On November 9, 1998, “Century Media Records” label released “How to Measure a Planet?”, the fifth Gathering studio album. It was recorded July – October 1998, at “Bauwhaus Studios” in Amsterdam, “Wisseloord Studios” in Hilversum, Netherlands, and was produced by Attie Bauw.
On July 11, 1988,“Polydor” label released “Wings of Heaven” the seventh Magnum studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Wisseloord Studios” in Hilversum, Netherlands, and was produced by Albert Boekholt, Bob Catley, Tony Clarkin, Wally Lowe, Mark Stanway and Mickey Barker.
On August 3, 1987, “Phonogram” label released “Hysteria” the fourth Def Leppard studio album. It was recorded February 1984–January 1987, at “Wisseloord Studios” in Hilversum; “Windmill Lane Studio 2” in Dublin; “Studio Des Dames” in Paris, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. In 2004, “Hysteria” was ranked at number 464 on “Rolling Stone’s” magazine list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 10 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”; Diamond in US by the “RIIA” and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.
Joe Elliott – lead vocals
Phil Collen- guitars, backing vocals
Steve Clark- guitars, backing vocals
Rick Savage- bass, bass synthesiser, backing vocals
Rick Allen– drums
Robert John “Mutt” Lange– backing vocals
Rocky Newton – backing vocals
Philip “Art School” Nicholas – keyboards, Fairlight programming
Nigel Green – engineer, assistant engineer, mixing
Erwin Musper, Ronald Prent – engineer
Mike Shipley– mixing
Bob Ludwig, Howie Weinberg– mastering
Ross Halfin, Laurie Lewis – photography
Mark Flannery – tape operator
Art concept, design – Andie Airfix @ Satori
All tracks by Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Phil Collen, Steve Clark and Mutt Lange.
On October 3, 1980, “A&M” label released “Zenyatta Mondatta” the third Police studio album. It was recorded July – August 1980, at “Wisseloord Studios” in Hilversum, Netherlands, and was produced by The Police and Nigel Gray.The album won The Police two “Grammy Awards” including “Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal” for “Don’t Stand So Close to Me” and “Best Rock Instrumental Performance” for “Behind My Camel”. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.
Sting– bass guitar, lead and backing vocals, synthesizer
Andy Summers– guitar, backing vocals, guitar-synths, bass guitar, piano
Stewart Copeland– drums, backing vocals
Nigel Gray– engineering
Watalu Asanuma, Adrian Boot, Miles Copeland, Anton Corbijn, Danny Quatrochi – photography
Janette Beckman– cover photo, photography
Simon Ryan – design
Vartan– reissue art director
Michael Ross – art direction, design, photography
Bob Ludwig– remastering
All tracks by Sting, except where noted.
Don’t Stand So Close to Me
Driven to Tears
When the World Is Running Down, You Make the Best of What’s Still Around
On April 21, 1980, “Sire” label released “Hypnotised’, the third Undertones album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, at “Wisseloord Studios” in the Netherlands, and “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Roger Bechirian.
Feargal Sharkey- lead vocals
John O’Neill- guitar and vocals
Damian O’Neill- guitar, keyboards and vocals
Michael Bradley- bass and vocals
Billy Doherty – drums
More Songs About Chocolate And Girls – Damian O’Neill
There Goes Norman – J. J. O’Neill
Hypnotised – Damian O’Neill,Michael Bradley
See That Girl – J.J. O’Neill
Whizz Kids – Damian O’Neill
Under The Boardwalk – Kenny Young, Arthur Resnick
The Way Girls Talk – J.J. O’Neill
Hard Luck – J. J. O’Neill, Michael Bradley, Damian O’Neill, Billy Doherty, Feargal Sharkey
My Perfect Cousin – Damian O’Neill, Michael Bradley
Boys Will Be Boys – J. J. O’Neill, Damian O’Neill
Tearproof – J. J. O’Neill, Michael Bradley
Wednesday Week – J. J. O’Neill
Nine Times Out Of Ten – J. J. O’Neill, Billy Doherty