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. Check out Man Of Colours by Icehouse on Amazon Music. Songwriters according to Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). The release of the album and its singles marked the … Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Man of Colours | Icehouse. [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. 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. Studios, Sydney, Digital remastering (2002) – Iva Davies, Ryan Scott, This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 20:39. Includes inner sleeve with images, lyrics and credits and also contains a voucher to download the album in MP3 format. Recorded at EMI Studios 301 and Trash Studios, Sydney, Australia and Crescent Studios, Bath, U.K. February to May, 1987. Man Of Colours was ICEHOUSE's best-selling album, which was released in September 1987 on Regular Records/Chrysalis Records. "Electric Blue" and "My Obsession" mixed by Michael Brauer @ Sigma Sound Studios, Mastering: Don Bartley, assisted by David Hemming @ E.M.I. B I am a man Bbm A Simple man, Gb Ab.. A man of colours. 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. Fm From a window nobody knows he's there, Ab Db He can see the empty street below. 14 Day Money Back Guarantee. The album peaked at #1 on the Australian album charts for 11 weeks from 5 October 1987, and has sold over 1 million copies. FREE 12 Month Warranty on Tech. FAVORITE (0 fans) Icehouse. [12], Australian-born classical-crossover soprano, Grace Bawden released a version of "Man of Colours" as her debut single. 1. Listen free to Icehouse – Man of Colours (Crazy, Electric Blue and more). The cover artwork, designed by Davies and Kretschmer, depicts a human figure holding three different coloured flowers. Several other songs from the album also charted well. 3:23 PREVIEW Electric Blue. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1987 Vinyl release of Man Of Colours on Discogs. Magpie Certified Refurbished Tech. 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. 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]. Notes: Man Of Colours was Icehouse's 5th studio album released in September 1987. Of course, this record was Icehouse‘s commercial peak, the one that spawned megahits like Electric Blue and Crazy. 1987 Australian release. 2. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. Studios 301, Sydney, "Man Of Colours" mixed by Iva Davies, assisted by David Hemming @ Albert Studios, Sydney. 3. Watch the video for Man of Colours from Icehouse's Man of Colours for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. 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 The album peaked at #1 on the Australian album charts for 11 weeks from 5 October 1987 and has sold over 700,000 copies. 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. The album peaked at #1 [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. Man of Colours Icehouse Buy This Song. Hype sticker - ICEHOUSE -Man Of Colours - 30th Anniversary Tri Colour, 180 Gram Vinyl - DIVAU100530. "Electric … 28 on the Billboard Top Tracks chart in 1981. [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. 4. Man Of Colours is Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse’s best-selling album, which was released in September 1987 on Regular Records / Chrysalis Records. 5:19 PREVIEW The Kingdom. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1987 Black Cover Vinyl release of Man Of Colours on Discogs. FREE Delivery on all Orders! 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 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, ICEHOUSE's fifth album, reached Gold status in international markets including the US and the UK and became the highest local selling album … "Electric Blue" was their only Australian #1 single, the release of the album and its singles marked the zenith of Icehouse's … Why buy with musicMagpie? 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 Man Of Colours was Icehouse's 5th studio album released in September 1987. 5. 5:10 PREVIEW Heartbreak Kid. Easily their strongest album since the Flowers' debut, Man of Colours was to become Icehouse's commercial and creative high point. Man Of Colours. Icehouse is an Australian rock band, formed as Flowers in 1977 in Sydney. MAN OF COLOURS ALBUM. 1987 Preview SONG TIME Crazy. [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. “Electric Blue” was their only Australian #1 single. This is the tri-colour version of the album, replicating a display copy which was seen in record shops on release but never sold. 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. 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 The album won two ARIA Awards, 'Album of the Year' and 'Highest Selling Album';[10] the associated song "Electric Blue" won 'Most Performed Australasian Popular Work' at the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Music Awards for its writers Davies and Oates.[11]. 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 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. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. [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. 10 tracks (45:52). Easily their strongest album since the Flowers' debut, Man of Colours was to become Icehouse's commercial and creative high point. 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). There's a noise upstairs in the attic It's the shuffle of worn out shoes And the scent of the oil and brushes Drifts down like a pale perfume Made in The E.U. Genre: Electronic, Rock. [8][9], Man of Colours was lauded in Australia during 1988. Source AL. "Icehouse" had been written by Davies when he lived at 18 Tryon Road, Lindfieldin an old, cold flat of a two-storey mansion – … Year: 1987. Easily their strongest album since the Flowers' debut, Man of Colours was to become Icehouse's commercial and creative high point. On their fifth album, the smooth pop style of Australia's Icehouse is garnished with even … Shop Icehouse Man of Colours (UK Import) [Musikkassette]. FREE, Fast, Contact-Free Delivery on ALL Orders. 6. Style: Soft Rock, Synth-pop. He definitely was not shy about wearing his influences openly. [14] Her rendition of the track received Davies' blessing and was aired on national television program, Rage on 4 September 2009. Shop Man of Colours. 4:23 PREVIEW Nothing Too Serious. Studios 301 and Trash Studios, Mixer – David Lord, assisted by Raine Shine @, "Crazy", mixed by David Lord, assisted by David Hemming @ E.M.I. Lyrics to 'Man Of Colours' by Icehouse. Had you seen them back in the day, you may remember the ladies swooning for frontman Iva Davies. In 2002, Warner Music Australia re-released Man of Colours, with Davies and Ryan Scott digitally remastering, including five bonus tracks. 3:26 PREVIEW Man of Colours. 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". 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 700,000 copies. Man Of Colours is Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse's best-selling album, which was released in September 1987 on Regular Records / Chrysalis Records. Had you seen them back in the day, you may remember the ladies swooning for frontman Iva Davies. The 1997 Japanese CD version released by For Life Records had two different tracks added. Label: Chrysalis - OV 41592 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Soft Rock, Synth-pop. As her debut single Colours was lauded in Australia during 1988, Australian-born classical-crossover,... 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