Crazy World (Boys Like Girls album)

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Crazy World
Crazy World, Boys Like Girls LP.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 11, 2012 [1]
Recorded2011–12, Los Angeles, CA
Genre Pop rock, country pop
Length42:26
Label Columbia
Producer Martin Johnson
Boys Like Girls chronology
Love Drunk
(2009)
Crazy World
(2012)
Singles from Crazy World
  1. "Be Your Everything"
    Released: August 14, 2012
  2. "Life of the Party"
    Released: December 31, 2012
  3. "Red Cup, Hands Up, Long Brown Hair"
    Released: June 13, 2013

Crazy World is the third studio album by American pop rock band Boys Like Girls. It marks a departure from the group's original emo and alternative rock sound in favor of a more country style. The Crazy World EP was released on July 17, 2012 with the tracks, "Be Your Everything", "Life of the Party" and "The First Time" to help promote the album. The album was released on December 11, 2012. [1] On November 15, they posted a "Crazy World Song Reveal" page, allowing fans to share a link to it in order to unlock a new song off the new record. [2] On November 16, the new track was revealed as "Stuck in the Middle", and the LP was made available for pre-order.

Contents

The lead single "Be Your Everything" was released in the summer of 2012, and entered the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart at number 18. The album debuted and peaked at number 134 on the Billboard 200.

Reception

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic 41/100 [3]
Review scores
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Crazy World received mixed reviews from critics. On Metacritic, the album received an average rating of 41, indicating generally "mixed or average reviews." [3]

Track listings

All lyrics written by Martin Johnson.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The First Time" Martin Johnson 4:26
2."Life of the Party"Johnson, Luke Laird 3:57
3."Crazy World"Johnson, Kevin Griffin 3:56
4."Be Your Everything"Johnson, Rob Hawkins 3:30
5."Stuck in the Middle"Johnson, Brandon Bush, Kristian Bush, John Webb Jr.3:51
6."Cheated"Johnson, Sam Hollander, Dave Katz, Claude Kelly 3:42
7."Shoot"Johnson, Laird4:52
8."Leaving California"Johnson, Chris Tompkins 4:09
9."Take Me Home"Johnson, Hawkins3:46
10."Red Cup, Hands Up, Long Brown Hair"Johnson, Eric Paslay 2:54
11."Hey You"Johnson, Brad Warren, Brett Warren 5:58
Total length:42:26
Crazy World EP
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Be Your Everything"Johnson, Hawkins3:30
2."Life of the Party"Johnson, Laird3:57
3."The First Time"Johnson4:26
Total length:11:53

Charts

Chart (2013)Peak
position
US Billboard 200 [6] 134

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