3 Doors Down (album)

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3 Doors Down
Studio album by 3 Doors Down
Released May 20, 2008
Recorded June 2007- April 2008 in:
New York City
Houston, Texas
Tokyo, Japan
Atlanta, Georgia
Genre Post-grunge, alternative rock, alternative metal
Length 53:22
Label Universal Republic
Producer Johnny K
Kirk Kelsey
3 Doors Down chronology
Acoustic EP
(2005)
3 Doors Down
(2008)
Where My Christmas Lives EP
(2009)
Singles from 3 Doors Down
  1. "It's Not My Time"
    Released: February 19, 2008
  2. "Train"
    Released: May 19, 2008
  3. "Let Me Be Myself"
    Released: December 2, 2008
  4. "Citizen/Soldier"
    Released: December 2, 2008
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 55/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3/5 stars [2]
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [3]
Blender 2/5 stars [1]
Bloomberg L.P. 2/4 stars [4]
Entertainment Weekly C+ [5]
IGN (7.1/10) [6]
The New York Times (mixed) [7]
Starpulse 2/5 stars [8]
UGO C+ [9]

3 Doors Down is an album by American rock band 3 Doors Down, released on May 20, 2008.[10][11] It is the band's fourth studio album."It's Not My Time" was the first single from the album and was released in February 2008. It can be heard on the band's MySpace site. Another song on the album, "Citizen/Soldier" was released in 2007 as a tribute to the National Guard.[12] The album became the band's second consecutive #1 album on the Billboard 200, debuting at #1 with first week sales of 154,000.[13] As of February 2009 it has sold 705,815 copies in the U.S, and is certified Gold by the RIAA. It is the first album to feature Greg Upchurch on drums.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Todd Harrell and Chris Henderson. 

No. Title Length
1. "Train"   3:10
2. "Citizen/Soldier"   3:52
3. "It's Not My Time"   4:01
4. "Let Me Be Myself"   3:48
5. "Pages"   3:47
6. "It's the Only One You've Got"   4:23
7. "Give It to Me"   3:21
8. "These Days"   3:39
9. "Your Arms Feel Like Home"   3:43
10. "Runaway"   3:24
11. "When It's Over"   4:18
12. "She Don't Want the World"   4:03
Total length:
45:38

Bonus tracks[edit]

No. Title Exclusive Offer Length
13. "Feet in the Water"   Best Buy Exclusive 4:34
14. "Who Are You"   Best Buy Exclusive[14] 3:08
15. "It's the Only One You've Got" (Acoustic) iTunes Exclusive; only available when the complete album is bought 4:15
16. "It's Not My Time" (Acoustic) iTunes Pre-Order; it was available as a single or when the complete album was pre-ordered 3:57

Music Videos[edit]

  1. Citizen/Soldier
  2. It's Not My Time
  3. Let Me Be Myself

Production[edit]

  1. Johnny K: Producer
  2. Andy Wallace: Mixing
  3. George Marino: Mastering

Personnel[edit]

  • Brad Arnold – Lead vocals
  • Matt Roberts – Lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Henderson – Rhythm guitar
  • Todd Harrell – Bass guitar
  • Greg Upchurch – Drums, percussions

Additional Musicians

  • David Davidson, David Angell, John Catchings, Kris Wilkinson – Strings
  • Strings arranged by Kris Wilkinson

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.metacritic.com/music/3-doors-down/critic-reviews
  2. ^ Tim Grierson (May 20, 2008). "3 Doors Down Review - Review of 3 Doors Down Album". Rock.about.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (May 20, 2008). "3 Doors Down - 3 Doors Down". AllMusic. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ Douglas Lytle; Mark Beech (June 10, 2008). "U.S. Rock Bands Roar Back via Death Cab, 3 Doors Down: Review". Bloomberg. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Clark Collis (May 23, 2008). "3 Doors Down Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  6. ^ Ed Thompson (June 10, 2008). "3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down Review - Music Review at IGN". IGN. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ Jon Pareles (May 26, 2008). "New CDs (3 Doors Down: 3 Doors Down)". The New York Times. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ "3 Doors Down Album Review, Songs, Ratings". Starpulse. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  9. ^ Marguerite French (May 20, 2008). "3 Doors Down - Album Review". UGO. Archived from the original on June 3, 2008. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  10. ^ "3 Doors Down Official Website". News. Archived from the original on March 8, 2008. Retrieved March 26, 2008. 
  11. ^ amazon.com. "3 Doors Down: 3 Doors Down". Accessed 2008-04-09.
  12. ^ "National Guard Movie Promotion". 2008. Archived from the original on March 14, 2008. Retrieved March 19, 2008. 
  13. ^ "3 Doors Down Cruises To No.1 On Album Chart". 2008. Archived from the original on May 29, 2008. Retrieved May 28, 2008. 
  14. ^ 3 Doors Down - Exclusive Bonus Tracks

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Narrow Stairs by Death Cab for Cutie
Billboard 200 number-one album
June 1–7, 2008
Succeeded by
Here I Stand by Usher