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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Warner Bros” and “Reprise” labels released “Not till Tomorrow”, the sixth Ralph McTell album released in UK. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Tony Visconti.


  • Ralph McTell– lead vocals, guitar, piano, organ, harmonica
  • Tony Visconti– sitar, organ, recorder, background vocals
  • Mary Visconti (Mary Hopkin)– background vocals
  • Danny Thompson– double bass
  • Laurie Allan– percussion
  • Victor Gamm – recording engineer
  • Seabrook/Graves/Aslett – sleeve art direction
  • Kelvin McGowan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ralph McTell.

  1. Zimmerman Blues
  2. First Song
  3. When I Was a Cowboy
  4. Nettle Wine
  5. Sylvia
  6. Birdman
  7. Barges
  8. Standing Down in New York Town
  9. Another Rain Has Fallen
  10. This Time of Night
  11. Gypsy

On November 3, 2017.

On November 3, 2017, “Capitol” label released “The Thrill of It All”, the second Sam Smith studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Steve Fitzmaurice, Brendan Grieve, Malay, Tyler Johnson, StarGate, Emile Haynie and Timbaland. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Netherland by “NVPI”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway” and 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.


  • Sam Smith – lead and background vocals
  • Lawrence Dopson – piano
  • Tyler Johnson – piano, electric guitar, bass guitar, drum loop, Moog synthesizer, programming
  • Ben Jones – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Camaron Ochs – electric guitar, background vocals
  • Jimmy Napes – piano, drums, drum programming, organ, percussion, synthesizer pads
  • Timbaland – percussion, bass, drum programming, synthesizer pads
  • Darryl Pearson – guitars
  • Malay – guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, engineer, programming
  • Reuben James – Fender rhodes, organ, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Jodi Milliner – bass, drum programming, Moog bass, Moog synthesizer
  • Dareen Heelis – bass guitar, drum programming, engineer, Moog synthesizer
  • Earl Harvin – percussion, tambourine, drum programming
  • Steve Fitzmaurice – drums, percussion, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Brendan Grieve – celeste, drum programming, engineer
  • Emile Haynie – piano, drums, percussion, programming
  • Lawrence Johnson – vocal arrangements
  • Ian Burdge, Richard George, Everton Nelson, Bruce White – string section leader
  • Simon Hale – string arrangements, string conductor
  • Ruven Afanador – cover photo
  • James Barber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Too Good at Goodbyes – Sam Smith, James Napier, Mikkel S.EriksenTor Erik Hermansen
  2. Say it First – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  3. One Last Song – Sam Smith, James Napier, Tyler Johnson
  4. Midnight Train – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  5. Burning – Sam Smith, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Dominic Jordan, Jimmy Giannos
  6. Him – Sam Smith, Brendan Grieve, Reuben James
  7. Baby, You Make Me Crazy – Sam Smith, James Napier, Emile Haynie, Dennis Ronald Thomas
  8. No Peace – Sam Smith, James Napier, Yebba Smith
  9. Palace – Smith, Tyler Johnson, Camaron Ochs
  10. Pray – Sam Smith, James Napier, Timothy Mosley, Darryl Pearson, Larrance Dopson, Jose A. Valasquez

On October 15, 2012.

On October 15, 2012, “Mercury” label released the self-titled, debut Jake Bugg album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Iain Archer, Mike Crossey, Matt Prime, Crispin Hunt, Jason Hart and Jake Bugg. The album was certified Platinum in UK by “BPI”.


  • Jake Bugg – vocals, guitar, engineer
  • Iain Archer – guitar, bass, drums, engineer, mixing
  • Jack Atherton, Phil Wilkinson – drums
  • Jon Kensington, Tom Robertson– bass
  • Matt Prime – guitar, harmonica, percussion, mixing, background vocals
  • Oliver Kraus – strings, string arrangements
  • Pete Barrett – art work
  • Kevin Westenburg – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jake Bugg and Iain Archer, except where noted.

  1. Lightning Bolt
  2. Two Fingers
  3. Taste It
  4. Seen It All
  5. Simple As This – Jake Bugg, Matt Prime
  6. Country Song – Jake Bugg
  7. Broken – Jake Bugg, Crispin Hunt
  8. Trouble Town
  9. Ballad of Mr Jones
  10. Slide
  11. Someone Told Me – Jake Bugg
  12. Note to Self
  13. Someplace – Jake Bugg
  14. Fire – Jake Bugg

On September 9, 2013.

