Mike + The Mechanics - Mike + The Mechanics (1985) [1986, Japan]
Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Electronic | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Scans (PNG) | 40:16 | 470,89 Mb
Label: Warner-Pioneer Corporation (Japan) | Cat.# 32XD-439 | Released: 1986-05-25 (1985-10-05)
"Mike + The Mechanics" is the debut album by the Genesis bassist and guitarist Mike Rutherford's band Mike + The Mechanics in 1985. The album reached #26 on the Billboard 200 album charts and had three hit singles. "Silent Running", featuring lead vocals by Paul Carrack, and the uptempo "All I Need Is a Miracle", featuring lead vocals by Paul Young, both reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #6 and 5 respectively, with the former also peaking at #1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The third single off the album, "Taken In", was a lesser hit, reaching #32 on the Hot 100 and #7 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles chart. "Silent Running" and "All I Need is a Miracle" were also hits in the UK, reaching #21 and 53 in the UK Singles Chart respectively.