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On February 14, 1990.

On February 14, 1990, “WEA International” label released “The City”, the 15th Vangelis studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Hotel de la Ville” in Rome and “Mega Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis – synthesizers, drum machines, arrangements
  • Roman Polanski– narrative
  • Emmanuelle Seigner – narrative
  • Kathie Hill – voices
  • Kimura Reiko – voices
  • Mixamo Yuko – voices
  • Red Tiger! – art direction, design
  • Stathis Zalikis – photography
  • Vassilis Markis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis.

  1. Dawn
  2. Morning Papers
  3. Nerve Centre
  4. Side Streets
  5. Good to See You
  6. Twilight
  7. Red Lights
  8. Procession

On August 26, 1991.

On August 26, 1991, “Arista” label released “Page of Life”, the fourth Jon and Vangelis studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Forum Studios” in Rome, Italy, and  “Sound Studio” in Athens, Greece, and was produced by David Tuckle and Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals
  • Vangelis – keyboards, synthesizers, programming
  • Brad Ellis – keyboards
  • Rory Kaplin – keyboards
  • Jim Hahn – guitar
  • Derek Wilson – percussion
  • Benjamin Cziller – art direction, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon Anderson, all music by Vangelis.

  1. Wisdom Chain
  2. Page of Life
  3. Money
  4. Jazzy Box
  5. Garden of Senses
  6. Is It Love
  7. Anyone Can Light a Candle
  8. Be a Good Friend of Mine
  9. Shine for Me
  10. Genevieve
  11. Journey to Ixtlan
  12. Little Guitar

On October 17, 1994.

On October 17, 1994, “EMI” label released “Change We Must”, the seventh Jon Anderson album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Tim Handley.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals, orchestrations
  • Matt Clifford – keyboards, orchestration
  • Opio Singers Choir
  • Nick Ingram – orchestration
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Milton McDonald – guitar
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Toby Alington – synthesizers
  • Gwendolyn Mok – piano
  • Geoffrey Alexander – orchestration
  • Sandrine Piau – vocals
  • Tim Handley – orchestration
  • Jade Anderson– vocals
  • Christopher Warren-Green, Rosie Furness, Roger Chase, Steve Trees, Jonathan Williams – string quartet
  • Skalia Kanga – harp
  • Nadya – Sun Chant

Track listing:

  1. State of Independence – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  2. Shaker Loops – lyrics by Jon Anderson, music by John Adams
  3. Hearts – Chris Squire, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin
  4. Alive & Well – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  5. The Kiss – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  6. Chagall Duet – Jon Anderson
  7. Run On, Jon – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  8. Candle Song – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  9. A View from the Coppice – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  10. Hurry Home – Jon Anderson
  11. Under the Sun – Jon Anderson
  12. Change We Must – Jon Anderson, Vangelis

In July 1983.

In July 1983, “Polydor” label released “Private Collection”, the third Jon and Vangelis album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson– vocals, arrangements
  • Vangelis– keyboards, synthesisers, programming, arrangements
  • Dick Morrissey- saxophone

Track listing:

All music by Vangelis, all lyrics by Jon Anderson.

  1. And When the Night Comes
  2. Deborah
  3. Polonaise
  4. He Is Sailing
  5. Horizon

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Polydor” label released “The Friends of Mr Cairo”, the second Jon and Vangelis album. It was recorded 1980 – 1981 at “Davout Studios” in Paris, and “Nemo Studios” in London, and was produced by Vangelis and Jon Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals
  • Vangelis – composer, arranger, performer
  • Dick Morrissey– saxophone, flute
  • David Coker – voices
  • Sally Grace– voices
  • Dennis Clarke – saxophone
  • Claire Hamill– backing vocals
  • Carol Kenyon– backing vocals
  • Roger Roche – engineer
  • Raine Shine – engineer
  • Alwyn Clayden – sleeve
  • Veronique Skawinska – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Friends of Mr Cairo
  2. Back to School
  3. Outside of This (Inside of That)
  4. State of Independence
  5. Beside
  6. The Mayflowe

 

In January 1980.

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In January 1980, “Polydor” label released “Short Stories”, the debut collaborative album by Jon and Vangelis. It was recorded February – October 1979,at “Nemo Studios” in London, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson: vocals
  • Vangelis: keyboards, synthesizers, piano, electronics
  • Raphael Preston: acoustic guitars

Track listing:

All music by Vangelis, all lyrics by Jon Anderson

  1. Curious Electric
  2. Each and Everyday
  3. Bird Song
  4. I Hear You Now
  5. The Road
  6. Far Away in Baagad
  7. Love Is
  8. One More Time
  9. Thunder
  10. A Play Within a Play

 

 

 

 

In December 1975.

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In December 1975, “RCA” label released “Heaven and Hell”, the sixth Vangelis studio album. It was recorded in September 1975, at “Nemo Studios” in London, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis– synthesizers, Bösendorfer grand piano, percussion, arranger
  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Vana Veroutis – lead vocals
  • English Chamber Choir– choir
  • Guy Protheroe– conductor
  • Alan Lucas – sound engineer
  • Geoff Halpin – logo design
  • Mike Doud – sleeve concept
  • Paul Wakefield – photographer

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis, except where noted.

  1. Heaven and Hell Part I
  2. Bacchanale
  3. Symphony to the Powers B” (Movements 1 and 2)
  4. Movement 3″ (from “Symphony to the Powers B”)
  5. So Long Ago, So Clear – lyrics by Jon Anderson
  6. Heaven and Hell Part II”
  • Intestinal Bat
  • Needles & Bones
  • 12 O’Clock (in two parts)
  • Aries”
  • A Way