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Record Details

Artist: Albert Hammond
Title: It Never Rains In Southern California
Format: 12"
Label: Epic
Cat No: EPC 65320
Released: 1972
Genres: Pop RockClassic Rock
Numbered: #349
Status Have
Added To List 29th July 2021
Disc 1 | 12"
A Matrix:
A1 Listen To The World 2:45 A2 If You Gotta Break Another Heart 2:35 A3 From Great Britain To L.A. 3:25 A4 Brand New Day 3:15 A5 Anyone Here In The Audience 3:50  
B Matrix:
B1 It Never Rains In Southern California 3:50 B2 Names, Tags, Numbers & Labels 4:30 B3 Down By The River 2:50 B4 The Road To Understanding 4:15 B5 The Air That I Breathe 3:40  

Additional Information

Comments It Never Rains in Southern California is the debut album by Albert Hammond released by Mums Records. The album landed on the Billboard 200 chart, reaching #77.

The title song hit #2 on the Adult Contemporary chart, #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #51 on the UK Singles Chart in 1972. The single "Down By The River" hit #38 on the Adult Contemporary chart and #91 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single "If You Gotta Break Another Heart" hit #63 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1973. "The Air That I Breathe" would go on to become a major hit for British band The Hollies in 1974.

The album was produced by Albert Hammond and Don Altfeld and was arranged by Michael Omartian.

Very similar to [r1518642], but the difference is, that sleeve is printed in Germany.

On sleeve:
Catnumber on sleeve (front, inside gatefold, spine): EPC 65320.
℗ 1972 CBS Inc. / Manufactured by Epic Records
NL printed in Holland

On labels:
Catnumber on labels: EPC 65320 and KZ 31905
Lander-Roberts Music & April Music, Inc.
℗ 1972 CBS, Inc.
U.S.A. Mums Recording
Made in Holland
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