Complete List Of Cilla Black Albums And Discography

Cilla Black Albums

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This Complete List Of Cilla Black Albums And Songs presents the full discography of Cilla Black studio albums. All these beautiful Cilla Black albums have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each Cilla Black album as well as all original album covers. Every Cilla Black album listed below showcases the entire album tracklisting.

Born Priscilla Maria Veronica White on May 27, 1943, in Liverpool, England, Cilla Black began her rise to fame in the early 1960s. Initially working as a cloakroom attendant at Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club, she performed impromptu songs at the venue. It was here she met her future manager, Brian Epstein, and connected with The Beatles.

Musical Breakthrough: Cilla Black’s musical breakthrough came with her debut single, “Love of the Loved,” written by Lennon/McCartney, which was released in 1963. Although the single was not a major hit, it paved the way for her next two singles, “Anyone Who Had a Heart” and “You’re My World,” both of which reached No. 1 on the UK charts in 1964. These hits established her as a leading lady of British pop and a household name.

1960s Stardom: Throughout the 1960s, Black continued to release a series of successful singles and albums, such as “Cilla,” “Cilla Sings a Rainbow,” and “Sher-oo!” Her music, often characterized by her distinctive mezzo-soprano voice, ranged from pop ballads to covers of contemporary hits. During this time, she worked extensively with producer George Martin, who was also known as the “Fifth Beatle” for his work with The Beatles.

Television Career: Cilla Black transitioned into television with her BBC variety show, “Cilla,” which ran from 1968 to 1976. Her warm, down-to-earth persona made her a natural for television. In the 1980s and 1990s, she became one of the UK’s most loved television personalities, hosting shows such as “Blind Date” and “Surprise Surprise,” both of which were major successes and ran for several years.

Later Years and Recognition: In the later stages of her career, Black did not record as frequently, but she remained in the public eye through her television work and live performances. She received numerous accolades throughout her career, including an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for her services to entertainment in 1997.

Legacy: Cilla Black passed away on August 1, 2015. Her passing was widely mourned across the UK and the music industry. Black’s legacy is celebrated in British pop culture, with her early music often cited for its influence on later generations. A critically acclaimed television biopic, “Cilla,” aired in 2014, focusing on her rise to fame and her relationship with Bobby Willis, her manager and husband.

Cilla

Released 1965

Cilla Black’s eponymous album “Cilla” was her debut studio album and was one of the jewels of the British pop music scene in the mid-1960s. With the help of legendary producer George Martin, who was also famously known for his work with The Beatles, Cilla Black’s strong and emotive delivery shone through on this record. The album was a collection of orchestral pop and ballads, typical of the era, and highlighted Black’s versatility as a singer.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Goin’ Out of My Head” – 2:42
  2. “Every Little Bit Hurts” – 3:00
  3. “Baby It’s You” – 2:43
  4. “Dancing in the Street” – 2:35
  5. “Come to Me” – 2:37
  6. “Ol’ Man River” – 3:10
  7. “One Little Voice” – 2:01
  8. “I’m Not Alone Anymore” – 3:01
  9. “Whatcha Gonna Do ‘Bout It” – 2:19
  10. “Love Letters” – 3:02
  11. “This Empty Place” – 2:59
  12. “You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To” – 2:27
  13. “Yesterday” – 2:55
  14. “Baby I’m Yours” – 3:04

Cilla Sings a Rainbow

Released 1966

“Cilla Sings a Rainbow” delivered another vibrant showcase for Cilla Black’s vocal talents. The album, released a year after her debut, continued to demonstrate her affinity for a wide range of material, from dramatic ballads to contemporary pop songs. Her rendition of classic songs resonated with the British public, further cementing her status as one of the UK’s top female vocalists of the time.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Love’s Just a Broken Heart” – 2:30
  2. “A Lover’s Concerto” – 2:45
  3. “Make It Easy on Yourself” – 3:12
  4. “One Two Three” – 2:12
  5. “(There’s) No Place to Hide” – 3:11
  6. “When I Fall in Love” – 3:02
  7. “Yesterday” – 2:50
  8. “Sing a Rainbow” – 2:45
  9. “Baby I’m Yours” – 3:05
  10. “The Real Thing” – 2:38
  11. “Everything I Touch Turns to Tears” – 3:09
  12. “In a Woman’s Eyes” – 2:46
  13. “My Love Come Home” – 2:50
  14. “The Right One Is Left” – 2:21

Sher-oo!

