Sixpence None the Richer (album)

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Sixpence None the Richer
Studio album by Sixpence None the Richer
Released November 22, 1997
Recorded 1996–1997
Genre Alternative rock, pop rock
Length 50:45
Label Squint, Elektra
Producer Steve Taylor
Sixpence None the Richer chronology
Tickets for a Prayer Wheel
(1996)
Sixpence None the Richer
(1997)
Divine Discontent
(2002)
Alternative covers
International cover
Japanese cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Exit Zine 5/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau C+[3]

Sixpence None the Richer is the third album by American band Sixpence None the Richer, released in 1997.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Matt Slocum, except where noted.

  1. "We Have Forgotten" – 5:07
  2. "Anything" – 4:44
  3. "The Waiting Room" (Slocum/Chris Donohue) – 5:15
  4. "Kiss Me" – 3:30
  5. "Easy to Ignore" (Leigh Nash) – 3:52
  6. "Puedo Escribir" (Slocum/Dale Baker/J.J. Plasencio/Pablo Neruda) – 3:45
  7. "I Can't Catch You" – 4:12
  8. "The Lines of My Earth" – 4:26
  9. "Sister, Mother" – 3:05
  10. "I Won't Stay Long" (Sam Ashworth) – 2:15
  11. "Love" – 3:56
  12. "Moving On" (Slocum/Donohue) – 3:56
  13. "There She Goes" (Lee Mavers) – 2:42

Note: On the limited edition vinyl LP, the song "Sad But True" replaces "Puedo Escribir" and "Easy to Ignore". "There She Goes" did not appear on the album until a rerelease in 1999.

Personnel[edit]


Additional Personnel

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Steve Taylor
  • Engineer: Ryan Freeland, Chris Grainger, Andreas Krause, Russ Long, John Mark Painter, Tony Palacios, Tara Wilson
  • Mixing: Bob Clearmountain, Russ Long, Tom Lord-Alge
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig
  • Editing: Nathaniel Tarn
  • String arrangements: Matt Slocum
  • Translation: W.S. Merwin
  • Design direction: Gina R. Binkley
  • Art direction: Beth Lee
  • Design: Janice Booker
  • Artwork: D.L. Taylor
  • Photography: Ben Pearson, Randee Saint Nicholas
  • Cover painting: D.L. Taylor
  • Stylist: Toni Armani

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1997 U.S. Heatseekers 1
U.S. Top Contemporary Christian 1
1999 U.S. Billboard 200 89
U.K. Albums Chart 27
Australian Albums Chart 79

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1998 "Kiss Me" Adult Top 40 2
The Billboard Hot 100 2
1999 Adult Contemporary 2
Canadian Singles Chart 4
Latin Pop Airplay 25
Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay 29
Top 40 Adult Recurrents 1
Top 40 Mainstream 1
Top 40 Tracks 3
"There She Goes" Adult Contemporary 19
Adult Top 40 7
The Billboard Hot 100 32
Top 40 Mainstream 13
Top 40 Tracks 14
2000 Top 40 Adult Recurrents 1

Notes[edit]