Diamond Sun

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Diamond Sun
DiamondSun.jpg
Studio album by Glass Tiger
Released April 13, 1988 (1988-04-13)
Recorded 1987-1988 at Le Studio, Morin-Heights, Quebec, Canada, Distorto Studios, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Phase One, and Eastern Sound Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Windmill Lane, Dublin, Ireland
Genre Pop, rock, pop rock
Length 46:54
Label Capitol
Producer Jim Vallance
Glass Tiger chronology
The Thin Red Line
(1986)The Thin Red Line1986
Diamond Sun
(1988)
Simple Mission
(1991)Simple Mission1991
Singles from Diamond Sun
  1. "I'm Still Searching"
    Released: 1988
  2. "Diamond Sun"
    Released: 1988
  3. "My Song"
    Released: 1988
  4. "Send Your Love"
    Released: 1989
  5. "(Watching) Worlds Crumble"
    Released: 1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Diamond Sun is the second album by Canadian band Glass Tiger. It was released by Capitol Records April 13, 1988 (1988-04-13). It went certified Double Platinum in Canada.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Diamond Sun" (Alan Frew, Jim Vallance) – 5:22
  2. "Far Away From Here" (Frew, Michael Hanson, Sam Reid) – 4:08
  3. "I'm Still Searching" (Frew, Hanson, Reid) – 3:58
  4. "A Lifetime of Moments" (Frew, Hanson) – 4:58
  5. "It's Love U Feel" (Frew, Reid, Vallance) – 5:32
  6. "My Song" (featuring The Chieftains) (Frew, Reid, Vallance) – 3:26
  7. "(Watching) Worlds Crumble" (Frew, Reid, Vallance) – 4:53
  8. "Send Your Love" (Frew, Hanson) – 4:28
  9. "Suffer in Silence" (Frew, Reid) – 3:35
  10. "This Island Earth" (Frew, Hanson, Reid) – 6:30

Trivia[edit]

Note: The ending of the album version of "Diamond Sun" is a parody of "Strawberry Fields Forever" by The Beatles. Just as the song fades out, the song fades in with only the percussion beat and fades out again with Alan Frew's voice saying "I buried Paul".

Personnel[edit]

Glass Tiger[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Backing Vocals: Dalbello, Arnold Lanni, Sheree Jeacocke, Colina Phillips
  • Additional Guitars: Keith Scott
  • Additional Drums and Keyboards: Jim Vallance
  • Additional Fretless Bass: Rene Worst
  • Saxophone: Earl Seymour
  • Synclavier Programming: John Grier
  • Guitar Technician: Tony Lester

Production[edit]

  • Management: Derek Sutton (Los Angeles, California), Gary Pring, and Joe Bamford (Toronto, Ontario, CA)
  • Recording: Jim Vallance, Randy Staub, Tom Henderson, and Brian Masterson
  • Mixing: Ed Thacker
  • Assistance: Randy Staub, Paul Milner, Glen Robinson, Darren Millar, Joe Mancuso, and Ciaran Byrne
  • Producing on Track 6: Sam Reid
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, NY
  • Tour Sound: Tracy Silverstone
  • Stage Sound: Greg Grace
  • Tour Lighting: Steve Baird
  • Art Direction, Design, and Sculpture: Heather Brown
  • Photography: Douglas Brown
  • Group Photography: Alison Wardman

Notes[edit]