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On June 18, 2021.

On June 18, 2021, “Universal Music Enterprises” label released “Crash of the Crown”, the seventeenth Styx studio album. It was recorded 2021 – 2021, at “The Shop” “Studio Amontillado”, “Blackbird Studios”, “Blue Sound and Music”, “Todd’s Studio”, and was produced by Will Evankovich.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Shaw – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, banjo
  • James Young – vocals, electric guitars
  • Lawrence Gowan – vocals, piano, B3 organ, synthesizers, mellotron
  • Ricky Phillips – bass guitar
  • Chuck Panozzo – bass guitar
  • Todd Sucherman – drums, percussion
  • Will Evankovich – acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, synthesizers, soundscapes, percussion, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Michael Bahan – tablas
  • Steve Patrick – piccolo trumpet
  • Alan Hertz – engineer, mixing
  • JR Taylor, Scott Rottler, Russ Mackay, Sean Badum, Devan Skaggs – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Todd Gallopo – art direction, design, illustration
  • Mike Mettler – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. The Fight of Our Lives – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  2. A Monster – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  3. Reveries – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  4. Hold Back the Darkness – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  5. Save Us from Ourself – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  6. Crash of the Crown – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  7. Our Wonderful Lives – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  8. Common Ground – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  9. Sound the Alarm – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  10. Long Live the King – Will Evankovich
  11. Lost at Sea – Lawrence Gowan
  12. Coming Out the Other Side – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Ricky Phillips
  13. To Those – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  14. Another Farewell – Will Evankovich
  15. Stream – Tommy Shaw

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance, Not Symmetry”, is Biffy Clyro soundtrack album to the movie of the same name, co-written by the band’s frontman Simon Neil. It was recorded at 2018 – 2019, at “AIR Studios” in London, “Monnow Valley Studio” Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, “ICP Studios” in Brussels, and was produced by Adam Noble, Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitar, mandolin, keyboards, percussion, marimba, strings, clapping
  • James Johnston – bass, clapping, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, marimba, keyboards, clapping, backing vocals
  • Adam Noble – bass, keyboards, synthesizers, organ, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Jakwob – keyboards, programming
  • Fyfe Dangerfield – piano
  • Blair Mowat – programming, orchestral arrangements
  • James Hockley – programming
  • John Prestage – engineer
  • John Paul Reid – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. Balance, Not Symphony
  2. All Singing and All Dancing – John Hill
  3. Different Kind of Love – John Feldmann
  4. Sunrise
  5. Pink
  6. Colour Wheel – Stuart Price
  7. Gates of Heaven – John Feldmann
  8. Fever Dream
  9. Navy Blue
  10. Tunnels and Trees
  11. Plead
  12. The Naturals
  13. Yellow
  14. Touch
  15. Jasabiab
  16. Following Master
  17. Adored

On April 9, 2021.

On April 9, 2021, “BMG” label released “In Another World”, the twentieth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2021, and was produced by Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen and Tom Petersson.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander – lead vocals, guitar, art direction, design
  • Rick Nielsen – guitar, art direction, design
  • Tom Petersson – bass, art direction, design
  • Daxx Nielsen – drums
  • Tim Lauer, Bennett Salvay – keyboards
  • Jimmy Hall – harmonica
  • Steve Jones – additional guitar
  • Howard Willing, Julian King, Mark Dobson, Bryan Cook, Jim “Pinky” Beeman – engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Lars Fox – Pro Tools engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Dale Voelker – art direction, design
  • Jeff Daly, Lou Brutus – photography

Track listing:

All tracks are by Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Julian Raymond and Daxx Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. The Summer Looks Good on You
  2. Quit Waking Me Up – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Julian Raymond, Kristian Bush, Daxx Nielsen
  3. Another World
  4. Boys & Girls & Rock’n’Roll
  5. The Party
  6. Final Days
  7. So It Goes
  8. Light Up the Fire
  9. Passing Through
  10. Here’s Looking at You – Linda Perry, Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander,Tom Petersson, Dazz Nielsen
  11. Another World (reprise)
  12. I’ll See You Again
  13. Gimme Some Truth – John Lennon

