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On May 3, 1988.

On May 3, 1988, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut When in Rome album. It was recorded in 1987, and produced by Michael Brauer, Ben Rogan and Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Clive Farrington – vocals
  • Andrew Mann – vocals
  • Michael Floreale – keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • J.J. Belle – guitar
  • Michael Thompson – guitar
  • Phil Spalding – bass
  • Richard James Burgess – keyboards
  • Mike Timoney – keyboards
  • David Ervin – keyboards, drum programming
  • Preston Heyman – drums
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Robin Jones – percussion
  • Tony Charles – steel drums
  • Mark Chandler, Richard Edwards, Kevin Robinson – brass
  • Ian Gardiner – brass arrangements
  • Nick Ingman – string arrangements
  • Larry Stabbins – saxophone
  • Maxi Anderson – backing vocals
  • Rose Stone – backing vocals
  • Chris Fuhrman, Teri Reed – engineer
  • Martin Horenburg, Alex Rodriquez – assistant engineer
  • Michael Bauer – mixing
  • Tom Baker, Dan Hersch – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Clive Farrington, Michael Floreale and Andrew Mann..

  1. The Promise
  2. Heaven Knows
  3. Something Going On
  4. I Can’t Stop
  5. If Only
  6. Sight of Your Tears
  7. Wide, Wide Sea
  8. Child’s Play
  9. Total Devotion
  10. Everything

On March 7, 2014.

On March 7, 2014, “Stickman Records” and “Rune Grammofon” labels released “Behind the Sun”, the 16th Motorpsycho album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Brygga Studio” in Trondheim, Norway, and was produced by Bent Sæther.

Personnel:

  • Bent Sæther – vocals, bass, 12 and 6-string acoustic and electric guitars, mellotrons, percussion, arranger
  • Hans Magnus Ryan – vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, arranger
  • Kenneth Kapstad – drums, arranger
  • Reine Fiske – electric and acoustic guitars, mellotron
  • Thomas Henriksen – piano
  • Ole Henrik Moe: saw
  • Kari Rønnekleiv: violin
  • Pål Brekkås – engineer
  • Magnus Kofoed – additional engineering
  • Mike Hartung – mixing
  • Thomas Henriksen – mixing
  • Chris Sansom – mastering
  • Kim Hiorthøy – design

Track listing:

  1. Instrumental 1
  2. Instrumental 2
  3. Cloudwalker (A Darker Blue)
  4. Ghost
  5. On a Plate
  6. The Promise
  7. Kvæstor (incl. Where Greyhounds Dare)
  8. Hell, part 4-6: Traitor/The Tapestry/Swiss Cheese Mountain
  9. Entropy
  10. The Magic & The Wonder (A Love Theme)
  11. Hell, part 7: Victim of Rock

On August 31, 2004.

On August 31, 2004, “ECM” label released “Evening Falls”, the fourth Jacob Young album. It was recorded in December 2002, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Jacob Young– guitar
  • Mathias Eick– trumpet
  • Vidar Johansen – bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Mats Eilertsen– bass
  • Jon Christensen– drums
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Colin Eick – liner photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Jacob Young except where noted.

  1. Blue
  2. Evening Air
  3. Minor Peace
  4. Looking for Jon
  5. Sky
  6. Presence of Descant – Jacob Young, Jon Christensen
  7. Formerly
  8. The Promise
  9. Falling

On June 19, 2015.

On June 19, 2015, “ECM” label released “Nomad Songs”, the 23rd Stephan MIcus studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2014, at “MCM Studios”, and was produced by Stephan Micus.

Personnel:

  • Stephan Micus– voice, ndingo, genbri, steel-string guitar, suling, ney, rewab, rebab, twelve-string guitar, fourteen-string guitar, tin whistle, shakuhachi

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephan Micus.

  1. Everywhere, Nowhere
  2. Leila
  3. The Promise
  4. The Stars
  5. The Spring
  6. The Blessing
  7. The Feast
  8. Laughing at the Thunder
  9. Sea of Grass
  10. The Dance
  11. Under the Chinar Trees

On October 31, 2005.

On October 31, 2005, “Umbrello” label released “Syndestructible”, the second  Syn album. It was recorded in Metropolis, London, and was produced by Paul Stacey and Gerard Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Nardelli- lead vocals
  • Chris Squire- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Stacey – guitar, backing vocals, mixing, engineering
  • Gerard Johnson- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jeremy Stacey – drums
  • Chris Harrison – assistant production
  • Jamie Selway – assistant production
  • Henry Philpotts – assistant production
  • Ian Cooper – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Breaking Down Walls – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey
  2. Some Time, Some Way – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey, Gerard Johnson
  3. Reach Outro – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey, Gerard Johnson
  4. Cathedral of Love – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Gerard Johnson, Hamish Brewer
  5. City of Dreams – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire
  6. Golden Age – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire
  7. The Promise – Steve Nardelli, Chris Squire, Paul Stacey, Gerard Johnson

 

On April 11, 1976.

On April 11, 1976, “Treshold” label released “The Promise”, the debut Mike Pinder album. It was recorded 1974 – 1976, at Pinder’s studio at Malibu, Indigo Ranch, and was produced by Mike Pinder and Bob Margouleff.

