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On July 8, 2007.

On July 8, 2007, Bon Iver self-released “For Emma, Forever Ago”, bands debut studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – January 2007, at “Hunting Cabin” in Northwest Wisconsin, “Fairall” in Raleigh, North Carolina, and was produced by Justin Vernon. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, and Platinum in the United States by “RIAA”.


  • Justin Vernon – vocals, guitar, bass, banjo, piano, keyboards, drums, percussion, recording
  • John Dehaven – trumpet
  • Randy Pingrey – trombone
  • Christy Smith – vocals, drums
  • Nick Petersen – mastering
  • Brian Moen – art direction
  • Daniel Murphy – layout
  • Griszka Niewiadomski – photography
  • Gilbert Vernon – photography
  • Deb Sorge – hand lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Vernon.

  1. Flume
  2. Lump Sum
  3. Skinny Love
  4. The Wolves (Act I and II)
  5. Blindsided
  6. Creature Fear
  7. Team
  8. For Emma
  9. Re: Stacks


On March 24, 2017.

On March 24, 2017, “Artificial Plastic Records” label released “Damage and Joy”, the seventh Jesus and Mary Chain studio album. It was recorded in 2016 in Spain, England, United States, Ireland, and was produced by Youth, Jim Reid, William Reid and Brian Young.


  • Jim Reid– vocals
  • William Reid– vocals, guitar
  • Brian Young– drums
  • Isobel Campbell, Bernadette Denning, Sky Ferreira, Linda Fox– vocals
  • Phil King– guitar
  • Chris Phillips – drums
  • Conor Brady, Jamie Grashion – additional engineering
  • Tommaso Colliva – additional mix engineering
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Marcus Locock – additional mix engineering
  • Josiah Mazzaschi– engineering
  • Jamie McEvoy – mixing assistant
  • Michael Rendall – engineering, mixing
  • Dave Trumfio– pre-production
  • Rachel Willett – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by William Reid and Jim Reid.

  1. Amputation
  2. War on Peace
  3. All Things Pass
  4. Always Sad
  5. Song for a Secret
  6. The Two of Us
  7. Los Feliz (Blues and Greens)
  8. Mood Rider
  9. Presidici (Et Chapaquiditch)
  10. Get on Home
  11. Facing Up to the Facts
  12. Simian Split
  13. Black and Blues
  14. Can’t Stop the Rock

On July 10, 2007.

On July 10, 2007, “Reprise” label released “Zeitgeist”, the seventh Smashing Pumpkins album. It was recorded August 2006 – February 2007, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, Terry Date and Roy Thomas Bake. The cover design was by Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant).


  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, percussion, production
  • Roy Thomas Baker– recording , mixing
  • Terry Date– recording
  • Bruce Dickson, Justin Corrigan – photo shoot art supervision
  • Amber Griffin – photo shoot hair, makeup
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Cynthia Obsenares – photo shoot costume design
  • Chris Owens, Kevin Mills, Alex Pavlides, Zephyrus Sowers, Bo Joe, Davey Rieley – assistant engineering
  • Vanessa Parr, Noel Zancanella – mix assistance, assistant engineering
  • Matt Taylor– package art direction
  • Bjorn Thorsrud– recording , mix assistance
  • Christina Wagner – photo shoot producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. Doomsday Clock
  2. 7 Shades of Black
  3. Bleeding the Orchid
  4. That’s the Way (My Love Is)
  5. Tarantula
  6. Starz
  7. United States
  8. Neverlost
  9. Bring the Light
  10. (Come On) Let’s Go!
  11. For God and Country
  12. Pomp and Circumstances

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Dunhill” label released “The Grass Is Greener” the third Colosseum, album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron. The album was released only in the United States.


  • Dave Greenslade- organ, keyboards, vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- saxophone
  • Jon Hiseman- drums
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitar, vocals
  • Tony Reeves- bass
  • James Litherland – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jumping Off the Sun – Mike Taylor, Dave Tomlin
  2. Lost Angeles – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  3. Elegy – James Litherland
  4. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  5. Rope Ladder to the Moon – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bolero – Maurice Ravel
  7. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland
  8. The Grass Is Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman


On January 8, 2016.


