Midnight Café

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Midnight Café
Smokie - Midnight Cafe.jpg
Studio album by Smokie
Released April 1976
Recorded Whitney Recording Studios
(Glendale, California)[1]
Genre
Length 43:29[nb 1]
Label RAK
Producer
Smokie chronology
Changing All the Time
(1975)
Midnight Café
(1976)
Greatest Hits
(1977)
Singles from Midnight Café
  1. "Something's Been Making Me Blue"
    Released: 2 January 1976
  2. "Wild Wild Angels"
    Released: 9 April 1976
  3. "I'll Meet You at Midnight"
    Released: 3 September 1976
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Midnight Café is the third studio album by the English rock band Smokie, released in April 1976.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Something's Been Making Me Blue" Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman 2:59
2. "Wild Wild Angels" Chinn, Chapman 3:55
3. "Poor Lady (Midnight Baby)" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 4:41
4. "When My Back Was Against the Wall" Norman, Spencer 3:34
5. "Make Ya Boogie" Alan Silson, Norman, Spencer, Terry Uttley 5:12
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "Stranger" Chinn, Chapman 4:40
7. "What Can I Do" Silson 3:35
8. "Little Lucy" Norman, Spencer 3:44
9. "Going Home" Norman, Spencer 7:32
10. "I'll Meet You at Midnight" Chinn, Chapman 3:14
Total length: 43:29
  • "I'll Meet You At Midnight" is the 12th track on the 2007 and 2016 remastered editions, lifting "Train Song" and "The Loser" up to 10-11, and bumping the remaining bonus tracks to 13-16.

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's 1976[nb 4] and 2016[nb 3] liner notes.

Smokie
Technical personnel

Charts[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[3] 6
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[4] 12
Chart (1977) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 173

References[edit]

Notes

^ "What Can I Do" was recorded at Audio International Studios (London, England).

  1. ^ Ariola 261031-217
  2. ^ 7T's GLAM CD 38
  3. ^ a b Sony Music 88985321932
  4. ^ RAK SRAK 520
Citations
  1. ^ Guarisco, Donald A. Smokie: "Midnight Café" > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. ^ Hendriks, Phil (2007). Midnight Café (booklet). Smokie. London: 7T's Records (GLAM CD 38). p. 3. 
  3. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Smokie – Midnight Café" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Smokie – Midnight Café". Hung Medien. Retrieved 3 October 2016.

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