Journey South (album)

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Journey South
Syco - Journey south album coverart.jpg
Studio album by Journey South
Released 20 March 2006
Recorded 2005-06
Genre Pop
Length 39:31
Label Syco, Sony BMG
Producer Steve Robson, Richard Flack, Graham Stack, Brian Rawling, Paul Meehan
Journey South chronology
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Journey South is the eponymous debut studio album from The X Factor UK series 2 finalists Journey South. It was released on 20 March 2006 and entered the UK Albums Chart on 26 March 2006 at number one, selling 216,000 copies in its first week. The album had sold 414,000 copies as of December 2012.[1]

The album contains covers of The Beatles' "Let It Be", U2's "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For", Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time", Roxette's "It Must Have Been Love", and "English Rose" by The Jam.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" Ewan MacColl Steve Robson 3:39
2. "Let It Be" Lennon–McCartney Robson, Richard Flack 3:47
3. "Desperado" Glenn Frey, Don Henley Robson, Flack 3:40
4. "The Circle" Damon Minchella, Simon Fowler, Oscar Harrison, Steve Cradock Robson, Flack 3:36
5. "Nobody Knows" Don DuBose, Joe Rich Robson, Flack 3:13
6. "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" Adam Clayton, David Evans, Paul Hewson, Larry Mullen Robson, Flack 3:52
7. "All of You" Andrew Pemberton, Carl Pemberton, Graham Stack, Cliff Masterson Stack, Brian Rawling 3:43
8. "Time After Time" Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman Robson, Flack 4:05
9. "It Must Have Been Love" Per Gessle Rawling, Paul Meehan 3:34
10. "All That I Am" A. Pemberton, C. Pemberton, Paul Barry Stack, Rawling 3:33
11. "English Rose" Paul Weller Rawling, Meehan 2:43

Charts and certifications[edit]


  1. ^ a b Lane, Dan (20 December 2012). "The Top 10 biggest selling X Factor debut singles and albums revealed!". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  3. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  4. ^ "British album certifications – Journey South – Journey South". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Journey South in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search
Preceded by
Corinne Bailey Rae by Corinne Bailey Rae
UK number-one album
26 March – 1 April 2006
Succeeded by
This New Day by Embrace