On January 8, 2016, “ISO”, “RCA”, “Columbia”, and “Sony” labels released “Black Star”, the twenty-fifth and final David Bowie studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “The Magic Shop” and “Human Worldwide Studios”, in New York City, and was produced by David Bowie and Tony Visconti.  The album was voted Best album of 2016, in the annual choices by many medias including The A.V. Club, Mojo, Newsweek, Paste, Q, Rolling Stone (Readers Poll), Uncut and The Wire Magazine. “Black Star” became Bowie’s only album to top the “Billboard 200” in the United States, and it remained at the number one position in the UK charts for three weeks. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; in Austria by “IFPI”; in Belgium by “BEA”; in Canada by “Music Canada”; in France by “SNEP”; in Italy by “FIMI”, and in UK by “BPI”.


  • David Bowie– vocals, acoustic guitar,  mixing,  string  arrangements, “Fender Guitar”, harmonica
  • Donny McCaslin– flute, saxophone, woodwinds
  • Ben Monder– guitar
  • Jason Lindner– piano, organ, keyboards
  • Tim Lefebvre– bass
  • Mark Guiliana– drums, percussion
  • Kevin Killen– engineering
  • Erin Tonkon – assistant engineer, backing vocals
  • Joe Visciano – mixing assistant
  • Kabir Hermon – assistant engineer
  • Joe LaPorta– mastering engineer
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing engineer
  • Tony Visconti– strings, engineering, mixing engineer
  • James Murphy– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Blackstar
  2. Tis a Pity She Was a Whore
  3. Lazarus
  4. Sue (Or in a Season of Crime) – David Bowie, Maria Schneider, Paul Bateman, Bob Bharma
  5. Girl Loves Me
  6. Dollar Days
  7. I Can’t Give Everything Away

On June 13, 1995.


On June 13, 1995, “One Little Indian” label released “Post”, the second Björk solo studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Compass Point Studios” in the Bahamas, and was produced by Björk, Tricky and Nellee Hooper. “Post” was certified Platinum in Australia, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 376 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Björk – vocals, keyboards, organ, string arrangements, brass arrangements, beat programming, arranger
  • John Altman – orchestra arrangements, conductor
  • Gary Barnacle– soprano sax
  • Howie Bernstein– programming, engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Brooks – trumpet
  • Jim Couza– hammer dulcimer
  • Einar Orn – trumpet
  • Eumir Deodato– string arrangements, conductor
  • Marcus Dravs – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Lenny Franchi – programming, engineer
  • Martin Gardiner – lotus flower modeling
  • Isobel Griffiths – orchestral contractor
  • Graham Massey– keyboards, programming
  • Maurice Murphy – trumpet
  • Tony Pleeth – cello
  • Guy Sigsworth– harpsichord
  • Talvin Singh– percussion
  • Rob Smissen – viola
  • Tricky– keyboards, programming
  • Marius de Vries– keyboards, programming
  • Gavin Wright – orchestra leader
  • Al Fisch – engineer
  • Al Stone – engineer
  • Steve Price – engineer
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mixing
  • Me Company – artwork packaging design
  • Stéphane Sednaoui – photography

Track listing:

  1. Army of Me – Björk, Graham Massey
  2. Hyperballad – Björk
  3. The Modern Things – Björk, Graham Massey
  4. It’s Oh So Quiet – Bert Reisfeld, Hans Lang
  5. Enjoy – Björk, Tricky
  6. You’ve Been Flirting Again – Björk
  7. Isobel – Björk, Marius de Vries, Nellee Hooper Sjón
  8. Possibly Maybe – Björk
  9. I Miss You – Björk, Howie Bernstein
  10. Cover Me – Björk
  11. Headphones – Björk, Tricky



On June 8, 1992.


On June 8, 1992, “Slash Records” label released “Angel Dust”, the fourth Faith No More studio album. It was recorded January – March 1992, at “Coast Recorders” and “Brilliant Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Faith No More and Fatt Wallace. The album became the best selling Faith No More album outside the United States, reaching Platinum certificate in Europe and Gold in Australia.


