The Truth Is... (Theory of a Deadman album)

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The Truth Is...
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 12, 2011
GenreHard rock, post-grunge, alternative metal, alternative rock
Length46:05
Label604, Roadrunner
ProducerHoward Benson
Theory of a Deadman chronology
Scars & Souvenirs
(2008)
The Truth Is...
(2011)
Savages
(2014)
Singles from The Truth Is...
  1. "Lowlife"
    Released: May 17, 2011
  2. "Out of My Head"
    Released: June 14, 2011
  3. "Bitch Came Back"
    Released: August 15, 2011
  4. "Hurricane"
    Released: January 17, 2012
  5. "Gentleman"
    Released: September, 2012

The Truth Is... is the fourth studio album by rock music group Theory of a Deadman, released on July 12, 2011. The first single is "Lowlife", which was released to radio stations on May 17, 2011. It went to #1 on the US rock charts. It was co-written by Christine Danielle Connolly.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic1/5 stars[1]
Consequence of SoundF[2]
Kerrang!3/5 stars[3]
Q1/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone1/5 stars[4]

Critical reception for the album has been generally negative. Allmusic, Rolling Stone, and CNN all gave it 1/5 stars.[citation needed] Metacritic gave the album a 35 out of 100 based on 5 reviews.[5]

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, the album debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200 chart selling 38,000 copies.[6] In Canada, the album debuted at #2 on the Canadian Albums Chart, selling 8,500 copies.[7] This is an increase in sales from their previous album, Scars & Souvenirs, which sold 6,000 copies in its first week.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

Track list confirmed by Allmusic:[8]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Lowlife"Christine Connolly, Theory of a Deadman3:25
2."Bitch Came Back"Kara DioGuardi, Theory of a Deadman3:39
3."Hurricane"Kara DioGuardi, Theory of a Deadman4:17
4."Out of My Head"Brett James, Connolly3:57
5."Gentleman"Kara DioGuardi, Theory of a Deadman3:28
6."Love is Hell"Dana Calitri, Nina Ossoff, Kathy Sommer, Theory of a Deadman3:31
7."The Truth Is... (I Lied About Everything)"Christine Connolly, Theory of a Deadman3:27
8."Head Above Water"Scott Stevens, Theory of a Deadman3:32
9."Drag Me to Hell"Theory of a Deadman3:54
10."What Was I Thinking"Theory of a Deadman, Christine Connolly3:50
11."Easy to Love You"Theory of a Deadman4:19
12."We Were Men"Theory of a Deadman4:46
Total length:46:05

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Charts Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 68[9]
Canadian Albums Chart 2
U.S. Billboard 200 8
U.S. Billboard Rock Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 2
U.S. Billboard Alternative Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Hard Rock Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Tastemaker Albums 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "The Truth Is... – Theory of a Deadman – Allmusic". Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  2. ^ Theory Of A Deadman – The Truth Is… | Album Reviews | Consequence of Sound
  3. ^ a b Critic Reviews for The Truth Is... - Metacritic
  4. ^ Album Reviews
  5. ^ "The Truth Is... Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  6. ^ Lee, Stephan (2011-07-20). "Blake Shelton's new album posts highest debut yet, tops Billboard 200 albums chart | The Music Mix | EW.com". Music-mix.ew.com. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  7. ^ John Williams (2011-07-20). "CANOE - JAM! Music - Artists - Theory of a Deadman : Deadman rises up at No. 2". Jam.canoe.ca. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  8. ^ "The Truth Is... – Theory of a Deadman". AllMusic. 2011-07-12. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  9. ^ "Theory Of A Deadman | Artist". Official Charts. 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2012-03-12.