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On July 12, 1999.

On July 12, 1999, “Island” label released “Before the Calm”, the debut Witness album. It was recorded 1998–1999 at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Phil Vinall.

Personnel:

  • Gerard Starkie – vocals, guitars
  • Ray Chan – guitars
  • Dylan Keeton – bass
  • John Langley – drums
  • Julian Pransky-Poole – additional instrumentation
  • Paul Read – engineer
  • Phelan Kane – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton and John Langley, except where noted.

  1. Second Life
  2. Scars
  3. Freezing Over Morning
  4. Hijacker
  5. My Own Old Song
  6. So Far Gone
  7. Cause and Effect
  8. Heirloom – Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton, John Langley,, Harte
  9. Audition
  10. My Friend Will See Me Through
  11. Still

 

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On May 11, 2009.

On May 11, 2009, “Search and Destroy” label released “Align the Planets”, the debut In Case of Fire studio album. It was recorded April—May 2008 at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and “Miloco Studios” in London, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Steve Robinson — lead vocals, guitars
  • Colin Robinson — drums, percussion
  • Mark Williamson — backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Rocky O’Reilly — programming
  • Audrey Riley — cello
  • Chris Sheldon— mixing
  • Guy Massey — engineering
  • Ted Jensen — mastering
  • John Dunne — pro tools, engineering assistant
  • Jeff Gilligan — art direction, design
  • Paul Harries — photography
  • Craig Jennings — A&R

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Robinson, all music by Steve Robinson, Colin Robinson and Mark Williamson.

  1. This Time We Stand
  2. The Cleansing
  3. Do What I Say
  4. Align The Planets
  5. Parallels
  6. Plan A — samples narrationby Martin Luther King
  7. Enemies
  8. Landslides
  9. Violence and Pictures
  10. And Sorrow
  11. A Pale New Costume
  12. Second Revelation

On April 9, 2010.

On April 9, 2010, “Island” label released “Cohesion”, the fourth Gyroscope studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Sanders – vocals, guitar
  • Zoran Trivic – guitar
  • Brad Campbell – bass guitar
  • Rob Nassif – drums

Track listing:

  1. Live Without You
  2. I Still Taste Blood
  3. Baby, I’m Gettin’ Better
  4. Some of the Places I Know
  5. Tunnel Vision
  6. Working with Wood
  7. Fifty500
  8. What Do I Know About Pain?
  9. Don’t Forget Me When I Die
  10. Run
  11. White Dove / Black Crow
  12. Spider

 

On March 25, 2013.

On March 25, 2013, “Pink Flag” label released “Change Becomes Us”, the thirteenth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, Wales; “Swim Studio,” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– lead and backing vocals, electric guitar, baritone electric guitar, acoustic guitar, organ, piano, mandolin, bass guitar, guitar fx , handclaps, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– lead vocals, baritone electric guitar, piano, Monotron, bass guitar, handclaps
  • Robert Grey– drums, floor percussion, bottle, radiator, handclaps
  • Matt Simms– electric guitar, guitar fx, Mellotron, acoustic guitar, handclaps
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction, photography
  • Sean Douglas – engineer
  • Denis Blackham– mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Graham Lewis, music by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, Robert Grey, Matt Simms

  1. Doubles & Trebles
  2. Keep Exhaling
  3. Adore Your Island
  4. Re – Invent Your Second Wheel
  5. Stealth of a Stork
  6. B/W Silence
  7. Time Lock Fog
  8. Magic Bullet
  9. Eels Song
  10. Love Bends
  11. As We Go
  12. & Much Besides
  13. Attractive Space

On March 19, 2001.

On March 19, 2001, “Epic” label released “Know Your Enemy”, the sixth Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales,

and was produced by Dave Eringa, David Holmes, Greg Haver and Mike Hedges.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Sean Moore– drums, drum programming, trumpet
  • Nicky Wire– lead and backing vocal, acoustic guitar, bass
  • Nick Nasmyth – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kevin Shields– guitar
  • The Avalanches– remixing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire, except “Ocean Spray”, by James Dean Bradfield; all music by Bradfield and Sean Moore, except “We Are All Bourgeois Now”, by Tim Gane, Malcolm Eden, John Williamson and Gary Baker.

  1. Found That Soul
  2. Ocean Spray
  3. Intravenous Agnostic
  4. So Why So Sad
  5. Let Robeson Sing
  6. The Year of Purification
  7. Wattsville Blues
  8. Miss Europa Disco Dancer
  9. His Last Painting
  10. My Guernica
  11. The Convalescent
  12. Royal Correspondent
  13. Epicentre
  14. Baby Elián
  15. Freedom of Speech Won’t Feed My Children” (contains a cover of the McCarthysong “We Are All Bourgeois Now” as a hidden track)

In February 1988.

In February 1988, “Demon” label released “Pinker and Prouder Than Previous”, the seventh Nick Lowe studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Arlyn Studios” in Austin, Texas; “Power Plant Studios” and “Westside Studios” in London, “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Nick Lowe, Colin Fairley and Dave  Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Nick Lowe – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Paul Carrack– organ, piano
  • John Hiatt, Mickey Gee– guitar
  • Geraint Watkins– keyboards
  • John David, Paul Bassman – bass
  • Kim Wilson– harmonica
  • Martin Belmont – electric guitar
  • Bobby Irwin – drums, background vocals
  • Pete Thomas, Terry Williams– drums
  • Jimmie Vaughan– electric guitar
  • Keith Morris– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe, except where noted.

  1. (You’re My) Wildest Dream
  2. Crying in My Sleep
  3. Big Hair
  4. Love Gets Strange – John Hiatt
  5. I Got the Love
  6. Black Lincoln Continental – Graham Parker
  7. Cry It Out
  8. Lovers Jamboree – Nick Lowe, Paul Carrack
  9. Geisha Girl – Lawton Williams
  10. Wishing Well
  11. Big Big Love – Ray Carroll, Wynn Stewart

On January 9, 2012.

On January 9, 2012, “Fiction” label released “Given to the Wild”, the third  Maccabees studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouthshire, and was produced by Tim Goldsworthy, Bruno Ellingham, Jag Jago, Orlando Weeks, Hugo White, Felix White, Rupert Shepherd, Sam Doyle and Will White.

Personnel:

  • Orlando Weeks – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Hugo White – guitars, backing vocals
  • Felix White – guitars, backing vocals
  • Rupert Shepherd – bass
  • Sam Doyle – drums
  • Will White – keyboards, synthesizer, samplers
  • Catherine Pockson – piano, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Given to the Wild (intro)
  2. Child
  3. Feel to Follow
  4. Ayla
  5. Glimmer
  6. Forever I’ve Known
  7. Heave
  8. Pelican
  9. Went Away
  10. Go
  11. Unknown
  12. Slowly One
  13. Grew Up at Midnight