Halestorm (album)

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Halestorm
Studio album by Halestorm
Released April 28, 2009
Genre Hard rock[1]
Length 37:03
Label Atlantic
Producer Howard Benson
Halestorm chronology
One and Done
(2006)
Halestorm
(2009)
Live in Philly 2010
(2010)
Singles from Halestorm
  1. "I Get Off"
    Released: 2009
  2. "It's Not You"
    Released: 2009
  3. "Familiar Taste of Poison"
    Released: August 24, 2010
  4. "Bet U Wish U Had Me Back"
    Released: November 30, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Dangerdog.com 4.75/5 stars[3]
Jukebox:Metal 2/5 stars[4]
Kerrang! 4/5 stars
Rock Sound 6/10 stars[5]
TuneLab 9/10 stars[6]

Halestorm is the debut album from the hard rock band Halestorm. Howard Benson produced the album.[7] It peaked at #40 on the Billboard 200. The first single from the album, "I Get Off" received considerable play time. The song reached #17 on Billboard's Rock list.[8] The track "Innocence" was co-written by ex-Evanescence member, Ben Moody.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "It's Not You"   Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale, David Ivory 2:55
2. "I Get Off"   Howard Benson, Dana Calitri, Lzzy Hale, Nina Ossoff, Kathy Sommer 3:04
3. "Bet U Wish U Had Me Back"   Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale, Bobby Huff 3:43
4. "Innocence"   Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale, Ben Moody 3:16
5. "Familiar Taste of Poison"   David Bassett, Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale, David Ivory 4:04
6. "I'm Not an Angel"   Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale, Kara DioGuardi, Marti Frederiksen 3:15
7. "What Were You Expecting?"   Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale, John Lowery, James Michael 3:34
8. "Love/Hate Heartbreak"   Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale, Tommy Henriksen, Trevor Lukather 3:19
9. "Better Sorry Than Safe"   Lzzy Hale, Cody Hanson, Brian Howes 3:12
10. "Dirty Work"   Gavin Brown, Lzzy Hale, Kara DioGuardi 3:17
11. "Nothing to Do with Love"   David Bassett, Howard Benson, Lzzy Hale 3:30
Total length:
37:03

iTunes/Amazon bonus tracks[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Lzzy Hale - vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Arejay Hale - drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Joe Hottinger - guitar, backing vocals
  • Josh Smith - bass guitar, backing vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[9] 40
US Top Rock Albums[10] 11
US Top Hard Rock Albums[11] 4
Greek Albums Chart[12] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Grierson. "Halestorm - 'Halestorm' Review". About.com. Retrieved January 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Halestorm > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Halestorm:2009:Review". Dangerdog.com. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  4. ^ "Halestorm album Review". Jukebox:Metal. Retrieved 2010-04-03. 
  5. ^ "Review: Halestorm - 'Halestorm'". Rock Sound. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  6. ^ "Review: Halestorm - 'Halestorm'". TuneLab Music. Retrieved 2009-08-14. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Halestorm Set to Hit Hard With Debut Album". Atlantic Records. Retrieved 2009-08-13. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Halestorm". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 
  9. ^ "Halestorm - Chart history". Billboard. 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  10. ^ "Halestorm - Chart history". Billboard. 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  11. ^ "Halestorm - Chart history". Billboard. 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  12. ^ "Halestorm - Halestorm". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2014-08-22.