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On August 26, 2016.

On August 26, 2016, “Okeh Records” label released “It’s Hard”, the twelfth Bad Plus studio album. It was recorded in April 2016, and was produced by Reid Anderson, Ethan Iverson and David King.

Personnel:

  • Reid Anderson– bass
  • Ethan Iverson– piano
  • David King– drums

Track listing:

  1. Maps – Brian Chase, Karen Lee Orzolek, Nick Zinner
  2. Games Without Frontiers – Peter Gabriel
  3. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman
  4. I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
  5. Alfombra Magica – Bill McHenry
  6. The Beautiful Ones – Prince
  7. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Neil Finn
  8. Staring at the Sun – Tunde Adebimpe, David Andrew Sitek
  9. Mandy – Scott English, Richard Kerr
  10. The Robots – Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos, Ralf Hütter
  11. Broken Shadows – Ornette Coleman
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On September 22, 2008.

On September 22, 2008, “Interscope” label released “Dear Science”, the third TV on the Radio album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by David Andrew Sitek.

Personnel:

  • Tunde Adebimpe– vocals
  • Kyp Malone– vocals, guitars, bass, synths, string arrangements
  • David Andrew Sitek– programming, guitars, samples, bass, synths, horn arrangements
  • Gerard A Smith – bass, organ, synths, samples, rhodes
  • Jaleel Bunton – drums, guitars, rhodes, organ, synth, bass, programming, string arrangements
  • Katrina Ford – vocals, backing vocals
  • Eleanore Everdell – vocals
  • David Bergander – drums
  • Yoshi Takamasa – shaker, claves, congas, bells, percussion
  • Stuart D. Bogie– sax, horn arrangements, tenor sax
  • Colin Stetson– sax, baritone sax
  • Matana Roberts– alto sax, clarinet
  • Leah Paul – horns
  • Eric Biondo – trumpet
  • Aaron Johnson – trombone
  • Martin Perna– saxophones, flutes
  • Claudia Chopek – violin, string arrangements
  • Janis Shen – violin, string arrangements
  • Perry Serpa – additional string arrangements
  • Lara Hicks – viola
  • Eleanor Norton – cello
  • David Andrew Sitek – mixing
  • Dan Huron – engineering
  • Chris Coady, Chris Moore– additional engineering
  • Matty Green – mixing
  • Mark Stent– additional mixing
  • Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Roe Etheridge – photography

Track listing:

  1. Halfway Home – Tunde Adebimpe
  2. Crying – Kyp Malone, Jaleel Bunton
  3. Dancing Choose – Tunde Adebimpe, David Andrew Sitek
  4. Stork & Owl – Kyp Malone
  5. Golden Age – Kyp Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  6. Family Tree – Tunde Adebimpe
  7. Red Dress – Kyp Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  8. Love Dog – Tunde Adebimpe
  9. Shout Me Out – Tunde Adebimpe
  10. DLZ – Tunde Adebimpe
  11. Lover’s Day – Kyp Malone

On July 6, 2006.

On July 6, 2006, “4AD” label released “Return to Cookie Mountain”, the second TV on the Radio studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by David Andrew Sitek.

Personnel:

  • Kyp Malone – vocals, bass, guitar
  • David Bowie, Kazu Makino, Omega “C Taylor” Moon, Katrina Ford, Shanina Robinson – vocals
  • David Andrew Sitek – samples, guitars, bass, flute, keys, synth, magic
  • Gerard Smith – piano, drums, bass, electric sitar
  • Jaleel Bunton – drums, guitars, piano, percussion, Rhodes
  • Jeremy Wilms – cello
  • Martin Perna – baritone saxophone
  • Tunde Adebimpe – vocals, percussion
  • Choir – Jaleel Bunton, Akwetey & Aku Orraca-Tetteh, Devang Shah, Aaron Aites, Tunde Adebimpe, Gerard Smith
  • Akwetey, Aku, Devang Shah (Dragons of Zynth) – percussion
  • Martin Perna, Chris Taylor – horns
  • Stuart D. Bogie – bass harmonica, bass clarinet
  • Chris Taylor – clarinet, horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. I Was a Lover – Kyp Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  2. Hours – Tunde Adebimpe
  3. Province – Kip Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  4. Playhouses – Kip Malone
  5. Wolf Like Me – Tunde Adebimpe
  6. A Method – Tunde Adebimpe
  7. Let the Devil In – Kip Malone
  8. Dirtywhirl – Tunde Adebimpe
  9. Blues from Down Here – Kip Malone
  10. Tonight – Tunde Adebimpe
  11. Wash the Day – Kip Malone, David Andrew Sitek, Tunde Adebimpe

