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On May 23, 2000.

On May 23, 2000, “Columbia” label released “Wishville”, the fifth and the final Catherine Wheel album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Helioscentric Studio” in Rye, East Sussex, UK, and was produced by Rob Dickinson.

Personnel:

  • Rob Dickinson– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Brian Futter – guitar, bass, vocals
  • Neil Sims – bass, percussion, drums, loops, vocals
  • Tim Friese-Greene– organ, piano
  • Sara Lee – vocals
  • Jason Corsaro – engineer
  • Mike Shipley – mixing
  • Storm Thorgerson– cover art
  • Peter Curzon – cover art
  • Stephen Stickler – photography
  • Rupert Truman – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sparks Are Gonna Fly
  2. Gasoline
  3. Lifeline
  4. What We Want to Believe In
  5. All of That
  6. Idle Life
  7. Mad Dog
  8. Ballad of a Running Man
  9. Crème Caramel

 

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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Venice in Peril” label released “The Golden Age of Wireless” the debut Thomas Dolby album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Thomas Dolby and Tim Friese-Greene.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Dolby – vocals, drum programs, wave computer, backing vocals, synthesizer, piano, monk voice, kalimba
  • James Allen – backing vocals
  • Kevin Armstrong– guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Birch – guitar, monk voice
  • Bosco – percussion
  • Les Chappel – backing vocals
  • Judy Evans – backing vocals
  • Lesley Fairbairn – backing vocals
  • Mark Heyward-Chaplin – bass guitar
  • Justin Hildreth – drums
  • Simon House– violin
  • Tim Kerr – violin
  • Mutt Lange– backing vocals
  • Simon Lloyd – leadline brass, flute
  • Lene Lovich– backing vocals
  • John Marsh – shipping forecast
  • Daniel Miller– synthesizer
  • Guido Orlando – Chilean translations, distress, grace
  • Andy Partridge– harmonica, percussion
  • Magnus Pyke– voiceover
  • Matthew Seligman– Moog bass
  • Miriam Stockley – backing vocals
  • Bruce Woolley– backing vocals, monk voice
  • Akiko Yano– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Dolby, except where noted.

  1. Flying North
  2. Commercial Breakup – Thomas Dolby, Tim Kerr
  3. Weightless
  4. Europa and the Pirate Twins
  5. Windpower
  6. The Wreck of The Fairchild
  7. Airwaves
  8. Radio Silence
  9. Cloudburst at Shingle Street

In February 1984.

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In February 1984, “EMI” label released “It’s My Life”, the second Talk Talk studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Tim Friese-Greene. The album cover design was by James Marsh, incorporating elements of “The Boyhood of Raleigh”.by John Everett Millais.

Personnel:

  • Mark Hollis– vocals
  • Lee Harris– drums
  • Paul Webb– bass guitar
  • Tim Friese-Greene– keyboards
  • Ian Curnow – keyboards
  • Phil Ramocon – piano
  • Robbie McIntosh– guitar
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Dum Dum Girl – Tim Friese-Greene, Mark Hollis
  2. Such a Shame – Mark Hollis
  3. Renée – Mark Hollis
  4. It’s My Life – Tim Friese-Greene
  5. Tomorrow Started – Mark Hollis
  6. The Last Time – Ian Curnow, Mark Hollis
  7. Call in the Night Boy – Simon Brenner, Lee Harris, Mark Hollis, Paul Webb
  8. Does Caroline Know? – Tim Friese-Greene, Mark Hollis
  9. It’s You – Mark Hollis

 

On September 16, 1991.

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On September 16, 1991, “Verve” label released “Laughing Stock”, the fifth and final Talk Talk studio album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, at “Wessex Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Tim Friese-Greene. The cover art was designed by James Marsh.

Personnel:

  • Mark Hollis– vocal, guitar, piano, organ
  • Lee Harris– drums
  • Mark Feltham– harmonica
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Tim Friese-Greene– organ, piano, harmonium
  • Levine Andrade, Stephen Tees, George Robertson, Gavyn Wright, Jack Glickman, Garfield Jackson, Wilf Gibson – viola
  • Simon Edwards, Ernest Mothle – acoustic bass
  • Roger Smith, Paul Kegg – cello
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Dave White – contrabass clarinet
  • Phill Brown– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Myrrhman – Mark Hollis
  2. Ascension Day – Mark Hollis
  3. After the Flood – Tim Friese, Mark Hollis
  4. Taphead – Mark Hollis
  5. New Grass – Mark Hollis
  6. Runeli – Mark Hollis

 

 

On July 29, 1997.

Catherine Wheel - Adam and Eve

On July 29, 1997, “Mercury” label released “Adam and Eve”, the fourth Catherine Wheel album. It was recorded 1996–1997, at  “Air Studios” and “Metropolis Studios” in London; “Machine Works Studios” in Vancouver, and was produced by Bob Ezrin, Garth Richardson and Rob Dickinson. “The Big Takeover” magazine named “Adam and Eve” its album of the year for 1997.

Personnel:

  • Rob Dickinson– vocals, guitar
  • Brian Futter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Hawes – bass guitar
  • Neil Sims – percussion, drums
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Tim Friese-Greene– organ, piano
  • Pete Whittaker – organ, piano
  • Audrey Riley– cello, string arrangements
  • Randy Staub – engineer, mixing
  • Gary Winger – engineer
  • Jon Bailey – assistant engineer
  • Darren Grahn – digital editing, assistant engineer
  • Anthony Lycenko – engineer, digital editing, assistant engineer
  • Storm Thorgerson– artwork
  • Julien Mills, Peter Curzon – artwork
  • Tony May – photography

Track listing:

  1. Intro
  2. Future Boy
  3. Delicious
  4. Broken Nose
  5. Phantom of the American Mother
  6. Ma Solituda
  7. Satellite
  8. Thunderbird
  9. Here Comes the Fat Controller
  10. Goodbye
  11. For Dreaming
  12. Outro

 

On September 16, 1988.

Talk_Talk_-_Spirit_of_Eden

On September 16, 1988, “Parlaphone” label released “Spirit of Eden”, Talk Talk’s fourth album. Upon its release the album did not received critical acclaim or reached commercial succes, but it gained cult-status over the years and became highly influential.The album was recorded in 1987 and 1988, at the “Wessex Studios”, in London, and was produced by Tim Friese-Greene.

Personnel:

  • Mark Hollis– vocals, piano, organ, guitar
  • Lee Harris– drums
  • Paul Webb– electric bass guitar
  • Tim Friese-Greene– harmonium, piano, organ, guitar
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Robbie McIntosh– dobro, twelve-string guitar
  • Mark Feltham– harmonica
  • Simon Edwards– Mexican bass
  • Danny Thompson– double bass
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Nigel Kennedy– violin
  • Hugh Davies– shozygs
  • Andrew Stowell – bassoon
  • Michael Jeans – oboe
  • Andrew Marriner– clarinet
  • Christopher Hooker – cor anglais
  • Choir of Chelmsford Cathedral

Track listing:

All compositions by Tim Friese-Greene and Mark Hollis.

  1. The Rainbow
  2. Eden
  3. Desire
  4. Inheritance
  5. I believe in you
  6. Wealth