Safety in Numbers (Margaret Urlich album)

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Safety in Numbers
Studio album by Margaret Urlich
Released 1989
Recorded 1988-1989
Genre Pop
Label CBS
Margaret Urlich chronology
Safety in Numbers
Chameleon Dreams
Singles from Safety in Numbers
  1. "Escaping"
    Released: 1989 NZ #1 AUS #17
  2. "Only My Heart Calling"
    Released: 1990 AUS #46
  3. "Number One"
    Released: 1990 NZ #10 AUS #24
  4. "Guilty People"
    Released: 1990 AUS #99

Safety in Numbers is the debut solo album by Margaret Urlich, released in 1989. The first single from the album, "Escaping", peaked at #1 for three consecutive weeks in New Zealand and #17 in Australia. Urlich won an ARIA Award in 1991 for 'Best Breakthrough Artist - Album' for Safety in Numbers. The album achieved platinum status in New Zealand and triple platinum status in Australia. Safety in Numbers has sold over 265,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Escaping"   4:35
2. "Number One (Remember When We Danced All Night)"   4:06
3. "Only My Heart Calling"   5:38
4. "Give Me Some Credit"   5:41
5. "Guilty People"   5:21
Side two
No. Title Length
6. "The Tide Keeps Rolling In"   4:28
7. "Your Love"   4:31
8. "Open Up"   4:04
9. "Slip On By"   4:56
10. "Deep Down"   4:25
11. "God Bless The Child"   3:53



Chart (1989/1990) Peak
Australian Albums Chart 5
New Zealand Albums Chart 4


Country Certification Sales/Shipments
Australia 3× Platinum 250,000+
New Zealand Platinum 15,000+

Awards and recognition[edit]

Year Award-giving Body Award Result
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Album Of The Year Won
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Single Of The Year Won
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Best Female Vocalist Won
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Best Album Cover Won
1990 New Zealand Music Awards Best Female Vocalist Won
1991 ARIA Awards Breakthrough Artist Won
Preceded by
Loyal by Dave Dobbyn
New Zealand Music Awards Album of the Year
Succeeded by
Submarine Bells by The Chills