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On June 15, 2001.

On June 15, 2001, “Discipline Global Mobile” label released “The Thunderthief”, the second John Paul Jones album. It was recorded 2000 – 2001, and was produced by John Paul Jones.

Personnel:

  • John Paul Jones – vocals, 12-string bass guitars, bass steel guitar, acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, electric mandolin, piano, organ, synthesizers, Kyma, koto, autoharp, ukulele, harmonica
  • Nick Beggs – Chapman Stick
  • Adam Bomb – guitar
  • Robert Fripp – guitar
  • Terl Bryant – drums, percussion, toforan

Track listing:

All tracks by John Paul Jones, except where noted.

  1. Leafy Meadows
  2. The Thunderthief – John Paul Jones, Peter Blegvad
  3. Hoediddle
  4. Ice Fishing at Night – John Paul Jones, Peter Blegvad
  5. Daphne
  6. Angry Angry
  7. Down to the River to Pray – traditional, arr. John Paul Jones
  8. Shibuya Bop
  9. Freedom Song

On April 3, 1995.

On April 3, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Thrak” the eleventh King Crimson studio album. It was recorded October – December 1994, and was produced by David Bottrill, Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp – electric guitar, Mellotron, soundscapes
  • Adrian Belew – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Tony Levin – bass guitar, Chapman Stick, electric upright bass, backing vocals
  • Trey Gunn – Chapman Stick, Warr guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bruford – drums, percussion
  • Pat Mastelotto – drums, percussion
  • David Bottrill – production, recording

Track listing:

All lyrics by Adrian Belew, except where noted, all music by Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

  1. Vroom
  2. Cod: Marine 475 – lyrics by Robert Fripp
  3. Dinosaur
  4. Walking on Air
  5. B’Boom
  6. Thrak
  7. Inner Garden I
  8. People
  9. Radio I
  10. One Time
  11. Radio II
  12. Inner Garden II
  13. Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream
  14. Vrooom Vrooom
  15. Vrooom Vrooom: Coda

On March 4, 2003.

On March 4, 2003, “Sanctuary Records” label released “The Power to Believe”, the thirteenth King Crimson studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Tracking Room” and “Studio Belew” in Nashville, “Pat’s Garage” in Austin, “St. Peter’s Church” in Newlyn, and was produced by Machine, David Singleton, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Pat Mastelotto and Trey Gunn.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp – guitar
  • Adrian Belew – vocals, guitar
  • Pat Mastelotto – acoustic and electric drums, percussion
  • Trey Gunn – Warr touch bass
  • Tim Faulkner – voice source 
  • Ken Latchney – haiku voice recording
  • Jeff Juliano – additional engineering
  • Machine – programming, engineering, mixing
  • David Singleton – mastering
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • P. J. Crook – artwork
  • Hugh O’Donnell – sleeve design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Adrian Belew, all music by by Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto except where noted.

  1. The Power to Believe I: A Cappella
  2. Level Five
  3. Eyes Wide Open
  4. Elektrik
  5. Facts of Life: Intro
  6. Facts of Life
  7. The Power to Believe II: Power Circle
  8. Dangerous Curves
  9. Happy with What You have to Be Happy With
  10. The Power to Believe III: Deception of the Trush
  11. The Power to Believe IV: Coda

On October 31, 1994.

On October 31, 1994, “Discipline Global Mobile” label released “Vroom”, a mini album and EP by King Crimson. It was recorded in May 1994, at “Applehead” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by David Bottrill, Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp – guitar
  • Adrian Belew – vocals, guitar
  • Tony Levin – bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Trey Gunn – Chapman Stick
  • Bill Bruford – drums, percussion
  • Pat Mastelotto – drums, percussion
  • David Bottrill – engineer
  • Bill Smith Studio – design, graphics
  • The Douglas Brothers – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

  1. Vrooom – (includes Coda: Marine 475, and a 0:17 unlisted ‘Intro’ piece)
  2. Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream
  3. Cage
  4. Thrak
  5. When I Say Stop, Continue
  6. One Time

In June 1987.

In June 1987, “E.G.” label released “Desire”, the second Toyah studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Mike Hedges.

Personnel:

  • Toyah Willcox– vocals
  • Robert Fripp- guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar
  • Mike Hedges – mixing
  • Haydn Bendall- engineer, mixing
  • The Quick – mixing
  • John Porter– mixing
  • Carrie Branovan – photography

Track listing:

  1. Echo Beach – Mark Gane
  2. Moonlight Dancing – Toyah Willcox, Joel Bogen, Nick Graham
  3. Revive the World – Toyah Willcox, Tony Geballe
  4. The View – Toyah Willcox, Adrian Lee
  5. Moon Migration – Toyah Willcox, Bruce Woolley
  6. Love’s Unkind – Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte
  7. Dear Diary – Toyah Willcox, Simon Darlow
  8. Deadly as a Woman – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham
  9. Goodbye Baby – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham, Simon Darlow
  10. When a Woman Cries – Toyah Willcox
  11. Desire – Toyah Willcox, Robert Fripp

On May 24, 1994.

