The Dream Academy is the debut studio album by English band The Dream Academy, released in November 1985. It was mainly produced by Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Nick Laird-Clowes. The most notable track from the album is "Life in a Northern Town", which was written as a tribute to Nick Drake. It also proved to be their only major chart success, reaching number 7 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 15 in the UK.
Songs in album The Dream Academy - The Dream Academy (1985). 1. Life In A Northern Town.
The Dream Academy were a 1980s British folk rock band, comprising singer/guitarist Nick Laird-Clowes, t (chiefly oboeist) Kate St John and keyboardist Gilbert Gabriel. They are most noted for their hit single, Life in a Northern Town. All three members of the band remain active recording musicians, each with their own careers.
The Dream Academy are Nick Laird-Clowes, Gilbert Gabriel, and Kate St. John. This is their first single from their 3rd album, A Different Kind of Weather, released in 1990. It is one of their more memorable videos as they traveled to India to shoot it. Listen to Nick's latest song for free ("Mayday"). It was co-written in May 2009 with David Gilmour of Pink Floyd and was written for a Greenpeace documentary by Nick Broomfield about the Kingsnorth protesters.
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Lyrics to "The Love Parade" song by The Dream Academy: Look out of your window on any day From June to September the love parade's Out on the street where. Look out of your window on any day From June to September the love parade's Out on the street where you live and you know It's just a matter of time before it takes over They've been married for so many years Now a young love serenade blows sweet nothing in her ear They're lonely together, when they're. not apart It feels like she's holdin' on to someone else in the dark. The love parade is on Even against all odds It'll go on forever The love parade The love parade Only matinee shows The love parade.
The Dream Academy was the self-titled debut release for the art-school trio led by lead singer/guitarist Nick Laird-Clowes. Produced by David Gilmour and Laird-Clowes, the group was rounded out by umentalist Kate St. John and keyboard player Gilbert Gabriel, and they struck the first time out with the album's standout track, "Life in a Northern Town," which became a Top Ten smash in the spring of 1986. The Dream Academy used lush string arrangements and choir-like background vocals to create a sumptuous backdrop for their paisley-tinged pop. It works to best. Laird-Clowes' vocals are thin, a shortcoming masked by the soft focus of the material, and the album falters a bit during the second half; however, the best material on this record leaves you longing for more.
|A||Love (Mix 1)|
|B||Love (Mix 2)|
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|NEG 46, 5439-19599-7||The Dream Academy||Love (7", Single)||Blanco Y Negro, Blanco Y Negro||NEG 46, 5439-19599-7||UK||1990|
|7599-21761-0||The Dream Academy||Love (12")||Blanco Y Negro||7599-21761-0||Germany||1990|
|9 21738-2||The Dream Academy||Love (CD, Maxi)||Reprise Records||9 21738-2||US||1990|
|0-21738||The Dream Academy||Love (12", Maxi, TP)||Reprise Records||0-21738||US||1990|
|NEG 46CD, 7599-21762-2||The Dream Academy||Love (CD, Single)||Blanco Y Negro, WEA||NEG 46CD, 7599-21762-2||Europe||1990|