Let's Be Still

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Let's Be Still
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Studio album by The Head and the Heart
Released October 15, 2013
Genre Indie folk, indie pop, indie rock
Label Sub Pop
The Head and the Heart chronology
The Head and the Heart
(2011)The Head and the Heart2011
Let's Be Still
(2013)
Signs of Light
(2016)Signs of Light2016

Let's Be Still is the second studio album by American band The Head and the Heart, following the 2011 release of their self-entitled first album.[1] It was officially released on October 15, 2013. Two months prior to this release, track six on the album, "Shake" was released as a single in late July 2013.[2] The band also gave a performance of the second track, "Another Story" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on August 6, 2013.[3] The band has scheduled a Fall of 2013 tour following the release of Let's Be Still.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Homecoming Heroes" 3:46
2. "Another Story" 4:34
3. "Springtime" 0:53
4. "Summertime" 2:53
5. "Josh McBride" 5:13
6. "Shake" 4:01
7. "Cruel" 4:59
8. "Let's Be Still" 4:28
9. "My Friends" 3:22
10. "10,000 Weight in Gold" 4:12
11. "Fire/Fear" 4:15
12. "These Days are Numbered" 4:14
13. "Gone" 6:26
Target exclusive bonus tracks[5]
No. Title Length
14. "Twilight"  
15. "Fire/Fear" (Live @ KEXP Seattle)  
16. "Homecoming Heroes" (Live @ KEXP Seattle)  

Personnel[edit]

  • Charity Rose Thielen - vocals, percussion, violin, etc.
  • Josiah Johnson - vocals, guitar, percussion, etc.
  • Jonathan Russell - vocals, guitar, percussion, etc.
  • Tyler Williams - drums, percussion, etc.
  • Chris Zasche - bass
  • Kenny Hensley - keyboards, etc.

Additional Musicians

  • Peter Katis - additional instruments
  • Kit Karlson - piano and organ on These Days Are Numbered

Commercial performance[edit]

Let's Be Still debuted at number 10 with 42,000 copies sold on Billboard 200.[6] As of July 29, 2016, it has sold 201,000 copies to date.[7]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 10
US Folk Albums (Billboard)[9] 1
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[10] 13
US Digital Albums (Billboard)[11] 5
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[12] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Head and the Heart / Let's Be Still - SP1060". SubPop.com. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Keong, Lori (2013-08-05). "The Head and the Heart Unveil New Single "Shake"". Paste. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  3. ^ "Newsitem" Official website confirms broadcast date (note - videos of the performance do not play) accessed, February 28, 2014
  4. ^ "The Head and the Heart". The Head and the Heart. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  5. ^ "Let's Be Still (Target Exclusive)". Target. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  6. ^ Caulfield, Keith (2013-10-23). "Pearl Jam Earns Fifth No. 1 Album On Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2013-10-23. 
  7. ^ Rutherford, Kevin (2016-07-28). "The Head and the Heart's 'All We Ever Knew' Leads Adult Alternative Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  8. ^ "The Head and the Heart Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "The Head and the Heart Chart History (Top Americana/Folk Albums)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "The Head and the Heart Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "The Head and the Heart Chart History (Digital Albums)". Billboard.
  12. ^ "The Head and the Heart Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard.

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