Summer at Eureka

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Summer at Eureka
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Studio album by Pete Murray
Released 17 May 2008
Genre Alternative rock
Acoustic
Length 42:03
Pete Murray chronology
See The Sun
(2005)See The Sun2005
Summer at Eureka
(2008)
Blue Sky Blue
(2011)Blue Sky Blue2011
Singles from Summer at Eureka
  1. "You Pick Me Up"
    Released: 21 May 2008
  2. "Saving Grace"
    Released: 19 July/23 August 2008
  3. "Chance to Say Goodbye"
    Released: 27 March 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]3/5 stars

Summer at Eureka is the third studio album by Australian rock musician Pete Murray. Following his previous two #1 albums, Feeler in 2003 and See the Sun in 2005, Summer at Eureka became his third #1. After the album's release on 17 May 2008, it peaked on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart on 26 May 2008.[2] The album also peaked at #19 on New Zealand's RIANZ charts, and #30 in the Netherlands.[2] In the album's second week after being released, it dropped down to number three on the ARIA Charts.

The first single from the album was "You Pick Me Up", which peaked at #36 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart.[3] Soon after, "Happy Ground" received radio airplay, without being released as a single.[verification needed] "Saving Grace" was the second single released to iTunes on 19 July, and was released on 23 August on CD, eventually peaking at #44 in Australia. The third single, "Chance to Say Goodbye" was released on 27 March 2009, but did not chart on the ARIA Charts.

Summer at Eureka was produced in Murray's studio on his Northern New South Wales property.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Pete Murray

  1. "Chance to Say Goodbye" – 4:58
  2. "Saving Grace" – 2:57
  3. "You Pick Me Up" – 4:32
  4. "Silver Cloud" – 4:00
  5. "This Game" – 3:55
  6. "Sugar" – 4:30
  7. "Miss Cold" – 4:04
  8. "Never Let the End Begin" – 3:01
  9. "Summer at Eureka" – 3:10
  10. "King Tide" – 3:06
  11. "Happy Ground" – 3:50
  12. "Slack" – 3:24 (iTunes bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

  • Danielle Bentley – cello
  • Anthony Lycenko – piano, producer, engineer, slide guitar, mixing
  • Ben McCarthy – acoustic guitar, piano, organ, backing vocals, producer, engineer, mellotron, fender rhodes
  • Darren Middleton – electric guitar, slide guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Pete Murray – acoustic guitar, harmonica, percussion, electric guitar, vocals, producer
  • Jonathan Zion – bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ Summer at Eureka at AllMusic
  2. ^ a b "Pete Murray - Summer at Eureka (album)". Australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-01. 
  3. ^ "Pete Murray in Australian Singles Charts". Australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-01.