Songs from the Mardi Gras

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Songs from the Mardi Gras
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Studio album by Feargal Sharkey
Released 1991
Recorded Digital Recorders, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Pop
Label Virgin
Producer Barry Beckett
Feargal Sharkey chronology
Wish
(1988)
Songs From The Mardi Gras
(1991)

Songs From The Mardi Gras is the third and last solo album of former Undertones singer Feargal Sharkey and was released in 1991. Despite the somewhat non-commercial character of the music, the single "I've Got News for You" did make it into the UK Top 20.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "After The Mardi Gras" (Fergal Sharkey, Greg Barnhill)
  2. "One Night in Hollywood" (Fergal Sharkey, Dennis Morgan)
  3. "Miss You Fever" (Fergal Sharkey, Dennis Morgan)
  4. "Women and I" (Fergal Sharkey, Mick Kitson)
  5. "Love Like Blood" (John Hiatt)
  6. "I've Got News for You" (Fergal Sharkey, Dennis Morgan)
  7. "To Miss Someone" (Maria McKee)
  8. "Sister Rosa" (Fergal Sharkey, Phil Ramacon)
  9. "I'll Take It Back" (Fergal Sharkey, Bob DiPiero, John Scott Sherrill)
  10. "Cry Like a Rainy Day" (Greg Barnhill, Kenny Greenberg)
  11. "She Moved Through the Fair" (Traditional; arranged by Fergal Sharkey)

Personnel[edit]

  • Feargal Sharkey - vocals
  • Dann Huff, Dennis Morgan, Kenny Greenberg, Kevin Armstrong, Reggie Young - guitar
  • Don Potter - acoustic guitar
  • Michael Rhodes - bass
  • Barry Beckett, Mike Lawler - keyboards
  • Eddie Bayers - drums
  • Charles Rose, Jim Horn, Mike Haynes, Quitman Dennis - horns
  • Beverley Skeete, Bob DiPiero, Greg Barnhill, Janice Hoyte, John Scott Sherrill, Johnny Cobb, Jonell Mosser, Kathy Burdick, Lisa Silver, Vicki Hampton - background vocals
  • Alan Beukers - front cover photography

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Swedish Albums Chart[2] 41
UK Albums Chart[1] 27

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Feargal Sharkey - Full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.swedishcharts.com/