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Studio album by The Innocence Mission
Released September 2, 2003 (2003-09-02)
Genre Alternative rock
Length 36:11
Label Badman
Producer The Innocence Mission
The Innocence Mission chronology
Small Planes (2001) Befriended (2003) Now the Day Is Over (2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork 7.6/10[2]

Befriended is the sixth full-length studio album by American alternative rock band the Innocence Mission. The album was released on 25 August 2003 in the United Kingdom and Ireland by Agenda and on 2 September 2003 in the United States and Canada by Badman Recording Co.

The lyrics of the song "No Storms Come" are adapted from the poem "Heaven-Haven: A Nun Takes the Veil" by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Tomorrow on the Runway" (Karen Peris) 4:18
2. "When Mac Was Swimming" (Karen Peris) 3:48
3. "I Never Knew You from the Sun" (Karen Peris) 3:12
4. "Beautiful Change" (Karen Peris) 2:57
5. "Martha Avenue Love Song" (Karen and Don Peris) 3:44
6. "One for Sorrow, Two for Joy" (Karen Peris) 4:05
7. "No Storms Come" (Karen Peris) 1:34
8. "Sweep Down Early" (Karen Peris) 4:21
9. "Walking Around" (Karen Peris) 4:48
10. "Look for Me as You Go By" (Don Peris) 3:30
Total length: 36:11

Bonus Tracks[edit]

No. Title Length
11. "500 Miles" (Vinyl Bonus Track. Previously available on Christ Is My Hope.) 2:51
12. "The Way You Know" (Japanese Bonus Track) 3:53