Across from Midnight

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Across from Midnight
Studio album by Joe Cocker
Released 1997
Genre Rock
Label CMC International
Producer Roger Davies, Chris Lord-Alge, Peter Smith, Bob Thiele
Joe Cocker chronology
Organic
(1996)
Across from Midnight
(1997)
Greatest Hits
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Across from Midnight is the sixteenth studio album by Joe Cocker, released in 1997 (see 1997 in music).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tonight" – 4:49 (Max Carl, Greg Sutton)
  2. "Could You Be Loved" – 5:47 (Bob Marley)
  3. "That's All I Need to Know" – 4:05 (Graham Lyle, Eros Ramazzotti, Vladi Tosetto)
  4. "N'Oubliez Jamais" – 4:43 (Jim Cregan, Russ Kunkel)
  5. "What Do I Tell My Heart?" – 5:00 (Rick Neigher, John Shanks)
  6. "Wayward Soul" – 4:16 (Brenda Russell, Mark Cawley)
  7. "Loving You Tonight" – 4:38 (Christopher Difford, Glenn Tilbrook)
  8. "Across from Midnight" – 4:57 (Leann White, Tony Joe White)
  9. "What Do You Say?" – 4:42 (Dean Grakal, Greg Sutton)
  10. "The Last One to Know" – 3:30 (Bob Thiele, Greg Sutton)
  11. "That's the Way Her Love Is" – 2:44 (Stephen Allen Davis)
  12. "Need Your Love So Bad" – 5:19 (Mertis John Jr.)[2]

Personnel[edit]

  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals, executive producer
  • Matt Backer – guitar
  • Ronnie Johnson – guitar
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Graham Lyle – acoustic guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar, acoustic guitar, 12 String guitar, wah wah guitar
  • Tim Pierce – guitar
  • Tim Renwick – guitar
  • Nigel Spennywin – guitar
  • Glenn Tilbrook – guitar, backing vocals
  • James "Hutch" Hutchinson – bass
  • Phil Spalding – bass, backing vocals
  • Neil Stubenhaus – bass
  • Garry Hughes – synthesizer, synthesizer strings
  • Steve Pigott – keyboards
  • Chris Stainton – piano, Fender Rhodes
  • C. J. Vanston – synthesizer, Hammond organ, Fender Rhodes, string arrangements
  • Dan Higgins – saxophone
  • Jamie Talbot – saxophone
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. – trombone
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Jerry Hey – trumpet
  • Steve Sidwell – trumpet
  • Mark Feltham – harmonica
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Geoff Dunn – drums
  • John "J.R." Robinson – drums
  • Miles Bould – percussion
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Rafael Padilla – percussion
  • Alexandra Brown – backing vocals
  • Chris Difford – backing vocals
  • Joey Diggs – backing vocals
  • Claudia Fontaine – backing vocals
  • Mortonette Jenkins – backing vocals
  • Marlena Jeter – backing vocals
  • Tessa Niles – backing vocals
  • Juliet Roberts – backing vocals
  • Lamont VanHook – backing vocals
  • Fred White – backing vocals
  • Roger Davies – producer, executive producer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – producer
  • Peter Smith – producer, backing vocals
  • Bob Thiele – producer
  • Nick Ingman – string arrangements
  • Dick Marx – horn arrangements
  • Andy Baker – engineer
  • Dave Harman – engineer
  • Matt Howe – engineer
  • Martin Dutasta – assistant engineer
  • Mike Dy – assistant engineer
  • A. Mixdorf – assistant engineer
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Lee Phillips – mixing assistant
  • Norman Moore – art direction, design
  • Greg Gorman – photography
  • Michael Owens – photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 3
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[4] 3
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[5] 2
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[6] 2
French Albums (SNEP)[7] 5
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 3
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[9] 27
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[10] 7
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 37
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 4

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Austria (IFPI Austria)[13] Gold 25,000x
France (SNEP)[14] Platinum 300,000*
Germany (BVMI)[15] Platinum 500,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[16] Platinum 50,000x
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[17] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Widely credited to Little Willie John, but in fact written by his brother Mertis.
  3. ^ "Joe Cocker - Across from Midnight" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Top 100 Longplay". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  9. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  10. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  11. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  12. ^ "Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  13. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved 22 February 2013.  Enter Joe Cocker in the field Interpret. Enter Across from Midnight in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  14. ^ "French album certifications – Joe Cocker – Across from Midnight" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Joe Cocker; 'Across from Midnight')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Joe Cocker; 'Across from Midnight')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 1998". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 22 February 2013.