Through Yourself & Back Again

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Through Yourself & Back Again
Throughyourself cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 14, 2010
Recorded2009-10
StudioWind-up Studios
Quad Studios
New York City
Genre
Length40:06
Label Wind-up
Producer
Thriving Ivory chronology
Thriving Ivory
(2003/2008)
Through Yourself & Back Again
(2010)

Through Yourself & Back Again is the second and final studio album by American rock band Thriving Ivory. The lead single from the album, Where We Belong, was released on May 10, 2010 via a special limited time YouTube video. The next day, May 11, the single was released on iTunes, and in stores everywhere May 19. On July 16, the band released the track listing via their Twitter account.

Thriving Ivory

Thriving Ivory was an American rock band based in the San Francisco Bay area. They released their self-titled Wind-up Records debut album on June 24, 2008. The debut album reached No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart on the strength of the charting single "Angels on the Moon". After half a year, "Angels on the Moon" appeared on the US Pop 100 Chart, reaching number 28. Several songs off of the record were recorded with award-winning producer Howard Benson.

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Contents

The title of the album comes from the second verse of the song "Moonlight". The lyrics say, "We're gonna let go and let ourselves be found. We're gonna set fire 'til we grow tired and burn our sorrows to the ground. I'm gonna take your hand 'til you're through yourself and back again. We'll be dancing in the moonlight."

Promotion

On August 20, 2010 the band went on a 16-city fall tour with Ryan Star and Ed Kowalczyk to promote Through Yourself & Back Again ahead of its release, starting at Scottsdale's Martini Ranch and ending in Boston's Royale nightclub. [1]

Ryan Star American musician

Ryan Stahr Kulchinsky is an American rock singer-songwriter from Long Island, New York, currently signed on Island Records. His first major label record 11:59, released via Atlantic in 2010, reached No. 31 on Billboard 200 and No. 10 on Billboard Rock albums chart. Star became known to a wider audience as contestant on the CBS reality TV show Rock Star: Supernova in 2006. His songs have featured on several TV shows and promotion. His song Brand New Day, featured as the main theme to Fox TV series Lie to Me, earned him a BMI TV Music Award in May 2009.

Ed Kowalczyk Vocalist, songwriter

Edward Joel Kowalczyk is an American singer, songwriter, musician and a founding member of the band Live. After leaving Live in 2009, he launched a solo career. His first album, Alive, was released worldwide in June and July 2010. Ed rejoined Live in December 2016.

Scottsdale, Arizona City in Arizona, United States

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, part of the Greater Phoenix Area. Named Scottsdale in 1894 after its founder Winfield Scott, a retired U.S. Army chaplain, the city was incorporated in 1951 with a population of 2,000. The 2015 population of the city was estimated to be 236,839 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The New York Times described downtown Scottsdale as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach" and as having "plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel scene." Its slogan is "The West's Most Western Town."

Track listing

All tracks written by Scott Jason (with Clayton Stroope), except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Love Alone"
Mark Endert 3:49
2."On Your Side" Endert3:54
3."Some Kind of Home" 
  • Jason
  • Thriving Ivory
3:57
4."Where We Belong"
  • Jason
  • Wattenberg
  • Stroope
Endert3:46
5."While the Candle Still Burns" 
  • Jason
  • Thriving Ivory
3:15
6."Moonlight" 
  • Jason
  • Thriving Ivory
4:20
7."Cobwebs" 
  • Jason
  • Thriving Ivory
4:19
8."Run" 
  • Jason
  • Thriving Ivory
4:22
9."Motorcade (So Long, So Long)" 
  • Jason
  • Thriving Ivory
3:58
10."Come November" 
  • Jason
  • Thriving Ivory
4:26

Personnel

Adapted credits from the media notes of Through Yourself & Back Again. [2]

Charts

Chart (2010)Peak
position
scope="row"US Billboard 200 [3] 131
scope="row"US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) [4] 2
scope="row"US Top Rock Albums (Billboard) [5] 46

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References

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  2. Through Yourself & Back Again (booklet). Thriving Ivory. Wind-up. 2010. 60150-23252-2.
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