Let Love In (Goo Goo Dolls album)

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Let Love In
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Studio album by Goo Goo Dolls
Released April 25, 2006
Recorded Summer-Fall 2005 ("Give a Little Bit" was recorded in 2004)
Genre Alternative rock, pop rock
Length 42:02
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Glen Ballard, Rob Cavallo
Goo Goo Dolls chronology
Live in Buffalo: July 4th 2004
(2004)
Let Love In
(2006)
Greatest Hits Volume One: The Singles
(2007)
Singles from Let Love In
  1. "Better Days"
    Released: September 20, 2005
  2. "Stay with You"
    Released: April 4, 2006
  3. "Let Love In"
    Released: October 2, 2006
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 57/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net 85% [2]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
The Celebrity Cafe 8/10 stars
Entertainment Weekly C+[4]
Q Magazine 3/5 stars
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]
Sputnik Music 4/5 stars
Ultimate Guitar 4/5 stars

Let Love In is the eighth studio album by American rock band Goo Goo Dolls, released in 2006. The album peaked at #9 on the US Billboard 200, selling around 83,000 copies in its first week. The album has since sold over 500,000 copies, and is said to have gone Gold, despite not being officially recognized by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Johnny Rzeznik except when noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Stay with You" (Rzeznik, Glen Ballard) 3:56
2. "Let Love In" (Rzeznik, Ballard, Gregg Wattenberg) 5:00
3. "Feel the Silence"   3:50
4. "Better Days"   3:33
5. "Without You Here"   3:49
6. "Listen" (Rzeznik, Robby Takac) 3:11
7. "Give a Little Bit" (Rick Davies, Roger Hodgson) (Supertramp cover) 3:35
8. "Can't Let It Go"   3:53
9. "We'll Be Here (When You're Gone)"   3:29
10. "Strange Love" (Rzeznik, Takac) 3:35
11. "Become" (Ballard, Rzeznik) 4:08

Tour Edition DVD[edit]

Live and Intimate

  1. "Stay with You"
  2. "Let Love In"
  3. "Feel the Silence"
  4. "Better Days"
  5. "Without You Here"
  6. "Listen"
  7. "Can't Let It Go"
  8. "We'll Be Here (When You're Gone)
  9. "Strange Love"
  10. "Black Balloon"
  11. "Iris"
  12. "Become"
  13. "Broadway"
  14. "Here Is Gone"

Audio studio tracks

  1. "We'll Be Here (When You're Gone) (Acoustic)
  2. "Better Days" (Acoustic) (also included on Japan pressings)

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Joel Shearer – rhythm guitars
  • Zac Rae – keyboards
  • Tim Pierce – rhythm guitars
  • Greg Suran – rhythm guitars
  • Paul Gordon – keyboards
  • Brian Kilgore – percussion

Production notes[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
2006 The Billboard 200 9
Billboard Top Internet Albums 9
Singles
Year Title Peak chart positions
Billboard Adult Contemporary Billboard Adult Top 40 Billboard Canadian Singles Billboard Pop 100 Billboard Hot 100 UK Singles Chart
2005 Better Days 17 3 5 34 36 -
2006 Stay With You 32 6 - 49 51 39
Let Love In - 9 - 75 101 -
"—" denotes a release that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Let Love In Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-05-02. 
  2. ^ Kaufman, Jared (April 26, 2006). "Goo Goo Dolls - Let Love In". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 
  3. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Let Love In". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 
  4. ^ Pastorek, Whitney (April 21, 2006). "Let Love In (2006)". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 
  5. ^ "Goo Goo Dolls: Let Love In : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. April 18, 2006. Archived from the original on May 24, 2007. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 

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