On August 31, 1987.


On August 31, 1987, “Blanco y Negro” label released The Jesus and Mary Chain second album “Darklands”. The album is recorded without the band’s drummer Bobby Gillespie, who had left to be member of Primal Scream. The album material was recorded at the  Wessex Studios, Southern Studios, Livingston Studios in London, and was produced by William Reid, Bill Price and John Loder.


  • Jim Reid- vocals, guitar, bass, drum machine programming
  • William Reid– vocals, guitar, bass, drum machine programming

Track listing

All compositions by Jim Reid and William Reid.

  1. Darklands
  2. Deep One Perfect Morning
  3. Happy When it Rains
  4. Down On Me
  5. Nine Million Rainy Days
  6. April Skies
  7. Fall
  8. Cherry Came Too
  9. On the Wall
  10. About You



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