Personnel:

  • Mike Pinder– vocals, synthesizer, acoustic guitar and 12 string guitar, piano, mellotron
  • Jim Dillon – vocals, acoustic, electric andslide guitar, sitar
  • Steve Beckmeier – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Fred Beckmeier – bass guitar
  • Joel DiBartolo – bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– bass guitar
  • Bill Berg– drums, percussion
  • William D. “Smitty” Smith – organ
  • Jeanne King – vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – vocals
  • Bobby Keys– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Madalo – trumpet
  • Susan McDonald – harp
  • Dean Olch – flute, shakuhachi
  • Tom Peterson – flute, tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Pinder except where noted.

  1. Free As A Dove
  2. You’ll Make It Through – Mike Pinder, Jim Dillon
  3. I Only Want To Love You
  4. Someone To Believe In
  5. Carry On
  6. Air
  7. Message
  8. The Seed
  9. The Promise

On April 8, 1997.

On April 8, 1997, “GRP” label released “Urban Knights II”, the second Urban Knights album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Maurice White and Carl Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Gerald Albright – soprano sax
  • Jonathan Butler – vocals, guitar
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Tony Carpenter – percussion
  • Maurice White – background vocals
  • Theresa Davis – background vocals
  • Karen Boyd – background vocals
  • Carl Carwell – background vocals
  • Valerie Mayo – background vocals
  • Sonny Emory – drums
  • Frayne Lewis – keyboards
  • Ramsey Lewis – piano, electric piano
  • Mike Logan – keyboards
  • Bill Meyers – synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, string arrangements, background vocals
  • Najee: Flute – saxophones
  • Morris Pleasure – bass
  • Chuck Webb – bass
  • Verdine White – bass
  • Jimi Randolph – synthesizer
  • Kevin Randolph – keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Sheldon Reynolds – rhythm guitar, background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Scirroco – Bill Meyers, Maurice White
  2. Get Up – Ramsey Lewis, Frayne Lewis, Jimi Randolph
  3. Come Dance with Me – Karen Boyd, Ramsey Lewis, Kevin Randolph
  4. South African Jam – Jonathan Butler
  5. Brazilian Rain – Sonny Emory, Morris Pleasure
  6. Interlude #1 – Ramsey Lewis
  7. Summer Nights – Bill Meyers, Jimi Randolph, Maurice White
  8. Tell Me Why – Jonathan Butler, Bill Meyers, Williams
  9. Urban Paradise – Ramsey Lewis, Frayne Lewis, Kevin Randolph
  10. Drama – Cornwell, Guillaume, Hawkins, Jones
  11. Step by Step – Ramsey Lewis, Frayne Lewis, Jimi Randolph
  12. The Promise – Bill Meyers, Vannelli, Maurice White
  13. Interlude #2 – Ramsey Lewis
  14. Dawn – Kevin Randolph

On December 21, 1995.

On December 21, 1995, “Verve” label released “The Promise”, the eleventh John McLaughlin album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by John McLaughlin and Eddie Kramer.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin – acoustic, electric and MIDI guitar, keyboards,assistant engineer, mixing
  • Don Alias– percussion
  • Jim Beard– keyboards
  • Dennis Chambers– drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • James Genus– bass guitar
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • Nishat Khan– sitar, vocals
  • Yan Maresz – arranger, acoustic bass guitar, bass guitar
  • Mark Mondesir – drums
  • Pino Palladino– bass
  • Mariko Takahashi– vocals
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Michael Brecker– tenor sax
  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond organ, trumpet
  • Al Di Meola– acoustic guitar
  • Trilok Gurtu– percussion
  • Tony Hymas– keyboards
  • Paco de Lucía– acoustic guitar
  • David Sanborn– alto sax
  • Sting– bass
  • Jean-Philippe Allard – executive producer
  • Christian Pégand – production coordination
  • René Ameline, Gustav Hobel, Ken Jones, Eddie Kramer, Maurice Ouazana, Rd Rak – engineer
  • Philippe Arnal, Adam Blackburn, Steve Cook, Simon Osborne – assistant engineer
  • Max Costa – arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Sven Hoffman – assistant engineer
  • Alberto Mayer – cover design
  • Christian Rose – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin, except where noted.

  1. Django – John Lewis
  2. Thelonius Melodius
  3. Amy and Joseph
  4. No Return
  5. El Ciego
  6. Jazz Jungle
  7. The Wish
  8. English Jam – Vinnie Colaiuta, John McLaughlin, Sting
  9. Tokyo Decadence
  10. Shin Jin Rui
  11. The Peacocks – Jimmy Rowles

 

On June 29, 2004.

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On June 29, 2004, “I Am” and “Geffen” labels released the self-titled, twelve Cure album. It was recorded 2003–2004 in Los Angeles and was produced by Ross Robinson and Robert Smith.

Personnel:

  • Robert Smith– vocals, guitar
  • Perry Bamonte– guitar
  • Simon Gallup– bass guitar
  • Jason Cooper– drums
  • Roger O’Donnell– keyboards

Track listing:

All lyrics by Robert Smith, all music by Robert Smith, Perry Bamonte, Simon Gallup, Jason Cooper, and Roger O’Donnell.

  1. Lost
  2. Labyrinth
  3. Before Three
  4. Truth, Goodness and Beauty
  5. The End of the World
  6. Anniversary
  7. Us or Them
  8. Fake
  9. End
  10. (I Don’t Know What’s Going) OnTaking Off
  11. Never
  12. The Promise
  13. Going Nowhere
  14. This Morning