Everyday (Dave Matthews Band album)

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Everyday
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Studio album by Dave Matthews Band
Released February 27, 2001 (2001-02-27)
Recorded November 2000
Studio Conway Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Genre Rock
Length 51:00
Label RCA
Producer Glen 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
Source Rating
Metacritic 67/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly C+[3]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars[4]
Now 4/5[5]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[6]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars[7]
Spin 5/10[8]
USA Today 3/4 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.

  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

As of July 2015, "Dreams of Our Fathers" remains the only song released on a Dave Matthews Band studio album to never be performed live.

Personnel[edit]

Dave Matthews Band

Additional personnel

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. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. pp. 519–20. ISBN 0-743-20169-8. 
  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. (subscription required (help)). 
  10. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – July 2001". Canadian Recording Industry Association. 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. 
Preceded by
Hot Shot by Shaggy
Billboard 200 number-one album
March 17–30, 2001
Succeeded by
Hot Shot by Shaggy