  • Mike Bordin– drums
  • Roddy Bottum– keyboards
  • Billy Gould– bass
  • Jim Martin– guitars
  • Mike Patton– vocals, melodica
  • Matt Wallace–engineer, mixing
  • David Bryson – co-mixing
  • Adam Munoz, Craig Doubet, Gibbs Chapman, Lindsay Valentine, Nikki Tafrallin– assistant engineering
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Kim Champagne– artwork direction
  • Ross Halfin– band photo
  • Wernher Krutein– bird photo, Red Square photo adaptation
  • Mark Burnstein– meat photo

Track listing:

  1. Land of Sunshine – Mike Patton
  2. Caffeine – Bob Gould, Mike Patton
  3. Midlife Crisis – Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin, Bob Gould, Mike Patton
  4. RV – Roddy Bottum, Mike Patton, Bob Gould
  5. Smaller and Smaller – Bob Gould, Mike Patton, Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin, Matt Wallace
  6. Everything’s Ruined – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Roddy Bottum
  7. Malpractice – Mike Patton
  8. Kindergarten – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Jim Martin
  9. Be Aggressive – Roddy Bottum
  10. A Small Victory – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin
  11. Crack Hitler – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin
  12. Jizzlobber – Jim Martin, Mike Patton
  13. Midnight Cowboy – John Barry


On March 13, 1995.


On March 13, 1995, “Parlaphone” label released “The Bends”, the second Radiohead studio album. It was recorded August – November 1994, at “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” in London and “The Manor” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by John Leckie.”The Bends” was certified 3 x Platinum in UK by “BPI” and in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.


  • Thom Yorke– vocals, guitars, piano, string arrangements, artwork, illustrations
  • Jonny Greenwood– guitars, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, piano, recorder, string arrangements
  • Colin Greenwood– bass guitar
  • Ed O’Brien– guitars, backing vocals
  • Phil Selway– drums, percussion
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • John Matthias– violin, viola
  • Stanley Donwood– artwork, illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Jonny Greenwood, Philip Selway, Thom Yorke.

  1. Planet Telex
  2. The Bends
  3. High and Dry
  4. Fake Plastic Trees
  5. Bones
  6. Nice Dream
  7. Just
  8. My Iron Lung
  9. Bullet Proof..I Wish I Was
  10. Black Star
  11. Sulk
  12. Street Spirit (Fade Out)

On March 8, 1994.


On March 8, 1994, “A&M” label released “Superunknown”, the fourth Soundgarden album. It was recorded July – September 1993, at “Bad Animals Studio” in Seattle, and was produced by Michael Beinhorn, Chris Cornell, Kim Thayll, Ben Shepherd and Matt Cameron. The album was a critical and commercial success and became the band’s breakthrough album. In the United States “Superunknown” has been certified 5 x Platinum in US by the “RIAA”. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 336 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time” and at number 38 on magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Albums of the Nineties”. Magazine “Kerrang” listed “Superunknown” in its list of “100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die”.


  • Chris Cornell– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kim Thayil– lead guitar
  • Ben Shepherd– bass guitar, drums and percussion, backing vocals, lead vocals, guitar
  • Matt Cameron– drums, percussion, mellotron, pots and pans
  • April Acevez –viola
  • Artis the Spoonman – spoons
  • Michael Beinhorn– piano
  • Fred Chalenor– harmonic guidance
  • Justine Foy –cello
  • Kelk – front cover design
  • Gregg Keplinger– drums, percussion
  • Reyzart –layout
  • Natasha Shneider– clavinet
  • Kevin Westenberg –band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Cornell, except where noted.

  1. Let Me Drown
  2. My Wave
  3. Fell on Black Days
  4. Mailman
  5. Superunknown
  6. Head Down
  7. Black Hole Sun
  8. Spoonman
  9. Limo Wreck
  10. The Day I Tried To Live
  11. Kickstand
  12. Fresh Tendrils
  13. 4th of July
  14. Half
  15. Like Suicide

On October 19, 1993.


On October 19, 1993,“Epic” label released “Vs.”, the second Pearl Jam studio album.  It was recorded March – May 1993, at the “The Site in Nicasio” in California and “Potatohead Studio” in Seattle, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien and Eddie Vedder, Dave Abbruzzese, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Stone Gossard . The album has been certified 7 x Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.                                                                                                                                                          Personnel:

  • Eddie Vedder– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Dave Abbruzzese– drums
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar
  • Stone Gossard– rhythm guitar
  • Mike McCready– lead guitar

Track listing:

Lyrics by Eddie Vedder, music credited below.

  1. Go – Dave Abbruzzese
  2. Animal – Stone Gossard
  3. Daughter – Stone Gossard
  4. Glorified G – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready
  5. Dissident – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, Jeff Ament
  6. M.A. – Dave Abbruzzese, Jeff Ament
  7. Blood – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready
  8. Rear View Mirror – Eddie Vedder
  9. Rats – Jeff Ament
  10. Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town – Eddie Vedder
  11. Leash – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready
  12. Indifference – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard