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On June 19, 1978.

On June 19, 1978, “MCA” label released “Thick as Thieves”, the fourth Trooper studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Randy Bachman.

Personnel:

  • Ra McGuire – lead vocals
  • Brian Smith – lead guitar
  • Frank Ludwig – vocals, keyboards
  • Doni Underhill – bass guitar
  • Tommy Stewart – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ra McGuire and Brian Smith, except where noted.

  1. Live from the Moon
  2. No Fun Being Alone
  3. Round, Round We Go – Frank Ludwig
  4. Drivin’ Crazy
  5. Roll with It
  6. Say Goodnight
  7. The Moment That It Takes – Tommy Stewart, Doni Underhill
  8. One Good Reason
  9. Gambler
  10. Raise a Little Hell

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “Elektra” label released “Ophelia”, the second Natalie Merchant studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – May 1997, at “Talking Dwarf Studios” in Little Valley, New York, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals, piano
  • Ken Appollo – organ
  • Craig Ross – acoustic guitar 
  • Karin Peris – acoustic guitar 
  • Lokua Kanza – acoustic guitar
  • Craig Ross – electric guitar
  • Daniel Lanois – electric guitar
  • Don Peris – electric guitar
  • Donnie Ward – electric guitar
  • Todd Vos – electric guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Jay Brunga – acoustic bass
  • Peter Yanowitz – drums
  • Joakim Lartey – percussion
  • Chris Botti – trumpet
  • Tom Varner – French horn
  • Hector Falcon – violin 
  • Kristof Witek – violin
  • Conroy Kuo – viola 
  • Ralph Farris – viola
  • Garo Yellin – cello 
  • Michelle Kinney – cello
  • Karin Peris – vocals
  • N’Dea Davenport – vocals
  • Karl Berger – string arrangements, conductor
  • John Holbrook – engineer
  • Rupert Coulso – engineer
  • Todd Vos – engineer
  • Ricky Graham – engineer assistant
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Mike Scotella – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Yungchen Lhamo – translation from Tibetan

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ophelia
  2. Life is Sweet
  3. Kind & Generous
  4. Frozen Charlotte
  5. My Skin
  6. Break Your Heart
  7. King of May
  8. Thick as Thieves
  9. Effigy
  10. The Living
  11. When They Ring the Golden Bells 

On June 5, 2009.

On June 5, 2009, “RCA” label released “West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum”, the third Kasabian studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “Orangutan Studios” in Greensboro, North Carolina, “E-Land Mig Studios” in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, “Lookout Studios” in San Francisco, California, and was produced by Dan the Automator and Sergio Pizzorno. In October 2009, it was voted the best album of the year by “Q” magazine.

Personnel:

  • Tom Meighan– lead vocals
  • Sergio Pizzorno– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, synths, programming
  • Chris Edwards– bass guitar
  • Ian Matthews– drums
  • Dan the Automator– additional programming
  • Jay Mehler– additional guitar
  • Tim Carter – additional guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Daniel Ralph Martin – additional guitar, piano
  • Rosario Dawson– co-lead vocals
  • Ben Kealey– additional keyboards
  • Rosie Danvers – strings direction
  • Wired Strings – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Sergio Pizzorno, except where noted.

  1. Underdog
  2. Where Did All the Love Go?
  3. Swarfiga
  4. Fast Fuse
  5. Take Aim
  6. Thick as Thieves
  7. West Ryder Silver Bullet
  8. Vlad the Impaler
  9. Ladies and Gentlemen, Roll the Dice
  10. Secret Alphabets – Sergio Pizzorno, Helmut Zacharias
  11. Fire
  12. Happiness

On June 10, 2016.

On June 10, 2016, “Liberation Music” label released “Thick as Thieves”, the third Temper Trap studio album. It was recorded February 2013 – October 2015, and was produced by Rich Cooper and Damian Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Joseph Greer – guitars, keys
  • Dougy Mandagi – vocals, guitars
  • Pascal Gabriel– keyboards
  • Justin Parker– guitars
  • Jonathon Aherne – bass
  • Toby Dundas – drums, percussion
  • Rich Cooper – drums, percussion
  • Britini Blackketter – backing vocals
  • Ben Allen – assistant producer
  • Rich Cooper – programming
  • Pascal Gabriel – programming
  • Russell Fawcus – engineer, assistant producer
  • Spike Stent, Damian Taylor-  mixing
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Jonathon Aherne – cover art
  • Jon Bergman – photography
  • Steve Stacey – design

Track listing:

  1. Thick as Thieves – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Pascal Gabriel,  Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  2. So Much Sky – Jonathon Aherne, Ben H. Allen III, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  3. Burn – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  4. Lost – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  5. Fall Together – Jonathon Aherne, Ben H. Allen III, Richard Scott Cooper, Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi, Justin Parker
  6. Alive – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  7. Riverina – Jonathon Aherne Toby Dundas,  Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  8. Summer’s Almost Gone – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi, James Ryan Ho
  9. Tombstone – Jonathon Aherne,Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  10. What If I Am Wrong – Jonathon Aherne, Ben H. Allen III,Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  11. Ordinary World – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi

 

In March 1987.

In March 1987, “EMI America” label released “Come as You Are”, the second Peter Wolf solo album. It was recorded 1986-1987, at “Syncro Sound” in Boston, and was produced by Peter Wolf and Eric Thorngren.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf – lead and backing vocals
  • Jeff Golub- guitar
  • Skip McDonald- guitar
  • Victor LeComer – keyboards
  • Tom Mandel- keyboards
  • John Songdahl – keyboards
  • Arno Hecht – horn
  • John Turi – horn
  • Doug Wimbish– bass
  • Jim Gregory – bass
  • Bobby Chouinard – drums
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Lonnie Groves – backing vocals
  • Frank Simms- backing vocals
  • George Simms – backing vocals
  • Bird Taylor – backing vocals
  • Buck Taylor – backing vocals
  • Eric “ET” Thorngren  – engineer, mixing
  • Marc Cobrin – mixing assistant
  • Jack Skinner – mastering
  • Gary Wright – studio assistant
  • Henry Marquez, Janet Perr – art direction
  • Janet Perr – design
  • Annie Leibovitz – photography

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Get Started – Peter Wolf
  2. Love on Ice – Peter Wolf, Timothy S. Mayer
  3. Thick as Thieves – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer
  4. Blue Avenue – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer, Carin Goldberg
  5. Wind Me Up – Peter Wolf
  6. Come as You Are – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer
  7. Flame of Love – Peter Wolf
  8. Mamma Said – Peter Wolf, Michael Jonzun
  9. Magic Moon – Peter Wolf
  10. 2 Lane – Peter Wolf
  11. Run Silent Run Deep – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer

On November 17, 1979.

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On November 17, 1979, “Polydor” label released “Setting Sons”, the fourth Jam studio album.  It was recorded August – 10 October 1979, at “The Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Bruce Foxton – vocals, bass, rhythm guitar
  • Bruce Buckler – drums, percussion
  • “Merton” Mick- piano
  • Rudi – saxophone
  • The Jam Philharmonic Orchestra – cello, timpani, recorder
  • Pete Solley- score for strings

Track listing

All tracks by Paul Weller except where noted.

  1. Strange Town
  2. Saturday’s Kids
  3. Little Boy Soldiers
  4. The Eton Rifles
  5. Girl on the Phone
  6. Heat Wave – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  7. Smithers-Jones – Bruce Foxton
  8. Private Hell
  9. The Butterfly Collector
  10. Burning Sky
  11. Thick as Thieves
  12. Wasteland