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Everything Changes (Take That album)

Everything Changes is the second studio album by English boy band Take That. It reached number one in the UK Albums Chart, and was nominated for the 1994 Mercury Prize.[2] It was also the third best-selling album of 1993 in the UK.

Everything Changes
Everything Changes.jpg
Studio album by
Released11 October 1993
Recorded1992—93
GenrePop
Length50:58
Label
Producer
Take That chronology
Take That & Party
(1992)
Everything Changes
(1993)
Nobody Else
(1995)
Alternative cover
Japanese cover
Japanese cover
Singles from Everything Changes
  1. "Why Can't I Wake Up with You"
    Released: 20 February 1993
  2. "Pray"
    Released: 5 July 1993
  3. "Relight My Fire"
    Released: 4 October 1993
  4. "Babe"
    Released: 13 December 1993
  5. "Everything Changes"
    Released: 28 March 1994
  6. "Love Ain't Here Anymore"
    Released: 17 May 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

The album was also the band's breakthrough across Europe going top 10 in many countries and top 30 in Australia and Japan.

The album has been certified as 4x Platinum in the UK[3] and stayed in the top 75 of the UK Albums Chart for 78 weeks (a year and six months).[4] The album also holds the UK record for the number of top 10 singles for a group from one album.[5]

The album sold 3 million copies worldwide according to Billboard.[6]

Contents

Track listingsEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Everything Changes"Gary Barlow, Michael Ward, Eliot Kennedy, Cary BaylisWard, Kennedy, Baylis[a]3:34
2."Pray"BarlowSteve Jervier, Paul Jervier, Jonathan Wales, Mark Beswick[b]3:43
3."Wasting My Time"BarlowWard, Kennedy, Baylis (add.)3:45
4."Relight My Fire"Dan HartmanJoey Negro, Andrew Livingstone, Beswick[b]4:11
5."Love Ain't Here Anymore"BarlowS. Jervier, P. Jervier, Wales, Beswick[b]3:57
6."If This Is Love"Howard Donald, Dave JamesJames3:56
7."Whatever You Do to Me"BarlowWard, Kennedy, Barlow[c], Baylis[a]3:44
8."Meaning of Love"BarlowNegro, Livingstone3:47
9."Why Can't I Wake Up with You"BarlowS. Jervier, P. Jervier, Wales, Beswick[b]3:37
10."You Are the One"BarlowThe Rapino Brothers3:47
11."Another Crack in My Heart"BarlowThe Rapino Brothers4:13
12."Broken Your Heart"BarlowNigel Wright3:46
13."Babe"BarlowS. Jervier, P. Jervier, Wales, Beswick[b]4:51
CD – Deluxe (Japan) (Released 2 September 1994)
  1. "Everything Changes" (7" version) (Barlow, Baylis, Kennedy, Ward) – 3:35
  2. "Pray" (Gary Barlow) – 3:45
  3. "Wasting My Time" (Gary Barlow) – 3:45
  4. "Relight My Fire" (Dan Hartman) – 4:11
  5. "Love Ain't Here Anymore" (Gary Barlow) – 3:49
  6. "If This Is Love" (Howard Donald, Dave James) – 3:56
  7. "Whatever You Do to Me" (Gary Barlow) – 3:44
  8. "Meaning of Love" (Gary Barlow) – 3:46
  9. "Why Can't I Wake Up with You?" (7" version) (Gary Barlow) – 3:38
  10. "You Are the One" (Gary Barlow) – 3:47
  11. "Another Crack in My Heart" (Gary Barlow) – 3:46
  12. "Broken Your Heart" (Gary Barlow) – 3:46
  13. "Babe" (Gary Barlow) – 4:51
  14. "All I Want Is You" (Gary Barlow) – 3:21
  15. "Babe" (Return Remix) (Gary Barlow) – 4:55
  16. "It Only Takes a Minute" (live) (Tavares) – 5:34
  17. "Give Good Feeling" (live) (Gary Barlow) – 3:52
Picture disc LP (worldwide) (Released 11 October 1993)
  1. "Everything Changes" (7" version) (Barlow, Baylis, Kennedy, Ward) – 3:35
  2. "Pray" (Gary Barlow) – 3:45
  3. "Wasting My Time" (Gary Barlow) – 3:45
  4. "Relight My Fire" (Dan Hartman) – 4:11
  5. "Love Ain't Here Anymore" (United States version) (Gary Barlow) – 4:07
  6. "If This Is Love" (Howard Donald, Dave James) – 3:56
  7. "Whatever You Do to Me" (Gary Barlow) – 3:44
  8. "Meaning of Love" (Gary Barlow) – 3:46
  9. "Why Can't I Wake Up with You?" (7" version) (Gary Barlow) – 3:38
  10. "You Are the One" (Gary Barlow) – 3:47
  11. "Another Crack in My Heart" (Gary Barlow) – 3:46
  12. "Broken Your Heart" (Gary Barlow) – 3:46
  13. "Babe" (Gary Barlow) – 4:51
Video album (worldwide) (Released July 1994)
  1. "Everything Changes" (Nigel Lowis Remix) (Barlow, Baylis, Kennedy, Ward) – 3:13
  2. "Relight My Fire" (Late Night Mix) (Dan Hartman) – 5:53
  3. "Why Can't I Wake Up with You?" (Gary Barlow) – 3:37
  4. "Pray" (Gary Barlow) – 3:45
  5. "Relight My Fire" (Dan Hartman) – 4:11
  6. "Babe" (Return Remix) (Gary Barlow) – 4:55
  7. "Beatles Medley" (John Lennon/Paul McCartney) – 3:39
  8. "Everything Changes" (Barlow, Baylis, Kennedy, Ward) – 3:34
  9. "Love Ain't Here Anymore" (Gary Barlow) – 4:07
  10. "Another Crack in My Heart" (Gary Barlow) – 3:46
  11. "You Are the One" (Instrumental) (Gary Barlow) – 3:47
Notes[7]
  • ^[a] signifies an additional producer
  • ^[b] signifies an additional vocal producer
  • ^[c] signifies a co-producer

