ALISTAIR GORDON: THE PRODUCER
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ALBUMS


" CHRONICLES " Release date 28th March 2011


This is the New Paul Young Album. 12 Original unreleased songs written & sung by Paul , featuring Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack, Eric Stewart & Graham Gouldman {10cc }, plus all the Original members of Sad Cafe & Michael Byron- Hehir & Steve Butler from Barclay James Harvest .


Escape Music 2011


“The Platinum collection” Released November 2010 went straight into the Official U.K pop chart at No 14

The Album includes a selection of new previously unreleased songs.

Alistair co produced 6 Tracks on this Album.

Decca / Universal records {2010}


"Whose Skin Are You Under Now" Released July 2009

This is the third Radio Silence Album .
Recorded at JM recording studios in Gothenburg Sweden , abc studios & Revolution studios Manchester U.K.

The Album was co-produced with Martin Kronlund & released by Escape Music .


" The Ultimate Collection" Special Edition [ 2008]
This Special edition Album was released in May 2008 featuring a bonus CD of a 'live' Album recorded at The Royal Albert Hall. The Album stayed in the U.K. top 20 pop chart for 6 weeks. Alistair produced & co wrote tracks on the Album & also appeared as a backing vocalist on the Live Album.

[Decca / Universal records]



"Outside In" [2007]
This Album was released in November 2007 during Russell's well publicised critical illness. Despite Russell being unable to promote it , the Album yet again went straight to No 1 in the Classical / crossover charts & No 14 in the official Pop charts where it remained for 3 months.
The Album was certified Gold in January 2008.
Alistair co-produced 2 tracks on the Album.
[Decca / Universal records]



"The Ultimate Collection" [2006]
Artist Russell Watson released in March 2006 the
Album in its first week went straight to number 1 in the Classical
chart and more importantly number 2 in the official U.K. Pop chart.
It remained in the Top 10 U.K. pop chart for for 5 weeks. It was also No1 in Canada and New Zealand for 4 weeks.
The Album is certified Platinum.
Alistair had 4 tracks on the album 1 of which he wrote.
[Decca / Universal records]


"The Voice" European Album. [2005]
This Album was released in Europe and contained sometracks from Russell's debut Album , but also featured new tracks.
The album was number 1 in Portugal for 7 weeks and in the top 10 of several other european territories. [Decca records]


"Where my heart is" [2005] Artist Danny Seward
As well as being an accomplished pianist and singer / songwriter, Danny's [day job] was as an actor where he appeared in many TV dramas / soaps including The Bill and his role as Joe Berisford in ITV's Where The Heart Is.

It was during the filming of his 3rd series of Where The Heart Is that demo's of his songs were presented to E.M.I. In between filming Danny went to London & played & sang "live" to the record label.
The deal was done that day & the Album was recorded mixed & mastered during the 11week period he was still filming. Three of the songs from the Album were featured in different episodes of the drama. [E.M.I records]

"Amore Musica" [2004] [Decca / Universal records]. Russell Watson: Released November 2004. Alistair co produced the leading Radio Track "You Raise me up". The Album was certified Gold in January 2005.

 

 

 


"Reprise" U.S.A. [2003]
The Album contained some tracks from the original Reprise album plus 4 brand new recordings including, the song " Did you ever" co-written by Alistair Gordon. [Universal records]

"Present Kennedy" [2002] Artist Kevin Kennedy Number 4 in New Zealand pop chart achieved GOLD record status. [ Warner Bros records ]

Kevin sell out 3 week promotional tour of New Zealand in 2002 helped propel his record to Gold status.

A new album is currently in the pipeline.

 

"Reprise" [2002] Artist Russell Watson Number 1 Classical Charts U.K.
Number 7 in the official U.K. Pop chart .The Album is Double Platinum in the U.K & Triple Platinum in Australia & Canada. Released in the U.S.A. October 2003. [ Universal records ]

The single Faith Of The Heart, featured on this album was used as the opening theme for the opening of the Commonwealth Games held in Manchester 2003, which Russell performed "live" to a T.V. audience of over a billion viewers.
This song is also used as the theme for the current Startrek TV series.

 


" Sirens" [2001]

This is the second Radio Silence studio Album . It was recorded at Ocean Reach studios & Grand canyon studios in Vancouver & mixed by Ray Roper at Premier studios Vancouver . The Album was recorded in 2000 / 2001 co-produced with Steve Morris & released in Europe by Escape music .

