Since when did you change her rank? I've read some old comments and the argueswere about why Madonna was no. Did you change your calculation or something :-?
We did change the calculation. The version numbers indicate the scoring system as well as fixes in the data.
The 2. X scoring switched the order. To be honest for the s whether Madonna or Mariah are number one in the s depends on the fine details of the calculation, in reality they are close enough to each other that the difference isn't significant.
We can say that the two of them are well ahead of the rest of the s acts. What about Phil Collins? Tallying his work from Genesis and his solo career,he has more hits and chart time than anyone from the 80s. I see you guys have received a lot of hateful comments, and it saddens me to see people unable to look past their preconceived notions of who should be where.
I admire your logarithms and think it's very cool to be able to look at various points in history and see who is on top and when. Just an idea, but I think it'd be cool to add in. Anyways, don't let anyone stop you! Good luck! Interesting suggestion. Actually since we make all our data available as Tough Times Dont Last - Bad English - Bad English (CD CSV file anyone can try various combinations using that data. If anyone finds a good way to apply these ideas we'd be interested to hear from you.
Are u kidding me? Usher has the MOST number 1 hit singles and the biggestselling album 'Confessions' within the entire 's decade, and isn't even in the top 5?? Did you read what it says at the top of the page? I think you might find this paper interesting. It's a Cross-evaluation of metrics to estimate the significance of creative works, it applied to films, but it might be interesting the same method applied to the music industry. Hope you find it useful!
Interesting, since it relies on "references" from one work to another I can't see how to apply it to music at least at the level of songs and albums we deal with. I think I know the answer to this question but when will the current decade get its own page?
First let me say that you can generate pretty much what that page would have on it from the CSV download file with a little sorting. As we've said in many other places it takes about 5 years for the results we create to be "reliable" becuase of missing data and issues with consolidation, etc so at the moment we would not trust any of our own results from later than about The site generation software could easily be modified to start generating the s page now, but the results would be so questionable that we would not be happy to put them out there.
Our guess would be that we would wait until we had a few reliable years before turning on the s page something like ? The "correct" way to solve this issue would be for someone to create a companion site that does this type of global consolidation but only for dates after, saythat way it could take advantage of the greater volume of data available and avoid the heavy maths we have to do to fairly combine the s with the s.
If anyone fancies taking on such a challange we'd be happy to discuss. This is just one way of calibrating success. There are many other ways as well. For example, fame, worldwide album sales, world tour grosses or the number of total attendees, success in specific genres etc. If you take any of these into account, the list would be very very different. This is a relatively personal account of mine but Prince never was as famous or popular as Michael although I like prince a lot too worldwide.
First lets deal with your claims, while it is likely that "Thriller" sold more than 40M copies and it is almost certainly the best selling album of all time "Bad" probably sold more like 30M copies and is almost certainly NOT in the top 10 selling albums of all time. And that is exactly the issue, some measures, such as worldwide album sales, world tour grosses and number of concert attendees have no reliable sources and a lot of silly claims. Using them to assess success would deliver unreliable results.
As for "success in specific genres" we don't even know where we could find such a measure. In contrast "position in charts" is possible to find for periods starting in and is reliable from the s onward in some places. The claim that we have not mentioned how we convert chart positions to a measure of "success" is both insulting and clearly wrong. We have described in detail how these rankings are generated just follow the links on this page and actually read the text rather than guessing what it will say.
We have also provided the raw data so you can do your own calculation, and invited anyone to explain either why this approach is unfair to certain artists or suggest how it could be improved.
One possible measure that would be an improvement would be to look at all the material released by an artist and see what proportion of it reached the charts. If you think you can do that we'd be interested to look at the results, if you are not prepared to put in that work we'll continue to rely on our results we have done the work you see.
We don't see how the statement that, according to our measure, in the s U2 had more success that Michael Jackson is in any way "trashing" him. This is just a statement of fact.
Thank you for creating this very informative site. Some of the artists listedas being the highest charting of a certain year or decade are completely different to what I had expected, but I trust that your data is far more reliable than my guesses. It's also interesting to see who the top artists of the early decades are - I would imagine that most people nowadays have never heard of Billy Murray or the Peerless Quartet, and yet they were once the most successful artists in the world.
