Chronicles (Steve Winwood album)

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Compilation album by Steve Winwood
Released 9 October 1987
Recorded 1977–1987
Genre Rock, blue-eyed soul, Pop
Length 54:55
Label Island
Producer Steve Winwood, Tom Lord-Alge
Steve Winwood chronology
Back in the High Life
Roll with It
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Chronicles is the first compilation album by Steve Winwood as a solo artist. The album contains some of his major hits and several remixes up to this point. One track, "Valerie", was originally released as a single for Winwood's 1982 album, Talking Back to the Night. Despite the original single being a commercial flop, the remix of the song included in this album peaked at number 9 on the US charts. The album peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard 200 album chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Steve Winwood and Will Jennings, unless otherwise noted[3]

  1. "Wake Me Up On Judgment Day" 5:47 From The Album "Back In The High Life"
  2. "While You See a Chance" 5:09 From The Album "Arc Of A Diver"
  3. "Vacant Chair" (Remix) (Steve Winwood, Vivian Stanshall) 6:49 From The Album "Steve Winwood"
  4. "Help Me Angel" (Remix) 4:57 From The Album "Talking Back To The Night"
  5. "My Love's Leavin'" (Steve Winwood, Vivian Stanshall) 5:19 From The Album "Back In The High Life"
  6. "Valerie" (Remix) 4:05 Original Version On "Talking Back To The Night"
  7. "Arc of a Diver" (Steve Winwood, Vivian Stanshall) 5:28 From The Album "Arc Of A Diver"
  8. "Higher Love" 5:47 From The Album "Back In The High Life"
  9. "Spanish Dancer" 5:58 From The Album "Arc Of A Diver"
  10. "Talking Back to the Night" (Remix) 5:44 From The Album "Talking Back To The Night"


  1. ^ DeGagne, Mike (2011). "Chronicles – Steve Winwood | AllMusic". allmusic. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Billboard chart history". Rovi Corporation / Billboard. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "bibliographic record for Chronicles (Musical CD, 1990)". WorldCat. Dublin, OH, USA: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. OCLC 263436270. Retrieved 24 September 2011.