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On July 17, 2006.

On July 17, 2006, “Atlantic” label released “These Streets”, the debut Paolo Nutini studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Ken Nelson, Jim Duguid, Tom Elmhirst and Andy Green. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland” and 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Paolo Nutini– lead and background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Matt Benbrook – guitar, keyboards, programming
  • Jim Duguid – double bass, drums, keyboards, percussion, piano, strings
  • Eddie Harrison – guitar
  • Vicky Hollywood – cello
  • Michael Hunter – bass guitar, double bass
  • Donny Little – acoustic guitar, slide guitar, background vocals
  • The London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Will Malone– string arrangements
  • Michael McDaid – bass guitar
  • Dave Nally – piano
  • Ken Nelson– electric guitar, piano, Hammond organ
  • Pauline Taylor– background vocals
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • Michael Brauer– mixing
  • Dean Chalkley– photography
  • Jim Duguid – A&R assistance, assistance, production
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Robert Gold – art direction
  • Andy Green – mixing
  • Paul Wesley Griggs – photography
  • Thomas Haimovici – A&R
  • Dominic Leung – cover design
  • Brendan Moon – A&R assistance, assistant
  • Gregg Nadel – product management
  • Ken Nelson– engineering, mixing, recording
  • Conor O’Mahony – A&R
  • Mark Pythian – engineering, mixing
  • Richard Skinner – creative direction
  • Richard Wilkinson – engineering
  • Julian Wilmott – assistance

Track listing:

  1. Jenny Don’t Be Hasty – Paolo Nutini, Jimmy Hogarth
  2. Last Request – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid, Matty Benbrook
  3. Rewind – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguld
  4. Million Faces – Paolo Nutini, Marty Benbrook, Pauline Taylor
  5. These Streets – Paolo Nutini, Pete Wilkinson, Sarah Erasnus
  6. New Shoes – Paolo Nutini, Matty Benbrook, Jim Duguid
  7. White Lies – Paolo Nutini, John Fortis
  8. Loving You – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid, Chris Leonard
  9. Autumn – Paolo Nutini, Jim Duguid
  10. Alloway Grove (includes the acoustic version of “Last Request” as a hidden track) – Paolo Nutini, Rollo Armstrong

 

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On May 7, 2012.

On May 7, 2012, “Roadrunner” label released “Storm Corrosion”, the self-titled, debut collaboration album between Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson. It was recorded March 2010 – September 2011, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitars
  • Steven Wilson– vocals, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Gavin Harrison– drums, percussion
  • Ben Castle– woodwind
  • The London Session Orchestra– orchestral performance
  • Conducted by Dave Stewart
  • Isobel Griffiths – contractor
  • Mat Collis – grand piano, engineering
  • Carl Glover – design, layout
  • Hans Arnold– cover painting
  • Naki – photography

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Wilson except where noted,  all music by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

  1. Drag Ropes
  2. Storm Corrosion
  3. Hag
  4. Happy
  5. Look How!
  6. Ljudet Innan – lyrics by Mikael Åkerfeldt, Steven Wilson.

 

On February 10, 2017.

On February 10, 2017, “Kscope” label released “Blackfield V”, the fifth Blackfield studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, and was produced by Aviv Geffen, Steven Wilson and Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drum programming, engineering, mixing
  • Aviv Geffen– lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, piano, Mellotron, string arrangements
  • Tomer Z– drums, percussion
  • Eran Mitelman – keyboards, piano, Mellotron, Hammond organ
  • Omri Agmon – acoustic and additional guitar
  • Mike Garson– piano
  • Hadar Green – bass
  • Alex Moshe – female vocals, backing vocals
  • Alan Parsons– backing vocals
  • The London Session Orchestra – orchestral performance
  • Simon Bloor – engineering, mixing
  • Graham Archer – engineering
  • Ofer Mappa – engineering
  • Yonatan Danino – engineering
  • Lasse Hoile– cover art, photography
  • Carl Glover – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Aviv Geffen, except where noted.

  1. A Drop in the Ocean – Aviv Geffen, Steven Wilson
  2. Family Man
  3. How Was Your Ride
  4. We’ll Never Be Apart
  5. Sorrys
  6. Life Is An Ocean – Aviv Geffen, Steven Wilson
  7. Lately
  8. October
  9. The Jackal
  10. Salt Water
  11. Undercover Heart
  12. Lonely Soul
  13. From 44 to 48 – Steven Wilson

 

On August 18, 2017.

On August 18, 2017, “Caroline International” label released “To the Bone”, the fifth Steven Wilson studio album. It was recorded December 2016 – April 2017, at “Strangeways” in London, and was produced by Steven Wilson and Paul Stacey.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards
  • Ninet Tayeb– vocals, ,backing vocals
  • David Kollar– guitars
  • Paul Stacey– guitar solo
  • Nick Beggs, Robin Mullarkey – bass
  • Adam Holzman– piano, clavinet, organ, Solina strings
  • Craig Blundell, Jeremy Stacey– drums
  • Pete Eckford – percussion
  • Mark Feltham– harmonica
  • Sophie Hunger– vocals
  • Jasmine Walkes – spoken word
  • David Kilminster– backing vocals
  • Dave Stewart– string arrangements
  • The London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Synergy Vocals – choir
  • Paul Draper– sequencer
  • Paul Stacey– engineering, co-production
  • Lasse Hoile– photography, cover art, album design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except  where noted.

