Tuesday 11pm: Feature LP: The Wreckers – Stand Still, Look Pretty (2006)

Stand Still, Look Pretty is the only album by The Wreckers, a country pop duo consisting of solo artists, Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp. It was released in the United States on May 23, 2006 and has been released in other countries.

The album debuted at number fourteen on the U.S. Billboard 200 with 44,000 copies sold in its first week. In September 2006, the RIAA certified Stand Still, Look Pretty Gold for shipments to retailers of 500,000 copies. The album sold 853,000 copies in the U.S. up to March 2012.

The first single, “Leave the Pieces”, peaked at number thirty-four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and topped the Hot Country Songs chart. In December 2006, The Wreckers were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for the song. The second single, “My, Oh My”, reached number eighty-seven on the Hot 100 and the Top Ten on the Hot Country Songs chart. The third single, “Tennessee”, reached number thirty-three on the Hot Country Songs chart. “Cigarettes” was originally planned as the fourth single, but was cancelled due to the band’s separation. Another track, “The Good Kind”, was featured on the teen soap opera One Tree Hill in early 2005, after which it appeared at number fifteen on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

Click here for album contents and commentary from Wikipedia

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