Colin James (album)

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Colin James
Studio album by Colin James
Released 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Blues rock
Length 40:13
Label Virgin
Producer Danny Kortchmar, Tom Dowd
Colin James chronology
Colin James
(1988)
Sudden Stop
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Colin James is the debut album from Canadian rock/blues musician Colin James, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). The album was recorded at Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida.

The album earned James a Juno Award for "Most Promising Artist".

Commercial performance[edit]

The album was certified Double Platinum in Canada in 1994.[2] By May 1998, the album had sold 276,338 units in Canada.[3] It is James' best-selling album of his career.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Five Long Years" – 4:36
  2. "Voodoo Thing" – 3:38
  3. "Down in the Bottom" – 4:37
  4. "Chicks 'n Cars (And the Third World War)" – 3:35
  5. "Why'd You Lie" – 5:25
  6. "Hidden Charms" – 3:26
  7. "Bad Girl" – 3:34
  8. "Lone Wolf" – 3:40
  9. "Dream of Satin" – 4:43
  10. "Three Sheets to the Wind" – 2:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Colin James – guitar, vocals, background vocals
  • Steve Croes – keyboards
  • Richard Hopkins – piano, keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Bill Payne – piano
  • David Burgin – harmonica
  • Johnny Ferreira – tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Dennis Marcenko – bass, guitar (bass)
  • Darrell Mayes – percussion, drums
  • Betty Wright – background vocals
  • Bill Cowsill – background vocals

Production[edit]

  • Tom Dowd – producer
  • Danny Kortchmar – producer, mixing
  • Bob Rock – producer
  • Mike Fraser – engineer
  • Shep Lonsdale – engineer
  • Simon Pressey – engineer
  • Duane Seykora – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Charles Die – assistant engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman – mixing
  • Greg Fulginiti – mastering
  • Dan Hersch – mastering
  • Brian Lynch – photography
  • Melanie Nissen – design
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – art direction
  • Alberto Tolot – photography

Notes[edit]

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