Absolutely (Eurogliders album)

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Absolutely
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Studio album by Eurogliders
Released October 1985
Genre Indie pop, Rock
Label CBS
Producer Bernie Lynch, Bill Scheniman, Chris Porter
Eurogliders chronology
This Island
(1984)
Absolutely
(1985)
Groove
(1988)
Singles from Absolutely
  1. "We Will Together"
    Released: April 1985
  2. "The City of Soul"
    Released: September 1985
  3. "Can't Wait to See You"
    Released: November 1985
  4. "Absolutely"
    Released: March 1986
  5. "So Tough"
    Released: August 1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Absolutely is the third studio album by Australian Indie pop, rock band Eurogliders, released in October 1985.[2][3] It peaked at #7 on the Australian Kent Music Report albums chart and remained in the charts for 47 weeks;[4] it spawned three top ten hit singles, "We Will Together" in April, "The City of Soul" in September and "Can't Wait to See You" in November.[4] Two further singles, "Absolutely" and "So Tough" appeared in 1986.[4]

At the height of the band's success, Eurogliders Grace Knight and Bernie Lynch reconciled their relationship and were married in 1985, although the union was short-lived. Despite their marital separation, they stayed together in the band for another four years.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bernie Lynch unless otherwise shown[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13].

Absolutely
No. Title Length
1. "Can't Wait to See You" 4:15
2. "The City of Soul" 4:50
3. "What Kind of Fool" 3:51
4. "So Tough" 3:43
5. "We Will Together" 4:33
6. "Absolutely" 4:37
7. "Jesse" 4:30
8. "Moving Away" (Lynch, Grace Knight) 4:08
9. "Enough Love" 3:56

Personnel[edit]

Eurogliders members

Additional musicians

  • Jason Brewer — saxophone (tenor) (except "We Will Together")
  • Mark Dennison — flute, saxophone (tenor, baritone)
  • Kevin Dubber — trumpet on "We Will Together"
  • James Greening — trombone (except "We Will Together")
  • Martin Hill — saxophone (tenor, alto) (except "We Will Together")
  • Shauna Jensen — backing vocals
  • Gary Kettel — percussion
  • Maggie McKinley — backing vocals
  • Greg Thorne — trumpet, flugelhorn, arranged horns
  • Mark Williams — backing vocals on "We Will Together"

Recording details

  • Engineer — Chris Porter (on tracks "So Tough", "We Will Together", "Absolutely")
    • Additional Engineer — David Quinn, Peter Cobbin, Tim Kramer
  • Mix Engineer & Post Production — Bill Scheniman
  • Producer — Bernie Lynch, Bill Scheniman
    • except for "We Will Together" — Chris Porter

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r36834
  2. ^ McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Encyclopedia entry for 'Eurogliders'". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-072-1. Archived from the original on August 3, 2004. Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Holmgren, Magnus; Warnqvist, Stefan; Francois, Ron; Meharry, Don. "Eurogliders". Australian Rock Database. Passagen.se (Magnus Holmgrem). Archived from the original on 27 November 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1970 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
  5. ^ ""Can't Wait to See You" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  6. ^ ""The City of Soul" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  7. ^ ""What Kind of Fool" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  8. ^ ""So Tough" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  9. ^ ""We Will Together" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  10. ^ ""Absolutely" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  11. ^ ""Jesse" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  12. ^ ""Moving Away" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009. 
  13. ^ ""Enough Love" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 29 June 2009.