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On March 26, 2019.

On April 26, 2019, “Frontiers” label released “The Secret”, the fifth Alan Parsons album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – lead and backing vocals, narration, guitars, keyboards, percussion, orchestra conductor recording engineer, mixing
  • Tom Brooks – piano, synth, keyboards, orchestra conductor, orchestra arrangements
  • Jason Mraz, Lou Gramm, Todd Cooper,  J. Olsson, Jordan Huffman, Jared Mahone, Mark Mikel – lead vocals
  • Todd Cooper, Dan Tracey, Jordan Huffman,  J. Olsson, Carl–Magnus “C-M” Carlsson, Andy Ellis, Doug Powell – additional vocals
  • Steve Hackett, Jeff Kollman, Dan Tracey, Tony Rosacci, Ian Bairnson – guitars
  • Andy Ellis, Dan Tracey – synth, keyboards
  • Pat Caddick, Angelo Pizzaro – piano
  • Nathan East, Guy Erez, Jeff Peterson – bass
  • Vinnie Colaiuta, Danny Thompson, Carl Sorensen – drums
  • Todd Cooper – saxophone
  • Oscar Utterström – trombones
  • Vinnie Ciesielski – trumpets
  • Michael Fitzpatrick – cello
  • Todd Cooper – percussion
  • Jake Shimabukuro – ukulele
  • Orchestra: The CMG Music Recording Orchestra of Hollywod
  • Dan Tracey, Milton Olsson – orchestral arrangements
  • Noah Bruskin, Grant Goddard – recording engineer
  • Noah Bruskin – mixing
  • Jeff Fitzpatrick – assistant engineer
  • Tre Nagella, Dave Albro, Andy Ellis – additional engineer
  • Dave Donnelly – mastering

Track listing:

  1. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Paul Dukas
  2. Miracle – Guy Erez, Andy Ellis, Alan Parsons
  3. As Light Fall – Dan Tracey, Alan Parsons
  4. One Note Symphony – Todd Cooper, Tom Brooks, Alan Parsons
  5. Sometimes – Patrick Anthony Caddick, Alan Parsons
  6. Soirée Fantastique – Todd Cooper, Doug Powell, Tom Brooks, Alan Parsons
  7. Fly to Me – Mark Mikel, Jeff Kollman, Alan Parsons
  8. Requiem – Todd Cooper, Doug Powell, Boh Cooper, Alan Parsons
  9. Years of Glory – P.J. Olsson, Alan Parsons
  10. The Limelight Fades Away – Jordan Huffman, Dan Tracey, Alan Parsons
  11. I Can’t Get There from Here – Patrick Read Johnson, David Russo, Jared Mahone, Alan Parsons

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Virgin” label released the second, self-titled Slapp Happy album (also known as Casablanca Moon). It was recorded in 1974, at “The Manor” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Steve Morse, Dagmar Krause, Anthony Moore and Peter Blegvad.

Personnel:

  • Dagmar Krause –lead vocals
  • Peter Blegvad– second vocals, guitar
  • Anthony Moore– keyboards
  • Marc Singer – drums
  • Dave Wintour– bass guitar
  • Graham Preskett – violin, mandolin
  • Roger Wootton – backing vocals
  • Eddie Sparrow – drums, congas, whistles
  • Jean Hervé Peron – bass guitar
  • Clare Deniz – cello
  • Nick Worters – double bass
  • Jeremy Baines –sausage bassoon
  • Andy Leggett – jugs
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Geoff Leigh– saxophones
  • Keshave Sathe – tablas, tamboura
  • Simon Heyworth – mixer, engineer
  • Steve Taylor – mixer, engineer
  • David Larcher – cover photograph
  • Carol Aitken – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Moore and Peter Blegvad, except where noted.

  1. Casablanca Moon
  2. Me and Parvati
  3. Half Way There – Peter Blegvad
  4. Michelangelo
  5. Dawn
  6. Rainbow – Peter Blegvad
  7. The Secret
  8. A Little Something – Peter Blegvad
  9. The Drum
  10. Haiku
  11. Slow Moon’s Rose – Anthony Moore

On April 30, 2013.

On April 30, 2013, “Island” label released “Such Hot Blood”, the third Airborne Toxic Event studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Jacquire King.

Personnel:

  • Mikel Jollett – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Steven Chen – lead guitar, keyboards
  • Anna Bulbrook – keyboards, viola, backing vocals
  • Noah Harmon – bass
  • Daren Taylor – drums
  • Brad Bivens – engineer
  • Richard Dodd – mastering
  • Alex Haidi – design, illustrations, photography
  • Jacquire King – mixing, enigineer
  • Bill Mims – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Mikel Jollett, except where noted.

  1. The Secret
  2. Timeless
  3. What’s In a Name?
  4. The Storm – Mikel Jollett, Noah Hamon
  5. Safe
  6. Bride & Groom
  7. True Love – Mikel Jollett, Noah Hamon
  8. This Is London
  9. The Fifth Day
  10. Elizabeth

 

On October 22, 1991.

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On October 22, 1991, “Epitaph Records” label released the self-titled, debut Pennywise album. It was recorded 1991 at “Westbeach Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Pennywise.

Personnel:

  • Fletcher Dragge- guitar, arranger
  • Jim Lindberg- vocals, arranger
  • Byron McMackin- drums, arranger
  • Jason Thirsk- bass, arranger
  • Fred Hidalgo – logo design, cover art
  • Gavin Oglesby – artwork, art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Fletcher Dragge, Jim Lindberg, Byron McMackin and Jason Thirsk.

  1. Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  2. Rules
  3. The Secret
  4. Living for Today
  5. Homeless
  6. Open Door
  7. Pennywise
  8. Who’s to Blame
  9. Fun and Games
  10. Kodiak
  11. Side One
  12. No Reason Why
  13. Bro Hymn