Drive (Bic Runga album)

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Drive
DriveBicRunga.jpg
Studio album by
Released1997 (New Zealand)
Recorded1997
StudioRevolver Studios, Auckland except: "Drive", York Street Studios, Auckland; "Suddenly Strange", Revolver Studios and Brooklyn Recording Studios, Los Angeles
GenreRock, pop
LabelColumbia
ProducerBic Runga
Bic Runga chronology
Drive
(1995)
Drive
(1997)
Together in Concert: Live
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Drive is the debut solo album by New Zealand artist Bic Runga, released in 1997. The album went seven times platinum in New Zealand, and won the New Zealand Music Award for Album of the Year at the 32nd New Zealand Music Awards.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Bic Runga.
  1. "Drive" – 2:47
  2. "Sway" – 4:24
  3. "Hey" – 3:16
  4. "Bursting Through" – 3:42
  5. "Swim" – 4:44
  6. "Roll into One" – 3:19
  7. "Suddenly Strange" – 4:18
  8. "Sorry" – 3:23
  9. "Heal" – 3:32
  10. "Delight" – 4:00
  11. "Without You" – 4:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Bic Runga – vocals, guitar, xylophone, Mellotron, drums, backing vocals
  • Peter Asher – backing vocals
  • Wayne Bell – drums, percussion
  • Sally-Anne Brown – cello
  • Paul Casserly – samples
  • Davey Fargher – bass guitar
  • Jay Foulkes – percussion
  • Josh Freese – drums
  • Duncan Hayes – Rhodes piano, string arrangement
  • Niall Macken – additional arrangement
  • Aaron McDonald – bass
  • Boh Runga – backing vocals
  • Nick Seymour – additional arrangement
  • Malcolm Smith – keyboard, additional samples
  • Karl Steven – additional arrangement
  • Andrew Thorne – guitar, backing vocals
  • Gary Verberne – guitar
  • Kate Walshe – violin
  • Matt Wallace – guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Sarah Yates – strings

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997–1998) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 50
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[3] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Bic Runga – Drive". Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Charts.nz – Bic Runga – Drive". Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2013.