Del Amitri (album)

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Del Amitri
Studio album by Del Amitri
Released 1985, 2003 (Re-issue)
Genre Post-punk
Length 33:15
Label Chrysalis Records
Producer Hugh Jones
Del Amitri chronology
Del Amitri
(1985)
Waking Hours
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Del Amitri is the eponymous debut album by the Scottish rock band Del Amitri, released in 1985 by Chrysalis Records. A CD reissue in 2003 included 4 bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Iain Harvie, Paul Tyagi, Justin Currie, and Bryan Tolland, except where noted

  1. "Heard Through a Wall" – 3:01
  2. "Hammering Heart" – 2:58
  3. "Former Owner" – 3:04
  4. "Sticks and Stones, Girl" – 3:10
  5. "Deceive Yourself (In Ignorant Heaven)" – 4:02
  6. "I Was Here" – 2:53
  7. "Crows in the Wheatfield" – 2:51
  8. "Keepers" – 4:39
  9. "Ceasefire" – 2:59
  10. "Breaking Bread" – 3:29

2003 CD bonus tracks

  1. "This King Is Poor" – 3:37
  2. "The Difference Is" – 3:42
  3. "Lines Running North" – 2:54
  4. "Brown Eyed Girl" – 3:53 (Van Morrison)
    • Originally recorded by Van Morrison, 1967

Personnel[edit]

The band[edit]

  • Iain Harvie
  • Paul Tyagi
  • Justin Currie
  • Bryan Tolland

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Peter Griffiths — Organ ("Deceive Yourself")
  • Preston Heyman — Additional percussion

Production[edit]

  • Hugh Jones — Producer

Additional credits[edit]

  • Recorded entirely in Glasgow's Park Lane Studio
  • Mixed at The Garden, London
  • All songs published by Chrysalis Music Ltd.
  • Original etchings 'Flying Ducks' for sleeve by Chris Orr, courtesy Thumb Gallery, London

Notes[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Liner notes from the cassette insert