Samples used:

  • Teardrop by Massive Attack
  • Lou Reed’s 1975 album Metal Machine Music

 

On April 12, 2011.

On April 11, 2011, “Interscope” label released “Nine Types of Light”, the fourth TV on the Radio studio album. It was recorded in 1973,  and was produced by David Andrew Sitek. “Nine Types of Light” was band’s final album to feature bassist Gerard Smith, who died of lung cancer nine days after it was released.

Personnel:

  • Tunde Adebimpe– vocals, loops, keyboards
  • Jaleel Bunton – drums, bass guitar, guitar, programming, organ, synthesizer, vocals
  • Kyp Malone– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer, clarinet, flute, viola
  • David Andrew Sitek– programming, synthesizer, guitar, bass guitar, samples, vocals
  • Gerard A. Smith– bass guitar, organ, samples, synthesizer, vocals
  • Priscilla Ahn– background vocals
  • Stuart Bogie – horn
  • Peter Hess – horn
  • Dan Huron – percussion
  • Michael Irwin – horn
  • Kevin Moehringer – horn
  • Gillian Rivers – strings
  • Todd Simon – horn
  • Kenny Wang – viola
  • Lauren Weaver – strings
  • Jaleel Bunton – programming
  • Rich Costey– mixing
  • Steve Fallone – mastering
  • David Andrew Sitek – programming
  • Zeph Sowers – engineer
  • Tunde Adebimpe – art direction, designer
  • David Andrew Sitek – art direction, designer, photographer
  • Nick Walker – assistant photographer

Track listing:

  1. Second Song
  2. Keep Your Heart
  3. You
  4. No Future Shock
  5. Killer Crane
  6. Will Do
  7. New Cannonball Blues
  8. Repetition
  9. Forgotten
  10. Caffeinated Consciousness

On February 8, 2010.

Massive_Attack_Heligoland

On February 8, 2010, “Virgin” label released “Heligoland”, the fifth Massive Attack studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2009, and was produced by Neil Davidge and Robert Del Naj.

Personnel:

  • Horace Andy – vocals, keyboards, synth bass
  • Tunde Adebimpe, Damon Albarn, Blurand, Hope Sandoval, Guy Garvey, Marina Topley-Bird – vocals
  • Adrian Utley – guitar
  • John Baggott – keyboards
  • Neil Davidge – bass
  • Billy Fuller – bass
  • Jerry Fuch – drums
  • Damon Reece – drums

Track listing:

  1. Pray for Rain – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge, Tunde Adebimpe
  2. Babel – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge, Martina Topley-Bird
  3. Splitting the Atom – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge, Damon Albarn
  4. Girl I Love You – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge, Horace Andy
  5. Psyche – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge, Martina Topley-Bird
  6. Flat of the Blade – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge, Damon Albarn, Guy Garvey
  7. Paradise Circus – Robert Del Naja, Grant marshall, Hope Sandoval, Stew Jackson, Dan Brown
  8. Rush Minute – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge
  9. Saturday Come Slow – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Hope Sandoval, Stew Jackson, Dan Brown
  10. Atlas Air – Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Neil Davidge, John Baggott