Atomic (Lit album)

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Lit Atomic 2001.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 16, 2001
Lit chronology
A Place in the Sun
Platinum & Gold Collection
Singles from Atomic
  1. "Over My Head"
    Released: June 6, 2000
  2. "Lipstick and Bruises"
    Released: October 16, 2001
  3. "Addicted"
    Released: 2002
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Blender4/5 stars[1]
Melodic4/5 stars [3]
Q3/5 stars[1]

Atomic is the third studio album by the American rock band Lit, released on October 16, 2001, by RCA Records. It peaked at #36 on the US Billboard 200.[citation needed]

"Happy in the Meantime" was used on the soundtrack for Mr. Deeds and is played as the credits roll.[citation needed]

"Over My Head" was used on the soundtrack for the 2000 animated science fiction film, Titan A.E..[citation needed]

"Lipstick and Bruises" was used in the soundtrack for the 2001 cult comedy film, Out Cold.[citation needed]

"The Last Time Again" was used in the final credits of the 2001 film, American Pie 2, but is mistakenly listed as "Last Time Again".[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

1."Something to Someone"A. Jay Popoff, Jeremy Popoff4:49
2."The Last Time Again"A. Popoff, J. Popoff, Butch Walker3:17
3."Addicted"A. Popoff, J. Popoff2:56
4."Lipstick and Bruises"A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:00
5."Everything's Cool"A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:13
6."Happy in the Meantime"A. Popoff, J. Popoff, Danny Walker2:49
7."Drop D"A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:27
8."Sunny Weather"A. Popoff, J. Popoff, B. Walker3:13
9."Next Time Around"Kevin Baldes, A. Popoff, J. Popoff, D. Walker3:04
10."Slip"A. Popoff, J. Popoff4:00
11."She Comes"Glen Ballard, A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:56
12."Live for This"Baldes, A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:21
13."Over My Head"A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:40
Total length:44:53

Tracks released as non-LP B-sides

  1. "The Party's Over"
  2. "Chain of Fools" (Aretha Franklin) (added as a bonus track in the European edition)
  3. "I Wanna Rock" (Twisted Sister)
  4. "Father Christmas" (The Kinks)
  5. "Happy in the Meantime (Remix)"


  • A. Jay Popoff – lead vocals
  • Jeremy Popoff – guitar, backing vocals
  • Kevin Baldes – bass guitar
  • Allen Shellenberger – drums

Bonus CD[edit]

A limited edition release of Atomic had a bonus disc with three tracks by bands from Lit's Dirty Martini label.

  1. Lit - "Down (Acoustic)" – 3:46
  2. Handsome Devil - "Makin' Money" (clean version) (Walker) – 3:30
  3. The Color Red - "Sore Throat" (demo version) (Meyer, Schartoff, The Color Red, Verloop, J. Zamora, M. Zamora) – 5:52


  1. ^ a b c d "Critic Reviews for Atomic". Metacritic. Retrieved June 21, 2012.
  2. ^ "Atomic - Lit". AllMusic.
  3. ^ Roth, Kaj. "Lit - Atomic". Melodic. Retrieved July 18, 2017.

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