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1993–94) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[8] 24
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[9] 7
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[10] 6
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[10] 7
Danish Albums (Tracklisten)[11] 6
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[12] 3
European Albums Chart[13] 5
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[14] 2
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[15] 4
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[16] 5
Irish Albums (IRMA)[17] 4
Italian Albums (FIMI)[18] 13
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[19] 25
Japanese International Albums (Oricon)[20] 5
Scottish Albums (OCC)[21] 16
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[22] 27
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[23] 9
UK Albums (OCC)[24] 1

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1993) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC) 3
Chart (1994) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria) 26
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[25] 15
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[26] 11
Italian Albums (IFPI)[18] 85
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) 12
UK Albums (OCC) 22
Chart (1995) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[27] 91

End-of-decade chartsEdit

Chart (1990–1999) Position
UK Albums Chart[28] 62

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[29] Gold 25,000*
Belgium (BEA)[30] Platinum 50,000*
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[31] Gold 28,260[31]
Germany (BVMI)[32] Platinum 500,000^
Italy (FIMI)[34] Platinum 100,000[33]*
Japan 24,880^
Netherlands (NVPI)[35] Platinum 100,000^
South Korea (RIAK)[36] 5x Platinum 50,000
Sweden (GLF)[37] Gold 50,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[38] Platinum 50,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[40] 4× Platinum 1,300,000[39]
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[41] 2× Platinum 2,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

PersonnelEdit

  • Gary Barlow – vocals, songwriting
  • Howard Donald – vocals, songwriting
  • Jason Orange – vocals
  • Mark Owen – vocals
  • Robbie Williams – vocals
  • Alan Fisch – engineer
  • Pete Craigie – engineer
  • Pete Stewart – engineer
  • Eliot Kennedy – mixer
  • Dean Freeman – photographer
  • Eliot Kennedy – producer
  • Jonathan Wales – producer
  • Mike Ward – producer
  • Paul Jervier – producer
  • Steve Jervier – producer
  • Mark Beswick – additional vocals
  • Cary Baylis – guitar

ReferencesEdit

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  16. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ – Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége". Mahasz.hu. Retrieved 30 May 2011.
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  34. ^ "Italian album certifications – Take That – Everything Changes" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 14 October 2012. Select "1994" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Everything Changes" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Album e Compilation" under "Sezione".
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  40. ^ "British album certifications – Take That – Everything Changes". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 25 July 2012. Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Everything Changes in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  41. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 1994". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Missing or empty |url= (help)