I'm also curious about how much these lists would change if you did it for ten year periods starting at a different point, e. I'm guessing that some of the artists on these lists only rank as highly as they Album) because they happened to have all of their hit singles and albums within particular decades. Thanks for the kind words. You raise an interesting question, given that one could claim the main "seismic shifts" in music occurred in, say, and then the periods,etc would each seem to be more internally consistent than the arbitrary division by decade.
When we're using this data to generate our own "hits of the era" playlists we tend to do so for 5 year periods for example. The decades just seem to us to have too much diversity. We would agree that the division into decades does artificially favour certain artists, of course shifting to 5 year periods or starting each decade at a different "year number" would boost a different but just as arbitrary set of artists.
But you don't need to wonder about who would be, say, the highest scoring artists for albums fromyou can download our CSV file and quickly do the calculation yourself the answer is "U2", "Madonna" and "Prince" are all about the same and ahead of all the others, unless we allow "Original Soundtrack".
Playing with the CSV file in a spreadseet provides some interesting insights into the "bigger picture". We would recommend it but, of course we are data nerds. If you find something interesting we'd like to hear about it.
No matter what, the most important is not the number 1 place, is who you love. Many do not realize that The Osmonds have sold over million records. In the early 70's they beat out both The Beatles and Elvis for the most gold records received in one year at MJ made his own music!
And he did play instruments. MJ didn't need anyinstrumentalist to create songs for him. He made the melody and all the arrangement himself. If i repeat a song on some instrument that makes me a musician? Am i the composer of that song now? Beatles and Prince fans have the most dumbest ramblings on internet. Even some of the people on x-factor and American idol can sing and play instrument simultaneously.
In our experience it is very clear which artists have the dumbest fans on the internet. Also, Jackson had to fight to get his 1 song on MTV solely because he was black. Beatles didn't ever have to worry about things like that. In response to 2 post down. Micheal Jackson did not need any sessionmusicians. I suggest you listen to his bedroom recording of Billy Jean. Not a far trip to the released version. It is also quite obvious, if you know a bit about lyrics, to see who wrote Album).
He wrote his lyrics. They were the most important thing that drove his music. It really sounds like you don't know what you are talking about. The Beatles admittedly lifted many riffs. There is no reason for your comment. Definitely wrong to include Mariah Carey and Celine Dion. They should beexempt because they were married to the CEO of their record company.
In Garth was offically listed the 3rd biggest selling solo artist in theUSA of the sound scan era, From the late 80's early 90's. Believe it or not it is face.
Now is he is number 2. Why do MJ fans think that if they shout loudest then they will change the stats on their fave artist. MJ was a great live performer. However, he had to hire dozens of session musicians to make the music on his albums. He also had to hire many professional songwriters to compose or co-compose his recorded songs.
MJ was one of the great 'pop' singers of the 80's and yes, he was a brilliant live act. I am a Beatles fan. I am happy with their stats.
I will not shout out that they should have the best selling single album. I am happy with their overall album and singles sales.
They remain the biggest selling music act in history due to their original songs and their innovative musicianship and recording techniques. IT is impossible for any act to hold all the records.
But the Beatles continue to hold their own. MJ fans should be happy with what he did achieve in his time. He is still popular today and remains as big as Madonna or Prince.
Celebrate that. Michael Jackson should with out a doubt be at number one for the s. Michael Jackson had the 1st best selling album of the s which is also the biggest selling album ever ThrillerMichael Jackson has the 2nd best selling album of the s which is among the best selling albums ever bad.
Michael Jackson had more number ones than any other artist, had the most successful concert series and sold the most records. He became the most famous person in the world, revolutionised pop music and you can really justify putting him at number 4. He holds every musical record possible in the s so your list is extremely inaccurate and your excuses are also inaccurate.
Michael Jackson is the king of pop and the biggest selling artist in the world. He has influenced all of the most successful artists of the last few decades. If you can really look beyond those achievements by a Michael Jackson then you don't deserve to post on the internet because you're information is highly inaccurate and absolutely ridiculous.
You claim that record sales don't apply yet you've placed Elvis and the Beatles at number one for that exact reason. Stop being so ridiculous and open your eyes to the truth and the success of Michael Jackson.
Its true that "Thriller" was the biggest selling album, but "Bad" was certainly NOT the second biggest seller of the s and he certainly did NOT have more number ones than other artists in the s. Making exaggerated claims, like that he sold anywhere near the same total as The Beatles or Elvis just demonstrates why our data driven approach is so necessary.
