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On January 29, 2016.

On January 29, 2016, “Ridge Records” label released “The Story”, the fourteenth and final Runrig studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, at “Glo-Worm Recording” in Glasgow, Scotland, “The Old Mill” in Strathaven, Scotland, “Stirling Rock School” in Stirling, Scotland, and was produced by Brian Hurren.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Guthro – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Brian Hurren – vocals, keyboards, accordion
  • Malcolm Jones – guitars, pipes, accordion
  • Roderick “Rory” Macdonald – vocals, bass guitar
  • Iain Bayne – drums
  • The Prague Philharmonic Orchestra – strings
  • Dave Towers – saxophone
  • Scott Walker – trumpet
  • Mike Vass – fiddle
  • Calum Macdonald – vocals, percussion
  • Stirling Gaelic Choir – vocals 
  • The Glasgow Islay Gaelic Choir – vocals
  • Brian Hurren – string arrangements
  • James Fitzpatrick – strings coordinator
  • Iain Hutchison – engineer, mixing
  • Jan Holster – engineer
  • Brian Hurren – additional engineering
  • Brad Blackwood – mastering
  • The Reptile House – artwork, design
  • Balazs Kral – cover development
  • Matt Liengie, George Pllu, Neil Priessman, – Paul Strand photography 

Track listing:

  1. The Story
  2. Onar
  3. Rise and Fall
  4. Elegy
  5. Every Beating Heart
  6. The Years We Shared
  7. When the Beauty
  8. 18 July
  9. An-Diugh Ghabh Mi Cuairt
  10. The Place Where the Rivers Run
  11. Somewhere

On December 3, 2012.

On December 3, 2012, “4AD” label released “Bish Bosch”, the fourteenth and the final studio Scott Walker album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, electric guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Hugh Burns – acoustic and electric guitar, electric baritone guitar, e-bow guitar, dobro, ukulele, Hawaiian pedal steel
  • James Stevenson – electric guitar, electric baritone guitar, mando guitar,
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion, tuned gongs, machetes
  • Mark Warman – keyboards, drum programming, tuned gongs, handclaps, machetes
  • Peter Walsh – keyboards FX, drum programming, finger snaps
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • John Giblin – bass, double bass
  • Paul Willey – violin harmonics
  • Michael Laird – Rams horns
  • Pete Long – baritone saxophone, tuba
  • BJ Cole – Hawaiian pedal steel
  • Guy Barker – trumpet
  • Tom Rees – trumpet
  • Andrew McDonnell – Lo Rumbles & White Noise

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker.

  1. See You Don’t Bump His Head
  2. Corps De Blah
  3. Phrasing
  4. SDSS1416+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter)
  5. Epizootics!
  6. Dimple
  7. Tar
  8. Pilgrim
  9. The Day The ‘Conducator’ Died (An Xmas Song)

On November 8, 1994.

On November 8, 1994, “Kitchenware” label released “Lost in the Former West”, the sixth Fatima Mansions album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Ralph Jezzard, Jerry Harrison, and Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Cathal Coughlan – vocals, occasional keyboards
  • Andrías Ó Gruama – guitar
  • Nick Bagnall – keyboards
  • Hugh Bunker – bass guitar
  • Nicholas Tiompan Allum – drums, wind

Track listing:

All tracks by Cathal Coughlan, except where noted.

  1. Belong Nowhere
  2. The Loyaliser
  3. Popemobile to Paraguay
  4. Walk Yr Way
  5. Brunceling’s Song
  6. Lost in the Former West
  7. Nite Flights – Scott Walker
  8. Your World Customer
  9. Sunken Cities
  10. Brain Blister
  11. A Walk in the Woods
  12. Humiliate Me

On May 8, 1995.

On May 8, 1995, “Fontana” label released “Tilt”, the twelve Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “RAK Studios” and “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Walsh and Scott Walker. The album is the first installment of a “trilogy” with The Drift (2006) and Bish Bosch (2012).

