Australian singles charts:
City Lights entered the Kent Music Report on 5 April 1976 and peaked at #4. The song was #51 on the Top 100 of 1976.
The song is on Out on the Street which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 8 November 1976 and peaked at #30.
By 1976 David Essex’s career had reached a crossroads. He had achieved #1 singles and sell-out tours, but was feeling unfulfilled by the pop music he was spawning. The singer considered packing the whole thing in and returning to his first love of musical theatre and rock. The song City Lights reflected his state of mind at the time.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/david-essex/city-lights
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