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On December 6, 1994.

On December 6, 1994, “Trauma” and “Interscope” labels released “Sixteen Stone”, the debut Bush studio album. It was recorded in January 1994, at “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley, Gavin Rossdale, Nigel Pulsford, Dave Parsons and Robin Goodridge.

Personnel:

  • Gavin Rossdale– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, engineer
  • Nigel Pulsford– lead guitar, backing vocals, engineer
  • Dave Parsons– bass, engineer
  • Robin Goodridge – drums, engineer
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Gavyn Wright– violin, viola
  • Vincas Bundza – harmonica
  • Jasmine Lewis – backing vocals
  • Alessandro Vittorio Tateo, Winston – backing vocals
  • Clive Langer– engineer, mixing
  • David J. Holman, Paul Palmer – mixing
  • Danton Supple – assistant engineer
  • Robert Vosgien – mastering
  • Alan Winstanley– engineer, mixing
  • Debra Burley, Jackie Holland – co-ordination
  • Paul Cohen – photography, cover photo
  • Mark Lebon – photography
  • Gillian Spitchuk – paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Gavin Rossdale.

 Everything Zen

  1. Swim
  2. Bomb
  3. Little Things
  4. Comedown
  5. Body
  6. Machinehead
  7. Testosterone
  8. Monkey
  9. Glycerine
  10. Alien
  11. X-Girlfriend
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On October 25, 1984.

On October 25, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Bright Red”, the fifth Laurie Anderson studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “The Lobby” and “Skyline Studios” in New York City and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Laurie Anderson – vocals, keyboards
  • Brian Eno- treatments, keyboards
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Lou Reed– vocals, guitar
  • Adrian Belew- guitar
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals
  • Phillip Ballou – background vocals
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Ben Fenner – bass
  • Guy Klucevsek– accordion
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Greg Cohen– guitar, bass
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Kevin Killen – treatments
  • Neil Conti– shaker
  • Dougie Browne – drums
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen– music director
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Joe Ferla – additional basic tracks engineer
  • Ben Fenner – overdubs engineer
  • Alec Head – additional overdubs engineer
  • Hiro Ishihara, Andy Baker, Danton Supple, Miles Green – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Yolanda Cuomo – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Anderson except where noted

Bright Red

  1. Speechless (the Eagle and the Weasel)
  2. Bright Red – additional lyrics from Isaiah
  3. The Puppet Motel – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. Speak My Language
  5. World Without End
  6. Freefall
  7. Muddy River – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno

Tightrope

  1. Beautiful Pea Green Boat – additional lyrics from “The Owl and the Pussycat” by Edward Lear
  2. Love Among the Sailors
  3. Poison – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. In Our Sleep – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, music by Laurie Anderson
  5. Night in Baghdad
  6. Tightrope – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  7. Same Time Tomorrow

In February 1988.

In February 1988, “Demon” label released “Pinker and Prouder Than Previous”, the seventh Nick Lowe studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Arlyn Studios” in Austin, Texas; “Power Plant Studios” and “Westside Studios” in London, “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Nick Lowe, Colin Fairley and Dave  Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Nick Lowe – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Paul Carrack– organ, piano
  • John Hiatt, Mickey Gee– guitar
  • Geraint Watkins– keyboards
  • John David, Paul Bassman – bass
  • Kim Wilson– harmonica
  • Martin Belmont – electric guitar
  • Bobby Irwin – drums, background vocals
  • Pete Thomas, Terry Williams– drums
  • Jimmie Vaughan– electric guitar
  • Keith Morris– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe, except where noted.

  1. (You’re My) Wildest Dream
  2. Crying in My Sleep
  3. Big Hair
  4. Love Gets Strange – John Hiatt
  5. I Got the Love
  6. Black Lincoln Continental – Graham Parker
  7. Cry It Out
  8. Lovers Jamboree – Nick Lowe, Paul Carrack
  9. Geisha Girl – Lawton Williams
  10. Wishing Well
  11. Big Big Love – Ray Carroll, Wynn Stewart

On May 7, 2007.

On May 7, 2007, “Epic” label released “The Boy with No Name”, the fifth Travis studio album. It was recorded December 2004-January 2007, at “British Grove Studios”, “The Hospital”, “Kensaltown Studios”, “Mayfair Studios”, “RAK Studios”, “Westside Studios”, “The Zeppelin Studios”,” Hampstead Heath” in London, “Mercer Street”, “The Weston Park Hotel” and “Washington Square Park” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Orchard, Nigel Godrich, Mike Hedges, Fran Healy, Andy Dunlop, Dougie Payne, Neil Primrose and George Tandero.

