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On August 14, 2020.

On August 14, 2020, “14th Floor” label released “A Celebration of Endings”, the eighth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Lotus Easter Studio” in Santa Monica, California, “United Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” and Rockstone Studios in London, and was produced by Rich Costey and Steve Mac.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Zac Rae – additional keyboards
  • Steve Mac – additional keyboards
  • Rob Mathes – string arrangements, conducting
  • Jenny Nendick – conducting
  • Jackie Shave – concertmaster
  • Magnus Johnston – violin
  • Perry Montague-Mason – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Pete Hanson – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Debbie Widdup – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Chris Tombling – violin
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Rachel Roberts – viola
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jonathan Williams – cello
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Jonathan Allen – string recording
  • Paul Pritchard – string recording assistant
  • Neil Dawes – string recording assistant
  • KT Pipal – engineering
  • Mario Borgatta – engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – engineering
  • Cecil Barlett – engineering
  • Dann Pursey – engineering
  • Koby Merman – additional mix engineering and digital editing
  • Dalton Ricks – additional mix engineering
  • Ross Newbauer – additional mix engineering
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • James Rushent – additional production
  • Chris Laws – additional programming, engineering
  • Joe La Porta – mastering
  • Thomas Robson – cover artwork
  • Simon Neil – additional artwork, art direction
  • Richard Welland – art direction
  • Ash Reynolds – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. North of No South
  2. The Champ
  3. Weird Leisure
  4. Tiny Indoor Fireworks
  5. Worst Type of Best Possible
  6. Space – Steve Mac
  7. End Of
  8. Instant History – Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  9. The Pink Limit
  10. Opaque
  11. Cop Syrup

On May 24, 2019.

On May 24, 2019, “étienne” and “BMG” labels released “California Son”, the twelfth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded July – August 2018, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey– lead vocals
  • Steve Aho – orchestration, music copying, musician contractor
  • Boz Boorer– acoustic guitar, electric rhythm guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
  • Joe Chiccarelli– recording, mixing, stylophone, drum programming
  • Roger Manning – electric piano, synthesisers, keyboards, backing vocals, string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Zac Rae– organ, upright piano, keyboards
  • Gustavo Manzur – synthesisers, accordion
  • Jesse Tobias– electric guitar, 12-string electric guitar, slide guitar, electric rhythm guitar, fuzz guitar, electric baritone guitar, backbeat guitar, acoustic guitar, ebow guitar
  • Dave Levita – acoustic guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • Matthew Ira Walker – drums, drum programming
  • Valerie Pinkston – group vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – group vocals
  • Brigette Bryant – group vocals
  • Ed Droste– backing vocals
  • Billie Joe Armstrong– backing vocals
  • Ariel Engle– backing vocals
  • Sameer Gadhia– backing vocals
  • Petra Haden– backing vocals
  • LP– additional vocals
  • Lydia Night– backing vocals
  • Little Willie Iniesta – vocals, dog barking
  • Bill Mims – recording
  • Chris Dugan – additional engineering
  • Tim Kvasnosky– additional engineering
  • Marcus Paquin – additional engineering
  • Ryan Freeland – mixing
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Chris Allgood – mastering
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Lars Fox – digital editing
  • Liam Lynch – art, design
  • Michael Muller – front photography photography

Track listing:

  1. Morning Starship – Jobriath
  2. Don’t interrupt the Sorrow – Joni Mitchell
  3. Only a Pawn in Their Game – Bob Dylan
  4. Suffer the Little Children – Buffy Sainte – Marie
  5. Days of Decision – Phil Ochs
  6. It’s Over – Roy Orbison, Bill Dees
  7. Wedding Bell Blues – Laura Nyro
  8. Loneliness Remembers What happiness Forgets – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Lady Willpower – Jerry Fuller
  10. When You Close Your Eyes – Carly Simon, Billy Mernit
  11. Lenny’s Tune – Tim Hardin
  12. Some Say I Got the Devil – Melanie Safka

 

On July 21, 2017.

On July 21, 2017, “Polydor” and “Interscope” labels released “Lust for Life”, the fifth Lana Del Rey studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid, Benny Blanco, Boi-1da, Emile Haynie, Tim Larcombe, Sean Ono Lennon, Max Martin, Metro Boomin, Mighty Mike and Jahaan Sweet.

