Among the Suns

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Among the Suns
Studio album by Brainstorm
Released May 1999
14 July 2000 (reissue)
Recorded 1999
Studio Puk Recording Studios, Sweden and Denmark
Genre Pop rock, alternative rock
Length 46:28 (1999)
49:31 (2000)
Label Microphone
Brainstorm chronology
Stārp divām sāulem
Among the Suns
Izlase '89-'99
Singles from Among the Suns
  1. "My Star"
    Released: May 2000
  2. "Weekends Are Not My Happy Days"
    Released: July 2000
  3. "Under My Wing"
    Released: 1999 (re-release)
  4. "Half of Your Heart"
    Released: 1998

Among the Suns is the debut English-language studio album by the Latvian pop/rock music group Brainstorm, released in May 1999 and reissue in July 2000, which was issued in the same year with the Latvian-language album Starp divām sāulem in the same title (1999), with the English version, well as the their Latvian album Viss ir tiěsi tā kā tu vēlies. The album includes the songs featuring the English version of Under My Wing, Welcome To My Country was represented in the music video. The album was recorded at Denmark and Sweden and reached #13 the charts in Finland for over 15 weeks, number 42 in Belgium for two weeks and number 47 in Sweden for four weeks which became a minor-charting album. On July 14, 2000 the album was reissued which included a song My Star represented Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2000. It sold more than 80,000 copies in Europe[1][2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic0/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Renārs Kaupers except co-written with Maris Mihelson and Brainstorm..

1."Weekends Are Not My Happy Days"4:02
2."Ain't It Funny"3:35
3."Under My Wing"4:35
4."Half of Your Heart"3:11
5."Among the Suns"3:30
8."Before the Time Has Come To Leave You"5:17
10."Welcome to My Country"4:16
11."These Women Drive Me Crazy"2:52
12."All Right, Chill Out"3:35
Total length:46:28

All songs written by Renārs Kaupers except "My Star" written by Brainstorm

2000 Reissue
1."My Star"3:03
2."Weekends Are Not My Happy Days"4:02
3."Aint It Funny"3:35
4."Under My Wing"4:35
5."Half of Your Heart"3:11
6."Among The Suns"3:30
9."Before the Time Has Come To Leave You"5:17
11."Welcome to My Country"4:16
12."These Women Drive Me Crazy"2:52
13."All Right, Chill Out"3:35
Total length:49:31

Sales charts performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
2000 Belgian Albums Chart[4] 42
2000 Finnish Albums Chart[5] 13
2000 Swedish Albums Chart[6] 47
Year Single Chart
2000 "My Star" Swedish Singles Chart 22
2000 Weekends Are Not My Happy Days Belgian Singles Chart 13

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Europe May 1999



  1. ^ Latvijas šovbizness - šovbizness - šov ir, bet bizness... (in Latvian)
  2. ^ "Among The Suns at". Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  3. ^ Among the Suns at AllMusic
  4. ^ " - Brainstorm - Among the Suns". Retrieved 27 September 2016. (in Dutch)
  5. ^ " - BrainStorm - Among the Suns". Finnish Charts. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Swedishcharts - BrainStorm - Among the Suns". Swedish Charts. Retrieved 27 September 2016.