Crossfade (album)

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Crossfade
Studio album by Crossfade
Released April 13, 2004
Recorded 2003 at Sugarstar Studios, West Columbia, South Carolina
Genre Post-grunge, alternative metal, hard rock
Length 34:19
Label Columbia
Producer Crossfade
Crossfade chronology
Crossfade
(2004)
Falling Away
(2006)
Singles from Crossfade
  1. "Cold"
    Released: May 25, 2004
  2. "So Far Away"
    Released: March 25, 2005
  3. "Colors"
    Released: March 18, 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Crossfade is the self-titled debut album by the South Carolina band Crossfade. It was released on April 13, 2004, five years after they were formed. The album was also released as a DualDisc CD that includes extra content not found on the original, standard edition. The album was certified Platinum in the United States.[citation needed]

The singles from this album helped launch the band to mainstream success. "Cold" remains the band's biggest hit, reaching #2 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart and #3 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks, and is also their only single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, at #81. Follow-up singles "So Far Away" and "Colors" charted in the top 10 of the Mainstream Rock chart, at #4 and #6, respectively. They also hit the top 20 of the Modern Rock chart ("So Far Away" at #14, "Colors" at #18).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ed Sloan.[2]

No. Title Length
1. "Starless"   3:55
2. "Cold"   3:14
3. "So Far Away"   3:25
4. "Colors"   3:18
5. "Death Trend Setta"   3:35
6. "The Deep End"   3:23
7. "No Giving Up"   3:35
8. "Dead Skin"   3:52
9. "Disco"   2:57
10. "The Unknown"   2:59
Total length:
34:19

Personnel[edit]

Crossfade
  • Ed Sloan – lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Tony Byroads – turntables, background vocals
  • Mitchell James – bass guitar, background vocals
  • Brian Geiger – drums, percussion
Production
  • Crossfade – producer, engineer, art direction
  • Doug Ford – A&R
  • Bryan Gallant – assistant
  • Matt Pinfield – A&R
  • Mick Rock – photography
  • Randy Staub – engineer, mixing

Chart positions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
US
Alt.

[4]
US
Main.

[4]
SWE
[5]
"Cold" 81 2 3 47 US: Gold[3]
"So Far Away" 14 4
"Colors" 18 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ BMI Entry
  3. ^ a b "RIAA certifications". RIAA. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  4. ^ a b c "Billboard charts". Billboard charts. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  5. ^ "Swedish singles chart". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2010-08-23.