How the Mighty Fall

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How the Mighty Fall
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Studio album by Mark Owen
Released 18 April 2005[1]
Recorded 2004–05
Genre
Length 64:19
Label Sedna Records (UK)
Edel Records (ROW)
Producer Tony Hoffer
Mark Owen chronology
In Your Own Time
(2003)In Your Own Time2003
How The Mighty Fall
(2005)
The Art of Doing Nothing
(2013)The Art of Doing Nothing2013
Singles from How the Mighty Fall
  1. "Makin' Out"
    Released: 7 June 2004
  2. "Believe in the Boogie"
    Released: 22 August 2005
  3. "Hail Mary"
    Released: 2 December 2005

How the Mighty Fall is the third studio album from Take That band member, Mark Owen. The album was released on 18 April 2005,[1] nearly two years after his second album and produced by Tony Hoffer. The album sold 3,280 copies in the UK and missed the top 100 remaining his lowest selling album in his solo career. Three singles were released from the album: "Makin' Out", "Believe in the Boogie" and "Hail Mary". This was the last studio album released by Owen before the reunion of his band Take That.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [3]
MusicOMH (positive)[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks produced by Tony Hoffer.
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "They Do" Mark Owen 3:14
2. "Sorry Lately" Mark Owen, Paul Freeman 3:33
3. "Makin' Out" Mark Owen, Paul Freeman 3:50
4. "Waiting For the Girl" Mark Owen 2:38
5. "Believe in the Boogie" Mark Owen, Paul Freeman, Adam Falkner 3:59
6. "3:15" Mark Owen, Paul Freeman 3:06
7. "Hail Mary" Mark Owen 5:27
8. "Wasting Away" Mark Owen, Paul Freeman 4:13
9. "Stand" Mark Owen, Paul Freeman, Jamie Norton 4:01
10. "Come On" Mark Owen 5:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Ben Mark - Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals (Backing Vocals)
  • Jamie Norton - Piano, Vocals (Backing Vocals)
  • David Campbell - Viola, Strings and Horns
  • Paul Freeman - Guitar, Vocals (Backing Vocals)
  • Mark Owen - Vocals, Vocals (Backing Vocals)
  • Dan Rothchild - Bass
  • Rose Corrigan - Bassoon
  • Larry Corbett - Cello
  • Martin Jenkins - Recording
  • Roger J. Manning Jr. - Keyboards, Piano, Synth
  • Suzie Katayama - Cello, Contractor
  • James Self - Tuba
  • Leo Abraham - Piano
  • Adam Falkner - Drums, Percussion
  • Rachel Stegeman - Violin
  • Tony Hoffer - Producer, Mixer
  • Mark Christian - Guitar
  • Daniel Higgins - Clarinet
  • Joey Waronker - Drums, Percussion
  • Neil Heal - Engineer
  • Greg Kurstin - Piano
  • Todd Burke - Engineer
  • Sara Parkins - Violin
  • Chris Reynolds - Engineer (Assistant)
  • Bettie Ross-Blumer - Copyist
  • Jon Lewis - Trumpet
  • Dave Palmer - Keyboards, Synth (Additional)
  • William Reichenbach - Trombone
  • Jason Mott - Engineer (Assistant)
  • Brian "Big Bass" Gardner - Mastering

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[5] 56

References[edit]