Alex Lloyd (album)

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Alex Lloyd
Alex Lloyd (Album).jpg
Studio album by Alex Lloyd
Released 9 October 2005
Recorded London Bridge Studios, Seattle and
Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood (dates unknown)
Genre Rock
Length 43:49
Label Epic
Producer Rick Parashar
Alex Lloyd chronology
Distant Light
(2003)Distant Light2003
Alex Lloyd
(2005)
Amazing: The Best of Alex Lloyd
(2006)Amazing: The Best of Alex Lloyd2006
Singles from Alex Lloyd
  1. "Never Meant to Fail"
    Released: 12 August 2005
  2. "The Wonder"
    Released: 30 September 2005
  3. "Brand New Day"
    Released: 8 April 2006

Alex Lloyd is the fourth studio album by Alex Lloyd, released in October 2005 (see 2005 in music).

After the release of Distant Light, Lloyd took an extended hiatus from recording and touring, electing to spend more time with his wife Ameila and newborn son Jake. It was during this time that Lloyd severed ties with his management firm One Louder and record label EMI.

Armed with a new set of songs written during this period of domestic bliss, Lloyd sought out a new management firm (Running Man Management) and record label, eventually signing with Sony BMG Music Entertainment.

Recorded in London Bridge Studios, Seattle, with famed producer Rick Parashar, Alex Lloyd was warmly received by the Australian record-buying public and music critics alike, reaching number seven on the ARIA Albums Chart and achieving platinum sales status (shipments to retailers in excess of 70,000 copies).[1]

Tracks 1, 2 and 3 were mixed by Bob Clearmountain. Tracks 6 and 7 were mixed by Jack Joseph Puig.

Alex Lloyd was also released as a limited edition DualDisc. On the DVD playing side, tracks 1, 2 and 3 are presented in 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound and the remainder of the tracks in Dolby Digital enhanced stereo. As is common with Sony/Sony-BMG releases, there are no DVD-Audio tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Alex Lloyd (credited as A. Wasiliev)

  1. "Brand New Day" – 4:08
  2. "Outside" – 3:31
  3. "Never Meant to Fail" – 3:48
  4. "All You Need" – 3:03
  5. "Still Waiting" – 3:26
  6. "Sometimes" – 4:18
  7. "The Wonder" – 4:14
  8. "Holding On" – 3:44
  9. "I Wish" – 3:18
  10. "Follow" – 3:16
  11. "Stand Down" – 3:27
  12. "Speeding Cars" – 3:36


Charts[edit]

Chart (2005/06) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 7

Apple Influence[edit]

The album is a feature of the iTunes Music Store Essentials with many tracks featuring as a part of the AppleCare Technical Support, Music on hold, which essentially plays the major tracks including Never Meant To Fail, Sometimes, The Wonder, Brand New Day, Outside and Stand Down; while AppleCare consumers are waiting to be assisted by technical support advisors. This initiative was introduced by AppleCare to increase customer satisfaction, call flow and also as a method to weigh-out potential long queue waiting times.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alex Lloyd (album) - Australian chart run". Australian-charts.com. Retrieved 18 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Alex Lloyd – Alex Lloyd". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 December 2014.