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, guitar, whistles
  • Ian Thomas – drums, military bass drum and cymbals
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Brian Gascoigne – keyboards
  • David Rhodes– guitars
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion
  • Louis Jardim– percussion
  • Jonathan Snowden – flutes
  • Andy Findon – bass flute
  • Jim Gregory – bass flute
  • Roy Jowitt – clarinet
  • Roy Carter – oboe
  • Peter Walsh– prog bass drum, whistles
  • Andrew Cronshaw – horns, reeds, concertina, Ba-wu flute
  • Elizabeth Kenny – chitarrone
  • Brian Gascoigne – woodwind orchestration ,organ and celeste of the Methodist Central Hall
  • Colin Pulbrook – Hammond organ
  • Greg Knowles – cimbalom
  • Jonathan Snowden – piccolo
  • John Barclay – trumpets
  • Strings of Sinfonia of London, arranged and conducted by Brian Gascoigne

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker (N. S. Engel) .

  1. Farmer in the City (Remembering Pasolini)
  2. The Cockfighter
  3. Bouncer See Bouncer…
  4. Manhattan
  5. Face on Breast
  6. Bolivia ‘95
  7. Patriot (A single)
  8. Tilt
  9. Rosary

On April 2, 2009.

On April 2, 2009, “The Echo Label” and “Parlaphone” labels released “Two Suns”, the second Bat for Lashes (Natasha Khan) studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009 in California, New York City, London, Brighton and Wales,  and was produced by Natasha Khan and David Kosten.

Personnel:

  • Natasha Khan– lead and backing vocals, synths, drum programming, guitar, piano,harmonium, hands, percussion, string machine, drums, bass synth, vibraphone, organ, engineering, art direction, booklet artwork, concept
  • Ben Christophers– Marxophone, pianochord, synths, guitar, phonofiddle
  • Caroline Weeks – backing vocals, synths, bells, flute, handclaps, percussion
  • Kath Mann – backing vocals, saw, violin, viola
  • Alex Thomas– drums, percussion, timpani
  • David Kosten– drum programming, synths, percussion, synth drone, toms, fingers
  • Abi Fry– viola
  • Adem– sampled wine glasses
  • Ira Wolf Tuton– bass
  • Chris Keating– drum programming
  • Devin Maxwell – timpani
  • Devon Dunaway – backing vocals
  • Robert Roseberry Jr. – backing vocals
  • David Kosten – engineering, mixing
  • David Wrench– engineering
  • Mark Eastwood – mixing assistance
  • Brian Thorn – engineering assistance
  • Mike Nesci – engineering
  • Matt Boynton – engineering
  • Tim Bader – engineering assistance
  • Tom Asselin – engineering
  • Matt Lawrence – vocal recording (Scott Walker’s vocals)
  • David Benjamin Sherry– cover photography
  • Tony Hornecker – set desig
  • Andrew Murabito – graphic design
  • Dan Sanders – photographic production 

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Natasha Khan, except where noted.

  1. Glass
  2. Sleep Alone
  3. Moon and Moon
  4. Daniel
  5. Peace of Mind
  6. Siren Song
  7. Pearl’s Dream
  8. Good Love
  9. Two Planets
  10. Travelling Woman
  11. The Big Sleep

 

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Philips” label released “The Moviegoer”, the seventh Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Johnny Franz.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker– vocals
  • Peter J. Olliff – engineering
  • Robert Cornford – orchestra director

Track listing:

  1. This Way Mary (Theme from Mary, Queen of Scots) – John Barry, Don Black
  2. Speak Softly Love (Love theme from The Godfather) – Nino Rota
  3. Glory Road (Theme from U.S.A.) – Neil Diamond
  4. That Night (Theme from The Fox) – Lalo Schifrin, Norman Gimbel
  5. The Summer Knows” (Theme from Summer of ’42) – Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
  6. The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti (Here’s to You) (Theme from Sacco and Vanzetti) – Joan Baez, Ennio Morricone
  7. A Face in the Crowd – (Theme from Le Mans) – Bergman, Michel Legrand
  8. Joe Hill (Theme from The Ballad of Joe Hill) – Stefan Grossman
  9. Loss Of Love (Theme from Sunflower) – Henry Mancini, Bob Merrill
  10. All His Children (Theme from Never Give an Inch) – Henry Mancini, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
  11. Come Saturday Morning (Theme from Pookie) – Fred Karlin, Dory Previn
  12. Easy Come Easy Go (Theme from They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?) – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman

In August 1974.

