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On November 12, 2007.

On November 12, 2007, “WEA” label released “Le Cœur d’un homme”, album by Johnny  Hallyday. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Yvan Cassar.


  • Johnny Hallyday – vocals
  • Tony Joe White- electric guitar
  • Taj Mahal- guitar
  • Doyle Bramhall II- electric and slide guitar
  • Claude Engel – acoustic, electric and slide guitar
  • Mark Goldenberg- acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Christophe Guiot – violone
  • James Harman- harmonica
  • Freddy Koella – acoustic, electric, slide and resonator guitar
  • Greg Leisz- lap steel guitar
  • Robin LeMesurier – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Keb’ Mo’- resonator guitar
  • Paul Personne- electric guitar
  • Brian Ray- electric guitar
  • Eric Sauviat – acoustic, electric, slide, baritone and resonator guitar
  • Greg Szlapczynski – harmonica
  • Laurent Vernerey – double bass
  • Yvan Cassar – piano, organ
  • Geoff Dugmore, Denis Benarrosch, Abraham Laboriel, Sr.- drums, percussion
  • Jean Michel Tavernier – brass arrangement
  • Eric Chevalier – programming
  • Daniel Angeli, Sylvie Lancrenon, Jim Marshall, Alain Rolland – photography

Track listing:

  1. Monument Valley – Christian Lejalé, Yvan Cassar, Laurent Vernerey
  2. Etre un homme – Marie-Laure Douce, Yvan Cassar, Laurent Vernerey
  3. Always – Didier Golemanas, Alain Goldstein, Didier Golemanas
  4. Chavirer les foules – Michel Mallory
  5. Vous madame – Jacques Veneruso
  6. Je reviendrai dans tes bras – Jean Fauque, Fred Blondin
  7. Que restera-t-il ? – Didier Golemanas
  8. T’aimer si mal – Marc Lévy, Yvan Cassar
  9. Ma vie – Bruno Putzulu, Yvan Cassar, Laurent Vernerey
  10. Laquelle de toi – Bernard Droguet, Fred Blondin
  11. Sarbacane – Francis Cabrel
  12. Ce que j’ai fait de ma vie – Bernie Taupin, French adaptation :by Lionel Florence, Jim Cregan
  13. I Am the Blues – Bono, Simon Carmody


On July 6, 1987.

On July 6, 1987, “WEA” label released the fifth, self-titled Echo & the Bunnymen studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Conny’s Studio” in Cologne,  “ICP” in Brussels, “The Workhouse” in London, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Laurie Latham, Gil Norton, Ian McCulloch, Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson and Pete de Freitas.


  • Ian McCulloch– lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Will Sergeant– guitar
  • Les Pattinson– bass guitar
  • Pete de Freitas– drums
  • Henry Priestman– keyboards
  • Jake Brockman– keyboards
  • Ray Manzarek– keyboards
  • Stephen Morris– drums
  • Bruce Lampcov – mixing
  • Alex Haas – mixing assistant
  • Don Rodenbach – mixing assistant
  • Paul Gomersall, Stuart Barry – engineering
  • Brian Gardner– mastering
  • Anton Corbijn– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch and Les Pattinson except where noted.

  1. The Game
  2. Over You
  3. Bedbugs and Ballyhoo – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  4. All in Your Mind – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  5. Bombers Bay
  6. Lips Like Sugar
  7. Lost and Found
  8. New Direction
  9. Satellite – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  10. All My Life


On September 13, 1988.


On September 13, 1988, “WEA” label released “Ancient Heart”, the debut Tanita Tikaram studio album. It was recorded April–July 1988, at “Red House Studios” in Silsoe, and was produced by Rod Argent and Peter Van Hooke. The album was big success and was a hit globally (best selling album of 1989 in Germany), launching Tanita’s mainstream career.


  • Tanita Tikaram – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Isham– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Paul Brady– mandolin
  • David Lindley– violin
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Rod Argent– keyboards
  • Brendan Croker– guitar
  • Pete Beachill – trombone
  • Mitch Dalton – guitar
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • John Georgiadis – violin
  • Keith Harvey – cello
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Malcolm Messiter – oboe
  • Helen O’Hara– violin
  • Brendon O’Reilly – violin
  • Philip Todd – saxophone
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • Clem Clempson– guitar
  • Mark Creswell – guitar
  • Ian Jewell – viola
  • Rory McFarlane– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanita Tikaram.

  1. Good Tradition
  2. Cathedral Song
  3. Sighing Innocents
  4. I Love You
  5. World Outside Your Window
  6. For All These Years
  7. Twist in My Sobriety
  8. Poor Cow
  9. He Likes the Sun
  10. Valentine Heart
  11. Preyed Upon

On March 23, 1985.

Howard Jones Dream Into Action

On March 23, 1985, 1985, “WEA” released “Dream into Action”, the second Howard Jones studio album. It was recorded 1984–1985, at “Farmyard Studios” in Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, and was produced by Rupert Hine. The album was certified platinum by “BPI” in UK and by “RIAA” in US.


