The Lilac Time ‎– The Lilac Time (1988)

The Lilac Time is the debut album by the namesake English pop/folk band, originally released in 1987 on Swordfish Records. The album was remixed for wider release in 1988 on Fontana. Stateside copies feature a shuffled tracklist with two additional songs from U.K. shortplayers.

Tracklist (U.K.):
A1. “Black Velvet” (3:22)
A2. “Return to Yesterday” (3:46)
A3. “Rockland” (4:09)
A4. “You’ve Got to Love” (4:39)
A5. “Love Becomes a Savage” (3:54)
B1. “Together” (2:56)
B2. “And the Ship Sails On” (4:02)
B3. “Too Sooner Later Than Better” (3:42)
B4. “The Road to Happiness” (3:03)
B5. “Trumpets From Montparnasse” (3:49)

Tracklist (U.S.):
A1. “Return to Yesterday” (3:46)
A2. “Rockland” (4:09)
A3. “You’ve Got to Love” (4:39)
A4. “And the Ship Sails On” (3:04)
A5. “Love Becomes a Savage” (3:55)
A6. “Together” (2:57)
B1. “Black Velvet” (3:22)
B2. “Too Sooner Later Than Better” (3:42)
B3. “The Road to Happiness” (4:02)
B4. “Trumpets From Montparnasse” (3:49)
B5. “Gone for a Burton” (3:43)
B6. “Railway Bazaar” (3:56)

Stephen Duffy – vocals, guitar
Nick Duffy – accordion, banjo, strings
Michael Weston – piano, keyboards)

Engineer – Peter Ware
Producer – Bob Lamb

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