The Distance to Here

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The Distance to Here
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Studio album by Live
Released October 5, 1999 (1999-10-05)
Recorded At the Site, Village Recorder, A&M Studios and the Plant
Genre Post-grunge, hard rock
Length 56:04
Label Radioactive
Producer Jerry Harrison, Live
Live chronology
Secret Samadhi
(1997)Secret Samadhi1997
The Distance to Here
(1999)
V
(2001)V2001
Singles from The Distance to Here
  1. "Sun"
    Released: 1999
  2. "The Dolphin's Cry"
    Released: 1999
  3. "Run to the Water"
    Released: March 28, 2000
  4. "Meltdown"
    Released: 2000
  5. "They Stood Up for Love"
    Released: July 11, 2000
  6. "Dance with You"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C+ [2]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [3]

The Distance to Here is the fourth studio album by the band Live, released in 1999. It debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, selling 138,000 copies in its first week and was certified Platinum by the RIAA on November 19, 1999.[4][5]

Track listing

All songs written by Ed Kowalczyk, except where noted.

  1. "The Dolphin's Cry" – 4:24
  2. "The Distance" – 3:51
  3. "Sparkle" – 4:33
  4. "Run to the Water" (Kowalczyk, Patrick Dahlheimer) – 4:28
  5. "Sun" – 3:32
  6. "Voodoo Lady" (Kowalczyk, Chad Taylor) – 4:19
  7. "Where Fishes Go" (Kowalczyk, Taylor) – 4:22
  8. "Face and Ghost (The Children's Song)" – 4:30
  9. "Feel the Quiet River Rage" – 4:36
  10. "Meltdown" – 3:55
  11. "They Stood Up for Love" (Kowalczyk, Dahlheimer, Taylor) – 4:35
  12. "We Walk in the Dream" – 4:22
  13. "Dance with You" – 4:37

Chart positions

Album

Chart Peak
Australian Albums Chart[6] 1
Austrian Albums Chart[6] 11
Belgian Flanders Albums Chart[6] 1
Belgian Wallonia Albums Chart[6] 47
Canadian Albums Chart[7] 1
Dutch Albums Chart[6] 2
Finnish Albums Chart[6] 24
German Albums Chart[8] 13
New Zealand Albums Chart[6] 2
Norwegian Albums Chart[6] 2
Swedish Albums Chart[6] 6
Swiss Albums Chart[6] 47
UK Albums Chart[9] 56
US Billboard 200[7] 4

Singles

Song Peak chart positions
US US (M.R.) AUS BEL (FL) FIN NED NZ UK
"The Dolphin's Cry"[10][11][12] 78 3 25 7 10 48 62
"Run to the Water"[11][13]  — 14 34 [A] 15 49 44
"They Stood Up for Love"[11][14] 31 1 44
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • A^ : "Run to the Water" did not chart on the Flemish Ultratop 50, but peaked at number 17 on the Ultratip chart.

Personnel

Live
Additional musicians

References

  1. Boldman, Gina "Allmusic Review". AllMusic.
  2. Weingarten, Marc (1999-10-08). "The Distance to Here Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-05-02.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Powers, Ann (1999-10-28). "Live: The Distance To Here : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2012-05-02.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Mancini, Robert. "Creed Remains on Top as Live Makes Big Chart Debut". MTV News - October 13, 1999.
  5. "RIAA entry for The Distance to Here" RIAA
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 "Ultratop entry for The Distance to Here" Ultratop
  7. 7.0 7.1 "The Distance To Here > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". AllMusic.
  8. "Chartverfolgung / LIVE / Longplay" Musicline.de
  9. "Chart Log UK entry for Live" Chart Log UK
  10. "Chart Stats entry for Live". ChartStats.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 "The Distance To Here > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". AllMusic.
  12. "Ultratop Entry for The Dolphin's Cry". Ultratop.
  13. "Ultratop entry for Run to the Water". Ultratop.
  14. "Ultratop entry for They Stood Up for Love". Ultratop.