Waves and the Both of Us

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Waves and the Both of Us
Studio album by Charlotte Sometimes
Released May 6, 2008 (U.S.)
Recorded Winter 2007 [1]
Genre Indie pop, pop rock, alternative rock
Length 40:13
Label Geffen
Producer S*A*M & Sluggo
Charlotte Sometimes chronology
Waves and the Both of Us
(2008)
Sideways
(EP)
(2010)

Waves and the Both of Us is the debut album by Charlotte Sometimes. It was released on May 6, 2008.

Reception[edit]

The album met with positive reviews, drawing frequent comparisons to Fiona Apple.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+ [3]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 [4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Losing Sleep" - (Charlotte Sometimes) 3:50
  2. "How I Could Just Kill a Man" - (Sam Hollander, Dave Katz, Sometimes) 2:53
  3. "Waves and the Both of Us" - (Hollander, Katz, Sometimes) – 3:36
  4. "Sweet Valium High" - (Hollander, Katz, Sometimes) – 2:40
  5. "Ex Girlfriend Syndrome" - (Sometimes) – 3:09
  6. "AEIOU" – (Hollander, Katz, Sometimes) 3:10
  7. "Toy Soldier" – (Hollander, Katz, Sometimes) 2:55
  8. "This Is Only for Now" – (Hollander, Katz, Sometimes) 2:54
  9. "In Your Apartment" – (Sometimes) 3:54
  10. "Army Men" – (Sometimes) 3:34
  11. "Build the Moon" - (Sometimes) 4:17
  12. "Pilot" - (Alex Houton, Sometimes) 3:14
  13. "Losing Sleep (Acoustic) [iTunes Bonus Track]" - (Charlotte Sometimes) 3:50
  14. "How I Could Just Kill a Man (Acoustic) [iTunes Bonus Track]" –(Sam Hollander, Dave Katz, Sometimes) 2:53

The song "How I Could Just Kill a Man" was named after the 1991 Cypress Hill song of the same name.

Personnel[edit]

  • Charlotte Sometimes (Jessica Charlotte Poland) – Lead vocals, guitar, songwriting
  • Coley O'Toole– Keyboards, backing vocals
  • Spencer Peterson – Drums
  • PJ Bond – Guitar
  • Shaun Savage – Bass

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 145[5]
US Billboard Top Heatseekers 3[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rising Star: Charlotte Sometimes". Access Hollywood. 31 July 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Fulton, Katherine. "Waves & the Both of Us - Charlotte Sometimes". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Savage, Lesley (9 May 2008). "Waves & the Both of Us Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Stagno, Mike. "Charlotte Sometimes - Waves And The Both Of Us (staff review)". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Charlotte Sometimes Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. 14 June 2008. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Charlotte Sometimes Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. 14 June 2008. Retrieved 4 August 2012.