You Are Here (Opshop album)

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You Are Here
Opshop-youarehere.jpg
Studio album by Opshop
Released 3 May 2004
Recorded 2003 at York Street Studio in Auckland, New Zealand
Genre Pop Rock
Length 47:43
Label Siren
Producer Brady Blade
Opshop chronology
You Are Here
(2004)
Second Hand Planet
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

You Are Here is the debut album of New Zealand pop rock group, Opshop released on 3 May 2004 under Siren Records.[1] On 12 May 2005, a special edition of the album was released. The album has since gone on to achieve platinum status in sales.[2]

The album was preceded by three singles before its release: "Nothing Can Wait", "Secrets", and "Saturated".

Their second single, "Secrets", saw the band team up with Noam Chomsky.[citation needed]

In their fourth single, New Zealand singer Brooke Fraser plays piano.[citation needed]

You Are Here peaked at #17 in the New Zealand album charts.[3] "Saturated" reached #39,[4] "No Ordinary Thing" peaked at #22[5]

The album earned engineer Clint Murphy the runner up position for Best Engineer at the 2004 New Zealand Music Awards.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Up Behind The Sun"
  2. "Nothing Can Wait"
  3. "Being"
  4. "Saturated"
  5. "Nexus"
  6. "Thrown"
  7. "Secrets"
  8. "Low Tide"
  9. "Breathing Space"
  10. "No Ordinary Thing"
  11. "Awaken"
  • Special Edition

(released May 12, 2005)

  1. "Up Behind The Sun"
  2. "Nothing Can Wait"
  3. "Being"
  4. "Saturated"
  5. "Nexus"
  6. "Thrown"
  7. "Secrets"
  8. "Lowtide"
  9. "No Ordinary Thing"
  10. "Breathing Space"
  11. "Awaken"
  12. "Levitate"
  13. "Oxygen"
  14. "Lighter Than Air"
  15. "Hey You"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Review: You Are Here". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Selby, Melanie. "Feature: Opshop - Second Hand Shopping". NZ Musician, February/March, 2007 (Vol:13, No:4). nzmusician.co.nz. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Opshop - You Are Here". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "Opshop - Saturated". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "Opshop - No Ordinary Thing". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  6. ^ "Four dominate at 2004 music awards". Scoop. 23 September 2004. Retrieved 13 September 2009.