Spend the Night (The Donnas album)

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Spend the Night
The Donnas - Spend the Night.jpg
Studio album by The Donnas
Released October 22, 2002
Genre Hard rock
Length 39:52
Label Atlantic
Producer David Anthony, Gloria Gabriel (DVD producers)
Jason Carmer, Robert Shimp (Record producers)
The Donnas chronology
The Donnas Turn 21
(2001)
Spend the Night
(2002)
Gold Medal
(2004)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (74/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press 4.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[3]
Entertainment Weekly B[4]
Hot Press 7/10[5]
Pitchfork Media (2.9/10)[6]
Playlouder 4/5 stars[7]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[1][8]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[9]
Robert Christgau A−[10]
Uncut 3/5 stars[11]
Yahoo! Music UK 8/10 stars[12]

Spend the Night is the fifth studio album and major label debut by the American hard rock band The Donnas, released in 2002 on Atlantic Records. It was the band's first charting record on the Billboard Hot 200, peaking at #62, and features their most successful single, "Take It Off," which peaked at #19 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.

In November 2016 Cherry Red Records re-released the album to feature 6 bonus tracks which consist of B-sides and songs from previous albums.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Brett Anderson, Torry Castellano, Maya Ford and Allison Robertson.

No. Title Length
1. "It's on the Rocks" 2:54
2. "Take It Off" 2:40
3. "Who Invited You" 3:30
4. "All Messed Up" 3:11
5. "Dirty Denim" 3:26
6. "You Wanna Get Me High" 2:55
7. "I Don't Care (So There)" 2:47
8. "Pass It Around" 3:27
9. "Too Bad About Your Girl" 2:50
10. "Not the One" 2:46
11. "Please Don't Tease" 2:51
12. "Take Me to the Backseat" 2:22
13. "5 O'Clock in the Morning" 4:13

Personnel[edit]

The Donnas

Additional personnel

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Jason Carmer, Robert Shimp (Record)
  • Producer: David Anthony, Gloria Gabriel (DVD)
  • Engineers: Sean Beresford, Jason Carmer, Dime Assistant, Clint Roth, Robert Shimp
  • Assistant Engineers: Jesse Nichols, Michael Rosen
  • Mixing: Chris Lord-Alge
  • Mastering: Emily Lazar
  • Assistant Mastering Engineer: Sarah Register
  • Audio Supervisor: Scott Smith
  • A&R: Nick Casinelli, Mary Gormley
  • Drum Technician: Paul Revelli
  • Art Direction: Christina Dittmar
  • Cover Art Concept: The Donnas
  • Artwork: Stephen Stickler
  • Photography: Stephen Stickler
  • Cover Photo: Stephen Stickler
  • Direction: Popglory Art
  • Camera operators: The Donnas, Tim Baker, Jackie Kelso
  • Animation: Chris Becker
  • Interviewer: Andy Dick
  • Interviewee: The Donnas
  • Model: Davy Newkirk

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
2002 Billboard 200 62

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
2003 "Take It Off" Modern Rock Tracks 17
2003 "Take It Off" Mainstream Rock Tracks 31
2003 "Take It Off" Dutch Singles Charts [2] 100
2003 "Who Invited You" Hot Singles Sales [3] 65

In Popular Culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Critic reviews at Metacritic
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Stacey Starfucker. "Review / The Donnas: Spend The Night". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2003-03-12. 
  4. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  5. ^ Murphy, Peter (2003). "Spend The Night". Hot Press (18 March). Retrieved 20 October 2015.  (subscription required)
  6. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  7. ^ Playlouder review at the Wayback Machine (archived May 1, 2003)
  8. ^ PopMatters review
  9. ^ Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived October 1, 2007)
  10. ^ Robert Christgau review
  11. ^ Uncut review
  12. ^ Yahoo! Music UK review at the Wayback Machine (archived August 11, 2004)
  13. ^ [1]

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