Photograph Smile

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Photograph Smile
Studio album by Julian Lennon
Released 4 May 1998
Recorded 1996–98
Genre Rock
Length 64:29
73:10 (bonus tracks)
Label Varèse Sarabande (US)
Fuel 2000 Records (US)
Producer Julian Lennon, Bob Rose
Julian Lennon chronology
Help Yourself
(1991)
Photograph Smile
(1998)
Behind the Music – The Julian Lennon Collection
(2001)
Singles from Photograph Smile
  1. "Day After Day"
    Released: 11 May 1998
  2. "I Don't Wanna Know"
    Released: 24 August 1998 (UK); 11 May 1999 (US)
  3. "Photograph Smile"
    Released: 1998 (promo only)

Photograph Smile is the fifth studio album by English singer-songwriter Julian Lennon.

Release[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly 10/12 stars (A-)[2]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars [3]
The New York Times (Positive) [4]
People (Positive)[5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[6]

It was released in May 1998, after a seven-year hiatus following his previous album, Help Yourself. A promotional sampler was released in 1999 in the US containing the tracks: "I Don't Wanna Know", "Day After Day" and "And She Cries".[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Day After Day"   Julian Lennon, Mark Spiro 4:19
2. "Cold"   Lennon, Spiro 4:41
3. "I Should Have Known"   Lennon 4:16
4. "How Many Times"   Lennon 5:51
5. "I Don't Wanna Know"   Lennon, Spiro 4:04
6. "Crucified"   Lennon, Gregory Darling 5:11
7. "Walls"   Lennon, Darling 4:47
8. "Believe"   Lennon 4:52
9. "Good to Be Lonely"   Lennon, Spiro 4:25
10. "Kiss Beyond the Catcher"   Lennon, Darling 4:00
11. "And She Cries"   Lennon, Spiro 3:49
12. "Photograph Smile"   Lennon, Darling 4:35
13. "Faithful"   Lennon 3:41
14. "Way to Your Heart"   Lennon, Jeff Dalbello 5:40
Total length:
64:29
Bonus tracks (Japanese edition)
No. Title Writer(s) Length
15. "Don't Let Me Down"   Lennon, Darling [8] 4:41
16. "I Need You"   Gerry Beckley 4:00

Release details[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalog
Japan Avex Trax CD AVCZ-95109 / 4988064951093
United Kingdom 1998-05-04 Music From Another Room, Pinnacle CD MFAR44CD
United States 1999-02-23 Fuel 2000 CD FLD-1028 / 0 30206 10282 6

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart[9] 28
Austrian Albums Chart[10] 13
German Media Control Albums Chart[11] 90
Japanese Oricon Albums Chart[12] 70

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Photograph Smile - Julian Lennon : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  2. ^ Mirkin, Steven (23 February 1999). "Music Review: Julian Lennon: Photograph Smile". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Gardner, Elysa (5 March 1999). "Record Rack: Julian Lennon: Photograph Smile". latimes.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Strauss, Neil (24 December 1998). "THE POP LIFE; Seeking Models Who Can Sing". nytimes.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Picks and Pans Review: Photograph Smile". people.com. 22 February 1999. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  6. ^ Wild, David (18 March 1999). "Rolling Stone review: Julian Lennon: Photograph Smile". Archived from the original on 21 November 2007. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  7. ^ Burianek, CJ. "The Julian Lennon 1990's Singles Discography". Heyjules.com. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  8. ^ 作品データベース検索サービス [searchable copyright database]. Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (in Japanese). Retrieved 9 May 2013.  Note: Co-writer's credits are omitted from the sleeve-notes for the album.
  9. ^ "australian-charts.com Julian Lennon - Photograph Smile" (ASP). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  10. ^ "Julian Lennon - Photograph Smile – austriancharts.at" (ASP). Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  11. ^ "Album Search: Julian Lennon - Photograph Smile" (ASP) (in German). Media Control. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  12. ^ "フォトグラフ・スマイル/ジュリアン・レノン-リリース-ORICON STYLE-ミュージック" [Highest position and charting weeks of Photograph Smile by Julian Lennon]. oricon.co.jp (in Japanese). Oricon Style. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 

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