Trust (Brother Beyond album)

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Trust
Studio album by Brother Beyond
Released 1989
Recorded "Townhouse"
"Olympic Studios" / London
(recording and mix);
"Abbey Road Studios"
(mastering)
Genre Pop rock, electronic, downtempo, synthpop
Length 41 min : 10 sec
Label EMI / Parlophone / Gong
Producer various (see Credits)
Brother Beyond chronology
Get Even
(1988)
Trust
(1989)
The Very Best of Brother Beyond
(2005)

Trust is the second album of the British boy band / pop group Brother Beyond, released in 1989, by EMI / Parlophone (later re-released by Gong label). It was their last album, since they disbanded, shortly after the release of one more single, a non-album track, called "The Girl I Used to Know", a minor hit in the USA, in 1991. After their two major hits, "The Harder I Try" and "He Ain't No Competition", written for them by famous producers Stock, Aitken and Waterman, the band, as lead singer Nathan Moore puts it on his Official Website, "made the classic mistake of thinking they did not need Stock Aitken and Waterman... We wrote the whole of the next album ourselves and (it) bombed totally". The three singles taken from the Trust album were only minor hits, getting no higher than the UK Top 40. The first, "Drive On", which was also the opening track of Side 2 on the vinyl edition, got to Number 39, in October 1989. The second, "When Will I See You Again?", a soulful ballad by The Three Degrees (written by popular composing duo Gamble & Huff), stopped at Number 43, in December 1989. The third and last, "Trust", the title-track and opener to the whole album, stalled at Number 53, in March 1990.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Trust" - 3:58 (C Fysh/D White)
  2. "You Never Tell Me" - 3:43 (C Fysh/D White/J Lorber)
  3. "I Believe in You" - 4:27 (C Fysh/D White)
  4. "Now I'm Alone with You" - 3:46 (C Fysh/D White)
  5. "Let Me Decide" - 4:21 (C Fysh/D White)
  6. "Drive On" - 4:05 (C Fysh/D White)
  7. "Perfect Love" - 3:50 (C Fysh/D White/S Alexander/J Lorber)
  8. "When Will I See You Again" - 3:34 (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff)
  9. "Universal" - 3:33 (C Fysh/D White)
  10. "Outside Our Lives" - 5:53 (C Fysh/D White)

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
Position
UK Albums Chart[1] 60

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United Kingdom (BPI)[2] Gold 100,000^

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

Singles from the album[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Brother Beyond: production tracks 5 & 10
  • Jeff Lorber: production & arrangement tracks 1 to 4, 6 to 9
  • Keith Cohen: production & engineering tracks 1 to 4, 6 & 9; mix tracks 1, 2, 6 & 9
  • Nick Webb: mastering
  • Hugo Nicolson: engineering tracks 7 & 8; additional engineering tracks 3 & 4
  • Steve "Barney" Chase: additional engineering tracks 3 & 4
  • Adam Moseley: engineering, production & mix tracks 5 & 10; additional engineering track 8
  • Pete Schwier: mix tracks 3 & 8
  • Bryan "Chuck" New: mix tracks 4 & 7

Staff[edit]

Release details[edit]

Country Date Format Label Catalogue #
UK 1989 LP EMI-Parlophone HCDL 37373
Hungary CD Gong 64 7934131

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/brother%20beyond/
  2. ^ "British album certifications – Brother Beyond – Trust". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 25 July 2012.  Enter Trust in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go

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