Power of Ten (album)

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Power of Ten
Studio album by Chris de Burgh
Released April 2, 1992
Genre Rock
Length 52:01
Label A&M
Producer Rupert Hine
Chris de Burgh chronology
High on Emotion: Live from Dublin
(1990)
Power of Ten
(1992)
This Way Up
(1994)

Power of Ten is the tenth studio album by the rock artist Chris de Burgh. It was released in 1992 on A&M Records.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Chris de Burgh

  1. "Where We Will Be Going" – 4:30
  2. "By My Side" – 4:24
  3. "Heart Of Darkness" – 4:45
  4. "In Your Eyes" – 4:49
  5. "Separate Tables" – 3:38
  6. "Talk To Me" – 3:51
  7. "The Connemara Coast" (with The Chieftains)– 3:47
  8. "Brother John" – 4:55
  9. "Shine On" – 4:59
  10. "A Celebration" – 3:49
  11. "She Means Everything To Me" – 3:19
  12. "Making The Perfect Man" – 5:16

"Separate Tables" was also recorded as an English duet as well as an English/German duet with Vicky Leandros and released on her album Jetzt.[1]

Lyrics and music of the track "Heart Of Darkness" appeared again as a recurrent motive in the later CD of Chris de Burgh "Moonfleet & Other Stories", released in 2010, specially in the track "The Light on the Bay".

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris de Burgh - lead and backing vocals, additional acoustic guitar (2, 8, 9)
  • Rupert Hine - keyboards
  • John Giblin - bass
  • Paddy Moloney - arrangements (7)
  • Danny McBride - electric guitar, guitar solos
  • Geoff Richardson - acoustic guitar, viola (1)
  • Tim Sanders - saxophone
  • Miriam Stockley - additional backing vocals (4, 6, 9)
  • Linda Taylor - additional backing vocals (4, 6, 9)
  • Jamie West-Oram - electric guitar (6)
  • Michael Witzel - drums, percussion

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Rupert Hine
  • Engineered and Mixed by Stephen W. Tayler at Metropolis Studios (London, England).
  • Assistant Technician - James Cadsky
  • Art Direction and Design - Norman Service
  • Photography - Richard Haughton
  • Management - Dave Margereson and Kenny Thomson for Mismanagement, Inc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official Chris de Burgh Website". Cdeb.com. Retrieved 2012-03-05.