Everyday (Dave Matthews Band album)

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Everyday
DaveMatthewsBandEveryday.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 27, 2001 (2001-02-27)
RecordedOctober 9-December 1, 2000[1]
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[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[3]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[4]
Los Angeles Times[5]
Now4/5[6]
Rolling Stone[7]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide[8]
Spin5/10[9]
USA Today[10]

Initial critical response to Everyday was generally mixed to 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.[2]

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, Everyday performed very well commercially. The album debuted at #1 with 732,720 copies sold during its first week,[11] 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.[12]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by David J. Matthews and Glen Ballard.

No.TitleLength
1."I Did It"3:35
2."When the World Ends"3:31
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.

"When the World Ends" was planned as a single, but scrapped after the events of September 11, 2001. The more uplifting "Everyday" was eventually released in its place. Paul Oakenfold's remix of "When the World Ends" appeared as the closing track on the first disc of The Matrix Reloaded: The Album.

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]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[28] Platinum 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[29] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Browne, David (February 26, 2001). "Everyday". Archived from the original on March 31, 2001. Retrieved July 6, 2022.
  5. ^ Hochman, Steve (February 25, 2001). "A Startling Departure for the Dave Matthews Band". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  6. ^ Hughes, Kim (March 8, 2001). "Dave Matthews Band". Now. Toronto. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
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  29. ^ "American album certifications – Dave Matthews Band – Everyday". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 14, 2021.