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Tim Burges: Ascent of the Ascended

On November 27, 2020, “Bella Union” label released “Ascent of the Ascended”, the first Tim Burgess EP. It was recorded in 2020, and was produced by Daniel O’Sullivan.


  • Tim Burgess – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Daniel O’Sullivan – acoustic and electric guitar, bass, piano, organ, variophon, backing vocals, arranger
  • Rose Keeler-Schäffeler – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Collins – slide guitar
  • Peter Broderick – piano, violin, drums
  • Thighpaulsandra – synth, recording, mixing
  • Christos Fanaras – bass
  • Charles Hayward – drums
  • Richard Youngs – flute, backing vocals
  • Nik Void – backing vocal, design
  • Bob Mallory – recording, mixing
  • Frank Byng – recording
  • Cat Stevens – photography
  • Ally Dawkins – executive producer

Track listing:

Studio side – recorded at “Snorkel Studios” in London, and “Aerial Studios” in Wrexham, UK.

  1. Ascent of the Ascended – Tim Burgess
  2. Yours. To Be – Tim Burgess
  3. Ascent of the Ascended (reprise) – Tim Burgess

Live side – recorded at “Paste Studios” in New York City

  1. Laurie – Tim Burgess
  2. The Mall – Tim Burgess
  3. The Only One I Know – Tim Burgess, Jon Baker, Jon Brookes, Martin Blunt, Rob Collins
  4. Undertow – Tim Burgess

Tori Amos: Ocean to Ocean

On October 29, 2021, “Decca” label released “Ocean to Ocean”, the sixteenth Tori Amos studio album. It was recorded in 2021. At “Martian Engineering Studios” in Cornwall, UK, “Cyclops Sound Studio”, “Studio Mezzanotte” in Los Angeles, “Brickhill Studios” in Orleans, Massachusetts, and was produced by Tori Amos.


  • Tori Amos – vocals, piano, Hammond B3, keyboards, Rhodes, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Mark Hawley – guitar, dobro, recording, mixing
  • John Philip Shenale – Marxophone, Optigan, sampling, synthesizer, additional keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Jon Evans – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums, percussion
  • Tash – additional vocals
  • Jon Evans – recording
  • John Philip Shenale – recording
  • Matt Chamberlain – recording
  • Adam Spry – recording assistant
  • Adrian Hall – mixing
  • Jon Astley – mastering
  • Miles Showell – vinyl mastering
  • Matt Read – package design
  • Desmond Murray – photography, hair stylist
  • Kavita Kaul – make-up

Track listing:

All tracks by Tori Amos.

  1. Addition of Light Divided
  2. Speaking With Trees
  3. Devil’s Bane
  4. Swim to New York State
  5. Spies
  6. Ocean to Ocean
  7. Flowers Burn to Gold
  8. Metal Water Wood
  9. 29 Years
  10. How Glass Is Made
  11. Birthday Baby

The Pineapple Thief: What We Have Sown

On October 24, 2007, “Cyclops Records” label released “What We Have Sown”, the sixth Pineapple Thief (The) album. It was recorded in August 2007, at “The Dining Rooms” in Yeovil, UK, and was produced by Bruce Soord.


  • Bruce Soord – vocals, guitars, keyboards, all instrumentation, recording, mixing
  • Wayne Higgins – vocals, guitars
  • Steve Kitch – keyboards, mixing, mastering, additional production
  • Jon Sykes – vocals, bass
  • Keith Harrison – vocals, drums
  • Simon Evans – artwork

Track listing:

  1. All You Need to Know
  2. Well, I Thank That’s What You Said
  3. Take Me with You
  4. West Winds
  5. Deep Blue World
  6. What Have We Sown?

Richard Hawley: Further

On May 31, 2019, “BMG Rights Management” label released “Further”. the eighth Richard Hawley studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Yellow Arch Studios” in Neepsend, Sheffield, “Disgracelands” in Sheffield, “The Chairworks” Castleford, UK, and was produced by Collin Elliot and Shez Sheridan.


  • Richard Hawley – vocal, guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Shez Sheridan – guitars, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer
  • Clive Mellor – harmonica
  • Colin Elliot – bass, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals, arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Dean Beresford – drums
  • Up North Session Orchestra
  • Martin L. Robinson – saxophones
  • Catherine Leech, Jessica Hall, Liz Rossi, Susie Gibbon – violin
  • Christine Anderson, Katrina Baker – viola
  • Elinor Gow, Liz Hanks – cello
  • David Watts – engineer
  • Guy Massey – mixing
  • Duncan Cowell – mastering
  • Nick Phillips – design
  • Chris Saunders – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Hawley, except where noted.

  1. Off My Mind
  2. Alone
  3. My Little Treasures
  4. Further
  5. Emilina Says
  6. Is There a Pill?
  7. Galley Girl
  8. Not Lonely – Richard Hawley, Mark Sheridan
  9. Time Is
  10. Midnight Train
  11. Doors

10cc: Deceptive Bends

In May 1977, “Mercury” label released “Deceptive Bends”, the fifth 10cc studio album. It was recorded October 1976 – March 1977, at “Strawberry Studios South” in Dorking, Surrey, UK, and was produced by Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman and Paul Burgess.


  • Eric Stewart – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, keyboards, percussion
  • Graham Gouldman – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, lead and rhythm guitars, organ, percussion, autoharp
  • Paul Burgess – drums, percussion
  • Jean Alain Roussel – electric piano, organ
  • Tony Spath – piano, oboe
  • Del Newman – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman.

