studios”, “Mayfair Studios”, “RAK Studios”, “Westside Studios”, “The Zeppelin Studios”,” Hampstead Heath” in London, “Mercer Street”, “The Weston Park Hotel” and “Washington Square Park” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Orchard, Nigel Godrich, Mike Hedges, Fran Healy, Andy Dunlop, Dougie Payne, Neil Primrose and George Tandero.

Personnel:

  • Fran Healy– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Andy Dunlop– guitar
  • Dougie Payne– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Neil Primrose– drums
  • Sarah Clarke – clarinet
  • Joby Talbot– string arrangement
  • Sally Herbert– violin, string arrangements
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Helena Wood – violin
  • Rick Koster – violin
  • Richard George – violin
  • Louisa Aldridge – violin
  • Jonathan Hill – violin
  • Darragh Morgan – violin
  • Jeff Moore – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Calina De La Mare – violin
  • Oli Langford – viola
  • Adrian Smith – viola
  • Reiad Chibah – viola
  • John Metcalfe – viola
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Chris Worsey – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Zoe Martlew – cello
  • Manon Morris – harp
  • Julia Stone– backing vocals
  • KT Tunstall– backing vocals
  • Mike Hedges– vocal recordings
  • Steve Orchard – engineer
  • George Tandero – engineer, mixing
  • Nigel Godrich– engineer
  • Matthieu Clouard – production assistant, vocal recordings
  • Jens L Thomsen – engineer assistant
  • Michael H. Brauer– mixing
  • Will Hensley – mixing assistant
  • Emery Dobyns– Washington Square Park recording
  • Tappin Gofton– design, art direction
  • Stefan Ruiz – photography

Track listing:

  1. 3 Times and You Loose – Fran Healy, Andy Dunlop
  2. Selfish Jean – Fran Healy
  3. Closer – Fran Healy
  4. Big Chair – Fran Healy, Andy Dunlop
  5. Battleship – Fran Healy
  6. Eyes Wide Open – Fran Healy
  7. My Eyes – Fran Healy
  8. One Night – Fran Healy
  9. Under the Moonlight – Susie Hug
  10. Out in Space – Fran Healy
  11. Colder – Fran Healy, Dougie Payne
  12. New Amsterdam – Fran Healy
  13. Sailing Away – Fran Healy

On June 6, 2005.

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On June 6, 2005, “Parlaphone” label released “X&Y”, the the third Coldplay studio album. It was recorded January 2004 – January 2005, at “Air Lyndhurst Hall”, “Parr Street Studios”, “Sarm West Studios”, “The Town House”, “The Hit Factory”,  and was produced by Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion , Ken Nelson and Danton Supple. The album’s cover art is a combination of colours and blocks, a representation of the Baudot code. “X&Y” was the best-selling album released in 2005 worldwide. It was certified 3 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”; 3x Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 6 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”; 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 5 x Platinum in Brazil by “ABPD”; Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI”; Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat:; 2 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 3 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 8 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; 4 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”; 2 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; 2 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland” and 9 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Chris Martin – vocals, piano, photography
  • Jonny Buckland – guitars, photography
  • Guy Berryman – bass, photography,
  • Will Champion – drums, photography
  • Phil Harvey – creative director
  • Audrey Riley – string arrangements
  • Ann Lines, Audrey Riley, Chrus Tombling, Greg Warren Wilson, Laura Melhuish, Pater Lale, Richard George, Sue Dench – strings
  • Carmen Rizzo, Mark Phythian, Rob Smith – programming
  • Keith Gary – engineer
  • Adam Noble, Adam Scheuermann, Andrea Wright, Brad Spence, Bryan Russell, Dan Porter, Jake Jackson, Jon Bailey, John Withnal, Mathieu LeJeune, Mike Pierce, Rob Smith, Taz Mattar, Tim Roe, Will Hensley – engineer assistant
  • Michael H. Brauer – mixing
  • Chris Athens, George Marino – mastering
  • Tappin Gofton – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion, except where noted.

  1. Square One
  2. What If
  3. White Shadows
  4. Fix You
  5. Talk – Berryman, Buckland, Champion, Martin, Hütter, Bartos, Schult
  6. X&Y
  7. Speed of Sound
  8. A Message
  9. Low
  10. The Hardest Part
  11. Swallowed in the Sea
  12. Twisted Logic
  13. Till Kingdom Come