Evolve (Ani DiFranco album)

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Evolve
Ani DiFranco - Evolve.jpg
Studio album by Ani DiFranco
Released March 11, 2003
Genre
Length 57:29
Label Righteous Babe
Producer Ani DiFranco
Ani DiFranco chronology
So Much Shouting, So Much Laughter
(2002)
Evolve
(2003)
Educated Guess
(2004)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (63/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club (negative)[3]
Billboard (favorable)[4]
Blender 4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune (favorable)[5]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[6]
Entertainment Weekly B+[7]
PopMatters (6/10)[1][8]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[9]
Slant 2.5/5 stars[10]
Uncut 3/5 stars[11]

Evolve is the thirteenth studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released in 2003 (see 2003 in music). The album won DiFranco and Brian Grunert a Grammy Award for Best Recording Package in 2004.[12] This album is more eclectic and stylistically venturous than DiFranco's previous works, experimenting with styles such as jazz and funk.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Ani DiFranco.

No. Title Length
1. "Promised Land" 4:30
2. "In the Way" 5:17
3. "Icarus" 4:51
4. "Slide" 3:50
5. "O My My" 3:59
6. "Evolve" 4:15
7. "Shrug" 4:42
8. "Phase" 3:42
9. "Here for Now" 3:09
10. "Second Intermission" 3:51
11. "Serpentine" 10:26
12. "Welcome To:" 4:57

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Chart (2003) Position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[13] 61
US Billboard 200 30
US Top Independent Albums 1
US Top Internet Albums 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Critic reviews at Metacritic
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ The A.V. Club review
  4. ^ Billboard review at the Wayback Machine (archived March 21, 2003)
  5. ^ Chicago Tribune review
  6. ^ Drowned in Sound review
  7. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  8. ^ PopMatters review
  9. ^ Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived October 2, 2007)
  10. ^ Slant review
  11. ^ "Ani DiFranco - Evolve". Uncut: 104. June 2003. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  12. ^ http://www.righteousbabe.com/ani/evolve/grammy.asp Evolve Wins the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Recording Package
  13. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 

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