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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Geffen” label released “Release the Stars”, the fifth Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Second Story” and “Legacy” in New York City, “Brooklyn Recording” in Brooklyn, “Saal 4” in Berlin, “Strongroom” and “Angel Recording Studio” in London, and was produced by Rufus Wainwright.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – vocals, piano, acoustic and nylon guitar, percussion, string arrangement, piano arrangement, horn arrangement, orchestral arrangement
  • Neil Tennant – keyboards, synthesizer, loops, samples, vibes, breathing, backing vocals, executive producer
  • Kate McGarrigle – piano
  • John Medeski – piano
  • Jorg Sandnar – piano
  • Rob Burger – organ
  • Jason Hart – organ, backing vocals
  • Rachelle Garniez – claviola, accordion
  • Richard Thompson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jack Petruzzelli – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo,. backing vocals
  • Joan Wasser – electric guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Smokey Hormel – guitar
  • Gerry Leonard – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Julianna Raye – tambourine, backing vocals
  • Brad Albetta – bass guitar
  • Tony Scherr – upright bass
  • Jeff Hill – electric bass, bass guitar, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Larry Mullins – shaker, triangle, timpani, cymbals, tambourine, vibes, piano percussion, bass drum, tabla, bongos, bells, cowbells, castanets, woodblock, fish, marimba, glockenspiel
  • Matt Johnson – drums, percussion, recorder, backing vocals
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums
  • London Session Orchestra – strings
  • Gabriel Adorjan – violin
  • Rachel Rilling – violin
  • Raphael Sachs – viola
  • David Adorjan – cello
  • Ronith Mues – harp
  • Carl Albach – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, conducting, horn arrangement
  • Ozan Cakar – French horn
  • John Chudoba – trumpet
  • Barry Danielian – trumpet
  • Dominic Derasse – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Dave Trigg – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Florian Dorpholz – trumpet
  • Raphael Mentzen – trumpet
  • Pirmin Grehl – flute
  • Paul Shapiro – tenor saxophone 
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone 
  • Dan Levine – trombone
  • Louis Schwadron – French horn
  • Siân Phillips – spoken word
  • Anna Prohaska – vocals
  • Lucy Roche – backing vocals
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals
  • Martha Wainwright – backing vocals
  • Lygia Forrest – backing vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – backing vocals
  • Sharon Jones – backing vocals
  • Marius de Vries – programming, conducting, breathing
  • Jason Boshoff – programming
  • Tom Stephan – additional programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Do I Disappoint You
  2. Going to a Town
  3. Tiergarten
  4. Nobody’s Off the Hook
  5. Between My Legs
  6. Rules and Regulations
  7. Not Ready to Love
  8. Slideshadow
  9. Tulsa
  10. Leaving for Paris N° 2
  11. Sanssouci
  12. Release the Stars

On May 7, 2007.

On May 7, 2007, “Columbia” label released “Send Away the Tigers”, the eighth Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Grouse Lodge” in Westmeath, Ireland, “Stir Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Strongroom”  in London, England, and was produced by Dave Eringa, Greg Haver and Loz Williams.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Nicky Wire – bass, occasional vocals
  • Sean Moore – drums, percussion
  • Nina Persson – second lead vocals
  • Sean Read – keyboards
  • Sally Herbert – violin, string arrangement
  • Andrew Waters – first violin, string arrangements
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Lucy Morgan – viola
  • Howard Scott – violin
  • Morgan Goff – viola
  • Ian Burdge – cello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire; all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.

  1. Send Away the Tigers
  2. Underdogs
  3. Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
  4. Indian Summer
  5. The Second Great Depression
  6. Rendition
  7. Autumnsong
  8. I’m Just a Patsy
  9. Imperial Bodybags
  10. Winterlovers (includes hidden track Working Class Hero by John Lennon)

On April 14, 1997.

Depeche_Mode_-_Ultra

On April 14, 1997, “Mute” label released “Ultra”, the ninth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded January 1996 – February 1997; at “Abbey Road” in Eastcote, Westside, Strongroom, “RAK” in London, “Electric Lady” in New York City, “Larrabee West”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tim Simenon.

Personnel:

  • David Gahan – vocals
  • Martin Gore – vocals, guitar, sampler, piano
  • Dave Clayton – string arrangements, keyboards, keyboard programming
  • Daniel Miller – synthesizer
  • BJ Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Doug Wimbish– bass
  • Gota Yashiki– drums
  • Keith LeBlanc– drums
  • Jaki Liebezeit– percussion
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Richard Niles– string conductor, string score
  • Graeme Perkins – string coordinator
  • Lee Fitzgerald – assistant engineering
  • Gary Forde – assistant engineering
  • Greg – assistant engineering
  • Paul Hicks– assistant engineering
  • Kerry Hopwood – programming
  • Victor Indrizzo– percussion
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Guy Massey – assistant engineering
  • Daniel Miller– System 700
  • Jim – assistant engineering
  • Gareth Jones– additional vocal engineering, mixing
  • Robbie Kazandjian – assistant engineering
  • Jamie Campbell – assistant engineering
  • Audie Chamberlain – assistant engineering
  • Lee Phillips – assistant engineering
  • Q – engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rixton – assistant engineering
  • Tim Simenon– mixing
  • Anton Corbijn– art direction, front cover, photography
  • Area – sleeve design
  • Brian Dowling – colour prints

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Martin Gore.

  1. Barrel of a Gun
  2. The Love Thieves
  3. Home
  4. It’s No Good
  5. Uselink
  6. Useless
  7. Sister of Night
  8. Jazz Thieves
  9. Freestate
  10. The Bottom Line
  11. Insight
  12. Junior Painkiller (hidden track)

On November 3, 1986.

Your funeral my trial

On November 3, 1986, “Mute Records” label released “Your Funeral… My Trial”, the fourth Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded July–August 1986, at “Hansa Tonstudio” in West Berlin and “Strongroom” in London, and was produced by Flood and Tony Cohen.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica, art direction
  • Mick Harvey– bass guitar, guitar, drums , piano, organ, glockenspiel, xylophone, backing vocals
  • Blixa Bargeld– guitar, backing vocals
  • Barry Adamson– bass
  • Thomas Wydler– drums
  • Flood– engineer, mixing
  • Tony Cohen– engineer
  • Paul White – art direction
  • Christoph Dreher– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. Sad Waters
  2. The Carny
  3. Your Funeral, My Trail
  4. Stranger Than Kindness
  5. Jack’s Shadow
  6. Hard On for Love
  7. She Fell Away
  8. Long Time Man