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In December 1981.

In December 1981, “Sanctuary” label released “Hyenas Only Laugh for Fun”, the third Roger Chapman and The Shortlist studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Jacob Studios” in Piano, Texas, and was produced by Terry Barham and Paul Smykle.

Personnel:

  • Roger Chapman– vocals, harmonica
  • Tim Hinkley– keyboards
  • Geoff Whitehorn– guitars
  • Steve Simpson – violin, mandolin, slide guitar
  • Jerome Rimson – bass guitar
  • John Wetton– bass guitar
  • Leonard “Stretch” Stretching – drums
  • Alan Coulter – drums
  • Nick Pentelow – saxophones
  • Poli Palmer– synthesisers, programming
  • Raymond Burrell– editing blocks
  • Duncan Kinnell – percussion
  • Jill Mumford – sleeve design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Roger Chapman

  1. Prisoner– Roger Chapman, Tim Hinkley, Geoff Whitehorn
  2. Hyenas Only Laugh for Fun – Roger Chapman, Tim Hinkley, Geoff Whitehorn, Jerome Rimson
  3. Killing Time – Roger Chapman
  4. Wants Nothing Chained – Roger Chapman, Geoff Whitehorn
  5. The Long Goodbye – Roger Chapman
  6. Blood and Sand – Roger Chapman, Geoff Whitehorn
  7. Common Touch – Roger Chapman
  8. Goodbye Reprise – Roger Chapman
  9. Hearts On The Floor – Roger Chapman
  10. Step Up – Take A Bow – Roger Chapman, Geoff Whitney
  11. Jukebox Mama – Roger Chapman, Troy Seals

On October 19, 2010.

On October 19, 2010, “Favorite Gentlemen” and “Razor & Tie” labels digitally released the debut, self-titled, Bad Books album. It was recorded April–May 2010 at “Favorite Gentlemen Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Robert McDowell.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Devine- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Andy Hull- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Robert McDowell – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Freeman – keyboards, backing vocals, design
  • Jonathan Corley – bass
  • Ben Homola – drums, percussion
  • Brian Manley – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull, except where noted.

  1. How This All Ends
  2. The Easy Mark & the Old Maid – Kevin Devine
  3. Baby Shoes
  4. You’re a Mirror I Cannot Avoid – Kevin Devine
  5. Holding Down the Laughter – Kevin Devine
  6. You Wouldn’t have to Ask
  7. I Begged You Everything
  8. Please Move
  9. Mesa, AZ – Kevin Devine
  10. Texas
  11. Thanklin Franklin (Fish Ass Baby) pre-order bonus track – Kevin Devine

On September 12, 2011.

On September 12, 2011, “4AD” label released “Strange Mercy”, the third St. Vincent studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Elmwood Studios” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Annie Clark– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Bobby Sparks – Mini Moog, clavinet, ARP, Wurlitzer
  • McKenzie Smith – drum kit
  • Daniel Hart– violin, additional string arrangement
  • Evan Smith – saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Brian LeBarton– additional keyboards
  • John Congleton– drum programming
  • Phil Palazzolo – additional woodwind engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Clark, except  where noted.

  1. Chloe in the Afternoon
  2. Cruel
  3. Cheerleader
  4. Surgeon
  5. Northern Lights
  6. Strange Mercy
  7. Neutered Fruit
  8. Champagne Year
  9. Dilettante
  10. Hysterical Strength
  11. Year of the Tiger – Annie Clark, Sharon Clark

 

On May 4, 2018.

On May 4, 2018, “Xtra Mile Recordings” label released “Be More Kind”, the seventh Frank Turner studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Niles City Sound Studios” in Fort Worth, Texas, “East West Studios” in Los Angeles, “Livingston Studios” in London, and was produced by Austin Jenkins, Joshua Blocks, Charlie Hugall and Chris Vivion.

