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Days In Avalon
Studio album by Richard Marx
Released October 24, 2000
Recorded Renegade Studio, Chicago Recording Company, Hinge, Music Grinder, Capitol Studios, The Treehouse, Andira, CocoButt Studio, Woodland Studios, Ocean Way (Nashville, Tennessee), Soundstage, and The Sound Kitchen
Genre AC, country, pop rock
Length 52:34
Label Signal 21
Producer Richard Marx, David Cole
Richard Marx chronology
The Best of Richard Marx
Days In Avalon
Singles from Days In Avalon
  1. "Days In Avalon"
    Released: October 2000
  2. "Straight From My Heart"
    Released: May 2001

Days In Avalon is the sixth studio album by singer/songwriter Richard Marx, released independently in 2000 on the now defunct label Signal 21. This was the only release on the label created by Marx and Blood, Sweat, and Tears drummer Bobby Colomby. The title track, "Days In Avalon", was the only song within the album to generate airplay. The song spent twelve weeks on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.[1] at #25.


Track listing

  1. "Days In Avalon" (Marx) - 4:54
  2. "Shine" (Marx) - 4:35
  3. "Someone Special" (Marx) - 4:13
  4. "Almost Everything" (Marx, Gaitsch) 4:47
  5. "The Edge of Forever" (Duet with Chely Wright) (Marx, Wright) - 4:21
  6. "Power of You and Me" (Marx) - 3:42
  7. "One More Time" (Marx) - 4:26
  8. "Waiting on Your Love" (Marx, Waybill) - 4:27
  9. "More Than a Mystery" (Marx) - 4:19
  10. "Boy Next Door" (Marx) - 4:44
  11. "Too Early Too Be Over" (Marx, Waybill) - 3:54
  12. "Straight From My Heart" (Marx) - 4:42

Singles/Chart History

Year Song US A.C.
2000 "Days In Avalon" 25

Album credits



  • Tim Akers - Keyboards, Loops
  • Eddie Bayers - Drums
  • David Cole - Producer
  • Cliff Colnot - String Arrangements, Conducting
  • J.T. Cornflos - Electric Guitar
  • Eric Darkin - Percussion
  • Paul Franklin - Slide, Steel, Pedal Steel
  • Bruce Gaitsch - Writer, Arranger, Acoustic Guitar, Classical Guitar, Other Guitars
  • George Hawkins - Bass Guitar
  • Randy Jackson - Arranger, Bass Guitar
  • Don Kirkpatrick - Arranger, Slide Guitar
  • Michael Landau - Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
  • Richard Marx - Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, 12 String Guitar, Synth Guitar, Acoustic Piano, Synth Strings
  • Herman Matthews -Drums
  • Blue Miller - Acoustic Guitar
  • Duncan Mullins - Bass Guitar
  • Greg Phillanganes - Wurlitzer
  • Michael Rhoades - Bass Guitar
  • Matt Rollings - B3 Organ
  • Gary Smith - Keyboards
  • Michael Thompson - Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Other Guitars
  • Jeffery "C.J." Vanston - Keyboards, Programming, Drum Programming, Keyboard Programming
  • Chely Wright - Lead Vocals on "The Edge Of Forever"

Background Vocals


  • Craig Bauer
  • Butch Carr
  • David Cole
  • Bill Drescher
  • Mat Prock
  • Luke Wooten

Guest Stars


  • The Japanese version of the album contained the following bonus tracks, "This I Promise You", "Until You Come Back To Me", "High" and "I Can't Help It".


  1. ^ "Richard Marx Chart History". Retrieved 2008-06-07.  


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