Between the Lines (Janis Ian album)

Between the Lines (Janis Ian album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Between the Lines
Type =Album
Artist = Janis Ian

Released = March, 1975
Recorded = 914 Sound Studios
Blauvelt, New York
Genre = Rock
Length = 43:21
Label = Columbia
Producer = Brooks Arthur
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [ link]
Last album ="Stars"
This album = "Between the Lines"
Next album ="Aftertones"

"Between the Lines" is the seventh, and best known album by the then New York City-based singer-songwriter Janis Ian, released in 1975. The album went to #1 on the Billboard 200 charts, and sold over one million copies (Ian received virtually no money from Columbia Records in compensation for salesFact|date=January 2008). The LP came with a promotional booklet which contains photographs of Ian and positive reviews of her music.

The album's most popular single, "At Seventeen", reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Ian won the 1975 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the song, and performed it on the first episode of "Saturday Night Live" on October 11 of that year.

Track listing

All songs are by Janis Ian

#"When the Party's Over"--2:57
#"At Seventeen"--4:41
#"From Me to You"--3:19
#"Bright Lights and Promises"--4:17
#"In the Winter"--2:31
#"Water Colors"--4:58
#"Between the Lines"--4:03
#"The Come On"--3:56
#"Light a Light"--2:45
#"Tea and Sympathy"--4:28
#"Lover's Lullaby"--5:25


*Janis Ian - vocals
*Richard Davis - bass
*Don Payne - bass
*Barry Lazarowitz - percussion
*Phil Bodner - vocals
*Burt Collins - vocals
*Sal De Troia - vocals
*Russell George - vocals
*Al Gorgoni - vocals
*Ken Kosak - vocals
*Alan Raph - vocals
*George Ricci - vocals
*Peter Cunningham - photography (for album cover and accompanying booklet)

Chart positions

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