Cyan (Three Dog Night album)

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Cyan
Three Dog Night - Cyan.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 9, 1973
GenrePop, rock
Length34:49
LabelDunhill
ProducerRichard Podolor
Three Dog Night chronology
Around the World With Three Dog Night
(1973)
Cyan
(1973)
Hard Labor
(1974)
Singles from Cyan
  1. "Shambala"
    Released: 1973
  2. "Let Me Serenade You"
    Released: 1973
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone(not rated) [2]

Cyan is the tenth album by American rock band Three Dog Night, released in 1973. The albums original working title was "Seven Ball, Center Pocket", which was changed for unknown reasons.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Happy Song" (Mike Allsup) – 3:37
  2. "Play Children Play" (Kent Sprague, Gary Stovall) – 4:10
  3. "Storybook Feeling" (Allsup) – 4:20
  4. "Ridin' Thumb" (James Seals) – 4:09

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Shambala" (Daniel Moore) – 3:23
  2. "Singer Man" (Cebert Bernard, Derrick Harriott) – 3:28
  3. "Let Me Serenade You" (John Finley) – 3:15
  4. "Lay Me Down Easy" (Moore) – 3:54
  5. "Into My Life" (Allsup) – 4:33

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Richard Podolor
  • Engineer: Bill Cooper
  • Arranger: Richard Podolor, Three Dog Night
  • Art direction: Ed Caraeff
  • Design: David Larkham, Michael Ross
  • Photography: Ed Caraeff

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (United States)

Year Chart Position
1973 Japan Oricon 56
US Top 200 26
Canada 8

SinglesBillboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Position
1973 "Shambala" US Adult Contemporary 3[4]
US Pop Singles 3
"Let Me Serenade You" US Pop Singles 17[5]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[6] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greenwald, Matthew. Cyan at AllMusic
  2. ^ Rolling tone review
  3. ^ Cash Box Magazine music news page
  4. ^ Three Dog Night, "Shambala" Chart Positions Retrieved February 16, 2015
  5. ^ Three Dog Night, "Let Me Serenade You" Chart Position Retrieved February 16, 2015
  6. ^ "American album certifications – Three Dog Night – Cyan". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 14, 2019. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.