Girls and Boys (album)

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Girls and Boys
Ingridmichaelson girlsandboyscover.jpg
Studio album by Ingrid Michaelson
Released May 16, 2006[1]
September 18, 2007 (re-release)[2]
Recorded 2005–2006
Genre Folk-pop, indie pop
Length 45:36
Label Self-released
Ingrid Michaelson chronology
Slow the Rain
(2005)Slow the Rain2005
Girls and Boys
(2006)
Be OK
(2008)Be OK2008
Singles from Girls and Boys
  1. "The Way I Am"
    Released: September 18, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [3]
Blogcritics (favorable) [4]
PopMatters (5/10) [5]
The Washington Post (favorable) [6]

Girls and Boys is the second studio album from American pop singer Ingrid Michaelson. It was self released on May 16, 2006. Some of the album's songs have been featured in the television series Grey's Anatomy. Michaelson's record label Cabin 24 Records re-released the album on September 18, 2007 and it peaked at No. 63 on the Billboard 200.[7]

According to Nielsen SoundScan the album has sold 278,000 copies in the United States as of August 2009.[8]

The Video on YouTube and other versions of the hit "The Way I Am" from the album have received over 10 million views.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ingrid Michaelson.

  1. "Die Alone" – 4:21
  2. "Masochist" – 4:11
  3. "Breakable" – 3:09
  4. "The Hat" – 3:45
  5. "The Way I Am" – 2:15
  6. "Overboard" – 4:06
  7. "Glass" – 3:04
  8. "Starting Now" – 4:52
  9. "Corner of Your Heart" – 3:07
  10. "December Baby" – 5:53
  11. "Highway" – 3:50
  12. "Far Away" – 3:03 (hidden track)

Special Be OK edition[edit]

A special edition of the album was released in 2009 in Germany and Austria, additionally featuring all studio tracks from Be OK.

All songs written by Ingrid Michaelson, except where noted.

  1. "Die Alone" – 4:21
  2. "Masochist" – 4:11
  3. "Breakable" – 3:09
  4. "The Hat" – 3:45
  5. "The Way I Am" – 2:15
  6. "Overboard" – 4:06
  7. "Glass" – 3:04
  8. "Starting Now" – 4:52
  9. "Corner of Your Heart" – 3:07
  10. "December Baby" – 5:53
  11. "Highway" – 3:50
  12. "Far Away" – 3:03
  13. "Keep Breathing" – 3:25
  14. "Be OK" – 2:27
  15. "Giving Up" – 4:09
  16. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) – 2:56
  17. "Lady in Spain" – 3:11
  18. "Oh What a Day" – 2:28
  19. "You and I" – 2:28

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[10] 100
US Billboard 200[11] 62
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[12] 6
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[13] 1
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[14] 17

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