At the End of a Perfect Day

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At the End of a Perfect Day
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Studio album by Chris de Burgh
Released 1 August 1977
Studio Morgan Studios, London, UK
Genre Rock
Length 35:23
Label A&M
Producer Paul Samwell-Smith
Chris de Burgh chronology
Spanish Train and Other Stories
(1975)
At the End of a Perfect Day
(1977)
Crusader
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

At the End of a Perfect Day is singer Chris de Burgh's third original album, released in 1977.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Chris de Burgh.

  1. "Broken Wings" – 3:06
  2. "Round and Around" – 3:06
  3. "I Will" – 3:30
  4. "Summer Rain" – 4:00
  5. "Discovery" – 3:21
  6. "Brazil" – 3:13
  7. "In a Country Churchyard (Let Your Love Shine On)" – 3:56
  8. "A Rainy Night in Paris" – 3:21
  9. "If You Really Love Her, Let Her Go" – 4:01
  10. "Perfect Day" – 4:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Alun Davies - acoustic guitar (1)
  • Chris de Burgh - lead vocals, backing vocals (1-7, 9, 10), Spanish guitar solo (1), guitar (2-5, 7, 9, 10), foot tap (2), harpsichord (5), piano (8)
  • Gerry Conway - drums (1, 3, 4)
  • Paul Hart - piano (4, 5, 7, 10)
  • Bryn Haworth - electric & slide guitars (10)
  • Jimmy Jewell - saxophone (2, 8), brass (4)
  • Sue Lynch - background vocals (7)
  • Dave Markee - bass (1, 3-5, 7, 10), backing vocals (10)
  • Dave Mattacks - drums (5, 7, 10), percussion (5)
  • Barry Morgan - drums (5), percussion (5)
  • John Mumford - brass (4)
  • Del Newman - string arrangements (7, 9)
  • Morris Pert (as "Maurice Pert") - percussion (2)
  • Brian Rogers - string arrangements (3, 5), horn arrangements (5)
  • Paul Samwell-Smith - background vocals (1-3, 9, 10)
  • The Spiteri Band - on "Brazil": drums, percussion, piano, guitar, bass, flute, backing vocals

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Paul Samwell-Smith
  • Engineered by Mike Bobak
  • Assistant Engineer - Nick Cook
  • Art Direction - Fabio Nicoli
  • Cover Design - Nick Marshall
  • Photography - Roger Stowell

Notes[edit]