Gotta Get Thru This (album)

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Gotta Get Thru This
DanielBedingfieldGottaGetThruThisEuropeanCDCover.jpg
Studio album by Daniel Bedingfield
Released

26 August 2002 (UK)

27 August 2002 (US)
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre
Length 43:18
Label Polydor
Producer
  • Daniel Bedingfield
  • D&D Productions
  • Stephen Emmanuel
  • Martin Newman
  • Ali Staton
  • Al Stone
  • Mark Taylor
Daniel Bedingfield chronology
Gotta Get Thru This
(2002)
Second First Impression
(2004)Second First Impression2004
Singles from Gotta Get Thru This
  1. "Gotta Get Thru This"
    Released: 26 November 2001
  2. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)"
    Released: 27 August 2002
  3. "If You're Not the One"
    Released: 25 November 2002
  4. "I Can't Read You"
    Released: 21 April 2003
  5. "Never Gonna Leave Your Side"
    Released: 21 July 2003
  6. "Friday"
    Released: 20 October 2003
Alternative covers
American cover
American cover
Re-release cover
Re-release cover

Gotta Get Thru This is the debut studio album by English-New Zealand singer Daniel Bedingfield. The album was released on 26 August 2002 by Polydor Records. It reached number two on the UK Albums Chart, and is certified five times platinum, having sold over 1.63 million copies. Worldwide, the album has sold over 4 million copies.[1]

Six singles were released from the album, including the number-one hits "Gotta Get Thru This", "If You're Not the One" and "Never Gonna Leave Your Side".

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
ARTISTdirect4/5 stars[3]
Blender3/5 stars[4]
The Guardian2/5 stars[5]
NME8/10 stars[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Daniel Bedingfield; except rap on "Blown It Again" and "Right Girl" written by Solid Rock.

UK and European edition
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Blown It Again"
  • Daniel Bedingfield
  • Ali Staton
  • Al Stone[a]
3:20
2."James Dean (I Wanna Know)"
  • Bedingfield
  • Stone[b]
3:40
3."Gotta Get Thru This"
  • Bedingfield
  • D&D Productions
2:45
4."Right Girl"
  • Bedingfield
  • Stone[b]
3:55
5."If You're Not the One"Mark Taylor4:19
6."He Don't Love You Like I Love You"
  • Daniel Bedingfield
  • Ali Staton
  • Stone[a]
  • Stephen Emmanuel[a]
3:57
7."I Can't Read You"
  • Bedingfield
  • Emmanuel[b]
4:06
8."Friday"
  • Bedingfield
  • Stone[b]
3:30
9."Honest Questions"Taylor3:34
10."Girlfriend"
3:12
11."Without the Girl"
  • Bedingfield
  • Staton
3:48
12."Inflate My Ego"
  • Bedingfield
  • Stone[b]
  • Martin Newman[a]
5:05
13."Gotta Get Thru This" (acoustic version)
  • Bedingfield
  • Stone
3:40
Re-release bonus tracks
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
14."Never Gonna Leave Your Side"
  • Taylor
  • Bedingfield[a]
3:56
15."James Dean (I Wanna Know)" (acoustic version)
  • Bedingfield
  • Staton
3:00
16."If You're Not the One" (acoustic version)
  • Bedingfield
  • Staton
4:17
Notes

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Daniel Bedingfield – atmosphere, composer, guitar, primary artist, producer
  • Miles Bould – percussion
  • Danny Cummings – percussion
  • Ned Douglas – engineer, producer, programming
  • Steven Emmanuel – mixing, producer
  • Leo Green – saxophone
  • Isobel Griffiths – orchestra contractor
  • Matt Holland – trumpet
  • Greg Lester – guitar
  • Christian Saint Val – assistant
  • Derrick Santini – photography
  • Robin Smith – conductor, string arrangements
  • The Solid Rock Choir – composer
  • Ali Staton – producer
  • Al Stone – mixing, producer
  • Jeff Taylor – remixing
  • Lewis Taylor – bass, guitar, Hammond organ
  • Jong Uk-yoon – assistant

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Bedingfield remixes Ovamarz track - News - JamaicaObserver.com". The Jamaica Observer. 27 June 2011. Archived from the original on 2016-09-14. Retrieved 4 February 2016. 
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ "Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield @ARTISTdirect". ARTISTdirect. 
  4. ^ Blender.com review[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Caroline Sullivan. "Pop CD releases: Daniel Bedingfield: Gotta Get Thru This". the Guardian. 
  6. ^ NME review
  7. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  11. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  12. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  13. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  14. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  15. ^ "Daniel Bedingfield Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 41 May 2015.
  16. ^ "End of Year Album Chart Top 100 - 2003". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  17. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". Recorded Music NZ. 
  18. ^ "British album certifications – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". British Phonographic Industry.  Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Enter Gotta Get Thru This in the search field and then press Enter.
  19. ^ Myers, Justin (1 July 2016). "One hit album wonders – huge albums that were hard acts to follow". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  20. ^ "American album certifications – Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.