Down the Way

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Down the Way
Angus & Julia Stone - Down the Way - Album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released12 March 2010 (2010-03-12)
GenreFolk, acoustic
Length66:11 (including physical bonus track)
LabelEMI Music Australia, Capitol Records
ProducerAngus & Julia Stone
(except "And the Boys" produced by Brad Albetta; "Hold On" co-produced by Keiran Kelly and "Big Jet Plane" co-produced by Govinda Doyle)
Angus & Julia Stone chronology
A Book Like This
(2007)
Down the Way
(2010)
Memories of an Old Friend
(2010)
Singles from Down the Way
  1. "And the Boys"
    Released: 4 December 2009
  2. "Black Crow"
    Released: March 2010
  3. "Big Jet Plane"
    Released: 7 May 2010
  4. "For You"
    Released: 1 April 2011

Down the Way is the second studio album by Australian singer-songwriter duo Angus & Julia Stone. It was released on 12 March 2010 in Australia through EMI Music Australia and debuted at number 1 on the ARIA Charts.

The physical CD release (including an untitled bonus track appended to track 13) was released in two formats: standard CD jewel case or deluxe version with gold embossed text on a ribbon-tied, peach-coloured, fabric covered digipak hard-book which includes the additional Red Berries bonus disc and a 20-page lyric book. Red Berries is a collection of bonus tracks from the previous EPs and includes one previously unreleased track "This Way".[1] The song "Santa Monica Dream" was also featured in the 2015 video game Life Is Strange.

At the ARIA Music Awards of 2010, the album won the ARIA Award for Album of the Year, Best Adult Alternative Album, Best Cover Art while Angus and Julia won the ARIA Award for Producer of the Year for their work on this album.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Angus & Julia Stone.

Down the Way
No.TitleLength
1."Hold On"4:25
2."Black Crow"3:50
3."For You"5:20
4."Big Jet Plane"3:59
5."Santa Monica Dream"5:30
6."Yellow Brick Road"7:36
7."And the Boys"4:09
8."On the Road"4:05
9."Walk It Off"3:24
10."Hush"4:22
11."Draw Your Swords"6:35
12."I'm Not Yours"3:58
13."The Devil's Tears" (includes hidden song, "Old Friend")8:51
Total length:66:01

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[12] 3× Platinum 210,000^
France (SNEP)[14] none 88,100 [13]*

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Catalogue
Australia 12 March 2010[15] CD, Music download Capitol Records/EMI Music 6263842
Australia 12 March 2010 2x Vinyl Record EMI Music 5099960986511
Europe 15 March 2010 CD, DD, LP Flock/PIAS FLOCKCD8
USA & Canada 30 March 2010 CD/DVD, Digital download Nettwerk 067003088428

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way". Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way". Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way". Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  8. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 2010". ARIA. Archived from the original on 17 February 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  9. ^ "2010 ARIA AUSTRALIAN ARTIST ALBUMS CHART". ARIA Charts. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  10. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 2011". ARIA. Archived from the original on 29 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  11. ^ "2011 ARIA AUSTRALIAN ARTIST ALBUMS CHART". ARIA Charts. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2011 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  13. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20131015093927/http://infodisc.fr/Ventes_Album10.php
  14. ^ "French album certifications – Agnus and Julia Stone – Down the Way" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  15. ^ "Angus & Julia Stone Draw Your Swords – Witchery Autumn/Winter 2010". The In Sound From Way Out. 3 March 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2012.