Annotation

Recorded at Metal Works Studios, Toronto.
Additional recording on 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13 at Assault & Battery Studios, London.
Additional recording on 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 at Strongroom Studios, London.
Strings recorded at Assault & Battery Studios, London.
Horns recorded at Metal Works Studios, Toronto.
Backing Vocals recorded at Strongroom Studios, London.
Dimitri Tikovoi appears courtesy of 140db.

Annotation last modified on 2009-06-12 16:39 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Kitty Litter
3:48
2 Ashtray Heart
3:32
3 Battle for the Sun
5:33
4 For What It’s Worth
5 2:48
5 Devil in the Details
4:29
6 Bright Lights
3:24
7 Speak in Tongues
4:06
8 The Never-Ending Why
5 3:24
9 Julien
4:43
10 Happy You’re Gone
3:51
11 Breathe Underwater
3:44
12 Come Undone
4:37
13 Kings of Medicine
5 4:14

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Natalia Bonner (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Gillon Cameron (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Gita Harcourt (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Stephen Hussey (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Kufu (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Deborah White (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
cello:
Ian Burdge (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Vicky Matthews (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Helen Rathbone (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
strings arranger:
Fiona Brice (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
viola:
Fiona Leggat (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Lydia Northcott (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Emma Owens (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
flute and tenor saxophone:
John Johnson (Canadian jazz saxophonist) (tracks 4, 8, 13)
piccolo and trumpet:
Steve McDade (tracks 4, 8, 13)
baritone saxophone:
Perry White (tracks 4, 8, 13)
horn arranger:
Peter Cardinali (tracks 4, 8, 13)
trombone:
Terry Promane (tracks 4, 8, 13)
additional engineer:
Neil Comber (track 6)
Catherine Marks (tracks 6, 11)
additional mixer:
Andy Savours (track 11)
assistant engineer:
Kevin Dietz (Recording engineer at Metalworks Studios) (tracks 1–13)
assistant mixer:
Darren Lawson (tracks 1–13)
background vocals:
Valerie Etienne (tracks 4–5, 7–9)
Hazel Fernandes (tracks 4–5, 7–9)
composer:
Steve Forrest (US drummer, member of Placebo) (tracks 1, 3–13)
Stefan Olsdal (tracks 1, 3–13)
Jordan Page (track 2)
Bill Lloyd (english live support for Placebo) (tracks 1, 3–13)
Steve Ludwin (track 2)
Brian Molko (tracks 1–13)
conductor:
Fiona Brice (tracks 3, 9–10, 13)
Peter Cardinali (tracks 4, 8, 13)
engineer:
James Brown (indie-rock engineer James 'Razors' Brown) (tracks 1–13)
lyricist:
Steve Forrest (US drummer, member of Placebo) (tracks 1, 3–13)
Stefan Olsdal (tracks 1, 3–13)
Jordan Page (track 2)
Bill Lloyd (english live support for Placebo) (tracks 1, 3–13)
Steve Ludwin (track 2)
Brian Molko (tracks 1–13)
mastering:
John Davis (Mastering) (tracks 1–13)
Tim Young (mastering engineer) (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
mixer:
David Bascombe (tracks 6, 8)
Alan Moulder (tracks 1–5, 7, 9–13)
performer:
Placebo (UK alternative rock band) (tracks 1–13)
producer:
David Bottrill (producer / mixer) (tracks 1–13)
Dimitri Tikovoï (track 13)
publisher:
Copyright Control (tracks 2, 2)
Nuxx (tracks 2, 2)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (tracks 1, 1–2, 2–3, 3–4, 4–5, 5–6, 6–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10, 10–11, 11–12, 12–13, 13)
recording of:
Ashtray Heart (track 2)
Battle for the Sun (track 3)
Breathe Underwater (track 11)
Bright Lights (track 6)
Come Undone (track 12)
Happy You're Gone (track 10)
Julien (track 9)
Kings of Medicine (track 13)
Kitty Litter (track 1)
Speak in Tongues (track 7)