Every Second Counts (album)
|Every Second Counts|
|Studio album by Plain White T's|
|Released||September 12, 2006|
|Genre||Pop punk, pop rock, indie rock|
|Plain White T's chronology|
Every Second Counts is the fourth studio album released by the Plain White T's. It is the first Plain White T's album to be released on Hollywood Records along with Fearless Records. The album peaked at #10 on Billboard 200 on July 29, 2007 and was certified Gold by the RIAA in October 2007. Every Second Counts peaked at #3 on the UK top 75 albums.
All songs written by Tom Higgenson, except where noted.
- "Our Time Now" (Mia Koo, Mike Daly, Higgenson) - 2:50
- "Come Back to Me" (Bret Mazur, Kraig Tyler, Higgenson) - 3:23
- "Hate (I Really Don't Like You)" - 3:47
- "You and Me" - 2:18
- "Friends Don't Let Friends Dial Drunk" (Mazur, Tyler, Higgenson) - 3:22
- "Making a Memory" (Higgenson, Daly) - 2:49
- "So Damn Clever" (Matthew Gerrard, Higgenson) - 3:03
- "Tearin' Us Apart" - 2:36
- "Write You a Song" - 4:01
- "Gimme a Chance" (Higgenson, Mia Koo) - 2:57
- "Figure It Out" (Higgenson, Daly) - 2:45
- "Let Me Take You There" - 3:46
- "Hey There Delilah" (Bonus Track) - 3:52
- "Hold On" (iTunes bonus) - 2:40
- The Best Buy version of the album contains two bonus tracks: "Hold On" and an acoustic demo of "Hate (I Really Don't Like You)".
A deluxe edition of Every Second Counts was released. It also has a different cover, with a white background instead of a brown background and includes a slipcase. It contains:
- Tracks 1-12 as above
The DVD includes a live concert in the band's hometown, Chicago. The set list was:
- "Our Time Now"
- "All That We Needed"
- "Friends Don't Let Friends Dial Drunk"
- "You And Me"
- "Come Back To Me"
- "Write You A Song"
- "Tearin' Us Apart"
- "So Damn Clever"
- "Let Me Take You There"
- "Hate (I Really Don't Like You)"
- "Hey There Delilah"
- "Take Me Away"
- Tom Higgenson — lead vocals, acoustic guitar
- De'Mar Hamilton — drums, percussion, backing vocals
- Dave Tirio — rhythm guitar, backing vocals
- Tim G. Lopez — lead guitar, vocals
- Mike Retondo — bass, backing vocals
The song "Our Time Now" is used in most commercials/trailers for the ABC Family show Greek, and is performed by the band (along with "Hey There Delilah") in the episode The Rusty Nail. "Our Time Now" and "You and Me" were also featured in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board. The Plain White T's also performed "Our Time Now" on an episode of the Nickelodeon show "iCarly". "Making A Memory" was played during Katy Fox's final episode in Hollyoaks. The same song was put after The Voice's Blind Auditions, after Christina Aguilera made her choice. The song "Let Me Take You There" was featured as the main song to the BBC's Live Masters Golf coverage.
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