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Mute” label released “Silver Eye”, the seventh Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded July 2015 – December 2016, in Dallas, Texas, and London, England, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, instruments, engineer
  • Will Gregory – instruments, engineer
  • Leo Abrahams – guitar 
  • Charlie Jones – bass guitar 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops 
  • Robert Brian – drums 
  • Andy Savours – programming
  • David Wrench – additional programming
  • John Congleton – additional drum programming
  • Nick Batt – additional drum programming 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops recording
  • Mark Frith – drum recording 
  • Iain Berryman – additional engineering
  • Alessandro Baldessari – additional engineering
  • Pete Hutchings – additional engineering
  • Marco Migliari – additional engineering
  • David Wrench – mixing
  • Marta Salogni – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • The Haxan Cloak – co-production
  • John Congleton – co-production 
  • Leo Abrahams – additional production
  • Andy Savours – additional production
  • Alison Goldfrapp – art direction, photography
  • Mat Maitland – album design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, except where noted.

  1. Anymore
  2. Systemagic
  3. Tigerman
  4. Become the One
  5. Faux Suede Drifter – Alsion Goldfrapp, Will Gregory, Bobby Krlic
  6. Zodiac Black
  7. Beast That Never Was
  8. Everything Is Never Enough
  9. Moon In Your Mouth
  10. Ocean

On March 5, 2021.

On March 5, 2021, “RCA” label released “When You See Yourself”, the eighth Kings of Leon studio album. It was recorded 2020 – 2021. At “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Markus Dravs.

Personnel:

  • Caleb Followill – vocals, guitar
  • Matthew Followill – vocals, guitar, synthesizer
  • Jared Followill – vocals, bass, acoustic guitar
  • Nathan Followill – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Liam O’Neil – piano, organ, mellotron, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Timothy Deaux – backing vocals
  • Iain Berryman – engineer
  • Sean Badum – engineer assistant
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Matt Wolach – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. When You See Yourself, Are You Far Away
  2. The Bandit
  3. 100.000 People
  4. Stormy Weather
  5. A Wave
  6. Golden Restless Age
  7. Time in Disguise
  8. Supermarket
  9. Claire & Eddie
  10.  Echoing
  11. Fairytale

On February 28, 2020.

On February 28, 2020, “Fantasy” label released “American Standard”, the twentieth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded at “The Barn” in Washington, MA, “United Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, “Treasure Isle Studios” and “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Dave O’Donnell, John Pizzarelli and James Taylor. “American Standard” won “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” at the 63rd “Annual Grammy Awards”.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Kate Markowitz – vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – vocals
  • Caroline Taylor – vocals
  • John Pizzarelli – rhythm guitar
  • Michael Landau – lead guitar
  • Larry Goldings – piano, keyboards
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass
  • Viktor Krauss – double bass
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Dorian Holley – vocals
  • Louis Marini, Jr. – saxophones, flute, clarinet
  • Walter Fowler – trumpets, flügelhorn
  • Andrea Zonn – vocals, violin
  • Stuart Duncan – violin
  • Jerry Douglas – dobro, engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Justin Shturtz – mastering assistant

Track listing:

  1. My Blue Heaven – Walter Donaldson, George A. Whiting
  2. Moon River – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
  3. Teach Me Tonight – Gene de Paul,, Sammy Cahn
  4. As Easy as Rolling Off a Log – M.K. Jerome, Jack Scholl
  5. Almost Like Being in Love – Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner
  6. Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat – Frank Loesser
  7. The Nearness of You – Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  8. You’ve Got to be carefully Taught – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  9. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.
  10. Pennies from Heaven – Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke
  11. My Heart Stood Still – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  12. Ol’ Man River – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  13.  It’s Only a Paper Moon – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose
  14. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II

On February 12, 2021.

On February 12, 2021, “Fearless Records” label released “Death by Rock and Roll”, the fourth Pretty Reckless (The) studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “London Bridge” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Jonathan Wyman, Taylor Momsen, Ben Phillips and Nate Yacchichino.

Personnel:

  • Taylor Momsen – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ben Phillips – lead guitar, keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • Mark Damon – bass
  • Jamie Perkins – drums, percussion
  • Kim Thayil – additional guitars 
  • Tom Morello – additional guitars
  • Jonathan Wyman – keyboards, additional guitars, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Isaac Phillips – harmonica
  • David Pontbriand – sitar, tanpura
  • Duncan Watt – keyboards, orchestra, organ, piano
  • Matt Cameron – additional drums, additional vocals
  • Sara Hallie Richardson – backing vocals
  • Anna Lombard – backing vocals
  • Sean Kelly – engineer assistant, production technician
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Jay Colangelo – drum technician
  • Neil Hundt – drum technician
  • Adam Larson – package design
  • Danny Hastings – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Taylor Momsen and Ben Phillips.

