Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby
is Terence Trent D'Arby
's debut album. It was released in July 1987 on Columbia Records
, and became an instant number-one smash in the UK and spending a total of nine weeks (non-consecutively) at the top of the UK Album Chart and eventually being certified 5x Platinum there (for sales of 1.5 million copies). Worldwide, the album sold a million copies within the first three days of going on sale. - the same week that the single "Wishing Well
" hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It did peak higher on the Billboard R&B Albums
chart at #1 around that same timeframe.
Other singles from the album included "If You Let Me Stay
", which was a top ten hit in the UK, and "Sign Your Name
", which reached #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #2 in the UK. A fourth single, "Dance, Little Sister", reached the UK Top 20 as well.
All songs were written by D'Arby, except where noted.
- "If You All Get to Heaven" – 5:17
- "If You Let Me Stay" – 3:14
- "Wishing Well" (D'Arby, Sean Oliver) – 3:30
- "I'll Never Turn My Back on You (Father's Words)" – 3:37
- "Dance Little Sister" – 3:55
- "Seven More Days" –......