Reach for the Sun

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Reach for the Sun
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Studio album by The Dangerous Summer
Released May 5, 2009
Genre Alternative rock,[1] pop punk[2]
Length 41:03
Label Hopeless Records
Producer Paul Leavitt
The Dangerous Summer chronology
If You Could Only Keep Me Alive EP
(2007)
Reach for the Sun
(2009)
War Paint (2011)
Singles from Reach for the Sun
  1. "Where I Want to Be"
    Released: 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net 95%[3]
Kerrang! 3/5 stars[2]
Lost In The Sound 92%[4]
Rock on Request favorable[5]
The Tune A-[6]

Reach for the Sun is the full-length debut album from American alternative rock band The Dangerous Summer, released through Hopeless Records. The album was released on May 5, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Where I Want to Be" – 3:39
  2. "Settle Down" – 3:41
  3. "Weathered" – 3:54
  4. "Symmetry" – 3:00
  5. "Surfaced" – 4:05
  6. "A Space to Grow" – 4:03
  7. "Reach for the Sun" – 3:27
  8. "The Permanent Rain" – 3:24
  9. "Northern Lights" – 4:31
  10. "This Is War" – 4:03
  11. "Never Feel Alone" – 3:23

Bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Where I Want to Be (Acoustic Version)" – 3:44 (iTunes bonus track)
  2. "Good Things" (Vinyl Bonus Track)

Singles[edit]

The first single from the album was "Where I Want to Be". It was released to iTunes on April 14, 2009.

Other appearances of songs[edit]

"Surfaced" and "Where I Want to Be (Acoustic Version)" appeared on the 2009 compilation album, Hopelessly Devoted to You Vol. 7.[7]

"Where I Want to Be" was acoustically covered by argentinian post-hardcore band Deny, as a hidden track for their first LP, Reino de Tormentas, with the lyrics loosely translated into Spanish.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 42

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.altpress.com/reviews/entry/the_dangerous_summer_war_paint/
  2. ^ a b Slessor, Dan. Kerrang! #1307, April 10, 2010. Album reviews. "Pop-punk with a dark touch from Maryland four-piece. p. 53
  3. ^ "Dangerous Summer, The - Reach For The Sun - Album Review". AbsolutePunk.net. 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2013-07-07. 
  4. ^ [1] Archived November 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20111009181756/http://www.rockonrequest.com/id283.html. Archived from the original on October 9, 2011. Retrieved September 30, 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Thetunemusic.com". thetunemusic.com. Retrieved 2013-07-07. 
  7. ^ [2] Archived July 23, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.