Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Road to Mandalay
4:00
2 Feel
4.25 4:27
3 Angels
4 4:28
4 Heaven From Here
3:09
5 Things
3:26
6 Rock DJ
2.5 4:19
7 One of God's Better People
3:38
8 Handsome Man
3 3:59
9 Something Stupid
2:53
10 Millennium
3.65 4:06
11 Sexed Up
3 4:24
12 Supreme
3 4:18
13 Mack the Knife
3:21
14 Phoenix From the Flames
4:06
15 Lazy Days
3:57
16 Better Man
3 3:25
17 Something Beautiful
3.65 4:53
18 Strong
3.5 4:40
19 Knutsford City Limits
4:45
20 Life Thru a Lens
3:09

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Gary Nuttall (tracks 4, 11)
acoustic guitar and bass guitar:
Dave Birch (track 18)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 12)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar, keyboard and organ:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 4)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar, keyboard and piano:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 18)
acoustic guitar, bass synthesizer, electric guitar and keyboard:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 10)
Hammond organ:
Andy Wallace (track 17)
Hammond organ, piano and Wurlitzer electric piano:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Dave Birch (tracks 4, 16)
Winston Blissett (tracks 6, 19)
Yolanda Charles (track 17)
Phil Spalding (tracks 12, 17)
vocoder:
Steve Power (track 6)
strings:
Richard Boothby (track 12)
Richard Campbell (Viol Player) (track 12)
Paul Kegg (track 12)
Anthony Pleeth (track 12)
drums:
Chris Sharrock (tracks 4, 10, 16)
Jeremy Stacey (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17–18)
drums programming:
Pete Davis (solo project of math rock band Invalids) (track 19)
Andy Duncan (UK drummer) (tracks 6, 12, 19)
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (track 12)
farfisa and piano:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 8)
slide guitar:
Fil Eisler (track 2)
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 2)
pedal steel guitar:
Melvin Duffy (track 11)
synthesizer:
Dave Clayton (track 2)
guitar:
Fil Eisler (track 18)
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 19)
Gary Nuttall (track 2)
guitar, keyboard and Moog:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 19)
bass:
Phil Spalding (tracks 2, 8, 11)
electric guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (tracks 6, 8, 11, 16–17)
Steve McEwan (tracks 4, 18)
Gary Nuttall (track 17)
brass:
Dave Bishop (tracks 6, 17)
Simon Gardner (track 17)
Neil Sidwell (tracks 6, 17)
Steve Sidwell (tracks 6, 17)
percussion:
Luis Jardim (tracks 8, 11, 17)
Andy Duncan (UK drummer) (tracks 4, 10, 16, 18)
keyboard:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (tracks 6, 12)
Pete Davis (solo project of math rock band Invalids) (track 19)
piano:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (tracks 11, 16)
Andy Wallace (track 2)
drum machine:
Jony Rockstar (track 2)
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (track 2)
12 string guitar:
Phil Palmer (track 16)
12 string guitar and acoustic guitar:
Gary Nuttall (track 8)
bass synthesizer:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 2)
sampler:
Dave Clayton (track 8)
additional drums programming:
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (track 19)
additional engineer:
Stuart Epps (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Σάββας Ιωσηφίδης (tracks 6, 12, 16, 19)
Steve Price (recording engineer) (tracks 4, 6, 10, 12, 16, 18)
Richard Woodcraft (tracks 6, 12, 16, 19)
James Brumby (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Nick Hannan (tracks 4, 10, 18)
additional programming:
James Brumby (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Nick Hannan (tracks 4, 10, 18)
arranger:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (tracks 2–4, 6, 8, 10–12, 16–19)
assistant engineer:
Chris Barrett (engineer) (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17)
Richard Hinton (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Nick Kirkland (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Tim Lauber (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17)
