If You've Never Been

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If You've Never Been
If You've Never Been album cover.jpg
Studio album by Embrace
Released 3 September 2001
Recorded 2001
Genre Alternative
Length 47:49
Label Hut
Producer Embrace, Ken Nelson
Embrace chronology
Drawn from Memory
If You've Never Been
Fireworks: The Singles 1997–2002
Singles from If You've Never Been
  1. "Wonder"
    Released: 20 August 2001
  2. "Make It Last"
    Released: 5 November 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

If You've Never Been is the third studio album by English rock band Embrace. It was released on 3 September 2001 through Hut. It reached number nine on the official UK charts one year after the band's second album, Drawn from Memory, reached number eight.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Danny McNamara and Richard McNamara.

Main CD
No. Title Length
1. "Over" 7:02
2. "I Hope You're Happy Now" 3:41
3. "Wonder" 4:24
4. "Many Will Learn" 4:19
5. "It's Gonna Take Time" 4:38
6. "Hey, What You Trying to Say" 5:01
7. "If You've Never Been in Love with Anything" 4:47
8. "Make It Last" 4:43
9. "Happiness Will Get You in the End" 2:47
10. "Satellites" 6:27


Chart Peak
UK Albums Chart[2] 9


  • Danny McNamara – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
  • Richard McNamara – Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards
  • Mike Heaton – Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals, Melodica, Vibraphone
  • Steve Firth – Bass Guitar
  • Mickey Dale – Keyboards, Guitar, Backing Vocals, Vibraphone, String Arrangements
  • Brass – Ben Castle, Mike Smith, Pete Wareham, Jim Hunt, Darren Wiles, Andrew Morrell, Andrew Ross, Duncan Mackay, Simon Finch, Mike Kearsey, Finn Peters
  • Strings – Liverpool Philharmonica Orchestra
  • Will Jackson – Orchestra Scoring, Conducting and Additional Arranging


  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r559785
  2. ^ "UK Albums Chart". Theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 18 July 2011.