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On May 6, 2014.

On May 6, 2014, “Nonesuch” label released the self-titled, sixth Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Clubhouse Recording Studios”, “Electric Lady Studios”, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.


  • Natalie Merchant – vocals
  • Uri Sharlin – grand piano, electric piano, upright piano
  • John Medeski – organ, keyboards
  • Jonathan Dreyden – organ
  • Gabriel Gordon – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Erik Della Penna – electric guitar
  • Jeremy McCoy – double bass
  • John Patitucci – double bass
  • Kurt Muroki – double bass
  • Jesse Murphy – electric bass
  • Marc Friedman – electric bass
  • Shawn Pelton – drums
  • Andrew Barr – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums, percussion
  • Stephen Barber – string arrangements
  • Nadége Foofat – string arrangements
  • Tony Finno – string arrangements
  • Liz Lim – violin
  • Joanna Maurer – violin 
  • Lisa Kim – violin 
  • Quan Ge – violin 
  • Sein Ryu – violin 
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Robert Rinehart – viola
  • Vivek Kamath – viola
  • Alan Stepansky – cello
  • Wei Yu – cello
  • Ru Pie Yeh – cello
  • Eddie Allen – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Clark Gayton – tuba, trombone, horn arrangements
  • Steve Elson – clarinet, saxophones
  • Anthony McGill – clarinet
  • Mindy Kaufmann – flute
  • Johanna Warren, Simi Stone, Tamar-kali, Elizabeth Mitchell – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ladybird
  2. Maggie Said
  3. Texas
  4. Go Down Moses
  5. Seven Deadly Sins
  6. Giving Up Everything
  7. Black Sheep
  8. It’s a Coming
  9. Lulu (introduction)
  10. Lulu
  11. The End

On September 26, 2005.

On September 26, 2005, “Lost Highway” label released “Jacksonville City Nights”, the seventh Ryan Adams studio album. It was recorded in 2005, in Nashville, TN, and in New York City, and was produced by Tom Schick.


The Cardinals

  • Ryan Adams – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • P. Bowersock – electric guitars
  • Catherine Popper – bass, piano, background vocals
  • Brad Pemberton – drums, percussion
  • Jon Graboff – pedal steel, background vocals

Other musicians:

  • Claudia Chopek – violin.
  • David Gold – violin, viola.
  • Bob Hoffnar – pedal steel
  • Byron Isaacs – background vocals.
  • Norah Jones – vocals, piano
  • Julia Kent – cello.
  • Joe McGinty – piano
  • Michael Panes – violin
  • Johnny T – drums
  • Glenn Patscha – piano, background vocals

The Nashville String Machine

  • Bergen White – arranger, conductor
  • Carl Gorodetsky, Pamela Sixfin, Conni Ellisor, Allan Umstead, David Angell, Cathy Umstead, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale – violin
  • Kris Wilkinson, Gary Vanosdale, Jim Grosjean – viola
  • Carole Rabinowitz, Bob Mason – cello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ryan Adams, all music by Ryan Adams, J.P. Bowersock, Pemberton, Catherine Popper and Jon Graboff, except where noted.

  1. A Kiss Before I Go
  2. The End – Ryan Adams, Michael Panes
  3. Hard Way To Fall
  4. Dear John – Ryan Adams, Norah Jones
  5. The Hardest Part
  6. Games
  7. Silver Bullets
  8. Peaceful Valley
  9. September
  10. My Heart Is Broken – Ryan Adams, Caitlin Cary
  11. Trains – Ryan Adams, Michael Panes
  12. Pa
  13. Withering Heights
  14. Don’t Fall Me Now

On September 9, 2014.

On September 9, 2014, “The End” label released “All Together Now”, the eighth Better Than Ezra studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “The Hobby Shop” in Highland Park, CA, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.


  • Kevin Griffin– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Tom Drummond- bass guitar
  • Michael Jerome-
  • Courtlan Clement – guitar
  • Tony Hoffer – guitar, drums programming, keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Dave Palmer – piano
  • Jamie Moore – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • Paul Mabury, Travis Aaron McNabb – drums
  • Adam Chance, Shy Carter, Jeremy Lister, Nolan Sipe, Julia Sinclair – background vocals
  • Christopher Cruz – layout
  • Greg Miles – photography

Track listing:

  1. Crazy Lucky
  2. Gonna Get Better
  3. Undeniable
  4. Insane
  5. Sunflowers
  6. The Great Unknown
  7. Before You
  8. Dollar Sign
  9. One Heart Beating
  10. Diamond In My Pocket
  11. I Fly Away

On September 8, 2017.

On September 8, 2017, “The End” and “BMG” labels released “Hippopotamus”, the twenty third Sparks studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Sparks Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ron Mael and Russell Mael.


  • Russell Mael– vocals, engineering, mixing
  • Ron Mael– keyboards, programming, orchestrations, mixing
  • Dean Menta– guitars
  • Steven Nistor– drums
  • Leos Carax– vocals, accordion
  • Rebecca Sjöwall– vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael and Russell Mael.

  1. Probably Nothing
  2. Missionary Position
  3. Edith Piaf(Said It Better Than Me)
  4. Scandinavian Design
  5. Giddy Giddy
  6. What the Hell Is It This Time?
  7. Unaware
  8. Hippopotamus
  9. Bumme
  10. I Wish You Were Fun
  11. So Tell Me  LincolnAside from That How Was the Play?
  12. When You’re a French Director
  13. The Amazing Mr. Repeat
  14. A Little Bit Like Fun
  15. Life with the Macbeths


On May 7, 2013.

On May 7, 2013, “Elektra” label released “More Than Just a Dream”, the second  Fitz and The Tantrums studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.


  • Michael Fitzpatrick– vocals, keyboards, engineering
  • Noelle Scaggs– vocals, percussion
  • James King– saxophone, flute, guitar
  • Joseph Karnes – bass guitar
  • Jeremy Ruzumna – keyboards
  • John Wicks– drums, percussion
  • Tony Hoffer– guitar, programming, additional synths
  • Todd Burke – recording engineer, mixing
  • Neal Avron– mixing
  • Dave Cooley – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks, except where noted.

  1. Out of My League
  2. Break the Walls – Chris Seefried, Sia Furler, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  3. The Walker
  4. Spark – Dave Bassett, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  5. 6am
  6. Fools Gold – Dave Bassett, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  7. Keepin’ Our Eyes Out
  8. Last Raindrop – Chris Seefried, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  9. House on Fire – Chris Seefried, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks
  10. The End
  11. Get Away – Chris Seefried, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks
  12. Merry Go Round

On June 17, 2006.

On June 17, 2006, “Modern Music” label released “Imago”, the second Butterfly Effect studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Joe Barresi. The album was ranked at number 88 on the “Triple J” list of the “Hottest 100 Albums of All Time”.


  • Clint Boge  –lead vocals
  • Kurt Goedhart  –guitar
  • Glenn Esmond  –bass guitar
  • Ben Hall  –drums

Track listing:

  1. Imago
  2. Aisles of White
  3. Gone
  4. A Slow Descent
  5. Reach
  6. Before They Knew
  7. In a Memory
  8. This Year
  9. Signs
  10. Everybody Runs
  11. The End


On April 24, 2012.

On April 24, 2012, “The End” label released “This Machine”, the eighth Dandy Warhols studio album. It was recorded May-November 2011, and was produced by Jeremy Sherrer, Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Peter Holmström, Zia McCabe and Brent DeBoer.


  • Courtney Taylor-Taylor– vocals, electric guitar
  • Peter Holmström– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Zia McCabe– keyboards
  • Brent DeBoer– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • David J– backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Steve Berlin – baritone saxophone
  • Kat Gardiner – theremin
  • Daniel Lamb – trombone
  • Katie Presley – trumpet
  • Taylor Aglipay – tenor saxophone
  • Tchad Blake – mixing
  • Jeremy Sherrer – engineering
  • Tim Johnston – additional drums, backing vocals
  • Mat Robins – engineering
  • Adam Ayan – mastering
  • Sean Gothman – album design, layout
  • Hickory Mertasching – album cover painting
  • Dan Kivitka – album cover photography
  • Steve Birch – additional album cover production
  • Elliot Lee Hazel – sleeve band portraits

Track listing:

  1. Sad Vacation – Brent DeBoer, Courtney Taylor-Taylor
  2. The Autumn Carnival – Courtney Taylor-Taylor, David J
  3. Enjoy Yourself – Courtney Taylor-Taylor
  4. Alternative Power to the People – Brent DeBoer, Courtney Taylor-Taylor
  5. Well They’re Gone – Courtney Taylor-Taylor
  6. Rest Your Head – Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Miles Zuniga
  7. 16 Tons – Merle Travis
  8. I Am Free – Courtney Taylor-Taylor
  9. Seti vs. the Wow! Signal – Courtney Taylor-Taylor
  10. Don’t Shoot She Cried – Brent DeBoer, Zia McCabe
  11. Slide – Brent DeBoer


On September 26, 1969.


