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On September 16, 2013.

On September 16, 2013, “Columbia” label released “Rewind the Film”, the eleventh Manic Street Preachers album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Faster Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouthshire, Wales, “Hansa Studios” in Berlin, Germany, and was produced by Alex Silva, Loz Williams, James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, and Sean Moore.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead vocals, lead, and rhythm guitar
  • Nicky Wire– bass guitar, vocals
  • Sean Moore– drums
  • Cate Le Bon– lead vocals
  • Lucy Rose– vocal
  • Loz Williams – keyboards, engineering, mixing
  • Gavin Fitzjohn– horn arrangement, baritone and tenor saxophone, trumpet
  • John Rey – piano
  • Richard Hawley– lead vocals, Hawaiian guitar
  • Andy Walters, Joanna Walters – violin
  • Barnard Kane – viola
  • Nathan Stone – cello
  • Tim Tautorat – celeste, string arrangement, violin, keyboards
  • Sean Read – horn arrangement, trumpets, saxophone
  • Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  • Dave Eringa– mixing
  • Guy Massey – mixing
  • Tim Young – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by James Dean Bradfield, Nick Jones, Sean Moore except where noted.

  1. This Sullen Welsh Heart
  2. Show Me the Wonder
  3. Rewind the Film – James Dean Bradfield, Nick Jones, Sean Moore, David Axelrod
  4. Builder of Routines
  5. 4 Lonely Roads
  6. (I Miss the) Tokyo Skyline
  7. Anthem for a Lost Cause
  8. As Holy as the Soil (That Buries Your Skin)
  9. 3 Ways to See Despair
  10. Running Out of Fantasy
  11. Manorbier
  12. 30-Year War

On June 21, 2010.

On June 21, 2010, “Lookout Mountain” label released “Star Tiger, Star Ariel”, the fourth Delays studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at “Rockfield Studios”, “Nam Studios” and was produced by Duncan Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Aaron Gilbert – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, mixing
  • Greg Gilbert – lead vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Colin Fox – bass guitar, backing vocals, mixing
  • Mathew Rowlinson – drums, percussion, mixing
  • Tom Dalgety – recording
  • Steve Power – mixing
  • Tom Dalgety – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Gary Kelly – design
  • Steve Averill – design

Track listing:

  1. Find a New Home (New Forest Shaker) – Aaron Gilbert
  2. The Lost Estate – Aaron Gilbert
  3. Shanghaied – Greg Gilbert
  4. Rhapsody – Aaron Gilbert
  5. May 45 – Aaron Gilbert
  6. Hold Fire – Greg Gilbert
  7. Unsung – Aaron Gilbert
  8. In Brilliant Sunshine – Aaron Gilbert
  9. Moment Gone – Greg Gilbert
  10. Lakes Can Be Lethal – Greg Gilbert
  11. Star Tiger, Star Ariel – Aaron Gilbert

On June 15, 1979.

On June 15, 1979, “Charisma” label released “PXR5”, the ninth Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded September 1977 – June 1978, at “Leicester”, “De Montfort Hall”, “Hammersmith Odeon” in London, “Rockfield Studios” and “Week Park Farm” in Devon, and was produced by Robert Calver, Dave Brock, Adrian Shaw, Simon House, and Simon King.

Personnel:

  • Robert Calvert– vocals
  • Dave Brock– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Adrian Shaw– bass guitar
  • Simon House– violin, keyboards
  • Simon King– drums
  • Dave Charles, Anton Matthews – engineer
  • Phillip Tonkyn – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Death Trap – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  2. Jack of Shadows – Robert Calvert, Simon House, Adrian Shaw
  3. Uncle Sam’s on Mars – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock, Simon House, Simon King
  4. Infinity – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  5. Life Form – Dave Brock
  6. Robot – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  7. High Rise – Robert Calvert, Simon House
  8. PXR5 – Dave Brock

 

On May 24, 1980.

On May 24, 1980, “Back Door/Phonogram” label released “Compass Kumpas”, the debut “Dalek I Love You” album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool and was produced by The Blitz Brothers, Alan Gill and Dave Hughes..

Personnel:

  • Alan Gill – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Hughes – piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Chris Hughes- additional drums, percussion, FX
  • Hugh Jones– bass, recording engineer
  • Ken Peers– drums
  • Dave Bates – additional backing vocals
  • Frazer Henry – recording engineer.

Track listing:

All tracks Alan Gill and Dave Hughes; except where noted.

  1. The World
  2. 8 Track
  3. Dalek I Love You (Destiny)
  4. A Suicide
  5. The Kiss
  6. Trapped
  7. Two Chameleons
  8. Freedom Fighters
  9. You Really Got Me
  10. Mad
  11. Good Times
  12. We’re All Actors
  13. Heat
  14. Missing 15 Minutes

 

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Pinkflag” label released “Silver/Lead”, the sixteenth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Rockfield Studios” in Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, “Swim Studio” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– lead vocals,  keyboards, acoustic, 12-string and electric guitar, mandola, M-Tron baritone, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, Casio SK-1, loops, samples, cover image
  • Robert Grey– drums
  • Matthew Simms – electric guitar, lap steel, mandola, modular synth, Korg MS-10, fx, autoharp
  • Tim Lewis– engineering
  • Jeroen Melchers – engineering
  • Denis Blackham– mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction

Track listing:

All lyrics by Graham Lewis, all music by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, Robert Grey and Matthew Simms.

