Runaway Horses

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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Fair or unfair, Belinda Carlisle's solo recordings were destined to be compared to the Go-Go's. Carlisle resented the constant comparisons, but as great an impact as the group had, did she really expect anything different? Understandably, rock critics missed the harder-edged Carlisle, but in fact, the more polished and slicker one has had her moments. Runaway Horses, Carlisle's third solo release, isn't as strong as Heaven on Earth -- let alone her work with the Go-Go's -- but is generally likeable and appealing. Although not most critics' cup of tea, the good-spirited, romantic idealism of "Valentine," "Leave a Light On," "Whatever It ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Fair or unfair, Belinda Carlisle's solo recordings were destined to be compared to the Go-Go's. Carlisle resented the constant comparisons, but as great an impact as the group had, did she really expect anything different? Understandably, rock critics missed the harder-edged Carlisle, but in fact, the more polished and slicker one has had her moments. Runaway Horses, Carlisle's third solo release, isn't as strong as Heaven on Earth -- let alone her work with the Go-Go's -- but is generally likeable and appealing. Although not most critics' cup of tea, the good-spirited, romantic idealism of "Valentine," "Leave a Light On," "Whatever It Takes," and other sugary pop
ock and power pop confections is tough to resist.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/23/1989
  • Label: Virgin Int'l
  • UPC: 077778635123
  • Catalog Number: 7863512
  • Sales rank: 51,095

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Leave a Light On (4:33)
  2. 2 Runaway Horses (4:42)
  3. 3 Vision of You (4:40)
  4. 4 Summer Rain (5:25)
  5. 5 La Luna (4:43)
  6. 6 (We Want) the Same Thing (4:03)
  7. 7 Deep Deep Ocean (4:05)
  8. 8 Valentine (5:03)
  9. 9 Whatever It Takes (4:47)
  10. 10 Shades of Michaelangelo (5:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Belinda Carlisle Primary Artist, Vocals
George Harrison 12-string Guitar, Slide Guitar, 6-string bass
Ellen Shipley Background Vocals
Sandy Stewart Piano
Donna De Lory Background Vocals
Maria Vidal Background Vocals
Sid Page Violin
Kenny Aronoff Drums
Bekka Bramlett Background Vocals
Paul Buckmaster Conductor
Luis Conte Percussion, Bongos, Shaker, Native American Drums
N'Dea Davenport Background Vocals
Laura Harding Background Vocals
Jimmie Haskell Accordion
Charles Judge Piano, Keyboards
David Munday Bass, Guitar, Keyboards
Rick Nowels Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, spanish guitar
John Pierce Bass
Carmen Twillie Background Vocals
Monalisa Young Background Vocals
Rudy Richman Drums
X.Y. Jones Electric Guitar
Ben Shultz Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, 12-string Guitar
Technical Credits
Martha Velez Composer
Paul Buckmaster String Arrangements
Luis Conte Contributor
Robert Feist Engineer
David Leonard Engineer
Steve MacMillan Engineer
Steve Marcantonio Engineer
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Dave Meegan Engineer
David Munday drum programming
Rick Nowels Arranger, Producer
Norman Moore Art Direction
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