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Typically Tropical - Barbados album

Typically Tropical - Barbados album
  • Performer Typically Tropical
  • Title Barbados
  • Date of release 1975
  • Country UK
  • Style Pop Rock
  • Other formats ADX DMF MP1 APE MP3 AUD WAV
  • Genre Rock / Pop
  • Size MP3 1632 mb
  • Size FLAC 1454 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 347

Barbados" was a UK Number 1 single released in May 1975 by Typically Tropical. Barbados" entered the UK Singles Chart at number 37 in late June 1975, and five weeks later was at Number 1 for a week. In total, "Barbados" spent eleven weeks on the chart. The track also reached Number 1 on the Irish Singles Chart, Number 1 on the South African Singles Chart, and 20 on the Australian Singles Chart (Kent Music Report). The track was later released on an album in 1975 by Gull Records.

Profile: British studio act. 'We're Going To Ibiza' from Vengaboys is a remake of their hit 'Barbados'. Members: Geraint Hughes, Jeffrey Calvert, Max West.

Features Song Lyrics for Typically Tropical's Barbados Sky album. Typically Tropical - Barbados Sky Album Lyrics. Typically Tropical Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.

by Typically Tropical. Album: Barbados (1975). Charted: 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. The song is about a bus driver who escapes Brixton, London for the tropical island of Barbados. Morgan Studio engineers Jeffrey Calvert and Max West wrote this. Calvert had been on vacation in Jamaica, and they wanted to write a reggae song.

Ameritz Digital Karaoke - Barbados (In the Style of Typically Tropical) 03:23. Karaoke (In the Style of the George Baker Selection) - Single - Ameritz Digital Karaoke. Karaoke (In the Style of Ac/Dc) - Ameritz Digital Karaoke. When You're Gone (In the Style of Bryan Adams & Melanie C) - Single - Ameritz Digital Karaoke. Karaoke (In the Style of Ricky Nelson) - Ameritz Digital Karaoke. Karaoke (In the Style of Whitney Houston) - Ameritz Digital Karaoke.

Watch the video for Barbados from Typically Tropical's Barbados Sky for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Barbados Sky. 72 listeners. Also featured on. +16 other releases.

BARBADOS - Typically Tropical. spoken while playing C en F : Ladies and gentlemen, this is captain Tobias Wilcock welcoming you aboard Coconu Airways Flight 372 to Bridgetown Barbados. We will be flying at an ‘ight of 32000 feet and at an airspeed of approximately 600 miles per hour. Refreshments will be served after take-off, kindly fasten your safety belts, and refrain from smoking until the aircraft is airborne.


A Barbados 3:39
B Sandy 2:32

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Gull Records Ltd.
  • Record Company – The Decca Record Company Limited
  • Lacquer Cut At – Decca Studios
  • Published By – Gull Songs
  • Published By – Eridu Productions
  • Pressed By – Decca Record Co. Ltd., Pressing Plant, UK.


  • Arranged By – Max West
  • Lacquer Cut By – C
  • Producer – Jeffrey Calvert, Max West
  • Written-By – Calvert*, West*


Made in England
The Decca Record Co. Ltd.
(P) 1975 Gull Records Ltd.
A: Gull Songs (3:44 track time on label)
B: Eridu Productions (no time stated)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout area side A): ZXDR-57568-T1-1C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout area side B): ZXDR-57569-T1-1C
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): ✝ZXDR.57568✝
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): ✝ZXDR.57569✝

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
OG 9158 Typically Tropical Barbados ‎(7") Old Gold OG 9158 UK Unknown
GULS 9014 Typically Tropical Barbados ‎(7", Single) Gull, Inelco GULS 9014 Belgium 1975
GU 6004 F Typically Tropical Barbados / Sandy ‎(7", Single) Gull GU 6004 F US 1975
INT 113.300 Typically Tropical Barbados / Sandy ‎(7", Single) Gull INT 113.300 Germany Unknown
PD-1149 Typically Tropical Barbados/Sandy ‎(7") Gallo PD-1149 South Africa 1975