  1. Good Morning Judge
  2. The Things We Do for Love
  3. Marriage Bureau Rendezvous
  4. People in Love
  5. Modern Man Blues
  6. Honeymoon with B Troop
  7. I Bought a Flat Guitar Tutor
  8. You’ve Got a Cold
  9. Feel the Benefit

I: Reminisce and Speculate

II: A Latin Break

III: Feel the Benefit

Mick Harris & Bill Laswell: Somnific Flux

On March 7, 1995, “Subharmonic” label released “Somnific Flux”, album by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell. It was recorded in November 1994, at “Wall of Silence” in Birmingham, UK, in December 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell.


  • Mick Harris – effects, recording, photography
  • Bill Laswell – effects, recording, mixing
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Layng Martine – engineer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell.

  1. Distal Sonority
  2. Capacious

Fairport Convention: Festival Bell

In January 2011, “Matty Grooves” label released “Festival Bell”, the twenty-fifth Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “The Bowman’s retreat” in Oxfordshire, UK, and was produced by John Gale,


  • Simon Nicol – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass ukulele
  • Dave Pegg – vocals, bass guitar, ukulele, mandolin, acoustic guitar
  • Chris Leslie – vocals, mandolin, bouzuki, violin, Portuguese guitar, ukulele, whistle
  • Ric Sanders – violin, ukulele, keyboards, bass ukulele, backing vocals
  • Gerry Conway – drums, percussion
  • Frank Skinner – banjo ukulele
  • Joe Brown – ukulele, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Mercy Bay – Chris Leslie
  2. Rui’s Guitar – Chris Leslie
  3. Danny Jack’s Chase – Ric Sanders
  4. Reunion Hill – Richard Shindell
  5. Wouldn’t Say No – Chris Leslie
  6. Around the Wild Cape Horn – Ralph McTell
  7. Celtic Moon – Mark Evans, Carolyn Evans
  8. Ukulele Central – Chris Leslie, Ric Sanders
  9. Albert and Ted – Ric Sanders, Dave Pegg
  10. Darkside Wood – Chris While
  11. London Apprentice / Johnny Ginears – Ralph McTell, Ric Sanders
  12. Rising for the Moon – Sandy Denny
  13. Danny Jack’s Reward – Ric Sanders
  14. The Festival Bell – Chris Leslie

Jacqui McShee’s Pentangle: Feoffees’ Land

In August 2005, “GJS” label released “Feoffees’ Lands”, the fourth Jacqui McShee’s Pentangle album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Presshouse Studio” in Devon, UK, and was produced by Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens and Jacqui McShee.


  • Jacqui McShee – vocals
  • Spencer Cozens – keyboards
  • Alan Thomson – bass
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Martin Barre – guitars
  • David Hughes – guitar, backing vocals
  • John Giblin – basses, Ravi kora, Tibetan overtone singing
  • Nathan Bray – trumpet
  • Barnaby Dickinson – trombone
  • Miles Bould – percussion
  • Leah Jacqui – backing vocals),
  • Mark Tucker – backing vocals, engineer

Track listing:

  1. Banks of the Nile – traditional
  2. Nothing Really Changes – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  3. Acrobat (It’s Just a Circus) – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  4. Now’s the Time – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  5. Hot Air – Hot Night – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  6. No Sweet Sorrow – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, David Hughes, Jacqui McShee
  7. Sovay – traditional
  8. Two Magicians – traditional
  9. You’ve Changed – Carey, Fischer
  10. Broomfield Hill – traditional

Steve Howe: Motif

On August 19, 2008, “Howe Sound” label released “Motif” (Motif Volume 1), the sixteenth Steve Howe album. It features re-recordings of songs from his career, including tracks from his solo albums as well as “Clap” from “The Yes Album”, and “Sketches in the Sun” from GTR. The album was recorded at “Langley Studios”, UK, and was produced by Steve Howe.


  • Steve Howe – guitars, various instruments, arranger, photography
  • Sui-Yin Chan- design, layout
  • Miki Slingsby – photography
  1. The Golden Mean
  2. Intersection Blues
  3. Corkscrew
  4. Trombone
  5. Devon Blue
  6. Clap
  7. Australia
  8. Part and Parcel
  9. Sketches in the Sun
  10. Second Initial
  11. Concerto in D (Second Movement)
  12. Diary of a Man Who Vanished
  13. Cat Napping
  14. Ram
  15. Provence
  16. Winter (Second Movement)
  17. Meadow Rag
  18. Heritage
  19. Bareback
  20. Dorothy

James Dean Bradfield: Even in Exile

On August 14, 2020, “MontyRay” label, released “Even in Exile”, the second James Dean Bradfield album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Door to the River Studio” in Caerleon, Wales, UK, and was produced by Loz Williams.“Even in Exile” is a concept album based on the life and death of the Chilean activist, singer and poet Víctor Jara, with lyrics by poet and playwright Patrick Jones.


  • James Dean Bradfield – vocals, guitar, double bass, bass, harmonica, piano, keyboards 
  • Richard Beak – drums
  • Loz Williams – engineer
  • Dave Eringa – mixing
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • S Mark Gubb – artwork, design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Patrick Jones, all music by James Dean Bradfield, except where noted.

  1. Recuerda
  2. The Boy from the Plantation
  3. There’ll Come a War
  4. Seeking the Room with the Three Windows – James Dean Bradfield, Richard Beak, Loz Williams
  5. Thirty Thousand Milk Bottles
  6. Under the Mimosa Tree – James Dean Bradfield, Gavin Fitzjohn
  7. From the Hands of Violeta
  8. Without Knowing the End (Joan’s Song)
  9. La Partida
  10. The Last Song
  11. Santiago Sunrise