Days in Avalon
|Days In Avalon|
|Studio album by|
|Released||October 24, 2000|
|Studio||Renegade 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).|
|Genre||Adult contemporary, pop rock, country|
|Producer||Richard Marx, David Cole|
|Richard Marx chronology|
|Singles from Days In Avalon|
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, 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.
- "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
|2000||"Days In Avalon"||25|
- Richard Marx – arrangements, lead vocals, acoustic guitar, 12 string guitar, keyboards, acoustic piano, synth guitar (7), synth strings (10)
- Tim Akers – keyboards, loops (9)
- Greg Phillinganes – Wurlitzer electric piano
- Matt Rollings – Hammond B3 organ, arrangements
- Gary Smith – keyboards
- C.J. Vanston – keyboards, programming, keyboard programming, drum programming, arrangements
- J. T. Corenflos – electric guitar
- Paul Franklin – slide guitar, steel guitar, pedal steel guitar
- Bruce Gaitsch – acoustic guitar, classical guitar, electric guitar, arrangements
- Don Kirkpatrick – slide guitar, arrangements
- Michael Landau – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
- Blue Miller – acoustic guitar
- Michael Thompson – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, arrangements
- George Hawkins – bass guitar
- Randy Jackson – bass guitar, arrangements
- Duncan Mullins – bass guitar
- Michael Rhodes – bass guitar
- Eddie Bayers – drums
- Herman Matthews – drums, arrangements
- Eric Darken – percussion
- Cliff Colnot – string arrangements and conductor (7)
- Chely Wright – lead vocals (5)
- Anne Brent
- Shannon Brown
- Joan Collaso
- Constance Conway
- Yvonne Gage
- Peggy Hopkins
- Alison Krauss (12)
- Julie Lyons
- Richard Marx
- Robin E. Robinson
- Fee Waybill
- 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.