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On May 7, 2012.

On May 7, 2012, “Roadrunner” label released “Storm Corrosion”, the self-titled, debut collaboration album between Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson. It was recorded March 2010 – September 2011, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitars
  • Steven Wilson– vocals, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Gavin Harrison– drums, percussion
  • Ben Castle– woodwind
  • The London Session Orchestra– orchestral performance
  • Conducted by Dave Stewart
  • Isobel Griffiths – contractor
  • Mat Collis – grand piano, engineering
  • Carl Glover – design, layout
  • Hans Arnold– cover painting
  • Naki – photography

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Wilson except where noted,  all music by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

  1. Drag Ropes
  2. Storm Corrosion
  3. Hag
  4. Happy
  5. Look How!
  6. Ljudet Innan – lyrics by Mikael Åkerfeldt, Steven Wilson.

 

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On April 16, 2007.

On April 16, 2007, “Roadrunner” label released “Fear of a Blank Planet”, the ninth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded October – December 2006, in London and Tel Aviv, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison. In 2007, “Fear of a Blank Planet” won the “Album of the Year” award at “Classic Rock” magazine awards. In 2015, “Rolling Stone”  ranked it at number 39 on its list of the “Best Progressive Rock Albums of all Time.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards, mixing, audio mastering, string arrangements
  • Richard Barbieri– keyboards and synthesizers
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitars
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Alex Lifeson– guitar solo
  • Robert Fripp– soundscapes
  • John Wesley– backing vocals
  • Orchestra – London Session Orchestra
  • Dave Stewart– string arrangements
  • Steve Price – engineer
  • Lasse Hoile– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Fear of a Blank Planet
  2. My Ashes – music by Richard Barbier, Steven /Wilson
  3. Anesthetize
  4. Sentimental
  5. Way Out of Here – music by Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson
  6. Sleep Together

On April 2, 2012.

On April 2, 2012, “Chrysalis/EMI Records” labels released “Thick as a Brick 2”,(abbreviated TAAB 2 and subtitled Whatever Happened to Gerald Bostock?), the fifth Ian Anderson studio album. It was recorded March – November 2011, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson – vocals, flutes, acoustic guitars
  • Florian Opahle– electric guitar
  • John O’Hara– accordion, Hammond organ, piano, keyboards
  • Pete Judge– trumpet, flugelhorn, tenor horn, E-flat tuba
  • Ryan O’Donnell– additional vocals
  • David Goodier– bass guitar, glockenspiel
  • Scott Hammond– drums, percussion
  • Steven Wilson– mixing engineer
  • Mike Downs – recording engineer
  • Ian Anderson – liner notes
  • Peter Mew– mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson.

  1. From a Pebble Thrown
  2. Medley: Pebbles Instrumental / Might-Have-Beens
  3. Medley: Upper Sixth Loan Shark / Banker Bets, Banker Wins
  4. Swing It Far
  5. Adrift and Dumfounded
  6. Old School Song
  7. Wootton Bassett Town
  8. Medley: Power and Spirit / Give Till It Hurts
  9. Medley: Cosy Corner / Shunt and Shuffle
  10. A Change of Horses
  11. Confessional
  12. Kismet in Suburbia
  13. What-ifs, Maybes and Might-Have-Beens

On February 10, 2017.

On February 10, 2017, “Kscope” label released “Blackfield V”, the fifth Blackfield studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, and was produced by Aviv Geffen, Steven Wilson and Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drum programming, engineering, mixing
  • Aviv Geffen– lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, piano, Mellotron, string arrangements
  • Tomer Z– drums, percussion
  • Eran Mitelman – keyboards, piano, Mellotron, Hammond organ
  • Omri Agmon – acoustic and additional guitar
  • Mike Garson– piano
  • Hadar Green – bass
  • Alex Moshe – female vocals, backing vocals
  • Alan Parsons– backing vocals
  • The London Session Orchestra – orchestral performance
  • Simon Bloor – engineering, mixing
  • Graham Archer – engineering
  • Ofer Mappa – engineering
  • Yonatan Danino – engineering
  • Lasse Hoile– cover art, photography
  • Carl Glover – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Aviv Geffen, except where noted.

