The Secret Life of... (album)


The Secret Life of... (album)

Infobox Album
Name = The Secret Life of...
Type = Album
Artist = The Veronicas


Released = October 17, 2005 (AUS) February 14, 2006 (U.S.)
Recorded = 2005
Genre = Pop rock
Length = 42:31
Label = Warner Bros. Records
Producer = Billy Steinberg, Max Martin,Greg Wells, Toby Gad, Don Gilmore, Lukasz Gottwald, Chantal Kreviazuk, Rami
Reviews =
*"E! Online" Rating|3|5 [http://yahoo.eonline.com/Reviews/Facts/Music/RevID/0,1107,3646,00.html link]
*Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:8bkxu3rdandk link]
This album = The Secret Life of... (2005)
Next album = "Sessions@AOL" (2006)
Misc = Extra album cover 2
Upper caption = Other Covers
Type = Album


Lower caption = US Special Edition
Singles
Name = The Secret Life of...
Type = Studio album
single 1 = 4ever
single 1 date = August 15, 2005
single 2 = Everything I'm Not
single 2 date = November 21, 2005
single 3 = When It All Falls Apart
single 3 date = March 21, 2006
single 4 = Revolution
single 4 date = August 7, 2006
single 5 = Leave Me Alone
single 5 date = November 4, 2006

"The Secret Life of..." is the first studio album by The Veronicas. It was released in Australia on October 17, 2005, and in the U.S. on February 14, 2006. It reached #2 in Australia and is certified 4x platinum. The album also reached #5 in New Zealand and #3 in the Billboard Top Heatseekers. "The Secret Life of..." has sold around 50,000 copies in the USA. In early 2007, the album will be released worldwide to countries such as Asia and the UK. Positive reception of singles has already been successful in parts of Europe and Asia.

The first single, "4ever", has received much radio play in Australia and also some American radio play. It has reached #2 in the Australian ARIAnet singles chart. It also reached #20 in the "US Hot Dance Music/Club Play" chart and #90 in the "US Billboard Pop 100".

A special DVD was released with the US version as an exclusive because limited copies were pressed. The limited edition included two extra songs and videos, and was only available online. However, copies were shipped to several stores in Australia.Fact|date=February 2008

In September 2006, The Veronicas were nominated for 3 ARIA Awards for "The Secret Life of..." these included "Best Pop Release", "Highest Selling Album" and "Best Breakthrough Album".

On Sunday 29 October, at the ARIA Music Awards of 2006, "The Secret Life Of..." won Best Pop Release. They lost "Best Breakthrough Album" to Wolfmother and "Highest Selling Album" to Human Nature.

The album spent over a year in the Album ARIA Charts, without ever leaving the top 40.

The song "Secret"' is featured on "DANCE! Online", a multiplayer online casual rhythm game.

Track listing

#"4ever" (Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald, Max Martin) – 3:30
#"Everything I'm Not" (Gottwald, Martin, Jessica Origliasso, Lisa Origliasso, Rami) – 3:23
#"When It All Falls Apart" (Josh Alexander, Jessica Origliasso, L. Origliasso, Billy Steinberg) – 3:14
#"Revolution" (Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida) – 3:06
#"Secret" (Toby Gad, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:34
#"Mouth Shut" (Toby Gad, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:39
#"Leave Me Alone" (Alexander, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso, Steinberg) – 3:31
#"Speechless" (Toby Gad, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:57
#"Heavily Broken" (Eric Nova, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 4:17
#"I Could Get Used to This" (Alexander, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso, Steinberg) – 3:16
#"Nobody Wins" (Kara DioGuardi, Clif Magness, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:53
#"Mother Mother" (Tracy Bonham) – 3:07

B-sides
*How Long
*Did Ya Think
*A Teardrop Hitting the Ground
*Cry
*Stay

Europe and Brazil bonus track

:13. "A Teardrop Hitting the Ground" (Rick Nowels, Kelli Ali) - 3:13

U.S. Special Edition

bonus tracks::13. "How Long" (Malcolm Pardon, Fredrik Rinman, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) - 3:53:14. "Did Ya Think" (Kara DioGuardi, Clif Magness, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) - 2:45

DVD:
#"4ever" (music video)
#"Everything I'm Not" (music video)
#The Making Of: The "Everything I'm Not" Music Video
#Behind the Scenes footage

Chart performance

Charts

External links

* [http://www.amo.org.au/release.asp?id=7495 More information] from Warner Music Australia.
* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000E1MY8G/ Amazon.com about the album.]
* [http://music.msn.com/album/?album=45190796 Listen to samples of the album.]


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