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On March 28, 2011.

On March 28, 2011, “Kscope” label released “Welcome to My DNA”, the third Blackfield studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hempstead, “Sarm West” in London, “Pluto” and “Bardo” in Tel Aviv, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Aviv Geffen and Trevor Horn.


  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Aviv Geffen– vocals, guitars, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Eran Mitelman – piano, keyboards
  • Seffy Efrat– bass
  • Tomer Z– drums
  • Yankale Segal – Tar lute, oud, baglama
  • Trevor Horn- additional keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Aviv Geffen except where noted.

  1. Glass House
  2. Go to Hell
  3. Rising of the Tide
  4. Waving – Steven Wilson
  5. Far Away
  6. Dissolving with the Night
  7. Blood
  8. On the Plane
  9. Oxygen
  10. Zigota
  11. DNA



On October 29, 1984.


On October 29, 1984, “ZTT / Island” labels released “Welcome to the Pleasuredome”, the debut Frankie Goes to Hollywood album. It was recorded July 1983-1984, at “Manor Studios” in Oxford; “Sarm Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Horn.


  • Holly Johnson: lead vocals
  • Paul Rutherford: backing vocals
  • Brian Nash: guitar
  • Mark O’Toole: bass
  • Peter Gill: drums
  • J. Jeczalik: keyboards, programming, software
  • Andrew Richards: keyboards
  • Luís Jardim: percussion
  • Anne Dudley: keyboards, string arrangement
  • Stephen Lipson: guitar
  • Steve Howe: acoustic guitar
  • Trevor Rabin: guitar, keyboards
  • Trevor Horn: backing vocals, bass
  • Engineers: Stuart Bruce, Steve Lipson
  • Mastering: Ian Cooper

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Brian Nash and Mark O’Toole except where noted.

  1. Well
  2. The World Is My Oyster – Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Brian Nashand Mark O’Toole, Andy Richards
  3. Snatch of Fury (Stay) – Gerry Marsden
  4. Welcome to the Pleasuredome
  5. Relax (Come Fighting)
  6. War (…and Hide) – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  7. Two Tribes (For the Victims of Ravishment)
  8. Tag
  9. Ferry (Go) – Gerry Marsden
  10. Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen
  11. San Jose (The Way) – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  12. Wish (The Lads Were Here)
  13. The Ballad of 32
  14. Krisco Kisses
  15. Black Night White Light
  16. The Only Star in Heaven
  17. The Power of Love
  18. Bang

On August 18, 1980.

Yes - Drama

On August 18, 1980, “Atlantic” label released “Drama”, the tenth Yes studio album. It was recorded April – June 1980, at “Townhouse”; “SARM East Studios”; “Roundhouse” and “RAK Studios” and was produced by Yes. “Drama” was the only band’s album to feature Trevor Horn as lead vocalist, following the departure of Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman in March 1980.


  • Trevor Horn– lead vocals, fretless bass
  • Steve Howe– guitars, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Chris Squire– bass, backing vocals, piano
  • Geoff Downes– keyboards, vocoder
  • Alan White– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Eddie Offord– producer (backing tracks)
  • Hugh Padgham, Gary Langanand Julian Mendelsohn , Ashley Howe, Pete Schwier – recording engineers
  • George Chambers – tape operator
  • Sean Davis – disc cutter
  • Sandy Campbell, Jim Halley, Phil Straight – co-ordination
  • Roger Dean– cover painting
  • David Clarke – inside cover photography
  • Magnetic Storm – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire and Alan White, except where noted.

  1. Machine Messiah
  2. White Cat
  3. Does It Really Happen
  4. Into the Lens
  5. Run Through the Light
  6. Tempus Fugit

On May 22, 2006.

Pet Shop Boys - Fundamental

On May 22, 2006, “Parlaphone” label released “Fundamental”, the ninth Pet Shop Boys studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Sarm West Studios” in London, and was produced by Pet Shop Boys and Trevor Horn.


  • Neil Tennant
  • Chris Lowe
  • Pete Gleadall – original programming
  • Nick Ingman – orchestral arrangement and conduction
  • Alanna Tavernier and Laura Edwards – backing vocals
  • Pete Murray – additional keyboards
  • Jamie Muhoberac– additional keyboards, bass
  • Patrick Lannigan – bass
  • Earl Harwin – vibraphone, acoustic drums, electronic drums, marimba, bass
  • Skaila Kanga – harp
  • Anne Dudley– orchestral and brass arrangement and conducting
  • Helene Parker, Sarah Eyden, Emma Brain Gabbot and Julia Doyle – backing vocals
  • Tessa Niles– backing vocals
  • Jenny O’Grady – choir master
  • Fred Appelgate – narration
  • Oliver Pouliot – additional voice
  • Dave Clayton – additional keyboards and programming, keyboards and programming
  • Luca Baldini – additional keyboards, additional programming
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Steve Lipson– guitar
  • Lol Creme– guitar
  • Trevor Horn– guitar, bass guita, additional keyboards, additional vocals, additional programming
  • Virgil Howe– acoustic drums, percussion
  • Cliff Hewitt – electronic drums, acoustic drums, percussion
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Lucinda Barry – harp
  • A McGoran – additional guitar
  • Steve Sidwell – orchestral arrangement and conducting
  • Gavyn Wright– orchestra leader
  • Tim Pierce – acoustic, electric guitars
  • Luis Jardim– percussion
  • Simon Chamberlain – additional keyboards
  • Robert Orton – shaker
  • Lucinda Barry and Debi Doss – backing vocals
  • Andy Caine and Bruce Woolley– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, except where noted.