In August 1974, “Columbia” label released “We Had It All”, the tenth Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded 1973 – 1974, at “Nova Studios” in Marble Arch, and was produced by Del Newman.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals
  • Del Newman – arrangements
  • Roslav Szaybo – artwork
  • Joseph – photography

Track listing:

  1. Low Down Freedom – Billy Joe Shaver
  2. We Had It All – Donnie Frits, Troy Seals
  3. Black Rose – Billy Joe Shaver
  4. Ride Me Down Easy – Billy Joe Shaver
  5. You’re Young and You’ll Forget – Jerry Reed
  6. The House Song – Robert H. Bannard, Paul Stookey
  7. What Ever Happened to Saturday Night – Randy Meisner, Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon
  8. Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot
  9. Old Five and Dimers Like Me – Billy Joe Shaver
  10. Delta Dawn – Alex Harvey

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Philips” label released “Any Day Now”, the eighth Scott Walker studio album.It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by John Franz.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker- vocals
  • Peter Knight- arrangements, conductor
  • Robert Cornford – arrangements, conductor
  • Peter J. Olliff – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Any Day Now – Bob Hilliard, Burt Bacharach
  2. All My Love’s Laughter – Jimmy Webb
  3. Do I Love You – Albert Pelay, Alain le Govic, Yves Dessca, Maxime Piolot, Paul Anka
  4. Maria Bethania – Caetano Veloso
  5. Cowboy – Randy Newman
  6. When You Get Right Down to It- Barry Mann
  7. If – David Gates
  8. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  9. The me I Never Knew – Don Black, John Barry
  10. If Ships Were Made to Sail – Jimmy Webb
  11. We Could Be Flying – Michel Colombier, Paul Williams

In March 1969.

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In March 1969, “Phillips” label released “Scott 3”, the third Scott Walker solo album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by John Franz.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, arranger
  • Wally Stott- arranged and conducted
  • Peter Knight- arranged and conducted

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker (credited as Noel Scott Engel), except where noted.

  1. It’s Raining Today
  2. Copenhagen
  3. Rosemary
  4. Big Louise
  5. We came Through
  6. Butterfly
  7. Two Ragged Soldiers
  8. 30 Century Man
  9. Winter Night
  10. Two Weeks Since You’ve Gone
  11. Sons Of – Gérard Jouannest, Jacques Brel, Mort Shuman
  12. Funeral Tango – Gérard Jouannest, Jacques Brel, Mort Shuman
  13. If You Go Away – Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen

In March 1968.

scott_2

In March 1968, “Philips” label released “Scott 2”, the second Scott Walker album. It was recorded 1967 – 1968, and was produced by John Franz.

Personnel:

  • Wally Stott- arrangements and conductor
  • Reg Guest – arrangements and conductor
  • Peter Knight- arrangements and conductor
  • Peter Olliff – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Jackie – Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, Mort Shuman
  2. Best of Both Worlds – Mark London, Don Black
  3. Black Sheep Boy – Tim Hardin
  4. The Amorous Humphrey Plugg – -Noel Scott Engel
  5. Next – Jacques Brel, Mort Shuman
  6. The Girls from the Streets – Noel Scott Engel
  7. Plastic Palace People – Noel Scott Engel
  8. Wait Until Dark – Henry Mancini, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  9. The Girls and the Dogs – Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, Mort Shuman
  10. Windows of the World – Hal David, Burt Bacharach
  11. The Bridge – Noel Scott Engel
  12. Come Next Spring – Lenny Anderson