Deadline for My Memories

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Deadline for My Memories
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1995 European Union
January 1996 United Kingdom
July 1996 United States
Genre
Length70:07
LabelMagnet (Europe, Australia, Canada)
Sire/Elektra Records (US)
61798
Billie Ray Martin chronology
Four Ambient Tales-EP
(1993)
Deadline for My Memories
(1995)
18 Carat Garbage
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Deadline for My Memories is the debut solo album by Billie Ray Martin, former lead singer of the band Electribe 101. It was first released in October 1995.

The album includes Billie Ray Martin's biggest hit single, "Your Loving Arms", which originally reached #38 in the UK Singles Chart when released in 1994 but went on to reach #6 when it was re-released the following year.[2] It also peaked at #46 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[3] Four further singles were released from the album: "Running Around Town" (UK #29), "Imitation of Life" (#29), "Space Oasis" (#66), and "You & I (Keep Holding on)" (#76).[2]

Release history[edit]

Deadline for My Memories was released in Germany on CD in October 1995 and over the same period a vinyl version was released in the United Kingdom. The CD version was released in Australia also in late 1995 with the UK CD version being released January 1996. The United States and Canada CD versions were released in June 1996.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Time
1. “Hands Up & Amen” 5:28
2. “Running Around Town” 4:26
3. “Still Waters” 5:08
4. “Deadline for My Memories” 4:59
5. “Imitation of Life” 4:27
6. “I Try” 3:18
7. “True Moments of My World” 5:24
8. “We Shall Be True” 4:40
9. “I Don't Believe” 6:00
10. “Space Oasis” 5:05
11. “You & I (Keep Holding on)” 4:40
12. Your Loving Arms 6:38
13. “Big Tears & Make-up” 4:13
14. “Stand by Me (US release)” 5:41
14. “Ich Glaube Nicht (German release)” 6:03

Singles[edit]

# Title Date
1. "Your Loving Arms" (1st Issue) October 1994
2. "Your Loving Arms" (2nd Issue) March 1995 (US), May 1995 (UK)
3. "Running Around Town" August 1995
4. "Imitation of Life" December 1995
5. "Space Oasis" March 1996
6. "You & I (Keep Holding on)" July 1996
7. "Your Loving Arms" (the Remixes - EP) 1996

Personnel[edit]

  • Gary Barnacle (as Gary Barnickle) – string arrangements, brass arrangement, orchestra leader
  • B.J. Cole – pedal steel
  • Andrew Fryer – programming, producer
  • Paul Gomersall – mixing
  • The Grid – producer, mixing
  • Greg Jackman – mixing
  • Volker Janssen – piano, keyboards
  • Martin King – programming
  • Shaun Lee – guitar, drums
  • Billie Ray Martin – pedal steel, background vocals, producer, executive producer, vocal arrangement, string arrangements, mixing, photography, brass arrangement, make-up, stylist, vocal producer, melody arrangement
  • Luvaine Maximum – background vocals
  • The Phantom Horns – brass arrangement
  • Dean Ross – keyboards
  • Adrian Scarff – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Pete Schwier – engineer
  • Ren Swan – engineer, mixing
  • Nick Sykes – engineer
  • Brian Transeau – producer, mixing
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[2] 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deadline for My Memories - Billie Ray Martin - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "BILLIE RAY MARTIN - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Billie Ray Martin Your Loving Arms Chart History". Retrieved 23 April 2018.