The Lace

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The Lace
The Lace (Benjamin Orr album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 6, 1986 (1986-10-06)
Recorded1986
Studio
Genre
Length45:05
LabelElektra
Producer
Singles from The Lace
  1. "Stay the Night"
    Released: October 1986[2]
  2. "Too Hot to Stop"
    Released: February 1987[3]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[4]

The Lace is the only solo studio album by Cars' bassist and member Benjamin Orr. It was released on October 6, 1986, by Elektra Records and features his only solo hit, the song, "Stay the Night", which reached the top 40 in 1987. A follow-up single "Too Hot to Stop" was also released but failed to chart. Wounded Bird Records re-released the album on CD on August 15, 2006.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Benjamin Orr and Diane Grey Page.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Too Hot to Stop"4:18
2."In Circles"4:32
3."Stay the Night"4:26
4."Skyline"4:10
5."When You're Gone"4:51
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Spinning"4:27
2."Hold On"4:30
3."The Lace"4:20
4."That's the Way"4:07
5."This Time Around"5:10

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic.[5]

Production

  • Produced by Mike Shipley, Ben Orr and Larry Klein[6]
  • Engineered and recorded by Mike Shipley, with additional engineering by Thom Moore
  • Mixed by Thom Moore; "Stay The Night" and "Too Hot To Stop" mixed by Mike Shipley
  • Mastered at Masterdisk by Bob Ludwig
  • All songs published by Orange Village Music-ASCAP

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 86

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Benjamin Orr - The Lace". Discogs.
  2. ^ "Benjamin Orr - Stay The Night". 45cat.com.
  3. ^ "Benjamin Orr - Too Hot To Stop". 45cat.com.
  4. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/the-lace-r59864/review
  5. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/the-lace-r59864/credits
  6. ^ "Images for Benjamin Orr – The Lace". www.discogs.com.
  7. ^ "Benjamin Orr Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 13, 2019.