Adema (album)

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ReleasedAugust 21, 2001
StudioHenson Studios in Los Angeles, CA
Genre Nu metal [1] [2]
Label Arista
Producer Bill Appleberry
Tobias Miller
Adema chronology
Insomniac's Dream
Singles from Adema
  1. "Giving In"
    Released: June 8, 2001
  2. "The Way You Like It"
    Released: November 27, 2001
  3. "Freaking Out"
    Released: February 15, 2002
  4. "Everyone"
    Released: March 4, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Entertainment Weekly B− [1]
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Adema is the self-titled debut album by American rock band Adema. It was released on August 21, 2001 through Arista Records and peaked at #27 on the Billboard 200. The album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on March 6, 2002 for selling over 500,000 copies in the United States, [5] and has since sold over 1 million copies worldwide. The major singles from the album were "The Way You Like It" and "Giving In". "Freaking Out" has also seen some radio airplay. It remains their best-selling album to date.


Track listing

All tracks are written by Adema, except where noted.

1."Everyone" 3:31
2."Blow It Away" 3:03
3."Giving In" 4:35
4."Freaking Out"Adema, Bill Appleberry 3:36
5."The Way You Like It" 3:39
6."Close Friends" 3:26
7."Do What You Want to Do" 3:01
8."Skin"Adema, Mike Montano, Eric Jackson3:24
9."Pain Inside" 3:30
10."Speculum" 3:32
11."Drowning" 3:29
12."Trust" 4:21
13."Shattered" (Japanese Bonus Track) 3:09





Chart (2001)Peak
UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC) [6] 18
US Billboard 200 [7] 27


2001"Giving In"US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 16
US Hot Modern Rock Tracks 14
2002"The Way You Like It"US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks21
US Hot Modern Rock Tracks15
"Freaking Out"US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks25
US Hot Modern Rock Tracks36


RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [5] Gold500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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