The Lace

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The Lace
Studio album by Benjamin Orr
Released October 6, 1986
Recorded 1986, The Wool Hall (Beckington, England) and Blue Jay Studios (Carlisle, Massachusetts)[1]
Genre Pop rock, new wave
Length 45:05
Label Elektra
Producer Mike Shipley, Ben Orr, Larry Klein
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

The Lace is the only solo record by The Cars' member Benjamin Orr. It features his only solo hit, the song "Stay the Night" which reached the top 40 in 1987. Wounded Bird Records re-released this album on CD on August 15, 2006.

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by Benjamin Orr & Diane Grey Page.
  1. "Too Hot to Stop" 4:18
  2. "In Circles" 4:32
  3. "Stay the Night" 4:26
  4. "Skyline" 4:10
  5. "When You're Gone" 4:51
  6. "Spinning" 4:27
  7. "Hold On" 4:30
  8. "The Lace" 4:20
  9. "That's The Way" 4:07
  10. "This Time Around" 5:10

Personnel [2][edit]

Production [3][edit]

  • Produced by Mike Shipley, Ben Orr and Larry Klein
  • Engineered and recorded by Mike Shipley, with additional engineering by Thom Moore
  • Mixed by Thom Moore; "Stay The Night" and "Too Hot To Stop" mixed by Mike Shipley
  • Mastered at Masterdisk by Bob Ludwig
  • All songs published by Orange Village Music-ASCAP


  1. ^ "The Lace" at discogs
  2. ^ a b Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "allmusic" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  3. ^ "The Lace" at discogs