Man of Colours, ICEHOUSE's fifth album, reached Gold status in international markets including the US and the UK and became the highest local selling album … 1987 Australian release. 3. 5:10 PREVIEW Heartbreak Kid. 6. Man Of Colours is Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse's best-selling album, which was released in September 1987 on Regular Records / Chrysalis Records. The single "Icehouse" was released in Europe and created some interest in the UK, partly because of a video directed by Russell Mulcahy, while in the U.S. the song peaked at No. Man Of Colours was ICEHOUSE's best-selling album, which was released in September 1987 on Regular Records/Chrysalis Records. [4] "Electric Blue" was their only Australian #1 single,[6] the release of the album and its five singles marked the zenith of Icehouse's commercial success, both locally and internationally. 5. The 1997 Japanese CD version released by For Life Records had two different tracks added. "Icehouse" had been written by Davies when he lived at 18 Tryon Road, Lindfieldin an old, cold flat of a two-storey mansion – … [15][16][17], 1988 Black-sleeve release (Regular Records), Australasian Performing Right Association, Australian Recording Industry Association, "Australasian Performing Right Association", https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_edMrnWIRFk, http://www.abc.net.au/rage/archive/s2676589.htm, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Man_of_Colours&oldid=1001234082, Articles with dead external links from October 2010, Use Australian English from December 2013, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz release group identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Assistants – Carrie Motzing, Greg Henderson. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1987 Black Cover Vinyl release of Man Of Colours on Discogs. It was the first Australian album to supply five top 30 hit singles "Crazy" (#4 in July), "Electric Blue" (co-written by Davies and John Oates of US band Hall & Oates)[7] (#1, October), "My Obsession" (#12, December), "Man of Colours" (#28, February 1988) and "Nothing Too Serious" (#29, May 1988). Listen free to Icehouse – Man of Colours (Crazy, Electric Blue and more). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1987 Vinyl release of Man Of Colours on Discogs. MAN OF COLOURS ALBUM. Studios 301 and Trash Studios, Mixer – David Lord, assisted by Raine Shine @, "Crazy", mixed by David Lord, assisted by David Hemming @ E.M.I. Man of Colours | Icehouse. Shop Icehouse Man of Colours (UK Import) [Musikkassette]. Songwriters according to Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Recorded at EMI Studios 301 and Trash Studios, Sydney, Australia and Crescent Studios, Bath, U.K. February to May, 1987. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Man Of Colours is Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse's best-selling album, which was released in September 1987 on Regular Records / Chrysalis Records. Man of Colours is the sixth studio album by Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse, released locally on 21 September 1987 on Regular Records / Chrysalis Records. Several other songs from the album also charted well. "Electric Blue" was their only Australian #1 single, the release of the album and its singles marked the zenith of Icehouse's … 4. Ebm And I can see B See through the years Bbm Years of a man, Gb Ab.. A man of colours" [Verse] Fm And the old man rubs his failing eyes, Ab Db Takes a moment to watch the view. FREE 12 Month Warranty on Tech. Easily their strongest album since the Flowers' debut, Man of Colours was to become Icehouse's commercial and creative high point. Studios, Sydney, Digital remastering (2002) – Iva Davies, Ryan Scott, This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 20:39. Icehouse Band and Iva Davies official website with albums such as Icehouse, Primative Man, Sidewalk, Measure for Measure, Man Of Colours, Code Blue, Big Wheel and The Berlin Tapes Studios 301, Sydney, "Man Of Colours" mixed by Iva Davies, assisted by David Hemming @ Albert Studios, Sydney. Icehouse is an Australian rock band, formed as Flowers in 1977 in Sydney. The US / UK release by Chrysalis Records had a different track order from the Australian LP, and the track lengths for the two big singles ("Crazy" and "Electric Blue") are longer on this version of the album. Analyzed: Icehouse / Man Of Colours-----DR Peak RMS Duration Track-----DR12 -2.95 dB -17.63 dB 3:24 01-Crazy DR14 -2.70 dB -18.32 dB 4:25 02-Electric Blue DR13 -1.75 dB -17.52 dB 3:29 03-My Obsession DR11 -6.07 dB -20.68 dB 5:12 04-Man Of Colours The album peaked at #1 on the Australian album charts for 11 weeks from 5 October 1987 and has sold over 700,000 copies. Studio – E.M.I. The album peaked at #1 on the Australian album charts for 11 weeks from 5 October 1987, and has sold over 1 million copies. [12], Australian-born classical-crossover soprano, Grace Bawden released a version of "Man of Colours" as her debut single. Genre: Electronic, Rock. Year: 1987. Man Of Colours is Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse’s best-selling album, which was released in September 1987 on Regular Records / Chrysalis Records. Watch the video for Man of Colours from Icehouse's Man of Colours for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. As Icehouse, the band spent the second half of 1981 touring the UK, Canada and the U.S., whilst Chrysalis released most of their Flowers material under the name Icehouse. He definitely was not shy about wearing his influences openly. 