April Skies

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"April Skies"
Single by The Jesus and Mary Chain
from the album Darklands
B-side "Kill Surf City"
Released April 1987
Format 7", 2x7", 12"
Genre Alternative rock, indie pop
Label Blanco y Negro
Writer(s) William Reid, Jim Reid
Producer(s) William Reid, Bill Price
The Jesus and Mary Chain singles chronology
"Just Like Honey"
(1986)
"April Skies"
(1987)
"Happy When It Rains"
(1987)

"April Skies" is a song by the Scottish alternative rock group The Jesus and Mary Chain and the first single from the group's album Darklands. It was released by Blanco y Negro Records in April 1987.

Chart performance[edit]

The single reached #8 in the UK single charts, making it their highest charting single within the UK.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jim Reid and William Reid, except where noted.

7" (NEG24)
  1. "April Skies" – 3:58
  2. "Kill Surf City" – 3:09
2x7" (NEG24F) Gatefold Sleeve
  1. "April Skies" – 3:58
  2. "Kill Surf City" – 3:09
  3. "Mushroom (Live)" (Can) - 3:16
  4. "Bo Diddley Is Jesus" - 3:16
12" (NEG24T)
  1. "April Skies" – 3:58
  2. "Kill Surf City" – 3:09
  3. "Who Do You Love?" (Bo Diddley) - 4:03

Personnel[edit]

The Jesus and Mary Chain[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Charts > Jesus & Mary Chain". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-03-20. 

External links[edit]