Ink (The Fixx album)

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Studio album by The Fixx
Released 19 February 1991
Recorded 1990-1991
Genre New Wave, pop rock
Length 57:10
Label MCA
Producer Scott Cutler, Bruce Gaitsch, Rupert Hine, William Wittman
The Fixx chronology
Calm Animals
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Ink is the sixth studio album by British new wave band The Fixx, released in 1991.

While generally much less successful than their previous albums, Ink did produce a big hit for the band in the form of "How Much Is Enough?", which reached #11 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and #10 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, where it was their only Top 10 single.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Curnin except where noted; all music composed by Curnin, West-Oram, Woods, Greenall and Brown except where noted.

  1. "All Is Fair"
  2. "How Much Is Enough?" (Music: Curnin/West-Oram/Woods/Greenall/Brown/Hall/Cutler)
  3. "No One Has to Cry" (Music: Curnin/West-Oram/Woods/Greenall/Brown/Cutler)
  4. "Crucified" (Music: Curnin/West-Oram/Woods/Greenall/Brown/Cutler)
  5. "Falling in Love" (Lyrics: Champlin, Music:Gaitsch/Champlin)
  6. "Shut It Out"
  7. "Still Around"
  8. "All the Best Things" (Music: Curnin/West-Oram/Woods/Greenall/Brown/Sturkin/Rogers)
  9. "Yesterday, Today" (Lyrics: Woods, Music: Curnin/West-Oram/Woods/Greenall/Brown)
  10. "One Jungle" (Lyrics: Jeannette Obstoj)
  11. "Climb the Hill" (Lyrics: Woods)
  12. "Make No Plans" (Music: Curnin/West-Oram/Woods/Greenall/Brown/Termini)
  13. "Ships Are Safe In Harbour" [*]

* bonus track on Japan CD issue


Additional personnel


  • Producers: Scott Cutler, Bruce Gaitsch, Rupert Hine, William Wittman
  • Executive producer: Randy Nicklaus
  • Engineers: John Agnello, Bruce Gaitsch, Rupert Hine, Dennis McCay, Stephen W. Tayler
  • Assistant engineers: Matt Howe, Fred Kelly, Ed Korengo, Duane Sexton
  • Mixing: John Agnello, Matt Howe, Tony Peluso
  • Remixing: Tony Peluso
  • Mastering: Steve Hall
  • Drum programming: Steve Dubin
  • Production coordination: Steve Barri, Randy Nicklaus, Mark Sullivan
  • Art direction: Frenchy Gauthier, Ria Lewerke
  • Design: Norman Moore
  • Photography: Steve Rappaport


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1991 The Billboard 200 111

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1991 "How Much Is Enough?" Billboard Hot 100 35
1991 "How Much Is Enough?" Mainstream Rock 11
1991 "How Much Is Enough?" Modern Rock 10