Kick at the Darkness

Kick at the Darkness is a tribute album to Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn, released in 1991. The title comes from a line in the song "Lovers in a Dangerous Time": "gotta kick at the darkness 'til it bleeds daylight". The album was released on Intrepid Records.

Kick at the Darkness
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Compilation album by
Various artists
GenrePop, rock, folk
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The Barenaked Ladies' rendition of "Lovers in a Dangerous Time" was their first significant chart hit in Canada.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Lovers in a Dangerous Time" – Barenaked Ladies
  2. "A Long Time Love Song" – Martin Tielli and Jane Siberry
  3. "Lord of the Starfields" – Swing Gang
  4. "Feet Fall on the Road" – Five Guys Named Moe
  5. "Silver Wheels" – All Her Brothers are Drummers
  6. "All the Diamonds in the World" – Rebecca Jenkins
  7. "Wondering Where the Lions Are" – B-Funn
  8. "Stolen Land" – Chris Bottomley
  9. "Waiting for the Moon" – Fat Man Waving
  10. "If I Had a Rocket Launcher" – Cottage Industry
  11. "Call it Democracy" – Jellyfishbabies
  12. "One Day I Walk" – Skydiggers
  13. "Red Ships Take Off in the Distance" – Bob Wiseman


  1. ^ Kick at the Darkness at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-21.