Dark Matter (Randy Newman album)

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Dark Matter
RandyNewman-DarkMatter.jpg
Studio album by Randy Newman
Released August 4, 2017
Length 39:30
Label Nonesuch
Producer David Boucher, Mitchell Froom, Lenny Waronker
Randy Newman chronology
The Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 3
(2016)
Dark Matter
(2017)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic84/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Exclaim!6/10[2]
NoiseyA[3]
Paste8.7/10[4]

Dark Matter is the eleventh studio album of original material and first of such in nine years by Randy Newman, released on August 4, 2017, by Nonesuch Records. NPR.org released an advance stream of the album on July 27, 2017.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Great Debate"8:08
2."Brothers"4:54
3."Putin"3:43
4."Lost Without You"3:54
5."Sonny Boy"4:42
6."It's a Jungle Out There"3:19
7."She Chose Me"3:12
8."On the Beach"4:31
9."Wandering Boy"3:01

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[6] 35
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[7] 13
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[8] 129
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[9] 8
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[10] 48
Irish Albums (IRMA)[11] 25
New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ)[12] 3
Scottish Albums (OCC)[13] 20
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 20
UK Albums (OCC)[15] 61
US Billboard 200[16] 106
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[17] 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dark Matter by Randy Newman". Metacritic. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  2. ^ Keast, James (August 3, 2017). "Randy Newman: Dark Matter Review". exclaim.ca. Retrieved August 24, 2017.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (August 4, 2017). "Robert Christgau on Randy Newman's Album of the Year Contender". Noisey. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  4. ^ Prado, Ryan (August 4, 2017). "Randy Newman: Dark Matter Review". pastemagazine.com. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  5. ^ Moon, Tom (July 27, 2017). "First Listen: Randy Newman, 'Dark Matter'". NPR.org. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  6. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Randy Newman – Dark Matter" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 16, 2017.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Randy Newman – Dark Matter" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Randy Newman – Dark Matter" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Randy Newman – Dark Matter" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  10. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Randy Newman – Dark Matter" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  11. ^ "Irish Albums Chart: 11 August 2017". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  12. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. August 14, 2017. Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Randy Newman – Dark Matter". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 16, 2017.
  15. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  16. ^ "Randy Newman Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  17. ^ "Randy Newman Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 15, 2017.