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On February 28, 1983.

On February 28, 1983, “A&M” label released “The Key”, the eighth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Townhouse Studios” in Shepherd’s Bush, London, “Polar Studios” in Stockholm and in New York City, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite and Val Garay.


  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano
  • Adrian Belew– electric guitar
  • Daryl Stuermer– electric guitar
  • Gary Sanford – electric guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Larry Fast– synthesiser
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Stewart Copeland– drums
  • Julian Diggle – percussion
  • Mel Collins– saxophone
  • Annie Whitehead– trombone
  • Guy Barker– trumpet
  • Dean Klevatt – piano
  • Jeremy Meek – vocal, bass
  • Craig Hull – electric guitar
  • Tim Pierce– electric guitar
  • Bryan Garofalo – bass guitar
  • Craig Krampf– drums
  • Steve “Goldie” Goldstein – keyboards
  • L. Benoit – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. (I Love It When You) Call Me Names
  2. Foolish Pride
  3. Drop the Pilot
  4. The Key
  5. Everybody Gotta Know
  6. Tell Tale
  7. What Do Boys Dream
  8. The Game of Love
  9. The Dealer
  10. Bad Habits
  11. I Love My Baby


On December 26, 2006.

On December 26, 2006, “Columbia” label released “Oh! Gravity”, the sixth Switchfoot album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Big Fish Recordings” in Encinitas, CA, Signature Sound” in San Diego, CA, “Starstruck Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Tim Palmer, Steve Lillywhite, John Fields, Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Chad Butler, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley.


  • Jon Foreman– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
  • Tim Foreman– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler– drums
  • Jerome Fontamillas– rhythm guitar, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Drew Shirley– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Tutt II – cello
  • Kybra Minisee – violin
  • Sidney Cabrera – violin
  • Andy Geibon – horns
  • Charlie Peacock– Chimus Minutus
  • Mark Felthamon – harmonica
  • Sarah Mooridian – cowbell
  • Sean Watkins, Sara Watkins– vocals, mandolin
  • Noah Lamberth – space pedal steel
  • Care House Choir: Jennifer, Lukas, Dawn, Tierra, Lynsey, Steffany, Luke, Devin – vocals
  • Tim Lord Palmer – additional “window treatments”
  • Steve Lillywhite– executive producer
  • Tim Palmer– recording, mixing
  • John Fields– mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Steven Miller, Chris Testa, Joe Marlett – additional recording
  • Michael Harris, Matt Beckley, Cameron Barton, Zeph Sowers – recording assistant
  • Jamie Seyberth, Femio Hernandez – assistant mix engineer
  • Joshua Marc Levy – art direction, illustration
  • Andy Barron– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. Oh! Gravity – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  2. American Dream
  3. Dirty Second Hands – Jon Foreman, Todd Cooper
  4. Awakening
  5. Circles
  6. Amateur Lovers
  7. Faust, Midas, and Myself
  8. Head Over Heels (In This Life)
  9. Yesterdays
  10. Burn Out Bright
  11. 4:12
  12. Let Your Love Be Strong

On December 1, 2017.

On December 1, 2017, “Interscope” and “Island” labels released “Songs of Experience”, the fourteenth U2 studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2017, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, “The Garage” in Topanaga, California, “Shangri-La”, “The Woodshed”, ”Waterloo Studios” and “Neptune Valley” in Los Angeles, “Strathmore House” in Killiney, Ireland, “Hanover Quay” and “Windmill Lane Studios” in  Dublin, “Uno Mas Studio” in Brentwood, Tennessee, “The Church Studios” in London, and was produced by Jacknife Leeand Ryan Tedder, Steve Lillywhite, Andy Barlow, Jolyon Thomas, Brent Kutzle, Paul Epworth, Danger Mouse, and Declan Gaffney. The album was certified Platinum in France by “SNEP”, and Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”.


