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.
Rufus Wainwright – vocals, piano, acoustic and nylon guitar, percussion, string arrangement, piano arrangement, horn arrangement, orchestral arrangement
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.
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
All lyrics by Nicky Wire; all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.
Send Away the Tigers
Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
The Second Great Depression
I’m Just a Patsy
Winterlovers (includes hidden track Working Class Hero by John Lennon)
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.
David Gahan – vocals
Martin Gore – vocals, guitar, sampler, piano
Dave Clayton – string arrangements, keyboards, keyboard programming
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.
Nick Cave– vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica, art direction