Counting Down the Days

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Counting Down the Days
Studio album by Natalie Imbruglia
Released 4 April 2005
(see release history)
Genre Pop, pop rock, indie rock
Length 42:40
Label Brightside Recordings
Producer Gary Clark, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes, Daniel Johns, David Kosten, Stephen Lipson, Paul Mac, Ian Stanley, Eg White
Natalie Imbruglia chronology
White Lilies Island
(2001)
Counting Down the Days
(2005)
Glorious: The Singles 97–07
(2007)
Singles from Counting Down the Days
  1. "Shiver"
    Released: 21 March 2005
  2. "Counting Down the Days"
    Released: 25 July 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Yahoo! Music UK 7/10 stars[2]

Counting Down the Days is the third studio album by Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia released by Brightside Recordings in the United Kingdom on 4 April 2005. The album included the two singles "Shiver" and "Counting Down the Days". The album entered the United Kingdom charts at #1, selling over 40,000 copies in its first week and becoming her highest charting release there. It is certified Gold in the UK and has sold approximately 600,000 copies worldwide.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Starting Today" (Kara DioGuardi, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes, Imbruglia) – 2:53
  2. "Shiver" (Imbruglia, Sheppard Solomon, Eg White) – 3:40
  3. "Satisfied" (Daniel Johns) – 3:26
  4. "Counting Down the Days" (Imbruglia, Matt Prime) – 4:07
  5. "I Won't Be Lost" (Harrington, Howes, Imbruglia) – 3:50
  6. "Slow Down" (Imbruglia, White) – 3:30
  7. "Sanctuary" (Gary Clark, Imbruglia) – 3:06
  8. "Perfectly" (Imbruglia, Steve Robson, Solomon, Paul Westcott) – 3:21
  9. "On the Run" (DioGuardi, Harrington, Howes, Imbruglia) – 3:36
  10. "Come on Home" (Dan Glendining) – 3:53
  11. "When You're Sleeping" (Clark, Imbruglia) – 3:03
  12. "Honeycomb Child" (Imbruglia, David Kosten) – 4:11

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[3] 12
Austrian Albums Chart[4] 35
Belgian (Flanders) Albums Chart 59
Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart 21
Canadian Albums Chart[5] 96
Dutch Albums Chart[6] 50
European Top 100 Albums[7] 8
French Albums Chart[8] 22
German Albums Chart[9] 35
Irish Albums Chart[10] 12
Italian Albums Chart[11] 10
Spanish Albums Chart[12] 66
Swiss Albums Chart[13] 9
UK Albums Chart[14] 1

Sales[edit]

Country Certification Sales
Australia 15,000
Brazil 4,000
France 38,000[15]
Russia Gold 10,000[16]
United Kingdom Gold 206,000[17]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
UK 4 April 2005 Brightside Recordings CD B0007YH6AG
Australia 11 April 2005 82876679672
Japan 20 April 2005 Sony BMG Japan BVCP-24064
France 25 April 2005 Brightside Recordings B0007TF19Y
Canada 9 September 2005 Sony Music Canada Inc. B0007TF19Y

References[edit]

Counting Down the Days - Press release

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Yahoo! Music UK review at the Wayback Machine (archived April 18, 2005)
  3. ^ "Discography Natalie Imbruglia". Australian-Charts.com. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  4. ^ "Discographie Natalie Imbruglia". AustrianCharts.at. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  5. ^ "Arianet: The Aria Report". Pandora Archive (page 27). Retrieved 2 February 2009.
  6. ^ "Discografie Natalie Imbruglia". DutchCharts.nl. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  7. ^ "European Albums". Billboard.com. Retrieved 23 September 2009.
  8. ^ "Discographie Natalie Imbruglia". LesCharts.com. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  9. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Imbruglia, Natalie / Longplay". MusicLine.de. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  10. ^ "Discography Natalie Imbruglia". IrishCharts.com. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  11. ^ "Natalie Imbruglia - Counting Down The Days (album)". ItalianCharts.com. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  12. ^ "Natalie Imbruglia - Counting Down The Days (album)". SpanishCharts.com. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  13. ^ "Discography Natalie Imbruglia". SwissCharts.com. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  14. ^ "Chart Stats: Natalie Imbruglia". ChartStats.com. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
  15. ^ "Charts français". Fanofmusic.free.fr. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
  16. ^ "Gold and Platinum International Albums in Russia – 2005". National Federation of Phonogram Producers (in Russian). 2M. Retrieved 16 June 2010. 
  17. ^ "This week's sales analysis". Music Week. 2007-09-16. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
Preceded by
Definitive Collection by Tony Christie
UK number one album
10 April 2005 – 16 April 2005
Succeeded by
The Singles by Basement Jaxx