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On May 24, 2019.

On May 24, 2019, “étienne” and “BMG” labels released “California Son”, the twelfth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded July – August 2018, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey– lead vocals
  • Steve Aho – orchestration, music copying, musician contractor
  • Boz Boorer– acoustic guitar, electric rhythm guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
  • Joe Chiccarelli– recording, mixing, stylophone, drum programming
  • Roger Manning – electric piano, synthesisers, keyboards, backing vocals, string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Zac Rae– organ, upright piano, keyboards
  • Gustavo Manzur – synthesisers, accordion
  • Jesse Tobias– electric guitar, 12-string electric guitar, slide guitar, electric rhythm guitar, fuzz guitar, electric baritone guitar, backbeat guitar, acoustic guitar, ebow guitar
  • Dave Levita – acoustic guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • Matthew Ira Walker – drums, drum programming
  • Valerie Pinkston – group vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – group vocals
  • Brigette Bryant – group vocals
  • Ed Droste– backing vocals
  • Billie Joe Armstrong– backing vocals
  • Ariel Engle– backing vocals
  • Sameer Gadhia– backing vocals
  • Petra Haden– backing vocals
  • LP– additional vocals
  • Lydia Night– backing vocals
  • Little Willie Iniesta – vocals, dog barking
  • Bill Mims – recording
  • Chris Dugan – additional engineering
  • Tim Kvasnosky– additional engineering
  • Marcus Paquin – additional engineering
  • Ryan Freeland – mixing
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Chris Allgood – mastering
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Lars Fox – digital editing
  • Liam Lynch – art, design
  • Michael Muller – front photography photography

Track listing:

  1. Morning Starship – Jobriath
  2. Don’t interrupt the Sorrow – Joni Mitchell
  3. Only a Pawn in Their Game – Bob Dylan
  4. Suffer the Little Children – Buffy Sainte – Marie
  5. Days of Decision – Phil Ochs
  6. It’s Over – Roy Orbison, Bill Dees
  7. Wedding Bell Blues – Laura Nyro
  8. Loneliness Remembers What happiness Forgets – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Lady Willpower – Jerry Fuller
  10. When You Close Your Eyes – Carly Simon, Billy Mernit
  11. Lenny’s Tune – Tim Hardin
  12. Some Say I Got the Devil – Melanie Safka

 

On October 26, 2010.

On October 26, 2010, “Roadrunner” label digitally released the debut, self-titled Young the Giant album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli, Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh and François Comtois.

Personnel:

  • Sameer Gadhia – lead vocals, percussion
  • Jacob Tilley – guitar
  • Eric Cannata – guitar, backing vocals
  • Payam Doostzadeh – bass guitar
  • François Comtois – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Lars Fox, Ian Kirkpatrick – engineer
  • Michael H. Brauerin – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks written by Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh and François Comtois , except where noted.

  1. Apartment
  2. My Body
  3. I Got
  4. Cough Syrup – Ehson Hashemian, Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, François Comtois
  5. God Made Man
  6. 12 Fingers – Mike Daly, Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, François Comtois
  7. Strings
  8. Your Side
  9. Garands
  10. Walker
  11. Islands
  12. Guns Out

On August 12, 2016.

On August 12, 2016, “Fueled by Ramen” label released “Home of the Strange”, the third Young the Giant studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Jeff Bhasker and Alex Salibian.

Personnel:

  • Sameer Gadhia – lead vocals, percussion, ukulele, organ, electric guitar
  • Eric Cannata – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, synths, additional vocals, percussion
  • Francois Comtois – drums, percussion, additional vocals, piano, synths
  • Jacob Tilley – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synths, vibraphone
  • Payam Doostzadeh – bass, piano, synths
  • Alex Salibian – additional electric guitar, piano, synths, vocals
  • Alexandra Govere, Gabrielle Walter-Clay, Nilu Madadi, Nora Riegels, Sonia Gadhia – additional vocals

Track listing:

  1. Amerika
  2. Something to Believe In
  3. Elsewhere
  4. Know-It-All
  5. Jungle Youth
  6. Titus Was Born
  7. Repeat
  8. Silvertongue
  9. Art Exhibit
  10. Nothing’s Over
  11. Home of the Strange

On January 21, 2014.

On January 21, 2014, “Fueled by Ramen” label released “Mind Over Matter”, the second Young the Giant studio album. It was recorded February 2012 – January 2014, and was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen.

Personnel:

  • Sameer Gadhia – lead and backing vocals, percussion, piano, organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Jacob Tilley – guitar, mellotron, synthesizer
  • Eric Cannata – guitar, backing vocals
  • Payam Doostzadeh – bass guitar, synthesizer
  • François Comtois – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Carlos de la Garza – percussion
  • Jessica Ramseier – vocals
  • Steven Aho – orchestration
  • Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. – conducting, string arrangements
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– engineering, programming
  • Carlos de la Garza, David Schwerkolt – engineering
  • Mike Schuppan– engineering, engineering assistant
  • Dave Schwerkolt – engineering assistant
  • Rich Costey– mixing
  • Martin Cooke, Nicolas Fournier, Bo Hill – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Mike Liguori – A&R
  • Mark Obriski – art direction, design
  • Matt Wisniewski– collage, cover collage
  • David Vincent Wolf – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh and François Comtois, except where noted.

  1. Slow Dive
  2. Anagram
  3. It’s All About Time
  4. Crystallized
  5. Mind Over Matter
  6. Daydreamer
  7. Firelight
  8. Camera
  9. In My Home
  10. Eros – Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, François Comtois and Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
  11. Teachers
  12. Waves
  13. Paralysis