is the fifth Stories of a Stranger studio album by American rock band O.A.R. (Of a Revolution). The album was released on October 4, 2005 by Everfine Records and Lava Records, and debuted and peaked at #40 on the . Billboard 200 [2 ]
Three songs from
Stories of a Stranger were released as singles, "Love and Memories" in 2005 as well as "Heard the World" and "Lay Down" in 2006. "Love and Memories" was at the time their best charting single, peaking at #98 in the Pop 100, #30 in the Modern Rock Tracks chart and #18 in the Adult Top 40. [3 ]
Bonus Disc [ edit ]
A bonus disc was packaged with this album that featured live tracks recorded at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. The live tracks featured "Heard the World", "Lay Down", and "About Mr. Brown". The CD also included a never released, never performed to date, track titled "Sometimes".
Track listing [ edit ]
"Heard the World"
Jerry Harrison, Marc Roberge
"Love and Memories"
Glen Ballard, Roberge
Sabelle Breer, Curt Frasca, Roberge
Benj Gershman, Sam Hollander, Richard On, Roberge, Dave Schommer
(featuring Rasun) Ballard, Harrison, Roberge
"Tragedy in Waiting"
Chris Keup, On, Roberge
"Daylight the Dog"
On, Roberge, Jeff Trott
Jerry DePizzo, Keup, Roberge
DePizzo, On, Roberge
Gershman, On, Roberge
Personnel [ edit ]
O. A. R.
Marc Roberge - lead vocals, rhythm acoustic & electric guitars
Richard On - lead guitar, background vocals
Benj Gershman - bass guitar
Jerry DePizzo - saxophone & electric guitars
Chris Culos - drums
Joe Gore - electric guitar, acoustic guitar, lap steel, E-bow guitar
Bernie Worrell - piano, Hammond organ, Rhodes piano, synthesizer, clavinet, synth bass, Mellotron
Colin Smith - percussion, tambourine, shakers
Vincent Nguini - baritone sax
Jerry Harrison - guitar, keyboards, celeste, percussion, drum programming, radio shortwave
Lenny Picket - trombone
Brian Switzer - trumpet
Matt Nathanson, Cassidy, Kristen Henderson, Cathy Henderson - additional background vocals Raw Sun - lead & background vocals on "Program Director"
Chart positions [ edit ]
References [ edit ]