In Your Own Time

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In Your Own Time
Studio album by Mark Owen
Released 3 November 2003[1]
Recorded 2002–2003
Length 48:31
Label Island
Producer Henry Priestman, True North, Steve Robson, Gary Clark, Peter-John Vettese, Ali Thomson, Dave James, Espionage
Mark Owen chronology
Green Man
(1996)Green Man1996
In Your Own Time
How the Mighty Fall
(2005)How the Mighty Fall2005
Singles from In Your Own Time
  1. "Four Minute Warning"
    Released: 4 August 2003
  2. "Alone Without You"
    Released: 27 October 2003

In Your Own Time is the second solo studio album by Take That band member Mark Owen. The album was released on 3 November 2003, nearly seven years after his first album. Due to the popularity of In Your Own Time, his first album, Green Man, was re-released two weeks later, with the addition of five unreleased tracks. Two singles were released from the album: "Four Minute Warning" and "Alone Without You". The album sold 17,805 copies in the UK. The album peaked at number 59 on the UK Albums Chart, 26 places lower than his debut album.[2]

The album has a pop rock sound. A reviewer from MusicOMH favorably compared the album to the work of folk rock musician Jeff Buckley, saying that Owen had been "clearly listening" to his music, and that listeners would realise this if they would remove their preconceptions about Owen.[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

1."Four Minute Warning"Mark Owen, Eliot KennedyHenry Priestman, True North4:05
2."Gravity"Owen, John McLaughlin, Steve RobsonSteve Robson3:21
3."Alone Without You"OwenGary Clark3:57
4."Head in the Clouds"Owen, Robert HarrisRobson3:23
5."Kill with Your Smile"Owen, Gary ClarkClark4:49
6."Close to the Edge"Owen, Guy Batson, Henry PriestmanPeter-John Vettese4:18
7."How Do You Love"Owen, Ali ThomsonAli Thomson3:44
8."Pieces of Heaven"Owen, Peter-John VetteseVettese3:11
9."Turn the Light On"Owen, Barlow, KennedyTrue North3:13
10."Crush"Owen, HarrisRobson3:23
11."Baby I'm No Good"Owen, Espen Lind, Amund BjørklundEspionage3:15
12."If You Weren't Leaving Me"Owen, Barlow, Kennedy, Tim WoodcockTrue North3:17
13."My Life"Owen, McLaughlin, Dan Goudie, Ian McCullochDave James, John McLaughlin4:23
Total length:48:31


  • Jon Marius Aareskjold - Engineer, Mixing
  • Robbie Adams - Engineer, Mixing
  • Gary Barlow - Composer, Instrumentation, Keyboards
  • Andy Caine - Background vocals
  • Ryan Carline - assistant
  • Alison Clark - Background vocals
  • Gary Clark - Drum Programming, Engineer, guitar (acoustic), guitar (Bass), guitar (Electric), Harmonica, Instrumentation, Mixing, Producer, Synthesizer Programming, Tambourine, Background vocals
  • Thymann Dansk - Photography
  • Hugo Degenhardt - Drums
  • Geoff Dugmore - Drums
  • Richard Edgeler - assistant
  • James Eller - Bass
  • Tom Elmhirst - Mixing
  • Mark Tufty Evans - engineer, guitar, Mixing, Programming
  • Mark Feltham - Harmonica
  • Ben Georgiades - Engineer
  • Pete Gleadall - Mixing
  • Ricky Graham - Engineer
  • Simon Hale - String arrangements
  • Robert Harris - Composer
  • Dave James - Engineer, Producer
  • Eliot Kennedy - Composer, guitar, Instrumentation
  • The London Session Orchestra - Orchestra
  • Ian McCulloch - Composer, guitar
  • Robbie McKintosh - guitar
  • John McLaughlin - Composer, Producer
  • Yoad Nevo - Programming
  • Matthew Ollivier - Engineer
  • Mark Owen - Composer, guitar (Electric), Vocals, Background vocals
  • Henry Priestman - Composer, Producer
  • Steve Robson - Bass, Composer, guitar, Keyboards, Mixing, Producer
  • Jonn Savannah - guitar (Electric), Synthesizer, Background vocals
  • Rohan Thomas - Keyboards
  • Ali Thomson - Composer, Engineer, Keyboards, Mixing, Producer, Programming, Background vocals
  • Keith Uddin - assistant
  • Peter-John Vettese - Composer, Drums, guitar, Keyboards, Producer, Programming, String arrangements
  • Jeremy Wheatley - Mixing, Programming
  • Tim Woodcock - Composer
  • Gavyn Wright - Orchestra Leader

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
Scottish Albums (OCC)[6] 46
UK Albums (OCC)[7] 59


External links[edit]

In Your Own Time at MusicBrainz (list of releases)