Tag Archives: Rough Trade

Parquet Courts: Monastic Living

On November 27, 2015, “Rough Trade” label released “Monastic Living” an Parquet Courts EP.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Savage – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, keyboards
  • Austin Brown – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Sean Yeaton – occasional lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Max Savage – drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Savage, Austin Brown, Sean Yeaton and Max Savage.

  1. No, No, No
  2. Monastic Living I
  3. Elegy of Colonial Suffering
  4. Frog Pond Plop
  5. Vow of Silence
  6. Monastic Living II
  7. Alms for the Poor
  8. Poverty and Obedience
  9. Prison Conversion

The Fiery Furnaces: Gallowsbird’s Bark

On September 23, 2003, “Rough Trade” label released “Gallowsbird’s Bark”, the debut Fiery Furnaces (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Rare Book Room”, and was produced by Nicolas Vernhes.

Track listing:

  • Eleanor Friedberger – vocals, guitar
  • Matthew Friedberger – vocals, piano, synth, bass
  • Ryan Sawyer – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Eleanor Friedberger, Matthew Friedberger and Ryan Sawyer, except where noted.

  1. South Is Only a Home
  2. I’m Gonna Run
  3. Leaky Tunnel
  4. Up in the North
  5. Inca Rag/Name Game
  6. Asthma Attack
  7. Don’t Dance Her Down – lyrics adapted from “Big Jim in the Barroom”
  8. Crystal Clear
  9. Two Fat Feet
  10. Bow Wow
  11. Gale Blow
  12. Worry Worry
  13. Bright Blue Tie
  14. Tropical Ice-Land
  15. Rub-Alcohol Blues – William E. Myer
  16. We Got Back the Plague

The Decemberists: I’ll Be Your Girl

On March 16, 2018, “Rough Trade” and “Capitol” labels released “I’ll Be Your Girl”, the eighth Decemberists (The) studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Funk – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Jenny Conlee – accordion, organ, piano, synthesizer, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Nate Query – cello, electric bass, upright bass, backing vocals
  • John Moen – drums, percussion. backing vocals
  • Mikaela Davis – harp
  • Gaelynn Lea – violin
  • Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  • Nora O’Connor – backing vocals
  • Birch Query – choir
  • Eleanor Laurie – choir
  • Finn Query – choir
  • Louise Moen – choir
  • Max Markewitz – choir
  • Mina Greenberg Motamedi – choir
  • Sabrina Montgomery – choir
  • Satchel Laurie – choir
  • Scout Funk – choir vocals
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Adam Lee – recording assistant, mixing assistant, studio personnel
  • Greg Calbi – studio personnel

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy, except where noted.

  1. Once in My Life – Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, Colin Meloy
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
  6. You Ghost
  7. Everything is Awful
  8. Sucker’s Prayer
  9. We All Die Young
  10. Rusalka, Rusalka / Wild Rushes
  11. I’ll Be Your Girl

Delays: You See Colours

On March 6, 2006, “Rough Trade” label released “You See Colours”, the second Delays studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Real World”, “Rockfireld” and “Dustsucker Sound”, and was produced by Graham Sutton.

Personnel:

  • Greg Gilbert – vocals, guitar
  • Aaron Gilbert – sequencer, synths, backing vocals
  • Colin Fox – bass, percussion, backing vocals
  • Rowly – drums
  • Graham Sutton – additional synth arrangements, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Trevor Horn – additional arrangement, vocal overdub
  • Duncan Lewis – additional arrangement
  • Jon Kelly – additional arrangement
  • Robbie Nelson – engineer
  • Paul Burgess – artwork
  • Jeff Teader – package design
  • Roger Sargent – photography

Track listing:

  1. You and Me – Greg Gilbert, Aaron Gilbert
  2. Valentine – Greg Gilbert, Aaron Gilbert
  3. This Town’s Religion – Greg Gilbert
  4. Sink Like a Stone – Greg Gilbert
  5.  Too Much in Your Life – Greg Gilbert, Aaron Gilbert
  6. Winter’s Memory of Summer – Greg Gilbert, Aaron Gilbert
  7. Given Time – Greg Gilbert
  8. Hideaway – Greg Gilbert
  9. Lillian – Greg Gilbert, Aaron Gilbert
  10. Out of Nowhere – Greg Gilbert
  11. Waste of Space – Greg Gilbert, Aaron Gilbert

Pinegrove: Marigold

On January 17, 2020, “Rough Trade” label released “Marigold”, the fourth Pinegrove studio album. It was recorded May 2018 – February 2019, at “Amperland” in Kinderhook, New York, and was produced by Evan Stephens Hall and Sam Skinner.

Personnel:

  • Evan Stephens Hall – vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, mixing
  • Nick Levine – vocals, guitar, pedal steel, baritone guitar, mixing
  • Zack Levine – vocals, drums, percussion, mixing
  • Josh Marré – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, lap steel
  • Sam Skinner – guitar, synthesizer, mixing
  • Nandi Rose Plunkett – vocals, piano, synthesizer
  • Doug Hall – vocals, piano
  • Michael William Levine – pedal steel

Track listing:

All tracks by Evan Stephens Hall, except where noted.

