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On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Quinian Road” label released “Lost Souls”, the tenth Loreena McKennitt studio album. It was recorded May – October 2017, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt.

Personnel:

  • Loreena McKennitt – vocals, accordion, harp, keyboards, piano
  • Brian Hughes – bouzouki, acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer
  • Daniel Casares – flamenco guitar, handclapping
  • Nigel Eaton – hurdy gurdy
  • Panos Dimitrakopoulos – kanonaki
  • Dudley Phillips – acoustic and electric bass
  • Tal Bergman – drums, percussion
  • Robert Brian – drums, percussion
  • Graham Hargrove – antique cymbal, drums
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Hossam Ramzy – percussion
  • Miguel Ortiz Ruvira – percussion, handclapping
  • Michael White – trumpet
  • Ian Harper – highland bagpipe
  • Haig Yazdjian – oud
  • Hugh Marsh – violin
  • Caroline Lavelle – cello, concertina
  • Sokratis Sinopoulos – lyra
  • Ana Alcaide – nyckelharpa
  • Yossi Shakked – engineer
  • Jeff Wolpert – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Bruce – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt.

  1. Spanish Guitars and Night Plazas
  2. A hundred Wishes
  3. Ages Past, Ages Hence
  4. The Ballad of the Fox Hunter
  5. Manx Ayre
  6. La Belle Dame Sans Merci
  7. Sun, Moon and Stars
  8. Breaking of the Sword
  9. Lost Souls

In January 1992.

In January 1992, “BMG” label released “It’s About Time”, the debut Manu Katché studio album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Philippe Abitbol.

Personnel:

  • Manu Katché – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, programming, liner notes
  • Daniel Lanois – guitar
  • David Rhodes – vocals, guitar
  • Dominic Miller – acoustic and electric guitar
  • David Sancious – keyboards
  • Roger Bolton – keyboards
  • Simon Clark – keyboards, organ, horn arrangements
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Richard Galliano – accordion
  • Branford Marsalis – saxophone
  • Stuart Brooks – horn
  • Guy Barker – horn
  • Pete Beachill – horn
  • Philip Todd – horn
  • Maz Roberts – vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – vocals
  • Sting – vocals
  • Siobhan Maher – vocals
  • River City People – vocals
  • Tom Robinson – backing vocals
  • Chris Lawson – engineer
  • Stuart Bruce – engineer
  • Roger Moutenot – engineer
  • Richard Evans – engineer, mixing
  • Virginie Demachy – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Manu Katché and Tom Robinson, except where noted.

  1. Cry of Passion
  2. Change
  3. Warm Dorway – Sophie Duez, Connie Fisher, Manu Katché
  4. Who I Am
  5. Go Getter
  6. Lost in You
  7. Silence
  8. My Inner Heart
  9. No Country – Connie Fisher, Manu Katché, Tom Robinson
  10. She Is
  11. 25th of July – Connie Fisher, Manu Katché, Tom Robinson
  12. Tell Me Why
  13. Wet Sparkless

On November 11, 1981.

On November 11, 1981, “Carrere Records” label released “Adventures in Modern Recording”, the second Buggles studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Sarm East Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and John Sinclair.

Personnel:

  • Geoff Downes– keyboards, drum programming
  • Trevor Horn– vocals, bass, guitar, drum programming
  • John Sinclair – vocals, drum programming, cymbals, guitar
  • Simon Darlow – keyboards, guitar
  • Chris Squire– sound effects
  • Anne Dudley– keyboards
  • Luís Jardim– percussion
  • Bruce Woolley– vocals
  • Danny Schogger, Rod Thompson – keyboards
  • Gary Langan, Julian Mendelsohn– engineering
  • Stuart Bruce – assistant engineering
  • Rory Kee – illustrator
  • Glenn Travis Associates – design

Track listing:

  1. Adventures in Modern Recording – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn, Bruce Woolley
  2. Beatnik – Trevor Horn
  3. Vermillion Sands – Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn
  4. I Am a Camera – Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn
  5. On TV – Trevor Horn, Bruce Wooley, Rodney Thompson
  6. Inner City – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn
  7. Lenny – Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn
  8. Rainbow Warrior – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn, John Sinclair
  9. Adventures in Modern Recording (reprise) – Simon Darlow, Trevor Horn, Bruce Woolley

On November 20, 2006.

