Darkness Darkness

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Darkness Darkness
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Studio album by Eric Burdon
Released March 1980
Recorded May 1978, Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studio, County Leix, Ireland
Genre Hard rock, Rock, rhythm and blues, folk rock, soul, disco, progressive rock, blues rock
Label Polydor
Producer Tony Meehan
Eric Burdon chronology
Darkness Darkness
The Last Drive
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Darkness Darkness[1] is an album by the former vocalist from The Animals, Eric Burdon. It was recorded in May 1978 at Roundwood House, County Leix in Ireland, using Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studio. The album was released by Polydor in 1980. The line up for Darkness Darkness included Bobby Tench (Streetwalkers), Brian Robertson (Thin Lizzy, Motörhead), Henry McCullough (Wings) and Mick Weaver (Traffic).[2] The album was produced by Tony Meehan, who started his career as drummer with The Shadows.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Darkness, Darkness" (Jesse Colin Young) (4:11)
  2. "On the Horizon" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) (3.32)
  3. "Rat Race" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Van McCoy) (2.27)
  4. "Gospel Singer" (Tony Joe White) (4:11)
  5. "Ride On" (Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott) (5:14)
  6. "Baby What's Wrong" (Jimmy Reed) (3.09)
  7. "Cry to Me" (Bert Russell) (3.12)
  8. "So Much Love" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) (3:12)
  9. "Ecstasy" (Doc Pomus, Phil Spector) (2:27)
  10. "Too Late" (Chuck Berry) (3.24)



  1. ^ Richie Unterberger. "Darkness Darkness". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 21 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "Darkness Darkness album credits". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 21 February 2009. 

References and further reading[edit]

  • Burdon, Eric. I Used to Be an Animal, but I'm All Right Now. Faber and Faber, 1986. ISBN 0-571-13492-0.
  • Burdon, Eric (with J. Marshall Craig). Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood: A Memoir. Thunder's Mouth Press, 2001. ISBN 1-56025-330-4.