Dancing with Danger

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Dancing with Danger
Studio album by
Genre Rock, Christian rock [1]
Label Myrrh
Producer Dan Posthuma [2]
Leslie Phillips chronology
Beyond Saturday Night
Dancing with Danger
Black and White in a Grey World
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Dancing with Danger is the second album by Leslie Phillips, released in 1984 on Myrrh Records. [5] [6]


The album peaked at #20 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart. [7]

Critical reception

AllMusic wrote that "while the focus of the album is on dance music, Phillips' pop smarts are already evident, and her songwriting is unconventional (especially for Christian music)." [3]

Track listing

All songs written by Leslie Phillips, except where noted.

Side one

  1. "Dancing With Danger" (remix) – 3:29
  2. "I Won't Let It Come Between Us" (remix) – 4:32
  3. "Strength of My Life" (guest vocals by Russ Taff) – 5:34
  4. "Give 'em All You've Got (Tonight)" – 4:24
  5. "By My Spirit" (with Matthew Ward) - 4:43

Side two

  1. "Hiding In The Shadows" – 3:52
  2. "Powder Room Politics" – 2:40
  3. "Light of Love" – 4:17
  4. "Song in the Night" – 3:52
  5. "Here He Comes With My Heart" – 2:48

CD bonus track

  1. "By My Spirit" (Radio Version) – 5:42



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