The Simple Life (Magnet album)

The Simple Life is the fourth studio album by Norwegian musician Magnet, first released in Norway on 26 March 2007 where it debuted on the Norwegian Albums Chart at #1. The album was subsequently released in the United States on 18 September 2007, and the United Kingdom on 24 March 2008. The album includes a cover of "She's Gone", originally by Bob Marley.

The Simple Life
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Studio album by
Released26 March 2007
Recorded2006–2007
StudioHermetix Recorder, Norway
GenreAlternative rock
Length40:05
LabelHermetix Records/Sony BMG
ProducerEven Johansen and Jørgen Træen
Magnet chronology
The Tourniquet
(2005)
The Simple Life
(2007)
Ferrofluid
(2011)
Singles from The Simple Life
  1. "Lonely No More"
    Released: 30 June 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Independentpositive[1]
PopMatters6/10[2]
The Music Box[3]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Even Johansen, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The Gospel Song" 3:32
2."You Got Me" 3:48
3."Lonely No More" 3:05
4."Count" 3:31
5."She's Gone"Bob Marley3:24
6."A Little Happier" 3:51
7."Navigator" 3:39
8."The Simple Life" 4:28
9."Slice of Heaven" 4:26
10."Volatile" 4:15
11."Lucid" 2:06

SinglesEdit

  • Lonely No More EP (30 June 2008)
    1. "Lonely No More" – 3:05
    2. "Pennydrop" – 3:07
    3. "1997" – 3:21
    4. "Selfhelper" – 3:41

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gill, Andy (24 January 2008). "Album Preview: Magnet - The Simple Life". Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  2. ^ Danielsen, Aarik (11 December 2007). "Magnet: The Simple Life". Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  3. ^ Stroh, Melissa (9 May 2007). "Magnet / Even Johansen – The Simple Life (Album Review)". Retrieved 23 January 2020.