Silhouette in Red

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Silhouette in Red
Studio album by Bonnie Tyler
Released 11 October 1993
Recorded 1993
Genre Pop rock
Length 54:22
Label Hansa
Producer Dieter Bohlen, Luis Rodríguez
Bonnie Tyler chronology
Angel Heart
Silhouette in Red
Free Spirit
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Silhouette in Red is the tenth studio album recorded by Bonnie Tyler, released in Scandinavia, Europe, and South Africa in 1993, and Japan and Brazil in 1994. In 1993, it was announced that the album had already achieved a Gold Disc in Norway the day before it was officially released.[2]

Continuing her German label recording, she comes up with covers of one classic ("You Are So Beautiful") in addition to 14 original hits. The album was successful, reaching #6 in Norway and the top 40 in four other countries. The album was not released in America or the UK.

According to Frank Farian's 2003 book about Dieter Bohlen, Stupid Dieser Bohlen,[3] the bigger part of lyrics were re-written (uncredited on the album) by Dave Ashby, an English musician based in Hamburg, Germany.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sally Comes Around" (J. Blake) 3:41
  2. "Fire in My Soul" (Steve Benson) 4:39
       from the soundtrack for Die Stadtindianer
  3. "Stay" – with the Royal London Philharmonic Orchestra (Blake) 4:06
  4. "Send Me the Pillow" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:34
  5. "From the Bottom of My Lonely Heart" (Howard) 3:32
  6. "Silhouette in Red" – with the Royal London Philharmonic Orchestra (Blake) 4:01
  7. "I Climb Every Mountain" (Bohlen) 3:36
  8. "Bad Dreams" (Benson) 3:48
  9. "James Dean" (Bohlen) 3:14
  10. "Clouds in My Coffee" (Bohlen) 3:24
  11. "Years May Come" (Howard) 3:50
  12. "Cryin' a Little" (Blake) – 3:37
  13. "You Are So Beautiful" (Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston) – 2:23
  14. "Before We Get Any Closer" (R.J. Scott/C. Stevens) – 4:10
  15. "You Won't See Me Cry" (P. Hopkins/Lee Morris) – 2:47
  • Paul Hopkins, songwriter of track 15, is the brother of Bonnie Tyler.



Country Peak
Norway 6[4]
Switzerland 23[5]
Austria 25[6]
Germany 28[7]
Sweden 40[8]


Year Single Peak chart positions
GE AU NO German
Airplay [1]
Nordparade [2]
1993 "Sally Comes Around" 76[9] 48 35 1
"From The Bottom Of My Lonely Heart" 86

During the period of the album's release, Tyler released five Maxi singles.


No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stay (Radio Version)"   Dieter Bohlen 3:59
2. "Stay (Long Version)"   Dieter Bohlen 4:35
3. "James Dean"   Dieter Bohlen 3:15

You Are So Beautiful

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You Are So Beautiful"   Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher, Dennis Wilson 2:35
2. "You Won't See Me Cry"   Paul Hopkins, Lee Morris 2:55


To support the album's release, Hansa Records / BMG released the Silhouette in Red Tour Book, which was a 24-page book that could be obtained at the venues of Tyler's concerts in the 1990s.