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 City and Colour
Released June 4, 2013
Recorded at Blackbird Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Alternative rock
Length 50:49
Label Dine Alone, Cooking Vinyl
Producer Alex 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. "The Lonely Life"
    Released: 2013
  3. "Harder Than Stone"
    Released: January 27, 2014

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, by 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. It is also his highest one week sales total in Canada to date.[when?] 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. This is City and Colour's highest position on that chart, and their only top 20 album. The album had sold 71,000 copies in the US up to September 2015.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Dallas Green

No. Title Length
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]

Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for The Hurry and the Harm by City and Colour". CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ CITY AND COLOUR SCORE SECOND NUMBER ONE ALBUM (PDF). Retrieved June 12, 2013. 
  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. ^ "Gold Platinum Database: The Hurry and the Harm". Music Canada. Retrieved February 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Billboard 200 : Jun 22, 2013". Billboard. Retrieved June 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. Hits Digital Ventures. 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.