Always Guaranteed

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Always Guaranteed
Studio album by Cliff Richard
Released 14 September 1987
Recorded October – November 1986, RG Jones Recording Studios/Wimbledon
Genre Pop
Label EMI
Producer Alan Tarney
Cliff Richard chronology
The Rock Connection (1984) Always Guaranteed (1987) Private Collection: 1979–1988 (1988)

Always Guaranteed is an album by Cliff Richard which was released in 1987. It reached #5 on the UK Albums Chart and sold 1.3 million copies worldwide.[1][2] Four songs were released as singles - "My Pretty One" #6, "Some People" #3 (Certified Silver in UK for 250,000 sales), "Remember Me" #35 and "Two Hearts" #34.

The album marked a strong chart comeback for Richard, giving him a second spell of success in the 1980s, which continued with "Mistletoe and Wine" as the single following on from "Two Hearts".

Track listing[edit]

# Song title Songwriter length
1 "One Night" Alan Tarney 4:31
2 "Once Upon a Time" Tarney 4:34
3 "Some People" Tarney 3:52
4 "Forever" Tarney 4:03
5 "Two Hearts" Tarney 4:10
6 "Under Your Spell" Chris Eaton 4:20
7 "This Time Now" Tarney 3:59
8 "My Pretty One" Tarney 3:58
9 "Remember Me" Tarney 3:54
10 "Always Guaranteed" Tarney 4:40
CD Re-issue: Bonus tracks
11 "Under the Gun" J. D. Martin, James Andrew Rushing 4:13
12 "Brave New World" Tarney 4:19
13 "Wild Geese" Jon Sweet, Rod Trott 4:39
14 "Love Ya" Richard 3:28
15 "One Time Lover Man" Richard 3:31
16 "Another Christmas Day" Richard 3:08
17 "Yesterday, Today, Forever" Richard 3:36
18 "Reunion of the Heart" Maldwyn Pope 4:24

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1987/88) Position
UK Albums (OCC)[3] 5
Australia Albums (Australian Music Report)[4] 6
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 23
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 9
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[7] 19
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[8] 3
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 49
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 21

Certifications[edit]

Country Provider(s) Certification Sales/Shipments
Australia[11] ARIA Platinum 70,000+
Austria[12] IFPI No Certificate 8,000+
Denmark IFPI Platinum 30,000+
Germany IFPI No Certificate 40,000+
New Zealand[13] RIANZ Gold 10,000+
Sweden IFPI No Certificate 5,000+
Switzerland[14] IFPI No Certificate 25,000+
UK[15] BPI Platinum 300,000+

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC review". BBC Music. Archived from the original on 2012-11-11. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "UK charts archive". Archived from the original on 2012-03-04. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cliff Richard | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  4. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  5. ^ "Cliff Richard – Always Guaranteed" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Charts.de: Cliff Richard (albums)". Media Control. Charts.de. Retrieved 2015-03-07. 
  7. ^ "Cliff Richard – Always Guaranteed" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Cliff Richard – Always Guaranteed". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  9. ^ "Cliff Richard – Always Guaranteed". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  10. ^ "Cliff Richard – Always Guaranteed". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  11. ^ "Australian Certification (ARIA)". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 13 June 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2007. 
  12. ^ "Austrian Certification (IFPI)". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 18 May 2007. Retrieved 7 May 2007. 
  13. ^ "New Zealand Certification (RIANZ)". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 4 May 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2007. 
  14. ^ "Swiss Certification (IFPI)". IFPI. Archived from the original on 15 April 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2007. 
  15. ^ "UK Certification (BPI)". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 

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