On September 9, 2013, “Virgin EMI” label released “Snapshot”, the debut Strypes studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Yellow Fish Studios” in UK, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Track listing:

  • Ross Farrelly – lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, percussion
  • Josh McClorey – vocals, lead guitar
  • Pete O’Hanlon – bass guitar, harmonica,, keyboards
  • Evan Walsh – drums, percussion, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Ross Farrelly, Josh McClorey, Pete O’Hanlon and Evan Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Mystery Man
  2. Blue Collar Jane
  3. I’m a Hog for You Baby Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  4. What the People Don’t See
  5. She’s So Fine
  6. I Can Tell – Samuel Smith, McDaniel
  7. Angel Eyes
  8. Perfect Storm
  9. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  10. What a Shame
  11. Hometown Girls
  12. Heart of the City – Nick Lowe
  13. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Hambone Willie Newbern


On August 3, 2009.

On August 3, 2009, “Domino” label released “Two Dancers”, the second  Wild Beasts studio album. It was recorded in January 2009, at “Ladders Farm” in Norfolk, UK, and was produced by Richard Formby, Hayden Thorpe, Tom Fleming, Ben Little and Chris Talbot.


  • Hayden Thorpe – lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Tom Fleming – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, guitar
  • Ben Little – lead guitar
  • Chris Talbot – drums, backing vocals
  • Richard Formby, David Pye – engineering
  • Lexxx – mixing
  • Russell Fawcus – assistance

Track listing:

  1. The Fun Powder Plot
  2. Hooting & Howling
  3. All the King’s Men
  4. When I’m Sleepy
  5. We Still Got the Taste Dancin’ on Our Tongues
  6. Two Dancers (i)
  7. Two Dancers (ii)
  8. This Is Our Lot
  9. Underbelly
  10. Empty Nest



On July 9, 2002.

On July 9, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “By the Way”, the eighth Red Hot Chili Peppers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – May 2002, at “Cello Studios” and “Chateau Marmont” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin.  Album paintings, photography and art direction is credited to Julian Schnabel, Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”, 2 x Platinum in Brazil by “Pro-Música Brasil”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPISwitzerland”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Anthony Kiedis– lead vocals
  • John Frusciante– guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, modular synthesizer, bass
  • Michael “Flea” Balzary– bass, trumpet, harmonica, backing vocals, double bass, guitar
  • Chad Smith– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Ryan Hewitt – engineer
  • Marc Mann– arranger
  • Ethan Mates – recording engineer
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Rick Rubin– engineering
  • Jim Scott – mix engineer, recording engineer
  • Jason Wormer – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith

  1. By the Way
  2. Universal Speaking
  3. This is the Place
  4. Dosed
  5. Don’t Forget Me
  6. The Zephyr Song
  7. Can’t Stop
  8. I Could Die for You
  9. Midnight
  10. Throw Away Your Television
  11. Cabron
  12. Tear
  13. Oh Mercury
  14. Minor Thing
  15. Warm tape
  16. Venice Queen

On July 1, 2016.

On July 1, 2016, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Modern Synthesis”, the second Area studio album. It was recorded April 2015 – January 2016, at “Room4 Studios” in Bristol, UK, and was produced by Tom Clarke.


Sparkles – vocals; guitar; Piano; synthesizer, sleeve and booklet design; photography

  • Alex Parvis – guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Jonathan Kogan – bass guitar, vocals, guitar
  • Leo Taylor – percussion, guitar, vocals
  • Connie McGuinness Griffiths, Megan Paschke – vocals
  • Sparkles, Leo Taylor – engineering
  • Phil Davies – additional engineering
  • Sparkles, Phil Davies – mixing
  • Tom Woodhead – mastering
  • Daniel Houlb, Adam Davis – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Override (B) – Sparkles
  2. Override (C) – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  3. The Contract – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  4. Watchmaker – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  5. Versus – Sparkles
  6. Processor – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  7. Red Queen – Jonathan Kogan, Sparkles, Alex Parvis, Leo Taylor
  8. Angel Lust – Sparkles
  9. The Life of a Ghost – Leo Taylor, Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  10. After the Flags – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  11. Nebula – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  12. Panacea and the Prelogue – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan, Leo Taylor