3 Doors Down (album)

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3 Doors Down
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Studio album by 3 Doors Down
Released May 20, 2008 (2008-05-20)
Recorded June 2007- April 2008 in:
Genre
Length 45:39 (standard edition)
53:22 (bonus tracks)
Label Universal Republic
Producer Johnny K
3 Doors Down chronology
Acoustic EP
(2005)Acoustic EP2005
3 Doors Down
(2008)
Where My Christmas Lives EP
(2009)Where My Christmas Lives EP2009
Singles from 3 Doors Down
  1. "Citizen/Soldier"
    Released: November 2007
  2. "It's Not My Time"
    Released: February 19, 2008
  3. "Train"
    Released: May 19, 2008
  4. "Let Me Be Myself"
    Released: December 2, 2008
  5. "Feet in the Water"
    Released: 2009
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 55/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3/5 stars [2]
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [3]
Blender 2/5 stars [1]
Bloomberg L.P. 2/4 stars [4]
Entertainment Weekly C+ [5]
IGN (7.1/10) [6]
The New York Times (mixed) [7]
Starpulse 2/5 stars [8]
UGO C+ [9]

3 Doors Down is the self-titled fourth studio album by American rock band 3 Doors Down, released on May 20, 2008.[10][11] "It's Not My Time" was the first single from the album and was released in February 2008. It can be heard on the band's MySpace site. Another song on the album, "Citizen/Soldier" was released in 2007 as a tribute to the National Guard.[12]

The album became the band's second consecutive #1 album on the Billboard 200, debuting at the top position with first week sales of 154,000.[13] 3 Doors Down was certified Gold by the RIAA on June 26, 2008,[14] and as of November 2009, it has sold 820,000 copies in the U.S.[15] It is their first album to feature Greg Upchurch on drums.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Todd Harrell and Chris Henderson.

No. Title Length
1. "Train" 3:10
2. "Citizen/Soldier" 3:52
3. "It's Not My Time" 4:01
4. "Let Me Be Myself" 3:48
5. "Pages" 3:47
6. "It's the Only One You've Got" 4:23
7. "Give It to Me" 3:21
8. "These Days" 3:39
9. "Your Arms Feel Like Home" 3:44
10. "Runaway" 3:24
11. "When It's Over" 4:18
12. "She Don't Want the World" 4:03
Total length: 45:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Brad Arnold – Lead vocals
  • Matt Roberts – Lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Henderson – Rhythm guitar
  • Todd Harrell – Bass
  • Greg Upchurch – Drums
Additional musicians
  • David Davidson, David Angell, John Catchings, Kris Wilkinson – Strings
  • Strings arranged by Kris Wilkinson
Production
  • Johnny K – Producer
  • Andy Wallace – Mixing
  • George Marino – Mastering

Charts[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[33] Gold 40,000^
Germany (BVMI)[34] Gold 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[14] Gold 820,000[15]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.metacritic.com/music/3-doors-down/critic-reviews
  2. ^ Grierson, Tim (May 20, 2008). "3 Doors Down Review - Review of 3 Doors Down Album". Rock.about.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (May 20, 2008). "3 Doors Down - 3 Doors Down". AllMusic. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ Douglas Lytle; Mark Beech (June 10, 2008). "U.S. Rock Bands Roar Back via Death Cab, 3 Doors Down: Review". Bloomberg. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Collis, Clark (May 23, 2008). "3 Doors Down Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  6. ^ Thompson, Ed (June 10, 2008). "3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down Review - Music Review at IGN". IGN. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ Pareles, Jon (May 26, 2008). "New CDs (3 Doors Down: 3 Doors Down)". The New York Times. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ "3 Doors Down Album Review, Songs, Ratings". Starpulse. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 
  9. ^ French, Marguerite (May 20, 2008). "3 Doors Down - Album Review". UGO. Archived from the original on June 3, 2008. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  10. ^ "3 Doors Down Official Website". News. Archived from the original on March 8, 2008. Retrieved March 26, 2008. 
  11. ^ amazon.com. "3 Doors Down: 3 Doors Down". Accessed 2008-04-09.
  12. ^ "National Guard Movie Promotion". 2008. Archived from the original on March 14, 2008. Retrieved March 19, 2008. 
  13. ^ "3 Doors Down Cruises To No.1 On Album Chart". 2008. Archived from the original on May 29, 2008. Retrieved May 28, 2008. 
  14. ^ a b "American album certifications – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 17, 2016.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  15. ^ a b Gary Trust (November 6, 2009). "Ask Billboard: Swift's Latest 'Fearless' Feat". Billboard. 
  16. ^ 3 Doors Down - Exclusive Bonus Tracks
  17. ^ "Australiancharts.com – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down". Hung Medien. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  18. ^ "Austriancharts.at – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  19. ^ "3 Doors Down – Chart history" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for 3 Doors Down. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  20. ^ "Danishcharts.com – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down". Hung Medien. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  21. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  22. ^ "3 Doors Down: 3 Doors Down" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  23. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  24. ^ "Charts.org.nz – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down". Hung Medien. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  25. ^ "Swisscharts.com – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down". Hung Medien. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  26. ^ "3 Doors Down – Chart history" Billboard 200 for 3 Doors Down. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  27. ^ "3 Doors Down – Chart history" Billboard Top Alternative Albums for 3 Doors Down. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  28. ^ "3 Doors Down – Chart history" Billboard Top Rock Albums for 3 Doors Down. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  29. ^ "Billboard 200 Albums - Year-End 2008". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  30. ^ "Alternative Albums - Year-End 2008". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  31. ^ "Rock Albums - Year-End 2008". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  32. ^ "Billboard 200 Albums - Year-End 2009". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  33. ^ "Canadian album certifications – 3 Doors Down – 3 Doors Down". Music Canada. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  34. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (3 Doors Down; '3 Doors Down')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Narrow Stairs by Death Cab for Cutie
Billboard 200 number-one album
June 1–7, 2008
Succeeded by
Here I Stand by Usher