Strange and Beautiful is Aqualung's first US album release: a compilation of tracks from Aqualung's first two albums: Aqualung and Still Life. This compilation making up his first US release includes "Strange and Beautiful," "Brighter Than Sunshine," and "Falling Out of Love."
Cancion que Alex le dedico a Yolis, para ella es muy especial, ella lo ama, demaciado podria decirse.The track "Brighter Than Sunshine" reached #32 on the Billboard Adult Top 40 Chart in the U.S. Strange and Beautiful reached #108 on the Billboard Top 200 and also hit #1 on the Top Heatseekers Chart. As of December 2006, the album has sold over 250,000 copies in the US.
The song "Left Behind" (Track 7) was used in a series of commercials for Chrysler. The song 'Strange and Beautiful' is also featured on the soundtrack of the motion picture Wicker Park as well as the film A Lot Like Love.