Reason (Melanie C album)

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Reason
Studio album by Melanie C
Released 10 March 2003
Recorded 2002
Genre
Length 48:28
Label Virgin
Producer
Melanie C chronology
Northern Star
(1999)
Reason
(2003)
Beautiful Intentions
(2005)
Singles from Reason
  1. "Here It Comes Again"
    Released: 24 February 2003
  2. "On the Horizon"
    Released: 2 June 2003
  3. "Let's Love"
    Released: 6 August 2003
  4. "Melt / Yeh, Yeh, Yeh"
    Released: 10 November 2003

Reason is the second album by English singer-songwriter, Melanie C. It was the follow up album to Northern Star. Released on 10 March 2003, it reached number five in the UK Albums Chart, selling 30,876 copies in its first week. Although not performing as well as Northern Star, Reason has a Gold certification in the United Kingdom, with 101,889 copies sold. The album has sold 500,000 copies worldwide. The album has been released with the Copy Control protection system in some regions.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Reason.

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Here It Comes Again"  
Marius De Vries 4:17
2. "Reason"   Peter-John Vettese 4:20
3. "Lose Myself in You"  
  • Chisholm
  • Matte Rowe
  • Stefan Skarbek
Damian LeGassick 4:12
4. "On the Horizon"  
  • Gregg Alexander
  • Chisholm
  • Rick Nowels
3:36
5. "Positively Somewhere"  
  • Colin Campsie
  • Chisholm
  • Phil Thornalley
Damian LeGassick 3:44
6. "Melt"  
  • Guy Chambers
  • Chisholm
3:44
7. "Do I"  
  • Chisholm
  • Dave Munday
  • Thornalley
Patrick McCarthy 3:34
8. "Soul Boy"   Paul Buchanan Gary Clark 4:27
9. "Water"  
  • Chisholm
  • Tore Johansson
  • Patrick McCarthy
  • Tore Johansson
3:37
10. "Home"  
Damian LeGassick 4:38
11. "Let's Love"  
  • Chisholm
  • Dave Munday
  • Thornalley
  • Phil Thornalley
  • Patrick McCarthy
3:23
12. "Yeh, Yeh, Yeh"  
Rhett Lawrence 4:20
Total length:
48:28

B-sides[edit]

Title Single Songwriter(s) Producer (s) Length
"Love to You" Here It Comes Again - UK CD Melanie Chisholm, Gary Clark Gary Clark 4:36
"Like That" Here It Comes Again - UK CD & Let's Love - Japanese CD Chisholm, Martin Slattery, Scott Shields Martin Slattery, Scott Shields 3:09
"Living Without You" Here It Comes Again - UK DVD & Let's Love - Japanese CD Chisholm, Julian Gallagher, Simon Hale, Richard Stannard Julian Gallagher, Richard Stannard 4:06
"I Love You Without Trying" On The Horizon - UK CD Chisholm, Rick Nowels Rick Nowels 4:10
"Wonderland" On The Horizon - UK DVD Chisholm, Martin Slaterry, Scott Shields Marius de Vries 6:17
"Knocked Out" Yeh Yeh Yeh - European CD & Melt/Yeh Yeh Yeh - UK CD 2 Chisholm, Tore Johansson, Solveig Sandness Tore Johansson 3:50
"I Wish" Live From Re:covered Yeh Yeh Yeh - European DVD Stevie Wonder 4:24

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[2] 71
Austrian Albums Chart[3] 39
Dutch Albums Chart[4] 62
Finnish Albums Chart[5] 36
German Albums Chart[6] 13
Irish Albums Chart[7] 47
Swedish Albums Chart[8] 38
Swiss Albums Chart[9] 21
UK Albums Chart[10] 5

Certification[edit]

Region Provider Certification
United Kingdom[11] BPI Gold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reason (Melanie C album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ "The ARIA Report #684" (PDF). Pandora Web Archive. National Library of Australia and Partners. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Melanie C – Reason" (in Dutch). austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Melanie C – Reason" (in Dutch). dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Melanie C – Reason". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "Melanie C > Longplay-Chartverfolgung" (in German). musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "Discography Melanie C". irish-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Melanie C – Reason". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "Melanie C – Reason" (in German). hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  10. ^ "Melanie C". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  11. ^ "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 

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