Personnel:

  • Lana Del Rey– vocals
  • The Weeknd– vocals
  • ASAP Rocky– vocals
  • Playboi Carti– vocals
  • Stevie Nicks– vocals, backing vocals
  • Sean Ono Lennon– vocals, shaker, timpani, electric upright bass, acoustic and electric guitar, celesta, harpsichord, glass harmonica, Mongolian bells, Mellotron
  • Rick Nowels– bass, Mellotron, vibraphone, keyboards, synth pads, piano, strings, celesta, organ, acoustic guitar, flute, 808 bass, solina, synth bass, electric piano, choir
  • Kieron Menzies – drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizer, synth pads, tape loops, bass, strings, modem, piano, engineering, mixing
  • Dean Reid – electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, drums, percussion, bass guitar, synth bass, vocoder, flute, Mellotron, brass, effects, engineering, mixing
  • Zac Rae – synthesizer, strings, harpsichord, drums, percussion, bass guitar, electric guitar, piano, organ, Mellotron, guitar
  • Patrick Warren – harmonium, synthesizer, waterphone, tack piano, strings, piano, organ, bassoon, flute
  • Mighty Mike – bongos, drums, percussion, keyboards, percussion
  • David Levita – electric guitar
  • Trevor Yasuda – engineering, keyboards
  • Aaron Sterling– live drums, tambourine, percussion
  • Tim Larcombe – electric guitar, drums, Mellotron
  • Metro Boomin– drums, percussion, synth bass
  • Benny Blanco– drums, keyboards, mixing
  • Max Martin– Juno bass
  • Ali Payami– drum programming
  • Dan Heath– orchestra overture
  • David Palmer– synthesizer
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • T-Minus– cello, synth
  • Boi-1da– drums, bass
  • Jahaan Sweet – piano
  • Andrew Joseph Gradwohl Jr. – synthesizer
  • Berkay Birecikli – percussion
  • Hector Delgado – engineering, effects
  • Emile Haynie– drums, synthesizer, mixing
  • Gary Ferguson – live drums
  • Chris Garcia, Jordan Stilwell, Matthew Cullen – engineering, mixing
  • Adam Ayan, Mike Bozzi – mastering
  • Chuck Grant, Neil Krug – photography
  • Mat Maitland, Markus Bagå – design

Track listing:

  1. Love – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Benjamin Levin, Emile Haynie
  2. Lust for Life – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Abel Tesfaye, Max Martin
  3. 13 Beaches – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  4. Cherry – Lana Del Rey, Tim Larcombe
  5. White Mustang – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  6. Summer Bumme – Lana Del Rey, Matthew Samuels, Rakim Mayers, Jordan Carter, Tyler Williams, Jahaan Sweet, Andrew Joseph Gradwohl Jr.
  7. Groupie Love – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Rakim Mayers
  8. In My Feelings – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  9. Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  10. God Bless America – and All the Beautiful Women in It – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  11. When the World Was at War We Kept Dancing – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Dean Reid
  12. Problems – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Justin Parker, Stevie Nicks
  13. Tomorrow Never Came – Lana Del Rey, Sean ono Lennon, Rick Nowels
  14. Heroin – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  15. Change – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels
  16. Get Free – Lana Del Rey, Rick Nowels, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid

 

On June 6, 2006.

On June 6, 2006, “Zero Summer” label released “Time Without Consequence”, the debut Alexi Murdoch album. It was recorded 2004 – 2006, and was produced by Alexi Murdoch.

Personnel:

  • Alexi Murdoch– vocals, guitar, slide guitar, piano, harmonium, organ, keyboards, snare drum, cymbals, tambourine
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Greg Leisz- guitar, pedal steel guitar
  • Pete Thomas- tom tom
  • Jay Bellerose- drums, tambourine, percussion
  • Zac Rae – keyboards, vibraphone
  • Joel Shearer – guitar, shaker, background vocals
  • Deron Johnson- Fender Rhodes piano
  • Ben Peeler – lap steel guitar
  • Marvin Etzioni- mandolin
  • Sophie Barker- background vocals
  • Brett Simons – double bass, electric bass
  • Oliver Kraus- cello
  • Al Sgro – drums, background vocals
  • Jason McKenzie – tabla
  • Ramy Antoun – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Alexi Murdoch.

  1. All My Days
  2. Breathe
  3. Home
  4. Song for You
  5. Dream About Flying
  6. Wait
  7. Love You More
  8. Blue Mind
  9. Shine
  10. 12
  11. Orange Sky

On May 18, 2004.

On May 18, 2004, “Maverick” label released “So-Called Chaos”, the sixth Alanis Morissette studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Groovemasters” in Santa Monica, “The Village Recorder”, “Henson Studios”, and “Stage and Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Alanis Morissette, Tim Thorney and John Shanks.

