SOLO WORKS


LET ME LOVE YOU
– single CBS – 1987

A-SIDE
LET ME LOVE YOU
(3:21)
(Norum, Jacob)

B-SIDE
WILD ONE
(4:18)
(Lynott)

John NORUM: lead vocals, guitars
Marcel JACOB: bass guitar
Peter HERMANSSON: drums
Per BLOM: keyboards

Produced by: John NORUM and Thomas WITT
Co-produced by Per BLOM

Recorded and mixed by: Per BLOM at Stockholm Recording Studios

 

TOTAL CONTROL – album CBS – 1987


SIDE ONE
1. LET ME LOVE YOU (3:21)
(Norum, Jacob)
2. LOVE IS MEANT (TO LAST FOREVER) (3:39)
(Norum, Jacob)
3. TOO MANY HEARTS (3:11)
(Norum, Jacob)
4. SOMEONE ELSE HERE (4:11)
(Norum, Jacob, Hermansson)
5. ETERNAL FLAME (3:12)
(Norum, Jacob)

SIDE TWO
1. BACK ON THE STREETS (4:09)
(Vincent, Freedman)
2. BLIND (3:51)
(Norum, Jacob)
3. LAW OF LIFE (4:20)
(Lindfors, Lorentz)
4. WE’LL DO WHAT IT TAKES TOGETHER (3:23)
(Norum, Jacob)
5. IN CHASE OF THE WIND (3:00) – instrumental
(Norum, Jacob)

John NORUM: guitars, lead vocals, backing vocals
Marcel JACOB: bass guitar
Göran EDMAN: lead vocals on “Love Is Meant To
Last Forever”, “Back On The Streets”, “Eternal Flame”, backing vocals
Peter HERMANSSON: drums
Per BLOM: keyboards
Micke LARSSON: fretless bass on “Too Many Hearts”
Mats LINDFORS: backing vocals on “Law Of Life”
Max LORENTZ: Hammond organ on Law Of Life”

Produced by: John NORUM and Thomas WITT
Co-produced by: Per BLOM
Recorded and mixed by: Per BLOM, assisted by
Mats LINDFORS at Stockholm Recording Studios

Mastered at Polar Studios by: Peter DAHL
“Wild One” by Phil LYNOTT is the CD’s bonus track

 

BACK ON THE STREETS – single CBS – 1987

A – SIDE
BACK ON THE STREETS
(4:09)
(Vincent, Freedman)

B – SIDE
BAD REPUTATION
(live)
(Downey, Gorham, Lynott)

John NORUM: lead vocals, guitars
Göran EDMAN: lead vocals on “Back On The Streets”
Marcel JACOB: bass guitar
Peter HERMANSSON: drums
Per BLOM: keyboards

Produced by: John NORUM and Thomas WITT

 

LOVE IS MEANT (TO LAST FOREVER) – single CBS – 1987

A – SIDE
LOVE IS MEANT (TO LAST FOREVER
(3:13)
(Norum, Jacob)

B – SIDE
IN CHASE OF THE WIND
– instrumental
(Norum, Jacob)

Other releases:
vinyl 12″: LOVE IS MEANT (TO LAST FOREVER) /
IN CHASE OF THE WIND
/ DON’T BELIEVE A WORD

vinyl 12″: LOVE IS MEANT (TO LAST FOREVER)
extended version / LOVE IS MEANT (TO LAST FOREVER)
single version / DON’T BELIEVE A WORD

John NORUM: lead vocals, guitars
Marcel JACOB: bass guitar
Peter HERMANSSON: drums
Per BLOM: keyboards

Produced by: John NORUM and Thomas WITT
Co-produced by: Per BLOM

Recorded and mixed by: Per BLOM
at Stockholm Recording Studios

 

LIVE IN STOCKHOLM – maxi-single Epic/CBS – 1990


A – SIDE
1. ETERNAL FLAME (3:40)
(Norum, Jacob)
2. DON’T BELIEVE A WORD (3:00)
(Lynott)

B – SIDE
1. BLIND (3:53)
(Norum, Jacob)
2. FREE BIRDS IN FLIGHT (3:00) – instrumental
(Norum)

