Days In Avalon
Studio album by Richard Marx
October 24, 2000
Chicago Recording Company & Hinge Studios ( Chicago, Illinois); Music Grinder, Capitol Studios, The Treehouse, Andorra & CocoButt Studio ( Los Angeles, California); Woodland Studios, Ocean Way Recording & Soundstage ( Nashville, Tennessee); The Sound Kitchen ( Franklin, Tennessee).
Adult contemporary, pop rock, country
Producer Richard Marx,
Richard Marx chronology
Singles from Days In Avalon
"Days In Avalon"
Released: October 2000
"Straight From My Heart"
Released: May 2001
is the sixth studio album by singer/songwriter Days In Avalon Richard Marx, released independently in 2000 on the now defunct label . This was the only release on the label created by Marx and Signal 21 Blood, Sweat, and Tears drummer Bobby Colomby.
The title track, "Days In Avalon", was the only song within the album to appear on any charts. The song spent twelve weeks on the
Adult Contemporary chart, Billboard peaking at #25. "Straight From My Heart" was later released to country radio but failed to appear on any chart. 
Track listing [ edit ]
"Days In Avalon" (Marx) - 4:54
"Shine" (Marx) - 4:35
"Someone Special" (Marx) - 4:13
"Almost Everything" (Marx,
Bruce Gaitsch) 4:47 "The Edge of Forever" (Duet with
Chely Wright) (Marx, Wright) - 4:21 "Power of You and Me" (Marx) - 3:42
One More Time" (Marx) - 4:26 "Waiting on Your Love" (Marx,
Fee Waybill) - 4:27 "More Than a Mystery" (Marx) - 4:19
"Boy Next Door" (Marx) - 4:44
"Too Early to Be Over" (Marx, Waybill) - 3:54
"Straight From My Heart" (Marx) - 4:42
Singles/chart history [ edit ]
Album credits [ edit ]
Personnel [ edit ]
Tim Akers – keyboards, loops (9)
Eddie Bayers – drums Cliff Colnot – string arrangements & conductor (7)
J.T. Cornflos – electric guitar
Eric Darken – percussion
Paul Franklin – slide guitar, sleet guitar, pedal steel guitar
Bruce Gaitsch – acoustic guitar, classical guitar, electric guitar, arrangements George Hawkins – bass guitar
Randy Jackson – bass guitar, arrangements Don Kirkpatrick – slide guitar, arrangements
Michael Landau – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Richard Marx – arrangements, lead vocals, acoustic guitar, 12 string guitar, keyboards, acoustic piano, synth guitar (7), synth strings (10)
Herman Matthews – drums, arrangements Blue Miller – acoustic guitar
Duncan Mullins – bass guitar
Greg Phillinganes – Wurlitzer Michael Rhodes – bass guitar
Matt Rollings – Hammond B3 organ, arrangements Gary Smith – keyboards
Michael Thompson – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, arrangements
Jeffery "C.J." Vanston – keyboards, programming, drum programming, keyboard programming, arrangements
Chely Wright – lead vocals (5)
Background vocals [ edit ]
Production [ edit ]
Producers – David Cole & Richard Marx
Engineers – David Cole (track 3), Craig Bauer, Butch Carr, Bill Drescher, Matt Prock & Luke Wooten.
Assistant Engineers – Chad Brown, Ok Hee Kim, Alan Mason, Cesar Ramirez, Kelly Schoenfield, Christine Sioris & Darrell Thorp.
Mixed by David Cole at
Conway Studios (Hollywood, CA) & The Village Recorder (Los Angeles, CA). Mastered by Steve Hall at Future Disc (Hollywood, CA).
Production Coordination – Shari Sutcliffe
Art Direction – Willy Lovet
Design – Masae Hamanoya & Willy Lovet
Photography – Nels Israelson
Miscellaneous [ edit ]
The Japanese version of the album contained the following bonus tracks, "This I Promise You", "Until You Come Back To Me", "High" and "I Can't Help It".
Album was dedicated to
References [ edit ]
^ "Richard Marx Chart History". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on 2008-06-08 . Retrieved . 2008-06-07