2000 Richard Marx – Days In Avalon

Days In Avalon is the sixth studio album by singer/songwriter Richard Marx, released independently in 2000 on the now defunct label Signal 21. This was the only release on the label created by Marx and Blood, Sweat, and Tears drummer Bobby Colomby.
The title track, “Days In Avalon”, was the only song within the album to appear on any charts. The song spent twelve weeks on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, peaking at #25. “Straight From My Heart” was later released to country radio but failed to appear on any chart.

Tracks

1  Days In Avalon (Richard Marx) 04:52
2  Shine (Richard Marx) 04:34
3  Someone Special (Richard Marx) 04:12
4  Almost Everything (Richard Marx; Bruce Gaitsch) 04:46
5  The Edge Of Forever (Richard Marx; Chely Wright) 04:20
6  Power Of You And Me (Richard Marx) 03:41
7  One More Time (Richard Marx) 04:24
8  Waiting On Your Love (Richard Marx; Fee Waybill) 04:26
9  More Than A Mystery (Richard Marx) 04:18
10  Boy Next Door (Richard Marx) 04:43
11  Too Early To Be Over (Richard Marx; Fee Waybill) 03:53
12  Straight From My Heart (Richard Marx) 04:04

Musicians

1 Days In Avalon

BassRandy Jackson
DrumsHerman Matthews
GuitarMike Landau
Acoustic GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsCJ Vanston
ProgrammingCJ Vanston
Background VocalsFee Waybill
VocalsRichard Marx


2 Shine

Drums (programming)CJ Vanston
GuitarMichael Thompson
ProgrammingCJ Vanston
VocalsRichard Marx


3 Someone Special

BassMichael Rhodes
DrumsEddie Bayers
GuitarJT Corenflos
Acoustic GuitarBruce Gaitsch
Slide GuitarPaul Franklin
KeyboardsGary Smith
VocalsRichard Marx


4 Almost Everything

BassRandy Jackson
DrumsHerman Matthews
GuitarMichael Thompson
Slide GuitarDon Kirkpatrick
Acoustic GuitarBruce Gaitsch
Acoustic GuitarRichard Marx
VocalsRichard Marx


5 The Edge Of Forever

BassGeorge Hawkins
DrumsEddie Bayers
GuitarJT Corenflos
Acoustic GuitarRichard Marx
12 String GuitarRichard Marx
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
KeyboardsRichard Marx
VocalsChely Wright
VocalsRichard Marx


6 Power Of You And Me

BassDuncan Mullins
DrumsEddie Bayers
GuitarJT Corenflos
Acoustic GuitarBlue Miller
KeyboardsGary Smith
PercussionEric Darken
Background VocalsShannon Brown
VocalsRichard Marx


7 One More Time

GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsRichard Marx
SynthesizerRichard Marx
VocalsRichard Marx


8 Waiting On Your Love

Drums (programming)CJ Vanston
GuitarMichael Thompson
ProgrammingCJ Vanston
VocalsRichard Marx


9 More Than A Mystery

BassRandy Jackson
DrumsHerman Matthews
GuitarMichael Thompson
KeyboardsTim Akers
VocalsRichard Marx


10 Boy Next Door

BassRandy Jackson
DrumsHerman Matthews
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
PianoRichard Marx
WurlitzerGreg Phillinganes
Strings (Synthesizer)Richard Marx
VocalsRichard Marx


11 Too Early To Be Over

BassRandy Jackson
DrumsHerman Matthews
GuitarMike Landau
Acoustic GuitarBruce Gaitsch
Acoustic GuitarMichael Thompson
OrganMatt Rollings
Background VocalsYvonne Gage
Background VocalsJoan Collaso
Background VocalsRobin Robinson
VocalsRichard Marx


12 Straight From My Heart

BassMichael Rhodes
DrumsEddie Bayers
GuitarJT Corenflos
Acoustic GuitarBruce Gaitsch
Pedal Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
KeyboardsRichard Marx
Background VocalsAlison Krauss
VocalsRichard Marx

Other Musicians

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Marx
Arranged By – Richard Marx
Engineer – Bill Drescher, Craig Bauer, Luke Wooten, Matt Prock
Engineer (Assistant) – Alan Mason, Cesar Ramirez, Chad Brown, Christine Sirois, Darrell Thorp, Kelly Schoenfeld, Ok Hee Kim
Mastered By – Steve Hall
Mixed By – David Cole

Design – Masae Hamanoya
Photography – Nels Israelson

Mastered At Future Disc
Mixed At Conway Studios
Mixed At The Village Recorder
Recorded At Renegade Studio,
Recorded At Chicago Recording Company
Recorded At Hinge Studios, Chicago
Recorded At Music Grinder, Los Angeles
Recorded At Capitol Studios, Los Angeles
Recorded At The Treehouse, Los Angeles
Recorded At AndorraLos Angeles
Recorded At CocoButt Studio, Los Angeles
Recorded At Woodland Studios, Nashville
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording, Nashville
Recorded At Soundstage, Nashville
Recorded At The Sound Kitchen, Franklin
Copyright Signal 21
Copyright Chi-Boy Music