Supernatural (DC Talk album)

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Studio album by DC Talk
Released September 22, 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre Christian rock, pop rock
Length 56:52
Label ForeFront, Virgin
Producer Toby McKeehan, Mark Heimermann
DC Talk chronology
Welcome to the Freak Show
Intermission: the Greatest Hits
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Cross Rhythms 9/10 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly (B−)[3]
Jesus Freak Hideout 3.5/5 stars[4]
Robert Christgau (C)[5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[6]

Supernatural is the fifth 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. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   0:24
2. "It's Killing Me" Kevin Max, Toby McKeehan, Michael Tait, Greg Wells 3:56
3. "Dive" Mark Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:21
4. "Consume Me" Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:51
5. "My Friend (So Long)" Mark Hudson, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:11
6. "Fearless" George Cocchini, Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 5:07
7. "Godsend" Chad Chapin, Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:14
8. "Wanna Be Loved" Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:15
9. "The Truth" Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:25
10. "Since I Met You" Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 5:00
11. "Into Jesus" Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:19
12. "Supernatural" Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 4:00
13. "Red Letters" Chris Harris, Heimermann, Max, McKeehan, Tait 6:06
14. "There Is A Treason at Sea" Max 1:40
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]