The fact that Michael Jackson fans shout louder and are more abusive than others does not prove anything good about him. As we've explained a few times we don't "decide" to put him 4th, that's where the actual chart data places him. Even if we agreed with you that he in some way "should" be top in the s we'd have to find some strange combination of scores to put him there. The fact is that its the data that places him as the 4th artist of the s and no amount of shouting will change that.
Great article, and much more meaningful than grouping them all together to compare head-to-head. It's amazing what pops up - e. Glenn Miller. World population was much smaller at the start of the 20th century than today, and so of course were the US and UK populations. As a percentage of population, those earlier acts like the Beatles or Bing Crosby are far more impressive.
It wouldn't be too hard to do some quick calculations, based on populations at time of release, to create a meaningful top 10 that compares across decades, although there are other factors to consider, such as technology and globalisation of music sales. It's always tempting to prioritise music from within our own lifetime, and to ignore stuff we didn't grow up with, e. As a music lover, though, I want to go and seek out this stuff. Many years ago I read a newspaper article naming the ten best singers.
By chance do you know the two other singers? Your lists make a lot of sense. I noted Madonna was the 2nd most successful female artist for 3 decades. She has sold more than albums, she is an iconic woman proudly compared in sales with Michael Jackson, Elton John, Pink Floyd and other great artists. Hey I wonna know where is Taylor swift.
One of the most successful country music singer and now also on pop music. As the text says the data is only reliable up to about 5 years ago that is Most of Taylor Swift's hits have been later than that. Elvis was more successful because there wasn't as many options in music fromthe 40ss. Once the 60s came, music progressed to many variations which gave customers more options to choose from thus minimizing the individual success of all artist. That should be computed in your cheesy algorithm, as well as the civil rights act of which gave blacks completely equal rights.
Your arrogance in your so called unbiased algorithm doesn't take into account the different races individual circumstances, which culturally affect product sales.
It is impossible to make an accurate algorithm to determine a music artist success through many decades without taking everything into account. The only way to compare musicians without any bias is to put them in the same decade facing the same obstacles, which is impossible. The rest is just a matter of personal tastes. My opinion is that through cultural obstacles, Michael Jackson is the most successful. In terms of combination of songwriting, creativity, originality, skill, coupled with top hits and album sales, the most successful is the Beatles.
I give you credit for trying, this is still biased, even though it does not reflect your own personal biases. We discuss at length the various ways that our algorithm is biased, it is not perfect but it does try and take into account the ways that different periods interact with the charts.
We think the result is about as neutral as it can possibly be. Your suggestion that race should have any type of role is insulting, only an American would think so. Your mention of US domestic politics clearly demonstrates that you are American. The data here comes from countries outside the US, most of whom are a lot less racist than the US was for the period covered.
Michael Jackson as the most successful artist despite cultural obstacles - you must be joking. Mariah should only be First! It's a marketing gimmick, Mariah has 18 hits to her name seventeen self penned, I can't Name anyone to this day that can turn a note into the ground lift it up with a butterfly belt as high as she wants and take it further with her whistle xx she has no limits she's the queen bitch of what she does and as she came back you should all know she's coming back for all your asses!!
MC often imitated never duplicated! What of beyonce??? She sure is the artist of s! She is currently the higest paid black female artist from her Mrs carter show tour??? How come she isn't on the top five list???? The song list is always about 5 years behind so currently its only OK to about So, as it says in the text, this is not really trustworthy, other sites will have better data. Also has the most sold out tour dates in the Tough Times Dont Last - Bad English - Bad English (CD too.
So MJ is the most successful of the 80s. The list is not based on sales numbers because in reality no-one actually knows those. Madonna had more number one songs and more number one albums, so she scores higher. It doesn't matter how much you think Jackson "deserves" to be higher or even what our opinion isthe order on this page is determined by the facts not opinions.
In the UK Shakin Stevens was the biggest selling singles artist of the 80'showever using both Singles and albums i doubt he would be No 1. This list combines singles and albums and covers the whole world. We suspect the fact that he does not appear is entirely fair. He will always be KING and no other artist can touch him. I'm quite horrified to see that MJ has been ranked 4th in the s. Please visit wikipedia and read the Guiness book of World records to know more about MJ.
