Play Yard Blues

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Play Yard Blues
John Norum Play Yard Blues.jpg
Studio album by John Norum
Released 17 May 2010
5 July 2010 (UK)
Recorded Playyard Studios, Sweden
Genre Hard rock, blues-rock
Label Mascot Records
Producer John Norum
John Norum chronology
Optimus
(2005)
Play Yard Blues
(2010)

Play Yard Blues is the latest solo album by John Norum, the guitarist in the Swedish hard rock band Europe. It was released on 17 May 2010.

The album includes cover versions of the Thin Lizzy song "It's Only Money", the Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush song "Ditch Queen" and the Mountain song "Travellin' in the Dark".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let it Shine" (Norum, Torberg) – 4:55
  2. "Red Light Green High" (Norum, Torberg) – 4:12
  3. "It's Only Money" (Lynott) – 2:54
  4. "Got My Eyes on You" (Norum, Sundin) – 3:14
  5. "When Darkness Falls" (Norum, Torberg, Stappe) – 4:01
  6. "Over and Done" (Norum, Stappe) – 3:51
  7. "Ditch Queen" (Marino) – 5:41
  8. "Travellin' in the Dark" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 4:11
  9. "Born Again" (Norum, Sundin) – 4:13
  10. "Play Yard Blues" (Norum) – 4:08

Personnel[edit]

Band
  • John Norum - guitars, vocals
  • Tomas Torberg - bass
  • Thomas Broman - drums
  • Peer Stappe - percussion
Additional personnel
Production
  • Recorded at Playyard Studios, Sweden
  • Engineered by Peer Stappe
  • Produced by John Norum
  • Mixed at Polar Studios in Stockholm by Peer Stappe and John Norum
  • Mastered by Bjorn Engelman at Cutting Room
Cover art
  • Photography by Paul Bergen
  • Graphic design by Misha van Tol

Chart positions[edit]

Year List Peak wks Ref.
2010 Swedish Album Chart 36 1 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish Album Chart". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2010-05-21.