Book of Days (The Psychedelic Furs album)

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Book of Days
The Psychedelic Furs - Book of Days.jpg
Studio album by
Released31 October 1989
RecordedRak Studios, London, May–July 1989
GenreNew wave, alternative rock
LabelColumbia
ProducerDavid M. Allen, the Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs chronology
All of This and Nothing
(1988)
Book of Days
(1989)
World Outside
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]

Book of Days is the sixth studio album by the English rock band the Psychedelic Furs, released 31 October 1989 by Columbia Records. Produced by the band and David M. Allen, and reached No. 74 on the UK Albums Chart[2] and No. 138 on the US Billboard 200.[3]

Two singles were released from the album, "Should God Forget" and "House", which peaked at No. 8 and No. 1, respectively, on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.[4] "House" also reached No. 90 in the UK Singles Chart.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Richard Butler; all music composed by the Psychedelic Furs.

  1. "Shine" - 4:03
  2. "Entertain Me" - 5:00
  3. "Book of Days" - 5:11
  4. "Should God Forget" - 4:21
  5. "Torch" - 4:49
  6. "Parade" - 4:45
  7. "Mother-Son" - 4:07
  8. "House" - 5:12
  9. "Wedding" - 4:19
  10. "I Don't Mine" - 3:15

Personnel[edit]

The Psychedelic Furs
Additional personnel
Technical
  • Roy Spong - engineer
  • Allan D. Martin, Richard Butler - cover design
  • Allan D. Martin, Peter Robathan - photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (1989/90) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA Charts)[5] 114
UK Albums Chart[2] 74
U.S. Billboard 200[3] 138

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ a b "The Official Charts Company - The Psychedelic Furs". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b "The Psychedelic Furs - Charts & Awards - Billboard Albums". AllMusic (Rovi Corporation). Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  4. ^ Book of Days - The Psychedelic Furs - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles. AllMusic.com.
  5. ^ "Bubbling Down Under Week Commencing 12 August 1991". Retrieved 12 August 2022.