Everyday (Dave Matthews Band album)

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Everyday
DaveMatthewsBandEveryday.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 27, 2001 (2001-02-27)
RecordedNovember 2000
StudioConway Studios, Los Angeles
GenreAlternative rock, jazz fusion, soft rock, pop rock
Length51:00
LabelRCA
ProducerGlen Ballard
Dave Matthews Band chronology
Listener Supported
(1999)
Everyday
(2001)
The Videos 1994–2001
(2001)
Singles from Everyday
  1. "I Did It"
    Released: January 3, 2001
  2. "The Space Between"
    Released: April 16, 2001
  3. "Everyday"
    Released: November 15, 2001

Everyday is the fourth studio album by Dave Matthews Band, released on February 27, 2001.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic67/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[3]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[4]
Now4/5[5]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[6]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3/5 stars[7]
Spin5/10[8]
USA Today3/4 stars[9]

Initial critical response to Everyday was generally positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 67, based on 16 reviews.[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, Everyday performed very well commercially. It opened at #1 with 755,000 copies sold its first week, and stayed at #1 for two weeks. After 25 weeks of sales, it sold over 2.5 million copies. To date, it has sold nearly 3 million copies. It was the 5th best selling album of the Billboard Year in 2001. The album was also certified platinum in Canada (100,000 units) in July 2001.[10]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by David J. Matthews and Glen Ballard.

No.TitleLength
1."I Did It"3:36
2."When the World Ends"3:32
3."The Space Between"4:03
4."Dreams of Our Fathers"4:41
5."So Right"4:41
6."If I Had It All"4:03
7."What You Are"4:33
8."Angel"3:58
9."Fool to Think"4:14
10."Sleep to Dream Her"4:25
11."Mother Father"4:24
12."Everyday"4:43

Promotion[edit]

The album was promoted on the band's Everyday Tour.

Personnel[edit]

Dave Matthews Band
Additional personnel
Technical
  • Glen Ballard – producer
  • Karl Derfler – recording engineer, digital editing
  • Scott Campbell – digital editing, additional engineering
  • John Nelson – assistant engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing engineer
  • Matt Silva – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering engineer
  • Jolie Levine-Aller – production coordinator
  • Rachel Cleverley – production assistant
  • Thane Kerner – art direction, design
  • Catherine Dee – design assistant
  • Danny Clinch – cover photography
  • Dan Winters – interior photography

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
2001 The Billboard 200 1[11]
2001 Top Canadian Albums 1[citation needed]
2001 Top Internet Albums 1[citation needed]
2001 German Albums Chart 97[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for Everyday by Dave Matthews Band". Metacritic. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Everyday – Dave Matthews Band". AllMusic. Retrieved November 24, 2009.
  3. ^ Browne, David (February 26, 2001). "Everyday". Entertainment Weekly. New York. Retrieved November 24, 2009.
  4. ^ Hochman, Steve (February 25, 2001). "A Startling Departure for the Dave Matthews Band". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  5. ^ Hughes, Kim (March 8, 2001). "Dave Matthews Band". Now. Toronto. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  6. ^ Fricke, David (March 15, 2001). "Dave Matthews Band: Everyday". Rolling Stone. New York. Archived from the original on January 5, 2007. Retrieved November 24, 2009.
  7. ^ Puterbaugh, Parke (2004). "Dave Matthews Band". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. pp. 519–20. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  8. ^ Dolan, Jon (April 2001). "United and Conquer". Spin. New York. 17 (4): 153–54. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  9. ^ Gundersen, Edna (February 27, 2001). "Dave Matthews Band's jam jells into more solid sound". USA Today. McLean. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  10. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – July 2001". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
  11. ^ "Dave Matthews Band - Chart history | Billboard". billboard.com. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  12. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche - musicline.de". musicline.de. Retrieved 27 April 2014.