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On September 8, 2014.

On September 8, 2014, “Universal” label released “Listen”, the fourth Kooks (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2013, in London and Los Angeles, and was produced by Inflo.

Personnel:

  • Luke Pritchard – vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming, synths, tambourine, bass, hand claps
  • Hugh Harris – guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Denton – bass, guitar, percussion
  • Alexis Nunez – drums, percussion, bass
  • Inflo – percussion, synths, programming, piano, guitar, organ
  • Fraser T Smith – keyboards, guitar, drum programming 
  • Tommy Antonio – Rhodes 
  • Behind the Force Choir – choir
  • Carmen Phelan – violin, viola 
  • Cleo Nikolic – backing vocals
  • Betty Thorpe – crowd vocals 
  • Kate Fletcher – crowd vocals 
  • Erica Earl – additional vocals 

 Track listing:

Al tracks by Luke Pritchard and Inflo, except where noted.

  1. Around Town
  2. Forgive & Forget – Luke Pritchard, Inflo, Alexis Nuñez
  3. Westside – Luke Pritchard, Inflo, Hugh Harris
  4. See Me Now
  5. It Was London
  6. Bad Habit – Luke Pritchard, Inflo, Peter Denton
  7. Down
  8. Dreams
  9. Are We Electric – Luke Pritchard, Fraser T Smith
  10. Sunrise
  11. Sweet Emotion

On September 2, 1996.

On September 2, 1996, “Virgin” label released “Universal”, the tenth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded 1995 -1996, at “The Townhouse” and “Metropolis” in London, and was produced by Andy McCluskey, Matthew Vaughan and David Nicholas.

Personnel:

  • Andy McCluskey – vocals, keyboards, production, mixing
  • Matthew Vaughan – keyboards, guitar, piano, bass
  • Phil Spalding – bass, backing vocals
  • Chuck Sabo – drums, percussion
  • Jimmy Taylor – guitar
  • Anne Dudley – string arrangements
  • Richard Allen Singers – vocals
  • Breda Dunne – backing vocals
  • Hannah Clive – backing vocals
  • Carol Kenyon – backing vocals
  • Maggie Keane – backing vocals
  • David Nicholas – engineer, mixing
  • Gregg Jackman – mixing
  • Julie Gardner – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Neil Tucker – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCluskey, except where noted.

  1. Universal
  2. Walking on the Milky Way – Andy McCluskey, Nigel Ipinson, Keith Small
  3. The Moon & the Sun – Andy McCluskey, Karl Bartos
  4. The Black Sea – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  5. Very Close to Far Away – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  6. The Gospel of St. Jude
  7. That Was Then
  8. Too Late – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  9. The Boy from the Chemist Is Here to See You
  10. If You’re Still in Love with Me – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  11. New Head – Andy McCluskey, Simon Fung

On August 3, 2018.

On August 3, 2018, “Forasteiro” and “Universal” labels released “O Tempo É Agora”, the second Anavitória studio album. It was recorded May – June 2018, and was produced by Tiago Iorc and Moogie Canazio. In 2019, the album won the “Latin Grammy” forBest Portuguese Language Contemporary Pop Album”.

Personnel:

  • Ana Caetano – lead vocals
  • Vitória Falcão – lead vocals
  • Mike Tulio – co lead vocals
  • Tim Pierce – guitars
  • Roberto Pollo – keyboards
  • Jamie Muhoberac – keyboards
  • Sean Hurley — bass
  • Jamie Wollam — drums
  • Moogie Canazio – recording engineer, digital editing
  • Matt Wolach, Bo Bodnar, June Murakawa, Daniel Pampury = recording engineer assistant
  • Felipe Simas – executive producer
  • Isadora Silveira – production manager

Track listing:

  1. Ai, Amor – Ana Caetano
  2. Porgue Eu Te Amo – Ana Caetano, Tiago lorc
  3. Calendário – Ana Caetano
  4. Outrória – Ana Caetano, Mike Tulio
  5. A Gentle Junto – Ana Caetano, Tiago lorc
  6. O Tempo É Agora – Ana Caetano, Vitória Falcão
  7. Preta – Ana Caetano
  8. Canção de Hotel – Ana Caetano, Mike Tulio
  9. Cecilia – Ana Caetano
  10. Se Tudo Acaba – Ana Caetano, Mike Tulio

On June 27, 2000.

On June 27, 2000, “Universal” label released “Fortress”, the third Sister Hazel studio album. It was recorded February – November 1999, and was produced by Ralph Sall and Richie Zito.