On September 26, 1969, “Apple Records” label released “Abbey Road” the eleventh Beatles studio album. It was recorded February 22 – August 20, 1969, at “EMI Studios”,  “Olympic Studios”  and  “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by George Martin. The album recording sessions were the last in which all four Beatles participated. Although “Let It Be” was the final Beatles album before the band’s dissolution in April 1970, most of the album had been recorded before the “Abbey Road” sessions began.The album cover The album cover was designed by “Apple Records” creative director Kosh, and It is the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to show neither the artist name nor the album title on its front cover. The cover has become one of the most famous and imitated images in the history of recorded music. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Abbey Road” at number 14 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Diamond in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Diamond in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 5 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 12 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.


  • John Lennon– lead, harmony and background vocals; lead and rhythm guitars; acoustic and electric pianos, Hammond organ and Moog synthesizer; white noise generatorand sound effects; percussion
  • Paul McCartney– lead, harmony and background vocals; lead, rhythm and bass guitars; acoustic and electric pianos, Hammond organ and Moog synthesizer; sound effects;wind chimes, handclaps and percussion
  • George Harrison– harmony and background vocals; lead, rhythm and bass guitars; Hammond organ, harmonium and Moog synthesizer; handclaps and percussion; lead vocals
  • Ringo Starr– drums and percussion; background vocals; lead vocals
  • George Martin– piano, harpsichord, organ and harmonium; percussion
  • Billy Preston– Hammond organ
  • Mal Evans– “anvil”
  • Something” and “Here Comes the Sun” orchestrated and conducted by George Martin and George Harrison
  • “Golden Slumbers”, “Carry That Weight” and “The End” orchestrated and conducted by George Martin and Paul McCartney
  • Recordedby Geoff Emerick and Phil McDonald
  • Assistant Engineering by Alan Parsons
  • Mixedby Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald and George Martin (with the Beatles)
  • Moog programmingby Mike Vickers

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, except where noted.

  1. Come Together
  2. Something – George Harrison
  3. Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  4. Oh! Darling
  5. Octopus’s Garden – Ringo Starr
  6. I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
  7. Here Comes the Sun – George Harrison
  8. Because
  9. You Never Give Me Your Money
  10. Sun King
  11. Mean Mr. Mustard
  12. Polythene Pam
  13. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
  14. Golden Slumbers
  15. Carry That Weight
  16. The End
  17. Her Majesty



On June 28, 1974.

June 1-1974

On June 28, 1974, “Island” label released “June 1, 1974”, live album by Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Brian Eno and Nico. It was recorded 1 June 1974, at “Rainbow Theatre” in London, and was produced by Richard Williams.The cover photograph was by Mick Rock.


  • Kevin Ayers– vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Brian Eno– vocals, synthesizer
  • John Cale– vocals, piano, viola
  • Nico– vocals, harmonium
  • Mike Oldfield– lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ollie Halsall– piano, guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– organ , organ, piano, electric piano
  • Robert Wyatt– percussion
  • Doreen Chanter– backing vocals
  • Archie Leggatt – bass guitar
  • Eddie Sparrow – drums , bass drum, tympani
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Irene Chanter – backing vocals
  • John Wood– engineer
  • Phil Ault – assistant engineer
  • Ray Doyle – assistant engineer
  • Ian Tilbury – concert presenter

Track listing:

  1. Driving Me Backwards – Brian Eno
  2. Baby’s on Fire – Brian Eno
  3. Heartbreak Hotel – Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley
  4. The End – John Densmore, Robbie Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison
  5. May I? – Kevin Ayers
  6. Shouting in a Bucket Blues – Kevin Ayers
  7. Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes – Kevin Ayers
  8. Everybody’s Sometime and Some People’s All the Time Blues – Kevin Ayers
  9. Two Goes into Four – Kevin Ayers

On May 31, 2004.


On May 31, 2004, “Island” label released “Uh Huh Her”, the sixth PJ Harvey studio album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003, and was produced by PJ Harvey.


  • PJ Harvey– vocals, guitars, bass, piano, melodica, accordion, autoharp, producer, engineer, mixing, photography
  • Rob Ellis– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Head – backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Evelyn Isaac – backing
  • Maria Mochnacz –artwork
  • Rob Crane – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by PJ Harvey.

  1. The Life & Death of Mr. Badmouth
  2. Shame
  3. Who the Fuck?
  4. Pocket Knife
  5. The Letter
  6. The Slow Drug
  7. No Child of Mine
  8. Cat on the Wall
  9. You Come Through
  10. It’s You
  11. The End
  12. The Desperate Kingdom of Love
  13. Untitled (Seagulls)
  14. The Darker Days of Me & Him