A Place in the Sun (Lit album)


A Place in the Sun (Lit album)

Infobox Album |
Name = A Place in the Sun
Type = Album
Artist = Lit


Released = February 23, 1999
Recorded = 1998
Genre = Post-grunge
Length = 43:26
Label = RCA Records
Producer = Lit and Don Gilmore
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|2|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:8l867ul0o0jk link]
*"CMJ" (favorable) March 29, 1999 (p. 25)
*Robert Christgau (C) [http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=Lit link]
*"Q" Rating|3|5 August 1999 (p. 107)
Last album = "Tripping the Light Fantastic"
(1997)
This album = "A Place in the Sun"
(1999)
Next album = "Atomic"
(2001)

"A Place in the Sun" was Lit's first album released under their contract with RCA Records in 1999, and their second full-length album overall. It was recorded in 1998 and released on February 23, 1999. It peaked at #31 on the Billboard 200.

The album shot the band to stardom and features such smash hits as "My Own Worst Enemy", "Zip-Lock", and "Miserable", the video of which featured Pamela Anderson.

The song "A Place in the Sun" was featured in the film American Pie 2.

The song "Zip-Lock" was featured in the introduction in the film The Replacements.

The song "Lovely Day" was featured in the Malcolm in the Middle episode "Home Alone 4".cite web| title = Malcolm Music| publisher = Joe G| date = December 14, 2007| url = http://home.earthlink.net/~bigfitz79/Malcolm_Music.html]

Track listing

All songs were written by A. Jay Popoff and Jeremy Popoff, except where noted.
# "Four" – 3:21
# "My Own Worst Enemy" – 2:49
# "Down" – 3:43
# "Miserable" – 4:16
# "No Big Thing" – 2:32
# "Zip-Lock" – 3:32
# "Lovely Day" – 4:06
# "Perfect One" – 4:09
# "Quicksand" – 3:18
# "Happy" – 2:50
# "The Best Is Yet to Come Undone" (Danny Peck, A. J. Popoff, J. Popoff) – 4:30
# "A Place in the Sun" – 4:20

There is a hidden track that can be accessed by rewinding from the index of the first track about two minutes.

"Tracks released as Non-LP B-sides"
# "Money"
# "Snowblind"
# "Down (Acoustic Version)"

Album Chart Positions

ingles Chart Positions

References


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