Rice wanted to make the album without the backing of a major record label, believing if he signed such a deal it would compromise his future work, forcing him to move in directions he did not wish to.
The video for the song "Volcano" charted in the United States on VH1's Top 20 Video countdown in October 2003.
Brazilian singers Ana Carolina and Seu Jorge released Portuguese versions of "The Blower's Daughter", named "É isso aí" and "Então me diz" respectively. Seu Jorge's version however is closer to the original lyrics.
Belgian singer Bart Peeters did a Dutch cover version of "Cannonball" (Kanonbal) on his record De Hemel in het Klad (2008).
Indian composer Pritam wrote a Hindi version of The Blower's Daughter for the film Jannat (2008).
Little Mix released "Cannonball" as their winners' single on the eighth series of The X Factor.
Phillip Phillips, American Idol Season 11 winner, covered "Volcano" for his performance (May 9, 2012), and the album "O" back on BB200 (#187), and "Volcano" first got on Hot Digital Songs (#70).
Belgian women's choir Scala & Kolacny Brothers recorded a cover of "The Blower's Daughter" for their album "One-Winged Angel" (2007).
"Delicate" was used during the closing credits of an episode of House, M.D.. It was also used during the episode of Lost called "...In Translation" for the final scene, in Alias in the final scene of the episode "Crossings" as well as in the closing scene in the fifth episode of Misfits. In addition, it was featured in the 2004 film Dear Frankie. Also features in the "Krampus" episode of Suburgatory.
"Amie" was featured in an episode of CSI: NY entitled "And Here's To You, Mrs. Azrael".
"Cannonball" was featured during a scene in the 2004 film In Good Company and during the ending of Season 1, Episode 2 of The L Word.
The hidden track "Prague" was danced as a group number performed by the male members of the Top 14 in So You Think You Can Dance Season 8.
"Older Chest" was featured in the german Hans Weingartner film "Die Summe meiner einzelnen Teile" (english festival titel "Hut in the Woods")