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In November 1981.

In November 1981, “Korova” label released “From the Lions Mouth”, the second  Sound studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouthshire, Wales, and was produced by Hugh Jones, Adrian Borland, Michael Dudley, Graham Green and Max Mayers.

Personnel:

  • Adrian Borland– vocals, guitar
  • Michael Dudley – drums, percussion
  • Graham Green – bass guitar
  • Max Mayers – keyboards
  • Hugh Jones, Julian Mendelsohn – engineer
  • Briton Rivière– cover artwork
  • Howard Hughes – cover concept
  • Simon Fowler – sleeve liner photo photography

Track listing:

  1. Winning – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  2. Sense of Purpose – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  3. Contact the Fact – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green
  4. Skeletons – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  5. Judgement – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green
  6. Fatal Flaw – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  7. Possession – Adrian Borland, Adrian Janes
  8. The Fire – Adrian Borland, Max Mayers, Graham Green, Michael Dudley
  9. Silent Air – Adrian Borland
  10. New Dark Age – Adrian Borland
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On November 5, 2007.

On November 5, 2007, “Floor Records” label released “The Wombats Proudly Present… A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation”, the debut Wombats studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, “Brick Lane” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by  Stephen Harris, Jimmy Robertson, Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis and Tord Øverland-Knudsen.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Murphy– vocals, guitar, synthesizers, piano
  • Dan Haggis – backing vocals, drums, synthesizers, piano, stylophone, harmonica, melodica
  • Tord Øverland-Knudsen – backing vocals, bass, synthesizers, cello
  • Llangattock Primary School – kids choir
  • Ian McNabb – banjo

Track listing:

All lyrics by Matthew Murphy, except where noted; all music by , Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis and Tord Øverland-Knudsen. except where noted.

Track listing:

  1. Tales of Girls, Boys & Marsupials – lyrics by Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis, Tord Øverland-Knudsen
  2. Kill the Director
  3. Moving to New York
  4. Lost in the Post
  5. Party in a Forest (Where’s Laura?)
  6. School Uniforms
  7. Here Comes the Anxiety
  8. Let’s Dance to Joy Division
  9. Backfire at the Disco
  10. Little Miss Pipedream
  11. Suzanne Mattox PhD (includes elements from the chorus of Help Me, Rhonda, by the Beach Boys)
  12. Patricia the Stripper
  13. My First Wedding ( includes the hidden track Tales of Girls, Boys and Marsupials, piano instrumentation version)

 

On September 24, 1990.

On September 24, 1990, “GWR” label released “Space Bandits”, the sixteenth   Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded April – June 1990, at “Rockfield Studios” in Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, and was produced by Paul Cobbold.

Personnel:

  • Bridget Wishart– vocals
  • Dave Brock– vocals, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Alan Davey– vocals, bass guitar
  • Simon House– violin
  • Harvey Bainbridge– vocals, keyboards
  • Richard Chadwick– drums
  • Joe Petagno – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Images – Bridget Wishart, Dave Brock, Alan Davey
  2. Black Elk Speaks – Black Elk, Dave Brock
  3. Wings – Alan Davey
  4. Out of the Shadows – Doug Buckley, Dave Brock, Alan Davey
  5. Realms – Alan Davey
  6. Ship of Dreams – Dave Brock
  7. V. Suicide – Harvey Bainbridge

 

On September 20, 2010.

On September 20, 2010, “Columbia” label released “Postcards from a Young Man”, the tenth Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded October 2009 – June 2010, at “Faster Studio” in Cardiff, Wales, and was produced by James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, Sean Moore, Dave Eringa and Loz Williams.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, mandola
  • Nicky Wire– bass guitar, acoustic guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Sean Moore– drums, percussion, trumpet
  • Ian McCulloch– co-lead vocals
  • John Cale– keyboards, noise
  • Duff McKagan– bass guitar
  • Loz Williams – piano, Hammond organ, mellotron
  • Nick Naysmith – piano, Hammond organ
  • Catrin Wyn Southall – vocal arrangement, backing vocals
  • Melissa Henry, Osian Rowlands, Gareth Treseder, Fflur Rowlands, Roland George, Aled Powys Williams – backing vocals
  • Andy Walters – string arrangement, strings
  • Joanna Walters, Carly Worsford, Bernard Kane, Simon Howes, Nathan Stone, Richard Phillips, Claudine Liddington – strings
  • Chris Lord-Alge, Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Dave Eringa– engineering, mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Loz Williams – engineering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire; all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore, except where noted.

  1. (It’s Not War) Just the End of Love
  2. Postcards from a Young Man
  3. Some Kind of Nothingness – Wire
  4. The Descent (Pages 1 & 2)
  5. Hazelton Avenue
  6. Auto-Intoxication
  7. Golden Platitudes
  8. I Think I Found It – James Dean Bradfield
  9. A Billion Balconies Facing the Sun
  10. All We Make Is Entertainment
  11. The Future Has Been Here 4Ever
  12. Don’t be Evil

On July 12, 1999.

On July 12, 1999, “Island” label released “Before the Calm”, the debut Witness album. It was recorded 1998–1999 at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Phil Vinall.

Personnel:

  • Gerard Starkie – vocals, guitars
  • Ray Chan – guitars
  • Dylan Keeton – bass
  • John Langley – drums
  • Julian Pransky-Poole – additional instrumentation
  • Paul Read – engineer
  • Phelan Kane – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton and John Langley, except where noted.

  1. Second Life
  2. Scars
  3. Freezing Over Morning
  4. Hijacker
  5. My Own Old Song
  6. So Far Gone
  7. Cause and Effect
  8. Heirloom – Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton, John Langley,, Harte
  9. Audition
  10. My Friend Will See Me Through
  11. Still

 

On May 11, 2009.

On May 11, 2009, “Search and Destroy” label released “Align the Planets”, the debut In Case of Fire studio album. It was recorded April—May 2008 at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and “Miloco Studios” in London, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Steve Robinson — lead vocals, guitars
  • Colin Robinson — drums, percussion
  • Mark Williamson — backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Rocky O’Reilly — programming
  • Audrey Riley — cello
  • Chris Sheldon— mixing
  • Guy Massey — engineering
  • Ted Jensen — mastering
  • John Dunne — pro tools, engineering assistant
  • Jeff Gilligan — art direction, design
  • Paul Harries — photography
  • Craig Jennings — A&R

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Robinson, all music by Steve Robinson, Colin Robinson and Mark Williamson.

  1. This Time We Stand
  2. The Cleansing
  3. Do What I Say
  4. Align The Planets
  5. Parallels
  6. Plan A — samples narrationby Martin Luther King
  7. Enemies
  8. Landslides
  9. Violence and Pictures
  10. And Sorrow
  11. A Pale New Costume
  12. Second Revelation

On April 9, 2010.

On April 9, 2010, “Island” label released “Cohesion”, the fourth Gyroscope studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Sanders – vocals, guitar
  • Zoran Trivic – guitar
  • Brad Campbell – bass guitar
  • Rob Nassif – drums

Track listing:

  1. Live Without You
  2. I Still Taste Blood
  3. Baby, I’m Gettin’ Better
  4. Some of the Places I Know
  5. Tunnel Vision
  6. Working with Wood
  7. Fifty500
  8. What Do I Know About Pain?
  9. Don’t Forget Me When I Die
  10. Run
  11. White Dove / Black Crow
  12. Spider