Personnel:

  • Fran Healy– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Andy Dunlop– guitar
  • Dougie Payne– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Neil Primrose– drums
  • Steve Orchard – engineering
  • Mike Hedges– vocal recordings
  • George Tandero – engineering, mixing
  • Nigel Godrich– engineering
  • Matthieu Clouard – production assistant, vocal recordings
  • Jens L Thomsen – assistant engineer
  • Michael H. Brauer– mixing
  • Will Hensley – mix assistant
  • Emery Dobyns– Washington Square Park recording
  • Tappin Gofton– design, art direction
  • Stefan Ruiz – photograph
  • Julia Stone– backing vocals
  • KT Tunstall– backing vocals
  • Manon Morris – harp
  • Sarah Clarke – clarinet
  • Joby Talbot– string arrangement
  • Chris Worsey – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Zoe Martlew – cello
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Helena Wood – violin
  • Rick Koster – violin
  • Richard George – violin
  • Louisa Aldridge – violin
  • Jonathan Hill – violin
  • Darragh Morgan – violin
  • Jeff Moore – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Adrian Smith – viola
  • Reiad Chibah – viola
  • John Metcalfe – viola
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Sally Herbert– string arrangement, violin
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Calina De La Mare – violin
  • Oli Langford – viola

Track listing:

  1. 3 Times and You Loose – Fran Healy, Andy Dunlop
  2. Selfish Jean – Fran Healy
  3. Closer – Fran Healy
  4. Big Chair – Fran Healy, Andy Dunlop
  5. Battleship – Fran Healy
  6. Eyes Wide Open – Fran Healy
  7. My Eyes – Fran Healy
  8. One Night – Fran Healy
  9. Under the Moonlight – Susie Hug
  10. Out in Space – Fran Healy
  11. Colder – Fran Healy, Dougie Payne
  12. New Amsterdam – Fran Healy
  13. Sailing Away – Fran Healy

 

On November 22, 1985.

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On November 22, 1985, “Polydor” label released “Easy Pieces”, the second Lloyd Cole and the Commotions album. It was recorded in 1985, at “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley.

Personnel:

  • Neil Clark– guitar
  • Lloyd Cole– vocals, guitar
  • Blair Cowan– keyboards
  • Lawrence Donegan– bass guitar, guitar
  • Stephen Irvine – drums, tambourine
  • Jimmy Thomas, Jimmy Helms, Lance Ellington, Jimmy Chambers, Tony Jackson, Lynda Hayes – additional vocals
  • Anne Dudley– string arrangements
  • Gary Barnacle– brass arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Lloyd Cole.

  1. Rich
  2. Why I Love Country Music – Lloyd Cole, Blair Cowan
  3. Pretty Gone – Neil Clark, Lloyd Cole
  4. Grace
  5. Cut Me Down
  6. Brand New Friend – Lloyd Cole, Blair Cowan
  7. Lost Weekend – Neil Clark, Lloyd Cole, Lawrence Donegan
  8. James
  9. Minor Character – Neil Clark, Lloyd Cole
  10. Perfect Blue

 

On September 24, 1991.

Van Morrison

On September 24, 1991, “Polydor” label released “Hymns to the Silence” the twenty-first Van Morrison studio album.  His first studio double album was recorded in 1990 at “Wool Hall Studios” in Beckington, and at “Townhouse and Westside Studios”, in London, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocal, guitar, harmonica, alto saxophone
  • Haji Ahkba – flugelhorn
  • Derek Bell- synthesizer
  • The Chieftains
  • Terry Disley- piano
  • Neil Drinkwater – accordion, piano, synthesizer
  • Candy Dulfer- alto saxophone
  • Dave Early- drums, percussion
  • Georgie Fame- piano, Hammond organ, backing vocals
  • Eddie Friel – piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer
  • Steve Gregory- flute, baritone saxophone
  • Carol Kenyon- backing vocals
  • Katie Kissoon- backing vocals
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Paul Robinson – drums
  • Nicky Scott – bass
  • Kate St John- cor anglais

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Professional Jealousy
  2. I’m Not Feeling It Anymore
  3. Ordinary Life
  4. Some Peace of Mind
  5. So Complicated
  6. I Can’t Stop Loving You
  7. Why Must I Always Explain?
  8. Village Idiot
  9. See Me Through, Pt. 2 – traditional
  10. Take Me Back
  11. By His Grace
  12. All Saints Day
  13. Hymns to the Silence
  14. On Hyndford Street
  15. Be Thou My Vision – traditional
  16. Carrying a Torch
  17. Green Mansions
  18. Pagan Streams
  19. Quality Street
  20. It Must Be You
  21. I Need Your Kind of Loving