Mad Season (album)

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This article is about the Matchbox Twenty album. For the grunge band, see Mad Season (band).
Mad Season
Studio album by Matchbox Twenty
Released May 23, 2000
Recorded 1998–99,
Atlanta and Nashville
Genre Alternative rock, pop rock, soft rock
Length 50:30
Label Atlantic
Producer Matt Serletic
Matchbox Twenty chronology
Yourself or Someone Like You
(1996)
Mad Season
(2000)
More Than You Think You Are
(2002)
Singles from Mad Season
  1. "Bent"
    Released: July 4, 2000
  2. "If You're Gone"
    Released: October 3, 2000
  3. "Crutch"
    Released: 2000
  4. "Mad Season (Come Undone)"
    Released: April 16, 2001
  5. "Angry"
    Released: 2001
  6. "Last Beautiful Girl"
    Released: November 12, 2001
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (57/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly C+[3]
NME (3/10)[4]
Q 3/5 stars[5]
Robert Christgau C+[6]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[7]
Sputnikmusic 5/5 stars[8]

Mad Season, also known as Mad Season by Matchbox Twenty, is the second studio album from American rock band Matchbox Twenty, released in May 2000. While not as successful as the band's debut album, Yourself or Someone Like You, the album entered and peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 365,000 and was certified 4× Platinum in the United States in October 2001.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Rob Thomas, except where noted.

  1. "Angry" – 3:44
  2. "Black & White People" – 3:45
  3. "Crutch" – 3:25
  4. "Last Beautiful Girl" (Thomas, Matt Serletic) - 4:03
  5. "If You're Gone" – 4:34
  6. "Mad Season (Come Undone)" – 5:02
  7. "Rest Stop" – 4:29
  8. "The Burn" – 3:27
  9. "Bent" – 4:16
  10. "Bed of Lies" (Thomas, Serletic) – 5:22
  11. "Leave" – 4:33
  12. "Stop" (Thomas, Paul Doucette) – 3:49
  13. "You Won't Be Mine" – 9:52 (actual time is 5:32)
  14. "You Won't Be Mine Orchestral Reprise" (hidden track); starts at 7:47 after 2 minutes of silence or separate track depending on edition.

Bonus Tracks:

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Charts (2000) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart 1
Canadian RPM Albums Chart 3
Dutch Albums Chart 60
German Albums Chart 11
Japanese Albums Chart 71
New Zealand Albums Chart 7
Swedish Albums Chart 44
Swiss Albums Chart 57
UK Albums Chart 31
U.S. Billboard 200 3

Singles[edit]

Year Song U.S.
Hot 100
U.S.
Modern Rock
U.S.
Main-
stream Rock
U.S.
Adult Top 40
U.S.
Top 40 Main-
stream
UK AUS CAN CAN
Alt.
NZ
2000 "Bent" 1 16 24 1 1 19 1 1 20
"If You're Gone" 5 1 4 50 18 27 12
"Crutch" 14
2001 "Mad Season (Come Undone)" 48 5 20 42 34
"Angry"
"Last Beautiful Girl" 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Critic Reviews for Mad Season at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Allmusic review". 
  3. ^ Willman, Chris (2000-05-26). "mad season Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  4. ^ "NME Album Reviews - Mad Season By Matchbox 20". NME. May 29, 2000. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  5. ^ O'Brien, Lucy (July 2000). "Matchbox Twenty: Mad Season". Q. Archived from the original on 2000-12-06. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  6. ^ "Robert Christgau review". 
  7. ^ Pareles, Jon (2000-06-08). "Recordings: Matchbox Twenty, Mad Season". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2001-06-05. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  8. ^ "Sputnikmusic review". 
  9. ^ Brown, Mark (2000-10-12). "Thomas Talks Matchbox Twenty Tour". ABC News. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Binaural by Pearl Jam
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
May 29 – June 4, 2000
June 12 – July 9, 2000
Succeeded by
Crush by Bon Jovi