Tag Archives: Rockfield Studios

Wire: Mind Hive

On January 24, 2020, “Pinkflag” label released “Mind Hive”, the seventeenth Wire studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Rockfield Studios” in Rockfield, Wales, “Swim Studios” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman – lead vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, tenor guitar, keyboards, stylophone, mixing
  • Matthew Simms – guitar, synths, organ, effects, additional engineering
  • Graham Lewis – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, synthesizer, effects
  • Robert Grey – drums, cymbals
  • Sean Douglas – organ, engineer
  • Harald Pettersson – hurdy gurdy
  • Denis Blackham – mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft – art direction, photography

Track listing:

  1. Be Like Them
  2. Cactused
  3. Primed and Ready
  4. Off the Beach
  5. Unrepentant
  6. Shadows
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Hung
  9. Humming

Thunder: Please Remain Seated

On January 18, 2019, “earMusic” label released “Please Remain Seated”, the twelfth Thunder studio album. It was recorded in 2018 at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Luke Morley.

Personnel:

  • Danny Bowes – vocals
  • Luke Morley – guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ben Matthews – guitar, keyboards
  • Tom Oliver – keyboards
  • Chris Childs – bass guitar
  • Gary “Harry” James – drums, percussion
  • Emily Lynn – backing vocals
  • Lara Smiles – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Luke Morley, except where noted.

  1. Bigger Than Both of Us
  2. Future Train – Luke Morley, Ben Matthews, Hogland
  3. Girl’s Going Out of Her Head
  4. I’m Dreaming Again
  5. Fly on the Wall
  6. Just Another Suicide – Luke Morley, Gary James
  7. Empty City – Luke Morley, Taylor
  8. Miracle Man
  9. Blown Away
  10. Loser
  11. She’s So Fine – Luke Morley, Taylor
  12. Low Life in High Places
  13. Stand Up – Luke Morley, Gary James
  14. River of Pain Like a Satellite
  15. Robert Johnson’s Tombstone
  16. Higher Ground
  17. Everybody Wants Her – Luke Morley, Danny Bowes, Ben Matthews, Gary James
  18. Long Way from Home

Bad Manners: Forging Ahead

In October 1982, “Magnet” label released “Forging Ahead”, the fourth Bad Manners album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales and was produced by Roger Lomas.

Personnel:

• Buster Bloodvessel – lead vocals
• Louis Alphonso – guitar
• Martin Stewart – keyboards
• Chris Kane – tenor saxophone
• Andrew Marson – alto saxophone, banjo
• Paul “Gus” Hyman – trumpet
• Winston Bazoomies – harmonica, backing vocals
• David Farren – bass
• Brian Tuitt – drums
• Ted Sharp – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Buster Bloodvessel, Louis Alphonso, Martin Stewart, Chris Kane, Andrew Marson, Paul “Gus” Hyman, Winston Bazoomies, David Farren and Brian Tuitt, except where noted.

  1. That’ll Do Nicely
  2. Salad Bar
  3. Tonight Is Your Night
  4. Samson and Delilah (Biblical Version)
  5. Exodus – Ernest Gold
  6. Got No Brains
  7. My Girl Lollipop – Morris Levy, Johnny Roberts
  8. Falling Out of Love
  9. Seventh Heaven
  10. Educating Marmalade
  11. What’s Up Crazy Pup – Van Morrison
  12. Your

Man: Slow Motion

In October 1974, “United Artists” label released “Slow Motion”, the ninth Man album. It was recorded July – September 1974, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Anton Matthews, Micky Jones, Deke Leonard, Ken Whaley and Terry Williams.

Personnel:

  • Micky Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Deke Leonard – vocals, guitar
  • Ken Whaley – bass
  • Terry Williams – vocals, drums
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Stuart Gordon – strings
  • Robin Black, David Hamilton-Smith, David Charles, Anton Matthews – mixing
  • Rick Griffin – design
  • Michael Heatley – liner notes
  • David Charles – special assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Micky Jones, Deke Leonard, Ken Whaley and Terry Williams.

