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In February 1983.

In February 1983, “Arista” label released “Quick Step & Side Kick”, the third Thompson Twins studio album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, and was produced by Alex Sadkin. The album was certified Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey- vocals, synthesizer, drum programming
  • Alannah Currie– vocals, xylophone, percussion
  • Joe Leeway– vocals, congas, synthesizer
  • Boris Williams- cymbals
  • Grace Jones- background vocals
  • Monte Brown – guitar
  • Phil Thornalley – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Love On Your Side
  2. Lies
  3. If You Were Here
  4. Judy Do
  5. Tears
  6. Watching
  7. We Are Detective
  8. Kamikaze
  9. Love Lies Bleeding
  10. All Fall Out
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On December 8, 1987.

On December 8, 1987, “Atlantic” label released “Inside Information”, the sixth Foreigner studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City.and was produced by Frank Filipetti and Mick Jones. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Lou Gramm– vocals
  • Mick Jones– guitar, keyboards such as the Roland D-50 and Yamaha DX7, background vocals
  • Rick Wills– bass, background vocals
  • Dennis Elliott– drums
  • Tom Bailey– additional keyboards
  • Kevin Jones – Synclavier
  • Ian Lloyd, Mark Rivera – background vocals
  • Hugh McCracken– Spanish guitar
  • Sammy Merendino – electronic percussion
  • Peter-John Vettese– keyboards
  • Frank Filipetti – mixing
  • Billy Miranda – engineering assistant
  • Ted Jensen- mastering.
  • Kevin Jones – technical support
  • Warren Austerer – pre-production assistant
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • J. Camp – band photography
  • Roger Corbeau – front, back photography

Track listing:

 

  1. Can’t Wait – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  2. Say You Will – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  3. I Don’t Want to Live Without You – Mick Jones
  4. Counting Every Minute – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  5. Inside Information – Mick Jones
  6. The Beat of My Heart – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  7. Face to Face – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  8. Out of the Blue – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm, Rick Wills, Dennis Elliott
  9. A Night to Remember – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm

On September 16, 2013.

On September 16, 2013, “Universal” label released “Loud Like Love”, the seventh Placebo studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Adam Noble.

Personnel:

  • Brian Molko– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Stefan Olsdal– bass guitar, guitar, piano, keyboards, cimbalom, backing vocals
  • Steve Forrest– drums, percussion
  • Bill Lloyd – keyboards, bass guitar
  • Fiona Brice– string arrangements, backing vocals
  • Fabian Waltmann – additional programming
  • Adam Noble – mixing, programming
  • Mike Horner – assistant engineer
  • John Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Tom Bailey – assistant engineer
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Joseph Llanes – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest.

  1. Loud Like Love
  2. Scene of the Crime
  3. Too Many Friends
  4. Hold on to Me
  5. Rob The Bank
  6. A Million Little Pieces
  7. Exit Wounds
  8. Purify
  9. Begin the End
  10. Bosco

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “T Records” label released “A Product of … ”, the debut Thompson Twins album.  It was recorded in April 1981, and was produced by Dennis Bovell, Mike Howlett, Tom Bailey, Chris Bell, Peter Dodd, Joe Leeway, John Roog and Jane Shorter.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey– bass, lead vocals, keyboards, percussion, reeds
  • Chris Bell – drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Peter Dodd – guitar, backing vocals, percussion, saxophone
  • Joe Leeway– congas, backing vocals, percussion
  • John Roog – guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • Jane Shorter – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Dewey – engineer, mixing
  • Alan O’Duffy, John Hade, Tom Bailey – mixing
  • Jonathan Phipps – cover art

Track listing:

All the tracks by Tom Bailey, Chris Bell, Peter Dodd, Joe Leeway, John Roog and Jane Shorter, except where noted.

  1. When I See You
  2. Politics
  3. Slave Trade
  4. Could Be Her…Could Be You
  5. Make Believe
  6. Don’t Go Away
  7. The Price
  8. Oumma Aularesso (Animal Laugh) – traditional, arranged by Tom Bailey
  9. Anything Is Good Enough
  10. A Product Of…
  11. Perfect Game
  12. Vendredi Saint – traditiional; arranged by Tom Bailey

 

 

On May 16, 2014.

On May 16, 2014, “Parlaphone” label released “Ghost Stories”, the sixth Coldplay studio album. It was recorded 2013-2014 at “The Bakery and “The Beehive “in London, and was produced by Avicii, Paul Epworth, Daniel Green, Jon Hopkins, Rik Simpson, Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin.

