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Encyclopedia > The Secret Life of... (album)
The Secret Life of...
The Secret Life of... cover
Studio album by 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
Professional reviews
The Veronicas chronology
The Secret Life of...
(2005)
Sessions@AOL
(2006)
Other Covers
US Special Edition
Singles from The Secret Life of...
  1. "4ever"
    Released: August 15, 2005
  2. "Everything I'm Not"
    Released: November, 2005
  3. "When It All Falls Apart"
    Released: March, 2006
  4. "Revolution"
    Released: August 7, 2006
  5. "Leave Me Alone"
    Released: November 4, 2006

The Secret Life of... is the award-winning debut album by The Veronicas, it was released October 17, 2005 in Australia and it was released in the U.S. on Valentine's Day, 2006. It peaked at #2 in Australia and is certified 4x Platinum. The album also debuted at #5 in New Zealand. The album also peaked at #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 have already been successful in parts of Europe and Asia. Image File history File links TV-TSLF.jpg Summary Album cover to The Secret Life Of. ... A studio album is a collection of studio-recorded tracks by a recording artist. ... 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In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Billy Steinberg is an American songwriter. ... Martin Karl Max Martin Sandberg (born February 26, 1971) is a Grammy-nominated,[1] Swedish pop-dance music producer and songwriter. ... Greg Wells eclectic talents as a record producer, musician, mix engineer, and songwriter can be heard in Mikas #1 worldwide hit Grace Kelly, Timbalands Timbaland Presents: Shock Value, Oteps death metal opus House of Secrets, and Rufus Wainwrights rendition of Across the Universe. Wells has songs... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Chantal Kreviazuk (born May 18, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter of rock and pop music. ... 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Leave Me Alone is a pop rock song written by Josh Alexander, Jessica Origliasso, Lisa Origliasso and Billy Steinberg, produced by Alexander and Steinberg for the The Veronicas debut album The Secret Life of. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Veronicas are an award winning Australian pop singer/songwriter duo composed of identical twin sisters Lisa Marie Origliasso and Jessica Louise Origliasso (born December 25, 1984 in Brisbane)Cite error 3; Invalid <ref> tag; invalid names, e. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Valentines Day (disambiguation). ... The description Gold Album is applied to recorded music albums that have sold a minimum number of copies (in the US, currently 500,000 sales). ...


The first single, "4ever", has received much radio play in Australia, and also some American radio play. It has peaked at #2 of the Australian ARIAnet Singles Chart. It also peaked on #20 in the "US Hot Dance Music/Club Play" chart and #90 in the "US Billboard Pop 100". 20 year old identical twins, Jess and Lisa, signed an exclusive production deal with Engine Room on the strength of their very first demo. The girls then spent the next year creating an impressive catalogue of songs, many of which were written in collaboration with the Who’s Who of world class composers. Such was the buzz surrounding the pair that they were invited to work with proven hit makers Billy Steinberg (Madonna), Clif Magness (Avril Lavigne), Max Martin (Britney Spears) and Dr. Luke (Kelly Clarkson). The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... This article is about the American entertainer. ... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[8] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ... Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning[1] American pop singer, dancer, actress, author and songwriter. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop rock singer. ...


A special DVD was released with the US version as an exclusive as limited copies were pressed. The limited edition included two extra songs and videos, and was only available online. However, copies have been found to have been shipped to several stores in Australia including "JB-HIFI".


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". The 20th Annual Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAS) will be held on October 29, 2006 at the Acer Arena at the Sydney Olympic Park complex, thus continuing the previous years innovation of televising the awards on Sunday evening. ...


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 they lost "Highest Selling Album" to Human Nature. is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 20th Annual Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAS) will be held on October 29, 2006 at the Acer Arena at the Sydney Olympic Park complex, thus continuing the previous years innovation of televising the awards on Sunday evening. ... Wolfmother is an Australian hard rock band from Sydney, New South Wales. ... Human Nature is an Australian pop vocal group. ...


The album spent over a year in the Album ARIA Charts, without ever leaving the top 40. The ARIA charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association. ...

Contents

Track listing

  1. "4ever" (Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald, Max Martin) – 3:30
  2. "Everything I'm Not" (Gottwald, Martin, Jessica Origliasso, Lisa Origliasso, Rami) – 3:23
  3. "When It All Falls Apart" (Josh Alexander, Jessica Origliasso, L. Origliasso, Billy Steinberg) – 3:14
  4. "Revolution" (Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida) – 3:06
  5. "Secret" (Tony Gad, Toby Gad, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:34
  6. "Mouth Shut" (Toby Gad, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:39
  7. "Leave Me Alone" (Alexander, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso, Steinberg) – 3:31
  8. "Speechless" (Toby Gad, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:57
  9. "Heavily Broken" (Eric Nova, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 4:17
  10. "I Could Get Used to This" (Alexander, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso, Steinberg) – 3:16
  11. "Nobody Wins" (Kara DioGuardi, Clif Magness, J. Origliasso, L. Origliasso) – 3:53
  12. "Mother Mother" (Tracy Bonham) – 3:07

4ever is a pop rock song written by Max Martin and Lukasz Gottwald. ... Martin Karl Max Martin Sandberg (born February 26, 1971) is a Grammy-nominated,[1] Swedish pop-dance music producer and songwriter. ... Everything Im Not is the second single released in 2005, from The Veronicas album The Secret Life Of. ... When It All Falls Apart is the third single released from The Veronicas debut album The Secret Life Of. ... Billy Steinberg is an American songwriter. ... Revolution is the 4th single to be released from The Veronicas debut album The Secret Life Of. ... Chantal Kreviazuk (born May 18, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter of rock and pop music. ... Leave Me Alone is a pop rock song written by Josh Alexander, Jessica Origliasso, Lisa Origliasso and Billy Steinberg, produced by Alexander and Steinberg for the The Veronicas debut album The Secret Life of. ... Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi (born December 9, 1970) is an American songwriter, record producer, and singer who has contributed to long list of internationally successful popular songs. ... Tracy Bonham (born 16 March 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American musician best known for her single Mother Mother. ...

Europe and Brazil bonus track

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

Rick Nowels is a record producer and songwriter who is known for his work with Stevie Nicks, Belinda Carlisle, Madonna, Darren Hayes, Amber, Dido, Sonique, Ronan Keating, New Radicals, k. ... Kelli Dayton, also known as Kelli Ali (a name she took to honor her father, Michael Ali) born June 30, 1974, is a UK female vocalist most recognized for being lead singer for the trip-hop group Sneaker Pimps. ...

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: Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi (born December 9, 1970) is an American songwriter, record producer, and singer who has contributed to long list of internationally successful popular songs. ...

  1. "4ever" (music video)
  2. "Everything I'm Not" (music video)
  3. The Making Of: The "Everything I'm Not" Music Video
  4. Behind the Scenes footage

Chart performance

Charts

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Australian Album Chart 2
New Zealand Album Chart 5
Chart (2006) Peak
position
Belgium Album Chart 11
Dutch Album Chart 75
Switzerland Album Chart 61
U.S. Billboard 200 133
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 3
Chart Certification Sales
Australia ARIA 4x platinum 280,000+
United World Chart United World Chart - 400,000+

MegaCharts is responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of charts, of which the Mega Top 50 and the Mega Album Top 100 are the most known ones. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Top Heatseekers is a weekly albums chart introduced by Billboard in 1993 whose purpose is to highlight sales by new and developing musical recording artists. ... The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... The United World Chart is a worldwide chart issued every week by Media Traffic, using both sales (digital and physical) and airplay to determine the most popular albums and singles in the world. The United World Chart uses the same system as the Billboard Hot 100, in which the tracking...

External links

  • Listen to samples of the album.

 
 

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