  1. Death by Rock and Roll
  2. Only Love Can Save Me Now
  3. And So It Went
  4. 25
  5. My Bones
  6. Got So High
  7. Broomsticks
  8. Witches Burn
  9. Standing at the Wall
  10. Turning Gold
  11. Rock and Roll Heaven
  12. Harley Darling

On January 7, 1985.

On January 7, 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “20/20”, the 22nd George Benson studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Amigo Studios”, “Devonshire Sound Studios”, “Bill Schnee Studios” in Hollywood, “Atlantic Studios”, “A&R Recording”, “Automated Sound Studios”, “Rosebud Recording”, “The Hit Factory”, “the Review Room”, “Avatar Studios”, “Sigma Sound Studios” in New York City, “Grand Slam Studios” in New Jersey, “House of Music” in Orange, NJ, “Bossa Nova Hotel”, “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Russ Titelman, Michael Masser, Daniel Sembello and Michael Sembello.

Personnel:

  • George Benson – lead and harmony vocals, guitar
  • Michael Sembello – guitars, drum programming, backing vocals
  • Dann Huff – guitar
  • Paul Jackson, Jr. – guitar
  • Cecil Womack – guitar, backing vocals
  • David Williams – rhythm guitar
  • Freddie Green – rhythm guitar
  • Joe Sample – acoustic piano
  • Wells Christie – Synclavier programming
  • Randy Waldman – keyboards, synthesizers, arrangements
  • James Newton Howard – acoustic piano, synthesizers, string arrangements
  • Clifford Carter – keyboards, synthesizers, drum programming
  • Rob Mounsey – Synclavier, vocoder, synthesizer bass
  • Richard Tee – Fender Rhodes, synthesizer bass
  • Daniel Sembello – DX7 Rhodes, synthesizer bass, synthesizers, drum programming, ride cymbal
  • Robbie Buchanan – keyboards, synthesizer programming, arrangements
  • Randy Goodrum – synthesizer programming, Oberheim DMX, Oberheim DSX sequencer
  • Barnaby Finch – DX7 Rhodes
  • Dave Grusin – string synthesizer, flute
  • Neil Larsen – synthesizers
  • Randy Kerber – keyboards
  • Marcus Miller – bass
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Earl May – bass
  • Anthony Jackson – bass
  • Neil Stubenhaus – bass
  • Clif Magness – drum programming, track arrangements
  • Russ Titelman – drum programming
  • Steve Ferrone – additional drums
  • Dave Weckl – additional drums, additional cymbals
  • Bryan Lee Janszen – Simmons drum programming
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • John Robinson – drums
  • Steve Kipner – Oberheim DMX, Oberheim DSX sequencer
  • Rick Shlosser – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – finger cymbals
  • Ralph MacDonald – triangle, percussion
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone
  • Kim Hutchcroft – saxophone
  • Frank Wess – alto saxophone
  • Charles Williams – alto saxophone
  • Robert Eldridge – baritone saxophone
  • George Coleman – tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Heath – tenor saxophone
  • Robin Eubanks – trombone
  • Slide Hampton – trombone
  • Benny Powell – trombone
  • Dave Taylor – trombone
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Jerry Hey – trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet
  • Earl Gardner – trumpet
  • Joe Newman – trumpet
  • Lew Soloff – trumpet
  • Felix Vega – trumpet
  • George Young – flute
  • Frank Foster – horn arrangements, conductor
  • Ralph Burns – string arrangements, conductor
  • Michael Masser – rhythm track arrangements
  • Gene Page – rhythm track and string arrangements
  • Roberta Flack – lead vocals
  • Patti Austin – backing and harmony vocals
  • Gordon Grody – backing vocals
  • Lani Groves – backing vocals
  • Richard Marx – backing vocals
  • Deborah Thomas – backing vocals
  • James Taylor – backing and harmony vocals
  • Linda Womack – backing vocals
  • David Cochrane – backing vocals
  • Darryl Phinnessee – backing vocals
  • Russ Titelman – executive producer
  • Mary Melia – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer, Lee Herschberg, Gary Ladinsky, Michael Mancini, Elliot Scheiner, Russell Schmitt, Thom Wilson – engineer
  • Dick Bogart, Kendal Brown, Dean Burt, John Convertino, Jim Gallagher, Josiah Gluck, Cliff Hodson, John Rollo, Nicholas Spigel – additional engineering
  • Michael Abbott, Mike Allaire, Nelson Ayers, Mike Birnholz, Paul Brown, Ollie Cotton, Nick Delre, Paul Higgins, Steve Hirsch, Cliff Jones, Barbara Ivone, Leslie Klein, Robin Laine, Bruce Lampcov, James Nichols, Bobby Warner, Jay Willis – engineer assistant
  • Jim Boyer, Ed Rak, Elliot Scheiner, Russ Titelman – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Simon Levy – art direction
  • Kav DeLuxe – design
  • Richard Bomersheim – photography

