- Performer:Level 42
- Title:Staring at the Sun
- Style:Contemporary Pop/Rock,Dance-Rock
- Date of release:September, 1988
- Size FLAC version1728 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1364 megabytes
- Size WMA version1675 megabytes
- Formats:FLAC WAV XM AC3 VOX APE
Staring at the Sun is the eighth studio album by British jazz/funk band Level 42, released in 1988. The album includes the singles "Heaven in My Hands" (UK No. 12), "Take a Look" (UK No. 32) and "Tracie" (UK no. 25). Staring at the Sun is the first Level 42 album not to feature brothers Phil Gould and Boon Gould, although Boon did write the lyrics to six of the songs.
Staring at the Sun is the eighth studio album released by the British jazz/funk band Level 42, in 1988. 12 in 1988), "Take a Look" (UK No. This is the first Level 42 album not to feature brothers Phil Gould and Boon Gould, although Boon did write the lyrics to six of the songs. They were replaced by British guitarist Alan Murphy, who had collaborated with Go West and singer Kate Bush, and drummer Gary Husband, who had been a member of the band Morrissey–Mullen. This album was not as successful as its predecessors, reaching again the Top 5 in the . but missing the Billboard 100 in the . Internationally, it reached the Top 10 in several countries, but ultimately had a lesser impact on the charts than the band's two previous albums.
Level 42's most visible members had always been bassist/vocalist Mark King and Mike Lindup. Founding members Phil and Boon Gould, the band's primary songwriters, left the group prior to the making of Staring at the Sun. Level 42 would never fully recover from the loss of the two key players; their departure severely affected the band's sound. Considering the poor quality of the songs on Staring at the Sun, the sluggish performances are perfectly understandable. but the rest of this stuff!
Level 42. I Don't Know Why, 04:23. Now playing: Ava Max Sweet but Psycho. Радио Мята - The Hits Channel. Justin Timberlake CAN'T STOP THE FEELING! Радио Мотор.
Lyrics to "Staring At The Sun" song by Level 42: No one heard you say your prayers. for love No one ever seemed to care. falling You dissolve the night in tears. so tired Blinded you run Aware You were staring at the sun. You've given it all away No more prayers today You got a homeless heart That's tearing you apart You couldn't feel more cold Inside your secret soul You never found no one You were staring at the sun (staring at the sun) (staring at the sun). Writer(s): BADAROU WALIOU JACQUES DANIEL, GOULD ROWLAND CHARLES, KING MARK.
Staring at the Sun is the first Level 42 album not to feature brothers Phil Gould and Boon Gould, although Boon did write the lyrics to six of the songs. This would be the only Level 42 album on which Murphy would appear, as he died only a year after its release from complications related to HIV/AIDS. Commercial performance. Level Best is a compilation album featuring the most successful singles by the English band Level 42. It was released at the end of 1989, marking a decade since the band's beginnings. The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up). "The Sun Goes Down " is a single released in 1983 by the musical group Level 42. It is one of the few songs by the group which featured Mike Lindup on lead vocals.
Listen to Staring At The Sun by Level 42 on Deezer. Staring At The Sun. Level 42 19-03-2013. Total duration:49 min. 01. Heaven In My Hands. Level 42. 04:41. Writer: Mark King - Rowland Gould, Composers: Mark King - Rowland Gould. 02. I Don't Know Why. 04:23. Writer: Rowland Gould - Mark King, Composers: Rowland Gould - Mark King. Writer: Wally Badarou - Mark King - Mike Lindup - Rowland Gould, Composers: Wally Badarou - Mark King - Mike Lindup - Rowland Gould. 04:01
CreditsWaliou J. Badarou - Composer
Wally Badarou - Composer
Rowland Gould - Composer
Gary Husband - Composer
Mark King - Composer
Level 42 - Primary Artist
Mike Lindup - Composer
|1||Heaven In My Hands Rowland Gould / Mark King||Level 42||4:41|
|2||I Don't Know Why Rowland Gould / Mark King||Level 42||4:24|
|3||Take a Look Wally Badarou / Rowland Gould / Mark King / Mike Lindup||Level 42||4:41|
|4||Over There Mark King / Mike Lindup||Level 42||4:01|
|5||Silence Mike Lindup||Level 42||4:57|
|6||Tracie Gary Husband / Mark King||Level 42||4:51|
|7||Staring At the Sun Waliou J. Badarou / Rowland Gould / Mark King||Level 42||4:45|
|8||Two Hearts Collide Rowland Gould / Mark King||Level 42||4:11|
|9||Man Wally Badarou / Rowland Gould / Mark King||Level 42||7:24|
|10||Gresham Blues Mark King||Level 42||5:45|