'Till The Sun Turns Black

Till the Sun Turns Black
Till the Sun Turns Black.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 29, 2006 (US)
June 18, 2007 (UK)
StudioAllaire Studios, NY; Three Crows Studios, North Hollywood, CA
GenreFolk, folk rock
Length48:13
LabelRCA (US)
14th Floor Records (UK)
ProducerEthan Johns
Ray LaMontagne chronology
Trouble
(2004)
Till the Sun Turns Black
(2006)
Gossip in the Grain
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
Artistdirect[2]
Being There Magazine[3]
Cluas(8/10)[4]
Modern Guitars(?)[5]
Rolling Stone[6]

Till the Sun Turns Black is singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne's second full-length release, which was released on August 29, 2006. The album was produced by Ethan Johns and recorded at Allaire Studios in Shokan, New York. The album was a commercial success, becoming a top 40 album, selling 28,000 copies in its first week of release.[7] The album was released in the UK on June 18, 2007, where it peaked at No. 35 on the UK Albums Chart.[8]

Track listing[]

All songs written by Ray LaMontagne.

  1. "Be Here Now" – 6:23
  2. "Empty" – 5:17
  3. "Barfly" – 3:55
  4. "Three More Days" – 3:36
  5. "Can I Stay" – 3:41
  6. "You Can Bring Me Flowers" – 4:12
  7. "Gone Away from Me" – 4:27
  8. "Lesson Learned" – 4:39
  9. "Truly, Madly, Deeply" – 1:52
  10. "Till The Sun Turns Black" – 4:28
  11. "Within You" – 5:43

Singles[]

"Be Here Now" was the first British single from the album. It was released on limited ion 7" vinyl (limited to 500 copies only) on June 18, 2007 to coincide with the release of the album there. The B-side is a previously unreleased live version of "Be Here Now." It is also featured in the trailer for the 2006 motion picture Away from Her[citation needed] and in season 1 finale of Covert Affairs.[9]

Personnel[]

Charts[]

Album[]

Year Chart Position
2007 UK Albums Chart 35
2006 The Billboard 200 28

Certifications[]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[10] Gold 500,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References[]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Artistdirect review
  3. ^ "Being There Magazine review". Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved October 12, 2006.
  4. ^ Cluas review
  5. ^ "Modern Guitars review". Archived from the original on November 17, 2006. Retrieved December 22, 2006.
  6. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on February 20, 2007. Retrieved September 16, 2017.
  7. ^ "Dylan Earns First No. 1 Album Since 1976". Last accessed October 9, 2006
  8. ^ Ray Lamontagne, Chart Stats, retrieved March 29, 2010
  9. ^ "Covert Affairs Episode Music Guide". USA Network. Retrieved September 16, 2011.
  10. ^ "American album certifications – Ray Lamontagne – Till The Sun Turns Black". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 15, 2022.

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