Released 1968

“Sher-oo!” represents Cilla Black’s third studio album and marked a slight shift in her musical direction, with some songs featuring a more contemporary pop style, indicative of the late 1960s. This was an era when popular music was evolving rapidly, and “Sher-oo!” displayed Cilla’s willingness to experiment with new sounds and styles, while still retaining the emotional impact of her vocal performances. George Martin’s production is evident once again, providing Cilla with a lush backdrop for her powerful voice.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “What the World Needs Now Is Love” – 3:13
  2. “Suddenly You Love Me” – 2:30
  3. “This Is the First Time” – 3:02
  4. “Follow the Path of the Stars” – 2:47
  5. “Misty Roses” – 3:18
  6. “Take Me in Your Arms and Love Me” – 2:40
  7. “Yo-Yo” – 2:52
  8. “Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart” – 3:39
  9. “Step Inside Love” – 2:21
  10. “A Man and a Woman” – 2:17
  11. “I Couldn’t Take My Eyes Off You” – 3:04
  12. “Follow Me” – 2:49
  13. “Work Is a Four-Letter Word” – 2:31
  14. “Where Is Tomorrow?” – 2:42

Surround Yourself with Cilla

Released 1969

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Aquarius”
  2. “Without Him”
  3. “Only Forever Will Do” (Prigioniero del Mondo)
  4. “You’ll Never Get to Heaven”
  5. “Forget Him”
  6. “It’ll Never Happen Again”
  7. “Think of Me” (Siamo Qui)
  8. “I Am a Woman”
  9. “Words”
  10. “Red Rubber Ball”
  11. “Liverpool Lullaby”
  12. “Surround Yourself with Sorrow”
  13. “London Bridge”
  14. “Silly Wasn’t I”

Sweet Inspiration

Released 1970

CD Track Listings:

    1. “Sweet Inspiration”
    2. “Put a Little Love in Your Heart”
    3. “The April Fools”
    4. “I Can’t Go On Living Without You”
    5. “Both Sides Now”
    6. “Across the Universe”
  1. “Black Paper Roses”
  2. “Mysterious People”
  3. “Dear Madame”
  4. “Oh Pleasure Man”
  5. “Little Pleasure Acre”
  6. “For Once in My Life”

Images

Released 1971

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Faded Images”
  2. “Junk”
  3. “Your Song”
  4. “Just Friends”
  5. “It’s Different Now”
  6. “First of May”
  7. “(They Long to Be) Close to You”
  8. “Rainbow”
  9. “Make It With You”
  10. “Sad Sad Song”
  11. “Bridge Over Troubled Water”

Day by Day with Cilla

Released 1973

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Day by Day”
  2. “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”
  3. “Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves”
  4. “Without You”
  5. “The Long and Winding Road”
  6. “Winterwood”
  7. “You You You”
  8. “Oh My Love”
  9. “I Hate Sunday”
  10. “Sleep Song”
  11. “My Love”

In My Life

Released 1974

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Yesterday”
  2. “You’re So Vain”
  3. “The Long and Winding Road / Let It Be”
  4. “Winterwood”
  5. “If I Could Put You in My Song”
  6. “Help Me Jesus”
  7. “Never Run Out (Of You)”
  8. “The Air That I Breathe”
  9. “Flashback”
  10. “Oh My Love”
  11. “Photograph”

