Twelve Stops and Home

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Twelve Stops and Home
12SAH International Cover.jpg
Studio album by The Feeling
Released 5 June 2006
Genre
Length 56:21
Label Island, Cherrytree
Producer The Feeling, Chris Potter, Andy Green
The Feeling chronology
Twelve Stops and Home
(2006)
Join With Us
(2008)Join With Us2008
Singles from Twelve Stops and Home
  1. "Sewn"
    Released: 27 February 2006
  2. "Fill My Little World"
    Released: 22 May 2006
  3. "Never Be Lonely"
    Released: 28 August 2006
  4. "Love It When You Call"
    Released: 20 November 2006
  5. "Rosé"
    Released: 12 February 2007
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 58/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars link
BBC (unfavourable)[2]
Drowned in Sound 1/10 [3]
NME 4/10
The Observer 5/5 stars[4]
Yahoo! Music 1/10[5]

Twelve Stops and Home is the debut studio album by the Feeling, released on 5 June 2006. The album's title refers to the twelve stops on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground from Leicester Square to Bounds Green. Lead singer Dan Gillespie Sells grew up in Bounds Green and lived a short walk from the tube station.

The album received mixed reviews from music critics. It gained a five-star review from The Observer,[4] but garnered a scathing 1/10 from both Drowned in Sound[3] and Yahoo! Music.[5] Five singles were released from the album, including the top 10 hits, "Sewn", "Fill My Little World" and "Never Be Lonely". "Sewn" was also featured on the FIFA 07 soundtrack.[6]

Singles[edit]

The following songs were released as singles:

  1. "Sewn"
  2. "Fill My Little World"
  3. "Never Be Lonely"
  4. "Love It When You Call"
  5. "Rosé"

Chart performance[edit]

Twelve Stops and Home placed at number one on the UK Amazon and iTunes charts. It charted in the UK Albums Chart on 11 June 2006 at number 2, below Smile... It Confuses People by Sandi Thom. In its second week, it charted at number 3 following Smile... It Confuses People at #2, and the second Keane album, Under the Iron Sea.

In its first week on sale in the UK it sold 43,304 copies and in its second week it sold 39,000 copies. The album has been certified 2× Platinum in the UK,[7] selling almost 900,000 copies[8] and has sold around 1.5 million copies worldwide.

It charted at #20 on the Top Heatseekers in the U.S.[9]

UK and international track listing[edit]

All songs written and produced by The Feeling. "Never Be Lonely", "Sewn" and "Strange" co-produced with Andy Green.

  1. "I Want You Now" – 3:47
  2. "Never Be Lonely" – 3:31
  3. "Fill My Little World" – 4:07
  4. "Kettle's On" – 4:07
  5. "Sewn" – 5:55
  6. "Anyone" – 4:10
  7. "Strange" – 4:21
  8. "Love It When You Call" – 3:35
  9. "Rosé" – 4:16
  10. "Same Old Stuff" – 5:10
  11. "Helicopter" – 3:18
  12. "Blue Piccadilly" – 9:55 (incl. studio chatter and the hidden track "Miss You")

US track listing[edit]

  1. "Sewn" – 5:55
  2. "Never Be Lonely" – 3:31
  3. "Love It When You Call" – 3:35
  4. "Fill My Little World" – 4:07
  5. "Kettle's On" – 4:07
  6. "I Want You Now" – 3:47
  7. "Strange" – 4:21
  8. "Anyone" – 4:10
  9. "Rosé" – 4:16
  10. "Same Old Stuff" – 5:10
  11. "Helicopter" – 3:52
  12. "Blue Piccadilly" – 9:55 (incl. studio chatter and hidden track)

"Blue Piccadilly" ends with the group and team talking, before leaving the studio. At this point Dan re-enters to perform the hidden track "Miss You." Inserting the CD whilst on the band's website allows the user to unlock hidden content including videos to the group's hit singles and a special recording.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Twelve Stops And Home by The Feeling - Metacritic". Metacritic. 
  2. ^ Marsh, Peter (6 June 2006). "The Feeling sound like gifted session musos mimicking favourite moments from their...". BBC. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Gourlay, Dom (5 June 2006). "The Feeling: Twelve Stops and Home". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Mulholland, Garry (21 May 2006). "The Feeling, Twelve Stops and Home". The Observer. 
  5. ^ a b O'Keefe, Niall (10 June 2006). "The Feeling - 'Twelve Stops and Home'". Yahoo! Music Archived at Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on 14 March 2007. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "FIFA 07 Soundtrack". vgcore.com. 
  7. ^ "Certified Awards". bpi.co.uk. 
  8. ^ "Official Charts Analysis: Cyrus scores Official... - mediaor". mediaor.com. 
  9. ^ AllMusic ((( The Feeling > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))