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Whispering Jack

original cover
Original cover

Collectors edition
Collectors edition

Limited edition
Limited edition

limited edition
10th Anniversary edition

20th anniversary
20th Anniversary edition

RELEASE DETAILS

  • 20 October 1986 - original
  • 17 November 2023 - Marbled Vinyl

TRACKS

  • Pressure Down
  • You're The Voice
  • One Step Away
  • Reasons
  • Going, Going, Gone
  • No One Comes Close
  • Love To Shine
  • Trouble
  • A Touch Of Paradise
  • Let Me Out

CHART POSITIONS

  • Australia - No.1 for 25 weeks
  • New Zealand - No.2
  • Sweden - No.1
  • Norway - No.12
  • Switzerland - No.3
  • Austria -No.3

DATES No. 1 IN AUSTRALIA

  • 16/11/1986 - 8 weeks
  • 25/1/1987 - 10 weeks
  • 19/4/1987 - 2 weeks
  • 14/6/1987 - 1 weeks


SINGLES


FURTHER DETAILS

Whispering Jack is John's twelfth studio album. It was produced by Ross Fraser and engineered by Doug Brady.

Whispering Jack became the highest selling album in Australia by an Australian artist with sales of over 1.70 million copies and spent 25 weeks at the No. 1 spot on the Album Charts during 1986 and 1987

The album was awarded the 1987 ARIA Award for "Album of the Year" and was the best charting album in Australia for the 1980's in Australia.
It was released internationally on RCA/BMG

It was the first Australian-made album to be released on compact disc in Australia.

Whispering Jack was reissued on vinyl on 31 Aug 2018
Also re-released on 17 Nov 2023 as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on white & black marbled vinyl in a gatefold sleeve.

It was back in the charts in 2023 following the success of the documentary Finding The Voice.

SALES

  • Australia - 24x Platinum
  • (92 weeks in Top 100)
  • Germany - 1x Gold
  • New Zealand - 1x Platinum
  • Canada - 1x Gold
  • Sweden 1x Platinum

FORMAT

  • LP - CD - Cassette

CATALOGUE NUMBERS

  • Wheatley SFL1-0149 (LP & CD)
  • RCD 6300-1-R USA (LP)
  • PL17224 German (LP & CD)
  • RPL-8369 - Japanese (LP)
  • RCA 6300-2-R USA (CD)
  • Wheatley SFCD 0149C (CD) - Collectors Edition
  • Wheatley SFCD 0149L (CD) - Gold Border cover
  • Wheatley SFCD 0149 (CD) - Silver label
  • Wheatley SFCD 0149 (CD) - Black label
  • WJCD 0001 (CD) - Gatefold presentation box
  • Wheatley SFCD 0149 - 10th Anniversary
  • SBME 88697027122 (CD/DVD) - 20th Anniversary
  • Sony 88985376892 (CD/DVD/LP) - 30th Anniversary
  • BMG SFCD 0149C (CD) - 2006 reissue
  • 88697522092 (CD) Box set with Age Of Reason
  • TLP-90027 Argentinian release (LP)
  • 102-02047 Venezuelan release (LP)
  • R32P-1095 Japanese release (CD)

SAMPLER & EMPHASIS TRACKS

  • You're The Voice
  • Pressure Down
  • A Touch Of Paradise

sampler
Black/White vinyl - limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on white & black marbled vinyl in a gatefold sleeve

sampler
sampler

FURTHER RELEASES

20th Anniversary Edition
30th Anniversary Edition