Deep in the Heart of Nowhere

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Deep in the Heart of Nowhere
Studio album by Bob Geldof
Released November 1986[1]
Genre Pop, rock[2]
Length 61:35
Label Mercury (UK)[3]
Atlantic (US)
Producer Rupert Hine[4]
Bob Geldof chronology
Deep in the Heart of Nowhere
(1986)
The Vegetarians of Love
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Deep in the Heart of Nowhere is the first solo studio album by Bob Geldof, the ex-Boomtown Rats lead singer.[2] It was released in November 1986. The collection reached No. 79 for one week in the UK Albums Chart in December 1986.[5]

The main single was "This Is the World Calling" with "Love Like a Rocket" also being released as a single.[5] It was remastered and re-released in 2005 with his (at the time) three other solo albums as part of The Great Songs of Indifference: The Anthology 1986-2001 collection, and included four bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Bob Geldof, except where noted.

  1. "This Is the World Calling" (Geldof, David A. Stewart) – 4:29
  2. "In the Pouring Rain" – 4:30
  3. "August Was a Heavy Month" – 5:07
  4. "Love Like a Rocket" (Geldof, Stewart) – 5:23
  5. "I Cry Too" – 4:25
  6. "When I Was Young" – 5:51
  7. "This Heartless Heart" – 4:13
  8. "The Beat of the Night" – 5:33
  9. "Truly, True Blue" – 1:19
  10. "Pulled Apart by Horses" – 4:29
  11. "Words from Heaven" – 4:40
  12. "Good Boys in the Wrong" – 5:18
  13. "Night Turns to Day" – 4:53
  14. "Deep in the Heart of Nowhere" – 1:19[2]
Great Songs of Indifference re-release
  1. "Life Is the Hardest Thing" – 3:13
  2. "Friends for Life" – 5:29
  3. "August Was a Heavy Month (Instrumental)" – 4:01
  4. "Dig a Ditch" – 4:28

Personnel[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "This Is the World Calling" / "Talk Me Up" (October 1986)[5]
  • "Love Like a Rocket" (Remix) / "Pulled Apart By Horses" (February 1987) (UK & European release)[5]
  • "Heartless Heart" / "Pulled Apart By Horses" (1987) (US release)
  • "I Cry Too" / "Let's Go" (June 1987) (UK release)
  • "In the Pouring Rain" / "Let's Go" (1987) (Non-UK European release)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deep in the Heart of Nowhere - Bob Geldof | Releases". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Tom Demalon. "Deep in the Heart of Nowhere - Bob Geldof | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Bob Geldof - Deep In The Heart Of Nowhere (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  4. ^ a b "Deep in the Heart of Nowhere - Bob Geldof | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  5. ^ a b c d Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 71. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.