It Makes Me Feel Good

Released 1976

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Something About You”
  2. “Stuck in the Middle with You”
  3. “San Diego Serenade”
  4. “I’ll Take a Tango”
  5. “To Know Him Is to Love Him”
  6. “The Runaway”
  7. “The Song We Used to Sing (Where Did All the Good Times Go)”
  8. “The Hungry Years”
  9. “I Wish You Well”
  10. “Tonight”

Modern Priscilla

Released 1978

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Silly Boy”
  2. “The Other Woman”
  3. “Me and the Elephant”
  4. “Keep Your Mind on Love”
  5. “Opening Night”
  6. “Lay It All Down”
  7. “Elusive Butterfly”
  8. “New York City, Don’t Mean Nothing”
  9. “Get It Right Next Time”
  10. “Heart Get Ready for Love”

Especially For You

Released 1980

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Baby Don’t Change Your Mind”
  2. “Sometimes When We Touch”
  3. “Just the Way You Are”
  4. “Talking in Your Sleep”
  5. “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”
  6. “How Deep Is Your Love”
  7. “Bright Eyes”
  8. “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”
  9. “When Will I See You Again”
  10. “You Needed Me”

Surprisingly Cilla

Released 1985

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Surprise, Surprise”
  2. “I Know Him So Well”
  3. “Only Forever Will Do”
  4. “Thoughts of You”
  5. “Do You Believe in Love at First Sight”
  6. “That’s What Friends Are For”
  7. “You’re My World (Il Mio Mondo)”
  8. “If You Could Read My Mind”
  9. “Going Back”
  10. “Firefly”

Cilla’s World

Released 1990

CD Track Listings:

  1. “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”
  2. “This Thing Called Love”
  3. “Without You”
  4. “Stay with Me (I’ll Be Home)”
  5. “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'”
  6. “Kiss You All Over”
  7. “A Dream Come True”
  8. “He Was a Writer”
  9. “A Man and a Woman”
  10. “Anytime You Need Me”

Through The Years

Released 1993

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Through the Years”
  2. “That’s What Friends Are For”
  3. “Here, There and Everywhere”
  4. “Heart and Soul”
  5. “You’ll Never Walk Alone”
  6. “Something Tells Me (Something’s Gonna Happen Tonight)”
  7. “As Time Goes By”
  8. “You’re My World (Il Mio Mondo)”
  9. “Anyone Who Had a Heart”
  10. “If I Thought You’d Ever Change Your Mind”
  11. “Let It Be”

Beginnings: Greatest Hits & New Songs

Released 2003

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Something Tells Me (Something’s Gonna Happen Tonight)”
  2. “Conversations”
  3. “If I Thought You’d Ever Change Your Mind”
  4. “Beautiful Goodbye”
  5. “Alfie”
  6. “Anyone Who Had a Heart”
  7. “You’re My World (Il Mio Mondo)”
  8. “Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart”
  9. “Love’s Just a Broken Heart”
  10. “Losing You”
  11. “Baby We Can’t Go Wrong”
  12. “Step Inside Love”
  13. “Beginnings Medley”

Cilla All Mixed Up

Released 2009

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Step Inside Love” (Almighty Radio Edit)
  2. “Something Tells Me (Something’s Gonna Happen Tonight)” (Almighty Mix)
  3. “Anyone Who Had a Heart” (Almighty Mix)
  4. “Baby We Can’t Go Wrong” (Almighty Radio Edit)
  5. “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” (David Lee Marks Radio Edit)
  6. “Beautiful Goodbye” (Klubkidz Extended Mix)
  7. “Faded Images” (Tommy Sandhu’s Ram Mix)
  8. “Kiss You All Over” (Tommy Sandhu’s Big Bill Mix)
  9. “A Fool Am I” (Marley M Remix)
  10. “Your Song” (Pookadelic Remix)
  11. “Step Inside Love” (DJ Ronstar – Step In Da Club Mix)
  12. “Something Tells Me (Something’s Gonna Happen Tonight)” (Dan Thomas Club Mix)
  13. “Step Inside Love” (2009 Club Mix)
  14. “You’re My World” (2009)

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