  • Bono– vocals
  • The Edge– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Adam Clayton– bass guitar
  • Larry Mullen Jr.– drums, percussion
  • Andy Barlow– additional keyboards, programming, sound design,  engineering, mixing
  • Jacknife Lee– additional keyboards, additional guitar, programming, keyboards, additional backing vocals, mixing, engineering
  • Haim– additional backing vocals
  • Ryan Tedder– programming, additional background vocals, keyboards, additional guitar
  • Brent Kutzle– programming, keyboards, additional keyboards, additional guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Davide Rossi– strings
  • Kendrick Lamar– outro, intro
  • Goshua Usov – additional keyboards
  • Jolyon Thomas – additional guitar, additional keyboards
  • Brandon Collins – string arrangement
  • Amy Helman – violins
  • Avery Bright – violins
  • Betsy Lamb – viola
  • Paul Nelson – cello
  • Noel Zancanella – additional programming
  • Nate Lotz – additional percussion
  • Lady Gaga– background vocals
  • Steve Wilmot – additional percussion
  • Declan Gaffney – additional keyboards
  • Julian Lennon– additional background vocals
  • Andrew Taggart– additional keyboards
  • Paul Epworth– programming, additional keyboards
  • Dawn Kenny – additional credit
  • Steve Lillywhite– mixing
  • Alex Bailey – mixing assistance, engineering assistance
  • Matt Bishop – engineering, mixing assistance
  • Tyler Spry, Drew Bang, Rich Rich, Matt Wiggins  – engineering
  • Dave “Squirrel” Covell, Barry McCready – engineering assistance
  • Matt Bishop, Matty Green – engineering, mixing assistance
  • Christopher Henry – additional engineering, engineering assistance
  • Richard Rainey, Greg Clooney, Doug Sarrett – additional engineering
  • Gosha Usov, Alan Kelly, Aleks Von Korff – engineering assistance
  • Kelana, Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Brandon Bost – mixing assistance, engineering
  • Declan Gaffney –  engineering, additional mixing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bono; all music by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr, except where noted.

  1. Love Is All We Have Left
  2. Lights of Home – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.,Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim, Ariel Rechtshaid
  3. You’re the Best Thing About Me
  4. Get Out of Your Own Way
  5. American Soul
  6. Summer of Love
  7. Red Flag Day
  8. The Showman (Little More Better)
  9. The Little Things That Give You Away
  10. Landlady
  11. The Blackout
  12. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way
  13. 13 (There Is a Light)

On December 8, 2009.

On December 8, 2009, “Virgin” label released “This Is War”, the third Thirty Seconds to Mars studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “The International Centre for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences of Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Flood, Steve Lillywhite, Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.


  • Jared Leto– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, synths
  • Shannon Leto– drums, percussion; guitar
  • Tomo Miličević– guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, synths, violin, programming, percussion
  • Mark Thecobrasnake – photography
  • Varnish Studio Inc, Jared Leto – art direction
  • Ryan Williams, Brian Virtue – engineering, mixing
  • Tom Biller, Rob Kirwan, Dana Nielsen, Matt Radosevich, Jamie Schefman, Sonny Diperri, Joe Wohlmut – additional engineering
  • Andre Doucette – pre-production engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend, Mike Shipley– mixing
  • Brian Wholgemuth, Neil Comber – mixing assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jared Leto, except where noted.

  1. Escape
  2. Night of the Hunter
  3. Kings and Queens
  4. This is War
  5. 100 Suns
  6. Hurricane
  7. Closer to the Edge
  8. Vox Populi
  9. Search and Destroy
  10. Alibi
  11. Stranger in a Strange Land
  12. L490 – Shannon Leto

On July 15, 1983.

On July 15, 1983, “Mercury” label released “The Crossing”, the debut Big Country studio album. It was recorded in May 1983, at “The Manor” in Oxfordshire, “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite. In December 1983, “The Crossing” was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and in February 1984 it was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.


  • Stuart Adamson– vocals, guitar, piano, e-bow
  • Bruce Watson– guitar, mandolin, sitar, vocals, e-bow
  • Tony Butler– bass, vocals
  • Mark Brzezicki– drums, percussion, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Stuart Adamson, Mark Brzezicki, Tony Butler, Bruce Watson, except where noted.

  1. In a Big Country
  2. Chance
  3. 1000 Stars
  4. The Storm
  5. Harvest Home
  6. Lost Patrol
  7. Close Action
  8. Fields of Fire (400 Miles)
  9. Porrohman


In April 1978.

In April 1978, “Columbia” label released the debut, self-titled The Only Ones album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Robert Ash, Peter Perrett, John Perry, Alan Mair and Mike Kellie.


  • Peter Perrett– lead and background vocals; guitars; keyboards
  • John Perry– guitars; keyboards
  • Alan Mair– bass guitars
  • Mike Kellie– drums
  • Mick Gallagher– keyboards
  • Gordon Edwards – keyboards
  • Raphael & Friends – horns
  • Koulla Kakoulli – backing vocals
  • Robert Ash – engineer
  • Ed Hollis – various engineering
  • Steve Lillywhite– various engineering
  • John Burns – various engineering
  • Ian Maidman – various engineering
  • John Dent – mastering engineer
  • Peter “Kodick” Gravelle – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Perrett.

