Tim Young

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Mastering Engineer

Tim Young ‘s career as an Audio Mastering Engineer blossomed at the start of the 1980s.

After delivering multi-platinum albums for The Clash, Sade, The Smiths, Elton John, The Pretenders and many others, Tim joined Metropolis Mastering with Ian Cooper and Tony Cousins in 1993.

Tim had already had seventeen successful years at CBS Studios, which eventually became The Hit Factory. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity enabled the three engineers to finally fulfil their dream working environment, featuring state of the art monitoring married to a transparent and musical signal path plus large, comfortable mastering rooms featuring natural daylight.

In 2008, Tim became the first non-US mastering engineer to win a Grammy Award (for his 5.1 Surround Sound mastering on The Beatles’ ‘Love’ album). In 2011, he also won the Music Producers Guild mastering engineer of the year award. Now with over twenty years of experience in mastering at Metropolis, Tim is in constant demand from all levels of recording artists. His reputation as a classic ‘all rounder’ who enjoys working on all styles of music, means he is adept at bringing his creativity to any genre.

His more recent credits include Elbow, The Killers, Take That, Manic Street Preachers, and 5.1 mastering for Queen. For more details, see the list below.

  • Meat Is Murder
    The Smiths
    Rough Trade
  • Leaders of the Free World
    Elbow
    V2 Records
  • Natural History (Remastered)
    I Am Kloot
  • Night Work
    Scissor Sisters
    Polydor
  • The Queen Is Dead
    The Smiths
    Rough Trade
  • American Life
    Madonna
    Maverick, Warner Bros.
  • Dr Dee
    Damon Albarn
  • Wayfarer
    Nell Bryden
    Nell Bryden Ltd
  • Courting The Squall
    Guy Garvey
    Polydor
  • Sound System (Remastered Boxset)
    The Clash
    Columbia
  • Tindersticks
    Tindersticks
    This Way Up
  • Wild Wood
    Paul Weller
  • Al Leila (Autumn 2013)
    Amr Diab
    Rotana Records
  • Grinderman
    Mute/EMI
  • Get To Heaven
    Everything Everything
    Sony Music
  • The Race For Space
    Public Service Broadcasting
    Test Card Recordings
  • Build A Rocket Boys!
    Elbow
    Fiction/Polydor
  • The Less You Know, The Better
    DJ Shadow
    Island
  • Racoon
    Racoon
    Roadrunner Records
  • Love
    The Beatles
    EMI
  • Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
    Mute Records
  • Heliogoland
    Massive Attack
    EMI
  • The Holy Bible 20 (Deluxe)
    Manic Street Preachers
    Sony
  • Flamingo
    Brandon Flowers
    Mercury Records
  • Valhalla Dancehall
    British Sea Power
    Rough Trade
  • Progress
    Take That
    Polydor
  • Push The Sky Away
    Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
  • Dulce Calor
    Altocamet
    Casa del Puente Discos
  • Live At The Union Chapel London
    Billy Bragg
    Cooking Vinyl
  • The Jarvis Cocker Record
    Jarvis Cocker
    Rough Trade
  • O'Filles de L'eau
    Nolwenn Leroy
    Mercury France
  • Meds
    Placebo
    Virgin Records
  • London Calling
  • Noon Moon
    Tomoyo Harada
    Schon Hrada Inc.
  • 100th Window
    Massive Attack
    Virgin
  • The Old Magic
    Nick Lowe
    Proper Records
  • Loveless
    My Bloody Valentine
    Sony CMG
  • Stanley Road
    Paul Weller
    Go! Discs
  • Mind Trap
    Martin Creed
    Telephone Records
  • Live At Wembley Stadium
    Queen
    EMI
  • In This Light and On This Evening
    Editors
    Kitchenware Records
  • A Curious Thing
    Amy McDonald
    Mercury
  • 2nd Album
    Tindersticks
    This Way Up
  • Live At Donington
    Iron Maiden
    EMI
  • Golden Age Of Song
    Jools Holland
    Rhino
  • Bretonne
    Nolwenn Leroy
    Mercury France
  • Reality
    Harriet Roberts
    Harriet Roberts
  • The Libertines
    The Libertines
    Rough Trade
  • Mezzanine
    Massive Attack
    Virgin
  • Day And Age
    The Killers
    Extra Tracks
  • Sky At Night
    I Am Kloot
    Shepherd Moon
  • Born Rocker Tour
    Johnny Hallyday
    Warner Brothers
  • Strangeways, Here We Come
    The Smiths
    Rough Trade
  • Emergency On Planet Earth
    Jamiroquai
  • The Take Off and Landing of Everything
    Elbow
    Fiction Records
  • Never Mind The Bollocks (35th Anniversary Edition)
    The Sex Pistols
    Virgin
  • This Charming Life
    Joan Armatrading
    Hypertension
  • Seldom Seen Kid
    Elbow
    V2 Records
  • Futurology
    Manic Street Preachers
    Sony
  • Live At The Rainbow '74
    Queen
    Universal

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