Track listing:

  1. No One Emotion – Cliff Magness, Mark Mueller, Tom Keane
  2. Please Don’t Walk Away – James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather
  3. I Just Wanna Hang Around You – Chuz Sembello, Daniel Sembello, Jon Sembello, Michael Sembello
  4. Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You – Michael Masser, Gerry Goffin
  5. Beyond the Sea (la Mer) – Charles Trenet, Jack Lawrence
  6. 20/20 – Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner
  7. New Day – Cecil Womack, Linda Womack
  8. Hold Me – Michael Sembello, Daniel Sembello
  9. Stand Up – Neil Larsen
  10. You Are the Love of My Love – Linda Creed, Michael Masser

On October 9, 2020.

On October 9, 2020, “Frontiers” label released “The Symbol Remains”, the fifteenth Blue Öyster Cult album. It was recorded February 2019 – April 2020, at “Mercy College Studio A” in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and was produced by Eric Bloom, Buck Dharma and Richie Castellano.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Buck Dharma – vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Richie Castellano – vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Danny Miranda – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jules Radino – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Albert Bouchard – cowbell, percussion, backing vocals
  • Andy Ascolese – keyboards, piano
  • David Lucas – cowbell, backing vocals
  • Phil Castellano – harmonica, claps, gang vocals, backing vocals, choir programming
  • Kasim Sulton – backing vocals
  • Steve La Cerra – claps, gang vocals, backing vocals
  • Kevin Young – claps, gang vocals, backing vocals
  • John Castellano – backing vocal
  • Jeff Nolan – theremin
  • Steve Schenk – executive producer
  • Richie Castellano – engineer
  • Sam Stauff – engineer
  • Buck Dharma – overdub engineer
  • Steve La Cerra – assistant engineer
  • Tom Lord – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. That Was Me – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano, John Shirley
  2. Box in My Head – Donald Roeser, John Shirley
  3. Tainted Blood – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano
  4. Nightmare Epiphany – John Shirley, Richie Castellano
  5. Edge of the World – Richie Castellano
  6. The Machine – Richie Castellano
  7. Train True (Lennie’s Song) – Donald Roeser, Zeke Roeser
  8. The Return of St. Cecilia – Richie Castellano, Richard Meltzer
  9. Stand and Fight – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano
  10. Florida Man – Donald Roeser, John Shirley
  11. The Alchemist – Richie Castellano
  12. Secret Road – John Shirley, Donald Roeser
  13. There’s a Crime – Jeff Denny, Jules Radino
  14. Fight – Donald Roeser, Ira Rosoff, James Wold Roeser

On September 28, 2010.

On September 28, 2010, “DGC” label released “Invented”, the seventh Jimmy Eat World studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Unit 2” and Mark Trombino’s house, and was produced by Mark Trombino, Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind.  

Personnel:

  • Jim Adkins – lead vocals, guitar, recording
  • Tom Linton – vocal, guitar
  • Rick Burch – bass guitar
  • Zach Lind – drums
  • Courtney Marie Andrews – guest vocals
  • Rachel Haden – guest vocals 
  • Doug Borrmann – synthesizers
  • David Campbell – string arranger, conductor
  • Josephina Vergara – violin
  • Gerardo Hilara – violin
  • Tammy Hatwan – violin
  • Michele Richards – violin 
  • Steve Richards – cello 
  • Mark Trombino – mixing, additional recording
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Wesley Seidman – strings recording
  • Paul Smith – assistant
  • Morning Breath Inc. – art direction, design
  • Ken Schles – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind. 

  1. Heart Is Hard to Find
  2. My Best Theory
  3. Evidence
  4. Higher Devotion
  5. Movielike
  6. Coffee and Cigarettes
  7. Stop
  8. Littlething
  9. Cut
  10. Action Needs an Audience
  11. Invented
  12. Mixtape