Marathon (Santana album)

Marathon (Santana album)

Marathon
Studio album by Santana
Released September 1979
Genre R&B, rock[1]
Length 40:37
Label Columbia
Producer Keith Olsen, Santana, David De Vore
Santana chronology
Inner Secrets
(1978)
Marathon
(1979)
Zebop!
(1981)
Singles from Marathon
  1. "You Know That I Love You"
    Released: 1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau C[2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[3]

Marathon is the tenth studio album by Santana. This marked the beginning of the group's commercial slide, in spite of having the Top 40 hit "You Know That I Love You". Alex Ligertwood, who would sing with the group throughout the 1980s, joined the group for this album.

Contents

  • Track listing 1
    • Side one 1.1
    • Side two 1.2
  • Personnel 2
  • Certifications 3
  • References 4

Track listing

Side one

  1. "Marathon" (Carlos Santana) - 1:28
  2. "Lightning in the Sky" (Santana, Chris Solberg) - 3:52
  3. "Aqua Marine" (Alan Pasqua, Santana) - 5:35
  4. "You Know That I Love You" (Alex Ligertwood, Pasqua, Santana) - 4:26
  5. "All I Ever Wanted" (Ligertwood, Santana, Solberg) – 4:02

Side two

  1. "Stand Up" (Santana, Solberg) - 4:02
  2. "Runnin'" (David Margen) - 1:39
  3. "Summer Lady" (Ligertwood, Pasqua, Solberg) - 4:23
  4. "Love" (Santana, Solberg) - 3:22
  5. "Stay (Beside Me)" (Santana) - 3:50
  6. "Hard Times" (Ligertwood, Margen, Pasqua) - 3:57

Personnel

Certifications

Region Certification Sales/shipments
France (SNEP)[4] Gold 100,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[5] Silver 60,000^
United States (RIAA)[6] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References

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