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On April 9, 1984.

On April 9, 1984, “Harvest” and “EMI” labels released “Identity” the only Zee album. It was recorded in September 1984, at “Rectory Studios” in Therfield, Hertfordshire, UK, and was produced by Richard Wright, Dave Harris and Tim Palmer.

Personnel:

  • Richard Wright – keyboards, synthesized percussion, Fairlight, backing vocals
  • Dave “Dee” Harris – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion, Fairlight
  • Tim Palmer – engineer
  • Utopia (London) – overdubs, mixdown
  • Dave Harris – artwork
  • Paul Cox – photography

Track listing:

All by Dave Harris; all music by Richard Wright and Dave Harris.

  1. Confusion
  2. Voices
  3. Private Person
  4. Strange Rhythm
  5. Cuts Like a Diamond
  6. By Touching
  7. How Do You Do It
  8. Seems We Were Dreaming

On March 22, 1999.

On March 22, 1999, “KScope” and “Snapper” labels released “Stupid Dream”, the fifth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded January – November 1998, at “Foel Studio” in Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, “No Man’s Land” in  Hemel Hampstead, UK, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson – vocals, guitars, piano, samples, bass
  • Richard Barbieri – analogue synthesizers, Hammond organ, mellotron, piano
  • Colin Edwin – bass guitar, double bass
  • Chris Maitland – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Theo Travis – flute, saxophone
  • East of England Orchestra – strings 
  • Nicholas Kok – conductor
  • Elliot Ness – recording engineer
  • Chris Thorpe – recording engineer
  • Dominique Brethes – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Even Less
  2. Piano Lessons
  3. Stupid Dreams
  4. Pure Narcotic
  5. Slave Called Shiver
  6. Don’t Hate Me
  7. This Is No Rehearsal
  8. Baby Dream in Cellophane
  9. Stranger NY Minute
  10. A Smart Kid
  11. Tinto Brass – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Chris Maitland
  12. Stop Swimming

On March 18, 2016.

On March 18, 2016, “BMG” label released “Girl at the End of the World” the 14th James studio album. It was recorded May – September 2015, at “RAK Studios” in London, “Offtape Studios” in Borehamwood, UK, and was produced by Max Dingel.

Personnel:

  • Tim Booth – lead vocals
  • Larry Gott – guitar
  • Jim Glennie – bass guitar
  • Saul Davies – guitar, violin
  • Mark Hunter – keyboards, guitar, drum programming
  • David Baynton-Power – drums
  • Andy Diagram – trumpet
  • Brian Eno – synthesizer
  • Adrian Oxaal – cello, mandolin
  • Max Dingel – synth bass, electronic drums
  • Ron Yeadon – backing vocals
  • Larion Stolk – backing vocal arranger

Track listing:

All lyrics by Tim Booth, all music by Tim Booth, Larry Gott, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies, and Mark Hunter.

  1. Bitch
  2. To My Surprise
  3. Nothing but Love
  4. Attention
  5. Dear John
  6. Feet of Clay
  7. Surfer’s Song
  8. Catapult
  9. Move Down South
  10. Alvin
  11. Waking
  12. Girl at the End of the World

On March 17, 1979.

On March 17, 1979, “Swan Song” label released “Desolation Angels” the fifth Bad Company studio album. It was recorded August – September 1978, at “Ridge Farm Studio” in Surrey, UK, and was produced by Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Boz Burrell and Simon Kirke.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers – vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizers
  • Mick Ralphs – guitar, keyboards
  • Boz Burrell – bass
  • Simon Kirke – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Rodgers except where noted.

  1. Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy
  2. Crazy Circles
  3. Gone Gone Gone – Boz Burrell
  4. Evil Wind
  5. Early in the Morning
  6. Lonely for Your Love – Mick Ralphs
  7. Oh, Atlanta – Mick Ralphs
  8. Take the Time – Mick Ralphs
  9. Rhythm Machine – Simon Kirke, Boz Burrell
  10. She Brings Me Love

On March 13, 2020.

