The Hurry and the Harm

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The Hurry and the Harm
City And Colour The Hurry And The Harm.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 4, 2013
StudioBlackbird Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
GenreAlternative rock
Length50:49
LabelDine Alone, Cooking Vinyl
ProducerAlex Newport
City and Colour chronology
Little Hell
(2011)
The Hurry and the Harm
(2013)
If I Should Go Before You
(2015)
Singles from The Hurry and the Harm
  1. "Thirst"
    Released: April 9, 2013
  2. "Of Space and Time"
  3. "The Lonely Life"
    Released: 2013
  4. "Harder Than Stone"
    Released: January 27, 2014
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic67/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating

The Hurry and the Harm is the fourth studio album by City and Colour. It was produced by Alex Newport and released on June 4, 2013, through Dine Alone Records and Cooking Vinyl.

The album received a score of 67 out of 100 from 10 critics on review aggregator Metacritic, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

The Hurry and the Harm debuted at No. 1 on the Canadian Albums Chart, selling 23,000 copies in its first week.[2] It was City and Colour's second consecutive album to debut at No. 1 on the chart. Up to January 10, 2014, the album had sold 66,000 copies in Canada.[3] The album was certified Platinum in Canada on February 13, 2014.[4]

The album also debuted at No. 16 on the US Billboard 200 chart,[5] selling 20,000 for the week. The album had sold 71,000 copies in the US up to September 2015.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Dallas Green.

No.TitleLength
1."The Hurry and the Harm"4:23
2."Harder Than Stone"4:26
3."Of Space and Time"3:33
4."The Lonely Life"4:34
5."Paradise"3:38
6."Commentators"3:35
7."Thirst"3:26
8."Two Coins"5:32
9."Take Care"3:38
10."Ladies and Gentlemen"4:05
11."The Golden State"5:18
12."Death's Song"4:43
Total length:50:49

Personnel[edit]

  • Dallas Green – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Dante Schwebel – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jack Lawrence – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Matthew Kelly – pedal steel, organ, piano
  • Doug MacGregor – drums

Production

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[8] 4
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[9] 160
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[10] 1
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[11] 83
UK Albums (OCC)[12] 32
US Billboard 200[13] 16

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[4] Platinum 80,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for The Hurry and the Harm by City and Colour". Metacritic. Retrieved September 25, 2014.
  2. ^ City and Colour Score Second One Album (PDF). Retrieved June 12, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Canada's Digital Music Sales Rise in 2013 Unlike the U.S.; Eminem, Robin Thicke Among Top Selling Artists". January 10, 2014. Retrieved January 15, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Canadian album certifications – City and Colour – The Hurry and the Harm". Music Canada. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "Billboard 200 : Jun 22, 2013". Billboard. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  6. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. Archived from the original on September 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "The Hurry and the Harm (Deluxe Version)". Itunes.apple.com. June 4, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
  8. ^ "Australiancharts.com – City and Colour – The Hurry and the Harm". Hung Medien. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – City and Colour – The Hurry and the Harm" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
  10. ^ "City and Colour Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
  11. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – City and Colour – The Hurry and the Harm" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
  12. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
  13. ^ "City and Colour Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 25, 2018.