Whispering Jack is the twelfth studio album by Australian adult contemporary pop singer John Farnham. It was produced by Ross Fraser, and released on 20 October 1986, peaking at on the Australian Kent Music Report Album Charts. Whispering Jack has become the second best-selling-album in Australia, behind Meatloaf's album Bat Out of Hell, and the highest selling album in Australia by an Australian artist - 24x platinum indicating sales of over . 8 million copies sold
John Farnham – Whispering Jack. Label: Wheatley Records – SFCD 0149.
Arranged By – John Farnham. Design, Art Direction – The Malpass. Engineer – Doug Brady. Guitar – Brett Garsed. Keyboards, Arranged By – David Hirschfelder. Photography By – Louis Petruccelli. Producer, Arranged By – Ross Fraser. This release has a different layout on the center label as the Whispering Jack already in the database. Matrix, Runout (Runout, side A, stamped): DM B-7005 A-1/1-87 II.
Album · 1986 · 10 Songs. The keys to this album are John Farnham’s years of experience as both a solo singer and with Little River Band and David Hirschfelder’s rich keyboard textures. The combination still sounds fresh decades later, with Farnham’s voice showcasing incredible range, power and versatility. His vocals are warm and intense ( Pressure Down ) as well as tender ( A Touch of Paradise ). On standout track You’re the Voice, he pulls off a performance that bleeds honesty over soaring synths and bagpipes. Whispering Jack John Farnham.
Former Little River Band singer John Farnham managed to reinvent himself as an '80s pop star on Whispering Jack. Immensely popular in Australia, the album as well as the first single "You're the Voice" sat at the top of the charts for many weeks. Whispering Jack was an album of slick, commercial synth pop, and from that point of view it was quite good.
Whispering Jack, 1986. One Step Away, 03:36. Going, Going, Gone, 03:33.
Artists John Farnham Whispering Jack. This album has an average beat per minute of 114 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 84/134 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Whispering Jack. BPM Profile Whispering Jack. Album starts at 112BPM, ends at 106BPM (-6), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by John Farnham. I Remember When I Was Young: Songs From the Great Australian Song Book.
Whispering Jack transformed a struggling John Farnham and reinvigorated his career, becoming one of the greatest Pop masterpieces of the 1980's. After leaving the Little River Band as lead singer in 1985, John felt it was time to record a new studio album. From its creation, to its production, to its lyricism; Whispering Jack became a redemption for John Farnham, who achieved massive acclaim and success unparalleled by even his early career. For the realm's of 1980's Pop music, Whispering Jack shamelessly embraces the most commercially viable ideas of Pop; but combines beautiful imagery in lyricism and John's stellar vocals, to create one of the greatest Pop masterpieces of the 1980's.
John Farnham - Whispering Jack - 1986 – A Touch Of Paradise. John Farnham - Whispering Jack - 1986 – One Step Away. John Farnham - Whispering Jack - 1986 – Going, Going, Gone. John Farnham – Trouble. John Farnham – Whispering Jack (1986). John Farnham - Whispering Jack - 1986 – Reasons. John Farnham – Pressure Down. John Farnham, 1989 – You re The Voice. John Farnham – You re The Voice (Whispering Jack - 1986). John Farnham - (1986) Whispering Jack – 04 - Reasons. John Farnham - (1986) Whispering Jack – A Touch Of Paradise.