|Studio album by Ivy|
|Released||February 14, 1995|
|Singles from Apartment Life|
Realistic is the debut album by American indie pop band Ivy. It was released on February 14, 1995 by Seed Records. Musically, the album followed the material featured on Ivy's previous release, Lately. The album took influence from indie pop music, with partial influence from indie rock. Ivy collaborated with famed producer, Kurt Ralske, for each track. Lyrically, each track was written by band members, Dominique Durand, Andy Chase, and Adam Schlesinger.
Realistic received positive reviews from critics upon release. Commercially unsuccessful, the album did not peak on any record chart, nor did the singles released from the album.
Three singles were released from the album. "Get Enough", the album's lead single, was released in 1994 to general acclaim from critics, especially in the United Kingdom where it was promoted heavily. Singles "Don't Believe a Word" and "Beautiful" were both released in 1995 to highly positive reviews, but less success than "Get Enough".
Realistic received mixed to favorable reviews from critics upon release.
"Get Enough" was released as the album's lead single in 1994, followed by the released of Ivy's first extended play, Lately. The single received moderate success in the United Kingdom, where Melody Maker named the track, "Single of the Week", shortly after its release.
"Beautiful" was the third and final single from Realistic, released in 1995.
|6.||"Point of View"||4:24|
|7.||"Don't Believe a Word"||2:48|
|10.||"In the Shadows"||4:19|
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