Out in the Blue

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Out in the Blue
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Studio album by
Released24 November 2007
Genre Rock
Label Liberation Music
Producer Nash Chambers
Jimmy Barnes chronology
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Out in the Blue is the twelfth studio album by Australian singer Jimmy Barnes. It was released on 24 November 2007 as both a single-disc and limited double-disc edition. The majority of the songs on the album were written by Barnes, many of them in relation to his recent heart surgery. [1] Neil Finn contributed the track "Blue Hotel" and Kasey Chambers performs a duet on "When Two Hearts Collide". Jim Moginie of Midnight Oil also appears on the album.


Out in the Blue is predominantly a rootsy acoustic rock album, but also contains elements of rockabilly and country.

Track listing

Out in the Blue

  1. "I Can't Tell You Why" (Jimmy Barnes) – 3:38
  2. "Out In The Blue" (Jimmy Barnes) – 4:47
  3. "You From Me" (Jimmy Barnes) – 3:37
  4. "Blue Hotel" (Neil Finn) – 4:15
  5. "When Two Hearts Collide" (with Kasey Chambers) (Jimmy Barnes) – 3:49
  6. "Red Light" (Jimmy Barnes, Nick Barker) – 4:54
  7. "Everything Is Changing" (Jimmy Barnes, EJ Barnes) – 4:08
  8. "Better Off Alone" (Jimmy Barnes) – 2:59
  9. "Water Wash All Over Me" (Jimmy Barnes, Glenn Cunningham, Paul Graham) – 4:22
  10. "I'm Surprised" (Tex Perkins, Jimmy Barnes, Jackie Barnes) – 2:54
  11. "Losing You" (Jimmy Barnes) – 3:35
  12. "Forgiveness" (Jimmy Barnes) – 4:47

Live at the Sydney Opera House: The Max Session (Limited edition bonus CD)

  1. "Flame Trees" (Steve Prestwich, Don Walker) – 5:50
  2. "Out Into The Blue" (Jimmy Barnes) – 4:58
  3. "Without Your Love" (Jimmy Barnes, Anthony Carey) – 5:09
  4. "Never Give Up" (Jimmy Barnes, Jane Barnes, Guy Davies) – 5:12
  5. "Blue Hotel" (Neil Finn) – 4:49
  6. "Come Undone" (Jimmy Barnes, Mark Lizotte) – 5:08
  7. "Four Walls" (Don Walker) – 2:33
  8. "When Your Love Is Gone" (Jimmy Barnes, Tony Brock, Kevin Savigar) – 5:36


Out in the Blue

Live at the Sydney Opera House: The Max Session


Chart (2007)Peak
Australian ARIA Albums Chart [2] 3

Year-end charts

Chart (2007)Position
ARIA Albums Chart [3] 52


RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA) [4] Platinum70,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

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  1. Out In The Blue – "Track By Track" Archived 27 November 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Top 50 ARIA Albums Chart. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved on 2 December 2007.
  3. "ARIA Top 100 Albums 2007". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
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