Personnel:

  • Ken Block – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jett Beres – bass, harmony vocals
  • Andrew Copeland – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ryan Newell – lead and slide guitar, harmony vocals
  • Mark Trojanowski – drums
  • Emily Saliers – background vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ken Block, except where noted, all music as noted.

  1. Change Your Mind – music by Ken Block
  2. Back Porch – music by Ryan Newell, Ken Block, Jett Beres
  3. Thank You – music by Ryan Newell
  4. Champagne High – Ken Block
  5. Beautiful Thing – Ken Block
  6. Surreal – lyrics and music by Jett Beres
  7. Shame on Me – music by Ryan Newell, Andrew Copeland, Ken Block
  8. Your Winter – music by Ken Block
  9. Strange Cup of Tea – lyrics and music by Andrew Copeland
  10. Save Me – music by Ryan Newell
  11. Give In – lyrics by Mark Trojanowski, music by Mark Trojanowski, Paul Ebersold, Billy Smith
  12. Out There – lyrics by Ken Block, Al Block, music by Ken Block
  13. Elvis – music by Ken Block
  14. Fortress – music by Ken Block

On June 11, 2002.

On June 11, 2002, “Universal” label released “In Violet Light”, the eighth Tragically Hip (The) album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Compass Point” in Nassau, “The Bathouse” in Bath, Ontario, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Mark Vreeken, Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Gord Downie – violin
  • Paul Langlois – guitar
  • Rob Baker – guitar, design, cover painting
  • Gord Sinclair – bass
  • Johnny Fay – drums
  • Neil Symonette – percussion
  • Mark Vreeken – recording
  • Hugh Padgham – additional recording, engineer 
  • Terry Manning – engineer
  • Alex Dixon, Oswald Bowe, Aaron Holmberg, Dave Koster – engineer assistant
  • Hugh Padgham, Terry Manning – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Andrew McLachlan – design
  • Richard Beland – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay.

  1. Are You Ready
  2. Use It Up
  3. The Darkest One
  4. It’s a Good Life If You Don’t Weaken
  5. Silver Jet
  6. Throwing off Glass
  7. All Tore Up
  8. Leave
  9. A Beautiful Thing
  10. The Dire Wolf
  11. The Dark Canuck

On december 23, 2003.

On December 23, 2003, “Universal” label released “Riffs”, the twenty-sixth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Ridge Farm Studios” in Rusper, UK, “State of The Ark Studios” in Richmond, UK, and was produced by Mike Paxman.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi – vocals, lead guitar
  • Rick Parfitt – vocals, guitar
  • John Edwards – bass, vocals
  • Andy Bown – keyboards
  • Matt Letley – drums

Track listing:

  1. Caroline – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  2. I Fought The Law – Sonny Curtis
  3. Born To Be Wild – Mars Bonfire
  4. Takin’ Care of Business – Randy Bachman
  5. Wild One – Johnny O’Keefe, David Owens, Johnny Greenan
  6. On The Road Again – Floyd Jones, Alan Wilson
  7. Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Centerfold – Seth Justman
  9. All Day And All Of The Night – Ray Davies
  10. Don’t Bring Me Down – Jeff Lynne
  11. Junior’s Wailing – Kieran White, Martin Pugh
  12. Pump It Up – Elvis Costello
  13. Down the Dustpipe – Carl Grossman
  14. Whatever You Want – Rick Parfitt, Andy Bown
  15. Rockin’ All Over The World – John Fogerty

On December 18, 2019.

On December 18, 2019, “Universal” label released “Cross”, the tenth Luna Sea album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite, Ryuichi, Sugizo, Inoran, J, and Shinya.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi – vocals
  • Sugizo – guitar, violin
  • Inoran – guitar
  • J – bass
  • Shinya – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi, Sugizo, Inoran, J, and Shinya.

  1. Luca
  2. Philia
  3. Closer
  4. The Beyond
  5. You’re Knocking at My Door
  6. Sora no Uta – Higher and Higher
  7. Anagram
  8. Hisōbi 
  9. Pulse
  10. Seijyaku 
  11. So Tender

On July 3, 2001.

On July 3, 2001,”Universal” label released “Brothers and Sisters, Are You Ready?”, the fifth Big Sugar album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Gordie Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Gordie Johnson – vocals, guitar, bass, art direction
  • Mojah – vocals, guitar
  • Molly Johnson – vocals
  • Garry Lowe – vocals, bass
  • Al Cross – drums
  • Joe Public – horn
  • Danny Kurtz – engineer
  • Scott “Watson” Lake – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Red Rover
  2. Nashville Grass
  3. She Left Ashes
  4. Nicotina (She’s All That)
  5. So Not Over
  6. Butterball
  7. Bump on the Head
  8. Lost and Found
  9. Bad Old Days
  10. We Could Live
  11. Pretty Bird
  12. All Hell for a Basement
  13. O Canada

 

 

 

On April 17, 2017.

