Departures (album)

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Departures
Studio album by Bernard Fanning
Released 7 June 2013
Genre Alternative rock, country-folk
Length 39:34
Label Dew Process (AUS)
Bernard Fanning chronology
Tea & Sympathy
(2005)
Departures
(2013)
Singles from Departures
  1. "Battleships"
    Released: 2013

Departures is the second solo album by Australian musician Bernard Fanning, a followup to his 2005 #1 Australian charting album Tea & Sympathy, and the first since Fanning's band Powderfinger was disbanded in 2011. The album was released on 7 June 2013. The album heralds a departure from Fanning's debut 2005 effort of folk and roots in favour of a rock sound, more akin to his Powderfinger origins.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tell Me How It Ends" – 3:41
  2. "Limbo Stick" – 3:53
  3. "Battleships" – 3:10
  4. "Grow Around You" – 4:20
  5. "Drake" – 3:48
  6. "Call You Home" – 4:51
  7. "Departures (Blue Toowong Skies)" – 4:20
  8. "Zero Sum Game" – 4:07
  9. "Here Comes the Sadist" – 3:35
  10. "Inside Track" – 3:49
  11. "Ghosts" (Retail bonus track) – 3:58
  12. "Come Down On Your Side" - 3:27 (iTunes bonus track)

Charts[edit]

Departures debuted at number one on the ARIA Albums Chart dated 17 June 2013,[2] becoming Fanning's second number-one album as a solo artist.[3]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
ARIA Albums Chart[2] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iain Shedden (1 June 2013). "Departures (Bernard Fanning)". The Australian. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "ARIA Australian Top 50 Albums Chart". Australian Recording Industry Association. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Ryan, Gavin (15 June 2013). "ARIA Chart: Bernard Fanning Departures Debuts at No. 1". Noise11. Noise Network. Retrieved 16 June 2013.