Walkabout (The Fixx album)

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Walkabout
Studio album by The Fixx
Released 1986
Recorded November, 1985
Genre New Wave
Length 48:32
Label MCA
Producer Rupert Hine
The Fixx chronology
Phantoms
(1984)
Walkabout
(1986)
React
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Walkabout is the fourth studio album by British new wave band The Fixx, released in 1986. The first single, "Secret Separation", spent two weeks atop the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart in July 1986 to become the band's second No. 1 single on this chart.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are written by Dan K. Brown, Cy Curnin, Rupert Greenall, Jamie West-Oram, and Adam Woods, except when noted.

  1. "Secret Separation" (Brown, Curnin, Greenall, Jeannette Obstoj, West-Oram, Woods) - 3:51
  2. "Built for the Future" - 4:07
  3. "Treasure It" - 4:38
  4. "Chase the Fire" - 4:27
  5. "Can't Finish" - 4:09
  6. "Walkabout" - 4:35
  7. "One Look Up" - 4:15
  8. "Read Between the Lines" - 3:59
  9. "Sense the Adventure" - 3:42
  10. "Camphor" - 3:53 [with hidden CD track "Peace on Earth (Do What You Can)" - 10:46]

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel
  • Geoffrey Blythe - horn
  • Dick Hanson - horn
  • Brian Morris - horn
  • Jimmy Paterson - horn

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Billboard Top Pop Albums 30
Singles
Year Single Chart Position
1986 "Built for the Future" Album Rock Tracks 13
"Secret Separation" Billboard Hot 100 19
Album Rock Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r7334/review