Hedley (album)

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Hedley
Studio album by Hedley
Released September 6, 2005 (Canada), September 26, 2006 (USA), November 21, 2006 (Canada Platinum Edition)
Recorded 2004–2005
Genre Alternative rock, pop punk
Length 40:33
55:40 (Platinum Edition)
Label Universal Music Canada (Canada)
Capitol Records (U.S.) (At time, Division of EMI)
Producer Brian Howes, GGGarth
Hedley chronology
Hedley
(2005/2006)
Famous Last Words/Never Too Late
(2007/2009)
Alternative cover
Platinum Edition (November 21, 2006), US Standard (September 26, 2006)
Singles from Hedley
  1. "On My Own"
    Released: 2005
  2. "Villain"
    Released: 2005
  3. "Trip"
    Released: 2005
  4. "321"
    Released: 2006
  5. "Gunnin'"
    Released: 2006
  6. "Street Fight"
    Released: 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Starpulse 1.5/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]

Hedley is the self-titled debut album of the rock band Hedley, released in Canada on September 6, 2005. The album has been certified double platinum in Canada [4] and garnered a Juno nomination for "Rock Album of the Year".

The six singles released from the album were "On My Own", "Villain", "Trip", "321", "Gunnin'", and "Street Fight". "Johnny Falls" was also released, as a digital single on iTunes. The videos for "On My Own", "Trip", "321", and "Gunnin'" have all reached #1 on the MuchMusic countdown.[5]

Following Hedley's signing in summer 2006 with Capitol Records in the US. Which at the time was a division of, Universal Music Group competitor, EMI. The album was released in the US, a year after its initial release on September 26, 2006. The US version of the album contains the same tracks as the Canadian equivalent but has the cover of the Platinum Edition.

The Platinum Edition of album was released on November 21, 2006 [6] [7] with four bonus tracks. Canadian model Madaline Zanni is featured in the album cover.

Seven of the tracks from this album are featured on the US Version of Famous Last Words/Never Too Late. Despite their Canadian success, their singles failed to chart on the U.S. Billboard 200 and Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Villain"   4:10
2. "On My Own"   3:39
3. "Trip"   4:00
4. "Street Fight"   3:18
5. "321"   3:45
6. "Gunnin'"   4:13
7. "Sink Or Swim"   3:25
8. "Johnny Falls"   3:38
9. "Saturday"   3:42
10. "Sugar Free"   3:39
11. "I Don't Believe It"   3:01
Total length:
40:33

Platinum Edition Bonus Tracks[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position [8]
Canadian Albums Chart 3
Canadian Alternative Albums Chart 90

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Canada September 6, 2005
United States September 26, 2006
Canada Platinum Edition November 21, 2006

References[edit]