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Title information

Sailing Away

Chris de Burgh

Flying Colours

Date of recording

1988, Zürich

Audio sample


Chris de Burgh (Soloist) (vocals)

15.10.1948Venado Tuerto, Argentine

Adrian Lee (keyboard)

9.7.1957London, England, United Kingdom

Andy Richards (keyboard)
Phil Palmer (guitar)

9.9.1952London, England, United Kingdom

Peter Van Hooke (drums)

6.4.1950Stammore, Middlesex, United Kingdom

Chris White (saxophone)

13.7.1955Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom


Chris de Burgh (Composer, Text author)

15.10.1948Venado Tuerto, Argentine

Album information

Flying Colours

Chris de Burgh

Flying Colours

Year of production


Record Label

A&M Records


  • 1. Sailing away
  • 2. Carry me (like a fire in your heart)
  • 3. Tender hands
  • 4. A night on the river
  • 5. Leather on my shoes
  • 6. Suddenly love
  • 7. The simple truth (a child is born)
  • 8. Missing you
  • 9. I'm not scared anymore
  • 10. Don't look back
  • 11. Just a word away
  • 12. The Risen Lord
  • 13. The last time I cried