Time Passages

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Time Passages
Studio album by Al Stewart
ReleasedSeptember 1978 (US), November 1978 (UK)
RecordedJune 1978 at Davlen Studios, Los Angeles
GenreRock
Length44:38
LabelUK: RCA (original release)
EMI (1991 reissue)
US: Arista (original release)
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (audiophile release)
ProducerAlan Parsons
Al Stewart chronology
Year of the Cat
(1976)
Time Passages
(1978)
24 Carrots
(1980)
 
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Time Passages
Studio album by Al Stewart
ReleasedSeptember 1978 (US), November 1978 (UK)
RecordedJune 1978 at Davlen Studios, Los Angeles
GenreRock
Length44:38
LabelUK: RCA (original release)
EMI (1991 reissue)
US: Arista (original release)
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (audiophile release)
ProducerAlan Parsons
Al Stewart chronology
Year of the Cat
(1976)
Time Passages
(1978)
24 Carrots
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Time Passages is the eighth studio album by Al Stewart, released in 1978. It is the follow-up to his 1976 album Year of the Cat. The album, like its predecessor, was produced by Alan Parsons. The album's title track (which, when edited, reached #7 on the Billboard charts) and "End of the Day" were both co-written by Peter White.

A digitally remastered version of the album was released in 2004.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Time Passages" – 6:41
  2. "Valentina Way" – 4:04
  3. "Life in Dark Water" – 5:49
  4. "A Man for All Seasons" – 5:50
  5. "Almost Lucy" – 3:43
  6. "The Palace of Versailles" – 5:20
  7. "Timeless Skies" – 3:34
  8. "Song on the Radio" – 6:22
  9. "End of the Day" – 3:11

Historical references[edit]

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

YearChartPosition
1978Albums10

Singles – Billboard (North America)

YearSingleChartPosition
1979"Time Passages"Pop singles7
1979"Time Passages"Adult contemporary1
1979"Song on the Radio"Pop singles29

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Nichols, Thomas M. (Spring 2001). "Soldiers and War: A Top Ten List". International Journal (Canadian International Council) 56 (2): 312–323, 317 n.1. Retrieved June 30, 2011. "In a 1980 interview, Stewart lamented his reference in the song about More to Henry Plantagenet when he meant Henry Tudor. How many of his fans caught the error is unknown."