Phantoms (The Fixx album)

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Phantoms
The Fixx - Phantoms.jpg
Studio album by The Fixx
Released August 1984
Recorded 1984
Studio Farmyard Studios, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, England
Genre New wave
Length 41:52
Label MCA
Producer Rupert Hine, The Fixx
The Fixx chronology
Reach the Beach
(1983)Reach the Beach1983
Phantoms
(1984)
Walkabout
(1986)Walkabout1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link

Phantoms is the third studio album by British new wave band The Fixx, released in 1984.

It contains the American hit "Are We Ourselves?", which reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the fall of 1984. The song hit #1 on Billboard's Album Rock Tracks, staying at the summit for several weeks. It was also assisted by a popular MTV music video.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are written by Dan K. Brown, Cy Curnin, Rupert Greenall, Jamie West-Oram, and Adam Woods, except where noted.

  1. "Lose Face" – 3:03
  2. "Less Cities, More Moving People" – 3:53
  3. "Sunshine in the Shade" (Brown, Curnin, R. Greenall, P. Greenall, West-Oram, Woods) – 2:26
  4. "Woman on a Train" (Brown, Curnin, Greenall, Jeannette Obstoj, West-Oram, Woods) – 3:56
  5. "Wish" – 4:08
  6. "Lost in Battle Overseas" – 4:10
  7. "Question" – 3:26
  8. "In Suspense" – 3:45
  9. "Facing the Wind" – 3:20
  10. "Are We Ourselves?" – 2:27
  11. "I Will" – 3:54
  12. "Phantom Living" – 3:50

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1984 The Billboard 200 19

Singles – Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1984 "Are We Ourselves?" Billboard Hot 100 15
1984 "Are We Ourselves?" Mainstream Rock 1
1984 "Sunshine in the Shade" Billboard Hot 100 69
1984 "Sunshine in the Shade" Mainstream Rock 37
1984 "Less Cities, Move Moving People" Dance 68