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On September 7, 1965,

On September 7, 1965, “Olga Records” label released “We and Our Cadillac”, the debut Hep Stars studio album. It was recorded February – August 1965m in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Gert Palmcrantz and Anders Ericsson.

Personnel:

  • Svenne Hedlund – lead and backing vocals
  • Janne Frisk – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Benny Andersson – piano, organ, backing vocals
  • Lennart Hegland – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Christer Petterson – lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Hans Östlund – organ
  • Lennart Fernholm – bass guitar
  • Robert Meyer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Cadillac – Vince Taylor
  2. Be My Baby – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  3. That’s When Your Heartaches Begin – Fred Fisher, William Raskin, Billy Hill
  4. Send Me Some Lovin – John S. Marascalco, Leo Price
  5. Young and Beautiful – Aaron Schroeder, Abner Silver
  6. Rockin’ Love – Carl Mann
  7. No Response – Benny Anderson
  8. I’ll Never Quite Get Over You – Chad Stuart, Jeremy Clyde
  9. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  10. Oh! Carol – Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield
  11. Then She Kissed Me – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  12. Bald Headed Woman – Shel Talmy

On February 26, 2021.

On February 26, 2021, “KSCOPE” label released “Under a Spell”, the fourth Richard Barbieri studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at “The Artillery”, “The Garden Of England Studio”, “Forward Studios”, “Studio HQ The Bunker” in Halmstad, Sweden, and was produced by Richard Barbieri.

Personnel:

  • Richard Barbieri – keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, programming, effects, arranger
  • Steve Hogarth – vocals
  • Suzanne Barbieri – vocals
  • Lisen Rylander Löve – voice
  • Sophie Worthen – voice
  • Christian Saggese – acoustic guitar
  • Alex Crone – bass
  • Percy Jones – bass
  • Kjell Severinsson – drums, percussion
  • Luca Calabrese – trumpet
  • Klas Assarsson – vibraphone
  • Gill Morley – violin
  • Lee Fletcher – mastering
  • Bill Smith – design
  • Henry Shymonovych – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Barbieri, except where noted.

  1. Under a Spell
  2. Clockwork
  3. Flare 2
  4. A Star Light – Lisen Rylander Löve
  5. Serpentire
  6. Sleep Will Find You
  7. Sketch
  8. Darkness Will Find You
  9. Lucid

On November 11, 2005.

On November 11, 2005, “Inside Out” label released “Wallstreet Voodoo”, the sixth Roine Stolt album. It was recorded January – September 2005, at “Cosmic Lodge Studio” in Uppsala, Sweden, and was produced by Roine Stolt.

Personnel:

  • Roine Stolt – lead vocal, acoustic and electric guitars, percussion, mixing, mastering
  • Neal Morse – lead and background vocals, Hammond Organ
  • Slim Pothead – Wurlitzer piano, Minimoog, Hammond organ
  • Victor Woof – Fender bass
  • Marcus Liliequist – drums
  • Hasse Bruniusson – percussion
  • Thomas Ewerhard – cover art, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Roine Stolt except where noted.

  1. The Observer
  2. Head Above Water
  3. Dirt
  4. Everyone Wants to Rule the World
  5. Spirit Of the Rebel
  6. Unforgiven
  7. Dog With a Million Bones
  8. Sex Kills – Joni Mitchell
  9. Outcast
  10. The Unwanted
  11. Remember
  12. It’s All About Money
  13. Everybody Is Trying to Sell You Something
  14. Hotrod (The Atomic Wrestler)
  15. Mercy
  16. People That Have the Power to Shape the Future

On October 28, 2013.

On October 28, 2013, “Inside Out Music” label released “Desolation Rose” the twelfth Flower Kings (The) studio album.  It was recorded in 2013, at “Fenix Recording Studios” in Varnhem in Sweden, and was produced by Roine Stolt. 

Personnel:

  • Roine Stolt – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, additional keyboards
  • Hasse Fröberg – vocals, electric guitar
  • Tomas Bodin – keyboards
  • Jonas Reingold – bass guitar
  • Felix Lehrmann – drums, percussion
  • The Mighty Choir: Michael Stolt, Declan Burke, Nad Sylvan, Andy Tillison, Edgel Groves, Sr., Daniel Gordon
  • Lasse Hallbäck – engineer
  • Silas Toball – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Roine Stolt, except where noted.