On March 13, 2020, “BMG” label released “Citizens of Boomtown”, the seventh Boomtown Rats studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Brick Music” in Acton, London, “Barnstorm Studios” in Outwood, UK, and was produced by Pete Briquette.

Personnel:

  • Bob Geldof – lead vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Daren Beale – lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Alan Dunne – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Pete Briquette – bass guitar, keyboards, programming, recording
  • Simon Crowe – vocals, drums
  • Garry Roberts – guitar
  • Paul Cuddeford – guitar
  • Luciano Cusack – backing vocals
  • Serafina Cusack – backing vocals
  • Rob Barrie – recording
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Clemens Gritl – original artwork
  • Sagan Cowne – design
  • Mark Cowne – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Geldof except where noted.

  1. Trash Glam Baby
  2. Sweet Thing
  3. Monster Monkeys – Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette
  4. She Said No
  5. Passing Through – Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette
  6. Here’s a Postcard
  7. K.I.S.S. – Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette
  8. Rock ‘n’ Roll Yé Yé – Daren Beale, Bob Geldof
  9. Get a Grip – Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette
  10. The Boomtown Rats – Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette

On March 4, 1989.

On March 4, 1989, “London” label released “The Big Area”, the second Then Jerico album. It was recorded in 1988, at “The Manor”, “Olympic” “Abbey Road” “Townhouse” and “Air” in UK, “Sunset Sound”, “Westlake”, Summa”, “Sound Castle” and “The Hit Factory” in USA, and was produced by Rhett Davies and Peter Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Mark Shaw – vocals
  • Chris Youdell – keyboards
  • Robert Downes – guitar
  • Scott Taylor – rhythm guitar
  • Jason Stainthorpe – bass guitar
  • Steve Wren – drums, percussion
  • Belinda Carlisle – background vocals
  • Charles Judge – keyboards
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangements
  • John Brough – engineer
  • Peter Henderson – engineer
  • Richard Sullivan – engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mark Shaw, all music by Mark Shaw, Chris Youdell, Robert Downes, Scott Taylor, Jason Stainthorpe and Steve Wren, except where noted.

  1. Big Area
  2. What Does It Takes – Sandy Stuart, David Munday
  3. You Ought to Know
  4. Song for the Brokenhearted
  5. Darkest Hour – Mark Shaw, Scott Taylor, Chris Youdell
  6. Reeling
  7. Where You Lie
  8. Sugar Box
  9. Helpless
  10. Under Fire

On March 3, 2017.

On March 3, 2017, “RCA” label released “Wired”, the third Mallory Knox studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “VADA Studios” in   Cookhill, Alcester, UK, and was produced by Dan Austin.

Personnel:

  • Mikey Chapman – lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Sam Douglas – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, keys, piano
  • James Gillett – rhythm and lead guitar, keys, percussion
  • Joe Savins – rhythm and lead guitar
  • Dave Rawling – drums; percussion 
  • Gethin Pearson – programming
  • Dan Austin – additional programming

Track listing:

  1. Giving It Up
  2. California
  3. Wired
  4. For You
  5. Midnight
  6. Better Off Without You
  7. Falling in Love
  8. Lucky Me
  9. Saviour
  10. Come Back Around
  11. Mother

On February 9, 1995.

On February 9, 1995, “Chrysalis” label released “Worry Bomb”, the fifth Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine album. It was recorded in 1994, at “The Manor Studio” in Oxfordshire, UK, and was produced by Simon Painter, Jim “Jim Bob” Morrison, Les “Fruitbat” Carter and Wez. It included a limited-edition CD of the live show at “Doma Sportova…Live at Zagreb”, recorded on 20 May 1994.

