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In July 1986.

In July 1986, “Warner Bros” label released “East of Midnight”, the 17th Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded January 1985 – March 1986, at “Eastern Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Gordon Lightfoot and David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – main vocals, guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Vern Dorge – alto and tenor saxophone
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards
  • Mike Heffernan – keyboards
  • James Newton Howard- synthesizer, percussion, keyboards
  • Sheree Jeacocke – harmony vocals
  • Barry Keane – percussion, drums
  • Michael Landau- guitar
  • Bob Mann – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Richard Marx- harmony vocals
  • Lou Pomanti – Hammond organ
  • Tom Szczesniak – synthesizer, bass, keyboards
  • Vesta Williams- harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot except where noted.

  1. Stay Loose
  2. Morning Glory
  3. East of Midnight
  4. A Lesson in Love
  5. Anything for Love – Gordon Lightfoot, David Foster
  6. Let it Ride
  7. Ecstasy Made Easy
  8. You Just Gotta Be
  9. A Passing Ship
  10. I’ll Tag Along

On July 13, 2018.

On July 13, 2018, “Latent” label released “All That Reckoning”, the 17th Cowboys Junkies album. It was recorded in 2018, at “The Hangar” in Toronto, and was produced by Michael Timmins and Alan Anton.

Personnel:

  • Margo Timmins– vocals
  • Michael Timmins – guitar, ukulele, recording, mixing
  • Alan Anton – bass, keyboards
  • Peter Timmins – drums, percussion
  • Bill Dillon – guitar solo, backward guitar, lead guitar
  • Aaron Goldstein- lead guitar, Leslie guitar
  • Jesse O’Brien – organ, piano
  • James McKie – fiddle
  • Peter J. Moore– mastering
  • Peter Timmins – artwork
  • Jonny DeSilva – graphic design
  • Viktor Jakovlev – photography
  • Tiago dos Santos – photography
  • Maheko Ciao – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Timmins except where noted.

  1. All That Reckoning (Part I) – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  2. When We Arrive – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  3. The Things we Do to each Other – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  4. Wooden Stairs
  5. Sing Me a Song – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  6. Mountain Stream
  7. Missing Children
  8. Shining Teeth
  9. Noise Before Ear
  10. All That Reckoning (Part II) – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  11. The Possessed

On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “ANTI” label released “Belladonna”, the eleventh Daniel Lanois album. It was recorded in 2005, in Toronto, Canada, and was produced by Daniel Lanois.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Lanois- pedal steel guitar
  • Malcolm Burn- keyboards, guitar
  • Aaron Embry- piano, guitar
  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Bill Dillon – guitar
  • Daryl Johnson- bass
  • Brian Blade- drums
  • Victor Indrizzo- drums
  • Gilbert Castellanos – trumpet
  • Michael Dessen – trombone
  • Adam Samuels – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Lanois.

  1. Two Worlds
  2. Sketches
  3. Oaxaca
  4. Agave
  5. Telco
  6. Desert Rose
  7. Carla
  8. The Deadly Nightshade
  9. Dusty
  10. Frozen
  11. Panorama
  12. Flametop Green
  13. Todos Santos

On December 12, 2000.

On December 12, 2000, “Columbia” label released “Spiritual Machines”, the fourth Our Lady Peace studio album. It was recorded August – October 2000, at “Arnyard Studios” in Toronto, “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Arnold Lanni, Raine Maida and Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Raine Maida– vocals
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Duncan Coutts – bass guitar
  • Jamie Edwards – keyboards, electric guitar
  • Ray Kurzweil– narration
  • Tyler Lanni – singing
  • Jeremy Taggart– drums, percussion
  • Mike Turner– guitars
  • Angelo Caruso – engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixer
  • Rich Chycki – digital editing
  • Chris Gauthier – digital editing
  • Rob Waite – digital editing
  • Oli Goldsmith– artwork, layout
  • Catherine McRae – art direction
  • Our Lady Peace – art direction
  • Clay Patrick McBride – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Raine Maida.

