No Frontiers

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No Frontiers
Studio album by
RecordedApril–June 1989
StudioWindmill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Genre Celtic
Label Dara Records
Producer Declan Sinnott
Mary Black chronology
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No Frontiers is an album by Irish singer Mary Black. The album was one of Ireland's best selling albums of 1989 and introduced her to audiences elsewhere in Europe and in the United States and Japan. [2] The album spent 56 weeks in the Irish Top 30. [3]


Track listing

  1. "No Frontiers" (Jimmy MacCarthy) – 3:57
  2. "Past the Point of Rescue" (Mick Hanly) – 6:45
  3. "The Shadow" (Donagh Long) – 5:46
  4. "Carolina Rua" (Thom Moore) – 5:04
  5. "Shuffle of the Buckled" (MacCarthy) – 4:17
  6. "Columbus" (Noel Brazil) – 4:10
  7. "Another Day" (MacCarthy) – 4:34
  8. "Fat Valley of Pain" (Brazil) – 6:20
  9. "I Say a Little Prayer" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 5:34
  10. "Vanities" (Brazil) – 4:38
  11. "The Fog in Monterey" (Moore) – 4:02


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  1. AllMusic review
  2. "Mary Black". Management Promotion International. Retrieved 2012-03-03. "No Frontiers" followed and proved to be one of Ireland's best selling albums of 1989. It also established Mary in new markets in Europe, the US and Japan.[ non-primary source needed ]
  3. "Mary Black to play three Ireland dates". Hot Press. 24 November 2009. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  4. No Frontiers at Discogs