Safety in Numbers (Margaret Urlich album)

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Safety in Numbers
Safety in numbers.jpg
Studio album by
Released NZ 10 November 1989
 AUS 9 March 1990
Margaret Urlich chronology
Safety in Numbers
Chameleon Dreams
Singles from Safety in Numbers
  1. "Escaping"
    Released: September 1989
  2. "Only My Heart Calling"
    Released: May 1990
  3. "Number One (Remember When We Danced All Night))"
    Released: September 1990
  4. "Guilty People"
    Released: February 1991

Safety in Numbers is the debut solo album by Margaret Urlich, released in 1989. The first single, "Escaping", was number one for three consecutive weeks in New Zealand and peaked at number 17 in Australia. Urlich won an ARIA Award in 1991 for Best Breakthrough Artist - Album for Safety in Numbers. The album achieved platinum status in New Zealand and triple platinum status in Australia. Safety in Numbers has sold over 265,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
2."Number One (Remember When We Danced All Night)"4:06
3."Only My Heart Calling"5:38
4."Give Me Some Credit"5:41
5."Guilty People"5:21
Side two
6."The Tide Keeps Rolling In"4:28
7."Your Love"4:31
8."Open Up"4:04
9."Slip On By"4:56
10."Deep Down"4:25
11."God Bless The Child"3:53


Chart (1989/1990) Peak
Australian Albums Chart 5
New Zealand Albums Chart 4


Country Certification Sales/Shipments
Australia 3× Platinum 250,000+
New Zealand Platinum 15,000+

Awards and recognition[edit]

Year Award-giving Body Award Result
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Album Of The Year Won
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Single Of The Year Won
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Best Female Vocalist Won
1989 New Zealand Music Awards Best Album Cover Won
1990 New Zealand Music Awards Best Female Vocalist Won
1991 ARIA Awards Breakthrough Artist Won