  1. K. Intro
  2. Right Behind You (Mafia)
  3. K. 2029
  4. In Repair
  5. Life
  6. Middle of Yesterday
  7. Are You Sad?
  8. K. 2029 (Part 2)
  9. Made to Heal
  10. K. 1949–97
  11. Everyone’s a Junkie
  12. K. on Death
  13. All My Friends
  14. If You Believe
  15. The Wonderful Future

 

 

On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Anthem Records” label released “Presto”, the thirteenth Rush studio album. It was recorded June – August 1989, at “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, Quebec, “McClear Place” in Toronto, Ontario, and was produced by  Rupert Hine, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”.

Personnel:

  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic guitars, arrangement
  • Neil Peart– drums, electronic percussion, arrangement
  • Geddy Lee– vocals, bass guitar, synthesizers, arrangement
  • Rupert Hine– additional keyboards, backing vocals, arrangement
  • Jason Sniderman– additional keyboards
  • Stephen W. Tayler– engineer, mixing
  • Simon Pressey, Jaques Deveau, Rick Anderson – assistant recording engineer
  • Matt Howe – assistant mixing engineer
  • Everett Ravenstein – assistant pre-production engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Hugh Syme– art direction
  • Scarpati – photography
  • Andrew MacNaughtan – portraits

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. Show Don’t Tell
  2. Chain Lightning
  3. The Pass
  4. War paint
  5. Scars
  6. Presto
  7. Superconductor
  8. Anagram (For Mongo)
  9. Red Tide
  10. Hand Over Fist
  11. Available Light

On June 25, 1976.

On June 25, 1976, “Warner Bros” label released “Alice Cooper Goes to Hell”, the second Alice Cooper solo album. It was recorded in 1076, at “Soundstage” in Toronto, “Record Plant East” in New York City, “RCA Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper – vocals
  • Dick Wagner– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Steve Hunter– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • Jim Gordon– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner and Bob Ezrin, except where noted.

  1. Go to Hell
  2. You Gotta Dance
  3. I’m the Coolest
  4. Didn’t We Meet
  5. I Never Cry
  6. Give the Kid a Break
  7. Guilty
  8. Wake Me Gently
  9. Wish You Were Here
  10. I’m Always Chasing Records
  11. Going Home

On February 22, 2000.

On February 22, 2000, “Mint/Bloodshot Records” label released “Furnace Room Lullaby”, the second Neko Case and Her Boyfriends studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Miller Block” in Vancouver, BC, “Gas Station” in Toronto, ON, “Uberstudio” in Chicago, IL, and was produced by Neko Case and Darryl Neudorf.

Personnel:

  1. Neko Case – vocals, tambourine
  2. Travis Good – acoustic guitar
  3. Henri Sangalang, Scott Betts- bass
  4. Don Kerr, Joel Trueblood- drums
  5. John Ramberg, Travis Good – electric guitar
  6. John Ramberg, Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  7. Darryl Neudorf, Dale Morningstar, Franky Pett – recording
  8. Peter Moore – mastering
  9. Darryl Neudorf, Ryen Froggatt – mixing
  10. Randy Iwata – artwork
  11. Jannie McInnes, Erica Henderson, Bill Roberts, Nova Devonie, Jason Zumpano – photography

Track listing:

  1. Set Out Running – Neko Case
  2. Guided by Wire – Scott Betts, Neko Case, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  3. Porchlight – Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  4. Mood to Burn Bridges – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  5. No Need to Cry – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  6. Twist the Night – Ryan Adams, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Mike Daley, John Ramberg
  7. Thrice All American – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  8. We’ve Never Met – Neko Case, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  9. Whio the Blankets – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  10. South Tacoma Way – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Btian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  11. Bought and Sold – Neko Case, John Ramberg
  12. Furnace Room Lullaby – Neko Case, Travis Good

On February 3, 2015.