  1. Psychological
  2. The Sodom and Gomorrah Show
  3. I Made My Excuses and Left
  4. Minimal
  5. Numb – Diane Warren
  6. God Willing
  7. Luna Park
  8. I’m with Stupid
  9. Casanova in Hell
  10. Twentieth Century
  11. Indefinite Leave to Remain
  12. Integral

On May 8, 1989.

Street Fighting

On May 8, 1989, “A&M” label released “Street Fighting Years”, the eighth Simple Minds album. It was recorded March 1988 – March 1989, and was produced by Trevor Horn and Stephen Lipson.


  • Jim Kerr– vocals
  • Charlie Burchill– acoustic & electric guitars
  • Mick MacNeil– piano, accordion, keyboards
  • John Giblin– fretted and fretless bass guitar
  • Stephen Lipson– bass guitar
  • Mel Gaynor– drums
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Stewart Copeland- drums
  • Lou Reed– vocals
  • Lisa Germano– violin
  • Lorna Bannon – backing vocals
  • Maureen Kerr – penny whistle, bodhran
  • Sidney Thiam, Abdul M’boup, Leroy Williams – percussion
  • William Lithgow, Sheena McKenzie – cellos
  • Roger Sharp – bagpipes
  • John Altman– orchestral arrangements
  • Dougie Cowan – technical master
  • Robin Hancock – engineer
  • Guido Harari – photography
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • Paul Kerr – logistics
  • Stephen Lewis – talking
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Heff Moraes – engineer
  • Martin Plant – assistant engineer
  • Steve Ralbovsky – talking
  • Willie P. Richardson – talking
  • Danton Supple – assistant engineer
  • Jane Ventom – coordination
  • Gary Wathen – talking

Track listing:

All tracks by Simple Minds except where noted.

  1. Street Fighting Years
  2. Soul Crying Out
  3. Wall of Love
  4. This is Your Land
  5. Take a Step Back
  6. Kick it In
  7. Let It All Come Down – Simple Minds, John Giblin
  8. Mandela Day
  9. Belfast Child – traditional, Simple Minds
  10. Biko – Peter Gabriel


On February 10, 1980.


On February 10, 1980, “Island” label released “The Age of Plastic”, the debut Buggles studio album. It was recorded in 1979 at “Virgin’s Town House” in and “Sarm East Studios” in London, and was produced by Geoff Downes and Trevor Horn.


  • Geoff Downes– keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Trevor Horn– vocals, bass guitar, guitar
  • Bruce Woolley– guitar
  • Paul Robinson – drums
  • Richard James Burgess– drums
  • Debi Doss, Linda Jardim, Tina Charles– background vocals
  • Dave Birch – guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Geoff Downes and Trevor Horn.

  1. Living in the Plastic Age
  2. Video Killed the Radio Star
  3. Kid Dynamo
  4. I Love You (Miss Robot)
  5. Clean, Clean
  6. Elstree
  7. Astroboy (And the Proles on Parade)
  8. Johnny on the Monorail

On August 31, 1992.

Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells_2

On August 31, 1992, “Warner Bros.” label released “Tubular Bells II” the fifteen Mike Oldfield album . The album title and concept followed the highly commercially successful and critically acclaimed 1973’s album “Tubular bells”.  It was recorded at “Roughwood Croft” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Trevor Horn, Tom Newman and Mike Oldfield.


  • Mike Oldfield– vocals, acoustic guitars, banjo, classical guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, flamenco guitar, glockenspiel, Lowrey organ, Hammond organ, Farfisa organ, mandolin, percussion, piano, synthesisers, timpani, twelve-string guitar, tubular bells
  • Sally Bradshaw– vocals
  • Celtic Bevy Band – bagpipes
  • Eric Caudieux– programming, digital sounds
  • Edie Lehmann – vocals
  • Susannah Melvoin– vocals
  • Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards, special effects
  • Steve Payne– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks  by Mike Oldfield.

  1. Sentinel
  2. Dark Star
  3. Clear Light
  4. Blue Saloon
  5. Sunjammer
  6. Red Dawn
  7. The Bell
  8. Weightless
  9. The Great Plain
  10. Sunset Door
  11. Tattoo
  12. Altered State
  13. Maya Gold
  14. Moonshine