Harmony (Serena Ryder album)

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Studio album by Serena Ryder
Released November 27, 2012
Genre Indie rock, blues rock, folk rock
Label EMI, Serenader Source
Producer Jerrod Bettis, Jon Levine
Serena Ryder chronology
Is It O.K.
(2008)Is It O.K.2008
Singles from Harmony
  1. "Stompa"
    Released: September 27, 2012[1]
  2. "What I Wouldn't Do"
    Released: November 6, 2012[2]
  3. "Fall"
    Released: November 27, 2013[3]
  4. "Heavy Love"
    Released: 2014
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[4]

Harmony is the sixth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder. The album was released on November 27, 2012 in Canada, and on August 27, 2013 in the USA. A French edition featuring bilingual versions of two songs was released for the Quebec market on September 24, 2013. It received three Juno Award Nominations in 2013, winning Adult Alternative Album with five more (pending) nominations the following year including Album of the Year.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album was certified gold by Music Canada on February 7, 2013, shipping 40,000 copies.[5] The album attained platinum certification in July 2013.[6]

In 2013, the album sold 74,000 copies in Canada.[7]


The lead single, titled "Stompa", was released on September 27, 2012, in Canada, and then on February 26, 2013 to the U.S. The song peaked at #8 on the Canadian Hot 100, after spending 16 weeks on the chart. The second Canadian single, titled "What I Wouldn't Do", was released in early November 2012, and has reached #8 on the Canadian Hot 100. The song "For You" "reinterprets"[8] Screamin' Jay Hawkins' well-known "I Put a Spell on You" and shares a songwriting credit with his estate.

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What I Wouldn't Do"
2. "Fall"
3. "Call Me"
  • Ryder
  • Meghan Kabir
4. "Baby Come Back"
  • Ryder
  • Bettis
5. "Please Baby Please"
6. "For You"
7. "Heavy Love"
  • Ryder
  • Bettis
8. "Stompa"
  • Ryder
  • Bettis
9. "Mary Go Round"
  • Ryder
  • Jeff Coplan
10. "Nobody But You"
  • Ryder


Chart (2012–13) Peak
Canadian Albums Chart[9] 11