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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 October 30, 1970.

On October 30, 1970, “DJM” label released “Tumbleweed Connection”, the third Elton John studio album. It was recorded March 1970, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon.

Personnel:

  • Elton John – lead and backing vocals, piano, Hammond organ
  • Madeline Bell, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Tony Hazzard, Tammi Hunt, Dusty Springfield, Heather Wheatman, Yvonne Wheatman – backing vocals
  • Paul Buckmaster– arrangement, conductor, orchestration
  • Brian Dee– Hammond organ
  • Ian Duck – harmonica
  • Lesley Duncan– backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Mike Egan – acoustic guitar
  • Herbie Flowers, Dave Glover, Chris Laurence – bass guitar
  • Gordon Huntley – steel guitar
  • Karl Jenkins– oboe
  • Robin Jones – congas, tambourine
  • Skaila Kanga– harp
  • Barry Morgan– drums
  • Dee Murray– backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Nigel Olsson– backing vocals, drums
  • Roger Pope – drums, percussion
  • Caleb Quaye– lead guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Les Thatcher – acoustic guitar, twelve-string acoustic guitar
  • Johnny Van Derek – violin
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable – engineer
  • Gus Skinas – editing
  • David Larkham – art direction, design, cover design, artwork, photography
  • Barry Wentzell, Ian Digby-Ovens – photography
  • John Tobler– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, except where noted.

  1. Ballad of a Well-Known Gun
  2. Come Down in Time
  3. Country Comfort
  4. Son of Your Father
  5. My Father’s Gun
  6. Where to Now St. Peter?
  7. Love Song – Lesley Duncan
  8. Amoreena
  9. Talking Old Soldiers
  10. Burn Down the Mission

 

On June 21, 1999.

On June 21, 1999, “Regal” label released the debut, self-titled Beta Band album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Chris Allison, Richard Greentree, Robin Jones, Chris Allison, John Maclean and Steve Mason.

Personnel:

  • Richard Greentree – bass
  • Robin Jones – drums
  • Chris Allison – recording engineer
  • John Maclean – sampler, turntables
  • Steve Mason – vocals
  • Fergus Percell – human beatbox
  • Kingsley – vocals
  • Neil Richardson – trumpet
  • Gordon Anderson – lyrics
  • Stephen Mason – lyrics

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Greentree, Robin Jones, Chris Allison, John Maclean and Steve Mason.

  1. The Beta Band Rap
  2. It’s Not Too Beautiful
  3. Simple Boy
  4. Round the Bend
  5. Dance O’er the Border
  6. Brokenupadingdong
  7. Number 15
  8. Smiling
  9. The Hard One
  10. The Cow’s Wrong

 

On September 2, 1996.

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On September 2, 1996, “Parlaphone” label released “Bilingual”, the tenth Pet Shop Boys album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, at “Bunk Junk & Genius”, “Sarm West”, “Sarm Hook End” in London; “Axis”, “Bass Hit” in New York City; “The State House of Broadcasting and Sound Recording” in Moscow, and was produced by Pet Shop Boys, Chris Porter, Danny Tenaglia and K-Klass.

Personnel:

  • Neil Tennant
  • Chris Lowe
  • Pete Gleadall – programming
  • SheBoom – drums, percussion
  • Robin Jones – percussion
  • Davide Giovanni, Joseph De Jesus, Weston Foster and Lino Rocha – additional vocals
  • Sylvia Mason-James– vocals
  • Ritchie Birkett – keyboards
  • Simon Cotsworth – programming
  • Trevor Henry/The Ignorants – scratching, additional keyboards
  • Kevin Robinson, Bud Beadle and Fayyaz Virji – brass
  • J. Belle– guitar
  • Mike Innes, Noel Langley, Richard Sidell and Andy Hamilton– brass
  • Chris Cameron – additional keyboards, string arrangement, conduction
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Aidan McGoran – additional guitar
  • Andy Hamilton– saxophone
  • Katie Kissoon– additional vocals
  • Alyosha Zolotukhin – choir arrangement
  • Graeme Perkins – choir co-ordinator
  • Victor Popov – choir director
  • The Choral Academy of Moscow – choir
  • Barbara Tucker, Karen Bernodand Carole Sylvan – additional vocals
  • Johnny Marr– guitar, additional vocals
  • Greg Bone – guitar
  • Andy Duncan – drums, percussion
  • Danny Tenaglia and Louie ‘Balo’ Guzman – drum programming
  • Pete Dao – keyboards
  • Phil Pagano – programming
  • Eddie Montilla – additional keyboards
  • Pete Gleadall – programming
  • Oli Savill and Lilliana Chacian – percussion
  • Sylvia Mason-James – additional vocals
  • Sheboom – drums and percussion
  • Robin Jones – additional percussion
  • Katie, Kisson, Davide Giovanni, Joseph De Jesus, Weston Foster, Lino Rocha – additional vocals
  • Danny Tenaglia, Louie ‘Balo’ Guzman – drum programming
  • Pete Dao – keyboards
  • Vanessa Ichak – Banji girl vocals
  • Steva Rodway/Motiv8 – additional production
  • Alyosha Zolotukhin – choir arrangement
  • Graeme Perkins – choir co-ordinator
  • Victor Popov – choir director
  • The Choral Academy of Moscow – choir
  • Throusers Enthusiasts – additional production
  • Richard Niles – orchestra arrangement, conduction
  • Photographers: Chris Heath, José Cea, Andy Earl
  • Sleeve design: Mark Farrow Design, Pet Shop Boys

Track listing:

  1. Discoteca
  2. Single-Bilingual
  3. Metamorphosis
  4. Electricity
  5. Se a vida é (That’s the Way Life Is)
  6. It Always Comes as a Surprise
  7. A Red Letter Day
  8. Up Against It
  9. The Survivors
  10. Before
  11. To Step Aside
  12. Saturday Night Forever