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On March 9, 2010.

On March 9, 2010, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, debut Broken Bells album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at “Mondo Studio” in Los Angeles, “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Danger Mouse (Brian Burton).

Personnel:

  • Brian Burton– organ, synthesizer, bass guitar,  piano,  drums,  programming
  • James Mercer– bass guitar, guitars, vocals
  • Christopher J. Tedesco, Philip Vaiman, Jessica van Velzen, Jennifer Walton, John Wittenberg, Alwyn Wright, Adriana Zoppo, Carolyn Osborn, Michele Nardone, Miriam Mayer, Peter Kent, Johana Krejci, Calabria McChesney,Peggy Baldwin, Alisha Bauer, Ruth Bruegger, Ronald Clark, Yvette Devereaux, Kirstin Fife, Stefanie Fife, Vanessa Freebairn-Smith, Ilona Geller, Neel Hammond, Margot Aldcroft – strings
  • Daniele Luppi – string conductor
  • Jeff Antebi– artists, repertoire, artist development
  • Kennie Takahashi – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering engineer
  • Todd Monfalcone – engineer, mixing assistant
  • Jacob Escobedo – artwork, design, layout
  • Frank W. Ockenfels – photography
  • Anton Riehl – score preparation

Track listing:

All tracks by James Mercer and Brian Burton.

  1. The High Road
  2. Vaporize
  3. Your Head Is on Fire
  4. The Ghost Inside
  5. Sailing to Nowhere
  6. Trap Doors
  7. Citizen
  8. October
  9. Mongrel Heart
  10. The Mall & Misery
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On January 31, 2014.

On January 31, 2014, “Columbia” label released “After the Disco”, the second  Broken Bells studio album. It was recorded October 2012 – November 2013, at “Mondo Studio” and “Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, California, “Firehouse Studios” in Pasadena, California, and was produced by Danger Mouse (Brian Burton).

Personnel:

  • Brian Burton– drums, organ, piano, synthesizer, percussion, bass, guitar
  • James Mercer– vocals, guitar, bass, organ, synthesizer, percussion
  • Elizabeth Berg, Heather Porcaro, Myla Balugay, Rebecca Ann Stark- backing vocals

Orchestra

  • The Angel City String Orchestra – strings

Daniele Luppi – conductor, string arrangement

Anton Riehl – score

Peter Kent – concertmaster, violin

Chris Tedesco – contractor

  • Carolyn Osborn – violin
  • Erika Walczak – violin
  • Jennifer Walton – violin
  • Judy Yoo – violin
  • Julie Beavers – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Shari Zippert – violin
  • Sharon Jackson – violin
  • Susan Chatman – violin
  • Vladimir Polimatidi – violin
  • Alisha Bauer – cello
  • Stefanie Fife – cello
  • Vanessa Freebairn-Smith – cello
  • Adrianna Zoppo – viola
  • Brianna Bandy – viola
  • Jessica Van Velzen – viola

 

  • Kamasi Washington – tenor saxophone
  • David Ralicke – trombone
  • Nathaniel Walcott- trumpet
  • Brian Burton – programmer
  • Kennie Takahashi – programmer, mixing, recording, engineer
  • Todd Monfalcone – recording
  • Jeff Peters – recording strings
  • Jacob Dennis – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Michele Harrison – management
  • Chris Kahn – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Todd Monfalcone – mixing, second engineer
  • Ian Montone – management
  • Geoff Neal – assistant mixing
  • Amy Schmalz – management
  • Laura Sisk – second engineer
  • Jeremy Underwood – assistant engineer strings
  • Jacob Escobedo – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by James Mercer and Brian Burton.

  1. Perfect World
  2. After the Disco
  3. Holding On for Life
  4. Leave it Alone
  5. The Changing Lights
  6. Control
  7. Lazy Wonderland
  8. Medicine
  9. No Matter What You’re Told
  10. The Angel and the Fool

On June 17, 2016.

On June 17, 2016, “Warner Bros” label released “The Getaway”, the eleventh Red Hot Chili Peppers studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at the “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Danger Mouse.The album cover was a painting by Kevin Peterson. The album was certified Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ” and in Poland by “ZPAV”.

Personnel:

  • Anthony Kiedis– lead vocals
  • Josh Klinghoffer– guitars, backing vocals, bass, piano
  • Flea– bass, piano, trumpet
  • Chad Smith– drums, percussion
  • Brian ‘Danger Mouse’ Burton– mellotron, organ, synthesizers
  • Elton John– piano
  • Mauro Refosco– percussion
  • Anna Waronker– backing vocals
  • Beverley Chitwood – vocal
  • Daniele Luppi– string arrangements, conduction
  • Jeremy Levy – score preparation
  • Chris Tedesco – string quartet contractor
  • Peter Kent – 1st violin
  • Sharon Jackson – 2nd violin
  • Briana Bandy – viola
  • Armen Ksajikian – cello
  • SJ Hasman – vocal choir contractor, choir
  • Choir – Beverley Chitwood, Alexx Daye, David Loucks, Kennya Ramsey, Matthew Selby, Loren Smith, Gregory Whipple
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing engineer, additional programming
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • John Armstrong – mix assistant
  • Samuel Petts-Davies – mix engineering
  • Kennie Takahasi – recording
  • Kevin Peterson – cover artwork
  • Alex Tenta – design, layout
  • Steve Keros – photos
  • Todd Monfalcone – assistant engineer
  • Chris Warren, Greg Fidelman, Andrew Scheps – pre-production engineers

Track listing:

  1. The Gateway – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  2. Dark Necessities – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  3. We Turn Red – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  4. The Longest Wave – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  5. Goodbye Angels – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  6. Sick Love – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  7. Go Robot – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  8. Feasting on the Flowers – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  9. Detroit – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  10. This Ticonderoga – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  11. Encore – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  12. The Hunter – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  13. Dreams of Samurai – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith