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On January 1, 1997.

On January 1, 1997, “ECM” label released “The River”, the 33th Ketil Bjørnstad album. It was recorded in June 1996, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ketil Bjørnstad: piano
  • David Darling: cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Ketil Bjørnstad, except where noted.

  1. I – William Byrd
  2. II
  3. III – William Byrd
  4. IV
  5. V
  6. VI
  7. VII
  8. VIII – David Darling, Ketil Bjørnstad
  9. IX
  10. X
  11. XI
  12. XII – Orlando Gibbons

On August 8, 2006.

On August 8, 2006, “Arista” label released “X”, the ninth Fourplay studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Ken Freeman, Bob James, Larry Carlton, Nathan East and Harvey Mason.

Personnel:

  • Bob James– keyboards
  • Larry Carlton– guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Harvey Mason– drums
  • Michael McDonald– vocals
  • Michele Pillar– vocals
  • Kevin DiSimone – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Turnabout – Bob James
  2. Cinnamon Sugar – Larry Carlton
  3. Eastern Sky – Marcel East, Nathan East
  4. Kid Zero – Harvey Mason
  5. My Love’s Leavin’ – Vivian Stanshall, Steve Winwood
  6. Screenplay – Bob James
  7. Twilight Touch – Harvey Mason
  8. Be My Lover – Larry Carlton, Nathan East
  9. Sunday Morning – Nathan East

On February 26, 2007.

On February 26, 2007, “Loog Records” label released “The Magic Position”, the third Patrick Wolf studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Patrick Wolf.

Personnel:

  • Patrick Wolf – lead vocals, grand piano, Kawaii Modular synths, baritone and soprano ukulele, mountain dulcimer, five- and 15-string kanteles, handclaps, clavichord, clavinet, audio and electronic programming,  theremin,  harmonium, Autoharp, locksand keys, bells, gongs, Morris bells
  • Marianne Faithfull– vocals
  • Edward Larrikin– vocals
  • Edward Larrikin– vocals
  • Jo Apps – backing and sister vocal
  • Derek Apps – bass and alto clarinets
  • Mark Rudland – trombones
  • Flip Phillipp – vibraphone, glockenspiel
  • Werner Dafeldecker – double bass
  • Richard Eigner – drums
  • Jeremy Shaw, Richard Eigner, Patrick Pulsinger and Anna at Eastcote – handclaps
  • Andreas Kaufmann – first violin
  • Alexej Barer – second violin
  • Victoria Sutherland – violin
  • Raphael Handschuh – viola
  • Rozaliya Rashkova – cello
  • Katy Wright – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Patrick Wolf.

  1. Overture
  2. The Magic Position
  3. Accident & Emergency
  4. The Bluebell
  5. Bluebells
  6. Magpie
  7. X
  8. Augustine
  9. Secret Garden
  10. Get Lost
  11. Enchanted
  12. The Stars
  13. Finale

In May 1981.

In May 1981, “Slash” label released “Wild Gift”, the second X album. It was recorded in March 1981, at “Clover Recorders” in Los Angeles, “Golden Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ray Manzarek. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Wild Gift” at number 333 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Exene– vocals
  • Billy Zoom– guitar
  • John Doe– vocals, bass
  • J. Bonebrake– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Doe and Exene Cervenka.

  1. The Once Over Twice
  2. We’re Desperate
  3. Adult Books
  4. Universal Corner
  5. I’m Coming Over
  6. It’s Who You Know
  7. In This House That I Call Home
  8. Some Other Time
  9. White Girl
  10. Beyond and Back
  11. Back 2 the Base
  12. When Our Love Passed Out on the Couch
  13. Year 1