"ENCORE" [2001] Artist Russell Watson Number 1 in the Classical charts in the U.K, U.S.A & Canada simultaneously. Number 5 in the Official U.K. Pop chart . Has sold 3 million copies to date & is a Triple PLATINUM record in the U.K & Double Platinum in Australia , New Zealand & Canada . Won 2 more awards Best Classical Album of the year & Best Male Vocalist at The Brit Awards 2002 .[ Decca records]

 

 


"The VOICE" [2000] Artist Russell Watson co-produced the song "Barcelona" a duet featuring Shaun Ryder of the[ Happy Mondays ] plus co wrote the song "Someone like you" another duet with Cleopatra. The Album was Number 1 in the Classical charts in the U.K. U.S.A & Canada & Number 9 in the Official U.K.Pop chart. The Album is about to go Triple Platinum in the U.K. & Gold in the U.S.A.It is Double Platinum in Australia & New zealand. Also released in Europe [2004] was number 1 in Portugal.
The Album won 2 awards: Best Classical Album of theYear & Best Newcomer at The Brit Awards 2001. [Decca Records]

" Big Hits 98 " [1998] This Double Album features the Artists " Hi- rise"
{ Alistair Gordon , Darren Tidsey & Rick Lees } co produced with
"The Lisa Marie experience" includes the hit song "I believe in Miracles"

Sung by Sue Quin, Jean Barrow & Leanne Brown {S.F.A}
The Album was certified Gold in 1999 .

[Sony Music / Warner music ]

 

"Radio Silence" [1997]

This is the debut studio Album . Recorded at Revolution studios , Strawberry studios, abc studios & Drone studios U.K .
The Album was co-produced with Andy Macpherson & mixed by Walter Turbitt & Andy Macpherson .

Released by abc records , Licensed to Escape music .

 

"Sweetest Secret " [1997] Artist Newton Number 1 in Australia Pop chart Achieved GOLD record Status. [ Festival Records] also released in the U.K. Dome records Top 30.

 

 

 

SINGLES


"Two wrongs" co written by Alistair & Paul was released in Germany on March 28th 2011 & reached No 2 in the Official German Radio chart & stayed in the Top 20 for 5 weeks.
Taken from the Album "Chronicles"

Escape music.


 

 


" Your Shoes " Radio edit { 2011} . Artist Paul Young
Taken from from the Album " Chronicles "
Escape Music.



 

 

"Nothing Sacred" [2002] [A Song For Kirsty] Artist Russell Watson Number 13 in U.K. 2002, Decca Records. All proceeds from this record went directly to the Kirsty Appeal , which raised over a million pounds.


 

 

"No dream Impossible" [2001] Artist Lindsay Dracus Number 28 in U.K. 2001 Universal records.

 

 

 

"Bulldog Nation" [2000] Artist - Kevin Kennedy, Arista records.
Kevin was signed by Simon Cowell to BMG records and the
single, which didn't appear on his Debut Warners Album, stayed in the
top 75 for 4 weeks.

 

 

"I believe in Miracles" [1998] Artist HI - RISE Number 4 in Japan 1998, EMI/ Toshiba records. The track which still today is Classic Club Anthem featured on many dance & compilation Albums including: Speed Garage Anthems in Ibiza, Big Hits 98, and Disco House. All of which were Gold Albums.

 

 

"We're all alone" [1997] Artist: Newton, Number 5 in Australia. Top 30 in the UK 1997 Festival records / Dominion records

 

 

 

"How Long" [1997] Artist: Newton, Top 10 in Australia. 1997 Festival Records

 

 

 

 

"Sometimes when we touch" [1996] Artist: Newton Number 2 in Australia 1996, Festival Records.
"Sometimes when we touch" Artist Newton Number 26 in U.K. Dome records [Also featured on several dance compilation Albums including Gorgeous]

 

 

Steve Butler "Always On My Mind"[1984]. This is the title song from the film soundtrack "Final Mission". Released on Decca Records.

 

 

Colour Code "Dance With the Times" [1984]. Recorded with Andy Richards ( Keyboard player / programmer for Frankie Goes To Hollywood. ) Released by Ryker / CBS Records.

 

 

Alistair has also recorded &/or produced vocals for: Lionel Richie [Encore Album], Atomic Kitten, Sweet Female Attitude, Cleopatra, Shaun Ryder, Clare Teal, Lisa Stansfield, Paul Young, Kellie While [The Albion Band] & Sad Cafe.
ALISTAIR GORDON: DEVELOPED ARTISTS

 

Alistair Gordon has developed the following artists:

1. Radio Silence : signed by Ahmet Ertegun Atlantic records
2. Kiss Like This : signed by Chrysalis records
3. Sweet Female Attitude : signed by Warners records
4. Newton : signed by Dome / E.M.I. records U.K.
5. Russell Watson : signed by Decca / Universal records
6. Hi - rise : signed by B.M.G./ Sony records
7. Kevin Kennedy : signed by : Arista U.K. {Warners N.Z.}
8. Danny Seward : signed by Virgin / E.M.I.
9. Paul Young : signed by Escape Music

Current Bands/ Artists in development / recorded are:

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