Tuesday, 8 November 2016

BUSH THE SCIENCE OF THINGS

Image result for BUSH THE SCIENCE OF THINGS

The Science of Things

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Science Of Things
Bush the science of things.jpg
Studio album by Bush
Released26 October 1999
Genre
Length51:14
LabelTraumaInterscope
ProducerGavin Rossdale, Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley
Bush chronology
Deconstructed
(1997)
The Science of Things
(1999)
Golden State
(2001)
Singles from The Science Of Things
  1. "The Chemicals Between Us"
    Released: 14 September 1999
  2. "Warm Machine"
    Released: 11 February 2000
  3. "Letting the Cables Sleep"
    Released: 18 January 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyD[2]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[4]
The Science Of Things is the third studio album by British band Bush, released on 26 October 1999, through Trauma Records. It was the last Bush album under Trauma and features many electronic influences and, while successful, sold less than its predecessors, reaching a platinum certification and number eleven in the US.[5]

Contents

  [show

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Gavin Rossdale.
No.TitleLength
1."Warm Machine"  4:26
2."Jesus Online"  3:44
3."The Chemicals Between Us"  3:37
4."English Fire"  3:31
5."Spacetravel"  4:45
6."40 Miles from the Sun"  3:39
7."Prizefighter"  5:41
8."The Disease of the Dancing Cats"  4:01
9."Altered States"  4:10
10."Dead Meat"  4:16
11."Letting the Cables Sleep"  4:36
12."Mindchanger"  4:48

Allusions[edit]

  • In an interview, Gavin Rossdale revealed that the song "Letting the Cables Sleep" was written for a friend who had contractedHIV.[6] This song appeared in a season six episode of ER entitled "Such Sweet Sorrow", which featured the final appearances ofGeorge Clooney and Julianna Margulies.
  • The second season of Charmed contained two songs from the album. In the episode "Awakened", the single "The Chemicals Between Us" plays in the background at P3 while "Letting the Cables Sleep" is heard at the end of the episode "Astral Monkey" where a distraught Piper cries over the loss of her doctor.
  • Apocalyptica has remixed the song "Letting the Cables Sleep".
  • "Spacetravel" features backing vocals by Rossdale's former wife, Gwen Stefani.
  • The song "Dead Meat" is referenced in the No Doubt song "Ex-Girlfriend".
  • In the 1938 novella Anthem by Ayn Rand, the protagonist and narrator states that his favorite subject in school is "The Science of Things," the title of this album.

Personnel[edit]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart (1999)Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart (ARIA)[7]70
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[8]18
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[9]49
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[10]6
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[11]48
European Albums Chart[12]33
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[13]19
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[14]36
Scottish Albums (OCC)[15]33
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[16]99
UK Albums (OCC)[17]28
US Billboard 200[18]11

Certifications[edit]


RegionCertificationCertified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[19]Platinum100,000^
United States (RIAA)[20]Platinum1,000,000^
*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

No comments:

Post a Comment

Feel free to comment or plug your own site. Will allow anything as long as it won't get me into trouble.

Blog Index

...