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On January 10, 2005.

On January 10, 2005, “Rough Trade” label released “Gemstones”, the third Adam Green album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Dumbo Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Dan Myers.

Personnel:

  • Adam Green – voice, guitar
  • Steven Mertens – bass
  • Parker Kindred – drums
  • Nathan Brown – Wurlitzer electric piano, organ
  • Chis Isom – guitar
  • Dan Myers – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Green.

  1. Gemstones
  2. Down on the Street
  3. He’s the Brat
  4. Over the Sunrise
  5. Crackhouse Blues
  6. Before My Bedtime
  7. Carolina
  8. Emily
  9. Who’s Your Boyfriend
  10. Choke on a Cock
  11. Bible Club
  12. Chubby Princess
  13. Losing on a Tuesday
  14. Teddy Boys

On February 15, 2010.

On February 15, 2010, “Domino” label released “Life is Sweet! Nice to Meet You”, the second Lightspeed Champion album. It was recorded 2008–2009 at “Mission Sound” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Ben Allen and Devonté Hynes.

Personnel:

  • Devonté Hynes – vocals, main instrumentation, arrangement
  • Spacecamp (Jon Wiley, Steven Mertens, Chris Egan, Omar Shamesh) – additional instrumentation, group male vocals
  • Michael Siddel – violin, additional strings
  • Jon Webber – violin
  • Jesse Reagen – cello
  • Sally Wall – oboe
  • Ben Allen – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Devonté Hynes, except where noted.

  1. Dead Head Blues
  2. Marlene
  3. There’s Nothing Underwater
  4. Intermission
  5. Faculty of Fears
  6. The Big Guns of Highsmith
  7. Romart
  8. I Don’t Want to Wake Up Alone
  9. Madame Van Damme
  10. Smooth Day (at the Library)
  11. Intermission 2
  12. Sweetheart
  13. Etude Op.3 ‘Goodnight Michalek’
  14. Middle of the Dark
  15. A Bridge and a Goodbye

 

On July 22, 2003.

On July 22, 2003, “Rough Trade” label released “Friends of Mine”, the second Adam Green album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Dan Myers.

  • Personnel:
  • Adam Green – vocal, guitar
  • Jane Scarpantoni – strings arrangement, cello
  • Steven Mertens – bass, tambourine, drums, bongos, strings arrangement
  • Matt Romano – drums
  • David Gold – viola
  • Antoine Silverman, Joan Wasser – violin
  • Greg Calbi – engineering
  • Dan Myers – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Green, except where noted.

  1. Bluebirds
  2. Hard to Be a Girl
  3. Jessica
  4. Musical Ladders
  5. The Prince’s Bed
  6. Bunnyranch
  7. Friends of Mine
  8. Frozen in Time – Adam Green, Galen Pehrson
  9. Broken Joystick
  10. I Wanna Die
  11. Salty Candy
  12. No Legs
  13. We’re Not Supposed to Be Lovers
  14. Secret Tongues
  15. Bungee