|Studio album by|
|Released||July 23, 1996|
|Fiona Apple chronology|
|Singles from Tidal|
Tidal is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Fiona Apple, released on July 23, 1996 by The WORK Group. Tidal produced six singles: "Shadowboxer", "Slow Like Honey","Sleep to Dream", "The First Taste", "Criminal" and "Never Is a Promise". "Criminal", the album's most popular single, won a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 1998. In 2017, Tidal got its first vinyl run as a Vinyl Me, Please exclusive "Record of the Month".
|Christgau's Consumer Guide|
|Encyclopedia of Popular Music|
|Los Angeles Times|
|The Philadelphia Inquirer|
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|
"When I did Tidal," Apple said in 2000, "it was more for the sake of proving myself; telling people from my past something. And to also try to get friends for the future."
Tidal was received well by critics,with Jenny Eliscu of Rolling Stone and Richard Harrington of The Washington Post describing it as a mature effort comparable to the work of singer/songwriters Alanis Morissette and Tori Amos. In 2010, Rolling Stone ranked the album at number 83 among the 100 greatest albums of the 1990s. The following year, Slant Magazine placed it at number 74. The album is featured in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die .
As of July 2016, the album has sold 2.9 million copies in United States.
All tracks are written by Fiona Apple.
|1.||"Sleep to Dream"||4:08|
|5.||"Slow Like Honey"||5:56|
|6.||"The First Taste"||4:47|
|7.||"Never Is a Promise"||5:54|
|8.||"The Child Is Gone"||4:14|
|Chart (1996–97)||Peak |
|Australian Albums Chart||43|
|Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)||48|
|French Albums (SNEP)||21|
|New Zealand Albums Chart||22|
|U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers||2|
|U.S. Billboard 200||15|
|Single||Chart (1996)||Peak |
|"Shadowboxer"||U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40||32|
|U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||34|
|Single||Chart (1997)||Peak |
|"Sleep to Dream"||Australia (ARIA)||159|
|Canada Top Singles ( RPM )||78|
|UK Singles Chart||79|
|US Alternative Airplay ( Billboard )||28|
|Canada Top Singles ( RPM )||28|
|Canada Rock/Alternative ( RPM )||9|
|US Billboard Hot 100||21|
|US Adult Alternative Songs ( Billboard )||2|
|US Adult Top 40 ( Billboard )||17|
|US Alternative Airplay ( Billboard )||4|
|US Mainstream Top 40 ( Billboard )||18|
|Canada (Music Canada)||Platinum||100,000^|
|United States (RIAA)||3× Platinum||2,900,000|
*sales figures based on certification alone
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