BarlowGirl (album)

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BarlowGirl
BarlowGirl albumcover.png
Studio album by BarlowGirl
Released February 24, 2004
Genre Christian rock
Length 43:28
Label Fervent
BarlowGirl chronology
BarlowGirl
(2004)
Another Journal Entry
(2005)
Singles from BarlowGirl
  1. "Harder Than the First Time"
    Released: October 17, 2003[1]
  2. "Never Alone"
    Released: April 2, 2004[2]
  3. "June 11, 2004[3]"
  4. "Mirror"
    Released: October 8, 2004[4]
  5. "On My Own"
    Released: January 2005[5]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[6]
CCM Magazine 61%[7]
Christianity Today 3.5/5 stars[8]
Cross Rhythms 8/10 stars[9]
Jesus Freak Hideout 3.5/5 stars[10]

BarlowGirl is the self-titled debut album from the Christian pop/rock band, BarlowGirl. The album was released on February 24, 2004 on Fervent Records.[10] The album hit No. 14 on Billboard magazine's Top Heatseekers chart, and No. 9 on the Top Christian Albums chart.[11]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by BarlowGirl. 

Album release
No. Title Lead vocals[12] Length
1. "On My Own"   Alyssa 4:02
2. "Pedestal"   Lauren 3:29
3. "Never Alone"   Alyssa 4:30
4. "Harder Than the First Time"   Alyssa & Lauren (split) 4:20
5. "You Led Me"   Alyssa & Lauren (split) 3:42
6. "Mirror"   Alyssa & Lauren (split) 3:54
7. "Superstar"   Alyssa 3:25
8. "Clothes"   Lauren 2:28
9. "She Walked Away"   Alyssa 4:13
10. "Average Girl"   Lauren 3:24
11. "Surrender"   Alyssa & Lauren (split) 6:01
12. "Image of God" (Bonus track[citation needed])   3:16
Total length:
43:28

Singles[edit]

A total of five singles were released for this album:

  • "Harder Than the First Time", the debut single, did not chart.
  • "Never Alone" set a record for the longest running No. 1 song on the Radio & Records (R&R) Christian Hit Radio (CHR) and Rock charts in 2004.[13] The song also peaked at No. 20 on the R&R Christian Adult Contemporary (AC) chart. BarlowGirl beat their CHR record the following year with their single "I Need You to Love Me" from their sophomore release, Another Journal Entry.
  • "Clothes" was released for airplay on Radio Disney.[3]
  • "Mirror" peaked at No. 3 on CHR and No. 37 on Hot Songs.
  • "On My Own" peaked at No. 18 on the AC chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BarlowGirl's First Single Released at the Wayback Machine (archived December 3, 2003)
  2. ^ Never Alone Charts First Week Out at the Wayback Machine (archived August 19, 2004)
  3. ^ a b BarlowGirl added to Radio Disney's Playlist at the Wayback Machine (archived February 14, 2006)
  4. ^ "Mirror" to be Third Radio Single at the Wayback Machine (archived October 12, 2004)
  5. ^ What's New With BarlowGirl at the Wayback Machine (archived March 14, 2005)
  6. ^ Allmusic review.
  7. ^ CMCentral.com (now CCM Magazine) at the Wayback Machine (archived February 16, 2007)
  8. ^ Christianity Today review at the Wayback Machine (archived February 21, 2004)
  9. ^ Cross Rhythms review.
  10. ^ a b Jesus Freak Hideout review.
  11. ^ BarlowGirl chart success on the Billboard charts; Allmusic, Retrieved July 16, 2007
  12. ^ Barlow, Lauren (August 1, 2006). "BarlowGirl FAQ ("Who sings what?" section)". Archived from the original on November 15, 2007. Retrieved October 10, 2013. 
  13. ^ 11 November 2005 BarlowGirl.com Press Release, Retrieved July 16, 2007