Matt Oliver (UK engineer) (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Christine Sirois (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17)
assistant mixer:
JD Andrew (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17)
David Naughton (UK engineer/producer) (tracks 6, 12, 16, 19)
background vocals:
Dave Birch (tracks 4, 16, 18)
Crystal Adams (track 12)
Andre Barreau (tracks 4, 18)
Andy Caine (track 6)
Claudia Fontaine (track 10)
Derek Green (track 6)
Marielle Herve (track 12)
Katie Kissoon (tracks 6, 17)
Sylvia Mason-James (British singer) (track 6)
Steve McEwan (tracks 4, 16, 18)
Tessa Niles (tracks 6, 17)
Gary Nuttall (tracks 2, 4, 8, 10, 16–18)
Nicole Patterson (track 10)
Beverley Skeete (track 10)
Pauline Taylor (track 19)
Paul "Tubbs" Williams (UK bass player, producer, vocalist) (tracks 6, 17, 19)
Claire Worrall (tracks 12, 17, 19)
Zenia (track 2)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Robbie Williams (track 8)
chorus master:
Anne Skates (track 2)
composer:
Kurt Weill (track 13)
Bobby Darin (track 5)
Carson Parks (track 9)
conductor:
Gavyn Wright (tracks 6, 10, 12, 16)
editor:
Steve Power (track 16)
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (tracks 6, 12, 16, 19)
engineer:
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17)
lead vocals:
Robbie Williams (tracks 2, 6, 11–12, 16–17, 19)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 13)
Bobby Darin (track 5)
Carson Parks (track 9)
mixer:
Steve Power (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10–12, 16–19)
orchestra:
The London Session Orchestra (tracks 2–3, 6, 10–12, 16–17)
orchestrator:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (tracks 2, 16)
Sally Herbert (violinist, composer, and conductor) (tracks 2, 11)
Nick Ingman (tracks 2, 6, 10, 12, 16–17)
producer:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (tracks 2–4, 6, 8, 10–12, 16–19)
Steve Power (tracks 2–4, 6, 8, 10–12, 16–19)
programming:
Steve Power (tracks 4, 10, 18)
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17)
Steve McNichol (tracks 4, 10, 18)
recording engineer:
Steve Power (tracks 4, 10, 18)
solo guitar:
Fil Eisler (track 18)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 13)
writer:
Kevin Andrews (tracks 6, 19)
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 10)
Leslie Bricusse (track 10)
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (tracks 1–4, 6, 8, 10–12, 14–19)
Adrian Deevoy (track 8)
Dino Fekaris (track 12)
Ekundayo Paris (track 6)
Freddie Perren (track 12)
Nelson Pigford (track 6)
Robbie Williams (tracks 1–4, 6, 8, 10–12, 14–19)
publisher:
Alley Music Corp. (track 5)
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 2)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2, 8, 11, 17)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 8)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 2, 2, 6, 8, 11, 17)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (tracks 3, 6)
Montclare Music (track 9)
Trio Music Company (track 5)
Universal Edition (track 13)
Virgin Music Ltd. (track 6)
additionally sampled by:
samples:
arrangements:
Swing Supreme (track 12)
cover recording of:
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 13)
Somethin’ Stupid (track 9)
Things (track 5)
is based on:
I Will Survive (track 12)
later parody versions:
Pavilionion (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Blöde Worte (track 9)
Bundesrat (track 9)
later translated versions:
A guada Mann (track 16)
Better Man (track 16)
Ces mots stupides (track 9)
Els àngels (track 3)
Kurkkija oot (track 5)
Nånting fånigt (track 9)
So was Dummes (track 9)
Supreme (French version) (track 12)
Un angelo (Angels) (track 3)
Ángel (track 3)
獨腳戲 (track 9)
recording of:
Angels (track 3)
Better Man (track 16)
Feel (track 2)
Handsome Man (track 8)
Heaven From Here (track 4)
Lazy Days (track 15)
Millennium (track 10)
Rock DJ (track 6)
Sexed Up (track 11)
Something Beautiful (track 17)
Strong (track 18)
Supreme (track 12)
translated version of: