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Behind the Shrink Wrap: In the Dark

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Grateful Dead’s 12th studio album, In the Dark, was recorded in one week in January 1987, and originally released July 6, 1987. The album became unexpectedly popular, achieving double platinum certification in the U.S, reaching #6 on the Billboard 200 chart

Released July 6, 1987, In the Dark was the 12th studio album by the Grateful Dead. It was the band's first album in six years, and its first studio album since 1980's Go to Heaven. It became unexpectedly popular achieving double platinum certification in the U.S., their only top ten album reaching #6 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album’s hit single, "Touch of Grey," peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100, the band's only top forty single, also becoming a frequently played music video on MTV. "Hell in a Bucket" and "Throwing Stones" also achieved significant album-oriented rock radio airplay.

Track listing

1. "Touch of Grey"
2. "Hell in a Bucket"
3. "When Push Comes to Shove"
4. "West L.A. Fadeaway"
5. "Tons of Steel"
6. "Throwing Stones"
7. "Black Muddy River"
8. "My Brother Esau"

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