  1. The Whole of the Law
  2. Another Girl, Another Planet
  3. Breaking Down
  4. City of Fun
  5. The Beast
  6. Creature of Doom
  7. It’s the Truth
  8. Language Problem
  9. No Peace for the Wicked
  10. The Immortal Story


On November 13, 1978.


On November 13, 1978, “Polydor” label released “The Scream”, the debut Siouxsie and the Banshees studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Siouxsie and the Banshees and Steve Lillywhite. Tge cover art concept was by Paul Wakefield.


  • Siouxsie Sioux– vocals
  • Steven Severin– bass guitar
  • John McKay– guitars, saxophone
  • Kenny Morris– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Pure – Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin, John McKay, Kenny Morris
  2. Jigsaw Feeling – Steven Severin, John McKay
  3. Overground – Steven Severin, John McKay
  4. Carcass – Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin, Peter Fenton
  5. Helter Skelter – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Mirage – Steven Severin, John McKay
  7. Metal Postcard (Mittageisen) – Siouxsie Sioux, John McKay
  8. Nicotine Stain – Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Secerin
  9. Suburban relapse – Siouxsie Sioux, John McKay
  10. Switch – Siouxsie Sioux, John McKay


On October 14, 1997.


On October 14, 1997, “Island” label released “Ha!-Ha!-Ha!”, the second Ultravox album. It was recorded May – June 1997, and was produced by Ultravox and Steve Lillywhite.


  • John Foxx– vocals, guitar
  • Warren Cann– drums, vocals, rhythm machine
  • Chris Cross– bass, vocals
  • Billy Currie– violins, keyboards, synthesiser
  • Stevie Shears– guitar
  • C. (from Gloria Mundi) – saxophone

Track listing:

  1. ROckWrok – John Foxx
  2. The Frozen Ones – John Foxx
  3. Fear in the Western World – Warren Cann, Chris Cross, Billy Currie, John Foxx, Stevie Shears
  4. Distant Smile – Billy Currie, John Foxx
  5. The Man Who Dies Every Day – Warren Cann, Chris Cross, Billy Currie, John Foxx, Stevie Shears
  6. Artificial Life – Billy Currie, John Foxx
  7. While I’m Still Alive – John Foxx
  8. Hiroshima Mon Amour – Warren Cann, Billy Currie, John Foxx

On September 12, 1980.


On September 12, 1980, “Virgin” label released “Black Sea”, the fourth XTC studio album. It was recorded June–July 1980, at “The Town House” in London, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite.


  • Terry Chambers- Tama drums, Tama Snyper drum synthesiser, free form vocals
  • Dave Gregory- guitars, synth, piano, vox humana
  • Colin Moulding- vocals, Epiphone Newport bass
  • Andy Partridge- vocals, guitar, synth

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. Respectable Street
  2. Generals and Majors – Colin Moulding
  3. Living Through Another Cuba
  4. Love at First Sight – Colin Moulding
  5. Rocket from a Bottle
  6. No Language in Our Lungs
  7. Towers of London
  8. Paper and Iron (Notes and Coins)
  9. Burning with Optimism’s Flames
  10. Rock (Is Going to Help Me)
  11. Travels in Nihilon

On May 23, 1980.


On May 23, 1980, “Charisma” label released the self-titled, third Peter Gabriel album. It was recorded 1979–1980, at “Bath” and “Townhouse” in London, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite. The album is referred to as Melt owing to its cover photograph by Hipgnosis.


  • Peter Gabriel– lead and backing vocals, piano, synthesizer, bass synthesizer, drum pattern, whistles
  • Kate Bush– backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • David Rhodes– guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Weller– guitar
  • Larry Fast– synthesizer, processing, bass synthesizer, bagpipes
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Tony Levin– Chapman stick
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, percussion
  • Phil Collins– drums, drum pattern, snare drum , surdo
  • Dick Morrissey– saxophone
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • Dave Ferguson– screeches
  • Steve Lillywhite– whistles
  • Hugh Padgham- engineer; whistles

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Gabriel.

  1. Intruder
  2. No Self Control
  3. Start
  4. I Don’t Remember
  5. Family Snapshot
  6. And Through the Wire
  7. Games Without Frontiers
  8. Not One of Us
  9. Lead a Normal Life
  10. Biko