Brand New (Ben Rector album)

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Brand New
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Studio album by Ben Rector
Released August 28, 2015 (2015-08-28)
Length 43:15
Label Aptly Named Recordings
Producer
Ben Rector chronology
The Walking in Between
(2013)
Brand New
(2015)
Singles from Brand New
  1. "Brand New"
    Released: 2015

Brand New is the sixth studio album by Ben Rector. It was released on August 28, 2015.[1] It is the second album he has released under his own record label, Aptly Named Recordings.[2] The first single "Brand New" which was produced by Ed Cash & David Hodges, debuted at number 94 on the Billboard Hot 100 and then peaked at number 82.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ben Rector (except where noted).

No.TitleLength
1."Make Something Beautiful"1:33
2."Brand New" (Rector, David Hodges, Abe Stoklasa)4:03
3."Paris"3:07
4."Favorite Song" (Rector, Jess Cates)3:40
5."The Men That Drive Me Places"4:17
6."Fear"3:26
7."Note to Self"3:01
8."Like the World Is Going to End"3:30
9."Crazy" (Rector, Emily Wright)4:09
10."Almost Home"4:27
11."30,000 Feet" (Rector, Jeff Pardo)4:16
12."More Like Love"3:46
Total length:43:15

Personnel[edit]

  • Hank Bentley - electric guitar
  • Avery Bright - violin
  • Zach Casebolt - violin
  • Ed Cash - acoustic guitar, keyboards, programming, background vocals
  • Cason Cooley - keyboards, programming
  • Chad Copelin - bass guitar, Hammond B-3 organ, programming
  • Nathan Dugger - 12-string electric guitar, electric guitar
  • Cara Fox - cello
  • Cody Fry - string arrangements, conductor
  • David Hodges - bass guitar, programming
  • Jeremy Lutito - drums, programming
  • Melodie Morris - cello
  • Michael O'Gieblyn - violin
  • Matt Pierson - bass guitar
  • Kyle Pudenz - violin
  • Ben Rector - clappers, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, Hammond B-3 organ, keyboards, mandolin, piano, programming, string arrangements, synthesizer bass, lead vocals, background vocals
  • Rose Rodgers - viola
  • Will Sayles - drums
  • Jacob Schrodt - drums
  • Marc Scibilia - synthesizer bass
  • Ben Shive - keyboards, programming, pump organ, synthesizer bass
  • Matt Stanfield - keyboards, piano, programming
  • Aaron Sterling - drums, programming
  • Kevin Sweers - cello

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 9
US Digital Albums (Billboard)[4] 3
US Folk Albums (Billboard)[5] 1
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[6] 2
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[7] 3
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[8] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Album 'Brand New' Available August 28!". benrectormusic.com. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Brand New by Ben Rector on Apple Music". apple.com. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ben Rector Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ben Rector Chart History (Digital Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  5. ^ "Ben Rector Chart History (Top Americana/Folk Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  6. ^ "Ben Rector Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  7. ^ "Ben Rector Chart History (Top Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  8. ^ "Ben Rector Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2015.