Other releases:
vinyl 12″: with BAD REPUTATION as 5th track

John NORUM: guitars, lead vocals, backing vocals
Göran EDMAN: lead vocals
Marcel JACOB: bass
Hempo HILDÉN: drums and percussion
Peter HERMANSSON: drums
Mats LINDFORS: rhythm guitar, keyboards,
backing vocals
Per BLOM: keyboards

Produced by: John NORUM

Mixed by: Per BLOM for Peak Productions

 

WE WILL BE STRONG (duet with Joey Tempest) – single Epic – 1992

A-SIDE
WE WILL BE STRONG
(4:12)
(Norum, Tempest, Haggerty)

B-SIDE
FREE BIRDS IN FLIGHT
(3:00) – instrumental
(Norum)
(from the album “Live in Stockholm”, recorded
in Stockholm 1987 and produced by John Norum)

From the forthcoming Epic CD/LP/MC “Face the Truth”

John NORUM: guitars, vocals
Glenn HUGHES: vocals
Peter BALTES: bass guitars
Hempo HILDÉN: drums

Produced by: John NORUM and Wyn DAVIS
Logo design by: Johan JÄGER / Drömfabriken

 

FACE THE TRUTH – album Epic – 1992


SIDE ONE
1. FACE THE TRUTH (4:17)
(Norum, Hughes)
2. NIGHT BUZZ (3:22)
(Norum, Hildén, Meldrum)
3. IN YOUR EYES (3:45)
(Norum, Baltes, Hughes)
4. OPIUM TRAIL (4:00)
(Gorham, Lynott, Downey)
5. WE WILL BE STRONG (4:12)
(Norum, Tempest, Haggerty)

SIDE TWO
1. GOOD MAN SHINING (3:04)
(Norum, Hughes, Hoglund, Attaque, Broman)
2. TIME WILL FIND THE ANSWER (5:02)
(Norum, White, Hughes)
3. COUNTING ON YOUR LOVE (3:16)
(Norum, Hughes, Tempest, Edman, Hermansson)
4. ENDICA (2:44) – instrumental
(Norum, Baltes)
5. STILL THE NIGHT (3:58)
(Hughes, Thrall)
6. DISTANT VOICES (5:46)
(Norum, Hughes,Baltes, White)

Other releases:
US CD release contains
Don’t Believe A Word” (Lynott)
live 1989, and “Free Birds In Flight
(Norum) live 1989
replacing “Still The Night” and “We Will Be Strong”

A special limited Swedish edition contains an
additional booklet with John’s biography

John NORUM: guitars, vocals
Glenn HUGHES: vocals
Peter BALTES: bass guitars
Hempo HILDÉN: drums

Produced by: John NORUM and Wyn DAVIS
Engineered by: Wyn DAVIS and Melissa SEWELL
Mixed by: Max NORMAN and Wyn DAVIS
Mastered by: Bob LUDWIG at Masterdisk
Assistent Engineer: Doug DRURY
Recorded at: Total Access Recording,
Redondo Beach, Ca.
Mixed at: One on One, the Grey Room and the
Enterprice, Studio City, Ca.

Logo design by: Johan JÄGER / Drömfabriken
Cover design by: Johan JÄGER and John NORUM
CD cover layout: Annie CALEF and Dave STEPHENS
All photos by: Glen LA FERMAN except Hempo
by Goran LINDSJÖÖ (and John NORUM – back of
CD booklet – by Chris CUFFARO
at Schecter Guitar Research)

Special guests:
Joey TEMPEST: vocals
Billy WHITE: rhythm guitar in “Time Will Find
The Answer”
John SCHREINER: keyboards
Andy LORBER: additional backing vocals
Mickey DEE: drums on “Distant Voices”

 

FACE THE TRUTH – single Epic – 1992

A-SIDE
FACE THE TRUTH
(4:17)
(Norum, Hughes)

B-SIDE
DISTANT VOICES (5:46)
(Norum, White, Baltes, Hughes)

Other releases:
Maxi CD single contains
Endica” (Norum, Baltes)

John NORUM: guitars, vocals
Glenn HUGHES: vocals
Peter BALTES: bass guitars
Hempo HILDÉN: drums

Produced by: John NORUM and Wyn DAVIS

 

