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|Studio||AIR Studios (Montserrat), West Indies|
|Little River Band chronology|
|Singles from Time Exposure|
Time Exposure is the sixth studio album by Little River Band (LRB), which was recorded with producer George Martin at Associated Independent Recording (AIR) in Montserrat and released in September 1981. 9 on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart. In the United States, it reached No. 21 on the Billboard 200.It peaked at No.
It was the group's last album with Glenn Shorrock on lead vocals until 1988. In the interim John Farnham took over as main lead vocalist, staying with the band for the next three studio albums. Time Exposure was also the last album with lead guitarist David Briggs who left prior to its release. He was replaced on tour by Stephen Housden, who later joined the group. The album had other band members on lead vocals: Beeb Birtles on two tracks, "Ballerina" and "Guiding Light", and Wayne Nelson on the single "The Night Owls" which peaked at #6 on Billboard's Hot 100, while "Take It Easy On Me" went to #10 and Man On Your Mind" was #14.
Cash Box magazine said "This pop-rock sextet practically owns Australia, and it doesn't do too badly on the airwaves elsewhere in the world. This time, the inventive Aussies have recruited Beatles studio wizard George Martin as producer, and the musical marriage is one made in heaven. The first three songs on Time Exposure's first side are all potential top 40 hits."
|1.||"The Night Owls"||Graham Goble||5:16|
|2.||"Man on Your Mind"||Glenn Shorrock, Kerryn Tolhurst||4:14|
|3.||"Take It Easy on Me"||Graham Goble||3:45|
|4.||"Ballerina"||Graham Goble, Beeb Birtles||4:02|
|5.||"Love Will Survive"||Garry Paige, David Briggs||4:38|
|1.||"Full Circle"||Graham Goble||1:54|
|2.||"Just Say That You Love Me"||Graham Goble||3:59|
|3.||"Suicide Boulevard"||Beeb Birtles, Frank Howson||3:23|
|4.||"Orbit Zero"||Glenn Shorrock, Terry Bradford||4:27|
|5.||"Don't Let the Needle Win"||David Briggs||3:57|
|6.||"Guiding Light"||Beeb Birtles||3:36|
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||9|
|German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)||38|
|Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)||41|
|United States (Billboard 200)||21|
|Year End Chart (1982)||Peak|
|U.S. (Billboard 200)||52|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||500,000^|
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.
Little River Band (LRB) are a rock band formed in Melbourne, Australia, in March 1975. The band achieved commercial success in both Australia and the United States. They have sold more than 30 million records; six studio albums reached the top 10 on the Australian Kent Music Report albums chart including Diamantina Cocktail and First Under the Wire, which both peaked at No. 2. Nine singles appeared in the top 20 on the related singles chart, with "Help Is on Its Way" (1977) as their only number-one hit. Ten singles reached the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Reminiscing" their highest, peaking at No. 3.
Beeb Birtles is an Australian musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He has been a member of various Australian groups including Zoot (1967–71), Mississippi (1972–74), Little River Band (1975–83) and Birtles Shorrock Goble (2002–07). He has also worked as a solo artist, including releasing an album, Driven by Dreams (2000). In 2004, Birtles and other members of the classic line-up of Little River Band were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.
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