On November 20, 2006, “Quinlan Road” and “MRA” labels released “An Ancient Muse”, the seventh Loreena McKennitt studio album. It was recorded June – August 2005, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Loreena McKennitt– vocals, keyboards, accordion, harp, percussion, piano
  • Steáfán Hannigan – Turkish clarinet, vocal drone, uilleann pipes
  • Brian Hughes– electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, vocal drone, oud, Celtic bouzouki, nylon string guitar
  • Charlie Jones: acoustic bass
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Tal Bergman – drums, percussion
  • Stuart Bruce – vocal drone, percussion
  • Clive Deamer– drums
  • Panos Dimitrakopoulos – kanoun
  • Nigel Eaton– hurdy-gurdy
  • Ben Grossman – hurdy-gurdy
  • Ed Hanley – tabla, udu drum
  • Jason Hann– percussion
  • Georgios Kontogiannis – Greek bouzouki
  • Tim Landers– bass
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Annbjørg Lien– nyckelharpa
  • Hugh Marsh– violin
  • Marco Migliari – vocal drone
  • Donald Quan– viola, vocal drone
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Sokratis Sinopoulos – lyra
  • Haig Yazdjian– oud
  • Choristers of Westminster Abbey; Alex Pott, Elliot Thompson, Nicholas Morris – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt except where noted.

  1. Incantation
  2. The Gates of Istanbul
  3. Caravanserai
  4. The English Ladye and the Knight – lyrics by Sir Walter Scott
  5. Kecharitomene
  6. Penelope’s Song
  7. Sacred Shabbat (Kâtibim) – Loreena McKennitt
  8. Beneath a Phrygian Sky
  9. Never Ending Road (Amhrán Duit)

On October 29, 1984.

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On October 29, 1984, “ZTT / Island” labels released “Welcome to the Pleasuredome”, the debut Frankie Goes to Hollywood album. It was recorded July 1983-1984, at “Manor Studios” in Oxford; “Sarm Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Horn.

Personnel:

  • Holly Johnson: lead vocals
  • Trevor Rabin: guitar, keyboards
  • Stephen Lipson: guitar
  • Steve Howe: acoustic guitar
  • Brian Nash: guitar
  • J. Jeczalik: keyboards, programming, software
  • Andrew Richards: keyboards
  • Anne Dudley: keyboards, string arrangement
  • Trevor Horn: bass, backing vocals
  • Mark O’Toole: bass
  • Peter Gill: drums
  • Luís Jardim: percussion
  • Paul Rutherford: backing vocals
  • Stuart Bruce, Steve Lipson – engineer
  • Ian Cooper – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Brian Nash and Mark O’Toole except where noted.

  1. Well
  2. The World Is My Oyster – Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Brian Nashand Mark O’Toole, Andy Richards
  3. Snatch of Fury (Stay) – Gerry Marsden
  4. Welcome to the Pleasuredome
  5. Relax (Come Fighting)
  6. War (…and Hide) – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  7. Two Tribes (For the Victims of Ravishment)
  8. Tag
  9. Ferry (Go) – Gerry Marsden
  10. Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen
  11. San Jose (The Way) – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  12. Wish (The Lads Were Here)
  13. The Ballad of 32
  14. Krisco Kisses
  15. Black Night White Light
  16. The Only Star in Heaven
  17. The Power of Love
  18. Bang

On September 30, 1997.

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On September 30, 1997, “Quinlan Road” label released “The Book of Secrets” the sixth Loreena McKennitt album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt, Brian Hughes and Donald Quan. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Loreena McKennitt – vocals, piano, keyboards, harp, kanun, accordion
  • Anne Bourne – cello
  • Aidan Brennan – acoustic guitar, mandola
  • Martin Brown – acoustic guitar, mandolin, mandola
  • Stuart Bruce – assembled drone, vocal drone
  • Paul Clarvis – snare drum
  • Nigel Eaton– hurdy-gurdy
  • Steáfán Hannigan – bodhrán
  • Nick Hayley – serang, rebec, lira da braccio
  • Brian Hughes– oud , electric guitar, acoustic guitar, irish bouzouki , guitar synthesizer, classical guitar, vocal drone
  • Robin Jeffrey – Victorian guitar
  • Martin Jenkins – mandocello
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Joanna Levine – viola da gamba
  • Hugh Marsh– violin
  • Osama – violin
  • Steve Pigott – additional keyboards
  • Donald Quan– tabla, timba, esraj, viola, additional keyboards , vocal drone
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • David Rhodes– electric guitar
  • Danny Thompson– acoustic bass
  • Bob White – tin whistle, shawm
  • String Quartet:
    • Jonathan Rees – 1st violin
    • Iain King – 2nd violin
    • Andy Brown – viola
    • Chris van Kampen – cello
  • Caroline Dale – string arrangements
  • Additional string arrangements – Brian Gascoigne and Doug Riley

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt except where noted.

  1. Prologue
  2. The Mummers’ Dance
  3. Skellig
  4. Marco Polo
  5. The Highwayman – lyric by Alfred Noyes, abridged by Loreena McKennitt
  6. La Serenissima
  7. Night Ride Across the Caucasus
  8. Dante’s Prayer