  1. Playing Harp for the Fishes
  2. Short Elevated Period
  3. Diamonds in Cups
  4. Forever & a Day
  5. An Alibi
  6. Sonic Lens
  7. This Time
  8. Brio
  9. Sleep on the Wing
  10. Silver / Lead

On December 8, 1979.

On December 8, 1979, “United Artists” label released “On Parole”, the fourth Motörhead album. It was recorded September – December 1975, February 1978, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Fritz Fryer and  Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Ian Lemmy Kilmister – lead vocals, bass
  • Larry Wallis– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor– drums
  • Lucas Fox– drums
  • Fritz Fryer – engineer, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Motorhead – Ian Kilmister
  2. On Parole – Larry Wallis
  3. Vibrator – Larry Wallis, Des Brown
  4. Iron Horse / Born to Lose – Phil Taylor, Mick Brown, Guy “Tramp” Lawrence
  5. City Kids – Larry Wallis, Duncan Sanderson
  6. The Watcher – Ian Kilmister
  7. Leaving Here – Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Edward Holland
  8. Lost Johnny – Ian Kilmister, Mick Farren
  9. Fools – Larry Wallis, Des Brown

In November 1981.

In November 1981, “Korova” label released “From the Lions Mouth”, the second  Sound studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouthshire, Wales, and was produced by Hugh Jones, Adrian Borland, Michael Dudley, Graham Green and Max Mayers.

Personnel:

  • Adrian Borland– vocals, guitar
  • Michael Dudley – drums, percussion
  • Graham Green – bass guitar
  • Max Mayers – keyboards
  • Hugh Jones, Julian Mendelsohn – engineer
  • Briton Rivière– cover artwork
  • Howard Hughes – cover concept
  • Simon Fowler – sleeve liner photo photography

Track listing:

  1. Winning – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  2. Sense of Purpose – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  3. Contact the Fact – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green
  4. Skeletons – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  5. Judgement – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green
  6. Fatal Flaw – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  7. Possession – Adrian Borland, Adrian Janes
  8. The Fire – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  9. Silent Air – Adrian Borland
  10. New Dark Age – Adrian Borland

On November 5, 2007.

On November 5, 2007, “Floor Records” label released “The Wombats Proudly Present… A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation”, the debut Wombats studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, “Brick Lane” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by  Stephen Harris, Jimmy Robertson, Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis and Tord Øverland-Knudsen.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Murphy– vocals, guitar, synthesizers, piano
  • Dan Haggis – backing vocals, drums, synthesizers, piano, stylophone, harmonica, melodica
  • Tord Øverland-Knudsen – backing vocals, bass, synthesizers, cello
  • Llangattock Primary School – kids choir
  • Ian McNabb – banjo

Track listing:

All lyrics by Matthew Murphy, except where noted; all music by , Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis and Tord Øverland-Knudsen. except where noted.

Track listing:

  1. Tales of Girls, Boys & Marsupials – lyrics by Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis, Tord Øverland-Knudsen
  2. Kill the Director
  3. Moving to New York
  4. Lost in the Post
  5. Party in a Forest (Where’s Laura?)
  6. School Uniforms
  7. Here Comes the Anxiety
  8. Let’s Dance to Joy Division
  9. Backfire at the Disco
  10. Little Miss Pipedream
  11. Suzanne Mattox PhD (includes elements from the chorus of Help Me, Rhonda, by the Beach Boys)
  12. Patricia the Stripper
  13. My First Wedding ( includes the hidden track Tales of Girls, Boys and Marsupials, piano instrumentation version)

 

On October 3, 2011.

On October 3, 2011, “Payola Records” label released “Siren’s Song”, the second Union studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, Wales; “Walton Castle” in Clevedon, North Somerset; “Tackle Out” and “Air Lyndhurst” in London, and was produced by Luke Morley and Peter Shoulder.

Personnel:

  • Peter Shoulder- lead vocals, guitar, mandolin, piano, Hammond organ, pedal steel
  • Luke Morley- vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Chris Childs- bass guitar
  • Dave McCluskey, Phil Martin– drums
  • Helena May Harrison, Katy Burgess – backing vocals
  • Alex Beamont – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Luke Morley and Peter Shoulder.

  1. Siren’s Song
  2. Blame It On Tupelo
  3. Orion
  4. Obsession
  5. Make Up Your Mind
  6. The Remedy
  7. Cut The Line
  8. Burning Daylight
  9. Black Gold
  10. Time
  11. If I Could Make You Mine

On September 24, 1990.

On September 24, 1990, “GWR” label released “Space Bandits”, the sixteenth   Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded April – June 1990, at “Rockfield Studios” in Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, and was produced by Paul Cobbold.

Personnel:

  • Bridget Wishart– vocals
  • Dave Brock– vocals, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Alan Davey– vocals, bass guitar
  • Simon House– violin
  • Harvey Bainbridge– vocals, keyboards
  • Richard Chadwick– drums
  • Joe Petagno – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Images – Bridget Wishart, Dave Brock, Alan Davey
  2. Black Elk Speaks – Black Elk, Dave Brock
  3. Wings – Alan Davey
  4. Out of the Shadows – Doug Buckley, Dave Brock, Alan Davey
  5. Realms – Alan Davey
  6. Ship of Dreams – Dave Brock
  7. V. Suicide – Harvey Bainbridge