Till the Sun Turns Black

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Till The Sun Turns Black
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Studio album by Ray LaMontagne
Released August 29, 2006 (US)
June 18, 2007 (UK)
Recorded Allaire Studios, NY; Three Crows Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Genre Folk, folk rock
Length 46:23
Label RCA (US)
14th Floor Records (UK)
Producer Ethan Johns
Ray LaMontagne chronology
Till the Sun Turns Black
Gossip in the Grain
(2008)Gossip in the Grain2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Artistdirect3/5 stars[2]
Being There Magazine3/5 stars[3]
Modern Guitars(?)[5]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[6]

Till The Sun Turns Black is singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne's second full-length release, which was released on August 29, 2006. The album was produced by Ethan Johns and recorded at Allaire Studios in Shokan, New York. The album was a commercial success, becoming a top 40 album, selling 28,000 copies in its first week of release.[7] The album was released in the UK on June 18, 2007, where it peaked at #35 on the UK Albums Chart.[8]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ray LaMontagne.

  1. "Be Here Now" – 6:23
  2. "Empty" – 5:17
  3. "Barfly" – 3:55
  4. "Three More Days" – 3:36
  5. "Can I Stay" – 3:41
  6. "You Can Bring Me Flowers" – 4:12
  7. "Gone Away from Me" – 4:27
  8. "Lesson Learned" – 4:39
  9. "Truly, Madly, Deeply" – 1:52
  10. "Till The Sun Turns Black" – 4:28
  11. "Within You" – 5:43


  • "Can I Stay" (promo only) (August 29, 2006)
  • "Be Here Now" (June 18, 2007)
  • "Three More Days" (August 20, 2007)

"Be Here Now" was the first British single from the album. It was released on limited edition 7" vinyl (limited to 500 copies only) on June 18, 2007 to coincide with the release of the album there. The B-side is a previously unreleased live version of "Be Here Now." It is also featured in the trailer for the 2006 motion picture Away from Her[citation needed] and in season 1 finale of Covert Affairs.[9]




Year Chart Position
2007 UK Albums Chart 35
2006 The Billboard 200 28


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