Wonderful Life (Black album)

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Wonderful Life
Studio album by Black
Released August 31, 1987
Genre Pop rock, New Wave
Label A&M
Producer Dave Dix
Black chronology
Wonderful Life
(1987)
Black
(1987)

Wonderful Life is the debut album of English singer Black, released on August 31, 1987. It peaked at #3 on the UK Albums Chart in September of that year.

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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Colin Vearncombe unless otherwise noted. All tracks produced by Dave Dix, except for "I'm Not Afraid" by Robin Millar.

LP version[edit]

  1. "Wonderful Life" — 4:46
  2. "Everything's Coming Up Roses" — 4:04
  3. "Sometimes for the Asking" — 4:09
  4. "Finder" — 4:12
  5. "Paradise" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 4:51
  6. "I'm Not Afraid" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 5:00
  7. "I Just Grew Tired" — 4:15
  8. "Blue" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 3:38
  9. "Just Making Memories" — 4:26
  10. "Sweetest Smile" — 5:19

CD version[edit]

  1. "Wonderful Life" — 4:46
  2. "Everything's Coming Up Roses" — 4:04
  3. "Sometimes for the Asking" — 4:09
  4. "Finder" — 4:12
  5. "Paradise" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 4:51
  6. "I'm Not Afraid" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 5:00
  7. "I Just Grew Tired" — 4:15
  8. "Blue" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 3:38
  9. "Just Making Memories" — 4:26
  10. "Sweetest Smile" — 5:19
  11. "Ravel in the Rain" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 3:47
  12. "Leave Yourself Alone" — 4:32
  13. "Sixteens" — 3:56
  14. "It's Not You Lady Jane" (Dickie/Vearncombe) — 3:25
  15. "Hardly Star-Crossed Lovers" — 2:51

Personnel[edit]

Recorded at Powerplant Studios (London), Square One Studio (Bury), Engineered by Stephen Boyce-Buckley, and Pink Studio (Liverpool).

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