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Studio album by Eric Clapton
Released November 1978
Recorded 1978 (?)
Genre Rock
Length 41:01
Label Polydor
Producer Glyn Johns
Professional reviews
Eric Clapton chronology
Just One Night

Backless is an album by blues rocker Eric Clapton, released in 1978. The album reached the #8 position on the pop charts. While the single "Promises" only reached #37 in the UK, it was a much bigger success in the US, reaching #9 on the Billboard charts. The album is notable for being the first studio album that has an impression on the CD itself that is not silver.

Track listing

  1. "Walk Out in the Rain" (Bob Dylan, Helena Springs) – 4:16
  2. "Watch Out for Lucy" (Clapton) – 3:26
  3. "I'll Make Love to You Anytime" (J. J. Cale) – 3:23
  4. "Roll It" (Clapton, Marcy Levy) – 3:42
  5. "Tell Me That You Love Me" (Clapton) – 3:31
  6. "If I Don't Be There by Morning" (Dylan, Springs) – 4:38
  7. "Early in the Morning" (Traditional) – 7:58
  8. "Promises" (Richard Feldman, Roger Linn) – 3:04
  9. "Golden Ring" (Clapton) – 3:32
  10. "Tulsa Time" (Danny Flowers) – 3:28


  • 1978 - "Promises" (U.S. & UK)
  • 1979 - "Promises" (World)
  • 1979 - "Watch Out for Lucy"
  • 1979 - "Walk Out in the Rain"
  • 1980 - "Tulsa Time"




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