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Michael Ball is the debut album by English singer Michael Ball. It was released in 1992 by Polydor Records and peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart.[2] The album includes the UK Top 40 singles "Love Changes Everything", from the musical Aspects of Love, and "One Step Out of Time", which was the United Kingdom's entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 1992, held in Malmö, Sweden.[3]

Michael Ball
Michael Ball 1992 self titled album.jpg
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Released1992 (1992)
Michael Ball chronology
Michael Ball


Track listingEdit

  1. "One Step Out of Time" (Paul Davies, Tony Ryan)
  2. "It's Still You" (Darin Black, Richard Kerr)
  3. "Holland Park" (Kerr)
  4. "Secret of Love" (Ian Allen)
  5. "As Dreams Go By" (Andy Hill, Peter Sinfield)
  6. "Who Needs to Know"
  7. "Simple Affair of the Heart" (Guy Fletcher, Doug Flett)
  8. "If You Need Another Love" (John Miles)
  9. "Beautiful Heartache"
  10. "No One Cries Anymore" (Black, Kerr)
  11. "Love Changes Everything" (Don Black, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Charles Hart)


  • Dave Arch – arranger
  • Martin Levan – engineer
  • John Mackswith – engineer

Charts and certificationsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1992) Peak
UK Albums Chart[2] 1


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[4] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ "Michael Ball - Michael Ball - Credits - AllMusic".
  2. ^ a b "Michael Ball - Michael Ball". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-09-07. Retrieved 2012-04-06.
  3. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 1992 - Eurovision Song Contest".
  4. ^ "British album certifications – Michael Ball – Michael Ball". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2018-10-26. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Michael Ball in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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