Fireboy

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Fireboy
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Studio album by Grant McLennan
Released 1993
Recorded Paradise Studios, Sydney, Platinum Studios, Melbourne
Genre Alternative rock
Length 52:42
Label White Label
Producer Dave Dobbyn
Grant McLennan chronology
Watershed
(1991)Watershed1991
Fireboy
(1993)
Horsebreaker Star
(1994)Horsebreaker Star1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Fireboy is the second solo album by Grant McLennan, a member of The Go-Betweens. It was released in 1993. In the album's liner notes McLennan said the songs were for Gloria Swanson, Kenneth Slessor, Brett Whiteley and Dean Martin.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Grant McLennan, except where noted.

  1. "Lighting Fires" – 3:36
  2. "Surround Me" – 3:55
  3. "One Million Miles From Here" – 3:45
  4. "The Dark Side of Town" – 3:46
  5. "Things Will Change" – 2:45
  6. "The Pawnbroker" – 8:12
  7. "Whose Side Are You On?" – 3:09
  8. "Fingers" (Grant McLennan, Dave Dobbyn)– 3:34
  9. "Signs of Life" – 4:23
  10. "The Day My Eyes Came Back" – 4:08
  11. "Bathe (in the Water)" – 3:30
  12. "When I Close My Eyes" – 1:24
  13. "Riddle in the Rain" – 6:29

Personnel[edit]

  • Grant McLennan – vocals, guitars, tambourine, maraccas
  • Dave Dobbyn – guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ian Belton – bass
  • Pedro Bull – organ, piano
  • Michael Barclay – drums, backing vocals
  • Penny Flanagan – vocals ("Surround Me", "Bathe")
  • Julia Richardson – vocals ("Surround Me", "Bathe")
  • Karin Jansson – vocals ("The Dark Side of Town", "Things Will Change")
  • Mae Moore – vocals ("Bathe")
  • Nicky Ferguson – vocals ("Lighting Fires")
  • Stephen Hurley – organ ("Bathe")

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