Fin De Siècle

The Band
Vocals & Guitar
Neil Hannon
Guitar
Ivor Talbot
Bass Guitar
Bryan Mills
Piano & Harpsicord
Joby Talbot
Organ & Accordion
Stuart ‘Pinkie’ Bates
Drums
Miggy Barradas
Percussion
Rob Farrer
Special Guests
Katie Puckrik
Narration on ‘Generation Sex’
Hilary Summers
Vocals on ‘Sweden’ and ‘Commuter Love’
Dexter Fletcher
Narration on ‘Here Comes The Flood’
Steve Hilton
Programming on ‘Eric The Gardener’
The Brunel Ensemble
Artistic Director
Chris Austin
Violin 1
Christopher George, Maya Bickel, Kate Birchall, Benjamin Harte, Bérénice Lavigne, Mary Martin, Benjamin Nabarro, Roy Theaker
Violin 2
Charles Mutter, Aroussiak Baltaian, Eos Counsell, Anna Giddey, Kelly McCusker, Emma Mitchell, Timothy Myall, Matthew Ward
Viola
Yannick Dondelinger, David Aspin, Joanna Lacey, Jong On Lau, John Murphy, Robert Riley
Cello
Betsy Taylor, Emmeline Brewer, Christopher Fish, Louise Hopkins, Robbie Jacobs
Double Bass
Peter Devlin, Philip Dawson, Ian Watson
Flute/Alto Flute/Piccolo
Rebecca Larsen
Oboe/Cor Anglais
Max Spiers
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
Stuart King
Soprano Saxophone
Simon Haram
Soprano Saxophone/Tenor Saxophone/Baritone Saxophone/Flute
Charlotte Glasson
Alto Saxophone
Chris Caldwell
Tenor Saxophone
Kelvin Christiane
Bassoon
Rebecca Menday
Horn
Matthew Gunner, Tansy Davies, Jonathan Hassan, Jonathan Morcombe
Trumpet
Daniel Newell, Mark Law, Simon Jones, Robert Samuel
Piccolo Trumpet
Simon Roberts
Harp
Lucy Wakeford
Administrator
Deborah Keyser
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Chorus Master
David Temple
Sopranos
Rachael Conner, Denise Haddon, Gisela Soinne, Nina Weiss, Julia White, Jenny Weston, Pamela Constantinou, Pat Whitehead, Liz Knight, Sue McCrone, Allison Mason, Naomi Fulop, Felicity Ford
Altos
Alison Brister, Tina Burnett-Pope, Jo Chapman, Veronica Gray, Rhael Jenkis, Elise Godlen, Jane Heliwell, Pauline Hoyle, Catherine Best, Maggie Huntingford, Claire Turner
Tenors
Michael Coates, John Best, Steve McAdam, Ken Wilson, Nick Turner, Philip Robinson, Christopher Higgs, Barry Valey-Tipton
Basses
Roger Cleave, Geoff Kemball-Cook, Robert Doodall, Paul Haddon, Martin Hudson, Bruce Boyd, Vincent Laxler, Paul Mason, Lenny Fagin, Stephen Greenway, Ian Lawrence, John Gibbons, Matthew Turner
Arranged and Conduced by
Joby Talbot
Produced by
Jon Jacobs
Co-produced by
Neil Hannon
Engineered and mixed by
Jon Jacobs
Additional Engineering and Programming by
Andy Scade
Assisted by
Mitsuo Tate, Adam Brown and Mak Togashi
Recorded at
September Sound, Olympic & The Dairy
Mixed at
Westpoint
Sleeve concept by
Neil Hannon & Kevin Westenberg
Design by
Rob Crane
Neil Thanks
Órla (everybody knows…), all at Alan James PR, Chris Austin, Jeremi Barton, Jane Beese, Bluebeat Tours, Dave Brock, Capital Repro, C-Bird, Neil Cox of Lancing Chapel, Chubby & Sara, Sara Drake, Vicky & Terry Elyard, Geoff Emerick, David & Hilary Farrer, Em & Tom Farrer, Finn (R.I.P.), Gary & Sue, Toni Jenkis, Dean Kennedy and all our crew (Funky Mark, Ger, Nipper, Snake, Steve, Warren, Andy). Jeff Lynne, Lionel-Army-Man, Maya Gabrielle, Becca, John Megan & Max Harrison, Polly Corbett, Mark Krais, Breid McLoone, Marcus Magnity, Metropolis Music, Miguel Barradas (Big Mig), Sarah at Mutronics, Charlie Myatt, Michael Nyman, Natalie De Pace, Paul & Linda, John Peat & all at the RBS Elgin Avenue, Pilot, John D. Price, RADAR, Ian Ramage & all at BMG Music, Paul Rushbrook at FX Rentals, David Sefton, all at Setanta (past and present), Claire Shahbazian, everyone from Skintown, Giles Stanley at Muirhead Management, Sian Somers, Georgina Starr, Adrian Eleanor & Joby Talbot, Yoshi Terashima, Tossy, Keith Tonge at PMC, David Tyler, Waterloo Station, John Whittaker, all at Vital & all Hannons everywhere…
In memory of
Vicky Elyard, Helen McComack & Dermot Morgan
℗ & ©
1998 Setanta Records