Weathered

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Weathered
Weathered Cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 20, 2001 (2001-11-20)
RecordedJuly-August 2001; 17 years ago (2001-08)
StudioJ. Stanley Productions, Ocoee, Florida, U.S.
GenrePost-grunge
Length50:05
LabelWind-up
Producer
Creed chronology
Human Clay
(1999)
Weathered
(2001)
Greatest Hits
(2004)
Singles from Weathered
  1. "My Sacrifice"
    Released: October 15, 2001
  2. "Bullets"
    Released: February 23, 2002
  3. "One Last Breath"
    Released: May 7, 2002
  4. "Hide"
    Released: May 21, 2002
  5. "Don't Stop Dancing"
    Released: October 22, 2002
  6. "Weathered"
    Released: November 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC−[2]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[3]
Slant Magazine2/5 stars[4]
Rock Hard8/10 stars[5]

Weathered is the third studio album by American rock band Creed, released on November 20, 2001. Some versions are enhanced CDs and include videos. It has been certified 6× platinum by the RIAA.[6] The album entered the Billboard 200 at number one, selling 887,000 copies in its first week of release,[7] and remained in the top spot for eight consecutive weeks, a record which Creed shares with The Beatles compilation album 1.[8] The album has sold more than 6 million copies in the U.S alone. The album had four music videos created for it: "My Sacrifice" in 2001, followed by "Bullets," "One Last Breath," and "Don't Stop Dancing" in 2002.

Weathered was the last Creed album to be released until Full Circle came out in October 2009, with Creed disbanding in June 2004. It is the only Creed album not to include bassist Brian Marshall, who departed from the band in August 2000. Guitarist Mark Tremonti played bass guitar on the album in his absence. The album received mixed reviews from critics.

Production[edit]

On July 20, 2001, Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, and Scott Phillips entered J. Stanley Productions Inc., a private residence/recording studio in Ocoee, Florida to begin the process of recording the album.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Scott Stapp; all music composed by Mark Tremonti.

No.TitleLength
1."Bullets"3:51
2."Freedom Fighter"2:36
3."Who's Got My Back?"8:25
4."Signs"4:29
5."One Last Breath"3:59
6."My Sacrifice"4:54
7."Stand Here with Me"4:17
8."Weathered"5:30
9."Hide"4:27
10."Don't Stop Dancing"4:33
11."Lullaby"3:04
Total length:50:05

Personnel[edit]

Creed
Additional musicians
  • John Kurzweg - keyboards
  • Amie Stapp - backing vocals on "Don't Stop Dancing"
  • Tallahassee Boys' Choir - choir on "Don't Stop Dancing"
  • Bo Taylor - Cherokee Indian prayer on "Who's Got My Back?"
Production
  • John Kurzweg - producer
  • Kirk Kesley - producer
  • Bob Ludwig - mastering at Gateway Mastering
  • Shilpa Patel - studio technician
  • Bobby Selvaggio - studio engineer
  • J. Stanley Productions Inc.- recording studio Ocoee FL. USA

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Weathered". AllMusic.
  2. ^ Browne, David (December 7, 2001). "Weathered: Music Review: Entertainment Weekly". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 28, 2009.
  3. ^ Hunter, James (January 2, 2002). "Weathered : Creed : Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on February 24, 2009. Retrieved April 10, 2012.
  4. ^ Cinquemani, Sal (November 19, 2001). "Creed: Weathered: Music: Slant Magazine". Slant Magazine. Retrieved October 28, 2009.
  5. ^ Kupfer, Thomas. "Rock Hard". issue 176. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
  6. ^ Search Results. RIAA.com. February 1, 2011
  7. ^ Caulfield, Keith. "Michael Jackson Hits No. 1 on Billboard 200 with This Is It". billboard.com. November 4, 2009.
  8. ^ "Creed's 'Weathered' Wraps The Year At No. 1". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  9. ^ Wind-up Records. "Creednet - The official website of Creed - Human Clay, My Own Prison, Creed Audio, Creed Tour Dates and more". Archived from the original on 2001-07-21.
  10. ^ "Creed - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2001 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  12. ^ "Brazilian album certifications – Creed – Weathered" (in Portuguese). Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos.
  13. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Creed – Weathered". Music Canada.
  14. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Creed; 'Weathered')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  15. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Creed – Weathered". Recorded Music NZ.
  16. ^ "British album certifications – Creed – Weathered". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Weathered in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  17. ^ "American album certifications – Creed – Weathered". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.