  • Howard Jones: vocals, electric piano, synthesizers, drums, percussion, drum programming, electric bass, synth bass
  • Martin Jones: bass guitar
  • Afrodiziak(Claudia Fontaine, Caron Wheeler, Naomi Thompson) & The Effervescents (Tania Matos, Kirstie Fulthorpe, Laura Bishop, Elizabeth Holden): backing vocals
  • The TKO Horns(Dave Pleurs, Alan Whetton, Jim Patterson, Brian Maurice)
  • Helen Liebman: cello
  • Andrew Scarth: recording assistant

Track listing:

.All tracks by Howard Jones.

  1. Things Can Only Get Better
  2. Life In One Day
  3. Dream Into Action
  4. No One Is to Blame
  5. Look Mama
  6. Assault And Battery
  7. Automaton
  8. Is There A Difference?
  9. Elegy
  10. Specialty
  11. Why Look For The Key
  12. Hunger For The Flesh

On March 9, 1984.

Humans Lib

On March 9, 1984, “WEA” label released “Human’s Lib”, the debut Howard Jones album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Rupert Hine and Colin Thurston. In its first week of release the album sold 100,000 copies, and later has been certified 2× Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.


  • Howard Jones – vocals, synthesizers, keyboards, drum machines
  • Davey Payne, Stephen W. Tayler– saxophone
  • Stuart Fowler – photography
  • Steg – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Howard Jones, except where noted.

  1. Conditioning – music by Howard Jones, lyrics by Bill Bryant
  2. What Is Love? – music by Howard Jones, lyrics by Bill Bryant and Howard Jones
  3. Pearl in the Shell
  4. Hide and Seek
  5. Hunt the Self – music by Howard Jones, lyrics by Bill Bryant and Howard Jones
  6. New Song
  7. Don’t Always Look at the Rain
  8. Equality – music by Howard Jines, lyrics by Bill Bryant and Howard Jones
  9. Natural – music by Howard Jones, lyrics by Bill Bryant
  10. Human’s Lib – music by Howard Jones, lyrics by Bill Bryant

On February 27, 1996.


On February 27, 1996, “WEA” label released “Pogue Mahone”, the seventh and last studio album by The Pogues. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Steve Brown and Stephen Hague.


  • Spider Stacy- vocals
  • Jem Finer- banjo, guitar, hurdygurdy, translation
  • Andrew Ranken- drums, vocals
  • Darryl Hunt- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • James McNally- accordion, whistle, low whistle, Uillean Pipes
  • David Coulter – mandolin, ukulele, djembe, shaker, tambourine
  • Jamie Clarke – guitar
  • Stephen Warbeck- mandolin, piano, accordion
  • Jon Sevink – fiddle
  • Caroline Lavelle- cello
  • Jocelyn Pook- viola
  • Jules Singleton – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Anne Wood – violin
  • Debsey Wykes – backing vocals
  • Steve Brown – backing vocals
  • Stephen Hague- backing vocals
  • Darryl Hunt- cover design, cover art
  • Claudia Pöschl – cover design, cover art
  • Steve Pyke- photography, portraits

Track listing:

  1. How Come – Ronnie Lane, Kevin Westlake
  2. Living in a World Without Her -Darryl Hunt, James McNally
  3. When the Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
  4. Anniversary – Jem Finer
  5. Amadie – Andrew Ranken
  6. Love You ‘Till the End – Darryl Hunt
  7. Bright Lights – Jem Finer
  8. Oretown – Jem Finer
  9. Pont Mirabeau – Jem Finer
  10. Tosspint – Jem Finer
  11. Four O’Clock in the Morning – Andrew Ranken
  12. Where That Love’s Been Gone – Andrew Ranken, Steven Skull
  13. The Sun and the Moon – James Clarke, Spider Stacy

On October 19, 1987.


On October 19, 1987, “WEA” label released “Kick”, the sixth INXS studio album.  It was recorded 1986–1987, at the “Rhinoceros Recordings” in Sydney, and “Studio De La Grande Armée” in Paris, and was produced by Chris Thomas.This is band’s commercially most successful album and is certified 6 x Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.


  • Michael Hutchence– lead vocals
  • Andrew Farriss– keyboards, guitar
  • Jon Farriss– drums, percussion
  • Tim Farriss– guitar
  • Kirk Pengilly– guitar, saxophone, vocals
  • Garry Gary Beers– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Farriss and Michael Hutchence, except where noted.

  1. Guns in the Sky – Michael Hutchence
  2. New Sensation
  3. Devil Inside
  4. Need You Tonight
  5. Mediate – Andrew Farris
  6. The Loved One – Ian Clyne, Gerry Humphreys, Rob Lovett
  7. Wild life
  8. Never Tear Us Apart
  9. Mystify
  10. Kick
  11. Calling All Nations
  12. Tiny Daggers