Remembrance Days

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Remembrance Days
Studio album by The Dream Academy
Released 1987
Recorded 1986–February 1987
Genre Rock
Length 50:21
Label Reprise/Blanco Y Negro
Producer Lindsey Buckingham, Nick Laird-Clowes, Richard Dashut, Patrick Leonard and Hugh Padgham
The Dream Academy chronology
The Dream Academy
Remembrance Days
A Different Kind of Weather
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Remembrance Days is the second album by the British band The Dream Academy. Not as successful as the band's 1985 self-titled debut, the album peaked at number 181 in the United States.

The lyrics and music for "The Lesson of Love" was written in just two four hour sessions at Patrick Leonard's home.

Nick was inspired to write "In Exile" after reading an article in The Village Voice on Rodrigo Rojas.

"Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime" was not to be included in the album at first, until Lindsey Buckingham got involved with it at the last minute. Because of this, the vocals were done in his bedroom as he played the snare drum in his bathroom.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Indian Summer"   Laird-Clowes, Gabriel Padgham, Laird-Clowes, Buckingham 4:56
2. "The Lesson of Love"   Laird-Clowes, Leonard Leonard, Padgham, Laird-Clowes 4:40
3. "Humdrum"   Laird-Clowes Padgham, Laird-Clowes 4:18
4. "Power to Believe"   Laird-Clowes, Gabriel Padgham, Laird-Clowes 5:15
5. "Hampstead Girl"   Laird-Clowes, Gabriel Padgham, Laird-Clowes 3:42
6. "Here"   Laird-Clowes, Gabriel Padgham, Laird-Clowes 4:24
7. "In the Hands of Love"   Laird-Clowes, Gabriel Padgham, Laird-Clowes 4:49
8. "Ballad in 4/4"   Laird-Clowes Padgham, Laird-Clowes 3:59
9. "Doubleminded"   Laird-Clowes Padgham, Laird-Clowes 3:53
10. "Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime"   James Warren Buckingham, Dashut, Laird-Clowes, Padgham 3:43
11. "In Exile (For Rodrigo Rojas)"   Laird-Clowes, Gabriel Padgham, Laird-Clowes 6:42


  • "Indian Summer"
  • "The Lesson of Love"
  • "Power to Believe" (appears in the 1987 film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles)
  • "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime" (Canada)