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On July 31, 2007.

On July 31, 2007, “Virgin” label released “Direction”, the third Starting Line studio album. It was recorded February – May 2008, at “Bay 7 Studios” in Valley Village, “ and Sparky Dark Studio” in Calabasas, California, and was produced by Howard Benson.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Vasoli– lead vocals, bass
  • Mike Golla – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt Watts – rhythm guitar
  • Tom Gryskiewicz – drums
  • Brian Schmutz – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Howard Benson– keyboards, programming
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Luis Conti – percussion
  • Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • Mike Plotnikoff – recording
  • Paul DeCarli – digital editing
  • Hatsukazu Inagaki – engineer
  • Chris Concepcion – technical assistance
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Nik Karpen – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Sean Mosher-Smith – creative director
  • Mike Joyce – art, design
  • Kate McGregor – art coordinator
  • Justin Borucki – photography

Track listing:

  1. Direction
  2. 21
  3. Are You Alone
  4. Island
  5. Hurry
  6. Something Left to Give
  7. Birds
  8. Way With Words
  9. I Could Be Wrong
  10. Somebody’s Gonna Miss Us
  11. Need to Love
  12. What You Want
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On July 27, 1993.

On July 27, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Siamese Dream”, the second Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded December 1992 – March 1993, at “Triclops Sound Studios” in Marietta, Georgia, and was produced by Butch Vig and Billy Corgan. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it number 362 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and 4 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, Mellotron, string arrangements, mixing
  • James Iha– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums
  • Mike Mills– piano
  • Eric Remschneider– string arrangements, cello
  • David Ragsdale– string arrangements, violin
  • Butch Vig– engineering, mixing, string arrangements
  • Jeff Tomei – engineering
  • Tim Holbrook – special technical engineering
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Len Peltier – sleeve art direction
  • Steve J. Gerdes – sleeve design
  • Melodie McDaniel – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. Cherub Rock
  2. Quiet
  3. Today
  4. Hummer
  5. Rocket
  6. Disarm
  7. Soma – Billy Corgan, James Iha
  8. Geek U.S.A
  9. Mayonaise – Billy Corgan, James Iha
  10. Spacebot
  11. Silverfuck
  12. Sweet Sweet
  13. Luna

On May 27, 2003.

On May 27, 2003, “Virgin” label released “So Much for the City”, the debut Thrills album. It was recorded October 2002 – March 2003, and was produced by Tony Hoffer. “So Much for the City” won ‘Album of the Year’ at the Irish national music awards.

Personnel:

  • Conor Deasy – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Daniel Ryan – guitar
  • Padraic McMahon – bass, guitar, harmonica
  • Ben Carrigan – drums, percussion
  • Kevin Horan – background vocals, organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Charlie Bisharat, Joel Derouin, Berj Garabedian, Suzie Katayama, Sara Perkins – violin
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • John Hayhurst – viola
  • David Woodford, Nicholas Lane, Nick Lane, Steve Madaio – horn
  • Jay Dee Maness, JayDee Mannes – pedal steel
  • David Campbell – horn and string arrangements
  • Ben Drury – logo, cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Deasy, Daniel Ryan, Padraic McMahon, Ben Carrigan and Kevin Horan.

  1. Santa Cruz (You’re Not That Far)
  2. Big Sur
  3. Don’t Steal Our Sun
  4. Deckchairs and Cigarettes
  5. One Horse Town
  6. Old Friends, New Lovers
  7. Say It Ain’t So
  8. Hollywood Kids
  9. Just Travelling Through
  10. Your Love Is Like Las Vegas
  11. ‘Til the Tide Creeps In / Plans (hidden track)

 

On May 21, 1990.

On May 21, 1990, “Virgin” label released “Vol. II: 1990 – A New Decade”, the second Soul II Soul studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by Jazzie B. and Nellee Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Jazzie B- musical director, vocals, mixing
  • Marcia Lewis, Lamya Hafidh Sultan Al-Mugheiry, Kym Mazelle, Pinise Sula, Sonti Mndebele, Nomsa Caluza, Bambi Fazakerley, Victoria Wilson-James, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Brathwaite – vocals
  • Philip “Daddae” Harvey – vocals, guitars, percussion
  • Courtney Pine- saxophone
  • Michael McEvoy- piano, keyboards
  • Nellee Hooper – mixing
  • Tony “Dobie” Campbell – assistant producer
  • Howard Bernstein- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Get a Life – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  2. Love Come Through – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Michael McEvoy, Lamya Almugheira
  3. People – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  4. Missing You – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Simon Law, Kym Mazelle
  5. Courtney Blows – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  6. 1990 A New Decade – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Tony Campbell
  7. A Dream’s a Dream – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Simon Law
  8. Time (Untitled) – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  9. In the Heat of the Night – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  10. Our Time Has Now Come – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne, Tony Campbell

