Days in Avalon

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Days In Avalon
Days In Avalon.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 24, 2000
StudioRenegade Studio, Chicago Recording Company and Hinge Studios (Chicago, Illinois); Music Grinder, Capitol Studios, The Treehouse, Andorra and CocoButt Studio (Los Angeles, California); Woodland Studios, Ocean Way Recording and Soundstage (Nashville, Tennessee); The Sound Kitchen (Franklin, Tennessee).
GenreAdult contemporary, pop rock, country
LabelSignal 21
ProducerRichard Marx, David Cole
Richard Marx chronology
The Essential Richard Marx
Days In Avalon
Singles from Days In Avalon
  1. "Days In Avalon"
    Released: October 2000
  2. "Straight From My Heart"
    Released: May 2001

Days In Avalon is the sixth studio album by singer/songwriter Richard Marx, released independently in 2000 on the now defunct label Signal 21. This was the only release on the label created by Marx and 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 Billboard Adult Contemporary chart,[1] peaking at #25. "Straight From My Heart" was later released to country radio but failed to appear on any chart.

Per Nielsen SoundScan, this album had sold 32,391 copies at the time of its deletion.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Days In Avalon" (Marx) – 4:54
  2. "Shine" (Marx) – 4:35
  3. "Someone Special" (Marx) – 4:13
  4. "Almost Everything" (Marx, Bruce Gaitsch) – 4:47
  5. "The Edge of Forever" (Duet with Chely Wright) (Marx, Wright) – 4:21
  6. "Power of You and Me" (Marx) – 3:42
  7. "One More Time" (Marx) – 4:26
  8. "Waiting on Your Love" (Marx, Fee Waybill) – 4:27
  9. "More Than a Mystery" (Marx) – 4:19
  10. "Boy Next Door" (Marx) – 4:44
  11. "Too Early to Be Over" (Marx, Waybill) – 3:54
  12. "Straight From My Heart" (Marx) – 4:42

Singles/chart history[edit]

Year Song US A.C.
2000 "Days In Avalon" 25

Album credits[edit]


Background vocals[edit]


  • Producers – David Cole and Richard Marx
  • Engineers – David Cole (track 3), Craig Bauer, Butch Carr, Bill Drescher, Matt Prock and Luke Wooten.
  • Assistant Engineers – Chad Brown, Ok Hee Kim, Alan Mason, Cesar Ramirez, Kelly Schoenfield, Christine Sioris and Darrell Thorp.
  • Mixed by David Cole at Conway Studios (Hollywood, CA) and 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 and Willy Lovet
  • Photography – Nels Israelson


  • 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 Dick Marx.


  1. ^ "Richard Marx Chart History". Archived from the original on 2008-06-08. Retrieved 2008-06-07.