The Colour of Spring

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The Colour of Spring
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LP by Talk Talk
Released 1986
Recorded ???
Genre New Wave / Synth Pop
Length 45 min 40 sec
Record label EMI
Producer Tim Friese-Greene
Professional reviews
AMG 4.5 stars out of 5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&uid=UIDSUB040403251443301584&sql=Av3420r2ac48p)
Q 4 stars out of 5 (October 2000) (http://www.q4music.com/nav?page=q4music.artist.review&fixture_review=130150&fixture_artist=144611)
Talk Talk Chronology
It's My Life
(1984)
The Colour of Spring
(1986)
Spirit of Eden
(1988)

The Colour of Spring is Talk Talk's third album and was released in 1986. It became their highest selling non-compilation album. With its international hit "Life's What You Make It," Talk Talk expanded their fan base, and garnered the band their first -and final- American hit since 1984's "It's My Life." It was a drastic change from their previous two synth-pop albums, and while not quite the post-rock epics their final two albums would be, it still had enough savvy hooks to make it the moderate pop success it became.

Track listing

all songs by Friese-Greene and Hollis

  1. "Happiness Is Easy" - 6:30
  2. "I Don't Believe in You" - 5:02
  3. "Life's What You Make It" - 4:28
  4. "April 5th" - 5:51
  5. "Living in Another World" - 6:58
  6. "Give It Up" - 5:17
  7. "Chameleon Day" - 3:20
  8. "Time It's Time" - 8:14
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