On February 3, 2015, “Verve” label released “Wallflower”, the twelfth Diana Krall album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Verve Studio” in Santa Monica, “Capitol Studios” and “The Village Studios” in Hollywood, “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Soundtrade Studios” in Sweden, “The Orange Lounge” in Toronto, “Creekside Studio” in Vancouver BC, “Studio Ferber” in Paris, “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Diana Krall – vocals, piano
  • Michael Buble – vocals
  • Brian Adams – vocals
  • Ramon Stagnaro – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Thompson – acoustic guitar
  • David Foster – piano, keyboards, arranger
  • William Ross – arranger
  • Chris Walden – arranger
  • Vince Mendoza – arranger
  • Stephen Stills – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Graham Nash, Timothy B. Schmit – backing vocals
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Christian McBride, E-Bow – bass
  • Dennis Crouch – bass
  • Michael Thompson – electric guitar
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Karriem Riggins – drums
  • Karriem Riggins – drums
  • Jochem van der Saag – synth, programming, sound designer, mixing, co-producer
  • Andreas Carlsson – co-producer
  • Gavin Greenaway – orchestra conductor
  • Everton Nelson – orchestra leader
  • Chris Potter, Guillaume Dujardin, Jochem van der Saag, Jorge Vivo – engineer
  • Paul Forgues, Daniel Fyfe, Chris Owens, Steve Genewick – engineer assistant
  • Anders Pantzer, Roy Hendrickson, Spencer Sunshine – recording engineer
  • Jorge Vivo, Nuno Fernandes, Steve Price, Hank Linderman – recording
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • Coco Shinomiya – design
  • Fotheringham – illustration

Track listing:

  1. California Dreamin’ – John Philips, Michelle Philips
  2. Desperado – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  3. Superstar – Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
  4. Alone Again (Naturally) – Gilbert O’Sullivan
  5. Wallflower – Bob Dylan
  6. If I Take You Home Tonight – Paul McCartney
  7. I Can’t Tell You Why – Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  8. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word – Elton John, Bernard Taupin
  9. Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) – Jim Croce
  10. I’m Not in Love – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  11. Feels Like Home – Randy Newman
  12. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Neil Finn

 

On August 29, 2006.

On August 29, 2006, “Organik Rekords” label released  “Circadian”, the debut 5th Projekt studio album. It was recorded May 2005 – November 2005 at “Chemical Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Tara Rice,  Sködt D. McNalty, Peter Broadley and Nathan Kaye.

Personnel:

  • Tara Rice — voice, words, electric, acoustic and classical guitar, glockenspiel, keyboards, programming
  • Sködt D. McNalty —voice, words, electric, acoustic, backwards and bowed guitar, field recordings, keyboards, programming, E-Bow, Gna Gna, glockenspiel, wood blocks, pint glass programming, percussion
  • Peter Broadley — bass guitar
  • Nathan Kaye — acoustic and electronic drums, djembe, shakers, tambourine, cabasa,
  • Melanie Knight — vocals
  • James Heidebrecht — backwards piano, backwards guitar, engineer
  • Ken Andrews – mixing
  • João Carvalho – mastering
  • Strange//Attraktor – creative direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Las Ventanas – Tara Rice, Sködt D. McNalty, Peter Broadley, Nathan Kaye.
  2. In a Coma…- Sködt D McNalty
  3. Oblivion – Tara Rice
  4. Glockenspiel – Tara Rice
  5. Distracktiid – Tara Rice, Sködt D McNalty
  6. Madness – Tara Rice
  7. Spiders – Sködt D McNalty
  8. Skepticosm – Tara Rice
  9. tToDQ – Sködt D McNalty
  10. One to Throw Away – Tara Rice
  11. 3ight Word5 – Sködt D McNalty
  12. Gna Gna – Sködt D McNalty
  13. Broken Like This – Tara Rice
  14. Resistance – Tara Rice, Sködt D McNalty

 

On August 24, 1999.

On August 24, 1999, Feist self-released their debut album “Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down)”. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, in Toronto, and was produced by Dan Kurtz.

Personnel:

  • Leslie Feist – vocals, guitar
  • Jamie Shields – keyboards
  • Dan Kurtz – bass
  • Josh Hicks – drums
  • Daniel Stone – percussion
  • Jurij Konje – percussion
  • Daddy Szigeti – string arrangements
  • Akiko Kojima, Sandy Baron – violin
  • Pam Bettger – viola
  • Alex Mac Master – cello
  • Martin Tielli, Andrew Whiteman – guitar
  • Simon Craig – percussion
  • José Contreras- guitar
  • Jason Beck- melodica
  • Dan Kurtz- recording, mixing
  • Eric Ratz – recording
  • Glen Marshall – mixing
  • Noah Mintz – mastering

Track listing:

 

All tracks by Leslie Feist, except: where noted.

  1. It’s Cool to Love Your Family
  2. The Onliest
  3. La Sirena
  4. One Year A.D.
  5. Monarch
  6. That’s What I Say, It’s Not What I Mean
  7. Flight #303
  8. Still True
  9. The Mast
  10. New Torch – Jason Beck