Supernatural (DC Talk album)

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Supernatural
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 22, 1998
Recorded1998
GenreChristian rock, pop rock
Length56:52
LabelForeFront, Virgin
ProducerToby McKeehan, Mark Heimermann
DC Talk chronology
Welcome to the Freak Show
(1997)
Supernatural
(1998)
Intermission: the Greatest Hits
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Cross Rhythms9/10 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly(B−)[3]
Jesus Freak Hideout3.5/5 stars[4]
Robert Christgau(C)[5]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[6]

Supernatural is the fifth and final studio album from DC Talk. It was the last album released by DC Talk that featured all-new studio material and it debuted on the US Billboard Chart at No. 4, selling 106,213 copies.[7] It was certified platinum three years after its release on February 21, 2002.[8] A remastered edition was released in 2013. It released on vinyl in 2015.[9]

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro" 0:24
2."It's Killing Me"Kevin Max, Toby McKeehan, Michael Tait, Greg Wells3:56
3."Dive"Mark Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:21
4."Consume Me"Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:51
5."My Friend (So Long)"Mark Hudson, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:11
6."Fearless"George Cocchini, Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait5:07
7."Godsend"Chad Chapin, Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:14
8."Wanna Be Loved"Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:15
9."The Truth"Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:25
10."Since I Met You"Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait5:00
11."Into Jesus"Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:19
12."Supernatural"Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait4:00
13."Red Letters"Chris Harris, Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait6:06
14."There Is A Treason at Sea"Max1:40
Total length:56:52

No commercial singles were released but there were promotional singles released for "Consume Me", "Into Jesus", "Wanna Be Loved", "Dive", "Supernatural", "My Friend (So Long)" and "Godsend" with them gaining major airplay in their singles market.[citation needed] Billboard Top 40, Alternative Rock radio and AC/CHR.[citation needed] "Consume Me" and "My Friend, So Long" were released as videos as well.[citation needed]

The title track, "Supernatural", is featured on two of the Angel Wars trailers, as well as the main song on the first episode DVD main menu.[citation needed] "Wanna Be Loved" was covered by Chris Sligh on a Season 6 episode of American Idol.[citation needed] "The Truth" was originally recorded for The X-Files: The Album, the soundtrack for The X-Files film Fight the Future, but didn't make the cut.[citation needed]

"Into Jesus" appears on WOW 1999, "Consume Me" appears on WOW 2000 and Commencemix, "Red Letters" appears on WOW Hits 2001.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Cross Rhythms review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ Jesus Freak Hideout review
  5. ^ Robert Christgau review
  6. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on May 2, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-21.
  7. ^ "dc TALK's SUPERNATURAL CERTIFIED GOLD!". www.angelfire.com. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  8. ^ "DC TALK - SUPERNATURAL". RIAA. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  9. ^ Staff. "First Ever Vinyl Release of dc Talk's 'Jesus Freak' and 'Supernatural'". CCM Magazine. Retrieved 2016-02-07.