  1. Tower One
  2. Sleeping Bones – Roine Stolt, Hasse Fröberg, Tomas Bodin, Jonas Reingold, Felix Lehrmann
  3. Desolation Road
  4. White Tuxedos – Roine Stolt, Jonas Reingold
  5. The Resurrected Judas – Roine Stolt, Hasse Fröberg, Tomas Bodin, Jonas Reingold, Felix Lehrmann
  6. Silent Masses
  7. Last carnivore
  8. Dark Fascist Skies – Roine Stolt, Hasse Fröberg, Tomas Bodin, Jonas Reingold, Felix Lehrmann
  9. Blood of Eden
  10. Silent Graveyards

On June 24, 2016.

On June 24, 2016, “Inside Out Music” label released “Invention of Knowledge”, the debut Anderson/Stolt album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, at “Fenix Studios” in Varnhem, Sweden, and in California, and was produced by Reine Stolt.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – lead and backing vocals, synthesizer, percussion
  • Roine Stolt – acoustic and electric guitars, Portuguese guitar, lap steel guitar, keyboards, dobro, percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • Tom Brislin – Yamaha C7 grand piano, Fender Rhodes piano, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizers
  • Lalle Larsson – grand piano, synthesizer
  • Jonas Reingold – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Stolt – bass guitar, Moog bass
  • Felix Lehrmann – drums
  • Daniel Gildenlöw – backing vocals
  • Nad Sylvan – backing vocals
  • Anja Obermayer – backing vocals
  • Maria Rerych – backing vocals
  • Kristina Westas – backing vocals
  • Lars Hallbäck – backing vocals recording
  • Jonas Reingold – mastering
  • Silas Toball – artwork
  • Eva Toball – artwork assistant
  • Johnny Taxen – photography
  • Per Kristianssen – photography
  • Lilian Westin – photography
  • Anders Olsson – photography
  • Hans Froberg – photography
  • Erik Edlund – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon Anderson.

  1. Invention – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  2. We Are Truth – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  3. Knowledge – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  4. Knowing – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt
  5. Chase and Harmony – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme
  6. Everybody Heals – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  7. Better by Far – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  8. Golden Light – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  9. Know – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt

on May 19, 2017.

On May 19, 2017, “Nuclear Blast” label released “Amber Galactic”, the third Night Flight Orchestra (The) album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Handsome Hard Studios” in Kävlinge, “Nordic Sound Lab” in Skara, “Studio Valborg”, “Studio Rymdberg”, “Speedstrid Studios” in Sweden.

Personnel:

  • Björn “Speed” Strid – vocals
  • David Andersson – guitar
  • Sharlee D’Angelo – bass
  • Richard Larsson – keyboards, percussion
  • Jonas Källsbäck – drums, percussion
  • Sebastian Forslund – congas, percussion, guitar
  • Martin Lindqvist – sax solo
  • Hanna Carlsson – cello
  • Johanna Beijbom – backing vocals
  • Special appearances – Giorgia Carteri, Kamila Kucharska, Lena Mischuk, Kenya Horst, Anna Berntman

Track listing:

  1. Midnight Flyer
  2. Star of Rio
  3. Gemini
  4. Sad State of Affairs
  5. Jennie
  6. Domino
  7. Josephine
  8. Space Whisperer
  9. Something Mysterious
  10. Saturn in Velvet

On April 24, 2020.

On April 24, 2020, “Peaceville” label released “City Burials”, the eleventh Katatonia studio album. It was recorded October – November 2019, at “Soundtrade Studios”, “Tri Lamb Studios|, The City of Glass” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström.

 Personnel:

  • Jonas Renkse – lead vocals, art direction
  • Anders Nyström – guitars, art direction
  • Roger Öjersson – guitars
  • Niklas Sandin – bass
  • Daniel Moilanen – drums
  • Anders Eriksson – co-production of keyboards, programming, editing
  • Joakim Karlsson – additional drum programming
  • Anni Bernhard – additional vocals
  • Daniel Liden– engineering
  • Jacob Hansen – mixing, mastering
  • Beech – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonas Renkse.

  1. Heart Set to Divide
  2. Behind the Blood
  3. Lacquer
  4. Rein
  5. The Winter of Our Pasing
  6. Vanishers
  7. City Glaciers
  8. Flicker
  9. Lachesis
  10. Neon Epitaph
  11. Untrodden

On March 7, 2005.

