Pioneer (The Maine album)

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Pioneer
Studio album by The Maine
Released December 6, 2011
September 11, 2012 (Re-released)
Recorded 2011
Genre Alternative rock, pop punk, powerpop, indie rock, emo pop
Length 61:45
Label Action Theory, Rude
Producer The Maine, Colby Wedgeworth
The Maine chronology
Black & White
(2010)
Pioneer
(2011)
Forever Halloween
(2013)
Alternative covers
Pioneer And The Good Love cover
Singles from Pioneer
  1. "Don't Give Up On "Us""
    Released: November 1, 2011
  2. "Some Days"
    Released: November 15, 2011
  3. "Misery"
    Released: February 16, 2012
  4. "Like We Did (Windows Down)"
    Released: August 10, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Absolute Punk 75%[1]
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press 4/5 stars[3]

Pioneer is the third full-length studio album by The Maine and it was released on December 6, 2011.[4] The album features singles "Don't Give Up On Us" and "Some Days."[5] The album sold over 12,000 copies in its first week,[citation needed] debuting at number 90 on the Billboard 200.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Identify"   3:37
2. "My Heroine"   3:36
3. "Time"   3:28
4. "Some Days"   3:55
5. "I'm Sorry"   4:21
6. "Don't Give Up on "Us""   3:35
7. "Misery"   3:53
8. "When I'm at Home"   4:26
9. "Thinking of You"   3:02
10. "Jenny"   4:15
11. "Like We Did (Windows Down)"   4:08
12. "While Listening to Rock & Roll"   4:46
13. "Waiting for My Sun to Shine" (hidden track) 14:43
Total length:
61:45
Pioneer and the Good Love[7]
No. Title Length
14. "I Want You"   3:51
15. "I'm Leaving"   4:16
16. "You'll Never Know"   3:53
17. "Goodbye"   3:29
18. "Take Me Dancing"   5:07
19. "Hello World"   3:38
20. "Good Love"   5:16
Total length:
1:31:15

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011–13) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 90
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[9] 11
US Digital Albums (Billboard)[10] 25
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[11] 14

Personnel[edit]

Members
Production[12]
  • Tim Kirch – Art direction, design, management
  • Adrian Lozano – Engineering
  • Dirk Mai – Art direction, design, photography
  • The Maine – Composer, engineer, producer
  • Kyle Miller – Design
  • John O'Callaghan – Art direction, design
  • Matt Salveson – Engineering
  • Matthew Van Gasbeck – Engineering, keyboard
  • Colby Wedgeworth – Engineering, mastering, mixing, producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maine, The - Pioneer". Absolute Punk. December 6, 2011. Retrieved December 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Review". AllMusic. December 6, 2011. Retrieved December 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "REVIEWS". Alternative Press. December 6, 2011. Retrieved December 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ Michele Bird (November 1, 2011). "Alternative Press - News - The Maine post cover art, tracklisting for "Pioneer"". Alternative Press. Retrieved November 9, 2011. 
  5. ^ Kennedy Brock (November 10, 2011). ""Some Days" Release and Track By Track - The Maine". The Maine. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Pioneer - The Maine - Billboard.com". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 15, 2011. 
  7. ^ "PropertyOfZach, The Maine Announces 'Pioneer And The Good Love' Release". PropertyOfZach. July 31, 2012. Retrieved August 5, 2012. 
  8. ^ "The Maine Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for The Maine. Retrieved June 27, 2013.
  9. ^ "The Maine Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Alternative Albums for The Maine. Retrieved June 27, 2013.
  10. ^ "Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Digital Albums for The Maine. Retrieved June 27, 2013.
  11. ^ "The Maine Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Rock Albums for The Maine. Retrieved June 27, 2013.
  12. ^ "Pioneer - The Maine - AllMusic". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 10, 2011.