Messenger (Edwin McCain album)

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Messenger
Edwin McCain - Messenger.jpg
Studio album by Edwin McCain
Released June 15, 1999
Recorded Tree Sound Studios, Atlanta
Genre Alternative rock
Length 56:50
Label Lava Records
Producer Matt Serletic and Noel Golden
Edwin McCain chronology
Misguided Roses
(1997)
Messenger
(1999)
Far from Over
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Los Angeles Times 2/4 stars[2]

Messenger is Edwin McCain's third major-label album, released on June 15, 1999. It was recorded at Tree Sound Studios & Southern Tracks in Atlanta, and Record Plant Studios in Los Angeles, and released by Lava Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by McCain except "A Prayer to St. Peter," composed by John Gorka (actually called "Let Them In" on his 2001 CD entitled The Company You Keep), and "I Could Not Ask for More" composed by Diane Warren.

  1. "Wish in This World" - 3:43
  2. "Beautiful Life" - 5:04
  3. "Promise of You" - 5:31
  4. "Ghosts of Jackson Square" - 4:14
  5. "I Could Not Ask for More" - 4:35
  6. "Do Your Thing" - 4:33
  7. "A Prayer to St. Peter" - 3:43
  8. "Go Be Young" - 3:43
  9. "Anything Good About Me" - 3:47
  10. "I'll Be (Acoustic Version)" - 4:35
  11. "Sign on the Door" - 5:58
  12. "See Off This Mountain" - 7:00

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1999 The Billboard 200 59

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1999 "I Could Not Ask for More" Adult Contemporary 3
1999 "I Could Not Ask for More" Adult Top 40 6
1999 "I Could Not Ask for More" The Billboard Hot 100 37
1999 "I Could Not Ask for More" Top 40 Adult Recurrents 5
1999 "I Could Not Ask for More" Top 40 Mainstream 21
1999 "I Could Not Ask for More" Top 40 Tracks 24
1998 "Go Be Young" Adult Top 40 29

Notes[edit]