On March 7, 2005, “Parlaphone” label released “Warnings/Promises”, the fourth Idlewild album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Los Angeles and Sweden, and was produced by Tony Hoffer and Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble – vocals, lyrics, photography
  • Rod Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Colin Newton – drums, percussion
  • Allan Stewart – guitar
  • Gavin Fox – vocals, bass
  • Inara George – additional vocals
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Paul Maroon – piano
  • Todd Burke – engineer
  • Guy Masey – engineer
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • The Head of State – artwork
  • Jennifer Juniper Strattford – photography

Track listing:

  1. Love Steals Us from Loneliness
  2. Welcome Home
  3. I Want a Warning
  4. I Understand It
  5. As if I Hadn’t Slept
  6. Too Long Awake
  7. Not Just Sometimes but Always
  8. The Space Between All Things
  9. El Capitan
  10. Blame It on Obvious Ways
  11. Disconnected
  12. Goodnight
  13. Too Long Awake (reprise) – hidden track, an re-arranged acoustic version of the earlier track.

On February 13, 2009.

On February 13, 2009, “Universal Records” label released “Give Me Fire!”, the fifth Mando Diao studio album. It was recorded in 2008 at “Studio De la Santa & Redline Studio” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Salla Salazar.

Personnel:

  • Björn Dixgård– vocals, guitar
  • Carl-Johan Fogelklou – vocals, bass
  • Gustaf Norén – vocals, guitar
  • Mats Björke – keyboards
  • Samuel Giers – drums
  • Carlos Barth – acoustic guitar
  • Per Ruskträsk Johansson – saxophone, flute
  • Nils Jansson – trumpet, percussion
  • Nils Berg – percussion
  • Thomas Eby – percussion
  • Kerstin Thörn – strings
  • Belinda Malaika, Cindy Peters, Pauline Kamusewu – backing vocals
  • The Salazar Brothers – engineer, mixing
  • Carl-Johan Fogelklou – engineer
  • Mats Björke – engineer assistant
  • Mats “Limpan” Lindfors – mastering
  • Karl Drehsen – painting
  • Neil Harrison – cover artwork
  • Nate Warkentin – artwork blue lining pages
  • Matt Maust – borlange and accordion artwork
  • Melinda Moen – Mando collage and lyrics page individual pieces artwork 
  • Matt Wignall – layout, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Björn Dixgård and Gustaf Norén.

  1. Blue Lining, White Trenchcoat
  2. Dance with Somebody
  3. Gloria
  4. High Heels
  5. Mean Street
  6. Maybe Just Sad
  7. A Decent Life
  8. Give me Fire
  9. Crystal
  10. Come on Come on
  11. Go Out Tonight
  12. You Got Nothing on Me
  13. The Shining / Leave My Fire

On October 22, 2007.

On October 22, 2007, “Samadhi Sound” label released “Slope”, the debut Steve Jansen album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Vestry” in London, “Straysound Studio” in Sweden, Samadhisound Studios, “Trout Recording” in Brooklyn, “Blue Sky Falls” in London, “Slovak Radio” in Bratislava, “Studio 5” in Bratislava, and was produced by Steve Jensen.

Personnel:

  • Steve Jansen – drums, acoustic and electronic percussion, sampled instruments, synth, piano, guitar, string arrangements, recording, mixing
  • David Sylvian – vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Theo Travis – sax, flute, clarinet
  • Tim Elsenburg – vocals, guitar, electric piano
  • Anja Garbarek – vocals
  • Thomas Feiner – vocals, mandolin, sampler
  • Bratislava Movie Orchestra arranged and conducted by Ingo Frenzel
  • Joan Wasser – vocals, violin
  • Alberto Tafuri – piano
  • Nina Kinert – vocals
  • Steve D’Agostino, David Sylvian, Tim Elsenburg, John Mallison, Ján Machut and Ladislav Krajãoviã, Bryce Goggin, Alberto Tafuri, Love Olzon – recording
  • Ingo Frenzel – mixing
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Dan McPharlin – models created and photographed

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Jensen, except where noted.

  1. Grip
  2. Sleepyard – Steve Jansen, Tim Elsenburg
  3. Cancelled Pieces – Steve Jansen, Anja Garbarek
  4. December Train
  5. Sow the Salt – Steve Jansen, Thomas Feiner
  6. Gap of Cloud
  7. Playground Martyrs – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian
  8. A Way of Disappearing
  9. Ballad of a Deadman – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian
  10. Conversation Over
  11. Life Moves On
  12. Playground Martyrs (reprise) – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian