Corporate America (album)

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Corporate America
Studio album by Boston
Released November 5, 2002
Recorded 1998 - 2002
Genre Hard rock
Length 47:28
Label Artemis
Producer Tom Scholz, Gary Pihl, Fran Cosmo, Anthony Cosmo
Boston chronology
Greatest Hits
(1997)
Corporate America
(2002)
Life, Love & Hope
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Corporate America is the fifth studio album by American hard rock band Boston, released in 2002. In addition to studio material, it also features a live version of "Livin' for You". The original version is from Boston's previous full-length album Walk On (1994).

The album also introduced both Anthony Cosmo and Kimberley Dahme as both band members and songwriters.

The album sold 32,000 copies in its first week of release and charted at 42 on the Billboard 200. By 2013, the album had sold 139,000 copies in the US.

The final page of the album's booklet is dedicated to preserving the environment, providing web links to such organizations as PETA.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Had a Good Time"   Tom Scholz 4:15
2. "Stare Out Your Window"   Anthony Cosmo 3:19
3. "Corporate America"   Scholz 4:37
4. "With You"   Kimberley Dahme 3:28
5. "Someone"   Scholz 4:10
6. "Turn it Off"   A. Cosmo 4:37
7. "Cryin'"   A. Cosmo 5:19
8. "Didn't Mean to Fall in Love"   Scholz, Curly Smith, Janet Minto 5:14
9. "You Gave Up on Love"   Scholz 4:22
10. "Livin' for You (Live)"   Scholz 5:07

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Charlie Farren - vocals
  • Beth Cohen - flute, vocals
  • Bill Carman - bass guitar
  • Tom Moonan - drums, percussion
  • Frank Talarico - percussion loop
  • Sean Tierney - keyboards

Production[edit]

  • Engineer: Dietmar Schmidt
  • Track engineer: Bob Acquaviva
  • Mastering: Dr. Toby Mountain
  • Production/Engineering: Fran Cosmo/Anthony Cosmo also known as (Anton Cosmo) ("Stare Out Your Window", "Turn It Off" and "Cryin'")
  • Editing: Adam Ayan, Daniel Chase, Steve Churchyard, Adrian Hernandez, Matt Knobel, Carl Nappa, Gary Pihl, Bill Ryan
  • Digital transfers: Adam Ayan, Daniel Chase, Steve Churchyard, Adrian Hernandez, Matt Knobel, Carl Nappa, Gary Pihl, Bill Ryan
  • Art direction: Tom Scholz
  • Photography: Ron Pownall
  • Image editing: Gary Pihl
  • John Kalodner: John Kalodner

Charts[edit]

Album
Year Chart Position
2002 The Billboard 200 42
2002 Top Independent Albums 3

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