This site is for those that want to use the data to come to their views. You should feel free to believe Wikipedia and not let facts cloud your opinions. John Lennon said it best "before Elvis there was nothing". Mj was more plastic than human. When he died, they probably melted him down into a Lego, so little boys can play with him for a change. The Beatles, 2. Elvis 3. Abba for importance and influence; 1. Beatles, 2 Elvis 3. Michael Jackson or Madonna do not come close.
And of course Mariah Carrey or any hiphop act does not come close. Infact; in records sold or downloaded, or paid, The Beatles outscore any other artists since Clearly, on this site and a few others, the mj fans can't accept the fact that Elvis sold more and had way more hits around the world than he did.
Simply claiming that people have changed something forever shooldn't raisethem on a pedestal. Hitler also changed the course of history, but he's certainly nobody to worship. Regardless, let me make it clear that Elvis was good, but by no means equivalent to Michael Jackson. No, i'm actually not that big of a Michael Jackson fan Mariah Carey's my favorite and I wasn't born untilproving that my opinion is impartial and not bias in anyway I understand that the author of this used an algorithm and was unbiased, but for the record this is my input for the whole MJ vs Elvis "controversy".
We agree, Elvis was one of the most influential music acts of all time, Michael Jackson was not even the most successful act of the s.
They are in no way equivalent. The idea that because you are young you are impartial is in direct contradiction with our experience. So we would disagree with your opinion that "Elvis is overrated", but the goal of this site is not to change your strongly held opinions, it is to provide impartial evidence for those who are still open to discussion. Prince a bigger artist than Michael Jackson? Nr 15 with Prince is waay down at 36 with 39,5.
In the Uk, List of best-selling music artists in the United Kingdom in singles sales lists Michael Jackson at nr 5 with singles sales of Prince is at nr 54 with only 5. What is your definition of success? If a an artist release an album that stays on the top spot for 37 weeks and another that stays on the top spot for 6 weeks and selling almost million combined Thriller and BadNeither Batman, Around the world. Michael Jackson sold million albums in the 80s, more than Madonna and Prince.
So he had more success. First of all our calculation shows that Prince had more success in the s than Michael Jackson. On this site we have used five different methods to calculate success across decades, each has been explained in detail. In none of those 5 does Prince score higher than Michael Jackson.
So clearly your evidence supports the conclusion that Michael Jackson is nowhere near either of those acts. I don't know what source you are using for UK sales figures. Worldwide sales figures for the s are unreliable and certainly useless as evidence. Our criteria for success are clearly stated, the input data is documented.
We report the results of applying systematic processes to defined inputs, we won't fiddle our results for anyone. Having followed music sales for many years - I have always been annoyed howhype doesn't always fit real life sales or how success in one country is 'sold' by hype as being typical of global success.
I think hard-core fans should just accept that their favourite acts may well not have been as globally successful as they would have liked - stop rallying against a very fair system of calculation here and just be glad of whatever successes their favourite acts have had - sales aren't everything! The data from after is, at best, of limited value. We won't be consolidating this data for a while yet. Speaking of the false king and culture-thief Elvis, It's reported Michael sold more records since his death than Elvis and John Lennon combined since theirs.
This list is about worldwide success not just success in the US like the Billboard list. Also it follows a published approach rather than being swayed by aggressive fans and media notoriety.
The phrase "it's reported that" is a clear flag of your lack of any real data to support your views. In fact no one even comes close, in addition to no one being Number One for two decades in a row. Cosby accomplished the above during the Great Depression and World War Two, which is quite remarkable.
Crosby is the MAN. Our estimate is that any one of Bing Crosby, The Beatles, Elvis, Paul Whiteman, Frank Sinatra or Glenn Miller could feasibly be claimed to be the most successful musical acts of the 20th century, depending on how you combine the evidence. For most approaches the top act works out as Bing Crosby, The Beatles or Elvis, but the others turn up for some metrics. Our calculation is that if Madonna continues to be successful for another decade or so she would join that elite list.
It depends on how you estimate success, but our numbers indicate that Bing Crosby is certainly one of the top 3. The details of the various calculations are all described on the site. The way the main "score" is calculated is described in the "How the site is generated?
