The Show Must Go

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Sweater Song" redirects here. For the Weezer song, see Undone – The Sweater Song.
The Show Must Go
The show must go album art.jpg
Studio album by Hedley
Released November 17, 2009 (CAN)
Recorded 2009
Genre
Length 37:37 (standard)
44:27 (bonus tracks)
Label
Producer
Hedley chronology
Famous Last Words/Never Too Late
(2007/2009)
The Show Must Go
(2009)
Go with the Show
(2010)
Singles from The Show Must Go
  1. "Cha-Ching"
    Released: August 18, 2009
  2. "Don't Talk to Strangers"
    Released: November 2009
  3. "Perfect"
    Released: February 2010
  4. "Hands Up"
    Released: August 2010
  5. "Sweater Song"
    Released: November 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
MuchMusic 4/5 stars[3]
Newmusicreviews.net (mixed)[4]
PressPlus1 4/5 stars[5]

The Show Must Go is Canadian pop rock group Hedley's third studio album and was released on November 17, 2009 in Canada. The album was successful, producing three top 20 singles, with "Cha-Ching" and "Perfect" both hitting the top 10. The album was later released in the US on December 7, 2010.

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Cha-Ching" Brian Howes Howes 3:30
2. "Don't Talk to Strangers" Jacob Hoggard, David Rosin, Christian Crippin, Thomas MacDonald, Brian Howes, Jason Van Poederooyen Howes 3:33
3. "Scream" Hoggard, Rosin, Crippin; MacDonald, David Katz, Sam Hollander, Howes John Feldmann 2:51
4. "Hands Up" Hoggard, Rosin, Crippin, MacDonald, Feldmann Feldmann 3:19
5. "Amazing" Hoggard, Dave Genn David Bendeth 3:33
6. "Shelter" Hoggard, Rosin, Crippin, MacDonald, Genn Genn 3:13
7. "Young and Stupid" Hoggard, Rosin, Crippin, MacDonald, Feldmann Feldmann 3:10
8. "Perfect" Hoggard, Bendeth, Genn Howes, Bendeth 4:13
9. "Sweater Song" Hoggard Genn 3:21
10. "9 Shades of Red" Hoggard, Rosin, MacDonald, Crippin, Bendeth David Bendeth 3:13
11. "Friends" Hoggard, Rosin, MacDonald, Crippin, Genn Genn 3:38
Total length: 37:37

Personnel[edit]

  • Jacob Hoggard – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboard
  • Dave Rosin – electric guitar, textures, background vocals
  • Tommy Mac – bass, background vocals
  • Chris Crippin – drums, background vocals
  • Misha Rajaratnam - editing
  • Tom Lord-Alge - mixing
  • Brian Howes - producing, keyboard, guitar, background vocals
  • Jason Van Poederooyen - programming, keyboard, percussion, engineering, editing
  • Joel Straton - background vocals
  • Jay Benson - percussion
  • Kyle Moorman - engineering
  • Erik Ron - engineering
  • John Feldmann - string arrangements, programming, background vocals, producing, percussion
  • Mike Fraser - mixing
  • David Benedeth - producing, percussion
  • John Bender - engineering, editing
  • Kato Khandwala - engineering, editing
  • John D'uva - engineering, editing
  • Dan Korneff - engineering, editing, programming, keyboard
  • David Eggar - cello
  • Jonathan Dinklange - violin
  • The Late Show's Gospel Choir - vocals
  • Dean Maher - engineering
  • Dave Genn - producing, guitar, keyboard, background vocals
  • Darren Parris - bass
  • Kelly Brock - background vocals
  • Brian Davies - trumpet
  • Mark D'Angelo - trumpet
  • James Hopson - trombone
  • James Robertson - french horn
  • April White - background vocals

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

List of release dates, showing region, release format, label catalog number, and reference
Country Date Format Label Catalog No. Ref.
Canada November 17, 2009 Universal Music Canada B002SXPK9S [10][11]
Uruguay April 6, 2010 CD N/A [citation needed]
Worldwide April 16, 2010 [citation needed]
United States December 7, 2010
  • CD
  • digital download
Island Records B003ZYJS7Y [6][12]
United Kingdom March 11, 2011 CD Phantom Sound & Vision B002SXPK9S [13]

Tours[edit]

The Show Must Go... on the Road Tour[edit]

The Show Must Go... on the Road Tour
Tour by Hedley
Associated album The Show Must Go
Start date March 22, 2010
End date October 2, 2010
Legs 2
No. of shows 39
Hedley concert chronology
  • Famous Last Words Tour
    (2009)
  • The Show Must Go... on the Road Tour
    (2010)
  • Hello World Tour
    (2016)

Hedley announced a tour across Canada in support of the album. Fefe Dobson and Stereos were supporting acts for the entire tour, while Boys Like Girls supported the dates from March 28 to April 10, and Faber Drive supported the other eight dates.[14]A live album called Go With the Show was released in a CD/DVD pack on November 9, 2010. The CD contains tracks from the three final destinations of the tour, as well as a documentary and bonus features on the DVD.

A second leg was announced on May 25, 2010.[15] The opening acts touring with the band are San Sebastian, These Kids Wear Crowns, and Lights.

Setlist
  1. "Cha-Ching"
  2. "On My Own"
  3. "Shelter"
  4. "She's So Sorry"
  5. "Perfect"
  6. "Old School"
  7. "Amazing"
  8. "Saturday"
  9. "Gunnin'"
  10. "Don't Talk to Strangers"
  11. "Friends"
  12. "Beautiful"
  13. "321"
  14. "Never Too Late"

Encore:

  1. "For the Nights I Can't Remember"
  2. "Trip"
Tour dates

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hedley Hoping Third Time's A Charm". AlternativeAddiction.com. 2010-10-09. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ MuchMusic review
  4. ^ Newmusicreviews.net review
  5. ^ PressPlus1 review
  6. ^ a b "The Show Must Go by Hedley". iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  7. ^ "Hedley – Chart history" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Hedley. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  8. ^ "Canadian Albums: 2010 Year-End Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  9. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Hedley – The Show Must Go". Music Canada. 
  10. ^ "The Show Must Go by Hedley". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  11. ^ "The Show Must Go: Hedley: Amazon.ca: Music". Amazon.ca. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  12. ^ "Hedley - The Show Must Go - Amazon.com Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  13. ^ "Show Must Go On by Hedley: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  14. ^ Harper, Kate (11/16/09). "Hedley Announce Canadian Tour". Chart Attack. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  15. ^ Helwig, David (May 25, 2010). "Hedley. Essar Centre. September 22". SooToday.com. Retrieved May 25, 2010.