|Waves and the Both of Us|
|Studio album by Charlotte Sometimes|
|Released||May 6, 2008 (U.S.)|
|Genre||Indie pop, pop rock, alternative rock|
|Producer||S*A*M & Sluggo|
|Charlotte Sometimes chronology|
Waves and the Both of Us is the debut album by Charlotte Sometimes. It was released on May 6, 2008.
The album met with positive reviews, drawing frequent comparisons to Fiona Apple.
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The song "How I Could Just Kill a Man" was named after the 1991 Cypress Hill song of the same name.
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|Chart (2008)|| Peak|
|US Billboard 200||145|
|US Billboard Top Heatseekers||3|
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