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On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire”, “Warner Bros” and “4AD” labels released “Lovesongs”, the debut Tanya Donelly solo album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Stacy Jones, David Lovering, David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini, Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – assistant engineers
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drum technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon
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On April 14, 2009.

On April 14, 2009, “Dangerbird” label released “Swoon”, the second Silversun Pickups album. It was recorded July 2008 – February 2009, at “Sunset Sound”, “Sound Factory” and “Paramount Studios”, and was produced by Dave Cooley. The album cover uses the artwork “St. Clair”; the inside packing features pieces “Disembodiment” and “Reverberations”, all paintings from the collection entitled “The Flowering”, by Darren Waterston.

Personnel:

  • Brian Aubert – vocals, guitar
  • Nikki Monninger – vocals, bass
  • Chris Guanlao – drums
  • Joe Lester – keys
  • Steven Rhodes, Kristen Riley, Jason Gossman – engineers
  • Tony Hoffer, Jason Gossman – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Will Canzoneri – string arrangements
  • Steve Gullick – photography
  • Sara Cumings – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Chris Guaniao and Joe Lester.

  1. There’s No Secrets This Year
  2. The Royal We
  3. Growing Old Is Getting Old
  4. It’s Nice to Know You Work Alone
  5. Panic Switch
  6. Draining
  7. Sort Of
  8. Substitution
  9. Catch and Release
  10. Surrounded (or Spiraling)