On April 17, 2007, “Universal/DDB Records/EmArcy Records” labels released “Red Earth”, the 16th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded August – November 2006, at “Studio Bogolan” in Bamako, Mali, and “Studio Davout” in Paris, and was produced by Jean Marie Durand, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Cheick Tidiane Seck.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater- vocals
  • Ira Coleman- nass
  • Minino Garay – cajon, caxixi, cymbals, drums, percussion
  • Cheick Tidiane Seck- calebasse, Fender rhodes, karignan, Hammond organ, background vocals
  • Baba Sissoko- background vocals
  • Edsel Gomez – piano
  • Lansiné Kouyaté – balafon
  • Habib “Dia” Sangaré – bolon
  • Alou Kouloubali – calebasse
  • Lassy “King” Massassy – rap vocals
  • “Petit” Adama Diarra – djembe
  • Cheick “Sékou” Oumar – djembe
  • Djifli Mamadou Sanogo – djembe
  • Moussa Sissikho – djembe, soloist
  • Maré Sanogo – doum-doum
  • Lamine Tounkara – doum-doum
  • Aly Wagué – flute
  • Gabriel Durand – guitar
  • Modibo Kouyaté – guitar
  • Jacob Soubeiga – guitar
  • Djelimady Tounkara- guitar, soloist
  • Benogo Diakite – kamalngoni, soloist
  • Mamadou Diabaté – kora
  • Cherif Samano – kora
  • Yakhoba Sissokho – kora, soloist
  • Adama Tounkara – ngoni
  • Moriba Koïta – ngoni, soloist
  • Bassekou Kouyate- ngoni, soloist
  • “Pepito” Sekouba Kouyaté – tamav
  • Moussa Sissoko – tama
  • Ramata Diakité- vocals
  • Oumou Sangare- vocals
  • Fatou- background vocals
  • Mamani Keïta- vocals, background vocals
  • Fatoumata Kouyaté – vocals, background vocals
  • Kabiné Kouyaté – vocals, background vocals
  • Amy Sacko – vocals, background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Dee Dee Bridgewater, except where noted.

  1. Afro Blue – Oscar Brown, Jr., Mongo Santamaría
  2. Bad Spirits
  3. Dee Dee – Dee Dee Bridgewater, Baba Sissoko
  4. Mama Don’t Ever Go Away
  5. Long Time Ago – Dee Dee Bridgewater, Wayne Shorter
  6. Children Go ‘Round
  7. The Griots
  8. Oh My Love
  9. Four Women – Nina Simone
  10. No More
  11. Red Earth
  12. Meanwhile – Dee Dee Bridgewater, Edsel Gomez
  13. Compared to What – Lassy “King” Massassy, Gene McDaniels

On June 19, 2007.

On June 19, 2007, “Universal” label released “The Needles the Space”, the second Straylight Run studio album. It was recorded September 2008, at “Red Wire Audio” and “Sapone Studios” in Bethpage, New York, and was produced by Bryan Russell, Mike Sapone, John Nolan, Shaun Cooper and Will Noon.

Personnel:

  • John Nolan- vocals, guitar, piano
  • Michelle DaRosa- vocals, guitar, piano
  • Shaun Cooper- bass
  • Will Noon- drums
  • Isaac Burker – guitar
  • Bill Jahn – marching percussion arrangement
  • Adam Morgan – clarinet
  • Tim Brennan – mandolin
  • Sean McCabe – trombone
  • Chris Valentino – baritone and tenor saxophones
  • Jeff Wissert – trumpet
  • Bryan Russell- engineer, mixer
  • Mike Sapone- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Nolan, Shaun Cooper  and Will Noon, except where noted.

  1. The Words We Say
  2. The Miracle That Never Came
  3. Soon We’ll Be Living in the Future
  4. How Do I Fix My Head
  5. Who Will Save Us Now
  6. Cover Your Eyes
  7. We’ll Never Leave Again
  8. Take It to Manhattan
  9. Still Alone – John Nolan, Shaun Cooper, Will Noon, Isaac Burker
  10. This Is the End
  11. Buttoned Down
  12. Track #12
  13. The First of the Century – John Nolan, Shaun Cooper, Will Noon Isaac Burker