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On May 3, 1988.

On May 3, 1988, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut When in Rome album. It was recorded in 1987, and produced by Michael Brauer, Ben Rogan and Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Clive Farrington – vocals
  • Andrew Mann – vocals
  • Michael Floreale – keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • J.J. Belle – guitar
  • Michael Thompson – guitar
  • Phil Spalding – bass
  • Richard James Burgess – keyboards
  • Mike Timoney – keyboards
  • David Ervin – keyboards, drum programming
  • Preston Heyman – drums
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Robin Jones – percussion
  • Tony Charles – steel drums
  • Mark Chandler, Richard Edwards, Kevin Robinson – brass
  • Ian Gardiner – brass arrangements
  • Nick Ingman – string arrangements
  • Larry Stabbins – saxophone
  • Maxi Anderson – backing vocals
  • Rose Stone – backing vocals
  • Chris Fuhrman, Teri Reed – engineer
  • Martin Horenburg, Alex Rodriquez – assistant engineer
  • Michael Bauer – mixing
  • Tom Baker, Dan Hersch – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Clive Farrington, Michael Floreale and Andrew Mann..

  1. The Promise
  2. Heaven Knows
  3. Something Going On
  4. I Can’t Stop
  5. If Only
  6. Sight of Your Tears
  7. Wide, Wide Sea
  8. Child’s Play
  9. Total Devotion
  10. Everything

On June 3, 1996.

On June 2, 1996, “Grapevine” label released “Soft Vengeance”, the 14th Manfred Mann’s Earth Band album. It was recorded 1992 – 1996, at Workhouse Studios” in  London, and was produced by Manfred Mann and  Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann- keyboards, programming
  • Chris Thompson- vocals
  • Mick Rogers- guitars
  • Dave Farmer – drums
  • Clive Bunker- drums
  • Steve Kinch- bass
  • Noel McCalla– vocals
  • Russell Hoban- speech
  • Richard Marcangelo– drums
  • Richard James Burgess– drums
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Andy Pask– bass
  • Tony Patler – bass
  • Gary Farmer – guitar
  • Clem Clempson– guitar
  • Mitch Dalton – guitar
  • Tony Patler – guitar
  • Gary Sanctuary- Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Linda Taylor – backing vocals
  • Maggie Ryder- backing vocals
  • Carol Kenyon- backing vocals
  • Janice Hoyte – backing vocals
  • Diane Byrch – backing vocals
  • Stevie Lange – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Pleasure and Pain – Mike Chapman, Holly Knight
  2. Play with Fire – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. Nothing Ever Happens – Justin Currie
  4. Shelter from The Storm – Bob Dylan
  5. Tumbling Ball – Mark Spiro
  6. The Price I Pay – Robert Cray, Dennis Walker
  7. Lose The Touch – Cyril Schumann
  8. Adults Only – Manfred Mann
  9. Wherever Love Drops — Part One – Manfred Mann, Russell Hoban
  10. The Complete History Of Sexual Jealousy – Nick Currie
  11. 99 lb – Dannie Bryant
  12. Miss You – Cyril Schumann
  13. Nature Of The Beast – Doc Neeson, Geoffrey Leib
  14. Wherever Love Drops — Part Two – Manfred Mann, Russell Hoban, Anthony Moore

In February 1981.

In February 1981, “RCA” label released “From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uranus”, the second Landscape album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, and was produced by Colin Thurston, Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms and John Walters.

Personnel:

  • Richard James Burgess- vocals, computer programming, electronic drums and percussion, synthesizers and drums. Roland MC8 microcomposer, System 100 modular synths, SDS-V electronic drums, Pearl drums, claptrap, Burgess amplified percussion
  • Christopher Heaton – keyboards and vocals. Yamaha CS80 polyphonic synthesizer, grand piano, Fender Rhodes pianowith ring modulator and effects, Casiotone 201 digital keyboard, Minimoog, Roland vocoders, Roland Chorus Echo
  • Andy Pask- bass guitar, bass synthesizers and vocals. Giffin fretted and fretless basses, Yamaha CS80, Roland ProMars synthesizer
  • Peter Thoms- electronic trombone, trombone and vocals. King 3B Trombone, Barcus Berry tranducer and graphic pre-amp, Roland pitch/voltage synthesizer and Chorus Echo, MXR Blue Box
  • John Walters- computer programming, wind synthesizers and Vocals. Computone wind synthesizer driver and Lyricon 1, Roland MC8, ProMars and System 100 synthesizers and vocoder, Selmer MKVI soprano saxophone
  • John Etchells, John Hudson, Brian Tench, Hugh Padgham, Andy Jackson, Peter Walsh, Rafe McKenna, Peter Smith, Steve Rance, Graeme Jackson, Rik Walton, Dave Hunt, David Baker, Colin Thurston – engineers

Track listing:

  1. European Man – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  2. Shake the West Awake – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  3. Computer Person – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  4. Alpine Tragedy / Sisters – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  5. Face of the 80’s – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  6. New Religion – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  7. Einstein A Go-Go – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  8. Norman Bates – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  9. The Doll’s House – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  10. From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uran – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  • Beguine
  • Mambo
  • Tango

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Chrysalis” label released “Diamond” the second Spandau Ballet album. It was recorded 1981-1982, and was produced by Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Tony Hadley – lead vocals, synthesizer
  • Gary Kemp – guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Martin Kemp – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Norman – guitar, percussion, saxophone, backing vocals
  • John Keeble – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Kemp.

  1. Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)
  2. Instinction
  3. Paint Me Down
  4. Coffee Club
  5. She Loved Like Diamond
  6. Pharaoh
  7. Innocence and Science
  8. Missionary

 

On March 6, 1981.

Spandau_Ballet_-_Journeys_To_Glory

On March 6, 1981, “Chrysalis” label released “Journeys to Glory”, the debut Spandau Ballet album. It was recorded 1980 -1981, at “Trident Studios”, and was produced by Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Tony Hadley- vocals, keyboards
  • Gary Kemp- guitar, keyboards
  • Steve Norman- guitar
  • Martin Kemp- bass guitar
  • John Keeble- drums
  • Graham Smith- design and photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Kemp.

  1. To Cut a Long Story Short
  2. Reformation
  3. Mandolin
  4. Musclebound
  5. Age of Blows
  6. The Freeze
  7. Confused
  8. Toys