Parallel Lines

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Parallel Lines
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Album by Blondie
Released September, 1978
Recorded ???
Genre New Wave
Length 38 min 11 sec
Record label Chrysalis Records
Producer Mike Chapman
Professional reviews
AMG (http://Allmusic.com) 5/5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&token=ADFEAEE47916DB4AAC7120C79A3647D1A17FE70BFE41F69B1B39455BD8B023068E0238F457E98088CBFE31F41FE9B326BB5C10D1CAEE52B0D46C3D3587EFA5705843&uid=SUB030408062008&sql=10:4srb287c05ja~T1)
Blondie Chronology
Plastic Letters
(1977)
Parallel Lines
(1978)
Eat To The Beat
(1979)

Parallel Lines is a seminal New Wave album by the art punk band Blondie, released in September of 1978 (see 1978 in music). The album was one of Blondie's most popular and their most well-reviewed LP, and was a smash success in the United Kingdom.

Parallel Lines peaked at #6 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart, and at #9 for the year 1979.

Track listing

  1. "Hanging on the Telephone" (Lee) - 2:17
  2. "One Way or Another" (Harrison/Harry) - 3:31
  3. "Picture This" (Destri/Harry/Stein) - 2:53
  4. "Fade Away and Radiate" (Stein) - 3:57
  5. "Pretty Baby" (Harry/Stein) - 3:16
  6. "I Know But I Don't Know" (Infante) - 3:53
  7. "11:59" (Destri) - 3:19
  8. "Will Anything Happen" (Lee) - 2:55
  9. "Sunday Girl" (Stein) - 3:01
  10. "Heart of Glass" (Harry/Stein) - 3:45
  11. "Gonna Love You Too" (Mauldin/Petty/Sullivan) - 2:03
  12. "Just Go Away" (Harry) - 3:21

Personnel

  • Deborah Harry - Vocals
  • Jimmy Destri - Keyboards
  • Clem Burke - Drums
  • Robert Fripp - Guitar
  • Nigel Harrison - Bass
  • Frank Infante - Bass, Guitar
  • Dale Powers - Vocals
  • Chris Stein - Guitar, Guitar (12 String), E-Bow
  • Mike Chapman - Producer
  • Martyn Goddard - Photography
  • Edo Goddard - Photography
  • Ramey Communications - Cover Design

Charting singles

Billboard Music Charts (North America)

1979   Heart of Glass          Club Play Singles               No. 58
1979   Heart of Glass          Pop Singles                     No. 1
1979   One Way or Another      Pop Singles                     No. 24sv:Parallel Lines
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