Sugar Ray (album)

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Sugar Ray
Sugar ray 2001 album.jpg
Studio album by Sugar Ray
Released June 12, 2001
Recorded 2000 - March 2001
Genre Pop rock
Length 39:55
Label Atlantic
Producer Ralph Sall
Don Gilmore
David Kahne
Sugar Ray chronology
14:59
(1999)
Sugar Ray
(2001)
In the Pursuit of Leisure
(2003)
Singles from Sugar Ray
  1. "When It's Over"

Sugar Ray is the fourth studio album by the band Sugar Ray. The album was released on June 12, 2001, and debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200 chart,[1] and eventually went gold.[2] The album's first single, "When It's Over", performed well on pop and rock charts as well.

Release[edit]

The track "Words to Me" was featured on the Scooby-Doo film soundtrack in 2002. Also, the track "Sorry Now" was featured in Scary Movie 2.

Reception and sales[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 71/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]
Entertainment Weekly B−[5]
Robert Christgau (dud)[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]

The album received generally positive reviews. Aggregator Metacritic gave the album a 71/100 rating based on 10 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[8]

The album sold one million copies, less than the multi-platinum albums Floored and 14:59, but far more than their next album, 2003's In the Pursuit of Leisure, which sold less than 150,000 copies.[9]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Answer the Phone" – 4:00 (Mark McGrath, Murphy Karges, Stan Frazier, Don Gilmore)
  2. "Nothing" – 3:04 (McGrath, Karges, Frazier, Gilmore)
  3. "When It's Over" – 3:38 (McGrath, Frazier, Rodney Sheppard, Craig Bullock, David Kahne)
  4. "Under the Sun" – 3:21 (McGrath, M. Karges, Frazier, Gilmore, Terry Karges)
  5. "Satellites" – 3:46 (McGrath, M. Karges, Frazier, Sheppard, Bullock, Gilmore)
  6. "Waiting" – 3:31 (McGrath, M. Karges, Frazier, Gilmore)
  7. "Ours" – 3:23 (McGrath, M. Karges, Frazier, Bullock, A. L. Miller, K. L. Maxwell)
  8. "Sorry Now" – 3:17 (McGrath, Frazier, Gilmore)
  9. "Stay On" (Featuring Nick Hexum) – 4:31 (McGrath, M. Karges, Frazier, Sheppard, Bullock, Nick Hexum)
  10. "Words to Me" – 4:00 (McGrath, Frazier, Sheppard, J. Nichol)
  11. "Just a Little" – 3:27 (McGrath, Sheppard)
  12. "Disasterpiece" – 2:58 (McGrath, M. Karges, Frazier, Sheppard, Gilmore)

Singles[edit]

  1. "When It's Over" (July 17, 2001) - U.S.: #13 UK: #32
  2. "Answer the Phone" - (April 2, 2002) U.S.: #40
  3. "Ours" - (Did not chart)
  4. "Under the Sun" - (Did not chart)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sugar Ray chart performance". Retrieved 2008-05-31. 
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Sugar Ray – Sugar Ray". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  3. ^ Metacritic score
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  6. ^ Robert Christgau review
  7. ^ Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived November 16, 2007)
  8. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/music/sugar-ray/sugar-ray/critic-reviews
  9. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1616561/sugar-ray-bounce-back-with-music-cougars.jhtml

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