Someone in Control

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Someone in Control
Trapt someone in control cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 13, 2005
RecordedApril – August 2005 at NRG Studios in North Hollywood, California
Genre
Length41:00
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerDon Gilmore
Trapt chronology
Trapt
(2002)
Someone in Control
(2005)
Trapt Live!
(2007)
Singles from Someone in Control
  1. "Stand Up"
    Released: July 12, 2005
  2. "Waiting"
    Released: January 17, 2006
  3. "Disconnected (Out of Touch)"
    Released: 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
411 Mania6.5/10 stars[1]
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[2]
Wise Men Promotions4/5 stars[3]

Someone in Control is the third studio album by American rock band Trapt, released on September 13, 2005 by Warner Bros. Records. The album debuted at number 14 on the Billboard 200 chart, with approximatively 61,400 copies sold.[4] Three singles were released: "Stand Up", "Waiting", and "Disconnected (Out of Touch)". Someone in Control was co-produced by Trapt and Don Gilmore. The lyrics were written by Chris Brown, music written by Trapt. As of April 2006, the album has sold 263,000 copies. Despite the anticipation before the release, the album failed to catch the success of their debut album, possibly due to the lack of a hit single. Following the disappointing sales of the album, Trapt was asked to leave from Warner Bros. Records.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Disconnected (Out of Touch)"3:47
2."Waiting"3:50
3."Victim"3:59
4."Stand Up"3:59
5."Lost Realist"4:06
6."Skin Deep"3:45
7."Influence"4:09
8."Repeat Offender"3:16
9."Bleed Like Me"3:27
10."Use Me to Use You"3:29
11."Product of My Own Design"3:32

Album cover[edit]

The man depicted in the album artwork as the schoolteacher, businessman, and preacher, is James McGrew, of Nashville, Tennessee, who has actually worked as an elementary school teacher, business finance manager, and church lay pastor in the past.

Band members[edit]

Personnel and recording[edit]

  • Produced by Don Gilmore and Trapt
  • Recorded by Don Gilmore at NRG Studios, CA
  • Mixed by Tom Lord-Alge at South Beach Studios, FL
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, NYC
  • Keyboards and Programming: John O'Brien

Chart positions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.411mania.com/newdesign/music/reviews/article.php?reviews_id=4400[dead link]
  2. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Someone in Control - Trapt". AllMusic. Retrieved August 16, 2011.
  3. ^ Ethan G. "Trapt Someone in Control Review Christian Perspective". Wise Men Promotions. Archived from the original on November 25, 2006. Retrieved August 2, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Someone in Control - Trapt". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Trapt Alternative Songs Chart History". Billboard.