Metro Station (album)

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Metro Station
Studio album by Metro Station
Released September 18, 2007
(see release history)
Genre Scene pop, pop rock, electronica, pop punk, dance-pop, dance-rock
Length 30:56
59:48 (Deluxe Edition)
Label Columbia/Red Ink
Producer S*A*M and Sluggo
Joshua Cain
Justin Pierre
Metro Station chronology
The Questions We Ask at Night (EP)
(2006)
Metro Station
(2007)
Kelsey (EP)
(2009)
Singles from Metro Station
  1. "Kelsey"
    Released: September, 2007
  2. "Control"
    Released: December, 2007
  3. "Shake It"
    Released: August 5, 2008
  4. "Seventeen Forever"
    Released: December 13, 2008[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk (7.8/10)[2]
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[3]
NME (4/10)[4]
Rocklouder 2/5 stars[5]
Sputnikmusic 1.5/5 stars[6]

Metro Station is the self-titled, first full length album by scene pop band Metro Station. The album was released on September 18, 2007, via Columbia/Red Ink. It is highly regarded as one of the key albums in the scene pop genre. Four singles were released; "Shake It" and "Seventeen Forever" charted on the Billboard Hot 100.[7] The album debuted at #189 on the U.S. Billboard 200, but reached a peak of #39 in June 2008. The song "Shake It" was certified Platinum in 2008. Since its release, Metro Station has sold approximately 400,000 copies in the United States.

The album was officially released in the UK on March 30, 2009. It contains 2 exclusive UK bonus tracks including a brand new track, "After the Fall". The first UK single was "Shake It" which was released a week before, on March 23, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Metro Station, except "True to Me" by Metro Station, Sam Hollander and Dave Katz

No. Title Length
1. "Seventeen Forever"   2:54
2. "Control"   3:20
3. "Kelsey"   3:37
4. "Shake It"   2:59
5. "Wish We Were Older"   2:55
6. "Now that We're Done"   3:28
7. "True to Me"   2:52
8. "Tell Me What to Do"   3:09
9. "California"   2:42
10. "Disco"   2:41
Total length:
30:56

Release history[edit]

Country Date
United States March 7, 2008
New Zealand
Australia August 9, 2008
Poland
Finland March 25, 2008
United Kingdom March 30, 2009

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007–2008) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 17
Austrian Albums Chart 29
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 52
Dutch Albums Chart 100
French Albums Chart 100
German Albums Chart 27
Italian Album Chart 41
New Zealand Album Chart 39
U.S. Billboard 200 39
U.S. Billboard Top Electronic Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 2
U.S. Billboard Top Rock Albums 24
UK Albums Chart[8] 35

Personnel[edit]

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