Strange and Beautiful

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For the Crimson Glory album, see Strange and Beautiful (album).
Strange and Beautiful
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Compilation album by Aqualung
Released March 22, 2005
Genre Rock
Length 48:21
Label Red Ink / Columbia
Producer Matt Hales
Aqualung chronology
Still Life
Strange and Beautiful
Exclusive iTunes EP
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
PopMatters (8/10)[2]

Strange and Beautiful is Aqualung's first US album release: a compilation of tracks from Aqualung's first two albums: Aqualung and Still Life. This compilation making up his first US release includes "Strange and Beautiful," "Brighter Than Sunshine," and "Falling Out of Love."

The track "Brighter Than Sunshine" reached #32 on the Billboard Adult Top 40 Chart in the U.S. Strange and Beautiful reached #108 on the Billboard Top 200 and also hit #1 on the Top Heatseekers Chart. As of December 2006, the album has sold over 250,000 copies in the US.[3]

The song "Left Behind" (Track 7) was used in a series of commercials for Chrysler. The song 'Strange and Beautiful' is also featured on the soundtrack of the motion picture Wicker Park as well as the film A Lot Like Love.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Strange & Beautiful (I'll Put a Spell on You)" – 3:51
  2. "Falling Out of Love" – 4:03
  3. "Good Times Gonna Come" – 3:53
  4. "Brighter Than Sunshine" – 4:01
  5. "Breaking My Heart" – 3:29
  6. "Tongue-Tied" – 3:52
  7. "Left Behind" – 3:47
  8. "You Turn Me Round" – 4:19
  9. "If I Fall" – 4:54
  10. "Easier to Lie" – 3:14
  11. "Extra Ordinary Thing" – 3:18
  12. "Another Little Hole" – 5:34