Invincible Summer

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Invincible Summer
Studio album by k.d. lang
Released June 20, 2000 (2000-06-20)
Genre Adult contemporary
Length 42:08
Label Warner Bros. Records
Producer David Kahne, Damian LeGassick
k.d. lang chronology
Drag
(1997)
Invincible Summer
(2000)
Live by Request
(2001)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (61/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club (unfavorable)[3]
Billboard (favorable)[4]
Entertainment Weekly B-[5]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars[6]
Mojo 4/5 stars[1]
Q 2/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (neither)[7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[8]
Wall of Sound (41/100)[9]

Invincible Summer is the ninth solo album by k.d. lang, released by Warner Bros. Records in 2000.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Consequences of Falling"   Marie-Claire D'Ubaldo, Rick Nowels, Billy Steinberg 3:52
2. "Summerfling"   k.d. lang, David Piltch 4:15
3. "Suddenly"   Lang, Piltch 3:32
4. "It's Happening With You"   Lang, Piltch 2:48
5. "Extraordinary Thing"   Abe Laboriel, Jr., Abraham Laboriel, Lang 3:35
6. "Love's Great Ocean"   Lang, Ben Mink 5:40
7. "Simple"   Lang, Piltch 2:44
8. "What Better Said"   Laboriel, Laboriel, Lang 3:47
9. "When We Collide"   Laboriel, Laboriel, Lang 4:22
10. "Curiosity"   Lang 3:41
11. "Only Love"   Lang 3:52

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: David Kahne, Damian LeGassick
  • Engineers: Jason Mauza, John Smith
  • Assistant engineers: Andy Ackland, Tony Flores, James Stone
  • Mixing: Rob Brill, David Kahne, Johnny "Hammond" Smith
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig
  • Digital editing: Eric White
  • Drum programming: Eric White
  • Brass arrangement: Damian LeGassick
  • String arrangements: Damian LeGassick, Ben Mink
  • Vocal arrangement: Alex Gifford
  • Art direction: Jeri Heiden, John Heiden
  • Design: Jeri Heiden, John Heiden
  • Photography: Just Loomis

Charts[edit]

  • A^ In the United States, Invincible Summer also entered the Top Internet Albums chart, peaking at #9 there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Critic Reviews for Invincible Summer". metacritic.com. Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  2. ^ Proefrock, Stacia. Invincible Summer at AllMusic
  3. ^ Thompson, Stephen (2000-06-20). "k.d. lang: Invincible Summer". avclub.com. The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  4. ^ "k.d. lang: Invincible Summer". billboard.com. Billboard. June 24, 2000. Archived from the original on 2001-04-22. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  5. ^ Tucker, Ken (2000-07-23). "Invincible Summer Review". ew.com. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2011-08-30. 
  6. ^ Hilburn, Robert (2000-06-11). "ALBUM REVIEW An Adventurous Balance". articles.latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  7. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: k.d. lang". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  8. ^ Hunter, James (2000-07-06). "k.d. lang: Invincible Summer : Music Reviews". rollingstone.com. Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-07-26. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  9. ^ Penn, Roberta. "Invincible Summer". wallofsound.go.com. Wall of Sound. Archived from the original on 2000-08-15. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  10. ^ "australian-charts.com k.d. lang - Invincible Summer". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  11. ^ "charts.org.nz - k.d. lang - Invincible Summer". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  12. ^ "Chart Stats - kd lang - Invincible Summer". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 2011-10-02. 
  13. ^ Allmusic - Invincible Summer > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2000 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 

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