  1. To the Bone – music by Steven Wilson, lyrics by Andy Partridge
  2. Nowhere Now
  3. Pariah
  4. The Same Asylum as Before
  5. Refuge
  6. Permanating
  7. Blank Tapes
  8. People Who Eat Darkness
  9. Song of I
  10. Detonation
  11. Song of Unborn

On June 26, 2000.

On June 26, 2000, “Hut” label released “Alone with Everybody”, the first Richard Ashcroft solo album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Chris Potter and Richard Ashcroft.

Personnel:

  • Richard Ashcroft– vocals, guitar, percussion, keyboards, piano, mellotron, organ, melodica
  • Peter Salisbury– drums
  • Pino Palladino– bass
  • Steve Sidelnyk – percussion, programming, drums
  • Chuck Leavell – piano, hammond organ
  • Duncan Mackay – trumpet
  • Lucinda Barry –harp
  • Teena Lyle – vibes
  • Chris Potter – bass
  • Jim Hunt – saxophone,flute
  • Jane Pickles – flute
  • Anna Noakes – flute
  • Judd Lander– harmonica
  • J. Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Kate Radley– keyboards
  • Craig Wagstaff –congas
  • Philip D Todd – saxophone
  • Nigel Hitchcock– saxophone
  • Jamie Talbot – baritone saxophone
  • John Barclay – trumpet
  • Stuart Brooks – trumpet
  • Will Malone– brass arrangement, string arrangement, conducting
  • The London Session Orchestra – strings
  • The London Community Gospel Choir – vocals – Samantha Smith, Leonard Meade, Vernetta Meade, Michelle-John Douglas, Donovan Lawrence, Irene Myrtle Forrester

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Ashcroft.

  1. A Song for the Lovers
  2. I Get My Beat
  3. Brave New World
  4. New York
  5. You on My Mind in My Sleep
  6. Crazy World
  7. On a Beach
  8. Money to Burn
  9. Slow Was My Heart
  10. C’mon People (We’re Making It Now)
  11. Everybody

 

On October 21, 2002.

human-conditions

On October 21, 2002, “Hut Records” label released “Human Conditions”, the second Richard Ashcroft solo studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Chris Potter and Richard Ashcroft.

Personnel:

  • Richard Ashcroft– vocals, guitar, percussion, bass, piano, Wurlitzer, keyboards
  • Peter Salisbury– drums
  • Kate Radley– keyboards
  • Martyn Campbell– bass
  • Talvin Singh– tablas, beats, drones, shruti box, Duggi Tarang, M adal
  • Chuck Leavell– piano, hammond organ
  • Richard Robson – programming
  • Steve Sidelnyk– drum programming, programming
  • Craig Wagstaff– percussion
  • Jim Hunt– flute, saxophone
  • Matt Clifford– Wurlitzer
  • Brian Wilson– backing vocals, backing vocal arrangement
  • Wil Malone– orchestral arrangements, conducting
  • The London Session Orchestra– strings
  • London Community Gospel Choir– choir

Track listing:

  1. Check the Meaning
  2. Buy It in Bottles
  3. Bright Lights
  4. Paradise
  5. God in the Numbers
  6. Science of Silence
  7. Man on a Mission
  8. Running Away
  9. Lord I’ve Been Trying
  10. Nature Is the Law

On June 24, 1997.

Del_Amitri_-_Some_Other_Sucker's_Parade

On June 24, 1997, “A&M” label released “Some Other Sucker’s Parade”, the fifth Del Amitri studio album. It was recorded November 1996 – January 1997, at “The Chapel”, “Parkgate Studios”, and was produced by Mark Freegard.

Personnel:

  • Justin Currie – vocals, bass
  • Iain Harvie – guitar, bass
  • Jon McLoughlin – guitar
  • Andy Alston– keyboard
  • Ashley Soan – drums, percussion
  • The London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Jamie Seyberth – whistle
  • Will Malone– string arrangements, brass arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Not Where It’s At – Justin Currie
  2. Some Other Sucker’s Parade – Justin Currie, Jon McLoughlin
  3. Won’t Make It Better – Justin Currie, Iain Harvie
  4. What I Think She Sees – Justin Currie
  5. Medicine – Justin Currie
  6. High Times – Justin Currie, Iain Harvie
  7. Mother Nature’s Writing – Justin Currie, Iain Harvie
  8. No Family Man – Justin Currie
  9. Cruel Light Of Day – Justin Currie
  10. Funny Way To Win – Justin Currie, Iain Harvie
  11. Through All That Nothing – Justin Currie, Iain Harvie
  12. Life Is Full – Justin Currie
  13. Lucky Guy – Justin Currie, Iain Harvie
  14. Make It Always Be Too Late – Justin Currie