Romeo's Heart

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Romeo's Heart is a studio album by British-Australian singer John Farnham.[1] The album was released in Australia on 3 June 1996 and was Farnham's first studio album since the release of Then Again... in 1993.

Romeo's Heart
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Studio album by
Released3 June 1996 (Australia)
RecordedNovember 1995–March 1996
GenrePop, rock
Length51:58
LabelSony BMG, RCA, Gotham
ProducerRoss Fraser
John Farnham chronology
Then Again...
(1993)
Romeo's Heart
(1996)
Anthology 1: Greatest Hits 1986-1997
(1997)
Singles from Romeo's Heart
  1. "Have a Little Faith"
    Released: March 1996
  2. "A Simple Life"
    Released: May 1996
  3. "Heart's On Fire"
    Released: September 1996
  4. "Don't Let It End"
    Released: December 1996
  5. "All Kinds of People"
    Released: May 1997

This album peaked in the ARIA charts at No. 2 and was four times platinum. It won the "Best Adult Contemporary Album" at the ARIA Awards in 1996. This album produced five singles in total Including: (A Simple Life), (Hearts On Fire), (Don't Let It End), (All Kind Of People) and "Have a Little Faith (In Us)" which gained the most commercial success, reaching No. 3 in March.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Have a Little Faith (In Us)" (R. Desalvo, A. Roman) – 5:08
  2. "Little Piece of My Heart" (C. Celli, A. Levin, J. Ponti) – 4:52
  3. "A Simple Life" (J. Lind, R. Page) – 3:58
  4. "All Kinds Of People" (E. Pressley, S. Crow, K. Gilbert) – 5:16
  5. "Romeo's Heart" (J. Kimball, R. Vanwarmer) – 4:18
  6. "Don't Let It End" (A. Hendra) – 4:41
  7. "Hearts On Fire" (T. Kimmel, S. Lynch) – 4:48
  8. "Hard Promises To Keep" (K. Rhodes) – 5:45
  9. "Over My Head" (R. Pleasance, A. Tanner) – 5:45
  10. "May You Never" (J. Martyn) – 3:50
  11. "Second Skin" (J. Farnham, R. Fraser, C. Lim) – 3:41

PersonnelEdit

Credited to:[1]

  • John Farnham – vocals
  • Lindsay Field – vocals
  • Lisa Edwards – vocals
  • Joe Creighton – bass, vocals
  • Brett Garsed – guitars, vocals
  • Stuart Fraser – guitars
  • Angus Burchall – drums
  • Steve Williams – harmonica

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1996/97) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 2

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1996) Position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[3] 10

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[4] 4× Platinum 280,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Holmgren, Magnus; Reboulet, Scott; Albury, Lyn; Birtles, Beeb; Warnqvist, Stefan; Medlin, Peter. "John Farnham". Passagen.se. Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 27 November 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Australiancharts.com – John Farnham – Romeo's Heart". Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ "1996 ARIA ALBUMS CHART". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  4. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1996 Albums" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 15 November 2021.