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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 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 produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

All tracks written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp– vocals, instruments, art direction
  • Will Gregory– string arrangements, instruments
  • Steve Evans – additional programming; acoustic guitar
  • Aidan Love – additional programming
  • Nick Ingman– string scoring, string conducting
  • Charlie Jones– double bass
  • Alex Lee– bass guitar; acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar
  • Martyn Barker– drums (track 3)
  • John Parish– drums
  • John Parricelli– guitar
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • John Metcalfe– viola
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Martyn Barker– Indian guitar, drums
  • Paul Cowgill – horse effects
  • Ross Hughes – acoustic guitar, cavaquinho
  • Chris Laurence– double bass
  • 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
  • Greg Freeman – additional engineering
  • Eduardo de la Paz – additional engineering , mixing assistance
  • Mat Maitland– artwork direction
  • Annemarieke van Drimmelen – photography
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Gary Thomas – string recording
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Julie Rubio – image treatments
  • Lenka Rayn H. – additional photography

Track listing:

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