FRANCES BLACK: The Smile On Your Face

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Original Release date: 1997

Issue Formats:

Dara TORCD 084 (Ireland)


Frances (backing vocals), Mary Black (backing vocals), James Blennerhassett (electric bass, double bass, backing vocals), Liam Bradley (drums, percussion, backing vocals), Maire Breathnach (violas), Noel Bridgeman (drums), Richie Buckley (saxophone), Nollaig Casey (violins and violas), Dave Early (percussion and congas), Garvan Gallagher (double bass), Graham Henderson (bouzouki/keyboards, piano), Arty McGlynn (electric and acoustic guitars), Rod McVey (piano, keyboards, Wurlitzer, vocals), Ted Ponsonby (guitar/backing vocals), Eoghan and Aoife Scott (backing voals).

From Frances Black and Kieran Goss (CBM): 11. Kieran Goss (guitar), Declan Sinnott (slide guitar), James Blennerhassett (bass)

Track Listing:

  1. When You Say Nothing At All - Don Schlitz and Paul Overstreet (5:07)
  2. Lovin' You - Sean McPhail (3:38)
  3. The Other Side of Love - Dale Allen, Ralph Kotkov, Peggy Sendars (3:05)
  4. Stranger On the Shore - Bilk/Mellin (from FB/KG) (2:56)
  5. Fear Is the Enemy of Love - Mark E. Nevin (4:01)
  6. You're Still the Only One - Don Mescall (4:21)
  7. I'm Here - Bar Scott (3:58)
  8. The Deal - Mark E. Nevin/Kostas (5:28)
  9. He Loved To Live - Pat McCarthy (3:47)
  10. Blue Old Saturday Night - Julie Matthews (4:51)
  11. Lovers' Time - Dave McGilton (2:54)
  12. Bonus Track: White Dress - Dave Swarbrick (4:34)

Album Credits:

  • Produced by: Arty McGlynn
  • Co-produced and Engineered by: Cieran Byrne
  • The Factory: Tom Skerritt and Ivan O'Shea
  • Westland: Deirdre Costello and Dave Slevin
  • Designed by: Dermot O'Connor and Associates

Correspondence and booking information:
Frances Black Management
24 Merchant's Court
Merchant's Quay
Dublin B, Ireland
Pat Egan / Brian Allen

01-679 7700 / 679 8060 / 679 8572
Fax: 01-679 7495

DARA Records
Unit 4 Great Ship Street
Dublin B, Ireland
Tel: 01-478-1891
Fax: 01-478-2143

Marketed and Distributed by
TORC Music Ltd.,
56 Moore Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
Tel: 01-872-9364
Fax: 01-872-0405

External sites: | Dara/Dolphin Records' Frances Black Web Site | Mark Van Setten's Unofficial Frances Black Web Site |
On this site: | Frances Black discography | Bio | Carolyn's House of Music |

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