Personnel:

  • Jim “Jim Bob” Morrison – vocals, guitar
  • Les Fruitbat” Carter – vocals, guitar, bass, keys, programming
  • Wez – drums
  • Steve ‘Barney’ Chase – engineer
  • Mark Hayley – assistant engineer
  • Paul Walton – assistant engineer
  • Dave Garnish – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Metcalf – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Cheap ‘n’ Cheesy
  2. Airplane Food/Airplane Fast Food
  3. Young Offender’s Mum
  4. Gas (Man)
  5. Life And Soul of Party Dies
  6. My Defeatist Attitude
  7. Worry Bomb
  8. Senile Delinquent
  9. Me and Mr. Jones
  10. Let’s Get Tattoos
  11. Going Straight
  12. God Saint Peter and The Guardian Angel
  13. Only Looney Left in Town
  14. Ceasefire

Doma Sportova…Live at Zagreb

  1. Alternative Alf Garnett
  2. Do Re Me So Far So Good
  3. Bachelor for Baden Powell
  4. Re Educating Rita
  5. Only Living Boy In New Cross
  6. Lean On Me I Won’t Fall Over
  7. Granny Farming In The UK
  8. Travis
  9. Sing Fat Lady Sing
  10. Lenny And Terence
  11. Commercial Fucking Suicide

On February 5, 2010.

On February 5, 2010, “Epic” label released “Soldier of Love”, the sixth Sade studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Real World Box” in UK, “El Cortijo” in San Pedro de Alcántara, Spain, and was produced by Mike Pela and Sade. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2x Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, Diamond in Poland by “ZPAV”, 2 x Platinum in Russia by “NFPF”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Sade Adu – vocals, programming
  • Stuart Matthewman – guitar, saxophone, programming
  • Andrew Hale – keyboards, programming
  • Paul S. Denman – bass
  • Tony Momrelle – vocals
  • Leroy Osbourne – vocals
  • Ila Adu – vocals
  • Clay Matthewman – vocals
  • Juan Janes – guitar
  • Sophie Muller – ukulele
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion, drums
  • Pete Lewinson – drums
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Gordon Matthewman – trumpet
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Mike Pela –engineer; mixing
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Andrew Nicholls – additional pre-production engineering 
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Sophie Muller – art direction, photography
  • Tom Hingston Studio – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sade Adu, music as noted.

  1. The Moon and the Sky – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman, Andrew Hale
  2. Soldier of Love – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  3. Morning Bird – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  4. Babyfather – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols, Stuart Matthewman
  5. Long Hard Road – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols
  6. Be That Easy – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman
  7. Bring Me Home – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  8. In Another Time – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  9. Skin – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  10. The Safest Place – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale

On January 25, 1999.

On January 25, 1999, “Verglas Music” label released “Jabberwocky”, the first of two albums by Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman. It was recorded in 1998, at “Thin Ice Studios” in Surrey, UK, and was produced by Clive Nolan and Karl Groom.

Personnel:

  • Clive Nolan – keyboards, engineer
  • Oliver Wakeman – keyboards
  • Pete Gee – fretless bass
  • Ian Salmon – guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – guitars
  • Jon Jeary – acoustic guitar
  • Tony Fernandez – drums
  • Bob Catley as The Boy
  • Tracy Hitchings as The Girl
  • James Plumridge as The Jabberwock
  • Paul Allison as The Tree
  • Rick Wakeman – The Narrator
  • Michelle Young, Michelle Gulrajani, Suzanne Chenery, Tracy Hitchings, Sian Roberts, John Jowitt, Dave Wagstaffe, Donald Morrison, Ian Gould, John Mitchell, Tina Riley, Clive Nolan – the choir
  • Karl Groom – engineer
  • Matt Goodluck – design, layout
  • Rodney Matthews – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman.

  1. Overture
  2. Coming to Town
  3. Dangerous World
  4. The Forest
  5. A Glimmer of Light
  6. Shadows
  7. Enlightenment
  8. Dancing Water
  9. The Burgundy Rose
  10. The Mission
  11. Call to Arms
  12. Finale