Flying Colours (Chris de Burgh album)

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Flying Colours
Studio album by Chris de Burgh
Recorded Powerplay Studios in Zurich, Switzerland
Genre Pop
Length 54:09
Label A&M
Producer Chris de Burgh, Paul Hardiman
Chris de Burgh chronology
Into the Light
(1986)
Flying Colours
(1988)
Spark to a Flame: The Very Best of Chris de Burgh
(1989)

Flying Colours is singer Chris de Burgh's 9th studio album, released by A&M Records in 1988.

It went straight to number one in the UK on 15 October 1988 and is the only de Burgh album to go to number one on the UK album chart.[1]

The single "Missing You" taken from the album peaked at No. 3 on the UK Singles Chart, and No. 1 in Ireland in Dec 1988.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Chris de Burgh.

  1. "Sailing Away" — 4:58
  2. "Carry Me (Like a Fire in Your Heart)" — 4:24
  3. "Tender Hands" — 4:29
  4. "A Night on the River" — 3:48
  5. "Leather on My Shoes" — 4:41
  6. "Suddenly Love" — 3:12
  7. "The Simple Truth (A Child Is Born) — 4:25 (CD bonus track)
  8. "Missing You" — 4:07
  9. "I'm Not Scared Anymore" — 4:46
  10. "Don't Look Back" — 2:55
  11. "Just a Word Away" — 3:17
  12. "The Risen Lord" — 3:40
  13. "The Last Time I Cried" — 5:32

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Roberts. British Hit Singles & Albums. Guinness World Records Limited
  2. ^ "Irish Chart Search". IRMA. Retrieved 2008-10-19.