  1. Dotted Line
  2. Spiral
  3. The Alarmist
  4. No Drugs
  5. Moment
  6. Hairpin
  7. Phase
  8. Endless
  9. Alcove – Evan Stephens Hall, Josh Marré.
  10. Neighbor
  11. Marigold

David Thomas: The Sound of the Sand and Other Songs of the Pedestrian

On October 30, 1981, “Rough Trade” label released “The Sound of the Sand and Other Songs of the Pedestrian”, the debut David Thomas studio album. It was recorded May – June 1981, at “Regent’s Park” in London, and was produced by Adam Kidron and Peter Walmsley.

Personnel:

The Pedestrians:

  • David Thomas – lead vocals, design
  • Richard Thompson – guitar, dulcimer
  • Allen Ravenstine – synthesizer
  • Mayo Thompson – accordion
  • John Greaves – bass guitar 
  • Philip Moxham – bass guitar
  • Anton Fier – drums, percussion
  • Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton – trumpet

The Golden Palominos:

  • Richard Thompson – guitar, dulcimer
  • John Greaves – bass guitar, piano
  • Anton Fier – drums, percussion
  • Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton – trumpet

The Trees:

  • Allen Ravenstine – synthesizer
  • Alan Greenblatt – guitar
  • Paul Hamann – bass guitar
  • Scott Krauss – drums
  • Ralph Carney – saxophone, oboe

The Eggs

  • Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton – trumpet
  • Chris Cutler – drums
  • Paul Hamann – engineer
  • Phil Bodger – engineer assistant
  • Adam Kidron – engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Anne Clarke – assistant producer
  • Martyn Lambert – design
  • Peter Walmsley – design
  • Mik Mellen – photography
  • Shirley O’Loughlin – producer assistant
  • Sue Johnson – producer assistant
  • Geoff Travis – executive producer

Track listing:

All lyrics by David Thomas, all music as noted.

  1. The Birds Are a Good Idea – Philip Moxham, David Thomas, Mayo Thompson
  2.  Yiki Tiki – Anton Fier, Mayo Thompson, David Thomas
  3.  The Crickets in the Flats – Anton Fier
  4. Sound of the Sand – Philip Moxham, David Thomas
  5. The New Atom Mine – Anton Fier
  6. Big Dreams – Philip Moxham, David Thomas
  7. Happy to See You – David Thomas
  8. Crush This Horn Part 2 – Anton Fier, David Thomas
  9. Confuse Did – Anton Fier, David Thomas
  10. Sloop John B – traditional
  11. Man’s Best Friend – Anton Fier, David Thomas, Mayo Thompson, Eddie Thornton

Belle & Sebastian: Dear Catastrophe Waitress

On October 6, 2003, “Rough Trade” label released “Dear Catastrophe Waitress”, the sixth Belle & Sebastian studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Sarm West Studios” in London, Sarm Hook End” in Checkendon, Oxfordshire, “Berkeley Street Studios” in Glasgow, “Parkgate Studios” in Catsfield, and “Angel Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Horn.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Murdoch – vocals, arrangements
  • Stevie Jackson – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Chris Keddes – keyboards, arrangements
  • Sarah Martin – violin, arrangements
  • Bob Kildea – bass, guitar, arrangements
  • Dave McGowan – bass, arrangements
  • Mary Scully – double bass
  • Richard Colburn – drums, arrangements
  • Frank Ricotti – percussion
  • Sue Bohling – cor anglaise
  • Jamie Talbot – alto saxophone
  • Philip Todd – alto saxophone
  • Stan Sulzman – alto saxophone
  • Philip Todd – tenor saxophone 
  • Chris Davis – tenor saxophone
  • Jeff Daly – baritone saxophone
  • Derek Watkins – trumpet
  • John Barclay – trumpet
  • Mike Lovatt – trumpet 
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Barnaby Dickinson – tenor trombone
  • Chris Dean – tenor trombone
  • Jeremy Price – tenor trombone
  • Richard Edwards – bass trombone
  • Chris Cowie – oboe
  • Nigel Black – French horn
  • Richard Berry – French horn
  • Helen Keen – flute
  • Kathleen Stevenson – piccolo flute
  • Perry Montague-Mason, Benedict Cruft, Boguslaw Kostecki, Chris Tombling, David Woodcock, Everton Nelson, Gavyn Wright, Jackie Shave, Julian Leaper, Kathy Shave, Patrick Kiernan, Warren Zielinski – violin
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello 
  • David Daniels – cello
  • Martin Loveday – cello
  • Trevor Horn – arrangements
  • Nick Ingman – arrangements
  • Steve Price – recording
  • Julian Mendelsohn – recording
  • Mat Bartram – recording
  • Tim Lambert – additional engineering
  • Phil Tyreman – engineer assistant
  • Dan Vickers – mixing
  • Julian Mendelsohn – mixing
  • Robert Orton – mixing
  • Tony Doogan – additional mixing
  • Michael Bannister – mixing assistant
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Divine Inc. – design
  • Stuart David – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Step into my Office, Baby
  2. Dear Catastrophe Waitress
  3. If She Wants Me
  4. Piazza, New York Catcher
  5. Asleep on a Sunbeam
  6. I’m a Cuckoo
  7. You Don’t Send Me
  8. Wrapped Up in Books
  9. Lord Anthony
  10. If You Find Yourself Caught in Love
  11. Roy Walker
  12. Stay Loose

