The Greyest of Blue Skies (album)

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The Greyest of Blue Skies
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 25, 2000
StudioArnyard Studios, Toronto
Genre
Length41:10
LabelWind-up
ProducerArnold Lanni
Finger Eleven chronology
Tip
(1997)
The Greyest of Blue Skies
(2000)
Finger Eleven
(2003)
Singles from The Greyest of Blue Skies
  1. "First Time"
    Released: July 2000
  2. "Drag You Down"
    Released: October 2000
  3. "Bones + Joints"
    Released: March 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]

The Greyest of Blue Skies is the second studio album from the Canadian rock band Finger Eleven. The track "Suffocate" appeared on the Scream 3: The Album soundtrack. The tracks "First Time" and "Drag You Down" each appeared in the Dragonball Z feature film Lord Slug, while the song "Stay and Drown" was in the Dragonball Z feature film Cooler's Revenge. A contestant from Idol 2006 sang "Sick of It All". The album was certified Gold in Canada in June 2001.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Scott Anderson, James Black and Arnold Lanni, except for where noted.[5]

1. First Time |writer1 = Anderson, Black, Lanni, Rick Jackett |length1 = 4:26 |title

2. Drag You Down |length2 = 3:21 |title

3. My Carousel |length3 = 3:43 |title4 = Sick of It All |length

4. 3:18 |title

5. For the Ocean |length5 = 2:56 |title

6. Broken Words |length6 = 3:27 |title

7. Suffocate |length7 = 3:44 |title8 = Bones + Joints |writer

8. Black, Lanni |length8 = 3:47 |title

9. Famous |length9 = 4:08 |title

10. Walking in My Shoes |writer10 = Martin Gore |length10 = 3:52 |title

11. Stay and Drown |writer11 = Anderson, Black, Lanni, Sean Anderson |length11 = 4:23 }

Personnel[edit]

  • Scott Anderson – vocals
  • James Black – guitar, vocals
  • Rick Jackett – guitar
  • Sean Anderson – bass
  • Rich Beddoe – drums

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[6] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayner, Ben (April 29, 2007). "Loved by radio, hated by critics, Finger Eleven just can't get any respect". Toronto Star. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "Finger Eleven - Finger Eleven". Allmusic.
  3. ^ AllMusic review
  4. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on June 1, 2012. Retrieved May 9, 2010.
  5. ^ https://www.ascap.com/Home/ace-title-search/index.aspx
  6. ^ "Finger Eleven Top Albums/CDs positions". RPM.