1. Why buy with musicMagpie? The album peaked at #1 The cover artwork, designed by Davies and Kretschmer, depicts a human figure holding three different coloured flowers. Notes: Man Of Colours was Icehouse's 5th studio album released in September 1987. Includes inner sleeve with images, lyrics and credits and also contains a voucher to download the album in MP3 format. 28 on the Billboard Top Tracks chart in 1981. In 2002, Warner Music Australia re-released Man of Colours, with Davies and Ryan Scott digitally remastering, including five bonus tracks. Man Of Colours. Man of Colours Icehouse Buy This Song. On their fifth album, the smooth pop style of Australia's Icehouse is garnished with even … Source AL. 1987 Preview SONG TIME Crazy. On Man of Colours, Iva Davies manages to sound like Once Upon a Time era Simple Minds while still hanging on to his David Bowie kink. The release of the album and its singles marked the … 5:19 PREVIEW The Kingdom. FAVORITE (0 fans) Icehouse. This is the tri-colour version of the album, replicating a display copy which was seen in record shops on release but never sold. 3:26 PREVIEW Man of Colours. Made in The E.U. The album peaked at #1 on the Australian album charts for 11 weeks from 5 October 1987 and has sold over 700,000 copies. 2. Of course, this record was Icehouse‘s commercial peak, the one that spawned megahits like Electric Blue and Crazy. Had you seen them back in the day, you may remember the ladies swooning for frontman Iva Davies. Fm From a window nobody knows he's there, Ab Db He can see the empty street below. Lyrics to 'Man Of Colours' by Icehouse. 4:23 PREVIEW Nothing Too Serious. Magpie Certified Refurbished Tech. 10 tracks (45:52). [5] In Australia, the album was also offered on three limited edition coloured vinyl pressings, which were the colours of the flowers that the human figure on the cover was holding. FREE, Fast, Contact-Free Delivery on ALL Orders. Label: Chrysalis - OV 41592 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Soft Rock, Synth-pop. The album peaked at #1 on the Australian album charts for 11 weeks from 5 October 1987[6] and has sold over 700,000 copies. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. Hype sticker - ICEHOUSE -Man Of Colours - 30th Anniversary Tri Colour, 180 Gram Vinyl - DIVAU100530. FREE Delivery on all Orders! Easily their strongest album since the Flowers' debut, Man of Colours was to become Icehouse's commercial and creative high point. Different versions of the album have been released, the initial Australian release by Regular Records (see infobox above right) was as a ten track vinyl LP or as a music cassette or as a twelve track CD with two additional mixes of "Crazy". [14] Her rendition of the track received Davies' blessing and was aired on national television program, Rage on 4 September 2009. Check out Man Of Colours by Icehouse on Amazon Music. Easily their strongest album since the Flowers' debut, Man of Colours was to become Icehouse's commercial and creative high point. "Electric Blue" and "My Obsession" mixed by Michael Brauer @ Sigma Sound Studios, Mastering: Don Bartley, assisted by David Hemming @ E.M.I. “Electric Blue” was their only Australian #1 single. Shop Man of Colours. B I am a man Bbm A Simple man, Gb Ab.. A man of colours. [5] An alternate Limited Black Sleeve release depicted the cover art on a reversed background from Regular Records in Australia but had the same track listing. [6] With US chart success for "Crazy", which reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #10 on its Mainstream Rock chart, and "Electric Blue" (#7 Hot 100, #10 Mainstream), the album Man of Colours reached #43 on the Billboard 200. Man of Colours is the sixth studio album by Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse, released locally on 21 September 1987 on Regular Records / Chrysalis Records.[2][3][4]. Icehouse Band and Iva Davies official website with albums such as Icehouse, Primative Man, Sidewalk, Measure for Measure, Man Of Colours, Code Blue, Big Wheel and The Berlin Tapes Had you seen them back in the day, you may remember the ladies swooning for frontman Iva Davies. [8][9], Man of Colours was lauded in Australia during 1988. Icehouse Band and Iva Davies official website with albums such as Icehouse, Primative Man, Sidewalk, Measure for Measure, Man Of Colours, Code Blue, Big Wheel and The Berlin Tapes Lead Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Fairlight Music Computer], Cor Anglais, Percussion [Additional], Guitar [Additional], Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Carrollton, GA, Buy Vinyl, Matrix / Runout (Side A): OV 41592 A DMM-C1 G1 STERLING TJ ↓ A8, Matrix / Runout (Side B): OV 41592 BS DMM 3 G1 STERLING A5. 14 Day Money Back Guarantee. Had you seen them back in the day, you may remember the ladies swooning for frontman Iva Davies. Oddly, these two songs are among the lesser tracks on the record. Man Of Colours was Icehouse's 5th studio album released in September 1987. "Electric … 3:23 PREVIEW Electric Blue. 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