Journey ‎– Departure

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Departure is the name of Journey's sixth album. It was released in March 1980 on the Columbia Records label.

Departure would be the band's highest charting album to date, giving Journey their first appearance in the top 10 of the Billboard album charts, peaking at #8. The album includes "Any Way You Want It", the lead off track and top 25 single.

The album featured an edgier sound, thanks partly to the "live in studio" way the songs were recorded.[3] The band went into The Automatt studio with 19 tracks, eventually trimming down to 12.

The album would mark the last studio appearance of founding member Gregg Rolie. He had become tired of life on the road and decided to leave the band after assisting in the selection of his replacement, Jonathan Cain, then of The Babys. Rolie sang lead vocals on only one song on Departure— the ballad "Someday Soon".

The Departure Tour was one of the first Journey shows to feature pyrotechnics, as a measure before the line "That gunshot echoed through the town" on the song Line of Fire, a burst of fire came through either side of the stage.

Tracklist

Any Way You Want It 3:21
Walks Like A Lady 3:16
Someday Soon 3:32
People And Places 5:04
Precious Time 4:48
Where Were You 2:59
I'm Cryin' 3:42
Line Of Fire 3:04
Departure 0:38
Good Morning Girl 1:43
Stay Awhile 2:48
Homemade Love 2:53

Versions (72)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FCA 36339 Journey Departure(8-Trk, Album) Columbia FCA 36339 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version
PCT 36339, CT 36339 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) Columbia, Columbia PCT 36339, CT 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FCT 36339 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) Columbia FCT 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
40-84101 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) CBS 40-84101 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
FCT 36339 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) Columbia FCT 36339 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
COL 471219 4 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) Columbia COL 471219 4 Europe 1980 Sell This Version
40-84101 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) CBS 40-84101 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
PCT 36339, CT 36339 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) Columbia, Columbia PCT 36339, CT 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FCT 36339 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) Columbia FCT 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FCT 36339, 36339 Journey Departure(Cass, Album) Columbia, Columbia FCT 36339, 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
4529 Journey Departure(Cass, Album, Unofficial) 747 4529 Saudi Arabia 1980 Sell This Version
DNW 2490 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS DNW 2490 Zimbabwe 1980 Sell This Version
25AP 1796 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS/Sony 25AP 1796 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
SBP 237429, FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS, CBS SBP 237429, FC 36339 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
CBS 84101 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS CBS 84101 Greece 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
138189 Journey Departure(LP, Album) Discos CBS 138189 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
28MM00331 Journey Departure(LP, Album) Polydor 28MM00331 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
37408 CBS Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS 37408 CBS Europe 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
S 84101 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS S 84101 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album) Columbia FC 36339 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
S CBS 84101 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS S CBS 84101 UK 1980 Sell This Version
11356 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS 11356 Colombia 1980 Sell This Version
CBS 84101 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS CBS 84101 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
PC 36339, C 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album) Columbia, Columbia PC 36339, C 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
25AP 1796 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS 25AP 1796 Hong Kong 1980 Sell This Version
DNW 2490 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS DNW 2490 South Africa 1980 Sell This Version
CBS 84101 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS CBS 84101 Europe 1980 Sell This Version
SBP 237429 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS SBP 237429 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
25AP 1796 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS/Sony 25AP 1796 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, Promo) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, San) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, San) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, Ter) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
FC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, Ter) Columbia FC 36339 US 1980 Sell This Version
JJB-6222 Journey Departure(LP, Album, Unofficial) Jj Record JJB-6222 Taiwan 1980 Sell This Version
CBS 84101 Journey Departure(LP, Album, W/Lbl) CBS CBS 84101 UK 1980 Sell This Version
none Journey Departure(LP, Album, lac) CBS Inc. none US 1980 Sell This Version
1R1 7140 Journey Departure(Reel, 4tr Stereo, Album, Club) Columbia 1R1 7140 US 1980 Sell This Version
KJPL-0225 , 25AP-1796 Journey Departure(LP, Album) CBS/Sony, CBS/Sony KJPL-0225 , 25AP-1796 South Korea 1981 Sell This Version
FC 36339, PC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, Car) Columbia, Columbia FC 36339, PC 36339 US 1981 Sell This Version
HC 46339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, Hal) Columbia HC 46339 US 1981 Sell This Version
FC 36339, PC 36339 Journey Departure(LP, Album, RP, Car) Columbia, Columbia FC 36339, PC 36339 US 1981 Sell This Version
20AP 2499 Journey Departure(LP, Album, RE) CBS/Sony 20AP 2499 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
32DP 354 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE) CBS/Sony 32DP 354 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
CK 36339 Journey Departure(CD, Album) Columbia CK 36339 US 1986 Sell This Version
CDCBS 84101, CK 36339 Journey Departure(CD, Album) CBS, CBS CDCBS 84101, CK 36339 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
CK 67727 Journey Departure(CD, Album, Club, RE, RM) Columbia CK 67727 US 1996 Sell This Version
SRCS 9080 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM) Sony SRCS 9080 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
CK 67727 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM) Columbia CK 67727 US 1996 Sell This Version
CK 67727 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM) Columbia CK 67727 US 1996 Sell This Version
486667 2, COL 486667 2 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RM) Columbia, Columbia 486667 2, COL 486667 2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
CT 67727 Journey Departure(Cass, Album, RE, RM) Columbia CT 67727 US 1996 Sell This Version
SRCS 9809 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM) SME Records SRCS 9809 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
MHCP 274 Journey Departure(CD, Album) Sony Music MHCP 274 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
471219 2 Journey Departure(CD, Album) Columbia 471219 2 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
88697 00119 2 Journey Departure(CD, Album, Club, RE, RM) Columbia, Legacy 88697 00119 2 US 2006 Sell This Version
88697 00119 2 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM) Columbia, Legacy 88697 00119 2 US 2006 Sell This Version
88697 00119 2 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM) Columbia, Legacy 88697 00119 2 US 2006 Sell This Version
88697001192 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Columbia, Legacy 88697001192 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
88697 00119 2 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Columbia, Legacy 88697 00119 2 US 2006 Sell This Version
MHCP 1169, MHCP-1169 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM, Min) Sony Records Int'l, Sony Records Int'l MHCP 1169, MHCP-1169 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
88697 00119 2 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial) Columbia (2), Legacy (3) 88697 00119 2 Russia 2006 Sell This Version
82876895442 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM) Columbia, Legacy 82876895442 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
SICP 30136 Journey Departure(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Blu) Sony Records Int'l SICP 30136 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
SICP 30118 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE, RM, Blu) Sony Records Int'l SICP 30118 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
CK 36339 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE) Columbia CK 36339 US Unknown Sell This Version
CK 36339 Journey Departure(CD, Album, RE) Columbia CK 36339 US Unknown Sell This Version
40-32714 Journey Departure(Cass, Album, RE) CBS 40-32714 UK Unknown Sell This Version
CBS 32714 Journey Departure(LP, Album, RE) CBS CBS 32714 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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dktide91

dktide91

July 27, 2015
referencing Departure, CD, Album, RE, RM, CK 67727
why don't people make the effort to put in complete information - namely track lengths in this case?!?
coppergreen

coppergreen

April 8, 2014
edited over 5 years ago
referencing Departure, LP, Album, FC 36339

The last of the Gregg Rolie-era Journey albums (except for the live album, 'Captured' and the obscure soundtrack 'Dream, After Dream'), before the keyboard-bloated arena rock of the Jonathan Cain years. A long, long way from the more esoteric and entertaining albums of 1975-77. Some weak tracks on this disc, but enough decent music to make the overall experience enjoyable.