For Those Who Wait

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For Those Who Wait
Studio album by Fireflight
Released February 9, 2010 (2010-02-09)
Recorded 2009
Genre Christian rock, post-rock, hard rock, post-grunge
Length 35:15
Label Flicker
Producer Rob Hawkins
Jason McArthur (executive)
Fireflight chronology
Unbroken and Unplugged
(2009)
For Those Who Wait
(2010)
Now
(2012)
Singles from For Those Who Wait
  1. "Desperate"
    Released: November 2009
  2. "For Those Who Wait"
    Released: May 2010
  3. "All I Need To Be"
    Released: June 2010
  4. "What I've Overcome"
    Released: November 23, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Christian Music Zine 4.5/5 stars[2]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[4]

For Those Who Wait is the fourth full-length studio album released by Christian rock band Fireflight. The album was released on February 9, 2010 on Flicker Records.

Release and promotion[edit]

On February 2, 2010 until the release of the album, Fireflight posted their lead track, "For Those Who Wait", for free to download on Amiestreet.[5]

For Those Who Wait was released on February 9, 2010. It peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart,[6] No. 16 Alternative Albums[7] and No. 96 on the Billboard 200.[8] It was their highest CD on the chart, selling over 15,000 copies in its first week.[citation needed]

The Japanese bonus track, "Proof of Our Love", was given out to fans via e-mail on February 9, 2010. The website for the promotion, titled "For Those Who Waited", ended and the site address is now defunct.[citation needed]

The album received largely favorable reviews. The band toured in late 2010 on the For Those Who Wait Tour with Group 1 Crew and Manic Drive in support of the album.[citation needed]

On December 1, 2010, it was announced that For Those Who Wait had been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album category, marking Fireflight's first Grammy nomination. It lost to Switchfoot's Hello Hurricane.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "For Those Who Wait"   Fireflight; Rob Hawkins 4:07
2. "Desperate"   Fireflight; Rob Hawkins 2:54
3. "Fire in My Eyes"   Ben Glover; Fireflight 2:59
4. "Core of My Addiction"   Fireflight; Jason McArthur 3:14
5. "What I've Overcome"   Ben Glover; Fireflight 3:05
6. "Name"   Ben Glover; Fireflight 3:49
7. "New Perspective"   Fireflight; Jason McArthur; Rob Hawkins 3:20
8. "You Give Me That Feeling"   Fireflight; Rob Hawkins 3:23
9. "All I Need To Be"   Fireflight; Rob Hawkins 3:35
10. "Recovery Begins"   Fireflight; Rob Hawkins 4:54
Japanese bonus track
No. Title Writer(s) Length
11. "Proof of Your Love"   Fireflight 3:33

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Hess, Tyler (January 25, 2010). "Christian Music Zine review". Christianmusiczine.com. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout review". Jesusfreakhideout.com. February 9, 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sputnikmusic review". Sputnikmusic.com. September 8, 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Facebook". Facebook. Retrieved October 12, 2011. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Fireflight - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Fireflight - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Fireflight - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Nominees And Winners". GRAMMY.com. Retrieved October 12, 2011.