Personnel:

  • Frank Turner– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ben Lloyd– electric guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Tarrant Anderson– bass guitar, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Matt Nasir– piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, string arrangements, backing vocals
  • Nigel Powell– drums, percussion, programming, backing vocals
  • Njia Martin – backing vocals
  • Brandon Mills – backing vocals
  • Bonnie Bishop – backing vocals
  • Abraham Ademola – backing vocals
  • Philippa Ashdown – backing vocals
  • Austin Jenkins – backing vocals
  • Veronica Gan – violin
  • Anna Jenkins – violin
  • Buffi Jacobs – cello
  • Jo Silverston – cello
  • Russell Echols – trumpet
  • Clay Pritchard – saxophone
  • Justin Barbee – trumpet
  • Bill Churchville – trumpet
  • John Mason – french horn
  • Fred Greene – tuba
  • Chris Tedesco – conductor
  • Austin Jenkins – musical arrangement
  • Joshua Block – engineering
  • Chris Vivion – engineering
  • Brendon Dekora – engineering
  • Charlie Hugall – mixing
  • Matt Lawrence – mixing
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Ben Rix – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Turner, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Worry
  2. 1933
  3. Little Changes
  4. Be More Kind
  5. Make America Great Again
  6. Going Nowhere
  7. Brave Face
  8. There She Is
  9. 21st Century Survival Blues
  10. Breakout
  11. Common Ground
  12. The Lifeboat
  13. Get it Right

 

On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “Reprise” label released “Living with War”, the 27th Neil Young studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “Redwood Digital” in Denton, Texas,  and “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Neil Young, Niko Bolas and L.A. Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – vocals, guitars, harmonica
  • Rick Rosas – bass
  • Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Tommy Bray – trumpet
  • Tim Mulligan – mastering
  • 100-voice choir conducted and arranged by Darrell Brown

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. After the Garden
  2. Living with War
  3. The Restless Consumer
  4. Shock and Ave
  5. Families
  6. Flags of Freedom
  7. Let’s Impeach the President
  8. Lookin’ for a Leader
  9. Roger and Out
  10. America the Beautiful

 

On April 28, 1998.

On April 28, 1998, “Elektra” label released “A Series of Sneaks”, the second Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 1997, in Austin, Texas, and was produced by John Croslin.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel- vocals, guitar
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Utilitarian
  2. The Minor Tough
  3. The Guestlist/The Execution
  4. Reservations
  5. 30 Gallon Tank – Britt Daniel, Jim Eno
  6. Car Radio
  7. Metal Detektor
  8. June’s Foreign Spell
  9. Chloroform
  10. Metal School – Britt Daniel, Josh Zarbo
  11. Staring at the Board
  12. No You’re Not
  13. Quincy Punk Episode
  14. Advance Cassette

 

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Matador Records” label released “Hot Thoughts”, the ninth Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, “Public Hi-Fi” in Austin, Texas, “Catacomb Recording Company” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dave Fridmann, Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Alex Fischel and Rob Pope.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel– vocals, guitars, keys, piano, percussion, bass, design
  • Jim Eno– drums, percussion, keys
  • Alex Fischel – keyboards, piano, guitars, percussion
  • Rob Pope– bass, percussion
  • Stephen Patterson – extra drums
  • Brad Shenfeld – darbuka, saz
  • Ted Taforo – saxophone
  • Sharon Van Etten– vocals
  • Sabrina Ellis – vocals
  • Sara Houser – vocals
  • Blair Robbins – vocals
  • Dave Fridmann– recording, mixing
  • Brad Bell – engineering
  • Matt Gerhard – engineering
  • Mike Fridmann – engineering
  • Max Lorenzen – engineering
  • Grant Eppley – engineering
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Gentry Studer – mastering
  • Janet Weiss– song sequencing
  • Christine Messersmith – cover image
  • Alan Hynes – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel, except  where noted.

  1. Hot Thoughts – Britt Daniel, Sean Dineen
  2. WhisperI’lllistentohearit
  3. Do I Have to Talk You Into It
  4. First Caress – Britt Daniel, Alex Fischel
  5. Pink Up
  6. Can I Sit Next to You
  7. I Ain’t the One
  8. Tear It Down – Britt Daniel, Laura Pergolizzi
  9. Shotgun – Britt Daniel, Sean Dineen
  10. Us – Britt Daniel, Ted Taforo