Edge (Daryl Braithwaite album)

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Edge
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Studio album by Daryl Braithwaite
Released November 4, 1988 (1988-11-04)
Recorded May 1988, Platinum Studios, Melbourne, Australia
Genre Rock, pop
Length 54:15
Label CBS
Producer Simon Hussey
Daryl Braithwaite chronology
Out on the Fringe
(1979)
Edge
(1988)
Rise
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Edge is an album by Daryl Braithwaite. It was recorded between April-September 1988 and released in November 1988. It reached No. 1 on the Australian ARIA Charts[2] for 3 weeks in 1989.

Braithwaite toured the album across Australia and New Zealand in 1989 and the album was certified 3x platinum in October 1989.[3]

Simon Hussey was nominated for Producer of the Year for Edge at the ARIA Music Awards of 1989, but lost to Age of Reason.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "As the Days Go By" (Ian Thomas) – 4:04
  2. "You Could Be Wrong" (Simon Hussey) – 3:22
  3. "All I Do" (Thomas) – 4:06
  4. "Let Me Be" (Hussey, David Reyne) – 5:36
  5. "Sugar Train" (Jef Scott) – 3:42
  6. "Down Down" (Scott) – 4:37
  7. "In My Life" (Chris Doheny) – 5:08
  8. "Edge (Instrumental)" (Jef Scott, Simon Hussey) – 0:34
  9. "I Don't Remember" (Peter Gabriel) – 4:09
  10. "One Summer" (Daryl Braithwaite) – 3:43
  11. "It's All in the Music" (Braithwaite, Garth Porter) – 3:40
  12. "All The Same" (Hussey, Lisa Bade, Mark Greig) – 3:57
  13. "Up-Out" (Andy Cichon, Braithwaite, Scott, John Watson, Scott Griffiths, Hussey) – 3:58
  14. "Pretending to Care" (Todd Rundgren) – 3:39

Personnel[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalog
Australia 1988 CBS CD 462625 2
Australia 1988 CBS LP 462625 1
Australia 1988 CBS Cassette 462625 4

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1988/89) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[4] 1
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[5] 14
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[6] 24

Year-end charts[edit]

Year-end charts (1989) Position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 5

Singles[edit]

Release date Single Peak chart positions
AUS
[7]
NZ
[8]
NOR
[9]
SWE
[10]
September 1988 As the Days Go By 11 49
October 1988 All I Do 23
January 1989 One Summer 8 5 4
April 1989 Let Me Be 26
July 1989 Sugar Train
"—" denotes the single did not chart or was not released in that country

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[11] 3× Platinum 210,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

See also[edit]

List of number-one albums in Australia during the 1980s

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Edge" by Daryl Braithwaite". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Daryl Braithwaite albums". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Six Moons (CD). Daryl Braithwaite. Sony Music Australia. 1994. 
  4. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Daryl Braithwaite – Edge". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Daryl Braithwaite – Edge". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Daryl Braithwaite – Edge". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Daryl Braithwaite singles". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  8. ^ "Daryl Braithwaite". charts.org.nz. Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  9. ^ "Daryl Braithwaite". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  10. ^ "Daryl Braithwaite". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1989 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
Preceded by
...ish by 1927
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
22 May - 11 June 1989
Succeeded by
Big Daddy by John Cougar Mellencamp