Fate Of Nations

Released May 1, 1993
US Es Paranza 92264
UK Fontana 514-867-1

Gold on December 7, 1993

Tour Dates w/setlists


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1. Calling To You
(Plant, Blackwell)
Guitars - Kevin Scott MacMichael
Bass - Charlie Jones
Drums - Pete Thompson
Violin - Nigel Kennedy 
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Calling to You (2006 Remastered Version)

2. Down To The Sea
(Plant, Jones)
Guitars - Kevin Scott MacMichael & Oliver J. Woods
Bass - Charlie Jones
Drums - Chris Hughes
Everything Else - Charlie Jones
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Down to the Sea (2006 Remastered Version)

3. Come Into My Life
(Plant, Blackwell, Boyle, MacMichael)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael, Richard Thompson, and Francis Dunnery
Bass - Charlie Jones
Harmonium - Phil Johnstone
Hurdy Gurdy - Nigel Eaton
Backing Vocals - Marie Brennan
Drums - Pete Thompson & Pete Thompson
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Come Into My Life (2006 Remastered Version)

4. I Believe
(Plant, Johnstone)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael
Bass - Charlie Jones
Piano - Phil Johnstone
Drums - Chris Hughes
Hurdy Gurdy - Nigel Eaton
Backing Vocals - Julian Taylor, Steve French, Kevin Scott MacMichael 
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - I Believe (2006 Remastered Version)

5. 29 Palms
(Plant, Jones, Boyle, Johnstone)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael & Doug Boyle
Bass - Charlie Jones
Drums - Chris Hughes
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - 29 Palms (2006 Remastered Version)

6. Memory Memory (Hello Hello)
(Plant, Johnstone, Jones, Blackwell, Woods)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael
Bass - Charlie Jones
Drums - Michael Lee
Keyboards - Philip Andrews
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Memory Song (Hello Hello) [2006 Remastered Version]

7.If I Were A Carpenter
(Tim Hardin)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael
Bass - Charlie Jones
Drums - Chris Hughes
Mandolin - Madrtin Allcock
String Arrangement - Lynton Naiff
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - If I Were a Carpenter (2006 Remastered Version)

8. Promised Land
(Plant, Johnstone)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael, Francis Dunnery, & Robert Plant
Bass - Charlie Jones
Drums - Chris Hughes & Chris Blackwell
Organ - Phil Johnstone
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Promised Land (2006 Remastered Version)

9. The Greatest Gift
(Plant, Blackwell, Jones, MacMichael, Johnstone)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael
Bass - Charlie Jones
Electric Piano - Phil Johnstone
Drums - Pete Thompson & Chris Hughes
Backing Vocals - John Flynn
String Arrangement - Lyneon Naiff
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - The Greatest Gift (2006 Remastered Version)

10. Great Spirit
(Plant, Johnstone, MacMichael)
Guitar - Kevin Scott MacMichael
Bass - Charlie Jones
Drums - Pete Thompson
Electric Piano - Phil Johnstone
Backing Vocals - Phil Johnstone & Robert Plant
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Great Spirit (2006 Remastered Version)

11. Network News
(Plant, Blackwell)
Guitar - Doug Boyle, Kevin Scott MacMichael
Bass - Charlie Jones
Electric Orchestra - Phil Johnstone
Violin - Navazish Ali Wnan
Dilruba & Sarod - Gurbev Singh
Sarangi - Sursie Singh
Drums - Chris Hughes & Michael Lee
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Network News (2006 Remastered Version)

Nine Lives Bonus Tracks

12. Colour Of A Shade
(Plant, Johnstone, Blackwell, Allock)
Guitars; Mandolin; Reoleon Pipes;
Bass - Martin Allcock
Aeolian - Chris Hughes
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Colours of a Shade (2006 Remastered Single Version)

13. Great Spirit (Acoustic Mix)
(Plant, Johnstone, MacMichael)
Audio/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Great Spirit (2006 Remastered Acoustic Mix)

14. Rollercoaster (Demo)
(Plant, Boyle, Jones, Blackwell, Johnstone)
Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Rollercoaster (Demo)

15. 8:05
(Miller/Stevenson)
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - 8:05 (2006 Remastered Single Version)

16. Dark Moon (Acoustic)
(Plant, Ptacek)
Audio/Lyrics/Robert Plant - Nine Lives - Dark Moon (2006 Remastered Acoustic Single Version)
 

Produced By Chris Hughes and Robert Plant
Engineered By Michael Gregovich
Mixed by Tim Palmer and Michael Gregovich*
2nd Engineers - Henry Binns, Danton Supple, Jacquie Turner, Pete Lewis, John Cornfield, Ross Cullum, Mark O'Donoughe
Recorded at R A K Studios
Additional Recording at Sawmills Studios - Cornwall, and Monmow Valley Studio -  Monmouth
Mixed at Westside Studios


Multimedia:

Videos:

If I Were A Carpenter/If I Were a Carpenter

 

 

 I Believe/I Believe

 

 

Calling To You/Calling to You

 

 

29 Palms
Real Player/Windows Media/ 29 Palms

 

 

Live versions:
Calling To You
29 Palms
Down To The Sea
I Believe

Non album tracks:
Calling To You (remix)
Hey Jayne
Naked If I Want To
21 Years
Whole Lotta Love

 

Album Charts
Peak Position (Weeks)

 
UK 6 Sweden 19
US 34 (14) Germany 56
New Zealand 10 Netherlands 33 (10)
Australia 36 (10)    
 
Mainstream Rock Charts  
Calling To You 3  
I Believe 9  
29 Palms 4  
     
 
US Singles  

29 Palms/Whole Lotta Love (acoustic)
CD Es Paranza 98388 (1993)
CS Es Paranza 98388-2 (1993)

I Believe/Dark Moon
CS Es Paranza 98365 (1993)

 



 

I Believe Cassette Single
 
UK Singles
29 Palms/21 Years/Dark Moon
CD Fontana 862 235-2 (1993)
Peak Position #21

29 Palms/21 Years
7" Fontana fate1 (1993)
CS Fontana fatem1 (1993)

29 Palms/21 Years/Dark Moon/Whole Lotta Love
CD Fontana fated1  (1993)

If I Were A Carpenter/I Believe (Live)/Tall Cool One (Live)
CD Fontana fatex4 (1993)
Peak Position #63

If I Were A Carpenter/Ship Of Fools (Live)/Tall Cool One (Live)
7" Fontana fate4 (1993)
CS Fontana fatem4 (1993)

If I Were A Carpenter/I Believe (Live)/Going To California (Live)
CD Fontana fated4 (1993)

Calling To You/Naked If I Want To/8:05
CD Fontana fated3 862731 (1993)

Calling To You / Naked If I Want To
CS Fontana fatem3 862729 
 


 

Calling to You 5 Remixes
CD fatex3 Fontana 862729 (1993)

Calling to You 6 Remixes
12" Fontana fate312 (1993)

I Believe/Hey Jayne/Great Spirit (Acoustic)
CD Fontana fatex2 862427 (1993)
Peak Position #64

I Believe/Great Spirit (Acoustic)
7" Fontana fate2
CS Fontana fatem2

I Believe/Hey Jayne/Great Spirit (Acoustic)/Whole Lotta Love
12" picture disc Fontana fate212

 

Promo Items:

Calling To You (Edit/Album Version)
(1993)
PRCD 5082-2

29 Palms (Edit/Album Version)
(1993)
PRCD 5097-2

If I Were A Carpenter
(1993)
PRCD 5393-2