On May 24, 1994, “Geffen” label released “The Woman’s Boat”, the third Toni Childs album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Toni Childs and David Bottrill.

Personnel:

  • Toni Childs – vocals, synthesizer
  • Peter Gabriel– vocals
  • Sultan Khan – sarangui
  • Trey Gunn– stick
  • Ron Aslan – programming, engineer
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Lee Ann Harris – percussion
  • Peter McKinney – drums
  • David Rhodes– guitar
  • Jimmy Smyth – synthesizer, bass, guitar, piano
  • Kate St. John– cor Anglais
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Ron Reeves – didjerid
  • Sabine Kabongo – voices
  • Carole Rowley – voices
  • Pandit Dinesh – tabla, voices
  • Eric Flickinger – voices
  • Ben Findlay – voices
  • Kirsty Allen – voices
  • Max Jules Brooks – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Toni Childs and Jimmy Smyth, except where noted.

  1. Womb – Tony Childs
  2. Welcome to the World
  3. Predator
  4. I Just Want Affection – Tony Childs
  5. I Met a Man – Tony Childs
  6. The Woman’s Boat – Tony Childs, David Rhodes
  7. Wild Bride
  8. Sacrifice
  9. Lay Down Your Pain – Tony Childs, David Rhodes
  10. Long Time Coming
  11. Death

 

 

 

On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “EMI” label released “As If to Nothing”, the second Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Craig Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – guitar, keyboards, piano, programming, orchestral arrangements, arranger
  • Bono – vocal
  • Catherine Bott – soprano vocal
  • Evan Dando – vocal
  • Antye Greie-Fuchs – vocal
  • David McAlmont – vocal
  • Swati Natekar – vocal
  • Wendy Stubbs – vocal
  • Mogwai – featured artist
  • Ali MacLeod – guitar
  • John Parricelli – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Simon Chamberlain – piano
  • Photek – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Jake Davies – keyboards, programming
  • Stephen Hilton – keyboards, arranger, programming
  • Richard Norris – keyboards, programming, engineer
  • Simon Benson – bass
  • Paul Morgan – bass
  • Mary Scully – bass
  • Chris Laurence – bass
  • Paddy Lannigan – bass
  • Leon Bosch – bass
  • Mike Brittain – bass
  • Hanif Khan – tabla
  • John Anderson Concert Orchestra – oboe
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • Rachel Allen – violin
  • Mark Berrow – violin
  • Dermot Crehan – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Benedict Cruft – violin
  • Michael McMenemy – violin
  • Alison Kelly – violin
  • Eddie Roberts – violin
  • Rita Manning – violin
  • Rebecca Hirsch – violin
  • Simon Fischer – violin
  • Antonia Fuchs – violin
  • Peter G. Hanson – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Iain King – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Katherine Shave – violin
  • Julian Leaper – violin
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Douglas Mackie – violin
  • Jackie Shave – violin
  • Pauline Lowbury – violin
  • Perry Mason – violin
  • Warren Zielinski – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • James McLeod – violin
  • Maciej Rakowski – violin
  • Boguslav Kostecki – violin
  • Bill Benham – viola
  • Laurence Power – viola
  • Kate Musker – viola
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Robert Smissen – viola
  • Timothy Grant – viola
  • Katie Wilkinson Khoroshunin – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Donald McVay – viola
  • Gustav Clarkson – viola
  • Ben Chappell – cello
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • David Daniels – cello
  • Tony Lewis – cello
  • Frank Schaefer – cello
  • Paul Kegg – cello
  • Naomi Wright – cello
  • Martin Loveday – cello
  • Sophie Harris – cello
  • Fiona Hibbert – harp
  • Andy Findon – flute
  • Nina Robertson – flute
  • Paul Archibald – trumpet
  • Andrew Crowley – trumpet
  • Lindsay Shilling – trombone
  • Richard Bissill – horn
  • Paul Gardham – horn
  • Jenny O’Grady – choir, choir coordinator
  • Cecilia Weston – conductor
  • Paul Badley – choir
  • Claire Henry – choir
  • Androcew Gray – choir
  • Michael Pearn – choir
  • David Porter Thomas – choir
  • Michael Clarke – choir
  • John Bowley – choir
  • Sarah Leonard – choir
  • Tom Pearce – choir
  • Helen Parker – choir
  • Mary Carewe – choir
  • Rosalind Waters – choir
  • Simon Preece – choir
  • Michael Dorf – choir
  • Simon Grant – choir
  • Andrew Gray – choir
  • Susan Flannery – choir
  • Steven Lindsay – background vocals
  • David Donaldson – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Geoff Allan – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield – mixing
  • Rick Guest – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong, except where noted.

