Arc Of A Diver

Universal Music Ltd.
Release date
2 Jul 1990
Running length
7 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 While You See a Chance 5:18 67,492
2 Arc Of A Diver 5:28 35,132
3 Second-Hand Woman 3:41 6,583
4 Slowdown-Sundown 5:23 1,218
5 Spanish Dancer 3:30 21,501
6 Night Train 7:47 14,258
7 Dust 6:21 6,536

About this album

Arc of a Diver is the second solo album(1980) by blue-eyed soulster Steve Winwood. The album was performed entirely by Winwood.

Featuring Winwood’s first solo hit, “While You See a Chance” (which peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States), this was Winwood’s true breakthrough album as a solo artist. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart, establishing him as a commercially viable act.

Engineered and Mixed by Steve Winwood at Netherturkdonic Studios, England.

Cover art by Tony Wright.

Track listing
“While You See a Chance” (Winwood, Will Jennings) - 5:12
“Arc of a Diver” (Winwood, Vivian Stanshall) - 5:28
“Second-Hand Woman” (Winwood, George Fleming) - 3:41
“Slowdown Sundown” (Winwood, Will Jennings) - 5:27
“Spanish Dancer” (Winwood, Will Jennings) - 5:58
“Night Train” (Winwood, Will Jennings) - 7:51
“Dust” (Winwood, George Fleming) - 6:20

Produced, Engineered & Mixed By Steve Winwood
Additional Engineering By John “Nobby” Clarke

Steve Winwood: Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Bass, Drums, Percussion, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Lead & Backing Vocals

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  • doowniwevets

    must be repeated: "The album was performed entirely by Winwood." the man is a god. [2]

    18 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Re-Kramer

    Perfect album, still sounds fresh I would never say that it was released back in 1980.

    20 Aug 2012 Reply
  • whitebicycle

    must be repeated: "The album was performed entirely by Winwood." the man is a god.

    9 May 2012 Reply
  • seanbonner1

    Excellent album!

    6 Dec 2010 Reply

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