IN YOUR EYES – single Epic – 1992

A-SIDE
IN YOUR EYES
(3:45)
(Norum, Baltes, Hughes)

B-SIDE
STILL THE NIGHT
(3:58)
(Hughes, Thrall)

Other releases:
Maxi CD single contains
Counting On Your Love” (Norum, Hughes,
Tempest, Edman, Hermansson)

John NORUM: guitars, vocals
Glenn HUGHES: vocals
Peter BALTES: bass guitars
Hempo HILDÉN: drums

Produced by: John NORUM and Wyn DAVIS

 

STRANGE DAYS – single (promo) Sony – 1995


STRANGE DAYS
(4:55)
(Humble Pie)
SPIRIT WORLD
(5:13)
(Norum, Keeling, Bender)

Promotion
Not for sale

 

ANOTHER DESTINATION – album Sony – 1995


1. INSIDE
(Norum, Lorber, Lorber, Meldrum)
2. RESURRECTION TIME
(Norum, Keeling, Lorber, Lorber)
3. STRANGE DAYS
(Marriot)
4. SPIRIT WORLD
(Norum, Keeling, Bender)
5. SHIMMERING HIGHS – instrumental
(Norum)
6. WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?
(Norum, Keeling)
7. SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE
(Bruce, Brown, Clapton)
8. CATALINA SUNSET – instrumental
(Norum, White)
9. HALF WAY HOME
(Norum, Keeling)
10. HEALING RAYS
( Norum, Keeling)
11. JILLANNA – instrumental
(Norum, White)
John NORUM: vocals, guitar
Kelly KEELING: vocals, keyboards
Tom LILLY: bass guitar
Gary FERGUSON: drums

Produced by: Wyn DAVIS and John NORUM
Engineered by: Wyn DAVIS
Assistant Engineers: Jeff ROBINETTE, Eddie ASHWORTH
Recorded at: Total Access Recording,
Redondo Beach, July 1994
Executive Producer: Mike VARNEY
Mixed by: Wyn DAVIS and John NORUM
Guitar technician: Mark (you owe me a solder tip) CAMERON
Mastered by: Steve MARCUSSEN – Precision Lacquer

Photography by: Kach/Halmes, Inc.
Art Direction/Graphic Design by: Annie CALEF

John Norum Gibson Chet Atkins Acoustic on “Jillanna”
Billy White Santa Cruz Acoustic guitar on “Jillanna”
Ramin Sakurai organ on “Strange Days”

Endorsments:
John Norum plays Schecter Guitars
and uses Marshall Amplification
Kelly Keeling plays Yamaha Keyboards
Gary Ferguson plays Zildjian Cymbals

This album is dedicated to Gary Moore

 

WHERE THE GRASS IS GREEN – single Zero – 1996


WHERE THE GRASS IS GREEN
(3:44)
(Norum, Keeling)
CENTER OF BALANCE
(6:56)
(Norum, Keeling, Baltes, Wright)

Producer: Jeff GLIXMAN

 

WORLDS AWAY – album Mascot/Zero – 1996


1. MANIC DISTORTION (3:18)
(Norum, Keeling, Meldrum)
2. MAKE A MOVE (4:15)
(Norum, Keeling, Lorber)
3. C.Y.R. (4:40)
(Norum, Keeling, Wright)
4. WHERE THE GRASS IS GREEN (3:44)
(Norum, Keeling)
5. CENTER OF BALANCE (6:56)
(Norum, Keeling, Baltes, Wright)
6. DOGS ARE BARKING (3:28)
(Norum, Keeling, White)
7. HOMELAND (PEACE OF MIND) (4:52)
(Norum, Keeling)
8. WASTED LABOR (5:41)
(Norum, Keeling)
9. WORLDS AWAY (4:37)
(Norum, Keeling)
10. ENDICA (REVISITED) (3:58)
( Norum, Baltes, Keeling)
BONUS TRACK:
11. FROM OUTSIDE IN (5:10)
(Baltes, Norum, Keeling)
John NORUM: lead and rhythm guitar, vocals
Kelly KEELING: vocals, keyboards
Peter BALTES: bass guitar
Simon WRIGHT: drums

Produced and mixed by: Jeff GLIXMAN
Engineered by: Jeff GLIXMAN, John NIELSEN,
Jack KENNEDY SMITH and Mike GIBSON
Guitar technician: Leon LAWSON

Recorded at: Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, Ca.
Mixed at Triclops Studios, Atlanta, Ga.
Mastered at the Mastering Lab, Hollywood, Ca.
by Doug SAXArt Direction: William Ames Inc.

