Light Years (Glen Campbell album)

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Light Years
Glen Campbell Light Years album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1988
Recorded1988,
Soundstage Studios,
Nashville, TN
GenreCountry
LabelMCA
ProducerJimmy Bowen
Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell chronology
Still Within the Sound of My Voice
(1987)
Light Years
(1988)
Favorite Hymns
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Light Years is the forty-fourth album by American singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1988 by MCA. The album features eight songs written by Jimmy Webb, including the singles "Light Years" and "More Than Enough".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Jimmy Webb, except where indicated.

Side 1
  1. "Lightning in a Bottle" – 4:03
  2. "If These Walls Could Speak" – 2:58
  3. "More Than Enough" – 2:53
  4. "Brand New Eyes" – 2:29
  5. "Show Me the Way to Go" (Jeff Tweel) – 2:57
Side 2
  1. "Light Years" – 3:47
  2. "Heart of the Matter" (Michael Smotherman) – 3:01
  3. "Almost Alright Again" – 3:27
  4. "Saturday Night" – 2:32
  5. "Our Movie" – 3:33

Personnel[edit]

Music
  • Glen Campbell – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmony vocals
  • T.J. Kuenster – piano, synthesizer
  • Mike Lawler – synthesizer
  • Billy Joe Walker – acoustic guitar
  • Reggie Young – electric guitar
  • David Hungate – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums, percussion
  • Sandy Campbell Brink – harmony vocals
  • Gail Davies – harmony vocals
Production
  • Jimmy Bowen – producer
  • Glen Campbell – producer
  • Russ Martin – engineer
  • Marty Williams – engineer
  • Mark J. Coddington – engineer
  • Chuck Ainlay – engineer
  • Willie Pevear – recording at Soundstage Studios, Nashville, TN
  • Simon Levy – art direction
  • Peter Nash – photography
  • Jackson Design – design

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 58

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country
1988 "Light Years" 35
1989 "More Than Enough" 47

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ a b "Light Years". Allmusic. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
Bibliography
  • Lewis, Jim (12 October 1988). "Campbell Shaves and Career Grows". The Bryan Times: 1. Retrieved 2010-01-01.
  • Tarbox, James M. (18 November 1988). "Records". The Spokesman-Review: 57. Retrieved 2010-01-01.
  • Rowe, Norman (25 December 1988). "Campbell Releases New Disc". Richmond Times: G-11. Retrieved 2010-01-01.
  • "Glen Campbell Light Years". Country Song Roundup: 34. August 1988.