Sixpence None the Richer (album)

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Sixpence None the Richer
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Studio album by Sixpence None the Richer
Released November 22, 1997 (1997-11-22)
Recorded 1996–1997
Genre Alternative rock, pop rock
Length 50:45
Label Squint, Elektra
Producer Steve Taylor
Sixpence None the Richer chronology
Tickets for a Prayer Wheel
(1996)
Sixpence None the Richer
(1997)
Divine Discontent
(2002)
Alternative covers
International cover
International cover
Japanese cover
Japanese cover
Singles from Sixpence None the Richer
  1. "Kiss Me"
    Released: August 11, 1998
  2. "There She Goes"
    Released: April 14, 1999
  3. "I Can't Catch You"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Exit Zine 5/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau C+[3]

Sixpence None the Richer is the third album by American band Sixpence None the Richer, released in 1997. It was certified platinum by the RIAA on February 9, 2000 for 1 million certified units in the US. [4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Matt Slocum, except where noted.

  1. "We Have Forgotten" – 5:07
  2. "Anything" – 4:44
  3. "The Waiting Room" (Slocum/Chris Donohue) – 5:15
  4. "Kiss Me" – 3:30
  5. "Easy to Ignore" (Leigh Nash) – 3:52
  6. "Puedo Escribir" (Slocum/Dale Baker/J.J. Plasencio/Pablo Neruda) – 3:45
  7. "I Can't Catch You" – 4:12
  8. "The Lines of My Earth" – 4:26
  9. "Sister, Mother" – 3:05
  10. "I Won't Stay Long" (Sam Ashworth) – 2:15
  11. "Love" – 3:56
  12. "Moving On" (Slocum/Donohue) – 3:56
  13. "There She Goes" (Lee Mavers) – 2:42

Note: On the limited edition vinyl LP, the song "Sad But True" replaces "Puedo Escribir" and "Easy to Ignore". "There She Goes" did not appear on the album until a rerelease in 1999.

Personnel[edit]


Additional Personnel

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Steve Taylor
  • Engineer: Ryan Freeland, Chris Grainger, Andreas Krause, Russ Long, John Mark Painter, Tony Palacios, Tara Wilson
  • Mixing: Bob Clearmountain, Russ Long, Tom Lord-Alge
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig
  • Editing: Nathaniel Tarn
  • String arrangements: Matt Slocum
  • Translation: W.S. Merwin
  • Design direction: Gina R. Binkley
  • Art direction: Beth Lee
  • Design: Janice Booker
  • Artwork: D.L. Taylor
  • Photography: Ben Pearson, Randee Saint Nicholas
  • Cover painting: D.L. Taylor
  • Stylist: Toni Armani

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1997 U.S. Heatseekers 1
U.S. Top Contemporary Christian 1
1999 U.S. Billboard 200 89
U.K. Albums Chart 27
Australian Albums Chart 79

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1998 "Kiss Me" Adult Top 40 2
The Billboard Hot 100 2
1999 Adult Contemporary 2
Canadian Singles Chart 4
Latin Pop Airplay 25
Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay 29
Top 40 Adult Recurrents 1
Top 40 Mainstream 1
Top 40 Tracks 3
"There She Goes" Adult Contemporary 19
Adult Top 40 7
The Billboard Hot 100 32
Top 40 Mainstream 13
Top 40 Tracks 14
2000 Top 40 Adult Recurrents 1

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