Night Calls (album)

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Night Calls
Studio album by Joe Cocker
Released 7 October 1991 (1991-10-07)[1]
Genre Rock
Length 54:18
Label Capitol
Producer Jeff Lynne, Chris Lord-Alge, David Tickle
Joe Cocker chronology
Joe Cocker Live
(1990)
Night Calls
(1991)
The Best of Joe Cocker
(1992)
Alternative cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Night Calls is the thirteenth studio album by Joe Cocker, released on 7 October 1991.[1] There were three different editions of the album released in 1991 and 1992. All of them featured different selection of songs, also in different order and cover artwork was also different for each of them. In addition a DTS edition of the album was released in the UK in 1998, also with different selection of songs.

Track listing[edit]

European version (1991)
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Love Is Alive"   Gary Wright 3:57
2. "Little Bit of Love"   Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff, Simon Kirke, Andy Fraser 2:28
3. "Please No More"   Greg Hansen, David Egan 5:28
4. "There's a Storm Coming"   John Hadley, Wally Wilson 4:08
5. "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"   John Lennon, Paul McCartney 5:03
6. "I Can Hear the River"   Don Dixon 4:51
7. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"   Elton John, Bernie Taupin 5:30
8. "Night Calls"   Jeff Lynne 3:28
9. "Five Women"   Prince 5:34
10. "Can't Find My Way Home"   Steve Winwood 3:29
11. "Not Too Young to Die of a Broken Heart"   Brent Bourgeois 4:19
12. "Out of the Rain"   Tony Joe White 4:38

Personnel[edit]

  • 'Girls Talk' (Debra Lewis-Brown, Michelle Cross & Geraldine Reid) - backing vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 4
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[4] 18
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[5] 6
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[6] 12
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 27
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 5
Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[9] 23
Canadian Albums (RPM)[10] 60
French Albums (SNEP)[11] 19
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[12] 3
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 25
US Billboard 200[14] 111

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Austria (IFPI Austria)[15] Gold 25,000x
France (SNEP)[16] 2× Gold 200,000*
Germany (BVMI)[17] Platinum 500,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[18] Gold 25,000x
United Kingdom (BPI)[19] Silver 60,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Album info at official site
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ "Joe Cocker - Night Calls" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Joe Cocker – Night Calls" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Top 100 Longplay". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Joe Cocker – Night Calls". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Joe Cocker – Night Calls". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Joe Cocker – Night Calls". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  9. ^ "Joe Cocker – Night Calls". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  10. ^ "RPM 100 Albums". RPM 56 (8). 22 August 1992. ISSN 0033-7064. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "InfoDisc: Tous les "Chart Runs" des Albums classés depuis 1985 dans le Top Albums Officiel". InfoDisc (in French). Retrieved 23 February 2013.  Locate Joe COCKER on the drop-down menu and click OK.
  12. ^ "Joe Cocker – Night Calls". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  13. ^ April 1992 "11 April 1992 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  14. ^ "Joe Cocker Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Joe Cocker. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  15. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Joe Cocker – Night Calls" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved 23 February 2013.  Enter Joe Cocker in the field Interpret. Enter Night Calls in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  16. ^ "French album certifications – Cocker J. – Night Calls" (in French). InfoDisc. Retrieved 23 February 2013.  Select COCKER J. and click OK
  17. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Joe Cocker; 'Night Calls')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  18. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Joe Cocker; 'Night Calls')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  19. ^ "British album certifications – Joe Cocker – Night Calls". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 23 February 2013.  Enter Night Calls in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go