Cover, artwork and imaging: Ray KACHATORIAN
Photography: William AMES
Coordination: Micah SMITH
Stylist: Robert CRIPPS

 

FACE IT LIVE ’97 – album Mascot-Toshiba EMI/Zero-Shrapnel – 1997


1. FACE THE TRUTH (5:17)
(Norum, Hughes)
2. NIGHT BUZZ (3:42)
(Norum, Hildén, Meldrum)
3. MAKE A MOVE (4:52)
(Norum, Keeling, Lorber, Lorber)
4. GOOD MAN SHINING (3:08)
(Norum, Hughes, Höglund, Attaque, Broman)
5. WISHING WELL (4:34)
(Rodgers, Kirke, Yamauchi, Bundrick, Kossoff)
6. WHERE THE GRASS IS GREEN (3:53)
(Norum,  Keeling)
7. RESURRECTION TIME (5:08)
(Norum, Keeling, Lorber, Lorber)
8. OPIUM TRAIL (5:22)
(Gorham, Lynott, Downey)
9. IN YOUR EYES (4:33)
(Norum, Baltes, Hughes)
10. BLIND (3:57)
( Norum, Jacob)
11. C.Y.R. (5:22)
(Norum, Keeling, Wright)
12. GUITAR SOLO (3:43) – instrumental
(Norum)
13. HEART OF STONE (3:37)
(Tempest)
14. FROM OUTSIDE IN (6:12)
(Baltes, Norum, Keeling)
15. LET ME LOVE YOU (5:18)
(Norum, Jacob)
16. SCREAM OF ANGER (5:01)
(Tempest, Jacob)

Zero/Shrapnel edition contains tracks
# 1-3-4-5-7-8-10-11-12-14-15-16

John NORUM: lead and rhythm guitars,
lead and backing vocals
Leif SUNDIN: lead vocals, rhythm guitar
Anders FÄSTADER: bass, keyboards, backing vocals
Hempo HILDÉN: drums

Produced by: John NORUM
Engineered by: John NIELSEN and Ulf KRUCKENBERG
Mixed by: Per BLOM at First Take Studios, Stockholm, Sweden
Mastered at: Cutting room by Lars ROSIN
Recording Truck – Westlake Studio Mobile, Yoshiyasu KUMADA
Front of House Sound – Keith MORRIS

Photography by: Hiroyuki YOSHIHAMA
Artwork by: StrøgetRecorded at Club Città Kawasaki,
Japan, on June 21st, 1997

Distribuited in: Benelux by Pias (380.7058.20),
Germany by Zomba (394.7058.2), Switzerland by Disctrade,
Austria by NSM, UK by PHD, Greece by Megatherion,
Israel by Raven, Spain and Portugal by Mastertrax,
Czech Republic by Globus, Italy by Edel,
Scandinavia by MNW.

Vagabond Management
21213-B Hawthorne Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503 USA

 

SLIPPED INTO TOMORROW – album Mascot/Toshiba-EMI – 1999


1. BLACKSCAPE (5:12)
(Norum, Åkesson)
2. WAITING ON YOU (3:29)
(Norum)
3.STILL IN THE GAME (3:46)
(Norum, White)
4. FREEDOM IS MY TRUTH (4:17)
(Norum)
5. TICO’S LIFE (4:56)
(Norum)
6. NOBODY ANSWERS (4:49)
(Norum)
7. LOOSING MY MIND (6:14)
(Norum)
8. VEDA (4:42)
(Norum, Meldrum)
9. SONGS OF YESTERDAY (4:40)
(Norum, Meldrum)
10. KILLER WITHOUT A CAUSE (4:17)
(Gorham, Lynott)
11. CENTER OF BALANCE (Bonus Track)
(6:27)
(Norum, Keeling, Baltes, Wright)
John NORUM: lead and background vocals
Stefan RODIN: bass
Thomas BROMAN: drums & percussion
Additional background vocals: Mats LEVÉN
Keyboards: Mats OLAUSSON
Leif SUNDIN: vocals on Bonus Track
“Center of Balance”

