Wreck of the Day

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Wreck of the Day
Studio album by Anna Nalick
Released April 19, 2005 (U.S.)
Genre Pop
Length 43:44
Label Columbia CK 90891 (U.S.)
Producer Eric Rosse, Christopher Thorn, Brad Smith
Anna Nalick chronology
Wreck of the Day
(2005)
Shine
(2008)
Re-Issue Cover

Wreck of the Day is the debut album by American singer-songwriter Anna Nalick, first released in the United States on April 19, 2005 by Columbia Records. It was produced by ex-Blind Melon members Brad Smith and Christopher Thorn at their own Studio Wishbone.

In 2006, an expanded version of the album was released to stores. This expanded version included a rearranged version of the title track, three added demo songs, and new cover art. As of August 2, 2006, the album has sold 623,668 copies.[citation needed]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]

The album was generally well received by music critics, earning a 3/5 star rating from Rolling Stone.

Chart performance[edit]

Wreck of the Day debuted at number 20 on the Billboard 200. The album charted for 27 weeks and was certified Gold by the RIAA on September 9, 2005.[3] The album recharted for two weeks in March 2006 though and then again for three weeks in July and August, bringing its chart run to 33 weeks.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Breathe (2 AM)" – 4:39
  2. "Citadel" – 2:46
  3. "Paper Bag" – 3:27
  4. "Wreck of the Day" – 4:05
  5. "Satellite" – 3:57
  6. "Forever Love (Digame)" – 3:19
  7. "In the Rough" – 4:02
  8. "In My Head" – 4:04
  9. "Bleed" – 3:57
  10. "Catalyst" – 3:34
  11. "Consider This" – 3:34

2006 Re-Release

  1. "Wreck of the Day ('06)" – 4:11
  2. "Drink Me" – 3:03
  3. "Soldier" – 5:19
  4. "More Than Melody" – 2:36
  • All tracks written by Anna Nalick.

Bonus Tracks for Japan (on original release)[edit]

12. "Drink Me (Acoustic Version)" - 3:02

13. "Catalyst (Acoustic Version)" - 3:31

Production[edit]

  • Produced & Recorded By Eric Rosse, Christopher Thorn & Brad Smith
  • Mixed By Mark Endert
  • Mastered By Steve Marcussen

Personnel[edit]

  • Anna Nalick: Acoustic Guitars, All Vocals
  • Christopher Thorn, Stuart Mathis, Lyle Workman: Guitars
  • Brad Smith: Bass & Percussion
  • Zak Rae, Eric Rosse: Keyboards, Piano, Organ, Harmonium
  • Joey Waronker, Matt Chamberlain: Drums
  • Cello: Cameron Stone
  • String Arrangements: Eric Rosse & Cameron Stone
  • Percussion: Christopher Nalick

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Anna Nalick – Wreck of the Day". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  4. ^ Billboard Music Charts - Latest Music News - Music Videos
  • Anna Nalick; "Wreck Of The Day" CD Liner Notes. 2005, Columbia Records.