Personnel:

  • Alanis Morissette – vocals, piano, keyboards, art direction
  • Eric Avery– bass
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Paul Bushnell – bass
  • Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • Tim Thorney– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboards
  • Zac Rae – piano, keyboards, vibraphone
  • David Levita – acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Joel Shearer – acoustic and electric guitar, bouzouki
  • Paul Livingstone– sitar
  • John Shanks – guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Jason Orme – electric guitar
  • Blair Sinta – drums, programming
  • Scott Gordon – programming, engineer, drum programming
  • Jeff Rothschild – programming, engineer
  • Mark Valentine – engineer
  • Bill Lane, Kevin Mills, Errin Familia, Jason Wormer, Rich Tosi – assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Guy Oseary, Danny Strick – A&R
  • Shari Sutcliffe – project coordinator
  • Sheryl Nields – photography
  • Frank Maddocks – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alanis Morissette.

  1. Eight Easy Steps
  2. Out Is Trough
  3. Excuses
  4. Doth I Protest Too Much
  5. Knees of My Bees
  6. So-Called Chaos
  7. Not All Me
  8. Spineless
  9. Everything

On April 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Big Machine” label released “Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello”, the seventeenth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Julian Raymond.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander– lead vocals, guitar solo
  • Rick Nielsen– lead guitar, background vocals
  • Tom Petersson– bass, background vocals
  • Daxx Nielsen – drums, background vocals
  • Wayne Kramer– guitar solo
  • Tim Lauer, Zac Rae, Bennett Salvay – keyboards
  • Robin T. Zander, Johnny Keach, Chris Deaton, Julian Raymond – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Heart on the Line – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Gregg Giuffria, Julian Raymond, Daxx Nielsen
  2. No Direction Home – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson
  3. When I Wake Up Tomorrow – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson
  4. Do You Believe Me – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson, Daxx Nielsen
  5. Blood Red Lips – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson
  6. Sing My Blues Away – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson
  7. Roll Me – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson, Daxx Nielsen
  8. The In Crowd – Billy Page
  9. Long Time No See Ya – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson, Daxx Nielsen
  10. The Sun Never Sets – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson
  11. All Strung Out – Julian Raymond, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson

 

On November 6, 2012.

On November 6, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Music from Another Dimension!”, the fifteenth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded July 2011/ March – April 2012,  at “Pandora’s Box”, “The Boneyard”, “Poppy Studios”, “Swing House Studios”, “Mad Dog Studios”, “Spitfire Studio”, “Retro Activ Studios”, “Briar Patch Studios” and “Hensen Studios”, and was produced by Jack Douglas, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Marti Frederiksen. It was band’s first studio album since 2004’s “Honkin’ on Bobo” and the first to feature all-new material since 2001’s “Just Push Play”.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, drums, arrangement, backing vocals
  • Joe Perry– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Brad Whitford– rhythm guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass, lead vocals
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Julian Lennon, Melanie Taylor, Sharlotte Gibson, Laura Jones – background vocals
  • Tom Scott, Jessy J– saxophone tenor
  • John Mitchell– saxophone baritone
  • Bill Reichenbach, Jr.– trombone
  • Gary Grant– trumpet
  • Larry Hall– trumpet
  • Mia Tyler– backing vocals
  • Russ Irwin– piano, backing vocals
  • Carrie Underwood– featured vocals
  • Johnny Depp, Bruce Witkin – background vocals
  • Paul Santo – Hammond organ, keyboards, mellotron
  • Rudy Tanzi– Hammond organ
  • The Section Quartet: Daphne Chen – violin, Eric Gorfain– violin, Lauren Chipman – viola, Richard Dodd – cello
  • Jesse Sky Kramer – drums
  • Zac Rae – piano, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Desmond Child– piano
  • Jesse Kotansky – violin solo
  • Daniel J. Coe – synthesizer, synthesizer, programming, arrangement
  • Rick Dufay– rhythm guitar
  • Jack Douglas– mixing, arrangement, percussion, keyboards, organ; synthesizer, backing vocals; outro piano
  • Marti Frederiksen– pro tools, backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, Roland synthesizer
  • Warren Huart– engineering, mixing, backing vocals
  • Al Schmidt, Chris Lord-Alge, Neal Avron– mixing
  • Anthony Focx– pro tools editing
  • Daphne Chen, Tom Scott– arrangement
  • Casey Patrick Tebo– artwork
  • Slash– inside artwork

Track listing:

  1. LUV XXX – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  2. Oh Yeah – Joe Perry
  3. Beautiful – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  4. Tell Me – Tom Hamilton
  5. Out Go the Lights – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  6. Legendary Child – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance
  7. What Could Have Been Love – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Russ Irwin
  8. Street Jesus – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Joe Perry
  9. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  10. Lover A lot – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, Jesse Kramer, Marco Moir
  11. We All Fall Down – Diane Warren
  12. Freedom Fighter – Joe Perry
  13. Closer – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer
  14. Something – Joe Perry
  15. Another Last Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Desmond Child, Joe Perry

 

On October 21, 2016.