This site does not track "sales" since there is no reliable source for that information and comparing sales in the s with those in the s would be a stupid thing to do. According to our analysis which is detailed in the FAQ U2 are the 14th most successful song artists of the 20th century. They are the 7th most successful album artist. Our uninformed guess would be that they are certainly in the top 20 best selling artists of all time but as we said we have no good evidence for that.
A little embarrassing to be associated with those other MJ fans, but im an MJ fan all the way. Regardless of the stats though, I still think the Beatles, Elvis and MJ are the three best and i dont even like the Beatles. That said I'm curious to know who is more known worldwide, Elvis or MJ. He is listed for the s, artist 16 for the decade is pretty good for someone with so few song hits outside the US. Firstly, Its on record sales, If they are not top they did not sell enough. Michael Jackson was a huge pop star back in the s and I understand why hisfans think he should be No1 for that decade.
But they forget that Michael was not very prolific as a recording artist or writer. He only wrote 26 recorded songs by himself on his studio albums, without any professional co-writer help. All other songs were written for him.
And he had to hire musicians to make his music. He only released 1 album on average every 5 years. But, the Beatles deserve their rating. They recorded and released 11 studio albums in just 7 years. Brown performing at Supafest Tappahannock, VirginiaU. Breezy CB .
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Archived from the original on December 20, Addle" "West Seattle". Vedder contributed an album's worth of songs to the soundtrack for the film, Into the Wild. The soundtrack was released on September 18, through J Records. He said, "There were fewer choices. The story was there and the scenes were there.
Vedder promoted the Into the Wild soundtrack with his first solo tour, which began in April Vedder released his second solo album titled Ukulele Songsa collection of original songs and covers performed on the ukuleleon May 31, The first single from the album, "Longing to Belong", was released through digital retailers on March In SeptemberVedder released the single "Long Way",  taken from his upcoming album Earthling.
In addition to playing with Pearl Jam and Temple of the Dog, Vedder has performed or recorded with numerous well-known artists. In the months of June and JulyVedder made live performances jamming with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakerssinging on many tracks, including lead vocals on " The Waiting " and backing vocals on " American Girl ".
He also performed with R. Vedder made a guest appearance at the Ramones' last show on August 6, at the Palace in Hollywood. He appeared as himself, playing drums in lead actor Matt Dillon 's backing band, Citizen Dick. He had a one-scene cameo in the second episode of the second season of the IFC television show Portlandia.
He also appears in the documentary West of Memphisprotesting against the case. He was referred to by his birth name, Edward Louis Severson. Bradley Cooperwho wrote the screenplay, produced, directed and starred in the film as Jackson Maine, hung out with Vedder for four or five days to get some tips from him about the character.
Discussing his views on current issues in the United States, Vedder said, "People on death row, the treatment of animals, women's right to choose. So much in America is based on religious fundamentalist Christianity. Grow up!
This is the modern world! We have to get a new administration in. In his spare time, Vedder is a surfer and active in surf-related conservation efforts, most notably The Surfrider Foundation.
The logo is of a pipe wrench crossed with a stone hammer. Vedder was a longtime and outspoken supporter for the Free the West Memphis Three movement, a cause that advocated the release of three young men who were convicted in of the gruesome murders of three boys in West MemphisArkansas. In an interview with Larry King on December 19,Damien Echolswho was then on death row for the murders, said that Vedder had been the "greatest friend a person could have" and that he had collaborated with him while in prison.
Vedder is a gun control activist and has performed at benefit anti-gun violence concerts and participated on the Gun Sense Forum. Vedder was heavily inspired by the early Jethro Tull sound, stating that: "I'm a big fan of Jethro Tull, and I listen to this record [ Stand Up ] every night before I go on stage!
His lyrics have often invoked the use of storytelling and have included themes of freedom, individualismand sympathy for troubled individuals. Although best known as a vocalist, Vedder also plays guitar on many Pearl Jam songs, beginning with the Vs.
When the band started, Gossard and McCready were clearly designated as rhythm and lead guitarists, respectively. The dynamic began to change when Vedder started to play more rhythm guitar during the Vitalogy era.
McCready said in"Even though there are three guitars, I think there's maybe more room now. Stone will pull back and play a two-note line and Ed will do a power chord thing, and I fit into all that.
As he had more influence on the band's sound, Vedder sought to make the band's musical output less catchy. He said, "I felt that with more popularity, we were going to be crushed, our heads were going to pop like grapes. Throughout Pearl Jam's career, Vedder has interacted with the crowd during the band's concerts.