  1. A Drop in the Ocean – Aviv Geffen, Steven Wilson
  2. Family Man
  3. How Was Your Ride
  4. We’ll Never Be Apart
  5. Sorrys
  6. Life Is An Ocean – Aviv Geffen, Steven Wilson
  7. Lately
  8. October
  9. The Jackal
  10. Salt Water
  11. Undercover Heart
  12. Lonely Soul
  13. From 44 to 48 – Steven Wilson

 

On November 26, 2008.

On November 26, 2008, “Headphone Dust” label released “Insurgentes”, the first Steven Wilson solo album. It was recorded December 2007 – August 2008, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson: vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, acoustic & electric pianos, keyboards, synthesizers, harmonium, mellotron, bass guitar, percussion, drum & keyboard programming, ambient noise, loops, mixing
  • Gavin Harrison– drums , cymbals
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Mike Outram – electric guitar
  • Dirk Serries– guitar drones
  • Jordan Rudess– piano
  • Clodagh Simonds– vocals
  • Sand Snowman – acoustic and processed acoustic guitars, recorders
  • Theo Travis– wah-flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • Michiyo Yagi– 17-string bass koto, 21-string koto
  • Steve Price, Maki Sasaki – engineer
  • Mark Prator, John Wesley – guitars engineer
  • Bert Baldwin – piano engineer
  • Andy VanDette – mastering
  • Lasse Hoile – cover design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by Steven Wilson.

  1. Harmony Korine
  2. Abandoner
  3. Salvaging
  4. Veneno para las hadas
  5. No Twilight Within the Courts of the Sun
  6. Significant Other
  7. Only Child
  8. Twilight Coda
  9. Get All You Deserve
  10. Insurgentes

 

On September 26, 2011.

On September 26, 2011, “Kscope” label released “Grace for Drowning”, the second Steven Wilson studio album. It was recorded January 2010 – June 2011, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson— vocals, keys, guitars, autoharp,  bass guitar,  percussion,  piano, gong, glockenspiel , programming), harmonium, mixing
  • Jordan Rudess— piano
  • Theo Travis— saxophone
  • Ben Castle— clarinet
  • Nick Beggs— Chapman stick, bass guitar
  • Tony Levin— bass guitar
  • Nic France — drums
  • Pat Mastelotto — acoustic and electronic drums
  • Markus Reuter— U8 touch guitar
  • Trey Gunn— warr guitar, bass guitarLondon Session Orchestra — strings
  • Steve Hackett, Mike Outram, Sand Snowman — guitar
  • Pat Mastelotto— additional production, electronic drums
  • Dave Stewart— string and choir arrangements
  • Dave Kerzner— sound design “
  • Synergy Vocals – choir
  • Mat Collis — engineering
  • Paschal Byrne — mastering
  • Lasse Hoile— photography, film director
  • Bettina Ejlersen — photography assistant
  • Carl Glover — art director
  • Ray Shulman — Blu-ray authoring

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson.

Deform to Form a Star

  1. Grace for Drowning
  2. Sectarian
  3. Deform to Form a Star
  4. No Part of Me
  5. Postcard
  6. Raider Prelude
  7. Remainder the Black Dog

Like Dust I Have Cleared from My Eye

  1. Belle de Jour
  2. Index
  3. Track One
  4. Raider II
  5. Like Dust I Have Cleared from My Eye

On September 14, 2011.

On September 14, 2011, “Roadrunner Records” label released “Heritage”, the tenth Opeth studio album. It was recorded January – February 2011, at “Atlantis Studios: in Stockholm, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitar, Mellotron, grand piano, sound effects, mixing, engineering
  • Fredrik Åkesson– guitar
  • Per Wiberg– grand piano, Mellotron, Rhodes piano, Hammond B3
  • Martín Méndez– bass guitar, upright bass
  • Martin Axenrot– drums, percussion
  • Alex Acuña– percussion
  • Björn J:son Lindh– flute
  • Joakim Svalberg– grand piano
  • Charlie Dodd – sound effects
  • Steven Wilson– mixing, effects engineering, vocal engineering
  • Peter Mew– mastering
  • Janne Hansson – engineering
  • Jasper Schuurmans – project coordinator
  • Sandra Artigas – photography
  • Travis Smith– art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Mikael Åkerfeldt.

  1. Heritage
  2. The Devil’s Orchard
  3. I Feel the Dark
  4. Slither
  5. Nepenthe
  6. Häxprocess
  7. Famine
  8. The Lines in My Hand
  9. Folklore
  10. Marrow of the Earth