Starfish is the fifth album by the Australian rock band The Church, released in April 1988. The band’s international breakthrough album, Starfish went gold in America and has remained their most commercially successful release. The album sold 600,000 copies in the United States alone. The first single, “Under the Milky Way”, charted in the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 24, and at No. 2 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, leading to significant exposure of the then relatively underground Australian act. In Australia “Under the Milky Way” climbed to No. 22, and Starfish reached No. 11 on the album charts.
1 Destination (The Church) 05:53
2 Under The Milky Way (Steve Kilbey; Karin Jansson) 04:57
3 Blood Money (The Church) 04:23
4 Lost (The Church) 04:47
5 North, South, East And West (The Church) 04:49
6 Spark (Marty Willson-Piper) 03:45
7 Antenna (The Church) 03:50
8 Reptile (The Church) 04:55
9 A New Season (Peter Koppes) 02:58
10 Hotel Womb (Steve Kilbey) 05:39
2 Under the Milky Way
9 A New Season
Producer – Greg Ladanyi, The Church, Waddy Wachtel
Engineer – Shep Lonsdale
Engineer (Assistant) – Duane Seykora
Mixed By – Greg Ladanyi, Shep Lonsdale, Waddy Wachtel
Art Direction – Maude Gilman
Photography – Caroline Greyshock, Michael Englert
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
Record Company – Ariola Eurodisc GmbH
Distributed By – BMG Records
Distributed By – BMG Ariola