On October 21, 2016, “Columbia” label released “You Want It Darker”, the fourteenth and final Leonard Cohen studio album.  It was recorded April – July 2016, at Leonard Cohen’s house in Wilshire, Los Angeles, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen and Patrick Leonard.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen– vocals
  • Bill Bottrell– electric guitar, pedal steel guitar
  • Michael Chaves – keyboards, bass guitar, drumprogramming
  • Adam Cohen– classical guitar
  • Patrick Leonard– keyboards, organ, piano, bass synthesizer, bass guitar, percussion, drum programming
  • Brian Macleod – drums
  • Zac Rae – guitar, classical guitar, mandolin, keyboards, Mellotron, celesta, piano, Wurlitzer, floor tom, octophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. You Want it Darker – Patrick Leonard
  2. Treaty
  3. On the Level – Sharon Robinson
  4. Leaving the Table
  5. If I Didn’t Have Your Love – Patrick Leonard
  6. Traveling Light – Adam Cohen, Patrick Leonard
  7. It Seemed The Better Way – Patrick Leonard, Adam Cohen
  8. Steer Your Way – Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen
  9. String Reprise / Treaty – Leonard Cohen

 

On September 16, 2014.

On September 16, 2014, “Asthmatic Kitty” label released “This Is My Hand”, the fifth My Brightest Diamond album.  It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Zac Rae and Shara Worden.

Personnel:

  • Shara Worden– vocals, guitar, keyboards, drum programming, kalimba, wind and choral arrangements
  • Zac Rae – keyboards, guitar, percussion, drum programming
  • Casey Foubert – guitar, keyboards, autoharp, percussion, interruptions
  • Timo Andres– piano, celesta
  • Chris Bruce – bass guitar
  • Earl Harvin– drums, drum machine
  • Brian Wolfe – drums, percussions
  • Jason Treuting – glockenspiel
  • Megan Levin – harp
  • Alex Sopp – flute
  • Hideaki Aomori – alto saxophone, clarinet
  • CJ Camerieri – trumpet, horn
  • Michael Davis– trombone
  • Khorikos Choir – gang vocals
  • DM Stith- guest vocalist
  • Vocals recorded by John Smerek, Shara Worden, Zac Rae; Joel Hamburger (choir)
  • Vocal editing by Lawson White, Shara Worden, Zac Rae
  • Winds recorded by Pat Dillett assisted by David Groener
  • Drums recorded by Casey Foubert, Giovanni Nicoletta, Zac Rae
  • Mixed and mastered by  Husky Hoskulds
  • Layout, design by DM Stith
  • Cover photography by Bernd Preiml

Track listing:

All tracks by Shara Worden except where noted.

  1. Pressure
  2. Before the Words
  3. This Is My Hand
  4. Lover Killer – Helga Davis, Shara Worden, Zac Rae
  5. I Am Not the Bad Guy – Helga Davis, Shara Worden
  6. Looking at the Sun – Earl Harvin, Shara Worden
  7. Shape
  8. So Easy
  9. Resonance – Earl Harvin, Shara Worden
  10. Apparition – Shara Worden, Zac Rae, lyrics by Stéphane Mallarmé

On July 14, 2014.

On July 14, 2014, “Ninja Tune” label released “Hard Believer”, the sixth Fink studio album.It was recorded in November 2013 in Los Angeles, and was produced by Billy Bush.

Personnel:

  • Fin Greenall– lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitars, keyboards
  • Guy Whittaker – electric and acoustic bass, BVs
  • Tim Thornton– drums, electric and acoustic guitars, BVs
  • Ruben Hein– piano
  • Zac Rae – synths, effects

Track listing:

All tracks by Fin Greenall, Tim Thornton and Guy Whittaker, except where noted.

  1. Hard Believer
  2. Green and the Blue
  3. White Flag
  4. Pilgrim – Fin Greenall, Guy Whittaker, Tim Thornton, Ruben Hein, Zac Rae, Mackichan
  5. Two Days later
  6. Shakespeare
  7. Truth Begins
  8. Looking Too Closely
  9. Too Late
  10. Keep Falling – Fin Greenall, Guy Whittaker, Tim Thornton, Ruben Hein, Zac Rae, Ryan Keen