Wild Life (Hedley album)

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Wild Life
Wild Life by Hedley.jpg
Studio album by Hedley
Released November 11, 2013 (CAN)
Recorded 2012–2013
Genre Pop rock
Length 37:23
Label Universal Music Canada, Capitol Records (US)
Producer Brian Howes, Jacob Hoggard
Hedley chronology
Storms
(2011)Storms2011
Wild Life
(2013)
Hello
(2015)Hello2015
Singles from Wild Life
  1. "Anything"
    Released: August 27, 2013
  2. "Crazy for You"
    Released: January 10, 2014
  3. "Heaven In Our Headlights"
    Released: June 17, 2014
  4. "Pocket Full of Dreams"
    Released: November 18, 2014

Wild Life is the fifth studio album by Canadian pop/rock band Hedley. It was released via Universal Music Canada on November 11, 2013 in their native Canada,[1] while the album was via Capitol Records in the US on May 20, 2014.[2] The album debuted and peaked at No. 4 on the Canadian Albums Chart. It sold 64,000 copies in Canada in 2013.[3] Wild Life was certified Platinum by Music Canada on March 10, 2014. The album was released in the US on May 19, 2014.

Promotion[edit]

Singles[edit]

The album's lead single "Anything" was released on August 27, 2013, and the music video premiered on September 10.[4] The song has peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100.[5]

"Crazy for You" was released as a promotional single on October 22, 2013,[6] and as the second official single from Wild Life on January 10, 2014.[7] It was also released to hot adult contemporary radio in the US on March 17, 2014.[8] A music video for the song premiered February 14, 2014. As of June 2014, the song has peaked at No. 7 on the Canadian Hot 100 and within the top 10 on the CHR, Hot AC, and AC radio formats. The music video stars actress Aurelia Scheppers.

"Heaven In Our Headlights" was issued to radio as the third official single from the album on June 17, 2014, while the music video premiered later that week on June 20.[9] It debuted at No. 47 on the Canadian Hot 100 for the chart dated July 3, 2014.[10]

"Pocket Full of Dreams" was announced as the fourth single from the album on November 18, 2014. The band uploaded an official lyric video to YouTube on the same day.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Anything" Jacob Hoggard, Brian Howes, Jason Van Poederooyen 3:11
2. "Crazy for You" Hoggard, Howes, Van Pooderooyen 3:37
3. "Headphones" Hoggard, Howes, Ryan Petersen, Nolan Sipe 3:33
4. "I'll Be With You" Hoggard, Lucas Banker, Patrick Nissley, Matt Squire 3:10
5. "Pocket Full of Dreams" Hoggard, BC Jean, Rune Westberg 3:43
6. "Mexico" Hoggard, Adrian Newman 3:45
7. "Heaven In Our Headlights" Hoggard, Howes, Nolan Sipe 3:09
8. "Dreaming's For Sleeping" Hoggard, Howes, Nolan Sipe 3:15
9. "Wild Life" Hoggard 3:05
10. "Got Love" Hoggard, Jean, Westberg 3:20
11. "All the Way" Hoggard 3:35

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[12] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[13] 16

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Canada (Music Canada)[14] Platinum >80,000

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
CAN
[15]
CAN
AC

[16]
CAN
CHR

[17]
CAN
Hot AC

[18]
2013 "Anything" 5 6 6 5
2014 "Crazy for You" 7 8 5 5
"Heaven In Our Headlights" 14 5 8 4
"Pocket Full of Dreams" 39 21 18 15

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format
Canada[1] November 11, 2013 Universal Music Canada CD, digital download
Oman[19] May 16, 2014
Germany[20]
United States[21] May 19, 2014 Capitol Records[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wild Life by Hedley". iTunes Store (CAN). Apple Inc. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b ""Anything" Can Happen: Hedley Goes Stateside Once More". POP! Goes the Charts. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Bliss, Karen (January 10, 2014). "Canada’s Digital Music Sales Rise in 2013 Unlike the U.S.; Eminem, Robin Thicke Among Top Selling Artists". Billboard. Retrieved January 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Hedley "Anything" (Video Premiere)". josepvinaixa. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hedley - Chart History". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  6. ^ Hedley. "Twitter / Hedleyonline: You guys get a brand ...". Twitter. 
  7. ^ Hedley. "Hedley - Cover Photos". Facebook. 
  8. ^ "R&R:: Going for Adds: Hot AC". Radio & Records. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Ultimate Music | Hedley "Heaven In Our Headlights" (Video Premiere)". josepvinaixa. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "Hedley - Heaven In Our Headlights". aCharts. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "Hedley - Pocket Full Of Dreams - Lyric Video". November 18, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Hedley – Chart history" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Hedley.
  13. ^ "2014 Year End: Top Canadian Albums Chart". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  14. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Hedley – Wild Life". Music Canada. 
  15. ^ "Hedley Album & Song Chart History – Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Hedley Album & Song Chart History – Canada AC". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Hedley Album & Song Chart History – Canada CHR/Top 40". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Hedley Album & Song Chart History – Canada Hot AC". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Wild Life by Hedley". iTunes Store (OM). Apple Inc. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  20. ^ "„Wild Life“ von Hedley". iTunes Store (GER). Apple Inc. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  21. ^ "Wild Life by Hedley". iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc. Retrieved 18 June 2014.