|The Lightning Seeds - Sense
|Studio album by The Lightning Seeds
||6 April 1992
||1991, Rob's Front Room, Liverpool
||Alternative rock, indie pop
||Virgin (V 2690)
||Ian Broudie, Simon Rogers
|The Lightning Seeds chronology
|Singles from Sense
- "The Life of Riley"
Released: 2 March 1992
Released: 18 May 1992
"Sense" is the second album by English musical group The Lightning Seeds, released in 1992 and produced chiefly by Ian Broudie and Simon Rogers.
"The Life of Riley", released as a single in March 1992, was written for Broudie's son Riley.
The album's second single, "Sense", was co-written by Broudie and Specials singer and long time writing partner Terry Hall. The single includes a track written by Broudie and Simon Rogers from their time as Care, "Flaming Sword", as a B-side. Hall released a re-recorded version of "Sense" with himself on vocals in 1994.
All songs written by Ian Broudie (except where stated).
- "Sense" – 4:12 (Broudie, Terry hall)
- "The Life of Riley" – 4:05
- "Blowing Bubbles" – 4:16
- "A Cool Place" – 2:57
- "Where Flowers Fade" – 5:03 (Broudie, Hall)
- "A Small Slice of Heaven" – 3:50 (Broudie, Hall)
- "Tingle Tangle" – 3:22
- "Happy" – 4:33 (Broudie, Ian McNabb)
- "Marooned" – 4:40
- "Thinking Up, Looking Down" – 5:19
- The Lightning Seeds
- Ian Broudie - vocals, all instruments, producer
- Simon Rogers - all instruments, producer
- Cenzo Townshend - engineer
- Phil Ault - additional engineer
- Simon Dawson - additional engineer
- Bob Ludwig - mastering
- Additional musicians
- Mark Feltham - harmonica
- Alan Dunn - accordion
- Clive Layton - Hammond organ
- Roddy Lorimer - trumpet
- Terry Hall - backing vocals
- Juliet Roberts - backing vocals
- Ian McNabb - backing vocals
- Other personnel
- Peter Ashworth - photography
The album reached #50 in the UK Albums Chart and singles "The Life of Riley" and "Sense" would chart at a modest #28 and #31 respectively.
||Peak chart position
|UK Albums Chart
|U.S. Billboard 200
The Lightning Seeds - Sense
UK Virgin V 2690 stereo (1992).
Album produced by Ian Broudie and Simon Rogers.
The vinyl record attains a strong excellent grading, suggesting few plays.
Audio quality is very clear and strong throughout.
Both record centre labels are free from tears, stains or stickers.
The album cover is in excellent condition, displaying only minimal signs of wear.
The album cover has its manufacturers promotional sticker still adhered to the front side.
The album cover has a strong, undamaged spine, displaying very clear, printed script.
The original inner sleeve is perfectly presented.