Dreams (Evermore album)

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Dreams
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Studio album by Evermore
Released 27 September 2004 (2004-09-27)
(see release history)
Recorded November 2003 - May 2004 at Laundry Room Studio, Seattle
Genre Rock
Length 53:17
Label East West, Warner
Producer Barrett Jones, John Alagía Jon Hume
Evermore chronology
My Own Way EP
(2003)
Dreams
(2004)
Real Life
(2006)
Singles from Dreams
  1. "It's Too Late"
    Released: 2 August 2004
  2. "For One Day"
    Released: 14 February 2005
  3. "Come to Nothing"
    Released: 23 May 2005

Dreams is the debut album by Evermore, released on 27 September 2004 in Australia, 8 October 2004 in New Zealand and 23 May 2006 in the US. The album peaked at No. 15 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart,[1] and received platinum accreditation in 2005.[2] The album was nominated for four ARIA Music Awards in 2005. It reached No. 30 on the Official New Zealand Music Chart for albums.[3]

The first single off the album was "It's Too Late", which was released on 2 August 2004, where it debuted at No. 38 on the ARIA Singles Chart, eventually reaching No. 15 in November 2004.[1] The single was also the seventh-most played song in Australia in 2005. The second single "For One Day" was released on 14 February 2005, debuting on the ARIA Singles Chart at No. 20.[1][4] The single was also nominated for Single of the Year at the ARIA Music Awards. A third single "Come to Nothing" was released on 23 May 2005.

In the 2004 Triple J Hottest 100, "It's Too Late" came in at #14 and "For One Day" at No. 57.[5]

In 2005, "Into the Ocean (Calling You)" was adopted as the soundtrack theme for Ghost Hunt, a New Zealand paranormal television show. In 2006, a Dirty South remix of "It's Too Late" reached No. 1 on the Australian Club Charts and remained in the top 50 for 24 weeks.[6]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [7]
IGN (7.1/10) [8]
Pop Matters (5/10) [9]
Sound Generator (6/10) [10]
The Australian 4.5/5 stars [11]
The Herald 4/5 stars [12]

Dreams received generally favorable reviews from critics.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Evermore, except where noted.

Dreams
No. Title Length
1. "dreaming... pt. 1" (Jon Hume) 2:10
2. "It's Too Late" 3:55
3. "This Unavoidable Thing Between Us" 5:02
4. "For One Day" 4:10
5. "dreaming... pt. 2" (Peter Hume) 1:55
6. "Are You Satisfied???" 4:19
7. "Come to Nothing" 4:06
8. "Dreams Call Out to Me" 4:34
9. "Without Your Smile" 3:51
10. "Into the Ocean (Calling You)" 5:11
11. "Know It's True" 6:02
12. "Sunshine" 2:39
13. "Everyone (Moving on)" 5:23
14. "Make It Right" (Bonus Track; Australia / US iTunes) 4:16
15. "I Feel" (Bonus Track; Australia / US iTunes) 3:53

Personnel[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
Australia 27 September 2004 East West, Warner CD, Digital download 5046751482
New Zealand 8 October 2004
USA 23 May 2006 Zealous

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hung, Steffen. "Evermore – Dreams". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2005 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Evermore – Dreams". New Zealand Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Australia's Official Music Charts". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  5. ^ "2004 | history | triple j hottest 100 - 2008 | triple j". Abc.net.au. 2008-12-26. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  6. ^ "The ARIA Report" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 31 July 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2006. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  7. ^ Prato, Greg. Dreams at AllMusic
  8. ^ IGN review
  9. ^ PopMatters review
  10. ^ Sound Generator review Archived 15 June 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ The Australian, 9/10/2004
  12. ^ The Herald, 28/09/2004

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