Book of Days (The Psychedelic Furs album)

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Book of Days
The Psychedelic Furs - Book of Days.jpg
Studio album by The Psychedelic Furs
Released 31 October 1989
Recorded Rak Studios, London, May–July 1989
Genre New wave, alternative rock
Label Columbia
Producer David 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
AllMusic3/5 stars[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

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[2] 74
U.S. Billboard 200[3] 138

References[edit]