Wherever You Are (Third Day album)

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Wherever You Are
The band members walking down a road
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1, 2005
RecordedSummer/Fall 2005
GenreSouthern rock, Christian rock
Length51:36
LabelEssential
ProducerThird Day, Brown Bannister
Third Day chronology
Live Wire
(2004)
Wherever You Are
(2005)
Christmas Offerings
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
Christianity Today[2]
Jesus Freak Hideout[3]

Wherever You Are is the eighth studio album by Third Day, and the band's ninth album overall.

The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 8, performing comparably to major chart debuts such as Santana's All that I Am and Blink-182's Greatest Hits.

It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel album in 2006.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Third Day

No.TitleLength
1."Tunnel"4:18
2."Eagles"3:38
3."Cry Out to Jesus"4:42
4."I Can Feel It"3:39
5."Keep On Shinin'"3:05
6."Communion"4:14
7."Carry My Cross"5:16
8."How Do You Know"4:08
9."Mountain of God" (featuring Ashley Cleveland)3:54
10."Love Heals Your Heart"4:19
11."The Sun Is Shining"4:12
12."Rise Up"6:05
13."Without You" (iTunes exclusive)4:16
Total length:51:36

LifeWay-exclusive bonus disc[edit]

  1. "Falling to Pieces" – 3:36
  2. "That's How the Story Goes" – 3:45
  3. "Cry Out to Jesus (Remix)" – 5:07

Singles[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Third Day

  • Mac Powell – lead and backing vocals
  • Brad Avery – guitars
  • Mark Lee – guitars
  • Tai Anderson – bass
  • David Carr – drums

Additional musicians

Production

  • Third Day – producers (1, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12)
  • Brown Bannister – producer (2, 3, 6–9)
  • Terry Hemmings – executive producer
  • Traci Sterling Bishir – production coordination (2, 3, 6–9)
  • Blaine Barcus – A&R
  • Michelle Pearson – A&R production
  • Steve Bishir – engineer
  • Karl Egsieker – engineer
  • Matt Goldman – engineer
  • Don McCollister – engineer, digital editing
  • Aaron Sternke – engineer, digital editing
  • Tom Tapley – engineer
  • F. Reid Shippen – mixing (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9-12)
  • Joe Baldridge – mixing (4, 8)
  • Lee Bridges – mix assistant, digital editing
  • Nathan Watkins – mix assistant
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Tim Parker – art direction, design
  • David Dobson – photography
  • Traci Sgrignoli – stylist

Awards[edit]

In 2006, the album was nominated for a Dove Award for Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year at the 37th GMA Dove Awards.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Breimeier, Russ (November 3, 2005). "Third Day Wherever You Are (Essential) Review". Christianity Today. Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on November 3, 2005. Retrieved October 18, 2012.
  3. ^ Jesus Freak Hideout review
  4. ^ Wherever You Are at AllMusic
  5. ^ "Christian Songs : Aug 04, 2007 | Billboard Chart Archive". Billboard.com. August 4, 2007. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
  6. ^ 37th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominations & Winners Archived July 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine on About.com; Jones, Kim