  1. Ruthless Gravity
  2. Wake Up in New York – Craig Armstrong, Evan Dando
  3. Miracle
  4. Amber
  5. Finding Beauty
  6. Waltz – Craig Armstrong, Antye Greie – Fuchs
  7. Inhaler
  8. Hymn 2
  9. Snow
  10. Starless II with a sample from “Starless” (King Crimson- Red) – Craig Armstrong, Bill Bruford, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer-James, John Wetton
  11. Stay (Faraway, So Close!) – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  12. Niente
  13. Sea Song
  14. Let It Be Love
  15. Choral Ending

 

On April 29, 2002.

On April 29, 2002, “Heavenly” label released “The Last Broadcast”, the second Doves studio album. It was recorded January 2001 – January 2002, at “Revolution” in Manchester, “Parr Street Studios” in Liverpool, “The Dairy” in Brixton, “2 kHz” in Shepherds Bush, “Real World Studios” in Bath, Somerset, “Lynch Mob Studio” in London, Under the M60 motorway flyover in Northenden and Jez Williams’ house, and was produced by Steve Osborne, Max Heyes, Jez Williams, Andy Williams and Jimi Goodwin.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams– vocals, guitar, programming, recording
  • Andy Williams– vocals, drums, programming, recording
  • Jimi Goodwin– vocals, bass, guitar, programming, recording
  • Martin Rebelski – keyboards, glockenspiel
  • Brian Madden – megaphone
  • Jay Rofe-Turner – tambourine
  • Rosie Lowdell – violin
  • Paulette Bailey, Celia Goodwin – violin
  • Jackie Norrie, Sally Herbert – violin
  • Brian Wright – violin, viola
  • Rob Shepley – viola
  • Ian Bracken – cello
  • Marcus Holdaway – cello
  • Sean O’Hagan, Marcus Holdaway – string arrangements
  • Marc Starr, Chris Davies, Billy Booth, Richard Sliwa – percussion
  • Andy Robinson, Marc Bassey – trombon
  • Steve Waterman – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Colin Crawley – tenor sax, flute
  • Duncan Ashby – clarinet
  • Sean O’Hagan, Andy Robinson – brass arrangements
  • Barrington Stewart, Fyza, Lisa Saddoo, Joanne Watson – backing vocals
  • Max Heyes – programming, recording, mixing
  • Adrian Bushby, Danton Supple – engineer
  • Andrea Wright, Darren Nash, Marco Migliari, Paul Grady – assistant engineer
  • Miles Showell – mastering
  • Rick Myers – art direction, design
  • Rich Mulhearn – photography
  • Kevin Westenberg – band photography
  • Julia Baker – artwork features.

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams, except where noted.

  1. Intro
  2. Words
  3. There Goes the Fear
  4. M62 Song – Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams, Robert Fripp, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Peter Sinfield
  5. Where We’re Calling From
  6. Y.
  7. Satellites
  8. Friday’s Dust
  9. Pounding
  10. Last Broadcast
  11. The Sulphur Man
  12. Caught by the River

On April 16, 2007.

On April 16, 2007, “Roadrunner” label released “Fear of a Blank Planet”, the ninth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded October – December 2006, in London and Tel Aviv, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison. In 2007, “Fear of a Blank Planet” won the “Album of the Year” award at “Classic Rock” magazine awards. In 2015, “Rolling Stone”  ranked it at number 39 on its list of the “Best Progressive Rock Albums of all Time.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards, mixing, audio mastering, string arrangements
  • Richard Barbieri– keyboards and synthesizers
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitars
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Alex Lifeson– guitar solo
  • Robert Fripp– soundscapes
  • John Wesley– backing vocals
  • Orchestra – London Session Orchestra
  • Dave Stewart– string arrangements
  • Steve Price – engineer
  • Lasse Hoile– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Fear of a Blank Planet
  2. My Ashes – music by Richard Barbier, Steven /Wilson
  3. Anesthetize
  4. Sentimental
  5. Way Out of Here – music by Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson
  6. Sleep Together

On June 25, 2002.

On June 25, 2002, “Epic” label released “Strange Beautiful Music”, the ninth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California; “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani, Eric Caudieux and John Cuniberti.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani– guitar, banjo, keyboard, sitar, autoharp, bass,  engineering,  mixing
  • Robert Fripp– Frippertronics
  • Eric Caudieux– keyboard, digital editing
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Gregg Bissonette– drums
  • John Cuniberti – percussion, engineering, mixing
  • Matt Bissonette– bass
  • Pia Vai– harp
  • Justin Phelps – engineering assistance, digital editing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani, except where noted.

  1. Oriental Melody
  2. Belly Dancer
  3. Starry Night
  4. Chords of Life
  5. Mind Storm
  6. Sleep Walk – Santo Farina, Johnny Farina
  7. New Last Jam
  8. Mountain Song
  9. What Breaks a Heart
  10. Seven String
  11. Hill Groove
  12. The Journey
  13. The Traveler
  14. You Saved My Life