Into the Light (Chris de Burgh album)

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Into the Light
Studio album by Chris de Burgh
Released 1 June 1986
Recorded Marcus Recording Studios, London and The Manor, Oxford
Genre Rock
Length 50:24
Label A&M
Producer Paul Hardiman
Chris de Burgh chronology
Man on the Line
(1984)
Into the Light
(1986)
Flying Colours
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Into the Light is singer Chris de Burgh's eighth studio album, released by A&M Records in 1986. The album is notable for containing what is easily de Burgh's biggest hit, "The Lady in Red", one of the most instantly recognisable and often-played love songs. The song "For Rosanna" is dedicated to de Burgh's then-2-year-old daughter Rosanna Davison, who became Miss World 2003.

Other songs of the album which charted as singles were "Fatal Hesitation", and "Say Goodbye To It All" (which was a continuation of the song "Borderline" from 1982's The Getaway), both of which frequently appear in de Burgh's concerts and compilation albums.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Chris de Burgh.

  1. "Last Night" – 6:07
  2. "Fire on the Water" – 4:28
  3. "The Ballroom of Romance" – 4:26
  4. "The Lady in Red" – 4:16
  5. "Say Goodbye to It All" – 5:23
  6. "The Spirit of Man" – 4:40
  7. "Fatal Hesitation" – 4:16
  8. "One Word" (Straight to the Heart) – 4:30
  9. "For Rosanna" – 3:39
  10. "The Leader" – 2:16
  11. "The Vision" – 3:13
  12. "What About Me?" – 3:03

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