November 27, 2021

Endless Wire

Roger Daltrey Vocals
Pete Townshend Vocals, All instruments (including programmed drum tracks) unless noted. See individual entries.

Produced by Pete Townshend
Roger Daltrey’s vocals produced by Bob Pridden and Billy Nicholls

Tracks recorded discontinuously Autumn 2002 to Summer 2006 at Pete Townshend’s home studio and Eel Pie Oceanic Studios, Twickenham. [according to a diary entry by Pete May 20, 2006, he had finished recording all his parts by that date. Roger was to record his vocals for the album “this week.”]

Senior Engineer: Myles Clarke.
Additional Engineering: Bob Pridden and Sean Witt
Technical Engineers: Lincoln Fong (Oceanic) and Darren Westbrook (Mobile)
Mixed by Pete Townshend between performances on The Who’s 2006 European tour. [The tour officially began June 17 at Leeds University and concluded July 29 at Zaragoza, Spain.]
Rebalanced and finalised by Myles Clarke.
Mastered by Ian Cooper at Metropolis Mastering, London [Mastering was reported completed August 24.]

Front cover by Richard Evans utilizing elements created with the Visual Harmony software designed by Dave Snowdon and Lawrence Ball. Evans also designed the covers for Who’s MissingTwo’s Missing, and The Blues to The Bush.

Endless Wire was released as Polydor B000J3DEI8 Oct. 30, 2006 in the U.K. It reached #9.
Released in the U.S. as Universal Republic B0007967-10 on Oct. 31, 2006, it reached #7.

[Most editions of Endless Wire feature the two bonus tracks listed below. The U.S. edition included the bonus tracks for the vinyl version, added the DVD Live At Lyon for the Limited Edition and added a second CD of Live At Lyon as well for a limited release at Best Buy music stores. Canada got the Live At Lyon CD but not the DVD for its Deluxe Edition. Argentina, Germany, France, Indonesia and Taiwan got the single CD without the bonus tracks. ]


[Total: 1   Average: 3/5]