Remnants (LeAnn Rimes album)

Remnants is the thirteenth studio album by American country and pop singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes. It was released in the United Kingdom and Europe on October 28, 2016. The album was released in the United States on February 3, 2017.[2] It is the first album released by Rimes under her contract with RCA Records,[3] following the end of her contract with Curb Records.[4]

Remnants
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 2016 (2016-10-28)
Genre
Length47:53
Label
Producer
LeAnn Rimes chronology
Today Is Christmas
(2015)
Remnants
(2016)
Re-Imagined
(2018)
Singles from Remnants
  1. "The Story"
    Released: June 24, 2016
  2. "How to Kiss a Boy"
    Released: September 9, 2016
  3. "Long Live Love"
    Released: December 2, 2016
  4. "Love Is Love Is Love"
    Released: May 19, 2017[1]

The first single to be released in the UK was a cover of Brandi Carlile's "The Story" on June 24, 2016. Rimes promoted the single across the UK, the first time she had promoted a single there since 2007. To promote the album, Rimes embarked on a tour, the Remnants Tour, which began in February 2017 in the UK.[5]

ReleaseEdit

The album was launched in the United Kingdom and Europe on October 28, 2016. It was released on CD and as a download, in both standard and deluxe versions. It was released in the United States on February 3, 2017.

PromotionEdit

SinglesEdit

To promote the album, Rimes released a cover of Brandi Carlile's The Story as the first single in the UK on June 24, 2016.[6] This was followed by "How to Kiss a Boy" on September 9, 2016.[7] "Long Live Love" was released as the album's first US single on December 2, 2016.[8] It was released to American hot adult contemporary radio on January 23, 2017.[9]

Commercial performanceEdit

Remnants debuted at number 88 on the Billboard 200 chart dated February 25, 2017, earning 7,000 album-equivalent units in its first week, of which 6,000 were pure album sales.[10] On the Top Album Sales component chart, it bowed at number 28.[11] The album reached number 15 on the UK Albums Chart, becoming her fourth top 20 album in the country and her first since Whatever We Wanna in 2006. It is a significant improvement on her previous album, Spitfire, which peaked on the UK Chart at number 142.

Track listingEdit

Standard - Digital version[2][12][13]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."The Story"Phil Hanseroth3:24
2."Love Line"
4:03
3."Outrageous Love"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
3:15
4."Mother"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
3:59
5."Remnants"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
3:22
6."Long Live Love"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
3:19
7."How to Kiss a Boy"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
4:27
8."Love Is Love Is Love"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
3:50
9."Learning Your Language"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Gad
  • Rimes
  • Brown
3:48
10."I Couldn't Do That to Me"Diane Warren
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
4:27
11."Humbled"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
3:07
12."Do It Wrong with Me"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Steve Jordan
3:11
13."Dang Dang"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Batson
  • Bolas
3:41
Total length:47:53
Standard - CD[14]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
14."Give Me Something (I Can’t Give Myself)"
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • John Hume
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Hume
2:51
Total length:50:44
Digital deluxe edition bonus tracks[15][16]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
15."Love Line" (The Live Church Session)
  • Rimes
  • Brown
  • Barry
3:36
16."How to Kiss a Boy" (The Live Church Session)
  • McKenna
  • Dean
4:31
17."The Story" (The Live Church Session)Hanseroth3:08
Total length:61:59

Credits and personnelEdit

Credits adapted from liner notes.[17]

ChartsEdit

Chart (2016–17) Peak
position
Irish Albums (IRMA)[18] 71
New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ)[19] 7
Scottish Albums (OCC)[20] 8
UK Albums (OCC)[21] 15
US Billboard 200[22] 88
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[23] 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Love is Love is Love (Single) - LeAnn Rimes". Qobuz.
  2. ^ a b "Remnants by Leann Rimes". iTunes Store. Apple, Inc. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  3. ^ Sempa, Wardah (June 16, 2016). "LeAnn Rimes overcomes nerves at comeback showcase in London". International Business Times. IBT Media. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  4. ^ Betts, Stephen L. (September 13, 2016). "Hear LeAnn Rimes' Vulnerable New Song 'How to Kiss a Boy'". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media LLC. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  5. ^ Stickler, Jon (September 12, 2016). "LeAnn Rimes Confirms February 2017 UK Shows". Stereoboard. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  6. ^ "The Story - Single by LeAnn Rimes". iTunes Store (UK). Apple Inc. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  7. ^ "NEW UK SINGLE 'HOW TO KISS A BOY' AVAILABLE NOW IMPACTING 21ST OCTOBER ALBUM 'REMNANTS' SET FOR RELEASE 28TH OCTOBER UK TOUR DATES FOR FEBRUARY 2017" (Press release). London, England: Sony Music UK. Press Party. October 8, 2016. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  8. ^ "Long Live Love - Single by LeAnn Rimes". iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  9. ^ "Hot/Modern/AC Future Releases". All Access Media Group. Archived from the original on January 8, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  10. ^ Caulfield, Keith (February 17, 2017). "Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Dear Evan Hansen' & 'Hamilton' Give Broadway Two Albums in Top 20 for First Time in More Than 50 Years". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  11. ^ "LeAnn Rimes – Chart history". Billboard Top Album Sales for LeAnn Rimes. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  12. ^ "Remnants [Explicit]: LeAnn Rimes: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com (UK), Amazon.com, Inc. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  13. ^ "LeAnn Rimes: Remnants - Music on Google Play". play.google.com. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
  14. ^ "Remnants by LeAnn Rimes". Amazon.com (UK), Amazon.com, Inc. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  15. ^ "LeAnn Rimes "Remnants" (Official Album Cover + Tracklist)". Josep Vinaixa. Ultimate Music. Archived from the original on September 27, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  16. ^ "Remnants (Deluxe) by LeAnn Rimes". iTunes Store. Apple, Inc. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  17. ^ Remnants (CD liner notes). LeAnn Rimes. RCA/Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited. 2016. 88985362112.CS1 maint: others (link)
  18. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 44, 2016". Chart-Track. IRMA. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  19. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. November 7, 2016. Retrieved November 4, 2016.
  20. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  21. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  22. ^ "LeAnn Rimes Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  23. ^ "LeAnn Rimes Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 14, 2017.

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