Sometimes (album)

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Sometimes
Studio album by City and Colour
Released November 1, 2005
Recorded 2004–2005
Genre Acoustic, folk
Length 44:37
Label Dine Alone
Producer Julius Butty, Dallas Green
City and Colour chronology
Missing EP
(2004)
Sometimes
(2005)
Live
(2007)
Singles from Sometimes
  1. "Save Your Scissors"
    Released: 2005
  2. "Comin' Home"
    Released: 2006

Sometimes is the debut solo album by City and Colour, a side project of Dallas Green, a guitarist and singer for the band Alexisonfire. At first, the majority of these songs were only available at live shows or over the Internet through Peer-to-peer services. However, due to high demand, the songs were compiled onto a studio album, and released through Dine Alone Records. "Comin' Home" was the only song on the album to not have been previously available. The album was awarded Alternative Album of the Year at the 2007 Juno Awards.[1]

Sometimes was re-released on Vagrant Records on January 13, 2009, which was first time the album was available in physical form in the US.

Despite the album's relatively limited initial commercial success, it received widespread critical acclaim in its native Canada and was certified Gold in March 2006.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Dallas Green, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "...Off by Heart"   1:51
2. "Like Knives"   4:30
3. "Hello, I'm in Delaware"   5:45
4. "Save Your Scissors"   4:48
5. "In the Water I Am Beautiful"   2:47
6. "Day Old Hate"   6:44
7. "Sam Malone"   4:51
8. "Comin' Home"   5:05
9. "Casey's Song" (Dallas Green, Casey Baker) 3:27
10. "Sometimes (I Wish)"   6:00
Total length:
44:37

Personnel[edit]

  • Dallas Green – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Julius Butty – production, engineering, mixing, mastering, tambourine and vibes on "Sometimes (I Wish)"

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