Jarv is: Beyond the Pale

On July 17, 2020, “Rough Trade” label released “Beyond the Pale”, the debut Jarv Is studio album. It was recorded April 2018 – September 2019, at “Peak Cavern” in Derbyshire, UK, “Primavera Sound” in Barcelona, Spain, and was produced by Jason Buckle and Jarvis Cocker.

Personnel:

  • Jarvis Cocker – lead and backing vocals, Boss voice transformer, Vox Starstreamer guitar, Spanish guitar, Gibson Les Paul, Marine Rider guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, piano, Philicorda organ, Korg MS-20 synthesiser, kalimba, synth loop, Mellotron, handclaps, whistling
  • Serafina Steer – miniKORG, microKORG preset, Philicorda organ, harp, Elka Rhapsody, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, backing vocals, handclaps
  • Emma Smith – violin, saxophone, Vox Starstreamer guitar, backing vocals, handclaps
  • Jason Buckle – synthesizer, 808 programming, cabasa, tambourine, Wasp synthesizer, programmed drums, wah-wah guitar, bass synth, Syncussion, Echoplex, Philicorda organ, electronic percussion, handclaps
  • Andrew McKinney – bass, Fender Bass VI, backing vocals, handclaps, Moog Taurus pedals
  • Adam Betts – drums, percussion, tongue plate percussion, electronic percussion, backing vocals
  • Steve Mackey – programmed strings, original drum sample
  • Jason Domnarski – piano
  • Chris Vatalaro – prepared piano, handclaps
  • Naala – backing vocals
  • Eoban and Cedric Tomlin – backing vocals
  • Andy Pink – live recordings
  • Drew Smith – overdubs, vocals recording
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Max Prior – mixing assistant
  • Dani Spragg – mixing assistant
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Thibault Dargeou – recording
  • Graeme Swinton (Actually) – design
  • Dave Bunnell – cave photograph
  • Eddie Whelan – band photograph

Track listing:

  1. Save the Whale – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Jason Buckle, Emma Smith, Andrew McKinney, Adam Betts
  2. Must I Evolve – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer
  3. Am I Missing Something – Jarvis Cocker, Jason Buckle, Serafina Steer, Steve Mackey
  4. House Music All Night Long – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Chris Vatalaro
  5. Sometimes I Am Pharaoh – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Steve Mackey
  6. Swanky Modes – Jarvis Cocker, Jason Domnarski, Serafina Steer
  7. Children of the Echo – Jarvis Cocker, Serafina Steer, Jason Buckle

On April 1, 2013.

On April 1, 2013, “Rough Trade” label released “Machineries of Joy” the fifth British Sea Power album. It was recorded in November 2012 in Brighton.

Personnel:

  • Phil Sumner
  • Abi Fry
  • Yan Scott Wilkinson
  • Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  • Martin Noble
  • Matthew Wood

Track listing:

  1. Machineries Of Joy
  2. K Hole
  3. Hail Holy Queen
  4. Loving Animals
  5. What You Need The Most
  6. Monsters Of Sunderland
  7. Spring Has Sprung
  8. Radio Goddard
  9. A Light Above Descending
  10. When A Warm Wind Blows Through The Grass

Initial copies of the album included a bonus EP containing 5 tracks:

  1. Facts Are Right
  2. Fingertips
  3. Baby Grey
  4. Lullaby For What You Are
  5. Chrysanthemum

on February 16, 2014.

On February 16, 2004, “Rough Trade” label released “The Runaway Found” the debut Veils album. It was recorded 2001 – 2003, at “Great Linford Manor”, “2 kHz”, “Parr Street”, “The Garden” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Matthew Ollivier, Bernard Butler and Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Finn Andrews – vocals, guitar
  • Oli Drake – guitar
  • Adam Kinsella – bass guitar
  • Ben Woollacott – drums
  • Dina Beamish – cello, strings arrangement
  • Claire Orsler – viola
  • Anne Stevenson – violin
  • Gina Ball – violin
  • Brian Wright – violin
  • Jackie Norrie – violin
  • Sally Herbert – strings arrangement
  • Ellie Gray – backing vocals
  • Iron John – handclaps

Track listing:

All tracks by Finn Andrews, except where noted.

  1. The Wild Son
  2. Guiding Light
  3. Lavinia
  4. More Heat Than Light – Finn Andrews, Marsh
  5. The Tide That Left and Never Came Back
  6. The Leavers Dance
  7. Talk Down the Girl
  8. The Valleys of New Orleans
  9. Vicious Traditions
  10. The Nowhere Man