On February 27, 2009, “Island” and “Mercury” labels released “No Line on the Horizon”, the twelfth U2 studio album. It was recorded March – December 2008, at “Riad El Yacout” in Fez, “Hanover Quay” in Dublin, “Platinum Sound” in New York City, “Olympic” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, and Steve Lillywhite.
Bono – lead vocals, guitar
The Edge – guitar, piano, backing vocals
Adam Clayton – bass guitar
Larry Mullen Jr. – drums, percussion
Brian Eno – vocals, rhythm loop, programming, synthesizers
Daniel Lanois – vocals, guitar, mixing
Terry Lawless – additional piano, Fender Rhodes, keyboards
Sam O’Sullivan – percussion
Caroline Dale – cello
Cathy Thompson – violin
Louis Watkins – boy soprano
Richard Watkins – French horn
will.i.am – vocals, keyboards
Steve Lillywhite – mixing
Richard Rainey – engineering, mixing
Declan Gaffney – engineering, mixing
CJ Eiriksson – engineering, mixing
Carl Glanville – engineering, mixing
Tony Mangurian – engineering
Dave Emery – engineering
Florian Ammon – additional engineering
Cenzo Townshend – additional engineering, mixing
Chris Heaney – engineering assistance
Tom Hough – engineering assistance
Kevin “Kevo” Wilson – engineering assistance
Dave Clauss – engineering assistance
John Davis – mastering
Cheryl Engels – audio post production, coordination, quality control
All lyrics by Bono except where noted, all music as noted.
No Line on the Horizon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
Magnificent – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, music by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
Moment of Surrender – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
Unknown Caller – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Get on Your Boots – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Stand Up Comedy – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Fez – Being Born – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
White as Snow – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, music traditional, arranged by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
Breathing – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Cedars of Lebanon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
On December 12, 1975, “Sounds Workshop” label released “Expensive Shit”, the twelfth Fela Kuti album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Arc Studio”, and was produced by Fela Kuti. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked “Expensive Shit” at number 402 on its list of the “500 Best Albums of All Time”.
Fela Kuti – vocals, alto and tenor saxophone, piano, arrangement
On December 6, 2019, “Polydor” label released “Who”, the twelfth The Who studio album. It was recorded February – August 2019, at “British Grove” and “Metropolis Studios” in London, and was produced by Pete Townshend, Dave Sardy, Bob Pridden and Dave Eringa.
Roger Daltrey – lead vocals
Pete Townshend – lead and backing vocals, guitars, harmonicas, percussion, synthesizer tracks, violin, cello, hurdy-gurdy, effects, orchestration
Andrew Synowiec – acoustic guitar
Gordon Giltrap – acoustic guitar
Pino Palladino – bass
Gus Seyffert – bass
Zak Starkey – drums
Carla Azar – drums
Matt Chamberlain – drums
Joey Waronker – drums
Simon Townshend – percussion
Fergus Gerrand – percussion
Dave Sardy – percussion, mellotron, synthesizer programming
Benmont Tench – organ, mellotron
Josh Tyrrell – handclaps
Rowan McIntosh – handclaps
Martin Batchelar – programming, orchestration, orchestra arrangement, orchestra conducting
Rachel Fuller – orchestration
Peter Rotter – orchestra fixer
Bruce Dukov – orchestra leader
Peter Blake – art direction, design
All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.
All This Music Must Fade
Ball and Chain
I Don’t Wanna Get Wise
Beads on One String – Pete Townshend, Josh Hunsaker
On November 15, 2019, “Lucky Dog Recordings” label released “No Treasure but Hope”, the twelfth Tindersticks studio album. it was recorded April – May 2019, at “Midlive” in Paris, “Rak Studios”, and “Eastcote Studios” in London, and was produced by Stuart A. Staples.
Stuart A. Staples – vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar,artwork
David Boulter – vibraphone, organ, piano
Neil Fraser – electric guitar
Dan McKinna – double bass, backing vocals, piano, string and horn arrangements
Earl Harvin – percussion, backing vocals
Natalia Bonner – violin
Calina de la Mare – violin
Alison Dods – violin
Terry Edwards – saxophone
Adam Goldsmith – bouzouki
Howard Gott – violin
Matt Gunner – horns
Rick Coster – violin
Laura Melhuish – violin
Andy Nice – cello
Kate Robinson – violin
Rachel Robson – viola
Tom Rumsby – horns
Sophie Sirota – viola
Rob Spriggs – viola
Richard Steggall – horns
Stanley Staples – acoustic rhythm guitar
Lucy Wilkins – violin
Sarah Willson – cello
Richard Dumas – artwork
Côme Jalibert – field recording
Suzanne Osborne – artwork
All track by Stuart A. Staples except where noted.
For the Beauty – Dan McKinna, Stuart A. Staples
The Amputees – Dan McKinna, Stuart A. Staples
Pinky in the Daylight
Take Care in Your Dreams – Dan McKinna, David Boulter, Neil Fraser, Stuart S. Staples
See My Girls
The Old Mans Gait – David Boulter, Stuart A. Staples
On October 25, 2011, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Cor Cordium”, the twelfth Glass Hammer studio album. The name of the album is taken from the poem of the same name by Algernon Charles Swinburne. It was recorded in 2011, at “Sound Resources”, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.
Jon Davison – lead vocals, acoustic guitars
Fred Schendel – keyboards, steel and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
Alan Shikoh – acoustic, electric and classical guitars, electric sitar
Randall Williams – drums
Jeffrey Sick – violin
Ed Davis – viola
Daylon Walden – co-production, engineering
Bob Katz – mastering
Tom Kuhn – cover artwork
Julie Babb – band photography
All lyrics by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel and Jon Davison, all music by Steve Babb, Schendel, Jon Davison and Alan Shikoh.
On August 21, 2015, “InsideOut Music” label released “The Oblivion Particle”, the twelfth Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “The Mouse House” in Los Angeles, “Jimmy Branly’s Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Rich Mouser, Alan Morse, and John Boegehold.
Ted Leonard- lead vocals, guitars, additional tracks and overdubs recording
Alan Morse- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, autoharp, backing vocals, additional tracks, and overdubs recording
On July 27, 2018, “River House Records” label released “Children of Paradise”, the twelfth Willie Nile studio album. It was recorded February – April 2018, at “Hobo Sound” in Weehawken, NJ, and was produced by Stewart Lerman and Willie Nile.
Willie Nile– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano
Johnny Pisano – bass, backing vocals
Matt Hogan – electric guitar
Jon Weber – drums
Steuart Smith– acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, harmonium, Hammond B3, Wurlitzer, glockenspiel