Songs published by BURRN!
Publishing/Shinko Music
Produced by: John NORUM
Recorded at First Take Studio & Studio Subsonic,
Stockholm, Sweden

Engineered by: John NORUM, Stefan OLSON,
Ulf KRUCKENBERG and Michelle MELDRUM
Mixed by: Per BLOM & John NORUM at Shortlist Studo’s
Mastered by: Peter IN DE BETOU at Cutting Room, Stockholm

Photography by: Michael JOHANSSON
Layout & Design by: Hiro ABE, K-NISHIMURA,
R-SHIMADA

John used:
Marshall JCM 800 2205
Mesa Boogie Rectifier
Marshall 1971 50 Watt Amplifier
Marshall Slash signature Cabinets
Jim Dunlop Cry Baby
Boss Chorus, Boss Digital Delay, Boss OD1,
Marshall Guvernór, Ibanez Tube Screamer, GHS Strings,
D’Angelico strings, Eugene Custom Strat, Fender ’65
Strat, Fender ’62 Reissue Strat, Fender American
Standard Custom, Gibson Flying V, Gerorge L Cables,
Seagull and Martin Acoustics.

 

OPTIMUS – album Mascot/Victor – 2005


1. CHASE DOWN THE MOON (3:50)
(Norum, Torberg)
2. NAILED TO THE CROSS (3:32)
(Norum, Åkesson)
3. BETTER DAY (3:55)
(Norum, Meldrum)
4. ONE MORE TIME (3:41)
(Norum)
5. TIME TO RUN (4:13)
(Norum, Hughes, Meldrum, Kreutzer)
6. OPTIMUS (3:06) – instrumental
(Norum, Hunter)
7. TAKIN’ THE BLAME (3:58)
(Norum)
8. CHANGE WILL COME (3:36)
(Norum)
9. FORCED (3:37)
(Norum, Åkesson)
10. SOLITUDE (4:22) – instrumental
(Norum)
11. NATURAL THING (LIVE) – Bonus Track for the Japanese edition (3:39)
(Schenker, Mogg)
John NORUM: vocals, guitars
Tomas TORBERG: bass
Hux FLUX: drums

Produced by: John NORUM
Mixed and Engineered by: Mats LINDFORS and John NORUM

Guest appearances by:
Mats LINDFORS: keyboards tracks 4 and 6
Fredrik ÅKESSON: additional rhythm guitar tracks 2 and 9

Recorded and mixed at: LBR Studios, Stockholm, Sweden
Mastered  by: Björn ENGELMAN at Cutting Room

 

PLAY YARD BLUES – album Mascot/Victor – 2010


1. LET IT SHINE (4:55)
(Norum, Torberg)
2. RED LIGHT GREEN HIGH (4:12)
(Norum, Torberg)
3. IT’S ONLY MONEY (2:54)
(Lynott)
4. GOT MY EYES ON YOU (3:14)
(Norum, Keeling)
5. WHEN DARKNESS FALLS (4:01)
(Norum, Torberg, Stappe)
6. OVER AND DONE (3:51)
(Norum, Stappe)
7. DITCH QUEEN (5:41)
(Marino)
8. TRAVEL IN THE DARK (4:11)
(Pappalardi, Collins)
9. BORN AGAIN (4:13)
(Norum, Sundin)
10. PLAY YARD BLUES (4:08) – instrumental
(Norum)
John NORUM: vocals and guitars
Tomas TORBERG: bass
Thomas BROMAN: drums
Peer STAPPE: percussions
Special guests:
Leif SUNDIN: vocals on Born Again
and Got My Eyes on You
Mic MICHAELI: keyboards

Recorded at Playyard Studios, Sweden
Engineered by: Peer STAPPE
Produced by: John NORUM
Mixed at Polar Studios in Stockholm
by: Peer STAPPE and John NORUM
Mastered by: Bjorn ENGELMAN
at Cutting Room

Photography by: Paul BERGEN
Graphic design by: Misha VAN TOL

This album is dedicated to
Michelle Meldrum Norum

 

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