Innocent Eyes (Graham Nash album)

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Innocent Eyes
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Studio album by
Released27 March 1986
GenreRock, reggae
Length34:10
LabelAtlantic
ProducerCraig Doerge, Stanley Johnston, and Graham Nash
Graham Nash chronology
Earth & Sky
(1980)
Innocent Eyes
(1986)
Songs for Survivors
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Innocent Eyes is the fourth solo studio album by British singer-songwriter Graham Nash, released in 1986.[2] The influence of reggae shows in the hit song "Chippin' Away."

The album reached No. 136 on the Billboard charts.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side One
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."See You in Prague"Davitt Sigerson, Richie Zito3:44
2."Keep Away from Me"Graham Nash3:34
3."Innocent Eyes""Paul Bliss3:10
4."Chippin' Away"Tom Fedora3:55
5."Over the Wall"Graham Nash3:27
Side Two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."Don't Listen to the Rumours"John Palermo3:05
7."Sad Eyes"Graham Nash3:22
8."Newday"Craig Doerge, Graham Nash3:19
9."Glass and Steel"Graham Nash3:17
10."I Got a Rock"Graham Nash3:17

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[4] 91
United States (Billboard 200)[5] 136
United States (Cash Box Album)[6] 123

Personnel[edit]

  • Graham Nash: vocals, rhythm guitar (2), keyboards (5,7,10), guitars (9)
  • Bill Boydston: linn drum programming (1,2,4–8,10), keyboards (1,4,6)
  • Mark Williams: drum overdubs (1,2,5,6,10), drums (3)
  • Craig Doerge: keyboards
  • Michael Landau: guitars (1,3,5–10)
  • Mike Fisher: percussion (1,4,6,7,9,10)
  • George "Chocolate" Perry: bass (2,4,7,8)
  • Tim Drummond: bass (2,7)
  • David Lindley: lead guitar (2)
  • Paul Bliss: bass (3), drum programming (3), keyboards (3)
  • Kenny Loggins: additional vocal (3)[7]
  • Ian Wallace: drum over-dubs (4,8)
  • Jeff Southworth: guitars (4,6)
  • Waddy Wachtel: guitars (5)
  • Kate Yester: additional vocal (6)
  • Joe Lala: percussion (7)
  • James Taylor: additional vocal (7)
  • David Plantshon: drums (9)
  • Leland Sklar: bass (9)
  • Alan Pasqua: keyboards (10)
  • Stanley Johnston: engineer
  • Jay Parti: engineer
  • Greg Ladanyi: mixing
  • Reed Fenton: photography
  • Doug Sax & Mike Reese: LP mastering
  • Barry Diament: CD mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Innocent Eyes at AllMusic
  2. ^ critic, Lynn Van Matre, Pop music. "GRAHAM NASH TRIES A TRUE SOLO ALBUM WITHOUT HINT OF CROSBY, STILLS OR YOUNG". chicagotribune.com.
  3. ^ Zimmer, Dave (2 March 2000). Crosby Stills And Nash: The Biography. Da Capo Press. ISBN 9780306809743 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 213. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  5. ^ "Graham Nash". Billboard. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  6. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2015). The Comparison Book Billboard/Cash Box/Record World 1954-1982. Sheridan Books. p. 125. ISBN 978-0-89820-213-7.
  7. ^ "Happy Anniversary: Graham Nash, Innocent Eyes | Rhino". www.rhino.com.