North and South (album)

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North and South
Studio album by Gerry Rafferty
Released April 1988
Genre Rock
Length 55:41
Label London
Producer Gerry Rafferty and Hugh Murphy
Gerry Rafferty chronology
Sleepwalking
(1982)
North and South
(1988)
On a Wing and a Prayer
(1992)

North and South is the sixth studio album by Gerry Rafferty. It was Rafferty's first studio album in six years and reunited him with producer Hugh Murphy. The album got fair reviews from critics and fans. The album was released as an LP and CD in 1988. One of the singles was "Shipyard Town", also released on several compilation albums. It was regarded by most of Rafferty's fans as the best album since Night Owl. After the rather, some felt, over-engineered nature of Sleepwalking, the album was a welcome return to form with a more stripped-back nature and less fastidiously-engineered songs.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed and arranged by Gerry Rafferty

  1. "North and South" – 6:45
  2. "Moonlight and Gold" – 6:10
  3. "Tired of Talking" – 4:09
  4. "Hearts Run Dry" – 6:09
  5. "A Dangerous Age" – 6:11
  6. "Shipyard Town" – 6:12
  7. "Winter’s Come" – 6:50
  8. "Nothing Ever Happens Down Here" – 3:42
  9. "On a Night Like This" – 6:09
  10. "Unselfish Love" – 5:25

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Trivia[edit]

On a side note, the sleeve of this album was one of the very first to include an email address. It was the address of Gerry's management at the time. It also included a telex number.


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