Colour (The Christians album)

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Colour
Studio album by The Christians
Released January 1990 (1990-01)
Recorded 1989 at La Fontaine, Guernsey and Amazon Studios, Liverpool
Label Island
Producer Laurie Latham
The Christians chronology
The Christians
(1987)
Colour
(1990)
Happy in Hell
(1992)
Singles from Colour
  1. "Words"
    Released: December 1989
  2. "I Found Out"
    Released: April 1990
  3. "Greenbank Drive"
    Released: September 1990

Colour is the second album by British soul group The Christians. It was released in January 1990 by Island Records and peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart.[1] It also reached the Top 20 in several European countries due, notably, to the success of its lead single "Words".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Henry Priestman except where noted.

  1. "Man Don't Cry" – 4:45
  2. "I Found Out" – 4:30
  3. "Greenbank Drive" – 4:24
  4. "All Talk" – 4:38
  5. "Words" (music: traditional, arranged Priestman, lyrics: Priestman) – 7:04
  6. "Community of Spirit" (Garry Christian) – 5:13
  7. "There You Go Again" – 6:01
  8. "One More Baby in Black" – 5:39
  9. "In My Hour of Need" – 6:23

2012 reissue bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Long Gone" – 3:20
  2. "Funny Money" – 3:35
  3. "Save Us from Our Friends" – 3:46
  4. "Sent Here to Shine" – 4:29
  5. "Greenback Drive" (Laurie Latham Remix) – 4:28
  6. "From the Water's Edge" – 3:24
  7. "Greenback Drive" (Nomad Soul 7") – 4:45

Personnel[edit]

The Christians:

  • Garry A. Christian – lead vocals
  • Russell Christian – saxophone, vocals
  • Henry Priestman – keyboards, guitar, vocals

Additional personnel:

  • The London Community Gospel Choir – choir on "In My Hour of Need"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[1] 1

References[edit]