The Distance to Here

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The Distance to Here
Studio album by Live
Released October 5, 1999 (1999-10-05)
Recorded At the Site, Village Recorder, A&M Studios and the Plant
Genre Post-grunge, hard rock
Length 56:04
Label Radioactive
Producer Jerry Harrison, Live
Live chronology
Secret Samadhi
(1997)
The Distance to Here
(1999)
V
(2001)
Singles from The Distance to Here
  1. "Sun"
    Released: 1999 (1999)
  2. "The Dolphin's Cry"
    Released: 1999
  3. "Run to the Water"
    Released: March 28, 2000 (2000-03-28)
  4. "Meltdown"
    Released: 2000 (2000)
  5. "They Stood Up for Love"
    Released: July 11, 2000 (2000-07-11)
  6. "Dance with You"
    Released: 2000 (2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly C+ [2]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [3]

The Distance to Here is the fourth studio album by the band Live, released in 1999. It debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, selling 138,000 copies in its first week and was certified Platinum by the RIAA on November 19, 1999.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ed Kowalczyk, except where noted.

  1. "The Dolphin's Cry" – 4:24
  2. "The Distance" – 3:51
  3. "Sparkle" – 4:33
  4. "Run to the Water" (Kowalczyk, Patrick Dahlheimer) – 4:28
  5. "Sun" – 3:32
  6. "Voodoo Lady" (Kowalczyk, Chad Taylor) – 4:19
  7. "Where Fishes Go" – (Kowalczyk, Chad Taylor) - 4:22
  8. "Face and Ghost (The Children's Song)" – 4:30
  9. "Feel the Quiet River Rage" – 4:36
  10. "Meltdown" – 3:55
  11. "They Stood Up for Love" (Kowalczyk, Dahlheimer, Taylor) – 4:35
  12. "We Walk in the Dream" – 4:22
  13. "Dance With You" – 4:37

Chart positions[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart Peak
Australian Albums Chart 1[6]
Austrian Albums Chart 11[6]
Belgian Flanders Albums Chart 1[6]
Belgian Wallonia Albums Chart 47[6]
Canadian Albums Chart 1[7]
Dutch Albums Chart 2[6]
Finnish Albums Chart 24[6]
German Albums Chart 13[8]
New Zealand Albums Chart 2[6]
Norwegian Albums Chart 2[6]
Swedish Albums Chart 6[6]
Swiss Albums Chart 47[6]
UK Albums Chart 56[9]
US Billboard 200 4[7]

Singles[edit]

Song Peak chart positions
US US (M.R.) Aus Bel (Fl) Fin Ned NZ UK
"The Dolphins Cry"[10][11][12] 78 3 25 7  — 10 48 62
"Run to the Water"[11][13]  — 14 34  — 15 49 44  —
"They Stood Up for Love"[11][14]  — 31  — 1  — 44  —  —  – "—" denotes releases that did not chart

Personnel[edit]

Live
Additional musicians

References[edit]