What Silence Knows

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What Silence Knows
Shara nelson - what silence knows (1993).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1993
Genre
Length48:18
LabelCooltempo Records
ProducerMichael Peden
Shara Nelson chronology
What Silence Knows
(1993)
Friendly Fire
(1995)
Singles from What Silence Knows
  1. "Down That Road"
    Released: 1993
  2. "One Goodbye in Ten"
    Released: 1993
  3. "Inside Out"
    Released: 1993
  4. "Uptight"
    Released: 1994
  5. "Nobody"
    Released: 1994
  6. "Inside Out (re-release) / Down That Road (remix)"
    Released: 1994

What Silence Knows is the debut solo album by British singer Shara Nelson. Released in September 1993, it peaked at no. 22 on the UK Albums Chart[1] and was later certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry for sales in excess of 100,000 copies.[2]

The album was shortlisted for the 1994 Mercury Music Prize.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nobody" (Shara Nelson, Kenny Nicholas, Trevor Jacobs, Suni Suleynan) – 4:22
  2. "Pain Revisited" (Shara Nelson, Howie Bernstein) – 5:16
  3. "One Goodbye in Ten" (Shara Nelson, Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs) – 5:50
  4. "Inside Out" (Shara Nelson, Kevin Armstrong) – 3:19
  5. "Uptight" (Shara Nelson, Prince Be) – 5:04
  6. "Down That Road" (Shara Nelson, Prince Be) – 5:15
  7. "Chance" (Shara Nelson, Kenny Nicholas, Trevor Jacobs, Suni Suleynan) – 3:58
  8. "Thoughts of You" (Shara Nelson, John Coxon) – 4:16
  9. "How Close" (Shara Nelson, Prince Be) – 3:59
  10. "What Silence Knows" (Shara Nelson, Style Scott) – 6:59

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[4] 131
Austrian Albums Chart[5] 32
UK Albums Chart[1] 22

Singles[edit]

Year Single UK
chart[1]
1993 "Down That Road" 19
"One Goodbye in Ten" 21
"Inside Out"
1994 "Uptight" 19
"Nobody" 49
"Inside Out" / "Down That Road" (remix) 34

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Official Charts > Shara Nelson". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  2. ^ "BPI > Certified Awards > Search results for 'Shara Nelson' (from bpi.co.uk)". Imgur.com (original source published by British Phonographic Industry). Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  3. ^ Mercury Prize – 1994 Shortlist (Shara Nelson – What Silence Knows)
  4. ^ "Response from ARIA re: chart inquiry, received 13 September 2016". Imgur.com. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  5. ^ "austriancharts.at > Shara Nelson". Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 July 2017.

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