Personnel:

  • Guy Berryman- bass guitar, synthesizer, piano
  • Jonny Buckland- electric guitar, slide guitar, synthesizer, piano
  • Will Champion- drum pad, percussion, reactable, backing vocals
  • Chris Martin- lead vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, synthesizer
  • Timbaland– extra drums
  • Apple Martin, Moses Martin, Mabel Krichefski – additional vocals
  • John Metcalfe – strings arrangement, conductor
  • Davide Rossi– individual arrangement and strings
  • Tim Bergling(Avicii) – piano
  • Mila Fürstová – artwork
  • Tappin Gofton – design, art direction
  • Phil Harvey– photography
  • Daniel Green – mixing
  • Rik Simpson– mixing
  • Jon Hopkins– extra magic
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mixing
  • Geoff Swan – assistant
  • Mike Dean– extra magic
  • Madeon– extra magic
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Olga Fitzroy – engineering
  • Matt Wiggins – engineering
  • Jaime Sickora – engineering
  • Chris Owens – engineering
  • Joe Visciano – engineering
  • Tom Bailey – additional studio assistance
  • Fiona Cruickshank – additional studio assistance
  • Nicolas Essig – additional studio assistance
  • Jeff Gartenbaum – additional studio assistance
  • Christian Green – additional studio assistance
  • Joseph Hartwell Jones – additional studio assistance
  • Pablo Hernandez – additional studio assistance
  • Neil Lambert – additional studio assistance
  • Matt McGinn – additional studio assistance
  • Adam Miller – additional studio assistance
  • Roxy Pope – additional studio assistance
  • John Prestage – additional studio assistance
  • Bill Rahko – additional studio assistance
  • Kyle Stevens – additional studio assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, and Chris Martin, except A Sky Full of Stars co-written by Tim Bergling.

  1. Always in My Head
  2. Magic
  3. Ink
  4. True Love
  5. Midnight
  6. Another’s Arm
  7. Oceans
  8. A Sky Full of Stars
  9. O (Fly On)

 

 

On December 7, 1984.

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On December 7, 1984, “Atlantic” label released “Agent Provocateur”, the fifth Foreigner studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Mick Jones and Alex Sadkin. The album was certified Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 3 x Platinum in the U.S. by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Lou Gramm- lead vocals, percussion
  • Mick Jones- guitar, backing vocals, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Rick Wills- bass, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott- drums
  • Wally Badarou- analog and digital synthesizers
  • Tom Bailey– vocals
  • Brian Eddolls – synthesizer
  • Larry Fast– synthesizer
  • Don Harper- backing vocals
  • Jennifer Holliday- backing vocals
  • Dave Lebolt – synthesizer
  • Ian Lloyd- backing vocals
  • Bob Mayo- synthesizer, piano, backing vocals
  • New Jersey Mass Choir of the GMWA – backing vocals
  • Mark Rivera- saxophone, backing vocals
  • Jack Waldman– synthesizer
  • Thompson Twins- backing vocals
  • Josh Abbey, Larry Alexander, Joe Ferla, Frank Filipetti, Howie Lindeman – engineers
  • Assistant engineers: Bobby Cohen, Tim Crich, Scott Mabuchi
  • Original mastering: Ted Jensen
  • Art direction, design: Bob Defrin

Track listing:

  1. Tooth and Nail – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  2. That Was Yesterday – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  3. I Want to Know What Love Is – Mick Jones
  4. Growing Up the Hard Way – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  5. Reaction to Action – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  6. Stranger in My Own House – Mick Jones
  7. A Love in Vain – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  8. Down on Love – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  9. Two Different Worlds – Lou Gramm
  10. She’s Too Tough – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm

 

 

On March 31, 1987.

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On March 31, 1987, “Arista” label released “Close to the Bone”, the sixth Thompson Twins studio album. It was recorded in 1986 – 1987, and was produced by Rupert Hine and Tom Bailey.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey- keyboards, lead vocals, guitars, bass, programming
  • Alannah Currie- percussion, backing vocals, drums, marimba, xylophone, art direction
  • Griff Fender – backing vocals
  • Pikey Butler – backing vocals
  • The Mint Juleps – backing vocals
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Geoff Dugmore- drums

Track listing:

  1. Follow Your Heart
  2. Bush Baby
  3. Get That Love
  4. Twentieth Century
  5. Long Goodbye
  6. Still Waters
  7. Savage Moon
  8. Gold Fever
  9. Dancing In Your Shoes
  10. Perfect Day