 

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “Favorite Gentlemen Recordings” label released “Simple Math”, the third Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded August – December 2010, at “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Dan Hannon, Andy Hull, Robert McDowell, Jonathan Corley and Cristopher Freeman.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hull— lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboard, lyrics
  • Robert McDowell — backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Jonathan Corley — backing vocals, bass
  • Christopher Freeman — backing vocals, percussion,  organ,  piano, synthesizer

String ensemble

  • Eddie Horst — conductor
  • Ben Talmi — string arrangements
  • Greg Martin — additional string arranging
  • Justin Burns, Joy A. Christy, Kenn Wagner, Sheela Iyengar, Olga Shpitko, Sou-Chun Su — violin
  • Wesley P. Collins, Tania Maxwell, Joli Wu — viola
  • Karen Freer, Charae Krueger, Daniel Laufer — cello
  • Len Clark, Benjamin Homola, Timothy Very — drums
  • Daniel Dewitt— trombone
  • Brad Fisher — trumpet

 School choir

  • Lyndsey Laborde — choir vocals
  • Eli Hannon — choir vocals
  • Jake Hannon — choir vocals
  • Emily Ammons — choir vocals
  • Grace Ammons — choir vocals
  • Joe Chiccarelli — mixing
  • Vlado Meller — mastering
  • Lowell Reynolds, Brad Fisher — engineering
  • Billy Hume — additional engineering
  • Graham Hope — mixing assistant
  • Brian Manley — design, layout
  • Carson Donnelly, Jay Harren — A&R

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. Deer
  2. Mighty
  3. Pensacola
  4. April Fool
  5. Pale Black Eye
  6. Virgin
  7. Simple Math
  8. Leave It Alone
  9. Apprehension
  10. Leaky Breaks

On April 26, 2005.

On April 26, 2005, “Virgin” label released “Paper Tigers”, the fourth Caesars studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2004, and was produced by Joakim Åhlund and Michael H. Brauer.

Personnel:

  • César Vidal– lead vocals, guitar
  • Joakim Åhlund– guitar, mixing
  • Nino Keller – vocals, drums
  • David Lindquist – bass guitar
  • Kristoffer Nergårdh – piano
  • Björn Yttling – Farfisa organ, phillycorda
  • Hector Araya – strings
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • Michael Brauer– mixing
  • Lasse Mårtén – engineer
  • Pontus Olsson – engineer
  • Ismail Samie – A&R
  • Fredrik Wennerlund – photography

Track listing:

All written by Joakim Åhlund, except where noted.

  1. Spirit – Joakim Åhlund, Nino Keller
  2. It’s Not the Fall That Hurts
  3. Out There – César Vidal
  4. Jerk It Out
  5. May the Rain
  6. My Heart Is Breaking Down
  7. Paper Tigers
  8. Your Time Is Near
  9. Throwaway – Joakim Åhlund, César Vidal
  10. Winter Song
  11. We Got to Leave
  12. Soul Chaser
  13. Good and Gone

On April 11, 2008.

On April 11, 2008, “Virgin” label released “Konk”, the second Kooks studio album. It 2007, It was recorded in 2007, at “Konk Studios”, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.

Personnel:

  • Luke Pritchard – lead vocals, guitar
  • Hugh Harris – guitar, backing vocals
  • Max Rafferty – bass, backing vocals
  • Paul Garred – drums

Track listing:

  1. See the Sun – Luke Pritchard, Paul Garred
  2. Always Where I Need to Be – Luke Pritchard
  3. Maker – Luke Pritchard
  4. Do You Wanna – Luke Pritchard
  5. Gap – Paul Garred, Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  6. Love It All – Luke Pritchard, Max Rafferty
  7. Stormy Weather – Luke Pritchard
  8. Sway – Luke Pritchard
  9. Shine On – Luke Pritchard
  10. Down to the Market – Luke Pritchard
  11. One Last Time – Luke Pritchard
  12. Tick of Time – Luke Pritchard
  13. All Over Town – Luke Pritchard