  1. Hard Way to Die
  2. Grasshopper
  3. Rock and Roll You Out
  4. You Don’t Like Us
  5. Bedtime Bone
  6. One More Chance
  7. Rainbow Eyes
  8. Day and Night

Man: Back into the Future

In September 1973, “United Artists” label released “Back into the Future”, the seventh Man album. It was recorded May – July 1973, at “Rockfield Studios”, “Chipping Norton Recording Studios”, “Olympic Studios”, in June 1973 recorded live at the “Roundhouse” in London, and was produced by Vic Maile, Michael “Micky” Jines, Phil Ryan, Will Youatt and Terry Williams.

Personnel:

  • Michael “Micky” Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Alan “Tweke” Lewis – guitar
  • Phil Ryan – vocals, keyboards
  • Will Youatt – vocals, bass
  • Terry Williams – vocals, drums
  • Anthony Matthews – engineer
  • Pierre Tubbs – art direction, inside photography
  • Ruan O’Laughran – front photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Jones, Phil Ryan and Terry Williams, except where noted.

  1. A Night in Dad’s Bag
  2. Just for You
  3. Back into the Future
  4. Don’t Go Away
  5. Ain’t That Fight
  6. Never Say Nups to Nepalese
  7. Sospan Fach – traditional arranged by Gwalia Male Choir
  8. C’opn – Clive John, Michael Jones, Phil Ryan, Terry Williams
  9. Jam Up Jelly Tight / Oh No Not Again (Spunk Rock ’73) – Michael Jones, Phil Ryan, Terry Williams

Doves: Kingdom of Rust

On April 6, 2009, “Heavenly Recordings” label released “Kingdom of Rust” the fourth Doves studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2009, at “Frank Bough Sound III” in Cheshire, “Green Gates” in Eyam, “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, “Moolah Rouge” Stockport, Manchester, and was produced by Jez Williams, Jim Goodwin, Andy Williams, Dan Austin and John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams – vocals, guitar, synthesiser, bass, piano, organ, banjo, percussion, mixing
  • Jim Goodwin – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Andy Williams – vocals, drums
  • Martin Rebelski.- piano
  • Belinda Hammond – violin
  • Oliver Morris – violin
  • Alexandra Fletcher – viola
  • Elinor Gow – cello
  • Baluji Shrivastav – dilruba
  • Tom Rowlands – arrangements
  • Dan Austin – engineer
  • Adam Whittaker – engineer
  • Will Hensley – Pro tools engineer, mix assistant
  • Michael H. Brauer – mixing
  • Zac Froud – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Rick Myers – design
  • Deirdre O’Callaghan – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams.

  1. Jetstream
  2. Kingdom of Rust
  3. The Outsiders
  4. Winter Hill
  5. 10:03
  6. The Greatest Denier
  7. Birds Flew Backwards
  8. Spellbound
  9. Compulsion
  10. House of Mirrors
  11. Lifelines

On October 29, 1982.

On October 29, 1982, “RCA” label released “Choose Your Masques”, the thirteenth Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded June – July 1982, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Pat Moran,

Personnel:

  • Dave Brock – vocals, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Huw Lloyd-Langton – vocals, electric guitar
  • Harvey Bainbridge – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Martin Griffin – drums
  • Nik Turner – saxophone
  • Andrew Christian, Terry Oakes – sleeve design

Track listing:

  1. Choose Your Masks – Michael Moorcock, Dave Brock
  2. Dream Worker – Harvey Bainbridge
  3. Arrival in Utopia – Michael Moorcock, Dave Brock
  4. Utopia – Dave Brock
  5. Silver Machine – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  6. Void City – Harvey Bainbridge, Dave Brock
  7. Solitary Mind Games – Marion Lloyd-Langton, Huw Lloyd-Langton
  8. Fahrenheit 451 – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  9. The Scan – Harvey Bainbridge, Dave Brock
  10. Waiting for Tomorrow – Marion Lloyd-Langton, Huw Lloyd-Langton

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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