Early in Pearl Jam's existence, Vedder and the band became known for their intense live performances. Vedder participated in stage diving as well as crowd surfing. During the early part of Pearl Jam's career, Vedder was known to climb the stage lighting rig and hang from the stage roof. Looking back at this time, Vedder said, "It's hard for us to watch early performances, even though that's when people think we were on fire and young.
Playing music for as long as I had been playing music and then getting a shot at making a record and at having an audience and stuff, it's just like an untamed force And I find it kind of hard to watch those early performances because it's so just fucking, semi-testosterone-fueled or whatever. But it didn't come from jock mentality. It came from just being let out of the gates.
Vedder began incorporating social commentary and political criticism Album) his lyrics and performances early in his career with Pearl Jam. He usually comments on politics between songs, often to criticize U. During Pearl Jam's appearance on MTV UnpluggedVedder stood atop his stool, Album) out a marker pen, and wrote " pro-choice " down his arm in large letters when the band performed the song "Porch".
During Pearl Jam's Lollapalooza headlining show, Vedder and the band played a song telling the crowd in Chicago to boycott the oil company B.
Amoco because they had been polluting Lake Michigan. I think he's got such a distinctive, fabulous voice. He doesn't copy, so that's what I like; he does the Eddie Vedder version. It's never easy to do because most people will just try and copy what the Who have done. He's always himself. Vedder donated proceeds from a Pearl Jam concert in San Diego toward the construction of a theater for the school in the name of his former drama teacher, Clayton E.
Liggett was Vedder's mentor in high school. InVedder married Hovercraft bass player Beth Liebling whom he was dating since he was a teenager, circa On September 18,Vedder married his longtime girlfriend, model Jill McCormickwhom he had been dating since Vedder was a close friend of the late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman, Chris Cornell. Aside from Vedder's Pearl Jam bandmates, Cornell was one of the first people Vedder met after moving to Seattle in The two were neighbors for a while and shared vocal duties in Temple of the Dog.
The band came on and Chris carried Eddie onto the stage — he was on his shoulders. It was one of those super powerful moments, where it was all a big healing for everybody. He came out as this guy who had all the credibility in the world — in terms of people in Seattle — and Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone were loved bands. Andy was such an endearing personality.
It was a hard thing to do — to show up after people die. I love Jeff [Ament] and Stone [Gossard]. I give you my blessing". From then on [Vedder] was more relaxed. It was one of the coolest things I saw Chris do'".
These guys [the other members of Pearl Jam] know him much longer than me and his impact is profound". Vedder is a friend of The Who guitarist Pete Townshendwho discouraged Vedder from retiring in The book was published in the UK in March and in the U.
Vedder was a close friend of the late Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramonewith Vedder being at his side when he died. While surfing with Tim Finn in New Zealand on March 25, Vedder was carried feet 76 m off the coast and had to be rescued by lifeguards. Vedder frequently writes songs and lyrics that question religious authority. Ina few days before performing with Pearl Jam in Chicago for Lollapalooza, he threw out the first pitch at Wrigley Fieldthe home of the Cubs.
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Levon - Elton John - Madman Across The Water (Vinyl, LP, Album), Public Service Announcement - The Bravery - The Bravery (CD, Album), Adzagli (Jungle Funk) - Kofi Ayivor - Kofi (Vinyl, LP, Album), Stay By Me - Annie Lennox - Diva (Cassette, Album), Adagio (Vivace) - Leoš Janáček, The Austrian String Quartet - String Quartets (Vinyl, LP, Album), Dont Tread On Me - The Nomads (2) - Rat Fink A Boo-Boo (Vinyl, LP), Shame - Problem Anderer Leute - Noisevember Spawned A Monster - Part 2 (File, MP3, Album), Chaos Theory (Instrumental Version), El Amor Es El Remedio - Love Is The Cure - Sweet* - Identity Crisis (Vinyl, LP, Album), The Fly - U2 - The Fly (Vinyl), Ghosts Of Swing - Dr Zoot* - Ghosts Of Swing (CD, Album), Let It Be You - Michael Gira - I Am Singing To You From My Room (CD, Album), He Is Your Brother - Björn & Benny with Anna & Frieda* - He Is Your Brother (Vinyl)